Weekly Events

Preschool story times: Tuesday & Friday: 10:30 a.m.; Thursdays at 4:00 p.m.
Story times are for children ages 2 and older & their families or caregivers.
An adult must remain with children during the program. 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, listen to simple stories, and learn finger plays and songs.
No lap sit on Monday, January 2nd.


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Library Closed December 31st & January 1st for the New Year’s Holiday
It will reopen at 1:00 p.m. on January 2nd.

Please check the library’s web site for closings during inclement weather.


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


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Lego Builders Club
Saturday, January 14th
Time: 1 to 2:30 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 & younger must be accompanied by an adult. No fee or registration. Come and build and have fun! Structures will be on display for 3 weeks in cases near the children’s area and elevator.


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Events on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

“Reading to the Kids”

Monday, January 16th: 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Walnut & Elm Rooms

This program is for children of all ages and their parents or care-givers. All children who are age 8 & younger must be accompanied by an adult.

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Walnut Room, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.:
Every child age 0 to 12 may select a free book, donated by the Community Foundation of Greater Lafayette. Simple crafts will be also be available for children to make.

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Elm Room, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.:
10:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Morton Center’s Young Actors’ Troupe performance:
The Adventures of Elephant & Piggie & their friend, Pigeon
11:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Stories read by the library staff & volunteers
11:30 a.m. to noon
Morton Center’s Young Actors’ Troupe performance:
“Where the Wild Things Are”
Noon to 12:30 p.m.
Stories read by the library staff & volunteers

Elephant Piggies We Are in a Play

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Reading to the Rabbit & Dogs!
Saturday, January 21st
Time: 2 to 3 p.m.; Place: Walnut & Elm rooms
Registration required by Friday, January 20th

Presented by members of Caring Paws. Come and read to a certified therapy rabbit or dog. Readers should bring a book from home or select one when they arrive at the library. This program is for children 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.


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Save the Date!
Valentine’s Day Crafts
Saturday, February 4th
Time: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Place: Walnut & Elm Rooms

Don’t forget to check the children’s page of the library web site to check details of programs or learn if more events have been added to our calendar.