October 2017

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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, October 3 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 - Bricks4Kidz

Creative Builders - Bricks4Kidz

Blueprint of Gears
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Tuesday, October 3 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Learn, build and play with Christy Vesci, Director of Bricks4Kids.  You will explore hands-on engineering fundamentals as you build motorized models using LEGO Bricks.
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, October 4 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, October 5 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 Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales

Watch this! West Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales

Poster: Pirates of the Caribbean Dead Men Tell No Tales
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
Thursday, October 5 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm
A down-on-his-luck Captain Jack Sparrow feels the winds of ill-fortune blowing even more strongly when deadly ghost sailors, led by his old nemesis, the evil Captain Salazar, escape from the Devil's Triangle. Jack's only hope lies in seeking out the legendary Trident of Poseidon, but to find it he must forge an uneasy alliance with a brilliant and beautiful astronomer and a headstrong British naval man.  Refreshments will be served.
3:30 pm to 5:30 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
 
 
Ready to Read Storytime

Ready to Read Storytime

Three Children Reading
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Friday, October 6 10:30 am to 11:30 am
Ages 0-5: Enjoy 30 minutes of interactive storytime from 10:00am to 10:30am.  There will be 30 minutes of free play offered from 10:30am to 11:00am.
10:30 am to 11:30 am
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
 
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Intermediate Internet

Intermediate Internet

Magnifying Glass over the word Internet
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Monday, October 9 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Search the internet more efficiently.  Learn how to use different search engines, search terms, browser tabs and bookmarks.  Please be familiar with the skills from Introduction to the Internet.
5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
Traveling Tech Station

Traveling Tech Station

Electronic Devices on Wait Tray
West Branch
Tuesday, October 10 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Browse various tablets, get questions about your own device answered or learn more about ebooks, streaming video and online classes.
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, October 10 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
 
 
 
Becoming Frankenstein's Monster and Other Face Painting with Fundazzlers
4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
 
 
Self Defense for Youth

Self Defense for Youth

Kung Fu Student and Instructor
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Wednesday, October 11 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, October 12 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
 
 
Ready to Read Storytime

Ready to Read Storytime

Three Children Reading
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Friday, October 13 10:30 am to 11:30 am
Ages 0-5: Enjoy 30 minutes of interactive storytime from 10:00am to 10:30am.  There will be 30 minutes of free play offered from 10:30am to 11:00am.
10:30 am to 11:30 am
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
Putt-Putt Golf Classic

Putt-Putt Golf Classic

Golf Ball in Hole
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
Friday, October 13 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
All ages: Looking for some playful competition?  Spend the afternoon enjoying music and mini-golf with our amazing indoor 9-hole mini-golf course, designed by West Terre Haute High School students.
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
 
 
 
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Til the Coal Train Hauled It Away

Til the Coal Train Hauled It Away

West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room A
Monday, October 16 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Author Tim Crumrin will present his latest book Til the Coal Train Hauled It Away: A Memoir of the Rise and Demise of a Small Town to the West Branch.  Crumrin's book tells the story of the people , events, triumphs and tragedy of West Terre Haute, once the fastest growing town in the United States.  Signed copies of the book will be available for purchase.  Refreshments will be served.
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room A
 
 
Baby Signs: Sign, Say and Play

Baby Signs: Sign, Say and Play

Mother Hugging Infant
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room A
Tuesday, October 17 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, October 17 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, October 18 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Browse various tablets, get questions about your own device answered or learn more about ebooks, streaming video and online classes.
4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
West Branch
 
 
West Vigo Guitar Club

West Vigo Guitar Club

Colorful Acoustic Guitar
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Wednesday, October 18 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Ages 8-14:  Learn to play the guitar and better understand basic music concepts like melody, rhythm and chords with the West Vigo Guitar Club.  The club will meet as a group for free instruction in October and November.  No music experience is required, but space is limited.
6:30 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, October 19 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: Promise to Return
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room A
Thursday, October 19 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Promise to Return by Elizabeth Byler Younts explores Amish culture during World War II when Henry Mast is drafted and, against all expectations, enlists in the Army. He leaves behind his fiancée Miriam, who must balance life among the Amish with her love for Henry. 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
 
 
Bricks 4 Kidz - Build With Me

Bricks 4 Kidz - Build With Me

Toy Train Made of Building Blocks
West Branch
Friday, October 20 10:30 am to 11:30 am
Ags 2-5: Build with LEGO Duplo during this Mommy & Me/Daddy & Me class with Bricks4Kidz.  Introduce your child to stories and creative play while enjoying positive social interaction. 
10:30 am to 11:30 am
West Branch
 
 
 
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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, October 24 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
 
 
Mother Goose on the Loose at West Ages 0-5
11:00 am to 11:30 am
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
 
 
Halloween Costume Swap

Halloween Costume Swap

West Branch
Tuesday, October 24 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm
All ages: Save money, reduce waste and be creative with random accessories or gently used outfits this Halloween.  Visit the West Branch to leave what you can and take what you need to create your perfect costume.  Costumes for all ages will be accepted and available to take at no charge.  Items will be first come first serve.
12:00 pm to 6:00 pm
West Branch
 
 
Creative Builders - Design a Light-Up Card

Creative Builders - Design a Light-Up Card

West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Tuesday, October 24 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Ages 8-15: Make your card shine with copper tape, LED stickers and a coin cell battery.  Enjoy your creative results or share with a friend.
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
 
 
Halloween Costume Swap

Halloween Costume Swap

West Branch
Wednesday, October 25 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm
All ages: Save money, reduce waste and be creative with random accessories or gently used outfits this Halloween.  Visit the West Branch to leave what you can and take what you need to create your perfect costume.  Costumes for all ages will be accepted and available to take at no charge.  Items will be first come first serve.
12:00 pm to 6:00 pm
West Branch
 
 
West Vigo Guitar Club

West Vigo Guitar Club

West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Wednesday, October 25 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Ages 8-14:  Learn to play the guitar and better understand basic music concepts like melody, rhythm and chords with the West Vigo Guitar Club.  The club will meet as a group for free instruction in October and November.  No music experience is required, but space is limited.
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
 
 
Halloween Costume Swap

Halloween Costume Swap

West Branch
Thursday, October 26 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm
All ages: Save money, reduce waste and be creative with random accessories or gently used outfits this Halloween.  Visit the West Branch to leave what you can and take what you need to create your perfect costume.  Costumes for all ages will be accepted and available to take at no charge.  Items will be first come first serve.
12:00 pm to 6:00 pm
West Branch
 
 
Bingo Bunch

Bingo Bunch

West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Thursday, October 26 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
 
 
Ready to Read Storytime

Ready to Read Storytime

West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Friday, October 27 10:30 am to 11:30 am
Ages 0-5: Enjoy 30 minutes of interactive storytime from 10:00am to 10:30am.  There will be 30 minutes of free play offered from 10:30am to 11:00am.
10:30 am to 11:30 am
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
 
 
Halloween Costume Swap

Halloween Costume Swap

West Branch
Friday, October 27 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm
All ages: Save money, reduce waste and be creative with random accessories or gently used outfits this Halloween.  Visit the West Branch to leave what you can and take what you need to create your perfect costume.  Costumes for all ages will be accepted and available to take at no charge.  Items will be first come first serve.
12:00 pm to 6:00 pm
West Branch
 
 
 
West Branch Halloween Book Giveaway at the Westside Hometown Holiday Trunk or Treat

West Branch Halloween Book Giveaway at the Westside Hometown Holiday Trunk or Treat

West Branch
Sunday, October 29 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
All ages: Fill your trick or treat bag at the Westside Hometown Holidays Trunk or Treat.  Enjoy activities in a safe environment after the Westside Hometown Holiday parade - and don't forget to stop by the Vigo County Public Library's trunk for a free book.  Books will be available while supplies last. 
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
West Branch
 
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