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Teen Craft Program

Wheatfield
Mon Feb 2, 4:00-5:00 pm

Make a Valentine for your Sweetie, sign up fast, it'll be so easy! For teens in grades 6-12. All materials will be FREE and snacks will be provided. Space is limited, so don't delay!

A choice of one of two cards will be provided (see poster at the library for samples) and we will also make a candle.

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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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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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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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Teens Only

Teen programs at libraries have a lot to offer

Teens holding stenciled t-shirts.

The library is always offering new programs for teens, with your interests in mind.

This month, on Jan. 20, the Rensselaer Library is offering teens a chance to cook with recipes from “The Green Teen Cookbook” at the next next ‘Chat & Chew’ Book Review.

Things to do at the library

Teen Craft Program

Wheatfield
Mon Feb 2, 4:00-5:00 pm

Make a Valentine for your Sweetie, sign up fast, it'll be so easy! For teens in grades 6-12. All materials will be FREE and snacks will be provided. Space is limited, so don't delay!

A choice of one of two cards will be provided (see poster at the library for samples) and we will also make a candle.

Book Drawing

DeMotte
Feb 2, (February 2-28)

The Friends of the DeMotte Library will hold a drawing for books for each age group to be awarded at the end of the month. Just enter your name and phone number to win! 

Puzzle Exchange

DeMotte
Feb 2, (January - March 31)

The DeMotte Library is offering a free puzzle exchange during the winter months.  Bring a puzzle in, take a puzzle out; it's that simple!

Valentine Love Coupons

Rensselaer
Tues Feb 3, 6-7 p.m.

All ages are welcome to join us to make a coupon book for your special valentine.

Choose from our collection of simple gift ideas and create your own coupons to give out on Valentine's Day. 

First Friday Story Time

DeMotte
Feb 6, 10-10:30am

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

Patrons of all ages with developmental disabilities are invited to join us for stories and other fun activities.