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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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Morning Movie
10:00 a.m.
 Morning Movie
Thursday, Oct. 23, 10:00 a.m.
Wheatfield
Free and open to interested adults, this rated PG-13 film stars Cameron Diaz and Leslie Mann. For more information or movie title, visit or call the Wheatfield Library at 956-3774.
Register Online or call 219-956-3774.
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4th Thursday Book Discussion
1 p.m.
 4th Thursday Book Discussion
Thursday, Oct. 23, 1 p.m.
Rensselaer
Thursday, October 23 at 1 p.m.  Join us as we discuss the Books 2 Bridge the Region book.  Memoirs of an Imaginary Friend by Matthew Dicks. Budo is lucky as imaginary friends go. He's been alive for more than five years, which is positively ancient in the w...read more
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Storytime for 3-5 Year Olds-Afternoon Session
3:00-3:30 pm
Storytime for 3-5 Year Olds-Afternoon Session
Thursday, Oct. 23, 3:00-3:30 pm
Wheatfield
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.
Register Online or call 219-956-3774.
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Afternoon Adventure Club
4:00-5:00pm
 Afternoon Adventure Club
Thursday, Oct. 23, 4:00-5:00pm
DeMotte
"The View From Saturday" by E.L. Konigsburg will be discussed.  The characters "human-ness" offers readers someone to identify with and they quickly work their way into your hearts.
Register Online or call 219-987-2221.
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October Teen Book Club/Discussion
4:00-5:00 pm
October Teen Book Club/Discussion
Thursday, Oct. 23, 4:00-5:00 pm
Wheatfield
Teens in grades 9-12 are invited to join us as we read the Books to Bridge the Region selection Memoirs of an Imaginary Friend by Matthew Dicks. Snacks will be provided.  Copies of the book can be picked up at the front desk of the Wheatfield Library.
Register Online or call 219-956-3774.
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Story Time 2-5 yr
6 p.m.
 Story Time 2-5 yr
Thursday, Oct. 23, 6 p.m.
(Thursdays, October 9, 16, & 23, 6 p.m.)

Rensselaer
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 re...read more
Register Online or call 219-866-5881.
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Library Lego
9:30-11:00am
 Library Lego
Saturday, Oct. 25, 9:30-11:00am
DeMotte
In celebration of Fire Prevention Month, children ages 4-14 are invited to create all shapes "fire truck" with the Legos.
Register Online or call 219-987-2221.
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Prize Drawing for Books
 Prize Drawing for Books
Monday, Oct. 27
(October 1 -31)

DeMotte
The Friends of the DeMotte Library are having a drawing for books during the month of October.  Titles have been chosen for the different age groups - children, young adult and adult.
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Story Time 2-5 yr
10 a.m.
 Story Time 2-5 yr
Monday, Oct. 27, 10 a.m.
(Mondays, October 13, 20 and 27, 10 a.m.)

Rensselaer
Mondays, October 13-27 at 10 a.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. Story Time is every Monday except the first Monday. Registration required, limit 1...read more
Register Online or call 219-866-5881.
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Toddler Time
10:30am
 Toddler Time
Monday, Oct. 27, 10:30am
(Mondays, October 27th-November 17th, 10:30am)

Wheatfield
for 2 year old & caregiver
Register Online or call 219-956-3774.
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Grades 4-8 Book Discussion
4:00-5:00 pm
 Grades 4-8 Book Discussion
Monday, Oct. 27, 4:00-5:00 pm
Wheatfield
In this very memorable story called The View From Saturday, readers will meet Mrs. Olinski, a sixth grade teacher at Epiphany Middle School who has been injured in an accident, resulting in partial paralysis. Selecting four students to be on the Academic Bowl Team, each student with attr...read more
Register Online or call 219-956-3774.
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UFO (Unfinished Object) Group
5:30-7 p.m.
 UFO (Unfinished Object) Group
Monday, Oct. 27, 5:30-7 p.m.
Rensselaer
Monday, October 27 at 5:30-7 p.m.  (Come and go as you can).   Join us on the last Monday of the month. Carve out time in your hectic schedule and come to the library to work on your unfinished Christmas or craft project, all while visiting with fellow crafters. All ages are welcome. ...read more
Register Online or call 219-866-5881.
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Friends of the Library Meeting
1:00 p.m.
 Friends of the Library Meeting
Tuesday, Oct. 28, 1:00 p.m.
Wheatfield
The Friends of the Wheatfield Library invite all Friends members and those wishing to join the Friends of the Wheatfield Library to a meeting, held in the Meeting Room of the library on Tuesday, October 28 at 1 pm. Those wishing to eat together prior to the meeting will have lunch at 12 noon at Marc...read more
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Story Time - Morning Session
10:00-10:30am
 Story Time - Morning Session
Wednesday, Oct. 29, 10:00-10:30am
(Wednesdays, Sept. 24-Oct. 29)

DeMotte
Stories, songs and a variety of other activities for children ages 4-6.
Register Online or call 219-987-2221.
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Storytime for 3-5 Year Olds-Morning Session
11:00-11:30 am
Storytime for 3-5 Year Olds-Morning Session
Wednesday, Oct. 29, 11:00-11:30 am
Wheatfield
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.
Register Online or call 219-956-3774.
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Story Time - Afternoon Session
2:00-2:30pm
 Story Time - Afternoon Session
Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2:00-2:30pm
(Wednesdays, Sept. 24-Oct. 29)

DeMotte
Stories, songs and a variety of other activities for children ages 4-6.
Register Online or call 219-987-2221.
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Storytime for 3-5 Year Olds-Afternoon Session
3:00-3:30 pm
Storytime for 3-5 Year Olds-Afternoon Session
Thursday, Oct. 30, 3:00-3:30 pm
Wheatfield
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.
Register Online or call 219-956-3774.
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Halloween After School Program
4-5pm
 Halloween After School Program
Thursday, Oct. 30, 4-5pm
Wheatfield
for kids in grades k-5
Register Online or call 219-956-3774.
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Halloween Party & Story Time
6 p.m.
 Halloween Party & Story Time
Thursday, Oct. 30, 6 p.m.
Rensselaer
Thursday, October 30 at 6-6:45 p.m.  Children ages Pre-K thru 3rd grade are invited to join us. We are having a special Halloween Party & Story Time.  Come dressed in your costume (optional) and join us for story and decorate a pumpkin cookie. Registration required, limit 20. ...read more
Register Online or call 219-866-5881.
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Prize Drawing for Books
 Prize Drawing for Books
Friday, Oct. 31
(October 1 -31)

DeMotte
The Friends of the DeMotte Library are having a drawing for books during the month of October.  Titles have been chosen for the different age groups - children, young adult and adult.
 
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