101 N. Main St., 658-4312
The Library will be closed Sept. 2 for Labor Day.
Library staffers will be hosting “After School is Cool! Tuesdays” starting Sept. 3.
On Sept. 3 at 3:30 p.m., a recently released movie about teens and the beach will be shown. The movie is rated G and runs 91 minutes. Popcorn and drinks will be served.
On Sept. 10, there will be Craft Day at the library from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Attendees will make note pads.
An outdoors activity is planned for Sept. 17, weather permitting. On Sept. 24, Whisper the dog will be at the library from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Students can sign up to read to Whisper for 20 minutes. Sign-up is at the children’s desk.
The Friends of the Library group has an ongoing book sale in the library meeting room when the library is open. The Friends are also selling cookbooks for $15.
National Library Card Sign-Up month is celebrated every September. Cards are available at the library for people living in Van Buren and East Jefferson townships who provide proof of residence.
Students, teachers and staff in the Wawasee School Corp. are also eligible for a library card.
601 S. Fifth St., 533-9531
537-0241, Children’s Services
534-6650, Audiovisual Services
Storytime Express sessions are set for Wednesday and Thursday at 10:30 a.m. Stories about brothers and sisters will be featured this week, and fingerplays, songs and a craft are planned.
This program is free, and is recommended for children ages 2 to 5.
“Series of Series Book Party: Percy Jackson” is set for Sept. 3 at 6:30 p.m. at the library.
Activities, trivia and snacks related to the books will be offered. Attendees should read at least the first book before attending the party. Participants must register in advance at the Children’s Desk or by calling 537-0241.
The Second-Grade Reading Club will meet from 4 to 5 p.m. every Monday, Sept. 9 through Nov. 4, in the Children’s Storyhour room. Register by calling the Children’s desk at 537-0241.
Boys & Girls Book Clubs are also set to meet. Each club will meet from 4 to 5 p.m. every Tuesday for boys and every Thursday for girls, Sept. 9 through Nov. 4, in the Children’s Storyhour room. These book clubs are open to children in grades three through five. Register by calling the Children’s Desk at 537-0241.
The library will be closed on Labor Day.