Community Locations
Thursday, March 2 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Enjoy a glass of tea and be delighted by an actor portrayal of Janie from "Their Eyes Were Watching God". $10 tickets must be purchased through the VCPL. To make a reservation call 812-232-1116
Cover: Their Eyes Were Watching God by Hurston
ISU- Condit House
Community Locations
Thursday, February 16 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Join us for a discussion of "Their Eyes Were Watching God" at the residence of Indiana State University's president.
Cover: Their Eyes Were Watching God by Hurston
LifeLong Learning Center
Main Library
Monday, February 13 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Were you inspired by "Their Eyes Were Watching God"? Bring your poetry, create a dance, do a reading, or share stories tied to this year's Big Read title.
Cartoon Cat Couple Sharing a Book While Seated on Other Books
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
Main Library
Tuesday, February 14 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Enjoy a romantic night of music, desserts, and great conversation inspired by some of the most famous couples in literature, such as Elizabeth and Mr. Darcy, Romeo and Juliet, and Ron and Hermione.
Cover: Their Eyes Were Watching God by Hurston
SWMC- Ceclian Auditorium
Community Locations
Sunday, March 19 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
The Sinfonietta Pops Orchestra will host a concert inspired by "Their Eyes Were Watching God". Admission fee: Adults, $10, Students, $5, and children 10 and younger are free.
Illustration of Children with Globe
Youth Services Program Room
Main Library
Sunday, April 30 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Día Festival of Nations is back! Held nationally in libraries across the nation Día is a celebration that promotes literacy in all cultures. At VCPL, children will have an opportunity to have their passports stamped as they travel to booths in which countries around the world are represented.
Illustration of Chocolate Truffles
VCPL Main Library Lobby
Main Library
Friday, February 3 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
David Fletcher from Bloomington's BLU Boy Chocolates will discuss the history of chocolate then attendees will have the chance to sample handcrafted chocolates. The event is free; however seating is limited and reservations are required.
Illustration of Photo of Elderly Couple
VCPL Special Collections
Main Library
Saturday, March 25 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Preserve your legacy! Scan your old family photos (8.5"x11" or smaller), family historical documents, wills, marriage licenses, and other one-of-a-kind items. Patron must provide USB storage device and reasonable number of items.
Rooster with Chinese Lanterns and Flowers
LifeLong Learning Center
Main Library
Friday, January 27 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Kick off the year of the Rooster when Chinese New Year begins on January 28th. Drop in to enjoy crafts, snacks, and traditional stories for folks of all ages.
Colorful Balloons
LifeLong Learning Center
Main Library
Friday, April 14 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Enjoy food, games, and entertainment! When you register for a library card, you will receive a complimentary library tote bag. If you already have a card, bring a friend to earn a bag with their registration.

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