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 cratering, and erosion. Sometimes science gets messy!

Stories and Space

Two Children in UFO Flying Above an Open Book
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Tuesday, July 9 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
K - 2nd Grade:  Make space for stories and music and then blast off into the universe with art, activities and snacks. 

Advanced 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing Orange Wavy Shape
Main Library
Haute Create
Tuesday, July 9 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Ages 12 & Up: Take your 3D printing to the next level at this demonstration of the Raise 3D N2 with its dual extrusion, large heated build plate and the ability to use different types of filament including ABS and wood composites. Perfect if you have taken the Intro to 3D Printing.

Wiggle Worm Wednesdays

Three Colorful Worms with Books
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, July 10 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.

Lunar Lander Launch

Astronaut and Lander on Moon, Earth in Background
Main Library
Meeting Room B
Thursday, July 11 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Ages 5 - 11: Design and create your own lunar explorer to send to the moon. Using the engineering design process then test the design to see if it can make a safe landing. Pair this with Soaring through Space for an additional engineering challenge.

Books Before Bedtime

Infant Sleeping on a Crescent Moon
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, July 11 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Families with children ages 0-5 join us for stories under the stars! Come just before dark for stories, songs, and crafts before bedtime! This event will vary each week from traditional story time, to art-based activities, to music-making, and everything in between!

A Universe of Stories: Creative Writing Workshop

Girl Looking Up a Night Sky Swirling with Colors
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
Monday, July 15 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Ages 8 - 14: Are you dreaming of being a writer? Got lots of ideas in your head you want to put on paper? An entire universe of stories will be at your fingertips in this hands-on class. Students will  practice several creative writing techniques that will get even the craziest ideas out of their heads and onto the paper. Students will experiment with writing in fiction or non-fiction, and will leave the class with completed writing exercises and lots of ideas to keep writing a world of stories outside of class.

Tiny Tot Time

Mother Bear Reading to Bear Cub in Grass
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Monday, July 15 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.

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