December 2016

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Mother Goose on the Loose Ages 0-5 Thursday Morning

Mother Goose on the Loose Ages 0-5 Thursday Morning

Mother Goose on the Loose Logo
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Thursday, December 1
10:00 am to 10:30 am
Join us for an interactive storytime with books, songs, rhymes, musical instruments and more! Children and parents will interact together as kids develop early literacy skills while playing!
10:00 am to 10:30 am
Main Library
Meeting Room C
 
 
 
After School Funzone

After School Funzone

Craft Supplies
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
Thursday, December 1
3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Children and teens come to relax afterschool with fun games, crafts, and activities. Please call (812)-235-2121 for additional information.
3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
 
 
 
Real! Live! Reindeer!

Real! Live! Reindeer!

Reindeer, Rabbit and Birds in Winter Forest
Main Library
VCPL Lobby
Friday, December 2
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Join us for our First Friday celebration, a visit from a real live reindeer and his arctic friends! We will be offering this program at two separate times- 10:00am & 4:00pm. Get your picture taken with one of the icons of the season. Bring your camera and dress warmly as the picture taking portion of the program will be outside.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
VCPL Lobby
 
 
 
Real! Live! Reindeer!

Real! Live! Reindeer!

Reindeer, Rabbit and Birds in Winter Forest
Main Library
VCPL Lobby
Friday, December 2
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Join us for our First Friday celebration, a visit from a real live reindeer and his arctic friends! We will be offering this program at two separate times- 10:00am & 4:00pm. Get your picture taken with one of the icons of the season. Bring your camera and dress warmly as the picture taking portion of the program will be outside.
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Main Library
VCPL Lobby
 
 
Mother Goose on the Loose Ages 0-5 Saturday Morning

Mother Goose on the Loose Ages 0-5 Saturday Morning

Mother Goose on the Loose Logo
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Saturday, December 3
10:00 am to 10:30 am
Join us for an interactive storytime with books, songs, rhymes, musical instruments and more! Children and parents will interact together as kids develop early literacy skills while playing!
10:00 am to 10:30 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
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Hour of Code - Kodable

Hour of Code - Kodable

Computer Screen with Code
Main Library
Haute Create
Tuesday, December 6
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Kodable is a self-guided game that introduces kids 5+ to programming basics.The Hour of Code takes place each year during Computer Science Education Week.  It is designed to demystify "code" and to show that anybody can learn the basics.
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Create with Pure GRACE Soap

Create with Pure GRACE Soap

Illustration of Bottles with Colorful Liquids and Flowers
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Tuesday, December 6
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Make bath salts and sugar scrubs with Pure GRACE Soap, a company created by a mother and daughter duo from Terre Haute. Create unique products that you can give as gifts or keep for yourself.
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Hour of Code - The Foos

Hour of Code - The Foos

Computer Screen with Code
Main Library
Haute Create
Wednesday, December 7
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Practice your early coding skills in a creative way. Program lovable Foos to solve puzzles. Then enter Foo Studio to make and share games. Everyone everywhere can learn to code with The Foos award-winning "no words" interface. Specifically designed for kids ages 4-6 and their caregivers.The Hour of Code takes place each year during Computer Science Education Week.  It is designed to demystify "code" and to show that anybody can learn the basics.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
 
 
 
 
Celebrations Around the World

Celebrations Around the World

Illustration of Multicultural Children in Front of Globe
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
Saturday, December 10
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Make merry this holiday season at West Branch's Celebrations Around the World. Discover different customs, traditions and rituals in an immersive environment, engaging with presenters to learn about holiday festivities from across the globe.  This is a family event for all ages.Along with this special event, the West Branch will be open to the public on Saturday, December 10, 2016 from noon - 4pm, for all regular services.  Take advantage of these special Saturday hours for computer access, picking up holds and browsing reading selections.
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
 
 
 
Indiana's Birthday Party

Indiana's Birthday Party

State of Indiana with Gold and Blue Stars
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Sunday, December 11
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Happy 200th Birthday, Indiana! Drop in to celebrate Indiana's Bicentennial with card making, party games, and cake.
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
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Teens Create with Pure GRACE Soap

Teens Create with Pure GRACE Soap

Various Bath Products with Flowers
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Tuesday, December 13
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Make bath products with Pure GRACE Soap, a company created by a mother and daughter duo from Terre Haute. Create unique products that you can give as gifts or keep for yourself.
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Main Library
Meeting Room C
 
 
 
Cooking For Kids

Cooking For Kids

Knife and Cutting Board with Chopped Vegetables
West Branch
West Branch Kitchen
Thursday, December 15
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Children ages 5-11 come to learn and practice basic cooking skills, along with creating simple and yummy dishes with help from a special guest from Grandma Vera's Cafe and Bakery. Call 812-235-2121 for more details.
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
West Branch
West Branch Kitchen
 
 
 
 
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Mother Goose on the Loose at West Ages 0-5
11:00 am to 11:30 am
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
 
 
Watch This Double Feature: Finding Nemo & Finding Dory
2:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C