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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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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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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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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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What do I do after High School?

Explore links to state and federal resources to help you prepare for life after high school. Includes dates and places for local SAT testing, updated annually.


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More Homework Help

More links and guides to help students of all ages with lots of different subjects, from science and math to essay writing and basic study skills.

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Tuesday Movies at Rensselaer

This program is held at 2 p.m. -- usually on the second Tuesday every month. A variety of movies, newly released to DVD, are shown.  Popcorn and beverages are served. This program is open to teens through adults.

For upcoming movie titles, check out our events calendar.

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Things to do at the library

Magnificent Monday

May 20, 1pm

Registration required, begins Apr 15. Call 219-866-5881 or Register Online.

Monday, May 20 at 1pm. For individuals with developmental disabilities. We’ll read a story or two and do a craft.

Friends of the Library Quarterly Meeting

May 20, 7 pm

( in the STORYTIME Room )
Library Contact: Linda Poortenga
*annual dues only $3 individual, $5 for family
Please support your library by joining and attending the Friends of the Rensselaer Library quarterly meeting.

STEAM Program

May 21, 4-5pm

Registration required, begins Apr 15. Call 219-866-5881 or Register Online.

For school-age kids, Tuesday, May 21 from 4-5pm. Let’s try out our flight simulator kit. Registration requested. Limit 8.

Teen Book Discussion

May 23, 4-4:30

Registration required, begins May 1. Call 219-956-3774 or Register Online.

Teen Book Discussion
Grades 6-12
Thursday, May 23
from 4-4:30

Homeschool Adventure - Mexico

May 24, 1:30pm

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

Stories, games, crafts and activities related to Mexico.