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Upcoming Events
Wed, Feb 08, All day
All Branches
Craft in the Cortex by creating -- while supplies last.

Wed, Feb 08, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Kendallville Public Library - Room C
Join us for some friendly games of euchre.
Registration is now closed

Wed, Feb 08, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Limberlost Branch - Large Meeting Room
Join Madison for a fun-filled hour of BINGO!
Registration is now closed

Thu, Feb 09, All day
All Branches
Craft in the Cortex by creating -- while supplies last.

Thu, Feb 09, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Kendallville Public Library - Art Gallery
Join us for a healthy recipe you can make as a family. Please have at least one adult per group.

Thu, Feb 09, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Kendallville Public Library - Youth Program Room
Teens are invited to sip on some hot chocolate and create a masterpiece.

Thu, Feb 09, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Limberlost Branch - Large Meeting Room
Join us for some Valentines themed science experiments.

Thu, Feb 09, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Kendallville Public Library
Join Matt for a fun-filled hour of BINGO!

Thu, Feb 09, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Kendallville Public Library
Join us for stories, crafts, activities and more!

Fri, Feb 10, All day
All Branches
Craft in the Cortex by creating -- while supplies last.

Fri, Feb 10, 11:00am - 11:30am
Kendallville Public Library
Join Brittany, Support Services manager and certified barre instructor, for a workout that focuses on low-impact,... more
Join Brittany, Support Services manager and certified barre instructor, for a workout that focuses on low-impact, high intensity movements to improve strength, agility and flexibility for every body.

Fri, Feb 10, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Kendallville Public Library
Bring your tissues and a lunch if you would like.

Fri, Feb 10, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Kendallville Public Library - Youth Program Room
Come play D&D each Friday afternoon at 3:30 p.m. This is open to teens in grades 6-12, and is limited to 10 players.

Sat, Feb 11, All day
All Branches
Craft in the Cortex by creating -- while supplies last.

Mon, Feb 13, All day
All Branches
Stop by the libraries to create a watercolor heart painting.

Mon, Feb 13, All day
All Branches
Make a snow scene using library supplies.

Mon, Feb 13, 10:00am - 11:00am
Limberlost Branch - Large Meeting Room
Join us for stories, crafts, activities and more!

Mon, Feb 13, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Kendallville Public Library - Room D
Join Brittany, Support Services manager, and certified yoga teacher, for an all-levels Flow Yoga class.

Mon, Feb 13, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Kendallville Public Library - Room 4
Join us for a two part 3-Dimentional Project. If you sign up for February, you must attend March.
This event is full

Tue, Feb 14, All day
All Branches
Make a snow scene using library supplies.

Tue, Feb 14, 10:00am - 11:00am
Kendallville Public Library - Room D,Room E
Join us for stories, crafts, activities and more!

Tue, Feb 14, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Kendallville Public Library - Art Gallery
Join Grace for Baking
This event is full

Tue, Feb 14, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Kendallville Public Library - Youth Program Room
Kids in grades k-5 will be given a set of supplies and then be challenged to build the fastest mini sled.

Tue, Feb 14, 5:00pm - 5:45pm
Kendallville Public Library - Rooms C&D
Join Dawn for a cardio workout.

Tue, Feb 14, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Kendallville Public Library - Youth Program Room
Come play D&D each Tuesday afternoon at 5:30 p.m. This is open to teens in grades 6-12, and is limited to 10 players.

Wed, Feb 15, All day
All Branches
Make a snow scene using library supplies.

Wed, Feb 15, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Kendallville Public Library
Make a paper quilt with Madison

Thu, Feb 16, All day
All Branches
Make a snow scene using library supplies.

Thu, Feb 16, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Limberlost Branch - Large Meeting Room
Stop by and create some conversation marble magnets.

Thu, Feb 16, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Kendallville Public Library
Pick up a copy of Matt's Book Club at the adult desk.

Thu, Feb 16, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Kendallville Public Library
Join us for stories, crafts, activities and more!

Fri, Feb 17, All day
All Branches
Make a snow scene using library supplies.

Fri, Feb 17, 11:00am - 11:30am
Kendallville Public Library
Join Brittany, Support Services manager and certified barre instructor, for a workout that focuses on low-impact,... more
Join Brittany, Support Services manager and certified barre instructor, for a workout that focuses on low-impact, high intensity movements to improve strength, agility and flexibility for every body.

Rescheduled
Fri, Feb 17, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
New date Friday, February 17, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Kendallville Public Library
Join Madison for a fun-filled hour of BINGO!

Fri, Feb 17, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Kendallville Public Library
Join Madison for a fun-filled hour of BINGO!

Fri, Feb 17, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Kendallville Public Library - Youth Program Room
Come play D&D each Friday afternoon at 3:30 p.m. This is open to teens in grades 6-12, and is limited to 10 players.

Sat, Feb 18, All day
All Branches
Make a snow scene using library supplies.

Mon, Feb 20, All day
All Branches
Stop by the libraries to create a silly heart puppet.

Mon, Feb 20, All day
All Branches
Make a snow scene using library supplies.

Mon, Feb 20, 10:00am - 11:00am
Limberlost Branch - Large Meeting Room
Join us for stories, crafts, activities and more!

Mon, Feb 20, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Kendallville Public Library - Room D
Join Brittany, Support Services manager, and certified yoga teacher, for an all-levels Flow Yoga class.

Tue, Feb 21, All day
All Branches
Make a snow scene using library supplies.

Tue, Feb 21, 10:00am - 11:00am
Kendallville Public Library - Room D,Room E
Join us for stories, crafts, activities and more!

Tue, Feb 21, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Kendallville Public Library - Room C
Grace will show a few different decorating techniques and then you can try them out on cupcakes.
This event is full

Tue, Feb 21, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Kendallville Public Library - Youth Program Room
Kids in grades k-5 are invited to come and create their own edible pancake art.

Canceled
Tue, Feb 21, 5:00pm - 5:45pm
Kendallville Public Library
Join Dawn for a cardio workout.

Tue, Feb 21, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Kendallville Public Library - Youth Program Room
Come play D&D each Tuesday afternoon at 5:30 p.m. This is open to teens in grades 6-12, and is limited to 10 players.

Wed, Feb 22, All day
All Branches
Make a snow scene using library supplies.

Wed, Feb 22, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Kendallville Public Library
Join Madison to make a button flower pot.

Thu, Feb 23, All day
All Branches
Make a snow scene using library supplies.

Thu, Feb 23, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Limberlost Branch - Large Meeting Room
Learn to make a candle. We will make Spring Scents.
This event is full

Thu, Feb 23, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Kendallville Public Library - Youth Program Room
Teens are invited to bring clothes that need some patching and then learn how to mend them using the sashiko method.

Thu, Feb 23, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Limberlost Branch - Large Meeting Room
Stop by and create conversation hearts out of salt dough.

Thu, Feb 23, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Kendallville Public Library
Join us for stories, crafts, activities and more!

Fri, Feb 24, All day
All Branches
Make a snow scene using library supplies.

Canceled
Fri, Feb 24, 11:00am - 11:30am
Kendallville Public Library
Join Brittany, Support Services manager and certified barre instructor, for a workout that focuses on low-impact,... more
Join Brittany, Support Services manager and certified barre instructor, for a workout that focuses on low-impact, high intensity movements to improve strength, agility and flexibility for every body.

Fri, Feb 24, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Kendallville Public Library - Youth Program Room
Come play D&D each Friday afternoon at 3:30 p.m. This is open to teens in grades 6-12, and is limited to 10 players.

Sat, Feb 25, All day
All Branches
Make a snow scene using library supplies.

Mon, Feb 27, All day
All Branches
Stop by the libraries to create a yarn Valentine creature.

Mon, Feb 27, All day
All Branches
Make a shamrock.

Mon, Feb 27, 10:00am - 11:00am
Limberlost Branch - Large Meeting Room
Join us for stories, crafts, activities and more!

Mon, Feb 27, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Kendallville Public Library - Room D
Join Brittany, Support Services manager, and certified yoga teacher, for an all-levels Flow Yoga class.

Tue, Feb 28, All day
All Branches
Make a shamrock.

Tue, Feb 28, 10:00am - 11:00am
Kendallville Public Library - Room D,Room E
Join us for stories, crafts, activities and more!

Tue, Feb 28, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Kendallville Public Library - Youth Program Room
Kids in grades k-5 are invited to join us for some afterschool games. We'll also make some popcorn to snack on.

Tue, Feb 28, 5:00pm - 5:45pm
Kendallville Public Library - Rooms C&D
Join Dawn for a cardio workout.

Tue, Feb 28, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Kendallville Public Library - Youth Program Room
Come play D&D each Tuesday afternoon at 5:30 p.m. This is open to teens in grades 6-12, and is limited to 10 players.

Wed, Mar 01, All day
All Branches
Make a shamrock.

Wed, Mar 01, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Kendallville Public Library
Join us to view Glory Road

Rescheduled
Wed, Mar 01, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
New date Wednesday, March 01, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Kendallville Public Library
Join us to view Glory Road

Thu, Mar 02, All day
All Branches
Make a shamrock.

Thu, Mar 02, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Limberlost Branch
Create A St. Patrick's Day Wreath With Us!!

Thu, Mar 02, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Kendallville Public Library
Join us for stories, crafts, activities and more!

Fri, Mar 03, All day
All Branches
Make a shamrock.

Fri, Mar 03, 11:00am - 11:30am
Kendallville Public Library
Join Brittany, Support Services manager and certified barre instructor, for a workout that focuses on low-impact,... more
Join Brittany, Support Services manager and certified barre instructor, for a workout that focuses on low-impact, high intensity movements to improve strength, agility and flexibility for every body.

Fri, Mar 03, 11:00am - 11:30am
Kendallville Public Library
Join Brittany, Support Services manager and certified barre instructor, for a workout that focuses on low-impact,... more
Join Brittany, Support Services manager and certified barre instructor, for a workout that focuses on low-impact, high intensity movements to improve strength, agility and flexibility for every body.

Fri, Mar 03, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Kendallville Public Library
Join Madison for a fun-filled hour of BINGO!

Fri, Mar 03, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Kendallville Public Library - Youth Program Room
Come play D&D each Friday afternoon at 3:30 p.m. This is open to teens in grades 6-12, and is limited to 10 players.

Sat, Mar 04, All day
All Branches
Make a shamrock.

Mon, Mar 06, All day
All Branches
Make a shamrock.

Mon, Mar 06, All day
All Branches
Stop by the libraries to create your own thing 1 and thing 2 bookmarks. This will be set up in the youth activity... more
Stop by the libraries to create your own thing 1 and thing 2 bookmarks. This will be set up in the youth activity room. This will also be set up at the Limberlost branch.

Mon, Mar 06, 10:00am - 11:00am
Limberlost Branch - Large Meeting Room
COME READ, SING, DANCE, PLAY, and CREATE WITH US!

Mon, Mar 06, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Kendallville Public Library - Room A,Room B
Homeschoolers of all ages are invited to join us for a hands on learning activity. This month we'll do a balloon car... more
Homeschoolers of all ages are invited to join us for a hands on learning activity. This month we'll do a balloon car stem challenge and learn about Newtons Law.

Mon, Mar 06, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Kendallville Public Library - Room D
Join Brittany, Support Services manager, and certified yoga teacher, for an all-levels Flow Yoga class.

Tue, Mar 07, All day
All Branches
Make a shamrock.

Tue, Mar 07, 10:00am - 11:00am
Kendallville Public Library - Rooms D&E (Children's Event)
Join us for stories, crafts, activities and more!

Tue, Mar 07, 10:00am - 11:00am
Limberlost Branch - Large Meeting Room
Join Brittany, Support Services manager, and certified yoga teacher, for an all-levels Flow Yoga class.

Tue, Mar 07, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Kendallville Public Library - Room C,Art Gallery
Make a delicious dessert.

Tue, Mar 07, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Kendallville Public Library - Youth Program Room
Kids in grades k-5 are invited to create bird themed origami.

Tue, Mar 07, 5:00pm - 5:45pm
Kendallville Public Library - Rooms C&D
Join Dawn for a cardio workout.

Tue, Mar 07, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Kendallville Public Library - Youth Program Room
Come play D&D each Tuesday afternoon at 5:30 p.m. This is open to teens in grades 6-12, and is limited to 10 players.

Wed, Mar 08, All day
All Branches
Make a shamrock.

Wed, Mar 08, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Kendallville Public Library
Paint mason jars for St. Patrick's Day.

Thu, Mar 09, All day
All Branches
Make a shamrock.

Thu, Mar 09, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Kendallville Public Library - Art Gallery
Celebrate Heart Healthy Month by learning some oat options.

Thu, Mar 09, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Limberlost Branch
Let's Make Shamrock Shakes!

Thu, Mar 09, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Kendallville Public Library - Youth Program Room
We'll make some delicious puppy chow.

Thu, Mar 09, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Kendallville Public Library
Join us for stories, crafts, activities and more! Meets in rooms D and E.

Fri, Mar 10, All day
All Branches
Make a shamrock.

Fri, Mar 10, 11:00am - 11:30am
Kendallville Public Library
Join Brittany, Support Services manager and certified barre instructor, for a workout that focuses on low-impact,... more
Join Brittany, Support Services manager and certified barre instructor, for a workout that focuses on low-impact, high intensity movements to improve strength, agility and flexibility for every body.

Fri, Mar 10, 11:00am - 11:30am
Kendallville Public Library
Join Brittany, Support Services manager and certified barre instructor, for a workout that focuses on low-impact,... more
Join Brittany, Support Services manager and certified barre instructor, for a workout that focuses on low-impact, high intensity movements to improve strength, agility and flexibility for every body.

Fri, Mar 10, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Limberlost Branch - Large Meeting Room
Make a clothespin dragonfly.

Fri, Mar 10, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Kendallville Public Library - Youth Program Room
Come play D&D each Friday afternoon at 3:30 p.m. This is open to teens in grades 6-12, and is limited to 10 players.

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Latest News from Your Library

  We love our patrons! Help us celebrate you, our Library Lovers, by participating in our giveaway this month!
  It is Simple! Beginning February 1, come to the Kendallville or Limberlost Branch and pick up a punch card. Bring the card with you each time you visit the library and have a staff member punch your card as you check out an item from the library. If you attend one of our programs, that counts as one punch. There are a total of 8 punches on your card, once those are all punched bring your card to circulation to pick up your prize! Only the first 100 adults and 100 youth will be awarded a prize. Adults will receive a KPL lunch cooler and youth will get a cute, squishy KPL stress ball.  This giveaway goes fast! Make sure you stop at either library branch and get your card beginning February 1!

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Thank you to our READ Donors!

The last time we conducted our READ (Reading, Eduction and Discovery) fundraising campaign was back in 2019. Then, we began the letter to supporters with “The Kendallville Public Library is engaging with the community like never before.” Little did we know then how even more true that would be now!

Every day we strive to bring new initiatives to our community to improve the quality of life for those around us. We’re partnering with local organizations to deepen the impact we have on the people we serve. We live here, we work here, and we are doing all we can to help the area thrive.

Our donors have recognized the work we are doing, and really came through this year. So far we have received donations totalling $3,175 earmarked to a variety of programs at the Kendallville Public Library. THANK YOU!

Here is a list of our donors to date and what they have funded:

Kendallville Open Donation
Alum-Elec Structures/
     Quick Tanks
AMI Investment Management
Black & Ramer Insurance
Dependable Metal Treating
Farmers & Merchants Bank
Flint & Walling
Freedom Academy
Jansen Family Dentistry
Lakeside Book Company
Noble REMC
Phoenix Office Machines
Tri Kappa - Gamma Xi

Limberlost Open Donation
Rome City American Legion Auxiliary Post 381

KPL Fish Tank 
Jansen Chiropractic Office
Jansen Law
Dr. Thomas Koerner
Lewger Machine and Tool
Olive B. Cole Foundation
Stewart, Brimner, Peters & Lear
Your Dogs Best Friend

Library of Things Collection
Max Platt Ford Lincoln Inc.

Library on the Road Adult Field Trips
S&S Travel, Inc.

Summer Reading for Youth
State Farm Insurance
Don Gura

Citizen Science: Birdwatching
Kendallville Rural King Supply, Inc.

Children's Play Area
Blended Energy

You can make a donation online now via PayPal (no account required) at https://kplib.org/DonateNow.

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Take a Trip to the ACD Museum!

In addition to passes to Science Central and the Botanical Conservatory, KPL has added a Family Pass to the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Museum in Auburn. This pass is good for up to 2 adults at the same address and their dependent children.

In the museum, most of the cars are drivable and many are in carefully-restored condition.  The museum has a state-of-the-art Collections Conservation Center that was completed in 2015 to support the care and preservation of this priceless collection.

Plan your visit at https://automobilemuseum.org/ and reserve the pass here.

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Community Cookbook Available Online

Looking for something fancy like Beef Wellington? Or how about something simple like air fried veggies?

Find it all in the Kendallville Public Library's 2021 Community Cookbook! You'll find dozens of recipes in the categories of Appetizers and Snacks, Soups, Salads, Pasta, Beef, Chicken, Seafood, and Desserts. The recipes were submitted by folks all around the community...some who love to cook, and some who have recipes that have been passed down from generation to generation.

You'll notice an icon on some recipes that indicates there's an item from KPL's Library of Things that you can use! Sometimes it's an air fryer, an Instant Pot, silicone models, cookie cutters and more.

You can pick up a paper copy in the library, or download it here.

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Looking for a Notary? Look no further!

The Kendallville Public Library now has Notary Service available.

A Notary Public is an individual commissioned by the State of Indiana to serve as an impartial witness and fraud deterrent for legally significant documents such as property deeds, marriage licenses and adoption papers. Notaries defer fraud by verifying individuals’ identity and ensuring that all parties understand the contents of the documents they sign.

Schedule an appointment with Notary Michelle Herron by calling 343-2010 or emailing her at mherron@kendallvillelibrary.org. There is no cost for this service.

Michelle Herron is not an attorney licensed to practice law in Indiana. She is not allowed to draft legal records, give advice on legal matters, including immigration or charge a fee for these activities.

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Library, State Offer Rosetta Stone

You can start to learn up to 30 different languages - for free - through INSPIRE, Indiana's Virtual Library. The Indiana State Library has teamed up with Rosetta Stone to offer the basic course in the language of your choice. You can access INSPIRE through KPL's website at www.kendallvillelibrary.org. Click on INSPIRE under Online Resources.

Check out the how-to video on KPL Connect (http://bit.ly/KPLRosettaStone) and we'll show you exactly how to access Rosetta Stone Level 1.

If your IP is recognized as being inside the state, you will be able to access INSPIRE instantly. If your IP is not recognized, you will be asked to create a free account. If you have any issues accessing Rosetta Stone or INSPIRE, please contact INSPIRE@library.in.gov