Reading Programs at Porter County Public Libraries
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Title
Date
Tuesday, July 07, 2015
Time
9:05 AM - 9:55 AM
Description
For children that have at least completed 1st grade. Create "sweets" themed art in this 4 class session with Mrs. Scott. This class is for beginning artists.
$40 for 4 classes, due @ registration
Location
Youth Services Room - Portage Library
Library
Portage

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 07, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 10:50 AM
Description
For children that have at least completed 1st grade. Create "insect" themed art in this 4 class session with Mrs. Scott. This class is for beginning artists.
$40 for 4 classes, due @ registration
Location
Youth Services Room - Portage Library
Library
Portage

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 07, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
Reading readiness storytime program for children ages 2-5. Stories, crafts, games, and activities. Registration is required. $2 fee covered by the friends of the library. Call or stop by the library to register.
Location
Meeting Room - South Haven Library
Library
South Haven

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 07, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Description
Come learn about the heroes of Tall Tales! For children in grades Kindergarten to 2nd.
Location
Meeting Room (downstairs) - Hebron Library
Library
Hebron

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 07, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
Description
Join art teacher, Mrs. Scott for art lessons over the summer. This class is for children that have completed 1st grade or older and have and advanced skill level.
$40 for 4 classes
Location
Youth Services Room - Portage Library
Library
Portage

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 07, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Description
Come learn about the heroes of Tall Tales! For children in grades Kindergarten to 2nd.
Location
Meeting Room (downstairs) - Hebron Library
Library
Hebron

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 07, 2015
Time
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
For grades 4-12. Come discuss the popular Greek Mythology based Percy Jackson and heroes of Olympus book series with crafts and snacks. Registration is necessary.
Location
Youth Services Room - Portage Library
Library
Portage

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 07, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
A teens only summer program, every Tuesday from 3-4 pm. Ages 12-18. Free. Book BINGO 6/9, Masks and mini-heroes 6/16, Comics 6/23, Trivia Contest 6/30, Great Villain Debate 7/7. Pre-registration is required.
Location
Meeting Room - South Haven Library
Library
South Haven

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 07, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Card tricks, conjuring, slight of hand... learn it all, step-by-step, from an expert! Join magician Jim Klodzen for this four-week course in amazement! For ages 8 -16, with under 10 accompanied by a parent.
Location
Youth Services Room - Portage Library
Library
Portage

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 08, 2015
Time
10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
Join us for super summer fun as we become reading heroes! Free! Must be preregistered. Grades K-5th (Completed)
Location
Meeting Room - Kouts Library
Library
Kouts

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 08, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
For ages 2-6, come and celebrate the Heroes from Rescue Bots with games and activities. Registration is required, space is limited.
Location
Youth Services Room - Portage Library
Library
Portage

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 08, 2015
Time
11:45 AM - 12:45 PM
Description
Join us for super summer fun as we become reading heroes! Free! Must be preregistered. Grades K-5th (Completed)
Location
Meeting Room - Kouts Library
Library
Kouts

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 08, 2015
Time
1:15 PM - 2:15 PM
Description
Join us for super summer fun as we become reading heroes! Free! Must be preregistered. Grades K-5th (Completed)
Location
Meeting Room - Kouts Library
Library
Kouts

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 08, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Train your way to the top as you practice your superhero skills and become a superhero. Kindergarten-5th grade. Free. Pre-registration is required.
Location
Meeting Room - South Haven Library
Library
South Haven

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 08, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Make hero duck tape wallets and perler bead creations!
Location
Meeting Room (downstairs) - Hebron Library
Library
Hebron

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 08, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
For Students Grades K- 5 Create a fun cape with Mr. Andrew
Location
Youth Services Room - Valpo Library
Library
Valparaiso

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 08, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Youth Advisory Council Meeting
Location
Youth Services Room - Valpo Library
Library
Valparaiso

Title
Date
Thursday, July 09, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
Children 24-36 months (with a favorite adult) will enjoy a lively mix of books, songs, rhymes and movement. Siblings welcome.
Location
Youth Services Room - Portage Library
Library
Portage

Title
Date
Thursday, July 09, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
By using our Lego building super powers, we will build something creative!
Location
Meeting Room - Kouts Library
Library
Kouts

Title
Date
Thursday, July 09, 2015
Time
10:45 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
Children ages 3-5 (with an adult) will enjoy longer books, flannel board stories, songs and fingerplays that help build early literacy skills.
Location
Youth Services Room - Portage Library
Library
Portage

Title
Date
Thursday, July 09, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Description
Come learn about the heroes of Tall Tales! For children in grades 3rd to 5th.
Location
Meeting Room (downstairs) - Hebron Library
Library
Hebron

Title
Date
Thursday, July 09, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Description
Reading readiness storytime program for children ages 2-5. Stories, crafts, games, and activities. Registration is required. $2 fee covered by the friends of the library. Call or stop by the library to register.
Location
Meeting Room - South Haven Library
Library
South Haven

Title
Date
Thursday, July 09, 2015
Time
2:30 PM - 3:15 PM
Description
Children in grades K-2nd can come in and make their own design like their favorite superheroes.
Location
Youth Services Room - Portage Library
Library
Portage

Title
Date
Thursday, July 09, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 4:15 PM
Description
Children in grades 3rd-5th can come and make their own superhero story just like their superheroes and more!
Location
Youth Services Room - Portage Library
Library
Portage

Title
Date
Thursday, July 09, 2015
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, July 10, 2015
Time
All Day - All Day
Description
Make a fun artistic craft at this program.
Library
Valparaiso

Title
Date
Friday, July 10, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Children ages 3-5 enjoy stories, songs, and rhymes based on heroes all around them.
Location
Meeting Room (downstairs) - Hebron Library
Library
Hebron

Title
Date
Friday, July 10, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Learn about real life heroes from history. Make crafts and participate in fun activities. Every Friday from 11-12. Kindergarten - 5th grade. Free. Heroes in Space 6/12, Walt Disney 6/19, Animal Heroes 6/26, American Heroes 7/3, Heroes at Sea 7/10. Pre-registration is required.
Location
Meeting Room - South Haven Library
Library
South Haven

Title
Date
Friday, July 10, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
For students Gr. K-5. Meet Tim Engel and his comfort dogs. Learn more about their heroic service.
Location
Youth Services Room - Valpo Library
Library
Valparaiso

Title
Date
Saturday, July 11, 2015
Time
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM
Description
A special program for the littlest heroes (Pre K- K). Join us at the library for breakfast with some of your little one's favorite storybook heroes. We will have a themed breakfast, a story, and a learning activity/game. Registration is required. Free Program. Families welcome to join in the fun with their Littlest Hero!
Location
Meeting Room - South Haven Library
Library
South Haven

Title
Date
Saturday, July 11, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Having an assortment of games available during this time for families to play.
Location
Youth Services Room - Portage Library
Library
Portage

Title
Date
Monday, July 13, 2015
Time
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Description
Join us for five weeks of summer programs as we discover that "Every Hero has a Story" Free programming. Sign up begins on June 1. Ages 4-5
Location
Meeting Room - Kouts Library
Library
Kouts

Title
Date
Monday, July 13, 2015
Time
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Description
Join us for five weeks of unmasking our super powers. Free Grades 6-12 (completed)
Location
Meeting Room - Kouts Library
Library
Kouts

Title
Date
Monday, July 13, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Description
Join us for five weeks of summer programs as we discover that "Every Hero has a Story" Free programming. Sign up begins on June 1. Ages 4-5
Location
Meeting Room - Kouts Library
Library
Kouts

Title
Date
Monday, July 13, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Kids Club Program that is full of fun!
Location
Youth Services Room - Valpo Library
Library
Valparaiso

Title
Date
Monday, July 13, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Come join us for a super hero themed movie. Bring your own snacks and a pillow or blanket to sit on and enjoy a movie on our big screen. Popcorn provided! Call the Youth Services Dept. for the movie title of the week.
Location
Youth Services Room - Portage Library
Library
Portage

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Time
All Day - All Day
Description
Registration starts for July Lego Club!
Library
Valparaiso

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Time
9:05 AM - 9:55 AM
Description
For children that have at least completed 1st grade. Create "sweets" themed art in this 4 class session with Mrs. Scott. This class is for beginning artists.
$40 for 4 classes, due @ registration
Location
Youth Services Room - Portage Library
Library
Portage

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 10:50 AM
Description
For children that have at least completed 1st grade. Create "insect" themed art in this 4 class session with Mrs. Scott. This class is for beginning artists.
$40 for 4 classes, due @ registration
Location
Youth Services Room - Portage Library
Library
Portage

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
Reading readiness storytime program for children ages 2-5. Stories, crafts, games, and activities. Registration is required. $2 fee covered by the friends of the library. Call or stop by the library to register.
Location
Meeting Room - South Haven Library
Library
South Haven

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Come to our Jedi training celebration! Children in grades Kindergarten to 2nd can come to increase their Jedi skills.
Location
Meeting Room (downstairs) - Hebron Library
Library
Hebron

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
Description
Join art teacher, Mrs. Scott for art lessons over the summer. This class is for children that have completed 1st grade or older and have and advanced skill level.
$40 for 4 classes
Location
Youth Services Room - Portage Library
Library
Portage

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Fancy Nancy is turning 10! Wear your party dress and celebrate with us. Registration begins Tuesday, June 30
Location
Youth Services Room - Valpo Library
Library
Valparaiso

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Meet a real life environmental superhero- an Indiana Dunes Park Ranger!
Library
Portage

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Come to our Jedi training celebration! Children in grades Kindergarten to 2nd can come to increase their Jedi skills.
Location
Meeting Room (downstairs) - Hebron Library
Library
Hebron

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Come and discuss John Greens' novel, Paper Towns, before the movie comes out July 24. Snacks will be provided
Location
Youth Services Room - Portage Library
Library
Portage

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Card tricks, conjuring, slight of hand... learn it all, step-by-step, from an expert! Join magician Jim Klodzen for this four-week course in amazement! For ages 8 -16, with under 10 accompanied by a parent.
Location
Youth Services Room - Portage Library
Library
Portage

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Time
10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
Join us for super summer fun as we become reading heroes! Free! Must be preregistered. Grades K-5th (Completed)
Location
Meeting Room - Kouts Library
Library
Kouts

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Time
11:45 AM - 12:45 PM
Description
Join us for super summer fun as we become reading heroes! Free! Must be preregistered. Grades K-5th (Completed)
Location
Meeting Room - Kouts Library
Library
Kouts

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Time
1:15 PM - 2:15 PM
Description
Join us for super summer fun as we become reading heroes! Free! Must be preregistered. Grades K-5th (Completed)
Location
Meeting Room - Kouts Library
Library
Kouts

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
For students Gr. K-5. Join local comic illustrator, Bill Halliar, as he leads a hands-on class in character illustration. Registration begins Wednesday, July 1.
Location
Youth Services Room - Valpo Library
Library
Valparaiso

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Ever wanted to cosplay and go to a comic con, well now's your chance! Come celebrate the end of summer reading with a mini comic con right at your own library!
Location
Meeting Room (downstairs) - Hebron Library
Library
Hebron

Title
Date
Thursday, July 16, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
Children 24-36 months (with a favorite adult) will enjoy a lively mix of books, songs, rhymes and movement. Siblings welcome.
Location
Youth Services Room - Portage Library
Library
Portage

Title
Date
Thursday, July 16, 2015
Time
10:45 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
Children ages 3-5 (with an adult) will enjoy longer books, flannel board stories, songs and fingerplays that help build early literacy skills.
Location
Youth Services Room - Portage Library
Library
Portage

Title
Date
Thursday, July 16, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Come to our Jedi training celebration! Children in grades 3rd to 5th can come to increase their Jedi skills.
Location
Meeting Room (downstairs) - Hebron Library
Library
Hebron

Title
Date
Thursday, July 16, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Description
Reading readiness storytime program for children ages 2-5. Stories, crafts, games, and activities. Registration is required. $2 fee covered by the friends of the library. Call or stop by the library to register.
Location
Meeting Room - South Haven Library
Library
South Haven

Title
Date
Thursday, July 16, 2015
Time
2:30 PM - 3:15 PM
Description
Children in grades K-2 will learn about some of their favorite heroes from Greek Mythology. Registration is necessary, space is limited.
Location
Youth Services Room - Portage Library
Library
Portage

Title
Date
Thursday, July 16, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 4:15 PM
Description
Want to practice reading aloud? Read to Teddy the Labradoodle! He is a registered Pet Partners therapy dog and will listen to stories You read to Him.
Library
Hebron

Title
Date
Thursday, July 16, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 4:15 PM
Description
Children in grades 3-5 will learn about some of their favorite heroes from Greek Mythology. Registration is necessary, space is limited.
Location
Youth Services Room - Portage Library
Library
Portage

Title
Date
Thursday, July 16, 2015
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
Thursday, July 16, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Come with your family and enjoy stories, songs, and a craft.
Location
Youth Services Room - Valpo Library
Library
Valparaiso

Title
Date
Friday, July 17, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Children ages 3-5 enjoy stories, songs, and rhymes based on heroes all around them.
Location
Meeting Room (downstairs) - Hebron Library
Library
Hebron

Title
Date
Friday, July 17, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Build a robot out of upcycled materials.
Location
Youth Services Room - Valpo Library
Library
Valparaiso

Title
Date
Friday, July 17, 2015
Time
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Hope is a certified therapy dog just waiting for you to read her a story. Hope will be at the library on the 3rd Friday of every month at 4. No registration is required.
Location
Youth Services Room - Portage Library
Library
Portage

Title
Date
Saturday, July 18, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Parents with children ages 3 to 5 are welcome to come in and expand their childs imagination through building, with our Duplo Lego blocks.
Older siblings are always welcome.
Location
Youth Services Room - Portage Library
Library
Portage

Title
Date
Saturday, July 18, 2015
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 LEGO'S, you provide the imagination!
Location
Youth Services Room - Portage Library
Library
Portage

Title
Date
Saturday, July 18, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Movies at the library!
Location
Youth Services Room - Valpo Library
Library
Valparaiso

Title
Date
Monday, July 20, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Kids can join instructors from Xcelsior Martial Arts to learn basic self defense moves that can help keep them safe. Free program, no registration required.
Location
Youth Services Room - Portage Library
Library
Portage

Title
Date
Monday, July 20, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Kids Club Program that is full of fun!
Location
Youth Services Room - Valpo Library
Library
Valparaiso

Title
Date
Monday, July 20, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Monday, July 20, 6-7pm
Each month features a different theme. Legos and snack provided.
Location
Youth Services Room - Valpo Library
Library
Valparaiso

Title
Date
Monday, July 20, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Come join us for a super hero themed movie. Bring your own snacks and a pillow or blanket to sit on and enjoy a movie on our big screen. Popcorn provided! Call the Youth Services Dept. for the movie title of the week.
Location
Youth Services Room - Portage Library
Library
Portage

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Time
9:05 AM - 9:55 AM
Description
For children that have at least completed 1st grade. Create "sweets" themed art in this 4 class session with Mrs. Scott. This class is for beginning artists.
$40 for 4 classes, due @ registration
Location
Youth Services Room - Portage Library
Library
Portage

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 10:50 AM
Description
For children that have at least completed 1st grade. Create "insect" themed art in this 4 class session with Mrs. Scott. This class is for beginning artists.
$40 for 4 classes, due @ registration
Location
Youth Services Room - Portage Library
Library
Portage

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
Reading readiness storytime program for children ages 2-5. Stories, crafts, games, and activities. Registration is required. $2 fee covered by the friends of the library. Call or stop by the library to register.
Location
Meeting Room - South Haven Library
Library
South Haven

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
Description
Join art teacher, Mrs. Scott for art lessons over the summer. This class is for children that have completed 1st grade or older and have and advanced skill level.
$40 for 4 classes
Location
Youth Services Room - Portage Library
Library
Portage

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Come see local Music and Art at the library.
Location
Meeting Rooms A & B - Valpo Library
Library
Valparaiso

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Card tricks, conjuring, slight of hand... learn it all, step-by-step, from an expert! Join magician Jim Klodzen for this four-week course in amazement! For ages 8 -16, with under 10 accompanied by a parent.
Location
Youth Services Room - Portage Library
Library
Portage

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Come check out what we do during this popular school year program. Children ages 3-5 can move about with their parent and participate in guided learning activities. This time will allow children to expand their natural need for knowledge.
Location
Youth Services Room - Portage Library
Library
Portage

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Come celebrate the end of Summer Reading!
Library
Valparaiso

Title
Date
Thursday, July 23, 2015
Time
All Day - All Day
Description
Make it and Take it Craft!
Library
Valparaiso

Title
Date
Thursday, July 23, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Description
Reading readiness storytime program for children ages 2-5. Stories, crafts, games, and activities. Registration is required. $2 fee covered by the friends of the library. Call or stop by the library to register.
Location
Meeting Room - South Haven Library
Library
South Haven

Title
Date
Thursday, July 23, 2015
Time
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Celebrate your Summer Reading accomplishments by coming to the carnival!
Location
Youth Services Room - Portage Library
Library
Portage

Title
Date
Thursday, July 23, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Thursday, July 23, 6-7pm.
Join Bill Halliar, writer, Illustrator, and colorist for Dark Horse, Moonstone, and Devil's Due comics, as he leads a hands-on class in character illustration.
Location
Youth Services Room - Valpo Library
Library
Valparaiso

Title
Date
Friday, July 24, 2015
Time
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Description
Make a fun artistic craft at this program.
Location
Youth Services Room - Valpo Library
Library
Valparaiso

Title
Date
Saturday, July 25, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 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
Saturday, July 25, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Movies at the library!
Location
Youth Services Room - Valpo Library
Library
Valparaiso

Title
Date
Monday, July 27, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Kids Club Program that is full of fun!
Location
Youth Services Room - Valpo Library
Library
Valparaiso

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Time
9:05 AM - 9:55 AM
Description
For children that have at least completed 1st grade. Create "sweets" themed art in this 4 class session with Mrs. Scott. This class is for beginning artists.
$40 for 4 classes, due @ registration
Location
Youth Services Room - Portage Library
Library
Portage

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 10:50 AM
Description
For children that have at least completed 1st grade. Create "insect" themed art in this 4 class session with Mrs. Scott. This class is for beginning artists.
$40 for 4 classes, due @ registration
Location
Youth Services Room - Portage Library
Library
Portage

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
Reading readiness storytime program for children ages 2-5. Stories, crafts, games, and activities. Registration is required. $2 fee covered by the friends of the library. Call or stop by the library to register.
Location
Meeting Room - South Haven Library
Library
South Haven

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
Description
Join art teacher, Mrs. Scott for art lessons over the summer. This class is for children that have completed 1st grade or older and have and advanced skill level.
$40 for 4 classes
Location
Youth Services Room - Portage Library
Library
Portage

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
For students Gr. K-5. We provide the Legos & display what you build!
Location
Youth Services Room - Valpo Library
Library
Valparaiso

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Card tricks, conjuring, slight of hand... learn it all, step-by-step, from an expert! Join magician Jim Klodzen for this four-week course in amazement! For ages 8 -16, with under 10 accompanied by a parent.
Location
Youth Services Room - Portage Library
Library
Portage

Title
Date
Thursday, July 30, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Description
Reading readiness storytime program for children ages 2-5. Stories, crafts, games, and activities. Registration is required. $2 fee covered by the friends of the library. Call or stop by the library to register.
Location
Meeting Room - South Haven Library
Library
South Haven

Title
Date
Saturday, August 01, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
Beginner Looming club!
Grades 2nd through 5th will meet the first Saturday of the month to learn all about the new craft of Rainbow Looming. Looms and rubber bands will be provided
Location
Youth Services Room - Portage Library
Library
Portage

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 04, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
Reading readiness storytime program for children ages 2-5. Stories, crafts, games, and activities. Registration is required. $2 fee covered by the friends of the library. Call or stop by the library to register.
Location
Meeting Room - South Haven Library
Library
South Haven

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 04, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Come get your game on @ the library.
Location
Youth Services Room - Portage Library
Library
Portage

Enter your user name and password and click on the Login button.
Rules
The goal is to do at least 7 activities (see below), but you can do more! For fun, you can also keep track of the number of pages you read.

Dates:
June 1st - Start putting in (logging) activities and pages!
June 30th - Last day to sign up.
July 11th - Last day to log activities and pages.

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.

Activites
1. Check out and read any book you wish
2. Attend a library program
3. Check out 5 library books
4. Read a biography about a real-life hero
5. Write a poem
6. Complete two coloring or activity pages (we can help you find some!)
7. Learn to say five words in another language
8. Write about what type of hero you want to be
9. Listen to an audiobook
10. Read a book by an author you have never read
Reviews
Request this book
Title
The Big book of Minecraft
Author
Mojo Media, Inc.
Review
This book is very helpful when creating all different things on the game Minecraft. It is a good book and is a game changer.  Request this book
Rating
Format:
Printed Book
ISBN
23410002542409
Title
Squish
Author
Jennifer Holm
Review
Fun graphic book
Rating
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Title
Back to School, Weird Kids Rule!
Author
Dan Gutman
Review
I loved this book! I love how it's written from Andrea's point of view.  Request this book
Rating
Format:
Printed Book
ISBN
9780062206862
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Title
Vintage Baseball Cards
Author
Sports Collectors Digest
Review
So many cool baseball cards!!  Request this book
Rating
Format:
Printed Book
ISBN
978-1-4402-3849-9
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Title
Heroes in Training: Zeus and the Thunderbolt of Doom
Author
Joan Holub and Suzanne Williams
Review
It's great. I never thought there could be multiple stories about Zeus and his brothers and sisters. I read the Percy Jackson books, and it had different stories about the Gods. That led me to borrow this book, and I loved it!  Request this book
Rating
Format:
Printed Book
ISBN
978-1-4424-5263-3
Title
Tinker bell and the pixie hollow games
Review
Love this book
Rating
Format:
Printed Book
Title
Candy fairies chocolate dreams
Author
Helen perelman
Review
Love this book
Rating
Format:
Printed Book
Title
Just a bully
Author
Gina and mercer mayer
Review
Enjoyed this book
Rating
Format:
Printed Book
Title
Mailbox Magic
Author
Nancy Poydar
Review
"I love this book. Because it was really cool that he got a bowl with his own name on it & sent for it in the mail!"
Rating
Format:
Printed Book
Title
Hocus Pocus Hotel
Author
Michael Dahl
Review
A boy named Charlie helps another boy named Tyler figure out the mystery of the magic hotel. There are riddles and other things. I enjoyed this book. Would tell others to read it too!
Rating
Format:
Printed Book