April 2016

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Benchworx

Benchworx

Logs and Tools on Table
Main Library
Overflow Parking Lot
Friday, April 1
9:00 am to 10:15 am
Spend your spring break sanding, sawing, drilling, using clamps and hammering with Benchworx. Benchworx is a mobile education program designed to introduce the art of woodworking to middle school children. Children will create toys and other small woodworking projects in a custom designed trailer fitted with 16 workstations. Registration and a parent permission slip is required.
9:00 am to 10:15 am
Main Library
Overflow Parking Lot
 
 
Toddler Tales

Toddler Tales

Fire Trucks by Lindeen
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Friday, April 1
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Parents and caregivers, bring your toddler to join us for fun, engaging stories, songs, and crafts.  A 30 minute optional playtime will also be offered at the end of storytime. Please call 232-1115 for additional information.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
S.T.E.A.M Storytime

S.T.E.A.M Storytime

Illustration of Beaker
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
Friday, April 1
11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Children ages 2-5 and their caregiver(s) can come ready to learn and explore science, technology, engineering, art, and math through engaging stories, songs, and activities.
11:00 am to 12:00 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
 
 
Create Club

Create Club

Create Club Logo
Main Library
VCPL Teen Space
Friday, April 1
4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Teens ages 12-19 can explore their creative side in Create Club! April 1-E-Textiles and Wearable TechWant to wear your technology on your sleeve? Sew lights into a felt button or mask and shine brightly! No prior sewing or electrical knowledge necessary.
4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Main Library
VCPL Teen Space
 
 
First Friday: Cleaning up the Community

First Friday: Cleaning up the Community

Illustration of City Block in Green and Blue
Main Library
VCPL Lobby
Friday, April 1
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
We're partnering up with Institute for Community Sustainability to bring you a variety of interactive stations that help to show how you can contribute to bettering your community. Light refreshments will be served.
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Main Library
VCPL Lobby
 
 
Author Accolades

Author Accolades

Main Library
VCPL Lobby
Saturday, April 2
9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Larry Graham "The Last Prophet" & "Miracle Under the Apple Tree"Joe Fitch "Badges and Badasses"Lonnie Bedwell "226: How I Became the First Blind Person to Kayak the Grand Canyon"CNN Lokko "Adventures of Elizabeth Sam"
9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Main Library
VCPL Lobby
 
 
Friends of the Library Book Sale

Friends of the Library Book Sale

Books in Red Basket
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
Saturday, April 2
9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Thousands of items!  Books, movies, music, and more!!  Average book price is just $1!Funds 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
 
 
Mother Goose on the Loose Ages 0-2 Saturday Morning

Mother Goose on the Loose Ages 0-2 Saturday Morning

Mother Goose on the Loose Logo
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Saturday, April 2
10:00 am to 10:30 am
Join us for an interactive storytime with books, songs, rhymes, musical instruments and more! Children ages 0-2 will be from 10-10:30. (Families with children of multiple ages may pick either storytime.)
10:00 am to 10:30 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Mother Goose on the Loose Ages 3-5 Saturday Morning

Mother Goose on the Loose Ages 3-5 Saturday Morning

Mother Goose on the Loose Logo
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Saturday, April 2
11:00 am to 11:30 am
Join us for an interactive storytime with books, songs, rhymes, musical instruments and more! Children ages 3-5 will be from 11-11:30. (Families with children of multiple ages may pick either storytime.)
11:00 am to 11:30 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
Sensory Saturday

Sensory Saturday

Infant Reading a Book
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Saturday, April 2
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Join ISU Occupational Therapy Honor's Society for tons of sensory activities and fun at this drop-in program! There will be an obstacle course to practice gross motor skills, sensory tubs and opportunities to work on fine motor skills.
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Friends of the Library Book Sale

Friends of the Library Book Sale

Books in Red Basket
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
Sunday, April 3
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Thousands of items!  Books, movies, music, and more!!  Average book price is just $1!Funds 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
 
 
Baby Bookworms

Baby Bookworms

Baby Faces by Miller
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Monday, April 4
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Bring your babies to this lap-sit programming full of bonding time,  engaging stories, songs, and activities. A 30 minute optional playtime will be offered afterwards. Please call 232-1115 for additional information.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Using the Mouse & Keyboard
10:00 am to 11:30 am
Main Library
VCPL Computer Lab
 
 
Afternoon Adventures

Afternoon Adventures

Illustration of Pith Helmet
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Monday, April 4
4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
Join us for Afternoon Adventures in Youth Services. Each week will bring a new opportunity to learn, explore, create, and most importantly have fun!
4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Watch This! Daddy's Home

Watch This! Daddy's Home

Poster: Daddy's Home
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
Monday, April 4
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Stepdad, Brad Whitaker, is a radio host trying to get his stepchildren to love him and call him Dad. But his plans turn upside down when the biological father, Dusty Mayron, returns.Rated PG-13 for thematic elements, crude and suggestive content, and for language.96 minutes. Refreshments will be served.
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
 
 
Game On

Game On

Bright Blue Game Piece
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room A
Monday, April 4
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Meet up on Mondays at the West Branch for Art and Gaming.  Enjoy Cards, Dice and Dominoes or just relax and color!  This program is free and intended for adults and older teens but games for children will also be provided. No registration is required. 
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room A
 
 
Craft & chat

Craft & chat

Pinwheel Flowers
Main Library
Meeting Room D
Tuesday, April 5
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Craft & Chat with friends.  Make our craft or bring your own projects.  Refreshments provided.
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Main Library
Meeting Room D
 
 
New Apps for You

New Apps for You

Tablet with App Icons
Main Library
VCPL Computer Lab
Tuesday, April 5
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
Main Library
VCPL Computer Lab
 
 
Basic Computing

Basic Computing

Senior at Computer Keyboard
Main Library
VCPL Computer Lab
Wednesday, April 6
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
Main Library
VCPL Computer Lab
 
 
World of Adventure

World of Adventure

Chloe by McCarty
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, April 6
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Join us for stories, songs, hands-on learning and art projects! Created for young people 3-5 years with their caregivers and parents, we do a half hour librarian-led storytime and a half hour of free play. Registration not required. Please call 232-1115 for additional information
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Homeschool Science with Marie

Homeschool Science with Marie

Beakers with Colorful Liquid
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
West Branch Kitchen
Wednesday, April 6
1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
Take part in interactive, social, science programs that make learning fun.  Explore a differentscience topic each week.  Registration is required for each program with amaximum of 20 attendants.  Register online or call the West Branch at812-235-2121.  Please register each child separately and indicate the age of the child.
1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B, West Branch Kitchen
 
 
Nature Tales @ Your Library
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Main Library
Meeting Room A
 
 
Talk to a Lawyer

Talk to a Lawyer

Suit and Tie
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A & C
Thursday, April 7
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Need a lawyer? Legal advice? Come out and speak to a legal professional with the Terre Haute Bar Association for your legal needs. No registration needed!
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A & C
 
 
Mother Goose on the Loose

Mother Goose on the Loose

Mother Goose on the Loose Logo
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, April 7
10:00 am to 10:30 am
Join us for an interactive storytime with books, songs, rhymes, musical instruments and more! Children ages 0-2 will be from 10-10:30. (Families with children of multiple ages may pick either storytime.)
10:00 am to 10:30 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Mother Goose on the Loose

Mother Goose on the Loose

Mother Goose on the Loose Logo
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, April 7
11:00 am to 11:30 am
Join us for an interactive storytime with books, songs, rhymes, musical instruments and more! Children ages 0-2 will be from 10-10:30. (Families with children of multiple ages may pick either storytime.)
11:00 am to 11:30 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Sign Up for an Email Address
5:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Main Library
VCPL Computer Lab
 
 
Toddler Tales

Toddler Tales

Daytime Nighttime by Low
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Friday, April 8
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Parents and caregivers, bring your toddler to join us for fun, engaging stories, songs, and crafts.  A 30 minute optional playtime will also be offered at the end of storytime. Please call 232-1115 for additional information.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
S.T.E.A.M Storytime

S.T.E.A.M Storytime

Illustration of Beaker
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
Friday, April 8
11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Children ages 2-5 and their caregiver(s) can come ready to learn and explore science, technology, engineering, art, and math through engaging stories, songs, and activities.
11:00 am to 12:00 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
 
 
Community Read: Shakespeare's Notes
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Main Library
VCPL Lobby
 
 
reTHink Reception

reTHink Reception

Art From Waste Logo
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Sunday, April 10
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Entries for reTHink's "Art from Waste" project will be on display in the Youth Services department. Light refreshments will be provided.
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Baby Bookworms

Baby Bookworms

My Car by Barton
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Monday, April 11
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Bring your babies to this lap-sit programming full of bonding time,  engaging stories, songs, and activities. A 30 minute optional playtime will be offered afterwards. Please call 232-1115 for additional information.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Traveling Tech Station

Traveling Tech Station

Electronic Devices on Wait Tray
Main Library
VCPL Lobby
Monday, April 11
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Get hands-on experience using different devices, or bring your own to get your questions answered.  Learn about other technology resources in the community.
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Main Library
VCPL Lobby
 
 
 
Afternoon Adventures

Afternoon Adventures

Illustration of Pith Helmet
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Monday, April 11
4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
Join us for Afternoon Adventures in Youth Services. Each week will bring a new opportunity to learn, explore, create, and most importantly have fun!
4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Email Basics

Email Basics

Envelope with @ Symbol and Arrow
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room A
Monday, April 11
5:00 pm to 6:30 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.
5:00 pm to 6:30 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room A
 
 
Craft & Chat

Craft & Chat

Pinwheel Flowers
Main Library
Meeting Room D
Monday, April 11
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Craft & Chat with friends.  Make our craft or bring your own projects.  Refreshments provided.
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Main Library
Meeting Room D
 
 
 
Creative Builders

Creative Builders

Blueprint of Gears
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room A
Tuesday, April 12
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
K'NEX, LEGO, origami or clay.  Drop in and let your creativity shine!  Afterschool, ages 4 and up.
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room A
 
 
PowerPoint

PowerPoint

Microsoft PowerPoint Logo
Main Library
VCPL Computer Lab
Tuesday, April 12
5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
In this PowerPoint 2010 class, you will learn to navigate the program, add new slides, work with text boxes, graphics, and slide transitions.  Please be familiar with the skills in the Basic Computing classes.
5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Main Library
VCPL Computer Lab
 
 
World of Adventure

World of Adventure

Little Owl's Night by Srinvasan
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, April 13
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Join us for stories, songs, hands-on learning and art projects! Created for young people 3-5 years with their caregivers and parents, we do a half hour librarian-led storytime and a half hour of free play. Registration not required. Please call 232-1115 for additional information
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Traveling Tech Station

Traveling Tech Station

Electronic Devices on Wait Tray
West Branch
Wednesday, April 13
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Get hands-on experience using different devices, or bring your own to get your questions answered.  Learn about other technology resources in the community.
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
West Branch
 
 
Book Club: Sweet Tooth by McEwan

Book Club: Sweet Tooth by McEwan

Cover: Sweet Tooth by McEwan
Main Library
Collaborative Space 6
Wednesday, April 13
1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
"Sweet Tooth" by Ian McEwanJoin us for a lively group discussion of a wide array of genres, and styles. If you have never been in a book club before, we welcome you to the discussion.
1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
Main Library
Collaborative Space 6
 
 
Homeschool Science with Marie

Homeschool Science with Marie

Beakers with Colorful Liquid
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Wednesday, April 13
1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
Take part in interactive, social, science programs that make learning fun.  Explore a differentscience topic each week.  Registration is required for each program with amaximum of 20 attendants.  Register online or call the West Branch at812-235-2121.  Please register each child separately and indicate the age of the child.
1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
Nature Tales

Nature Tales

Children Reading in the Grass
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Wednesday, April 13
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Take a break from your busy day for a nature themed storytime. Create a fun, easy craft to take home.  Program presented by Amber from the Vigo County Parks and Recreation Department. Please call to register 812-462-3392
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
Block Party-Exploring, Playing and Learning with Blocks

Block Party-Exploring, Playing and Learning with Blocks

Illustration of Toy Rabbit Driving Dump Truck with Blocks
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, April 14
11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Purdue Extension is coming to the library and they are bringing blocks. Lots of blocks! Playing with blocks is not only fun it also provides unique opportunities for building positive relationships and increasing early learning and school readiness skills, especially in the areas of math, science, pre-reading, physical and social skills. 
11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
After School Fun Zone

After School Fun Zone

West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Thursday, April 14
3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Students in grades K-12 can drop in any time from 3-4:30 for games, activities, and more.
3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
Community Read: Shakespeare's Gardens

Community Read: Shakespeare's Gardens

Illustration of a Rose
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Thursday, April 14
5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Shakespeare's plays and poems abound with flowers and gardens. Join VCPRD Naturalist, Amber Slaughterbeck, as we visit the beauty of planting your own Shakespeare garden. Discussion includes garden design, plant uses, and wildlife benefits. Advanced Master Gardener, Marilyn Miller, will elaborate on plant selections and showcase flowers from the Apple House. Participate in our Rose Raffle for a chance to win! 
5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Main Library
Meeting Room C
 
 
Using a Flash Drive

Using a Flash Drive

USB Flash Drive
Main Library
VCPL Computer Lab
Thursday, April 14
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
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.
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Main Library
VCPL Computer Lab
 
 
Teen Advisory Board

Teen Advisory Board

Main Library
VCPL Conference Room
Thursday, April 14
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
Main Library
VCPL Conference Room
 
 
Toddler Tales

Toddler Tales

1 2 Buckle My Show by Hines
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Friday, April 15
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Parents and caregivers, bring your toddler to join us for fun, engaging stories, songs, and crafts.  A 30 minute optional playtime will also be offered at the end of storytime. Please call 232-1115 for additional information.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
S.T.E.A.M Storytime

S.T.E.A.M Storytime

Illustration of Beaker
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
Friday, April 15
11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Children ages 2-5 and their caregiver(s) can come ready to learn and explore science, technology, engineering, art, and math through engaging stories, songs, and activities.
11:00 am to 12:00 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
 
 
Create Club-Become a Comic Artist

Create Club-Become a Comic Artist

Create Club Logo
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Friday, April 15
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Talk with David Yoder, comic artist extraordinaire, and learn how to write and draw your own comics.  This edition of Create Club will be held in Meeting Room D.
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Room C
 
 
 
Community Gaming Initiative

Community Gaming Initiative

Brightly Colored Gaming Dice
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
Saturday, April 16
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. Gamers who would like to host a table or a tournament should contact Jacob Osborn at josborn@vigo.lib.in.us or at 232-1113 ext 2023
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
 
 
Community Read: Macbeth Movie Showing

Community Read: Macbeth Movie Showing

Main Library
Saturday, April 16
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
The Wabash Valley Community Read, Shakespeare Saved My Life: Ten Years in Solitary with the Bard highlights many major themes in the play, Macbeth, and demonstrates how Dr. Bates used those themes to help foster discussion among her incarcerated students.  Join us at the Community Theatre of Terre Haute for the 2015 movie to see how the movie relates to the book. 
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Main Library
 
 
Baby Bookworms

Baby Bookworms

Itsy Bitsy Spider by Egielski
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Monday, April 18
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Bring your babies to this lap-sit programming full of bonding time,  engaging stories, songs, and activities. A 30 minute optional playtime will be offered afterwards. Please call 232-1115 for additional information.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Vigo County Public Library Board Meeting

Vigo County Public Library Board Meeting

West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
Monday, April 18
4:00 pm to 4:30 pm
The VCPL Board of Directors meets the third Monday of each month and the meeting is open to the public.  This meeting will be held at the VCPL West Branch at 125 N. Church St.
4:00 pm to 4:30 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
 
 
 
Afternoon Adventures

Afternoon Adventures

Illustration of Pith Helmet
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Monday, April 18
4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
Join us for Afternoon Adventures in Youth Services. Each week will bring a new opportunity to learn, explore, create, and most importantly have fun!
4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Game On

Game On

Bright Blue Game Piece
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room A
Monday, April 18
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Meet up on Mondays at the West Branch for Art and Gaming.  Enjoy Cards, Dice and Dominoes or just relax and color!  This program is free and intended for adults and older teens but games for children will also be provided. No registration is required. 
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room A
 
 
Intermediate Internet Searching
10:00 am to 11:30 am
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room A
 
 
 
"Read All About It!" A Terre Haute Bicentennial Event

"Read All About It!" A Terre Haute Bicentennial Event

Old Newspapers
Main Library
VCPL Special Collections
Tuesday, April 19
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Join the Special Collections Department and the Vigo County Historical Society for a reception showcasing the Historical Society's "Read All About It!" newspaper exhibition. The exhibition, made possible by a grant provided by the Wabash Valley Community Foundation and a sponsorship by the Tribune Star Publishing Company, allows visitors to see history unfold right before their eyes through the pages of local newspapers. Tribune Star columnist and author Mike Lunsford will speak of how easy it is to see history through newspapers, and he will also have copies of his book The Bridge That Carries You Over available for purchase. Light refreshments will be provided. 
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Main Library
VCPL Special Collections
 
 
Speaker Series:State Parks and the New Deal
6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Room B
 
 
World of Adventure

World of Adventure

Bee Dance by Chustowski
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, April 20
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Join us for stories, songs, hands-on learning and art projects! Created for young people 3-5 years with their caregivers and parents, we do a half hour librarian-led storytime and a half hour of free play. Registration not required. Please call 232-1115 for additional information
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Homeschool Science with Marie

Homeschool Science with Marie

Beakers with Colorful Liquid
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Wednesday, April 20
1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
Take part in interactive, social, science programs that make learning fun.  Explore a differentscience topic each week.  Registration is required for each program with amaximum of 20 attendants.  Register online or call the West Branch at812-235-2121.  Please register each child separately and indicate the age of the child.
1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
Just Weave It! Beginner Basket Weaving

Just Weave It! Beginner Basket Weaving

Baskets
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room A
Wednesday, April 20
5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Learn basic basket weaving skills and take home your own basket. Arlene Jennings from Woven Wonders will teach a basic Candle or Pencil Basket (7 inches tall with 4 inch wooden base).   Students will learn to weave a continuous twill weave, triple twine and finish with a matchstick rim.  Great for a beginning adult weaver.  All supplies are provided and free to those who register.
5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room A
 
 
Traveling Tech Station

Traveling Tech Station

Electronic Devices on Wait Tray
Community Locations, Main Library
Harrison College
Thursday, April 21
4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Get hands-on experience using different devices, or bring your own to get your questions answered.  Learn about other technology resources in the community.
4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Community Locations, Main Library
Harrison College
 
 
VCPL Writers' Cafe

VCPL Writers' Cafe

VCPL Writers' Cafe @ Java Haute Logo
Community Locations, Main Library
Java Haute
Thursday, April 21
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Calling all creative writers! Are you interested in sharing your writing, improving your craft, and networking? Come out to Java Haute for the chance to meet and talk with fellow writers.
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Community Locations, Main Library
Java Haute
 
 
Watch This! The Revenant

Watch This! The Revenant

Poster: The Revenant
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
Thursday, April 21
6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
A frontiersman on a fur trading expedition in the 1820s fights for survival after being mauled by a bear and left for dead by members of his own hunting team.Rated R for strong frontier combat and violence including gory images, a sexual assault, language and brief nudity.156 minutes.  Refreshments will be served.
6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
 
 
Toddler Tales

Toddler Tales

What We Wear by Ajmera
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Friday, April 22
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Parents and caregivers, bring your toddler to join us for fun, engaging stories, songs, and crafts.  A 30 minute optional playtime will also be offered at the end of storytime. Please call 232-1115 for additional information.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
S.T.E.A.M Storytime

S.T.E.A.M Storytime

Illustration of Beaker
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
Friday, April 22
11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Children ages 2-5 and their caregiver(s) can come ready to learn and explore science, technology, engineering, art, and math through engaging stories, songs, and activities.
11:00 am to 12:00 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
 
 
Traveling Tech Station

Traveling Tech Station

Electronic Devices on Wait Tray
Main Library
VCPL Lobby
Monday, April 25
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
Main Library
VCPL Lobby
 
 
Baby Bookworms

Baby Bookworms

It Looked Like Spilt Milk by Shaw
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Monday, April 25
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Bring your babies to this lap-sit programming full of bonding time,  engaging stories, songs, and activities. A 30 minute optional playtime will be offered afterwards. Please call 232-1115 for additional information.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
Afternoon Adventures

Afternoon Adventures

Illustration of Pith Helmet
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Monday, April 25
4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
Join us for Afternoon Adventures in Youth Services. Each week will bring a new opportunity to learn, explore, create, and most importantly have fun!
4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Job Seeker Open Lab

Job Seeker Open Lab

Find Job on Computer Keyboard
West Branch
Tuesday, April 26
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
West Branch
 
 
Mother Goose on the Loose at West Ages 0-5
11:00 am to 11:30 am
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
 
Creative Builders

Creative Builders

Blueprint of Gears
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room A
Tuesday, April 26
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
K'NEX, LEGO, origami or clay.  Drop in and let your creativity shine!  Afterschool, ages 4 and up.
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room A
 
 
World of Adventure

World of Adventure

Pet Shop Lullaby by Fraser
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, April 27
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Join us for stories, songs, hands-on learning and art projects! Created for young people 3-5 years with their caregivers and parents, we do a half hour librarian-led storytime and a half hour of free play. Registration not required. Please call 232-1115 for additional information
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Homeschool Science with Marie

Homeschool Science with Marie

Beakers with Colorful Liquid
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Wednesday, April 27
1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
Take part in interactive, social, science programs that make learning fun.  Explore a differentscience topic each week.  Registration is required for each program with amaximum of 20 attendants.  Register online or call the West Branch at812-235-2121.  Please register each child separately and indicate the age of the child.
1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
Create a Budget in Excel
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room A
 
 
After School Fun Zone

After School Fun Zone

West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
West Branch Meeting Room A
Thursday, April 28
3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Students in grades K-12 can drop in any time from 3-4:30 for games, activities, and more.
3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B, West Branch Meeting Room A
 
 
After School Fun Zone

After School Fun Zone

West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Thursday, April 28
3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Students in grades K-12 can drop in any time from 3-4:30 for games, activities, and more.
3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
Create a Budget in Excel
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Main Library
VCPL Computer Lab