Staff Picks, New Books, & Bestseller Express

cover of Chasing King's Killer
cover of Just Mercy
cover of The Sun Does Shine
cover of The Woman in the Window
cover of another good dog
cover of Reading with Patrick
cover of The Perfect Mother
cover of The Doctor with an Eye for Eyes

Discover Upcoming Events at VCPL

Space Trivia

Sun Rising Over the Edge of a Planet
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Thursday, July 18 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Do you know the difference between the planets? Do you know facts about NASA's missions, the constellations, galaxies, and the stars? How knowledgeable are you about sci-fi TV shows and movies?  Show off your skills at trivia. Winners receive bragging rights and gift cards.

Books Before Bedtime

Infant Sleeping on a Crescent Moon
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, July 18 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Ages 0-5: Wear your pajamas to the Library for stories, songs and crafts before bedtime at this evening storytime. Activities will vary each week from traditional stories, to art, music-making and everything in between.

Soaring through Space

Boy Riding Rocket Past Saturn
Main Library
Meeting Room A
Thursday, July 18 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Ages 5 - 11: Get ready to soar! Using cardboard, special tools and other recycled materials construct a spaceship that can fly through outer space. Add special gadgets and tools to your ship for an intergalactic voyage. This program is presented by the Terre Haute Children's Museum.

Ready to Read Storytime

Three Children Climbing Books
West Branch Library
West Branch Meeting Room B
Friday, July 19 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 are invited to participate with their children during this storytime.

Area 51 Escape Room

UFO Against Green Sky
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B, C, & D
Saturday, July 20 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Ages 12 & Up: You've arrived in the top secret United States Air Force facility in Nevada commonly known as Area 51. Rumors of unidentified flying objects, alien lifeforms, and secret missions abound, but can you find the truth and escape before you're caught? Work in teams of four or fewer to solve puzzles and find clues to free yourselves in thirty minutes. Register by calling 812.645.3625.