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Rain Barrel Project

rain barrelREAD THAT will be meeting this Saturday, March 22nd at noon in the auditorium.

Come enjoy pizza and soda with us as we work on painting our rain barrel (which will be auctioned off during First Friday in June). No artist skills are required! Be sure to wear an old t-shirt, as we will be using paints.

The profits from the rain barrel will benefit our 2014 Teen Summer Reading Experience.

This program is open to teens in grades 6-12. Everyone is welcome. Come join us!

Check out rain barrels from previous years here:Elkhart River Restoration Association

March 18, 2014 at 3:51 pm Leave a comment

DIVERGENT Series Giveaway!


This is going on NOW throughout the entire month of March! You don’t want to miss out on this opportunity to win a brand new, hard cover copy of this amazing series. Drawing takes place March 31st, 2014.

… and don’t forget to watch DIVERGENT, opening in theaters March 21st!

March 5, 2014 at 8:37 pm Leave a comment



February 8, 2013 at 4:40 pm Leave a comment

Viva la Salsa!


Friday / June 15th / 3pm  / GPL auditorium

Discover your inner salsero / salsera!

Join us as professional Latin dance instructor, David Seymour, teaches some basic moves in this no-pressure, fun class. No dance experience is necessary – just come ready to move your feet to the Latin beat!

If you haven’t signed up already, there’s still time! Also- if you haven’t signed up for the Teen Summer Reading Experience, do it now! Besides awesome programs like this one, we give away free prizes JUST FOR READING! Go to the front desk at the library and fill out your form.

June 14, 2012 at 6:59 pm 1 comment

The Hunger Games Movie Event!

It’s time for the movie event of the year!!!!!

We are inviting local teens for a Hunger games night- including watching the movie (for free!) at Linway Theater, and then heading over to Hacienda afterward to eat (food on you) and talk about the film.

Sound like fun? Go to the front desk to sign up and get more details….or call Leah at 533-9531. You don’t want to miss out!!!!

March 19, 2012 at 6:31 pm Leave a comment



February 20th-25th in the YA section

Come into the library and test your vampire knowledge! Make an origami bat to take home. Don’t forget to enter your name into the drawing for your very own Vampireology book!

*This a passive program and requires no registration. Drop in and participate whenever it’s convenient for you!

February 8, 2012 at 3:58 pm 1 comment

Local Author Book Talk!










Book Talk w/ Beth Neff

January 23 | 6:30-8 pm | GPL auditorium

Free event | Everyone is welcome

This month at the Goshen Public Library we will be hosting prolific local author Beth Neff as she talks about her debut young adult novel, Getting Somewhere.

Beth has worked as a vegetable farmer, sustainability activist, and even founded the local Goshen Farmer’s Market (to name a few things). She is excited about discussing her auspicious novel with us.

You won’t want to miss out on this exciting event!

January 6, 2012 at 3:47 pm Leave a comment

The Crafty Bandits Strike Again

The Crafty Bandits sporting their swell new t-shirts that they printed themselves with the help of Springer Design.

If you think this looks cool, come sign up for our monthly Crafty Bandit teen craft group at the front desk or give us a call at the library. It’s fun, free, and open to all teens!

November 22, 2011 at 3:06 pm 1 comment

Silk Screening T-shirts!

The Crafty Bandits

Today, Nov. 21/4:00/Springer Design

Calling all you crafty bandits out there! Haven’t signed up for this event yet? It’s not too late! We will be meeting at Springer Design (in the Famous Building on Main St.) at 4:00. We will be learning from the team at Springer on how they print their cool t-shirts, and will be having a chance to try it out! All you need to do is bring a cotton t-shirt with you (not navy or black). And it’s free!

November 21, 2011 at 3:36 pm Leave a comment

Summer Reading Experience / Zumba!

Shake It Like a Polaroid Picture!

Wednesday / June 29 / meet at GPL at 10:30 a.m.

Do you wonder what this Zumba craze is all about? Now’s your chance to throw on some workout threads and DANCE, DANCE, DANCE! Maija from L.O.L. will be showing us some fun moves that will have you forgetting that you’re burning off the cheeseburger you had the night before!

June 24, 2011 at 2:30 pm Leave a comment

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