A World of Adventure Storytime

Cover: Tap the Magic Tree by Christie Matheson
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, July 23 - 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.

Baby Bookworms

Cover: Eyes, Noses, Fingers and Toes by Judy Hindley
Main Library
Meeting Room B
Wednesday, July 23 - 10:00 am to 10:45 am

Bring the baby and enjoy stories, songs and fingerplays designed for children age 0-17 months and their caregivers. There will be an optional 15 minute play time immediately following the 30 minute storytime.
Library: Vigo County Public Library - Main Branch

Toddler Tales

Cover: How to Catch a Star by Oliver Jeffers
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, July 23 - 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.

Watch This! Free Family Movie "Meet the Robinsons"

Poster: Meet the Robinsons
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A,B, & C
Wednesday, July 23 - 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Do you ever wish you could travel through time? Come "Meet the Robinsons!" Lewis is a brilliant inventor who meets a mysterious stranger named Wilbur Robinson. Together they travel in a time machine to track down Bowler Hat Guy. The movie is based on a picture book called "A Day with Wilbur Robinson" by William Joyce. It is rated F for FUN! Just kidding; it’s really rated G and is 95 min. long. No registration required. Free snacks! Please call Youth Services @ 232-1115 for more information.

VCPL Chess Club

Hand Moving Chess Piece
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Thursday, July 24 - 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.

Summer Reading Finale! Block Party!

Little Boy Running on Bounce House
Main Library
Friday, July 25 - 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Children and teens who have met their summer reading goals are invited to participate in our Block Party Finale! Join us on the Walnut Street lawn for tons of excitement:Sidewalk chalk,bounce houses,a velcro wall,teen tricycles and more. We'll have pizza,snacks and drinks, and outdoor fun for infants-teens. Mom and dad may want to bring a lawn chair or blanket and listen to the MacDaddys perform a family friendly concert. Please note: In order to ensure patron safety, Walnut Street will be closed between 6th and 7th Streets during this event.

First Friday Program

Kitten and Bulldog
Main Library
Library Lawn
Friday, August 1 - 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Celebrate the Dog (and Cat) Days of Summer with the Vigo County Public Library and Barnes and Noble on the lawn at the Library. The First Friday event will be held on August 1 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on the Walnut Street side at the Vigo County Public Library. Bring your artistic talent and make pet toys and decorate pet dishes for the local Humane Society. Enjoy music, face paintings, and refreshments.

Sensory Storytime

Colorful Alphabet Block
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Monday, August 4 - 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!

Nature Tales @ Your Library

Main Library
Meeting Room A
Wednesday, August 13 - 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

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

VCPL Chess Club

Hand Moving Chess Piece
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Thursday, August 14 - 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.

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