** New: Did you know that we now also offer ONLINE REGISTRATION for all of our Valpo Youth Services programs? Go to pcpls.org and click “EVENTS” to sign up today! 


Book Babies: Children 0- 1.5 years old. February 5- March 19 (6 classes). Monday, 9:30 OR 11:00. Care giver must attend with child. Siblings welcome. Registration begins Monday, January 22. **No Class 2-19, library will be closed for President’s day.

Tiny Tots: Children 1.5- 2.5 years old. February 9- March 16 (6 classes). Fridays, 9:30 OR 11:00. Caregiver must attend with child. Siblings welcome. Registration begins Friday, January 26.

Toddler Time: Children 2.5- 3.5 years old. February 6- March 13 (6 classes). Tuesdays, 9:30 or 11:00 OR Wednesdays at 9:30. Registrations begins Tuesday, January 23.

Preschool Storyhour: Children 3.5- 5.5 years old. February 7- March 14 (6 classes). Wednesdays at 11:00 OR Thursdays at 9:30 or 11:00.



Ugly Sweatshirt Craft: Gr. K-5. Monday, December 4. 4-5 pm. Get ready to make your very own ugly holiday shirt! (You provide the sweatshirt or t-shirt and we’ll provide the ugly.) Registration begins Monday, November 20.

Coder Dojo; Gr. K-5. Monday, December 4. 4-5 pm. Coder Dojo is a Worldwide effort to provide a free, open environment to teach kids and programming. Come and Learn with us. Registration begins Tuesday, November 12. 

Preschool Storytime: Snowman Party:  Ages 3-6. Wednesday, December 13. 10-10:30 am. Come and have some winter fun at our Snowman Part. Stories, games and a fun treat. Registration begins Wednesday, November 29.

Holidays Around the World: Gr. K-5. Thursday, December 14. Go on a crafting adventure and learn how other countries celebrate this holiday season! Registration begins Thursday, November 30.

Winter Trees: Gr. K-5. Thursday, December 21. 3-4 pm. Make a mixed media watercolor painting to celebrate the first day of winter! Registration begins Thursday, December 7.

LEGO Club: Gr. K-5. 4-4:45pm.  Club Date: Monday, December 11–Registration begins Monday, November 27. Club Date: Monday, January 22–Registration begins Monday, January 8. We provide the LEGOS and display what you create! Build something new with us.

Preschool Book Bingo: Ages 3-6. Wednesday, January 3. 10-10:30 am. Play Bingo and win books!, Registration begins December 20.

Book Bingo: Gr. K-5. Wednesday, January 3. 2-3pm. Play Bingo and win books! Registration begins December 20.

Everybody Loves Cupcakes: Preschool- 2nd Grade. Friday, January 5. 2:00-3:00 pm. Stories, Songs and Cupcake Decorating. Registration begins Friday, December 22.

Coder Dojo: Doodle Bots: Gr. K-5. Tuesday, January 9. 4-5 pm. Come and have fun with art and a doodle bot you make yourself! Registration begins Tuesday, December 26.

Preschool Preview Night: Thursday, January 18. 6-7:30 pm. Caregivers and their children are invited to meet representatives from area preschools and learn about their programs. No registration necessary.

K-Club: National Popcorn Day: Gr. K-1. Friday, January 19. 4-4:45 pm. Stories, crafts, snacks and more at this Kids Club program! Registration begins Friday, January 5.


Sugar and Spice Spa Day: Gr. 6 and up. Thursday, December 28. 4-5 pm. Teens can come and make some fun spa items and a gift to take. Refreshments provided. Registration begins Thursday, December 14.

Game Night: Ages 12 and up–all experience levels welcome! Thursday, January 11. do you like learning and/or teaching new games? Come learn and play Euro-style strategy games as well as favorite part games. Snacks provided. Registration begins Thursday, December 28.

Youth Advisory Council Meeting (YAK): Gr 6-12. Thursday, January 18. 6-7 pm. Looking for a way to be involved at the library? You can Help develop new programs for teens and plan displays for the Young Adult area. No registration.

Mario Kart: Ages 10 and up. Thursday, January 25. 6-7:30 pm. Come and play Mario Kart. Snacks provided. Registration begins Thursday, January 11.

Coder Dojo: Ages 7-17. Saturday, January 27. 2-3 pm. Coder Dojo is a worldwide effort to provide a free, open environment to teach kids about programming. Come and learn with us. Registration begins Friday, January 12.

All Ages

Holiday Card Craft: All Ages. Tuesday, December 5. Drop in and make a fun craft to give to a loved one. All day while supplies last. No Registration.

Holiday Open House. All Ages. Thursday, December 7. 6:30-8:00 pm. Join us throughout the library for crafts, games, music, refreshments, and a visit from Santa! Do a little early holiday shopping at our Book Sale table (proceeds benefit The Friends of the Library). No Registration.

Chicago Street Theatre Presents: A Kidnapped Santa Claus: Gr. K and up. Wednesday, December 13 at 6:30-7:30 pm OR Saturday, December 16th at 2:30-3:30 pm. Children and their grown ups are invited to join us for this very special holiday performance. Registration is required and begins on Wednesday November 29.

Star Wars Scavenger Hunt: These are the Droids you are looking for!: All ages. Friday, December 22- Friday, December 29th. All Day while supplies last. Calling all Jedi: help us find our missing droids! No registration required.

Increase the Peace Bookmark: All Ages. Monday, January 15. Drop in and make a craft to take home. All day while supplies last. No registration.