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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
Time Out For Reading
Time Out For Reading!
All Locations
Friday, Oct. 3, 10-10:15 a.m.

Celebrate the joy of the written word as we all “Take Time Out for Reading” on Friday, October 3 from 10-10:15 am, when the staff at the Jasper County Public Library will take fifteen minutes to put their nose in a book to observe this honorary tradition.



F E A T U R E D   E V E N T
Friends Fall Festival
Rensselaer
Tuesday, Oct. 7, 3:30-5 p.m.
Tuesday, October 7th from 3:30-5 p.m.  FREE Admission. Come join us for our annual Friends of the Library Fall Festival.There will be a Silent Cake Auction, Cake walk, Bingo and games.  They will have hotdogs, pop and chips for a family friendly bargain @ .25 cents each.  Come have fun and support the Rensselaer Friends of the Library.  We have something for everyone games, food and fun!  Call 219-866-5881 with any questions.



Story Time - Morning Session
DeMotte
Wednesday, Oct. 1, 10:00-10:30am (Wednesdays, Sept. 24-Oct. 29)
Register Online or call 219-987-2221.
Stories, songs and a variety of other activities for children ages 4-6.

Storytime for 3-5 Year Olds-Morning Session
Wheatfield
Wednesday, Oct. 1, 11:00-11:30 am
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.

Story Time - Afternoon Session
DeMotte
Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2:00-2:30pm (Wednesdays, Sept. 24-Oct. 29)
Register Online or call 219-987-2221.
Stories, songs and a variety of other activities for children ages 4-6.

Storytime for 3-5 Year Olds-Afternoon Session
Wheatfield
Thursday, Oct. 2, 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.

Adult Wii Bowling
Rensselaer
Friday, Oct. 3, 2 p.m.
Register Online or call 219-866-5881.
Friday, October 3rd from 2-3 p.m. 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.

 

Health Screenings and Flu Shots
Wheatfield
Monday, Oct. 6, 9:45-10:45

On Monday, October 6 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. Flu shots will be available for Medicare and private pay patients as well. No appointment is necessary and health screenings are provided on a first come, first served basis.


West Room Writers
DeMotte
Monday, Oct. 6, 6:00-7:00pm
Register Online or call 219-987-2221.
The West Room Writers for grades 3-12 is back by popular demand, meeting on a new day and time!  Bring your creative energy!

Health Screenings
DeMotte
Tuesday, Oct. 7, 9:00-11:00am
Free blood pressure and glucose screenings and total cholesterol screenings for $5.

Blood Pressure Screening
Rensselaer
Wednesday, Oct. 8, 10-10:30 a.m.
Wednesday, October 8th 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 - Morning Session
DeMotte
Wednesday, Oct. 8, 10:00-10:30am (Wednesdays, Sept. 24-Oct. 29)
Register Online or call 219-987-2221.
Stories, songs and a variety of other activities for children ages 4-6.

Storytime for 3-5 Year Olds-Morning Session
Wheatfield
Wednesday, Oct. 8, 11:00-11:30 am
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.

Story Time - Afternoon Session
DeMotte
Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2:00-2:30pm (Wednesdays, Sept. 24-Oct. 29)
Register Online or call 219-987-2221.
Stories, songs and a variety of other activities for children ages 4-6.

DNA testing and Genealogy Research
Rensselaer
Wednesday, Oct. 8, 6 p.m.
Register Online or call 219-866-5881.
Wednesday, October 8th at 6 p.m.  Join us as Rensselaer Library's Emily Duran of the Genealogy Department discusses how DNA testing can help you find more about your genealogy and heritage. Registration requested, limit 45.  Call 866-5881 to register.  Contact: EmilyDuran

Senior Movie Matinee
DeMotte
Thursday, Oct. 9, 2:00pm
Register Online or call 219-987-2221.
This film features Greg Kinnear and Kelly Reilly and is rated PG.

Storytime for 3-5 Year Olds-Afternoon Session
Wheatfield
Thursday, Oct. 9, 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.

Story Time 2-5 yr
Rensselaer
Thursday, Oct. 9, 6 p.m. (Thursdays, October 9, 16, & 23, 6 p.m.)
Register Online or call 219-866-5881.
Thursdays, October 9, 16, and 23 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.
 

First Friday Story Time
DeMotte
Friday, Oct. 10, 10:00am
Register Online or call 219-987-2221.
All patrons of all ages with developmental disabilities are invited to attend.

Family Movie Day
DeMotte
Saturday, Oct. 11, 2:00pm
Register Online or call 219-987-2221.
Free and open to children of all ages and their families, this rated G film is set in the great wilderness of Alaska.

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