October 2019

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Talk it Out

Talk it Out

Teenage Girls Looking at a Cellphone
Main Library
Youth Services Multipurpose Room
Tuesday, October 1 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Ages 11-15: Become a role model for your friends, your school, and your community. Together with Tante Robinson, founder and director of Girls of Excellence Mentoring, girls will discuss important topics that will improve their self-esteem, prevent bullying, and help them make better choices throughout their lives. Mature topics, including hunger, abuse, pregnancy, and sexual violence, will also be covered in these discussions. 
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Multipurpose Room
 
 
Wiggle Worm Wednesday

Wiggle Worm Wednesday

Three Colorful Worms with Books
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, October 2 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 2-5: Interact with engaging books, songs, and body movements 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, October 3 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Ages 0-5: Interact with engaging books, songs, lap bounces, and finger-plays as your children build their early literacy skills.
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Ready to Read Storytime

Ready to Read Storytime

Mother Bear Reading to Two Cubs
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Room B
Friday, October 4 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 can participate with their children during storytime.
10:30 am to 11:30 am
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Room B
 
 
First Friday: Bee-Friendly

First Friday: Bee-Friendly

Bee on Flower
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
Friday, October 4 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
All Ages: Buzz over and bee-friendly! Create your very own Mason bee habitat. Observe bees at work and learn about their leading roles in our environment from Purdue Extension.
4:00 pm to 6:00 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 7 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 0-24 months: Listen to books, rhymes, songs, and finger-plays while letting your baby experience a group setting for the first time. After twenty minutes of storytime, babies and parents can engage in free play.
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 8 10:00 am to 11:00 am
All Ages: Explore, create, and learn about science, art, history, and other subjects in this family-oriented program. Free-play will also be available for younger children.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
Talk it Out

Talk it Out

Teenage Girls Looking at a Cellphone
Main Library
Youth Services Multipurpose Room
Tuesday, October 8 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Ages 11-15: Become a role model for your friends, your school, and your community. Together with Tante Robinson, founder and director of Girls of Excellence Mentoring, girls will discuss important topics that will improve their self-esteem, prevent bullying, and help them make better choices throughout their lives. Mature topics, including hunger, abuse, pregnancy, and sexual violence, will also be covered in these discussions. 
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Multipurpose Room
 
 
Wiggle Worm Wednesday

Wiggle Worm Wednesday

Three Colorful Worms with Books
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, October 9 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 2-5: Interact with engaging books, songs, and body movements 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
 
 
West Vigo Guitar Club

West Vigo Guitar Club

Acoustic Guitar
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Room B
Wednesday, October 9 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 September through November.  No music experience is required, but space is limited.
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Room B
 
 
Books Before Bedtime

Books Before Bedtime

Owl in Crescent Moon Reading to Two Owlets
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, October 10 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Ages 0-5: Interact with engaging books, songs, lap bounces, and finger-plays as your children build their early literacy skills.
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Ready to Read Storytime

Ready to Read Storytime

Mother Bear Reading to Two Cubs
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Room B
Friday, October 11 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 can participate with their children during storytime.
10:30 am to 11:30 am
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Room B
 
 
 
 
Advanced 3D Printing

Advanced 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing Orange Wavy Shape
Main Library
Haute Create
Friday, October 11 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Ages 12 & Up: Take your 3D printing to the next level at this demonstration of the Raise 3D N2 with its dual extrusion, large heated build plate and the ability to use different types of filament including metallic and wood composites. Intro to 3D Printing must be taken prior to this class.
11:00 am to 12:00 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 14 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 0-24 months: Listen to books, rhymes, songs, and finger-plays while letting your baby experience a group setting for the first time. After twenty minutes of storytime, babies and parents can engage in free play.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Painting with Nicole

Painting with Nicole

Girl with Paint on Her Face, Clothes and Hand
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Monday, October 14 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Ages 5-15: Paint a masterpiece with Nicole. Follow along step-by-step as she shows you painting techniques. Each child will take home their own painting.
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
Talk it Out

Talk it Out

Teenage Girls Looking at a Cellphone
Main Library
Youth Services Multipurpose Room
Tuesday, October 15 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Ages 11-15: Become a role model for your friends, your school, and your community. Together with Tante Robinson, founder and director of Girls of Excellence Mentoring, girls will discuss important topics that will improve their self-esteem, prevent bullying, and help them make better choices throughout their lives. Mature topics, including hunger, abuse, pregnancy, and sexual violence, will also be covered in these discussions. 
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Multipurpose Room
 
 
Wiggle Worm Wednesday

Wiggle Worm Wednesday

Three Colorful Worms with Books
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, October 16 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 2-5: Interact with engaging books, songs, and body movements 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
 
 
Creative Writing Workshop with Leah Singer

Creative Writing Workshop with Leah Singer

Girl Thinking While Boy Writes
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, October 16 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Ages 9-14: Do you dream of being an author? Or do you have lots of ideas that you want to put on paper, but you're not sure where to start? Let freelance writer and editor Leah Singer teach you how to conquer the blank page with writing exercises in both fiction and non-fiction and with creative techniques that will get your wildest ideas out of your head.
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
West Vigo Guitar Club

West Vigo Guitar Club

Acoustic Guitar
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Room B
Wednesday, October 16 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 September through November.  No music experience is required, but space is limited.
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Room B
 
 
Books Before Bedtime

Books Before Bedtime

Owl in Crescent Moon Reading to Two Owlets
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, October 17 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Ages 0-5: Interact with engaging books, songs, lap bounces, and finger-plays as your children build their early literacy skills.
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Ready to Read Storytime

Ready to Read Storytime

Mother Bear Reading to Two Cubs
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Room B
Friday, October 18 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 can participate with their children during storytime.
10:30 am to 11:30 am
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Room B
 
 
 
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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 21 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 0-24 months: Listen to books, rhymes, songs, and finger-plays while letting your baby experience a group setting for the first time. After twenty minutes of storytime, babies and parents can engage in free play.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
Talk it Out

Talk it Out

Teenage Girls Looking at a Cellphone
Main Library
Youth Services Multipurpose Room
Tuesday, October 22 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Ages 11-15: Become a role model for your friends, your school, and your community. Together with Tante Robinson, founder and director of Girls of Excellence Mentoring, girls will discuss important topics that will improve their self-esteem, prevent bullying, and help them make better choices throughout their lives. Mature topics, including hunger, abuse, pregnancy, and sexual violence, will also be covered in these discussions. 
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Multipurpose Room
 
 
Wiggle Worm Wednesday

Wiggle Worm Wednesday

Three Colorful Worms with Books
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, October 23 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 2-5: Interact with engaging books, songs, and body movements 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
 
 
West Vigo Guitar Club

West Vigo Guitar Club

Acoustic Guitar
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Room B
Wednesday, October 23 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 September through November.  No music experience is required, but space is limited.
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Room B
 
 
Books Before Bedtime

Books Before Bedtime

Owl in Crescent Moon Reading to Two Owlets
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, October 24 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Ages 0-5: Interact with engaging books, songs, lap bounces, and finger-plays as your children build their early literacy skills.
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Ready to Read Storytime

Ready to Read Storytime

Mother Bear Reading to Two Cubs
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Room B
Friday, October 25 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 can participate with their children during storytime.
10:30 am to 11:30 am
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Room B
 
 
 
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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 28 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 0-24 months: Listen to books, rhymes, songs, and finger-plays while letting your baby experience a group setting for the first time. After twenty minutes of storytime, babies and parents can engage in free play.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
Talk it Out

Talk it Out

Teenage Girls Looking at a Cellphone
Main Library
Youth Services Multipurpose Room
Tuesday, October 29 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Ages 11-15: Become a role model for your friends, your school, and your community. Together with Tante Robinson, founder and director of Girls of Excellence Mentoring, girls will discuss important topics that will improve their self-esteem, prevent bullying, and help them make better choices throughout their lives. Mature topics, including hunger, abuse, pregnancy, and sexual violence, will also be covered in these discussions. 
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Multipurpose Room
 
 
Wiggle Worm Wednesday

Wiggle Worm Wednesday

Three Colorful Worms with Books
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, October 30 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 2-5: Interact with engaging books, songs, and body movements 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
 
 
 
West Branch Halloween Party & Book Giveaway
5:30 pm to 8:00 pm
West Branch Library