Paper cut out of black bat with orange moon
Main Library
Haute Create
Wednesday, October 19 at 2:30 pm
Add a little spooky flair to your home décor this Halloween with the CRICUT® cutting machine. Pick from pre-created designs, choose your materials, and learn how to use CRICUT® Design Spaces to send your pattern to the CRICUT® machine. Once your patterns are cut, assemble them into a haunting scene under your cloche. Supplies will be provided.
Computer screen with JavaScript
Main Library
Haute Create
Tuesday, October 18 at 5:00 pm

Ages 9 & Up: Do you want to develop web apps, add interest to your website, or expand your résumé with a sought-after skill? JavaScript, one of the world’s most popular programming languages, allows you to make basic web pages interactive—whether you want to add pop-ups, auto-update content, or animate graphics! Get familiar with the basics of this powerful language with an overview of the terms and operations necessary to start your own JavaScript program before you learn how to build and test a simple calculator. No prior coding knowledge is required.

Cover: Hell House
Community Locations
623 National Ave West Terre Haute IN 47885
Wednesday, October 12 at 5:30 pm

Grab a cup of coffee and a locally-made treat while discussing this month’s book with the Westside Book Club at Macksville Coffee Company! In Richard Matheson’s horror classic Hell House, Dr. Lionel Barret—a physicist interested in parapsychology—his wife Edith, and two mediums have a week to investigate the possibility of life after death at the Belasco House, a Maine landmark regarded as the most haunted house in the world.

Bingo by the Books logo
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Rooms A & B
Wednesday, October 12 at 1:00 pm

Gather with your friends and neighbors for refreshments and be ready to shout, “Bingo!” as you play traditional and non-traditional bingo games with the chance to win prizes. Bingo cards and number makers will be provided.

Art of the Book: Paper Marbling logo
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Rooms A & B
Monday, October 10 at 6:00 pm

Add a decorative element to your book with marbled paper, an art form that originated in Japan during the 12th century and became popular with European bookbinders in the 16th and 17th centuries. Supplies will be provided.

Close-up of "I Vote" button
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
Tuesday, October 4 at 6:30 pm

Hear from candidates for the 2022 General Election at this candidate forum sponsored by the League of Women Voters. Attendees will have an opportunity to speak one-to-one with the candidates following the forum.

Sponsored by Vigo County Public Library, the League of Women Voters, Vote Vigo, NAACP, and Tribune-Star.

Close-up of a computer screen with JavaScript
Main Library
Haute Create
Tuesday, October 4 at 5:00 pm

Ages 9 & Up: Do you want to develop web apps, add interest to your website, or expand your résumé with a sought-after skill? JavaScript, one of the world’s most popular programming languages, allows you to make basic web pages interactive—whether you want to add pop-ups, auto-update content, or animate graphics! Get familiar with the basics of this powerful language with an overview of the terms and operations necessary to start your own JavaScript program before you learn how to build and test a simple calculator. No prior coding knowledge is required.

Art of the Book: Creating Pages logo
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Rooms A & B
Monday, October 3 at 6:00 pm

Bound books appeared in Rome in the 4th century, though parchment and labor made them expensive. In the second installment of Art of the Book, you will get hands-on experience binding your own book with century-old techniques by folding handmade paper, cutting pages to size, and stitching signatures together to make a book block. Supplies will be provided.

Woman dressed as an evil fae with a glowing staff
Main Library
Haute Create
Monday, October 3 at 3:30 pm

Ages 15 & Up: Are you making the ultimate Halloween costume from scratch or building your next cosplay masterpiece for an upcoming convention? Work alongside other like-minded makers and creators, access Haute Create’s array of innovative technology, and receive assistance Vigo County Public Library’s Tech Team when you need it at the Haute Create Cosplay Co-Op. Every month, the Cosplay Co-Op will allow you to get hands-on with 3D printers, a laser cutting machine, sewing machines, and more! Please bring your own materials for your costume.

Globe wrapped in film strips
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
Saturday, October 1 at 1:00 pm
Unite with film lovers in 500 cities on six continents to select the best film and actor for the MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival! Choose one of three screening venues and view the top ten short films submitted from around the globe. Your vote for your favorite actor and film will be tallied along with the votes from over 100,000 other film lovers to determine the Gold, Silver, and Bronze medal winners for Best Film and Best Actor. Refreshments will be served.

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