August 2016

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Terrarium Tuesdays

Terrarium Tuesdays

Illustration of Five Terrariums on Green Background
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Tuesday, August 2
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Perfect for budding gardeners and animal keepers, Mr. Taylor's Terrarium Tuesdays will teach youngsters ages 5-11 to plan, create, and tend small ecosystems. This three-meeting series will focus on environment planning, water/lighting requirements, as well as plant and animal species that thrive in these habitats. In this last session, a special guest will discuss carnivorous plants, highlighting their care and feeding in addition to bringing several specimens for a close-up look at these growing wonders. Children will finish this program with the knowledge and materials to make a terrarium at home.
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
Nature Tales
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Mother Goose on the Loose

Mother Goose on the Loose

Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, August 4
10:00 am to 10:30 am
Join us for an interactive storytime with books, songs, rhymes, musical instruments and more! Children ages 0-2 will be from 10-10:30. (Families with children of multiple ages may pick either storytime.)
10:00 am to 10:30 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Mother Goose on the Loose

Mother Goose on the Loose

Mother Goose on the Loose Logo
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, August 4
10:00 am to 10:30 am
Join us for an interactive storytime with books, songs, rhymes, musical instruments and more! Children ages 0-2 will be from 10-10:30. (Families with children of multiple ages may pick either storytime.)
10:00 am to 10:30 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Mother Goose on the Loose

Mother Goose on the Loose

Mother Goose on the Loose Logo
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, August 4
11:00 am to 11:30 am
Join us for an interactive storytime with books, songs, rhymes, musical instruments and more! Children ages 0-2 will be from 10-10:30. (Families with children of multiple ages may pick either storytime.)
11:00 am to 11:30 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
After School Funzone

After School Funzone

West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
Thursday, August 4
3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Children and teens come to relax afterschool with fun games, crafts, and activities. Please call (812)-235-2121 for additional information.
3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
 
 
 
Mother Goose on the Loose

Mother Goose on the Loose

Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Saturday, August 6
10:00 am to 10:30 am
Join us for an interactive storytime with books, songs, rhymes, musical instruments and more! Children ages 0-2 will be from 10-10:30. (Families with children of multiple ages may pick either storytime.)
10:00 am to 10:30 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Mother Goose on the Loose Ages 0-2 Saturday Morning

Mother Goose on the Loose Ages 0-2 Saturday Morning

Mother Goose on the Loose Logo
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Saturday, August 6
10:00 am to 10:30 am
Join us for an interactive storytime with books, songs, rhymes, musical instruments and more! Children ages 0-2 will be from 10-10:30. (Families with children of multiple ages may pick either storytime.)
10:00 am to 10:30 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Mother Goose on the Loose

Mother Goose on the Loose

Mother Goose on the Loose Logo
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Saturday, August 6
11:00 am to 11:30 am
Join us for an interactive storytime with books, songs, rhymes, musical instruments and more! Children ages 3-5 will be from 11-11:30. (Families with children of multiple ages may pick either storytime.)
11:00 am to 11:30 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
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Plug into Nature

Plug into Nature

Group of Children Outdoors
Community Locations
Hawthorn Park - Dogwood Shelter
Tuesday, August 9
5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Unplug your devices and plug into nature. Play in the park with the Vigo County Public Library and Vigo County Parks and Recreation Department! Activities include fort building, mud pies, nature hike and scavenger hunt.
5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Community Locations
Hawthorn Park - Dogwood Shelter
 
 
Nature Tales

Nature Tales

Children Reading in the Grass
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Wednesday, August 10
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Take a break from your busy day for a nature themed storytime. Create a fun, easy craft to take home.  Program presented by Amber from the Vigo County Parks and Recreation Department. Please call to register 812-462-3392 or by messaging  Amber.Slaughterbeck@VigoCounty.IN.Gov.
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
 
 
 
Dad's Day

Dad's Day

Father with Children in Park
Community Locations
Fowler Park - Shelter A
Saturday, August 13
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Spend some quality time with dad while looking for fossils in Fowler Park's wilderness area. The children will take home at least one fossil. Meet at Shelter A and wear comfortable walking shoes.
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Community Locations
Fowler Park - Shelter A
 
 
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Terrarium Tuesdays

Terrarium Tuesdays

Illustration of Five Terrariums on Green Background
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Tuesday, August 16
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Perfect for budding gardeners and animal keepers, Mr. Taylor's Terrarium Tuesdays will teach youngsters ages 5-11 to plan, create, and tend small ecosystems. This three-meeting series will focus on environment planning, water/lighting requirements, as well as plant and animal species that thrive in these habitats. In this last session, a special guest will discuss carnivorous plants, highlighting their care and feeding in addition to bringing several specimens for a close-up look at these growing wonders. Children will finish this program with the knowledge and materials to make a terrarium at home.
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
Block Party-Exploring, Playing and Learning with Blocks

Block Party-Exploring, Playing and Learning with Blocks

Toy Rabbit Driving Toy Dump Truck with Blocks
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, August 18
11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Purdue Extension is coming to the library and they are bringing blocks. Lots of blocks! Playing with blocks is not only fun it also provides unique opportunities for building positive relationships and increasing early learning and school readiness skills, especially in the areas of math, science, pre-reading, physical and social skills. 
11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
 
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Mother Goose on the Loose at West Ages 0-5
11:00 am to 11:30 am
West Branch
 
 
Mother Goose on the Loose at West Ages 0-5
11:00 am to 11:30 am
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
 
 
 
 
Dad's Day

Dad's Day

Saturday, August 27
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Spend some quality time with dad while looking for fossils in Fowler Park's wilderness area. The children will take home at least one fossil. Meet at Shelter A and wear comfortable walking shoes.
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
 
 
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Terrarium Tuesdays

Terrarium Tuesdays

Illustration of Five Terrariums on Green Background
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Tuesday, August 30
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Perfect for budding gardeners and animal keepers, Mr. Taylor's Terrarium Tuesdays will teach youngsters ages 5-11 to plan, create, and tend small ecosystems. This three-meeting series will focus on environment planning, water/lighting requirements, as well as plant and animal species that thrive in these habitats. In this last session, a special guest will discuss carnivorous plants, highlighting their care and feeding in addition to bringing several specimens for a close-up look at these growing wonders. Children will finish this program with the knowledge and materials to make a terrarium at home.
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room