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Job Seeker Open Lab

Job Seeker Open Lab

Find Job on Computer Keyboard
Main Library
Computer Lab 2
Tuesday, September 1 - 11:00 am to 1:00 pm

Use the Open Lab time to search and apply for jobs on your own, get information on job fairs and popular job search websites, or drop-in to receive help with the following:
Signing up for an email address.
Learning to fill out a form.
Learning to attach your resume to an application.
Learning to design a Word document for your resume.

11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Computer Lab 2
 
 
VCPL Otaku Guild

VCPL Otaku Guild

Young Man and Young Woman Drawn in Manga Style
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Tuesday, September 1 - 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Interested in anime, manga, video games, and more? This is the club for you. We will explore and enjoy the many parts of Japan's renowned Otaku culture!

5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Meeting Room C
 
 
Tournament Tuesday-Mario Kart Wii

Tournament Tuesday-Mario Kart Wii

T2: Tournament Tuesdays
Main Library
VCPL Teen Space
Tuesday, September 1 - 5:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Compete and win! Bring your friends and make it to the top of the tournament bracket. Participants will receive 10 points towards the T^2 Trophy, and the winner will receive 5 extra points and a prize.

Participants should be ready to play at 5 pm.

Contact Hillary Rains at hrains@vigo.lib.in.us or by phone at 232-1113 ext 2275 with questions.

5:00 pm to 8:30 pm
VCPL Teen Space
 
 
Basic Computing

Basic Computing

Senior at Computer Keyboard
Main Library
Computer Lab 2
Wednesday, September 2 - 10:00 am to 11:30 am

This hands-on class covers the parts of the computer, opening and closing of computer programs, using the mouse, saving information, and using the recycle bin.

10:00 am to 11:30 am
Computer Lab 2
 
 
Nature Tales @ Your Library
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Meeting Room B
 
 
Using a Flash Drive

Using a Flash Drive

Flash Drive
Main Library
Computer Lab 2
Thursday, September 3 - 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
 
 
Craft & Chat

Craft & Chat

Pinwheel Flowers
Main Library
Meeting Room A
Thursday, September 3 - 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Bring your project, knitting, crochet, needlework, paper crafts, sewing or whatever "crafty" project you are currently working on and chat with others while you work. Get tips, ideas and help with your projects while enjoying refreshments and the company of other crafting friends. We will have project demonstrations and have a simple craft available for those who don't have an ongoing project.

6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Meeting Room A
 
 
Teen Movie Thursday

Teen Movie Thursday

Film Video Camera and Clapboard
Main Library
VCPL Teen Space
Thursday, September 3 - 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Join us in the Teen Space for a movie (PG-13 or below). Refreshments will be provided.

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
VCPL Teen Space
 
 
 
New! Saturday Morning Mother Goose on the Loose 0 - 2 years
10:00 am to 10:30 am
Lifelong Learning Center
 
 
New! Saturday Morning Mother Goose on the Loose 2 - 5 years
11:00 am to 11:30 am
Lifelong Learning Center
 
 
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Labor Day - Closed

Labor Day - Closed

United States Flag
Main Library
All Library Locations
Monday, September 7 (All day)

All Library locations will be closed in observance of the holiday.

(All day)
All Library Locations
 
 
Legos at the West Branch

Legos at the West Branch

Pile of Brightly Colored Legos
West Branch
Tuesday, September 8 - 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Build your heart out! Drop in at the West Branch any time between 3:30 and 4:30 pm. Tackle the weekly challenge and build beyond your wildest dreams.

3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
West Branch
 
 
Tournament Tuesday-Forza Motorsports Xbox One

Tournament Tuesday-Forza Motorsports Xbox One

T2: Tournament Tuesdays
Main Library
VCPL Teen Space
Tuesday, September 8 - 5:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Compete and win! Bring your friends and make it to the top of the tournament bracket. Participants will receive 10 points towards the T^2 Trophy, and the winner will receive 5 extra points and a prize.

Participants should be ready to play at 5 pm.

Contact Hillary Rains at hrains@vigo.lib.in.us or by phone at 232-1113 ext 2275 with questions.

5:00 pm to 8:30 pm
VCPL Teen Space
 
 
Traveling Tech Station

Traveling Tech Station

Electronic Devices on Wait Tray
Main Library
VCPL Lobby
Tuesday, September 8 - 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

The Traveling Tech Station provides 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
VCPL Lobby
 
 
Library Board Special Meeting
5:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Meeting Room C
 
 
Craft & Chat

Craft & Chat

Pinwheel Flowers
Main Library
Meeting Room A
Wednesday, September 9 - 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm

Bring your project, knitting, crochet, needlework, paper crafts, sewing or whatever "crafty" project you are currently working on and chat with others while you work. Get tips, ideas and help with your projects while enjoying refreshments and the company of other crafting friends. We will have project demonstrations and have a simple craft available for those who don't have an ongoing project.

1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Meeting Room A
 
 
VCPL Book Club

VCPL Book Club

Main Library
Meeting Room 6
Wednesday, September 9 - 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm

Join us for an informal discussion of Alice Hoffman's novel, 'The Museum of Extraordinary Things'. If you haven't been to a book club recently, join us!

1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
Meeting Room 6
 
 
Teen Writing Forum

Teen Writing Forum

Teen Writing Forum Logo
Main Library
VCPL Teen Space
Wednesday, September 9 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Are you a young writer looking for tricks of the trade? Come meet other teens with the same passion! Share your works or just discuss the craft. Teens can also participate online at http://vcplteens.freeforums.net/ at any time.

For questions or more information, please contact Hillary Rains at hrains@vigo.lib.in.us or at 812-232-1113 ext 2275.

4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
VCPL Teen Space
 
 
Introduction to the Internet
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Computer Lab 2
 
 
Basic Computing

Basic Computing

Senior at Computer Keyboard
Community Locations, Main Library
Ivy Tech MLK Center
Thursday, September 10 - 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

This class is in the Lower Level of Meadows Shopping Center. This hands-on class covers the parts of the computer, opening and closing of computer programs, using the mouse, saving information, and using the recycle bin.

2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Ivy Tech MLK Center
 
 
Teen Advisory Board Meeting

Teen Advisory Board Meeting

Main Library
VCPL Teen Space
Thursday, September 10 - 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
VCPL Teen Space
 
 
Bright Beginnings Storytime

Bright Beginnings Storytime

Cartoon Duck Reading While Sitting on Pile of Books
West Branch
Friday, September 11 - 11:00 am to 11:45 am

Children ages 0-5 and their parent(s)/caregiver(s) will enjoy developing early reading skills through stories, songs,activities, and games. A developmental playtime offered at the end of this storytime will include monthly visitors who will provide resources and information on early childhood topics.

11:00 am to 11:45 am
West Branch
 
 
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, September 12 - 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
 
 
Friends of the Library Sunday Book Sale

Friends of the Library Sunday Book Sale

Friends of the Library Logo
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
Sunday, September 13 - 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.

1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
 
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Monday Funday

Monday Funday

Paint Splashing
West Branch
Monday, September 14 - 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Join us after school on Mondays when the weather is nice for outdoor games and activities. All school aged children are welcomed!

3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
West Branch
 
 
New Apps for You

New Apps for You

Blonde Woman with Tablet; App Icons in the Background
Main Library
Computer Lab 2
Monday, September 14 - 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Bring your own tablet or smartphone to find new and popular apps, and learn to write reviews of apps for iOS (Apple) or Android (devices with Google Play Store).

5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Computer Lab 2
 
 
Job Seeker Open Lab

Job Seeker Open Lab

Find Job on Computer Keyboard
Main Library
Computer Lab 2
Tuesday, September 15 - 11:00 am to 1:00 pm

Use the Open Lab time to search and apply for jobs on your own, get information on job fairs and popular job search websites, or drop-in to receive help with the following:
Signing up for an email address.
Learning to fill out a form.
Learning to attach your resume to an application.
Learning to design a Word document for your resume.

11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Computer Lab 2
 
 
Tournament Tuesday-Smash Up

Tournament Tuesday-Smash Up

T2: Tournament Tuesdays
Main Library
VCPL Teen Space
Tuesday, September 15 - 5:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Compete and win! Bring your friends and make it to the top of the tournament bracket. Participants will receive 10 points towards the T^2 Trophy, and the winner will receive 5 extra points and a prize.

Participants should be ready to play at 5 pm.

Contact Hillary Rains at hrains@vigo.lib.in.us or by phone at 232-1113 ext 2275 with questions.

5:00 pm to 8:30 pm
VCPL Teen Space
 
 
VCPL Writers' Cafe

VCPL Writers' Cafe

VCPL Writers' Cafe @ Java Haute Logo
Community Locations, Main Library
Java Haute
Tuesday, September 15 - 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Calling all creative writers! Are you interested in sharing your writing, improving your craft, and networking? Join us at Java Haute for the chance to meet and talk with fellow writers!

5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Java Haute
 
 
Intermediate Internet Searching
5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Computer Lab 2
 
 
Nature Tales @ West Branch

Nature Tales @ West Branch

Illustration of Girl with Easel and Paint Brush in Front of Tree on Open Book
West Branch
Wednesday, September 16 - 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Join Amber from the Vigo County Parks and Recreation Department for a nature themed storytime and craft at the West Branch! Please call the West Branch 812-235-2121 or the Parks Dept. at 812-462-3392 to register.

3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
West Branch
 
 
Nature Tales @ West Branch

Nature Tales @ West Branch

West Branch
Wednesday, September 16 - 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Join Amber from the Vigo County Parks and Recreation Department for a nature themed storytime and craft at the West Branch! Please call the West Branch 812-235-2121 or the Parks Dept. at 812-462-3392 to register.

3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
West Branch
 
 
Traveling Tech Station

Traveling Tech Station

Electronic Devices on Wait Tray
West Branch
Wednesday, September 16 - 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
West Branch
 
 
Skype 101

Skype 101

Skype Logo
Main Library
Computer Lab 2
Thursday, September 17 - 10:00 am to 11:30 am

Bring your own tablet or laptop with built-in camera and learn how to create an account, add a contact, and make a video call. If you already have an account, please bring your log in information with you.

10:00 am to 11:30 am
Computer Lab 2
 
 
Traveling Tech Station

Traveling Tech Station

Electronic Devices on Wait Tray
Community Locations, Main Library
Harrison College
Thursday, September 17 - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

The Traveling Tech Station provides 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.

4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Harrison College
 
 
Watch This! Mad Max: Fury Road

Watch This! Mad Max: Fury Road

Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
Thursday, September 17 - 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

In a stark desert landscape where humanity is broken, two rebels just might be able to restore order: Max, a man of action and of few words, and Furiosa, a woman of action who is looking to make it back to her childhood homeland. Rated R: 17 and under requires accompanying parent or adult guardian. 120 minutes. Free refreshments.

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
 
 
Teen Movie Thursday

Teen Movie Thursday

Film Video Camera and Clapboard
Main Library
VCPL Teen Space
Thursday, September 17 - 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Join us in the Teen Space for a movie (PG-13 or below). Refreshments will be provided.

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
VCPL Teen Space
 
 
Bright Beginnings Storytime

Bright Beginnings Storytime

Cartoon Duck Reading While Sitting on Pile of Books
West Branch
Friday, September 18 - 11:00 am to 11:45 am

Children ages 0-5 and their parent(s)/caregiver(s) will enjoy developing early reading skills through stories, songs,activities, and games. A developmental playtime offered at the end of this storytime will include monthly visitors who will provide resources and information on early childhood topics.

11:00 am to 11:45 am
West Branch
 
 
 
Community Gaming Initiative

Community Gaming Initiative

Pile of Brightly Colored Gaming Dice
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
Saturday, September 19 - 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
Lifelong Learning Center
 
 
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Vigo County Public Library Board Meeting

Vigo County Public Library Board Meeting

Main Library
Meeting Rooms B & C
Monday, September 21 - 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm

The public is invited to attend the monthly Library Board meetings scheduled on the third Monday February - December. In January, the Board meets on the third Tuesday to commemorate the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.

5:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Meeting Rooms B & C
 
 
New! Mother Goose on the Loose at West ages 0 - 5
11:00 am to 11:30 am
West Branch
 
 
Legos at the West Branch

Legos at the West Branch

Pile of Brightly Colored Legos
West Branch
Tuesday, September 22 - 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Build your heart out! Drop in at the West Branch any time between 3:30 and 4:30 pm. Tackle the weekly challenge and build beyond your wildest dreams.

3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
West Branch
 
 
Tournament Tuesday-Super Smash Bros. Brawl

Tournament Tuesday-Super Smash Bros. Brawl

T2: Tournament Tuesdays
Main Library
VCPL Teen Space
Tuesday, September 22 - 5:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Compete and win! Bring your friends and make it to the top of the tournament bracket. Participants will receive 10 points towards the T^2 Trophy, and the winner will receive 5 extra points and a prize.

Participants should be ready to play at 5 pm.

Contact Hillary Rains at hrains@vigo.lib.in.us or by phone at 232-1113 ext 2275 with questions.

5:00 pm to 8:30 pm
VCPL Teen Space
 
 
Facebook 101

Facebook 101

Facebook Logo
Main Library
Computer Lab 2
Tuesday, September 22 - 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm

Learn how to sign up for an account, navigate the website, and how to update your status. Please be familiar with the skills from the internet classes.

5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Computer Lab 2
 
 
Traveling Tech Station

Traveling Tech Station

Electronic Devices on Wait Tray
Main Library
VCPL Lobby
Wednesday, September 23 - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

The Traveling Tech Station provides 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
 
 
Email Basics

Email Basics

Email with Arrow
Community Locations, Main Library
Ivy Tech MLK Center
Thursday, September 24 - 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

This class is in the Lower Level of Meadows Shopping Center. 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
Ivy Tech MLK Center
 
 
Teen Movie Thursday

Teen Movie Thursday

Film Video Camera and Clapboard
Main Library
VCPL Teen Space
Thursday, September 24 - 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Join us in the Teen Space for a movie (PG-13 or below). Refreshments will be provided.

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
VCPL Teen Space
 
 
Bright Beginnings Storytime

Bright Beginnings Storytime

Cartoon Duck Reading While Sitting on Pile of Books
West Branch
Friday, September 25 - 11:00 am to 11:45 am

Children ages 0-5 and their parent(s)/caregiver(s) will enjoy developing early reading skills through stories, songs,activities, and games. A developmental playtime offered at the end of this storytime will include monthly visitors who will provide resources and information on early childhood topics.

11:00 am to 11:45 am
West Branch
 
 
Retro Night

Retro Night

Abstract Image in Purple, Blue and Orange
Main Library
VCPL Teen Space
Friday, September 25 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

Neon colors, slap bracelets, and Saved By the Bell. Join us in the Teen Space as we celebrate everything that made the 90's so radical.

4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
VCPL Teen Space
 
 
Family Learning Day

Family Learning Day

Three Birds in Orange, Blue, and Green
Main Library
Library Lawn
Saturday, September 26 - 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

Join community groups at the library for fun family-based interactive activities, games and more.

9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Library Lawn
 
 
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Monday Funday

Monday Funday

Paint Splashing
West Branch
Monday, September 28 - 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Join us after school on Mondays when the weather is nice for outdoor games and activities. All school aged children are welcomed!

3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
West Branch
 
 
Job Seeker Open Lab

Job Seeker Open Lab

Find Job on Computer Keyboard
West Branch
Monday, September 28 - 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Use the Open Lab time to search and apply for jobs on your own, or drop-in to receive help with the following:
Signing up for an email address.
Learning to fill out a form.
Learning to attach your resume to an application.
Learning to design a Word document for your resume.

5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
West Branch
 
 
Tournament Tuesday-WWE '15 PS4

Tournament Tuesday-WWE '15 PS4

T2: Tournament Tuesdays
Main Library
VCPL Teen Space
Tuesday, September 29 - 5:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Compete and win! Bring your friends and make it to the top of the tournament bracket. Participants will receive 10 points towards the T^2 Trophy, and the winner will receive 5 extra points and a prize.

Participants should be ready to play at 5 pm.

Contact Hillary Rains at hrains@vigo.lib.in.us or by phone at 232-1113 ext 2275 with questions.

5:00 pm to 8:30 pm
VCPL Teen Space