September 2017

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Holiday Closing

Holiday Closing

Happy Labor Day, Stars and Stripes
Main Library, West Branch
Sunday, September 3 (All day)
All Vigo County Public Library Locations will be closed for the holiday.
(All day)
Main Library, West Branch
 
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Holiday Closing

Holiday Closing

Happy Labor Day, Stars and Stripes
Main Library, West Branch
Monday, September 4 (All day)
All Vigo County Public Library Locations will be closed for the holiday.
(All day)
Main Library, West Branch
 
 
 
 
Bingo Bunch

Bingo Bunch

Senior Woman with Pen and Bingo Ball
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Thursday, September 7 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm
Bingo Bunch meets weekly at the West Branch Library.  Enjoy light refreshments as you play traditional and non-traditional Bingo.  Prizes will be offered to the first to call out, "Bingo!"  All levels of experience welcome.  Bingo cards and number markers will be provided.
12:30 pm to 2:00 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
Watch this! West - The Boss Baby

Watch this! West - The Boss Baby

Poster: The Boss Baby
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
Thursday, September 7 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm
As imaginative seven-year-old Tim tells the story, the unusual Boss Baby arrives home in a taxi, wearing a suit and carrying a briefcase.  The instant sibling rivalry must soon be put aside when Tim discovers that Boss Baby is actually a spy on a secret mission and only Tim can help thwart a dastardly plot that involves an epic battle between puppies and babies.Refreshments will be served.
3:30 pm to 5:30 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
 
 
 
Tinkergarten

Tinkergarten

Little Girl with Mud on Her Hand
West Branch
Friday, September 8 10:30 am to 11:30 am
Ages 18 months to 5 years and Caregivers: Meet outside to connect and learn through play at the West Branch Nature Explore Classroom, an ideal location for a Tinkergarten session with leader Marissa Northam.  Children and caregivers will explore, problem solve, communicate and create together.  Parents and caregivers also gain insight into child development.  Please dress for outdoor play.
10:30 am to 11:30 am
West Branch
 
 
 
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Introduction to the Internet
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
Traveling Tech Station

Traveling Tech Station

Electronic Devices on Wait Tray
West Branch
Tuesday, September 12 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Various tablets are available for browsing and questions, or bring your own device to get your questions answered.  Information on ebooks, streaming video, and online classes are also provided.
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
West Branch
 
 
Baby Signs: Sign, Say and Play

Baby Signs: Sign, Say and Play

Mother Hugging Infant
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room A
Tuesday, September 12 10:30 am to 11:30 am
Ages 6-18 Months and Caregivers:  Baby signs helps infants too young to speak learn how to communicate their wants, needs and special requests using sign language.  This series of six classes includes learning signs based on themes such as mealtime, bedtime, bath time, dressing, the park and pets through songs, books and activities.  Classes continue into October.  Registration is limited to six families.
10:30 am to 11:30 am
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room A
 
 
Creative Builders - Obstacle Design

Creative Builders - Obstacle Design

Blueprint of Gears
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Tuesday, September 12 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Create tunnels, traps, and themes to add extra challenge and excitement each time you play a few rounds of putt-putt at the Library.  These obstacles will be interchangeable on our nine-hole mini golf course and will stay at the Library for future use.  
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
 
Bingo Bunch

Bingo Bunch

Senior Woman with Pen and Bingo Ball
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Thursday, September 14 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm
Bingo Bunch meets weekly at the West Branch Library.  Enjoy light refreshments as you play traditional and non-traditional Bingo.  Prizes will be offered to the first to call out, "Bingo!"  All levels of experience welcome.  Bingo cards and number markers will be provided.
12:30 pm to 2:00 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
 
West Gamers' Alliance

West Gamers' Alliance

Young Girl Playing Video Game
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room A
Thursday, September 14 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Ages 8-15: Join the West Gamers' Alliance to play video games - competitive and cooperative, old and new - and enjoy snacks while hanging out with friends. 
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room A
 
 
Youth Mental Health First Aid

Youth Mental Health First Aid

Illustration of Panic Attacks
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
Friday, September 15 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Be prepared to help a youth with a mental health issue before it becomes a crisis in this class taught by instructor Christina Crist, V.P./Executive Director of Team of Mercy, a non-profit organization in the Wabash Valley that assists survivors that have lost a loved one to suicide.  In this eight hour training session, you will learn to recognize the signs and symptoms of a mental health issue or crisis, what you can do to help a youth experiencing mental health issues and when to seek out professional assistance.  This class is not designed to teach the diagnosis of mental health issues.  Lunch for registered participants will be provided by the Library.
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
 
 
 
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Baby Signs: Sign, Say and Play

Baby Signs: Sign, Say and Play

Mother Hugging Infant
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room A
Tuesday, September 19 10:30 am to 11:30 am
Ages 6-18 Months and Caregivers:  Baby signs helps infants too young to speak learn how to communicate their wants, needs and special requests using sign language.  This series of six classes includes learning signs based on themes such as mealtime, bedtime, bath time, dressing, the park and pets through songs, books and activities.  Classes continue into October.  Registration is limited to six families.
10:30 am to 11:30 am
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room A
 
 
Creative Builders - Express Yourself

Creative Builders - Express Yourself

Blueprint of Gears
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Tuesday, September 19 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Ages 8-15: Use your own creative building skills with Art Cart materials and your imagination.  Then listen to the expressive storytelling of Jamie Young.
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
Traveling Tech Station

Traveling Tech Station

Electronic Devices on Wait Tray
West Branch
Wednesday, September 20 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Various tablets are available for browsing and questions, or bring your own device to get your questions answered.  Information on ebooks, streaming video, and online classes are also provided.
4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
West Branch
 
 
Self Defense for Youth

Self Defense for Youth

Kung Fu Student and Instructor
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Wednesday, September 20 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Ages 8 & Up: No one wants to have to defend themself from an attacker.  But, if the situation arises, quality training is key.  Teacher Jason Yost of Yost Wing Chun Kung-fu Academy will teach an introductory, four session self-defense course focused on learning how to be aware of your surroundings, how to develop and use energy efficiently and effectively and how to develop the confidence to defend yourself from anything seeking to do you harm.  Please wear comfortable clothing and any protective gear you may have.  Classes continue into October.  Please plan to attend all four sessions.
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
Bingo Bunch

Bingo Bunch

Senior Woman with Pen and Bingo Ball
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Thursday, September 21 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm
Bingo Bunch meets weekly at the West Branch Library.  Enjoy light refreshments as you play traditional and non-traditional Bingo.  Prizes will be offered to the first to call out, "Bingo!"  All levels of experience welcome.  Bingo cards and number markers will be provided.
12:30 pm to 2:00 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
Book Chat

Book Chat

Cover: Accidentally Amish by Olivia Newport
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room A
Thursday, September 21 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
In Olivia Newport's Accidentally Amish, software creator Annie escapes her hectic life in Colorado Springs to live in the Amish community of the San Luis Valley. While there she learns of her own connections to the plain people and develops an attraction to reclusive cabinet maker Rufus. Book Chat is a librarian-led book club held on the third Thursday of the month.
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room A
 
 
 
 
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Baby Signs: Sign, Say and Play

Baby Signs: Sign, Say and Play

Mother Hugging Infant
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room A
Tuesday, September 26 10:30 am to 11:30 am
Ages 6-18 Months and Caregivers:  Baby signs helps infants too young to speak learn how to communicate their wants, needs and special requests using sign language.  This series of six classes includes learning signs based on themes such as mealtime, bedtime, bath time, dressing, the park and pets through songs, books and activities.  Classes continue into October.  Registration is limited to six families.
10:30 am to 11:30 am
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room A
 
 
Mother Goose on the Loose at West Ages 0-5
11:00 am to 11:30 am
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
Mother Goose on the Loose at West Ages 0-5

Mother Goose on the Loose at West Ages 0-5

West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Tuesday, September 26 11:00 am to 11:30 am
Ages 0-5: 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.
11:00 am to 11:30 am
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
Creative Builders - Design a Video Game Using Bloxels

Creative Builders - Design a Video Game Using Bloxels

Blueprint of Gears
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Tuesday, September 26 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Ages 8-15: Use the Bloxels board to design your own video game world and characters.  With the Bloxels app, you can capture your creation, customize it even further and test out how it plays.
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
Self Defense for Youth

Self Defense for Youth

Kung Fu Student and Instructor
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Wednesday, September 27 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Ages 8 & Up: No one wants to have to defend themself from an attacker.  But, if the situation arises, quality training is key.  Teacher Jason Yost of Yost Wing Chun Kung-fu Academy will teach an introductory, four session self-defense course focused on learning how to be aware of your surroundings, how to develop and use energy efficiently and effectively and how to develop the confidence to defend yourself from anything seeking to do you harm.  Please wear comfortable clothing and any protective gear you may have.  Classes continue into October.  Please plan to attend all four sessions.
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
Bingo Bunch

Bingo Bunch

Senior Woman with Pen and Bingo Ball
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Thursday, September 28 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm
Bingo Bunch meets weekly at the West Branch Library.  Enjoy light refreshments as you play traditional and non-traditional Bingo.  Prizes will be offered to the first to call out, "Bingo!"  All levels of experience welcome.  Bingo cards and number markers will be provided.
12:30 pm to 2:00 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
 
West Gamers' Alliance

West Gamers' Alliance

Young Girl Playing Video Game
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room A
Thursday, September 28 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Ages 8-15: Join the West Gamers' Alliance to play video games - competitive and cooperative, old and new - and enjoy snacks while hanging out with friends. 
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room A