Michigan City Public Library
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100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN 46360, phone 219 - 873 - 3044 fax 219 - 873 - 3067

               
      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.

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.

We often take photographs at library events. If you do not wish to be photographed, please inform library staff.

Next Month's Newsletter

Axis 360 coming soonYouth 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.

EBooks are coming to MCPL!

This spring, the library will launch Baker & Taylor's Axis 360 website for downloading ebooks. Patrons need a current Michigan City library card and PIN. Click here for more information and a list of supported devices.

Story Time
Story TimeWednesdays, April 1, 8*, 15, 22** & 29, 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. *See Spring Break Week for information about the April 8 Story Time. **See Creativity Week for information about the April 22 Story Time.

Spring Break Week: April 6-10, 2015

Art à la Carte
Monday, April 6, 1:00-3:00 pm

Spring is in the air! Stop in and make a spring craft! All materials provided. Children must be present to receive craft materials. For ages 5 through 11 years.

magic hat with balloonsThe Amazing Ken Ernsberger
Tuesday, April 7, 10:00 am

This is an exciting program you won't want to miss! You won't believe your eyes as you watch this interactive family program.

A Magical Story Time
Wednesday, April 8, 10:00 am

Join us for this unique Story Time with a special mystery guest who is sure to delight everyone. For children ages birth through 5 years accompanied by an adult.

movie posterBig Hero 6
Thursday, April 9, 10:00 am

A special bond develops between plus-sized inflatable robot Baymax and prodigy Hiro Hamada. Together, they team up with a group of friends to form a band of high-tech heroes. Light refreshments will be provided. All those under 18 years of age will have a chance to win a DVD of the movie. Rated: PG.

Art à la Carte: It's Spring!
Thursday, April 16, 3:30 pm

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

MCAS robotics teamCreativity and Innovation Week: April 20-25
Wednesday, April 22, 10:00 am & 3:00 pm

Events will be happening throughout the county this week to celebrate Creativity and Innovation. Youth Services will offer two programs on Wednesday, April 22 at 10:00 am and 3:00 pm. The 10:00 am program is for children birth through 5 years accompanied by an adult. There will be a variety of materials available for the children to use their creativity and make something unique. The 3:00 pm program is a family program. We will host a demonstration by the Michigan City Area Schools Robotics Team! We will also repeat the 10:00 am program for children through age 18 years.Please note: If the Robotics Team qualifies for the World Competition, they will be unable to visit the library.

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.

Follow MCPL on Facebook and Twitter

Follow MCPublicLibrar1 on Twitter

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

We often take photographs at library events. If you do not wish to be photographed, please inform library staff.