Michigan City Public Library
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      October 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.

Crazy loomCrazy Loops and Looms
Mondays, October 6, 13, 20, & 27, 3:30 pm

Bring your own loops and share ideas with others. What kind of neat things can you make? A limited supply of looms and rubber loops will be available, so be sure to bring your own. For ages 8 through 18.

Story Time Costume Parade
costume paradeWednesday, October 29, 10:00 am

Parade through the library dressed in your favorite costume! We'll begin with some magical fun by a very special guest! Then we will walk through the library collecting goodies along the way. The parade will end at approximately 10:45 am. Be sure to bring a treat bag and your camera. For ages birth-5 years, with 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.

Story TimeStory Times
Wednesdays, November 5, 12, & 19, 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.

Art à la Carte: A Thanksgiving Craft
Thursday, November 20, 3:30 pm

Join us and have fun making a decoration for your Thanksgiving table. All materials provided. For children ages 5 years and up accompanied by an adult.

We're Off to See The Wizard of Oz
Story TimeWednesday, November 26, 10:00 am

Celebrate the 75th anniversary of the classic film. Dorothy Gale is swept away to a magical land in a tornado and embarks on a quest to see the Wizard who can help her return home. Light refreshments will be available. Children 18 years and younger may enter a raffle to win a copy of the DVD. Must be present to win. Rated PG.

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.

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.