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.
Wednesdays, March 5, 12, 19, & 26, 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.
Drop in Craft
Thursday, March 13, 3:00 pm
Make a St. Patrick's Day craft! All materials provided. This program is designed for children 12 and under accompanied by an adult.
Family Health: A Chemical-Free Home
Friday, March 14, 1:00 pm
Learn about the many benefits of using natural, chemical free products to clean your home. Jennifer Hernandez will be here to show how to clean naturally using essential oils and other simple household items. Green cleaning is effective, economical, and safe. Bring an empty spray bottle and she will send you home with a natural cleaning solution!
Women's History Month: Folk Singer Linda Boyle
Saturday, March 29, 4:00 pm
Linda Boyle has performed in schools, universities, and museums; and on television and radio. Her programs are musical narratives featuring stories and songs about the lives, struggles and contributions of women and girls. This program is designed for adults and children (12 years and older).
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.
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-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.