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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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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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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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DeMotte Game Club

Let the games begin! Spend time with friends and solve challenges in this new monthly program open to ages 10 and up that will include a variety of board games. Meets one night each month from 6-10pm. Date varies. Call the library for more information.

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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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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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Student Portal at JCPL

Find information to help with homework and school assignments online at our JCPL Student Portal. Free for use from home or school with your Digital Access Card or JCPL Library Card.

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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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Things to do at the library

Book Exchange

DeMotte
May 1, (May 1-31)

Bring inspirational and Amish titles that you have already read, and exchange them for another title. Bring a book, take a book; it's that simple!

Health Screenings

Wheatfield
May 2, 10:00-10:45 a.m.

Mindful Coloring & UFO Group

Rensselaer
May 2, 5:30-7:00 p.m.

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

Junior Scribes

DeMotte
May 2, 6-7pm

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

An evening of fun writing prompts and activities for promising, young writers.

Magnificent Monday

DeMotte
May 2, 10am

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

This program will include a variety of fun activities for individuals of all ages with developmental disabilities.