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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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National Library Card Sign-Up Month
National Library Card Sign-Up Month
Monday, Sep. 2
All Locations
Join us in celebrating Nationa Library Card Sign-Up Month! Anyone applying for a library card for the first time will receive a small gift. And any existing patron who uses his/her card to borrow materials can be entered into a weekly prize drawing! Remember, a library card brings stories to life!
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National Library Card Sign-Up Month
National Library Card Sign-Up Month
Friday, Sep. 6
All Locations
Join us in celebrating Nationa Library Card Sign-Up Month! Anyone applying for a library card for the first time will receive a small gift. And any existing patron who uses his/her card to borrow materials can be entered into a weekly prize drawing! Remember, a library card brings stories to life!
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National Library Card Sign-Up Month
National Library Card Sign-Up Month
Monday, Sep. 9
All Locations
Join us in celebrating Nationa Library Card Sign-Up Month! Anyone applying for a library card for the first time will receive a small gift. And any existing patron who uses his/her card to borrow materials can be entered into a weekly prize drawing! Remember, a library card brings stories to life!
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National Library Card Sign-Up Month
National Library Card Sign-Up Month
Friday, Sep. 13
All Locations
Join us in celebrating Nationa Library Card Sign-Up Month! Anyone applying for a library card for the first time will receive a small gift. And any existing patron who uses his/her card to borrow materials can be entered into a weekly prize drawing! Remember, a library card brings stories to life!
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National Library Card Sign-Up Month
National Library Card Sign-Up Month
Friday, Sep. 20
All Locations
Join us in celebrating Nationa Library Card Sign-Up Month! Anyone applying for a library card for the first time will receive a small gift. And any existing patron who uses his/her card to borrow materials can be entered into a weekly prize drawing! Remember, a library card brings stories to life!
Homeschool Adventure - Poland
1:30pm
 Homeschool Adventure - Poland
Friday, Sep. 20, 1:30pm
DeMotte
All ages are invited for stories, games, crafts, and activities all related to the theme of Poland.

or call 219-987-2221.
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National Library Card Sign-Up Month
National Library Card Sign-Up Month
Saturday, Sep. 21
All Locations
Join us in celebrating Nationa Library Card Sign-Up Month! Anyone applying for a library card for the first time will receive a small gift. And any existing patron who uses his/her card to borrow materials can be entered into a weekly prize drawing! Remember, a library card brings stories to life!
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National Library Card Sign-Up Month
National Library Card Sign-Up Month
Monday, Sep. 23
All Locations
Join us in celebrating Nationa Library Card Sign-Up Month! Anyone applying for a library card for the first time will receive a small gift. And any existing patron who uses his/her card to borrow materials can be entered into a weekly prize drawing! Remember, a library card brings stories to life!
Fall After School Program
4pm
 Fall After School Program
Monday, Sep. 23, 4pm
Wheatfield
for kids in grades K-5
Color Your Stress Away/ The UFO (Unfinished Object) Group
5:30-7 pm
Color Your Stress Away/ The UFO (Unfinished Object) Group
Monday, Sep. 23, 5:30-7 pm
Rensselaer
Love coloring? Want to unwind some stress? Join us on the 4th Monday of the month for Color Your Stress Away. Feel free to bring in your own craft project to finish up as part of  the UFO (Unfinished Object) Group and come & go as you can. FREE FUN!!

or call 219-866-5881.
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National Library Card Sign-Up Month
National Library Card Sign-Up Month
Tuesday, Sep. 24
All Locations
Join us in celebrating Nationa Library Card Sign-Up Month! Anyone applying for a library card for the first time will receive a small gift. And any existing patron who uses his/her card to borrow materials can be entered into a weekly prize drawing! Remember, a library card brings stories to life!
Friends of the Library Meeting
1:00 p.m.
 Friends of the Library Meeting
Tuesday, Sep. 24, 1:00 p.m.
Wheatfield
All Friends members and those wishing to join the Friends of the Wheatfield Library are invited to attend.
STEAM Workshop
4-5 pm
  STEAM Workshop
Tuesday, Sep. 24, 4-5 pm
Rensselaer
THE STEAM KITS ARE COMING! THE STEAM KITS ARE COMING! The Library will be adding STEAM kits to our collection of items you can check out of the library! Come and try out Dash the robot, code a mouse, marble run and a few other kits on Tuesday, September 24th from 4-5 pm. Ages 2nd-8th grade.&nbs...read more

or call 219-866-5881.
Mug Recipes for Teens
6pm
 Mug Recipes for Teens
Tuesday, Sep. 24, 6pm
DeMotte
We will be making and tasting delicious and fun recipes in coffee mugs!

or call 219-987-2221.
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National Library Card Sign-Up Month
National Library Card Sign-Up Month
Wednesday, Sep. 25
All Locations
Join us in celebrating Nationa Library Card Sign-Up Month! Anyone applying for a library card for the first time will receive a small gift. And any existing patron who uses his/her card to borrow materials can be entered into a weekly prize drawing! Remember, a library card brings stories to life!
Men’s Book Group
10 am
 Men’s Book Group
Wednesday, Sep. 25, 10 am
Rensselaer
A darkly comedic takedown of Soviet society, an audacious revision of the stories of Faust and Pontius Pilate, and a thrilling love story...Join us for The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov on Wednesday,September 25th at 10 am.
Toddler Time - Morning Session
10am
 Toddler Time - Morning Session
Wednesday, Sep. 25, 10am
(Wednesdays, September 4-25, 10am)

DeMotte
Hear stories, make craft items and enjoy other age appropriate activities.

or call 219-987-2221.
Story Time- Wednesday session
11am
 Story Time- Wednesday session
Wednesday, Sep. 25, 11am
(Wednesdays, September 4th-25th, 11am)

Wheatfield
for ages 3-5

or call 219-956-3774.
The Gathering - Knit & Crochet
12:30-2:30pm
 The Gathering - Knit & Crochet
Wednesday, Sep. 25, 12:30-2:30pm
DeMotte
Enjoy an afternoon of working on your project and visiting with others.
Toddler Time - Afternoon Session
1pm
Toddler Time - Afternoon Session
Wednesday, Sep. 25, 1pm
(Wednesdays, September 4-25, 1pm)

DeMotte
Hear stories, make craft items and enjoy other age appropriate activities.

or call 219-987-2221.
Medicare 101
1pm
 Medicare 101
Wednesday, Sep. 25, 1pm
DeMotte
An educational presentation about Medicare and some of the changes coming in 2020.
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National Library Card Sign-Up Month
National Library Card Sign-Up Month
Thursday, Sep. 26
All Locations
Join us in celebrating Nationa Library Card Sign-Up Month! Anyone applying for a library card for the first time will receive a small gift. And any existing patron who uses his/her card to borrow materials can be entered into a weekly prize drawing! Remember, a library card brings stories to life!
Morning Movie
10:00 a.m.
 Morning Movie
Thursday, Sep. 26, 10:00 a.m.Morning Movie
Wheatfield
"A street rat pursues the princess of Agrabah with the help of a powerful genie who can grant him three wishes. His primary opponent is a malevolent sorcerer who serves as the city's grand vizier and the chief advisor to the Sultan" (swank.com). Join us at the Wheatfield library on Thu...read more
4th Thursday Book Discussion
1pm
 4th Thursday Book Discussion
Thursday, Sep. 26, 1pm
Rensselaer
A poignant and inspirational love story set in Burma, The Art of Hearing Heartbeats spans the decades between the 1950s and the present.  Join us in discussion Thursday, September 26th at 1 pm for The Art of Hearing Heartbeats by Jan-Phillip Sendker.

or call 219-866-5881.
Story Time- Thursday session
3pm
 Story Time- Thursday session
Thursday, Sep. 26, 3pm
(Thursdays, September 5th-26th, 3pm)

Wheatfield
for ages 3-5

or call 219-956-3774.
Wheatfield Teen Book Discussion
4-4:30 p.m.
 Wheatfield Teen Book Discussion
Thursday, Sep. 26, 4-4:30 p.m.
Wheatfield
Wheatfield Teen Book DiscussionGrades 6-12Thursday, September, 26from 4-4:30 p.m.We will be discussion the Land of Stories- The Wishing Spell by Chris ColferBooks for this discussion are available at the front desk of the Wheatfield Library.

or call 219-956-3774.
Lego’s Workshop
5-6:30 pm
 Lego’s Workshop
Thursday, Sep. 26, 5-6:30 pm
Rensselaer
Come get your Lego on with us on Thursday, September 26th from 5-6:30 pm. All ages welcome and registration not required. FREE FUN! Please contact Nancy at 219-866-5881 for more info. See you there!
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National Library Card Sign-Up Month
National Library Card Sign-Up Month
Friday, Sep. 27
All Locations
Join us in celebrating Nationa Library Card Sign-Up Month! Anyone applying for a library card for the first time will receive a small gift. And any existing patron who uses his/her card to borrow materials can be entered into a weekly prize drawing! Remember, a library card brings stories to life!
Fall Book Page Wreath
6:00 p.m.
 Fall Book Page Wreath
Friday, Sep. 27, 6:00 p.m.Fall Book Page Wreat
Wheatfield
Sign up and join us on Friday, Sept. 27 at 6:00 p.m. to make this versatile book page wreath.  Bring your own wreath form and a hot glue gun and we'll provide the book pages and the twine!  Snacks and drinks will be provided. Registration is required to attend and can be done in person...read more

or call 219-956-3774.
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National Library Card Sign-Up Month
National Library Card Sign-Up Month
Saturday, Sep. 28
All Locations
Join us in celebrating Nationa Library Card Sign-Up Month! Anyone applying for a library card for the first time will receive a small gift. And any existing patron who uses his/her card to borrow materials can be entered into a weekly prize drawing! Remember, a library card brings stories to life!
Incredible Bats!
1pm
 Incredible Bats!
Saturday, Sep. 28, 1pm
DeMotte
A presentation on how bats are beneficial to our environment and what you can do to help these misunderstood creatures.
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National Library Card Sign-Up Month
National Library Card Sign-Up Month
Monday, Sep. 30
All Locations
Join us in celebrating Nationa Library Card Sign-Up Month! Anyone applying for a library card for the first time will receive a small gift. And any existing patron who uses his/her card to borrow materials can be entered into a weekly prize drawing! Remember, a library card brings stories to life!
Preschool STEM - Morning Session
10:30am
Preschool STEM - Morning Session
Monday, Sep. 30, 10:30am
DeMotte
Preschoolers ages 3-5 are invited to design, create and explore with circles.

or call 219-987-2221.
Preschool STEM - Afternoon Session
2pm
Preschool STEM - Afternoon Session
Monday, Sep. 30, 2pm
DeMotte
Preschoolers ages 3-5 are invited to design, create and explore with circles.

or call 219-987-2221.
Medicare Made Clear
6 pm
 Medicare Made Clear
Monday, Sep. 30, 6 pm
Rensselaer
Presented by Cliff Havens on Monday, September 30th at 6 pm. Free informational program to help understand Medicare options.

or call 219-866-5881.
     
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