Wednesday, April 1, 2015

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World of Adventure
10:00 am to 10:30 am
Meeting Room A
 
 
Baby Bookworms

Baby Bookworms

Cover: Hurry, Hurry! by Even Bunting
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, April 1 - 10:00 am to 10:45 am

Join us for stories, songs, finger-plays.

10:00 am to 10:45 am
Meeting Room C
 
 
Toddler Tales

Toddler Tales

Cover: Whose Chick Are You? by Nancy Tafuri
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, April 1 - 11:00 am to 11:30 am

Parents/caregivers and their toddlers can come and join us for fun, engaging stories, songs, and crafts. A 15 minute optional playtime will also be offered at the end of storytime. Walkers up to 36 months are welcome.

11:00 am to 11:30 am
Meeting Room C
 
 
Mother Goose on the Loose ages 0-2

Mother Goose on the Loose ages 0-2

Mother Goose on the Loose Logo
Main Library
Meeting Room B
Thursday, April 2 - 10:00 am to 10:30 am

Join us for an interactive storytime with books, songs, rhymes, musical instruments and more! ages 0-2

10:00 am to 10:30 am
Meeting Room B
 
 
Mother Goose on the Loose ages:3-5

Mother Goose on the Loose ages:3-5

Mother Goose on the Loose Logo
Main Library
Meeting Room B
Thursday, April 2 - 11:00 am to 11:30 am

Join us for an interactive storytime with books, songs, rhymes, musical instruments and more! ages 3-5

11:00 am to 11:30 am
Meeting Room B
 
 
Music Makers

Music Makers

Illustration of Boy Dancing with Music Stanza, Notes, and Treble Cleft in Background
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Friday, April 3 - 10:00 am to 10:30 am

Liitle ones ages 2-6 can join us for movement and music stories, activities and songs.

10:00 am to 10:30 am
Meeting Room C
 
 
A World of Adventure Storytime

A World of Adventure Storytime

Cover: Milo and The Really Big Bunny by Stephen Krensky
West Branch
Friday, April 3 - 11:00 am to 11:45 am

Join us for stories, songs, finger-plays and crafts! Created for young people 0-5 years with their caregivers and parents.

11:00 am to 11:45 am
West Branch
 
 
 
Minecraft Guild

Minecraft Guild

Minecraft Creeper
Main Library
Computer Lab 2
Friday, April 3 - 3:00 pm to 5:30 pm

Do you love Minecraft as much as we do? Come play in Computer Lab 2 and build your world, even if you don't have a personal Minecraft account. Grades K-8

Computer time will be given on a first come, first served basis, with an hour limit when there are other players waiting.

3:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Computer Lab 2
 
 
New! Saturday Morning Mother Goose on the Loose 0 - 2 years
10:00 am to 10:30 am
Lifelong Learning Center
 
 
New! Saturday Morning Mother Goose on the Loose 2 - 5 years
11:00 am to 11:30 am
Lifelong Learning Center
 
 
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Sensory Storytime

Sensory Storytime

Illustration of Boy and Girl with Signs for Taste and Touch
Main Library
Meeting Room D
Monday, April 6 - 6:00 pm to 6:45 pm

Sensory storytime is geared towards children with Autism or Sensory Integration Disorders and combines books, songs, movement, and therapeutic activities to stimulate all five senses and promote learning. If your child has difficulty sitting through one of the library’s other storytimes, this inclusive program of stories, songs.

6:00 pm to 6:45 pm
Meeting Room D
 
 
World of Adventure Storytime

World of Adventure Storytime

Cover: Rain! by Ashman
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Tuesday, April 7 - 10:00 am to 10:45 am

Join us for stories, songs, finger-plays and art projects! Created for young people 3-5 years with their caregivers and parents. Registration not required. Please call 232-1115 for additional information.

10:00 am to 10:45 am
Meeting Room C
 
 
Toddler Tales

Toddler Tales

Cover: The Baby's Playtime Book by Kay Choraro
Main Library
Meeting Room A
Tuesday, April 7 - 11:00 am to 11:45 am

Parents/caregivers and their toddlers can come and join us for fun, engaging stories, songs, and crafts. A 15 minute optional playtime will also be offered at the end of storytime. Walkers up to 36 months are welcome.

11:00 am to 11:45 am
Meeting Room A
 
 
Baby Bookworms

Baby Bookworms

Cover: Rain, Rain, Go Away by Caroline Jayce Church
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, April 8 - 10:00 am to 10:45 am

Join us for stories, songs, finger-plays!

10:00 am to 10:45 am
Meeting Room C
 
 
World of Adventure
10:00 am to 10:30 am
Meeting Room B
 
 
Toddler Tales

Toddler Tales

Cover: The Baby's Playtime Book by Kay Choraro
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, April 8 - 11:00 am to 11:30 am

Parents/caregivers and their toddlers can come and join us for fun, engaging stories, songs, and crafts. A 15 minute optional playtime will also be offered at the end of storytime. Walkers up to 36 months are welcome.

11:00 am to 11:30 am
Meeting Room C
 
 
Nature Tales @ Your Library
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Meeting Room B
 
 
 
 
VCPL Chess Club

VCPL Chess Club

Chess Pieces Moving Into Checkmate
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Thursday, April 9 - 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Learn how to play chess or test your skills in a game with an experienced chess player! The VCPL Chess Club is open to all ages and skill levels. No registration is required. Call Youth Services for more information, 232-1115. Sponsored by the Friends of the Vigo County Public Library.

6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Meeting Room C
 
 
 
 
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New! Mother Goose on the Loose at West ages 0 - 5!
11:00 am to 11:30 am
West Branch
 
 
Lego at your Library

Lego at your Library

Pile of Brightly Colored Legos
Main Library
Meeting Room D
Monday, April 13 - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Build your heart out! Drop in any time between 4 and 6 pm and tackle the weekly challenge and build beyond your wildest dreams.

Donations of clean Lego blocks are always appreciated, but not required. Please keep personal Lego sets at home unless you are planning to donate them.

4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Meeting Room D
 
 
World of Adventure Storytime

World of Adventure Storytime

Cover: Stuck by Oliver Jeffers
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Tuesday, April 14 - 10:00 am to 10:45 am

Join us for stories, songs, finger-plays and art projects! Created for young people 3-5 years with their caregivers and parents. Registration not required. Please call 232-1115 for additional information.

10:00 am to 10:45 am
Meeting Room C
 
 
Toddler Tales

Toddler Tales

Cover: Dog's Colorful Day by Emma Dodd
Main Library
Meeting Room A
Tuesday, April 14 - 11:00 am to 11:45 am

Parents/caregivers and their toddlers can come and join us for fun, engaging stories, songs, and crafts. A 15 minute optional playtime will also be offered at the end of storytime. Walkers up to 36 months are welcome.

11:00 am to 11:45 am
Meeting Room A
 
 
Lego at the West Branch

Lego at the West Branch

West Branch
Tuesday, April 14 - 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm

Build your heart out! Drop in at the West Branch any time between 4:30 and 5:30 pm. Tackle the weekly challenge and build beyond your wildest dreams.

Donations of clean Lego blocks are always appreciated, but not required. Please keep personal Lego sets at home unless you are planning to donate them.

4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
West Branch
 
 
Baby Bookworms

Baby Bookworms

Cover: Time for Bed by Mem Fox
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, April 15 - 10:00 am to 10:45 am

Join us for stories, songs, finger-plays!

10:00 am to 10:45 am
Meeting Room C
 
 
World of Adventure
10:00 am to 10:30 am
Meeting Room B
 
 
Toddler Tales

Toddler Tales

Cover: Dog's Colorful Day by Emma Dodd
Main Library
Meeting Room A
Wednesday, April 15 - 11:00 am to 11:45 am

Parents/caregivers and their toddlers can come and join us for fun, engaging stories, songs, and crafts. A 15 minute optional playtime will also be offered at the end of storytime. Walkers up to 36 months are welcome.

11:00 am to 11:45 am
Meeting Room A
 
 
Nature Tales @ West Branch

Nature Tales @ West Branch

Illustration of Girl with Easel and Paint Brush in Front of Tree on Open Book
West Branch
Wednesday, April 15 - 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Join Amber from the Vigo County Parks and Recreation Department for a nature themed storytime and craft at the West Branch!

3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
West Branch
 
 
Block Party

Block Party

Pile of Brightly Colored Blocks
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A & C
Thursday, April 16 - 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm

Come celebrate the Week of the Young Child with us by attending our block party. Several different block stations for ages 8 months to 8 years will be set up by the Purdue Extension office for children and their parents/caregivers to enjoy as they develop math, science, social , physical, and language skills while playing with blocks.

3:30 pm to 5:30 pm
Meeting Rooms A & C
 
 
Music Makers

Music Makers

Illustration of Boy Dancing with Music Stanza, Notes, and Treble Cleft in Background
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Friday, April 17 - 10:00 am to 10:30 am

Liitle ones ages 2-6 can join us for movement and music stories, activities and songs.

10:00 am to 10:30 am
Meeting Room C
 
 
World of Adventure Storytime

World of Adventure Storytime

Cover: Stuck by Oliver Jeffers
West Branch
Friday, April 17 - 11:00 am to 11:45 am

Join us for stories, songs, finger-plays and crafts! Created for young people 0-5 years with their caregivers and parents.

11:00 am to 11:45 am
West Branch
 
 
 
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World of Adventure Storytime

World of Adventure Storytime

Cover: The Curious Garden by Peter Brown
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Tuesday, April 21 - 10:00 am to 10:45 am

Join us for stories, songs, finger-plays and art projects! Created for young people 3-5 years with their caregivers and parents. Registration not required. Please call 232-1115 for additional information.

10:00 am to 10:45 am
Meeting Room C
 
 
Toddler Tales

Toddler Tales

Cover: The Apple Pie Tree by Zoe Hall
Main Library
Meeting Room A
Tuesday, April 21 - 11:00 am to 11:45 am

Parents/caregivers and their toddlers can come and join us for fun, engaging stories, songs, and crafts. A 15 minute optional playtime will also be offered at the end of storytime. Walkers up to 36 months are welcome.

11:00 am to 11:45 am
Meeting Room A
 
 
Baby Bookworms

Baby Bookworms

Cover: Do Cows Meow by Salina Yoon
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, April 22 - 10:00 am to 10:45 am

Join us for stories, songs, finger-plays!

10:00 am to 10:45 am
Meeting Room C
 
 
World of Adventure
10:00 am to 10:30 am
Meeting Room B
 
 
Toddler Tales

Toddler Tales

Cover: The Apple Pie Tree by Zoe Hall
Main Library
Meeting Room A
Wednesday, April 22 - 11:00 am to 11:45 am

Parents/caregivers and their toddlers can come and join us for fun, engaging stories, songs, and crafts. A 15 minute optional playtime will also be offered at the end of storytime. Walkers up to 36 months are welcome.

11:00 am to 11:45 am
Meeting Room A
 
 
 
 
VCPL Chess Club

VCPL Chess Club

Chess Pieces Moving Into Checkmate
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Thursday, April 23 - 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Learn how to play chess or test your skills in a game with an experienced chess player! The VCPL Chess Club is open to all ages and skill levels. No registration is required. Call Youth Services for more information, 232-1115. Sponsored by the Friends of the Vigo County Public Library.

6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Meeting Room C
 
 
World of Adventure Storytime

World of Adventure Storytime

Cover: The Curious Garden by Peter Brown
West Branch
Friday, April 24 - 1:00 pm to 1:45 pm

Join us for stories, songs, finger-plays and crafts! Created for young people 0-5 years with their caregivers and parents.

1:00 pm to 1:45 pm
West Branch
 
 
Pillowcase Project

Pillowcase Project

Main Library
Meeting Rooms B & C
Saturday, April 25 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Families of kids in grades K-5 will have the opportunity to decorate a special pillowcase that they can use to build a personal emergency supplies kit as they participate in the "Pillowcase Project." An American Red Cross program sponsored by Disney, it originated in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina, when children carried their belongings in pillowcases to shelters. Erin Luken from the local Red Cross will be here to teach families about personal and family preparedness, local hazards, and basic coping skills. No registration required. Call Youth Services for information at 232-1115.

2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Meeting Rooms B & C
 
 
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Lego at your Library

Lego at your Library

Pile of Brightly Colored Legos
Main Library
Meeting Room D
Monday, April 27 - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Build your heart out! Drop in any time between 4 and 6 pm and tackle the weekly challenge and build beyond your wildest dreams.

Donations of clean Lego blocks are always appreciated, but not required. Please keep personal Lego sets at home unless you are planning to donate them.

4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Meeting Room D
 
 
World of Adventure Storytime

World of Adventure Storytime

Cover: Do Like a Duck Does by Hindley
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Tuesday, April 28 - 10:00 am to 10:45 am

Join us for stories, songs, finger-plays and art projects! Created for young people 3-5 years with their caregivers and parents. Registration not required. Please call 232-1115 for additional information.

10:00 am to 10:45 am
Meeting Room C
 
 
Toddler Tales

Toddler Tales

Cover: The Underpants Zoo by Brian Sendelbach
Main Library
Meeting Room A
Tuesday, April 28 - 11:00 am to 11:45 am

Parents/caregivers and their toddlers can come and join us for fun, engaging stories, songs, and crafts. A 15 minute optional playtime will also be offered at the end of storytime. Walkers up to 36 months are welcome.

11:00 am to 11:45 am
Meeting Room A
 
 
World of Adventure
10:00 am to 10:30 am
Meeting Room B
 
 
Baby Bookworms

Baby Bookworms

Cover: I Can Help by David Hyde Costello
Main Library
Meeting Room A
Wednesday, April 29 - 10:00 am to 10:45 am

Join us for stories, songs, finger-plays!

10:00 am to 10:45 am
Meeting Room A
 
 
Toddler Tales

Toddler Tales

Cover: The Underpants Zoo by Brian Sendelbach
Main Library
Meeting Room A
Wednesday, April 29 - 11:00 am to 11:45 am

Parents/caregivers and their toddlers can come and join us for fun, engaging stories, songs, and crafts. A 15 minute optional playtime will also be offered at the end of storytime. Walkers up to 36 months are welcome.

11:00 am to 11:45 am
Meeting Room A
 
 
Family Fun Night! Hopping Into Spring

Family Fun Night! Hopping Into Spring

Illustration of Family Floating in a Basket Carried by Balloons
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, April 29 - 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

For kids in grades K-5, their families and siblings. We'll perform a "Peter Rabbit" Reader's Theatre, compare "tortoise and the hare" stories, and have Tortoise and Hare Races with chocolate prizes! We will also have a simple writing activity, a craft, snack, and free books! No registration necessary; call Youth Services for information at 232-1115.

6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Meeting Room C