Thursday, January 1, 2015

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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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Lego at your Library

Lego at your Library

Pile of Brightly Colored Legos
Main Library
Meeting Room A
Monday, January 5 - 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 Children with Symbols for Taste and Touch
Main Library
Meeting Rooms B & C
Monday, January 5 - 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

Pile of Brightly Colored Legos
West Branch
Tuesday, January 6 - 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
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Meeting Room A
 
 
 
 
VCPL Chess Club

VCPL Chess Club

Chess Pieces Moving Into Checkmate
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Thursday, January 8 - 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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New! Mother Goose on the Loose at West ages 0 - 5!
11:00 am to 11:30 am
West Branch
 
 
A World of Adventure Storytime

A World of Adventure Storytime

Cover: Snowmen at Night by Bueher
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Tuesday, January 13 - 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 C
 
 
Toddler Tales

Toddler Tales

Cover: No, David! by David Shannon
Main Library
Meeting Room A
Tuesday, January 13 - 11:00 am to 11:45 am

Parents/caregivers and their toddlers can come and join us for fun, engaging stories, songs, and crafts. A 15 minute optional playtime will also be offered at the end of storytime. Walkers up to 36 months are welcome.

11:00 am to 11:45 am
Meeting Room A
 
 
World of Adventure Storytime

World of Adventure Storytime

Cover: Snowmen at Night by Bueher
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, January 14 - 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 C
 
 
Baby Bookworms

Baby Bookworms

Cover: No, David! by David Shannon
Main Library
Meeting Room B
Wednesday, January 14 - 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. Ages 0-17 months are welcome.

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

Toddler Tales

Cover: No, David! by David Shannon
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, January 14 - 11:00 am to 11:30 am

Parents/caregivers and their toddlers can come and join us for fun, engaging stories, songs, and crafts. A 15 minute optional playtime will also be offered at the end of storytime. Walkers up to 36 months are welcome.

11:00 am to 11:30 am
Meeting Room C
 
 
Nature Tales @ the West Branch

Nature Tales @ the West Branch

Illustration of Girl with Easel and Paint Brush in Front of Tree on Open Book
West Branch
Wednesday, January 14 - 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
 
 
Family Fun Night!

Family Fun Night!

Silhouette Family Floating in a Basket Carried by Many Colored Balloons
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, January 14 - 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Families of kids in grades K-5 will have the opportunity to learn about the "Pillowcase Project," an American Red Cross program sponsored by Disney. It originated in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina, when children carried their belongings in pillowcases to shelters. Erin Luken from the local Red Cross will be here to teach families about personal and family preparedness, local hazards, and basic coping skills. Children will decorate a pillowcase that they can use to build a personal emergency supplies kit if they wish. Free books while supplies last. No registration required. Call Youth Services for information at 232-1115.

6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Meeting Room C
 
 
 
Music Makers

Music Makers

Illustration of Boy Dancing with Music Stanza, Notes, and Treble Cleft in Background
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Friday, January 16 - 10:00 am to 10:30 am

Liitle ones ages 2-6 can join us for movement and music stories, activities, and songs.

10:00 am to 10:30 am
Meeting Room C
 
 
A World of Adventure Storytime

A World of Adventure Storytime

Cover: Snowmen at Night by Bueher
West Branch
Friday, January 16 - 11:00 am to 11:45 am

Join us for stories, songs, finger-plays and crafts! Created for young people 0-5 years with their caregivers and parents.

11:00 am to 11:45 am
West Branch
 
 
 
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Lego at your Library

Lego at your Library

Pile of Brightly Colored Legos
Main Library
Meeting Room D
Monday, January 19 - 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
 
 
A World of Adventure Storytime

A World of Adventure Storytime

Cover: Over in the Ocean by Berkes
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Tuesday, January 20 - 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 C
 
 
Toddler Tales

Toddler Tales

Cover: Baby Bear Sees Blue by Ashley Wolf
Main Library
Meeting Room A
Tuesday, January 20 - 11:00 am to 11:45 am

Parents/caregivers and their toddlers can come and join us for fun, engaging stories, songs, and crafts. A 15 minute optional playtime will also be offered at the end of storytime. Walkers up to 36 months are welcome.

11:00 am to 11:45 am
Meeting Room A
 
 
Lego at the West Branch

Lego at the West Branch

Pile of Brightly Colored Legos
West Branch
Tuesday, January 20 - 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
 
 
Baby Bookworms

Baby Bookworms

Cover: Baby Bear Baby Bear What Do You See? by Bill Martin
Main Library
Meeting Room B
Wednesday, January 21 - 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. Ages 0-17 months are welcome.

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

World of Adventure Storytime

Cover: Over in the Ocean by Berkes
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, January 21 - 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 C
 
 
Toddler Tales

Toddler Tales

Cover: Baby Bear Sees Blue by Ashley Wolf
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, January 21 - 11:00 am to 11:30 am

Parents/caregivers and their toddlers can come and join us for fun, engaging stories, songs, and crafts. A 15 minute optional playtime will also be offered at the end of storytime. Walkers up to 36 months are welcome.

11:00 am to 11:30 am
Meeting Room C
 
 
 
 
VCPL Chess Club

VCPL Chess Club

Chess Pieces Moving Into Checkmate
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Thursday, January 22 - 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
 
 
Music Makers

Music Makers

Illustration of Boy Dancing with Music Stanza, Notes, and Treble Cleft in Background
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Friday, January 23 - 10:00 am to 10:30 am

Liitle ones ages 2-6 can join us for movement and music stories, activities and songs.

10:00 am to 10:30 am
Meeting Room C
 
 
A World of Adventure Storytime

A World of Adventure Storytime

Cover: Over in the Ocean by Berkes
West Branch
Friday, January 23 - 11:00 am to 11:45 am

Join us for stories, songs, finger-plays and crafts! Created for young people 0-5 years with their caregivers and parents.

11:00 am to 11:45 am
West Branch
 
 
 
Frozen Family Fun

Frozen Family Fun

Cheerful Snowman
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A & C
Saturday, January 24 - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Intimidated by S.T.E.A.M. let it go! S.T.E.A.M. stands for science, technology, engineering, art and math, but here at the library it's also tons of fun. Come enjoy Frozen-inspired activities for children ages 2-8. This is a fun activity for the whole family.

10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Meeting Rooms A & C
 
 
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A World of Adventure Storytime

A World of Adventure Storytime

Cover: All the Water in the World by George Ella Lyon
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Tuesday, January 27 - 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 C
 
 
Toddler Tales

Toddler Tales

Cover: The Ten in the Den by John Butler
Main Library
Meeting Room A
Tuesday, January 27 - 11:00 am to 11:45 am

Parents/caregivers and their toddlers can come and join us for fun, engaging stories, songs, and crafts. A 15 minute optional playtime will also be offered at the end of storytime. Walkers up to 36 months are welcome.

11:00 am to 11:45 am
Meeting Room A
 
 
World of Adventure Storytime

World of Adventure Storytime

Cover: All the Water in the World by George Ella Lyon
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, January 28 - 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 C
 
 
Baby Bookworms

Baby Bookworms

Cover: The Ten in the Den by John Butler
Main Library
Meeting Room B
Wednesday, January 28 - 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. Ages 0-17 months are welcome.

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

Toddler Tales

Cover: The Ten in the Den by John Butler
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, January 28 - 11:00 am to 11:30 am

Parents/caregivers and their toddlers can come and join us for fun, engaging stories, songs, and crafts. A 15 minute optional playtime will also be offered at the end of storytime. Walkers up to 36 months are welcome.

11:00 am to 11:30 am
Meeting Room C
 
 
 
Music Makers

Music Makers

Illustration of Boy Dancing with Music Stanza, Notes, and Treble Cleft in Background
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Friday, January 30 - 10:00 am to 10:30 am

Liitle ones ages 2-6 can join us for movement and music stories, activities and songs.

10:00 am to 10:30 am
Meeting Room C
 
 
A World of Adventure Storytime

A World of Adventure Storytime

Cover: All the Water in the World by George Ella Lyon
West Branch
Friday, January 30 - 11:00 am to 11:45 am

Join us for stories, songs, finger-plays and crafts! Created for young people 0-5 years with their caregivers and parents.

11:00 am to 11:45 am
West Branch