July 2020

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Virtual Storytime - Pete the Cat

Virtual Storytime - Pete the Cat

Digital Programs
Facebook
Wednesday, July 1 10:00 am to 11:00 am

It's a special Pete the Cat day with Dora. Practice singing, reading, talking and playing at your convenience.  If this time doesn't work for your schedule, you can view this video on the Vigo County Public Library Facebook page for the remainder of the summer! The first 40 families to register for this storytime will receive a kit including a free copy of Pete the Cat Rocking in My School Shoes by Eric Litwin and two colorful scarves. The scarves will help you participate in many other virtual storytimes from home. Kits can be picked up during VCPL curbside hours or contact the library for further assistance.

10:00 am to 11:00 am
Digital Programs
Facebook
 
 
 
Let's Write!

Let's Write!

Digital Programs
Facebook
Thursday, July 2 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Do you have a story to tell, but don't know how? Join us for guidance and techniques so you can create your own writing projects! Videos will feature a variety of topics, like how to get started, how to pick the right words, and how to plan your plot. 

10:00 am to 11:00 am
Digital Programs
Facebook
 
 
 
Holiday Closing
(All day)
 
 
 
Let's Write!

Let's Write!

Digital Programs
Facebook
Saturday, July 4 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Do you have a story to tell, but don't know how? Join us for guidance and techniques so you can create your own writing projects! Videos will feature a variety of topics, like how to get started, how to pick the right words, and how to plan your plot. 

10:00 am to 11:00 am
Digital Programs
Facebook
 
 
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Virtual Storytime

Virtual Storytime

Digital Programs
Facebook
Monday, July 6 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Interact with engaging finger-plays and
body movements while building early literacy skills. Listen to books, songs,
and rhymes from your own location at 10:00 AM Monday and Wednesday
mornings.  Don't worry, if this time doesn't work for your schedule, the
virtual storytime can be found on the Vigo County Public Library Facebook page
at your own convenience this summer.

10:00 am to 11:00 am
Digital Programs
Facebook
 
 
Books & Brews

Books & Brews

Digital Programs
Zoom
Monday, July 6 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Adults: Grab your favorite beverage and join a virtual discussion of the science fiction classic, Dragon's Egg by Robert L. Forward. Mankind discovers and establishes a relationship with intelligent lifeforms living on a neutron star, who develop at a rate many times faster than humans. The link to attend the Zoom program will be emailed after registration.

6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Digital Programs
Zoom
 
 
 
Pirate-ology with the Terre Haute Children's Museum

Pirate-ology with the Terre Haute Children's Museum

Digital Programs
Facebook
Tuesday, July 7 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Yo ho, yo ho, is the pirate life for you? Pirates were some of the best engineers, astronomers, and innovators of their time. Train to be captains and experience just how much science it takes to navigate the high seas. This program can be done at any time at your own pace; with access to a fun 15-minute instructional video, common materials, and ability to take part until the end of summer.

2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Digital Programs
Facebook
 
 
Teen Advisory Board

Teen Advisory Board

Digital Programs
Zoom
Wednesday, July 8 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Ages 12-19: Let us know what you want to see at the Library with the Teen Advisory Board (TAB). Interact with other passionate volunteers to implement popular trends, create incredible programs, and be a positive role model. TAB meets monthly and welcomes all newcomers.

6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Digital Programs
Zoom
 
 
 
Let's Write!

Let's Write!

Digital Programs
Facebook
Thursday, July 9 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Do you have a story to tell, but don't know how? Join us for guidance and techniques so you can create your own writing projects! Videos will feature a variety of topics, like how to get started, how to pick the right words, and how to plan your plot. 

10:00 am to 11:00 am
Digital Programs
Facebook
 
 
 
 
Let's Write!

Let's Write!

Digital Programs
Facebook
Saturday, July 11 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Do you have a story to tell, but don't know how? Join us for guidance and techniques so you can create your own writing projects! Videos will feature a variety of topics, like how to get started, how to pick the right words, and how to plan your plot. 

10:00 am to 11:00 am
Digital Programs
Facebook
 
 
 
Virtual Read to Rover

Virtual Read to Rover

Digital Programs
Zoom
Saturday, July 11 10:00 am to 11:00 am

All Ages: The therapy dogs from Love on a Leash® have missed you! Grab your favorite reading material, bring a cuddly stuffed animal, and practice your reading skills during a relaxed Zoom visit with a furry friend. Call 812.232.1113, ext 4242 to reserve a time.

10:00 am to 11:00 am
Digital Programs
Zoom
 
 
 
Second Saturday Studio with the Swope

Second Saturday Studio with the Swope

Digital Programs
Zoom
Saturday, July 11 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

In collaboration with the Swope Art Museum, experience "Shadows Searching for Light" a site-specific installation by artist Angela Fraleigh. Fraleigh is inspired by the paintings of Edward Hopper and his relationship with his wife, Josephine (Jo) Nivison Hopper. Please join us in an interactive virtual tour of the exhibition at the Swope and then make art inspired by Angela Fraleigh. You will play
with color and work with the process of creating and being lost in the moment. Each family that registers will receive a kit of supplies to follow along with this virtual program.  Kits can be picked up during curbside service at the library or please contact the library for other arrangements.  Zoom meeting information will be sent out to those who register.

2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Digital Programs
Zoom
 
 
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Virtual Storytime

Virtual Storytime

Digital Programs
Facebook
Monday, July 13 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Interact with engaging finger-plays and
body movements while building early literacy skills. Listen to books, songs,
and rhymes from your own location at 10:00 AM Monday and Wednesday
mornings.  Don't worry, if this time doesn't work for your schedule, the
virtual storytime can be found on the Vigo County Public Library Facebook page
at your own convenience this summer.

10:00 am to 11:00 am
Digital Programs
Facebook
 
 
 
Painting With Nicole

Painting With Nicole

Digital Programs
Facebook
Tuesday, July 14 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Ages 5-15: Follow this step-by-step painting tutorial to create a masterpiece! Receive a Library-provided painting kit to make your own artwork at home. Painting kits will be available for curbside pickup; other delivery arrangements may be made upon request.

2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Digital Programs
Facebook
 
 
 
Sleeping Beauty
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Digital Programs
Zoom
 
 
Sleeping Beauty
11:30 am to 12:30 pm
Digital Programs
Zoom
 
 
 
 
Give Me Some Lore Teen Book Club

Give Me Some Lore Teen Book Club

Digital Programs
Zoom
Thursday, July 16 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Ages 12-19: Join us for a virtual discussion of the book Wicked Fox by Kat Cho. Add to the conversation by registering! We'll send you this Zoom link and the one for the final discussion taking place later this month.


Wicked Fox by Kat Cho is available on Libby and a few copies are available at the Library. You must be registered to pick up a physical book.
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Digital Programs
Zoom
 
 
 
 
Virtual Read to Rover

Virtual Read to Rover

Digital Programs
Zoom
Saturday, July 18 10:00 am to 11:00 am

All Ages: The therapy dogs from Love on a Leash® have missed you! Grab your favorite reading material, bring a cuddly stuffed animal, and practice your reading skills during a relaxed Zoom visit with a furry friend. Call 812.232.1113, ext 4242 to reserve a time.

10:00 am to 11:00 am
Digital Programs
Zoom
 
 
 
Art Imagined: Modern Trend
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Digital Programs
Facebook
 
 
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Virtual Storytime

Virtual Storytime

Digital Programs
Facebook
Monday, July 20 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Interact with engaging finger-plays and
body movements while building early literacy skills. Listen to books, songs,
and rhymes from your own location at 10:00 AM Monday and Wednesday
mornings.  Don't worry, if this time doesn't work for your schedule, the
virtual storytime can be found on the Vigo County Public Library Facebook page
at your own convenience this summer.

10:00 am to 11:00 am
Digital Programs
Facebook
 
 
Vigo County Public Library Board Meeting
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms B & C
 
 
 
Winds of Oz with the Terre Haute Children's Museum

Winds of Oz with the Terre Haute Children's Museum

Digital Programs
Facebook
Tuesday, July 21 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Dorothy might have avoided the tornado if she had learned about the power of wind and how to detect it! Young scientists will be blown away as they discover ways to "see" air, and experiment with measuring wind through this Leap Into Science hands-on lab. This lab can be done at any time at your own pace; with access to a fun instructional video, common materials, and ability to take part until the end of summer.

2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Digital Programs
Facebook
 
 
 
 
 
 
Virtual Read to Rover

Virtual Read to Rover

Digital Programs
Zoom
Saturday, July 25 10:00 am to 11:00 am

All Ages: The therapy dogs from Love on a Leash® have missed you! Grab your favorite reading material, bring a cuddly stuffed animal, and practice your reading skills during a relaxed Zoom visit with a furry friend. Call 812.232.1113, ext 4242 to reserve a time.

10:00 am to 11:00 am
Digital Programs
Zoom
 
 
Art Imagined: Modern Trend

Art Imagined: Modern Trend

Digital Programs
Facebook
Saturday, July 25 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Experiment with ombre drip painting to create a piece of art worthy of being showcased in a gallery. Artist Eug'ene Boudin will be featured in this virtual program. Painting kits will be available for curbside pickup beginning Wednesday, July 22. The video will be posted on the Library's Facebook page at www.facebook.com/vigolibrary.

10:00 am to 11:00 am
Digital Programs
Facebook
 
 
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Virtual Storytime

Virtual Storytime

Digital Programs
Facebook
Monday, July 27 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Interact with engaging finger-plays and
body movements while building early literacy skills. Listen to books, songs,
and rhymes from your own location at 10:00 AM Monday and Wednesday
mornings.  Don't worry, if this time doesn't work for your schedule, the
virtual storytime can be found on the Vigo County Public Library Facebook page
at your own convenience this summer.

10:00 am to 11:00 am
Digital Programs
Facebook
 
 
 
 
Give Me Some Lore Teen Book Club

Give Me Some Lore Teen Book Club

Digital Programs
Zoom
Tuesday, July 28 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Ages 12-19: We've finished the book and now it's time to discuss your final thoughts on Wicked Fox by Kat Cho. Tell us what you liked and what you didn't like. Who were your favorite characters? Did you see the twist coming? We can't wait to hear what you have to say! You will receive a link to the Zoom meeting upon registration.
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Digital Programs
Zoom
 
 
 
Flavor Bytes: Harry Potter

Flavor Bytes: Harry Potter

Digital Programs
Zoom
Wednesday, July 29 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Celebrate The Boy Who Lived! Sharon and Kendra will be cooking up some easy and delicious Harry Potter recipes live. Non-perishable, non-staple ingredients will be provided for those who register. A list of all ingredients will be available in advance. 

6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Digital Programs
Zoom
 
 
Harry Potter at the Moon Lite Drive-in

Harry Potter at the Moon Lite Drive-in

Community Locations
Moon Lite Drive-In Theater
Thursday, July 30 9:00 pm to 11:00 pm

Watch Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone under the stars at the Moonlite Drive-in. Each car receives free admission and a complimentary popcorn. Rated PG. Gates open at 8:00pm and showtime is at 9:30pm.

9:00 pm to 11:00 pm
Community Locations
Moon Lite Drive-In Theater