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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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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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Jr. Scribes

DeMotte
Mon Oct 3, 6pm

Bring your creative energy and friends, and join in the fun!

Registration required, begins Sep 22. Call 219-987-2221 or Register Online.

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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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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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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.

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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

Mindful Coloring & UFO Group

Rensselaer
Sep 26, 5:30-7:00 p.m.

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

Knit-A-Block

Rensselaer
Sep 27, 6-7:30 p.m.

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

Knit-A-Block

Rensselaer
Sep 27, 6-7:30 p.m.

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

Movie Presentation

Wheatfield
Sep 27, 6:00 p.m. (6:00 p.m.)

Registration required. Call 219-956-3774 or Register Online.

Friends of the Library Meeting

Wheatfield
Sep 27, 1:00 p.m.

All Friends members, as well as those wishing to join the Friends of the Library, are welcome and encouraged to attend the monthly meetings. New members are always welcome! For more information, visit or call the Wheatfield Library at 956-3774.