Featured Topics

porcupine pencil holder

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.

Read more
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.

Read more

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.

Read more

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.

Read more
cartoon of a house with a graduate cap

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.

Read more

What do I do after High School?

Explore links to state and federal resources to help you prepare for life after high school. Includes dates and places for local SAT testing, updated annually.

 

Read more

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.

Read more

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.

Read more

Main Content

Teens Only

Things to do at the library

Junior Scribes

DeMotte
Aug 1, 6-7pm

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

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

Health Screenings

Wheatfield
Aug 1, 10:00-10:45 a.m.

Magnificent Monday

DeMotte
Aug 1, 10am

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

Habitat for Humanity Program

Rensselaer
Tues Aug 2, 6 p.m.

Larry Burton of Thrivent Financial will be presenting a informational program on his trip to Nicaragua for Habitat for Humanity.  Larry recently helped build homes in Nicaragua with Thrivent Builds a Habitat for Humanity program. 

2nd Tuesday Movie

Rensselaer
Aug 9, 5:30 p.m.

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