Zoom
Digital Programs
Tuesday, June 16 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Ages 12-19: Join us for our first discussion of The Lovely War by Julie Berry. Tell us what you think of the book so far. Simply register through VCPL's website with a valid email address. We will send you the link, and the link for our meeting later this month, so you can join the conversation! We'll talk about our final thoughts on the book at a Zoom meeting on June 30th. 


The book is available on Libby and a few copies are available for pickup at the library. You must be registered to pickup a physical book.
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
West Branch Library
Saturday, May 16 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Do you have items at home that are broken? Don't throw them away! Bring them
to the Repair Fair and let an experienced repair technician help you fix them.

Community Locations
Tuesday, May 12 9:30 am to 10:30 am

Ages 0-5: Join VCPL for stories, songs,
and conversation. Learn how to encourage
interaction, improve motor skills, develop
speech, and strengthen pre-reading skills.

West Branch Meeting Room B
West Branch Library
Monday, May 11 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

All Ages: Therapy dogs from Love on a Leash®
will provide a relaxed, welcoming atmosphere
in which kids of any reading level can practice
their reading skills. Bring your favorite reading
material or choose from books and magazines
provided by the Library.
To reserve a time slot at West Branch Library,
call 812.235.2121.

Haute Create
Main Library
Sunday, April 26 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

GLOBE Observer is an international citizen science initiative that provides scientists
with broader access to the information that they need to better understand the global
environment. Learn how to support GLOBE Observer and climate research by tracking
changes in clouds, water, plants, and other life on your own smartphone or tablet.
Your data is verified by NASA satellite data, and your observations will help students
conduct real scientific research as part of the GLOBE Program. Bring your own device
to download the GLOBE Observer app and get started in one of the following projects:
GLOBE Trees, GLOBE Mosquitoes, GLOBE Land Cover, or GLOBE Clouds.

Community Locations
Tuesday, April 14 9:30 am to 10:30 am

Ages 0-5: Join VCPL for stories, songs,
and conversation. Learn how to encourage
interaction, improve motor skills, develop
speech, and strengthen pre-reading skills.

West Branch Meeting Room B
West Branch Library
Monday, April 13 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

All Ages: Therapy dogs from Love on a Leash®
will provide a relaxed, welcoming atmosphere
in which kids of any reading level can practice
their reading skills. Bring your favorite reading
material or choose from books and magazines
provided by the Library.
To reserve a time slot at West Branch Library,
call 812.235.2121.

Woodrow Wilson Middle School Auditorium
Community Locations
Tuesday, April 21 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

All Ages: In her heart-warming novel
Chester and Gus, Cammie McGovern
introduces Chester, a compassionate
pup who has always dreamed of being a
service dog. When it looks like his dream
will never come true, Chester is adopted
to be a companion for Gus, a ten-year old boy on the autism spectrum.
Chester wasn't trained to interact with
a child like Gus and must put all his skills
to the test to learn how to communicate
with his new person.
After her presentation, McGovern will
sign copies of her book and therapy
dogs from Love on a Leash® will be in
attendance to make new friends. Young
Hoosier Book Award Author Night is
presented by the Vigo County Public
Library in support of the Vigo County
School Corporation's Battle of the Books.

LifeLong Learning Center
Main Library
Saturday, March 28 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Jessica Becker, costume designer for Rose-Hulman and St. Mary-of-the-Woods College, will share the process of designing, building, fitting, and finishing costumes for stage performances. In 2018, Becker designed costumes for
Rose-Hulman's production of
Our Town. She will discuss how her color choices enhanced the stage, demonstrate how styles have changed over the years, and share costumes from the show.


West Branch Meeting Room A
West Branch Library
Wednesday, April 15 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Start your own container garden and learn how to
maintain it with the Wabash Valley Master Gardeners.
Attendees will have the opportunity to plant their
first container to take home.

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