Michigan City Public Library
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100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN 46360, phone 219 - 873 - 3044 fax 219 - 873 - 3067

               
      April Newsletter - Youth/Teen Programs



 

Youth Services

Children ages 10 and under must be accompanied by an adult. All children ages 10 through 12 must have an adult in the library. For more information, please call Youth Services at (219) 873-3045.

story timeStory Times
Wednesdays, April 2, 9, 16, 23, & 30, 10:00 am

Children and their grown-ups will enjoy stories, songs, and crafts during this time designed for parent/guardian and child interaction. Please arrive a few minutes early to receive a name tag. For ages birth-5 years, with an adult.

Earth logoEarth Day
Tuesday, April 22, 3:00 pm

Celebrate the earth by taking part in recognizing this day with activities. All materials provided. This program is designed for children 12 and under accompanied by an adult.

Dial-a-Story

Hear a story anytime! Call our Dial-a-Story line at 1-219-873-3060. It's available 24 hours a day!

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

Register anytime for this free program designed to promote language development and a love of reading in young children. Your child will receive a special surprise (choice of an age-appropriate book or CD) for each set of 100 books that are read to them (or that they read on their own). For children ages birth through entering kindergarten.

Homework Helper

Need homework help? Looking for ebooks, articles, and encyclopedias? Check out the library's research databases, including the new Gale Virtual Reference Library! Have your library card handy and click on the link on the library's home page to access thousands of fully illustrated articles and books.

Novelist K-8NoveList K-8 Plus

NoveList K-8 Plus is a comprehensive reading resource for fiction and nonfiction for young readers and listeners. Includes picture book extenders, book discussion guides, book talks, award winners, Lexile reading levels, & more!

Thanks to the Friends of the Library and the Library Endowment Fund for their support of library programs.

We often take photographs at library events. If you do not wish to be photographed, please inform library staff.

The Learning Center

The Learning Center is always in need of tutors. We tutor children in grades 1-12 in reading and math. We also help adults with basic reading, getting a GED, college support, and learning to speak English. Make a difference in our community! Please call Cyndie McKinney at 219-873-3043 to sign up to help!

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Youth Services

Children ages 10 and under must be accompanied by an adult. All children ages 10 through 12 must have an adult in the library. For more information, please call Youth Services at (219) 873-3045.

story timeStory Times
Wednesdays, May 7 & 14, 10:00 am

Children and their grown-ups will enjoy stories, songs, and crafts during this time designed for parent/guardian and child interaction. Please arrive a few minutes early to receive a name tag. For ages birth-5 years, with an adult. Story Time will take a break and begin again June 25.

Art à la Carte: Mother's Day is Almost Here
Thursday, May 8, 3:00 pm

Make a Mother's day craft for someone special in your life! This program is designed for children 12 years and under accompanied by an adult. All materials provided.

Art à la Carte: National Kite Day
Monday, May 12, 3:00 pm

Celebrate "Kite Day" and drop-in to make a kite bookmark. This program is designed for children 12 years and under accompanied by an adult. All materials provided.

Puppet Show
Saturday, May 17, 2:00 pm

Come to a Puppet Show! The library proudly presents two enchanting tales for the young and young at heart. The True Tale of Teddy and Trevor is the story of a bear and monkey who become good friends. A Perfect Princess tells of a young girl who learns how to be a true princess.

Art à la Carte: Making Good Manners Matter
Thursday, May 22, 3:00 pm

Join us and make a "good manners" sign. This program is designed for children 12 years and under accompanied by an adult. All materials provided.

Dial-a-Story

Hear a story anytime! Call our Dial-a-Story line at 1-219-873-3060. It's available 24 hours a day!

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

Register anytime for this free program designed to promote language development and a love of reading in young children. Your child will receive a special surprise (choice of an age-appropriate book or CD) for each set of 100 books that are read to them (or that they read on their own). For children ages birth through entering kindergarten.

Homework Helper

Need homework help? Looking for ebooks, articles, and encyclopedias? Check out the library's research databases, including the new Gale Virtual Reference Library! Have your library card handy and click on the link on the library's home page to access thousands of fully illustrated articles and books.

Novelist K-8NoveList K-8 Plus

NoveList K-8 Plus is a comprehensive reading resource for fiction and nonfiction for young readers and listeners. Includes picture book extenders, book discussion guides, book talks, award winners, Lexile reading levels, & more!

Thanks to the Friends of the Library and the Library Endowment Fund for their support of library programs.

We often take photographs at library events. If you do not wish to be photographed, please inform library staff.

The Learning Center

The Learning Center is always in need of tutors. We tutor children in grades 1-12 in reading and math. We also help adults with basic reading, getting a GED, college support, and learning to speak English. Make a difference in our community! Please call Cyndie McKinney at 219-873-3043 to sign up to help!