April 2020

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CANCELLED Wiggle Worm Wednesdays

CANCELLED Wiggle Worm Wednesdays

Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, April 1 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Ages 2-5: Interact with engaging books, sing, and move your body while building early literacy skills. Thirty minutes of free play will follow storytime.

10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
CANCELLED: Painting with Nicole
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
CANCELLED Messy Makers

CANCELLED Messy Makers

Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, April 2 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm

Ages 5-11: Create marbled paper or paint with salt in a
care-free environment. Be prepared to make a mess by
wearing clothes that you can easily clean.

1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
CANCELLED Books Before Bedtime

CANCELLED Books Before Bedtime

Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, April 2 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Ages 0-5: Wind down with a bedtime story, sing songs,and participate in lap bounces as your children build their early literacy skills.

5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
CANCELLED Intro to Podcasting

CANCELLED Intro to Podcasting

Main Library
Meeting Room A
Thursday, April 2 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Ages 9-19: Step up to the microphone and
get started with basic podcast equipment.
Learn how to use the equipment properly,
improvise a short segment with a friend,
and record with Audacity®. Those who
complete this class may reserve the
podcasting equipment at the Youth
Services desk to use on their own. No
experience is necessary.

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Room A
 
 
 
 
CANCELLED: First Friday -- Creating a Green Future: Purdue Extension

CANCELLED: First Friday -- Creating a Green Future: Purdue Extension

Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
Friday, April 3 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Think agriculture careers just deal with cows and
corn? Think again! Learn about vermicomposting with a worm sensory bin and
explore water conservation through a water filtering experiment.  Explore the variety in agriculture and
sustainability careers with Purdue Extension.

4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
 
 
CANCELLED Saturday Stories

CANCELLED Saturday Stories

Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Saturday, April 4 10:00 am to 10:30 am

Ages 0-5: Start your Saturday morning with stories, songs, and conversation. Foster speech development, improve motor coordination, and learn creative ways to encourage your child's interactions and pre-reading skills.

10:00 am to 10:30 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
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CANCELLED Tiny Tot Time

CANCELLED Tiny Tot Time

Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Monday, April 6 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Ages 0-24 months: Listen to books, rhymes, and songs while letting your baby experience a group setting for the first time.  Thirty minutes of free play will follow storytime.

10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
CANCELLED Osmo: Run your own pizza company
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
 
 
CANCELLED Maker Hour
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Room B
 
 
CANCELLED Ready to Read Storytime

CANCELLED Ready to Read Storytime

West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Room B
Tuesday, April 7 10:30 am to 11:30 am
Ages 0-5: Develop your child's early literacy development by listening to stories, singing, and dancing to music. After storytime, enjoy playtime or a craft.
10:30 am to 11:30 am
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Room B
 
 
 
CANCELLED Money Smart Board Games

CANCELLED Money Smart Board Games

West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Room B
Tuesday, April 7 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm

All Ages: Learn about financial matters in a fun and
interactive way. Play classic board games like Monopoly® to
master budgeting, finances, and more. Games for all ages
and skill levels will be available to play.

4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Room B
 
 
CANCELLED Wiggle Worm Wednesdays

CANCELLED Wiggle Worm Wednesdays

Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, April 8 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Ages 2-5: Interact with engaging books, sing, and move your body while building early literacy skills. Thirty minutes of free play will follow storytime.

10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
CANCELLED Storytime at Fresh Thyme Farmer's Market

CANCELLED Storytime at Fresh Thyme Farmer's Market

Community Locations
Fresh Thyme Farmers Market
Thursday, April 9 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Ages 0-5: Join VCPL for stories, songs,
and conversation. Learn how to encourage
interaction, improve motor skills, develop
speech, and strengthen pre-reading skills.
Breakfast will be provided by Fresh Thyme
Farmers Market starting at 10:00 a.m.

10:00 am to 11:00 am
Community Locations
Fresh Thyme Farmers Market
 
 
CANCELLED Books Before Bedtime

CANCELLED Books Before Bedtime

Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, April 9 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Ages 0-5: Wind down with a bedtime story, sing songs,and participate in lap bounces as your children build their early literacy skills.

5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
 
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CANCELLED Tiny Tot Time

CANCELLED Tiny Tot Time

Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Monday, April 13 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Ages 0-24 months: Listen to books, rhymes, and songs while letting your baby experience a group setting for the first time.  Thirty minutes of free play will follow storytime.

10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
CANCELLED Storytime at Chick-fil-A
9:30 am to 10:30 am
Community Locations
 
 
 
 
CANCELLED Explore Beyond the Classroom - Worm World: Vermicomposting
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
CANCELLED Ready to Read Storytime

CANCELLED Ready to Read Storytime

West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Room B
Tuesday, April 14 10:30 am to 11:30 am
Ages 0-5: Develop your child's early literacy development by listening to stories, singing, and dancing to music. After storytime, enjoy playtime or a craft.
10:30 am to 11:30 am
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Room B
 
 
CANCELLED Wiggle Worm Wednesdays

CANCELLED Wiggle Worm Wednesdays

Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, April 15 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Ages 2-5: Interact with engaging books, sing, and move your body while building early literacy skills. Thirty minutes of free play will follow storytime.

10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
CANCELLED Books Before Bedtime

CANCELLED Books Before Bedtime

Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, April 16 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Ages 0-5: Wind down with a bedtime story, sing songs,and participate in lap bounces as your children build their early literacy skills.

5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
 
 
CANCELLED Read to Rover

CANCELLED Read to Rover

Main Library
Youth Services Multipurpose Room
Youth Services Program Room
Saturday, April 18 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

All Ages: Therapy dogs from Love on a Leash®
will provide a relaxed, welcoming atmosphere
in which kids of any reading level can practice
their reading skills. Bring your favorite reading
material or choose from books and magazines
provided by the Library.To reserve a time slot at the Main
Library, call 812.232.1113, ext 4242.

10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Multipurpose Room, Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
CANCELLED: Festival of Nations

CANCELLED: Festival of Nations

Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Sunday, April 19 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Tour the world with Festival of Nations. Pose for your
passport picture before you set off on your journey to visit
various countries, be greeted by video clips of other people from
around the globe, and learn about the arts, crafts, and traditions
found in other cultures.

1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
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Tiny Tot Time

Tiny Tot Time

Whale Reading to Baby Whale
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Monday, April 20 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Ages 0-24 months: Listen to books, rhymes, and songs while letting your baby experience a group setting for the first time.  Thirty minutes of free play will follow storytime.

10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
Make it! Take it! Sustain it!
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Room B
 
 
Ready to Read Storytime

Ready to Read Storytime

Mother Bear Reading to Bear Cub in Grass
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Room B
Tuesday, April 21 10:30 am to 11:30 am
Ages 0-5: Develop your child's early literacy development by listening to stories, singing, and dancing to music. After storytime, enjoy playtime or a craft.
10:30 am to 11:30 am
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Room B
 
 
 
Intro to Podcasting

Intro to Podcasting

Young Girl with Headphones & Microphone
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Tuesday, April 21 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Ages 9-19: Step up to the microphone and
get started with basic podcast equipment.
Learn how to use the equipment properly,
improvise a short segment with a friend,
and record with Audacity®. Those who
complete this class may reserve the
podcasting equipment at the Youth
Services desk to use on their own. No
experience is necessary.

4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Wiggle Worm Wednesdays

Wiggle Worm Wednesdays

Three Colorful Worms with Books
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, April 22 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Ages 2-5: Interact with engaging books, sing, and move your body while building early literacy skills. Thirty minutes of free play will follow storytime.

10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Books Before Bedtime

Books Before Bedtime

Owl in Crescent Moon Reading to Two Owlets
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, April 23 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Ages 0-5: Wind down with a bedtime story, sing songs,and participate in lap bounces as your children build their early literacy skills.

5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
 
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Tiny Tot Time

Tiny Tot Time

Whale Reading to Baby Whale
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Monday, April 27 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Ages 0-24 months: Listen to books, rhymes, and songs while letting your baby experience a group setting for the first time.  Thirty minutes of free play will follow storytime.

10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Ready to Read Storytime

Ready to Read Storytime

Mother Bear Reading to Bear Cub in Grass
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Room B
Tuesday, April 28 10:30 am to 11:30 am
Ages 0-5: Develop your child's early literacy development by listening to stories, singing, and dancing to music. After storytime, enjoy playtime or a craft.
10:30 am to 11:30 am
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Room B
 
 
Wiggle Worm Wednesdays

Wiggle Worm Wednesdays

Three Colorful Worms with Books
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, April 29 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Ages 2-5: Interact with engaging books, sing, and move your body while building early literacy skills. Thirty minutes of free play will follow storytime.

10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Books Before Bedtime

Books Before Bedtime

Owl in Crescent Moon Reading to Two Owlets
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, April 30 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Ages 0-5: Wind down with a bedtime story, sing songs,and participate in lap bounces as your children build their early literacy skills.

5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room