Hammond Public Library Youth Programs for February

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Feb. 5 and Feb. 19: EARLY LITERACY PROGRAMS
The Hammond Public Library, 564 State St., offers the following early literacy programs on Thurs., Feb. 5 and Feb. 19, Information is with Youth Services at (219) 931-5100, Ext. 336.
Babies and Books, for newborns through age 18 months, meets at 10 a.m.
Tiny Tots, for ages 18 months through 2 years, meets at 10:30 a.m.
Twos and Threes, for ages 2 and 3, meets at 11 a.m.

LITTLE LISTENERS IS FOR AGES 3-5
The Hammond Public Library’s Little Listeners program invites ages 3 to 5 to join in stories, songs, and crafts about Arctic animals. Little Listeners meets at 1 p.m. Tues., Feb. 3 and Feb. 17; and at 10:30 a.m. on Wed., Feb. 4 and Feb. 18. Information is with Youth Services at the library, 564 State St.; (219) 931-5100, Ext. 336.

Feb. 4: AFTER SCHOOL MOVIE
Ages 6 to 13 are invited to the Hammond Public Library’s After School Movie on Wed., Feb. 4 at 4 p.m. Join us to see if Dusty will ever race again. Information is with Youth Services at the library, 564 State St.; (219) 931-5100, Ext. 336.

Feb. 9: MUSIC MONDAY
The Hammond Public Library, 564 State St., offers Music Monday on Mon., Feb. 9. At 1 p.m., Music Monday invites kids to listen to songs, to play instruments, and to dance. Information is with Youth Services at the library, 564 State St.; (219) 931-5100, Ext. 336.

Feb. 11: CELEBRATE AN AUTHOR’S BIRTHDAY
Youth may celebrate an author’s birthday at the Hammond Public Library on Wed., Feb. 11 at 12 p.m. Stories and activities will be based on the “Fudge” series by Judy Blume. Details are with Youth Services at the library, 564 State St.; (219) 931-5100, Ext. 336.

Feb. 13: ARE YOU SUPERSTITIOUS? GOOD LUCK!
On Fri., Feb. 13 at 1 p.m., the Hammond Public Library welcomes ages 6 to 13 to learn about superstitions, and to play games that test your superstitious ways. Information is with Youth Services at the library, 564 State St.; (219) 931-5100, Ext. 336.

Feb. 23: LEGO CLUB; KIDS CAN 2
The Hammond Public Library offers two programs on Mon., Feb. 23 at 4 p.m. LEGO Club is where ages 6 to 13 may create using the library’s LEGO blocks. Kids Can 2, for ages 6 to 9, invites fans of “Nate the Great” to test their detective skills. Details are with Youth Services at the library, 564 State St.; (219) 931-5100, Ext. 336.

Feb. 26: CHILDREN’S BOOK DISCUSSION; JUST FOR TWEENS
The Hammond Public Library’s Children’s Book Discussion is Thurs., Feb. 26 at 1 p.m. Join us to discuss “The Middle of Somewhere” by J. B. Cheaney. All ages are welcome, but much of the program is geared toward ages 10-13.
At 4 p.m., ages 9 to 13 may attend Just for Tweens at 4 p.m. for “National Tell a Fairy Tale Day.” Share your favorite, and try to write your own fairy tale. Information is with Youth Services at the library, 564 State St.; (219) 931-5100, Ext. 336.

February: IMAGINE A READING WONDERLAND
The Hammond Public Library, 564 State St., presents a youth winter reading program during February. “Imagine a Reading Wonderland” invites kids to read books to earn prizes. Information is with Youth Services at (219) 931-5100, Ext. 336.

PRESENTATION BOARDS AVAILABLE
Working on a science fair or history project? Friends of the Hammond Public Library offer a presentation board kit for $9.50. The kit includes a 36-by-48-inch trifold corrugated presentation board; repositionable letters; science fair title headings; clip art; and a glue stick. To purchase a presentation board kit, visit the Hammond Public Library, 564 State St., during library hours.

READING TUTORING
The Hammond Public Library offers free reading tutoring for those in kindergarten through 12th grade. This is a drop-in program, and details are with Youth Services at the library, 564 State St.; (219) 931-5100, Ext. 336.