Michigan City Public Library
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      June 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 will be closed Sundays through Labor Day.

storytime at the libraryStory Time
Wednesdays, June 22 & 29, 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.

posterFilm Showing: Labyrinth--30 Year Anniversary
Monday, June 27, 3:30pm

Enter into a magical universe, a maze of illusion inhabited by mystical creatures and governed by the wicked Goblin King--where nothing is what it seems! Children under 18 years will be eligible to win the film DVD. Light refreshments will be served. Rated PG.

Summer Olympics
Thursday, June 30, 10:00am

Olympic ringsExperience a variety of hands-on, physical activities that will get you up and moving, and ready for the Summer Olympics.

1,000 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.

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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.

Library Hours

The library is closed Sundays through Labor Day. The library will be closed Monday, July 4 for Independence Day.

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On Your Mark, Get Set, Read logoSummer Reading Program: On Your Mark, Get Set, Read!

The Summer Reading Program continues in July! Let's celebrate the joy of reading and earn a fun reward along the way. Read anything you like: books, e-books, magazines, newspapers, and more. Listen to audiobooks. Listen while someone reads to you. Earn prizes for the number of hours that you read. Fill out a reading log at the library's Youth Services desk to record your hours. The last day to record your hours is July 23, 2016.

Pop Up Story Time
Fridays, July 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29, 10:00am

Enjoy a new twist on our popular Story Time. Children ages 6-12 are invited to choose their favorite picture books and read them to other children!

storytime at the librarySummer Story Time
Wednesdays, July 6, 13 & 20, 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.

children with hula hoopsHula Hoop Fun
Thursday, July 7, 10:00am

Join us for hula hoop fun! Families will have a great time exercising their minds and their bodies at this interactive Summer Reading program.

bocce ballsBocce Ball
Thursday, July 14, 10:00am

Join us for bocce ball! Families will have a great time exercising their minds and their bodies at this interactive Summer Reading program.

STEAM Ahead Kids: Robo Wheels
Thursday, July 21, 10:00am

Use paper plates and string to put together and decorate wheels that can race and jump ramps in this interactive science program for the family!

Summer Reading Program: Final Day to Record Hours
Saturday, July 23, 9:00am

The last day to record your hours is Saturday, July 23.

ozobotsExplore Ozobots!
Tuesday, July 26, 2:00pm

Children ages 7-18 years will have fun programming robots through a variety of activities. This program is free and registration is required. Register by Monday, July 25 at the Youth Services desk, or call 219-873-3045 and ask for Dave or Lori.

man with oversized puppetSummer Reading Program Grand Finale: Madcap Puppets!
Thursday, July 28, 10:00am

We're celebrating the end of the Summer Reading Program with a larger-than-life Madcap Puppets show! In this lively production, Aesop's favorite fables are retold by a cast of puppets and you! Stories include: The Boy Who Cried Wolf, The Lion and the Mouse, and The Hare and the Tortoise. Bring your entire family for this amazing show.

1,000 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.

Follow MCPL on Facebook, Twitter, & Instagram!

Follow MCPublicLibrar1 on Twitter Instagram

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.