September 2019

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Talk it Out

Talk it Out

Teenage Girls Looking at a Cellphone
Main Library
Youth Services Multipurpose Room
Tuesday, September 3 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Ages 11-15: Become a role model for your friends, your school, and your community. Together with Tante Robinson, founder and director of Girls of Excellence Mentoring, girls will discuss important topics that will improve their self-esteem, prevent bullying, and help them make better choices throughout their lives. Mature topics, including hunger, abuse, pregnancy, and sexual violence, will also be covered in these discussions. 
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Multipurpose Room
 
 
Wiggle Worm Wednesday

Wiggle Worm Wednesday

Three Colorful Worms with Books
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, September 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, September 5 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Ages 0-5: Interact with engaging books, songs, lap bounces, and finger-plays as your children build their early literacy skills.
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Ready to Read Storytime

Ready to Read Storytime

Mother Bear Reading to Two Cubs
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Room B
Friday, September 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 - Back to the Jurassic

First Friday - Back to the Jurassic

Dinosaur Silhouettes Against Mountains
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
Friday, September 6 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
All Ages: Dig into the Jurassic at First Friday. Design your own paleontologist gear before you set off on your first excavation to discover hidden dinosaur bones, or dress up as a dinosaur and show off your "ROAR!"
4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
 
 
Mother Goose on the Loose

Mother Goose on the Loose

Mother Goose with Two Gooslings
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Saturday, September 7 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, September 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 twenty minutes of storytime, babies and parents can engage in free play.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
Exploration Creations

Exploration Creations

Two Girls with Safety Glasses Looking at Beakers
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Tuesday, September 10 10:00 am to 11:00 am
All Ages: Explore, create, and learn about science, art, history, and other subjects in this family-oriented program. Free-play will also be available for younger children.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
Talk it Out

Talk it Out

Teenage Girls Looking at a Cellphone
Main Library
Youth Services Multipurpose Room
Tuesday, September 10 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Ages 11-15: Become a role model for your friends, your school, and your community. Together with Tante Robinson, founder and director of Girls of Excellence Mentoring, girls will discuss important topics that will improve their self-esteem, prevent bullying, and help them make better choices throughout their lives. Mature topics, including hunger, abuse, pregnancy, and sexual violence, will also be covered in these discussions. 
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Multipurpose Room
 
 
Wiggle Worm Wednesday

Wiggle Worm Wednesday

Three Colorful Worms with Books
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, September 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
 
 
Creative Leaders - Terre Haute Rocks

Creative Leaders - Terre Haute Rocks

Sun Painted on a Rock
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, September 11 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Ages 5-14: Hear from one of the creators of Terre Haute Rocks, a local group of enthusiastic rock painters who connect art and creativity with community. In each session, you will paint a rock of your own and have the opportunity to hide it so that your rock can brighten someone else's day. The participation guidelines for the Terre Haute Rocks project will be explained so that even after the program ends, you can take the lead and continue to give happiness throughout the community.
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
 
Advanced 3D Printing

Advanced 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing Orange Wavy Shape
Main Library
Haute Create
Wednesday, September 11 6:00 pm to 7:00 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.
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Books Before Bedtime

Books Before Bedtime

Owl in Crescent Moon Reading to Two Owlets
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, September 12 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Ages 0-5: Interact with engaging books, songs, lap bounces, and finger-plays as your children build their early literacy skills.
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Ready to Read Storytime

Ready to Read Storytime

Mother Bear Reading to Two Cubs
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Room B
Friday, September 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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Tiny Tot Time

Tiny Tot Time

Mother Bear Reading to Bear Cub in Grass
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Monday, September 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 twenty minutes of storytime, babies and parents can engage in free play.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
Talk it Out

Talk it Out

Teenage Girls Looking at a Cellphone
Main Library
Youth Services Multipurpose Room
Tuesday, September 17 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Ages 11-15: Become a role model for your friends, your school, and your community. Together with Tante Robinson, founder and director of Girls of Excellence Mentoring, girls will discuss important topics that will improve their self-esteem, prevent bullying, and help them make better choices throughout their lives. Mature topics, including hunger, abuse, pregnancy, and sexual violence, will also be covered in these discussions. 
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Multipurpose Room
 
 
Wiggle Worm Wednesday

Wiggle Worm Wednesday

Three Colorful Worms with Books
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, September 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
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Creative Leaders - Terre Haute Rocks

Creative Leaders - Terre Haute Rocks

Sun Painted on a Rock
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, September 18 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Ages 5-14: Hear from one of the creators of Terre Haute Rocks, a local group of enthusiastic rock painters who connect art and creativity with community. In each session, you will paint a rock of your own and have the opportunity to hide it so that your rock can brighten someone else's day. The participation guidelines for the Terre Haute Rocks project will be explained so that even after the program ends, you can take the lead and continue to give happiness throughout the community.
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Creative Writing Workshop with Leah Singer

Creative Writing Workshop with Leah Singer

Girl Thinking While Boy Writes
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, September 18 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Ages 9-14: Do you dream of being an author? Or do you have lots 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 both 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 Program Room
 
 
West Vigo Guitar Club

West Vigo Guitar Club

Acoustic Guitar
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Room B
Wednesday, September 18 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
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 from September through November.  No music experience is required, but space is limited.
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Room B
 
 
Books Before Bedtime

Books Before Bedtime

Owl in Crescent Moon Reading to Two Owlets
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, September 19 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Ages 0-5: Interact with engaging books, songs, lap bounces, and finger-plays as your children build their early literacy skills.
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Ready to Read Storytime

Ready to Read Storytime

Mother Bear Reading to Two Cubs
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Room B
Friday, September 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
 
 
 
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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, September 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 twenty minutes of storytime, babies and parents can engage in free play.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
Talk it Out

Talk it Out

Teenage Girls Looking at a Cellphone
Main Library
Youth Services Multipurpose Room
Tuesday, September 24 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Ages 11-15: Become a role model for your friends, your school, and your community. Together with Tante Robinson, founder and director of Girls of Excellence Mentoring, girls will discuss important topics that will improve their self-esteem, prevent bullying, and help them make better choices throughout their lives. Mature topics, including hunger, abuse, pregnancy, and sexual violence, will also be covered in these discussions. 
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Multipurpose Room
 
 
Wiggle Worm Wednesday

Wiggle Worm Wednesday

Three Colorful Worms with Books
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, September 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
 
 
Creative Leaders - Terre Haute Rocks

Creative Leaders - Terre Haute Rocks

Sun Painted on a Rock
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, September 25 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Ages 5-14: Hear from one of the creators of Terre Haute Rocks, a local group of enthusiastic rock painters who connect art and creativity with community. In each session, you will paint a rock of your own and have the opportunity to hide it so that your rock can brighten someone else's day. The participation guidelines for the Terre Haute Rocks project will be explained so that even after the program ends, you can take the lead and continue to give happiness throughout the community.
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
West Vigo Guitar Club

West Vigo Guitar Club

Acoustic Guitar
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Room B
Wednesday, September 25 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
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 from September through November.  No music experience is required, but space is limited.
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Room B
 
 
Books Before Bedtime

Books Before Bedtime

Owl in Crescent Moon Reading to Two Owlets
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, September 26 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Ages 0-5: Interact with engaging books, songs, lap bounces, and finger-plays as your children build their early literacy skills.
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Ready to Read Storytime

Ready to Read Storytime

Mother Bear Reading to Two Cubs
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Room B
Friday, September 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
 
 
Family Learning Day

Family Learning Day

Little Girl Drawing on Sidewalk with Chalk
Main Library
Parking Lot
Saturday, September 28 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
All Ages: Attend Family Learning Day to discover new forms of art, games, and hands on crafts that are available in Vigo County throughout the year. Local organizations and businesses will provide creative activities for you and your children to explore together - from learning Chinese calligraphy to playing a new instrument. Children will be able to select multiple new books to take home. 
9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Main Library
Parking Lot
 
 
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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, September 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 twenty minutes of storytime, babies and parents can engage in free play.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
 
Creative Leaders- First Tee of Indiana

Creative Leaders- First Tee of Indiana

Young Girl with Golf Club
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
Monday, September 30 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Ages 5-11: Learn golf, life lessons, and leadership skills with The First Tee of Indiana. This nationally recognized leader in junior golf incorporates Nine Core Values - respect, courtesy, responsibility, honesty, sportsmanship, confidence, judgment, perseverance, and integrity - into fun activities based on familiar sports to develop character and teach values that extend far beyond the golf course.
4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C