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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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Story Time 2-5 yr olds
10:00am
 Story Time 2-5 yr olds
Tuesday, Aug. 21, 10:00am
(Tuesdays, August 7, 14, 21, 10:00am )

Rensselaer

or call 219-866-5881.
Lapsit Story Time
10am
 Lapsit Story Time
Tuesday, Aug. 21, 10am
(Tuesdays, August 7th-28th, 10am)

Wheatfield
for ages 6 months-23 months and adult

or call 219-956-3774.
Book Discussion
2pm or 7pm
 Book Discussion
Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2pm or 7pm
DeMotte
Join us in a review of 'Small Blessings' by Martha Woodroof.
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Lapsit Story Time
10am
 Lapsit Story Time
Wednesday, Aug. 22, 10am
(Wednesdays, August 1-22, 10am)

DeMotte
Enjoy a variety of activities, such as music, stories, rhymes, playtiime, and socializing.

or call 219-987-2221.
Men’s Book Group
10:00am
 Men’s Book Group
Wednesday, Aug. 22, 10:00am
Rensselaer
Other Minds: the octopus, the sea, and the deep origins of consciousness by Peter Godfrey-Smith
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Morning Movie
10:00 a.m.
 Morning Movie
Thursday, Aug. 23, 10:00 a.m.
Wheatfield
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.
4th Thursday Book Discussion
1:00pm
 4th Thursday Book Discussion
Thursday, Aug. 23, 1:00pm
Rensselaer
This Road We Traveled by Jane Kirkpatrick

or call 219-866-5881.
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Harry Potter Double Feature Saturdays
10:00 a.m.
Harry Potter Double Feature Saturdays
Saturday, Aug. 25, 10:00 a.m.
Wheatfield
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 Chamb...read more

or call 219-956-3774.
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Books & Coffee Discussion @Somethin’s Brewin’ Coffee Shop
2:00-3:00 p.m.
Books & Coffee Discussion @Somethin’s Brewin’ Coffee Shop
Monday, Aug. 27, 2:00-3:00 p.m.
Somethin's Brewin' Coffee Shop-DeMotte
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 so...read more

Maker Monday
4pm
 Maker Monday
Monday, Aug. 27, 4pm
Wheatfield
for kids in grades 1-8

or call 219-956-3774.
Color your stress away/The UFO Group
5:30pm-7:00pm
Color your stress away/The UFO Group
Monday, Aug. 27, 5:30pm-7:00pm
Rensselaer
Color your stress away with the UFO (Unfinished Object) Group. Come and go as you can!

or call 219-866-5881.
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Lapsit Story Time
10am
 Lapsit Story Time
Tuesday, Aug. 28, 10am
(Tuesdays, August 7th-28th, 10am)

Wheatfield
for ages 6 months-23 months and adult

or call 219-956-3774.
Friends of the Library Meeting
1:00 p.m.
 Friends of the Library Meeting
Tuesday, Aug. 28, 1:00 p.m.
Wheatfield
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.
Computer Q & A "Meet our Resources"
2:00pm-3:00pm
Computer Q & A "Meet our Resources"
Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2:00pm-3:00pm
Rensselaer
‘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 ...read more
Game ON!
4pm
 Game ON!
Tuesday, Aug. 28, 4pm
DeMotte
Grades K-5 are invited to play a variety of card, board, and dice games.
Computer Q & A "Meet our Resources"
6:00pm-7:00pm
Computer Q & A "Meet our Resources"
Tuesday, Aug. 28, 6:00pm-7:00pm
Rensselaer
‘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 ...read more
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Anime Club
5:30pm-7:00pm
 Anime Club
Wednesday, Aug. 29, 5:30pm-7:00pm
Rensselaer
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.

or call 219-866-5881.
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Book Discussion for Grades 2-5
4pm
 Book Discussion for Grades 2-5
Thursday, Aug. 30, 4pm
Wheatfield
Penderwicks by Jeanne Birdsall

or call 219-956-3774.
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