This Week at Eckhart Public Library – May 31-June 4

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Eckhart Summer Read is in full swing! If you haven’t registered yet, visit the Eckhart Public Library Campus! You will receive a water bottle as a gift for registering, and then you will begin earning prizes and chances for prizes as you read materials checked out from the library – including books, magazines, graphic novels, manga, and audiobooks! You can also earn prizes and chances at a grand prize when you research at the Willennar Genealogy Center!

If you still haven’t registered by Friday, you can register at our Eckhart Summer Read Ice Cream Social Kick-Off, which is from 5-7 p.m. in the Library Park. But even if you have registered, you can still visit and have some delicious ice cream!

  • Library Closed: Eckhart Public Library Campus buildings will be closed in observance of Memorial Day on Monday, May 30. The library will reopen with regular hours on Tuesday, May 31.
  • Time-Travelers Camp: Join presenter Ryan Lengacher for a five-day camp traveling through Indiana history! This camp is open for children entering third through sixth grade. Registration is required by calling 925-2414 ext. 120 or emailing June 1, 2, 3, 6, & 7. Choose 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. or 1:30-3:30 p.m., Close Community Room.
  • Family Program – Music in the Park with the Sock Rockerz: Join us for a fun musical group! All ages are welcome. In case of inclement weather, we will meet at the Presbyterian Church. Thursday, June 2, 10:15-11 a.m., Library Park.
  • Lunch in the Park: In partnership with DeKalb Central schools, lunch will be served through the Food Service Summer Program. Lunch is free for children 1-18. Thursday, June 2, 11:30-12:15, Library Park.
  • Knifty Knitters: Beginning and experienced knitters and crocheters are welcome. Struggling with a problem pattern? Help is available from this group! Thursday, June 2, 6-7:45 p.m., Main Library.
  • Eckhart Summer Read Ice Cream Social Kick-Off: Kick off Eckhart Summer Read with a tasty treat! Come enjoy ice cream and toppings in the park, get signed up for Eckhart Summer Read, and play some fun outdoor games. If weather doesn’t cooperate, the Ice Cream Social will be in the Close Community Room. Friday, June 3, 5-7 p.m., Library Park.
  • Book Walk: Join us at Eckhart Park beginning on June 4 for our Book Walk! Take a stroll and read a book together!

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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