Michigan City Public Library
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      August 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.

Library Hours

The library is closed on Sundays through Labor Day.

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1000 books before kindergarten logo1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

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

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.

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Library Hours

The library will be closed Monday, September 5 for Labor Day. Sunday hours resume Sunday, September 11 from 1-5pm.

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1000 books before kindergarten logo1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

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

Homework Helper

School is back in session. Need homework help? If you are looking for ebooks, articles, and encyclopedias, the library has research databases, including the Gale Virtual Reference Library! Have your library card handy and go to Gale Virtual Reference Library to access thousands of fully illustrated articles and books.

storytime logoTuesday Afternoon Story Time
Tuesdays, September 13, 20, & 27, 1:00pm

New! We are now offering the same Story Time twice a week. You pick the day that's best for you! Children and their grown-ups will enjoy stories, songs and crafts by our Story Time Crew during this program designed for parent/guardian and child interaction. Please arrive a few minutes early to receive a name tag. For ages birth through 5 years, accompanied by an adult.

storytime logoWednesday Morning Story Time
Wednesdays, September 14, 21, & 28, 10:00am

Children and their grown-ups will enjoy stories, songs and crafts by our Story Time Crew during this program designed for parent/guardian and child interaction. Please arrive a few minutes early to receive a name tag. For ages birth through 5 years, accompanied by an adult.

movie posterCharlie and the Chocolate Factory Film Showing
Saturday, September 17, 10:00am

We're celebrating the 100th birthday of Roald Dahl by showing the movie Charlie and the Chocolate Factory starring Johnny Depp. This version most closely follows Roald Dahl's book of the same name. Light refreshments will be served and children under 18 years are eligible to win a DVD of the movie. Rated PG.

International Talk Like a Pirate Day
Monday, September 19, 4:00pm

pirateArr land lubbers! Weigh anchor and come ashore in the Youth Services Department at Michigan City Public Library. There'll be booty to plunder, crafts to keelhaul and a special guest "pirate", who can be a right rapscallion if'n he feels like it!. This is a family program.

Night Time Story Time
Tuesday, September 20, 5:30pm

Wear your pajamas and bring a stuffed friend to this cozy family story time.

ozobotsMCPL Steam Ahead Kids: Ozoblockly with Ozobots!
Wednesday, September 21, 5:30pm

Have fun programming Ozobots through mazes using the Ozoblockly app. Registration is required and is in-person only at the Youth Services desk. For ages 7 through 18 years.

robot suncatcherRobot Suncatchers
Thursday, September 22, 3:30pm

Design your own robot suncatcher and watch it come to life with color! All materials provided and child must be present to receive craft materials. For ages 4 through 10 years, accompanied by an adult.

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.