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Fri-Sat:
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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
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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.
Limit by location:      Limit by audience:
All Locations
Monday, Jan. 25
Kids, learn the basics of computer programming with a fun and festive craft. Follow along on Facebook and learn how to turn your name into a candy cane. You can even earn Digital Diver points for participating. Drop by any library location to pick up supplies beginning January 25. Supplies are limited.
Winter Works Prescho
KHCPL South
Monday, Jan. 25, 9:00 a.m.

Pick up a preschool kit featuring literacy, math and other learning activities from the South Branch Library each week, while supplies last. Themes will be related to the Winter season. Watch the videos sharing winter stories and songs on Youtube or Facebook during the last two weeks, Jan. 19 & 25.

Go Wild Outside!
KHCPL Russiaville
Monday, Jan. 25, 10:00 a.m. (Monday, January 25)
Bundle up and join in the fun activities that include art and science in the form of outside play!  Geared for preschoolers.
Read Along with KHCP
Virtual Event
Monday, Jan. 25, 2:30 pm (Mondays, January 4, 11, 25, 2:30 p.m.)

Join us once a week and participate in our read along virtual book discussion. The book is available on Hoopla, so you can check it out without leaving home. We will meet on Monday’s at 2:30pm to discuss that’s week’s chapters. (We will not meet on Jan. 18 due to holiday.)

Registration is required. Click the link below to register for the discussion.

Registration Link: https://khcpl-org.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMkcu2gpz4sE9QmYyY3ZWCGt3zD7cgCeqB6

Book Link: https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/12212065

 

Winter Art and Scien
KHCPL Russiaville
Tuesday, Jan. 26, 4 p.m.

 

The Kokomo-Howard County Public Library invites school-age kids to join us as we do cool activities, including art and science! Winter Fun in the Nature Explore Outdoor Classroom will begin at 4:00 p.m on Tuesday, Jan. 26, in the Nature Explore Outdoor Classroom at KHCPL Russiaville. Come explore and be creative with us! Dress for cold weather. Please wear a mask.

Tranquility Boxes
All Locations
Friday, Jan. 29
Adults, we know you need to relax and have some me time. We've created Tranquility Boxes, which you can pick up while supplies last. Packages will contain coloring pages, colored pencils, lotion, tea and some surprises. All you'll need is a mug for your tea. We will also give you a link to a Youtube video so you can get more self-care ideas.
KHCPL Main
Monday, Feb. 1 (All month during regular library hours)

Stop by KHCPL Main anytime during the month of February. Walk through the children’s department and enjoy the amazing book I am enough by Grace Byers. This award-winning picture book will show you how to love yourself, respect others, and to be kind to everyone.

Growing Readers Stor
KHCPL Russiaville
Monday, Feb. 1, ALL DAY
This week's theme is Groundhogs!
Each Growing Readers Kit will include a story book, activity pages, and a craft!  Miss Susan will read a corresponding story each week, that can be found on our YouTube channel:  https://www.youtube.com/user/KHCPLibrary/videos, or on our Facebook page each Monday.  These kits are geared for preschoolers, ages 3-5.  
KHCPL Main
Tuesday, Feb. 2 (All month during regular library hours)

Stop by KHCPL Main anytime during the month of February. Walk through the children’s department and enjoy the amazing book I am enough by Grace Byers. This award-winning picture book will show you how to love yourself, respect others, and to be kind to everyone.

KHCPL Main
Wednesday, Feb. 3 (All month during regular library hours)

Stop by KHCPL Main anytime during the month of February. Walk through the children’s department and enjoy the amazing book I am enough by Grace Byers. This award-winning picture book will show you how to love yourself, respect others, and to be kind to everyone.

World Read Aloud Day
KHCPL Russiaville
Wednesday, Feb. 3, ALL DAY
This Growing Readers kit will include a rhyming story book, activity pages, and a craft!  Miss Susan will read a fun rhyming story, with puppets, that can be found on our YouTube channel:  https://www.youtube.com/user/KHCPLibrary/videos, or on our Facebook page.  This kit is geared for preschoolers, ages 3-5.

Celebrate World Read Aloud day by reading with your child!
Book Mobile
KHCPL Russiaville
Wednesday, Feb. 3, 3:45 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
Check out the Bookmobile at KHCPL Russiaville!
KHCPL Main
Thursday, Feb. 4 (All month during regular library hours)

Stop by KHCPL Main anytime during the month of February. Walk through the children’s department and enjoy the amazing book I am enough by Grace Byers. This award-winning picture book will show you how to love yourself, respect others, and to be kind to everyone.

DIY Felt Hedwig Keyc
All Locations
Thursday, Feb. 4, 9 AM
Hey teens! Harry Potter Book Night is February 4th. Celebrate by taking home your own felt Hedwig keychain kit. Stop by at any of our three locations to get your own kit while supplies last. Each kit will contain felt, thread, a needle, keychain ring, ribbon, and pattern, along with a link to watch the how-to video on Youtube.
Read Along with KHCP
Virtual Event
Thursday, Feb. 4, 2:30 pm (Thursdays, Feb. 4, 11, 18, 25)

Check out a copy of The Saturday Night Supper Club by Carla Laureano on Hoopla and join us for virtual discussions of selected chapters each Monday in February. Registration is required.

Registration link:  https://khcpl-org.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZApduisrDkvGNXuCRkGt-juGYGimFrTbLFR
Book Link: https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11928501

 

• 2:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 4: Chapters 1-9

• 2:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 11: Chapters 10-17

• 2:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 18: Chapters 18-25

• 2:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 25: Chapters 26-34

 

 

KHCPL Main
Friday, Feb. 5 (All month during regular library hours)

Stop by KHCPL Main anytime during the month of February. Walk through the children’s department and enjoy the amazing book I am enough by Grace Byers. This award-winning picture book will show you how to love yourself, respect others, and to be kind to everyone.

KHCPL Main
Saturday, Feb. 6 (All month during regular library hours)

Stop by KHCPL Main anytime during the month of February. Walk through the children’s department and enjoy the amazing book I am enough by Grace Byers. This award-winning picture book will show you how to love yourself, respect others, and to be kind to everyone.

KHCPL Main
Sunday, Feb. 7 (All month during regular library hours)

Stop by KHCPL Main anytime during the month of February. Walk through the children’s department and enjoy the amazing book I am enough by Grace Byers. This award-winning picture book will show you how to love yourself, respect others, and to be kind to everyone.

KHCPL Main
Monday, Feb. 8 (All month during regular library hours)

Stop by KHCPL Main anytime during the month of February. Walk through the children’s department and enjoy the amazing book I am enough by Grace Byers. This award-winning picture book will show you how to love yourself, respect others, and to be kind to everyone.

Growing Readers Stor
KHCPL Russiaville
Monday, Feb. 8, ALL DAY
This week's theme is Valentines!
Each Growing Readers Kit will include a story book, activity pages, and a craft!  Miss Susan will read a corresponding story each week, that can be found on our YouTube channel:  https://www.youtube.com/user/KHCPLibrary/videos, or on our Facebook page each Monday.  These kits are geared for preschoolers, ages 3-5.
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