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Family Place Parent Child Workshop

Family Place Parent Child Workshop

Family Place Libraries Logo
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
Monday, March 2 - 11:00 am to 12:15 pm

It's play time at the Vigo County Public Library! Join us for a 75 minute play-based program that gives parents and caregivers the opportunity to spend time with their infants and toddlers in a group setting. Librarians and community resource professionals will be available for questions and consultations during the program.

11:00 am to 12:15 pm
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
 
 
Sensory Storytime

Sensory Storytime

Illustration of Boy and Girl with Signs for Taste and Touch
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Monday, March 2 - 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
 
 
Family Fun Night! Celebrate Dr. Seuss' Birthday!

Family Fun Night! Celebrate Dr. Seuss' Birthday!

Main Library
Meeting Room B
Monday, March 2 - 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

Families of boys and girls in grades K-5 are invited to participate in special activities to celebrate Dr. Seuss' birthday. No registration necessary! Free Dr. Seuss books, courtesy of Psi Iota Xi Sorority, while supplies last. Co-sponsored by the Girl Scouts of Central Indiana.

6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Meeting Room B
 
 
Family Fun Night! Celebrate Dr. Seuss' Birthday!

Family Fun Night! Celebrate Dr. Seuss' Birthday!

Illustration of Family Floating in a Basket Carried by Balloons
Main Library
Meeting Room A
Monday, March 2 - 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

Families of boys and girls in grades K-5 are invited to participate in special activities to celebrate Dr. Seuss' birthday. No registration necessary! Free Dr. Seuss books, courtesy of Psi Iota Xi Sorority, while supplies last. Co-sponsored by the Girl Scouts of Central Indiana.

6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Meeting Room A
 
 
A World of Adventure Storytime

A World of Adventure Storytime

Cover: For Just One Day by Laura Leuck
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Tuesday, March 3 - 10:00 am to 10:45 am

Join us for stories, songs, finger-plays and art projects! Created for young people 3-5 years with their caregivers and parents. Registration not required. Please call 232-1115 for additional information.

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

Toddler Tales

Cover: Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes by Eric Litwin
Main Library
Meeting Room A
Tuesday, March 3 - 11:00 am to 11:45 am

Parents/caregivers and their toddlers can come and join us for fun, engaging stories, songs, and crafts. A 15 minute optional playtime will also be offered at the end of storytime. Walkers up to 36 months are welcome.

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

Lego at the West Branch

West Branch
Tuesday, March 3 - 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
 
 
VCPL Otaku Guild

VCPL Otaku Guild

Young Man and Young Woman Drawn in Manga Style
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Tuesday, March 3 - 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Interested in anime, manga, video games, and more? This is the club for you. We will explore and enjoy the many parts of Japan's renowned Otaku culture!

5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Meeting Room C
 
 
PowerPoint

PowerPoint

Microsoft PowerPoint Logo
Main Library
Computer Lab 2
Tuesday, March 3 - 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm

In this PowerPoint 2010 class, you will learn to navigate the program, add new slides, work with text boxes, graphics, and slide transitions. Please be familiar with the skills in the Basic Computing classes.

5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Computer Lab 2
 
 
Baby Bookworms

Baby Bookworms

Cover: Mouse Mess by Linnea Riley
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, March 4 - 10:00 am to 10:45 am

Join us for stories, songs, finger-plays.

10:00 am to 10:45 am
Meeting Room C
 
 
Basic Computing

Basic Computing

Senior at Computer Keyboard
Main Library
Computer Lab 2
Wednesday, March 4 - 10:00 am to 11:30 am

This hands-on class covers the parts of the computer, opening and closing of computer programs, using the mouse, saving information, and using the recycle bin.

10:00 am to 11:30 am
Computer Lab 2
 
 
World of Adventure
10:00 am to 10:30 am
Meeting Room A
 
 
Toddler Tales

Toddler Tales

Cover: Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes by Eric Litwin
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, March 4 - 11:00 am to 11:30 am

Parents/caregivers and their toddlers can come and join us for fun, engaging stories, songs, and crafts. A 15 minute optional playtime will also be offered at the end of storytime. Walkers up to 36 months are welcome.

11:00 am to 11:30 am
Meeting Room C
 
 
Nature Tales @ Your Library
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, March 5 - 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, March 5 - 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
 
 
Traveling Tech Station

Traveling Tech Station

Main Library, Community Locations
Ivy Tech MLK Center
Thursday, March 5 - 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

The Traveling Tech Station from the Vigo County Public Library travels to different locations in the county to provide hands-on experience using different devices such as an iPad Air, Samsung Galaxy Note, Nexus 7, Microsoft Surface RT, or Kindle Fire HD! Ask how you can borrow an iPad or Nexus! Or, bring your own device and learn about other technology resources in the community, such as computer classes, or free downloadable ebooks and magazines.

2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Ivy Tech MLK Center
 
 
Music Makers

Music Makers

Illustration of Boy Dancing with Music Stanza, Notes, and Treble Cleft in Background
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Friday, March 6 - 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
 
 
A World of Adventure Storytime

A World of Adventure Storytime

Cover: For Just One Day by Laura Leuck
West Branch
Friday, March 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
 
 
Introduction to the Internet
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Computer Lab 2
 
 
 
Minecraft Guild

Minecraft Guild

Minecraft Creeper
Main Library
Computer Lab 2
Friday, March 6 - 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
 
 
Frist Friday at Barnes and Noble: A Taste of True Grit
5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
West Branch