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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 books and watching movies. Open to teens and adults. Bring a friend and come join the fun.

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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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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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DeMotte Game 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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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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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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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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Things to do at the library

Bicentennial Coloring Contest

DeMotte
Feb 14, (Feb. 1-27)

The DeMotte Library is celebrating our state's Bicentennial by inviting all ages to participate in a Coloring Contest.

Friends of the Library Mtg.

Rensselaer
Mon Feb 15, 7 p.m.

Join us for the Friends Quarterly Meeting. Become a Friend of the Library. Friends sponsor programs and volunteer at the library.  

Chat n Chew Teen Book Club

Rensselaer
Feb 16, 4-5:00 p.m.

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

Basic Computer & Tablets

Rensselaer
Feb 16, 2-3:30 p.m.

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

Computer Q & A

Rensselaer
Feb 16, 6-7:30 p.m.

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