July 2019

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Ready to Read Storytime

Ready to Read Storytime

Three Children Climbing Books
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Room B
Friday, July 5 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 are invited to participate with their children during this storytime.
10:30 am to 11:30 am
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Room B
 
 
First Friday: Aliens Attack

First Friday: Aliens Attack

UFO Against Night Sky
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
Friday, July 5 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
All ages: The United States is under attack. Extraterrestrials have landed. Can you be the first line of defense from these creatures from outer space? Design and catch your own aliens while enjoying snacks. The first fifty kids receive an alien slime to take home.
4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
 
 
 
 
Wabash Valley Coder Dojo
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Mother Goose on the Loose

Mother Goose on the Loose

Mother Goose with Two Gooslings
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Saturday, July 6 10:00 am to 10:30 am
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.
10:00 am to 10:30 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
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Tiny Tot Time

Tiny Tot Time

Mother Bear Reading to Bear Cub in Grass
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Monday, July 8 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 0 - 24 months: Bring your baby to the library for stories, songs, dance, and activities from 10:00 am - 10:30 am. There will be 30 minutes of free play offered from 10:30 am - 11:00 am.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Exploration Creations: Shaping Planets

Exploration Creations: Shaping Planets

Three Colorful Planets with Craters
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Tuesday, July 9 10:00 am to 11:30 am
Ages 5 - 11: The outer surfaces of solid planets are shaped by geologic forces similar to Earth's. Experiment with these forces by modeling volcanoes, glaciers, impact craters and erosion.
10:00 am to 11:30 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
Stories and Space
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
 
Advanced 3D Printing

Advanced 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing Orange Wavy Shape
Main Library
Haute Create
Tuesday, July 9 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Ages 12 & Up: Take your 3D printing to the next level at this demonstration of the Raise 3D N2 with its dual extrusion, large heated build plate and the ability to use different types of filament including metallic and wood composites. Intro to 3D Printing must be taken prior to this class.
5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Wiggle Worm Wednesdays

Wiggle Worm Wednesdays

Three Colorful Worms with Books
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, July 10 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 2-5: Bring your preschooler to the Library for interactive stories, songs, dancing, crafts and play from 10:00am to 10:30am.  There will be 30 minutes of free play offered from 10:30am to 11:00am.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
Lunar Lander Launch

Lunar Lander Launch

Astronaut and Lander on Moon, Earth in Background
Main Library
Meeting Room B
Thursday, July 11 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Ages 5 - 11: Design and create your own lunar explorer to send to the moon. Using an engineering design process and test the design to see if it can make a safe landing. Pair this with the rocket you'll create in next week's Soaring through Space for an additional engineering challenge.  This program is presented by the Terre Haute Children's Museum.
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Room B
 
 
 
Books Before Bedtime

Books Before Bedtime

Infant Sleeping on a Crescent Moon
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, July 11 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Ages 0-5: Wear your pajamas to the Library for stories, songs and crafts before bedtime at this evening storytime. Activities will vary each week from traditional stories, to art, music-making and everything in between.
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Ready to Read Storytime

Ready to Read Storytime

Three Children Climbing Books
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Room B
Friday, July 12 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 are invited to participate with their children during this 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

Mother Bear Reading to Bear Cub in Grass
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Monday, July 15 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 0 - 24 months: Bring your baby to the Library for stories, songs, dance and activities from 10:00 a.m - 10:30 a.m. There will be 30 minutes of free play offered from 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
A Universe of Stories: Creative Writing Workshop

A Universe of Stories: Creative Writing Workshop

Girl Looking Up a Night Sky Swirling with Colors
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
Monday, July 15 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Ages 8-14: Are you dreaming of being a writer, or have lots of ideas you want to put on paper? An entire universe of stories will be at your fingertips in this hands-on class. Experiment with writing in fiction or non-fiction styles and practice several creative techniques that will get even the wildest ideas out of your head and onto the paper. Leave the class with completed writing exercises and ideas to keep writing a world of stories.
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
 
 
 
A Universe of Stories: Creative Writing Workshop

A Universe of Stories: Creative Writing Workshop

Girl Looking Up a Night Sky Swirling with Colors
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Tuesday, July 16 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Ages 8-14: Are you dreaming of being a writer, or have lots of ideas you want to put on paper? An entire universe of stories will be at your fingertips in this hands-on class. Experiment with writing in fiction or non-fiction styles and practice several creative techniques that will get even the wildest ideas out of your head and onto the paper. Leave the class with completed writing exercises and ideas to keep writing a world of stories.
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
Stories and Space
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
Be Brave, Be Bold, and Raise Your Hand!

Be Brave, Be Bold, and Raise Your Hand!

Girl Raising Hand in Front of Chalk Board
Main Library
Meeting Room D
Tuesday, July 16 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Ages 5-11: Do you raise your hand in class? How does it feel to raise your hand? Girls will learn about confidence, teamwork and self-acceptance with Raise Your Hand, a book and movement created by Alice Paul Tapper, an 11-year-old Girl Scout, that helps girls identify their strengths and skills and discover how to find and connect with mentors.
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Room D
 
 
Readers' Theatre

Readers' Theatre

Two Children Acting Like Monsters
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Rooms A & B
Tuesday, July 16 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Ages 10 & Up: Learn the basic elements of theatre in a fun and relaxed setting. Readers' Theatre requires no props or memorization and is perfect for kids who want to get a feel for performance. The first week will involve choosing two to three short scripts and assigning parts. Friends and family are invited for a performance at the end of the second week.
3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Rooms A & B
 
 
Wiggle Worm Wednesdays

Wiggle Worm Wednesdays

Three Colorful Worms with Books
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, July 17 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 2-5: Bring your preschooler to the Library for interactive stories, songs, dancing, crafts and play from 10:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.  There will be 30 minutes of free play offered from 10:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
Soaring through Space

Soaring through Space

Boy Riding Rocket Past Saturn
Main Library
Meeting Room A
Thursday, July 18 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Ages 5 - 11: Get ready to soar! Using cardboard, special tools and other recycled materials construct a spaceship that can fly through outer space. Add special gadgets and tools to your ship for an intergalactic voyage. This program is presented by the Terre Haute Children's Museum.
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Room A
 
 
 
Books Before Bedtime

Books Before Bedtime

Infant Sleeping on a Crescent Moon
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, July 18 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Ages 0-5: Wear your pajamas to the Library for stories, songs and crafts before bedtime at this evening storytime. Activities will vary each week from traditional stories, to art, music-making and everything in between.
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Ready to Read Storytime

Ready to Read Storytime

Three Children Climbing Books
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Room B
Friday, July 19 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 are invited to participate with their children during this 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

Mother Bear Reading to Bear Cub in Grass
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Monday, July 22 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 0 - 24 months: Bring your baby to the Library for stories, songs, dance and activities from 10:00 a.m - 10:30 a.m. There will be 30 minutes of free play offered from 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Mother Goose on the Loose

Mother Goose on the Loose

Mother Goose with Two Gooslings
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Room B
Tuesday, July 23 11:00 am to 11:30 am
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 Library
West Branch Library Meeting Room B
 
 
 
Stories and Space
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Readers' Theatre

Readers' Theatre

Two Children Acting Like Monsters
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Rooms A & B
Tuesday, July 23 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Ages 10 & Up: Learn the basic elements of theatre in a fun and relaxed setting. Readers' Theatre requires no props or memorization and is perfect for kids who want to get a feel for performance. The first week will involve choosing two to three short scripts and assigning parts. Friends and family are invited for a performance at the end of the second week.
3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Rooms A & B
 
 
Wiggle Worm Wednesdays

Wiggle Worm Wednesdays

Three Colorful Worms with Books
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, July 24 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 2-5: Bring your preschooler to the Library for interactive stories, songs, dancing, crafts and play from 10:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.  There will be 30 minutes of free play offered from 10:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
Creative Builders
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Multipurpose Room
 
 
 
Books Before Bedtime

Books Before Bedtime

Infant Sleeping on a Crescent Moon
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, July 25 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Ages 0-5: Wear your pajamas to the Library for stories, songs and crafts before bedtime at this evening storytime. Activities will vary each week from traditional stories, to art, music-making and everything in between.
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Ready to Read Storytime

Ready to Read Storytime

Three Children Climbing Books
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Room B
Friday, July 26 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 are invited to participate with their children during this 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

Mother Bear Reading to Bear Cub in Grass
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Monday, July 29 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 0 - 24 months: Bring your baby to the Library for stories, songs, dance and activities from 10:00 a.m - 10:30 a.m. There will be 30 minutes of free play offered from 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
Stories and Space
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Wiggle Worm Wednesdays

Wiggle Worm Wednesdays

Three Colorful Worms with Books
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, July 31 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 2-5: Bring your preschooler to the Library for interactive stories, songs, dancing, crafts and play from 10:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.  There will be 30 minutes of free play offered from 10:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room