June 2016

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Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Cover: How Do Dinosaurs Stay Safe by Teague
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, June 1
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Join us for stories, songs, hand-on learning and art projects! This program is created with children ages 3-5 in mind.  Along with parents and caregivers, we do a half hour librarian- led story time and a half hour of free choice play. Registration is not required for this program. If you have questions, please call 812-232-1113 for more information. 
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
Bookmark Makers!
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
West Branch
 
 
 
Nature Tales
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
 
Mother Goose Olympics

Mother Goose Olympics

Boy Carrying Olympic Torch
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
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.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Toddler Tales

Toddler Tales

Cover: This Day in June by Pitman
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Friday, June 3
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Parents and caregivers, bring your toddler to join us for fun, engaging stories, songs, and crafts. A 30 minute optional playtime will also be offered at the end of storytime. Please call 232-1115 for additional information.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
 
Mother Goose Olympics

Mother Goose Olympics

Boy Carrying Olympic Torch
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
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.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
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Baby Bookworms

Baby Bookworms

Cover: Little Owl's Night by Srinivasan
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Monday, June 6
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Bring your babies to this lap-sit programming full of bonding time,  engaging stories, songs, and activities. A 30 minute optional playtime will be offered afterwards. Please call 812-232-1113 for additional information.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
Bright Science, Bright Minds

Bright Science, Bright Minds

Burner and Beakers
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Monday, June 6
2:00 pm to 2:30 pm
This special interactive show by Wonderlab will "brighten" the mind.  This visually exciting demonstration showcases colored flames, glowing liquids, and tricks with fire that will educate and entertain. 
2:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Main Library
Meeting Room C
 
 
 
Bright Science, Bright Minds

Bright Science, Bright Minds

Beakers
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room A
Monday, June 6
5:30 pm to 6:00 pm
This special interactive show by Wonderlab will "brighten" the mind.  This visually exciting demonstration showcases colored flames, glowing liquids, and tricks with fire that will educate and entertain. 
5:30 pm to 6:00 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room A
 
 
 
 
Baby Signs: Sign, Say & Play Class

Baby Signs: Sign, Say & Play Class

Illustration of Mother Hugging Infant
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Tuesday, June 7
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Baby signs helps babies ages 6-18 months to communicate their wants, needs and special requests before they can speak using sign language. This series of six, theme-based classes includes learning signs based on themes such as mealtime, bedtime, bath time, getting dressed, park and pet signs. Each week families learn useful signs through fun songs, books and activities. This series of programs is open to the first 6 parent and child groups that preregister.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
 
Baby Signs: Sign, Say & Play Class

Baby Signs: Sign, Say & Play Class

Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Tuesday, June 7
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Baby signs helps babies ages 6-18 months to communicate their wants, needs and special requests before they can speak using sign language. This series of six, theme-based classes includes learning signs based on themes such as mealtime, bedtime, bath time, getting dressed, park and pet signs. Each week families learn useful signs through fun songs, books and activities. This series of programs is open to the first 6 parent and child groups that preregister.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
My Incredible Body: Human Body Science
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Cover: I Love Bugs by Dodd
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, June 8
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Join us for stories, songs, hand-on learning and art projects! This program is created with children ages 3-5 in mind.  Along with parents and caregivers, we do a half hour librarian- led story time and a half hour of free choice play. Registration is not required for this program. If you have questions, please call 812-232-1113 for more information. 
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Nature Tales

Nature Tales

Children Reading in the Grass
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Wednesday, June 8
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Take a break from your busy day for a nature themed storytime. Create a fun, easy craft to take home.  Program presented by Amber from the Vigo County Parks and Recreation Department. Please call to register 812-462-3392
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
Music Makers

Music Makers

Illustration of Children Playing Instruments
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, June 9
10:00 am to 10:30 am
Get up and move! Little ones ages 1-6 will love dancing to music, singing songs and moving with their favorite Youth Services librarians.
10:00 am to 10:30 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Block Party-Exploring, Playing and Learning with Blocks

Block Party-Exploring, Playing and Learning with Blocks

Toy Rabbit Driving Toy Dump Truck with Blocks
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, June 9
11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Purdue Extension is coming to the library and they are bringing blocks. Lots of blocks! Playing with blocks is not only fun it also provides unique opportunities for building positive relationships and increasing early learning and school readiness skills, especially in the areas of math, science, pre-reading, physical and social skills. 
11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Toddler Tales

Toddler Tales

Cover: Sergio Saves the Game by Rodriguez
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Friday, June 10
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Parents and caregivers, bring your toddler to join us for fun, engaging stories, songs, and crafts. A 30 minute optional playtime will also be offered at the end of storytime. Please call 232-1115 for additional information.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
Bookmark Makers!
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Main Library
Collaborative Space 6
 
 
 
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Baby Bookworms

Baby Bookworms

Cover: Press Here by Tullet
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Monday, June 13
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Bring your babies to this lap-sit programming full of bonding time,  engaging stories, songs, and activities. A 30 minute optional playtime will be offered afterwards. Please call 232-1115 for additional information.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
Music Makers

Music Makers

Illustration of Children Playing Instruments
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
Tuesday, June 14
11:00 am to 11:45 am
Come ready to move and sing!  Children ages 1-6 and their caregiver(s) can look forward to strengthening early literacy skills through fun and engaging stories, songs, and movement activities.
11:00 am to 11:45 am
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B, West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
 
 
 
Nature Play Days: Plug into Nature

Nature Play Days: Plug into Nature

Group of Children Outdoors
Main Library, Community Locations
Youth Services Program Room
Hawthorn Park - Dogwood Shelter
Tuesday, June 14
5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Unplug your devices and plug into nature. Play in the park with the Vigo County Public Library and Vigo County Parks and Recreation Department! Activities include water games, hopscotch, fort building, mud pies, nature hike and scavenger hunt.
5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Main Library, Community Locations
Youth Services Program Room, Hawthorn Park - Dogwood Shelter
 
 
 
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Cover: The Human Body by the Magic School Bus
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, June 15
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Join us for stories, songs, hand-on learning and art projects! This program is created with children ages 3-5 in mind.  Along with parents and caregivers, we do a half hour librarian- led story time and a half hour of free choice play. Registration is not required for this program. If you have questions, please call 812-232-1113 for more information. 
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
Bookmark Makers!
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
West Branch
 
 
Music Makers

Music Makers

Illustration of Children Playing Instruments
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, June 16
10:00 am to 10:30 am
Get up and move! Little ones ages 1-6 will love dancing to music, singing songs and moving with their favorite Youth Services librarians.
10:00 am to 10:30 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Books Before Bedtime

Books Before Bedtime

Infant Sleeping on Moon
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, June 16
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
All children love to hear a bedtime story before they go to sleep. They will love listening to a drowsy story, music, and activities. Please plan for your child to wear their pajamas to story time and let them fall asleep in the car as you drive home.
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Toddler Tales

Toddler Tales

Cover: The Pout-Pout Fish by Rodriquez
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Friday, June 17
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Parents and caregivers, bring your toddler to join us for fun, engaging stories, songs, and crafts. A 30 minute optional playtime will also be offered at the end of storytime. Please call 232-1115 for additional information.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
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Baby Bookworms

Baby Bookworms

Cover: Baby Party by O'Connell
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Monday, June 20
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Bring your babies to this lap-sit programming full of bonding time,  engaging stories, songs, and activities. A 30 minute optional playtime will be offered afterwards. Please call 232-1115 for additional information.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
STEM Van: Forensic Laboratory

STEM Van: Forensic Laboratory

Two Young Detectives on a Sidewalk
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
VCPL West Wing Ramp
Monday, June 20
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Can you be a crime scene investigator? The Girl Scouts of Central Indiana will bring the STEM van to the VCPL. This program will challenge children to solve a crime using hands-on techniques, while teaching them what it takes to be criminal detectives.  Registration is required. The STEM van can only accommodate 30 children per hour.
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room, VCPL West Wing Ramp
 
 
 
Music Makers

Music Makers

Illustration of Children Playing Instruments
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
Tuesday, June 21
11:00 am to 11:45 am
Come ready to move and sing!  Children ages 1-6 and their caregiver(s) can look forward to strengthening early literacy skills through fun and engaging stories, songs, and movement activities.
11:00 am to 11:45 am
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
 
 
 
Going Wild at the Wigwam

Going Wild at the Wigwam

Roller Skates
Community Locations, Main Library
Wigwam Skating & Event Center
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.
5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Community Locations, Main Library
Wigwam Skating & Event Center
 
 
 
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Cover: Pete at the Beach by Dean
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, June 22
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Join us for stories, songs, hand-on learning and art projects! This program is created with children ages 3-5 in mind.  Along with parents and caregivers, we do a half hour librarian- led story time and a half hour of free choice play. Registration is not required for this program. If you have questions, please call 812-232-1113 for more information. 
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
Fit & Fab Moms Tot Program

Fit & Fab Moms Tot Program

Illustration of Infants with Ball
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Wednesday, June 22
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Come and enjoy fitness with your little one! Parents of tots ages 3-5 will learn various cardio and yoga exercise moves that can be performed together. This program will allow for parents to get a workout in and play along with their child at the same time, which will be a great learning experience for both parent and child!
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
Music Makers

Music Makers

Illustration of Children Playing Instruments
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, June 23
10:00 am to 10:30 am
Get up and move! Little ones ages 1-6 will love dancing to music, singing songs and moving with their favorite Youth Services librarians.
10:00 am to 10:30 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Toddler Tales

Toddler Tales

Cover: Freight Train by Crews
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Friday, June 24
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Parents and caregivers, bring your toddler to join us for fun, engaging stories, songs, and crafts. A 30 minute optional playtime will also be offered at the end of storytime. Please call 232-1115 for additional information.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
Bookmark Makers!
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Main Library
Collaborative Space 6
 
 
 
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Baby Bookworms

Baby Bookworms

Cover: The Seals on the Bus by Hort
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Monday, June 27
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Bring your babies to this lap-sit programming full of bonding time,  engaging stories, songs, and activities. A 30 minute optional playtime will be offered afterwards. Please call 232-1115 for additional information.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
 
Pinwheels for Peace

Pinwheels for Peace

Colorful Pinwheels in Grass
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Tuesday, June 28
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
The Community School of the Arts at Indiana State is offering a free workshop at the VCPL that celebrates ISU's sesquicentennial and creates awareness of International Peace Day. The workshop, on June 28, 10 am-12 pm, invites participants to create pinwheels that will form a larger, public installation in early fall, 2016. With the help of the community, the art project will consist of over 300 pinwheels, to be displayed at the VCPL September 21-29 with an opening reception at the Library on International Peace Day, September 21, 5-6 pm. This event is free and open to the public. Children under the age of 8 years must be accompanied by an adult. All materials are supplied. 
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Room C
 
 
 
 
Mother Goose Olympics

Mother Goose Olympics

Boy Carrying Olympic Torch
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
Tuesday, June 28
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.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
 
 
 
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Cover: The Night before the Fourth of July by Wing
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, June 29
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Join us for stories, songs, hand-on learning and art projects! This program is created with children ages 3-5 in mind.  Along with parents and caregivers, we do a half hour librarian- led story time and a half hour of free choice play. Registration is not required for this program. If you have questions, please call 812-232-1113 for more information. 
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Music Makers

Music Makers

Illustration of Children Playing Instruments
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, June 30
10:00 am to 10:30 am
Get up and move! Little ones ages 1-6 will love dancing to music, singing songs and moving with their favorite Youth Services librarians.
10:00 am to 10:30 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room