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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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Best books for young readers

Check out award winning books, the latest books for kids at JCPL, accelerated reading information and more.

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Mother Goose Storytime

Age 0-23 months

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

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Family Story Time - At DeMotte Market Day

Spencer Park - DeMotte
Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2pm

Children of all ages and their families are invited to enjoy some fun outdoor activities and stories provided by the Children’s Department of the DeMotte Library during DeMotte Market Day.

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Junior Scribes

Writers in grades 3-12 are invited to join us each month for creative writing prompts and exercises to improve your skills and have fun with writing.

Join us the first Monday of the month from 6-7pm in the library's West Room.

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Explore Fun

Explore the internet with these fun links for games involving the topics and characters from your favorite books.

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Spectactular Saturdays

Join us four times a year for these special programs aimed at the whole family.

Scavenger hunts, gingerbread houses and other projects will involve all ages in an afternoon of fun at the library. For future dates, check our events calendar!

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Magnificent Monday

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

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