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Baby Bookworms

Baby Bookworms

Cover: That Pup! (George)
Main Library
Meeting Room B
Wednesday, October 1 - 10:00 am to 10:45 am

Come explore at storytime as we hear a story, sing and do fingerplays together. There will be an optional 15 minute play time immediately following the 30 minute storytime. This event is designed for children age 0-17 months and their caregivers.

10:00 am to 10:45 am
Meeting Room B
 
 
A World of Adventure Storytime

A World of Adventure Storytime

Cover: Miss Nelson Is Missing (Marshall)
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, October 1 - 10:00 am to 10:45 am

Join us for stories, songs, finger-plays and crafts! Created for young people 3-8 years with their caregivers and parents. Registration required, call 232-1115.

10:00 am to 10:45 am
Meeting Room C
 
 
Toddler Tales

Toddler Tales

Cover: Fall Leaves Fall! (Hall)
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, October 1 - 11:00 am to 11:45 am

Come explore at storytime as we hear a story, sing and do fingerplays together. There will be an optional 15 minute play time immediately following the 30 minute storytime. This event is designed for children age 18-36 months and their caregivers.

11:00 am to 11:45 am
Meeting Room C
 
 
Nature Tales @ Your Library

Nature Tales @ Your Library

Illustration of Girl with Easel and Paint Brush in Front of Tree on Open Book
Main Library
Meeting Room D
Wednesday, October 1 - 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Join Amber from the Vigo County Parks and Recreation Department for a nature themed storytime!

3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Meeting Room D
 
 
Mother Goose on the Loose ages 0-2

Mother Goose on the Loose ages 0-2

Mother Goose on the Loose Logo
Main Library
Meeting Room B
Thursday, October 2 - 10:00 am to 10:30 am

Join us for an interactive storytime with books, songs, rhymes, musical instruments and more! ages 0-2

10:00 am to 10:30 am
Meeting Room B
 
 
Mother Goose on the Loose ages:3-5

Mother Goose on the Loose ages:3-5

Mother Goose on the Loose Logo
Main Library
Meeting Room B
Thursday, October 2 - 11:00 am to 11:30 am

Join us for an interactive storytime with books, songs, rhymes, musical instruments and more! ages 3-5

11:00 am to 11:30 am
Meeting Room B
 
 
Music Makers

Music Makers

Illustration of Boy Dancing with Music Stanza, Notes, and Treble Cleft in Background
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Friday, October 3 - 10:00 am to 10:30 am

Liitle ones ages 2-6 can join us for movement and music stories, activities and songs.

10:00 am to 10:30 am
Meeting Room C
 
 
 
Minecraft Guild

Minecraft Guild

Minecraft Creeper
Main Library
Computer Lab 2
Friday, October 3 - 3:00 pm to 5:30 pm

Do you love Minecraft as much as we do? Come play in Computer Lab 2 and build your world, even if you don't have a personal Minecraft account. Grades K-8

Computer time will be given on a first come, first served basis, with an hour limit when there are other players waiting.

3:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Computer Lab 2
 
 
New! Saturday Morning Mother Goose on the Loose 0 - 2 years
9:30 am to 10:00 am
Lifelong Learning Center
 
 
New! Saturday Morning Mother Goose on the Loose 2 - 5 years
10:15 am to 10:45 am
Lifelong Learning Center
 
 
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A World of Adventure Storytime

A World of Adventure Storytime

Cover: The Dark (Snicket)
West Branch
Monday, October 6 - 11:00 am to 11:45 am

Join us for stories, songs, finger-plays and crafts! Created for young people 0-5 years with their caregivers and parents.

11:00 am to 11:45 am
West Branch
 
 
Lego at your Library

Lego at your Library

Little Boy Holding Lego Block
Main Library
Meeting Room A
Monday, October 6 - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Build your heart out! Drop in any time between 4 and 6 pm and tackle the weekly challenge and build beyond your wildest dreams.

Donations of clean Lego blocks are always appreciated, but not required. Please keep personal Lego sets at home unless you are planning to donate them.

4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Meeting Room A
 
 
Sensory Storytime

Sensory Storytime

Illustration of Boy and Girl with Signs for Taste and Touch
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Monday, October 6 - 6:00 pm to 6:45 pm

Sensory storytime combines books, songs, movement, and therapeutic activities to stimulate all five senses and promote learning. If your child has difficulty sitting through one of the library’s other storytimes, this inclusive program of stories, songs and activities may be just what you are looking for!

6:00 pm to 6:45 pm
Meeting Room C
 
 
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Cover: The Dark (Snicket)
Main Library
Meeting Room D
Tuesday, October 7 - 10:00 am to 10:45 am

Join us for stories, songs, finger-plays and crafts! Created for young people 3-5 years with their caregivers and parents. Registration required, call 232-1115.

10:00 am to 10:45 am
Meeting Room D
 
 
Toddler Tales

Toddler Tales

Cover: Fire Engine Man (Zimmerman)
Main Library
Meeting Room A
Tuesday, October 7 - 11:00 am to 11:45 am

Come explore at storytime as we hear a story, sing and do fingerplays together. There will be an optional 15 minute play time immediately following the 30 minute storytime. This event is designed for children age 18-36 months and their caregivers.

11:00 am to 11:45 am
Meeting Room A
 
 
Lego at the West Branch

Lego at the West Branch

Little Boy Holding Lego Block
West Branch
Tuesday, October 7 - 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm

Build your heart out! Drop in at the West Branch any time between 4:30 and 5:30 pm. Tackle the weekly challenge and build beyond your wildest dreams.

Donations of clean Lego blocks are always appreciated, but not required. Please keep personal Lego sets at home unless you are planning to donate them.

4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
West Branch
 
 
Baby Bookworms

Baby Bookworms

Cover: Tickle Time (Boynton)
Main Library
Meeting Room B
Wednesday, October 8 - 10:00 am to 10:45 am

Come explore at storytime as we hear a story, sing and do fingerplays together. There will be an optional 15 minute play time immediately following the 30 minute storytime. This event is designed for children age 0-17 months and their caregivers.

10:00 am to 10:45 am
Meeting Room B
 
 
A World of Adventure Storytime

A World of Adventure Storytime

Cover: The Dark (Snicket)
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, October 8 - 10:00 am to 10:45 am

Join us for stories, songs, finger-plays and crafts! Created for young people 3-8 years with their caregivers and parents. Registration required, call 232-1115.

10:00 am to 10:45 am
Meeting Room C
 
 
Toddler Tales

Toddler Tales

Cover: Fire Engine Man (Zimmerman)
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, October 8 - 11:00 am to 11:45 am

Come explore at storytime as we hear a story, sing and do fingerplays together. There will be an optional 15 minute play time immediately following the 30 minute storytime. This event is designed for children age 18-36 months and their caregivers.

11:00 am to 11:45 am
Meeting Room C
 
 
 
 
VCPL Chess Club

VCPL Chess Club

Chess Pieces Moving Into Checkmate
Main Library
Meeting Room A
Thursday, October 9 - 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Learn how to play chess or test your skills in a game with an experienced chess player! The VCPL Chess Club is open to all ages and skill levels. No registration is required. Call Youth Services for more information, 232-1115. Sponsored by the Friends of the Vigo County Public Library.

6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Meeting Room A
 
 
Music Makers

Music Makers

Illustration of Boy Dancing with Music Stanza, Notes, and Treble Cleft in Background
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Friday, October 10 - 10:00 am to 10:30 am

Liitle ones ages 2-6 can join us for movement and music stories, activities and songs.

10:00 am to 10:30 am
Meeting Room C
 
 
 
 
Community Gaming Initiative

Community Gaming Initiative

Colorful Gaming Dice
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
Saturday, October 11 - 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Calling all gamers! If you're interested in tabletop, role playing, or card gaming, stop by between 12 and 4 pm to explore new games, play old favorites, and challenge new people. Feel free to bring your favorite games (PG-13, please). Open to community members of all ages and skills.

Gamers who would like to host a table or a tournament should contact Hillary Rains at hrains@vigo.lib.in.us or at 232-1113 ext 2275

12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
 
 
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A World of Adventure Storytime

A World of Adventure Storytime

Cover: We're Going On A Ghost Hunt (Pearson)
West Branch
Monday, October 13 - 11:00 am to 11:45 am

Join us for stories, songs, finger-plays and crafts! Created for young people 0-5 years with their caregivers and parents.

11:00 am to 11:45 am
West Branch
 
 
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Cover: We're Going On A Ghost Hunt (Pearson)
Main Library
Meeting Room D
Tuesday, October 14 - 10:00 am to 10:45 am

Join us for stories, songs, finger-plays and crafts! Created for young people 3-5 years with their caregivers and parents. Registration required, call 232-1115.

10:00 am to 10:45 am
Meeting Room D
 
 
Toddler Tales

Toddler Tales

Cover: Moo, Baa, La, La, La! (Boyton)
Main Library
Meeting Room D
Tuesday, October 14 - 11:00 am to 11:45 am

Come explore at storytime as we hear a story, sing and do fingerplays together. There will be an optional 15 minute play time immediately following the 30 minute storytime. This event is designed for children age 18-36 months and their caregivers.

11:00 am to 11:45 am
Meeting Room D
 
 
A World of Adventure Storytime

A World of Adventure Storytime

Cover: We're Going On A Ghost Hunt (Pearson)
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, October 15 - 10:00 am to 10:45 am

Join us for stories, songs, finger-plays and crafts! Created for young people 3-8 years with their caregivers and parents. Registration required, call 232-1115.

10:00 am to 10:45 am
Meeting Room C
 
 
Baby Bookworms

Baby Bookworms

Cover: Touch and Feel Farm
Main Library
Meeting Room B
Wednesday, October 15 - 10:00 am to 10:45 am

Come explore at storytime as we hear a story, sing and do fingerplays together. There will be an optional 15 minute play time immediately following the 30 minute storytime. This event is designed for children age 0-17 months and their caregivers.

10:00 am to 10:45 am
Meeting Room B
 
 
Toddler Tales

Toddler Tales

Cover: Moo, Baa, La, La, La! (Boyton)
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, October 15 - 11:00 am to 11:45 am

Come explore at storytime as we hear a story, sing and do fingerplays together. There will be an optional 15 minute play time immediately following the 30 minute storytime. This event is designed for children age 18-36 months and their caregivers.

11:00 am to 11:45 am
Meeting Room C
 
 
Family Literacy Event

Family Literacy Event

Illustration of Family Reading a Book
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Thursday, October 16 - 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Families of kids in grades K-5 are invited to learn some fun ways to help with reading and writing! Space is limited. Free books while supplies last. Please register your family online or call Youth Services at 232-1115.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Vigo County Public Library.

6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Meeting Room C
 
 
Music Makers

Music Makers

Illustration of Boy Dancing with Music Stanza, Notes, and Treble Cleft in Background
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Friday, October 17 - 10:00 am to 10:30 am

Liitle ones ages 2-6 can join us for movement and music stories, activities and songs.

10:00 am to 10:30 am
Meeting Room C
 
 
 
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A World of Adventure Storytime

A World of Adventure Storytime

Cover: Even Monsters Need Haircuts (McElligott)
West Branch
Monday, October 20 - 11:00 am to 11:45 am

Join us for stories, songs, finger-plays and crafts! Created for young people 0-5 years with their caregivers and parents.

11:00 am to 11:45 am
West Branch
 
 
A World of Adventure Storytime

A World of Adventure Storytime

West Branch
Monday, October 20 - 11:00 am to 11:45 am

Join us for stories, songs, finger-plays and crafts! Created for young people 0-5 years with their caregivers and parents.

11:00 am to 11:45 am
West Branch
 
 
Lego at your Library

Lego at your Library

Little Boy Holding Lego Block
Main Library
Meeting Room D
Monday, October 20 - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Build your heart out! Drop in any time between 4 and 6 pm. Tackle the weekly challenge and build beyond your wildest dreams.

Donations of clean Lego blocks are always appreciated, but not required. Please keep personal Lego sets at home unless you are planning to donate them.

4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Meeting Room D
 
 
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Cover: Even Monsters Need Haircuts (McElligott)
Main Library
Meeting Room D
Tuesday, October 21 - 10:00 am to 10:45 am

Join us for stories, songs, finger-plays and crafts! Created for young people 3-5 years with their caregivers and parents. Registration required, call 232-1115.

10:00 am to 10:45 am
Meeting Room D
 
 
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Main Library
Meeting Room D
Tuesday, October 21 - 10:00 am to 10:45 am

Join us for stories, songs, finger-plays and crafts! Created for young people 3-5 years with their caregivers and parents. Registration required, call 232-1115.

10:00 am to 10:45 am
Meeting Room D
 
 
Toddler Tales

Toddler Tales

Cover: Birds (Henkes)
Main Library
Meeting Room D
Tuesday, October 21 - 11:00 am to 11:45 am

Come explore at storytime as we hear a story, sing and do fingerplays together. There will be an optional 15 minute play time immediately following the 30 minute storytime. This event is designed for children age 18-36 months and their caregivers.

11:00 am to 11:45 am
Meeting Room D
 
 
Lego at the West Branch

Lego at the West Branch

Little Boy Holding Lego Block
West Branch
Tuesday, October 21 - 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm

Build your heart out! Drop in at the West Branch any time between 4:30 and 5:30 pm. Tackle the weekly challenge and build beyond your wildest dreams.

Donations of clean Lego blocks are always appreciated, but not required. Please keep personal Lego sets at home unless you are planning to donate them.

4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
West Branch
 
 
Baby Bookworms

Baby Bookworms

Cover: Baby Bathtime! (Sirett)
Main Library
Meeting Room B
Wednesday, October 22 - 10:00 am to 10:45 am

Come explore at storytime as we hear a story, sing and do fingerplays together. There will be an optional 15 minute play time immediately following the 30 minute storytime. This event is designed for children age 0-17 months and their caregivers.

10:00 am to 10:45 am
Meeting Room B
 
 
A World of Adventure Storytime

A World of Adventure Storytime

Cover: Even Monsters Need Haircuts (McElligott)
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, October 22 - 10:00 am to 10:45 am

Join us for stories, songs, finger-plays and crafts! Created for young people 3-8 years with their caregivers and parents. Registration required, call 232-1115.

10:00 am to 10:45 am
Meeting Room C
 
 
Toddler Tales

Toddler Tales

Cover: Birds (Henkes)
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, October 22 - 11:00 am to 11:45 am

Come explore at storytime as we hear a story, sing and do fingerplays together. There will be an optional 15 minute play time immediately following the 30 minute storytime. This event is designed for children age 18-36 months and their caregivers.

11:00 am to 11:45 am
Meeting Room C
 
 
Nature Tales @ West Branch

Nature Tales @ West Branch

West Branch
Wednesday, October 22 - 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Join Amber from the Vigo County Parks and Recreation Department for a nature themed storytime at the West Branch!

3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
West Branch
 
 
 
 
VCPL Chess Club

VCPL Chess Club

Chess Pieces Moving Into Checkmate
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Thursday, October 23 - 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Learn how to play chess or test your skills in a game with an experienced chess player! The VCPL Chess Club is open to all ages and skill levels. No registration is required. Call Youth Services for more information, 232-1115. Sponsored by the Friends of the Vigo County Public Library.

6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Meeting Room C
 
 
Music Makers

Music Makers

Illustration of Boy Dancing with Music Stanza, Notes, and Treble Cleft in Background
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Friday, October 24 - 10:00 am to 10:30 am

Liitle ones ages 2-6 can join us for movement and music stories, activities and songs.

10:00 am to 10:30 am
Meeting Room C
 
 
 
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A World of Adventure Storytime

A World of Adventure Storytime

Cover: Plumply Dumply Pumpkin (Serfozo)
West Branch
Monday, October 27 - 11:00 am to 11:45 am

Join us for stories, songs, finger-plays and crafts! Created for young people 0-5 years with their caregivers and parents.

11:00 am to 11:45 am
West Branch
 
 
A World of Adventure Storytime

A World of Adventure Storytime

West Branch
Monday, October 27 - 11:00 am to 11:45 am

Join us for stories, songs, finger-plays and crafts! Created for young people 0-5 years with their caregivers and parents.

11:00 am to 11:45 am
West Branch
 
 
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Cover: Plumply Dumply Pumpkin (Serfozo)
Main Library
Meeting Room D
Tuesday, October 28 - 10:00 am to 10:45 am

Join us for stories, songs, finger-plays and crafts! Created for young people 3-5 years with their caregivers and parents. Registration required, call 232-1115.

10:00 am to 10:45 am
Meeting Room D
 
 
 
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Main Library
Meeting Room D
Tuesday, October 28 - 10:00 am to 10:45 am

Join us for stories, songs, finger-plays and crafts! Created for young people 3-5 years with their caregivers and parents. Registration required, call 232-1115.

10:00 am to 10:45 am
Meeting Room D
 
 
Toddler Tales

Toddler Tales

Cover: Five Little Pumpkins (Yaccarino)
Main Library
Meeting Room A
Tuesday, October 28 - 11:00 am to 11:45 am

Come explore at storytime as we hear a story, sing and do fingerplays together. There will be an optional 15 minute play time immediately following the 30 minute storytime. This event is designed for children age 18-36 months and their caregivers.

11:00 am to 11:45 am
Meeting Room A
 
 
Baby Bookworms

Baby Bookworms

Cover: Pumpkin Pumpkin (Titherington)
Main Library
Meeting Room B
Wednesday, October 29 - 10:00 am to 10:45 am

Come explore at storytime as we hear a story, sing and do fingerplays together. There will be an optional 15 minute play time immediately following the 30 minute storytime. This event is designed for children age 0-17 months and their caregivers.

10:00 am to 10:45 am
Meeting Room B
 
 
 
Word 3

Word 3

Microsoft Word Logo
Main Library
Computer Lab 2
Wednesday, October 29 - 10:00 am to 11:30 am

Topics in this Microsoft Word 2010 class will include finding and replacing text, setting tabs, and working with ClipArt. Please be familiar with the skills in Word 2.

10:00 am to 11:30 am
Computer Lab 2
 
 
A World of Adventure Storytime

A World of Adventure Storytime

Cover: Plumply Dumply Pumpkin (Serfozo)
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, October 29 - 10:00 am to 10:45 am

Join us for stories, songs, finger-plays and crafts! Created for young people 3-8 years with their caregivers and parents. Registration required, call 232-1115.

10:00 am to 10:45 am
Meeting Room C
 
 
Toddler Tales

Toddler Tales

Cover: Five Little Pumpkins (Yaccarino)
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, October 29 - 11:00 am to 11:45 am

Come explore at storytime as we hear a story, sing and do fingerplays together. There will be an optional 15 minute play time immediately following the 30 minute storytime. This event is designed for children age 18-36 months and their caregivers.

11:00 am to 11:45 am
Meeting Room C
 
 
 
Music Makers

Music Makers

Illustration of Boy Dancing with Music Stanza, Notes, and Treble Cleft in Background
Main Library
Meeting Room D
Friday, October 31 - 10:00 am to 10:30 am

Liitle ones ages 2-6 can join us for movement and music stories, activities and songs.

10:00 am to 10:30 am
Meeting Room D
 
 
Halloween Book Giveaway

Halloween Book Giveaway

West Branch
Friday, October 31 - 10:00 am to 7:00 pm

Come to the West Branch Library in your costume and get the best treat! A new book!!! Fun for the whole family with games and treats. We will be open until 7:00pm on Halloween.

10:00 am to 7:00 pm
West Branch
 
 
Animal Tales: Creepy Critters

Animal Tales: Creepy Critters

Stylized Spider on Web
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
Friday, October 31 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Creepy Critters focuses on those less cuddly and icky creatures whose importance is often taken for granted. This program features arachnids, insects and snakes to illustrate that such undesirable critters serve an extremely important purpose to the environment. Participants will be allowed to get “hands-on” with several animals and all should walk away with a different view of these
creepy critters.

10:00 am to 11:00 am
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
 
 
Animal Tales: Creepy Critters

Animal Tales: Creepy Critters

West Branch
Friday, October 31 - 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Creepy Critters focuses on those less cuddly and icky creatures whose importance is often taken for granted. This program features arachnids, insects and snakes to illustrate that such undesirable critters serve an extremely important purpose to the environment. Participants will be allowed to get “hands-on” with several animals and all should walk away with a different view of these
creepy critters.

3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
West Branch
 
 
HALLOWEEN BOOK GIVEAWAY and SPOOKTACULAR EVENT!

HALLOWEEN BOOK GIVEAWAY and SPOOKTACULAR EVENT!

Silhouette of Haunted House
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B, C, & D
Friday, October 31 - 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Come to the Library in your costume and get the best treat! A new book!!! Then come downstairs and have a ball! Games, treats and storytellers. Fun for the whole family.

5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Meeting Rooms A, B, C, & D