Toddler Tales

Cover: Magic Opposites by George
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Friday, October 21
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Parents and caregivers, bring your toddler to join us for fun, engaging stories, songs, and crafts. A 30 minute optional playtime will also be offered at the end of storytime. Please call 232-1115 for additional information.

Baby Bookworms

Cover: If Animals Kissed Goodnight by Paul
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Monday, October 24
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Bring your babies to this lap-sit programming full of bonding time, engaging stories, songs, and activities. A 30 minute optional playtime will be offered afterwards. Please call 812-232-1113 for additional information. 

Handwriting Without Tears

Hand Drawn Smiley Face
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Tuesday, October 25
4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
Handwriting Without Tears teaches beginning literacy and fine motor skills through multisensory activities perfect for those with physical disabilities and kids on the spectrum. Instructors are prepared to adapt the lessons to meet specific needs.  This program is a collaboration between ISU's Community School of the Arts; ISU's Occupational Therapy program and Saint Mary of the Woods Music Therapy program. Dr. Paula Jarrard (supervisor) and Occupational Therapy graduate students, along with Prof Sharon R. Boyle (supervisor) and Music Therapy undergraduate students, will facilitate sessions. To register or for more information, please call the Community School of the Arts at (812) 237-2528. Early registration is advised, as enrollment is limited to 14 students. 

Afternoon Adventures: Family Gaming

Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Tuesday, October 25
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Did you know playing games as a family creates stronger bonds, increases problem-solving skills, and enhances motor skills? Families can battle it out at the library with board, card and computer games. 

Preschool Story Time

Cover: The Very Busy Spider by Carle
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, October 26
10:00 am to 11:00 am
There will be stories, songs, hand-on learning and art projects! This program is created with children ages 3-5 in mind.  Along with parents and caregivers, we do a half hour librarian- led story time and a half hour of free choice play. Registration is not required for this program. If you have questions, please call 812-232-1113 for more information. 

Music Makers

Children Playing Musical Instruments
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, October 27
10:00 am to 10:30 am
Get up and move! Little ones ages 1-6 will love dancing to music, singing songs and moving with their favorite Youth Services librarians.

Toddler Tales

Cover: Pumpkin Town by McKy
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Friday, October 28
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Parents and caregivers, bring your toddler to join us for fun, engaging stories, songs, and crafts. A 30 minute optional playtime will also be offered at the end of storytime. Please call 232-1115 for additional information.

Halloween Book Giveaway

Illustration of Jack O' Lantern with Candy
Main Library
VCPL Main Library Lobby
Friday, October 28
5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
No tricks here! Visit the VCPL in your costume and get a free book to take home. We'll have games and activities to entertain the whole family.

Baby Bookworms

Cover: Night Animals by Marino
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Monday, October 31
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Bring your babies to this lap-sit programming full of bonding time, engaging stories, songs, and activities. A 30 minute optional playtime will be offered afterwards. Please call 812-232-1113 for additional information. 

Handwriting Without Tears

Hand Drawn Smiley Face
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Tuesday, November 1
4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
Handwriting Without Tears teaches beginning literacy and fine motor skills through multisensory activities perfect for those with physical disabilities and kids on the spectrum. Instructors are prepared to adapt the lessons to meet specific needs.  This program is a collaboration between ISU's Community School of the Arts; ISU's Occupational Therapy program and Saint Mary of the Woods Music Therapy program. Dr. Paula Jarrard (supervisor) and Occupational Therapy graduate students, along with Prof Sharon R. Boyle (supervisor) and Music Therapy undergraduate students, will facilitate sessions. To register or for more information, please call the Community School of the Arts at (812) 237-2528. Early registration is advised, as enrollment is limited to 14 students. 

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