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      December 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.

Craft for Kids: Happy Holiday Surprise
Monday, December 22, 10:00 am

crackerMake a holiday "cracker" filled with surprises! All materials provided. Child must be present to receive craft materials. This program is for children ages 5 - 12 years, accompanied by an adult.

Homework Helper

Need homework help? Looking for ebooks, articles, and encyclopedias? Check out the library's research databases, including the new 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.

Novelist K-8NoveList K-8 Plus

NoveList K-8 Plus is a comprehensive reading resource for fiction and nonfiction for young readers and listeners. Includes picture book extenders, book discussion guides, book talks, award winners, Lexile reading levels, & more!

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

Register at any time for this free program designed to promote language development and a love of reading in young children. Your child will receive a special surprise (choice of an age-appropriate book or CD) for each set of 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.

Next Month's Newsletter

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.

movie posterSchool's Out Movie: Frozen
Monday, January 5, 10:00 am

Join us for a movie! We will show the Disney film Frozen starring Kristen Bell and Idina Menzel. When their kingdom becomes trapped in perpetual winter, fearless Anna (Kristen Bell) joins forces with mountaineer Kristoff (Jonathan Groff) and his reindeer sidekick to find Anna's sister, the Snow Queen Elsa (Idina Menzel), to break her icy spell. All children 18 years and under will have a chance to enter a raffle to win the DVD. Must be present to win. Rated PG.

Story Time
Story TimeWednesdays, January 14, 21, & 28, 10:00 am

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.

Craft à la Carte
Thursday, January 15, 3:30 pm

Join us and make a winter craft. All materials provided. This program is designed for children ages 4-10 years old. Child must be present to receive craft supplies.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration for Kids
Martin Luther KingMonday, January 19, 10:00 am

Make it a day ON not just a day OFF! Purdue University North Central Education students will lead fun activities for children from 10:00 am to Noon in the library lobby near Youth Services. Bring the kids in for an educational and fun day with games, coloring, story times and crafts.

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.

Homework Helper

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.

Follow MCPL on Facebook and Twitter

Follow MCPublicLibrar1 on Twitter

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.