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

               
      September Newsletter - Youth/Teen Programs



 

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.

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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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.

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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

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, October 4, 11, 18 & 25, 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, October 5, 12, & 19, 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.

STEAM Ahead Kids: Art à la Carte
Monday, October 10, 3:30pm

Design a delightful autumnal wall banner.

Night Time Story Time
Tuesday, October 18, 5:30pm

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

improvPLAYHOUSE logoimprovPLAYHOUSE Presents: Little Red Riding Hood
Friday, October 21, 10:00am

Everyone knows the classic tale of Little Red Riding Hood, but you haven't seen one this wacky and entertaining. Join improvPLAYHOUSE for their up close exploration of the classic story, filled with music and merriment.

Youth Services staff in costumeCostume Parade
Wednesday, October 26, 10:00am

We will tell stories and then parade through the library collecting treats! Wear your favorite costume and bring a treat bag to collect the goodies. For ages birth through 5 years, accompanied by an adult.

STEAM Ahead Kids: Fly, Creep, Crawl, or Ooze
Friday, October 28, 3:30pm

Make a scary craft! Choose from a selection of terrifyingly fun crafts and make your own creation. All materials will be provided for both programs. The child must be present to receive materials. For ages 4 to 10 accompanied by an adult.

movie posterScary Saturday Boo-vie! Hocus Pocus
Saturday, October 29, 10:00am

Halloween night will never be the same after three 17th century witches are accidentally conjured up in present day Salem where they brew a hilarious cauldron of mischief and mayhem. Children under 18 are eligible to win a copy of the movie. Light refreshments will be served. Rated PG.

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.