Toddler Tales

Bath Time by Spinelli
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Friday, April 29
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Parents and caregivers, bring your toddler to join us for fun, engaging stories, songs, and crafts.  A 30 minute optional playtime will also be offered at the end of storytime. Please call 232-1115 for additional information.

Día Festival

Three Children with Globe in Background
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Saturday, April 30
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
¡Bienvenidos! Join us for a festival of nations. Use your passports and take a trip into each culture. Booths will be set up and participants will be able to learn a little about each county that is represented in this Día program. El día de los niños/El día de los libros (Children's Day/Book Day), commonly known as Día, is a celebration every day of children, families, and reading that culminates yearly on April 30. The celebration emphasizes the importance of literacy for children of all linguistic and cultural backgrounds.Día is a nationally recognized initiative that emphasizes the importance of literacy for all children from all backgrounds. It is a daily commitment to linking children and their families to diverse books, languages and cultures. The common goals of all Día programming are to:·         Celebrate children and connect them to the world of learning through books, stories and libraries.·         Nurture cognitive and literacy development in ways that honor and embrace a child's home language and culture.·         Introduce families to community resources that provide opportunities for learning through multiple literacies. ·         Recognize and respect culture, heritage and language as powerful tools for strengthening families and communities.

Baby Signs: Sign, Say & Play Class

Illustration of Mother Hugging Infant
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Tuesday, May 3
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Baby signs helps babies ages 6-18 months to communicate their wants, needs and special requests before they can speak using sign language. This series of six, theme-based classes includes learning signs based on themes such as mealtime, bedtime, bath time, getting dressed, park and pet signs. Each week families learn useful signs through fun songs, books and activities. This series of programs is open to the first 6 parent and child groups that preregister.

Family Place Parent/Child Workshop

Little Girl with Toys
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A & C
Wednesday, May 4
10:00 am to 11:15 am
It's play time at the Vigo County Public Library! Join us for a 75 minute play-based program that gives parents and caregivers the opportunity to spend time with their infants and toddlers in a group setting. Librarians and community resource professionals will be available for questions and consultations during the program.

Nature Tales

Illustration of Children Reading on Grass
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, May 4
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.

Mother Goose on the Loose

Mother Goose on the Loose Logo
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, May 5
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.)

Mother Goose on the Loose

Mother Goose on the Loose Logo
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, May 5
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.)

Mother Goose on the Loose Ages 0-2 Saturday Morning

Mother Goose on the Loose Logo
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Saturday, May 7
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.)

Mother Goose on the Loose Ages 3-5 Saturday Morning

Mother Goose on the Loose Logo
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Saturday, May 7
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.)

Afternoon with the Force

Field of Stars
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Saturday, May 7
1:30 pm to 2:00 pm
Every year fans around the galaxy gather to cheer their favorite force-using heroes. Youth Services decided it was time we joined the Galactic Republic in rejoicing and hosted our own Star Wars celebration. Games and crafts begin our afternoon focused around George Lucas' galaxy far, far away, with a Star Wars film showing directly after our celebration.

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