Friday, May 1, 2015

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Minecraft Guild

Minecraft Guild

Minecraft Creeper
Main Library
Computer Lab 2
Friday, May 1 - 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
 
 
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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Sensory Storytime

Sensory Storytime

Illustration of Boy and Girl with Signs for Taste and Touch
Main Library
Meeting Rooms B & C
Monday, May 4 - 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 D
 
 
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, May 7 - 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, May 7 - 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
 
 
 
Mommy & Me

Mommy & Me

Cover: Mother's Day by Rockwell
Main Library
Meeting Rooms B & C
Saturday, May 9 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Come celebrate Mother’s Day with your child at the library. Arrive prepared to enjoy games, stories, and art projects. Children ages 2-8 are welcome at this family program. No registration required.

10:00 am to 11:00 am
Meeting Rooms B & C
 
 
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New! Mother Goose on the Loose at West ages 0 - 5!
11:00 am to 11:30 am
West Branch
 
 
Lego at your Library

Lego at your Library

Pile of Brightly Colored Legos
Main Library
Meeting Room D
Monday, May 11 - 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 D
 
 
Block Party @ West Branch

Block Party @ West Branch

Pile of Brightly Colored Blocks
West Branch
Tuesday, May 12 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Come to our West Branch Block Party. Several different block stations for ages 8 months to 8 years will be set up by the Purdue Extension office for children and their parents/caregivers to enjoy as they develop math, science, social , physical, and language skills while playing with blocks.

4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
West Branch
 
 
Nature Tales @ West Branch

Nature Tales @ West Branch

Illustration of Girl with Easel and Paint Brush in Front of Tree on Open Book
West Branch
Wednesday, May 13 - 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Join Amber from the Vigo County Parks and Recreation Department for a nature themed storytime and craft 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, May 14 - 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
 
 
 
 
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Family Fun Night! Superhero Night

Family Fun Night! Superhero Night

Illustration of Family Floating in a Basket Carried by Balloons
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, May 20 - 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

For kids in grades K-5, their families and siblings. Enjoy Superhero stories to get in the mood for this year’s Summer Reading Program, “Every Hero has a Story.” We will brainstorm ideas about what kinds of superheroes would be cool and have a simple writing and drawing activity. Kids will have the opportunity to sign up for the Summer Reading Club and pick out a free book. No registration necessary; call Youth Services for information at 232-1115. P.S. Come dressed as a Superhero if you want!

6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Meeting Room C
 
 
 
 
 
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VCPL Chess Club

VCPL Chess Club

Chess Pieces Moving Into Checkmate
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Thursday, May 28 - 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
 
 
 
Blindfold Birding Class by the Vigo County Parks and Recreation Department

Blindfold Birding Class by the Vigo County Parks and Recreation Department

Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
Saturday, May 30 - 9:00 am to 10:00 am

Visual identification of birds requires a line of sight vantage point. When you learn how to "bird by ear" your experience widens to 360 degrees. Join Natural resource Programmer, Amber Slaughterbeck, to learn how to identify common birds by their songs. After we learn their songs, we'll venture outside to test our new skills-blindfolded! This program is suitable for individuals of all ages and abilities.

9:00 am to 10:00 am
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
 
 
 
Super Saturday Summer Reading Kickoff in West Terre Haute

Super Saturday Summer Reading Kickoff in West Terre Haute

The Lemon Brothers Band
West Branch
Saturday, May 30 - 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Join us for music and movies at the West Terre Haute Little League Ballpark. The Lemon Brothers Band will kick off the fun with an outdoor movie to follow. This is a free event for families in the community. Our summer reading 2015 theme is, “Every Hero Has a Story.” Adults and children can sign up for summer reading and get started towards our Vigo County Community Goal. Every minute you read counts towards reaching our goal and eligibility for fun prizes. Come and enjoy!! Questions call 812-235-2121.

7:00 pm to 10:00 pm
West Branch