October 2018

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Tiny Tot Time

Tiny Tot Time

Mother Bear Reading to Bear Cub in Grass
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Monday, October 1 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.  
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
Monster Tech
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Wiggle Worms Wednesdays

Wiggle Worms Wednesdays

Three Colorful Worms with Books
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, October 3 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 3-5: Bring your preschooler to the Library for interactive stories, songs, dancing, crafts and play from 10:00am to 10:30am.  There will be 30 minutes of free play offered from 10:30am to 11:00am.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
West Vigo Guitar Club

West Vigo Guitar Club

Acoustic Guitar
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Wednesday, October 3 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Learn to play the guitar and better understand basic music concepts like melody, rhythm and chords with the West Vigo Guitar Club.  The club will meet as a group for free instruction from October through December.  No music experience is required, but space is limited.
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
 
Distraction Attraction

Distraction Attraction

Colorful Puzzle Pieces
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, October 4 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Ages 6-11: Hang out with your friends at Distraction Attraction, an alternative to Books Before Bedtime that lets older children explore cool technology, games and activities.
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Books Before Bedtime

Books Before Bedtime

Infant Sleeping on a Crescent Moon
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, October 4 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Wear your pajamas for stories, songs, and crafts before bedtime! This event will vary each week from traditional story time, to art-based activities, to music-making, and everything in between!
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Ready to Read Storytime

Ready to Read Storytime

Children Reading on Stack of Books
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Friday, October 5 10:30 am to 11:30 am
Ages 0-5: Sing along to music, move your bodies with egg shakers and scarves, hear stories and participate in crafts or playtime. Parents and caregivers are invited to participate with their children during this storytime.
10:30 am to 11:30 am
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
First Friday: Hands-on Harvest

First Friday: Hands-on Harvest

Red Barn and Shed in Fields with Corn
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
Friday, October 5 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Explore sheering sheep, milking cows, shucking corn and being a farmer for a day through sensory activities. The first fifty kids will leave with a stuffed barnyard animal to take home.
4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
 
 
 
 
Wabash Valley Coder Dojo
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Mother Goose on the Loose

Mother Goose on the Loose

Goose with Two Goslings
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Saturday, October 6 10:00 am to 10:30 am
Ages 0-5: Join Mother Goose for an interactive storytime with books, songs, rhymes and musical instruments.  You and your child will play together and develop early literacy skills.
10:00 am to 10:30 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
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Tiny Tot Time

Tiny Tot Time

Mother Bear Reading to Bear Cub in Grass
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Monday, October 8 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.  
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
Exploration Creations

Exploration Creations

Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Tuesday, October 9 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Have you ever created a Nebula in a jar or painted a colorful work of art? 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. 
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
Exploration Creations

Exploration Creations

Two Girls with Safety Glasses Looking at Beakers
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Tuesday, October 9 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Have you ever created a Nebula in a jar or painted a colorful work of art? 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. 
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
Monster Tech
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Wiggle Worms Wednesdays

Wiggle Worms Wednesdays

Three Colorful Worms with Books
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, October 10 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 3-5: Bring your preschooler to the Library for interactive stories, songs, dancing, crafts and play from 10:00am to 10:30am.  There will be 30 minutes of free play offered from 10:30am to 11:00am.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
West Vigo Guitar Club

West Vigo Guitar Club

Acoustic Guitar
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Wednesday, October 10 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Learn to play the guitar and better understand basic music concepts like melody, rhythm and chords with the West Vigo Guitar Club.  The club will meet as a group for free instruction from October through December.  No music experience is required, but space is limited.
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
Books Before Bedtime

Books Before Bedtime

Infant Sleeping on a Crescent Moon
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, October 11 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Wear your pajamas for stories, songs, and crafts before bedtime! This event will vary each week from traditional story time, to art-based activities, to music-making, and everything in between!
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
Distraction Attraction

Distraction Attraction

Colorful Puzzle Pieces
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, October 11 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Ages 6-11: Hang out with your friends at Distraction Attraction, an alternative to Books Before Bedtime that lets older children explore cool technology, games and activities.
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Ready to Read Storytime

Ready to Read Storytime

Children Reading on Stack of Books
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Friday, October 12 10:30 am to 11:30 am
Ages 0-5: Sing along to music, move your bodies with egg shakers and scarves, hear stories and participate in crafts or playtime. Parents and caregivers are invited to participate with their children during this storytime.
10:30 am to 11:30 am
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
 
 
Advanced 3D Printing

Advanced 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing Orange Wavy Shape
Main Library
Haute Create
Saturday, October 13 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Ages 12 & Up: Take your 3D printing to the next level at this demonstration of the new Raise 3D N2 with its dual extrusion, large heated build plate and the ability to use different types of filament including ABS and wood composites. Perfect if you have taken the Intro to 3D Printing.
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
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Tiny Tot Time

Tiny Tot Time

Mother Bear Reading to Bear Cub in Grass
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Monday, October 15 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.  
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
 
Watch This! West Frankenweenie Movie Event
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
 
 
 
Monster Tech
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Wiggle Worms Wednesdays

Wiggle Worms Wednesdays

Three Colorful Worms with Books
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, October 17 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 3-5: Bring your preschooler to the Library for interactive stories, songs, dancing, crafts and play from 10:00am to 10:30am.  There will be 30 minutes of free play offered from 10:30am to 11:00am.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
West Vigo Guitar Club

West Vigo Guitar Club

Acoustic Guitar
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Wednesday, October 17 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Learn to play the guitar and better understand basic music concepts like melody, rhythm and chords with the West Vigo Guitar Club.  The club will meet as a group for free instruction from October through December.  No music experience is required, but space is limited.
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
Books Before Bedtime

Books Before Bedtime

Infant Sleeping on a Crescent Moon
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, October 18 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Wear your pajamas for stories, songs, and crafts before bedtime! This event will vary each week from traditional story time, to art-based activities, to music-making, and everything in between!
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
Distraction Attraction

Distraction Attraction

Colorful Puzzle Pieces
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, October 18 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Ages 6-11: Hang out with your friends at Distraction Attraction, an alternative to Books Before Bedtime that lets older children explore cool technology, games and activities.
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Ready to Read Storytime

Ready to Read Storytime

Children Reading on Stack of Books
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Friday, October 19 10:30 am to 11:30 am
Ages 0-5: Sing along to music, move your bodies with egg shakers and scarves, hear stories and participate in crafts or playtime. Parents and caregivers are invited to participate with their children during this storytime.
10:30 am to 11:30 am
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
 
 
Community Gaming Initiative

Community Gaming Initiative

Colorful Gaming Dice
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
Saturday, October 20 12:30 pm to 4:30 pm
All ages: Calling all gamers.  Interested in tabletop, role playing or card gaming?  Explore new games, play old favorites and challenge new people.
12:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
 
 
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Tiny Tot Time

Tiny Tot Time

Mother Bear Reading to Bear Cub in Grass
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Monday, October 22 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.  
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Mother Goose on the Loose

Mother Goose on the Loose

Goose with Two Goslings
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Tuesday, October 23 11:00 am to 11:30 am
Ages 0-5: Join Mother Goose for an interactive storytime with books, songs, rhymes and musical instruments.  You and your child will play together and develop early literacy skills.
11:00 am to 11:30 am
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
 
 
Advanced 3D Printing

Advanced 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing Orange Wavy Shape
Main Library
Haute Create
Tuesday, October 23 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Ages 12 & Up: Take your 3D printing to the next level at this demonstration of the new Raise 3D N2 with its dual extrusion, large heated build plate and the ability to use different types of filament including ABS and wood composites. Perfect if you have taken the Intro to 3D Printing.
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
 
 
Halloween Costume Swap

Halloween Costume Swap

Children in Halloween Costumes
West Branch
Tuesday, October 23 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm
All ages: Save money, reduce waste and be creative with random accessories or gently used outfits this Halloween.  Visit the West Branch to leave what you can and take what you need to create your perfect costume.  Costumes for all ages will be accepted and available to take at no charge.  Items will be first come first serve.
12:00 pm to 6:00 pm
West Branch
 
 
 
Monster Tech
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Wiggle Worms Wednesdays

Wiggle Worms Wednesdays

Three Colorful Worms with Books
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, October 24 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 3-5: Bring your preschooler to the Library for interactive stories, songs, dancing, crafts and play from 10:00am to 10:30am.  There will be 30 minutes of free play offered from 10:30am to 11:00am.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
 
Halloween Costume Swap

Halloween Costume Swap

Children in Halloween Costumes
West Branch
Wednesday, October 24 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm
All ages: Save money, reduce waste and be creative with random accessories or gently used outfits this Halloween.  Visit the West Branch to leave what you can and take what you need to create your perfect costume.  Costumes for all ages will be accepted and available to take at no charge.  Items will be first come first serve.
12:00 pm to 6:00 pm
West Branch
 
 
West Vigo Guitar Club

West Vigo Guitar Club

Acoustic Guitar
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Wednesday, October 24 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Learn to play the guitar and better understand basic music concepts like melody, rhythm and chords with the West Vigo Guitar Club.  The club will meet as a group for free instruction from October through December.  No music experience is required, but space is limited.
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
 
 
Halloween Costume Swap

Halloween Costume Swap

Children in Halloween Costumes
West Branch
Thursday, October 25 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm
All ages: Save money, reduce waste and be creative with random accessories or gently used outfits this Halloween.  Visit the West Branch to leave what you can and take what you need to create your perfect costume.  Costumes for all ages will be accepted and available to take at no charge.  Items will be first come first serve.
12:00 pm to 6:00 pm
West Branch
 
 
Books Before Bedtime

Books Before Bedtime

Infant Sleeping on a Crescent Moon
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, October 25 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Wear your pajamas for stories, songs, and crafts before bedtime! This event will vary each week from traditional story time, to art-based activities, to music-making, and everything in between!
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
Distraction Attraction

Distraction Attraction

Colorful Puzzle Pieces
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, October 25 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Ages 6-11: Hang out with your friends at Distraction Attraction, an alternative to Books Before Bedtime that lets older children explore cool technology, games and activities.
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Ready to Read Costume Party Storytime

Ready to Read Costume Party Storytime

Group of Children in Halloween Costumes
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Friday, October 26 10:30 am to 11:30 am
Ages 0-5: Come dressed up for Halloween! Sing along to music, move your bodies with egg shakers and scarves, hear spooky (and not so spooky) stories and create a tasty craft. Each child will receive a special Halloween treat. Parents and caregivers are invited to participate with their children during this special storytime.
10:30 am to 11:30 am
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
 
 
Halloween Costume Swap

Halloween Costume Swap

Children in Halloween Costumes
West Branch
Friday, October 26 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm
All ages: Save money, reduce waste and be creative with random accessories or gently used outfits this Halloween.  Visit the West Branch to leave what you can and take what you need to create your perfect costume.  Costumes for all ages will be accepted and available to take at no charge.  Items will be first come first serve.
12:00 pm to 6:00 pm
West Branch
 
 
 
 
 
West Branch Halloween Book Giveaway at the Westside Hometown Holiday Trunk or Treat

West Branch Halloween Book Giveaway at the Westside Hometown Holiday Trunk or Treat

Little Girl Dressed As A Cat
West Branch
West Branch Shelter
Sunday, October 28 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Fill your trick or treat bag at the Westside Hometown Holiday Trunk or Treat event.  The Westside Hometown Holiday parade starts at 3:00PM at IGA and ends at the VCPL, West Branch at 4:30PM where you can take part in the costume contest and collect a variety of treats in a safe environment.  Stop by the library trunk for a free book, while supplies last.
4:30 pm to 6:30 pm
West Branch
West Branch Shelter
 
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Tiny Tot Time

Tiny Tot Time

Mother Bear Reading to Bear Cub in Grass
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Monday, October 29 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.  
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
 
Halloween Costume Swap

Halloween Costume Swap

Children in Halloween Costumes
West Branch
Monday, October 29 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm
All ages: Save money, reduce waste and be creative with random accessories or gently used outfits this Halloween.  Visit the West Branch to leave what you can and take what you need to create your perfect costume.  Costumes for all ages will be accepted and available to take at no charge.  Items will be first come first serve.
12:00 pm to 6:00 pm
West Branch
 
 
Mother Goose on the Loose

Mother Goose on the Loose

Community Locations
Fresh Thyme Farmers Market
Tuesday, October 30 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Join Mother Goose at Fresh Thyme Farmer's Market for an interactive storytime with books, songs, rhymes and musical instruments.  You and your child will play together and develop early literacy skills. Children and parents will be provided with a breakfast bar by our host. Breakfast bar is 10:00 - 10:30, storytime starts at 10:30. 
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Community Locations
Fresh Thyme Farmers Market
 
 
 
 
Halloween Costume Swap

Halloween Costume Swap

Children in Halloween Costumes
West Branch
Tuesday, October 30 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm
All ages: Save money, reduce waste and be creative with random accessories or gently used outfits this Halloween.  Visit the West Branch to leave what you can and take what you need to create your perfect costume.  Costumes for all ages will be accepted and available to take at no charge.  Items will be first come first serve.
12:00 pm to 6:00 pm
West Branch
 
 
 
Monster Tech
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Wiggle Worms Wednesdays

Wiggle Worms Wednesdays

Three Colorful Worms with Books
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, October 31 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 3-5: Bring your preschooler to the Library for interactive stories, songs, dancing, crafts and play from 10:00am to 10:30am.  There will be 30 minutes of free play offered from 10:30am to 11:00am.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
West Vigo Guitar Club

West Vigo Guitar Club

Acoustic Guitar
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Wednesday, October 31 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Learn to play the guitar and better understand basic music concepts like melody, rhythm and chords with the West Vigo Guitar Club.  The club will meet as a group for free instruction from October through December.  No music experience is required, but space is limited.
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B