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Program note: Any outside organizations that are interested in bringing a group of 10 or more children, please contact Main Library 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.

Reading tutoring/Tutor de lectura:

The Hammond Public Library and Calumet College of St. Joseph offer FREE reading tutoring to students in kindergarten-12th grade. This is a walk-in service!

Call Youth Services at 219-931-5100, ext. 336 for more information.

La Biblioteca Pública de Hammond ofrece tutoría GRATIS de lectura para niños en el jardín de infantes hasta el grado 12.

Llame a Servicios a la Juventud para más información en (219) 931-5100, ext. 336.


Babies and Books (Ages 0 through 18 months)

Thursdays at 10 a.m.

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


Tiny Tots (Ages 18 months through 2 years)

Thursdays at 10:30 a.m.

Join us on the following dates to sing songs, learn rhymes, and play!


Twos and Threes (Ages 2 through 3)

Thursdays at 11 a.m.

Join us on the following dates to share songs, a story, and activities about spring.


Little Listeners (Ages 3 through 5)

Join us for stories, songs, and crafts about spring animals.



Celebrate an Author's Birthday


Just for Tweens (Ages 8-13)


Music Monday


LEGO Club (Ages 6-13)


Children’s Book Discussion (Geared toward Ages 8 – 13, all ages welcome)


Amelia Bedelia (Ages 6-13)


Kids Can 2! (Ages 6 through 9)


Family Life in the Civil War


MAY 2015

Youth Services is busy planning SUPER Summer Reading Programs. Join us for the following programs in May, and check back soon for a calendar full of exciting activities.

Summer Reading, “Every Hero Has a Story” begins on Saturday, May 30!

Lego Club (Ages 6 – 13)

Monday, May 4 at 4 p.m.

Create with the library’s Legos.

After School Movie (Ages 6-13)

Wednesday, May 13 at 4 p.m.:

Join us to watch Matilda and to see how this girl genius deals with the world around her.

Kids Can 2! (Ages 6 – 9)

Monday, May 11 at 4 p.m.

Celebrate National Cartoon Week by drawing your own!

Just for Tweens (ages 10 – 13)

Thursday, May 14 at 4 p.m.

Celebrate Friendship Month by making a friendship bracelet for your friends!

Kids’ Drive-In (All children under 14 are welcome)

Tuesday, May 26 at 4 p.m.

Join us for an indoor drive-in movie! Create your own “car” to sit in and enjoy a few short movies.

Bring your blanket, too, to make yourself comfortable! Popcorn will be served while supplies last.



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