Wiggle Worm Wednesdays

Three Colorful Worms with Books
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, June 26 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 2-5: Bring your preschooler to the Library for interactive stories, songs, dancing, crafts and play from 10:00am to 10:30am.  There will be 30 minutes of free play offered from 10:30am to 11:00am.

A Universe of stories: Creative Writing workshop

Girl Looking Up a Night Sky Swirling with Colors
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, June 26 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Ages 8-14: Are you dreaming of being a writer, or have lots of ideas you want to put on paper? An entire universe of stories will be at your fingertips in this hands-on class. Experiment with writing in fiction or non-fiction styles and practice several creative techniques that will get even the wildest ideas out of your head and onto the paper. Leave the class with completed writing exercises and ideas to keep writing a world of stories.

A Universe of Stories: Creative Writing Workshop

Girl Looking Up a Night Sky Swirling with Colors
Main Library
Youth Services Multipurpose Room
Thursday, June 27 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Ages 8-14: Are you dreaming of being a writer, or have lots of ideas you want to put on paper? An entire universe of stories will be at your fingertips in this hands-on class. Experiment with writing in fiction or non-fiction styles and practice several creative techniques that will get even the wildest ideas out of your head and onto the paper. Leave the class with completed writing exercises and ideas to keep writing a world of stories.

Books Before Bedtime

Infant Sleeping on a Crescent Moon
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, June 27 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Ages 0-5: Wear your pajamas to the Library for stories, songs and crafts before bedtime at this evening storytime. Activities will vary each week from traditional stories, to art, music-making and everything in between.

A Universe of Stories with Keith West

Girl with Top Hat and Magic Wand in Front of Red Curtain
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
Friday, June 28 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
All ages: Travel A Universe of Stories with Keith West and Miss Kitty, the Library Lady. This duo will bring the magic of reading to life through illusion and comedy.

First Friday: Aliens Attack

UFO Against Night Sky
Main Library
LifeLong Learning Center
Friday, July 5 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
All ages: The United States is under attack. Extraterrestrials have landed. Can you be the first line of defense from these creatures from outer space? Design and catch your own aliens while enjoying snacks. The first fifty kids receive an alien slime to take home.

Mother Goose on the Loose

Mother Goose with Two Gooslings
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Saturday, July 6 10:00 am to 10:30 am
Join Mother Goose for an interactive storytime with books, songs, rhymes and musical instruments.  You and your child will play together and develop early literacy skills.

Wabash Valley Coder Dojo

Children Gathered Around a Laptop
Main Library
Haute Create
Saturday, July 6 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Ages 7-17: Learn to code, build a website, create an app or a game and explore technology in an informal, creative and social environment.

Tiny Tot Time

Mother Bear Reading to Bear Cub in Grass
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Monday, July 8 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 0 - 24 months: Bring your baby to the library for stories, songs, dance, and activities from 10:00 am - 10:30 am. There will be 30 minutes of free play offered from 10:30 am - 11:00 am.

Exploration Creations: Shaping Planets

Three Colorful Planets with Craters
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Tuesday, July 9 10:00 am to 11:30 am
Ages 5 - 11: The outer surfaces of solid planets are shaped by geologic forces similar to Earth's. Experiment with these forces by modeling volcanoes, glaciers, impact craters and erosion.

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