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      March Newsletter - Youth/Teen Programs


Youth Services

Children ages 10 and under must be accompanied by an adult. All children ages 10 through 12 must have an adult in the library. For more information, please call Youth Services at (219) 873-3045.

kids reading SeussHappy Birthday, Dr. Seuss!
Monday, March 2, 3:30 pm

Celebrate the birthday of this beloved author with the Read Across America Challenge. Families (or individuals) are encouraged to read together for one hour. A raffle for prizes will follow at 4:30 pm for those participants (ages 12 and younger) who read for one hour.

Story TimeStory Time
Wednesdays, March 4, 11, 18, & 25, 10:00 am

Children and their grown-ups will enjoy stories, songs, and crafts during this time designed for parent/guardian and child interaction. Please arrive a few minutes early to receive a name tag. For ages birth-5 years, with an adult.

KalitaSt. Patrick's Day Celebration Magic: Kalita!
Saturday, March 7, 2:00 pm

Master magician Matt Kalita returns for his annual show in conjunction with the Michigan City St. Patrick's Day Parade. When the parade ends, stop in the library to enjoy this amazingly entertaining show.

Craft à la Carte
St. Patrick's Day clipartThursday, March 12, 3:30 pm

Join us and have fun making a St. Patrick's Day craft. All materials provided. This program is designed for children ages 4-10 years old. Child must be present to receive craft supplies.

Homework Helper

Need homework help? If you are looking for ebooks, articles, and encyclopedias, the library has research databases, including the Gale Virtual Reference Library! Have your library card handy and click on the link on the library's home page to access thousands of fully illustrated articles and books.

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

Register for this free program designed to promote language and a love of reading in children. Your child will receive a special surprise (choice of an age-appropriate book or CD) for each 100 books that are read to them (or that they read on their own). For children ages birth through entering kindergarten.

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Thanks to the Friends of the Library and the Library Endowment Fund for their support of library programs.

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