January 2017

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Holiday Closing
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Winter Car Maintenance

Winter Car Maintenance

Man Digging Car out of Snow Bank
West Branch
Wednesday, January 4
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Come to learn ways to keep your car safe and ready for winter. Don from Don's Auto Service will be here to talk about how to make sure your car engine, tires, and battery are winter ready, along with answering any other winter car safety and maintenance questions. Call 812-235-2121 for more information.
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
West Branch
 
 
Mother Goose on the Loose Ages 0-5 Thursday Morning

Mother Goose on the Loose Ages 0-5 Thursday Morning

Mother Goose on the Loose Logo
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, January 5
10:00 am to 10:30 am
Join us for an interactive storytime with books, songs, rhymes, musical instruments and more! Children and parents will interact together as kids develop early literacy skills while playing!
10:00 am to 10:30 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Traveling Tech Station

Traveling Tech Station

Electronic Devices on Wait Tray
Main Library
VCPL Lobby
Thursday, January 5
4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Various tablets are available for browsing and questions, or bring your own device to get your questions answered.  Information on ebooks, streaming video, and online classes are also provided.
4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Main Library
VCPL Lobby
 
 
 
Friends of the Library Book Sale

Friends of the Library Book Sale

Basket of Books
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
Saturday, January 7
9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Don't miss our Customer's Choice Book Sale!  You choose: Pay $5 and get a Friends' tote bag to fill with items of your choice or get 50% off your total purchase!  January 7 from 9 - 3 and January 8 from 1 - 4.  Proceeds raised at the monthly book sales help provide funding for Library programs and services.
9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
 
 
Author Accolades

Author Accolades

Main Library
VCPL Lobby
Saturday, January 7
9:00 am to 3:00 pm
A Busy Mom's Guide to Freezer Cooking by Ashley BryanLearn how to efficiently prepare 70 delicious, homemade recipes that freeze well and save you time and money.  Meet the author, purchase her book and have your copy personalized!
9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Main Library
VCPL Lobby
 
 
Mother Goose on the Loose Ages 0-5 Saturday Morning

Mother Goose on the Loose Ages 0-5 Saturday Morning

Mother Goose on the Loose Logo
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Saturday, January 7
10:00 am to 10:30 am
Join us for an interactive storytime with books, songs, rhymes, musical instruments and more! Children and parents will interact together as kids develop early literacy skills while playing!
10:00 am to 10:30 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Friends of the Library Book Sale

Friends of the Library Book Sale

Basket of Books
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
Sunday, January 8
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Don't miss our Customer's Choice Book Sale!  You choose: Pay $5 and get a Friends' tote bag to fill with items of your choice or get 50% off your total purchase!  January 7 from 9 - 3 and January 8 from 1 - 4.  Proceeds raised at the monthly book sales help provide funding for Library programs and services.
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
 
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Using the Mouse & Keyboard
10:00 am to 11:30 am
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Understanding Affordable Care Act with MDwise

Understanding Affordable Care Act with MDwise

Red and Blue Symbols of Healthcare
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Monday, January 9
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
MDwise is an accredited organization focused on helping Hoosiers make wise choices about healthcare plans. Learn more about Hoosier Healthwise, Healthy Indiana Plan, Hoosier Care Connect and MDwise Marketplace health insurance programs in this session.
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Room C
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Monday, January 9
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Explore the latest printing technology. Learn how to use the 3D printer at Main - Haute Create - including: * Preparing a 3D design file for print * Using the equipment properly and safely Note: Customers must complete this 3D printer certification before they can use the 3D printer independently.
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Monday, January 9
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Explore the latest printing technology. Learn how to use the 3D printer at Main - Haute Create - including: * Preparing a 3D design file for print * Using the equipment properly and safely Note: Customers must complete this 3D printer certification before they can use the 3D printer independently.
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Parenting Counts

Parenting Counts

Mother and Son Sitting on Chair
West Branch
Monday, January 9
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Purdue Extension is providing sessions focusing on parent-child relationships.  These sessions will teach caregivers about physical, social-emotional, and communication skills that little ones learn from birth to age five, but apply to a wide variety of ages. Dinner will be provided at the library starting at 5:30PM before each session for those who register. Topics include:  Parenting Styles, Temper Tantrums, Self-Regulation and Emotion Coaching.
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
West Branch
 
 
Traveling Tech Station

Traveling Tech Station

Electronic Devices on Wait Tray
West Branch
Tuesday, January 10
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Various tablets are available for browsing and questions, or bring your own device to get your questions answered.  Information on ebooks, streaming video, and online classes are also provided.
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
West Branch
 
 
Craft & Chat

Craft & Chat

Pinwheel Flowers
Main Library
Meeting Room D
Tuesday, January 10
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Fun crafts for adults using a variety of resources.  
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Main Library
Meeting Room D
 
 
Watch This! West - Maximum Ride

Watch This! West - Maximum Ride

Poster: Maximum Ride
West Branch
Tuesday, January 10
3:30 pm to 5:30 pm
Six children genetically cross-bred with avian DNA, complete with wings, take flight around the country to discover their origins.  Rated PG-13 for some violence.  Refreshments will be served.
3:30 pm to 5:30 pm
West Branch
 
 
Basic Computing
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Wednesday, January 11
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Explore the latest printing technology. Learn how to use the 3D printer at Main - Haute Create - including: * Preparing a 3D design file for print * Using the equipment properly and safely Note: Customers must complete this 3D printer certification before they can use the 3D printer independently.
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
VCPL Book Club
1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
Main Library
Collaborative Space 6
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Wednesday, January 11
5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Explore the latest printing technology. Learn how to use the 3D printer at Main - Haute Create - including: * Preparing a 3D design file for print * Using the equipment properly and safely Note: Customers must complete this 3D printer certification before they can use the 3D printer independently.
5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Watch This! The Magnificent Seven

Watch This! The Magnificent Seven

Poster: The Magnificent Seven
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
Wednesday, January 11
6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
In this remake of the classic 1960 movie, seven gunslingers join forces in order to protect a small town from a mining tycoon and his goons, who plan to seize the residents' land by force. The seven-man army is led by a mysterious bounty hunter, and also includes a sharp-witted gambler, a troubled ex-Civil War soldier, a mountain man, an expert knife thrower, an outlaw, and a Comanche warrior.Rated PG-13 for extended and intense sequences of Western violence, and for historical smoking, some language and suggestive material.Runtime 133 minutes.  Refreshments will be served.
6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
 
 
 
West Vigo Guitar Club

West Vigo Guitar Club

Acoustic Guitar
West Branch
Wednesday, January 11
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
The West Vigo Guitar Club is an opportunity for students to learn to play the guitar and better understand basic music concepts like melody, rhythm, and chords.  The club will meet as a group Wednesday evenings for free instruction.  No music experience is required, but space is limited to ten students from age 8-14 years.
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
West Branch
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Wednesday, January 11
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Explore the latest printing technology. Learn how to use the 3D printer at Main - Haute Create - including: * Preparing a 3D design file for print * Using the equipment properly and safely Note: Customers must complete this 3D printer certification before they can use the 3D printer independently.
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
 
The Play's the Thing

The Play's the Thing

Theater Masks with Top Hat
West Branch
Thursday, January 12
4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
Children ages 5-15: Want to find a new creative outlet? Guests from the Terre Haute Children's Theater will be here to teach the tricks of the trade in various aspects of theater. Call 812-235-2121 for more information
4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
West Branch
 
 
Using a Flash Drive
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Teen Advisory Board

Teen Advisory Board

Main Library
Collaborative Space 6
Thursday, January 12
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
The Teen Advisory Board is responsible for helping to plan teen programs and volunteering at many library events.  If you are a teen and would like to join the Teen Advisory Board, contact Hillary Rains at hrains@vigo.lib.in.us or call her at (812) 232-1113 x 2275.
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Main Library
Collaborative Space 6
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Friday, January 13
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Explore the latest printing technology. Learn how to use the 3D printer at Main - Haute Create - including: * Preparing a 3D design file for print * Using the equipment properly and safely Note: Customers must complete this 3D printer certification before they can use the 3D printer independently.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Crackerbarrel Session

Crackerbarrel Session

Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
Saturday, January 14
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Hear from area legislators about the initiatives of the 2017 Indiana General Assembly.  Bring your questions and ideas to share with area legislators.       
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
 
 
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Word 1

Word 1

Microsoft Word Logo
West Branch
Monday, January 16
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
This beginning class covers creating and saving documents and includes working with text and spell checking in Microsoft Word 2010.  Please be familiar with a computer keyboard and possess basic typing skills.
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
West Branch
 
 
Create Club

Create Club

Chalk Drawing of Art Supplies
Main Library
VCPL Teen Space
Monday, January 16
5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Stop by the Teen Space and enjoy crafts with your friends.  We'll have instructions for a new project each month and materials for you to create your own.
5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Main Library
VCPL Teen Space
 
 
Parenting Counts

Parenting Counts

Mother and Son Sitting on Chair
West Branch
Monday, January 16
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Purdue Extension is providing sessions focusing on parent-child relationships.  These sessions will teach caregivers about physical, social-emotional, and communication skills that little ones learn from birth to age five, but apply to a wide variety of ages. Dinner will be provided at the library starting at 5:30PM before each session for those who register. Topics include:  Parenting Styles, Temper Tantrums, Self-Regulation and Emotion Coaching.
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
West Branch
 
 
Vigo County Public Library Board of Trustees Meeting
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
West Branch
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Wednesday, January 18
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Explore the latest printing technology. Learn how to use the 3D printer at Main - Haute Create - including: * Preparing a 3D design file for print * Using the equipment properly and safely Note: Customers must complete this 3D printer certification before they can use the 3D printer independently.
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Traveling Tech Station

Traveling Tech Station

Electronic Devices on Wait Tray
West Branch
Wednesday, January 18
4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Various tablets are available for browsing and questions, or bring your own device to get your questions answered.  Information on ebooks, streaming video, and online classes are also provided.
4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
West Branch
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Wednesday, January 18
5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Explore the latest printing technology. Learn how to use the 3D printer at Main - Haute Create - including: * Preparing a 3D design file for print * Using the equipment properly and safely Note: Customers must complete this 3D printer certification before they can use the 3D printer independently.
5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
 
West Vigo Guitar Club

West Vigo Guitar Club

Acoustic Guitar
West Branch
Wednesday, January 18
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
The West Vigo Guitar Club is an opportunity for students to learn to play the guitar and better understand basic music concepts like melody, rhythm, and chords.  The club will meet as a group Wednesday evenings for free instruction.  No music experience is required, but space is limited to ten students from age 8-14 years.
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
West Branch
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Wednesday, January 18
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Explore the latest printing technology. Learn how to use the 3D printer at Main - Haute Create - including: * Preparing a 3D design file for print * Using the equipment properly and safely Note: Customers must complete this 3D printer certification before they can use the 3D printer independently.
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
 
The Play's the Thing

The Play's the Thing

Theater Masks with Top Hat
West Branch
Thursday, January 19
4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
Children ages 5-15: Want to find a new creative outlet? Guests from the Terre Haute Children's Theater will be here to teach the tricks of the trade in various aspects of theater. Call 812-235-2121 for more information.
4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
West Branch
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Friday, January 20
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Explore the latest printing technology. Learn how to use the 3D printer at Main - Haute Create - including: * Preparing a 3D design file for print * Using the equipment properly and safely Note: Customers must complete this 3D printer certification before they can use the 3D printer independently.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Windows 10 Basics
10:30 am to 11:30 am
West Branch
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Saturday, January 21
9:00 am to 10:00 am
Explore the latest printing technology. Learn how to use the 3D printer at Main - Haute Create - including: * Preparing a 3D design file for print * Using the equipment properly and safely Note: Customers must complete this 3D printer certification before they can use the 3D printer independently.
9:00 am to 10:00 am
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Art Hacks
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Saturday, January 21
11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Explore the latest printing technology. Learn how to use the 3D printer at Main - Haute Create - including: * Preparing a 3D design file for print * Using the equipment properly and safely Note: Customers must complete this 3D printer certification before they can use the 3D printer independently.
11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
 
 
Community Gaming Initiative

Community Gaming Initiative

Colorful Gaming Dice
Main Library
Meeting Room D
Saturday, January 21
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Calling all gamers!  If you're interested in tabletop, role playing, or card gaming, stop by between 12-4 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. 
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Room D
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

Main Library
Haute Create
Saturday, January 21
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Explore the latest printing technology. Learn how to use the 3D printer at Main - Haute Create - including: * Preparing a 3D design file for print * Using the equipment properly and safely Note: Customers must complete this 3D printer certification before they can use the 3D printer independently.
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Tax Tips

Tax Tips

Calculator, Paperwork and Money
Main Library
Meeting Room A
Saturday, January 21
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Get the scoop on the tax information you need to know for 2017 with Lori Carpenter, Enrolled Agent, from Stadler & Company Accounting & Tax Service. Topics will cover: what you need to file your taxes, refund delays, new tax laws, changes and tax savings tips.
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Room A
 
 
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Traveling Tech Station

Traveling Tech Station

Electronic Devices on Wait Tray
Main Library
VCPL Lobby
Monday, January 23
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Various tablets are available for browsing and questions, or bring your own device to get your questions answered.  Information on ebooks, streaming video, and online classes are also provided.
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Main Library
VCPL Lobby
 
 
Parenting Counts

Parenting Counts

Mother and Son Sitting on Chair
West Branch
Monday, January 23
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Purdue Extension is providing sessions focusing on parent-child relationships.  These sessions will teach caregivers about physical, social-emotional, and communication skills that little ones learn from birth to age five, but apply to a wide variety of ages. Dinner will be provided at the library starting at 5:30PM before each session for those who register. Topics include:  Parenting Styles, Temper Tantrums, Self-Regulation and Emotion Coaching.
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
West Branch
 
 
Mother Goose on the Loose at West Ages 0-5
11:00 am to 11:30 am
West Branch
 
 
 
Creative Builders

Creative Builders

Blueprint of Gears
West Branch
Tuesday, January 24
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
The VCPL Tech Team will spark your imagination with switches, iPads, Sphero and 3D art.  Stop by for an afternoon of creative tech related fun!
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
West Branch
 
 
 
West Vigo Guitar Club

West Vigo Guitar Club

Acoustic Guitar
West Branch
Wednesday, January 25
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
The West Vigo Guitar Club is an opportunity for students to learn to play the guitar and better understand basic music concepts like melody, rhythm, and chords.  The club will meet as a group Wednesday evenings for free instruction.  No music experience is required, but space is limited to ten students from age 8-14 years.
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
West Branch
 
 
 
The Play's the Thing

The Play's the Thing

Theater Masks with Top Hat
West Branch
Thursday, January 26
4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
Children ages 5-15: Want to find a new creative outlet? Guests from the Terre Haute Children's Theater will be here to teach the tricks of the trade in various aspects of theater.  Call 812-235-2121 for more information.
4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
West Branch
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Thursday, January 26
5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Explore the latest printing technology. Learn how to use the 3D printer at Main - Haute Create - including: * Preparing a 3D design file for print * Using the equipment properly and safely Note: Customers must complete this 3D printer certification before they can use the 3D printer independently.
5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Watch This! Sully

Watch This! Sully

Poster: Sully
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
Thursday, January 26
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
On Thursday, January 15th, 2009, the world witnessed the "Miracle on the Hudson" when Captain Chesley Sullenberger, nicknamed "Sully", glided his disabled plane onto the frigid waters of the Hudson River, saving the lives of all 155 aboard. However, even as Sully was being heralded by the public and the media for his unprecedented feat of aviation skill, an investigation was unfolding that threatened to destroy his reputation and his career.Rated PG-13 for some peril and brief strong language.Runtime 96 minutes.  Refreshments will be served.
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
 
 
Celebrating the Chinese New Year
4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
 
 
Never Too Late to Learn: Flower Arrangements
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
 
 
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Parenting Counts

Parenting Counts

Mother and Son Sitting on Chair
West Branch
Monday, January 30
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Purdue Extension is providing sessions focusing on parent-child relationships.  These sessions will teach caregivers about physical, social-emotional, and communication skills that little ones learn from birth to age five, but apply to a wide variety of ages. Dinner will be provided at the library starting at 5:30PM before each session for those who register. Topics include:  Parenting Styles, Temper Tantrums, Self-Regulation and Emotion Coaching.
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
West Branch