February 2020

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Saturday Stories

Saturday Stories

Dinosaur Reading Book
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Saturday, February 1 10:00 am to 10:30 am
Ages 0-5: Start your Saturday morning with stories, songs, and conversation. Caregivers can learn creative ways to encourage interaction and pre-reading skills, improve motor coordination, and foster speech development with their children. 
10:00 am to 10:30 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
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Tiny Tot Time

Tiny Tot Time

Whale Reading to Baby Whale
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Monday, February 3 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 0-24 months: Listen to books, rhymes, songs, and finger-plays while letting your baby experience a group setting for the first time. After thirty minutes of storytime, babies and parents can engage in free play.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
Wiggle Worm Wednesdays

Wiggle Worm Wednesdays

Three Colorful Worms with Books
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, February 5 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 2-5: Interact with engaging books, songs, and body movements while building early literacy skills. Thirty minutes of free play will follow storytime.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Books Before Bedtime

Books Before Bedtime

Owl in Crescent Moon Reading to Two Owlets
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, February 6 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Ages 0-5: Interact with engaging books, songs, lap bounces, and finger-plays as your children build their early literacy skills.
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Ready to Read Storytime

Ready to Read Storytime

Mother Bear Reading to Bear Cub in Grass
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Room B
Friday, February 7 10:30 am to 11:30 am
Ages 0-5: Sing along to music, move your bodies with egg shakers and scarves, hear stories, and participate in crafts or playtime. Parents and caregivers can participate with their children during storytime.
10:30 am to 11:30 am
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Room B
 
 
 
 
First Friday - Love Your Community

First Friday - Love Your Community

Wooden Cut Outs of a Heart and House
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
Friday, February 7 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
All Ages: Show off what you love most about our community and test your knowledge of Vigo County, past and present. Learn how to build a community and what you can do in your neighborhood.
4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
 
 
 
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Tiny Tot Time

Tiny Tot Time

Whale Reading to Baby Whale
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Monday, February 10 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 0-24 months: Listen to books, rhymes, songs, and finger-plays while letting your baby experience a group setting for the first time. After thirty minutes of storytime, babies and parents can engage in free play.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
 
Explore Beyond the Classroom

Explore Beyond the Classroom

Two Girls with Safety Glasses Looking at Beakers
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Tuesday, February 11 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Jump into Black History Month and learn more about STEAM concepts with an event centered around African American inventors, scientists, artists, and entrepreneurs! Join Ms. Megan in the library and explore with life-sized coding, music, and a mini robot! 
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Wiggle Worm Wednesdays

Wiggle Worm Wednesdays

Three Colorful Worms with Books
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, February 12 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 2-5: Interact with engaging books, songs, and body movements while building early literacy skills. Thirty minutes of free play will follow storytime.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Storytime at Fresh Thyme Farmer's Market

Storytime at Fresh Thyme Farmer's Market

Illustration of Barn with Farm Animals
Community Locations
Fresh Thyme Farmers Market
Thursday, February 13 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 0-5: Join VCPL for stories, songs, and conversation at Fresh Thyme Farmers Market. Learn how to encourage interaction, improve motor skills, develop speech, and strengthen pre-reading skills. Breakfast will be provided by Fresh Thyme Farmers Market starting at 10:00 a.m.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Community Locations
Fresh Thyme Farmers Market
 
 
Books Before Bedtime

Books Before Bedtime

Owl in Crescent Moon Reading to Two Owlets
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, February 13 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Ages 0-5: Interact with engaging books, songs, lap bounces, and finger-plays as your children build their early literacy skills.
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Ready to Read Storytime

Ready to Read Storytime

Mother Bear Reading to Bear Cub in Grass
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Room B
Friday, February 14 10:30 am to 11:30 am
Ages 0-5: Sing along to music, move your bodies with egg shakers and scarves, hear stories, and participate in crafts or playtime. Parents and caregivers can participate with their children during storytime.
10:30 am to 11:30 am
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Room B
 
 
 
 
Read to Rover

Read to Rover

Girl Reading to Small Dog
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Saturday, February 15 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
All Ages: Therapy dogs from Love on a Leash will provide a relaxed, welcoming atmosphere in which kids of any reading level can practice their reading skills. Bring your favorite reading material or choose from books and magazines that will be provided by the Library. To reserve a time slot at the Main Library, call 812.232.1113, ext 4242.
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
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Tiny Tot Time

Tiny Tot Time

Whale Reading to Baby Whale
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Monday, February 17 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 0-24 months: Listen to books, rhymes, songs, and finger-plays while letting your baby experience a group setting for the first time. After thirty minutes of storytime, babies and parents can engage in free play.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
 
Robot Obstacle Course
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
 
 
Creative Writing Workshop with Leah Singer

Creative Writing Workshop with Leah Singer

Child Flying Airplane Made of Pencils
Main Library
Youth Services Multipurpose Room
Tuesday, February 18 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Ages 9-14: Do you dream of being an author? Do you have family stories you want to share with the world? Do you have a lot of ideas that you want to put on paper, but you're not sure where to start? Let freelance writer and editor Leah Singer teach you how to conquer the blank page with writing exercises in fiction and non-fiction and with creative techniques that will get your wildest ideas out of your head.
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Multipurpose Room
 
 
Wiggle Worm Wednesdays

Wiggle Worm Wednesdays

Three Colorful Worms with Books
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, February 19 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 2-5: Interact with engaging books, songs, and body movements while building early literacy skills. Thirty minutes of free play will follow storytime.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Books Before Bedtime

Books Before Bedtime

Owl in Crescent Moon Reading to Two Owlets
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, February 20 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Ages 0-5: Interact with engaging books, songs, lap bounces, and finger-plays as your children build their early literacy skills.
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Ready to Read Storytime

Ready to Read Storytime

Mother Bear Reading to Bear Cub in Grass
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Room B
Friday, February 21 10:30 am to 11:30 am
Ages 0-5: Sing along to music, move your bodies with egg shakers and scarves, hear stories, and participate in crafts or playtime. Parents and caregivers can participate with their children during storytime.
10:30 am to 11:30 am
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Room B
 
 
 
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Tiny Tot Time

Tiny Tot Time

Whale Reading to Baby Whale
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Monday, February 24 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 0-24 months: Listen to books, rhymes, songs, and finger-plays while letting your baby experience a group setting for the first time. After thirty minutes of storytime, babies and parents can engage in free play.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
Maker Hour

Maker Hour

Colorful Plastic Parts
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Room B
Monday, February 24 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
All Ages: Utilize the Maker Cart to create the suggested project. Or, take elements from the cart and design your own.
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Room B
 
 
 
Wiggle Worm Wednesdays

Wiggle Worm Wednesdays

Three Colorful Worms with Books
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, February 26 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 2-5: Interact with engaging books, songs, and body movements while building early literacy skills. Thirty minutes of free play will follow storytime.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Books Before Bedtime

Books Before Bedtime

Owl in Crescent Moon Reading to Two Owlets
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, February 27 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Ages 0-5: Interact with engaging books, songs, lap bounces, and finger-plays as your children build their early literacy skills.
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Ready to Read Storytime

Ready to Read Storytime

Mother Bear Reading to Bear Cub in Grass
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Room B
Friday, February 28 10:30 am to 11:30 am
Ages 0-5: Sing along to music, move your bodies with egg shakers and scarves, hear stories, and participate in crafts or playtime. Parents and caregivers can participate with their children during storytime.
10:30 am to 11:30 am
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Room B