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  1. November Bits & Bytes Computer Classes

    November 1, 2018 - November 30, 2018 @ Westchester Public Library

    Bits & Bytes Computer Classes at the Thomas Branch of Westchester Public Library for November include Smart Phones for Beginners and Tech Buyer's Guide. All classes take place in the computer classroom located in the Serials/Automation Department on the second floor.

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  2. Alzheimer’s Association Presents- Understanding and Responding to Dementia- Related Behavior

    November 13, 2018, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Thomas Library

    Westchester Public Library and the Alzheimer’s Association will present Understanding and Responding to Dementia Related Behavior on Tuesday, November 13, from 3:00-4:00 p.m. The program will take place in the Bertha Wood meeting room at the Thomas Branch, 200 W. Indiana Avenue, Chesterton. No registration is required.

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  3. Mad About Mysteries

    November 14, 2018, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Westchester Township History Museum

    Mad About Mysteries takes place on Wednesday, November 14 at the Westchester Township History Museum, from 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Light refreshments will be served.

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  4. Pizza Pajama Book Club

    November 14, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Thomas Library

    The Pizza Pajama Book Club at the Thomas Branch is a book group just for teens in grades 6-12. This group meets on the second Wednesday of the month from 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. with this month’s meeting occurring on November 14.

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  5. Bookmarks at the Museum reviews the book "Little Fires Everywhere"

    November 15, 2018, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Westchester Township History Museum

    Join Pat Klewer as she reviews the Delia Owens’ best-selling Where the Crawdads Sing for Bookmarks at the Museum on Thursday, November 15, at 2 p.m. at the Westchester Township History Museum.

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  6. Books Make You Think to discuss the second part of Catch 22 by Joseph Heller

    November 15, 2018, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM @ Thomas Library

    Westchester Public Library invites those who enjoy reading thought-provoking books to attend their monthly discussion group, Books Make You Think. The group will meet on Thursday, November 15, from 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m., at the Thomas Branch’s Bertha Wood Meeting Room, 200 W. Indiana Avenue, Chesterton.

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  7. Thanksgiving Nail Art -- REGISTRATION REQUIRED

    November 15, 2018, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Thomas Library

    Westchester Public Library invites all ages to join Ms. Sandra to learn to paint your nails with a festive turkey theme–just in time for Thanksgiving! This event will take place on Thursday, November 15, from 6:30-7:30 p.m. in the Bertha Wood Room at the Thomas Branch. All nail painting supplies will be provided.

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  8. Kids Science Explorers Club

    November 16, 2018, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Thomas Library

    Westchester Public Library invites aspiring young scientists to the Science Explorers Club led by Duneland School Corporation teacher, Mrs. Stahura. Children ages 6-11 are welcome to attend this science-based program on Friday, November 16, at 6:30 p.m., in the Children’s Department at the Thomas Branch. This month we will be learning about physics while getting creative with Legos and ziplines.

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  9. WPL to Celebrate International Games Day at Your Library

    November 16, 2018, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Thomas Library

    Bring a friend or meet someone new at Westchester Public Library’s celebration of International Games Day at the Library 2018! WPL will have a variety of board games ready to play, including Exploding Kittens, Archipelago, Ticket To Ride, Vikings Gone Wild, and many more! Attendees can enjoy nibbles from a cheese board as you play. There will also be a chance to enter to win door prizes, Including games to play at your next family gathering.

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  10. Adults, Register for Intro to the Ukulele at the Thomas Branch Sunday Afternoons this Fall

    November 18, 2018, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ Thomas Library

    Westchester Public Library invites adults 18 and up to learn a new skill, the ukulele! Intro to the Ukulele will take place at the Thomas Branch on Sundays, from October 28 through December 9; 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. in the Bertha Wood Meeting Room. There will be no class the Sunday following Thanksgiving. Registration is required.

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  11. Free Blood Pressure Screening

    November 21, 2018, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Thomas Library

    NorthShore Health Center will provide free blood pressure screenings to walk-in patrons at both branches of Westchester Public Library. Blood pressure screenings are offered each month at the Hageman Branch on the second Thursday of the month, and the third Wednesday of the month at the Thomas Branch.

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