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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.

Youth Winter Reading: Don’t miss your chance to win! Blizzard of Books begins on February 1, and it lasts through February 29.

During February, children can participate in Youth Services’ winter reading program, Blizzard of Books. To join, visit Youth Services, and ask to sign up for the program.

If you read five books, you will earn one entry into a drawing for a prize! You can earn four entries into the drawing. The prize is a family activity basket, loaded with games, craft supplies, books, and more!

February is also Love Your Library Month. Show us some love by checking out books from our display of staff favorites! Children can earn one bonus entry into the prize drawing by reading three staff favorites.

Babies and Books (Ages 0 through 18 months)

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

Thursday, February 4 at 10 a.m.

Thursday, February 18 at 10 a.m.

Tiny Tots (Ages 18 months through 2 years)

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

Thursday, February 4 at 10:30 a.m.

Thursday, February 18 at 10:30 a.m.

Twos and Threes (Ages 2 through 3)

Join us for songs, a story, and activity all about white, fluffy snow!

Thursday, February 4 at 11 a.m.

Thursday, February 18 at 11 a.m.

Little Listeners (Ages 3 through 5)

Celebrate Winter reading by listening to stories about snow. We will also sing songs and make a craft.

Tuesday, February 2 at 1 p.m.

Tuesday, February 16 at 1 p.m.

Sensory Storytime (New program!)

Join us as we combine books, songs, and movement that stimulate all senses. This program is designed for children with various sensory needs, and is limited to 10 children and their caregivers.

Friday, January 29 at 10:30 a.m.

Friday, February 26 at 10:30 a.m.

Tween Chat and Craft (ages 10-13)

Thursday, February 18 at 4 p.m.: Chat with us about a book you recently read and loved. We will also make a craft.

Music Monday

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

Monday, January 25 at 1:30 p.m.

Monday, February 25 at 1:30 p.m.

Lego Club (Ages 6 through 13)

Have fun with your imagination, and build with the library's LEGOs.

Monday, February 8 at 4 p.m.

After School Movie (ages 6 through 13)

Popcorn will be served while supplies last.

Wednesday, February 3 at 4 p.m.: Minions, Stuart, Kevin, and Bob plan to take over the world. Will they succeed?

Kids Can 2! (ages 6-9)

(no program in February)

Tween Journal Club (ages 10-13)
Tuesday, February 16 at 4 p.m.: Missed January's meeting? That's OK! Join us for our new club to create your own journal.
STEAM (ages 6-13)
Thursday, January 21 at 4 p.m.
Use science, technology, engineering, art, and math to explore the Arctic and Antarctic regions.

African American History: The Harlem Renaissance (ages 6-13)

Wednesday, February 17 at 6 p.m.

Learn how the Harlem Renaissance changed the lives of many people. We will listen to music from this era, and make a craft.

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