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Pastel drawing of a cute squirrel on a stack of books - art by Judy Crawford.

1000 Books Before Kindergarten

Congratulations! You are about to embark on a fantastic, lifelong journey with your child. You have committed to enjoying books with your child and in the process, reaping the benefits as your child gains pre-literacy skills that will prepare him or her for reading and learning throughout life.

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Easter Family Fun Night

Fri Apr 7, 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Families are welcome to join us for a fun evening filled with Easter fun!  We will play Minute to Win It games with easter eggs, jelly beans and peeps, etc. 

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Spectacular Saturday - BINGO

Apr 8, 2-4pm

All ages are invited to enjoy an afternoon of Bingo!

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

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Earth Day

Brookside Park, Rensselaer
Sat Apr 29, 9-11am

The Jasper County Public Library will have a booth for the Earth Day Celebration at Brookside Park from 9-11 am on Saturday, April 29.

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cute cartoon of a mama goose reading to her goslings

Mother Goose Storytime

Age 0-23 months

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

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Explore Fun

Explore the internet with these fun links for games involving the topics and characters from your favorite books.

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Best books for young readers

Check out award winning books, the latest books for kids at JCPL, accelerated reading information and more.

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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.

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