October 2018

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West Vigo Guitar Club

West Vigo Guitar Club

Acoustic Guitar
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Wednesday, October 3 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Learn to play the guitar and better understand basic music concepts like melody, rhythm and chords with the West Vigo Guitar Club.  The club will meet as a group for free instruction from October through December.  No music experience is required, but space is limited.
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
Bingo Bunch

Bingo Bunch

Senior Woman with Pen and Bingo Ball
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
Thursday, October 4 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm
Enjoy refreshments as you play traditional and non-traditional Bingo.  Prizes will be offered to the first to call out, "Bingo!"  All levels of experience welcome.  Bingo cards and number markers will be provided.
12:30 pm to 2:00 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
 
 
Ready to Read Storytime

Ready to Read Storytime

Children Reading on Stack of Books
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Friday, October 5 10:30 am to 11:30 am
Ages 0-5: Sing along to music, move your bodies with egg shakers and scarves, hear stories and participate in crafts or playtime. Parents and caregivers are invited to participate with their children during this storytime.
10:30 am to 11:30 am
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
 
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West Vigo Guitar Club

West Vigo Guitar Club

Acoustic Guitar
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Wednesday, October 10 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Learn to play the guitar and better understand basic music concepts like melody, rhythm and chords with the West Vigo Guitar Club.  The club will meet as a group for free instruction from October through December.  No music experience is required, but space is limited.
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
Bingo Bunch

Bingo Bunch

Senior Woman with Pen and Bingo Ball
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
Thursday, October 11 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm
Enjoy refreshments as you play traditional and non-traditional Bingo.  Prizes will be offered to the first to call out, "Bingo!"  All levels of experience welcome.  Bingo cards and number markers will be provided.
12:30 pm to 2:00 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
 
 
Ready to Read Storytime

Ready to Read Storytime

Children Reading on Stack of Books
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Friday, October 12 10:30 am to 11:30 am
Ages 0-5: Sing along to music, move your bodies with egg shakers and scarves, hear stories and participate in crafts or playtime. Parents and caregivers are invited to participate with their children during this storytime.
10:30 am to 11:30 am
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
 
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Watch This! West Frankenweenie Movie Event
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
 
 
 
West Vigo Guitar Club

West Vigo Guitar Club

Acoustic Guitar
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Wednesday, October 17 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Learn to play the guitar and better understand basic music concepts like melody, rhythm and chords with the West Vigo Guitar Club.  The club will meet as a group for free instruction from October through December.  No music experience is required, but space is limited.
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
Traveling Tech Station

Traveling Tech Station

Electronic Devices on Wait Tray
West Branch
Thursday, October 18 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Drop by with your tablet to learn how to borrow ebooks, movies, music and more or to get answers to other basic tech questions.  Staff cannot do repairs.
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
West Branch
 
 
Bingo Bunch

Bingo Bunch

Senior Woman with Pen and Bingo Ball
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
Thursday, October 18 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm
Enjoy refreshments as you play traditional and non-traditional Bingo.  Prizes will be offered to the first to call out, "Bingo!"  All levels of experience welcome.  Bingo cards and number markers will be provided.
12:30 pm to 2:00 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
 
 
Book Chat

Book Chat

Cover: The Monster's Wife by Horsley
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room A
Thursday, October 18 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Frankenstein and his Monster are characters often visited and revisited in literature. What of the poor soul made to be the Monster's bride? Kate Horsley's The Monster's Wife is told through the perspective of the doctor's housemaid and explores what happened on the Orkney Islands after Victor Frankenstein arrived to conduct his dark experiments - and how he came to choose the Bride. 
2:30 pm to 3:30 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room A
 
 
Ready to Read Storytime

Ready to Read Storytime

Children Reading on Stack of Books
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Friday, October 19 10:30 am to 11:30 am
Ages 0-5: Sing along to music, move your bodies with egg shakers and scarves, hear stories and participate in crafts or playtime. Parents and caregivers are invited to participate with their children during this storytime.
10:30 am to 11:30 am
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
Once Upon a Mystery

Once Upon a Mystery

Spooky Hilltop Castle with Full Moon
West Branch
Friday, October 19 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Some of your favorite fairy tale characters have gathered for a great celebration, but one of them may be hiding a dark secret.  Enjoy food and drinks while working to solve a mystery.  Costumes are allowed but not required.  Pick-up begins promptly at 8:30.
6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
West Branch
 
 
 
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Using a Flash Drive

Using a Flash Drive

USB Flash Drive
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Monday, October 22 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
In this class for beginners, you will learn how to save, organize and delete documents and pictures on your flash drive.  Please bring a flash drive with you. 
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
Mother Goose on the Loose

Mother Goose on the Loose

Goose with Two Goslings
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Tuesday, October 23 11:00 am to 11:30 am
Ages 0-5: Join Mother Goose for an interactive storytime with books, songs, rhymes and musical instruments.  You and your child will play together and develop early literacy skills.
11:00 am to 11:30 am
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
 
 
Halloween Costume Swap

Halloween Costume Swap

Children in Halloween Costumes
West Branch
Tuesday, October 23 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm
All ages: Save money, reduce waste and be creative with random accessories or gently used outfits this Halloween.  Visit the West Branch to leave what you can and take what you need to create your perfect costume.  Costumes for all ages will be accepted and available to take at no charge.  Items will be first come first serve.
12:00 pm to 6:00 pm
West Branch
 
 
 
 
Halloween Costume Swap

Halloween Costume Swap

Children in Halloween Costumes
West Branch
Wednesday, October 24 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm
All ages: Save money, reduce waste and be creative with random accessories or gently used outfits this Halloween.  Visit the West Branch to leave what you can and take what you need to create your perfect costume.  Costumes for all ages will be accepted and available to take at no charge.  Items will be first come first serve.
12:00 pm to 6:00 pm
West Branch
 
 
West Vigo Guitar Club

West Vigo Guitar Club

Acoustic Guitar
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Wednesday, October 24 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Learn to play the guitar and better understand basic music concepts like melody, rhythm and chords with the West Vigo Guitar Club.  The club will meet as a group for free instruction from October through December.  No music experience is required, but space is limited.
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
 
 
Halloween Costume Swap

Halloween Costume Swap

Children in Halloween Costumes
West Branch
Thursday, October 25 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm
All ages: Save money, reduce waste and be creative with random accessories or gently used outfits this Halloween.  Visit the West Branch to leave what you can and take what you need to create your perfect costume.  Costumes for all ages will be accepted and available to take at no charge.  Items will be first come first serve.
12:00 pm to 6:00 pm
West Branch
 
 
Ready to Read Costume Party Storytime

Ready to Read Costume Party Storytime

Group of Children in Halloween Costumes
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Friday, October 26 10:30 am to 11:30 am
Ages 0-5: Come dressed up for Halloween! Sing along to music, move your bodies with egg shakers and scarves, hear spooky (and not so spooky) stories and create a tasty craft. Each child will receive a special Halloween treat. Parents and caregivers are invited to participate with their children during this special storytime.
10:30 am to 11:30 am
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
 
 
Halloween Costume Swap

Halloween Costume Swap

Children in Halloween Costumes
West Branch
Friday, October 26 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm
All ages: Save money, reduce waste and be creative with random accessories or gently used outfits this Halloween.  Visit the West Branch to leave what you can and take what you need to create your perfect costume.  Costumes for all ages will be accepted and available to take at no charge.  Items will be first come first serve.
12:00 pm to 6:00 pm
West Branch
 
 
 
 
 
West Branch Halloween Book Giveaway at the Westside Hometown Holiday Trunk or Treat

West Branch Halloween Book Giveaway at the Westside Hometown Holiday Trunk or Treat

Little Girl Dressed As A Cat
West Branch
West Branch Shelter
Sunday, October 28 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Fill your trick or treat bag at the Westside Hometown Holiday Trunk or Treat event.  The Westside Hometown Holiday parade starts at 3:00PM at IGA and ends at the VCPL, West Branch at 4:30PM where you can take part in the costume contest and collect a variety of treats in a safe environment.  Stop by the library trunk for a free book, while supplies last.
4:30 pm to 6:30 pm
West Branch
West Branch Shelter
 
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Halloween Costume Swap

Halloween Costume Swap

Children in Halloween Costumes
West Branch
Monday, October 29 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm
All ages: Save money, reduce waste and be creative with random accessories or gently used outfits this Halloween.  Visit the West Branch to leave what you can and take what you need to create your perfect costume.  Costumes for all ages will be accepted and available to take at no charge.  Items will be first come first serve.
12:00 pm to 6:00 pm
West Branch
 
 
 
 
Halloween Costume Swap

Halloween Costume Swap

Children in Halloween Costumes
West Branch
Tuesday, October 30 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm
All ages: Save money, reduce waste and be creative with random accessories or gently used outfits this Halloween.  Visit the West Branch to leave what you can and take what you need to create your perfect costume.  Costumes for all ages will be accepted and available to take at no charge.  Items will be first come first serve.
12:00 pm to 6:00 pm
West Branch
 
 
West Vigo Guitar Club

West Vigo Guitar Club

Acoustic Guitar
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Wednesday, October 31 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Learn to play the guitar and better understand basic music concepts like melody, rhythm and chords with the West Vigo Guitar Club.  The club will meet as a group for free instruction from October through December.  No music experience is required, but space is limited.
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B