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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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All Locations
Sunday, May. 27
All Locations
Monday, May. 28
All three branches of the Jasper County Public Library, located in Rensselaer, DeMotte and Wheatfield, will be closed on Monday, May 28th in observance of Memorial Day.
           
For more information, visit or call the Rensselaer Library, 866-5881, the DeMotte Library, 987-2221, or the Wheatfield Library, 956-3774.
Tuesday, May. 29, 10am (Tuesdays, May 1st-22nd, 10am)
or call 219-956-3774.
ages 6-23 months and adult
Tuesday, May. 29, 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.
Tuesday, May. 29, 4:00pm-5:00pm
or call 219-866-5881.
All ages welcome
Contact Janice or Nancy with any questions at 219-866-5881
Tuesday, May. 29, 4:30pm
or call 219-987-2221.
Teens, ages 11-17, interested in volunteering this summer during the upcoming "Libraries Rock" Reading Program are invited to attend a Volunteer Training Session.
Tuesday, May. 29, 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.
All Locations
Wednesday, May. 30
Wednesday, May. 30, 5:30pm-7:00pm
or call 219-866-5881.
In May, we'll watch a Studio Ghibli film by Hiyao Miyazaki. Come and enjoy anime and manga with others!
For ages 15 and older
 
Friday, Jun. 1 (June 1-30)
The Friends of the DeMotte Library invite book collectors and enthusiasts to name their price during a Silent Auction.
Friday, Jun. 1, 2:00pm
RENSSELAER LIBRARY SEEKING YOUNG ADULT VOLUNTEERS FOR SUMMER READING     
The Rensselaer Library is seeking young adults who are interested in becoming volunteers this summer. Teens age 11 and up who are interested in volunteering at the library during the summer are invited to attend a meeting on Friday, June 1 at 2 pm in the library’s Story Time Room. Teens in attendance may pick up a schedule and learn more about the library’s Volunteer Program. Teens who have not volunteered previously during the library’s Summer Reading Program must attend this meeting or call Volunteer Coordinator, Melissa Widner, at the library to make other arrangements. Teens in this program assist library staff, develop skills and friendships and earn unique prizes during the Summer Reading Program.  For more information, visit or call the Rensselaer Library, 866-5881.
Friday, Jun. 1, 3pm
Local celebrities will be showcasing their talents by performing their favorite musical selections.
Sunday, Jun. 3 (June 1-30)
The Friends of the DeMotte Library invite book collectors and enthusiasts to name their price during a Silent Auction.
Monday, Jun. 4 (June 4-30)
Registration will begin on June 4 for our "Libraries Rock" Summer Reading Program. Open to children entering grades 6-12.  Bring your friends!
Monday, Jun. 4
Registration will begin on June 4 for our "Libraries Rock" Summer Reading Program. Open to children entering grades K-5.  We have some great programs lined up!
All Locations
Monday, Jun. 4 (June 4-July 30)
Weekly Prize drawing!
For each Fiction, Non-Fiction, Magazine, e-book, Audio Book or audio e-book that you read/listen to, you will receive a ticket to enter the 8 weekly prize drawings. (Held each Monday morning)…including our Grand Prize Drawing on July 30th!
Monday, Jun. 4, 10am (Mondays, June 4th-25th, 10am)
or call 219-956-3774.
Monday, Jun. 4, 11am (Mondays, June 4th-25th, 11am)
or call 219-956-3774.
Monday, Jun. 4, 5pm (Mondays, June 4-25, 5pm)
Relaxing, smooth stretching and low impact movements are a great way to limber up and feel healthy and stress-free.
Tuesday, Jun. 5 (June 4-30)
Registration will begin on June 4 for our "Libraries Rock" Summer Reading Program. Open to children entering grades 6-12.  Bring your friends!
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