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Join us for upcoming events, classes and programs at Jasper County Public Library! Most events are free and open to the public. Registration required where noted.

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Santa Claus is Coming!
DeMotte
Saturday, Dec. 6, 10am-2pm
All ages are invited to join us as we kick off the holiday season with this special visit.  Make some memories and bring along your camera!



F E A T U R E D   E V E N T
Friends Bake Sale
Wheatfield
Saturday, Dec. 13, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
The Friends of the Wheatfield Library will once again be hosting a Holiday Bake Sale in the library’s Meeting Room on Saturday, December 13 from 9-3.



Christmas Tree Walk
Rensselaer
Saturday, Nov. 29,
November 29th -December 23rd.  Join us for our annual Christmas Tree Walk.  Patrons are encouraged to come and vote (canned/boxed food item) for your favorite tree, which will be decorated by area organizations. Donated items will be delivered to our local Food Pantry in time for Christmas holidays.
 

Drawing for Free Books
DeMotte
Saturday, Nov. 29, (November 1-29)
The Friends of the DeMotte Library will hold a drawing for books to be awarded at the end of the month. Sponsored by Friends of the DeMotte Library.

Silent Auction
DeMotte
Saturday, Nov. 29, (November 1-29)
The Friends of the DeMotte Library invite book collectors to name their price.  Items up for bid are housed in a display case near the circulation desk. Sponsored by The Friends of the DeMotte Library.

West Room Writers Jr.
DeMotte
Monday, Dec. 1, 6-7pm
Register Online or call 219-987-2221.
Bring your creative energy, notebooks, pens, pencils and friends!

DIY Stocking Stuffers
Rensselaer
Tuesday, Dec. 2, 6-7:30 p.m.
Register Online or call 219-866-5881.
Tuesday, December 2nd from 6-7:30 p.m.  Join us for DIY (Do it Yourself) Stocking Stuffers.  We will be making special handmade gifts to help fill your stockings at home.  Registration required, limit 12. Contact Melissa Widner at 866-5881 with any questions.

Domestic Violence Seminar
Wheatfield
Tuesday, Dec. 2, 6:00 p.m.
Register Online or call 219-956-3774.
On Tuesday, December 2 @ 6 pm, adults are invited to a free seminar defining domestic abuse, healthy relationships and safety planning.

Health Screenings
DeMotte
Tuesday, Dec. 2, 9-11am
Free blood pressure and glucose screenings and total cholesterol screenings for $5.  Flu shots are now available free of charge for Medicare and $25 for private pay.

First Friday Story Time
DeMotte
Friday, Dec. 5, 10am
Register Online or call 219-987-2221.
Stories and other fun activities for patrons of all ages with developmental disabilities.

Christmas Toddler Time
Wheatfield
Friday, Dec. 5, 10:30am
Register Online or call 219-956-3774.
for 2 year olds & caregivers

Christmas Story Time
Wheatfield
Saturday, Dec. 6, 10am
Register Online or call 219-956-3774.
for children 3-5 years old

Christmas Tree Walk
Rensselaer
Monday, Dec. 8,
November 29th -December 23rd.  Join us for our annual Christmas Tree Walk.  Patrons are encouraged to come and vote (canned/boxed food item) for your favorite tree, which will be decorated by area organizations. Donated items will be delivered to our local Food Pantry in time for Christmas holidays.
 

Story Time
Rensselaer
Monday, Dec. 8, 10 a.m. (Mondays, December 8,15,22 & 29, 10 a.m.)
Register Online or call 219-866-5881.
Mondays 8,15,22 & 29th at 10 a.m.  Library Kids and Toddlers alike are invited to the Rensselaer Library’s next Story Time, open to children age 2-5. We will have fun reading stories and doing a small craft.  Registration required, limit 12. Call 866-5881 to register.

 

Christmas After School Program
Wheatfield
Monday, Dec. 8, 4pm
Register Online or call 219-956-3774.
for kids in grades k-5

Creative Writing Group
DeMotte
Monday, Dec. 8, 6-8pm
Register Online or call 219-987-2221.
A fun way to explore and develop your writing skills.

Wheatfield Book Discussion
Wheatfield
Tuesday, Dec. 9, 1:00 p.m.
Register Online or call 219-956-3774.

Tuesday Night Movie
Rensselaer
Tuesday, Dec. 9, 5:30 p.m.
Register Online or call 219-866-5881.
Tuesday, December 9th at 5:30 p.m. Join us for a family Christmas movie. When her father dies unexpectedly, Evie Lee  (Naomi Judd) must leave her glamorous Hollywood life and return to her hometown of Balsam, Tennessee for the funeral. As the eldest child in the family and executor of her father’s estate, Evie finds herself torn between family loyalty and returning to her old life when she discovers that the family’s legacy, a once-thriving Christmas tree farm, is in financial trouble.  Call 866-5881 to register, limit 45.

Blood Pressure Screening
Rensselaer
Wednesday, Dec. 10, 10-10:30 a.m.
Wednesday, December 10th from 10-10:30 a.m. Free Blood Pressure Screenings are available at the Rensselaer Library. Open to all interested adults and provided by Jasper County Hospital Home Health, no appointment is necessary and screenings are done on a first come, first served basis.  Free Blood Pressure Screening is held the 2nd Wednesday of every month. Call 866-5881 with any questions. 

Story Time
Rensselaer
Thursday, Dec. 11, 6 p.m. (Thursdays, December 11 & 18, 6 p.m.)
Register Online or call 219-866-5881.
Thursdays 11 & 18th at 6 p.m.  Library Kids and Toddlers alike are invited to the Rensselaer Library’s next Story Time, open to children age 2-5. We will have fun reading stories and doing a small craft.  Registration required, limit 12. Call 866-5881 to register.
 

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