209 Lincoln Way East, Mishawaka Indiana 46542
Mishawaka-Penn-Harris Public Library, serving an area of 84,000 residents, has a collection of 200,000 books and periodicals; in addition, there are 18,900 CDs, records, cassettes and other audio materials, as well as 8,000 video items, such as DVDs and VHS tapes. Internet terminals are available for use by the general public.
Staffing consists of 50 employees, of whom 16 are fully accredited librarians, plus volunteers. The system comprises one central library and one branch library. Annual expenditures on the library collection total $380,000. Patrons make 126,000 visits annually, and check out materials 720,000 times. Thirty-five percent of all check-outs are children's materials.
Other Public Libraries nearby:
(Goshen) Goshen Public Library
(Kendallville) Kendallville Public Library
(Ligonier) Ligonier Public Library
(Nappanee) Nappanee Public Library
(South Bend) St. Joseph County Public Library
(Warsaw) Warsaw Community Public Library
05/21 Coming to The Mishawaka area
Dairy State Cheese and Beer Festival Kenosha WI April20 This fun-filled event includes cheese from around the state of Wisconsin, some of the area’s finest beers and live music.
North Shore Unitarian Church Art Fair Deerfield IL April27-28 NSUC's annual ART FAIR is a juried show featuring the original works of 65+ talented artists and artisans. The fine art and fine crafts exhibited include photography, painting, ceramics, glass, paper, woodwork, metalwork, jewelry, sculpture, fiber, clothing and mixed media. Exhibiting artists come from Illinois as well as from several surrounding states.
Redbud Trail Rendezvous Rochester IN April27-28 See living history of frontier Midwest America, historic camps, music and dance of the period, traditional crafts, food cooked over wood fires, blanket trading, tomahawk and muzzle-loading shooting contests. The village has 40 wooden booths, traditional crafts, blanket trading and muzzle loading shooting matches.
Chocolate Fest Long Grove IL May3-5 Dive into three days of nothing but CHOCOLATE! Mmm, chocolate strawberries, donuts, and much more! Every spring, the Village of Long Grove celebrates the existence of the world's best tasting antioxidant.
Lilac Time Art and Craft Fair Lombard IL May5 The Lilac Time Art and Craft Fair is held annually on St. Charles Road between Main and Elizabeth in downtown Lombard. All of the proceeds received from the craft booth rentals are donated to local charities. Features 140 craft exhibitors and 4000 attendees throughout the day.
Mayfest Chicago IL May17-19 Chicago Mayfest brings in three days of celebration - featuring; Chicago's BEST Bands, Festival Cuisine, pretzels, beer, and a broad spectrum of super cool entertainment...