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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.

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Every Hero Has a Story runs through Monday, August 31.

Click here for information, and to see this summer's lineup of programs!

Four program levels serve newborns through grade 6.

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!

July 23

July 30

Aug. 6

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!

July 23

July 30

Aug. 6

Twos and Threes (Ages 2 through 3): Thursdays at 11 a.m.

Join us on the following dates to learn about community heroes.

July 23: Learn about heroes who provide us with food.

July 30: Learn about heroes who provide us with shelter.

August 6: Learn about heroes who protect animals.

Please bring a can or bag of dog or cat food to donate to a local animal shelter.

Little Listeners (Ages 3 through 5): Tuesdays at 1 p.m.

Join us on the following dates to learn about community heroes.

July 28: Learn about heroes who provide us with shelter.

August 4: Learn about heroes who protect animals.

Please bring a can or bag of dog or cat food to donate to a local animal shelter.

Kids Can 2! (Ages 6 through 9): Mondays at 2 p.m. (Unless otherwise noted)

July 27: Join us to read about fairy tale heroes.

August 3: Learn about everyday heroes in your community.

Beginner Science Club (Ages 6 through 9): Thursdays at 2 p.m. (Unless otherwise noted)

Join us this summer to learn about heroes in science.

July 23: Learn about ancient heroes who built the archways of the world.

July 30: Learn about George Washington Carver, a hero to our environment.

August 6: Participate in a paper airplane contest to learn about Amelia Earhart.

Lego Club (Ages 6 through 13): Wednesdays at 2 p.m. (Unless otherwise noted)

Test your super building skills with Mystery Legos.

July 22

July 29

Join us to play a Lego Board Game.

August 5

Tween Science Club (Ages 10 through 13): Wednesdays at 2 p.m. (Unless otherwise noted)

Join us this summer to learn about heroes in Science.

July 23: Learn about Matthew Henson, the North Pole, and arctic life.

July 30: Learn about Milton Hershey’s contribution to the chocolate industry.

Please Note: Chocolate will be present at this program.

August 6: Participate in a paper airplane contest to learn about Amelia Earhart.

Summer Movie (Ages 6 through 13): Fridays at 1 p.m.

Popcorn will be served while supplies last.

July 24 – (no movie)

July 31 – Up

August 7 – Underdog

Special Programs

Saturday, August 8 at 2 p.m.: Join us as our Reader’s Theater Group performs Matilda by Roald Dahl.

Saturday, August 29 at 1 p.m.: Summer Reading is almost over! Join us for a Superhero Workshop to celebrate the end of Summer Reading.



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

www.hammond.lib.in.us