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, February 3, 10, 17, & 24, 10:00am
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.
Art à la Carte: Valentine Craft
Thursday, February 11, 3:30pm
Join us and make a fun Valentine craft. Lots of materials will be available to create your own Valentine project. Child(ren) must be present to receive craft supplies. For children ages 4 to 10 years, with an adult.
No School Movie Fun: Minions
Monday, February 15, 10:00am
Minions Stuart, Kevin and Bob are recruited by Scarlet Overkill, a super-villain who, alongside her inventor husband Herb, hatches a plot to take over the world! Light refreshments will be served and children under 18 years are eligible to win a DVD of the movie. Rated PG.
No School Movie Fun: Ant-Man
Monday, February 15, 2:00pm
Armed with a super-suit with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, cat burglar Scott Lang must embrace his inner hero and help his mentor, Dr. Hank Pym, plan and pull off a heist that will save the world. Light refreshments will be served and children under 18 years are eligible to win a DVD of the movie. Rated PG-13.
Big Movie Extravaganza!
Saturday, February 20, 1:00pm
Get ready for the Academy Awards! We'll be showing some of the films nominated for animation awards. Light refreshments will be served. Ratings and running times vary. This is a family program.
Dream Big...and Engineer On!
Tuesday, February 23, 2:00pm
Introduce young children to the creative and innovative world of engineering with this HANDS ON experience! Children ages 2-8 will explore the fun of engineering and take a project home. Free! The program runs from 2:00pm to 6:00pm. For more information contact Michelle Basta via e-mail at shellibasta at yahoo.com.
Art à la Carte: Winter Craft
Thursday, February 25, 3:30pm
Stop in and make a fun penguin thermometer! Everything you will need will be available to create your very own penguin. Child(ren) must be present to receive craft supplies. For children ages 4 to 10 years, with an adult.
1,000 Books Before Kindergarten
Register for this free program designed to promote language and a love of reading in children. 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.
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 click on the link on the library's home page to access thousands of fully illustrated articles and books.
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Thanks to the Friends of the Library and the Library Endowment Fund for their support of library programs.
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