September 2021

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Wonder Boxes

Wonder Boxes

Wednesday, September 1 at (All day)

Ages 0-19: All Wonder Boxes have been claimed for this month! We're sorry if you missed them, but more will be available next month. Wonder Boxes are back! Surprise your infant, child, or teen with a custom Wonder Box full of books, movies, music, and more-tailored to their age and interest. Visit www.vigo.lib.in.us/events to sign up for an age-appropriate Wonder Box. You will be emailed a form to complete with your or your child's preferences. Your Wonder Box may include board books, games, crafts, and more. Every box will include items for you or your child to keep, Library materials you will need to return, and instructions on how to return your Wonder Box. Due to high demand, you may register for one Wonder Box during the fall. A valid Library card is required.

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Wonder Boxes

Wonder Boxes

Monday, September 6 at (All day)

Ages 0-19: Surprise your infant, child, or teen with a custom Wonder Box full of books, movies, music, and more-tailored to their age and interests. Visit www.vigo.lib.in.us/events to sign up for an age-appropriate Wonder Box. You will be emailed a form to complete with your or your child's preferences. Your Wonder Box may include board books, games, crafts, and more. Every box will include items for you or your child to keep, Library materials you will need to return, and instructions on how to return your Wonder Box. Due to high demand, you may register for one Wonder Box during the fall. A valid Library card is required.

(All day)
 
 
Ready to Read Outside Storytime

Ready to Read Outside Storytime

Mother and young child, reading
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Shelter
Tuesday, September 7 at 10:30 am

Ages 0-5: Capture your child's imagination and inspire their love of reading at Ready to Read Outdoor Storytime. You and your child will sing along to music, listen to stories, meet new friends, and dance with egg shakers and scarves while enjoying time outside together. Dress for outside activities and don't forget to put on sunscreen!

10:30 am to 11:30 am
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Shelter
 
 
 
Ready to Read Outside Storytime

Ready to Read Outside Storytime

Mother and young child, reading
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Shelter
Thursday, September 9 at 10:30 am

Ages 0-5: Capture your child's imagination and inspire their love of reading at Ready to Read Outdoor Storytime. You and your child will sing along to music, listen to stories, meet new friends, and dance with egg shakers and scarves while enjoying time outside together. Dress for outside activities and don't forget to put on sunscreen!

10:30 am to 11:30 am
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Shelter
 
 
 
 
Mythical Creatures with Illustrator Corinne Roberts

Mythical Creatures with Illustrator Corinne Roberts

A dragon drawn by Corinne Roberts
Digital Programs
Zoom
Saturday, September 11 at 10:00 am

Ages 5-19: Create your own imaginative mythical creature using basic shapes and simple line techniques-no prior drawing experience needed! Following along with illustrator Corinne Roberts using the supplies provided in your kit or your own pencil, paper, and eraser. Register to receive a Zoom link.

10:00 am to 11:00 am
Digital Programs
Zoom
 
 
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Maker Kit to Go: The Science of S'mores

Maker Kit to Go: The Science of S'mores

Close up of s'mores
Main Library
Monday, September 13 at (All day)

Ages 9 & Up: Turn your kitchen into a laboratory and help your child experiment with a favorite gooey treat-s'mores! Read about the chemical reactions that occur when you toast a marshmallow at bit.ly/scienceofsmores, then learn how to create some Swampy S'mores from Sarah L. Schueete's A Monster Cookbook at bit.ly/monstercookbook. Every kit includes suggested resources for more tasty kitchen science and the ingredients to create your own s'mores. Register to receive a kit while supplies last.

(All day)
Main Library
 
 
Ready to Read Outside Storytime

Ready to Read Outside Storytime

Mother and young child, reading
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Shelter
Tuesday, September 14 at 10:30 am

Ages 0-5: Capture your child's imagination and inspire their love of reading at Ready to Read Outdoor Storytime. You and your child will sing along to music, listen to stories, meet new friends, and dance with egg shakers and scarves while enjoying time outside together. Dress for outside activities and don't forget to put on sunscreen!

10:30 am to 11:30 am
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Shelter
 
 
 
Ready to Read Outside Storytime

Ready to Read Outside Storytime

Mother and young child, reading
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Shelter
Thursday, September 16 at 10:30 am

Ages 0-5: Capture your child's imagination and inspire their love of reading at Ready to Read Outdoor Storytime. You and your child will sing along to music, listen to stories, meet new friends, and dance with egg shakers and scarves while enjoying time outside together. Dress for outside activities and don't forget to put on sunscreen!

10:30 am to 11:30 am
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Shelter
 
 
 
Family Learning Day

Family Learning Day

Woman blowing bubbles with her toddler
Main Library
Parking Lot
Saturday, September 18 at 9:00 am

All Ages: Discover engaging activities, meet local businesses and organizations, and create fantastic memories at Family Learning Day! Your children can complete craft projects, play games, and select free books to take home at nearly forty booths. Each booth will also introduce you to family-friendly entertainment, experiences, and opportunities available all year-long in Vigo County.

9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Main Library
Parking Lot
 
 
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Ready to Read Outside Storytime

Ready to Read Outside Storytime

Mother and young child, reading
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Shelter
Tuesday, September 21 at 10:30 am

Ages 0-5: Capture your child's imagination and inspire their love of reading at Ready to Read Outdoor Storytime. You and your child will sing along to music, listen to stories, meet new friends, and dance with egg shakers and scarves while enjoying time outside together. Dress for outside activities and don't forget to put on sunscreen!

10:30 am to 11:30 am
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Shelter
 
 
 
Ready to Read Outside Storytime

Ready to Read Outside Storytime

Mother and young child, reading
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Shelter
Thursday, September 23 at 10:30 am

Ages 0-5: Capture your child's imagination and inspire their love of reading at Ready to Read Outdoor Storytime. You and your child will sing along to music, listen to stories, meet new friends, and dance with egg shakers and scarves while enjoying time outside together. Dress for outside activities and don't forget to put on sunscreen!

10:30 am to 11:30 am
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Shelter
 
 
 
Painting with Nicole

Painting with Nicole

Girl covered in paint with paint brush
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Shelter
Saturday, September 25 at 10:00 am

Ages 5-11: Whether your child is a seasoned artist or a first-time painter, making their own art allows them to express complex emotions, develop hand-eye coordination, and explore creativity.

10:00 am to 11:00 am
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Shelter
 
 
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Painting with Nicole

Painting with Nicole

Girl covered in paint with paint brush
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Shelter
Monday, September 27 at 6:30 pm

Ages 5-11: Whether your child is a seasoned artist or a first-time painter, making their own art allows them to express complex emotions, develop hand-eye coordination, and explore creativity.

6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Shelter
 
 
Ready to Read Outside Storytime

Ready to Read Outside Storytime

Mother and young child, reading
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Shelter
Tuesday, September 28 at 10:30 am

Ages 0-5: Capture your child's imagination and inspire their love of reading at Ready to Read Outdoor Storytime. You and your child will sing along to music, listen to stories, meet new friends, and dance with egg shakers and scarves while enjoying time outside together. Dress for outside activities and don't forget to put on sunscreen!

10:30 am to 11:30 am
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Shelter
 
 
 
Ready to Read Outside Storytime

Ready to Read Outside Storytime

Mother and young child, reading
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Shelter
Thursday, September 30 at 10:30 am

Ages 0-5: Capture your child's imagination and inspire their love of reading at Ready to Read Outdoor Storytime. You and your child will sing along to music, listen to stories, meet new friends, and dance with egg shakers and scarves while enjoying time outside together. Dress for outside activities and don't forget to put on sunscreen!

10:30 am to 11:30 am
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Shelter