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.

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Basic Computer
Rensselaer
Tuesday, Jul. 22 ,2-3:30 p.m.
Register Online or call 219-866-5881.
Tuesday, July 22 from 2-3:30 p.m.  Do you need help with computers? Explore the world of windows 7 and learn the basics of computers with this class aimed at those with little or no computer experience.  Registration Required, Limit 9. Call 866-5881 to register. Contact Melissa Widner.
 
 
"Fizz, Boom, Read" Summer Reading Program
DeMotte
Tuesday, Jul. 22 ,2:00pm (Tuesdays, June 10-July 29, 2:00pm)
Kids age 4 through grade 4 will enjoy entertaining programs that will be held each Tuesday at 2pm beginning on June 10.  Registration will begin May 19 and reading packets will be available beginning Monday, June 2.
 
Computer Q&A
Rensselaer
Tuesday, Jul. 22 ,6-7:30 p.m.
Register Online or call 219-866-5881.
Tuesday, July 22 at 6-7:30 p.m. Bring your computer questions to the library and we can help. This class will explore computer-related questions and topics as asked by class participants. Registration Required, Limit 9. Call 866-5881 to register. Contact Melissa Widner
 
 
Lapsit Story Time
DeMotte
Wednesday, Jul. 23 ,10:00am (Wednesdays, July 9,16,23,30)
Register Online or call 219-987-2221.
A variety of activities, such as music and stories for babies ages 6-23 months, along with their caregiver.
 
Overdrive e-books Class
Rensselaer
Wednesday, Jul. 23 ,2 p.m.
Register Online or call 219-866-5881.
Wednesday, July 23rd at 2 p.m.  All interested adults/children are invited to learn how to download e-books using Overdrive to a mobile device or e-reader by attending Learn How to Download e-books Using Overdrive, offered at the Rensselaer Library on Wednesday, July 23rd at 2 p.m. Those in attendance should bring along a fully charged e-Reader. Prior to class, those who plan to attend should have an established Amazon account or Adobe Digital Editions Account, an established email account, as well as fundamental knowledge of how their e-reader works. If you have questions about setting any of these up prior to attending class, please visit or call the library.Registration required, limit 9.  Contact Debbie at 866-5881.

 
 
Youth/Teen Summer Reading Finale
Rensselaer
Wednesday, Jul. 23 ,3 p.m.
Wednesday, July 23rd at 3 p.m.  All children and teens are welcome to join us for our Summer Reading Finale Party.  We will enjoy a treat and watch the children's librarian get SLIMED!! Be sure to get your book reviews turned in so you may have a chance to help slime the librarian.  Call 866-5881 with any questions.
 
Overdrive e-books Class
Rensselaer
Wednesday, Jul. 23 ,5:30 p.m.
Register Online or call 219-866-5881.
Wednesday, July 23rd at 5:30 p.m. p.m.  All interested adults/children are invited to learn how to download e-books using Overdrive to a mobile device or e-reader by attending Learn How to Download e-books Using Overdrive, offered at the Rensselaer Library on Wednesday, July 23rd at 5:30 p.m. Those in attendance should bring along a fully charged e-Reader. Prior to class, those who plan to attend should have an established Amazon account or Adobe Digital Editions Account, an established email account, as well as fundamental knowledge of how their e-reader works. If you have questions about setting any of these up prior to attending class, please visit or call the library.Registration required, limit 9.  Contact Debbie at 866-5881.
 
 
Morning Movie Presentation
Wheatfield
Thursday, Jul. 24 ,10:00 a.m.
When a sudden illness brings young Colton Burpo to the brink of death, he relays fascinating information that leads his parents to believe that he may have visited heaven, in the next Morning Moive Presentation, slated to be shown at the Wheatfield Library on Thursday, July 24 at 10 a.m.
 
4th Thurs. Book Discussion
Rensselaer
Thursday, Jul. 24 ,1 p.m.
Thursday, July 24th at 1 p.m.  Join us for our 4th Thurs. Book Discussion as we talk about Killer Ambition by Marcie Clark. When the daughter of a billionaire Hollywood director is found murdered after what appears to be a kidnapping gone wrong, Los Angeles Special Trials prosecutor Rachel Knight and Detective Bailey Keller find themselves at the epicenter of a combustible and high-profile court case. Stop by the library and pick up your copy today.  Call 866-5881 with any questions, contact Rachel Kuhn.
 
Spark A Reaction - Hollywood Game Day
DeMotte
Thursday, Jul. 24 ,2:00pm
Register Online or call 219-987-2221.
Open to teens entering grades 5-12 who are signed up for the reading program.
 
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