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This event is in the "0-5" group.

Play and Learn Ages 0-3

10:00am - 10:30am
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: MN-Multipurpose Room
Age Group: 0-5
Program Description: Storytime

Sing, move, dance, and rhyme with us during this interactive storytime!

Babies and their grown-up are encouraged to engage and participate in a storytime structured around the Every Child Ready to Read™ curriculum! Classes incorporate books, technology, movement, and hands-on practice to engage children and adults in a fun, friendly environment.

This event is in the "0-5" group.

Stories and More - Ages 3-5

10:00am - 10:30am
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: MN-Multipurpose Room
Age Group: 0-5
Program Description: Storytime

Get ready for kindergarten with stories, songs, movement and more!

Preparing for kindergarten begins long before preschool and kindergarten sign ups! Storytimes build the skills needed for kindergarten and provide helpful tips for adults to use at home. Structured around the Every Child Ready to Read™ Curriculum, storytime is a great way to have fun while working on reading skills, social skills, and motor skills.

This event is in the "Family" group.

Summer Reading Kickoff - Dino Day

10:00am - 12:00pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: MN-Reading Wi-Fi Garden
Age Group: Family
Program Description: Special Event
Event Details:

Celebrate the start of summer reading at Dino Day! Sign up for the Summer Reading Program to get your very own mini, stuffed dinosaur reading buddy. Enjoy stories, crafts, and a scavenger hunt.

This event is in the "Family" group.

Summer Reading Kickoff - Dino Day Movie

10:00am - 12:00pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: MN-Study Cafe
Age Group: Family
Program Description: Special Event
Event Details:

Need a break from all the fun at Dino Day? Relax in the quiet room and enjoy a dinosaur movie perfect for all ages.

This event is in the "Family" group.

Storytime Under the Stars

6:00pm - 6:30pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: MN-Multipurpose Room
Age Group: Family
Program Description: Storytime

This family-friendly storytime focuses on stories, songs, and more for all ages! A favorite stuffed animal is welcome for this fun, evening event!

Structured around the Every Child Ready to Read Curriculum™, storytime is a great way to have fun while working on reading skills, social skills, and motor skills.

This event is in the "6-11" group.

Creative Kids - Messy Science!

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: MN-Multipurpose Room
Age Group: 6-11
Event Details:

Let your creative sparks fly! Creative Kids takes place the first Wednesday of each month and is an opportunity to cultivate your inner creativity while you learn a new craft or skill!

This event is in the "0-5" group.

Play and Learn Ages 0-3

10:00am - 10:30am
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: MN-Multipurpose Room
Age Group: 0-5
Program Description: Storytime

Sing, move, dance, and rhyme with us during this interactive storytime!

Babies and their grown-up are encouraged to engage and participate in a storytime structured around the Every Child Ready to Read™ curriculum! Classes incorporate books, technology, movement, and hands-on practice to engage children and adults in a fun, friendly environment.

This event is in the "Family" group.
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: MN-Reading Wi-Fi Garden
Age Group: Family
Program Description: Performance
Event Details:

Get ready to sing, clap, dance and spin along with award-winning musician and author Jim Gill. Jim's music is an invitation to children, parents and grandparents to sing and play together!  

This event is in the "0-5" group.

Stories and More Ages 3-5

10:00am - 10:30am
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: MN-Multipurpose Room
Age Group: 0-5
Program Description: Storytime

Get ready for kindergarten with stories, songs, movement and more!

Preparing for kindergarten begins long before preschool and kindergarten sign ups! Storytimes build the skills needed for kindergarten and provide helpful tips for adults to use at home. Structured around the Every Child Ready to Read™ Curriculum, storytime is a great way to have fun while working on reading skills, social skills, and motor skills.

This event is in the "Adult" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: MN-Meeting Room B
Age Group: Adult
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:

Visit the library after hours to learn and explore various painting techniques with our expert instructor from the Art Barn School of Art (Valparaiso)

This event is in the "Adult" group.

Launch Your Own Business

4:00pm - 5:30pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: MN-Study Cafe
Age Group: Adult
Program Description: Technology
Event Details:

Do you want to launch your own business, but aren't sure where to start? At this workshop, learn the basics of starting your own business with the help of Eric Bechinski from the Indiana Small Business Development Center (ISBDC).

This event is in the "Family" group.

Storytime Under the Stars

6:00pm - 6:30pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: MN-Multipurpose Room
Age Group: Family
Program Description: Storytime

This family-friendly storytime focuses on stories, songs, and more for all ages! A favorite stuffed animal is welcome for this fun, evening event!

Structured around the Every Child Ready to Read Curriculum™, storytime is a great way to have fun while working on reading skills, social skills, and motor skills.

This event is in the "Adult" group.

Page Turners

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: MN-Meeting Room B
Age Group: Adult
Program Description: Book Discussion
Event Details:

Please join us for a lively discussion of this month's selection. Newcomers are always welcome!

This event is in the "0-5" group.

Play and Learn Ages 0-3

10:00am - 10:30am
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: MN-Multipurpose Room
Age Group: 0-5
Program Description: Storytime

Sing, move, dance, and rhyme with us during this interactive storytime!

Babies and their grown-up are encouraged to engage and participate in a storytime structured around the Every Child Ready to Read™ curriculum! Classes incorporate books, technology, movement, and hands-on practice to engage children and adults in a fun, friendly environment.

This event is in the "0-5" group.

Stories and More Ages 3-5

10:00am - 10:30am
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: MN-Multipurpose Room
Age Group: 0-5
Program Description: Storytime

Get ready for kindergarten with stories, songs, movement and more!

Preparing for kindergarten begins long before preschool and kindergarten sign ups! Storytimes build the skills needed for kindergarten and provide helpful tips for adults to use at home. Structured around the Every Child Ready to Read™ Curriculum, storytime is a great way to have fun while working on reading skills, social skills, and motor skills.

This event is in the "Adult" group.

Canvas of Stars: Art Barn Painting Workshop

5:30pm - 7:00pm
Main Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: MN-Meeting Room B
Age Group: Adult
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:

Visit the library after hours to learn various painting techniques with our expert instructor from the Art Barn School of Art (Valparaiso)

This event is in the "Family" group.

Storytime Under the Stars

6:00pm - 6:30pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: MN-Multipurpose Room
Age Group: Family
Program Description: Storytime

This family-friendly storytime focuses on stories, songs, and more for all ages! A favorite stuffed animal is welcome for this fun, evening event!

Structured around the Every Child Ready to Read Curriculum™, storytime is a great way to have fun while working on reading skills, social skills, and motor skills.

This event is in the "0-5" group.

Play and Learn Ages 0-3

10:00am - 10:30am
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: MN-Multipurpose Room
Age Group: 0-5
Program Description: Storytime

Sing, move, dance, and rhyme with us during this interactive storytime!

Babies and their grown-up are encouraged to engage and participate in a storytime structured around the Every Child Ready to Read™ curriculum! Classes incorporate books, technology, movement, and hands-on practice to engage children and adults in a fun, friendly environment.

This event is in the "0-5" group.

Stories and More Ages 3-5

10:00am - 10:30am
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: MN-Multipurpose Room
Age Group: 0-5
Program Description: Storytime

Get ready for kindergarten with stories, songs, movement and more!

Preparing for kindergarten begins long before preschool and kindergarten sign ups! Storytimes build the skills needed for kindergarten and provide helpful tips for adults to use at home. Structured around the Every Child Ready to Read™ Curriculum, storytime is a great way to have fun while working on reading skills, social skills, and motor skills.

This event is in the "Adult" group.

Canvas of Stars: Art Barn Painting Workshop

5:30pm - 7:00pm
Main Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: MN-Meeting Room B
Age Group: Adult
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:

Visit the library after hours to learn various painting techniques with our expert instructor from the Art Barn School of Art (Valparaiso)

This event is in the "Teen" group.

Creative Writing for Teens

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Main Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: MN-Study Cafe
Age Group: Teen
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Event Details:

Brave the page and join other aspiring writers! Complete activities from the NaNoWriMo Young Writers Program that will teach you how to create awesome characters, build plots and subplots, and spark story ideas. 

This event is in the "Family" group.

Storytime Under the Stars

6:00pm - 6:30pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: MN-Multipurpose Room
Age Group: Family
Program Description: Storytime

This family-friendly storytime focuses on stories, songs, and more for all ages! A favorite stuffed animal is welcome for this fun, evening event!

Structured around the Every Child Ready to Read Curriculum™, storytime is a great way to have fun while working on reading skills, social skills, and motor skills.