Monday, September 1, 2014

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Nature Tales @ Your Library

Nature Tales @ Your Library

Illustration of Girl with Easel and Paint Brush in Front of Tree on Open Book
Main Library
Meeting Room D
Wednesday, September 3 - 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Join Amber from the Vigo County Parks and Recreation Department for a nature themed storytime!

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, September 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, September 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
 
 
Family Literacy Event

Family Literacy Event

Illustration of Family Reading a Book
Main Library
Meeting Room A
Thursday, September 4 - 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Families of kids in grades K-5 are invited to learn some fun ways to help with reading and writing! Space is limited. Free books while supplies last. Please register your family online or call Youth Services at 232-1115.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Vigo County Public Library.

6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Meeting Room A
 
 
 
Minecraft Guild

Minecraft Guild

Minecraft Creeper
Main Library
Computer Lab 2
Friday, September 5 - 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
 
 
 
First Friday Celebration of International Peace Day!

First Friday Celebration of International Peace Day!

Girl Drawing Flag in Chalk on Sidewalk
Main Library
Library Lawn
Friday, September 5 - 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Join in the celebration! Children will re-create the flags of the world with sidewalk chalk around the library while adults will explore the world of 'chalk art' with local artist Don Turner. Don't miss your chance to get a free art lesson from a master educator. Call Community Connections at 812-232-1116 for more information.

5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Library Lawn
 
 
 
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A World of Adventure Storytime

A World of Adventure Storytime

Cover: The Busy Little Squirrel (Tafuri)
West Branch
Monday, September 8 - 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
 
 
Lego at your Library

Lego at your Library

Little Boy Holding Lego Block
Main Library
Meeting Room A
Monday, September 8 - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Build your heart out! Drop in any time between 4 and 6 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.

4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Meeting Room A
 
 
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Cover: The Busy Little Squirrel (Tafuri)
Main Library
Meeting Room D
Tuesday, September 9 - 10:00 am to 10:45 am

Join us for stories, songs, finger-plays and crafts! Created for young people 3-8 years with their caregivers and parents. Registration required, call 232-1115.

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

Toddler Tales

Cover: From Head to Toe (Carle)
Main Library
Meeting Room D
Tuesday, September 9 - 11:00 am to 11:45 am

Come explore at storytime as we hear a story, sing and do fingerplays together. There will be an optional 15 minute play time immediately following the 30 minute storytime. This event is designed for children age 18-36 months and their caregivers.

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

Lego at the West Branch

Little Boy Holding Lego Block
West Branch
Tuesday, September 9 - 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
 
 
A World of Adventure Storytime

A World of Adventure Storytime

Cover: The Busy Little Squirrel (Tafuri)
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, September 10 - 10:00 am to 10:45 am

Join us for stories, songs, finger-plays and crafts! Created for young people 3-8 years with their caregivers and parents. Registration required, call 232-1115.

10:00 am to 10:45 am
Meeting Room C
 
 
Baby Bookworms

Baby Bookworms

Cover: Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes (Fox)
Main Library
Meeting Room B
Wednesday, September 10 - 10:00 am to 10:45 am

Come explore at storytime as we hear a story, sing and do fingerplays together. There will be an optional 15 minute play time immediately following the 30 minute storytime. This event is designed for children age 0-17 months and their caregivers.

10:00 am to 10:45 am
Meeting Room B
 
 
Toddler Tales ages 18 - 36 months

Toddler Tales ages 18 - 36 months

Cover: From Head to Toe (Carle)
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, September 10 - 11:00 am to 11:45 am

Come explore at storytime as we hear a story, sing and do fingerplays together. There will be an optional 15 minute play time immediately following the 30 minute storytime. This event is designed for children age 18-36 months and their caregivers.

11:00 am to 11:45 am
Meeting Room C
 
 
Tech for Tykes
10:00 am to 10:30 am
Computer Lab 2
 
 
 
 
VCPL Chess Club

VCPL Chess Club

Chess Pieces Moving Into Checkmate
Main Library
Meeting Room A
Thursday, September 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 A
 
 
Music Makers

Music Makers

Illustration of Boy Dancing with Music Stanza, Notes, and Treble Cleft in Background
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Friday, September 12 - 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
 
 
 
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A World of Adventure Storytime

A World of Adventure Storytime

Cover: Ugly Fish (Magoon)
West Branch
Monday, September 15 - 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
 
 
A World of Adventure Storytime

A World of Adventure Storytime

Cover: Ugly Fish (Magoon)
Main Library
Meeting Room D
Tuesday, September 16 - 10:00 am to 10:45 am

Join us for stories, songs, finger-plays and crafts! Created for young people 3-8 years with their caregivers and parents. Registration required, call 232-1115.

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

Toddler Tales

Cover: Big Red Tub (Jarman)
Main Library
Meeting Room A
Tuesday, September 16 - 11:00 am to 11:45 am

Come explore at storytime as we hear a story, sing and do fingerplays together. There will be an optional 15 minute play time immediately following the 30 minute storytime. This event is designed for children age 18-36 months and their caregivers.

11:00 am to 11:45 am
Meeting Room A
 
 
Baby Bookworms

Baby Bookworms

Cover: In My Nest (Gillinham)
Main Library
Meeting Room B
Wednesday, September 17 - 10:00 am to 10:45 am

Come explore at storytime as we hear a story, sing and do fingerplays together. There will be an optional 15 minute play time immediately following the 30 minute storytime. This event is designed for children age 0-17 months and their caregivers.

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

A World of Adventure Storytime

Cover: Ugly Fish (Magoon)
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, September 17 - 10:00 am to 10:45 am

Join us for stories, songs, finger-plays and crafts! Created for young people 3-8 years with their caregivers and parents. Registration required, call 232-1115.

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

Toddler Tales

Cover: Big Red Tub (Jarman)
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, September 17 - 11:00 am to 11:45 am

Come explore at storytime as we hear a story, sing and do fingerplays together. There will be an optional 15 minute play time immediately following the 30 minute storytime. This event is designed for children age 18-36 months and their caregivers.

11:00 am to 11:45 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, September 19 - 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
 
 
 
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A World of Adventure Storytime

A World of Adventure Storytime

Cover: Each Peach, Pear, Plub (Ahlberg)
West Branch
Monday, September 22 - 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
 
 
Lego at your Library

Lego at your Library

Little Boy Holding Lego Block
Main Library
Meeting Room D
Monday, September 22 - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Build your heart out! Drop in any time between 4 and 6 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.

4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Meeting Room D
 
 
A World of Adventure Storytime

A World of Adventure Storytime

Cover: Each Peach, Pear, Plub (Ahlberg)
Main Library
Meeting Room D
Tuesday, September 23 - 10:00 am to 10:45 am

Join us for stories, songs, finger-plays and crafts! Created for young people 3-8 years with their caregivers and parents. Registration required, call 232-1115.

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

Toddler Tales

Cover: Hickory Dickory Dock (Baker)
Main Library
Meeting Room D
Tuesday, September 23 - 11:00 am to 11:45 am

Come explore at storytime as we hear a story, sing and do fingerplays together. There will be an optional 15 minute play time immediately following the 30 minute storytime. This event is designed for children age 18-36 months and their caregivers.

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

Lego at the West Branch

Little Boy Holding Lego Block
West Branch
Tuesday, September 23 - 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
 
 
A World of Adventure Storytime

A World of Adventure Storytime

Cover: Each Peach, Pear, Plub (Ahlberg)
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, September 24 - 10:00 am to 10:45 am

Join us for stories, songs, finger-plays and crafts! Created for young people 3-8 years with their caregivers and parents. Registration required, call 232-1115.

10:00 am to 10:45 am
Meeting Room C
 
 
Baby Bookworms

Baby Bookworms

Cover: Itsy Bitsy Spider (Kubler)
Main Library
Meeting Room B
Wednesday, September 24 - 10:00 am to 10:45 am

Come explore at storytime as we hear a story, sing and do fingerplays together. There will be an optional 15 minute play time immediately following the 30 minute storytime. This event is designed for children age 0-17 months and their caregivers.

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

Toddler Tales

Cover: Hickory Dickory Dock (Baker)
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, September 24 - 11:00 am to 11:45 am

Come explore at storytime as we hear a story, sing and do fingerplays together. There will be an optional 15 minute play time immediately following the 30 minute storytime. This event is designed for children age 18-36 months and their caregivers.

11:00 am to 11:45 am
Meeting Room C
 
 
Nature Tales @ West Branch

Nature Tales @ West Branch

West Branch
Wednesday, September 24 - 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Join Amber from the Vigo County Parks and Recreation Department for a nature themed storytime 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, September 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
 
 
Music Makers

Music Makers

Illustration of Boy Dancing with Music Stanza, Notes, and Treble Cleft in Background
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Friday, September 26 - 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
 
 
 
 
FAMILY LEARNING DAY -TWENTIETH ANNIVERSARY!

FAMILY LEARNING DAY -TWENTIETH ANNIVERSARY!

Family Learning Day Logo
Main Library
Library Lawn
Saturday, September 27 - 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

Family Learning Day will celebrate its 20th year of connecting community organizations and families for a day of family based learning and fun! Join us this year for live stage performances, ISU's African Drum Team, free books, and lots of creative activities. Call Community Connections at 812-232-1116.

9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Library Lawn
 
 
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A World of Adventure Storytime

A World of Adventure Storytime

Cover: Miss Nelson Is Missing (Marshall)
West Branch
Monday, September 29 - 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
 
 
A World of Adventure Storytime

A World of Adventure Storytime

Cover: Miss Nelson Is Missing (Marshall)
Main Library
Meeting Room D
Tuesday, September 30 - 10:00 am to 10:45 am

Join us for stories, songs, finger-plays and crafts! Created for young people 3-8 years with their caregivers and parents. Registration required, call 232-1115.

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

Toddler Tales

Cover: Fall Leaves Fall! (Hall)
Main Library
Meeting Room A
Tuesday, September 30 - 11:00 am to 11:45 am

Come explore at storytime as we hear a story, sing and do fingerplays together. There will be an optional 15 minute play time immediately following the 30 minute storytime. This event is designed for children age 18-36 months and their caregivers.

11:00 am to 11:45 am
Meeting Room A