VCPL Chess Club

Hand Moving Chess Piece
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Thursday, August 28 - 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.

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, September 3 - 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

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

Mother Goose on the Loose ages 0-2

Mother Goose on the Loose Logo
Main Library
Meeting Room B
Thursday, September 4 - 10:00 am to 10:30 am

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

Mother Goose on the Loose ages:3-5

Mother Goose on the Loose Logo
Main Library
Meeting Room B
Thursday, September 4 - 11:00 am to 11:30 am

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

Family Literacy Event

Illustration of Family Reading a Book
Main Library
Meeting Room A
Thursday, September 4 - 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.

Minecraft Guild

Minecraft Creeper
Main Library
VCPL Computer Lab 2
Friday, September 5 - 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.

First Friday Celebration of International Peace Day!

Girl Drawing Flag in Chalk on Sidewalk
Main Library
Library Lawn
Friday, September 5 - 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Join in the celebration! Children will re-create the flags of the world with sidewalk chalk around the library while adults will explore the world of 'chalk art' with local artist Don Turner. Don't miss your chance to get a free art lesson from a master educator. Call Community Connections at 812-232-1116 for more information.

Lego at your Library

Little Boy Holding Lego Block
Main Library
Meeting Room A
Monday, September 8 - 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.

A World of Adventure Storytime

Cover: The Busy Little Squirrel (Tafuri)
Main Library
Meeting Room D
Tuesday, September 9 - 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.

Toddler Tales

Cover: From Head to Toe (Carle)
Main Library
Meeting Room D
Tuesday, September 9 - 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.

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