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Classes at the Library

Want to learn something? The library is the place to go! Here are the classes coming up at all locations over the next few days:

Merrillville - Children's Programming Room
Tue, Mar 26, 10:00am - 10:45am
Storytime for children 2 & 3 years of age, with a caregiver, featuring stories, fingerplays, music and a craft, that teach early literacy skills. "Letter U"

St. John - Children's Program Room
Tue, Mar 26, 10:30am - 11:30am
Children will develop pre-reading skills as they enjoy stories, music, and a craft.

St. John - Children's Program Room
Tue, Mar 26, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Children will develop pre-reading skills as they enjoy stories, music, and a craft.

Dyer-Schererville - Children's Programming Room
Tue, Mar 26, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Make a scented bath bomb in a variety of colors and shapes! Must be 8 years old or older.

Cedar Lake - Meeting Room A
Tue, Mar 26, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
School-age children, K-6th grade, are invited to the library for an hour of art exploration and fun. All supplies will be provided. Space is limited. Please wear clothes you can get messy in.
This event is full

Dyer-Schererville - Children's Programming Room
Tue, Mar 26, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Must be at least 8 years old to participate. Make a scented bath bomb in a variety of shapes and colors.

Lake Station-New Chicago - Children's Program Room
Tue, Mar 26, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Sensory storytime is an interactive program that combines books, songs, movement, and other activities to stimulate all five senses and promote learning.

Griffith-Calumet Twp - Children's Programming Room
Wed, Mar 27, 10:30am - 11:00am
This half hour lap-sit program for kids from birth to 23 months old uses songs, rhymes and finger plays to encourage interaction and foster language development.

Dyer-Schererville - Meeting Room Whole (A & B)
Wed, Mar 27, 10:30am - 11:30am
Kids ages 6 months through 3 years old and their caregivers will enjoy interacting at various play stations. Playing helps children learn language, literacy, social, and other skills.

Highland - Children's Programming Room
Wed, Mar 27, 10:30am - 11:30am
Storytime featuring stories, fingerplays, music and a craft that teach pre-reading skills for kids 4-6.

Munster - Children's Program Room
Wed, Mar 27, 10:30am - 11:00am
Learn new ways to play with your baby (birth to 23 months), while stimulating mental growth. Please register all attendees so we may be able to count you in our attendance.

Lake Station-New Chicago - Children's Program Room
Wed, Mar 27, 11:00am - 11:30am
This special storytime is designed for children ages 0-23 months and a caregiver. We will sing songs, read short stories, do lap bounces, and play!

Cedar Lake - Meeting Room A
Wed, Mar 27, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Homeschoolers in grades K-6th will make an art project with supplies provided by the library. Sign-ups are required and space is limited. Please notify the library if you cannot attend.
This event is full

Merrillville - Children's Programming Room
Thu, Mar 28, 10:00am - 11:00am
Storytime featuring stories, fingerplays, music and a craft that teach pre-reading skills for kids 4-5.
This event is full

Cedar Lake - Children's Programming Room
Thu, Mar 28, 10:30am - 11:15am
Toddlers 2 and 3 years of age accompanied by a caregiver will participate in stories, finger plays, music activities, crafts, and more. Activities will help to develop important pre-literacy skills.

Munster - Large Meeting Room
Thu, Mar 28, 10:30am - 12:00pm
The Brain Fitness Camp engages aging adults in fun and interactive activities that challenge thinking and help participants stay mentally active.

Community Room - Community Room
Thu, Mar 28, 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Cadets from the Lake Station Civil Air Patrol will teach a workshop promoting education, leadership, and the importance of a drug-free lifestyle. All ages are welcome to attend.

Merrillville - Meeting Room A
Thu, Mar 28, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Learn to mix concrete and use a mold to make a planter. Pots will need several days to set. Come back Thursday, April 4 at 6PM to pick up and finish your concrete creation. Class size is limited.
This event is full

Merrillville - Meeting Room A
Fri, Mar 29, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
This is a review of Ancestry.com basics including using the card catalog, how to create an effective search search, build a tree and more.

More Than Just Story Time!

Bring your child to our Mother Goose on the Loose classes! These classes are free and are designed to teach parents how to play with their babies and toddlers in a way that stimulates growth and development (especially for speech and fine motor skills!)