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Maker Monday

Wheatfield
Monday Oct 30, 4pm

Kids and teens in grades 1-8 are invited to learn new and innovative ideas during the Wheatfield Library’s Maker Monday Program with a Halloween theme, slated to be held on Monday, October 30th from 4-5 pm.

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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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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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Things to do at the library

Indiana Historical Society "A Perfect Likeness"

DeMotte
Oct 22, (Sept. 25 - Oct. 31)

The Indiana Historical Society is showcasing a traveling exhibit that will be displayed within the library all month long.

Color your stress Away

Rensselaer
Oct 23, 5:30-7:00 p.m.

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

Friends of the Library Meeting

Wheatfield
Oct 24, 1:00 p.m.

Anime Club

Rensselaer
Oct 25, 5:30pm-7:00pm

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

In October, we will play anime-themed games and have a cosplay-judging contest. Dress as your favorite anime or manga character and you could win prizes!

Library Lego

DeMotte
Oct 28, 10am

Registration required, begins Oct 7. Call 219-987-2221 or Register Online.

Hear a Halloween story and enjoy an hour of creative fun making Halloween shapes out of Legos.