Tuesday, April 1, 2014

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A World of Adventure Storytime
10:00 am to 10:45 am
Meeting Room D
 
 
Toddler Tales

Toddler Tales

Cover: Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown
Main Library
Meeting Room D
Tuesday, April 1 - 11:00 am to 11:45 am

Come explore at storytime as we listen to stories, sing rhymes and participate in other fun early literacy activities. There will be an optional 15 minute play time immediately following the 30 minute storytime. This event is designed for children age 18-36 months and their caregivers.

11:00 am to 11:45 am
Meeting Room D
 
 
 
Family Literacy Event: Spring has Sprung!

Family Literacy Event: Spring has Sprung!

Illustrated Family Reading Book
Main Library
Meeting Room A
Tuesday, April 1 - 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Families of kids in grades K-5 are invited to learn some fun ways to help with reading and writing using books about Spring. We'll also play a game and have a simple craft. Each family will receive a free book while supplies last. Space is limited; please register your family online or call Youth Services at 232-1115.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Vigo County Public Library.

6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Meeting Room A
 
 
 
 
VCPL Chess Club

VCPL Chess Club

Hand Moving Chess Piece
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Tuesday, April 1 - 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Learn how to play chess or test your skills in a game with an experienced chess player! The VCPL Chess Club is open to all ages and skill levels. No registration is required. Call Youth Services for more information, 232-1115. Sponsored by the Friends of the Vigo County Public Library.

6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Meeting Room C
 
 
Baby Bookworms

Baby Bookworms

Cover: Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons by Eric Litwin
Main Library
Meeting Room B
Wednesday, April 2 - 10:00 am to 10:30 am

Caregivers bring your baby and enjoy nursery rhymes, finger plays and stories. This Storytime is designed for caregivers and infants from age 0 - 17 months. Please register by clicking the link on the Calendar of Events or by calling 232-1113 x 2274.

10:00 am to 10:30 am
Meeting Room B
 
 
A World of Adventure

A World of Adventure

Cover: If You Give a Pig a Pancake by Laura Numeroff
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, April 2 - 10:00 am to 10:45 am

Join us for stories, songs, finger-plays and crafts! Created for young people 3-5 years with their caregivers and parents. Registration required, call 232-1115.

10:00 am to 10:45 am
Meeting Room C
 
 
Toddler Tales

Toddler Tales

Cover: Penny and Her Doll by Kevin Henkes
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, April 2 - 11:00 am to 11:30 am

Caregivers bring your toddler and enjoy stories, finger plays and nursery rhymes. This storytime is planned for children ages 18-36 months. Register by calling 232-1113 ext. 2274 or by clicking on the link on the Calendar of Events.

11:00 am to 11:30 am
Meeting Room C
 
 
Mother Goose on the Loose

Mother Goose on the Loose

Mother Goose on the Loose Logo
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Thursday, April 3 - 10:00 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 and children ages 3-5 will be from 11-11:30.

10:00 am to 11:30 am
Meeting Room C
 
 
Music Makers

Music Makers

Boy Playing Toy Saxophone
Main Library
Meeting Room A
Friday, April 4 - 10:00 am to 10:30 am

Join us Fridays at 10 a.m. for Music Makers storytime, a program filled with movement, instruments, and rhyming fingerplays! Children will develop preliteracy skills through interactive activities! Fun for children 0-5 and their participating adult! No registration required.

10:00 am to 10:30 am
Meeting Room A
 
 
First Friday Storytime

First Friday Storytime

Main Library
Meeting Room D
Friday, April 4 - 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Visit the Library during First Friday! We will be reading "Have You Filled Your Bucket Today?" by Carol McCloud, singing songs, and doing fun activities.

5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Meeting Room D
 
 
 
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A World of Adventure Storytime

A World of Adventure Storytime

West Branch
Monday, April 7 - 11:00 am to 11:30 am
Ages 3 - 5

Join us for stories, songs, finger-plays and crafts! Created for young people 3-5 years with their caregivers and parents.

11:00 am to 11:30 am
West Branch
 
 
Trailblazers~Young Engineers
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Meeting Room D
 
 
Sensory Storytime

Sensory Storytime

Pile of Colorful Alphabet Blocks
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Monday, April 7 - 6:00 pm to 6:45 pm

Sensory storytime combines books, songs, movement, and therapeutic activities to stimulate all five senses and promote learning. If your child has difficulty sitting through one of the library’s other storytimes, this inclusive program of stories, songs and activities may be just what you are looking for!

6:00 pm to 6:45 pm
Meeting Room C
 
 
A World of Adventure- Preschool Storytime

A World of Adventure- Preschool Storytime

Cover: Rainy Day by Patricia Lakin
Main Library
Meeting Room D
Tuesday, April 8 - 10:00 am to 10:45 am

Join us for stories, songs, finger-plays and crafts! Created for young people 3-8 years with their caregivers and parents. Registration required, call 232-1115.

10:00 am to 10:45 am
Meeting Room D
 
 
Toddler Tales

Toddler Tales

Cover: Little Cloud by Eric Carle
Main Library
Meeting Room D
Tuesday, April 8 - 11:00 am to 11:45 am

Fun, interactive stories, songs, and activities for our 'littlest ones' 18 months - 36 months and their caregivers or parents.

11:00 am to 11:45 am
Meeting Room D
 
 
Trailblazers: Young Engineers

Trailblazers: Young Engineers

Construction Hat and Hammer
Main Library
Meeting Room D
Tuesday, April 8 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Youth in grades 3-5 can join us for engineering challenges! Can you build something that can protect an egg from an 8 foot drop? Can you balance a marshmallow on spaghetti? How about the tallest Lego structure? Come build with us!

4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Meeting Room D
 
 
Baby Bookworms

Baby Bookworms

Cover: 1, 2, 3 Peas by Keith Baker
Main Library
Meeting Room B
Wednesday, April 9 - 10:00 am to 10:45 am

Bring your baby and enjoy stories, songs and fingerplays designed for children age 0-17 months and their caregivers. There will be an optional 15 minute play time immediately following the 30 minute storytime.

10:00 am to 10:45 am
Meeting Room B
 
 
Toddler Tales

Toddler Tales

Cover: Growing Like Me by Anne Rockwell
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, April 9 - 11:00 am to 11:45 am

Come explore at storytime as we hear a story, sing and do fingerplays together. There will be an optional 15 minute play time immediately following the 30 minute storytime. This event is designed for children age 18-36 months and their caregivers.

11:00 am to 11:45 am
Meeting Room C
 
 
Nature Tales @ Your Library

Nature Tales @ Your Library

Main Library
Meeting Room B
Wednesday, April 9 - 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Join Amber from the Vigo County Parks and Recreation Department for a nature themed storytime!

3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Meeting Room B
 
 
Week of the Young Child

Week of the Young Child

Two Girls Running
Main Library
Meeting Room A
Thursday, April 10 - 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Join us from 10 - 12 and again from 2 - 4 with play and learning activities for ages 0-6

10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Meeting Room A
 
 
Welcome to Casa Latina!

Welcome to Casa Latina!

Adobe House On Red and Yelllow Background
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Thursday, April 10 - 10:00 am to 10:30 am

Do you want your little one to be exposed to the Spanish language? Join VCPL's own Dora as she shares her favorite stories and activities in Spanish and gently introduces them to this beautiful language.

10:00 am to 10:30 am
Meeting Room C
 
 
Music Makers

Music Makers

Boy Playing Toy Saxophone
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Friday, April 11 - 10:00 am to 10:30 am

Join us Fridays at 10 a.m. for Music Makers storytime, a program filled with movement, instruments, and rhyming fingerplays! Children will develop preliteracy skills through interactive activities! Fun for children 0-5 and their participating adult! No registration required.

10:00 am to 10:30 am
Meeting Room C
 
 
 
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A World of Adventure Storytime

A World of Adventure Storytime

West Branch
Monday, April 14 - 11:00 am to 11:30 am

Join us for stories, songs, finger-plays and crafts! Created for young people 3-5 years with their caregivers and parents.

11:00 am to 11:30 am
West Branch
 
 
Trailblazers~Young Engineers
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Meeting Room D
 
 
A World of Adventure- Preschool Storytime

A World of Adventure- Preschool Storytime

Cover: The Easter Egg by Jan Brett
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Tuesday, April 15 - 10:00 am to 10:45 am

Join us for stories, songs, finger-plays and crafts! Created for young people 3-8 years with their caregivers and parents. Registration required, call 232-1115.

10:00 am to 10:45 am
Meeting Room C
 
 
Toddler Tales

Toddler Tales

Cover: Max Counts His Chickens by Rosemary Wells
Main Library
Meeting Room D
Tuesday, April 15 - 11:00 am to 11:45 am

Fun, interactive stories, songs, and activities for our 'littlest ones' 18 months - 36 months and their caregivers or parents.

11:00 am to 11:45 am
Meeting Room D
 
 
Trailblazers: Young Engineers

Trailblazers: Young Engineers

Construction Hat and Hammer
Main Library
Meeting Room D
Tuesday, April 15 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Youth in grades 3-5 can join us for engineering challenges! Can you build something that can protect an egg from an 8 foot drop? Can you balance a marshmallow on spaghetti? How about the tallest Lego structure? Come build with us!

4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Meeting Room D
 
 
Afternoon Crafts

Afternoon Crafts

West Branch
Tuesday, April 15 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Fun Crafts made with recycled materials.

4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
West Branch
 
 
A World of Adventure- Preschool Storytime

A World of Adventure- Preschool Storytime

Cover: The Easter Egg by Jan Brett
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, April 16 - 10:00 am to 10:45 am

Join us for stories, songs, finger-plays and crafts! Created for young people 3-8 years with their caregivers and parents. Registration required, call 232-1115.

10:00 am to 10:45 am
Meeting Room C
 
 
Baby Bookworms

Baby Bookworms

Cover: Frisky Brisky Hippity Hop by Susan Lurie
Main Library
Meeting Room B
Wednesday, April 16 - 10:00 am to 10:45 am

Bring your baby and enjoy stories, songs and fingerplays designed for children age 0-17 months and their caregivers. There will be an optional 15 minute play time immediately following the 30 minute storytime.

10:00 am to 10:45 am
Meeting Room B
 
 
Toddler Tales

Toddler Tales

Cover: Frisky Brisky Hippity Hop by Susan Lurie
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, April 16 - 11:00 am to 11:45 am

Come explore at storytime as we hear a story, sing and do fingerplays together. There will be an optional 15 minute play time immediately following the 30 minute storytime. This event is designed for children age 18-36 months and their caregivers.

11:00 am to 11:45 am
Meeting Room C
 
 
Tech Time for Tykes (and parents too!)
10:00 am to 10:45 am
Computer Lab 2
 
 
 
 
VCPL Chess Club

VCPL Chess Club

Hand Moving Chess Piece
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Thursday, April 17 - 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Learn how to play chess or test your skills in a game with an experienced chess player! The VCPL Chess Club is open to all ages and skill levels. No registration is required. Call Youth Services for more information, 232-1115. Sponsored by the Friends of the Vigo County Public Library.

6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Meeting Room C
 
 
Music Makers

Music Makers

Boy Playing Toy Saxophone
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Friday, April 18 - 10:00 am to 10:30 am

Join us Fridays at 10 a.m. for Music Makers storytime, a program filled with movement, instruments, and rhyming fingerplays! Children will develop preliteracy skills through interactive activities! Fun for children 0-5 and their participating adult! No registration required.

10:00 am to 10:30 am
Meeting Room C
 
 
 
Gaming @ Your Library-Old School Gaming

Gaming @ Your Library-Old School Gaming

Teenage Girl Gamer
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
Saturday, April 19 - 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Families and teens are invited to stop in anytime between 12:00 and 4:00 p.m. to play board and video games. Bring your card and tabletop games! Adults are requested to participate with their children under age 11.

This month, we are celebrating everything old school! Bring your favorite vintage games!

Sponsored by the Friends of the Vigo County Public Library.

12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
 
 
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A World of Adventure Storytime

A World of Adventure Storytime

West Branch
Monday, April 21 - 11:00 am to 11:30 am

Join us for stories, songs, finger-plays and crafts! Created for young people 3-5 years with their caregivers and parents.

11:00 am to 11:30 am
West Branch
 
 
Trailblazers~Young Engineers
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Meeting Room D
 
 
A World of Adventure- Preschool Storytime

A World of Adventure- Preschool Storytime

Cover: Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus by Mo Willems
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Tuesday, April 22 - 10:00 am to 10:45 am

Join us for stories, songs, finger-plays and crafts! Created for young people 3-8 years with their caregivers and parents. Registration required, call 232-1115.

10:00 am to 10:45 am
Meeting Room C
 
 
Toddler Tales

Toddler Tales

Cover: Red Rubber Boot Day by Mary Lyn Ray
Main Library
Meeting Room D
Tuesday, April 22 - 11:00 am to 11:45 am

Fun, interactive stories, songs, and activities for our 'littlest ones' 18 months - 36 months and their caregivers or parents.

11:00 am to 11:45 am
Meeting Room D
 
 
Trailblazers: Young Engineers

Trailblazers: Young Engineers

Construction Hat and Hammer
Main Library
Meeting Room D
Tuesday, April 22 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Youth in grades 3-5 can join us for engineering challenges! Can you build something that can protect an egg from an 8 foot drop? Can you balance a marshmallow on spaghetti? How about the tallest Lego structure? Come build with us!

4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Meeting Room D
 
 
Mayor's Youth Initiative

Mayor's Youth Initiative

Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
Tuesday, April 22 - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Rain or shine join the fun!

4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
 
 
Baby Bookworms

Baby Bookworms

Cover: The Toolbox by Anne Rockwell
Main Library
Meeting Room B
Wednesday, April 23 - 10:00 am to 10:45 am

Bring your baby and enjoy stories, songs and fingerplays designed for children age 0-17 months and their caregivers. There will be an optional 15 minute play time immediately following the 30 minute storytime.

10:00 am to 10:45 am
Meeting Room B
 
 
A World of Adventure- Preschool Storytime

A World of Adventure- Preschool Storytime

Cover: Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus by Mo Willems
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, April 23 - 10:00 am to 10:45 am

Join us for stories, songs, finger-plays and crafts! Created for young people 3-8 years with their caregivers and parents. Registration required, call 232-1115.

10:00 am to 10:45 am
Meeting Room C
 
 
Toddler Tales

Toddler Tales

Cover: That's What Happens When Its Spring by Elaine Good
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, April 23 - 11:00 am to 11:45 am

Come explore at storytime as we hear a story, sing and do fingerplays together. There will be an optional 15 minute play time immediately following the 30 minute storytime. This event is designed for children age 18-36 months and their caregivers.

11:00 am to 11:45 am
Meeting Room C
 
 
 
Dessert and a Good Book

Dessert and a Good Book

Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
Thursday, April 24 - 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Literacy Awareness & Volunteer Recognition Event for Clay, Parke, Vermillion and Vigo Counties. All literacy advocates from the general public are invited to attend. Free for literacy tutors of member organizations. It is $20.00 for the general public, which includes a dessert buffet and a free book.

6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
 
 
Music Makers

Music Makers

Boy Playing Toy Saxophone
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Friday, April 25 - 10:00 am to 10:30 am

Join us Fridays at 10 a.m. for Music Makers storytime, a program filled with movement, instruments, and rhyming fingerplays! Children will develop preliteracy skills through interactive activities! Fun for children 0-5 and their participating adult! No registration required.

10:00 am to 10:30 am
Meeting Room C
 
 
 
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A World of Adventure- Preschool Storytime

A World of Adventure- Preschool Storytime

Cover: Diary of a Spider by Doreen Cronin
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Tuesday, April 29 - 10:00 am to 10:45 am

Join us for stories, songs, finger-plays and crafts! Created for young people 3-8 years with their caregivers and parents. Registration required, call 232-1115.

10:00 am to 10:45 am
Meeting Room C
 
 
Toddler Tales

Toddler Tales

Cover: Llama Llama Time To Share by Ann Dewdney
Main Library
Meeting Room D
Tuesday, April 29 - 11:00 am to 11:45 am

Fun, interactive stories, songs, and activities for our 'littlest ones' 18 months - 36 months and their caregivers or parents.

11:00 am to 11:45 am
Meeting Room D
 
 
A World of Adventure- Preschool Storytime

A World of Adventure- Preschool Storytime

Cover: Diary of a Spider by Doreen Cronin
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, April 30 - 10:00 am to 10:45 am

Join us for stories, songs, finger-plays and crafts! Created for young people 3-8 years with their caregivers and parents. Registration required, call 232-1115.

10:00 am to 10:45 am
Meeting Room C
 
 
Baby Bookworms

Baby Bookworms

Cover: Each Peach Pear Plum by Allan and Janet Ahlberg
Main Library
Meeting Room B
Wednesday, April 30 - 10:00 am to 10:45 am

Bring your baby and enjoy stories, songs and fingerplays designed for children age 0-17 months and their caregivers. There will be an optional 15 minute play time immediately following the 30 minute storytime.

10:00 am to 10:45 am
Meeting Room B
 
 
Toddler Tales

Toddler Tales

Cover: Each Peach Pear Plum by Allan and Janet Ahlberg
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, April 30 - 11:00 am to 11:45 am

Come explore at storytime as we hear a story, sing and do fingerplays together. There will be an optional 15 minute play time immediately following the 30 minute storytime. This event is designed for children age 18-36 months and their caregivers.

11:00 am to 11:45 am
Meeting Room C