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.
Wednesdays, February 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.
Craft à la Carte: Valentine's Craft
Thursday, February 12, 3:30 pm
Join us and make a Valentine'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.
President's Day Craft à la Carte
Monday, February 16, 10:00 am
Join us and make a President'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.
Award Nominated Animated Film: BoxTrolls
Saturday, February 21, 2:00 pm
The library will host a special showing of a potential award winning film. BoxTrolls is the story of a young orphaned boy raised by underground cave-dwelling trash collectors who tries to save his friends from an evil exterminator. Based on the children's novel Here Be Monsters by Alan Snow. Families are invited to enjoy the movie and refreshments. Children under 18 years of age are eligible to win a copy of the movie. Rated PG.
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.
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.
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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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