Reading Programs at Porter County Public Libraries
Language 
   K-5th       Teens       PreK       Adults       Babies   
Upcoming Events
Title
Date
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Time
6:00 PM
Description
For Gr. 6-12 Play bingo and win books! Registration begins March 15.
Location
Youth Services Room - Valpo Library
Library
Valparaiso

Title
Date
Friday, March 31, 2017
Time
2:00 PM
Description
Grades K and up Friday, March 31st 2-3 pm Get ready for Spring and paint your own creative t-shirt! Registrants should bring a shirt. Registrations begins Friday, March 17th.
Location
Youth Services Room - Valpo Library
Library
Valparaiso

Title
Date
Wednesday, April 05, 2017
Time
4:00 PM
Description
Monthly meetings held to develop new programs for teens. New members welcome!
Location
Meeting Room (downstairs) - Hebron Library
Library
Hebron

Title
Date
Friday, April 07, 2017
Time
3:30 PM
Description
ReferenceUSA is an online research tool for job seekers, business professionals, sales reps, marketers, government agencies and more. ReferenceUSA can be accessed through the library's website from home, work or anywhere you can get online. Join us for a free demonstration and learn to use this powerful tool!

With ReferenceUSA you can:
  • Locate and research companies you want to work for
  • Build a business plan
  • Find sales leads and download lists
  • Conduct market research
  • and more!
Location
Meeting Rooms A & B - Valpo Library
Library
Valparaiso

Title
Date
Monday, April 10, 2017
Time
5:30 PM
Description
Free Computer Coding Workshop. Web based program basics are shown at this workshop. Attendees can work at their own pace. Space is limited. Registration is required and begins Monday,March 27th.
Location
Youth Services Room - Valpo Library
Library
Valparaiso

Title
Date
Monday, April 10, 2017
Time
6:00 PM
Description
Each month join us in learning a fun new board game! A great way to socialize, laugh and learn something new. Light refreshments will be provided. No registration required.
Location
Youth Services Room - Portage Library
Library
Portage

Title
Date
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Time
6:00 PM
Description
Looking for a way to be involved at the library? You can help develop new programs for teens and plan displays for the Young Adult area. No registration.
Library
Valparaiso

Title
Date
Monday, April 17, 2017
Time
6:00 PM
Description
Drop in and relax with some good old fashioned coloring! We will provide the coloring sheets, colored pencils, crayons and markers. Or feel free to bring your own! A perfect way to relieve stress and make new friends. No registration required.
Location
Youth Services Room - Portage Library
Library
Portage

Title
Date
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Time
4:00 PM
Description
Enjoy this movie about a Ugandan girl that sees her world rapidly change after being introduced to the game of chess.
Location
Meeting Room (downstairs) - Hebron Library
Library
Hebron

Title
Date
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Time
6:00 PM
Description
Share original work, favorite poems, and make a poetry craft in honor of National Poetry Month. Registration begins April 5th.
Location
Meeting Room A - Valpo Library
Library
Valparaiso

Title
Date
Thursday, April 20, 2017
Time
3:30 PM
Description
Join us as we explore and prepare new recipes that our taste buds will enjoy. All middle schoolers welcomed!
Location
Meeting Room - Kouts Library
Library
Kouts

Title
Date
Thursday, April 27, 2017
Location
Youth Services Room - Portage Library
Library
Portage

Enter your user name and password and click on the Login button.
Rules
Your summer reading goal is to finish a bingo card!
You can get a bingo card from the library, or print one here.

Dates:
June 1st - Sign up and get your bingo cards.
June 30th - Last day to sign up.
July 16th - Last day to log your bingo card.

Rules:
1. For teens who have finished 6th grade through age 17.
2. The books you read should come from a Porter County library.
3. The programs you go to should be at a Porter County library.
Reviews
Title
Timepiece
Author
Richard Paul Evans
Review
Really good book!
Rating
Format:
Printed Book
Request this book
Title
The Avengers
Author
Alex Irvine
Review
It was a very awesome book! I liked being able to experience the movie the book was based off of, through the book, without having to watch the movie itself.  Request this book
Rating
Format:
Printed Book
ISBN
9780316256377
Request this book
Title
The Counterfeit Princess
Author
Jane Resh Thomas
Review
It was a fairly good book. There was adventure and intrigue and I liked that it was about a real princess.  Request this book
Rating
Format:
Printed Book
ISBN
0395938708
Request this book
Title
Road Trip Summer
Author
Lauren Barnholdt
Review
The road trip summer is an amazing book about 2 teens who goes on a trip to Florida while that is happening there is an another 2 teens who goes on the trip to Florida and all 4 teens are fighting while they go to the trip.  Request this book
Rating
Format:
Printed Book
ISBN
978-1-4814-5992-1
Title
Kristy's Great Idea
Author
Raina Telgemeier
Review
Kristy has an idea to form a baby sitters club with some of her friends. They baby sit for kids in their neighborhood.
Rating
Format:
Printed Book
Title
ultimate star wars
Author
patricia barr, adam bray, daniel wallace, ryder windham
Review
awesome
Rating
Format:
Printed Book