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Griffith-Calumet Twp


Branch manager
Beth


Address
1215 E. 45th Ave.
Griffith
IN 46319
Tel: 219-838-2825

Hours

Mon, Nov 11 10:00AM to 8:30PM
Tue, Nov 12 10:00AM to 8:30PM
Wed, Nov 13 10:00AM to 8:30PM
Thu, Nov 14 10:00AM to 8:30PM
Fri, Nov 15 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Nov 16 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Nov 17 Closed

Upcoming Events
Mon, Nov 18, All day
Kids, preschool to 5 grade, pick-up a turkey coloring sheet at Griffith-Calumet Twp. Branch and use your imagination to create the perfect disguise for your turkey. Turn in entries by 11/22/19.

Mon, Nov 18, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Children's Programming Room
Kids (K-5th grade) will make their own LEGO® creations using the library's LEGO® blocks.

Tue, Nov 19, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Children's Programming Room
Preschoolers will enjoy stories, music, games, STEM, finger plays and make a craft.

Tue, Nov 19, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Meeting Room
Boundless Book Club: During this club we will be reading aloud a book geared appropriately to age, vocabulary and interests of adults with special needs/lower literacy. Join us for reading fun!

Wed, Nov 20, All day
Kids, preschool to 5 grade, pick-up a turkey coloring sheet at Griffith-Calumet Twp. Branch and use your imagination to create the perfect disguise for your turkey. Turn in entries by 11/22/19.

Wed, Nov 20, 10:30am - 11:30am
Children's Programming Room
Toddlers accompanied by an adult caregiver, will gain early literacy skills and enjoy stories, music, finger plays, and a craft.
This event is full

Wed, Nov 20, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Meeting Room
An act of civil disobedience turns into a standoff with police when homeless people in Cincinnati take over the public library to seek shelter from the bitter cold. PG-13, 2h

Thu, Nov 21, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Meeting Room
Like to cross-stitch, knit, crochet, or do any other craft? Every Thursday, bring and work on your own project while enjoying the company of others.

Thu, Nov 21, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Meeting Room
Learn some common origami folds then practice folding beginner models. Please register: seats are limited. Ages 11-18.

Fri, Nov 22, All day
Kids, preschool to 5 grade, pick-up a turkey coloring sheet at Griffith-Calumet Twp. Branch and use your imagination to create the perfect disguise for your turkey. Turn in entries by 11/22/19.

Mon, Nov 25, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Meeting Room
The journey that two quirky, wonderful characters make in order to overcome their emotional baggage speaks to the healing power of music—and love—in this poignant, ultimately joyful work of fiction.

Mon, Nov 25, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Children's Programming Room
We're celebrate National Picture Book Month with the hilarious book, Turkey Trouble by Wendi J. Silvano. We'll also make a turkey craft, have a snack and announce the Turkey In Disguise Winner!

Tue, Nov 26, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Children's Programming Room
Five-week workshop for home school kids, 1st grade and up. Kids will learn theater terms and techniques, through games, exercises and skits. Space is limited, must register.
This event is full

Wed, Nov 27, 10:30am - 11:00am
Children's Programming Room
Children birth - 23 mos. old, accompanied by an adult caregiver, will enjoy this 30 min. lap-sit program. Songs, stories, finger plays and rhymes will encourage interaction and language development.
This event is full

Wed, Nov 27, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Meeting Room
Stories about various aspects of American life. Features unique places, people, and music, all selected to foster a feeling of nostalgia toward the parts of life often forgotten.

Sat, Nov 30, 1:00pm - 3:30pm
Meeting Room
Watch The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part (rated PG) and make a craft. Please register: seats limited for the craft activity. Teens are welcome to attend for only the movie without preregistering.

Mon, Dec 02, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room
Painting class for adults, 18 and over, working with acrylics & canvas on an easel. $20 cash fee paid at time of class covers all materials. Registration is required.

Mon, Dec 02, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Children's Programming Room
Kids grades K-5 will create a fun project and learn something new about art.

Tue, Dec 03, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Meeting Room
Learn, practice, and enjoy creating with paper, rubber stamps, and ink. The $5 fee covers materials and is due at the time of the class. Bring adhesive and scissors. Registration Required.

Tue, Dec 03, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Learn, practice, and enjoy creating with paper, rubber stamps, and ink. The $5 fee covers materials and is due at the time of the class. Bring adhesive and scissors. Registration Required.

Tue, Dec 03, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Children's Programming Room
Preschoolers will enjoy stories, music, games, STEM, finger plays and make a craft.

Tue, Dec 03, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Meeting Room
Boundless Book Club: This month we'll read "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" and then watch the 1966 classic film. We will discuss which you liked better! Please register.

Wed, Dec 04, 10:30am - 11:30am
Children's Programming Room
Toddlers accompanied by an adult caregiver, will gain early literacy skills and enjoy stories, music, finger plays, and a craft.
This event is full

Wed, Dec 04, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Tables
Folks of all ages are invited to a fun afternoon of Scrabble-- increase your vocabulary while having a great time! Bring a friend!

Wed, Dec 04, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Meeting Room
Teens are welcome to come to the monthly TAB meeting to discuss upcoming teen programs while earning volunteer hours.

Thu, Dec 05, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Meeting Room
Like to cross-stitch, knit, crochet, or do any other craft? Every Thursday, bring and work on your own project while enjoying the company of others.

Sat, Dec 07, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meeting Room
Have your photo taken using our green screen. We'll have a few holiday/winter images to choose from & then we'll email you the photo! Please REGISTER!!

Mon, Dec 09, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Meeting Room
It's been ten years since Nicolette Farrell left her rural hometown after her best friend, Corinne, disappeared from Cooley Ridge without a trace.Upon return, new drama threatens to reopen old wounds.

Tue, Dec 10, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Children's Programming Room
Five-week workshop for home school kids, 1st grade and up. Kids will learn theater terms and techniques, through games, exercises and skits. Space is limited, must register.
This event is full

Tue, Dec 10, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Meeting Room
Create & decorate mini pine cone trees. Stand-alones or turn into an ornament! Registration Required! All Ability programs are geared especially for those with special needs but open to all.

Wed, Dec 11, 10:00am - 11:00am
Meeting Room
Relax via this coloring for adults open session. Enjoy a warm cup of coffee & tea while getting creative with no pressure for perfection. Coloring materials provided.

Wed, Dec 11, 10:30am - 11:00am
Children's Programming Room
Children birth - 23 mos. old, accompanied by an adult caregiver, will enjoy this 30 min. lap-sit program. Songs, stories, finger plays and rhymes will encourage interaction and language development.
This event is full

Thu, Dec 12, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Meeting Room
Like to cross-stitch, knit, crochet, or do any other craft? Every Thursday, bring and work on your own project while enjoying the company of others.

Thu, Dec 12, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Meeting Room
Make crispy cereal treats then decorate them with kawaii faces. Registration required: seats are limited. Dietary/allergen questions: please contact the Griffith-Calumet Twp Branch.

Mon, Dec 16, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Children's Programming Room
Kids (K-5th grade) will make their own LEGO® creations using the library's LEGO® blocks.

Tue, Dec 17, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Children's Programming Room
Preschoolers will enjoy stories, music, games, STEM, finger plays and make a craft.

Announcements: 

Looking for something to do? Check out our knitting groups, join a book club, bring the kids to story time, or find something completely new and different happening at your library soon!