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Program note: Any outside organization that is interested in bringing a group of 10 or more children, please contact us to set up a visit for a program. (Call the Head of Youth Services at 219-931-5100, Ext. 330).

Programs begin promptly at the time listed. If you are running late, please join us for the next program time.

Summer Reading theme is "On Your Mark, Get Set, READ!" Summer Reading lasts through July 30.

Babies and Books (Ages infancy through 18 months)

Join us to hear stories and to learn new songs and rhymes to help your baby’s mind grow!

Thursdays at 10 a.m.:

July 28

Aug. 18

Tiny Tots (Ages 18 months through 2 years)

Join us to sing songs, learn rhymes, and play!

Thursdays at 10:30 a.m.:

July 28

Aug. 18

Twos and Threes (Ages 2 through 3)

Join us for a story, songs, and a simple craft or activity.

Thursdays at 11 a.m.

July 28: Celebrate and play in Rio! *Please wear play clothes to this program.*

Aug. 18: Join us for a story and craft about school.

Little Listeners (Ages 3 through 5)

Listen to stories, sing songs, and make crafts.

Tuesdays at 1 p.m.

July 26: We made it to Rio for the Olympics! Please wear play clothes to celebrate.

Aug. 16: It's time to go back to school for some kids. Join us for stories about school.

Aug. 30: It's time to go back to school for some kids. Join us for stories about school.

Kids Summer Fun (ages 6-13 years)
Join us for games, activities, and fun!

Tuesdays at 1 p.m.

July 26: You have a minute to win it! Are you up for the challenge? Join us to work as teams to complete fun challenges.

Lego Club (Ages 6 through 13):

Join us to challenge yourselves to build something great!

Wednesday, July 27 at 2 p.m.: We will free-build, play LEGO Challenges, and have a contest.

Monday, Aug. 8 at 4 p.m.: Have fun with your imagination and build with our LEGOs.

Science Club (Ages 6 through 13):

Join us as we travel the globe.

Thursdays at 2 p.m.

July 28: Race for the gold in South America.

Movie (ages 6 through 13 & caregivers): Popcorn will be served while supplies last.
Fridays at 1 p.m.

July 29: Little Giants (PG)

Reader's Theater Performance

Join us as Reader's Theater performs Mary Poppins by P. L. Travers.

Saturday, July 30 at 2 p.m.

Library Olympics

Join us to celebrate the end of Summer Reading with our version of the Olympics. There will be games, activities, snacks, prizes, and FUN!

Saturday, August 6 at 2 p.m.

Family Movie

Saturday, Aug. 13 at 1 p.m.: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone.

Join us with your family to watch the first Harry Potter movie to celebrate the new book being released.

Happy National Coloring Day! (All ages)

Tuesday, August 2

Drop in at any time today to color a picture! We will put it on display in the Library.

Music Monday (ages infancy-13)

Monday, August 15 at 1:30 p.m.

Listen to and sing songs, play instruments, and dance your wiggles away!

Tween Trivia (Ages 10-13)

Wednesday, August 31 at 4 p.m.

Test your trivia skills in a fun trivia contest!

Kids Night at the Library: Back to School! (Ages 6-13)

Wednesday, August 24 at 6 p.m.

Are you excited about returning to school? Join us to learn how the Library can help you have a successful school year. We will also make a pencil pouch you can use at school.

Hammond Public Library, 564 State Street, Hammond, Indiana 46320, (219) 931-5100