October 2017

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Babies and Books

Babies and Books

Bear Reading to Younger Animals
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Monday, October 2 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 0-18 Months: You and your baby will bounce, laugh and engage in this lap-sit program from 10:00am to 10:30am.  There will be 30 minutes of free play offered form 10:30am-11:00am.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Toddler Tales

Toddler Tales

Book with Toys Floating Above It
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Tuesday, October 3 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 1-3: Bring your toddler to the Library for interactive stories, songs, dancing and activities from 10:00am to 10:30am.  There will be 30 minutes of free play offered from 10:30am to 11:00am.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
Creative Builders - Bricks4Kidz

Creative Builders - Bricks4Kidz

Blueprint of Gears
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Tuesday, October 3 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Learn, build and play with Christy Vesci, Director of Bricks4Kids.  You will explore hands-on engineering fundamentals as you build motorized models using LEGO Bricks.
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Adult Reading Book to Two Girls
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, October 4 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 3-5: Bring your preschooler to the Library for interactive stories, songs, dancing, crafts and play from 10:00am to 10:30am.  There will be 30 minutes of free play offered from 10:30am to 11:00am.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Self Defense for Youth

Self Defense for Youth

Kung Fu Student and Instructor
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Wednesday, October 4 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Ages 8 & Up: No one wants to have to defend themself from an attacker.  But, if the situation arises, quality training is key.  Teacher Jason Yost of Yost Wing Chun Kung-fu Academy will teach an introductory, four session self-defense course focused on learning how to be aware of your surroundings, how to develop and use energy efficiently and effectively and how to develop the confidence to defend yourself from anything seeking to do you harm.  Please wear comfortable clothing and any protective gear you may have.  Classes continue into October.  Please plan to attend all four sessions.
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
Mother Goose on the Loose Ages 0-5 Thursday Morning

Mother Goose on the Loose Ages 0-5 Thursday Morning

Mother Goose with Two Gooslings
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, October 5 10:00 am to 10:30 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.
10:00 am to 10:30 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Ready to Read Storytime

Ready to Read Storytime

Three Children Reading
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Friday, October 6 10:30 am to 11:30 am
Ages 0-5: Enjoy 30 minutes of interactive storytime from 10:00am to 10:30am.  There will be 30 minutes of free play offered from 10:30am to 11:00am.
10:30 am to 11:30 am
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
Mother Goose on the Loose Ages 0-5 Saturday Morning

Mother Goose on the Loose Ages 0-5 Saturday Morning

Mother Goose with Two Gooslings
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Saturday, October 7 10:00 am to 10:30 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.
10:00 am to 10:30 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
 
Wabash Valley Coder Dojo
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
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Babies and Books

Babies and Books

Bear Reading to Younger Animals
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Monday, October 9 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 0-18 Months: You and your baby will bounce, laugh and engage in this lap-sit program from 10:00am to 10:30am.  There will be 30 minutes of free play offered form 10:30am-11:00am.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Toddler Tales

Toddler Tales

Book with Toys Floating Above It
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Tuesday, October 10 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 1-3: Bring your toddler to the Library for interactive stories, songs, dancing and activities from 10:00am to 10:30am.  There will be 30 minutes of free play offered from 10:30am to 11:00am.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
Becoming Frankenstein's Monster and Other Face Painting with Fundazzlers
4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
 
 
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Adult Reading Book to Two Girls
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, October 11 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 3-5: Bring your preschooler to the Library for interactive stories, songs, dancing, crafts and play from 10:00am to 10:30am.  There will be 30 minutes of free play offered from 10:30am to 11:00am.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Self Defense for Youth

Self Defense for Youth

Kung Fu Student and Instructor
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Wednesday, October 11 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Ages 8 & Up: No one wants to have to defend themself from an attacker.  But, if the situation arises, quality training is key.  Teacher Jason Yost of Yost Wing Chun Kung-fu Academy will teach an introductory, four session self-defense course focused on learning how to be aware of your surroundings, how to develop and use energy efficiently and effectively and how to develop the confidence to defend yourself from anything seeking to do you harm.  Please wear comfortable clothing and any protective gear you may have.  Classes continue into October.  Please plan to attend all four sessions.
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
 
Ready to Read Storytime

Ready to Read Storytime

Three Children Reading
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Friday, October 13 10:30 am to 11:30 am
Ages 0-5: Enjoy 30 minutes of interactive storytime from 10:00am to 10:30am.  There will be 30 minutes of free play offered from 10:30am to 11:00am.
10:30 am to 11:30 am
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
Putt-Putt Golf Classic

Putt-Putt Golf Classic

Golf Ball in Hole
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
Friday, October 13 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
All ages: Looking for some playful competition?  Spend the afternoon enjoying music and mini-golf with our amazing indoor 9-hole mini-golf course, designed by West Terre Haute High School students.
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
 
 
 
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Babies and Books

Babies and Books

Bear Reading to Younger Animals
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Monday, October 16 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 0-18 Months: You and your baby will bounce, laugh and engage in this lap-sit program from 10:00am to 10:30am.  There will be 30 minutes of free play offered form 10:30am-11:00am.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Toddler Tales

Toddler Tales

Book with Toys Floating Above It
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Tuesday, October 17 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 1-3: Bring your toddler to the Library for interactive stories, songs, dancing and activities from 10:00am to 10:30am.  There will be 30 minutes of free play offered from 10:30am to 11:00am.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Creative Builders - Express Yourself

Creative Builders - Express Yourself

Blueprint of Gears
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Tuesday, October 17 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Ages 8-15: Use your own creative building skills with Art Cart materials and your imagination.  Then listen to the expressive storytelling of Jamie Young.
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Adult Reading Book to Two Girls
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, October 18 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 3-5: Bring your preschooler to the Library for interactive stories, songs, dancing, crafts and play from 10:00am to 10:30am.  There will be 30 minutes of free play offered from 10:30am to 11:00am.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
West Vigo Guitar Club

West Vigo Guitar Club

Colorful Acoustic Guitar
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Wednesday, October 18 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Ages 8-14:  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 in October and November.  No music experience is required, but space is limited.
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
 
Bricks 4 Kidz - Build With Me

Bricks 4 Kidz - Build With Me

Toy Train Made of Building Blocks
West Branch
Friday, October 20 10:30 am to 11:30 am
Ags 2-5: Build with LEGO Duplo during this Mommy & Me/Daddy & Me class with Bricks4Kidz.  Introduce your child to stories and creative play while enjoying positive social interaction. 
10:30 am to 11:30 am
West Branch
 
 
 
 
Community Gaming Initiative

Community Gaming Initiative

Colorful Gaming Dice
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
Saturday, October 21 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Calling all gamers.  Interested in tabletop, role playing or card gaming?  Explore new games, play old favorites and challenge new people.
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
 
 
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Babies and Books

Babies and Books

Bear Reading to Younger Animals
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Monday, October 23 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 0-18 Months: You and your baby will bounce, laugh and engage in this lap-sit program from 10:00am to 10:30am.  There will be 30 minutes of free play offered form 10:30am-11:00am.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Toddler Tales

Toddler Tales

Book with Toys Floating Above It
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Tuesday, October 24 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 1-3: Bring your toddler to the Library for interactive stories, songs, dancing and activities from 10:00am to 10:30am.  There will be 30 minutes of free play offered from 10:30am to 11:00am.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Mother Goose on the Loose at West Ages 0-5

Mother Goose on the Loose at West Ages 0-5

West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Tuesday, October 24 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
 
 
Mother Goose on the Loose at West Ages 0-5
11:00 am to 11:30 am
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
 
 
Halloween Costume Swap

Halloween Costume Swap

Kids in Halloween Costumes
West Branch
Tuesday, 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
 
 
Creative Builders - Design a Light-Up Card

Creative Builders - Design a Light-Up Card

Blueprint of Gears
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Tuesday, October 24 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Ages 8-15: Make your card shine with copper tape, LED stickers and a coin cell battery.  Enjoy your creative results or share with a friend.
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Adult Reading Book to Two Girls
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, October 25 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 3-5: Bring your preschooler to the Library for interactive stories, songs, dancing, crafts and play from 10:00am to 10:30am.  There will be 30 minutes of free play offered from 10:30am to 11:00am.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
 
Halloween Costume Swap

Halloween Costume Swap

Kids in Halloween Costumes
West Branch
Wednesday, 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
 
 
West Vigo Guitar Club

West Vigo Guitar Club

Colorful Acoustic Guitar
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Wednesday, October 25 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Ages 8-14:  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 in October and November.  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

Kids in Halloween Costumes
West Branch
Thursday, 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
 
 
Ready to Read Storytime

Ready to Read Storytime

Three Children Reading
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Friday, October 27 10:30 am to 11:30 am
Ages 0-5: Enjoy 30 minutes of interactive storytime from 10:00am to 10:30am.  There will be 30 minutes of free play offered from 10:30am to 11:00am.
10:30 am to 11:30 am
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
 
 
Halloween Costume Swap

Halloween Costume Swap

Kids in Halloween Costumes
West Branch
Friday, October 27 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 Book Giveaway

Halloween Book Giveaway

Jack O Lantern with Candy
Main Library
VCPL Lobby
Friday, October 27 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
All ages: You're in for a treat this Halloween at the Vigo County Public Library.  Stop by the Main Branch in costume for a free book, games, activities and a walk through the spooky Born Learning Trail.  Books will be available while supplies last.
5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Main Library
VCPL Lobby
 
 
 
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 Butterfly
West Branch
Sunday, October 29 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
All ages: Fill your trick or treat bag at the Westside Hometown Holidays Trunk or Treat.  Enjoy activities in a safe environment after the Westside Hometown Holiday parade - and don't forget to stop by the Vigo County Public Library's trunk for a free book.  Books will be available while supplies last. 
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
West Branch
 
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Babies and Books

Babies and Books

Bear Reading to Younger Animals
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Monday, October 30 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 0-18 Months: You and your baby will bounce, laugh and engage in this lap-sit program from 10:00am to 10:30am.  There will be 30 minutes of free play offered form 10:30am-11:00am.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Toddler Tales

Toddler Tales

Book with Toys Floating Above It
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Tuesday, October 31 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 1-3: Bring your toddler to the Library for interactive stories, songs, dancing and activities from 10:00am to 10:30am.  There will be 30 minutes of free play offered from 10:30am to 11:00am.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room