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Seasonal Programs

Fall Festival

Celebrate Fall at the Rensselaer Library each October. Usually held the first Tuesday of the month. Dates vary. Take part in games, a cake walk, silent cake auction, white elephant Bingo, face painting and more!

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Location: Rensselaer

Ghost Stories

Each October, stop in at the DeMotte Library for a spooky celebration of haunted tales. This community event is designed for all ages, with spooky stories for younger audiences told first, followed by scarier stories for older audiences.

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Location: DeMotte

Riley Read

Each October, join the Rensselaer Library in a community tradition as we celebrate the work of Hoosier poet James Whitcomb Riley.

Riley, who penned the well-known Americana poem Little Orphant Annie, also wrote the poem Little Cousin Jasper, for which the town festival is named.

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Location: Rensselaer

Seek the Unknown - Teen Read Week

Teen Read Week 2013 is October 14-19, and the Jasper County Public Library is celebrating this national event with drawings for prizes and special programs, designed just for teens.

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Location: DeMotte, Rensselaer, Wheatfield

Santa Visits

Each December, join us for special visits from Santa and his helpers. Events vary by location.

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Location: DeMotte, Rensselaer, Wheatfield

Teen Tech Week 2014

Each March the library celebrates our teen patrons and technology with a special week of events in conjunction with YALSA, the YA branch of the American Library Association.

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