pete the cat with a backpack


Preschool story times: Tuesday & Friday: 10:30 a.m.; Thursdays at 4:00
Story times are for children ages 2 and older and their families or caregivers.
Location: Children’s Activity Room. No Registration. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Please note:  There will be no story times during the week of July 31 to August 6th. (Librarians’ break)


pete the cat with guitar

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 Amanda. Free; no registration.

Please note:  There will be lap sit programs on July 31st & August 7th.


story time with animals


Summer Reading Club

Thank you for participating in our 2017 Summer Reading Club and attending our many programs. We had lots of fun, and we hope your families did, too.

Important Reminder:
Children may collect reading club prizes until Saturday, August 12th.


***August Events for Children***


lego soccer bus


Lego Builders Club
Saturday, August 12th: 1 to 2:30 p.m.
Walnut & Elm Rooms

Lego Builders Club is open to children of all ages. Come and build with the library’s Lego collection. After the program, children may display their creations in display cases in the library. Children who are age 8 and younger must be accompanied by an adult.


magician 2017


Family Fun Day @ the Library & the Morton Community Center
Sunday, August 27, 1 to 4 p.m.

Music, One Size Fits All, magician, chalk art, crafts,
snacks, demonstrations at Morton Center, face painting,
a free book for every child who attends this event!

Check the web site a week before the event for more information.
Free; No registration


thank you


          The staff of the children’s department would like to thank all the people, organizations, and businesses who helped make our summer a success: The Friends of the West Lafayette Public Library, Nick Schenkel, Zonda Bryant, Amelia Caliendo, Kim Fields, Susan Kisinger, Laverne Mikhail, Iana de Queiroz, Leah Thompson, Applebee’s, Arni’s, Arrowhead Bowl, Cold Stone Creamery, Insomnia Cookies, Malone’s Gymnastics, Panda Express, Penguin Random House Publishing Company, Subway, West Lafayette Parks and Recreation, and all the teen volunteers who registered children and gave them their summer reading club prizes.

          We would not be able to have such high quality programs without their help.


Coming soon …

Global Fest @ the WLPL & Morton Center

Saturday, September 16th


Global Fest