Baby Bookworms

Cover: Woodpecker Wham by Sayre
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Monday, September 12
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Bring your babies to this lap-sit programming full of bonding time, engaging stories, songs, and activities. A 30 minute optional playtime will be offered afterwards. Please call 812-232-1113 for additional information. 

Cloth Diapering

Illustration of Two Infants with Bottle and Block
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Monday, September 12
6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Interested in giving cloth diapers a try? Join us for a Cloth Diapering 101 workshop with The Green Nursery! See demos of all the different styles of cloth diapers, and learn the pros and cons of each. We'll discuss wash routines, and offer tips and tricks. Learn just how easy cloth diapering can be!

Baby Signs: Sign, Say & Play

Illustration of Mother Hugging Infant
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Tuesday, September 13
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.

Baby Signs: Sign, Say & Play

Illustration of Mother Hugging Infant
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Tuesday, September 13
11:00 am to 12:00 pm
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.

Handwriting Without Tears

Hand Drawn Smiley Face
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Tuesday, September 13
4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
Handwriting Without Tears teaches beginning literacy and fine motor skills through multisensory activities perfect for those with physical disabilities and kids on the spectrum. Instructors are prepared to adapt the lessons to meet specific needs.  This program is a collaboration between ISU's Community School of the Arts; ISU's Occupational Therapy program and Saint Mary of the Woods Music Therapy program. Dr. Paula Jarrard (supervisor) and Occupational Therapy graduate students, along with Prof Sharon R. Boyle (supervisor) and Music Therapy undergraduate students, will facilitate sessions. To register or for more information, please call the Community School of the Arts at (812) 237-2528. Early registration is advised, as enrollment is limited to 14 students. 

Afternoon Adventures: Book Club

The Lightning Thief Cover
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Tuesday, September 13
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Read Rick Riordan's "The Lightning Thief" the first installment of the "Percy Jackson and The Olympians" series and join us for lively discussions and engaging activities.

Preschool Story Time

Cover: Apple Pie Tree by Hall
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, September 14
10:00 am to 11:00 am
There will be stories, songs, hand-on learning and art projects! This program is created with children ages 3-5 in mind.  Along with parents and caregivers, we do a half hour librarian- led story time and a half hour of free choice play. Registration is not required for this program. If you have questions, please call 812-232-1113 for more information. 

Music Makers

Children Playing Musical Instruments
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, September 15
10:00 am to 10:30 am
Get up and move! Little ones ages 1-6 will love dancing to music, singing songs and moving with their favorite Youth Services librarians.

Toddler Tales

Cover: Izzy & Oscar by Estes
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Friday, September 16
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.

Harry Potter Trivia

Cover: Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
Friday, September 16
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Muggles and wizards alike can test their Harry Potter knowledge at this after-hours event! Compete with your team of four or fewer or all by yourself.   Kids, teens, and adults are welcome. Trivia begins promptly at 6 pm.

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