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

               
      January 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.

Library Hours

The Library will be closed Sunday, January 1 for the New Year holiday.

mitten treeLibrary Holiday Collections

The library is collecting mittens, gloves, hats and scarves during the holiday season to decorate our holiday tree. Donations will be sent to the Salvation Army. Also, the library is collecting non-perishable food items for the local food pantry. A box will be located near the circulation desk through January 6th.

1000 books before kindergarten logo1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

Register for this free program designed to promote language and a love of reading. 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.

Homework Helper

The library is a great homework resource for ebooks, articles, and encyclopedias. Check out the library's research databases, including the Gale Virtual Reference Library! Have your library card handy and go to Gale Virtual Reference Library to access thousands of fully illustrated articles and books.

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storytime logoTuesday Afternoon Story Time
Tuesdays, January 17, 24 & 31, 1:00 pm

Children and their grown-ups will enjoy stories, songs and crafts by our Story Time Crew during this program designed for parent/guardian and child interaction. Please arrive a few minutes early to receive a name tag. For ages birth through 5 years, accompanied by an adult.

storytime logoWednesday Morning Story Time
Wednesdays, January 18 & 25, 10:00 am

Children and their grown-ups will enjoy stories, songs and crafts by our Story Time Crew during this program designed for parent/guardian and child interaction. Please arrive a few minutes early to receive a name tag. For ages birth through 5 years, accompanied by an adult.

STEAM Ahead Kids: Winter Craft
Thursday, January 26, 3:30 pm

Stop in and use your imagination to create a beautiful winter craft. All materials provided. For children ages 5-12 years old. Child must be present to receive craft materials.