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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.

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.: August 18, September 1, September 15

Tiny Tots (Ages 18 months through 2 years)

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

Thursdays at 10:30 a.m.: August 18, September 1, September 15

Twos and Threes (Ages 2 through 3)

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

Thursday, August 18 at 11 a.m.: Join us for a story and craft about school.

Thursday, September 1 at 11 a.m.: Do you know anyone going back to school this month? Join us for a story and craft about school!

Thursday, September 15 at 11 a.m.: Celebrate National Library Card Sign Up Month as we share a story, songs, and a craft about the library.

Little Listeners (Ages 3 through 5)

Listen to stories, sing songs, and make crafts.

Tuesday, August 16 at 1 p.m.: It's time to go back to school for some kids. Join us for stories about school.

Tuesday, August 30 at 1 p.m.: It's time to go back to school for some kids. Join us for stories about school.

Tuesday, September 13 at 1 p.m.: Join us for stories, songs, and a craft to celebrate National Library Card Sign Up Month!

Kids Can 2 (ages 6-9 years)

Wednesday, September 21 at 4 p.m.: Let’s talk about friends and make friendship bracelets.

Lego Club (Ages 6 through 13):

Join us to challenge yourselves to build something great!

There will be no meeting in September.

Join us for fun with the Library’s Legos on Monday, October 10 at 4 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.

Music Monday (ages infancy-13)

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

Monday, September 12 at 1:30 p.m.

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

Just for Tweens (Ages 10-13)

Wednesday, August 31 at 4 p.m.: Tween Trivia. Test your trivia skills in a fun trivia contest!

Wednesday, September 28 at 4 p.m.: Don’t read these books! Join us to talk about Banned Books Week, including some popular books that are often challenged or banned.

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.

After School Movie (Ages 6-13)

Wednesday, September 7 at 4 p.m.: Zootopia

Do you think a bunny and a fox can work together? Join us to find out if they can cave their town.

STEAM (Ages: 6 to 13)

Thursday, September 15 at 4 p.m.

Fall brings many changes. We will use Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math to explore the changes in weather that come with fall.

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