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

               
      January 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 Sunday, January 1 for the New Year holiday.

mitten treeLibrary Holiday Collections

The library is collecting mittens, gloves, hats and scarves during the holiday season to decorate our holiday tree. Donations will be sent to the Salvation Army. Also, the library is collecting non-perishable food items for the local food pantry. A box will be located near the circulation desk through January 6th.

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

The library is a great homework resource for ebooks, articles, and encyclopedias. Check out the library's 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.

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storytime logoTuesday Afternoon Story Time
Tuesdays, January 17, 24 & 31, 1:00 pm

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, January 18 & 25, 10:00 am

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: Winter Craft
Thursday, January 26, 3:30 pm

Stop in and use your imagination to create a beautiful winter craft. All materials provided. For children ages 5-12 years old. Child must be present to receive craft materials.

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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.

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

The library is a great homework resource for ebooks, articles, and encyclopedias. Check out the library's 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.

Follow MCPL on Facebook, Twitter, & Instagram!

Follow MCPublicLibrar1 on Twitter Instagram

storytime logoWednesday Morning Story Time
Wednesdays, February 1, 8, 15, & 22, 10:00 am

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 logoTuesday Afternoon Story Time
Tuesdays, February 7, 14, 21, & 28, 1:00 pm

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, February 13, 3:30 pm

Use your imagination and create your own unique Valentine card for someone special. For children ages 4 through 10 years, accompanied by an adult. Child must be present to receive craft materials.

STEAM Ahead Kids: Sand Art
Monday, February 20, 10:00 am

Design your very own sand art "sculpture." All materials provided. Child(ren) must be present to receive craft materials. This program is for ages 6 through 17 years. Children under 10 years must be accompanied by an adult.

storks movie posterSchool's Out Movie Break: Storks
Monday, February 20, 2:30 pm

The storks are out of the baby delivery service, but when a request for a sibling arrives from a lonely boy, the best delivery stork is put to the test to deliver the baby. This is a funny, animated, family film. Arrive by 3:00 pm to receive a ticket for a chance to win the movie (those under 18 years). Light refreshments will be will be served. Rated PG.

STEAM Ahead Kids: Ozobots
Monday, February 27, 4:30 pm

ozobotsAdvance registration required. Have fun programming robots using color-coding and block-based coding with the Ozoblockly app. For kids ages 7-18 years old. Register at the Youth Services desk. For more information, call 219-873-3055 or 219-873-3045 and ask for Dave.