January – February 2016

2016 Newbery & Caldecott Winners Announced
January 11, 2016 @ 8:00 am – 8:01 am
Book Bites
January 13, 2016 @ 10:15 am – 10:45 am
Children will hear a story or 2, including “If You Were a Penguin” by Wendell & Florence Minor, and participate in either a craft or [...]
Super Stupendous Light Show Extravaganza
January 21, 2016 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Calling all mad scientists (and their families)! Join us for a night of fun filled, super science light experiments hosted by ‘Professor Propeller Feller Zeller’. [...]
Preschool Story Hour
January 25, 2016 @ 10:15 am – 11:00 am
This is a program for registered children ages 3 – 5 years old. Children will hear a story about snow and participate in an activity [...]
Preschool Story Hour
January 25, 2016 @ 10:15 am – 11:00 am
This is a program for registered children ages 3 – 5 years old. Children will hear a story about snow and participate in an activity [...]
Preschool Story Hour
January 26, 2016 @ 10:15 am – 11:00 am
This is a program for registered children ages 3 – 5 years old. Children will hear a story about snow and participate in an activity [...]
Beginner Story Hour
January 27, 2016 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Join us this winter as we hear stories and develop our play skills with boxes, blankets, and bears, oh my! This week they will hear [...]
Book Bites
January 28, 2016 @ 10:15 am – 10:45 am
Children will hear a story or 2, including “The Mitten” by Jim Aylesworth, and participate in either a craft or activity related to the stories. [...]
Afterthoughts Book Club
January 28, 2016 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Join us as we watch the movie, “Marley and Me”. The discussion night for this session will be next week, Feb. 4 . Refreshments will [...]
Preschool Story Hour
February 1, 2016 @ 10:15 am – 11:00 am
This is a program for registered children ages 3 – 5 years old. Children will hear a story about being sick and participate in an [...]
Preschool Story Hour
February 2, 2016 @ 10:15 am – 11:00 am
This is a program for registered children ages 3 – 5 years old. Children will hear a story about being sick and participate in an [...]
Beginning Story Hour
February 3, 2016 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Join us this winter as we hear stories and develop our play skills with boxes, blankets, and bears, oh my! This week children will hear [...]
Afterthoughts Book Club
February 4, 2016 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Adults will be invited to discuss “Marley and Me” by John Grogan. Refreshments will be served. Registration is required.
YA Book Club
February 5, 2016 @ 3:15 pm – 5:15 pm
Young adults (grades 6-8) will watch the film “Peter Pan.” Next week, a discussion will be held over both the movie and the book. Refreshments [...]
Preschool Story Hour
February 8, 2016 @ 10:15 am – 11:00 am
This is a program for registered children ages 3 – 5 years old. Children will hear a story about owls and participate in an activity [...]
Preschool Story Hour
February 9, 2016 @ 10:15 am – 11:00 am
This is a program for registered children ages 3 – 5 years old. Children will hear a story about owls and participate in an activity [...]
Beginning Story Hour
February 10, 2016 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Join us this winter as we hear stories and develop our play skills with boxes, blankets, and bears, oh my! This week children will hear [...]
Library Board Meeting
February 12, 2016 @ 7:45 am – 8:45 am
This is the monthly meeting of the Wakarusa Library Board of Trustees. The public is welcome to attend.
Book Bites
February 12, 2016 @ 10:15 am – 10:45 am
Children will hear a story or 2, including “If You Give a Cat a Cupcake” by Laura Numeroff, and participate in either a craft or [...]
YA Book Club
February 12, 2016 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm
Young adults (grades 6-8) are invited to discuss “Peter Pan” by J. M. Barrie. Refreshments will be served. Registration is required, and participants will receive [...]
Year of the Monkey
February 15, 2016 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Come Celebrate ‘Year of the Monkey’ and join us for a barrel full of fun activities! A variety of activities will be offered in the [...]
Beginning Story Hour
February 17, 2016 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Join us this winter as we hear stories and develop our play skills with boxes, blankets, and bears, oh my! This week children will hear [...]
Movie Night
February 18, 2016 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Join us for our Family Program Movie Night (TBA)! Registration is required, and all ages are welcome to attend. An adult caregiver or parent must [...]
Preschool Story Hour
February 22, 2016 @ 10:15 am – 11:00 am
This is a program for registered children ages 3 – 5 years old. Children will hear a story about fish and participate in an activity [...]
Preschool Story Hour
February 23, 2016 @ 10:15 am – 11:00 am
This is a program for registered children ages 3 – 5 years old. Children will hear a story about fish and participate in an activity [...]
Beginning Story Hour
February 24, 2016 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Join us this winter as we hear stories and develop our play skills with boxes, blankets, and bears, oh my! This week children will hear [...]
Book Bites
February 25, 2016 @ 10:15 am – 10:45 am
Children will hear a story or 2, including “The Turnip” by Jan Brett, and participate in either a craft or activity related to the stories. [...]
Grey Spider Club
February 26, 2016 @ 3:15 pm – 4:00 pm
Young Hoosier Book Award: Participants (grades K-5) will be asked to read books from one of the nominee lists so that they are eligible to [...]
Winter Reading Ends
February 27, 2016 @ 2:00 pm
This is the last day to turn in reading logs for the YA and Adult Winter Reading Club.
Preschool Story Hour
February 29, 2016 @ 10:15 am – 11:15 am
This is a program for registered children ages 3 – 5 years old. Children will hear a story about lions and participate in an activity [...]

Upcoming Events

Jan
24
Tue
7:00 pm Locke Township Informational Meeting
Locke Township Informational Mee…
Jan 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The Wakarusa Public Library, 124 N. Elkhart Street in Wakarusa, will hold an informational meeting about library service in Locke Township on Tuesday, January [...]
Jan
25
Wed
2:30 pm Grey Spider
Grey Spider
Jan 25 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Participants will be asked to read books from one of the nominee lists so that they are eligible to vote in April 2017 for [...]
Jan
26
Thu
6:30 pm Afterthoughts Book Club
Afterthoughts Book Club
Jan 26 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Join us as we watch the movie, “The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency”. The discussion night for this session will be next week, Feb. [...]
Jan
27
Fri
10:15 am Book Bites
Book Bites
Jan 27 @ 10:15 am – 10:45 am
Children will hear a story or 2, including “The Snowy Day” by Ezra Jack Keats, and participate in either a craft or activity related [...]
Jan
28
Sat
10:00 am AstroNuts Space Club
AstroNuts Space Club
Jan 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Space is Awesome! (Event takes place at the Nappanee Center) Students will learn about the basics of space. They will create space lava lamps [...]

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