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

               
      March 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.

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 logoWednesday Morning Story Time
Wednesdays, March 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29, 10:00 am

Enjoy stories, songs, activities, crafts and more with the Story Time Crew! Please arrive a few minutes early to receive your child's name tag. This program is for children ages birth through 5 years, accompanied by an adult.

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

Enjoy stories, songs, activities, crafts and more with the Story Time Crew! Please arrive a few minutes early to receive your child's name tag. This program is for children ages birth through 5 years, accompanied by an adult.

ozobotsSTEAM Ahead Kids: Ozobots
Monday, March 27, 4:30 pm

Advance registration is required. Have fun programming the Ozobot robots using color-coded and block-based coding with the Ozoblocky app. Register at the Youth Services desk. Call 219-873- 3055 or 219-873- 3045 for more information and ask for Dave.

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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

Sand Art Sculpture
Monday, April 3, 10:00am

Create your very own sand art sculpture!

improv players perform Hansel and GretelImprovPlayhouse Presents: Hansel and Gretel
Tuesday, April 4, 10:00am

This play is a wacky, hysterical take on the traditional tale about a brother and sister and their trip into the forest. Improv Playhouse Theater presents a unique, interactive program, bringing this well-known story to life and teaching children valuable lessons of respect, fairness, and initiative.

Hedgehog Hannah
Wednesday, April 5, 10:00am

hedgehog and chameleonHedgehog Hannah presents a hands-on, educational experience that will liven up anyone’s day! Live, exotic animals will be here, and may include a wallaby, arctic fox, chinchilla, hedgehog, and ferret. Plus, great reptiles like an alligator, large snake, chameleon, and monitor lizard. We will travel through the desert, the rain forest, the plains, and more to show you the amazing wonders of the animal kingdom. Learn about the importance of rescuing, researching before adding a new pet to the family, and most importantly, keeping as many animals in the wild as we can.

Words with Wings Art Project
Thursday, April 6, 10:00am

For fans of the book Words with Wings, let your imagination fly away and make a collage inspired by the work of Nikki Grimes.

Spring Break Movie: Moana
Moana posterFriday, April 7, 10:00am

This epic adventure is about a spirited young girl who sets sail on a daring mission. Along the way, she meets the once mighty demigod, Maui, and together they cross the ocean on a fun-filled, action-packed voyage. For all children ages 17 and younger, arrive by 10:30am and receive a chance to win a DVD of the movie. Light refreshments will be served. Rated PG.

storytime logoTuesday Afternoon Story Time
Tuesdays, April 11, 18, & 25, 1:00 pm

Enjoy stories, songs, activities, crafts and more with the Story Time Crew! Please arrive a few minutes early to receive your child's name tag. This program is for children ages birth through 5 years, accompanied by an adult.

storytime logoWednesday Morning Story Time
Wednesdays, April 12, 19 & 26, 10:00 am

Enjoy stories, songs, activities, crafts and more with the Story Time Crew! Please arrive a few minutes early to receive your child's name tag. This program is for children ages birth through 5 years, accompanied by an adult.

STEAM Ahead Kids: Art à la Carte
Thursday, April 13, 3:30 pm

Join us to make a kite door decoration. For children ages 4 through 10 years, accompanied by an adult. All materials provided. Child must be present to receive craft materials.

Creativity and Innovation Week: MCAS Robotics Team
Wednesday, April 19, 3:30 pm

The Michigan City Area Schools' award-winning Robotics Team will be here to demonstrate one of their robots. This is a family program!

ozobotsSTEAM Ahead Kids: Ozobots
Tuesday, April 25, 4:30 pm

Advance registration is required. Have fun programming the Ozobot robots using color-coded and block-based coding with the Ozoblocky app. For kids ages 7-18 years old. Register at the Youth Services desk. Call 219-873-3055 or 219-873-3045 for more information and ask for Dave.