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Spectacular Saturday - BINGO

DeMotte
Apr 8, 2-4pm

All ages are invited to enjoy an afternoon of Bingo!

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

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Easter Family Fun Night

Wheatfield
Fri Apr 7, 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Families are welcome to join us for a fun evening filled with Easter fun!  We will play Minute to Win It games with easter eggs, jelly beans and peeps, etc. 

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Teen Make and Take

Rensselaer
Apr 11, 4:00-5:00pm

Come and paint beautiful pictures with old books pages as your canvas. Many supplies and ideas will be provided.

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

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Earth Day

Brookside Park, Rensselaer
Sat Apr 29, 9-11am

The Jasper County Public Library will have a booth for the Earth Day Celebration at Brookside Park from 9-11 am on Saturday, April 29.

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Wheatfield Teen Book Club

Open to teens in grades 6-12, discussions planned for the 3rd or 4th Thursday every month, depending on how many weeks are in the month. Come and discuss books with fellow readers and discover other ways to connect to books you love, including food from books and activities pulled from the books you read.

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Anime Club

Anime Club

Join us on the last Wednesday of the month at the Rensselaer Library for Anime Club. We will be discussing anime films and series and watching various anime. Open to teens and adults. Bring a friend and come join the fun.

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Overdrive eBooks and eAudiobooks

Through OverDrive, you can check out popular eBook and eAudiobook titles with your library card and enjoy them for a two week lending period. Titles automatically expire at the end of the lending period, so there are no late fees. For more information, check out our databases page or get started with the link below.

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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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Things to do at the library

Library Lego

DeMotte
Mar 25, 10-11am

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

Create shapes out of Legos relating to the story 'Leonardo the Terrible Monster' by Mo Willems.

Puzzle Exchange

DeMotte
Mar 26,

Looking to try some new puzzles?  We have a nice selection of puzzles to exchange.  Just bring a puzzle, take a puzzle and have fun!

Chat and Chew

Rensselaer
Mar 27, 3:00pm-5:00pm

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

Color your stress Away

Rensselaer
Mar 27, 5:30-7:00 p.m.

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

Author - Herb Stepherson

DeMotte
Mon Mar 27, 6pm

Herb Stepherson grew up just like most young boys; riding bikes and playing baseball in his small hometown.

The innocence of childhood was shattered, however, when at the age of 15, Herb was introduced to alcohol, then prescription pain medication, and finally, heroin and cocaine.