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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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F E A T U R E D   E V E N T
Grades K-1 Book Talk
Wheatfield
Monday, Sep. 22, 4:00-5:00 pm
Register Online or call 219-956-3774.
The Wheatfield Library invites kids in grades K-1 to our first book talk of the school year. Impatient for the first leaves of autumn to fall, best friends, Suzy and Emily try everything from cheerleading to singing songs to get them to fall, using their imaginations and having fun all the while in "Fall is for Friends" by Suzy Spafford. This program will include a craft and snacks will be provided.



Indiana Bicentennial "Birthday Book"
All Locations
Sunday, Aug. 31,
Attention all Jasper County poets! In 2016, the State of Indiana will celebrate its bicentennial. In honor of this event, the Indiana Bicentennial Commission is creating a ‘Birthday Book’ of poetry.

 

Health Screenings
DeMotte
Tuesday, Sep. 2, 9:00-11:00am
Free blood pressure and glucose screenings and total cholesteral screenings for $5.

Indiana Bicentennial "Birthday Book"
All Locations
Sunday, Sep. 7,
Attention all Jasper County poets! In 2016, the State of Indiana will celebrate its bicentennial. In honor of this event, the Indiana Bicentennial Commission is creating a ‘Birthday Book’ of poetry.

 

Story Time
Rensselaer
Monday, Sep. 8, 10 a.m. (Mondays, September 8 thru 29 )
Register Online or call 219-866-5881.
Mondays, September 8-29 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. Registration required, limit 12. Call 866-5881 to register.

Adult Writing Group
DeMotte
Monday, Sep. 8, 6:00-8:00pm
Register Online or call 219-987-2221.
For those 18 or older who like to write poems, memoirs, blogs, journals, novels or short stories.

Book Discussion
Wheatfield
Tuesday, Sep. 9, 1:00 p.m.
Register Online or call 219-956-3774.
"The Light Between Oceans" by M.L. Stedman is the chosen selection to be reviewed by the Wheatfield Library's Book Discussion Group on Tuesday, September 9 @ 1 pm.

Teen Board Games
DeMotte
Tuesday, Sep. 9, 4:00-5:00pm
Register Online or call 219-987-2221.
Teens in grades 6-12 are invited to enjoy an hour of game playing fun.

2nd Tuesday Movie
Rensselaer
Tuesday, Sep. 9, 5:30 p.m.
Register Online or call 219-866-5881.
Tuesday, September 9th at 5:30 p.m.  Join us for a movie about how all Allyson and her friends want is a peaceful, grown-up evening of dinner and fun - a long-needed moms' night out. But in order to enjoy high heels, adult conversation, and food not served in a bag, they need their husbands to watch the kids for a few hours ... what could go wrong?  Registration requested, limit 45. Call 866-5881 with any questions.

Blood Pressure Screening
Rensselaer
Wednesday, Sep. 10, 10-10:30 a.m.
Wednesday, September 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.

Domestic Violence Program
Rensselaer
Wednesday, Sep. 10, 6 p.m.
Register Online or call 219-866-5881.
Wednesday, September 10th at 6 p.m. Join us as Client Advocate Laura from the Crisis Center will present a program on Domestic Violence. She will cover such topics as: What is a healthy family? What is abuse? Dynamics of abuse, Violence in families, Safety plans. Registration required, limit 45.  Call 219-866-5881 with any questions.  Contact Emily Duran.

Senior Movie Matinee
DeMotte
Thursday, Sep. 11, 2:00pm
Register Online or call 219-987-2221.
All adults are invited to this free, PG-13 feature film starring Paul Walker and Nancy Nave.

Story Time
Rensselaer
Thursday, Sep. 11, 6 p.m. (Thursdays, September 11 thru 25)
Register Online or call 219-866-5881.
Thursdays, September 11-25 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. Registration required, limit 12. Call 866-5881 to register.

First Friday Story Time
DeMotte
Friday, Sep. 12, 10:00am
Register Online or call 219-987-2221.
Stories and other fun activities for patrons of all ages with developmental disabilities.

Adult Wii Bowling
Rensselaer
Friday, Sep. 12, 2 p.m.
Register Online or call 219-866-5881.
Friday, September 12th at 2 p.m.  Join us this month on the 2nd Friday (We are closed on the first Friday this month).  Wear your tennis shoes and join us for Wii Bowling.  All Adults are welcome from beginner to "Professional" Wii bowling enthusiast.  Come and have fun playing Wii bowling. Registration required.  Limit 8.  Call 866-5881 to register.

 

Family Movie Day
DeMotte
Saturday, Sep. 13, 2:00pm
Register Online or call 219-987-2221.
Join Kermit, Fozzy and the gang on a world tour. Free and open to children of all ages and their families, this animated, rated PG film stars Ricky Gervais and Tina Fey.

Basket Weaving Class
DeMotte
Saturday, Sep. 13, 9:00am-4:00pm
Register Online or call 219-987-2221.
Create your own beautifully hand woven basket.

Indiana Bicentennial "Birthday Book"
All Locations
Sunday, Sep. 14,
Attention all Jasper County poets! In 2016, the State of Indiana will celebrate its bicentennial. In honor of this event, the Indiana Bicentennial Commission is creating a ‘Birthday Book’ of poetry.

 

Jan Aldridge-Clark Harpist
Rensselaer
Sunday, Sep. 14, 2 p.m.
Sunday, September 14th at 2 p.m.  The Friends of the Library are sponsoring an encore performance with Hip Harp Trio w/Jan Aldridge-Clark/Harpist.  Doors will be open at 1:30 p.m.  Join us for this FREE program and a afternoon of relaxing music and light refreshments.  All ages are welcome. Jan's cd's will be available for purchase after the program. Please contact 866-5881 with any questions.

Story Time
Rensselaer
Monday, Sep. 15, 10 a.m. (Mondays, September 8 thru 29 )
Register Online or call 219-866-5881.
Mondays, September 8-29 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. Registration required, limit 12. Call 866-5881 to register.

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