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Program note: Any outside organization that is interested in bringing a group of 10 or more children, please contact us to set up a visit for a program. (Call the Head of Youth Services at 219-931-5100, Ext. 330).

Programs begin promptly at the time listed. If you are running late, please join us for the next program time.

Youth Services staff is busy preparing for Summer Reading! This year, our theme is "On Your Mark, Get Set, READ!"

Summer Reading begins June 1 and lasts through July 30. Check back with us soon to see all of the programs we will be offering for all ages.

Babies and Books (Ages 0 through 18 months)

Join us to hear stories and to learn new songs and rhymes to help your baby’s mind grow!

Thursday, April 28 at 10 a.m.

Tiny Tots (Ages 18 months through 2 years)

Join us to sing songs, learn rhymes, and play!

Thursday, April 28 at 10:30 a.m.

Twos and Threes (Ages 2 through 3)

Let's visit the zoo! Join us this month for a story, songs, and crafts about the zoo.

Thursday, April 28 at 11 a.m.

Little Listeners (Ages 3 through 5)

Join us for stories, songs, and crafts about the zoo and zoo animals.

Tuesday, April 26 at 1 p.m.

Tween Chat and Craft (ages 10-13)

Chat with us about a book you recently read and loved. We will also turn something ordinary into something extraordinary.

(none in May)

Sensory Storytime (New program!)

Join us as we combine books, songs, and movement that stimulate all senses. This program is for children with various sensory needs. Limited to 10 children and their caregivers.

(none in May)

Lego Club (Ages 6 through 13)

Have fun with your imagination, and build with the library's LEGOs.

Monday, May 9 at 4 p.m.

After School Movie (ages 6 through 13)

Popcorn will be served while supplies last.

Wednesday, May 4 at 4 p.m.: Finding Nemo. Follow the journey of a clownfish who travels from the Great Barrier Reef to a dentist's office.

Kids Can 2! (ages 6-9)

Wednesday, April 27 at 4 p.m. Learn a brief history of comics before creating your own to take home.

Wednesday, May 12 at 4 p.m. May the force be with you! Learn about the characters and other fun information from Star Wars.

Tween Journal Club (ages 10-13)
Tuesday, May 17 at 4 p.m.: Join us to create your own journal.

STEAM- Gardening (ages 6-13)

Thursday, May 19 at 4 p.m.: Join us for a STEAM program on gardening. We will use science, technology, engineering, art, and math as we talk about planting a garden.

You will also participate in a take-home science experiment.

Hammond Public Library, 564 State Street, Hammond, Indiana 46320, (219) 931-5100