Community Gaming Initiative

Colorful Gaming Dice
Main Library
LifeLong Learning Center
Saturday, August 18 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.

Family Place Parent/Child Workshop

Illustration of Girl with Car and Toy Blocks
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
Wednesday, August 22 10:00 am to 11:15 am
It's play time at the Vigo County Public Library! Join us for a 75 minute play-based program that gives parents and caregivers the opportunity to spend time with their infants and toddlers in a group setting. Librarians and community resource professionals will be available for questions and consultations during the program.

Family Place Parent/Child Workshop

Illustration of Girl with Car and Toy Blocks
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
Wednesday, August 29 10:00 am to 11:15 am
It's play time at the Vigo County Public Library! Join us for a 75 minute play-based program that gives parents and caregivers the opportunity to spend time with their infants and toddlers in a group setting. Librarians and community resource professionals will be available for questions and consultations during the program.

Wabash Valley Coder Dojo

Children Gathered Around a Laptop
Main Library
Haute Create
Saturday, September 1 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Ages 7-17: Learn to code, build a website, create an app or a game and explore technology in an informal, creative and social environment.

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.

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.

Create Your Own Video Game with Bloxels

2D Video Game Graphics
Main Library
Haute Create
Wednesday, September 5 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.  This week you will learn the basics of Bloxels and create your own character.  Learn to make it stand still, walk, and jump!

Distraction Attraction

Close Up of Colorful Puzzle Pieces
Main Library
Youth Services Resource Room
Thursday, September 6 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.

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!

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.

Pages