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A World of Adventure Storytime

A World of Adventure Storytime

Cover: Miss Nelson Is Missing (Marshall)
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, October 1 - 10:00 am to 10:45 am

Join us for stories, songs, finger-plays and crafts! Created for young people 3-8 years with their caregivers and parents. Registration required, call 232-1115.

10:00 am to 10:45 am
Meeting Room C
 
 
Baby Bookworms

Baby Bookworms

Cover: That Pup! (George)
Main Library
Meeting Room B
Wednesday, October 1 - 10:00 am to 10:45 am

Come explore at storytime as we hear a story, sing and do fingerplays together. There will be an optional 15 minute play time immediately following the 30 minute storytime. This event is designed for children age 0-17 months and their caregivers.

10:00 am to 10:45 am
Meeting Room B
 
 
Toddler Tales

Toddler Tales

Cover: Fall Leaves Fall! (Hall)
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, October 1 - 11:00 am to 11:45 am

Come explore at storytime as we hear a story, sing and do fingerplays together. There will be an optional 15 minute play time immediately following the 30 minute storytime. This event is designed for children age 18-36 months and their caregivers.

11:00 am to 11:45 am
Meeting Room C
 
 
Nature Tales @ Your Library

Nature Tales @ Your Library

Illustration of Girl with Easel and Paint Brush in Front of Tree on Open Book
Main Library
Meeting Room D
Wednesday, October 1 - 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Join Amber from the Vigo County Parks and Recreation Department for a nature themed storytime!

3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Meeting Room D
 
 
Teen Meeting

Teen Meeting

West Branch
Wednesday, October 1 - 3:30 pm to 4:45 pm

Need some space? 6th graders and up are welcome to hang out upstairs at the West Branch: play the Wii, take a shelfie, share board games and spend time with friends. Join us for some space of your own.

3:30 pm to 4:45 pm
West Branch
 
 
Mother Goose on the Loose ages 0-2

Mother Goose on the Loose ages 0-2

Mother Goose on the Loose Logo
Main Library
Meeting Room B
Thursday, October 2 - 10:00 am to 10:30 am

Join us for an interactive storytime with books, songs, rhymes, musical instruments and more! ages 0-2

10:00 am to 10:30 am
Meeting Room B
 
 
Traveling Tech Station

Traveling Tech Station

Main Library
VCPL Lobby
Thursday, October 2 - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

The Traveling Tech Station from the Vigo County Public Library travels to different locations in the county to provide hands-on experience using different devices such as an iPad Air, Samsung Galaxy Note, Nexus 7, Microsoft Surface RT, or Kindle Fire HD! Ask how you can borrow an iPad or Nexus! Or, bring your own device and learn about other technology resources in the community, such as computer classes, or free downloadable ebooks and magazines.

10:00 am to 12:00 pm
VCPL Lobby
 
 
Mother Goose on the Loose ages:3-5

Mother Goose on the Loose ages:3-5

Mother Goose on the Loose Logo
Main Library
Meeting Room B
Thursday, October 2 - 11:00 am to 11:30 am

Join us for an interactive storytime with books, songs, rhymes, musical instruments and more! ages 3-5

11:00 am to 11:30 am
Meeting Room B
 
 
Music Makers

Music Makers

Illustration of Boy Dancing with Music Stanza, Notes, and Treble Cleft in Background
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Friday, October 3 - 10:00 am to 10:30 am

Liitle ones ages 2-6 can join us for movement and music stories, activities and songs.

10:00 am to 10:30 am
Meeting Room C
 
 
 
Minecraft Guild

Minecraft Guild

Minecraft Creeper
Main Library
Computer Lab 2
Friday, October 3 - 3:00 pm to 5:30 pm

Do you love Minecraft as much as we do? Come play in Computer Lab 2 and build your world, even if you don't have a personal Minecraft account. Grades K-8

Computer time will be given on a first come, first served basis, with an hour limit when there are other players waiting.

3:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Computer Lab 2
 
 
Sold out: Frightseeing Bus- Limited Seats- Must Register w/ OLLI

Sold out: Frightseeing Bus- Limited Seats- Must Register w/ OLLI

Haunted House Silhouette
Main Library
VCPL Lobby
Friday, October 3 - 6:00 pm to 8:15 pm

Sold out: Vigo County Public Library and Osher Lifelong Learning Institute invite you to join the Frightseeing Bus Tour. Prepare yourself for an evening of fun, scares and ghost stories as you are guided through some of Terre Haute's most haunted locations. Hear local tales of murder and mayhem, mixed with a good dose of humor and history. The Frightseeing Tour is guaranteed to raise your spirits! Join us for a haunting experience. Tour Depart at 6:00 p.m. and 7:15 p.m. Registration cost is $13.00 per person. Seating is limited. For more information call Michelle Bennett at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at 812-237-2336 or email michelle.bennett@indstate.edu.

6:00 pm to 8:15 pm
VCPL Lobby
 
 
Friends of the Library Book Sale

Friends of the Library Book Sale

Friends of the Library Logo
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
Saturday, October 4 - 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Join us for a selection of our best items: Hard and paperback books, puzzles, videos, CD's, magazines and more. Many materials for all ages. Now accepting all major credit cards!

9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
 
 
New! Saturday Morning Mother Goose on the Loose 0 - 2 years
9:30 am to 10:00 am
Lifelong Learning Center
 
 
New! Saturday Morning Mother Goose on the Loose 2 - 5 years
10:15 am to 10:45 am
Lifelong Learning Center
 
 
Friends of the Library Book Sale

Friends of the Library Book Sale

Friends of the Library Logo
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
Sunday, October 5 - 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Join us for a selection of our best items: Hard and paperback books, puzzles, videos, CD's, magazines and more. Many materials for all ages. Now accepting all major credit cards!

1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
 
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A World of Adventure Storytime

A World of Adventure Storytime

Cover: The Dark (Snicket)
West Branch
Monday, October 6 - 11:00 am to 11:45 am

Join us for stories, songs, finger-plays and crafts! Created for young people 0-5 years with their caregivers and parents.

11:00 am to 11:45 am
West Branch
 
 
Lego at your Library

Lego at your Library

Little Boy Holding Lego Block
Main Library
Meeting Room A
Monday, October 6 - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Build your heart out! Drop in any time between 4 and 6 pm and tackle the weekly challenge and build beyond your wildest dreams.

Donations of clean Lego blocks are always appreciated, but not required. Please keep personal Lego sets at home unless you are planning to donate them.

4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Meeting Room A
 
 
Sensory Storytime

Sensory Storytime

Illustration of Boy and Girl with Signs for Taste and Touch
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Monday, October 6 - 6:00 pm to 6:45 pm

Sensory storytime combines books, songs, movement, and therapeutic activities to stimulate all five senses and promote learning. If your child has difficulty sitting through one of the library’s other storytimes, this inclusive program of stories, songs and activities may be just what you are looking for!

6:00 pm to 6:45 pm
Meeting Room C
 
 
Using the Mouse and Keyboard

Using the Mouse and Keyboard

Computer User's Hand on Mouse
Main Library
Computer Lab 2
Tuesday, October 7 - 10:00 am to 11:30 am

This hands-on class covers how to properly use a mouse and keyboard - essential computer skills. Registration is required. Call 232-1110 to register. Perfect for individuals who are just starting to use a computer.

10:00 am to 11:30 am
Computer Lab 2
 
 
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Cover: The Dark (Snicket)
Main Library
Meeting Room D
Tuesday, October 7 - 10:00 am to 10:45 am

Join us for stories, songs, finger-plays and crafts! Created for young people 3-5 years with their caregivers and parents. Registration required, call 232-1115.

10:00 am to 10:45 am
Meeting Room D
 
 
Toddler Tales

Toddler Tales

Cover: Fire Engine Man (Zimmerman)
Main Library
Meeting Room A
Tuesday, October 7 - 11:00 am to 11:45 am

Come explore at storytime as we hear a story, sing and do fingerplays together. There will be an optional 15 minute play time immediately following the 30 minute storytime. This event is designed for children age 18-36 months and their caregivers.

11:00 am to 11:45 am
Meeting Room A
 
 
Traveling Tech Station

Traveling Tech Station

Main Library
Ivy Tech MLK Center
Tuesday, October 7 - 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

The Traveling Tech Station from the Vigo County Public Library travels to different locations in the county to provide hands-on experience using different devices such as an iPad Air, Samsung Galaxy Note, Nexus 7, Microsoft Surface RT, or Kindle Fire HD! Ask how you can borrow an iPad or Nexus! Or, bring your own device and learn about other technology resources in the community, such as computer classes, or free downloadable ebooks and magazines.

2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Ivy Tech MLK Center
 
 
Lego at the West Branch

Lego at the West Branch

Little Boy Holding Lego Block
West Branch
Tuesday, October 7 - 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm

Build your heart out! Drop in at the West Branch any time between 4:30 and 5:30 pm. Tackle the weekly challenge and build beyond your wildest dreams.

Donations of clean Lego blocks are always appreciated, but not required. Please keep personal Lego sets at home unless you are planning to donate them.

4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
West Branch
 
 
Basic Computing 1

Basic Computing 1

Senior at Computer Keyboard
Main Library
Computer Lab 2
Wednesday, October 8 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am

New to computers? This hands-on class covers parts of the computer, opening and closing of computer programs, using the mouse, and saving information. Please call 232-1110 to register.

10:00 am to 11:00 am
Computer Lab 2
 
 
A World of Adventure Storytime

A World of Adventure Storytime

Cover: The Dark (Snicket)
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, October 8 - 10:00 am to 10:45 am

Join us for stories, songs, finger-plays and crafts! Created for young people 3-8 years with their caregivers and parents. Registration required, call 232-1115.

10:00 am to 10:45 am
Meeting Room C
 
 
Traveling Tech Station

Traveling Tech Station

Main Library
Lost Creek Township Trustee Office
Wednesday, October 8 - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

The Traveling Tech Station from the Vigo County Public Library travels to different locations in the county to provide hands-on experience using different devices such as an iPad Air, Samsung Galaxy Note, Nexus 7, Microsoft Surface RT, or Kindle Fire HD! Ask how you can borrow an iPad or Nexus! Or, bring your own device and learn about other technology resources in the community, such as computer classes, or free downloadable ebooks and magazines.

10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Lost Creek Township Trustee Office
 
 
Baby Bookworms

Baby Bookworms

Cover: Tickle Time (Boynton)
Main Library
Meeting Room B
Wednesday, October 8 - 10:00 am to 10:45 am

Come explore at storytime as we hear a story, sing and do fingerplays together. There will be an optional 15 minute play time immediately following the 30 minute storytime. This event is designed for children age 0-17 months and their caregivers.

10:00 am to 10:45 am
Meeting Room B
 
 
Toddler Tales

Toddler Tales

Cover: Fire Engine Man (Zimmerman)
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, October 8 - 11:00 am to 11:45 am

Come explore at storytime as we hear a story, sing and do fingerplays together. There will be an optional 15 minute play time immediately following the 30 minute storytime. This event is designed for children age 18-36 months and their caregivers.

11:00 am to 11:45 am
Meeting Room C
 
 
VCPL Book Club

VCPL Book Club

Main Library
Meeting Room D
Wednesday, October 8 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Join us for a lively discussion of a book from our collection. If you have never been in a book club before this is a perfect opportunity to meet new authors and book-loving friends.

2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Meeting Room D
 
 
League of Women Voters Candidate Forum

League of Women Voters Candidate Forum

Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
Wednesday, October 8 - 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm

Candidates for public office on the ballot will have questions put to them by the League of Women Voters so that all Vigo County voters can be informed on the issues.

7:00 pm to 9:30 pm
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
 
 
 
 
VCPL Chess Club

VCPL Chess Club

Chess Pieces Moving Into Checkmate
Main Library
Meeting Room A
Thursday, October 9 - 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Learn how to play chess or test your skills in a game with an experienced chess player! The VCPL Chess Club is open to all ages and skill levels. No registration is required. Call Youth Services for more information, 232-1115. Sponsored by the Friends of the Vigo County Public Library.

6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Meeting Room A
 
 
Teen Advisory Board Meeting

Teen Advisory Board Meeting

Main Library
Meeting Room D
Thursday, October 9 - 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Registered Teen Volunteers are welcome to join our Teen Advisory Board. Help plan teen programs and special projects and make your opinion known! For more information, contact Hillary Rains at 812-232-1113 ext 2275

6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Meeting Room D
 
 
Music Makers

Music Makers

Illustration of Boy Dancing with Music Stanza, Notes, and Treble Cleft in Background
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Friday, October 10 - 10:00 am to 10:30 am

Liitle ones ages 2-6 can join us for movement and music stories, activities and songs.

10:00 am to 10:30 am
Meeting Room C
 
 
Basic Computing 2
10:00 am to 11:30 am
Computer Lab 2
 
 
 
 
Community Gaming Initiative

Community Gaming Initiative

Colorful Gaming Dice
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
Saturday, October 11 - 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Calling all gamers! If you're interested in tabletop, role playing, or card gaming, stop by between 12 and 4 pm to explore new games, play old favorites, and challenge new people. Feel free to bring your favorite games (PG-13, please). Open to community members of all ages and skills.

Gamers who would like to host a table or a tournament should contact Hillary Rains at hrains@vigo.lib.in.us or at 232-1113 ext 2275

12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
 
 
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A World of Adventure Storytime

A World of Adventure Storytime

Cover: We're Going On A Ghost Hunt (Pearson)
West Branch
Monday, October 13 - 11:00 am to 11:45 am

Join us for stories, songs, finger-plays and crafts! Created for young people 0-5 years with their caregivers and parents.

11:00 am to 11:45 am
West Branch
 
 
League of Women Voters Candidate Forum

League of Women Voters Candidate Forum

Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
Monday, October 13 - 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Candidates for public office on the ballot will have questions put to them by the League of Women Voters so that all Vigo County voters can be informed on the issues.

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
 
 
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Cover: We're Going On A Ghost Hunt (Pearson)
Main Library
Meeting Room D
Tuesday, October 14 - 10:00 am to 10:45 am

Join us for stories, songs, finger-plays and crafts! Created for young people 3-5 years with their caregivers and parents. Registration required, call 232-1115.

10:00 am to 10:45 am
Meeting Room D
 
 
Toddler Tales

Toddler Tales

Cover: Moo, Baa, La, La, La! (Boyton)
Main Library
Meeting Room D
Tuesday, October 14 - 11:00 am to 11:45 am

Come explore at storytime as we hear a story, sing and do fingerplays together. There will be an optional 15 minute play time immediately following the 30 minute storytime. This event is designed for children age 18-36 months and their caregivers.

11:00 am to 11:45 am
Meeting Room D
 
 
Traveling Tech Station

Traveling Tech Station

Main Library
Honey Creek Mall
Tuesday, October 14 - 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

The Traveling Tech Station from the Vigo County Public Library travels to different locations in the county to provide hands-on experience using different devices such as an iPad Air, Samsung Galaxy Note, Nexus 7, Microsoft Surface RT, or Kindle Fire HD! Ask how you can borrow an iPad or Nexus! Or, bring your own device and learn about other technology resources in the community, such as computer classes, or free downloadable ebooks and magazines.

5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Honey Creek Mall
 
 
A World of Adventure Storytime

A World of Adventure Storytime

Cover: We're Going On A Ghost Hunt (Pearson)
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, October 15 - 10:00 am to 10:45 am

Join us for stories, songs, finger-plays and crafts! Created for young people 3-8 years with their caregivers and parents. Registration required, call 232-1115.

10:00 am to 10:45 am
Meeting Room C
 
 
ESL Womens Conversation Club

ESL Womens Conversation Club

Main Library
Meeting Room A
Wednesday, October 15 - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

The Lifelong Learning Center welcomes women in our community who do not speak English as their primary language to learn and study in this gentle class. English idioms and life skills language are explored. Call 812-232-1117 for more information

10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Meeting Room A
 
 
Baby Bookworms

Baby Bookworms

Cover: Touch and Feel Farm
Main Library
Meeting Room B
Wednesday, October 15 - 10:00 am to 10:45 am

Come explore at storytime as we hear a story, sing and do fingerplays together. There will be an optional 15 minute play time immediately following the 30 minute storytime. This event is designed for children age 0-17 months and their caregivers.

10:00 am to 10:45 am
Meeting Room B
 
 
Word 1

Word 1

Microsoft Word Logo
Main Library
Computer Lab 2
Wednesday, October 15 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am

This beginning class covers creating and saving documents and includes working with text and spell checking in Microsoft Word 2010. Participants should be familiar with a computer keyboard and possess basic typing skills. Call 232-1110 for registration.

10:00 am to 11:00 am
Computer Lab 2
 
 
Toddler Tales

Toddler Tales

Cover: Moo, Baa, La, La, La! (Boyton)
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, October 15 - 11:00 am to 11:45 am

Come explore at storytime as we hear a story, sing and do fingerplays together. There will be an optional 15 minute play time immediately following the 30 minute storytime. This event is designed for children age 18-36 months and their caregivers.

11:00 am to 11:45 am
Meeting Room C
 
 
Craft This! Crazy About Pumpkins!
1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
Meeting Room A
 
 
Using a Flash Drive

Using a Flash Drive

Flash Drive
Main Library
Computer Lab 2
Thursday, October 16 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Bring a flash drive with you. In this class for beginners, you will learn how to save and organize documents and pictures to your flash drive. You will also learn how to delete items from your flash drive.

10:00 am to 11:00 am
Computer Lab 2
 
 
Coffee Thursday

Coffee Thursday

West Branch
Thursday, October 16 - 10:30 am to 12:00 pm

Sarah James will present nutrition knowledge to live a healthier life. Focus will be on low sodium diet. Sarah is a registered dietitian with her own business “Nutrition to Grow” located in Terre Haute.

10:30 am to 12:00 pm
West Branch
 
 
V. C. P. L Brown Bag: Harvest Bakery- The Art of Making Dough

V. C. P. L Brown Bag: Harvest Bakery- The Art of Making Dough

Baker Kneading Dough
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
Thursday, October 16 - 12:15 pm to 1:15 pm

Harvest Bakery is a small bakery owned by Marta Shelton who is passionate about using natural and organic ingredients to create healthy products for our community. Marta will share her vision and show you some of her products and demonstrate the high quality and natural baking. Call Community Connections at 812-232-1116 for more information.

12:15 pm to 1:15 pm
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
 
 
Family Literacy Event

Family Literacy Event

Illustration of Family Reading a Book
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Thursday, October 16 - 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Families of kids in grades K-5 are invited to learn some fun ways to help with reading and writing! Space is limited. Free books while supplies last. Please register your family online or call Youth Services at 232-1115.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Vigo County Public Library.

6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Meeting Room C
 
 
Music Makers

Music Makers

Illustration of Boy Dancing with Music Stanza, Notes, and Treble Cleft in Background
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Friday, October 17 - 10:00 am to 10:30 am

Liitle ones ages 2-6 can join us for movement and music stories, activities and songs.

10:00 am to 10:30 am
Meeting Room C
 
 
Animanga Club

Animanga Club

Manga Style Samurai
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Friday, October 17 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

Interested in Japanese animation and comic books? This is the club for you. We will explore the history and the artistry of this world wide phenomenon!

4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Meeting Room C
 
 
 
Free Family Movie! “The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad”

Free Family Movie! “The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad”

Poster: The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
Saturday, October 18 - 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Families will enjoy two Disney children’s classics plus Bugs Bunny “Howl-Oween” cartoons. In a story from “The Wind in the Willows,” hang on to your seat as J. Thaddeus Toad as he takes his friends Mole, Rat and Angus MacBadger for a wild motorcar ride. In “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow,” Brom Bones tells a wild story about a Headless Horseman, and on the way home from a party, Ichabod Crane meets up with – you guessed it! – the Headless Horseman! Rated G.

1:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
 
 
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Friends' Little Book Shop Grand Opening

Friends' Little Book Shop Grand Opening

Friends' Little Book Shop Logo
Main Library
VCPL Lobby
Monday, October 20 - 10:00 am to 10:30 am

Friends' Little Book Shop Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting Ceremony with Mayor Duke Bennett.
October 20, 10 a.m.

10:00 am to 10:30 am
VCPL Lobby
 
 
A World of Adventure Storytime

A World of Adventure Storytime

West Branch
Monday, October 20 - 11:00 am to 11:45 am

Join us for stories, songs, finger-plays and crafts! Created for young people 0-5 years with their caregivers and parents.

11:00 am to 11:45 am
West Branch
 
 
A World of Adventure Storytime

A World of Adventure Storytime

Cover: Even Monsters Need Haircuts (McElligott)
West Branch
Monday, October 20 - 11:00 am to 11:45 am

Join us for stories, songs, finger-plays and crafts! Created for young people 0-5 years with their caregivers and parents.

11:00 am to 11:45 am
West Branch
 
 
Lego at your Library

Lego at your Library

Little Boy Holding Lego Block
Main Library
Meeting Room D
Monday, October 20 - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Build your heart out! Drop in any time between 4 and 6 pm. Tackle the weekly challenge and build beyond your wildest dreams.

Donations of clean Lego blocks are always appreciated, but not required. Please keep personal Lego sets at home unless you are planning to donate them.

4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Meeting Room D
 
 
Vigo County Public Library Board Meeting
5:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Meeting Room C
 
 
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Main Library
Meeting Room D
Tuesday, October 21 - 10:00 am to 10:45 am

Join us for stories, songs, finger-plays and crafts! Created for young people 3-5 years with their caregivers and parents. Registration required, call 232-1115.

10:00 am to 10:45 am
Meeting Room D
 
 
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Cover: Even Monsters Need Haircuts (McElligott)
Main Library
Meeting Room D
Tuesday, October 21 - 10:00 am to 10:45 am

Join us for stories, songs, finger-plays and crafts! Created for young people 3-5 years with their caregivers and parents. Registration required, call 232-1115.

10:00 am to 10:45 am
Meeting Room D
 
 
Toddler Tales

Toddler Tales

Cover: Birds (Henkes)
Main Library
Meeting Room D
Tuesday, October 21 - 11:00 am to 11:45 am

Come explore at storytime as we hear a story, sing and do fingerplays together. There will be an optional 15 minute play time immediately following the 30 minute storytime. This event is designed for children age 18-36 months and their caregivers.

11:00 am to 11:45 am
Meeting Room D
 
 
Email Basics

Email Basics

Envelope with @ Symbol and Arrow
Main Library
Computer Lab 2
Tuesday, October 21 - 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Please bring your email address and password with you to learn how to send, reply, and forward emails. You will also learn tips to avoid spam and viruses. Please be familiar with the skills in the Basic Computing classes.

2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Computer Lab 2
 
 
Lego at the West Branch

Lego at the West Branch

Little Boy Holding Lego Block
West Branch
Tuesday, October 21 - 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm

Build your heart out! Drop in at the West Branch any time between 4:30 and 5:30 pm. Tackle the weekly challenge and build beyond your wildest dreams.

Donations of clean Lego blocks are always appreciated, but not required. Please keep personal Lego sets at home unless you are planning to donate them.

4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
West Branch
 
 
Baby Bookworms

Baby Bookworms

Cover: Baby Bathtime! (Sirett)
Main Library
Meeting Room B
Wednesday, October 22 - 10:00 am to 10:45 am

Come explore at storytime as we hear a story, sing and do fingerplays together. There will be an optional 15 minute play time immediately following the 30 minute storytime. This event is designed for children age 0-17 months and their caregivers.

10:00 am to 10:45 am
Meeting Room B
 
 
ESL Womens Conversation Club

ESL Womens Conversation Club

Main Library
Meeting Room A
Wednesday, October 22 - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

The Lifelong Learning Center welcomes women in our community who do not speak English as their primary language to learn and study in this gentle class. English idioms and life skills language are explored. Call 812-232-1117 for more information

10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Meeting Room A
 
 
A World of Adventure Storytime

A World of Adventure Storytime

Cover: Even Monsters Need Haircuts (McElligott)
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, October 22 - 10:00 am to 10:45 am

Join us for stories, songs, finger-plays and crafts! Created for young people 3-8 years with their caregivers and parents. Registration required, call 232-1115.

10:00 am to 10:45 am
Meeting Room C
 
 
Word 2

Word 2

Microsoft Word Logo
Main Library
Computer Lab 2
Wednesday, October 22 - 10:00 am to 11:30 am

In Microsoft Word 2010, you will learn text, paragraph and page formatting. Please be familiar with the skills in Word 1.

10:00 am to 11:30 am
Computer Lab 2
 
 
Toddler Tales

Toddler Tales

Cover: Birds (Henkes)
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, October 22 - 11:00 am to 11:45 am

Come explore at storytime as we hear a story, sing and do fingerplays together. There will be an optional 15 minute play time immediately following the 30 minute storytime. This event is designed for children age 18-36 months and their caregivers.

11:00 am to 11:45 am
Meeting Room C
 
 
Craft This! Crazy About Pumpkins!
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
West Branch
 
 
Traveling Tech Station

Traveling Tech Station

Main Library
Harrison College
Wednesday, October 22 - 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

The Traveling Tech Station from the Vigo County Public Library travels to different locations in the county to provide hands-on experience using different devices such as an iPad Air, Samsung Galaxy Note, Nexus 7, Microsoft Surface RT, or Kindle Fire HD! Ask how you can borrow an iPad or Nexus! Or, bring your own device and learn about other technology resources in the community, such as computer classes, or free downloadable ebooks and magazines.

2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Harrison College
 
 
Nature Tales @ West Branch

Nature Tales @ West Branch

West Branch
Wednesday, October 22 - 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Join Amber from the Vigo County Parks and Recreation Department for a nature themed storytime at the West Branch!

3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
West Branch
 
 
League of Women Voters Candidate Forum

League of Women Voters Candidate Forum

Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
Wednesday, October 22 - 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Candidates for public office on the ballot will have questions put to them by the League of Women Voters so that all Vigo County voters can be informed on the issues.

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
 
 
 
 
VCPL Chess Club

VCPL Chess Club

Chess Pieces Moving Into Checkmate
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Thursday, October 23 - 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Learn how to play chess or test your skills in a game with an experienced chess player! The VCPL Chess Club is open to all ages and skill levels. No registration is required. Call Youth Services for more information, 232-1115. Sponsored by the Friends of the Vigo County Public Library.

6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Meeting Room C
 
 
Music Makers

Music Makers

Illustration of Boy Dancing with Music Stanza, Notes, and Treble Cleft in Background
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Friday, October 24 - 10:00 am to 10:30 am

Liitle ones ages 2-6 can join us for movement and music stories, activities and songs.

10:00 am to 10:30 am
Meeting Room C
 
 
Teen Murder Mystery

Teen Murder Mystery

Chalk Outline of Body
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
Friday, October 24 - 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Are you a super sleuth? Can you solve the mystery of a lifetime? Join us for a pizza dinner with a side of murder.

At the Convention of Conventions, fans of all kinds get together to discuss their favorite shows and movies. When a popular blogger turns up dead, you get to try and solve the mystery...before someone else becomes a victim!

Grades 6-12 only. After-hours program. Registration is required to attend. Doors will open at 6:15 and the event will begin at 6:30. Participants should be picked up promptly at 8:30.

6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
 
 
 
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A World of Adventure Storytime

A World of Adventure Storytime

Cover: Plumply Dumply Pumpkin (Serfozo)
West Branch
Monday, October 27 - 11:00 am to 11:45 am

Join us for stories, songs, finger-plays and crafts! Created for young people 0-5 years with their caregivers and parents.

11:00 am to 11:45 am
West Branch
 
 
A World of Adventure Storytime

A World of Adventure Storytime

West Branch
Monday, October 27 - 11:00 am to 11:45 am

Join us for stories, songs, finger-plays and crafts! Created for young people 0-5 years with their caregivers and parents.

11:00 am to 11:45 am
West Branch
 
 
Email Intermediate

Email Intermediate

Envelope with @ Symbol and Arrow
Main Library
Computer Lab 2
Monday, October 27 - 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

In this intermediate class, you will learn how to send an attachment, (document or picture), in an email, as well as save contacts. Please be familiar with the skills in the Email Basics class.

2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Computer Lab 2
 
 
Traveling Tech Station

Traveling Tech Station

West Branch
Monday, October 27 - 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

The Traveling Tech Station from the Vigo County Public Library travels to different locations in the county to provide hands-on experience using different devices such as an iPad Air, Samsung Galaxy Note, Nexus 7, Microsoft Surface RT, or Kindle Fire HD! Ask how you can borrow an iPad or Nexus! Or, bring your own device and learn about other technology resources in the community, such as computer classes, or free downloadable ebooks and magazines.

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
West Branch
 
 
 
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Main Library
Meeting Room D
Tuesday, October 28 - 10:00 am to 10:45 am

Join us for stories, songs, finger-plays and crafts! Created for young people 3-5 years with their caregivers and parents. Registration required, call 232-1115.

10:00 am to 10:45 am
Meeting Room D
 
 
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Cover: Plumply Dumply Pumpkin (Serfozo)
Main Library
Meeting Room D
Tuesday, October 28 - 10:00 am to 10:45 am

Join us for stories, songs, finger-plays and crafts! Created for young people 3-5 years with their caregivers and parents. Registration required, call 232-1115.

10:00 am to 10:45 am
Meeting Room D
 
 
Toddler Tales

Toddler Tales

Cover: Five Little Pumpkins (Yaccarino)
Main Library
Meeting Room A
Tuesday, October 28 - 11:00 am to 11:45 am

Come explore at storytime as we hear a story, sing and do fingerplays together. There will be an optional 15 minute play time immediately following the 30 minute storytime. This event is designed for children age 18-36 months and their caregivers.

11:00 am to 11:45 am
Meeting Room A
 
 
Baby Bookworms

Baby Bookworms

Cover: Pumpkin Pumpkin (Titherington)
Main Library
Meeting Room B
Wednesday, October 29 - 10:00 am to 10:45 am

Come explore at storytime as we hear a story, sing and do fingerplays together. There will be an optional 15 minute play time immediately following the 30 minute storytime. This event is designed for children age 0-17 months and their caregivers.

10:00 am to 10:45 am
Meeting Room B
 
 
ESL Womens Conversation Club

ESL Womens Conversation Club

Main Library
Meeting Room A
Wednesday, October 29 - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

The Lifelong Learning Center welcomes women in our community who do not speak English as their primary language to learn and study in this gentle class. English idioms and life skills language are explored. Call 812-232-1117 for more information

10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Meeting Room A
 
 
Word 3

Word 3

Microsoft Word Logo
Main Library
Computer Lab 2
Wednesday, October 29 - 10:00 am to 11:30 am

Topics in this Microsoft Word 2010 class will include finding and replacing text, setting tabs, and working with ClipArt. Please be familiar with the skills in Word 2.

10:00 am to 11:30 am
Computer Lab 2
 
 
A World of Adventure Storytime

A World of Adventure Storytime

Cover: Plumply Dumply Pumpkin (Serfozo)
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, October 29 - 10:00 am to 10:45 am

Join us for stories, songs, finger-plays and crafts! Created for young people 3-8 years with their caregivers and parents. Registration required, call 232-1115.

10:00 am to 10:45 am
Meeting Room C
 
 
Toddler Tales

Toddler Tales

Cover: Five Little Pumpkins (Yaccarino)
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, October 29 - 11:00 am to 11:45 am

Come explore at storytime as we hear a story, sing and do fingerplays together. There will be an optional 15 minute play time immediately following the 30 minute storytime. This event is designed for children age 18-36 months and their caregivers.

11:00 am to 11:45 am
Meeting Room C
 
 
Literacy Networking Breakfast

Literacy Networking Breakfast

Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
Thursday, October 30 - 7:30 am to 9:30 am

A panel of experts in the field presents information on a literacy topic. A free continental breakfast is provided. Sponsored by the Wabash Valley Literacy Coalition and coordinated by the VCPL Lifelong Learning Center. For more information, call 232-1117 or email sjakaitis@vigo.lib.in.us.

7:30 am to 9:30 am
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
 
 
Watch This! Library Movie: X-Men: Days of Future Past
6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
 
 
Animal Tales: Creepy Critters

Animal Tales: Creepy Critters

Stylized Spider on Web
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
Friday, October 31 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Creepy Critters focuses on those less cuddly and icky creatures whose importance is often taken for granted. This program features arachnids, insects and snakes to illustrate that such undesirable critters serve an extremely important purpose to the environment. Participants will be allowed to get “hands-on” with several animals and all should walk away with a different view of these
creepy critters.

10:00 am to 11:00 am
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
 
 
Music Makers

Music Makers

Illustration of Boy Dancing with Music Stanza, Notes, and Treble Cleft in Background
Main Library
Meeting Room D
Friday, October 31 - 10:00 am to 10:30 am

Liitle ones ages 2-6 can join us for movement and music stories, activities and songs.

10:00 am to 10:30 am
Meeting Room D
 
 
Halloween Book Giveaway

Halloween Book Giveaway

West Branch
Friday, October 31 - 10:00 am to 7:00 pm

Come to the West Branch Library in your costume and get the best treat! A new book!!! Fun for the whole family with games and treats. We will be open until 7:00pm on Halloween.

10:00 am to 7:00 pm
West Branch
 
 
Animal Tales: Creepy Critters

Animal Tales: Creepy Critters

West Branch
Friday, October 31 - 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Creepy Critters focuses on those less cuddly and icky creatures whose importance is often taken for granted. This program features arachnids, insects and snakes to illustrate that such undesirable critters serve an extremely important purpose to the environment. Participants will be allowed to get “hands-on” with several animals and all should walk away with a different view of these
creepy critters.

3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
West Branch
 
 
HALLOWEEN BOOK GIVEAWAY and SPOOKTACULAR EVENT!

HALLOWEEN BOOK GIVEAWAY and SPOOKTACULAR EVENT!

Silhouette of Haunted House
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B, C, & D
Friday, October 31 - 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Come to the Library in your costume and get the best treat! A new book!!! Then come downstairs and have a ball! Games, treats and storytellers. Fun for the whole family.

5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Meeting Rooms A, B, C, & D