Monday, December 1, 2014

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Lego at your Library

Lego at your Library

Lego Blocks
Main Library
Meeting Room A
Monday, December 1 - 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 A
 
 
Sensory Storytime

Sensory Storytime

Illustration of Boy and Girl with Signs for Taste and Touch
Main Library
Meeting Rooms B & C
Monday, December 1 - 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 and activities may be just what you are looking for.

6:00 pm to 6:45 pm
Meeting Rooms B & C
 
 
Lego at the West Branch

Lego at the West Branch

Lego Blocks
West Branch
Tuesday, December 2 - 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
 
 
Nature Tales @ Your Library

Nature Tales @ Your Library

Illustration of Girl with Easel and Paint Brush in Front of Tree on Open Book
Main Library
Meeting Room D
Wednesday, December 3 - 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

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

3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Meeting Room D
 
 
 
 
VCPL Chess Club

VCPL Chess Club

Chess Pieces Moving Into Checkmate
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, December 3 - 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
 
 
Family Literacy Event

Family Literacy Event

Illustration of Family Reading a Book
Main Library
Meeting Room B
Wednesday, December 3 - 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

FFamilies of kids in grades K-5 are invited to learn some fun ways to help with reading and writing! Free books while supplies last. No registration required. Call Youth Services for information at 232-1115.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Vigo County Public Library.

6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Meeting Room B
 
 
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, December 4 - 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, December 4 - 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
 
 
 
Minecraft Guild

Minecraft Guild

Minecraft Creeper
Main Library
Computer Lab 2
Friday, December 5 - 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
 
 
 
Minecraft Guild

Minecraft Guild

Main Library
Computer Lab 2
Friday, December 5 - 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
 
 
Real Live Reindeer!

Real Live Reindeer!

Illustrated Reindeer in Christmas Tree Costume with Gifts
Main Library
VCPL Lobby
Friday, December 5 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

First Friday celebration is a visit from a real live reindeer! Come and have your picture taken with one of the icons of the season. Bring your camera and dress warmly as the picture taking portion of the program will be outside.

4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
VCPL Lobby
 
 
Born Learning Trail Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Born Learning Trail Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Parents with Young Girl Against Wintery Background
Main Library
Library Lawn
Friday, December 5 - 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm

After you have your photo taken with the reindeer, enjoy refreshments and an interactive tour of the new 'Born Learning Trail', a United Way. The new trail begins at the gazebo on the 7th and Walnut Streets side of the Library.

5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Library Lawn
 
 
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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New! Mother Goose on the Loose at West ages 0 - 5!
11:00 am to 11:30 am
West Branch
 
 
 
 
 
 
Christmas Craft Make & Take

Christmas Craft Make & Take

Elves with a Bag of Presents
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A & C
Saturday, December 13 - 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Kids of all ages are invited to stop in the meeting rooms between 1:00 & 4:00 p.m. to make a variety of Christmas crafts. No registration necessary. Call Youth Services for information, 232-1115.

1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Meeting Rooms A & C
 
 
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Lego at your Library

Lego at your Library

Lego Blocks
Main Library
Meeting Room B
Monday, December 15 - 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 B
 
 
Lego at the West Branch

Lego at the West Branch

Lego Blocks
West Branch
Tuesday, December 16 - 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
 
 
Nature Tales @ West Branch

Nature Tales @ West Branch

West Branch
Wednesday, December 17 - 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

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

3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
West Branch
 
 
 
 
VCPL Chess Club

VCPL Chess Club

Chess Pieces Moving Into Checkmate
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Thursday, December 18 - 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
 
 
 
 
 
Community Gaming Initiative

Community Gaming Initiative

Colorful Gaming Dice
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
Saturday, December 20 - 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Calling all gamers! If you're interested in tabletop, role playing, or card gaming, stop by between 12 and 4 pm to explore new games, play old favorites, and challenge new people. Feel free to bring your favorite games (PG-13, please). Open to community members of all ages and skills.

Gamers who would like to host a table or a tournament should contact Hillary Rains at hrains@vigo.lib.in.us or at 232-1113 ext 2275

12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
 
 
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Lego at your Library---Legostravaganza!

Lego at your Library---Legostravaganza!

Lego Blocks
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
Monday, December 29 - 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Join the Lego at your Library group for a Legostravaganza! Watch The Lego Movie while you build to your heart's content. Make yourself into a mini-figure, and become a Master Builder.

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.

1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
 
 
Lego at the West Branch

Lego at the West Branch

Lego Blocks
West Branch
Tuesday, December 30 - 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