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      July 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 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.

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.

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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 on Sundays through Labor Day.

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two clownsMichiana Clowns
Wednesday, August 3, 10:00am & 2:00pm

The clowns are at it again! They'll be stirring up some zany fun for the whole family.

MCPL STEAM Ahead Kids: Collage Art!
Monday, August 8, 10:00am

Use your imagination and create your very own masterpiece! For ages 5 and up, accompanied by an adult

Back to School Book Bags!
Tuesday, August 9, 10:00am

Design your own colorful tote bag to take to school. For ages 5 and up, accompanied by an adult.

movie posterThe SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water
Friday, August 12, 10:00am

SpongeBob SquarePants and his pals return to the real world in this hit sequel. Children under 18 years will have a chance to win a copy of the movie. Light refreshments will be served. Rated PG.

marble roller coaster trackMarble Roller Coasters
Friday, August 12, 2:30pm

Have fun building roller coaster tracks that race marbles through loops, bends, and hills. Each child gets to keep their own track! For ages 6 and up, accompanied by an adult.

Mary Poppins with umbrellaMonday Musical: Mary Poppins
Monday, August 15, 10:00am

Stop in for our Monday Musical, Walt Disney's Mary Poppins. This delightful family film is sure to please everyone. Children under 18 years will have a chance to win a copy of the movie. Light refreshments will be served. Rated G.

Explore Ozobots!
Monday, August 15, 2:30pm

OzobotsThis great activity will have you programming robots through a variety of activities. This is a registration-only program. Register by Friday, August 12 at the Youth Services Desk or call 219-873-3045 and ask for Dave or Lori. For ages 7 and up, accompanied by an adult.

M. C. Chamber Music Festival KinderKoncert
Saturday, August 20, 12:00pm

The Michigan City Chamber Music Festival will host a children's concert for the whole family at noon. Join us for the fun!

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.

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.