Painting with Nicole

Girl with Paint on Her Face, Clothes and Hand
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, December 27 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Ages 5-15: Paint a masterpiece with Nicole. Follow along step by step as she shows you painting techniques.  Each child will take home their own painting.

Virtual Reality

Girl Wearing VR Headset
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Friday, December 28 11:00 am to 2:00 pm
Experience the world of virtual reality!  Kids ages 12 and up can speak whale to a passerby in theBlu.  Get a rhythm with BeatSaber! Repair BB-8 and his droid pals in Star Wars: Droid Repair Bay.  Enjoy all of these new places with the HTC Vive VR System at VCPL.

Chill Out with Winter Crafts

Snow Man with Blue Scarf, Gloves and Hat
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, January 3 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Chill out at the library!  Kids will have snow much fun decorating clothespin snowflakes and creating crystallizing ice paintings along with other winter activities.

Mother Goose on the Loose / Mamá Gansa

Goose with Two Goslings
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, January 3 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Mother Goose now in Spanish and English! Join Mother Goose for an interactive bilingual storytime with books, songs, rhymes and musical instruments.  You and your child will play together and develop early literacy skills.¡Mamá Gansa ahorra en Español e Inglés! Únete a Mamá Gansa para un rato de cuentos interactivos bilingües con libros, canciones, rimas, e instrumentos musicales. Usted y su niño(a)podrán jugar juntos y desarrollar destrezas tempranas de aprendizaje.

Make your own Snow Globe

Snow Globe Containing House and Evergreens
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Friday, January 4 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Ages 5-11: Make your own hand-held winter wonderland while escaping the snowy season! Children can use their imagination to create their own shakeable scene to overcome those winter blues in this interactive crafting program.

First Friday: Loco for Hot Cocoa

Cup of Hot Cocoa
Main Library
LifeLong Learning Center
Friday, January 4 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Warm up on this frosty Friday with hot chocolate art projects, games and play with themed play dough. We'll have free hot cocoa for attendees and provide sweet fixings so you can customize your own.

Wabash Valley Coder Dojo

Children Gathered Around a Laptop
Main Library
Haute Create
Saturday, January 5 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Ages 7-17: Learn to code, build a website, create an app or a game and explore technology in an informal, creative and social environment.

Mother Goose on the Loose / Mamá Gansa

Goose with Two Goslings
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Saturday, January 5 10:00 am to 10:30 am
Mother Goose now in Spanish and English! Join Mother Goose for an interactive bilingual storytime with books, songs, rhymes and musical instruments.  You and your child will play together and develop early literacy skills.¡Mamá Gansa ahorra en Español e Inglés! Únete a Mamá Gansa para un rato de cuentos interactivos bilingües con libros, canciones, rimas, e instrumentos musicales. Usted y su niño(a)podrán jugar juntos y desarrollar destrezas tempranas de aprendizaje.

Tiny Tot Time

Mother Bear Reading to Bear Cub in Grass
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Monday, January 7 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 0 - 3: Bring your baby or toddler to the library for stories, songs, dance, and activities from 10:00 am - 10:30 am. There will be 30 minutes of free play offered from 10:30 am - 11:00 am.

Exploration Creations

Girls with Beaker and Safety Glasses
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Tuesday, January 8 10:00 am to 11:00 am
In this family-oriented program for all ages, families will explore, create and have fun learning about science, art, history and other subjects. Free-play will also be available for younger children.

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