First Friday Salute to the Troops

Main Library
Meeting Room D
Friday, June 6 - 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Join us as we salute our service men and women both past and present. Come and go as you are able. Listen to a story and complete a craft to take home.

The Science of a Dog's Nose

Beagle Rolling It's Eyes Upward
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A,B, & C
Tuesday, June 10 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Have you ever wondered how a police dog can find things using their nose? Join us as Jack Shannon of Shannon Dog Training and Boarding Kennels teaches us about the science of a dog's nose. This program is designed for students in K-5 grade and their families.

A World of Adventure Storytime

Cover: Summer Is Summer by Phillis & David Gershator
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, June 11 - 10:00 am to 10:30 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: Baby Shoes by Dashka Slater
Main Library
Meeting Room B
Wednesday, June 11 - 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.

Toddler Tales

Cover: Purple Little Bird by Foley
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, June 11 - 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.

VCPL Chess Club

Hand Moving Chess Piece
Main Library
Meeting Room A
Thursday, June 12 - 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 Club Kickoff Event- The Dome Theater

Sun Rising Over Planet in Space
Main Library
VCPL Lobby - Main Library
Saturday, June 14 - 9:30 am to 5:00 pm

Visit the Dome Theater, a mobile planetarium experience for children of all ages! A variety of science themed videos will be offered throughout the day. Due to the nature of the event, each 20 minute performance will be limited to approximately 30 attendees. Free tickets will be available, while supplies last, beginning Saturday, May 31. Tickets must be picked up in person at the Youth Services Desk, and can not be held or reserved. Standby requests will be honored on a space available basis the day of the event.

Summer Reading Kick-Off: Stem Museum

STEM Icons
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A,B, & C
Saturday, June 14 - 10:00 am to 4:30 pm

Don't miss the beginning experiments for FIZZ- BOOM- READ!

Fizz, Boom, Read! Turtle Power!

Box Turtle
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A,B, & C
Monday, June 16 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Special science programs you won't want to miss!

Baby Bookworms

Cover: All in a Day by Cynthia Rylant
Main Library
Meeting Room B
Wednesday, June 18 - 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.

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