March 2020

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Tiny Tot Time

Tiny Tot Time

Whale Reading to Baby Whale
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Monday, March 2 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, March 4 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, March 5 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, March 6 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: Ready, Set, Action!

First Friday: Ready, Set, Action!

Boy Playing with Puppets
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Friday, March 6 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

All Ages: Be inspired by Thornton Wilder's three-act play Our Town and show off your theater skills. Direct your own puppet show or wear costumes for an imaginative night of playing pretend while munching on theater snacks at this
drop-in event.


4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Saturday Stories

Saturday Stories

Dinosaur Reading Book
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Saturday, March 7 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, March 9 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, March 10 10:00 am to 11:00 am

In this family-oriented program for all ages, families will explore, create and have fun learning about science, art, history and other subjects. Free-play will also be available for younger children.

10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
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, March 10 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, March 11 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 Red Barn with Farm Animals
Community Locations
Community Locations
Fresh Thyme Farmers Market
Thursday, March 12 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
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, March 12 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, March 13 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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CANCELLED: Tiny Tot Time

CANCELLED: Tiny Tot Time

Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Monday, March 16 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
 
 
 
CANCELLED Wiggle Worm Wednesdays

CANCELLED Wiggle Worm Wednesdays

Digital Programs
Facebook Live
Wednesday, March 18 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
Digital Programs
Facebook Live
 
 
CANCELLED Books Before Bedtime

CANCELLED Books Before Bedtime

Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, March 19 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
 
 
CANCELLED Ready to Read Storytime

CANCELLED Ready to Read Storytime

West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Room B
Friday, March 20 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
 
 
 
 
CANCELLED Read to Rover

CANCELLED Read to Rover

Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Saturday, March 21 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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CANCELLED Tiny Tot Time

CANCELLED Tiny Tot Time

Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Monday, March 23 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

West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Room B
Monday, March 23 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
 
 
 
CANCELLED: Wiggle Worm Wednesdays

CANCELLED: Wiggle Worm Wednesdays

Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, March 25 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
 
 
CANCELLED Books Before Bedtime

CANCELLED Books Before Bedtime

Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, March 26 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
 
 
CANCELLED Ready to Read Storytime

CANCELLED Ready to Read Storytime

West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Room B
Friday, March 27 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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CANCELLED Tiny Tot Time

CANCELLED Tiny Tot Time

Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Monday, March 30 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
 
 
CANCELLED Be a Detective with Osmo!
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create