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.

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.

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.

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.

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. 

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.

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.

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.

Family Learning Day

Little Girl Drawing on Sidewalk with Chalk
Main Library
Overflow 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. 

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.

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