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Busy Builders

Mother and daughter playing with blocks
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Tuesday, October 4 at 1:00 pm
Ages 0-12: From simple towers to intricate structures, you and your child can create anything you can imagine with Busy Builders. Playing with blocks in an open, social setting encourages your child to problem-solve, cooperate with others, and develop coordination and motor skills. Blocks and building toys appropriate for all ages will be available—including Magna Tiles®, giant Legos®, giant and regular Lincoln Logs®, and more! Stop in to build anytime during the program.

Introduction to JavaScript

Close-up of a computer screen with JavaScript
Main Library
Haute Create
Tuesday, October 4 at 5:00 pm
Ages 9 & Up: Do you want to develop web apps, add interest to your website, or expand your résumé with a sought-after skill? JavaScript, one of the world’s most popular programming languages, allows you to make basic web pages interactive—whether you want to add pop-ups, auto-update content, or animate graphics! Get familiar with the basics of this powerful language with an overview of the terms and operations necessary to start your own JavaScript program before you learn how to build and test a simple calculator. No prior coding knowledge is required.

League of Women Voters Candidate Forum

Close-up of "I Vote" button
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
Tuesday, October 4 at 6:30 pm
Hear from candidates for the 2022 General Election at this candidate forum sponsored by the League of Women Voters. Attendees will have an opportunity to speak one-to-one with the candidates following the forum. Sponsored by Vigo County Public Library, the League of Women Voters, Vote Vigo, NAACP, and Tribune-Star.

Wiggle Worm Storytime

Mother reading to toddler daughter
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, October 5 at 10:00 am
Ages 2-5: Start your toddler or preschooler on the path to a successful year in Kindergarten with Wiggle Worms. At Wiggle Worms, your child will build early learning skills through listening to, reading, and discussing stories; practicing the alphabet; and expanding their vocabulary. They will also develop fine motor skills by performing fingerplays and body movement-based activities while learning how to cooperate with others in a group setting. Each storytime ends with a half-hour free-play session for you and your child to socialize with others.

Free HIV and Hepatitis C Testing with Positive Link

Glove-covered hands taking a finger prick blood sample from another hand
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, October 5 at 11:00 am
Worried that you or a loved one may have been exposed to HIV or Hepatitis C? Get tested quickly and easily with Positive Link. Positive Link provides free testing, comprehensive prevention information, and services for people infected with or at risk of contracting these two viruses in South Central Indiana. If needed, Positive Link will refer you to a disease intervention doctor for help with treatment. All testing is done on-site, no appointment necessary. HIV testing requires a simple finger prick and your results will be available in one minute. Hepatitis C testing requires a blood sample; Positive Link will contact you with your test results.
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