July 2014

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JMG! Jammin! Muddin! & Growin! Jr. Master Gardener Program
11:00 am to 12:00 pm
West Branch
 
 
A World of Adventure Storytime

A World of Adventure Storytime

Cover: Blue Sky by Audrey Wood
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, July 2
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
Main Library
Meeting Room C
 
 
Baby Bookworms

Baby Bookworms

Cover: Peek-A-Boo Bunny by Holly Surplice
Main Library
Meeting Room B
Wednesday, July 2
10:00 am to 10:45 am
Bring the 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.Library: Vigo County Public Library - Main Branch
10:00 am to 10:45 am
Main Library
Meeting Room B
 
 
Toddler Tales

Toddler Tales

Cover: Hop, Skip and Jump, Maisy by Lucy Cousins
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, July 2
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
Main Library
Meeting Room C
 
 
 
"Wander the Wetlands" with Amber Slaughterbeck
11:00 am to 12:00 pm
West Branch
Dewey Point
 
 
Nature Tales @ Your Library
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Main Library
Meeting Room D
 
 
 
Awesome Magic!

Awesome Magic!

Magical Top Hat
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
Wednesday, July 2
5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Magician Brandon Baggett will amaze all ages with his Awesome Magic! The show will be on the library lawn; you are welcome to bring a blanket or lawn chair. In case of bad weather, the show will be held in the meeting rooms on the lower level. No registration necessary. Sponsored by the Friends of the Vigo County Public Library
5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
 
 
Mother Goose on the Loose ages:0-2
10:00 am to 10:30 am
Main Library
Meeting Room B
 
 
Mother Goose on the Loose ages:3-5
11:00 am to 11:45 am
Main Library
Meeting Room B
 
 
Woo Hoo! Crafts!

Woo Hoo! Crafts!

West Branch
Thursday, July 3
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Great Crafts, great fun! Snacks after.
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
West Branch
 
 
 
Woo Hoo! Crafts!
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
West Branch
 
 
 
 
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A World of Adventure Storytime
11:00 am to 11:45 am
West Branch
 
 
 
Science of Sports

Science of Sports

Boy Kicking Soccer Ball
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
Monday, July 7
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Come and join us for some fun activities to learn about the Science of Sports. Children will learn the science of sports such as football, basketball and track and field through participating in stations that involve running, throwing, kicking and dribbling.
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
 
 
Sensory Storytime

Sensory Storytime

Pile of Colorful Alphabet Blocks
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Monday, July 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
Main Library
Meeting Room C
 
 
 
JMG! Jammin! Muddin! & Growin! Jr. Master Gardener Program
11:00 am to 12:00 pm
West Branch
 
 
A World of Adventure Storytime

A World of Adventure Storytime

Cover: Lunch by Denise Fleming
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, July 9
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
Main Library
Meeting Room C
 
 
Baby Bookworms

Baby Bookworms

Cover: The View at the Zoo by Kathleen Bostrom
Main Library
Meeting Room B
Wednesday, July 9
10:00 am to 10:45 am
Bring the 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.Library: Vigo County Public Library - Main Branch
10:00 am to 10:45 am
Main Library
Meeting Room B
 
 
Toddler Tales

Toddler Tales

Cover: Water Dance by Thomas Locker
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, July 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
Main Library
Meeting Room C
 
 
Welcome to Casa Latina!

Welcome to Casa Latina!

Adobe House On Red and Yelllow Background
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Thursday, July 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
Main Library
Meeting Room C
 
 
Woo Hoo! Crafts!

Woo Hoo! Crafts!

West Branch
Thursday, July 10
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Great Crafts, great fun! Snacks after.
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
West Branch
 
 
 
 
VCPL Chess Club

VCPL Chess Club

Hand Moving Chess Piece
Main Library
Meeting Room A
Thursday, July 10
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
Main Library
Meeting Room A
 
 
 
Woo Hoo! Crafts!
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
West Branch
 
 
 
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A World of Adventure Storytime
11:00 am to 11:45 am
West Branch
 
 
 
Summer Reading K- 5 - Fun with Science
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
 
 
 
JMG! Jammin! Muddin! & Growin! Jr. Master Gardener Program
11:00 am to 12:00 pm
West Branch
 
 
A World of Adventure Storytime

A World of Adventure Storytime

Cover: Tea Rex by Molly Idle
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, July 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
Main Library
Meeting Room C
 
 
Baby Bookworms

Baby Bookworms

Cover: 1, 2, 3 Peas by Keith Baker
Main Library
Meeting Room B
Wednesday, July 16
10:00 am to 10:45 am
Bring the 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.Library: Vigo County Public Library - Main Branch
10:00 am to 10:45 am
Main Library
Meeting Room B
 
 
 
"Wacky" Kitchen Science
11:00 am to 12:00 pm
West Branch
 
 
Toddler Tales

Toddler Tales

Cover: We're Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, July 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
Main Library
Meeting Room C
 
 
Girls Can Be Anything Latina Event

Girls Can Be Anything Latina Event

Young Girl of Latin Background Smiling at Camera
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, July 16
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
For girls in grades K-3. Do you know what you want to be when you grow up? Maybe you know or maybe you don't. Either way is fine! But one thing is true: You can be anything you want to be! Explore with the Girl Scouts things you can be when you grow up! Earn your first patch "Be Anything, Do Everything!" Registration preferred; call Youth Services @ 232-1115.
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Room C
 
 
 
Woo Hoo! Crafts!
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
West Branch
 
 
Books Before Bedtime
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Main Library
Meeting Room C
 
 
 
 
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A World of Adventure Storytime
11:00 am to 11:45 am
West Branch
 
 
The Water Show

The Water Show

Wave
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
Monday, July 21
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
If you missed this great show last year, here is your chance to join the wet and wild!
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
 
 
 
JMG! Jammin! Muddin! & Growin! Jr. Master Gardener Program
11:00 am to 12:00 pm
West Branch
 
 
Baby Bookworms

Baby Bookworms

Cover: Eyes, Noses, Fingers and Toes by Judy Hindley
Main Library
Meeting Room B
Wednesday, July 23
10:00 am to 10:45 am
Bring the 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.Library: Vigo County Public Library - Main Branch
10:00 am to 10:45 am
Main Library
Meeting Room B
 
 
A World of Adventure Storytime

A World of Adventure Storytime

Cover: Tap the Magic Tree by Christie Matheson
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, July 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
Main Library
Meeting Room C
 
 
Toddler Tales

Toddler Tales

Cover: How to Catch a Star by Oliver Jeffers
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, July 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
Main Library
Meeting Room C
 
 
 
"Wacky" Kitchen Science
11:00 am to 12:00 pm
West Branch
 
 
Watch This! Free Family Movie "Meet the Robinsons"

Watch This! Free Family Movie "Meet the Robinsons"

Poster: Meet the Robinsons
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
Wednesday, July 23
3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Do you ever wish you could travel through time? Come "Meet the Robinsons!" Lewis is a brilliant inventor who meets a mysterious stranger named Wilbur Robinson. Together they travel in a time machine to track down Bowler Hat Guy. The movie is based on a picture book called "A Day with Wilbur Robinson" by William Joyce. It is rated F for FUN! Just kidding; it’s really rated G and is 95 min. long. No registration required. Free snacks! Please call Youth Services @ 232-1115 for more information.
3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
 
 
Woo Hoo! Crafts!

Woo Hoo! Crafts!

West Branch
Thursday, July 24
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Great Crafts, great fun! Snacks after.
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
West Branch
 
 
 
 
Woo Hoo! Crafts!
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
West Branch
 
 
 
 
VCPL Chess Club

VCPL Chess Club

Hand Moving Chess Piece
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Thursday, July 24
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
Main Library
Meeting Room C
 
 
 
 
 
Summer Reading Finale! Block Party!

Summer Reading Finale! Block Party!

Little Boy Running on Bounce House
Main Library
VCPL Library Lawn
Friday, July 25
6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Children and teens who have met their summer reading goals are invited to participate in our Block Party Finale! Join us on the Walnut Street lawn for tons of excitement:Sidewalk chalk,bounce houses,a velcro wall,teen tricycles and more. We'll have pizza,snacks and drinks, and outdoor fun for infants-teens. Mom and dad may want to bring a lawn chair or blanket and listen to the MacDaddys perform a family friendly concert. Please note: In order to ensure patron safety, Walnut Street will be closed between 6th and 7th Streets during this event.
6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Main Library
VCPL Library Lawn
 
 
 
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End of SRP "Blow-out"!
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
West Branch