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Main & South
Mon-Thu:
Fri-Sat:
Sun:
9:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
2:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
Russiaville
Mon/Tue/Thu:
Wed:
Fri/Sat:
Sun:
9:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m.
Closed
9:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
2:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m.

Library Events

Join us for upcoming events, classes and programs at Kokomo-Howard County Public Library! All events are free and open to the public. Registration required where noted.
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Dreamers by YuYi Mor
KHCPL Main
Monday, Sep. 20, all day

 Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month in the Children’s Department by reading Dreamers by Yuyi Morales. Dreamers is an illustrated picture book of Morlaes’ own immigration story. Patrons can enjoy a treat at the end of the story.

KHCPL Main
Monday, Sep. 20, 4:30 PM
Monthly meeting of the Library Board.  
Growing Readers Stor
All Locations
Monday, Sep. 20, 10:00 a.m.
The Kokomo-Howard County Public Library offers Growing Readers to help children ages 3 to 5 improve their literacy skills. Our take home packs are available, while supplies last. Each kit includes literacy activities and a craft. Check out our YouTube channel or one of our Facebook pages to hear a story!
KHCPL Russiaville
Monday, Sep. 20, 10:00 a.m. - noon
Preschoolers and families, drop in to the Nature Explore Outdoor Classroom between 10:00 a.m. and noon to explore, read, and play at the sensory stations provided.  Each week will be a different opportunity to have fun in nature.  Be sure to stop inside and check out a backpack with more outdoor activities and pick up a story time to go kit!
KHCPL Main
Monday, Sep. 20, 6:00 PM (Mondays, September 6, 13, 20 & 27, 6 p.m.)

Interested in learning more about using a Cricut Maker? Whether you’d like to create iron-on T-shirts, custom signs or any variety of crafts, if there is something you want to cut chances are the Cricut maker is the tool to use! We’ll teach you the basics of the Cricut Design space, what to look for when choosing your materials and the rest of the basics so that you can cut with confidence with the Cricut Maker! Join us every Monday on Facebook/Youtube at 6:00pm throughout September to learn more about the Cricut Maker!

Dreamers by YuYi Mor
KHCPL Main
Tuesday, Sep. 21, all day

 Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month in the Children’s Department by reading Dreamers by Yuyi Morales. Dreamers is an illustrated picture book of Morlaes’ own immigration story. Patrons can enjoy a treat at the end of the story.

Dreamers by YuYi Mor
KHCPL Main
Wednesday, Sep. 22, all day

 Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month in the Children’s Department by reading Dreamers by Yuyi Morales. Dreamers is an illustrated picture book of Morlaes’ own immigration story. Patrons can enjoy a treat at the end of the story.

Legal Aid Clinics
KHCPL Main
Wednesday, Sep. 22, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
By Appointment Only. Call 765-450-9524.

Need pro bono representation? Have questions for an attorney? Apply with Pro Bono Indiana, Inc. to get the legal assistance you need at no cost to you!
Growing Readers Litt
KHCPL South
Wednesday, Sep. 22, 10:00 a.m.
For children ages 3 to 5 years. Introduces preschoolers to quality literature in a fun, inviting way. Introduces children to new words, concepts and skills. Families will bring their own blankets or towels and social distance by sitting with people in the same household.
Dreamers by YuYi Mor
KHCPL Main
Thursday, Sep. 23, all day

 Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month in the Children’s Department by reading Dreamers by Yuyi Morales. Dreamers is an illustrated picture book of Morlaes’ own immigration story. Patrons can enjoy a treat at the end of the story.

Kindermusik Wiggle &
KHCPL Russiaville
Thursday, Sep. 23, 10:00 a.m. (Thursdays, September 2, 9, 16, and 23.)
Thursdays, September 2, 9, 16, and 23.
Kindermusik®, the world's, leading provider of music-based education, promotes cognitive development through singing, dancing, and instrument play.  We'll explore a new theme every 4 weeks in this 30 minute outdoor program.  The Wiggle & Grow program is designed for children ages 18 mos to 3 years.

The program will be held in our Nature Explore Outdoor Classroom.  Plan to stay and play after the program!
Growing Readers -Lit
KHCPL Main
Thursday, Sep. 23, 10:30am-11:00am (Thursday August 19, August 26, September 2, September 16, September 23, September 30)

Join Ms. Angie for stories, songs, and finger plays for all children up to age 5. Early literacy best practices guide each session. Extension activities emphasizing counting, cutting, phonics, and alphabets for toddlers and preschoolers will be available. All stories can be applied to 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten Program.  Social Distancing will be practiced. Mask are optional

KHCPL Main
Thursday, Sep. 23, 5:00-6:00 PM
Hey teens, do you like to write your own stories? Do you want the chance to sharpen those creative writing skills and receive feedback from your peers? With the Teen Writers Group there will be a chance to grow as a writer by sharing your work and learning how to give and take critiques from your fellow teen writers. Meetings are every Thursday from 5 to 6 pm in the large group study room on the 2nd floor.
Kitchen Chemistry
KHCPL Main
Thursday, Sep. 23, 5:30 pm-6:30 pm

1st-6th graders Ignite your curiosity with science experiments using item found in your kitchen.   Registration is required. You can call 765-626-0830 or online starting September 13, 2021. Mask recommended Social Distancing will be practiced.

Dreamers by YuYi Mor
KHCPL Main
Friday, Sep. 24, all day

 Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month in the Children’s Department by reading Dreamers by Yuyi Morales. Dreamers is an illustrated picture book of Morlaes’ own immigration story. Patrons can enjoy a treat at the end of the story.

Kindermusik Wiggle &
KHCPL South
Friday, Sep. 24, 10:00 a.m.
The Kindermusik Wiggle & Grow classes are designed for children ages 18 months to three and promote cognitive development through singing, dancing and instrument play. Families will bring their own blankets or towels and social distance by sitting with people in the same household.
Good Neighbor Bonfir
KHCPL Russiaville
Friday, Sep. 24, 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
KHCPL Russiaville is hosting our 3rd annual Good Neighbor Bonfire.  Enjoy spending time with your neighbors and fellow library patrons as we make a craft, listen to music and a comedian, and roast s'mores.  All ages welcome.  Please bring your own chair.
Dreamers by YuYi Mor
KHCPL Main
Saturday, Sep. 25, all day

 Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month in the Children’s Department by reading Dreamers by Yuyi Morales. Dreamers is an illustrated picture book of Morlaes’ own immigration story. Patrons can enjoy a treat at the end of the story.

All Locations
Saturday, Sep. 25, 9:00 am

Adults & Teens, come pick up a Fall Lover’s Kit to welcome the arrival of your favorite season! Each kit will include a craft and some goodies to help you enjoy Fall. Kits will be limited.

Community Services a
KHCPL Russiaville
Saturday, Sep. 25, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Keep your family safe!  Technicians will be able to ensure your child's car seat is installed correctly 10 a.m.-2 p.m and  from noon-4 p.m. Learn fire safety with demos from the Kokomo Fire Department's "Smoke House" and explore Russiaville's fire truck and ambulance. Meet the Russiaville Town Marshalls, explore a police car and learn all about Max, the dog!  Find out about the helpful services Russiaville Outreach Board, Russiaville United Methodist Church  and the United  Way have to offer.

 
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