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Weekly Programs

Preschool story times: Tuesday & Friday: 10:30 a.m.; Thursdays at 4:15
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.

Lap Sit every Monday at 10:30 and 11:15 a.m. in the children’s activity room, first floor.
This program is for babies, toddlers, and their parents or caregivers. Make new friends, listen to simple stories, and learn finger plays and songs with Miss Gail, our lap sit leader.


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New class:  Wednesdays: Music & Fun with Miss Gail. For children ages 2 and older and their parents or caregivers. Time: 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.

*** No lap sit on September 3 (Labor Day holiday) ***

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*** The library will be closed on Monday, September 3, for Labor Day. ***

September Special Events

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Lego Builders Club
Saturday, September 8: 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 ages 8 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. No fee or registration. The structures the children make will be on display in the lobby of the library, near the elevator, for about 3 weeks after the club meets. Come and build and have fun!

Global Fest

Global Fest
Morton Center & the Library
Saturday, September 15th
Time: Noon to 10 p.m.
***Family activities will be from noon to 7 p.m.***

Crafts: Library: Walnut & Elm Rooms on the 2nd floor

Note: North Chauncey Ave. between the library and Morton Center will be closed. Check the website for places to park.
Check our website and “Global Fest 2018 – West Lafayette, Indiana” the week before the event for a schedule of activities.

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Reading to the Bunny & Dogs!
Saturday, September 22th: 2 to 3 p.m.
Registration required by Friday, September 21st, at 6 p.m.

Walnut & Elm Rooms, 2nd floor

Presented by members of Caring Paws. Come and read to a certified therapy bunny 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.
Register at the children’s desk or by phone from Sept. 4th to 21st.


Halloween Craft Day for Families
Saturday, September 29th: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Walnut & Elm Rooms, 2nd floor

Our Halloween Craft Day is for children ages 2 and older and their families or caregivers. (An adult must stay with children who are 8 or younger.) There will be a selection of crafts to make to decorate your homes for Halloween, including paper Jack-O’ Lanterns, witches, cats, ghosts, bats & banners.
No registration or fee. Come and be creative and have fun!