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New Voting Booth Demonstration!

New Voting Booth Demonstration!

Indiana State Flag
Main Library
VCPL Lobby
Saturday, March 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
VCPL Lobby
 
 
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, March 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
 
 
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, March 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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Basic Computing 1

Basic Computing 1

User Hand Holding Mouse
Main Library
Computer Lab 2
Monday, March 3 - 11:00 am to 12:00 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.

11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Computer Lab 2
 
 
A World of Adventure Storytime

A World of Adventure Storytime

West Branch
Monday, March 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
 
 
Tech Station

Tech Station

Male Student Using Tablet
Main Library
VCPL Lobby
Monday, March 3 - 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
VCPL Lobby
 
 
Trailblazers~Special Needs Awareness
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Meeting Rooms B & C
 
 
Sensory Storytime

Sensory Storytime

Pile of Colorful Alphabet Blocks
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Monday, March 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
 
 
Family Literacy Event : Fun with Dr. Seuss!

Family Literacy Event : Fun with Dr. Seuss!

Illustrated Family Reading Book
Main Library
Meeting Room B
Monday, March 3 - 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Families of boys and girls in grades K-5 are invited to participate in special activities based on Dr. Seuss books in honor of his birthday. Please register your family online or call Youth Services at 232-1115. Come try some green eggs and ham and get your picture taken with the Cat in the Hat!

Co-Sponsored by the Friends of the Vigo County Public Library and the Girl Scouts of Central Indiana. Giveaways and Girl Scout membership information will also be available.

6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Meeting Room B
 
 
A World of Adventure Storytime
10:00 am to 10:45 am
Meeting Room D
 
 
Introduction to the Internet
10:30 am to 11:30 am
Computer Lab 2
 
 
Toddler Tales

Toddler Tales

Cover: Going to the Zoo by Tom Paxton
Main Library
Meeting Room D
Tuesday, March 4 - 11:00 am to 11:45 am
18 months - 2 years

Come explore at storytime as we listen to stories, sing rhymes and participate in other fun early literacy activities. There will be an optional 15 minute play time immediately following the 30 minute storytime. This event is designed for children age 18-36 months and their caregivers.

11:00 am to 11:45 am
Meeting Room D
 
 
Trailblazers~Special Needs Awareness (Grades 3-5)

Trailblazers~Special Needs Awareness (Grades 3-5)

Boy Playing with Blocks
Main Library
Meeting Room D
Tuesday, March 4 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Join us for fun and educational activities designed to create awareness, understanding, and appreciation for those with special needs. Today Gina Hope will bring her therapy dog named Franklin to show you how he helps her to be able to stand up and walk. She trained him herself! Register online or call Youth Services @ 232-1115.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Vigo County Public Library

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, March 4 - 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

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: each Peach, Pear, Plum by Janey and Allan Ahlberg
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, March 5 - 10:00 am to 10:45 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. Registration required, call 232-1115.

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

Baby Bookworms

Cover: My Big Brother by Valorie Fisher
Main Library
Meeting Room B
Wednesday, March 5 - 10:00 am to 10:45 am
Ages 0 - 17 months

Bring the baby and enjoy stories, songs and fingerplays designed for children age 0-17 months and their caregivers. There will be an optional 15 minute play time immediately following the 30 minute storytime.

10:00 am to 10:45 am
Meeting Room B
 
 
Basic Computing 2
11:00 am to 12:30 pm
Computer Lab 2
 
 
Toddler Tales

Toddler Tales

Cover: Sleep Like a Tiger by  Mary Logue
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, March 5 - 11:00 am to 11:45 am
18 months - 2 years

Fun, interactive stories, songs, and fingerplays for toddlers and their caregivers. There will be an optional 15 minute play time immediately following the 30 minute storytime. This event is designed for ages 18-36 months.

11:00 am to 11:45 am
Meeting Room C
 
 
Tech Station

Tech Station

Male Student Using Tablet
West Branch
Thursday, March 6 - 10:00 am to 12:00 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.

10:00 am to 12:00 pm
West Branch
 
 
Mother Goose on the Loose

Mother Goose on the Loose

Mother Goose on the Loose Logo
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Thursday, March 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
 
 
Word 1

Word 1

Microsoft Word Logo
Main Library
Computer Lab 2
Thursday, March 6 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

This beginning class covers creating and saving documents and includes working with text and spell checking in Microsoft Word 2010. Participants should be familiar with a computer keyboard and possess basic typing skills. Call 232-1110 for registration.

2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Computer Lab 2
 
 
Music Makers Storytime

Music Makers Storytime

Boy Playing Toy Saxophone
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Friday, March 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
 
 
iPad Basics

iPad Basics

Man Using Tablet
Main Library
Computer Lab 2
Friday, March 7 - 10:00 am to 11:30 am

Did you recently get an iPad? Want to learn more about the basics or how to download free ebooks from the library? This class is for you. Registration required. Please call 232-1110 to register.

10:00 am to 11:30 am
Computer Lab 2
 
 
Art inspired by The Magnificent Ambersons

Art inspired by The Magnificent Ambersons

Silhouette of Chandelier
Main Library
VCPL Lobby
Friday, March 7 - 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Artists from the River City Art Association and the Wabash Valley Art Guild will be featured in an exhibit of works inspired by this year's Wabash Valley Big Read selection. Tarkington creates a picture of a family wrapped in cultural and technological changes. Today's artists, themselves trained observers, have created works that tell visual stories of what lies beneath the words of this Pulitzer prize winning work. Refreshments will be offered.

6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
VCPL Lobby
 
 
New Voting Booth Demonstration!

New Voting Booth Demonstration!

Indiana State Flag
Main Library
VCPL Lobby
Saturday, March 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
VCPL Lobby
 
 
Crackerbarrel Session

Crackerbarrel Session

Indiana State Flag
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
Saturday, March 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
 
 
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A World of Adventure Storytime

A World of Adventure Storytime

West Branch
Monday, March 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
 
 
Trailblazers @ Your Library: Special Needs Awareness
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Meeting Rooms B & C
 
 
A World of Adventure Storytime
10:00 am to 10:45 am
Meeting Room D
 
 
Intermediate Internet Searching
10:30 am to 12:00 pm
Computer Lab 2
 
 
Toddler Tales

Toddler Tales

Cover: Fly Blanky Fly by Anne Margaret Lewis
Main Library
Meeting Room D
Tuesday, March 11 - 11:00 am to 11:45 am
18 months - 2 years

Come explore at storytime as we listen to stories, sing rhymes and participate in other fun early literacy activities. There will be an optional 15 minute play time immediately following the 30 minute storytime. This event is designed for children age 18-36 months and their caregivers.

11:00 am to 11:45 am
Meeting Room D
 
 
Trailblazers~Special Needs Awareness (Grades 3-5)

Trailblazers~Special Needs Awareness (Grades 3-5)

Boy Playing with Blocks
Main Library
Meeting Room D
Tuesday, March 11 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Lisa Poff and students from ISU will be here to talk about people who are deaf, blind, or have other disabilities, and how they manage them. Participate in special activities that will help you "experience" a little bit of what it’s like to have various physical disabilities. Register online or call Youth Services, 232-1115.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Vigo County Public Library

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

Wired Wednesday - Ask Computer Questions!

Laptop, Tablet, and Smartphone Grouping
Main Library
Computer Lab 2
Wednesday, March 12 - 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
Computer Lab 2
 
 
Baby Bookworms

Baby Bookworms

Cover: A Truck Goes Rattley-Bumpa by Jonathan London
Main Library
Meeting Room B
Wednesday, March 12 - 10:00 am to 10:45 am
Ages 0 - 17 months

Bring the baby and enjoy stories, songs and fingerplays designed for children age 0-17 months and their caregivers. There will be an optional 15 minute play time immediately following the 30 minute storytime.

10:00 am to 10:45 am
Meeting Room B
 
 
A World of Adventure

A World of Adventure

Cover: Good Luck Bear by Greg Foley
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, March 12 - 10:00 am to 10:45 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. Registration required, call 232-1115.

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

Toddler Tales

Cover: If Beaver Had a Fever by Helen Ketteman
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, March 12 - 11:00 am to 11:45 am
18 months - 2 years

Fun, interactive stories, songs, and fingerplays for toddlers and their caregivers. There will be an optional 15 minute play time immediately following the 30 minute storytime. This event is designed for ages 18-36 months.

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

VCPL Book Club

Main Library
Meeting Room D
Wednesday, March 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 Stories @ Your Library

Nature Stories @ Your Library

Main Library
Meeting Room A
Wednesday, March 12 - 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

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

3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Meeting Room A
 
 
Welcome to Casa Latina!

Welcome to Casa Latina!

Silhouette of Spanish Dancer
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Thursday, March 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
 
 
Word 2

Word 2

Microsoft Word Logo
Main Library
Computer Lab 2
Thursday, March 13 - 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

In Microsoft Word 2010, you will learn text, paragraph and page formatting. Please be familiar with the skills in Word 1.

2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Computer Lab 2
 
 
Teen Advisory Board Meeting

Teen Advisory Board Meeting

Main Library
Meeting Room D
Thursday, March 13 - 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
Meeting Room D
 
 
Music Makers Storytime

Music Makers Storytime

Boy Playing Toy Saxophone
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Friday, March 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
 
 
iPad Intermediate

iPad Intermediate

Man Using Tablet
Main Library
Computer Lab 2
Friday, March 14 - 10:00 am to 11:30 am

In this intermediate class, you will learn about the Maps, Calendar, and Contacts apps, and how to use Facetime. We will also review using Overdrive to download ebooks and eaudiobooks. Bring your iPad with you!

10:00 am to 11:30 am
Computer Lab 2
 
 
Wabash Valley Big Party for the Big Read: The Magnificent Ambersons

Wabash Valley Big Party for the Big Read: The Magnificent Ambersons

Cover: The Magnificent Andersons by Booth Tarkington
Main Library
Indiana Theatre
Friday, March 14 - 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

You are invited to the Amberson mansion for the celebration of the year. To recreate the opulence of the Amberson's home the event will be held at the newly restored Indiana Theatre. Come and meet this remarkable family, see an original play and dance the night away.Reservations and a $5.00 fee are required; call 812-232-1116 to secure your spot today.

6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Indiana Theatre
 
 
 
Gaming @ Your Library---Technology for All

Gaming @ Your Library---Technology for All

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

Families and teens are invited to stop in anytime between 12:00 and 4:00 p.m. to play board and video games. Celebrate Teen Tech Week with our video games, gadgets, and tablets.

Adults are requested to participate with their children under age 11.

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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Divergent Week

Divergent Week

Main Library
Youth Services
Monday, March 17 (All day)

Celebrate the release of the movie adaptation of Divergent by Veronica Roth! Complete Divergent-themed activities all week to be entered into a drawing for two free tickets to the movie!

Monday-Make a paper flower for Amity
Tuesday-Be honest and take a survey for Candor
Wednesday-Show your smarts and do some trivia for Erudite
Thursday-Be brave and check out a new book for Dauntless
All week-Be selfless and bring in 3 non-perishable food items for Abegnation. All donations will go to the Catholic Charities Food Bank.

Drawing will take place on Thursday at 4 pm. Entrants do not need to be present to win.

(All day)
Youth Services
 
 
My Plate

My Plate

Main Library
Meeting Room D
Monday, March 17 - 10:00 am to 10:30 am

Join Registered Dietitian Sarah James from Nutrition to Grow as she presents information about My Plate and offers healthy eating tips for toddlers and preschoolers.

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

A World of Adventure Storytime

West Branch
Monday, March 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
 
 
Trailblazers @ Your Library: Special Needs Awareness
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Meeting Room D
 
 
Vigo County Public Library Board Meeting
5:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Meeting Room C
 
 
Divergent Week

Divergent Week

Main Library
Youth Services
Tuesday, March 18 (All day)

Celebrate the release of the movie adaptation of Divergent by Veronica Roth! Complete Divergent-themed activities all week to be entered into a drawing for two free tickets to the movie!

Monday-Make a paper flower for Amity
Tuesday-Be honest and take a survey for Candor
Wednesday-Show your smarts and do some trivia for Erudite
Thursday-Be brave and check out a new book for Dauntless
All week-Be selfless and bring in 3 non-perishable food items for Abegnation. All donations will go to the Catholic Charities Food Bank.

Drawing will take place on Thursday at 4 pm. Entrants do not need to be present to win.

(All day)
Youth Services
 
 
A World of Adventure Storytime
10:00 am to 10:45 am
Meeting Room D
 
 
Toddler Tales

Toddler Tales

Cover: My Friend and I by Lisa Jahn-Clough
Main Library
Meeting Room D
Tuesday, March 18 - 11:00 am to 11:45 am
18 months - 2 years

Come explore at storytime as we listen to stories, sing rhymes and participate in other fun early literacy activities. There will be an optional 15 minute play time immediately following the 30 minute storytime. This event is designed for children age 18-36 months and their caregivers.

11:00 am to 11:45 am
Meeting Room D
 
 
Trailblazers~Special Needs Awareness (Grades 3-5)

Trailblazers~Special Needs Awareness (Grades 3-5)

Boy Playing with Blocks
Main Library
Meeting Room D
Tuesday, March 18 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Do you like to play sports? Did you know that kids who have physical disabilities can participate in almost any sport? Guest Joe Slaby will be here to talk about "power soccer" and other sports that adapted to the physical needs of the players. Register online or call Youth Services @ 232-1115.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Vigo County Public Library

4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Meeting Room D
 
 
Divergent Week

Divergent Week

Main Library
Youth Services
Wednesday, March 19 (All day)

Celebrate the release of the movie adaptation of Divergent by Veronica Roth! Complete Divergent-themed activities all week to be entered into a drawing for two free tickets to the movie!

Monday-Make a paper flower for Amity
Tuesday-Be honest and take a survey for Candor
Wednesday-Show your smarts and do some trivia for Erudite
Thursday-Be brave and check out a new book for Dauntless
All week-Be selfless and bring in 3 non-perishable food items for Abegnation. All donations will go to the Catholic Charities Food Bank.

Drawing will take place on Thursday at 4 pm. Entrants do not need to be present to win.

(All day)
Youth Services
 
 
A World of Adventure

A World of Adventure

Cover: Spring Is Here by Will Hillenbrand
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, March 19 - 10:00 am to 10:45 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. Registration required, call 232-1115.

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

Baby Bookworms

Cover: Chicka Chicka Boom Boom by Bill Martin Jr
Main Library
Meeting Room B
Wednesday, March 19 - 10:00 am to 10:45 am
Ages 0 - 17 months

Bring the baby and enjoy stories, songs and fingerplays designed for children age 0-17 months and their caregivers. There will be an optional 15 minute play time immediately following the 30 minute storytime.

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

ESL Womens Conversation Club

Main Library
Meeting Room A
Wednesday, March 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
 
 
Wired Wednesday - Ask Computer Questions!

Wired Wednesday - Ask Computer Questions!

Laptop, Tablet, and Smartphone Grouping
West Branch
Wednesday, March 19 - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

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! Please call 812–235–2121 to schedule your session! Registration is required.

10:00 am to 12:00 pm
West Branch
 
 
Toddler Tales

Toddler Tales

Cover: Russ and the Almost Perfect Day by Janet Elizabeth Rickert
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, March 19 - 11:00 am to 11:45 am
18 months - 2 years

Fun, interactive stories, songs, and fingerplays for toddlers and their caregivers. There will be an optional 15 minute play time immediately following the 30 minute storytime. This event is designed for ages 18-36 months.

11:00 am to 11:45 am
Meeting Room C
 
 
 
Youth Services Presents Disney's Frozen
4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
 
 
Divergent Week

Divergent Week

Main Library
Youth Services
Thursday, March 20 (All day)

Celebrate the release of the movie adaptation of Divergent by Veronica Roth! Complete Divergent-themed activities all week to be entered into a drawing for two free tickets to the movie!

Monday-Make a paper flower for Amity
Tuesday-Be honest and take a survey for Candor
Wednesday-Show your smarts and do some trivia for Erudite
Thursday-Be brave and check out a new book for Dauntless
All week-Be selfless and bring in 3 non-perishable food items for Abegnation. All donations will go to the Catholic Charities Food Bank.

Drawing will take place on Thursday at 4 pm. Entrants do not need to be present to win.

(All day)
Youth Services
 
 
Tech Time for Tykes (and parents too!)
10:00 am to 10:45 am
Computer Lab 2
 
 
 
V. C. P. L Brown Bag: The 'New' Women: 1910 - 1920

V. C. P. L Brown Bag: The 'New' Women: 1910 - 1920

Silhouette of Upper Class Woman
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
Thursday, March 20 - 12:15 pm to 1:15 pm

Join us as we look between the lines of 'The Magnificent Ambersons' and into the lives of our ancestors during this pivotal time of change for women. Author and columnist Dorothy Jerse will share her research on local women and storyteller Sally Weatherston will share their stories. Don't miss this celebration of Terre Haute Women's History.

12:15 pm to 1:15 pm
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
 
 
 
 
VCPL Chess Club

VCPL Chess Club

Hand Moving Chess Piece
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Thursday, March 20 - 6:00 pm to 8:30 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 8:30 pm
Meeting Room C
 
 
Divergent Week

Divergent Week

Main Library
Youth Services
Friday, March 21 (All day)

Celebrate the release of the movie adaptation of Divergent by Veronica Roth! Complete Divergent-themed activities all week to be entered into a drawing for two free tickets to the movie!

Monday-Make a paper flower for Amity
Tuesday-Be honest and take a survey for Candor
Wednesday-Show your smarts and do some trivia for Erudite
Thursday-Be brave and check out a new book for Dauntless
All week-Be selfless and bring in 3 non-perishable food items for Abegnation. All donations will go to the Catholic Charities Food Bank.

Drawing will take place on Thursday at 4 pm. Entrants do not need to be present to win.

(All day)
Youth Services
 
 
Music Makers Storytime

Music Makers Storytime

Boy Playing Toy Saxophone
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Friday, March 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
 
 
Special Art Program: ISU Art Education Association
3:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Meeting Room A
 
 
 
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A World of Adventure Storytime

A World of Adventure Storytime

West Branch
Monday, March 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
 
 
Watch This! Library Movie Event: Gravity

Watch This! Library Movie Event: Gravity

Poster: Gravity
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
Monday, March 24 - 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Gravity! See what all the Oscar buzz is about in Sandra Bullock's tour-de-force performance. Free refreshments will be provided. Movie Information: Rated PG-13 (children under 13 must be accompanied by an adult), 91 minutes.

6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
 
 
Email Basics

Email Basics

Envelope with @ Symbol
Main Library
Computer Lab 2
Tuesday, March 25 - 10:00 am to 11:30 am

Learn how to get a free email account and avoid viruses and spam. This class will also cover sending and replying to emails. Please be familiar with the skills in the Basic Computing classes.

10:00 am to 11:30 am
Computer Lab 2
 
 
A World of Adventure Storytime
10:00 am to 10:45 am
Meeting Room D
 
 
Toddler Tales

Toddler Tales

Cover: Bugs! Bugs! Bugs! by Bob Barner
Main Library
Meeting Room D
Tuesday, March 25 - 11:00 am to 11:45 am
18 months - 2 years

Come explore at storytime as we listen to stories, sing rhymes and participate in other fun early literacy activities. There will be an optional 15 minute play time immediately following the 30 minute storytime. This event is designed for children age 18-36 months and their caregivers.

11:00 am to 11:45 am
Meeting Room D
 
 
A World of Adventure

A World of Adventure

Cover: Dragons Love Tacos by Adam Rubin
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, March 26 - 10:00 am to 10:45 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. Registration required, call 232-1115.

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

Baby Bookworms

Cover: Hurry! Hurry! by Eve Bunting
Main Library
Meeting Room B
Wednesday, March 26 - 10:00 am to 10:45 am
Ages 0 - 17 months

Bring the baby and enjoy stories, songs and fingerplays designed for children age 0-17 months and their caregivers. There will be an optional 15 minute play time immediately following the 30 minute storytime.

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

Toddler Tales

Cover: Newton by Rory Tyger
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, March 26 - 11:00 am to 11:45 am
18 months - 2 years

Fun, interactive stories, songs, and fingerplays for toddlers and their caregivers. There will be an optional 15 minute play time immediately following the 30 minute storytime. This event is designed for ages 18-36 months.

11:00 am to 11:45 am
Meeting Room C
 
 
Literacy Networking Breakfast

Literacy Networking Breakfast

Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
Thursday, March 27 - 7:30 am to 9:30 am

A panel of experts in the field presents information on health literacy. A free continental breakfast is provided. Sponsored by the Wabash Valley Literacy Coalition and coordinated by the VCPL Lifelong Learning Center. For more information or to register for the breakfast, call 232-1117 or email sjakaitis@vigo.lib.in.us. Online registration available.

7:30 am to 9:30 am
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
 
 
Word 3

Word 3

Microsoft Word Logo
Main Library
Computer Lab 2
Thursday, March 27 - 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Topics in this Microsoft Word 2010 class will include finding and replacing text, setting tabs, and working with ClipArt. Please be familiar with the skills in Word 2.

2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Computer Lab 2
 
 
Music Makers Storytime

Music Makers Storytime

Boy Playing Toy Saxophone
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Friday, March 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 C
Friday, March 28 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

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 C
 
 
Qing Ming Festival Celebration

Qing Ming Festival Celebration

Main Library
Meeting Room D
Saturday, March 29 - 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Join the Vigo County Public Library and the Wabash Valley Chinese School as they celebrate the Qing Ming Festival!

1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Meeting Room D
 
 
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A World of Adventure Storytime

A World of Adventure Storytime

West Branch
Monday, March 31 - 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