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Family Train Day

Rensselaer
Sat Jan 21, 10am-3pm

Free Family Train Day at the library Saturday, January 21, 2017 10am-3pm. All ages are invited to stop in and enjoy model trains they can watch and build, train movies and more!

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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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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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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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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

Learn Overdrive e-books

Rensselaer
Jan 18, 2:00pm

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

 

Learn Overdrive e-books

Rensselaer
Jan 18, 6:00pm

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

 

Winter Book Sale

DeMotte
Jan 18, (January 14-21)

Browse through a variety of bargain-priced materials and stock up on your winter reading material.

Winter Book Sale

DeMotte
Jan 19, (January 14-21)

Browse through a variety of bargain-priced materials and stock up on your winter reading material.

Winter Book Sale

DeMotte
Jan 20, (January 14-21)

Browse through a variety of bargain-priced materials and stock up on your winter reading material.