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Rensselaer Summer Reading

Children age preschool through grade 5 won’t want to miss the fun at the Rensselaer Library Summer Reading program.

Children participating in summer reading attend fun programs and crafts each week, while reading books throughout the program that will earn them the chance to win prizes.

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Rensselaer Teen Summer Reading

Teens in grades 6-12 are eligible to participate in the library’s Summer Reading Event, and take part in fun weekly programs for this age group during June and July.

Check back next year for more information about the next summer reading program, or visit or call the Rensselaer Library at 866-5881.

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Wheatfield Summer Reading

Kids who like to read and enjoy the summer fun of attending library programs will want to join us at the Wheatfield Library for Summer Reading.

Children who have completed Kindergarten through grade 4 can sign up for the program, and for fun, entertaining weekly programs.

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Storytime at the Fair

Parents, cool off with stories and songs for your little ones when you come to the Jasper County Fair this July by stopping in the Community Building at the Jasper County Fairgrounds for “Story Time at the Fair,” provided by the Children’s Department of the Jasper County Public Library.

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Books For Bucks - Wheatfield Teen Summer Reading

Teens, during the summer, reading can earn you cash! Teens who have completed grades 4-11 are invited to register for the Wheatfield Library’s Books for Bucks Summer Reading Program

In addition, to winning coupons to local businesses for reading, weekly entertainment programs will be held.

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Banned Books Week

Banned Books Week: Celebrating the Freedom to Read is observed during the last week of September each year. Observed since 1982, this annual American Library Association event reminds Americans not to take this precious democratic freedom for granted.

Banned Books Week celebrates the freedom to choose or the freedom to express one’s opinion even if that opinion might be considered unorthodox or unpopular and stresses the importance of ensuring the availability of those unorthodox or unpopular viewpoints to all who wish to read them.

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National Library Card Sign-up Month

September is Library Card Sign-up Month - a time when the American Library Association and libraries across the country remind parents that a library card is the most important school supply of all.

So, join us as we take this opportunity, observed since 1987, to celebrate your passport to fun and adventure; your library card!

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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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Unleash Your Story - Teen Read Week™

About Teen Read Week™

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