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Weekly Programs

Preschool story & craft times: Tuesday & Friday: 10:30 a.m.; Thursdays at 4:15 p.m.
Story times are for children ages 2 and older and their families or caregivers.

Please note:  There will be no story times on Thursday, November 22nd (Thanksgiving)
or Friday, November 23rd.

Lap Sit every Monday at 10:30 and 11:15 a.m. in the Children’s Activity Room. This program is for babies, toddlers and their families or caregivers. Make new friends while listening to simple stories and learn finger plays and songs with Miss Gail, our lap sit leader.  

No registration or fee.

Wednesdays: Music & Fun with Miss Gail. For children ages 2 and older and their parents or caregivers. Time: 10:30 to 11:00 a.m. Place: Walnut Room, second floor of the library. Please bring a towel or a mat. Free; no registration.

Thanksgiving Holiday Hours
Wednesday, November 21: Open 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Thursday, November 22: Closed for Thanksgiving
Friday, November 23: Open noon to 6 p.m.

November Events

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Lego Builders Club
Saturday, November 3rd   Time: 2 to 3:30 p.m.   Walnut & Elm Rooms

Children in preschool through grade 6 will have the opportunity to build with the library’s collection of Lego blocks and Duplo blocks. Children who are 8 & younger must be accompanied by an adult. No fee or registration. Come and build and make new friends! Structures will be placed on display on the 1st floor of the library for 3 weeks following the event.
Please note: This event will be on the 1st Saturday of the month, not the 2nd, because the fall craft day will be on the 2nd Saturday.

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Fall & Thanksgiving Crafts
For children and their families
Saturday, November 10th: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Place: Walnut & Elm Rooms

Our Thanksgiving and harvest crafts day is for children ages 2 and older and their families or caregivers. (An adult must stay with children who are 8 and younger.) There will be a large selection of crafts to make to decorate your homes for Thanksgiving & fall.  No registration or fee.

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Reading to the Rabbit & the Dogs

Saturday, November 17th   Time: 2:00 to 3:00 p.m.   Walnut & Elm Rooms, second floor

For children ages 4 & older. Presented by members of Caring Paws. Come and read to a certified therapy rabbit or dog. Readers should bring a book from home or select one when they arrive at the library.
Please note: Children must be reading independently to attend this program. Younger children may visit the dogs to pet them when the program ends at 3 p.m.

Please note:  There will be a home football game at Purdue, so allow extra time to get to the library and to find a place to park.

Registration required by Friday, November 16th at the children’s desk or by phone.

Save the Dates!

Lego Builders Club
Saturday, December 1st:  2:00 to 3:30 p.m.

Winter Crafts
For children and their families
Saturday, December 8th:11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Walnut & Elm Rooms  Free; No registration

Therapy Dogs International: Reading to the Dogs
Saturday, December 15:  2 – 3 p.m.
Children’s Activity Room, 1st floor
Register by Friday, December 14
For readers ages 4 to 12


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