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Library Events & Programs

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. Please view our Board Meeting Dates.

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Limit by location:      Limit by audience:
Monday, Aug. 20, 4pm
or call 219-956-3774.
for kids in grades k-5
Monday, Aug. 20, 7:00pm
or call 219-866-5881.
*annual dues only $3 individual, $5 for family
 PLEASE show your support by attending the quarterly meetings.
Tuesday, Aug. 21, 10:00am (Tuesdays, August 7, 14, 21, 10:00am )
or call 219-866-5881.
Tuesday, Aug. 21, 10am (Tuesdays, August 7th-28th, 10am)
or call 219-956-3774.
for ages 6 months-23 months and adult
Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2pm or 7pm
Join us in a review of 'Small Blessings' by Martha Woodroof.
Wednesday, Aug. 22, 10:00am
or call 219-866-5881.
Other Minds: the octopus, the sea, and the deep origins of consciousness by Peter Godfrey-Smith
Wednesday, Aug. 22, 10am (Wednesdays, August 1-22, 10am)
or call 219-987-2221.
Enjoy a variety of activities, such as music, stories, rhymes, playtiime, and socializing.
Thursday, Aug. 23, 10:00 a.m.
Join us as we view this movie, which details the 1969 incident wherein Senator Kennedy drove his car into a lake killing Kopechne, and the subsequent political and social ramifications. Rated PG-13, this event is free and open to all adults. Refreshments will be served.
Thursday, Aug. 23, 1:00pm
or call 219-866-5881.
This Road We Traveled by Jane Kirkpatrick
Saturday, Aug. 25, 10:00 a.m.
or call 219-956-3774.
Starting in July we will begin celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Harry Potter book series. Join us during the 3rd Saturday of the month for Harry Potter movie days.  On our first Saturday we'll show Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone and Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets.  During the intermission between movies we'll have trivia contests and/or a simple craft for 30 minutes. Popcorn and drinks will be provided. Children under 8 will need to be accompanied by an adult or caregiver. Come for both, or just watch one movie, whatever works for you.

August 25th-Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkabhan and Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
September 22nd-Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix and Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
October 27th-Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows Parts I and II
Somethin's Brewin' Coffee Shop-DeMotte
Monday, Aug. 27, 2:00-3:00 p.m.
or call 219-956-3774.
Join us as we discuss our next book club selection at Somethin's Brewin" Coffee Shop in DeMotte. We will be discussing The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society. This book is rated as an "awesome" book in the Jasper County Public Library system and will soon come to the screen as a major motion picture. Copies of the book can be picked up at the front desk of the Wheatfield and/or DeMotte Library. Questions can be answered if you call the Wheatfield Library at 956-3774.
Monday, Aug. 27, 4pm
or call 219-956-3774.
for kids in grades 1-8
Monday, Aug. 27, 5:30pm-7:00pm
or call 219-866-5881.
Color your stress away with the UFO (Unfinished Object) Group. Come and go as you can!
Tuesday, Aug. 28, 10am (Tuesdays, August 7th-28th, 10am)
or call 219-956-3774.
for ages 6 months-23 months and adult
Tuesday, Aug. 28, 1:00 p.m.
The Friends of the Wheatfield Library hold monthly meetings, held in the library’s meeting rooms. All Friends members and those wishing to join the Friends of the Wheatfield Library are invited to attend these meetings at 1:00 p.m. on the fourth Tuesday of the month.
Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2:00pm-3:00pm
or call 219-866-5881.
‘Computer & Tablet Q & A’ at the Rensselaer Library is a free, informal workshop where all ages with tablets, laptops and other mobile devices are invited to bring their device and their questions along to the Rensselaer Library, where this hour long, monthly program is designed to address simple, common, technical questions about devices, apps, the Internet, cloud storage and more.
                Come in August with your questions and also learn about the library’s downloadable electronic resources: Libby, OverDrive and Hoopla!
Tuesday, Aug. 28, 4pm
or call 219-987-2221.
Grades K-5 are invited to play a variety of card, board, and dice games.
Tuesday, Aug. 28, 6:00pm-7:00pm
or call 219-866-5881.
‘Computer & Tablet Q & A’ at the Rensselaer Library is a free, informal workshop where all ages with tablets, laptops and other mobile devices are invited to bring their device and their questions along to the Rensselaer Library, where this hour long, monthly program is designed to address simple, common, technical questions about devices, apps, the Internet, cloud storage and more.
                Come in August with your questions and also learn about the library’s downloadable electronic resources: Libby, OverDrive and Hoopla!
Wednesday, Aug. 29, 5:30pm-7:00pm
or call 219-866-5881.
In August, bring your own anime to share with others, no R or mature ratings please. Come and enjoy anime and manga with others!
Open to anyone 15 years and older.
Registration is preferred, but not required.
Thursday, Aug. 30, 4pm
or call 219-956-3774.
Penderwicks by Jeanne Birdsall
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