Butterfly craft day in Morocco: Children from kindergarten to grade 6 are invited to the Community Library of Morocco to make beautiful and unique butterflies with coffee filters and markers from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. on March 2. Snacks and supplies will be provided. Visit the Morocco Community Library at 205 S. West St. to register, call 219-285-2664 or register online at https://bit.ly/39TvDFK.
Family game night in Morocco: The Community Library of Morocco is hosting a family game night at 6 p.m. on March 4. Join us for an evening of games, snacks and fun for the whole family! We even have a grand prize for a lucky family. Call 219-285-2664 to register, visit the library or register online at https://bit.ly/3btB0fE.
The basics of gardening in Morocco: Master gardener Bev Bingham and Trumpet Vine owner Vicki Carlson will discuss vegetable gardening basics at the Morocco Community Library from 6-7 p.m. on March 7. Topics will include soil types, when to plant what, and simple methods to maintain our gardens. The North Newton High School Greenhouse also provides a plant for each participant to take home. Participants must be at least 14 years old and registration is required. Visit the Community Library of Morocco to register or call 219-285-2664. Register online at https://bit.ly/2WtW9mc.
Baby Time in Morocco: Babies from birth to two and their caregivers are invited to join Miss Katy for a fun program filled with songs, finger plays and nursery rhymes as Morocco Community Library presents Baby Time at 9.45am on March 8 and meets on Tuesday of each week. until April 26. This half-hour program promotes early reading skills with song, movement and storytelling. The program is designed to stimulate developmental growth while learning new things, meeting new people and having fun. Visit the Community Library of Morocco to register for this engaging development program, or call 219-285-2664 to register. Parents can register online at https://bit.ly/3ijiISa.
LEGO Fun at NCPL: Kids from kindergarten to grade 6 are invited to test their building skills and stretch their imaginations with LEGOS at the library! Roselawn will host the LEGO Club at 4 p.m. on March 8; Morocco will have its program at 3 p.m. on March 16. Each library will provide LEGOs and after-school snacks, but registration is required as space is limited. Register at Roselawn or call 219-345-2010 to register by phone. Register online at https://bit.ly/39TvDFK.
Mother Goose on the loose in Morocco, Roselawn: Our fun program for toddlers, Mother Goose on the Loose, is presented at 10 a.m. every Wednesday (March 9 – April 27) at the Morocco Community Library and every Tuesday (March 15 – May 10) at Roselawn Library. These programs feature fun themes of simple moves, concepts, families and friends! Children will hear stories, sing, dance, learn finger games, play together and meet other children and adults. Moms and babysitters are also welcome. We ask parents or guardians to register their children so that we know how many little ones are waiting. Visit the Community Library of Morocco or call 219/285-2664 to register. Sign up for Roselawn by visiting the library or calling 219/345-2010. You can register online at https://bit.ly/3ijiISa.
STEM club meets in Morocco: Children in grades 3-6 will explore science, technology, engineering and math as Miss Katy introduces the STEM club at 3 p.m. on March 9 at the Morocco Community Library. This month, children will create codes for Ozobots, small round robots that can turn, speed up or slow down! Space is limited, so visit the Morocco Community Library at 205 S. West St. to register, call 219-285-2664 or register online at https://bit.ly/39TvDFK.
Mars Roselawn Book Club: The Roselawn Library will host a book club from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. on March 10 and 24. Attendees will read and discuss Cait Flanders’ memoir, “The Year of Less: How I Stopped Shopping, Gave Away My Belongings, and Discovered Life with Worth More Than Anything You Can Buy in a Store.” Customers who wish to participate must order this book from the library through Evergreen Indiana. The audio version of it is available, and downloadable versions are available on the library’s Overdrive service, service. We will have coffee available and attendants are welcome to bring their own snacks. This program is free and open to adults. Register 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.
Wood Craft Program at Roselawn: Children from kindergarten to grade 6 are invited to paint wooden objects from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. on March 15. This program will be a little messy, so Miss Hope asks the children to wear play clothes that a little paint won’t damage. Supplies are limited, so registration is required; visit the Roselawn Library at 4421 E. SR 10 in Roselawn to register, call 219-345-2010 or register online at https://bit.ly/39TvDFK.
Individual technological training: The Newton County Public Library continues to offer computer and other personal electronics assistance in the form of FREE one-on-one help sessions each month. Lake Village will host its next aid session on March 16. Call 219-992-3490 to register for a timeslot. The Roselawn Library will offer technology assistance on March 15. Customers can call 219-345-2010 to register for a timeslot. Morocco will offer it on March 18. Interested customers should call 219-285-2664 to register. Customers can also register online by visiting https://bit.ly/2WtW9mc.
Tween Locker Organizer program in Morocco: Students in grades 5-9 are invited, from 5-6:30 p.m. on March 16, to design and create their own makeup locker or organizer at the Morocco Community Library. Miss Katy has all the supplies, this program is free and snacks will be provided. Registration is required, as space is limited, so visit the Morocco Community Library or call 219-285-2664 to register, or register online at https://bit.ly/3F7iOpW.
Storytime at NCPL: Morocco offers Story Time with Miss Katy at 11 a.m. on March 16 and will continue until April 27. Miss Hope will perform Story Tme in Roselawn at 10 a.m. from March 16 to May 11. Please contact the library by telephone to register your child for these entertainments. programs. People can visit their local Newton County Public Library to enroll your preschooler in story time, or register online at https://bit.ly/3ijiISa.
Wiggleworms in Roselawn: Wiggleworms is an engaging program for toddlers 9 months to two years old. Babies and caregivers will learn simple songs, finger plays, lullabies, nursery rhymes and simple stories to engage and develop strong listening and motor skills. Miss Hope will be giving Wiggleworms to Roselawn at 10 a.m. every Thursday (March 17-May 12). Programs are short (25-30 minutes), packed with activities, and a great way to make new friends, cuddle your little ones, and have fun together. To register, visit the Roselawn Library or register online at https://bit.ly/3ijiISa.
Color Zone Coloring for Adults at Roselawn: Roselawn Library will offer “Color Zone” from 6-8 p.m. on March 17. Spend a few hours with other adults, have fun and express your creativity! No experience is necessary. If you have your own coloring books and materials, you can bring them, but we will also have materials available. You can choose your own coloring pages from the variety of images that will be available, and we will provide you with markers, crayons or colored pencils. Snacks will be available, and we always have a drawing for a great coloring-related prize! This program is free and open to people 18 and older. Call 219/345-2010 to register, visit the Roselawn Library or register online at https://bit.ly/2WtW9mc.
Library Board in March: Newton County Public Library Board meetings are held on the third Monday of each month. The March Regular Board Meeting will be held in person at 5:30 p.m. on March 21 at the Lake Village Memorial Township Library, 9444 N. 315 West, Lake Village. The meeting is available via Zoom. Use this link to connect to the meeting: https://bit.ly/3uyzXUE; Meeting ID: 824 8278 2598; Passcode: 992193. Newton County Public Library Board meetings are open to the public. For more information, contact Mary K. Emmrich, director, Newton County Public Library, 219-992-3490.
Spring Craft Day in Roselawn: Children in kindergarten through 6th grade are invited to join us in making a variety of spring-themed crafts from 4-5 p.m. on March 22 at the Roselawn Library. We will provide crafts and all materials, and after school snacks will also be available. Parents should register their children for this program as space is limited – register by visiting the Roselawn Library, calling 219-345-2010 or online at https://bit.ly/39TvDFK.
Spring Bingo in Roselawn: Welcome the warmer weather with a fun afternoon of bingo with spring prizes at 2 p.m. on March 23 at the Roselawn Library. Adults 18 and over are invited to enjoy an afternoon of bingo and sightseeing as we play a variety of game patterns for useful and enjoyable prizes. Participants are encouraged to bring snacks and non-alcoholic beverages with them. Visit the Roselawn Library to register for bingo, call the library at 219-345-2010 or register online at https://bit.ly/2WtW9mc.
Bingo after school in Morocco: What’s more fun than bingo? Bingo after school for books! K-6 students are invited to join Miss Katy at the Morocco Community Library at 3 p.m. on March 30 for Book Bingo. Students can enjoy snacks and win books of their choice from our wonderful selection. Parents can register their children for this fun after-school event by visiting Morocco’s Community Library, calling 219-285-2664, or registering online at https://bit.ly/39TvDFK.