VCPL Chess Club

Chess Pieces Moving Into Checkmate
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Thursday, April 23 - 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.

Pillowcase Project

Main Library
Meeting Rooms B & C
Saturday, April 25 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Families of kids in grades K-5 will have the opportunity to decorate a special pillowcase that they can use to build a personal emergency supplies kit as they participate in the "Pillowcase Project." An American Red Cross program sponsored by Disney, it originated in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina, when children carried their belongings in pillowcases to shelters. Erin Luken from the local Red Cross will be here to teach families about personal and family preparedness, local hazards, and basic coping skills. No registration required. Call Youth Services for information at 232-1115.

Lego at your Library

Pile of Brightly Colored Legos
Main Library
Meeting Room D
Monday, April 27 - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Build your heart out! Drop in any time between 4 and 6 pm and 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.

World of Adventure Storytime

Cover: Do Like a Duck Does by Hindley
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Tuesday, April 28 - 10:00 am to 10:45 am

Join us for stories, songs, finger-plays and art projects! Created for young people 3-5 years with their caregivers and parents. Registration not required. Please call 232-1115 for additional information.

Toddler Tales

Cover: The Underpants Zoo by Brian Sendelbach
Main Library
Meeting Room A
Tuesday, April 28 - 11:00 am to 11:45 am

Parents/caregivers and their toddlers can come and join us for fun, engaging stories, songs, and crafts. A 15 minute optional playtime will also be offered at the end of storytime. Walkers up to 36 months are welcome.

Baby Bookworms

Cover: I Can Help by David Hyde Costello
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, April 29 - 10:00 am to 10:45 am

Join us for stories, songs, finger-plays!

World of Adventure

Cover: Do Like a Duck Does by Hindley
Main Library
Meeting Room B
Wednesday, April 29 - 10:00 am to 10:30 am

Come and join us for stories, songs, finger-plays and art projects.

Toddler Tales

Cover: The Underpants Zoo by Brian Sendelbach
Main Library
Meeting Room A
Wednesday, April 29 - 11:00 am to 11:45 am

Parents/caregivers and their toddlers can come and join us for fun, engaging stories, songs, and crafts. A 15 minute optional playtime will also be offered at the end of storytime. Walkers up to 36 months are welcome.

Family Fun Night! Hopping Into Spring

Illustration of Family Floating in a Basket Carried by Balloons
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, April 29 - 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

For kids in grades K-5, their families and siblings. We'll perform a "Peter Rabbit" Reader's Theatre, compare "tortoise and the hare" stories, and have Tortoise and Hare Races with chocolate prizes! We will also have a simple writing activity, a craft, snack, and free books! No registration necessary; call Youth Services for information at 232-1115.

Minecraft Guild

Minecraft Creeper
Main Library
VCPL Computer Lab 2
Friday, May 1 - 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.

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