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Santa Visits

Santa will be visiting the Jasper County Public Library this season:
Rensselaer - 6-7 pm Mon Dec 7
DeMotte - 9am-1pm Sat. Dec. 12
Visit our events page to sign up for these limited seating events.

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Spectacular Saturday!

Sat Dec 12, 2pm

Families are invited to get creative making their very own Gingerbread House which will then be entered in a contest.

Registration required. Call 219-987-2221 or Register Online.

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Lapsit Storytime

Age birth-2

Enjoy 30-40 minutes of reading, songs, fingerplays, and socialization with other yong children and their caregivers. Each session of Lapsit Story Time consists of a variety of activities, such as music, stories, toys to play with and other fun movements.

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Kids Non-Fic November

Nov. 1-30

All kids in K-8th grade are invited to join us for the whole month of November to check out Non-Fiction Books and get a chance to win a prize.

For each book you read you can get a ticket to enter for a chance to win some cool nonfiction books like:  Guinness World Records 2016.  

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Afternoon Adventure Club - After School Program

Grades K-5

Stop in at the DeMotte Library on the 4th Thursday of every month from September to April to enjoy snacks, books, activities, and crafts based around a theme.

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First Friday

Patrons of all ages with developmental disabilities are invited to come to this storytime, held the first Friday of each month at 10 a.m.

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Gamer's Club

Let the games begin! Spend time with friends and solve challenges in this new monthly program open to ages 10 and up that will include a variety of board games. Meets one night each month from 6-10pm. Date varies. Call the library for more information.

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Library Lego

Ages 4-14
Love building or creating things? Love bright shiny colors? Love Legos? Kids age 4-14 are invited to create Lego shapes each month during our library Lego programs at the DeMotte Library and Rensselaer Library.

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