Reading Programs at Porter County Public Libraries
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Upcoming Events
Title
Date
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
Time
All Day - All Day
Description
Sign up for entertaining and demonstrative wrestling!
Library
Valparaiso

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
Time
All Day - All Day
Description
Sign up for Kids Fitness class.
Library
Valparaiso

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
Time
All Day - All Day
Description
Sign up for T-shirt painting class!
Library
Valparaiso

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 01, 2016
Time
All Day - All Day
Description
Sign up for Bill Halliar's K-5 Drawing Workshop!
Library
Valparaiso

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 01, 2016
Time
All Day - All Day
Description
Sign up to learn the art of temporary skin decoration with Mehndi.
Library
Valparaiso

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 01, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
Get moving! Songs and dance, followed by a cool-down stretch. Designed for toddlers & preschoolers. Adult must attend with child. Please register in advance by calling 763-6546
Location
Youth Services Room - Portage Library
Library
Portage

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 01, 2016
Time
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Get your game on @ the Library! Open Gaming in Youth Services for kids and teens. No registration required.
Location
Youth Services Room - Portage Library
Library
Portage

Title
Date
Thursday, June 02, 2016
Time
All Day - All Day
Description
Sign up for Lego Club!
Library
Valparaiso

Title
Date
Thursday, June 02, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
Easy fitness activities!
Location
Youth Services Room - Valpo Library
Library
Valparaiso

Title
Date
Thursday, June 02, 2016
Time
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Description
Preschoolers will meet monthly to build items with Duplo building blocks, Tinkertoys, Legos and Lincoln Logs. Free program.
Location
Meeting Room - Kouts Library
Library
Kouts

Title
Date
Thursday, June 02, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Children ages 3-5 (with an adult) will enjoy longer books, flannel board stories, songs, dances, and fingerplays that help build early literacy skills.
Please register once for the 8 week session. Call 763-6546 to register today!
Location
Youth Services Room - Portage Library
Library
Portage

Title
Date
Thursday, June 02, 2016
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Join us as we explore the wonderful wacky world of Science. Free. Ages K-5th
Location
Meeting Room - Kouts Library
Library
Kouts

Title
Date
Thursday, June 02, 2016
Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Fun for the whole family.
Please bring your own snacks & pillows.
No registration is required.
Location
Youth Services Room - Portage Library
Library
Portage

Title
Date
Friday, June 03, 2016
Time
All Day - All Day
Description
Sign up for this "Groovy" storytime!
Library
Valparaiso

Title
Date
Friday, June 03, 2016
Time
All Day - All Day
Description
Sign up for Art Walk at Cumberland Crossing.
Library
Valparaiso

Title
Date
Saturday, June 04, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
Stories, songs and a craft!
Location
Youth Services Room - Valpo Library
Library
Valparaiso

Title
Date
Saturday, June 04, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Come and join us we are going to make a Olympic Torch.
Location
Youth Services Room - Portage Library
Library
Portage

Title
Date
Saturday, June 04, 2016
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Watch a movie at the library!
Location
Youth Services Room - Valpo Library
Library
Valparaiso

Title
Date
Monday, June 06, 2016
Time
All Day - All Day
Description
Sign up for Sensory Storytime.
Library
Valparaiso

Title
Date
Monday, June 06, 2016
Time
All Day - All Day
Description
Sign up to meet local basketball stars!
Library
Valparaiso

Title
Date
Monday, June 06, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
For children ages 6-9 yrs. Fun, easy yoga class!
Location
Youth Services Room - Valpo Library
Library
Valparaiso

Title
Date
Monday, June 06, 2016
Time
10:45 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
For Gr. 5-8. Easy-to-learn poses.
Location
Youth Services Room - Valpo Library
Library
Valparaiso

Title
Date
Monday, June 06, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Make a simple sports craft while you hear hilarious stories. All ages welcome, but crafts and books are geared for elementary age readers. No registration required, drop-in program.
Location
Meeting Room - South Haven Library
Library
South Haven

Title
Date
Monday, June 06, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
Description
Join our reading team for fun stories, cool crafts, engaging activities and songs as we celebrate a different sport each week. Please note: There will be no class on July 4. Ages 4-5. Enrollment starts on June 1st.
Location
Meeting Room - Kouts Library
Library
Kouts

Title
Date
Monday, June 06, 2016
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Martial arts program for kids
Location
Meeting Rooms A & B - Valpo Library
Library
Valparaiso

Title
Date
Monday, June 06, 2016
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Win the pennant! Decorate a baseball pennant. K-5, registration required.
Location
Meeting Room - South Haven Library
Library
South Haven

Title
Date
Monday, June 06, 2016
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Each month, children from grades K-3, are invited to join us for a book discussion. Copies of each book will be provided at this free program.
Location
Meeting Room - Kouts Library
Library
Kouts

Title
Date
Monday, June 06, 2016
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Learn how to make stop motion movie. Snacks Provided. Gr. 5-8. Registration begins Monday, May 9.
Location
Youth Services Room - Valpo Library
Library
Valparaiso

Title
Date
Monday, June 06, 2016
Time
10:15 PM - 11:00 PM
Description
Join our reading team for fun stories, cool crafts, engaging activities and songs as we celebrate a different sport each week. Please note: There will be no class on July 4. Ages 4-5 Enrollment starts on June 1st.
Location
Meeting Room - Kouts Library
Library
Kouts

Title
Date
Tuesday, June 07, 2016
Time
All Day - All Day
Description
Sign up to play puzzles and games to exercise your mind!
Library
Valparaiso

Title
Date
Tuesday, June 07, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
Description
Attend this program to learn about the science behind the sports that you love!
Location
Meeting Room (downstairs) - Hebron Library
Library
Hebron

Title
Date
Tuesday, June 07, 2016
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Gr. K-5. Learn more about bikes and benefits of riding!
Location
Youth Services Room - Valpo Library
Library
Valparaiso

Title
Date
Tuesday, June 07, 2016
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Come and win a book. Registration is required 763-6546
Location
Youth Services Room - Portage Library
Library
Portage

Title
Date
Tuesday, June 07, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Special programs just for teens, ages 12-18. Projects, crafts, and of course, food. Drop-in. no registration required.
Location
Meeting Room - South Haven Library
Library
South Haven

Title
Date
Tuesday, June 07, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Come and win a young adult book. Registration is required
763-6546
Location
Youth Services Room - Portage Library
Library
Portage

Title
Date
Tuesday, June 07, 2016
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
We will be making some cool crafts .
Location
Youth Services Room - Portage Library
Library
Portage

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 08, 2016
Time
10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
Each week, we will celebrate the fun summer reading program, Registration starts on June 1st.
Location
Meeting Room - Kouts Library
Library
Kouts

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 08, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Come and win a book. Registration is required call 763-6546
Location
Youth Services Room - Portage Library
Library
Portage

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 08, 2016
Time
11:45 AM - 12:45 PM
Description
Each week, we will celebrate the fun summer reading program, Registration starts on June 1st.
Location
Meeting Room - Kouts Library
Library
Kouts

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 08, 2016
Time
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Get your game on @ the Library! Open Gaming in Youth Services for kids and teens. No registration required.
Location
Youth Services Room - Portage Library
Library
Portage

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 08, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
Description
Stories, songs and activities. Children Ages 3 1/2 to 5 1/2 yrs. old. Classes run from June 8th-June 30th. Registration is required and begins Wednesday, May 25th!
Location
Youth Services Room - Valpo Library
Library
Valparaiso

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 08, 2016
Time
1:15 PM - 2:15 PM
Description
Each week, we will celebrate the fun summer reading program, Registration starts on June 1st.
Location
Meeting Room - Kouts Library
Library
Kouts

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 08, 2016
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Wacky-Ball. Play a mixed-up game of baseball. We will meet across the street at Field of Dreams Park. K-5, registration required.
Location
Meeting Room - South Haven Library
Library
South Haven

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 08, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Try out our life-size games of Scrabble and Jenga!
Location
Meeting Room (downstairs) - Hebron Library
Library
Hebron

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 08, 2016
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Be involved at the library by helping to plan future events for teens!
Location
Youth Services Room - Valpo Library
Library
Valparaiso

Title
Date
Thursday, June 09, 2016
Time
All Day - All Day
Description
Sign up for Spa Day!
Library
Valparaiso

Title
Date
Thursday, June 09, 2016
Time
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
Description
Stories, songs and activities. Children Ages 3 1/2 to 5 1/2 yrs. old. Classes run from June 8th-June 30th. Registration is required and begins Wednesday, May 25th!
Location
Youth Services Room - Valpo Library
Library
Valparaiso

Title
Date
Thursday, June 09, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Have lunch at the library and learn about healthy eating. K-12 (younger siblings are welcome if adult is present). Registration is required. Call or visit the library for menu information.
Location
Meeting Room - South Haven Library
Library
South Haven

Title
Date
Thursday, June 09, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
Description
Attend this program to learn about the science behind the sports that you love!
Location
Meeting Room (downstairs) - Hebron Library
Library
Hebron

Title
Date
Thursday, June 09, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Description
Stories, songs and activities. Children Ages 3 1/2 to 5 1/2 yrs. old. Classes run from June 8th-June 30th. Registration is required and begins Wednesday, May 25th!
Location
Youth Services Room - Valpo Library
Library
Valparaiso

Title
Date
Thursday, June 09, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Children ages 3-5 (with an adult) will enjoy longer books, flannel board stories, songs, dances, and fingerplays that help build early literacy skills.
Please register once for the 8 week session. Call 763-6546 to register today!
Location
Youth Services Room - Portage Library
Library
Portage

Title
Date
Thursday, June 09, 2016
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Enjoy learning to color for relaxation and have a great time with friends.
Location
Youth Services Room - Valpo Library
Library
Valparaiso

Title
Date
Thursday, June 09, 2016
Time
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Description
Come to the library for fun outside games. Drop-in, no registration required. K-5th grade.
Library
South Haven

Title
Date
Thursday, June 09, 2016
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Get creative at the library with LEGOs! Join us for this fun free build and we'll display your work! FREE!
Location
Meeting Room (downstairs) - Hebron Library
Library
Hebron

Title
Date
Friday, June 10, 2016
Time
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Description
Children ages 4-5 enjoy stories, songs, and rhymes. Themes include: Back to Nature, Yummy, Dance, Dance, Dance, Let's Play, Round and Round we go, and Move it!
Location
Meeting Room (downstairs) - Hebron Library
Library
Hebron

Title
Date
Friday, June 10, 2016
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Hats Off to Reading. Decorate your own ball cap to keep. K-5, registration required.
Location
Meeting Room - South Haven Library
Library
South Haven

Title
Date
Friday, June 10, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Learn about opportunities to volunteer at the library!
Location
Youth Services Room - Valpo Library
Library
Valparaiso

Title
Date
Saturday, June 11, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Join us at the Valparaiso Courthouse for some fun!
Library
Valparaiso

Title
Date
Saturday, June 11, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Tweens and teens are invited to join us for an hour of destroying, reconstructing and reimagining old tshirts! Please bring 2 more more shirts with you and get ready for some creative fun in our Young Adult area. Please register in advance by calling 763-6546.
Library
Portage

Title
Date
Monday, June 13, 2016
Time
All Day - All Day
Description
For students Gr. K-5
Monday, June 27, 1-2:00pm
Siblings welcome! Join us for a unique "Bubble Wonders" presentation that delivers an inspirational message along with practical, easy-to-implement ideas for positive change.
Registration begins Monday, June 13.
Library
Valparaiso

Title
Date
Monday, June 13, 2016
Time
All Day - All Day
Description
Sign up for Music & Move Dance class!
Library
Valparaiso

Title
Date
Monday, June 13, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Learn about opportunities to volunteer at the library!
Location
Board Room - Valpo Library
Library
Valparaiso

Title
Date
Monday, June 13, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
Fun fitness for kids!
Location
Youth Services Room - Valpo Library
Library
Valparaiso

Title
Date
Monday, June 13, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Make a simple sports craft while you hear hilarious stories. All ages welcome, but crafts and books are geared for elementary age readers. No registration required, drop-in program.
Location
Meeting Room - South Haven Library
Library
South Haven

Title
Date
Monday, June 13, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
Description
Join our reading team for fun stories, cool crafts, engaging activities and songs as we celebrate a different sport each week. Please note: There will be no class on July 4. Ages 4-5. Enrollment starts on June 1st.
Location
Meeting Room - Kouts Library
Library
Kouts

Title
Date
Monday, June 13, 2016
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Fun wrestling demonstration and talk for children!
Location
Meeting Rooms A & B - Valpo Library
Library
Valparaiso

Title
Date
Monday, June 13, 2016
Time
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Book BINGO. Birth-3rd grade 2:00pm, 4th-12th grade 3:00pm. No registration required.
Location
Meeting Room - South Haven Library
Library
South Haven

Title
Date
Monday, June 13, 2016
Time
10:15 PM - 11:00 PM
Description
Join our reading team for fun stories, cool crafts, engaging activities and songs as we celebrate a different sport each week. Please note: There will be no class on July 4. Ages 4-5 Enrollment starts on June 1st.
Location
Meeting Room - Kouts Library
Library
Kouts

Title
Date
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Time
All Day - All Day
Description
Sign up for Monster Sewing!
Library
Valparaiso

Title
Date
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
Description
Learn about the Great Pancake Race, pancakes, and other unusual races.
Location
Meeting Room (downstairs) - Hebron Library
Library
Hebron

Title
Date
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Come and paint a patriotic shirt for the 4th of July. Bring your own T-shirt to decorate. Registration begins Tuesday May, 31st.
Location
Youth Services Room - Valpo Library
Library
Valparaiso

Title
Date
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Come take part in a series of 60-second challenges that use objects commonly found at home.
Registration begins June 1st. Call 763-6546 for more information
Location
Meeting Room A & B - Portage Library
Library
Portage

Title
Date
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
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Location
Meeting Room - South Haven Library
Library
South Haven

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Time
All Day - All Day
Description
Sign up to play bingo and win books!
Library
Valparaiso

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
Get moving! Songs and dance, followed by a cool-down stretch. Designed for toddlers & preschoolers. Adult must attend with child. Please register in advance by calling 763-6546
Location
Youth Services Room - Portage Library
Library
Portage

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Time
10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
Each week, we will celebrate the fun summer reading program, Registration starts on June 1st.
Location
Meeting Room - Kouts Library
Library
Kouts

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Time
11:45 AM - 12:45 PM
Description
Each week, we will celebrate the fun summer reading program, Registration starts on June 1st.
Location
Meeting Room - Kouts Library
Library
Kouts

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Time
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Get your game on @ the Library! Open Gaming in Youth Services for kids and teens. No registration required.
Location
Youth Services Room - Portage Library
Library
Portage

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
Description
Stories, songs and activities. Children Ages 3 1/2 to 5 1/2 yrs. old. Classes run from June 8th-June 30th. Registration is required and begins Wednesday, May 25th!
Location
Youth Services Room - Valpo Library
Library
Valparaiso

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Time
1:15 PM - 2:15 PM
Description
Each week, we will celebrate the fun summer reading program, Registration starts on June 1st.
Location
Meeting Room - Kouts Library
Library
Kouts

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Life Sized Board Games: Super Sorry, Giant Jenga, and more! K-5, registration required.
Location
Meeting Room - South Haven Library
Library
South Haven

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Ever wonder how to make a mug cake? Try that and other recipes at this fun food making program!
Location
Meeting Room (downstairs) - Hebron Library
Library
Hebron

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Fun lesson in character illustration!
Location
Youth Services Room - Valpo Library
Library
Valparaiso

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Fun hands-on lesson in character illustration!
Location
Youth Services Room - Valpo Library
Library
Valparaiso

Title
Date
Thursday, June 16, 2016
Time
All Day - All Day
Description
Make your own terrarium!
Library
Valparaiso

Title
Date
Thursday, June 16, 2016
Time
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
Description
Stories, songs and activities. Children Ages 3 1/2 to 5 1/2 yrs. old. Classes run from June 8th-June 30th. Registration is required and begins Wednesday, May 25th!
Location
Youth Services Room - Valpo Library
Library
Valparaiso

Title
Date
Thursday, June 16, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Be cool this summer and build fantastic Lego creations. Legos provided. Ages 4-12
Location
Meeting Room - Kouts Library
Library
Kouts

Title
Date
Thursday, June 16, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Have lunch at the library and learn about healthy eating. K-12 (younger siblings are welcome if adult is present). Registration is required. Call or visit the library for menu information.
Location
Meeting Room - South Haven Library
Library
South Haven

Title
Date
Thursday, June 16, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Description
Stories, songs and activities. Children Ages 3 1/2 to 5 1/2 yrs. old. Classes run from June 8th-June 30th. Registration is required and begins Wednesday, May 25th!
Location
Youth Services Room - Valpo Library
Library
Valparaiso

Title
Date
Thursday, June 16, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
Description
Learn about the Great Pancake Race, pancakes, and other unusual races.
Location
Meeting Room (downstairs) - Hebron Library
Library
Hebron

Title
Date
Thursday, June 16, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Children ages 3-5 (with an adult) will enjoy longer books, flannel board stories, songs, dances, and fingerplays that help build early literacy skills.
Please register once for the 8 week session. Call 763-6546 to register today!
Location
Youth Services Room - Portage Library
Library
Portage

Title
Date
Thursday, June 16, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Gr. K-5. Join us for Lego Club!
Location
Youth Services Room - Valpo Library
Library
Valparaiso

Title
Date
Thursday, June 16, 2016
Time
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Description
Come to the library for fun outside games. Drop-in, no registration required. K-5th grade.
Library
South Haven

Title
Date
Thursday, June 16, 2016
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Get creative at the library with LEGOs! Join us for this fun free build and we'll display your work! FREE!
Location
Meeting Room (downstairs) - Hebron Library
Library
Hebron

Title
Date
Friday, June 17, 2016
Time
All Day - All Day
Description
Sign up for Kids Fitness class!
Library
Valparaiso

Title
Date
Friday, June 17, 2016
Time
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Description
Children ages 4-5 enjoy stories, songs, and rhymes. Themes include: Back to Nature, Yummy, Dance, Dance, Dance, Let's Play, Round and Round we go, and Move it!
Location
Meeting Room (downstairs) - Hebron Library
Library
Hebron

Title
Date
Friday, June 17, 2016
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Make Your Own Games: Travel Checkers, Mancala, Marble Maze. K-5, registration required.
Location
Meeting Room - South Haven Library
Library
South Haven

Title
Date
Friday, June 17, 2016
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Stories and fun with Pete the Cat!
Location
Youth Services Room - Valpo Library
Library
Valparaiso

Title
Date
Saturday, June 18, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Free, fun family event. Offsite. Contact Valparaiso Youth Services for details.
Library
Valparaiso

Title
Date
Saturday, June 18, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Parents with children ages 3 to 5 are welcome to come in for imaginative play through building with our Duplo Lego blocks.
Older siblings are always welcome.
Location
Youth Services Room - Portage Library
Library
Portage

Title
Date
Saturday, June 18, 2016
Time
11:15 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Children grades K-5th are invited to build their very own LEGO creation that will be on display in the Youth Services Department for one month.

We'll provide the LEGOS, you provide the imagination!
Location
Youth Services Room - Portage Library
Library
Portage

Title
Date
Saturday, June 18, 2016
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Watch a movie at the library!
Location
Youth Services Room - Valpo Library
Library
Valparaiso

Title
Date
Saturday, June 18, 2016
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Play the famous wizarding game or Quidditch at the library. Bring your own broom. Registration is required. 4th- 12th grade only.
Library
South Haven

Title
Date
Monday, June 20, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
Stories, songs, playtime. Designed for children who have sensory sensitivities.
Location
Youth Services Room - Valpo Library
Library
Valparaiso

Title
Date
Monday, June 20, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Make a simple sports craft while you hear hilarious stories. All ages welcome, but crafts and books are geared for elementary age readers. No registration required, drop-in program.
Location
Meeting Room - South Haven Library
Library
South Haven

Title
Date
Monday, June 20, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
Description
Join our reading team for fun stories, cool crafts, engaging activities and songs as we celebrate a different sport each week. Please note: There will be no class on July 4. Ages 4-5. Enrollment starts on June 1st.
Location
Meeting Room - Kouts Library
Library
Kouts

Title
Date
Monday, June 20, 2016
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Meet local basketball stars!
Location
Meeting Rooms A & B - Valpo Library
Library
Valparaiso

Title
Date
Monday, June 20, 2016
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Field-Goal. Make a mini football field. K-5, registration required.
Location
Meeting Room - South Haven Library
Library
South Haven

Title
Date
Monday, June 20, 2016
Time
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Electronic gaming through the years starting with an Atari 2600.
Location
Youth Services Room - Valpo Library
Library
Valparaiso

Title
Date
Monday, June 20, 2016
Time
10:15 PM - 11:00 PM
Description
Join our reading team for fun stories, cool crafts, engaging activities and songs as we celebrate a different sport each week. Please note: There will be no class on July 4. Ages 4-5 Enrollment starts on June 1st.
Location
Meeting Room - Kouts Library
Library
Kouts

Title
Date
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Time
All Day - All Day
Description
Sign up for Kids Zumba class!
Library
Valparaiso

Title
Date
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
Description
Can a knife cut through ice? How long can you stretch a rubber band before it moves a shoe? The answer to this and more in this fun program!
Location
Meeting Room (downstairs) - Hebron Library
Library
Hebron

Title
Date
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Puzzles and games to exercise your mind.
Location
Youth Services Room - Valpo Library
Library
Valparaiso

Title
Date
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Time
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Teens are invited to silently compete in a race around the library and partake in a series of detours and roadblocks...just like the hit TV show! For grades 6-12. Space is limited, registration starts June 1st. Call 763-6546 for more information.
Location
Meeting Room A & B - Portage Library
Library
Portage

Title
Date
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Special programs just for teens, ages 12-18. Projects, crafts, and of course, food. No registration required.
Location
Meeting Room - South Haven Library
Library
South Haven

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 22, 2016
Time
All Day - All Day
Description
Play bingo and win books!
Library
Valparaiso

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 22, 2016
Time
All Day - All Day
Description
Sign up to make fun magnets to take to school in the fall!
Library
Valparaiso

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 22, 2016
Time
All Day - All Day
Description
Sign up for Pre-K Bingo!
Library
Valparaiso

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 22, 2016
Time
10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
Each week, we will celebrate the fun summer reading program, Registration starts on June 1st.
Location
Meeting Room - Kouts Library
Library
Kouts

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 22, 2016
Time
11:45 AM - 12:45 PM
Description
Each week, we will celebrate the fun summer reading program, Registration starts on June 1st.
Location
Meeting Room - Kouts Library
Library
Kouts

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 22, 2016
Time
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Get your game on @ the Library! Open Gaming in Youth Services for kids and teens. No registration required.
Location
Youth Services Room - Portage Library
Library
Portage

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 22, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
Description
Stories, songs and activities. Children Ages 3 1/2 to 5 1/2 yrs. old. Classes run from June 8th-June 30th. Registration is required and begins Wednesday, May 25th!
Location
Youth Services Room - Valpo Library
Library
Valparaiso

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 22, 2016
Time
1:15 PM - 2:15 PM
Description
Each week, we will celebrate the fun summer reading program, Registration starts on June 1st.
Location
Meeting Room - Kouts Library
Library
Kouts

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 22, 2016
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Football Training Camp. Practice your throwing, catching, running, balance, and agility. K-5, registration required.
Location
Meeting Room - South Haven Library
Library
South Haven

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 22, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Chocolate games, what more needs to be said?
Location
Meeting Room (downstairs) - Hebron Library
Library
Hebron

Title
Date
Thursday, June 23, 2016
Time
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
Description
Stories, songs and activities. Children Ages 3 1/2 to 5 1/2 yrs. old. Classes run from June 8th-June 30th. Registration is required and begins Wednesday, May 25th!
Location
Youth Services Room - Valpo Library
Library
Valparaiso

Title
Date
Thursday, June 23, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Have lunch at the library and learn about healthy eating. K-12 (younger siblings are welcome if adult is present). Registration is required. Call or visit the library for menu information.
Location
Meeting Room - South Haven Library
Library
South Haven

Title
Date
Thursday, June 23, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Description
Stories, songs and activities. Children Ages 3 1/2 to 5 1/2 yrs. old. Classes run from June 8th-June 30th. Registration is required and begins Wednesday, May 25th!
Location
Youth Services Room - Valpo Library
Library
Valparaiso

Title
Date
Thursday, June 23, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
Description
Can a knife cut through ice? How long can you stretch a rubber band before it moves a shoe? The answer to this and more in this fun program!
Location
Meeting Room (downstairs) - Hebron Library
Library
Hebron

Title
Date
Thursday, June 23, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Children ages 3-5 (with an adult) will enjoy longer books, flannel board stories, songs, dances, and fingerplays that help build early literacy skills.
Please register once for the 8 week session. Call 763-6546 to register today!
Location
Youth Services Room - Portage Library
Library
Portage

Title
Date
Thursday, June 23, 2016
Time
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Description
Come to the library for fun outside games. Drop-in, no registration required. K-5th grade.
Library
South Haven

Title
Date
Thursday, June 23, 2016
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Get creative at the library with LEGOs! Join us for this fun free build and we'll display your work! FREE!
Location
Meeting Room (downstairs) - Hebron Library
Library
Hebron

Title
Date
Friday, June 24, 2016
Time
All Day - All Day
Description
Stories, crafts, snacks and more at this Kids Club program!
Library
Valparaiso

Title
Date
Friday, June 24, 2016
Time
All Day - All Day
Description
Easy, safe sewing project.
Library
Valparaiso

Title
Date
Friday, June 24, 2016
Time
All Day - All Day
Description
Sign up for Family Storytime!
Library
Valparaiso

Title
Date
Friday, June 24, 2016
Time
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Description
Children ages 4-5 enjoy stories, songs, and rhymes. Themes include: Back to Nature, Yummy, Dance, Dance, Dance, Let's Play, Round and Round we go, and Move it!
Location
Meeting Room (downstairs) - Hebron Library
Library
Hebron

Title
Date
Friday, June 24, 2016
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Corn-Hole Madness. Make a football themed corn-hole game. K-5, registration required.
Location
Meeting Room - South Haven Library
Library
South Haven

Title
Date
Friday, June 24, 2016
Time
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
"Larger Than Life" gaming. Bring a friend. Snacks provided.
Location
Meeting Rooms A & B - Valpo Library
Library
Valparaiso

Title
Date
Saturday, June 25, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Grade K-5th will meet the 4th Saturday of every month to play and learn.
Chess is a game that teaches kids how to think, concentrate solve problems all while having fun.
Location
Youth Services Room - Portage Library
Library
Portage

Title
Date
Monday, June 27, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Author, speaker, and bubble artist Geoff Akins Hannah uses ordinary bubbles to inspire others to follow their dreams! Visit http://yoursquarebubble.com/ for a sneak preview of this very special live performance. Please register for this program by calling 763-6546.
Location
Meeting Room A & B - Portage Library
Library
Portage

Title
Date
Monday, June 27, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
Songs and dance, followed by a cool-down story.
Location
Youth Services Room - Valpo Library
Library
Valparaiso

Title
Date
Monday, June 27, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Make a simple sports craft while you hear hilarious stories. All ages welcome, but crafts and books are geared for elementary age readers. No registration required, drop-in program.
Location
Meeting Room - South Haven Library
Library
South Haven

Title
Date
Monday, June 27, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Sign up for Mario Kart! Prizes. Snacks. Event date: Monday June 27. Gr. 5-8.
Library
Valparaiso

Title
Date
Monday, June 27, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
Description
Join our reading team for fun stories, cool crafts, engaging activities and songs as we celebrate a different sport each week. Please note: There will be no class on July 4. Ages 4-5. Enrollment starts on June 1st.
Location
Meeting Room - Kouts Library
Library
Kouts

Title
Date
Monday, June 27, 2016
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Inspirational message and lots of bubble fun!
Location
Meeting Rooms A & B - Valpo Library
Library
Valparaiso

Title
Date
Monday, June 27, 2016
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Bike-a-Palooza. Bike races, obstacle courses, decorating contest, safety-talk, and more. We will meet across the street in Field of Dream Park. K-5, registration required.
Location
Meeting Room - South Haven Library
Library
South Haven

Title
Date
Monday, June 27, 2016
Time
10:15 PM - 11:00 PM
Description
Join our reading team for fun stories, cool crafts, engaging activities and songs as we celebrate a different sport each week. Please note: There will be no class on July 4. Ages 4-5 Enrollment starts on June 1st.
Location
Meeting Room - Kouts Library
Library
Kouts

Title
Date
Tuesday, June 28, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
Description
Ever wonder which sports balls rolls fastest on the floor? Come find out the answer to that and other cool questions!
Location
Meeting Room (downstairs) - Hebron Library
Library
Hebron

Title
Date
Tuesday, June 28, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Special programs just for teens, ages 12-18. Projects, crafts, and of course, food. No registration required.
Location
Meeting Room - South Haven Library
Library
South Haven

Program registration begins on Wednesday, June 01, 2016.
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 kids who finished Kindergarten up to kids who finished 5th grade.
2. The books you read should come from your library.
3. The programs you go to should be at your library.
4. Choose books that are right for you--not too hard, but not too easy.
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