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EPL Holiday Short Story Contest
EPL Holiday Short Story Contest
Dec 1 – Dec 21 all-day
Starting December 1st, take part in the Elwood Public Library’s short story contest. You can write about anything as long as it’s holiday related, such as a made up story of Santa or a fond … Continue reading EPL Holiday Short Story Contest
Summitville Santa Visit 11:00 am
Summitville Santa Visit @ Ralph E. Hazelbaker Library
Dec 1 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
 
EPL – Ornament Making! 1:00 pm
EPL – Ornament Making!
Dec 1 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
All ages can come in any time between 1pm and 3pm to create a Christmas ornament with us.
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Hazelbaker Mommy/Me Fall Reading Program 10:30 am
Hazelbaker Mommy/Me Fall Reading Program
Dec 3 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Our Mommy/Me program is for infants through 2 years of age and their parent or caregiver. In this program we sign, sign, read and at the end we have a playtime! Come join us today!
Hazelbaker Goosebumps Fall Reading 1:00 pm
Hazelbaker Goosebumps Fall Reading
Dec 3 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Goosebumps is for children from Kindergarten-6th grade students. In our Goosebumps programs we read a story, learn things about the world around us, have an activity and a small snack each week. We will work … Continue reading Hazelbaker Goosebumps Fall Reading
Hazelbaker Young Adult Program 5:00 pm
Hazelbaker Young Adult Program @ Hazelbaker Library
Dec 3 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Young Adult Program- 7th to 12th grade This class is offered on the first Monday of each month at 5:00 – 7:00 PM. Spruce up your college or work applications by attending this “Volunteer” program. … Continue reading Hazelbaker Young Adult Program
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Hazelbaker Toddler Corral Fall Reading Program 10:30 am
Hazelbaker Toddler Corral Fall Reading Program @ Ralph E. Hazelbaker Library
Dec 4 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Toddler Corral is for children 3 to 4 years of age and a parent or caregiver. In the Corral we try to develop interest in reading by “shared reading”. We discuss the book cover and … Continue reading Hazelbaker Toddler Corral Fall Reading Program
Frankton Let’s Imagine 11:00 am
Frankton Let’s Imagine @ Frankton Community Library
Dec 4 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Frankton Let's Imagine @ Frankton Community Library | Frankton | Indiana | United States
Let’s Imagine – Pre-schoolers – Ages 3 to 6 This class is offered every Tuesday at 11:00 AM. Each week the class will have a theme based lesson involving songs, stories, learning centers and playtime.
Current Events Discussion 4:00 pm
Current Events Discussion
Dec 4 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Current Events Discussion with Jordan Arehart, Every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month at the Elwood Public Library.
Summitville Ornament Class 5:00 pm
Summitville Ornament Class @ Ralph E. Hazelbaker Library
Dec 4 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
 
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Frankton Adult Book Club 10:00 am
Frankton Adult Book Club @ Frankton Community Library
Dec 5 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Frankton Adult Book Club @ Frankton Community Library | Frankton | Indiana | United States
Frankton Adult Book Club This group meets every Wednesday morning from 10:00 – 11:00 AM to discuss the current novel.
EPL Kids in the Kitchen 4:00 pm
EPL Kids in the Kitchen
Dec 5 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Come make festive Rice Krispy Treats! These yummy treats are easy & fun to make and will get you into the Christmas spirit! For ages K – 5th Grade
Frankton After School Time 4:00 pm
Frankton After School Time @ Frankton Community Library
Dec 5 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Frankton After School Time @ Frankton Community Library | Frankton | Indiana | United States
 F.A.S.T.(Frankton After School Time) – Kindergarten to 5th graders This program is offered every Wednesday for K- 5th graders from 4:00-5:00 PM. This class is a lot of fun. The kids will hear book trailers, do arts and … Continue reading Frankton After School Time
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Frankton Giggles & Wiggles 11:00 am
Frankton Giggles & Wiggles @ Frankton Community Library
Dec 6 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Frankton Giggles & Wiggles @ Frankton Community Library | Frankton | Indiana | United States
This is a storytime for babies through two years old. Caregiver is required to accompany their  child. We will sing songs, do fingerplays, hear stories and do a craft.
Hazelbaker Sprouts Fall Reading program 1:00 pm
Hazelbaker Sprouts Fall Reading program @ Ralph E. Hazelbaker Library
Dec 6 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Our Sprouts program is for children ages 4 years old up to starting kindergarten. The Sprouts program is where we will be learning about colors, shapes and discovering the world around us! We will be … Continue reading Hazelbaker Sprouts Fall Reading program
EPL Pom-Pom Christmas Tree Craft 2:00 pm
EPL Pom-Pom Christmas Tree Craft
Dec 6 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Kids 18mo – 4yrs can come create an adorable, fridge-worthy Christmas Tree craft with pom-poms!
Frankton Teen Zone 4:00 pm
Frankton Teen Zone @ Frankton Community Library
Dec 6 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Frankton Teen Zone @ Frankton Community Library | Frankton | Indiana | United States
Teen Zone This program is offered every Thursday at 4:00 PM. Teen Zone is a time for 6th-12th graders to come and hang out. Don’t miss the crazy-fun activities and snacks!
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EPL Teen Stocking Decorating 5:00 pm
EPL Teen Stocking Decorating
Dec 7 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
All teens in 6th grade through 12th grade can decorate their very own stocking with us!
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FCL It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year 10:00 am
FCL It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year @ Frankton Community Library
Dec 8 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
FCL It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year @ Frankton Community Library
Come visit with Santa, munch on some Buddy the Elf spaghetti, enjoy our “Twas the Night Before Christmas” book walk, and much more!
Coloring, Crafts & Creations 11:00 am
Coloring, Crafts & Creations
Dec 8 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
This group meets every 2nd Saturday of the month, from 11am – 3pm.  Each month we have adult coloring pages to do, as well as a new craft to make and take. All supplies are … Continue reading Coloring, Crafts & Creations
EPL DIY Jar Snow Globes – All Ages 11:00 am
EPL DIY Jar Snow Globes – All Ages
Dec 8 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Come create snow globes using bell jars, glitter, and miniature cars.
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Hazelbaker Mommy/Me Fall Reading Program 10:30 am
Hazelbaker Mommy/Me Fall Reading Program
Dec 10 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Our Mommy/Me program is for infants through 2 years of age and their parent or caregiver. In this program we sign, sign, read and at the end we have a playtime! Come join us today!
Elwood Mystery Book Club 1:00 pm
Elwood Mystery Book Club @ Elwood Public Library
Dec 10 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Mystery Book Club This club meets the second Monday of each month 1:00-2:00 PM.  We invite you to check out the current month’s mystery book and join us to talk about it.
Hazelbaker Goosebumps Fall Reading 1:00 pm
Hazelbaker Goosebumps Fall Reading
Dec 10 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Goosebumps is for children from Kindergarten-6th grade students. In our Goosebumps programs we read a story, learn things about the world around us, have an activity and a small snack each week. We will work … Continue reading Hazelbaker Goosebumps Fall Reading
Library Board Meeting – EPL Meeting room 4:30 pm
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EPL – Gift Wrapping 10:00 am
EPL – Gift Wrapping
Dec 11 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Spend too much on presents or run out of wrapping paper? The Elwood Public Library is offering two free days of wrapping December 11th from 10 am – 3 pm and December 17th from 5 … Continue reading EPL – Gift Wrapping
Hazelbaker Toddler Corral Fall Reading Program 10:30 am
Hazelbaker Toddler Corral Fall Reading Program @ Ralph E. Hazelbaker Library
Dec 11 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Toddler Corral is for children 3 to 4 years of age and a parent or caregiver. In the Corral we try to develop interest in reading by “shared reading”. We discuss the book cover and … Continue reading Hazelbaker Toddler Corral Fall Reading Program
Frankton Let’s Imagine 11:00 am
Frankton Let’s Imagine @ Frankton Community Library
Dec 11 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Frankton Let's Imagine @ Frankton Community Library | Frankton | Indiana | United States
Let’s Imagine – Pre-schoolers – Ages 3 to 6 This class is offered every Tuesday at 11:00 AM. Each week the class will have a theme based lesson involving songs, stories, learning centers and playtime.
Frankton Watercolor Painting 1:00 pm
Frankton Watercolor Painting @ Frankton Community Library
Dec 11 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Frankton Watercolor Painting @ Frankton Community Library | Frankton | Indiana | United States
Frankton Watercolor Painting Come and let artist Jan Roland find your hidden artist. $15 covers the costs of the artist’s supplies. For all ages.
Elwood The Write Idea Creative Writing Group 3:30 pm
Elwood The Write Idea Creative Writing Group @ Elwood Public Library
Dec 11 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
The Write Idea Creative Writing Group This group meets every 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month from 3:00 – 4:00 PM. The Write Idea is a group of creative adults that write: novels, poems, memoirs, … Continue reading Elwood The Write Idea Creative Writing Group
Frankton Color Your World 5:30 pm
Frankton Color Your World @ Frankton Community Library
Dec 11 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Frankton Color Your World @ Frankton Community Library | Frankton | Indiana | United States
Color Your World   This class meets every second Tuesday of the month from 5:30 – 6:30 PM to de-stress, relax, and do some coloring.  Materials are supplied, but attendees are welcome to bring their … Continue reading Frankton Color Your World
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EPL Mount Everest Virtual Reality – Ages 12+
EPL Mount Everest Virtual Reality – Ages 12+
Dec 12 – Dec 14 all-day
Visit the Elwood Public Library December 12th – 14th and experience Everest Virtual Reality. Climb the slopes of Mount Everest and make your way through 5 iconic scenes – all without frostbite. Must be 12 … Continue reading EPL Mount Everest Virtual Reality – Ages 12+
Frankton Adult Book Club 10:00 am
Frankton Adult Book Club @ Frankton Community Library
Dec 12 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Frankton Adult Book Club @ Frankton Community Library | Frankton | Indiana | United States
Frankton Adult Book Club This group meets every Wednesday morning from 10:00 – 11:00 AM to discuss the current novel.
FCL Quite Dandy Crafting 12:30 pm
FCL Quite Dandy Crafting @ Frankton Community Library
Dec 12 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
FCL Quite Dandy Crafting @ Frankton Community Library
This is an adults only craft time. There is no cost but sign up is required.
Frankton After School Time 4:00 pm
Frankton After School Time @ Frankton Community Library
Dec 12 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Frankton After School Time @ Frankton Community Library | Frankton | Indiana | United States
 F.A.S.T.(Frankton After School Time) – Kindergarten to 5th graders This program is offered every Wednesday for K- 5th graders from 4:00-5:00 PM. This class is a lot of fun. The kids will hear book trailers, do arts and … Continue reading Frankton After School Time
FCL Quite Dandy Crafting 6:30 pm
FCL Quite Dandy Crafting @ Frankton Community Library
Dec 12 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
FCL Quite Dandy Crafting @ Frankton Community Library
This is an adults only craft time. There is no cost but sign up is required.
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Hazelbaker Read at the Nursing Home 10:30 am
Hazelbaker Read at the Nursing Home @ Local Nursing Home, Summitville
Dec 13 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Read at the Nursing Home We meet every 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month from 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM at the local nursing home.  We read something that the residents request. 
Frankton Giggles & Wiggles 11:00 am
Frankton Giggles & Wiggles @ Frankton Community Library
Dec 13 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Frankton Giggles & Wiggles @ Frankton Community Library | Frankton | Indiana | United States
This is a storytime for babies through two years old. Caregiver is required to accompany their  child. We will sing songs, do fingerplays, hear stories and do a craft.
Hazelbaker Sprouts Fall Reading program 1:00 pm
Hazelbaker Sprouts Fall Reading program @ Ralph E. Hazelbaker Library
Dec 13 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Our Sprouts program is for children ages 4 years old up to starting kindergarten. The Sprouts program is where we will be learning about colors, shapes and discovering the world around us! We will be … Continue reading Hazelbaker Sprouts Fall Reading program
EPL Paper Bag Reindeer Craft – Ages 18mo to 4yrs 2:00 pm
EPL Paper Bag Reindeer Craft – Ages 18mo to 4yrs
Dec 13 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
For Ages 18mo – 4yrs.
Frankton Teen Zone 4:00 pm
Frankton Teen Zone @ Frankton Community Library
Dec 13 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Frankton Teen Zone @ Frankton Community Library | Frankton | Indiana | United States
Teen Zone This program is offered every Thursday at 4:00 PM. Teen Zone is a time for 6th-12th graders to come and hang out. Don’t miss the crazy-fun activities and snacks!
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Elwood Watercolor Painting 1:00 pm
Elwood Watercolor Painting @ Elwood Public Library
Dec 14 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Watercolor Painting Artist Jan Roland gives painting classes every 2nd Friday of the month from 1:00-3:00 PM.  There is a $15 fee to cover the cost of supplies. Call the Elwood library  to sign up.
FCL Christmas Crafting 3:00 pm
FCL Christmas Crafting @ Frankton Community Library
Dec 14 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
FCL Christmas Crafting @ Frankton Community Library
Come and make a fun and simple craft to take home. All ages welcome!
EPL Teen Hangout and Snacks – 6th grade – 12th grade 4:00 pm
EPL Teen Hangout and Snacks – 6th grade – 12th grade
Dec 14 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Grab a bite and chill with us!
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Hazelbaker Mommy/Me Fall Reading Program 10:30 am
Hazelbaker Mommy/Me Fall Reading Program
Dec 17 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Our Mommy/Me program is for infants through 2 years of age and their parent or caregiver. In this program we sign, sign, read and at the end we have a playtime! Come join us today!
Hazelbaker Goosebumps Fall Reading 1:00 pm
Hazelbaker Goosebumps Fall Reading
Dec 17 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Goosebumps is for children from Kindergarten-6th grade students. In our Goosebumps programs we read a story, learn things about the world around us, have an activity and a small snack each week. We will work … Continue reading Hazelbaker Goosebumps Fall Reading
EPL – Gift Wrapping 5:00 pm
EPL – Gift Wrapping
Dec 17 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Spend too much on presents or run out of wrapping paper? The Elwood Public Library is offering two free days of wrapping December 11th from 10 am – 3 pm and December 17th from 5 … Continue reading EPL – Gift Wrapping
Hazelbaker Color Me Happy 5:30 pm
Hazelbaker Color Me Happy @ Ralph E. Hazelbaker Library
Dec 17 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Color Me Happy-for adults * We meet every 3rd Monday of the month from 5:30 – 7:00 PM. Come color with us and relive your stress!
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Hazelbaker Toddler Corral Fall Reading Program 10:30 am
Hazelbaker Toddler Corral Fall Reading Program @ Ralph E. Hazelbaker Library
Dec 18 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Toddler Corral is for children 3 to 4 years of age and a parent or caregiver. In the Corral we try to develop interest in reading by “shared reading”. We discuss the book cover and … Continue reading Hazelbaker Toddler Corral Fall Reading Program
Frankton Let’s Imagine 11:00 am
Frankton Let’s Imagine @ Frankton Community Library
Dec 18 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Frankton Let's Imagine @ Frankton Community Library | Frankton | Indiana | United States
Let’s Imagine – Pre-schoolers – Ages 3 to 6 This class is offered every Tuesday at 11:00 AM. Each week the class will have a theme based lesson involving songs, stories, learning centers and playtime.
Current Events Discussion 4:00 pm
Current Events Discussion @ Elwood Public Library
Dec 18 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Current Events Discussion with Jordan Arehart, every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month at the Elwood Public Library.
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Frankton Adult Book Club 10:00 am
Frankton Adult Book Club @ Frankton Community Library
Dec 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Frankton Adult Book Club @ Frankton Community Library | Frankton | Indiana | United States
Frankton Adult Book Club This group meets every Wednesday morning from 10:00 – 11:00 AM to discuss the current novel.
EPL Grinch Party! Ages K – 5th Grade 4:00 pm
EPL Grinch Party! Ages K – 5th Grade
Dec 19 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
We’re throwing a Grinch themed party for all kids Kindergarten aged thru 5th grade!
Frankton After School Time 4:00 pm
Frankton After School Time @ Frankton Community Library
Dec 19 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Frankton After School Time @ Frankton Community Library | Frankton | Indiana | United States
 F.A.S.T.(Frankton After School Time) – Kindergarten to 5th graders This program is offered every Wednesday for K- 5th graders from 4:00-5:00 PM. This class is a lot of fun. The kids will hear book trailers, do arts and … Continue reading Frankton After School Time
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Frankton Giggles & Wiggles 11:00 am
Frankton Giggles & Wiggles @ Frankton Community Library
Dec 20 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Frankton Giggles & Wiggles @ Frankton Community Library | Frankton | Indiana | United States
This is a storytime for babies through two years old. Caregiver is required to accompany their  child. We will sing songs, do fingerplays, hear stories and do a craft.
Hazelbaker Sprouts Fall Reading program 1:00 pm
Hazelbaker Sprouts Fall Reading program @ Ralph E. Hazelbaker Library
Dec 20 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Our Sprouts program is for children ages 4 years old up to starting kindergarten. The Sprouts program is where we will be learning about colors, shapes and discovering the world around us! We will be … Continue reading Hazelbaker Sprouts Fall Reading program
EPL Paper Plate Santa Craft – Ages 18mo – 4yrs 2:00 pm
EPL Paper Plate Santa Craft – Ages 18mo – 4yrs
Dec 20 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
We’ll help your little ones create a Santa out of a paper plate!
Hazelbaker Senior Social 2:30 pm
Hazelbaker Senior Social @ Ralph E. Hazelbaker Library
Dec 20 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Senior Social- Aged 50+ We meet every 3rd Thursday of the month from 2:30 – 4:00 PM.  We play games, do crafts, sometimes have a guest speaker, or we just talk.  We also have snacks.
FCL Everest VR 4:00 pm
FCL Everest VR @ Frankton Community Library
Dec 20 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
FCL Everest VR @ Frankton Community Library
Frankton Teen Zone 4:00 pm
Frankton Teen Zone @ Frankton Community Library
Dec 20 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Frankton Teen Zone @ Frankton Community Library | Frankton | Indiana | United States
Teen Zone This program is offered every Thursday at 4:00 PM. Teen Zone is a time for 6th-12th graders to come and hang out. Don’t miss the crazy-fun activities and snacks!
Elwood Discover Your Past 6:00 pm
Elwood Discover Your Past
Dec 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Elwood Discover Your Past
Family History Uncovered Are you ready to begin your journey into your family history?  Have you ever wanted to know the history of your home?  Join Jordan Arehart and Jamie Scott at the Elwood Public … Continue reading Elwood Discover Your Past
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EPL Kids – Make & Take Christmas Tree Ornaments 11:00 am
EPL Kids – Make & Take Christmas Tree Ornaments
Dec 21 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Kids – stop into the Youth Services department at Elwood Library any time between 11am – 5pm to make and take home a Christmas Tree Ornament!
EPL Get Creative With Duct Tape! Ages 6th – 12th Grade 4:00 pm
EPL Get Creative With Duct Tape! Ages 6th – 12th Grade
Dec 21 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
You can create amazing things using just one thing – Duct Tape! Try it out December 21st from 4pm – 5pm
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Elwood The Write Idea Creative Writing Group 3:30 pm
Elwood The Write Idea Creative Writing Group @ Elwood Public Library
Dec 25 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
The Write Idea Creative Writing Group This group meets every 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month from 3:00 – 4:00 PM. The Write Idea is a group of creative adults that write: novels, poems, memoirs, … Continue reading Elwood The Write Idea Creative Writing Group
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Hazelbaker Read at the nursing home 10:30 am
Hazelbaker Read at the nursing home @ Ralph E. Hazelbaker Library
Dec 27 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
 
Paper Plate Snowman Craft for children 18 months-5 years of age. 1:00 pm
Paper Plate Snowman Craft for children 18 months-5 years of age. @ Ralph E. Hazelbaker Library
Dec 27 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
This program is for children ages 18 months- 5 years of age. We request that a parent come into the room with the child, and enjoy helping them with this craft!
EPL Finger Knitting – Ages 2nd – 12th Grade 4:00 pm
EPL Finger Knitting – Ages 2nd – 12th Grade
Dec 27 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Learn how to finger knit! Finger knitting is a form of knitting where a knitted cord is created using only hands and fingers, instead of knitting needles or other traditional tools.
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EPL Introducing Bloxels! Create your own video game 1:00 pm
EPL Introducing Bloxels! Create your own video game
Dec 28 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Bloxels is a hands-on platform for kids to build, collaborate, and tell stories through video game creation. Kids can use coloured blocks to design their characters and settings to tell their own amazing stories!
Frankton Lego Mania 3:30 pm
Frankton Lego Mania @ Frankton Community Library
Dec 28 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Frankton Lego Mania @ Frankton Community Library | Frankton | Indiana | United States
Lego Mania This program is offered every 4th Friday at 3:30 PM. Lego Mania is a time for kids of all ages to come and build!
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