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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: 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.


Youth Summer Reading

YOUTH SUMMER READING runs through Sat., Aug. 30

This year’s theme is “Fizz, Boom, Read!”

Four programs serve newborns through grade 6:

As an incentive for attending programs, children received Program Punch Cards, which were “punched,” or stamped, for every program they attended. Once they attended a certain amount of programs, they are entered to win a family activity basket at the end of Summer Reading.

All books must be library books, but books can be read here in the library if the child does not have a card. We encourage children to read at their appropriate level. For further details, contact Youth Services at (219) 931-5100, Ext. 336.

SPECIAL PROGRAMS


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 sing songs, learn rhymes, and play!

Each week we will be celebrating a different letter. Join us on the following dates for a story and songs about those letters.

Also, please bring something that starts with those letters to show to the group.


Little Listeners (Ages 3 through 5)

It's all about ME! Join us as we explore senses, feelings, and all things ME!


Music Monday

Join us to listen to songs, to play instruments, and to dance!


Kids Can 2! (Ages 6 through 8)


Tween LEGO Club (Ages 9-13)

Create with the library's Legos!

Just for Tweens (Ages 9-13)


After School Movie (Ages 6-13)


Teens and Tots (for teen moms and their little ones)

Attention, teen mothers! Join us to help your baby's mind grow, to gather helpful resources, and to have fun with your little one.


Special Program

Saturday, September 20


Homeschool Day


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

www.hammond.lib.in.us