With help from our amazing part-time teen STEM Assistants and volunteers we are able to offer STEAM programming again this spring, now especially for 4-6 grades! Registration links for the programs will be posted here as they open. Email Teen Librarian Ashley at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with questions.

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Tues, March 26 - Fantastic Plastics REGISTER HERE
Create simple stop-motion animations with your device from home or our equipment.

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Weekly Programs:

Preschool story 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.
Location: Children’s Activity Room. Free; no registration.

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 with Miss Gail. Free; no registration.  Please note:  There will not be lap sit programs on Monday, March 11th.

Music & Fun with Miss Gail. For children ages 2 and older and their parents or caregivers.  Wednesdays from  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.

Please note:  There will not be a Music & Fun class on Wednesday, March 13th.

Please note: On March 27 & April 3, the program will be held in the Activity Room.

We will have story time during the WL Community School Corporation’s & Purdue’s spring break. (March 11th to 15th.)  

***Special Programs for Children & their Families or Caregivers***

 

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Lego Builders Club
Saturday, March 9th: 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. Children who are 8 years old & younger must be accompanied by an adult. No fee or registration.  Come and build and have fun! Structures created by the children will be on display in the cases near the children’s department on the first floor for 3 weeks.

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Reading to the Dogs

Saturday, March 23rd: 2 to 3 p.m.
Walnut & Elm Rooms

Registration required by Friday, March 22
     Presented by members of Caring Paws (Pet Partners). Come and read to a certified therapy dog. Sometimes, a therapy rabbit or cat will be here, too. Readers should bring a book from home or select one when they arrive at the library.
Children who are not yet reading are invited to visit and pet the therapy animals at 3 p.m. This program is for children ages 4 and older who are reading.

 

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Purdue Science Student Council

Science Demonstration
Saturday, March 23: 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Children’s Activity Room
Free; No registration

 

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WLPL Spring Book Fair
Friday, March 29th through Wednesday, April 3rd

Come to the second floor of the library and find wonderful bargains! It’s a great way to support your family’s library and to add to your collection of books, movies, and music.