Monday, June 1, 2015

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Sensory Storytime

Sensory Storytime

Illustration of Boy and Girl with Signs for Taste and Touch
Main Library
Meeting Rooms B & C
Monday, June 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.

6:00 pm to 6:45 pm
Meeting Rooms B & C
 
 
 
Nature Tales @ Your Library
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Meeting Room A
 
 
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, June 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, June 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
 
 
 
Superhero Storytime
6:00 pm to 6:45 pm
Meeting Room C
 
 
 
Get the Story - Local Heroes at the West Branch

Get the Story - Local Heroes at the West Branch

Cartoon Robot
West Branch
Friday, June 5 - 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Stacey Faith, Nutrition and Health Educator from Purdue Extension will discuss why eating healthy gives us the energy to be the best that we can be. Take part in a delicious smoothie-tasting demonstration and then it’s outside to meet our local First Robotics team 5188 and their heroic robot. This is a great chance to learn what robotics is all about.

1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
West Branch
 
 
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
 
 
 
Summer Fun on the Trail: Heroic Adventures

Summer Fun on the Trail: Heroic Adventures

Safari Hat and Compass
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
Monday, June 8 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Join us for an adventurous hour on the Born Learning Trail, if you dare! We will have toys and activities to enliven imaginations and encourage explorers to discover new worlds on the Trail.  

2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
 
 
 
Every Entrepreneur Has a Story

Every Entrepreneur Has a Story

West Branch
Tuesday, June 9 - 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm

Get ready for Lemonade Day 2015! This is a free workshop for youth interested in participating. Learn how to make a plan and budget, find an investor, choose a location and advertise. After attending this information session you will be prepared to help make a difference in your community.

4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
West Branch
 
 
 
Baby Bookworms

Baby Bookworms

Cover: Hands On by Hudson
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, June 10 - 10:00 am to 10:45 am

Come and join us for fun and engaging stories, songs, and activities that parents/caregivers and their babies will enjoy together. A 15 minute optional playtime will be offered afterwards.

10:00 am to 10:45 am
Meeting Room C
 
 
 
World of Adventure Storytime

World of Adventure Storytime

Cover: Wolf Spider by Archer
Main Library
Meeting Room A
Wednesday, June 10 - 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 A
 
 
 
Toddler Tales

Toddler Tales

Cover: All By Myself by Aliki
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, June 10 - 11:00 am to 11:45 am

Fun, interactive stories, songs, and activities for our 'littlest ones' 18 months - 36 months and their caregivers or parents.

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

VCPL Chess Club

Chess Pieces Moving Into Checkmate
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Thursday, June 11 - 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: Wolf Spider by Archer
Main Library
Friday, June 12 - 11:00 am to 11:45 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.

11:00 am to 11:45 am
West Branch
 
 
 
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Policemen Are Heroes!

Policemen Are Heroes!

Cartoon Policeman and Cruiser
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
Monday, June 15 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Come and meet real heroes from the Terre Haute Police Department!  Members from the Terre Haute Police Department will be demonstrating some of the activities they use at the Junior Police Academy.

2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
 
 
 
 
World of Adventure Storytime

World of Adventure Storytime

Cover: Dig Wait Listen by Sayre
Main Library
Meeting Room A
Wednesday, June 17 - 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 A
 
 
Baby Bookworms

Baby Bookworms

Cover: Mommy Hugs by Katz
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, June 17 - 10:00 am to 10:45 am

Come and join us for fun and engaging stories, songs, and activities that parents/caregivers and their babies will enjoy together. A 15 minute optional playtime will be offered afterwards.

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

Toddler Tales

Cover: Flip Flap Fly by Root
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, June 17 - 11:00 am to 11:45 am

Fun, interactive stories, songs, and activities for our 'littlest ones' 18 months - 36 months and their caregivers or parents.

11:00 am to 11:45 am
Meeting Room C
 
 
 
Soapy Science Heroes - Bubble Fest

Soapy Science Heroes - Bubble Fest

Little Girl Blowing Bubbles
West Branch
Wednesday, June 17 - 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm

It’s time for some serious mad science and a WHOLE lot of bubbles! Join in on this soapy science adventure and create bubbles in all different forms. If you like to experiment and play chemist, or if you just like to blow bubbles, then this is the day for you!

This event will be outdoors and kids may get wet, please wear weather appropriate clothing. Super bubble blowers of all ages welcome!

1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
West Branch
 
 
 
 
World of Adventure Storytime

World of Adventure Storytime

Cover: Dig Wait Listen by Sayre
Main Library
Friday, June 19 - 11:00 am to 11:45 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.

11:00 am to 11:45 am
West Branch
 
 
 
Indiana Bones
11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
 
 
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Create a Comic
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
 
 
 
Healthy Heroes

Healthy Heroes

Superhero Girl
West Branch
Tuesday, June 23 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Join Becky Klingele from MDwise and the West Branch of the Vigo County Public Library to tackle some heroic health topics this afternoon at the West Branch. All ages welcome!

2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
West Branch
 
 
 
World of Adventure Storytime

World of Adventure Storytime

Cover: The Three Little Pigs by Galdone
Main Library
Meeting Room A
Wednesday, June 24 - 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 A
 
 
Baby Bookworms

Baby Bookworms

Cover: Shhhhh! Everybody's Sleeping by Markes
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, June 24 - 10:00 am to 10:45 am

Come and join us for fun and engaging stories, songs, and activities that parents/caregivers and their babies will enjoy together. A 15 minute optional playtime will be offered afterwards.

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

Toddler Tales

Cover: Shhhhh! Everybody's Sleeping by Markes
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, June 24 - 11:00 am to 11:45 am

Fun, interactive stories, songs, and activities for our 'littlest ones' 18 months - 36 months and their caregivers or parents.

11:00 am to 11:45 am
Meeting Room C
 
 
 
Heroes in the Sky

Heroes in the Sky

Superhero in Space
Main Library, Community Locations
Community Locations
Allen Planetarium, South Vigo High School
Thursday, June 25 - 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

The Greek gods and goddesses were "super heroes" to the ancient Greeks, just like Superman, Batman, and others are to us today. Many of the planets were named after these gods and goddesses. Planetarium Director Holly Hudson will share stories about the planets and constellations in two shows at the Allen Planetarium at South Vigo High School. No registration or tickets are necessary for this family program!

3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Community Locations, Allen Planetarium, South Vigo High School
 
 
 
 
VCPL Chess Club

VCPL Chess Club

Chess Pieces Moving Into Checkmate
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Thursday, June 25 - 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
 
 
 
Heroes in the Sky

Heroes in the Sky

Superhero in Space
Community Locations, Main Library
Community Locations
Allen Planetarium, South Vigo High School
Thursday, June 25 - 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

The Greek gods and goddesses were "super heroes" to the ancient Greeks, just like Superman, Batman, and others are to us today. Many of the planets were named after these gods and goddesses. Planetarium Director Holly Hudson will share stories about the planets and constellations in two shows at the Allen Planetarium at South Vigo High School. No registration or tickets are necessary for the family program!

6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Community Locations, Allen Planetarium, South Vigo High School
 
 
World of Adventure Storytime

World of Adventure Storytime

Cover: The Three Little Pigs by Galdone
Main Library
Friday, June 26 - 11:00 am to 11:45 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.

11:00 am to 11:45 am
West Branch
 
 
 
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Summer Fun on the Trail: Nature’s Heroes

Summer Fun on the Trail: Nature’s Heroes

Safari Hat and Compass
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
Monday, June 29 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Join us for an adventurous hour on the Born Learning Trail, if you dare! Amber Slaughterbeck from the Vigo County Parks and Recreation Department will be visiting us to talk about nature’s heroes.

2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
 
 
 
Be A Financial Hero

Be A Financial Hero

West Branch
Tuesday, June 30 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Learn how to manage money now and in the future with Stacey Faith from Purdue Extension.

Elementary age students please join us for interactive activities while learning an understanding of financial literacy. Students will learn how to save by spending less than they earn and also gain an understanding of what borrowing means. Our financial heroes will leave with money concepts to use now and in the future.

2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
West Branch