Programs & Events

Engage, Connect, and Grow

From children’s dance events to genealogy discussion groups and everything in between, it’s easy to find something at the St. Joe County Public Library that sparks a connection.

Events for Adults, Teens, and Kids

Free Programs & Events for Adults, Teens, and Kids

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Programs & Activities

Have an idea for a new event or program? Let us know!

1000 Books Before Kindergarten

Start your child on the path to success by reading 1,000 books!

Welcome to Storytime!

Storytimes are a great way to foster a love of books and prepare your child for future learning success.

Discovery Passes

Explore your community and visit a local attraction by checking out a free Discovery Pass.

Book Clubs

Join us for Online Book Club, Book Groups, and more!

Science Alive

Science Alive is a celebration of scientific discovery and fun!

Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library

Dolly Parton’s book gifting program mails FREE, high-quality books to children from birth to age five.

One Book, One Michiana

Every year in April, the community comes together to read and discuss one book together.

Summer Reading Club

Sign up for Summer Reading Club and complete milestones to win prizes!

Unfold Magazine

Unfold is a quarterly magazine highlighting new events and activities at the Library.

SJCPL Writes

SJCPL Writes is an online literary magazine of works of fiction, poetry, nonfiction, and art created by residents of St. Joseph County.


Expose the littlest readers to the magic of storybooks, the power of curiosity, and the magic contained within the library!

“Life in Michiana” Photography Contest

Capture what makes our community great⁠ and submit your photographs to any library location.

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