Field of Stars
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
Main Library
Tuesday, July 26
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Battle against the Death Star's might or practice using the Force in Jedi Training: the choice is yours when visiting the Vigo County Public Library for Star Wars Academy. Join fellow force-users for an evening of skills assessment, assisting smugglers in their attack on a massive Imperial space station, and building sidekicks in the safety of our hangar here in the Youth Services Department.
Silhouette of Basketball Player Making Jump Shot
Meeting Rooms B & C
Main Library
Saturday, June 18
11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Basketball is a fun sport to play, but what do we know of the science of basketball? Let Professor Steve dazzle your kids & adults with basketball-related experiments & demonstrations as we look at the game from a scientific viewpoint.  Principles of air-pressure, combustion, energy & biology will be explored, combined with sports principles such as teamwork, following directions & listening to the coach.
Roller Skates
Wigwam Skating & Event Center
Main Library, Community Locations
Tuesday, June 21
5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Vigo County Public Library's Youth Services department invites you to the Wigwam Skate and Event Center for two rolling, rollicking hours of skating and music.
Boy Carrying Olympic Torch
Youth Services Program Room
Main Library
Thursday, June 2
10:00 am to 11:00 am
How well do you know your nursery rhymes? Join us for Mother Goose Olympics! This program will feature a combination of nursery rhymes and physical exercise for the children as they compete in special games named after some popular nursery rhymes.
Boy Carrying Olympic Torch
Youth Services Program Room
Main Library
Saturday, June 4
10:00 am to 11:00 am
How well do you know your nursery rhymes? Join us for Mother Goose Olympics! This program will feature a combination of nursery rhymes and physical exercise for the children as they compete in special games named after some popular nursery rhymes.
Emergency Kit with Radio
Youth Services Program Room
Main Library
Wednesday, May 11
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
The Pillowcase Project, sponsored by Disney, is a preparedness education program for children in grades 3 - 5, which teaches students about personal and family preparedness, local hazards, and basic coping skills. The hour long presentation is perfect for schools, after-school programs, Girl and Boy Scout troop meetings, and more. Red Cross volunteers lead students through a "learn, practice, share" framework to engage them in disaster preparedness. Upon completion, students receive a sturdy pillowcase in which to build their personal emergency supplies kit. Presentations are customized to focus on a hazard that is important and relevant to the local community.
Children Playing Hopscotch
Born Learning Trail
Main Library
Tuesday, July 12
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
See how your skills of balance, strength, listening and more stack up against the competition on the Get Fit! Obstacle Course.
Two Girls with Soccer Ball, Tennis Racket and Trophy
Youth Services Program Room
Main Library
Tuesday, June 7
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
What is blood made of?  How do your lungs work? Learn the answers to these questions and more while you exercise your mind and body at the Vigo County Public Library!
Three Children with Globe in Background
Youth Services Program Room
Main Library
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.
Little Girl in Yoga Pose
Youth Services Program Room
Main Library
Tuesday, July 19
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Macy Kalb from the the Vigo County YMCA is joining us to offer Kids Yoga. This program is designed to honor children's more active energy levels. Movement during class alternates between active and calm to keep young yogis' attention. Music, dancing, and games are all incorporated as kids learn basic yoga poses and even breathing and relaxation techniques that they can use during their normal, daily routines. For safety, please make sure children wear shoes with non-slip bottoms.

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