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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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Tuesday Night Movies at Rensselaer

This program is held at 5:30 p.m. -- usually on the second Tuesday every month. (In October it will be shown on the second Wednesday because of the Fall Festival).  A variety of movies, newly released to DVD, are shown.  Popcorn and beverages are served. This program is open to teens through adults.

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Homeschool Happenings

Ages 5-15

Home-schooled students in the area are invited for a variety of learning activites, games and stories. Learn something new and interesting in a fun way. This program will be held the third Tuesday of the month from 10-11 am. Program meets February through May and September through November.

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Chat & Chew

Special programs are scheduled for teens every month at the Rensselaer Library during the school year. This program is free and open to all interested teens. All materials will be provided. Space is limited.

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Things to do at the library

Puzzle Exchange

DeMotte
March-April

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!

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.

"Boogie Woogie Kid" Matthew Ball Musical Performance

Wheatfield
Apr 29, 2:00 p.m.

Registration required. Call 219-956-3774 or Register Online.

Drawing for Books

DeMotte
May 1, (May 1-31)

The Friends of the DeMotte Library will hold a drawing for books to be awarded at the end of May.

Jr. Scribes

DeMotte
May 2, 6-7pm

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

Explore the possibilities with the fun activities and writing prompts.