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Summer Reading 2023

Summertime at the library is full of fun programs, awesome crafts, and of course reading!  We have something for everyone including babies, kids, teens, and grown-ups.   

  • Come out to celebrate the beginning of "All Together Now," the Indiana Free Library's 2023 Summer Reading Program! We'll have all sorts of activities for you to enjoy and have fun with your friends and family from 11 AM to 2 PM. We'll also have a light lunch with hot dogs and summer refreshments! Registration is required. Click the icon to register.

  • Book Babies
    Book Babies

    Book Babies: Every Monday in the Children's Department at 10:30 am for kids aged birth-2. Join us for stories, songs, and finger plays. No registration is required.

  • Terrific Tuesday at 10:30 am is a fun program for kids aged 3-5. We'll have a couple of stories and an easy craft for your kids to enjoy! Our program will last about one hour. Stop in the Children's Department for Terrific Tuesdays with a different theme and activity each week!! Click the icon to register!

  • Wonder Wednesdays are new to the library. We'll have this program each Wednesday morning at 10:30 for kids aged 6-11. We'll work on some STEAM (Science, Tech, Engineering, Art, and Math) ideas and kits and teach you some digital skills for gaming. The program lasts for about an hour, but you can stay longer. We'll meet in the Community Room on the Second Floor of the Library for this program. Our themes change every week and are planned so that we can learn to work together!

  • ThinkFun Thursday is a tech skills class for kids aged 8-11. We'll build robots, learn how to code, and experiment with Snap Circuits and other engineering kits. We'll meet in the Library's Community Room at 10:30 with Digital Librarian Lauri to learn new digital skills and interests. A new skill will be demonstrated each week along with activities that will help kids develop their digital interests and skills. Click the icon to register

  • Click here to see what is happening for teens at the library this summer!

  • Sign-up, read, and log minutes to earn an awesome prize pack! This is for all ages!!!
    Read between June 1 and July 31 to earn an AWESOME library prize pack.
    * Wee Ones (Ages birth to 2) - Read 200 minutes
    * Pre Readers (3 to 5) – Read 400 minutes
    * Kids (ages 6-11) - Read 700 minutes
    * Teens– Read 1000 minutes
    * Adults- For every book you add, you earn a chance in our end-of-summer raffle!

These weekly programs are still going on too!

1) Book Babies: Every Monday in the Children's Department at 10:30 am for kids aged birth-2.
2) Mommy, Me, and a Cup of Tea on the second Thursday of June & July at 10:30 am for the parents of kids aged birth-15 months.
3) Kids Grow! on Wednesday afternoons @ the Community Gardens at Mack Park at 3:30 pm for kids 6-17.
4) Wee Ones will take place in the Storyroom of the Children's Department on Saturdays at 10:30 am for kids ages Birth-2. 
5) The Craft House is a self-directed Arts & Crafts program for kids ages 6-11 and is held on the first and third Saturdays of each month in the Craft Area of the Children's Department from 1-3 in the afternoon.
6) STEM PLAY Day for the kids  6-11 who like Tech takes place on the second and fourth Saturdays of each month in the Craft Area of the Children's Department from 1-3 pm.

*These programs do not require registration.*

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