Creative Leaders - Terre Haute Rocks

Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, September 18 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Hear from a local leader in art, creativity and community.  One of the creators of Terre Haute Rocks will share the highlights of how and why this project was started.  Each session will include rock painting of your own and the opportunity to hide rocks to brighten someone's day.  Guidelines of participation in the Terre Haute Rocks project will be explained.  After this program ends, you can take the lead and continue giving throughout the community.

Creative Writing Workshop with Leah Singer

Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, September 18 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Are you dreaming of being a writer, or have lots of ideas you want to put on paper?  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 leading your journey in writing.

Books Before Bedtime

Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, September 19 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Families and caregivers with children ages 0 - 5 interact with engaging books, songs, lap bounces, and fingerplays as the children build their early literacy skills. There will be 30 minutes of storytime followed by free play. All of our storytimes incorporate elements of Singing, Reading, Writing, Talking and Playing, demonstrating early literacy activities that you can do at home!

Tiny Tot Time

Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Monday, September 23 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Babies and their caregivers participate in this first group experience while enjoying books, rhymes, songs, and fingerplays. Children will enjoy 20 minutes of storytime followed by social time and free play. All storytimes incorporate elements of reading, writing, talking, singing and playing demonstrating activities that you can do at home. Perfect for ages newborn to 18 months!

Silly Sprouts

Main Library
Meeting Room D
Tuesday, September 24 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Parents and caregivers interact with your toddler during this storytime that includes early literacy fun with books, songs, fingerplays and body movement.  Children will enjoy 30 minutes of storytime followed by free play. All of our storytimes incorporate elements of reading, writing, talking, singing and playing demonstrating early literacy activities that you can do at home. Fit for ages 18 - 36 months!

Talk it Out

Main Library
Youth Services Multipurpose Room
Tuesday, September 24 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Become a role model in your circle of influence.  Together with Tante Robinson, Founder & Director of "Girls of Excellence Mentoring", girls will discuss topics such as self-esteem, bullying, making the right choices and some mature themes such as hunger, abuse, pregnancy and sexual violence.  Learn to make the right choices, connect with your peers and play games that encourage integrity and respect.

Wiggle Worm Wednesday

Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, September 25 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Preschoolers from ages 3 - 5 years and their caregivers interact with engaging books, songs, and body movement while building early literacy skills. Children will enjoy 30 minutes of storytime followed by free play. All storytimes incorporate reading, writing, talking, singing and playing activities that you can do at home to get children ready for Kindergarten!

Creative Leaders - Terre Haute Rocks

Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, September 25 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Hear from a local leader in art, creativity and community.  One of the creators of Terre Haute Rocks will share the highlights of how and why this project was started.  Each session will include rock painting of your own and the opportunity to hide rocks to brighten someone's day.  Guidelines of participation in the Terre Haute Rocks project will be explained.  After this program ends, you can take the lead and continue giving throughout the community.

Books Before Bedtime

Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, September 26 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Families and caregivers with children ages 0 - 5 interact with engaging books, songs, lap bounces, and fingerplays as the children build their early literacy skills. There will be 30 minutes of storytime followed by free play. All of our storytimes incorporate elements of Singing, Reading, Writing, Talking and Playing, demonstrating early literacy activities that you can do at home!

Family Learning Day

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Main Library
Overflow Parking Lot
Saturday, September 28 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Explore what is offered to families in Vigo County throughout the year.  Engage in hands-on activities hosted by nearly 40 community organizations and businesses while connecting with new forms of art, music, creative activities and experiences. Children leave with multiple free books and memories of a day spent learning with their family. Family Learning Day is a free event that is open to all families.

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