February 2014

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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, February 1 - 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 Voting Booth Demonstration!

New Voting Booth Demonstration!

Main Library
Saturday, February 1 - 9:00 am to 1:00 pm

The Vigo County Clerk's Office will host demonstrations of the new voting booth in the lobby of the Library.

9:00 am to 1:00 pm
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
Sunday, February 2 - 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

West Branch
Monday, February 3 - 11:00 am to 11:30 am
Ages 3 - 5

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

11:00 am to 11:30 am
West Branch
 
 
Using the Mouse and Keyboard

Using the Mouse and Keyboard

Hand Using Computer Mouse
Main Library
Computer Lab 2
Monday, February 3 - 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm

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.

2:30 pm to 4:00 pm
Computer Lab 2
 
 
Trailblazers @ Your Library: Wild Outdoors!
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Meeting Room D
 
 
Sensory Storytime

Sensory Storytime

Pile of Colorful Alphabet Blocks
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Monday, February 3 - 6:00 pm to 6:45 pm
Ages 2 - 8

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
 
 
A World of Adventure Storytime
10:00 am to 10:45 am
Meeting Room D
 
 
Toddler Tales

Toddler Tales

Cover: Everywhere Babies by Meyers
Main Library
Meeting Room D
Tuesday, February 4 - 11:00 am to 11:45 am
18 months - 2 years

Every day, everywhere, babies are born. They're kissed and dressed and rocked and fed — and completely adored by the families that love them. Celebration the playing, sleeping, crawling, and, of course, the very noisy babies doing all the wonderful things babies do best in Susan Meyer's Everywhere Babies.

Toddle into Toddler Tales for fun, interactive stories, songs, and activities with Miss Alicia every Tuesday!

11:00 am to 11:45 am
Meeting Room D
 
 
Basic Computing 1

Basic Computing 1

Hand Using Computer Mouse
Main Library
Computer Lab 2
Tuesday, February 4 - 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm

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.

2:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Computer Lab 2
 
 
Trailblazers @ Your Library: Wild Outdoors!

Trailblazers @ Your Library: Wild Outdoors!

Boy in Jacket on Sled Outdoors
Main Library
Meeting Room D
Tuesday, February 4 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Grades 3 - 5

Children in grades 3-5 can join us for activities, discussion and fun related to Wild Winter Outdoors. What do you like to do outdoors in the winter? What do you do indoors in the winter? Where does our winter weather come from?

4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Meeting Room D
 
 
 
 
VCPL Chess Club

VCPL Chess Club

Hand Moving Chess Piece
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Tuesday, February 4 - 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
All Ages

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
 
 
A World of Adventure

A World of Adventure

Cover: 1, 2, 3 Peas by Keith Baker
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, February 5 - 10:00 am to 10:45 am
Ages 3 - 5

Meet the peas — Keith Baker's 1-2-3 Peas! These little green mathematicians are searching, fishing, rowing, brushing, and growing there way from one to ten and beyond!

Join Ms Brittany and explore A World of Adventure at the Vigo County Public Library!

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

Baby Bookworms

Cover: The Jacket I Wear in the Snow by Neitzel
Main Library
Meeting Room B
Wednesday, February 5 - 10:00 am to 10:45 am
Ages 0 - 17 months

Crawl into Baby Bookworms Wednesday mornings with Mrs. Clark for nursery rhymes, finger plays, stories and more!

Bunchy and hot, wrinkled a lot — bundle up for the snow with Shirley Neitzel's The Jacket I Wear in the Snow.

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

Toddler Tales

Cover: The Jacket I Wear in the Snow by Neitzel
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, February 5 - 11:00 am to 11:45 am
18 months - 2 years

Bunchy and hot, wrinkled a lot — bundle up for the snow with Shirley Neitzel's The Jacket I Wear in the Snow.

Toddle into Toddler Tales for fun, interactive stories, songs, and activities with Mrs. Clark every Wednesday!

11:00 am to 11:45 am
Meeting Room C
 
 
Mother Goose on the Loose

Mother Goose on the Loose

Mother Goose on the Loose
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Thursday, February 6 - 10:00 am to 11:30 am
Ages 0-2 @ 10:00 am & Ages 3 -5 @ 11:00 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 and children ages 3-5 will be from 11-11:30.

10:00 am to 11:30 am
Meeting Room C
 
 
Basic Computing 2
2:30 pm to 4:00 pm
Computer Lab 2
 
 
Music Makers Storytime

Music Makers Storytime

Boy Playing Toy Saxophone
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Friday, February 7 - 10:00 am to 10:30 am
Ages 0 - 5

Join us Fridays at 10 a.m. for Music Makers storytime, a program filled with movement, instruments, and rhyming fingerplays! Children will develop preliteracy skills through interactive activities! Fun for children 0-5 and their participating adult! No registration required.

10:00 am to 10:30 am
Meeting Room C
 
 
B.Y.O.D. - Bring Your Own Device

B.Y.O.D. - Bring Your Own Device

Hand Holding Tablet
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A & C
Friday, February 7 - 11:30 am to 1:30 pm

Did you get a new ereader, iPad, or other tablet? Stop by to practice on your new device. Staff will be available to help you with basic questions. Registration not required.

11:30 am to 1:30 pm
Meeting Rooms A & C
 
 
First Friday "Our Winter Olympics"

First Friday "Our Winter Olympics"

Main Library
Meeting Room D
Friday, February 7 - 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Celebrate Friday! Drop in between 5 pm and 7 pm for a story reading and fun crafts and activities relating to the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi.

5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Meeting Room D
 
 
Art Exhibit Reception: Jeffrey Levine's Aging Across America

Art Exhibit Reception: Jeffrey Levine's Aging Across America

Main Library
Friday, February 7 - 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

View Dr. Jeffrey Levine's photography exhibition sponsored by ISU's Department of Applied Heath Sciences and OLLI. Local artist Carolyn Wilson will present 'My Addiction to New York City: People, Places and Things: a Story Through Photographs'. Refreshments will be provided. The exhibit will be displayed throughout the month of February for the public.

6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
West Branch
 
 
Crackerbarrel Session

Crackerbarrel Session

Indiana State Flag
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
Saturday, February 8 - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Hear from area legislators about the initiatives of the 2014 Indiana General Assembly. If time allows there will be a public question and answer time following the remarks.

10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
 
 
New Voting Booth Demonstration!

New Voting Booth Demonstration!

Main Library
Saturday, February 8 - 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

The Vigo County Clerk's Office will hold demonstrations of the new voting machines in the lobby of the Library.

10:00 am to 1:00 pm
West Branch
 
 
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Windows 8 Basics

Windows 8 Basics

Windows 8 Logo
Main Library
Meeting Room A
Monday, February 10 - 10:00 am to 11:30 am

Bring your own laptop to learn about your new Windows 8 operating system. This class will provide information on opening and closing tiles, and using the Mail, Internet Explorer, camera, and Desktop tiles.

10:00 am to 11:30 am
Meeting Room A
 
 
A World of Adventure Storytime

A World of Adventure Storytime

West Branch
Monday, February 10 - 11:00 am to 11:30 am
Ages 3 - 5

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

11:00 am to 11:30 am
West Branch
 
 
Introduction to the Internet
2:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Computer Lab 2
 
 
Trailblazers @ Your Library: Wild Outdoors!
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Meeting Room D
 
 
A World of Adventure Storytime
10:00 am to 10:45 am
Meeting Room D
 
 
Tech Station

Tech Station

Male Student Using Tablet
Main Library
General Collections
Tuesday, February 11 - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Visit the Tech Station to get hands-on experience with an iPad, Surface RT, Kindle HD, or Nexus 7! You can also learn about the free music, digital magazines, ebooks, and online classes you can get with your library card.

10:00 am to 12:00 pm
General Collections
 
 
Toddler Tales

Toddler Tales

Cover: All Kinds of Kisses by Tafuri
Main Library
Meeting Room D
Tuesday, February 11 - 11:00 am to 11:45 am
18 months - 2 years

There are all kinds of kisses: Cheep kisses. Moo kisses. Maaa kisses. Coo kisses. But what is the best kind of kiss of all? Find out in Nancy Tafuri's All Kinds of Kisses.

Toddle into Toddler Tales for fun, interactive stories, songs, and activities with Miss Alicia every Tuesday!

11:00 am to 11:45 am
Meeting Room D
 
 
Trailblazers @ Your Library: Wild Outdoors!

Trailblazers @ Your Library: Wild Outdoors!

Boy in Jacket on Sled Outdoors
Main Library
Meeting Room D
Tuesday, February 11 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Children in grades 3-5 can join us for activities, discussion and fun related to Wild Winter Outdoors. What do you like to do outdoors in the winter? What do you do indoors in the winter? Where does our winter weather come from?

4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Meeting Room D
 
 
Valentine Crafts

Valentine Crafts

West Branch
Tuesday, February 11 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Make fun valentine crafts with recycled materials.
Kids ages 5-14years.

4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
West Branch
 
 
A World of Adventure

A World of Adventure

Cover: The Best Thing About Valentines by Eleanor Hudson
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, February 12 - 10:00 am to 10:45 am
Ages 3 - 5

Ribbons, glitter, lace, and paste are all fun things to use when creating special Valentine's Day cards, but what is the best thing about Valentine's Day? Find out in The Best Thing About Valentines by Eleanor Hudson.

Join Ms Brittany and explore A World of Adventure at the Vigo County Public Library!

10:00 am to 10:45 am
Meeting Room C
 
 
Wired Wednesday

Wired Wednesday

West Branch
Wednesday, February 12 - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Registration is required. Please call 235-2121 to schedule your session!

Schedule a 30 minute one-to-one session to get help with the following:

Basic Word, Excel, Publisher, & PowerPoint
Email
eReaders
Social Media (Facebook, Pinterest, LinkedIn, & Twitter)
Basic computing

Feel free to bring your own device, or use one in the computer lab!

10:00 am to 12:00 pm
West Branch
 
 
ESL Womens Conversation Club

ESL Womens Conversation Club

Main Library
Meeting Room A
Wednesday, February 12 - 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: Geraldine's Big Snow Holly Keller
Main Library
Meeting Room B
Wednesday, February 12 - 10:00 am to 10:45 am
Ages 0 - 17 months

Crawl into Baby Bookworms Wednesday mornings with Mrs. Clark for nursery rhymes, finger plays, stories and more!

In Geraldine's Big Snow by Holly Keller, rumor that a a big storm is on the way and Geraldine is preparing for a foot of snow. She has her sled down and her boots by the door. Outside, her neighbors are also getting ready: buying food, checking out library books and filling up the bird feeder. But the snow hasn't come by the time she has to go to bed.

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

Toddler Tales

Cover: Geraldine's Big Snow Holly Keller
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, February 12 - 11:00 am to 11:45 am
18 months - 2 years

In Geraldine's Big Snow by Holly Keller, rumor that a a big storm is on the way and Geraldine is preparing for a foot of snow. She has her sled down and her boots by the door. Outside, her neighbors are also getting ready: buying food, checking out library books and filling up the bird feeder. But the snow hasn't come by the time she has to go to bed.

Toddle into Toddler Tales for fun, interactive stories, songs, and activities with Mrs. Clark every Wednesday!

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

VCPL Book Club

Main Library
Meeting Room D
Wednesday, February 12 - 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
 
 
Nature Tales @ Your Library

Nature Tales @ Your Library

Main Library
Meeting Room B
Wednesday, February 12 - 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

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

3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Meeting Room B
 
 
Family Literacy Event: From the Heart

Family Literacy Event: From the Heart

Illustrated Family Reading Book
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, February 12 - 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Families of kids in grades K-5 are invited to learn some fun ways to help with reading and writing using our featured Valentine books. We'll also play a game and have a simple craft. Each family will receive a free book while supplies last. Space is limited; please register your family online or call Youth Services at 232-1115.

6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Meeting Room C
 
 
Welcome to Casa Latina!

Welcome to Casa Latina!

Silhouette of Spanish Dancer
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Thursday, February 13 - 10:00 am to 10:30 am
All Ages

Do you want your little one to be exposed to the Spanish language? Join VCPL's own Dora as she shares her favorite stories and activities in Spanish and gently introduces them to this beautiful language.

10:00 am to 10:30 am
Meeting Room C
 
 
Facebook 101

Facebook 101

Facebook Logo
Main Library
Computer Lab 2
Thursday, February 13 - 2:30 pm to 4:00 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.

2:30 pm to 4:00 pm
Computer Lab 2
 
 
Music Makers Storytime

Music Makers Storytime

Boy Playing Toy Saxophone
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Friday, February 14 - 10:00 am to 10:30 am
Ages 0 - 5

Join us Fridays at 10 a.m. for Music Makers storytime, a program filled with movement, instruments, and rhyming fingerplays! Children will develop preliteracy skills through interactive activities! Fun for children 0-5 and their participating adult! No registration required.

10:00 am to 10:30 am
Meeting Room C
 
 
 
Gaming @ Your Library

Gaming @ Your Library

Teenage Girl Gamer
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
Saturday, February 15 - 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Grades K - 12

Families and teens are invited to stop in anytime between 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. to play board and video games. Bring your card and tabletop games! Adults are requested to participate with their children under age 11. No registration required, call Young People's Department for more information, 232-1115.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Vigo County Public Library.

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

West Branch
Monday, February 17 - 11:00 am to 11:30 am
Ages 3 - 5

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

11:00 am to 11:30 am
West Branch
 
 
Tech Station

Tech Station

Male Student Using Tablet
West Branch
Monday, February 17 - 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Stop by to get hands-on with an iPad, Surface RT, Kindle Fire HD, or Nexus 7! You can also learn about free music, digital magazines, ebooks, and online classes using your library card.

2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
West Branch
 
 
Art Lesson

Art Lesson

Main Library
Meeting Room C
Monday, February 17 - 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

hold date for possible ISU art education program

3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Meeting Room C
 
 
Trailblazers @ Your Library: Wild Outdoors!
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Meeting Room D
 
 
Vigo County Public Library Board Meeting
5:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Meeting Rooms B & C
 
 
A World of Adventure Storytime
10:00 am to 10:45 am
Meeting Room D
 
 
Toddler Tales

Toddler Tales

Cover: Head to Toe by Eric Carle
Main Library
Meeting Room D
Tuesday, February 18 - 11:00 am to 11:45 am
18 months - 2 years

Wiggle, stomp and thump along with some familiar animals in Eric Carle's Head to Toe.

Toddle into Toddler Tales for fun, interactive stories, songs, and activities with Miss Alicia every Tuesday!

11:00 am to 11:45 am
Meeting Room D
 
 
Trailblazers @ Your Library: Wild Outdoors!

Trailblazers @ Your Library: Wild Outdoors!

Boy in Jacket on Sled Outdoors
Main Library
Meeting Room D
Tuesday, February 18 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Grades 3 - 5

Children in grades 3-5 can join us for activities, discussion and fun related to Wild Winter Outdoors. What do you like to do outdoors in the winter? What do you do indoors in the winter? Where does our winter weather come from?

4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Meeting Room D
 
 
Wired Wednesday - Ask Computer Questions!

Wired Wednesday - Ask Computer Questions!

Main Library
Wednesday, February 19 - 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

Registration is required. Please call 232-1110 to schedule your session.

Schedule a 30 minute one-to-one session to get help with the following:

Basic Word, Excel, Publisher, & PowerPoint
Email
eReaders
Social Media (Facebook, Pinterest, LinkedIn, & Twitter)
Basic computing

Feel free to bring your own device, or use one in the computer lab!

9:30 am to 12:00 pm
West Branch
 
 
Baby Bookworms

Baby Bookworms

Cover: Mama Will it Snow Tonight? by Carlstrom
Main Library
Meeting Room B
Wednesday, February 19 - 10:00 am to 10:45 am
Ages 0 - 17 months

Crawl into Baby Bookworms Wednesday mornings with Mrs. Clark for nursery rhymes, finger plays, stories and more!

The last leaves of autumn are falling. The wind is blowing and the bushes are bare. The earth is ready for winter, and so are three mothers—a fox, a hare, and a human—whose young ones anxiously await the first snow of winter in Nancy White Carlstrom's Mama Will It Snow Tonight?.

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

ESL Womens Conversation Club

Main Library
Meeting Room A
Wednesday, February 19 - 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

A World of Adventure

Cover: Chu's Day by Neil Gaiman
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, February 19 - 10:00 am to 10:45 am
Ages 3 - 5

Chu is a little panda with a big sneeze in Neil Gaiman's Chu's Day. But when Chu sneezes, bad things tend to happen... And his parents can't help but anxiously wonder, "Are you going to sneeze?"

Join Ms Brittany and explore A World of Adventure at the Vigo County Public Library!

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

Toddler Tales

Cover: Alligator Boy by Cynthia Rylant
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, February 19 - 11:00 am to 11:45 am
18 months - 2 years

In Cynthia Rylant's Alligator Boy, a boy is just plain tired of being a boy. So, he becomes an alligator — and it suits him just fine! His worried mother is comforted by the vet, who reassures her that all will be well, as long as the young alligator boy continues to attend school, of course.

Toddle into Toddler Tales for fun, interactive stories, songs, and activities with Mrs. Clark every Wednesday!

11:00 am to 11:45 am
Meeting Room C
 
 
Art Lesson

Art Lesson

Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, February 19 - 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm

hold date for possible ISU art education program

4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Meeting Room C
 
 
Tech Time for Tykes (and parents too!)
10:00 am to 10:45 am
Computer Lab 2
 
 
Coffee Thursdays

Coffee Thursdays

West Branch
Thursday, February 20 - 10:30 am

Coffee, Treats and great programs. Programs held at All Place.

10:30 am
West Branch
 
 
V. C. P. L Brown Bag: Third Annual Emerald Ash Borer Summit

V. C. P. L Brown Bag: Third Annual Emerald Ash Borer Summit

Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
Thursday, February 20 - 12:15 pm to 1:15 pm

Stephanie Krull from Indiana State University's Grounds and Maintenance Department and Adam Witte from Purdue University will speak about the Emerald Ash Borer and explain the latest in treatment options.

12:15 pm to 1:15 pm
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
 
 
Tech Station

Tech Station

Male Student Using Tablet
Main Library
General Collections
Thursday, February 20 - 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Visit the Tech Station to get hands-on experience with an iPad, Surface RT, Kindle HD, or Nexus 7! You can also learn about the free music, digital magazines, ebooks, and online classes you can get with your library card.

2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
General Collections
 
 
 
 
VCPL Chess Club

VCPL Chess Club

Hand Moving Chess Piece
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Thursday, February 20 - 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
All Ages

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 Storytime

Music Makers Storytime

Boy Playing Toy Saxophone
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Friday, February 21 - 10:00 am to 10:30 am
Ages 0 - 5

Join us Fridays at 10 a.m. for Music Makers storytime, a program filled with movement, instruments, and rhyming fingerplays! Children will develop preliteracy skills through interactive activities! Fun for children 0-5 and their participating adult! No registration required.

10:00 am to 10:30 am
Meeting Room C
 
 
 
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A World of Adventure Storytime

A World of Adventure Storytime

West Branch
Monday, February 24 - 11:00 am to 11:30 am
Ages 3 - 5

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

11:00 am to 11:30 am
West Branch
 
 
A World of Adventure Storytime
10:00 am to 10:45 am
Meeting Room D
 
 
Toddler Tales

Toddler Tales

Cover: Shape by Shape by Suse MacDonald
Main Library
Meeting Room D
Tuesday, February 25 - 11:00 am to 11:45 am
18 months - 2 years

From circles to triangles, shapes come together to reveal a creature from long ago in Suse MacDonald's Shape by Shape.

Toddle into Toddler Tales for fun, interactive stories, songs, and activities with Miss Alicia every Tuesday!

11:00 am to 11:45 am
Meeting Room D
 
 
Skype 101

Skype 101

Skype Logo
Main Library
Computer Lab 2
Tuesday, February 25 - 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm

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. Registration required. Please call 232-1110 for more information or to register.

2:30 pm to 4:00 pm
Computer Lab 2
 
 
ESL Womens Conversation Club

ESL Womens Conversation Club

Main Library
Meeting Room A
Wednesday, February 26 - 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

A World of Adventure

Cover: Two Little Monkeys by Mem Fox
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, February 26 - 10:00 am to 10:45 am
Ages 3 - 5

Can two clever monkeys outwit a hungry creature who’s on the prowl for a tasty lunch? And just who is this hungry prowler? Find out in Mem Fox's Two Little Monkeys.

Join Ms Brittany and explore A World of Adventure at the Vigo County Public Library!.

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

Baby Bookworms

Cover: Mouse's First Snow by Lauren Thompson
Main Library
Meeting Room B
Wednesday, February 26 - 10:00 am to 10:45 am
Ages 0 - 17 months

Crawl into Baby Bookworms Wednesday mornings with Mrs. Clark for nursery rhymes, finger plays, stories and more!

One cold day Mouse and Poppa venture into the clear white world. From sledding down hills, to skating across the ice, to meeting fluffy angels, Mouse finds that wintertime is full of surprises. Explore them with him in Lauren Thompson's Mouse's First Snow.

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

Toddler Tales

Cover: Mouse's First Snow by Lauren Thompson
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, February 26 - 11:00 am to 11:45 am
18 months - 2 years

One cold day Mouse and Poppa venture into the clear white world. From sledding down hills, to skating across the ice, to meeting fluffy angels, Mouse finds that wintertime is full of surprises. Explore them with him in Lauren Thompson's Mouse's First Snow.

Toddle into Toddler Tales for fun, interactive stories, songs, and activities with Miss Alicia every Tuesday!.

11:00 am to 11:45 am
Meeting Room C
 
 
Wired Wednesday - Ask Computer Questions!

Wired Wednesday - Ask Computer Questions!

Main Library
Computer Lab 2
Wednesday, February 26 - 2:30 pm to 5:00 pm

Registration is required. Please call 232-1110 to schedule your session.

Schedule a 30 minute one-to-one session to get help with the following:

Basic Word, Excel, Publisher, & PowerPoint
Email
eReaders
Social Media (Facebook, Pinterest, LinkedIn, & Twitter)
Basic computing

Feel free to bring your own device, or use one in the computer lab!

2:30 pm to 5:00 pm
Computer Lab 2
 
 
Watch This! Library Movie Event: Lincoln

Watch This! Library Movie Event: Lincoln

Poster: Lincoln
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
Wednesday, February 26 - 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Join us for a free library movie featuring President Abraham Lincoln and his time in office between 1861 and 1865 as he dealt with personal demons and politics during the Civil War. Free refreshments will be provided. Movie Information: Rated PG-13 (children under 13 must be accompanied by an adult), 149 minutes.

6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
 
 
Mayor Duke Bennett's 2014 State of the City Address

Mayor Duke Bennett's 2014 State of the City Address

Main Library
VCPL Lobby
Thursday, February 27 - 11:30 am to 12:30 pm

The annual State of the City address by Terre Haute's Mayor Bennett is open to the public and will offer timely information on the city's accomplishments in 2013 as well as the plans and focus for the future. Don't miss this great opportunity to hear more than 'sound bites' as the Mayor will share the details and back stories of local government that affect everyone in our city.

11:30 am to 12:30 pm
VCPL Lobby
 
 
Music Makers Storytime

Music Makers Storytime

Boy Playing Toy Saxophone
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Friday, February 28 - 10:00 am to 10:30 am
Ages 0 - 5

Join us Fridays at 10 a.m. for Music Makers storytime, a program filled with movement, instruments, and rhyming fingerplays! Children will develop preliteracy skills through interactive activities! Fun for children 0-5 and their participating adult! No registration required.

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

Animanga Club

Japanese Samurai
Main Library
Meeting Room D
Friday, February 28 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Grades 7 - 12

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 D