Library Events & Programs
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All Friends members, as well as those wishing to join the Friends of the Library, are welcome and encouraged to attend the monthly meetings. New members are always welcome! For more information, visit or call the Wheatfield Library at 956-3774.
Adults are invited to check out books, magazines, audio books or e-books at the Wheatfield Library this summer, where the theme for the Adult Reading Program is ‘Exercise Your Mind: READ!’ Every item that you check out earns you an entry in a drawing for weekly prizes. Held June 6-July 30, Exercise Your Mind, READ Adult Reading Program is free and requires no registration to participate.
All three branches of the Jasper County Public Library are launching “1,000 Books Before Kindergarten,” a program that encourages children ages 0 through preschool to discover the love of reading. To participate, parents are invited to come to any branch of JCPL and pick up a special binder with a reading log and begin reading and recording each title read.
For every 100 books read and recorded in the reading binder, children are invited to bring their favorite book to the library and be photographed with it, adding their photo to the library’s “1,000 Book Wall.” Reading 500 books makes children eligible to receive a tote bag and when they reach 1,000 books read, they are invited to choose a book to take home.
For more information, visit or call the Wheatfield Library at 956-3774.
Join us on Tuesday, August 2 at 6 p.m. Larry Burton of Thrivent Financial will be presenting a informational program on his trip to Nicaragua for Habitat for Humanity. Larry recently helped build homes in Nicaragua with Thrivent Builds a Habitat for Humanity program. He will be featuring highlights from his recent trip and will have information on how you can help Habitat for Humanity at home or in Nicaragua. Registration requested, but not required. Limit 45. Register online at www.myjcpl.org/events or call 219-866-5881. Contact Melissa Smith with any questions.