Interested in having fun learning about all things science, tech, and engineering? Come to after-school STEM Club for Grades 2-6! 

STEM Club will feature a different topic and related project each event. Throughout the year program participants will get to try their hands at coding, circuitry, health and human science, and much more! Program are every other Thursday from 4:30-5:45 pm. STEM Club is open to kids in Grades 2-6 (parents and younger siblings are free to explore the library during the program).

Upcoming programs:

Thursday, Feb 15. 4:30-5:45 Candy Chemistry (Register here)

Thursday, March 1  4:30-5:45  Forensic Fun! (Register here)

March 15  CANCELLED 

March 29(Register here)

April 12(Register here)

April 26(Register here)

May 10(Register here)

May 24(Register here)

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 Past Programs:

Thursday, January 18, 4:30-5:45 – Life in Space with Purdue Space Day

Thursday, Feb 1, 4:30-5:45 Aerodynamics with Purdue Orbital


bear reading in purple chair 

Preschool story times: Tuesday & Friday: 10:30 a.m.; Thursdays at 4:00 p.m.
Story times are for children ages 2 and older and their families or caregivers.  Free; no registration.
Location: Children’s Activity Room

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 parents or caregivers. Make new friends while listening to simple stories and learning finger plays and songs. Free; no registration.

*****Please check the library’s website for library closings and the status of programs during inclement weather.*****


Special Programs for Children & their Families or Caregivers

lego valentine figures


Lego Builders Club
Saturday, February 10th

New Time: 2 to 3:30 p.m. Place: Walnut & Elm Rooms
          Children in preschool through grade 6 will have the opportunity to build with the library’s collection of Lego blocks. Children who are 8 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. No fee or registration. Come and build and make new friends!

          Structures will be on display for three weeks in cases near the children’s area and the elevator.



dog with blue hat


Reading to the Dogs!
Saturday, February 17th: 2 to 3 p.m.

Walnut & Elm Rooms, 2nd floor
          Registration required by Friday, February 16.
          Therapy dogs and their partners from Therapy Dogs International will be at the library to listen to children read to them. Children may bring books from home or choose some at the library. This program is for children who are reading & are ages 4 and older.
          Please note: Visitors, other than the parents and siblings of children who are reading to the dogs, are welcome to greet the dogs and talk to therapy dog team members only at 3 p.m., so that the readers are not disturbed.




Dr. Seuss’s Birthday Celebration
Saturday, February 24th

Walnut & Elm Rooms
Time: 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (“Drop-in” for as long as you like.)

           Celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday @ the library. The event is for children of all ages who enjoy Dr. Seuss’s many stories. There will be a story corner, crafts, and a snack.

          Children who are 8 or younger must be accompanied by an adult. Free. No registration.