April 2017

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Mother Goose on the Loose Ages 0-5 Saturday Morning

Mother Goose on the Loose Ages 0-5 Saturday Morning

Mother Goose on the Loose Logo
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Saturday, April 1 10:00 am to 10:30 am
Join us for an interactive storytime with books, songs, rhymes, musical instruments and more! Children and parents will interact together as kids develop early literacy skills while playing!
10:00 am to 10:30 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
 
Wabash Valley Coder Dojo
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
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Nature Tales

Nature Tales

Children Reading in the Grass
West Branch
Meeting Room A
Tuesday, April 4 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Take a break from your busy day for a nature themed program.  Create a fun, easy craft to take home.  Program presented by Amber from the Vigo County Parks and Recreation Department.  Please call to register 812-462-3392 or by messaging Amber.Slaughterbeck@VigoCounty.IN.Gov
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
West Branch
Meeting Room A
 
 
 
Mother Goose on the Loose Ages 0-5 Thursday Morning

Mother Goose on the Loose Ages 0-5 Thursday Morning

Mother Goose on the Loose Logo
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, April 6 10:00 am to 10:30 am
Join us for an interactive storytime with books, songs, rhymes, musical instruments and more! Children and parents will interact together as kids develop early literacy skills while playing!
10:00 am to 10:30 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
 
 
VCPL Geocaching Club

VCPL Geocaching Club

Compass on Smartphone Screen Locating Geocache
Main Library, Community Locations
Youth Services Program Room
Hawthorn Park
Saturday, April 8 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Ready to get outside this spring? The Geocaching Club is a great chance to do just that, as geocachers will log as many finds as possible over this six month period and will then be eligible to win prizes for specific, completed tasks at program's end.
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Main Library, Community Locations
Youth Services Program Room, Hawthorn Park
 
 
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Community Gaming Initiative

Community Gaming Initiative

Colorful Gaming Dice
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
Saturday, April 15 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Calling all gamers!  If you're interested in tabletop, role playing, or card gaming, stop by between 12-4 pm to explore new games, play old favorites, and challenge new people.  Feel free to bring your favorite games (PG-13, please).  Open to community members of all ages and skills. 
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
 
 
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Sensory Storytime

Sensory Storytime

Boy and Girl Holding Up Symbols for Taste and Touch
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A & C
Friday, April 21 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Sensory storytime is geared towards children with Autism or Sensory Integration Disorders and combines books, songs, movement, and therapeutic activities to stimulate all five senses and promote learning. Please call 812-235-2121 to register. 
5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A & C
 
 
 
 
reTHink Art From Waste Reception
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
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Mother Goose on the Loose at West Ages 0-5
11:00 am to 11:30 am
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
 
Creative Builders

Creative Builders

Blueprint of Gears
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Tuesday, April 25 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
The VCPL Tech Team will make your afternoon spark with switches, IPads, Sphero and 3D art.  Stop by this hour for new Techy ideas!
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
 
 
The Living Roots of Music with Lauren Pelon

The Living Roots of Music with Lauren Pelon

Lauren Pelon Performing
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
Wednesday, April 26 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Music has affected the lives of people all over the world from ancient times to modern day. Lauren Pelon traces the story of music while performing songs from around the world on instruments, such as archlute, lute-guitar, lyre, pennywhistles, and many others. 
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
 
 
 
 
 
 
Día Festival of Nations

Día Festival of Nations

Illustration of Children with Globe
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Sunday, April 30 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Día Festival of Nations is back! Held nationally in libraries across the nation Día is a celebration that promotes literacy in all cultures. At VCPL, children will have an opportunity to have their passports stamped as they travel to booths in which countries around the world are represented.
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room