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Ongoing Programs

Due to Covid-19 restrictions, programs listed here may not be available at this time. For the best list of upcoming library programs, please visit our Events calendar.

Fourth Thursday Book Club

You are invited to attend our adult book discussions meeting at 1 p.m. the 4th Thursday from January through October and the 3rd Thursday in November. Discussions are held in the Library Meeting Room.

Please click the link to read or download a copy of our 2020 titles.

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Location: Rensselaer

Health Screenings

Due to Covid-19 precautions, the library is not offering health screenings at this time.

 

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Location: DeMotte, Wheatfield

Homeschool Adventure

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All Ages
Enjoy different stories, games, crafts and activities monthly during the school year.

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Location: DeMotte

Lapsit Storytime

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Age birth-2

Enjoy 30-40 minutes of reading, songs, fingerplays, and socialization with other yong children and their caregivers. Each session of Lapsit Story Time consists of a variety of activities, such as music, stories, toys to play with and other fun movements.

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Location: DeMotte, Rensselaer, Wheatfield

Library Lego

Ages 4-14
Love building or creating things? Love bright shiny colors? Love Legos? Kids age 4-14 are invited to create Lego shapes each month during our library Lego programs at the DeMotte Library and Rensselaer Library. These creations are displayed within the library.

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Location: DeMotte, Rensselaer

Magnificent Monday

Patrons of all ages with developmental disabilities are invited to come to this storytime, held in DeMotte the first Monday of each month at 10 a.m. (Second Monday when closed on the first Monday.) Also in Rensselaer the third Monday of each month at 1 p.m. Programs are different at each location and change each month.

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Location: DeMotte, Rensselaer

Maker Monday

Kids and teens in grades 1-8 are invited to create during the Wheatfield Library’s next Maker Monday Program, the last Monday of each month from 4-5 pm.
This hour long afternoon program is free to attend and is presented by Amara from the Purdue Extension Office and volunteers from the KV Robotics Club.

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Location: Wheatfield

Men's Book Group

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Men from all over the Jasper County library system are invited to join the men’s book group.

We meet at the Rensselaer Library on the fourth Wednesday of the month at 10 am except in November and December when we meet the third Wednesday of the month to avoid conflicts with holidays.

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Location: Rensselaer

Morning Movies at Wheatfield

This program, free and open to all interested adults, is held at 10 a.m. on the fourth Thursday of every month.  A variety of movies, newly released to DVD, are shown.  Popcorn and beverages are served.

For upcoming movie titles, check out our events calendar.

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Location: Wheatfield

Preschool Stem

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Science, Technology, Engineering and Math spell STEM!

STEM includes a variety of activities, including food science, robotics, arts and crafts, exercise fun and MORE!

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Location: DeMotte