This Week at Eckhart Public Library: November 3-8

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Happy November! The campus is gorgeous, but leaves are falling fast! Try to visit us this week and see the trees before they get too bare!

Here’s what’s happening around the Eckhart Public Library campus this week:

  • Pie Poll: Voting is open for the Eckhart Public Library Pie Poll! Let us know your favorite kind of pie, and you’ll be entered to win a gift certificate for a pie from Dutch Heritage Catering, perfect for your holiday celebrations! Enter through November 9, and we’ll draw for the winner and reveal Eckhart’s Favorite Pie (in pie chart form!) on November 10! Read more about the pie poll and voting by clicking here.
  • Neon Readers: The Neon Readers book club for teens will be reading historical fiction. Each member will choose their own book to read. Then we will discuss the books we are reading and create some fun creatures out of pine-cones. There will also be snacks. Monday, November 3, 5-7 p.m., Teen Library.
  • National Novel Writing Month Kickoff: November is National Novel Writing Month, a month to write a 50,000 word novel. More than 300,000 people became novelists in November 2013. Come get inspired to write, talk to other NaNoWriMo participants, and learn how to get more writing help and support at Eckhart Public Library. Refreshments will be served. Monday, November 3, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Close Community Room.
  • Lunch Bunch: All writers, no matter what genre, are encouraged to attend. Group members share their writing and participate in writing exercises. This group is for adults 18 and above. Tuesday, November 4, 6:30-7:45 p.m., JHG Room.
  • Creative Writing Group: All writers, no matter what genre, are encouraged to attend. Group members share their writing and participate in writing exercises. This group is for adults 18 and above. Tuesday, November 4, 6:30-7:45 p.m., JHG Room.
  • Holiday Crafts: Upcycle old books, candles, and other items from around the house into holiday decorations perfect for gifts. Wednesday, November 5, 6-7:30 p.m., Close Community Room.
  • ATLAS – Charlie’s Chapters: Children can join our book club! Students in kindergarten through second grade will read “If Kids Ruled the World” by Linda Bailey and plotting their scheme for world domination, or at least what ideas they would put in place if they were in charge. Students in third through fifth grades will begin reading “A Dog’s Life” by Ann M. Martin. We will also make our own puppy chow to snack on. Thursday, November 6, 3-3:45 p.m., Children’s Department.
  • Knifty Knitters: Beginning and experienced knitters are welcome. Struggling with a problem pattern? Help is available from this group. Crocheters are also welcome to attend. Thursday, November 6, 6-7:45 p.m., Close Community Room.
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About Jenny

I am the Associate Director of Eckhart Public Library. My office is in the Administrative Annex, but I can often be found roaming the Eckhart Public Library Campus, performing acts of librarianship in every department! I love to read and learn about history. I'm also a huge fan of movies, TV and pop culture in general, and I love to read books of all types. Currently, I'm working my way around the romance section, with some historical fiction and graphic novels thrown in for variety! But you never know what I'm going to pick up next.
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