September 2018

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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

Goose with Two Goslings
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Saturday, September 1 10:00 am to 10:30 am
Ages 0-5: 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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Creative Builders - Stikbot Stop-Motion Animation

Creative Builders - Stikbot Stop-Motion Animation

Stick Figure with Light Bulb Overhead
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Tuesday, September 4 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Stikbot Animation Studio allows you to create your own stop-motion animation videos using a free app. Use the included Bots, or use your own figures!
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
Wiggle Worms Wednesdays

Wiggle Worms Wednesdays

Three Colorful Worms with Books
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, September 5 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 3-5: 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
 
 
 
Create Your Own Video Game with Bloxels
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
West Gamers' Alliance

West Gamers' Alliance

Girl Playing Video Game
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room A
Thursday, September 6 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Test your gaming skills on West's game systems. Challenge your friends to Super Smash Bros., Mario Kart, and more. Or, play cooperatively towards a common goal.
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room A
 
 
Books Before Bedtime

Books Before Bedtime

Illustration of Infant Sleeping on a Crescent Moon
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, September 6 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Wear your pajamas for stories, songs, and crafts before bedtime! This event will vary each week from traditional story time, to art-based activities, to music-making, and everything in between!
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
First Friday: Flashback to the Fifties

First Friday: Flashback to the Fifties

Dancing Couple in 1950s Attire
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
Friday, September 7 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
All ages: Step back in time to the 1950's. Wear your poodle skirt or leather jacket, dine on root beer floats and popcorn and boogie at the sock hop. You can even design a cardboard box car and pull up to the drive-in for a movie.
4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
 
 
 
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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 10 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 0 - 3: Bring your baby or toddler 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
 
 
 
 
Advanced 3D Printing

Advanced 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing Orange Wavy Shape
Main Library
Haute Create
Monday, September 10 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Ages 12 & Up: Take your 3D printing to the next level at this demonstration of the new Raise 3D N2 with its dual extrusion, large heated build plate and the ability to use different types of filament including ABS and wood composites. Perfect if you have taken the Intro to 3D Printing.
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
 
Exploration Creations

Exploration Creations

Two Girls with Safety Glasses Looking at Beakers
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Tuesday, September 11 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Have you ever created a Nebula in a jar or painted a colorful work of art? 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 Builders - Painting with Nicole
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
Wiggle Worms Wednesdays

Wiggle Worms Wednesdays

Three Colorful Worms with Books
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, September 12 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 3-5: 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
 
 
 
Create Your Own Video Game with Bloxels
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
West Gamers' Alliance

West Gamers' Alliance

Young Girl Playing Video Game
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room A
Thursday, September 13 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Test your gaming skills on West's game systems. Challenge your friends to Super Smash Bros., Mario Kart, and more. Or, play cooperatively towards a common goal.
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room A
 
 
 
Distraction Attraction

Distraction Attraction

Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, September 13 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Ages 6-11: Hang out with your friends at Distraction Attraction, an alternative to Books Before Bedtime that lets older children explore cool technology, games and activities.
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Books Before Bedtime

Books Before Bedtime

Illustration of Infant Sleeping on a Crescent Moon
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, September 13 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Wear your pajamas for stories, songs, and crafts before bedtime! This event will vary each week from traditional story time, to art-based activities, to music-making, and everything in between!
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
 
 
Community Gaming Initiative

Community Gaming Initiative

Colorful Gaming Dice
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
Saturday, September 15 12:30 pm to 4:30 pm
All ages: Calling all gamers.  Interested in tabletop, role playing or card gaming?  Explore new games, play old favorites and challenge new people.
12:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
 
 
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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 17 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 0 - 3: Bring your baby or toddler 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
 
 
Creative Builders - String and Ink Art
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
Wiggle Worms Wednesdays

Wiggle Worms Wednesdays

Three Colorful Worms with Books
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, September 19 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 3-5: 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
 
 
 
Create Your Own Video Game with Bloxels
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
 
Distraction Attraction

Distraction Attraction

Colorful Puzzle Pieces
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, September 20 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Ages 6-11: Hang out with your friends at Distraction Attraction, an alternative to Books Before Bedtime that lets older children explore cool technology, games and activities.
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Books Before Bedtime

Books Before Bedtime

Illustration of Infant Sleeping on a Crescent Moon
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, September 20 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Wear your pajamas for stories, songs, and crafts before bedtime! This event will vary each week from traditional story time, to art-based activities, to music-making, and everything in between!
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
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 24 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 0 - 3: Bring your baby or toddler 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
 
 
Mother Goose on the Loose

Mother Goose on the Loose

Goose with Two Goslings
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Tuesday, September 25 11:00 am to 11:30 am
Ages 0-5: 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
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
 
 
Advanced 3D Printing

Advanced 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing Orange Wavy Shape
Main Library
Haute Create
Tuesday, September 25 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Ages 12 & Up: Take your 3D printing to the next level at this demonstration of the new Raise 3D N2 with its dual extrusion, large heated build plate and the ability to use different types of filament including ABS and wood composites. Perfect if you have taken the Intro to 3D Printing.
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Creative Builders - Soap making

Creative Builders - Soap making

Colorful Handmade Soap
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Tuesday, September 25 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Create your own unique soaps! Follow along with Sharon as she shows you how to customize melt-and-pour soap with colors, fragrances, and more.
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
Wiggle Worms Wednesdays

Wiggle Worms Wednesdays

Three Colorful Worms with Books
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, September 26 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 3-5: 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
 
 
 
Create Your Own Video Game with Bloxels

Create Your Own Video Game with Bloxels

2D Video Game Graphics
Main Library
Haute Create
Wednesday, September 26 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Each week learn a new design aspect for your game, including how to create a character, levels, backgrounds, and enemies.  Get a chance to design your enemy characters.  What type of enemies make sense with your game? Perhaps you like the type of enemies Mario & Luigi faced, or think up your own!  Get a chance to show off your whole video game creation!
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
 
Watch This! West Early Man

Watch This! West Early Man

Poster: Early Man
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
Thursday, September 27 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm
In this stop-motion animated comedy set in prehistoric times, a tribe of primitive hunters are displaced from their homes by emissaries from a distant empire that has mastered bronze-making. However, a tribesman named Dug tries to win his home back by challenging the invaders to a game of soccer. From the creators of Wallace and Gromit. Rated PG. Refreshments will be served.
3:30 pm to 5:30 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
 
 
Books Before Bedtime

Books Before Bedtime

Illustration of Infant Sleeping on a Crescent Moon
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, September 27 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Wear your pajamas for stories, songs, and crafts before bedtime! This event will vary each week from traditional story time, to art-based activities, to music-making, and everything in between!
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
Distraction Attraction

Distraction Attraction

Colorful Puzzle Pieces
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, September 27 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Ages 6-11: Hang out with your friends at Distraction Attraction, an alternative to Books Before Bedtime that lets older children explore cool technology, games and activities.
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
Family Learning Day

Family Learning Day

Family Learning Day Logo
Main Library
Overflow Parking Lot
Saturday, September 29 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Try something new as a family. Enjoy hands-on activities hosted by nearly 40 community organizations and businesses. Guests will enjoy free books, giveaways, crafts, popcorn,and much more. Family Learning Day is a free event that is open to all families.
9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Main Library
Overflow Parking Lot