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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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Magnificent Monday
10am
 Magnificent Monday
Monday, Oct. 1, 10am
DeMotte
Individuals of all ages with developmental disabilities are invited to join us on Monday, Oct. 1 for Magnificent Monday.
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Lapsit 0-2 year old
10:00am
 Lapsit 0-2 year old
Tuesday, Oct. 2, 10:00am
(Tuesdays, October 2, 9, 16, 23, 10:00am )

Rensselaer
Tuesday's October 2, 9,16, and 23 at 10:00am for 0 to 2 year olds 
Limit:12
Contact Nancy with any questions at 219-866-5881 

or call 219-866-5881.
Saving the Monarch Butterfly
6:00 p.m.
 Saving the Monarch Butterfly
Tuesday, Oct. 2, 6:00 p.m.
Wheatfield
Join nature lover and photographer, Barb Lucas, as she presents "Saving the Monarch Butterfly" on Tuesday, October 2 from 6:00 to 7:30 pm at the Wheatfield Library.
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Story Time - Morning Session
10am
 Story Time - Morning Session
Wednesday, Oct. 3, 10am
(Wednesdays, Oct. 3-24, 10am)

DeMotte
Introduce your children to the love of books and the magic of stories by bringing them to Story Time for 3-5 year olds.

or call 219-987-2221.
Story Time - Afternoon Session
1pm
 Story Time - Afternoon Session
Wednesday, Oct. 3, 1pm
(Wednesdays, Oct. 3-24, 1pm)

DeMotte
Introduce your children to the love of books and the magic of stories by bringing them to Story Time for 3-5 year olds.

or call 219-987-2221.
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Health Screenings and Flu Shots
9:30-10:30 a.m.
 Health Screenings and Flu Shots
Thursday, Oct. 4, 9:30-10:30 a.m.
Wheatfield
On Thursday, October 4, between 9:30 & 10:30 a.m., the Wheatfield Library is offering free blood pressure and glucose screenings, as well as $5 total cholesterol screenings and flu shots (price unknown at this time, likely $25-$35). Flu shots are free to Medicare recipients who bring t...read more
Medicare Made Clear
1:30pm
 Medicare Made Clear
Thursday, Oct. 4, 1:30pm
DeMotte
An educational presentation by Clifford Havens from LifeSmart Senior Services on Medicare coverage and benefits.
Glow in the Dark Family Fun
6pm
 Glow in the Dark Family Fun
Thursday, Oct. 4, 6pm
DeMotte
Children of all ages and their families are invited to a night of Glow in the Dark Family Fun!
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Teen Read Week
 Teen Read Week
Monday, Oct. 8
Wheatfield
drawing for teens in grades 6-12
Toddler Time
10:30am
 Toddler Time
Monday, Oct. 8, 10:30am
(Mondays, October 8th-29th, 10:30am)

Wheatfield
for ages 2-3

or call 219-956-3774.
Author - Melinda Kunst
7pm
 Author - Melinda Kunst
Monday, Oct. 8, 7pm
DeMotte
Author and speaker Melinda Kunst will tell her survival story on domestic abuse as well as violence in teen dating.
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Teen Read Week
 Teen Read Week
Tuesday, Oct. 9
Wheatfield
drawing for teens in grades 6-12
Teen Trivia Night
 Teen Trivia Night
Tuesday, Oct. 9,
Wheatfield
for teens in grades 6-12
Lapsit 0-2 year old
10:00am
 Lapsit 0-2 year old
Tuesday, Oct. 9, 10:00am
(Tuesdays, October 2, 9, 16, 23, 10:00am )

Rensselaer
Tuesday's October 2, 9,16, and 23 at 10:00am for 0 to 2 year olds 
Limit:12
Contact Nancy with any questions at 219-866-5881 

or call 219-866-5881.
Book Discussion
1:00 p.m.
 Book Discussion
Tuesday, Oct. 9, 1:00 p.m.
Wheatfield
Join us at the Wheatfield Library as we discuss "The Girl Who Wrote in Silk" by Kelli Estes on Tuesday, October 2 at 1:00 p.m. Copies of the book are available for checkout at the library's front desk. Registration is preferred and can be done online at www.myjcpl.org/events or by visi...read more
Movie Matinee
2:00pm
 Movie Matinee
Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2:00pmMovie Matinee
Rensselaer

2nd Tuesday Movie Matinee: The Sixth Sense
A child psychologist comes to the aid ...read more


or call 219-866-5881.
Teen Tuesday
4:00pm-5:00pm
 Teen Tuesday
Tuesday, Oct. 9, 4:00pm-5:00pm
Rensselaer

At our Teen Tuesday event, we will be producing beautiful prints on Solar Print Paper! 
For 6th-12th graders ...read more


or call 219-866-5881.
Library Lego
6pm
 Library Lego
Tuesday, Oct. 9, 6pm
DeMotte
Ages 4-14 are invited to put their imaginations into first gear and create their best shapes out of Legos.
Medicare Made Clear
6:00pm
 Medicare Made Clear
Tuesday, Oct. 9, 6:00pm
Rensselaer

Those who would benefit and wh...read more


or call 219-866-5881.
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Teen Read Week
 Teen Read Week
Wednesday, Oct. 10
Wheatfield
drawing for teens in grades 6-12
Story Time - Morning Session
10am
 Story Time - Morning Session
Wednesday, Oct. 10, 10am
(Wednesdays, Oct. 3-24, 10am)

DeMotte
Introduce your children to the love of books and the magic of stories by bringing them to Story Time for 3-5 year olds.

or call 219-987-2221.
Story Time - Afternoon Session
1pm
 Story Time - Afternoon Session
Wednesday, Oct. 10, 1pm
(Wednesdays, Oct. 3-24, 1pm)

DeMotte
Introduce your children to the love of books and the magic of stories by bringing them to Story Time for 3-5 year olds.

or call 219-987-2221.
Genealogy Help
6:00pm-7:30pm
 Genealogy Help
Wednesday, Oct. 10, 6:00pm-7:30pm
Rensselaer

Join us on Wednesday, October 10th from 6-7:30 p.m. ...read more

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Teen Read Week
 Teen Read Week
Thursday, Oct. 11
Wheatfield
drawing for teens in grades 6-12
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Teen Read Week
 Teen Read Week
Friday, Oct. 12
Wheatfield
drawing for teens in grades 6-12
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Teen Read Week
 Teen Read Week
Saturday, Oct. 13
Wheatfield
drawing for teens in grades 6-12
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Toddler Time
10:30am
 Toddler Time
Monday, Oct. 15, 10:30am
(Mondays, October 8th-29th, 10:30am)

Wheatfield
for ages 2-3

or call 219-956-3774.
Combat Coffee
10:30am-12:00pm
 Combat Coffee
Monday, Oct. 15, 10:30am-12:00pmCombat Coffee
Rensselaer

Community Veterans are invited to join us for this opportunity for fellowship and obtaining resources in an effo...read more


or call 219-866-5881.
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Lapsit 0-2 year old
10:00am
 Lapsit 0-2 year old
Tuesday, Oct. 16, 10:00am
(Tuesdays, October 2, 9, 16, 23, 10:00am )

Rensselaer
Tuesday's October 2, 9,16, and 23 at 10:00am for 0 to 2 year olds 
Limit:12
Contact Nancy with any questions at 219-866-5881 

or call 219-866-5881.
Book Discussion - Afternoon Session
2pm
Book Discussion - Afternoon Session
Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2pm
DeMotte
The October selection for the Bookies of DeMotte is 'The Story of Beautiful Girl' by Rachel Simon.
STEM Workshop
4:00pm-5:00pm
 STEM Workshop
Tuesday, Oct. 16, 4:00pm-5:00pm
Rensselaer

Code Your Dance: Come and learn how to think and act like a computer as we write code for the chicken dance with help from Amara Sh...read more


or call 219-866-5881.
Super STEM - grades K-3
4:30pm
 Super STEM - grades K-3
Tuesday, Oct. 16, 4:30pm
DeMotte
Learn about coding with Ozobots and Scratch.

or call 219-987-2221.
Book Discussion - Evening Session
7pm
Book Discussion - Evening Session
Tuesday, Oct. 16, 7pm
DeMotte
The October selection for the Bookies of DeMotte is 'The Story of Beautiful Girl' by Rachel Simon.
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Story Time - Morning Session
10am
 Story Time - Morning Session
Wednesday, Oct. 17, 10am
(Wednesdays, Oct. 3-24, 10am)

DeMotte
Introduce your children to the love of books and the magic of stories by bringing them to Story Time for 3-5 year olds.

or call 219-987-2221.
Story Time - Afternoon Session
1pm
 Story Time - Afternoon Session
Wednesday, Oct. 17, 1pm
(Wednesdays, Oct. 3-24, 1pm)

DeMotte
Introduce your children to the love of books and the magic of stories by bringing them to Story Time for 3-5 year olds.

or call 219-987-2221.
Celebrate Family History Month
6:00pm
 Celebrate Family History Month
Wednesday, Oct. 17, 6:00pm
Rensselaer

Find your story and help preserve your family history on Wednesday,...read more


or call 219-866-5881.
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Third Thursday
4:00pm-5:00pm
 Third Thursday
Thursday, Oct. 18, 4:00pm-5:00pm
Rensselaer

Come and enjoy all things Fall including games, crafts, and food! 
For 1st to 5th graders

...read more


or call 219-866-5881.
Halloween Family Fun
6pm
 Halloween Family Fun
Thursday, Oct. 18, 6pm
DeMotte
Children of all ages and their families are invited to attend Halloween Family Fun!
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Jim Bulanda Musical Performance
2-4pm
 Jim Bulanda Musical Performance
Friday, Oct. 19, 2-4pm
DeMotte
Jim Bulanda will be back at the DeMotte Library to perform his lounge-fare music of Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, Jimmy Mathis and Dean Martin, among others.
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Toddler Time
10:30am
 Toddler Time
Monday, Oct. 22, 10:30am
(Mondays, October 8th-29th, 10:30am)

Wheatfield
for ages 2-3

or call 219-956-3774.
Grades 2-5 Book Discussion
4pm
 Grades 2-5 Book Discussion
Monday, Oct. 22, 4pm
Wheatfield
The Princess in Black

or call 219-956-3774.
"Frankenstein Bookmarks" available at Coloring your stress away/The UFO Group
5:30pm-7:00pm
"Frankenstein Bookmarks" available at Coloring your stress away/The UFO Group
Monday, Oct. 22, 5:30pm-7:00pm
Rensselaer
Come and go as you can 

or call 219-866-5881.
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Lapsit 0-2 year old
10:00am
 Lapsit 0-2 year old
Tuesday, Oct. 23, 10:00am
(Tuesdays, October 2, 9, 16, 23, 10:00am )

Rensselaer
Tuesday's October 2, 9,16, and 23 at 10:00am for 0 to 2 year olds 
Limit:12
Contact Nancy with any questions at 219-866-5881 

or call 219-866-5881.
Friends of the Library Meeting
1:00 p.m.
 Friends of the Library Meeting
Tuesday, Oct. 23, 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.
Halloween After School Program
4pm
 Halloween After School Program
Tuesday, Oct. 23, 4pm
Wheatfield
for kids in grades K-5

or call 219-956-3774.
Super STEM - ages 8-14
4:30pm
 Super STEM - ages 8-14
Tuesday, Oct. 23, 4:30pm
DeMotte
Ages 8-14 are invited to the Super STEM Code Your World Challenge.

or call 219-987-2221.
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Men’s Book Group
10:00am
 Men’s Book Group
Wednesday, Oct. 24, 10:00am
Rensselaer
Kim by Rudyard Kipling 
Story Time - Morning Session
10am
 Story Time - Morning Session
Wednesday, Oct. 24, 10am
(Wednesdays, Oct. 3-24, 10am)

DeMotte
Introduce your children to the love of books and the magic of stories by bringing them to Story Time for 3-5 year olds.

or call 219-987-2221.
Story Time - Afternoon Session
1pm
 Story Time - Afternoon Session
Wednesday, Oct. 24, 1pm
(Wednesdays, Oct. 3-24, 1pm)

DeMotte
Introduce your children to the love of books and the magic of stories by bringing them to Story Time for 3-5 year olds.

or call 219-987-2221.
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4th Thurs Book Discussion
1:00pm
 4th Thurs Book Discussion
Thursday, Oct. 25, 1:00pm
Rensselaer

Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
...read more


or call 219-866-5881.
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Harry Potter Double Feature Saturdays
10:00 a.m.
Harry Potter Double Feature Saturdays
Saturday, Oct. 27, 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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Toddler Time
10:30am
 Toddler Time
Monday, Oct. 29, 10:30am
(Mondays, October 8th-29th, 10:30am)

Wheatfield
for ages 2-3

or call 219-956-3774.
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Hoopla, Libby, and OverDrive
2:00pm
 Hoopla, Libby, and OverDrive
Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2:00pm
Rensselaer

JCPL now offers two online services for downloadable content that you can access from home, and th...read more

Medicare Made Clear
6pm
 Medicare Made Clear
Tuesday, Oct. 30, 6pm
DeMotte
An educational presentation by Clifford Havens from LifeSmart Senior Services on Medicare coverage and benefits.
Hoopla, Libby, and OverDrive
6:00pm
 Hoopla, Libby, and OverDrive
Tuesday, Oct. 30, 6:00pm
Rensselaer

JCPL now offers two online services for downloadable content that you can access from home, and th...read more

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Anime Club
5:30pm-7:00pm
 Anime Club
Wednesday, Oct. 31, 5:30pm-7:00pm
Rensselaer

For October anime club, dress up as your favorite anime character for a chance...read more


or call 219-866-5881.
   
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