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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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Limit by location:      Limit by audience:
Saturday, Mar. 23, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
or call 219-956-3774.
Social Club is for independent adults, 18 and over, who are on the autism spectrum and would like to meet others, make friends and explore shared interests. The first meeting will allow us to get to know each other a little better and to discuss what kind of activities and programs in which you would like to participate.  Snacks and beverages will be served. Board/Card games will be played after the discussion, so bring your favorite or try one of ours. Registration is REQUIRED to attend and can be done here or by visiting or calling the Wheatfield Library at (219) 956-3774.
Sunday, Mar. 24 (March 1-30)
The Friends of the DeMotte Library invite book collectors to name their price during a Silent Auction.
Monday, Mar. 25, 10:30am
Preschoolers, ages 3-5, are invited to Preschool STEM.  
Somethin's Brewin' Cafe
Monday, Mar. 25, 2:00-3:00 p.m.
or call 219-987-2221.
Join us on Monday, Mar. 25th at 2:00 p.m. at Somethin's Brewin' Coffee Shop for our next book discussion of
The Blue Bottle Club by Penelope Stokes. Copies of the book are available at the front desk of the Wheatfield and
DeMotte Libraries. Registration is required to attend.
Monday, Mar. 25, 5:30pm-7:00pm
or call 219-866-5881.
Color yout stress away with the UFO (Unfinished Object) Group. Come and go as you can! 
Tuesday, Mar. 26, 1:00 p.m.
All Friends members and those wishing to join the Friends of the Wheatfield Library are invited to attend.
Tuesday, Mar. 26, 2:00pm-3:00pm
or call 219-866-5881.

 ‘Computer & Tablet Q & A’ at the Rensselaer Library is a free, informal workshop where all ages with tablets, laptops and other mobile devices are invited to bring their device and their questions along to the Rensselaer Library, where this hour long, monthly program is designed to address simple, common, technical questions about devices, apps, the Internet, cloud storage and more.
Come in March with your questions and also learn about the library’s downloadable electronic resources: Libby, OverDrive and Hoopla!

Tuesday, Mar. 26, 6:00pm-7:00pm
or call 219-866-5881.

 ‘Computer & Tablet Q & A’ at the Rensselaer Library is a free, informal workshop where all ages with tablets, laptops and other mobile devices are invited to bring their device and their questions along to the Rensselaer Library, where this hour long, monthly program is designed to address simple, common, technical questions about devices, apps, the Internet, cloud storage and more.

Come in March with your questions and also learn about the library’s downloadable electronic resources: Libby, OverDrive and Hoopla!

Wednesday, Mar. 27, 10:00am
or call 219-866-5881.

At Home: A Short History of Private Life  by Bill Bryson

Wednesday, Mar. 27, 10am (Wednesdays, March 6-27, 10am)
or call 219-987-2221.
Introduce your children to the love of books and the magic of stories,
Wednesday, Mar. 27, 12:30pm (Wednesdays, 12:30-2:30pm)
Bring your projects and join other crocheters and knitters at the DeMotte Library.
Wednesday, Mar. 27, 1pm (Wednesdays, March 6-27, 1pm)
or call 219-987-2221.
Introduce your children to the love of books and the magic of stories,
Wednesday, Mar. 27, 5:30pm-7:00pm
or call 219-866-5881.

In March, we'll watch a gaming/RPG-themed anime. Come for some good company and enjoy anime and manga with others!
For ages 15 years old and older
Registration is preferred, but not required 

Wednesday, Mar. 27, 6pm (Wednesdays, 6:00-7:00pm)
or call 219-987-2221.
Adults are invited to learn the steps and movements that will get you out on the dance floor at your next event or party.
Thursday, Mar. 28, 10:00 a.m.
or call 219-956-3774.
Adults are invited to enjoy a free, PG-13 film at the Wheatfield Library on Thursday, March 28th at 10:00 a.m.
Thursday, Mar. 28, 1:00pm
or call 219-866-5881.

Who Let the Dog Out? by David Rosenfelt

Thursday, Mar. 28, 4:30pm
This program will encourage kids to brainstorm and have hands-on fun in group setttings.
Thursday, Mar. 28, 5:00-6:30pm
Come and see what you can create using LEGOS! 
For all ages 
Friday, Mar. 29, 1:30pm
or call 219-987-2221.
Explore Ireland with us with stories, games, crafts and activities all related to the theme.
Saturday, Mar. 30 (March 1-30)
The Friends of the DeMotte Library invite book collectors to name their price during a Silent Auction.
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