La Porte County Public Library offers summer lunches and snacks

By: La Porte County Public Library Last Updated: June 5, 2019

Lunch at the Library is out of this world! The La Porte County Public Library’s mission is to be the center of community life with a focus on reading, lifelong learning, and public involvement. With this mission in mind, we are collaborating with La Porte Community School Corporation to nourish young minds and bodies with a Universe of Stories during the Summer Reading Program, and fill empty bellies with nutritious food that will nourish their minds and bodies with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) summer meal program.

We’re not the only library who is undertaking this type of initiative. Libraries across the country are bridging the summer food gap by supplementing summer offerings and taking a “whole-child” approach to summer by providing children with learning opportunities, healthy food, and social interaction. Librarians across the country are restoring summer vacation’s legacy as a time for kids to look forward to.

Four LPCPL Library locations qualify for the USDA summer food service program based on Free and Reduced Lunch rates and US Census data. Each of the locations will be summer food service sites on their regular days of operation. Any child age 18 and younger can receive a free meal or snack at these locations.

Meals and snacks will be served from June 10 - July 25.

SNACKS

Hanna - 1:00pm - 1:30pm

Every weekday except Tuesdays

Kingsford Heights - 1:00pm - 1:30pm

Every weekday

Main Library - 1:00pm - 1:30pm

Every weekday

LUNCH

Main Library - 10:45am - 11:15am

Every weekday except Mondays at Plaza 618 as noted

Plaza 618 Downtown - 10:45am - 11:15am

Mondays, June 10, 17, 24 and July 1

Rolling Prairie - 12:00pm - 12:30pm

Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays

For more information, contact the La Porte County Public Library by calling 219.362.6156 or visiting laportelibrary.org.