April 2016

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Benchworx

Benchworx

Logs and Tools on Table
Main Library
Overflow Parking Lot
Friday, April 1
9:00 am to 10:15 am
Spend your spring break sanding, sawing, drilling, using clamps and hammering with Benchworx. Benchworx is a mobile education program designed to introduce the art of woodworking to middle school children. Children will create toys and other small woodworking projects in a custom designed trailer fitted with 16 workstations. Registration and a parent permission slip is required.
9:00 am to 10:15 am
Main Library
Overflow Parking Lot
 
 
Toddler Tales

Toddler Tales

Fire Trucks by Lindeen
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Friday, April 1
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Parents and caregivers, bring your toddler to join us for fun, engaging stories, songs, and crafts.  A 30 minute optional playtime will also be offered at the end of storytime. Please call 232-1115 for additional information.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
S.T.E.A.M Storytime

S.T.E.A.M Storytime

Illustration of Beaker
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
Friday, April 1
11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Children ages 2-5 and their caregiver(s) can come ready to learn and explore science, technology, engineering, art, and math through engaging stories, songs, and activities.
11:00 am to 12:00 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
 
 
Mother Goose on the Loose Ages 0-2 Saturday Morning

Mother Goose on the Loose Ages 0-2 Saturday Morning

Mother Goose on the Loose Logo
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Saturday, April 2
10:00 am to 10:30 am
Join us for an interactive storytime with books, songs, rhymes, musical instruments and more! Children ages 0-2 will be from 10-10:30. (Families with children of multiple ages may pick either storytime.)
10:00 am to 10:30 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Mother Goose on the Loose Ages 3-5 Saturday Morning

Mother Goose on the Loose Ages 3-5 Saturday Morning

Mother Goose on the Loose Logo
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Saturday, April 2
11:00 am to 11:30 am
Join us for an interactive storytime with books, songs, rhymes, musical instruments and more! Children ages 3-5 will be from 11-11:30. (Families with children of multiple ages may pick either storytime.)
11:00 am to 11:30 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
Sensory Saturday

Sensory Saturday

Infant Reading a Book
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Saturday, April 2
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Join ISU Occupational Therapy Honor's Society for tons of sensory activities and fun at this drop-in program! There will be an obstacle course to practice gross motor skills, sensory tubs and opportunities to work on fine motor skills.
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
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Baby Bookworms

Baby Bookworms

Baby Faces by Miller
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Monday, April 4
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Bring your babies to this lap-sit programming full of bonding time,  engaging stories, songs, and activities. A 30 minute optional playtime will be offered afterwards. Please call 232-1115 for additional information.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Afternoon Adventures

Afternoon Adventures

Illustration of Pith Helmet
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Monday, April 4
4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
Join us for Afternoon Adventures in Youth Services. Each week will bring a new opportunity to learn, explore, create, and most importantly have fun!
4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
World of Adventure

World of Adventure

Chloe by McCarty
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, April 6
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Join us for stories, songs, hands-on learning and art projects! Created for young people 3-5 years with their caregivers and parents, we do a half hour librarian-led storytime and a half hour of free play. Registration not required. Please call 232-1115 for additional information
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Homeschool Science with Marie

Homeschool Science with Marie

Beakers with Colorful Liquid
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
West Branch Kitchen
Wednesday, April 6
1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
Take part in interactive, social, science programs that make learning fun.  Explore a differentscience topic each week.  Registration is required for each program with amaximum of 20 attendants.  Register online or call the West Branch at812-235-2121.  Please register each child separately and indicate the age of the child.
1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B, West Branch Kitchen
 
 
Nature Tales @ Your Library
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Main Library
Meeting Room A
 
 
Mother Goose on the Loose

Mother Goose on the Loose

Mother Goose on the Loose Logo
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, April 7
10:00 am to 10:30 am
Join us for an interactive storytime with books, songs, rhymes, musical instruments and more! Children ages 0-2 will be from 10-10:30. (Families with children of multiple ages may pick either storytime.)
10:00 am to 10:30 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Mother Goose on the Loose

Mother Goose on the Loose

Mother Goose on the Loose Logo
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, April 7
11:00 am to 11:30 am
Join us for an interactive storytime with books, songs, rhymes, musical instruments and more! Children ages 0-2 will be from 10-10:30. (Families with children of multiple ages may pick either storytime.)
11:00 am to 11:30 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Toddler Tales

Toddler Tales

Daytime Nighttime by Low
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Friday, April 8
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Parents and caregivers, bring your toddler to join us for fun, engaging stories, songs, and crafts.  A 30 minute optional playtime will also be offered at the end of storytime. Please call 232-1115 for additional information.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
S.T.E.A.M Storytime

S.T.E.A.M Storytime

Illustration of Beaker
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
Friday, April 8
11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Children ages 2-5 and their caregiver(s) can come ready to learn and explore science, technology, engineering, art, and math through engaging stories, songs, and activities.
11:00 am to 12:00 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
 
 
 
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Baby Bookworms

Baby Bookworms

My Car by Barton
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Monday, April 11
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Bring your babies to this lap-sit programming full of bonding time,  engaging stories, songs, and activities. A 30 minute optional playtime will be offered afterwards. Please call 232-1115 for additional information.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
Afternoon Adventures

Afternoon Adventures

Illustration of Pith Helmet
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Monday, April 11
4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
Join us for Afternoon Adventures in Youth Services. Each week will bring a new opportunity to learn, explore, create, and most importantly have fun!
4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
Creative Builders

Creative Builders

Blueprint of Gears
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room A
Tuesday, April 12
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
K'NEX, LEGO, origami or clay.  Drop in and let your creativity shine!  Afterschool, ages 4 and up.
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room A
 
 
World of Adventure

World of Adventure

Little Owl's Night by Srinvasan
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, April 13
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Join us for stories, songs, hands-on learning and art projects! Created for young people 3-5 years with their caregivers and parents, we do a half hour librarian-led storytime and a half hour of free play. Registration not required. Please call 232-1115 for additional information
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Homeschool Science with Marie

Homeschool Science with Marie

Beakers with Colorful Liquid
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Wednesday, April 13
1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
Take part in interactive, social, science programs that make learning fun.  Explore a differentscience topic each week.  Registration is required for each program with amaximum of 20 attendants.  Register online or call the West Branch at812-235-2121.  Please register each child separately and indicate the age of the child.
1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
Nature Tales

Nature Tales

Children Reading in the Grass
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Wednesday, April 13
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Take a break from your busy day for a nature themed storytime. Create a fun, easy craft to take home.  Program presented by Amber from the Vigo County Parks and Recreation Department. Please call to register 812-462-3392
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
Block Party-Exploring, Playing and Learning with Blocks

Block Party-Exploring, Playing and Learning with Blocks

Illustration of Toy Rabbit Driving Dump Truck with Blocks
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, April 14
11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Purdue Extension is coming to the library and they are bringing blocks. Lots of blocks! Playing with blocks is not only fun it also provides unique opportunities for building positive relationships and increasing early learning and school readiness skills, especially in the areas of math, science, pre-reading, physical and social skills. 
11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
After School Fun Zone

After School Fun Zone

West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Thursday, April 14
3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Students in grades K-12 can drop in any time from 3-4:30 for games, activities, and more.
3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
Toddler Tales

Toddler Tales

1 2 Buckle My Show by Hines
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Friday, April 15
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Parents and caregivers, bring your toddler to join us for fun, engaging stories, songs, and crafts.  A 30 minute optional playtime will also be offered at the end of storytime. Please call 232-1115 for additional information.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
S.T.E.A.M Storytime

S.T.E.A.M Storytime

Illustration of Beaker
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
Friday, April 15
11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Children ages 2-5 and their caregiver(s) can come ready to learn and explore science, technology, engineering, art, and math through engaging stories, songs, and activities.
11:00 am to 12:00 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
 
 
 
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Baby Bookworms

Baby Bookworms

Itsy Bitsy Spider by Egielski
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Monday, April 18
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Bring your babies to this lap-sit programming full of bonding time,  engaging stories, songs, and activities. A 30 minute optional playtime will be offered afterwards. Please call 232-1115 for additional information.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
Afternoon Adventures

Afternoon Adventures

Illustration of Pith Helmet
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Monday, April 18
4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
Join us for Afternoon Adventures in Youth Services. Each week will bring a new opportunity to learn, explore, create, and most importantly have fun!
4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
World of Adventure

World of Adventure

Bee Dance by Chustowski
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, April 20
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Join us for stories, songs, hands-on learning and art projects! Created for young people 3-5 years with their caregivers and parents, we do a half hour librarian-led storytime and a half hour of free play. Registration not required. Please call 232-1115 for additional information
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Homeschool Science with Marie

Homeschool Science with Marie

Beakers with Colorful Liquid
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Wednesday, April 20
1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
Take part in interactive, social, science programs that make learning fun.  Explore a differentscience topic each week.  Registration is required for each program with amaximum of 20 attendants.  Register online or call the West Branch at812-235-2121.  Please register each child separately and indicate the age of the child.
1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
 
Toddler Tales

Toddler Tales

What We Wear by Ajmera
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Friday, April 22
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Parents and caregivers, bring your toddler to join us for fun, engaging stories, songs, and crafts.  A 30 minute optional playtime will also be offered at the end of storytime. Please call 232-1115 for additional information.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
S.T.E.A.M Storytime

S.T.E.A.M Storytime

Illustration of Beaker
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
Friday, April 22
11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Children ages 2-5 and their caregiver(s) can come ready to learn and explore science, technology, engineering, art, and math through engaging stories, songs, and activities.
11:00 am to 12:00 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
 
 
 
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Baby Bookworms

Baby Bookworms

It Looked Like Spilt Milk by Shaw
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Monday, April 25
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Bring your babies to this lap-sit programming full of bonding time,  engaging stories, songs, and activities. A 30 minute optional playtime will be offered afterwards. Please call 232-1115 for additional information.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
Afternoon Adventures

Afternoon Adventures

Illustration of Pith Helmet
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Monday, April 25
4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
Join us for Afternoon Adventures in Youth Services. Each week will bring a new opportunity to learn, explore, create, and most importantly have fun!
4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Mother Goose on the Loose at West Ages 0-5
11:00 am to 11:30 am
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
 
Creative Builders

Creative Builders

Blueprint of Gears
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room A
Tuesday, April 26
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
K'NEX, LEGO, origami or clay.  Drop in and let your creativity shine!  Afterschool, ages 4 and up.
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room A
 
 
World of Adventure

World of Adventure

Pet Shop Lullaby by Fraser
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, April 27
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Join us for stories, songs, hands-on learning and art projects! Created for young people 3-5 years with their caregivers and parents, we do a half hour librarian-led storytime and a half hour of free play. Registration not required. Please call 232-1115 for additional information
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Homeschool Science with Marie

Homeschool Science with Marie

Beakers with Colorful Liquid
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Wednesday, April 27
1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
Take part in interactive, social, science programs that make learning fun.  Explore a differentscience topic each week.  Registration is required for each program with amaximum of 20 attendants.  Register online or call the West Branch at812-235-2121.  Please register each child separately and indicate the age of the child.
1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
After School Fun Zone

After School Fun Zone

West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
West Branch Meeting Room A
Thursday, April 28
3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Students in grades K-12 can drop in any time from 3-4:30 for games, activities, and more.
3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B, West Branch Meeting Room A
 
 
After School Fun Zone

After School Fun Zone

West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Thursday, April 28
3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Students in grades K-12 can drop in any time from 3-4:30 for games, activities, and more.
3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
Toddler Tales

Toddler Tales

Bath Time by Spinelli
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Friday, April 29
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Parents and caregivers, bring your toddler to join us for fun, engaging stories, songs, and crafts.  A 30 minute optional playtime will also be offered at the end of storytime. Please call 232-1115 for additional information.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
S.T.E.A.M Storytime

S.T.E.A.M Storytime

Illustration of Beaker
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
Friday, April 29
11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Children ages 2-5 and their caregiver(s) can come ready to learn and explore science, technology, engineering, art, and math through engaging stories, songs, and activities.
11:00 am to 12:00 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
 
 
 
Día Festival

Día Festival

Three Children with Globe in Background
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Saturday, April 30
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
¡Bienvenidos! Join us for a festival of nations. Use your passports and take a trip into each culture. Booths will be set up and participants will be able to learn a little about each county that is represented in this Día program. El día de los niños/El día de los libros (Children's Day/Book Day), commonly known as Día, is a celebration every day of children, families, and reading that culminates yearly on April 30. The celebration emphasizes the importance of literacy for children of all linguistic and cultural backgrounds.Día is a nationally recognized initiative that emphasizes the importance of literacy for all children from all backgrounds. It is a daily commitment to linking children and their families to diverse books, languages and cultures. The common goals of all Día programming are to:·         Celebrate children and connect them to the world of learning through books, stories and libraries.·         Nurture cognitive and literacy development in ways that honor and embrace a child's home language and culture.·         Introduce families to community resources that provide opportunities for learning through multiple literacies. ·         Recognize and respect culture, heritage and language as powerful tools for strengthening families and communities.
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room