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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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Decorate our Hero Tree
Rensselaer
Tuesday, Nov. 11, 11 a.m.
Tuesday, November 11th at 11 a.m.  Please come join us as we celebrate all our veterans past and present.  Bring with you photos of your heroes, past or present service.  We will make ornaments and display them on our Hero Tree at the library in our Genealogy Dept. Refreshments will be served. Call Emily at 866-5881 with any questions.



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Pianist Matthew Ball
Wheatfield
Tuesday, Nov. 11, 5:00-7:00 p.m.
Register Online or call 219-956-3774.

Recently featured on NPR’s “All Things Considered” and “Morning Edition,” pianist, Matthew Ball, will share his beautifully honed talents during a free concert on Tuesday, November 11 from 5-7 pm.




Storytime for 3-5 Year Olds-Afternoon Session
Wheatfield
Thursday, Oct. 30, 3:00-3:30 pm
Register Online or call 219-956-3774.
Help your child get acquainted with the love of reading by bringing them to Storytime. Each half hour long session includes stories, crafts and other age appropriate activities.

Halloween After School Program
Wheatfield
Thursday, Oct. 30, 4-5pm
Register Online or call 219-956-3774.
for kids in grades k-5

Halloween Party & Story Time
Rensselaer
Thursday, Oct. 30, 6 p.m.
Register Online or call 219-866-5881.
Thursday, October 30 at 6-6:45 p.m.  Children ages Pre-K thru 3rd grade are invited to join us. We are having a special Halloween Party & Story Time.  Come dressed in your costume (optional) and join us for story and decorate a pumpkin cookie. Registration required, limit 20.  Call 866-5881 with any questions. Contact Nancy Phillips.

Prize Drawing for Books
DeMotte
Friday, Oct. 31, (October 1 -31)
The Friends of the DeMotte Library are having a drawing for books during the month of October.  Titles have been chosen for the different age groups - children, young adult and adult.

Drawing for Free Books
DeMotte
Saturday, Nov. 1, (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. 1, (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.

Fancy Nancy Tea Party
Rensselaer
Saturday, Nov. 1, 1-3 p.m.
Register Online or call 219-866-5881.
Saturday, November 1st  from 1-3 p.m.  Children ages 3 to 9.  Join us and dress up in your finery.  We will have tea and refreshments followed by a story and craft.  There will also be raffle prizes. Registration required, limit 12.  Contact Janice or Nancy at 866-5881 or register online.

Drawing for Free Books
DeMotte
Monday, Nov. 3, (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
Monday, Nov. 3, (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.

Health Screenings
Wheatfield
Monday, Nov. 3, 9:45-10:45 a.m.

On Monday, November 3 between the hours of 9:45 & 10:45 am, Clinical Home Health Care of DeMotte will be offering free blood pressure and glucose screenings, as well as $5 total cholesterol screenings at the Wheatfield Library. No appointment is needed.

For information, visit or call the Wheatfield Library at 956-3774.


Toddler Time
Wheatfield
Monday, Nov. 3, 10:30am (Mondays, October 27th-November 17th, 10:30am)
Register Online or call 219-956-3774.
for 2 year old & caregiver

West Room Writers
DeMotte
Monday, Nov. 3, 6:00-7:00pm
Register Online or call 219-987-2221.
Bring your creative energy, notebooks, pens, pencils and friends!

Health Screenings
DeMotte
Tuesday, Nov. 4, 9:00-11:00am
Free blood pressure and glucose screenings and total cholesterol screenings for $5.  Flu shots are available free of charge for Medicare patients and $25 for private pay.

How to do Self Publishing
Rensselaer
Tuesday, Nov. 4, 6 p.m.
Register Online or call 219-866-5881.
Tuesday, November 4th at 6 p.m.  Join us as Logan Judy, who published his first novel this spring through Amazon as an ebook and paperback, he will discuss the myths and realities of self-publishing, based on his own experiences and on research he has conducted. Judy will also discuss the marketing needed to make a self-published novel successful, including book blogs and book tours. Copies of Judy’s book, Finding Sage, which he describes as “X-Men meets 1984,” will also be available for purchase. Registration requested, limit 40. Call 866-5881 with any question.
 

Lapsit Story Time
DeMotte
Wednesday, Nov. 5, 10:00-10:30am (Wednesdays, Nov. 5-26, 10am)
Register Online or call 219-987-2221.
A perfect introduction to the library for babies ages 6-23 months old. Lapsit consists of a variety of activities such as music and stories.

Basic Computer Class - AM Session
DeMotte
Thursday, Nov. 6, 10:00am
Register Online or call 219-987-2221.
Learn the basic skills for using a computer, from turning it on to searching the internet.  This class is designed for those with little or no computer experience.

Basic Computer Class - PM Session
DeMotte
Thursday, Nov. 6, 3:00pm
Register Online or call 219-987-2221.
Learn the basic skills for using a computer, from turning it on to searching the internet.  This class is designed for those with little or no computer experience.

Create with Lego’s
Rensselaer
Thursday, Nov. 6, 5:00-6:30 p.m.
Register Online or call 219-866-5881.
Thursday, November 6th from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m.  Children ages 4 thru 14 are welcome to join us for Create with Lego's.  Set you imagination free and see what you can build with Lego's.  Call 866-5881 or register online.  Contact Janice or Nancy with any questions.

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