Jasper County Public Library

Library Events & Programs

Join us for upcoming events, classes and programs at Jasper County Public Library! Most events are free and open to the public. Registration required where noted. Please view our Board Meeting Dates.

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Friday, Apr. 20 (April 14-21)
The Spring Book Sale has a great selection of new and gently used items that will be value priced.
Saturday, Apr. 21 (April 14-21)
The Spring Book Sale has a great selection of new and gently used items that will be value priced.
Saturday, Apr. 21, 9:30 a.m.
or call 219-956-3774.
Join us for "Yoga with Rob" each Thursday evening @ 6:30 pm, March 15-April 26 OR each Saturday morning @ 10:00 a.m.,through May 31.
Monday, Apr. 23, 10:30am (Mondays, April 2nd-23rd, 10:30am)
or call 219-956-3774.
for 2 year olds & caregivers
Monday, Apr. 23, 5pm (Mondays, April 2-30, 5pm)
Relaxing, smooth stretching and low impact movements are a great way to limber up and feel healthy and stress-free.
Monday, Apr. 23, 5:30-7:00pm
or call 219-866-5881.
Fourth Monday of the month, April 23rd at 5:30pm-7:00pm. Come and go as you can. Registration limit: 15.
Tuesday, Apr. 24, 9:30am (Tuesdays, April 10-May 1, 9:30am)
or call 219-987-2221.
This program will provide meal planning strategies and recipes that will help those with diabetes.
Tuesday, Apr. 24, 1:00 p.m.
The Friends of the Wheatfield Library hold monthly meetings, held in the library’s meeting rooms. All Friends members and those wishing to join the Friends of the Wheatfield Library are invited to attend these meetings at 1:00 p.m. on the fourth Tuesday of the month.
Tuesday, Apr. 24, 2:00pm-3:00pm
or call 219-866-5881.
Do you have tech questions about your laptop? Bring your device along with your questions to the Rensselaer Library for ‘Computer Q & A,’ an informal workshop that is open to all ages. Held monthly, future dates & times may vary.
 Registration is required, and is available online at www.myjcpl.org/events or by visiting or calling the Rensselaer Library, 208 W Susan St., Rensselaer, 219 866-5881.
 
Tuesday, Apr. 24, 4:30pm
or call 219-987-2221.
The activities will include food science, robotics, arts and crafts, exercise fun and more!
Tuesday, Apr. 24, 6:00pm
or call 219-866-5881.
Join us at the Rensselaer Public Library on Tuesday, April 24th @ 6 p.m. for our Men at Home and Abroad in WWI program.  The Rensselaer Library and the Jasper County Historical Society will be presenting a program focusing on the Men who served at home and abroad in WWI.  We will learn about our 19 Gold Star Soldiers and the local soldiers who received awards for exceptional bravery.  We will also discover and explore the hardships of wartime service through personal letters from our soldiers.  This is our third and final program focusing on Jasper County and World War I.  Please stop by Rensselaer Library and see the Jasper County Historical Societies display by Sue Caldwell on WWI in our Genealogy Department. Registration requested, but not required, and available at www.myjcpl.org/events or by calling the Rensselaer Library at (219) 866-5881. Limit 45, Contact Melissa Smith.
Wednesday, Apr. 25, 10am (Wednesday, April 4-25, 10am)
or call 219-987-2221.
Enjoy a variety of activities, such as music, stories, rhymes, playtime and socializing.
Wednesday, Apr. 25, 5:30pm-7:00pm
or call 219-866-5881.
In April, we’ll watch Case Closed, a classic detective anime. Come and enjoy anime and manga with others! For young adults ages 15 and older. Registration is preferred, but not required. Limit:15.
Thursday, Apr. 26, 6:30 p.m.
or call 219-956-3774.
Join us for "Yoga with Rob" each Thursday evening @ 6:30 pm, March 15-April 26 OR each Saturday morning @ 10:00 a.m.,through May 31.
Thursday, Apr. 26, 10:00 a.m.
or call 219-956-3774.
With much ambition and a huge imagination, Phineas Taylor Barnum created the greatest show on earth, one never seen before and one that carried the most extraordinary acts ever seen. Barnum’s high ambitions were a sensation in the world of business, but as his success story grew, his family life suffered. Join us at the Wheatfield Library on Thursday, April 26 @ 10 am, where Hugh Jackman and Michelle Williams star in this rated PG film. Free and open to adults, this Morning Movie Presentation lasts approximately one hour and 45 minutes.
Thursday, Apr. 26, 1:00pm
or call 219-866-5881.
The Girl Who Wrote in Silk by Kelli Estes
Thursday, Apr. 26, 4:00-4:30
or call 219-956-3774.
Teen Book Discussion
Thursday, April 26th from 4:00-4:30
Grades 6-12
We will be reading and discussing "The Lost Hero" by Rick Riordan.
Books are available for this discussion at the front desk of the Wheatfield Library.
Friday, Apr. 27, 6:00-9:00 p.m.
or call 219-956-3774.
Adults, brush up on your facts and join us for a fun trivia night! Enter as a team of 4 friends, coworkers or family members working together to answer 10 questions from various themed categories. Prizes will be awarded to the top trivia team. Snacks and drinks will be provided. This program is free and open to adults 18 and over. Registration is required to attend.
Saturday, Apr. 28, 9:30 a.m.
or call 219-956-3774.
Join us for "Yoga with Rob" each Thursday evening @ 6:30 pm, March 15-April 26 OR each Saturday morning @ 10:00 a.m.,through May 31.
Somethin's Brewin' Coffee Shop
Monday, Apr. 30, 2:00-3:00 p.m.
or call 219-956-3774.
Join us Monday, April 30th for our next Books and Coffee discussion at Somethin's Brewin' Coffee Shop in DeMotte. We will be reading The Kitchen House by Kathleen Grissom. Copies of the book can be picked up at the front desk of the Wheatfield or DeMotte Library after March 28th.This discussion is for adults 18 and over. Sponsored by The Wheatfield Library.
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