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Family game night in Morocco, Roselawn: Join us for a fun night of games and snacks at Roselawn Library or Morocco Community Library as we are offering a 6pm Family Game Night on January 7th. Enjoy the comfort of our community rooms while you play your favorite board games with your family. Both programs are free and open to all ages, and each library will have games and snacks available! There is even a door prize for a lucky family at each location! Call Roselawn at 219-345-2010 to register, or call Morocco at 219 / 285-2664. You can register online at: https://bit.ly/3btB0fE.
Winter story time in Morocco: Winter Story Time is for children ages 2 to 5 and their guardians at the Morocco Community Library at 10 a.m. on January 12. Miss Katy will be reading stories about winter, snow, and all kinds of seasonal entertainment! Kids will read, sing songs, move around a lot, and create fun crafts. Registration is required and parents or guardians can visit the Morocco Community Library at 205 S. West St. To register, call the library at 219-285-2664, or register online at https: / /bit.ly/3ijiISa.
Roselawn hosts a winter bingo: Adults are invited to spend a pleasant afternoon in the Roselawn community hall while enjoying the bingo! The Roselawn Library is offering Winter Bingo at 2 p.m. on January 12. Winter bingo is for adults 18 and over. Participants can bring their own snacks and non-alcoholic drinks, and the library will provide the games and prizes! Visit the Roselawn Library to register for this relaxing afternoon, call 219 / 345-2010 to register or register online at https://bit.ly/2WtW9mc.
LEGO Club in Morocco: Kindergarten to Grade 6 kids are invited to test their building skills and develop their imaginations with LEGOS at the library! Morocco will host the LEGO Club at 4 p.m. January 12. The library will provide LEGOS and after-school snacks, but registration is required as space is limited. Visit or call Morocco at 219-285-2664. Register online at https://bit.ly/39TvDFK.
Roselawn Book Discussion: The Roselawn Library is once again hosting a book club from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. on January 13 and 27. Attendees will read and discuss “Midnight at the Blackbird Café” by Heather Webber. Customers who wish to participate should order this book from the library through Evergreen Indiana. The audio version is also available and downloadable versions are available on the library’s Overdrive service. We will have coffee available and attendants are encouraged to bring their own snacks. This program is free and open to adults. Sign up for this free book discussion program by visiting the Roselawn Library, call 219-345-2010 to register, or register online at: https://bit.ly/2WtW9mc.
Library Board of Directors in January: Newton County Public Library Board Meetings are held on the third Monday of each month. The regular December Board meeting will be held in person at 5:30 p.m. on January 17 at the Lake Village Memorial Township Library, 9444 N. 315 West, Lake Village. The meeting is available through Zoom. Use this link to connect to the meeting: https://bit.ly/3uyzXUE; Meeting number: 824 8278 2598; Access Code: 992193. Meetings of the Newton County Public Library Board of Trustees are open to the public. For more information, contact Mary K. Emmrich, Director, Newton County Public Library, 219-992-3490.
Individual technology training: The Newton County Public Library continues to provide assistance with computers and other personal electronic devices in the form of free individual help sessions each month. Lake Village will host its next aid session on January 19th. Please call 219-992-3490 to register for a time slot. Roselawn Library will be offering tech support on January 18. Customers can call 219-345-2010 to register for a time slot. Morocco will offer One-on-One technology on January 21. Interested customers should call 219- / 285-2664 to register. Customers can also register online by visiting https://bit.ly/2WtW9mc.
Princess Story Time at Roselawn: Children ages 2 to 5 are invited to the Roselawn Library at 10 a.m. on January 18 for a Princess Story Time! Miss Hope will read stories, conduct songs, play a special game, and do crafts – all about princesses! Space is limited for this special event, so please visit or call the Roselawn Library at 219-345-2010. Parents can register their children online at https://bit.ly/3ijiISa.
Shrinky Dinks at Roselawn: Kindergarten to Grade 6 kids are invited to join Miss Hope in preparing Shrinky-Dinks at 4 p.m. Jan. 18 at the Roselawn Library! Shrinky Dinks are designs made on cut plastic sheets and baked to create cute miniatures that can go on key chains, necklaces or carry in pockets. Register by visiting the Roselawn Library or calling 219-345-2010, or register online at https://bit.ly/39TvDFK.
Pebble Pets in Morocco: Miss Katy will help kids from Kindergarten to Grade 6 create their own pebble pets at 4 p.m. on January 19. Kids can create the pets they always wanted with pebbles and paint; it will be a bit of a mess, so we ask attendants to dress appropriately. The library will also provide all after-school supplies and snacks. Visit the Morocco Community Library or call 219-285-2664 to register, or register online at https://bit.ly/39TvDFK.
Painting on canvas between preadolescents in Morocco: Students in Grades 5 to 9 are invited to create something beautiful in our Tween Canvas Painting program from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on January 19. This is a free program, and all supplies and snacks are provided. Visit the Morocco Community Library or call 219-285-2664 to register, or register online at https://bit.ly/39TvDFK.
Color Zone at Roselawn: Adults are invited to the Roselawn Library to enjoy a relaxing evening of coloring, conversation and light refreshments as Color Zone returns! Mary Kay will welcome colorists 16 and over to color from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on January 20. The library will provide coloring sheets, pencils, pens and snacks for our guests. Visit the Roselawn Library or call 219-345-2010 to register, or register online at https://bit.ly/2WtW9mc.
Winter reading challenge for adults: The Newton County Public Library invites all readers ages 18 and over to snuggle up with some great books to participate in our Winter Reading Challenge! Adults will read and record at least 4 books between January 1 and February 1. 28 for the challenge and then enter our raffle for great prizes! Register at the Lake Village Memorial Township Library, Morocco Community Library or Roselawn Library, or register online at www.newton.beanstack.org. Those who need help creating a Beanstack account can call Lake Village at 219-992-3490, Morocco at 219-285-2664, or Roselawn at 219-345-2010, or visit any location!
Winter reading challenge for young people: The Newton County Public Library invites kids up to the age of 17 to snuggle up with good books to take part in our Winter Reading Challenge! Readers will be required to register 200 minutes of reading time between January 1 and February 1. 28 for the challenge and then enter our raffle for great prizes! Young people can read on their own or with a reading buddy! Register at the Lake Village Memorial Township Library, Morocco Community Library or Roselawn Library, or register online at www.newton.beanstack.org. Those who need help creating a Beanstack account can call Lake Village at 219-992-3490, Morocco at 219-285-2664, or Roselawn at 219-345-2010, or visit any location.
Superhero Story Time at Roselawn: Preschoolers 2-5 Years Old Are Invited To Join Miss Hope For A Special Superhero Themed Story Hour! Kids will play games, read superhero books, do awesome crafts, and sing all kinds of songs! Please register your preschooler for this fun event by visiting the Roselawn Library at 4421 East State Road 10 in Roselawn, call 219 / 345-2010 to register or register online at https://bit.ly / 3ijiISa.
Homemade Pet Treats in RoselawnKindergarten to Grade 6 students are invited to join Miss Hope in making peanut butter and oatmeal pet treats. We will also be collecting donations for the Newton County Animal Shelter. We are going to get messy, so we ask our attendants to dress appropriately. Note that we will also be using a very hot oven. While this program is intended for Kindergarten to Grade 6 children, Kindergarten children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Please register by visiting the Roselawn Library at 4421 E. State Road 10, call the library at 219-345-2010 or register online at https://bit.ly/39TvDFK.