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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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2018 JCPL Adult Winter Reading
 2018 JCPL Adult Winter Reading
Sunday, Feb. 11
(January 2-March 1)

All Locations
"Chill out and READ"

For each Fiction, Non-Fiction, Magazine, e-book, Audio Book or audio e-book that you read/listen to, you will receive a ticket to enter into our prize drawings. Looking for something different to read?  The Grand prize drawings ...read more
2018 JCPL Adult Winter Reading
 2018 JCPL Adult Winter Reading
Sunday, Feb. 11
(January 2-March 1)

All Locations
"Chill out and READ"

For each Fiction, Non-Fiction, Magazine, e-book, Audio Book or audio e-book that you read/listen to, you will receive a ticket to enter into our prize drawings. Looking for something different to read?  The Grand prize drawings ...read more
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2018 JCPL Adult Winter Reading
 2018 JCPL Adult Winter Reading
Thursday, Feb. 22
(January 2-March 1)

All Locations
"Chill out and READ"

For each Fiction, Non-Fiction, Magazine, e-book, Audio Book or audio e-book that you read/listen to, you will receive a ticket to enter into our prize drawings. Looking for something different to read?  The Grand prize drawings ...read more
Morning Movie
10:00 a.m.
 Morning Movie
Thursday, Feb. 22, 10:00 a.m.
Wheatfield
Working as an attorneyfor the NAACP, Thurgood Marshall comes up against the case of his career when he is challenged to defend Joseph Spell, a black man accused of sexual assault and attempted murder by wealthy socialite, Eleanor Strubing. Teaming up with Jewish lawyer, Sam Friedman, the two men wor...read more
4th Thursday Book Discussion
1:00pm
 4th Thursday Book Discussion
Thursday, Feb. 22, 1:00pm
Rensselaer
Girl Waits with Gun by Amy Stewart
Contact Rachel Kuhn with any questions at 866-5881
 

or call 219-866-5881.
Story Time for 3-5 year olds
3pm
 Story Time for 3-5 year olds
Thursday, Feb. 22, 3pm
(Thursdays, February 8th-March 15th, 3pm)

Wheatfield
Thursday 3pm session

or call 219-956-3774.
Teen Book Discussion
4-4:30 p.m.
 Teen Book Discussion
Thursday, Feb. 22, 4-4:30 p.m.
Wheatfield
Teen Book Discussion
The Battle of the Labyrinth by Rick Riordan
Thursday, February 22nd from 4-4:30 p.m. for grades 6-12
Books are available at the front desk of the Wheatfield Library.
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2018 JCPL Adult Winter Reading
 2018 JCPL Adult Winter Reading
Friday, Feb. 23
(January 2-March 1)

All Locations
"Chill out and READ"

For each Fiction, Non-Fiction, Magazine, e-book, Audio Book or audio e-book that you read/listen to, you will receive a ticket to enter into our prize drawings. Looking for something different to read?  The Grand prize drawings ...read more
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2018 JCPL Adult Winter Reading
 2018 JCPL Adult Winter Reading
Saturday, Feb. 24
(January 2-March 1)

All Locations
"Chill out and READ"

For each Fiction, Non-Fiction, Magazine, e-book, Audio Book or audio e-book that you read/listen to, you will receive a ticket to enter into our prize drawings. Looking for something different to read?  The Grand prize drawings ...read more
Yoga with Rob
9:15-10:00 a.m.
 Yoga with Rob
Saturday, Feb. 24, 9:15-10:00 a.m.
Wheatfield
“Yoga With Rob” will be offered weekly at the Wheatfield Library during the months of January & February. Adults are invited to join us each Saturday morning, January 20-February 24 from 9:15-10 am. Free and open to adults, this weekly exercise class is taught by Robert Arroyo.
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2018 JCPL Adult Winter Reading
 2018 JCPL Adult Winter Reading
Sunday, Feb. 25
(January 2-March 1)

All Locations
"Chill out and READ"

For each Fiction, Non-Fiction, Magazine, e-book, Audio Book or audio e-book that you read/listen to, you will receive a ticket to enter into our prize drawings. Looking for something different to read?  The Grand prize drawings ...read more
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2018 JCPL Adult Winter Reading
 2018 JCPL Adult Winter Reading
Monday, Feb. 26
(January 2-March 1)

All Locations
"Chill out and READ"

For each Fiction, Non-Fiction, Magazine, e-book, Audio Book or audio e-book that you read/listen to, you will receive a ticket to enter into our prize drawings. Looking for something different to read?  The Grand prize drawings ...read more
Books & Coffee Discussion @ Somethin’s Brewin’ Coffee Shop
2:00-3:00 p.m.
Books & Coffee Discussion @ Somethin’s Brewin’ Coffee Shop
Monday, Feb. 26, 2:00-3:00 p.m.
Somethin's Brewin' Coffee Shop, DeMotte
Join us as we read and discuss our next book club selection. We will be reading The Art of Hearing Heartbeats by Jan-Philipp Sendker. Copies of this book will be available at the front desk of the Wheatfield Library during the last week of January. Registration is required to attend.
 

Maker Monday
4pm
 Maker Monday
Monday, Feb. 26, 4pm
Wheatfield
for kids in grades 1-8

or call 219-956-3774.
Lean & Limber
5pm
 Lean & Limber
Monday, Feb. 26, 5pm
(Mondays, Feb. 5-26, 5pm)

DeMotte
Relaxing, smooth stretching and low impact movements are a great way to limber up and feel healthy and stress-free.
COLOR your stress Away
5:30-7:00pm
 COLOR your stress Away
Monday, Feb. 26, 5:30-7:00pm
Rensselaer
COLOR your stress Away with UFO (Unfinished Object Group)
Come and go as you can

or call 219-866-5881.
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2018 JCPL Adult Winter Reading
 2018 JCPL Adult Winter Reading
Tuesday, Feb. 27
(January 2-March 1)

All Locations
"Chill out and READ"

For each Fiction, Non-Fiction, Magazine, e-book, Audio Book or audio e-book that you read/listen to, you will receive a ticket to enter into our prize drawings. Looking for something different to read?  The Grand prize drawings ...read more
Friends of the Library Meeting
1:00 p.m.
 Friends of the Library Meeting
Tuesday, Feb. 27, 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 and Tablet Q&A
2:00pm
 Computer and Tablet Q&A
Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2:00pm
Rensselaer
Do you have tech questions about your laptop, tablet, smart phone or mobile device? Bring your device along with your questions to the Rensselaer Library for ‘Computer & Tablet Q & A,’ an informal workshop that is open to all ages. Offered in two, stand-alone sessions from &...read more
Super STEM - Grades 3-6
4:30pm
 Super STEM - Grades 3-6
Tuesday, Feb. 27, 4:30pm
DeMotte
This program will encourage kids to brainstorm and have hands-on fun in group settings learning to build new things!

or call 219-987-2221.
Computer and Tablet Q & A
6:00pm
 Computer and Tablet Q & A
Tuesday, Feb. 27, 6:00pm
Rensselaer
Do you have tech questions about your laptop, tablet, smart phone or mobile device? Bring your device along with your questions to the Rensselaer Library for ‘Computer & Tablet Q & A,’ an informal workshop that is open to all ages. Offered in two, stand-alone sessions from &...read more
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2018 JCPL Adult Winter Reading
 2018 JCPL Adult Winter Reading
Wednesday, Feb. 28
(January 2-March 1)

All Locations
"Chill out and READ"

For each Fiction, Non-Fiction, Magazine, e-book, Audio Book or audio e-book that you read/listen to, you will receive a ticket to enter into our prize drawings. Looking for something different to read?  The Grand prize drawings ...read more
Toddler Time - Morning Session
10am
 Toddler Time - Morning Session
Wednesday, Feb. 28, 10am
(Wednesdays, Feb. 7-28, 10am)

DeMotte
Enjoy stories, make crafts and have fun at Toddler Time!

or call 219-987-2221.
Men’s Book Group
10:00am
 Men’s Book Group
Wednesday, Feb. 28, 10:00am
Rensselaer
The Plague by Albert Camus
Contact Rachel Kuhn with any questions at 866-5881
The Men's Book Club group was created for men, but anyone can join.
Story Time for 3-5 year olds
11am
 Story Time for 3-5 year olds
Wednesday, Feb. 28, 11am
(Wednesdays, February 7-March 14, 11am)

Wheatfield
Wednesday 11am session

or call 219-956-3774.
Toddler Time - Afternoon Session
1pm
Toddler Time - Afternoon Session
Wednesday, Feb. 28, 1pm
(Wednesdays, Feb. 7-28, 1pm)

DeMotte
Enjoy stories, make crafts and have fun at Toddler Time!

or call 219-987-2221.
Anime Club
5:30-7:00pm
 Anime Club
Wednesday, Feb. 28, 5:30-7:00pm
Rensselaer
In February, we’ll watch Ocean Waves, a romantic short film. Come and enjoy anime and manga with others!
Registration is preferred but not required.
Ages 15 years and older

or call 219-866-5881.
   
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