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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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"All Aboard!" - all ages
10am
 "All Aboard!" - all ages
Saturday, Dec. 1, 10am
DeMotte
Watch a favorite Christmas movie and take part in several other fun activities as well.
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Marketplace Insurance Help
 Marketplace Insurance Help
Monday, Dec. 3
(Mondays, November 5, 19, December 3, 10, 9am-2pm)

Rensselaer

Marketplace Insurance open enrollment is from November 1, 2018 thru December 15, 2018.&nbs...read more

Annual Christmas Tree Walk
 Annual Christmas Tree Walk
Monday, Dec. 3
(November 26-December 20)

Rensselaer

Staff of the Rensselaer Library Annual Christmas Tree Walk

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Magnificent Monday
10am
 Magnificent Monday
Monday, Dec. 3, 10am
DeMotte
Individuals of all ages with developmental disabilities are invited to join us where you will hear stories about SNOW!
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Toddler Time 2-3 yr olds
10:00am
 Toddler Time 2-3 yr olds
Tuesday, Dec. 4, 10:00am
(Mondays, December 4, 11, 18, 10:00am)

Rensselaer
Toddler Time for 2 and 3 year olds on Mondays, December 4th, 11th, and 18th at 10:00am. 

or call 219-866-5881.
Teen Tuesday
4:00pm-5:00pm
 Teen Tuesday
Tuesday, Dec. 4, 4:00pm-5:00pm
Rensselaer
Come and use your special talents to decorate Holiday cookies! 
For teens grades 6 to 12. 

or call 219-866-5881.
Ugly Sweater Workshop
5:00pm-7:00pm
 Ugly Sweater Workshop
Tuesday, Dec. 4, 5:00pm-7:00pm
Rensselaer

Bring your own sweater or sweatshirt and create a holiday party outfit that will be the envy of all your friends. Miscellaneous embellishments and craft...read more


or call 219-866-5881.
Homemade Holiday: DIY Gifts
6pm
 Homemade Holiday: DIY Gifts
Tuesday, Dec. 4, 6pm
DeMotte
Stock up on presents for the holiday season!
Health Screenings
9-11am
 Health Screenings
Tuesday, Dec. 4, 9-11am
DeMotte
Get a check of your health with free and low cost health screenings.
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The Gathering - Knit & Crochet
12:30-2:30pm
 The Gathering - Knit & Crochet
Wednesday, Dec. 5, 12:30-2:30pm
(Wednesdays, 12:30-2:30pm)

DeMotte
Come join other crocheters and knitters at the DeMotte Library for an afternoon each week.
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Health Screenings
9:30-10:30 a.m.
 Health Screenings
Thursday, Dec. 6, 9:30-10:30 a.m.
Wheatfield
Clinical Management Services of DeMotte will be offering health screenings at Wheatfield Library on Thursday, November 1st from 9:30 – 10:30 a.m.  Blood pressure screening and blood sugar screening will be available at no cost, and cholesterol screening will be available for $5. For more ...read more
Santa is Coming!
5-7pm
 Santa is Coming!
Thursday, Dec. 6, 5-7pm
DeMotte
Santa is going to take time out of his busy schedule and pay a visit to the DeMotte Library!
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Marketplace Insurance Help
 Marketplace Insurance Help
Monday, Dec. 10
(Mondays, November 5, 19, December 3, 10, 9am-2pm)

Rensselaer

Marketplace Insurance open enrollment is from November 1, 2018 thru December 15, 2018.&nbs...read more

Annual Christmas Tree Walk
 Annual Christmas Tree Walk
Monday, Dec. 10
(November 26-December 20)

Rensselaer

Staff of the Rensselaer Library Annual Christmas Tree Walk

read more

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Toddler Time 2-3 yr olds
10:00am
 Toddler Time 2-3 yr olds
Tuesday, Dec. 11, 10:00am
(Mondays, December 4, 11, 18, 10:00am)

Rensselaer
Toddler Time for 2 and 3 year olds on Mondays, December 4th, 11th, and 18th at 10:00am. 

or call 219-866-5881.
Movie Matinee; It’s a Wonderful Life
2:00pm
Movie Matinee; It’s a Wonderful Life
Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2:00pmMovie Matinee; It&rs
Rensselaer
Join us for a Christmas classic! An angel is sent from Heaven to help a desperately frustrated businessman by showing him what life would have been like if he had never existed. Rated PG. 2 hours 10 minute...read more

or call 219-866-5881.
STEAM
4:00pm
 STEAM
Tuesday, Dec. 11, 4:00pm
Rensselaer
We will have a special guest, Amara Sheldon, from Purdue Extension office present Color You World. We will explore pattern recognition. This will help us learn to break down problems into smaller parts. For kids in grades 2 to 8. 

or call 219-866-5881.
Santa Visit
6:00pm
 Santa Visit
Tuesday, Dec. 11, 6:00pm
Rensselaer
Enjoy some fun crafts while you wait to see Santa! 
For kids in grade Pre-K to 4th. 

or call 219-866-5881.
Library Lego
6pm
 Library Lego
Tuesday, Dec. 11, 6pm
DeMotte
Jump start your imaginations by creating shapes out of Legos.
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The Gathering - Knit & Crochet
12:30-2:30pm
 The Gathering - Knit & Crochet
Wednesday, Dec. 12, 12:30-2:30pm
(Wednesdays, 12:30-2:30pm)

DeMotte
Come join other crocheters and knitters at the DeMotte Library for an afternoon each week.
Genealogy Help
6:00pm-7:30pm
 Genealogy Help
Wednesday, Dec. 12, 6:00pm-7:30pm
Rensselaer

Join us on Wednesday, December 12th from 6-7:30 p.m.&nbs...read more

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Annual Christmas Tree Walk
 Annual Christmas Tree Walk
Monday, Dec. 17
(November 26-December 20)

Rensselaer

Staff of the Rensselaer Library Annual Christmas Tree Walk

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Magnificent Monday
1:00pm
 Magnificent Monday
Monday, Dec. 17, 1:00pm
Rensselaer
This program is for individuals with developmental disabilities. 
We will read a story or two and provide a craft. 
 

or call 219-866-5881.
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Toddler Time 2-3 yr olds
10:00am
 Toddler Time 2-3 yr olds
Tuesday, Dec. 18, 10:00am
(Mondays, December 4, 11, 18, 10:00am)

Rensselaer
Toddler Time for 2 and 3 year olds on Mondays, December 4th, 11th, and 18th at 10:00am. 

or call 219-866-5881.
Super STEM - Ages 8-14
4:30pm
 Super STEM - Ages 8-14
Tuesday, Dec. 18, 4:30pm
DeMotte
This program will encourage kids to brainstorm and have hands-on fun in group settings.

or call 219-987-2221.
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The Gathering - Knit & Crochet
12:30-2:30pm
 The Gathering - Knit & Crochet
Wednesday, Dec. 19, 12:30-2:30pm
(Wednesdays, 12:30-2:30pm)

DeMotte
Come join other crocheters and knitters at the DeMotte Library for an afternoon each week.
Cook the Book- Holiday Cookie & Candy Swap
6:00pm
Cook the Book- Holiday Cookie & Candy Swap
Wednesday, Dec. 19, 6:00pm
Rensselaer

Cooks of all ages are invited to celebrate the holiday season by sh...read more


or call 219-866-5881.
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Third Thursday Christmas Crafts/Gifts
4:00pm-5:00pm
Third Thursday Christmas Crafts/Gifts
Thursday, Dec. 20, 4:00pm-5:00pm
Rensselaer
Come and make a Christmas craft suitable to give as a gift! 
For kids in grades 1 to 5. 

or call 219-866-5881.
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The Gathering - Knit & Crochet
12:30-2:30pm
 The Gathering - Knit & Crochet
Wednesday, Dec. 26, 12:30-2:30pm
(Wednesdays, 12:30-2:30pm)

DeMotte
Come join other crocheters and knitters at the DeMotte Library for an afternoon each week.
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