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Santa Visit - W

Wheatfield
Sat Dec 10, 1:00 p.m.

Santa Claus is making a stop at the Wheatfield Library! All ages are invited to enjoy a visit with Santa on Saturday, December 10th @ 1 pm. Bring your camera and make some Christmas memories!

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Santa Visit - R

Rensselaer
Mon Dec 19, 6pm

Enjoy some fun crafts while you wait to see Santa. Monday, December 19th at 6pm. Grades Pre-K to 4th grade. Limit:25.

Registration required. Call 219-866-5881 or Register Online.

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Pastel drawing of a cute squirrel on a stack of books - art by Judy Crawford.

1000 Books Before Kindergarten

Congratulations! You are about to embark on a fantastic, lifelong journey with your child. You have committed to enjoying books with your child and in the process, reaping the benefits as your child gains pre-literacy skills that will prepare him or her for reading and learning throughout life.

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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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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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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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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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