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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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Storybook Walk
KHCPL South
Wednesday, Sep. 30, 9:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Share a story while taking a walk outside the library. We will have crafts or snacks available for pick-up inside, while supplies last. If you’d rather stay outside, we can run those out to you by calling 765-453-4150.
Kindermusik Wiggle &
KHCPL South
Friday, Oct. 2, 10:00 a.m. to 10:30 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, six feet apart from other households. We will have hand sanitizer available to use before and after program. Musical instruments will be cleaned after each class.

Audience: 18 months to age 3.

Growing Readers - Fu
All Locations
Monday, Oct. 5, all day (Mondays, September 14, 21, 28, October 5, and 12)

Designed for 3-5 year olds. 
It’s a story time to go kit!  Pick up a new packet of activities for your preschoolers each week featuring Crazy Cows, Silly Sheep, and Wake Up Rooster! In October we'll have Farmer Fun and All About the Farm kits.   Kits include early literacy activities, a craft, and a story book.  Available at Main, South, and Russiaville branches while supplies last.  Find a new farm themed Growing Readers Story on our YouTube channel each week too!

KHCPL Main
Tuesday, Oct. 6, 10:30 am (Tuesdays, October 6, 13, 20, 27 10:30 am)
The Kindermusik Wiggle & Grow classes are designed for children ages 18 months to 3 and promote cognitive development through singing, dancing, and instument play.
Hand sanitizer will be provided. Insturments are cleaned after each class. Please wear a mask.
Fall I Spy
KHCPL South
Wednesday, Oct. 7, 9:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Go on a hunt outside the library for Fall items. Come in and get an I Spy sheet or call 453-4150 and we will bring it out to you.
Annex
Wednesday, Oct. 7, 5:30pm-6:30 pm
: K-6th graders come celebrate National Pasta Month by creating a stained glass art  project with pasta. Art is messy. Dress for a mess! Registration required. Call 765-626-0830 beginning Sept. 28th
KHCPL Russiaville Bo
KHCPL Russiaville
Thursday, Oct. 8, 6:00 p.m.
Join us for librarian-led discussion of great books. Pick up a copy of this month's book at KHCPL Russiaville one month prior to the discussion.  

October Title: Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate

Registration is required, because space is limited due to COVID rules about social distancing. Please wear a mask.

Register online or by calling KHCPL Russiaville at 765.883.5112.
Kindermusik Wiggle &
KHCPL South
Friday, Oct. 9, 10:00 a.m. to 10:30 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, six feet apart from other households. We will have hand sanitizer available to use before and after program. Musical instruments will be cleaned after each class.

Audience: 18 months to age 3.

Growing Readers - Fu
All Locations
Monday, Oct. 12, all day (Mondays, September 14, 21, 28, October 5, and 12)

Designed for 3-5 year olds. 
It’s a story time to go kit!  Pick up a new packet of activities for your preschoolers each week featuring Crazy Cows, Silly Sheep, and Wake Up Rooster! In October we'll have Farmer Fun and All About the Farm kits.   Kits include early literacy activities, a craft, and a story book.  Available at Main, South, and Russiaville branches while supplies last.  Find a new farm themed Growing Readers Story on our YouTube channel each week too!

KHCPL Main
Tuesday, Oct. 13, 10:30 am (Tuesdays, October 6, 13, 20, 27 10:30 am)
The Kindermusik Wiggle & Grow classes are designed for children ages 18 months to 3 and promote cognitive development through singing, dancing, and instument play.
Hand sanitizer will be provided. Insturments are cleaned after each class. Please wear a mask.
Fall I Spy
KHCPL South
Wednesday, Oct. 14, 9:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Go on a hunt outside the library for Fall items. Come in and get an I Spy sheet or call 453-4150 and we will bring it out to you.
KHCPL Main Book Disc
KHCPL Main
Wednesday, Oct. 14, 10:00 a.m.
Join us for librarian-led discussion of great books. Pick up a copy of this month's book at KHCPL Main one month prior to the discussion.  

October Title: The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon by Stephen King

Registration is required, because space is limited due to COVID rules about social distancing. Please wear a mask.

Register online or by calling KHCPL Main at 765.457.3242.
KHCPL Main
Wednesday, Oct. 14, 10:30 am

Being the same as everyone else is no fun. At the library, we think being unique is awesome. Join us for stories and a craft that celebrate and encourage all of us to embrace our differences and to remember to Just Be You!

KHCPL South Book Dis
KHCPL South
Thursday, Oct. 15, 6:30 p.m.
Join us for librarian-led discussion of great books. Pick up a copy of this month's book at KHCPL Russiaville one month prior to the discussion.  

October Title:The Year We Left Home by Jean Thompson

Registration is required, because space is limited due to COVID rules about social distancing. Please wear a mask.

Register online or by calling KHCPL Russiaville at 765.883.5112.
Kindermusik Wiggle &
KHCPL South
Friday, Oct. 16, 10:00 a.m. to 10:30 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, six feet apart from other households. We will have hand sanitizer available to use before and after program. Musical instruments will be cleaned after each class.

Audience: 18 months to age 3.

KHCPL Main
Tuesday, Oct. 20, 10:30 am (Tuesdays, October 6, 13, 20, 27 10:30 am)
The Kindermusik Wiggle & Grow classes are designed for children ages 18 months to 3 and promote cognitive development through singing, dancing, and instument play.
Hand sanitizer will be provided. Insturments are cleaned after each class. Please wear a mask.
Genealogy for Night
KHCPL Main
Friday, Oct. 23, 5:30 pm to midnight
Join fellow research fanatics for an evening of fun, food, and dedicated family search time.  Our Genealogy for Night Owls begins at 5:30 p.m. and will end at midnight, Friday, October 23.  The Library will close for the evening and the Night Owls will have the Genealogy Dept and staff for the evening.  A box supper will be served and door prizes will be drawn throughout the evening.  Social distancing will be maintained and masks are required.  Register and pay the $12.00 meal fee in the Genealogy & Local History Dept by Monday Oct 19.
KHCPL Main
Monday, Oct. 26
Stop by the library anytime this week to take a walk through some Halloween themed stories. Explore the Children’s Department as you travel from page to page of different picture books reading and enjoying activities. Finish the stories and stop by the librarian for a special treat before you leave.
KHCPL Main
Monday, Oct. 26, 10:00 am-11:00 am
1st-6th grade homeschoolers join us to talk books.  We read and discuss a variety of genres from fiction to graphic novels. Call 626-0830 to register for the Zoom link and for the 2020 fall booklist. The 1st-2nd grade will discuss Judy Moody was in a Mood by Megan McDonald and the 3rd-6th grade will be discussing Habor Me by Jacqueline Woodson.
KHCPL Main
Tuesday, Oct. 27
Stop by the library anytime this week to take a walk through some Halloween themed stories. Explore the Children’s Department as you travel from page to page of different picture books reading and enjoying activities. Finish the stories and stop by the librarian for a special treat before you leave.
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