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Lapsit Storytime

Age birth-2

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

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Kids Non-Fic November

Nov. 1-30

All kids in K-8th grade are invited to join us for the whole month of November to check out Non-Fiction Books and get a chance to win a prize.

For each book you read you can get a ticket to enter for a chance to win some cool nonfiction books like:  Guinness World Records 2016.  

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Afternoon Adventure Club - After School Program

Grades K-5

Stop in at the DeMotte Library on the 4th Thursday of every month from September to April to enjoy snacks, books, activities, and crafts based around a theme.

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First Friday

Patrons of all ages with developmental disabilities are invited to come to this storytime, held the first Friday of each month at 10 a.m.

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Gamer's 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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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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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 NEW program will be held the third Tuesday of each month from 10-11 am.

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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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