Boy Riding Rocket Past Saturn
Meeting Room A
Main Library
Thursday, July 18 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Ages 5 - 11: Get ready to soar! Using cardboard, special tools and other recycled materials construct a spaceship that can fly through outer space. Add special gadgets and tools to your ship for an intergalactic voyage. This program is presented by the Terre Haute Children's Museum.
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
West Branch Library
Saturday, October 5 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
21+: Join more than 100,000 film lovers across six continents for the 21st annual MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival! The top 10 short films from the 1,800 submitted will be screened at the West Branch, and afterward you will vote for your favorite film and actor. Your votes will be counted with other audience members from around the world to decide the winner of the Festival. Food will be available free of charge from The Copper Bar, and alcoholic drinks will be available for purchase.
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
Main Library
Monday, September 30 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Respect, courtesy, responsibility, honesty, sportsmanship, confidence, judgment, perseverance, and integrity.  These Nine Core Values lead kids to learn about golf and develop character through fun games.  Activities resemble familiar sports like baseball, football, bowling, and tennis. Start right here to have fun and learn the values that extend far beyond the gold course.  Please dress for an active experience.
Astronaut and Lander on Moon, Earth in Background
Meeting Room B
Main Library
Thursday, July 11 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Ages 5 - 11: Design and create your own lunar explorer to send to the moon. Using an engineering design process and test the design to see if it can make a safe landing. Pair this with the rocket you'll create in next week's Soaring through Space for an additional engineering challenge.  This program is presented by the Terre Haute Children's Museum.
Sewing Machine Foot with Blue Cloth
Haute Create
Main Library
Saturday, August 3 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Use our sewing machines and give your clean clothes a new life by repairing and restyling them. Send your kids back to school in style by re-imagining their clothes. A CricutT and Easy PressT 2 will also be available to use.
Open Book with Stars and Swirls
Meeting Rooms A, B, C, & D
Main Library
Monday, July 8 10:00 am to 12:30 pm
This is not your average read aloud. This is an interactive, fast-paced experience where four different storytellers will harness the power of oral storytelling. Celestine Bloomfield, David Matlack, Stephanie Holman and Kim McMurray will showcase the diversity of this art form with cut and tell stories, folktales, African tales and more. Each storyteller will take the stage for 30 minutes. Stay for just one story or the whole event. Kids can enjoy hands-on storytelling throughout the event. Refreshments will be served.
Rocket in Clouds Against Night Sky
West Branch Shelter
West Branch Library
Tuesday, July 9 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Ages 9-15: Make your own air-powered paper rocket and launcher. Discover how the design of your rocket's fins impact the flight trajectory. Learn about force, trajectory and other engineering concepts.
Haute Create
Main Library
Sunday, September 15 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Use our sewing machines and give your clean costumes a new life by repairing and restyling them. Send your kids trick-or-treating in style by re-imagining their Halloween costumes. A Cricut and Easy Press 2 will also be available to use. 
Poster: The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulone
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
Main Library
Tuesday, July 2 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Crossroad Repertory Theatre will present a live production of "The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane". With little more than a trunk of toys, a small troupe of actors will transport you from a cozy life of luxury to the bottom of the ocean and beyond. Based on Kate DiCamillo's magical novel for youth, the unlikely odyssey of a vain and self-obsessed china doll rabbit unfolds to illuminate the beautiful, redemptive, and often difficult realities of love.
Red Rose Under Cloche
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
Main Library
Monday, July 1 10:00 am to 11:30 am
'Stevens Puppets' brings this classic tale to life with vibrant, hand-painted scenery and hand-carved wooden marionettes. Young and old alike will marvel at the science and technology that bring this magical tale to life.

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