Discover Upcoming Events at VCPL

Beyond the Classroom: Bubble Geometry

Close-up of Bubbles
Digital Programs
YouTube
Premieres Wednesday, January 27 at 1:00 pm
Ages 5-11: Are bubbles always round? Find out with this simple geometry experiment that will challenge you to make uniquely-shaped bubbles. Kits will be available for curbside pick-up or home delivery. A list of supplies for at-home participation will be available at facebook.com/vigolibrary. Contact 812.232.1113 for more information.

Books & Brews: Shades of Grey

Cover: Shades of Grey by Jasper Fforde
Digital Programs
Zoom
Premieres Monday, February 1 at 6:30 pm
Ages 21 & Up: Grab your favorite beverage and join a virtual discussion of Shades of Grey by Jasper Fforde. Set in a dystopian future where social standing is determined by the ability to see different colors, Eddie-a low-level citizen who can see red-discovers that the world is not as he's been led to believe when he joins forces with Jane, a member of the lowest class who only sees grey.

SSOS: Social Services Organizations & Supports

Black and White Image of Woman Holding Hand in Front of Face, Stop Signal
Digital Programs
Zoom
Premieres Wednesday, February 3 at 10:00 am
How has COVID-19 impacted you, your family, and your community? Discuss the many challenges people are facing during this pandemic and discover the local organizations addressing these issues. This month, learn more about the current state of domestic violence in Vigo County from the Council on Domestic Abuse (CODA) and how you can help. A Family Development Specialist from Western Indiana Community Action Agency (WICAA) will address the services offered to assist your family, including: budgeting, education, employment, health care, addiction, and housing. Learn more about CODA at codaterrehaute.org and WICAA at wicaa.org.

Beyond the Classroom: Woven Art

Colorful Woven Art
Digital Programs
YouTube
Premieres Wednesday, February 3 at 1:00 pm
Ages 5-19: Design your own piece of woven art while exploring the rich history of weaving, a beautiful and practical artform that has existed for thousands of years. Kits will be available for curbside pickup or home delivery. A list of supplies for at-home participation will be available at facebook.com/vigolibrary. Contact 812.232.1113 for more information.

Design a Virtual Escape Room

Woman in Lab Coat Typing on Keyboard
Digital Programs
Zoom
Premieres Tuesday, February 9 at 6:00 pm
Ages 12 & Up: Challenge your friends to solve hidden clues and clever puzzles in a virtual escape room-designed by you! A tutorial will be available after the live event at my.nicheacademy.com/vcplprograms.
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