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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, Dec. 18, 10:00 a.m.
Wheatfield
Life changed in an instant for Mia Hall and her family when a tragic accident nearly claims her life. With her life now hanging in the balance, Mia needs to make a choice that may irrevocably change all of their lives in the next Morning Movie Presentation, slated to be held at the Wheatfield Librar...read more
Register Online or call 219-956-3774.
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Third Thursday Books by Jan Brett
4-5:00 p.m.
Third Thursday Books by Jan Brett
Thursday, Dec. 18, 4-5:00 p.m.
Rensselaer
Thursday, December 18th from 4-5:00 p.m.  Children 1st thru 4th grade are invited to join us as we read stories from the author Jan Brett.  Jan is the author of "The Mitten" and "Gingerbread Friends."  Come join us for this reading adventure and see all the books J...read more
Register Online or call 219-866-5881.
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Wheatfield Teen Book Club-December Selection
4-5 p.m.
Wheatfield Teen Book Club-December Selection
Thursday, Dec. 18, 4-5 p.m.
Wheatfield
Teens in grades 6-12 are invited to join us in reading North of Beautiful by Justina Chen Headley. Books are available to be picked up at the Wheatfield front desk. Registration is required to attend.
Register Online or call 219-956-3774.
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Family Adventure - Gingerbread Houses
4-5pm
Family Adventure - Gingerbread Houses
Thursday, Dec. 18, 4-5pm
DeMotte
All ages are invited to make a gingerbread house to be entered in a contest!
Register Online or call 219-987-2221.
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Story Time
6 p.m.
 Story Time
Thursday, Dec. 18, 6 p.m.
(Thursdays, December 11 & 18, 6 p.m.)

Rensselaer
Thursdays 11 & 18th 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 register.
 
Register Online or call 219-866-5881.
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Christmas Tree Walk
 Christmas Tree Walk
Monday, Dec. 22
Rensselaer
November 29th -December 23rd.  Join us for our annual Christmas Tree Walk.  Patrons are encouraged to come and vote (canned/boxed food item) for your favorite tree, which will be decorated by area organizations. Donated items will be delivered to our local Food Pantry in time for Christmas...read more
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Story Time
10 a.m.
 Story Time
Monday, Dec. 22, 10 a.m.
(Mondays, December 8,15,22 & 29, 10 a.m.)

Rensselaer
Mondays 8,15,22 & 29th 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.  Registration required, limit 12. Call 866-5881 to register.

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Register Online or call 219-866-5881.
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Marketplace Insurance Help
9 am-2 p.m.
 Marketplace Insurance Help
Monday, Dec. 22, 9 am-2 p.m.
Rensselaer
Markeplace Insurance open enrollment is from November 15, 2014 thru February 15, 2015.  Barb Hickner who is a certified application counselor and Indian Navigator will be at the Rensselaer library every other Monday from 9 am to 2 pm, December 22, 2014 thru February 2, 2015....read more
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Libraries are closed
 Libraries are closed
Wednesday, Dec. 24
All Locations
All three branches of the Jasper County Public Library, located in Rensselaer, DeMotte, and Wheatfield, will be closed on Wednesday, December 24, Thursday, December 25, Wednesday, December 31 and Thursday, January 1 for the holidays.
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Libraries are closed
 Libraries are closed
Thursday, Dec. 25
All Locations
All three branches of the Jasper County Public Library, located in Rensselaer, DeMotte, and Wheatfield, will be closed on Wednesday, December 24, Thursday, December 25, Wednesday, December 31 and Thursday, January 1 for the holidays.
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Library Lego
9:30-11:00am
 Library Lego
Saturday, Dec. 27, 9:30-11:00am
DeMotte
December's Library Lego will include a special guest speaker who has written a book that he will share with the group.
Register Online or call 219-987-2221.
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Story Time
10 a.m.
 Story Time
Monday, Dec. 29, 10 a.m.
(Mondays, December 8,15,22 & 29, 10 a.m.)

Rensselaer
Mondays 8,15,22 & 29th 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.  Registration required, limit 12. Call 866-5881 to register.

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Register Online or call 219-866-5881.
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Teen Movie Day
4:00pm
 Teen Movie Day
Monday, Dec. 29, 4:00pm
DeMotte
Free and open to grades 6-12, this film features Meryl Streep, Jeff Bridges and Brenton Thwaites and is rated PG-13.
Register Online or call 219-987-2221.
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UFO (Unfinished Object) Group
5:30-7 p.m.
 UFO (Unfinished Object) Group
Monday, Dec. 29, 5:30-7 p.m.
Rensselaer
Monday, December 29th from 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. Re...read more
Register Online or call 219-866-5881.
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Polar Express Movie
2 p.m.
 Polar Express Movie
Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2 p.m.
Rensselaer
Tuesday, December 30th at 2 p.m.  Wear your P.J.'s and join us to watch the "Polar Express" and enjoy a magical train ride to the North Pole with cocoa and cookies.  No registration required. Call 866-5881 with any questions. 
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Libraries are closed
 Libraries are closed
Wednesday, Dec. 31
All Locations
All three branches of the Jasper County Public Library, located in Rensselaer, DeMotte, and Wheatfield, will be closed on Wednesday, December 24, Thursday, December 25, Wednesday, December 31 and Thursday, January 1 for the holidays.
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