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Ongoing Programs

In addition to the programs featured here, we also do special events for Teen Tech Week, Teen Read Week, Children’s Book Week, National Library Week and National Library Card Month…as well as other programs throughout the year. For current events, check out our Events calendar. Also see our Seasonal Programs page.

Adult Creative Writing Group

If you are 18 or older and like to write poems, memoirs, blogs, journals, novels, or short stories and are looking for a fun way to explore and develop your writing skills along with like minded individuals, attend The Creative Writer’s Group Meetings.

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Location: DeMotte, Wheatfield

Afternoon Adventure Club - After School Program

Grades K-5

Stop in at the DeMotte Library on the 3rd Thursday of every month from September to April to enjoy snacks, books, activities, and crafts based around a theme.

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Location: DeMotte

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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Location: Rensselaer

Basic Computer Classes

Every month one location at the Jasper County Public Library offers computer classes ranging from computer basics to advanced programs like excel and power point. The location and teachers vary from month to month.

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Location: DeMotte, Rensselaer, Wheatfield

Beginning Yoga Classes

yoga mat

Classes are free to attend and open to all interested adults.  Bring a yoga mat or large towel and join us, Monday evenings from 5:30-6:30pm!

Yoga will meet every Monday in July except July 4.

Registration required. Call 219-987-2221 or Register Online for each week's class.
 

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Location: DeMotte

Book Buddies

Grades 3-5

Kids in grades 3-5 are invited to join us at the Rensselaer Library for our “Book Buddies” Book Club meetings, held every three months.

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Location: Rensselaer

Book Discussions at Wheatfield

Wheatfield's monthly book discussion group meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 1 pm. Come celebrate each December with a carry-in dinner before our discussion for those who can come to eat together. Light refreshments otherwise at the meetings.

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Location: Wheatfield

Bookies of DeMotte

You are invited to come to DeMotte Library's book discussions. These discussions are held on the third Tuesday of most months at two separate times - 2:00 pm OR 7:00 pm. Both meetings discuss the same book. Check with the library for

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Location: DeMotte

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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Location: Rensselaer

Children's Book Week

Celebrate Children's Book Week May 2-8 2016

In celebration of Children’s Book Week, May 2-8, the Wheatfield Library is inviting children ages 0-12 who check out books to enter their name in a drawing for a gift card that will be awarded at the end of the week. Read on for special events.

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Location: DeMotte, Rensselaer, Wheatfield