Interested in having fun learning about all things science, tech, and engineering? Come to after-school STEM Club for Grades 2-6! 

STEM Club will feature a different topic and related project each event. Throughout the year program participants will get to try their hands at coding, circuitry, health and human science, and much more! Program are every other Thursday from 4:30-5:45 pm. STEM Club is open to kids in Grades 2-6 (parents and younger siblings are free to explore the library during the program).

Upcoming programs:

Thursday, Feb 15. 4:30-5:45 Candy Chemistry (Register here)

Thursday, March 1  4:30-5:45  Forensic Fun! (Register here)

March 15  CANCELLED 

March 29(Register here)

April 12(Register here)

April 26(Register here)

May 10(Register here)

May 24(Register here)

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Past Programs:

Thursday, January 18, 4:30-5:45 – Life in Space with Purdue Space Day

Thursday, Feb 1, 4:30-5:45 Aerodynamics with Purdue Orbital

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Weekly Events

Preschool story times: Tuesday & Friday: 10:30 a.m.
Thursdays at 4:15 p.m.
Story times are for children ages 2 and older and their families or caregivers.
Location: Children’s Activity Room. Free; no registration.

Lap Sit every Monday at 10:30 and 11:15 a.m. in the children’s activity room.

This program is for babies, toddlers, and their parents or caregivers. Make new friends while listening to simple stories and learning finger plays and songs. Free; no registration.

Please note: There will be no lap sit program on March 5. The room will be open for children to play with the toys and for parents to socialize.


***Special Programs for Children & their Families or Caregivers***


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Reading to the Bunny, Cat, & Dogs!
Saturday, March 3: 2 to 3 p.m.
Walnut & Elm Rooms

Registration required by Friday, March 2
Presented by members of Caring Paws. Come and read to a certified therapy dog, bunny, or cat.  Readers should bring a book from home or select one when they arrive at the library.
Children who are not yet reading are invited to visit and pet the therapy animals at 3 p.m.

This program is for children ages 4 and older who are reading. Free.


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Lego Builders Club
Saturday, March 10: 2 to 3:30 p.m.
Walnut & Elm Rooms

Children in preschool through grade 6 will have the opportunity to build with the library’s collection of Lego blocks. Children who are 8 years old & younger must be accompanied by an adult. No fee or registration.
Come and build and have fun! Structures created by the children will be on display in the cases near the children’s department on the first floor for 3 weeks.
Please note the new time. The program now starts at 2:00, instead of 1:00, and it ends at 3:30 p.m.

*****Save the Dates!*****

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WLPL Spring Book Fair
Friday, April 20th through Wednesday, April 25th

Come to the second floor of the library and find wonderful bargains! It’s a great way to support your family’s library and add to your collection of books, movies, and music. Check the library's main website after April 1st to learn more about this popular event.


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Purdue Science Student Council Science Demonstration for Children
Saturday, April 21: 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

All children and their families or care-givers are welcome.
Free; no registration
Children’s Activity Room