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Mother Goose On The Loose: 10:00 Session or 11:00 Session
10:00 am to 11:30 am
Meeting Room C
 
 
Tech Station

Tech Station

Male Student Using Tablet
Main Library
VCPL Lobby
Thursday, May 1 - 1:00 pm to 3:00 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.

1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
VCPL Lobby
 
 
 
 
VCPL Chess Club

VCPL Chess Club

Hand Moving Chess Piece
Main Library
Meeting Room A
Thursday, May 1 - 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 A
 
 
First Friday Storytime-Swingin' Times Downtown
5:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Meeting Room D
 
 
Facebook 101

Facebook 101

Facebook Logo
Main Library
Computer Lab 2
Saturday, May 3 - 10:00 am to 11:30 am

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.

10:00 am to 11:30 am
Computer Lab 2
 
 
Windows 8 Basics

Windows 8 Basics

Windows 8 Logo
Main Library
Meeting Room D
Saturday, May 3 - 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

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.

2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Meeting Room D
 
 
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Basic Computing 1

Basic Computing 1

Senior Woman At A Keyboard
Main Library
Computer Lab 2
Monday, May 5 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 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.

2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Computer Lab 2
 
 
Sensory Storytime

Sensory Storytime

Colorful Alphabet Block
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Monday, May 5 - 6:00 pm to 6:45 pm

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
 
 
Vigo County Voting Center

Vigo County Voting Center

Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B, C, & D
Tuesday, May 6 - 6:00 am to 6:00 pm

The Vigo County Public Library will be one of the voting centers across the county. For more information be sure to contact the Vigo County Clerks office.

6:00 am to 6:00 pm
Meeting Rooms A, B, C, & D
 
 
Tech Station

Tech Station

Male Student Using Tablet
Main Library
VCPL Lobby
Tuesday, May 6 - 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
VCPL Lobby
 
 
Nature Tales @ Your Library
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Meeting Room D
 
 
Excel 1

Excel 1

Microsoft Excel Logo
Main Library
Computer Lab 2
Wednesday, May 7 - 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Beginning Excel 2010 includes navigating the program, selecting and manipulating columns, rows, and cells. Please be familiar with the skills in the Basic Computing classes.

5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Computer Lab 2
 
 
Basic Computing 2
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Computer Lab 2
 
 
Introduction to the Internet
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Computer Lab 2
 
 
Teen Advisory Board Meeting

Teen Advisory Board Meeting

Main Library
Meeting Room D
Thursday, May 8 - 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
 
 
 
Closed for Staff Institute
(All day)
All Library Locations
 
 
 
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Intermediate Internet Searching
4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Computer Lab 2
 
 
Email Basics

Email Basics

Envelope with @ Symbol and Arrow
Main Library
Computer Lab 2
Tuesday, May 13 - 11:00 am to 12:30 pm

Learn which services provide free email accounts and learn to 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.

11:00 am to 12:30 pm
Computer Lab 2
 
 
Afterschool Crafts

Afterschool Crafts

West Branch
Tuesday, May 13 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Fun crafts with recycled materials.
Kids ages 5-14 years.

4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
West Branch
 
 
Family Literacy Event

Family Literacy Event

Illustrated Family Reading Book
Main Library
Meeting Room D
Tuesday, May 13 - 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! Free books while supplies last. Please register your family online or call Youth Services at 232-1115.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Vigo County Public Library.

6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Meeting Room D
 
 
ESL Womens Conversation Club

ESL Womens Conversation Club

Main Library
Meeting Room A
Wednesday, May 14 - 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
 
 
VCPL Book Club- Killing Lincoln

VCPL Book Club- Killing Lincoln

Main Library
Meeting Room D
Wednesday, May 14 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Join us for a discussion of Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard's new book 'Killing Lincoln'. 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
 
 
Teen Volunteer Information Night

Teen Volunteer Information Night

Raised Hands Against a Blue Background
Main Library
Meeting Room D
Wednesday, May 14 - 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm

Want to volunteer at the library this summer? Come and get your application and information about volunteer tasks and projects. Can't make it on the 14th or on the 29th? Contact Hillary Rains at hrains@vigo.lib.in.us or at 232-1113 ext 2275 for more information.

4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
Meeting Room D
 
 
Excel 2

Excel 2

Microsoft Excel Logo
Main Library
Computer Lab 2
Wednesday, May 14 - 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm

Intermediate Excel 2010 covers formatting, freezing panes, and using basic formulas. Please be familiar with the skills in Excel 1.

5:00 pm to 6:30 pm
Computer Lab 2
 
 
Coffee Thursdays

Coffee Thursdays

Coffee Beans
West Branch
Thursday, May 15 - 10:30 am to 12:00 pm

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

10:30 am to 12:00 pm
West Branch
 
 
Email Intermediate

Email Intermediate

Envelope with @ Symbol and Arrow
Main Library
Computer Lab 2
Thursday, May 15 - 11:00 am to 12:30 pm

In this intermediate class, you will learn how to send an attachment, (document or picture), in an email, as well as save contacts. Please be familiar with the skills in the Email Basics class.

11:00 am to 12:30 pm
Computer Lab 2
 
 
V. C. P. L Brown Bag;The American Quilt As Folk Art

V. C. P. L Brown Bag;The American Quilt As Folk Art

Quilt in a Quilting Hoop
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
Thursday, May 15 - 12:15 pm to 1:00 pm

Is the American quilt an example of folk craft or folk art? In this presentation, folklorist Nan McEntire will show compelling images of quilts; she also will bring along examples of hand sewn quilts, both historic and contemporary. Dr. McEntire will tell stories about the quilts and the details of their construction. Her research is based on decades of ethnographic fieldwork in Indiana. One highlight of the presentation will be a chance to examine a stunning Terre Haute quilt "September Souls," created by the late Rosemary England.

12:15 pm to 1:00 pm
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
 
 
 
 
VCPL Chess Club

VCPL Chess Club

Hand Moving Chess Piece
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Thursday, May 15 - 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
 
 
Friends of the Library 'Members Only' Sale

Friends of the Library 'Members Only' Sale

Friends of the Library Logo
Main Library
VCPL Lobby
Friday, May 16 - 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm

Join us for the annual preview sale exclusively for Friends of the Library Members. Memberships are available at the door starting at just $5.00 fee you will get first pick of all of the incredible values in books, DVD's, music, antique books, magazines and children's materials. Now accepting all major credit cards!
Doors open at 6:30, Annual Meeting begins at 7:00 followed by the Preview sale.

6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
VCPL Lobby
 
 
Friends of the Library Annual Book Sale

Friends of the Library Annual Book Sale

Friends of the Library Logo
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B, C, & D
Saturday, May 17 - 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, & D
 
 
Friends of the Library Annual Book Sale

Friends of the Library Annual Book Sale

Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B, C, & D
Saturday, May 17 - 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, & D
 
 
Lemonade Day

Lemonade Day

Lemonade, Lemons, and Juicer
Main Library
VCPL Lobby
Saturday, May 17 - 11:00 am to 3:00 pm

While you are visiting the library for the Friends of the Library Book Sale, be sure to get a cup of ice-cold lemonade from the Teen Advisory Board (TAB) members at the Poplar Street entrance.
TAB is kicking off Terre Haute’s “Lemonade Day” festivities with a lemonade stand outside the Poplar Street entrance of the library during the Friends of the Library’s annual Book Sale. The teens will make and serve lemonade and homemade lemon slushes and shake-ups. All profit will be donated to the Friends of the Library as a “Thank You” for their continued support of teen programs.

11:00 am to 3:00 pm
VCPL Lobby
 
 
Friends of the Library Annual Book Sale

Friends of the Library Annual Book Sale

Friends of the Library Logo
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B, C, & D
Sunday, May 18 - 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Join us for our annual sale which includes a wide selection of hard and paperback books: both fiction and nonfiction as well as magazines, puzzles, records, CDs DVDs, videotapes, audiotapes, audiobooks and other great bargains. Now accepting all major credit cards!

1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Meeting Rooms A, B, C, & D
 
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Friends of the Library Annual Book Sale

Friends of the Library Annual Book Sale

Friends of the Library Logo
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
Monday, May 19 - 9:00 am to 2:00 pm

Join us for fantastic bargains!
Books, DVDs, CDs, Magazines, Games, and much more!!
All proceeds help provide programs, services, materials, and equipment for the Vigo County Public Library!!

9:00 am to 2:00 pm
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
 
 
Tech Station

Tech Station

West Branch
Monday, May 19 - 12:30 pm to 2:30 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.

12:30 pm to 2:30 pm
West Branch
 
 
Vigo County Public Library Board Meeting
5:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Meeting Room C
 
 
 
ESL Womens Conversation Club

ESL Womens Conversation Club

Main Library
Meeting Room A
Wednesday, May 21 - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Open to all women who speak English as a second language. The gentle class explores English idioms and life-skills conversation.

10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Meeting Room A
 
 
Excel 3

Excel 3

Microsoft Excel Logo
Main Library
Computer Lab 2
Wednesday, May 21 - 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm

In Advanced Microsoft Excel 2010, you will learn how to create charts from tables of data. Please be familiar with the skills in Excel 1 & 2.

5:00 pm to 6:30 pm
Computer Lab 2
 
 
 
Windows 8 Intermediate

Windows 8 Intermediate

Windows 8 Logo
Main Library
Meeting Room A
Friday, May 23 - 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Bring your own laptop or tablet to learn more about your new Windows 8 operating system. This class will provide information on downloading an app from the “store,” using the people app, pinning a program to the Start Menu, and using Zinio to read free magazines on your computer.

2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Meeting Room A
 
 
Animanga Club

Animanga Club

Japanese Samurai
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Friday, May 23 - 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
 
 
Animanga Club

Animanga Club

Main Library
Meeting Room C
Friday, May 23 - 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
 
 
 
Free Scan Day!

Free Scan Day!

Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
Saturday, May 24 - 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Bring your families historical documents for this free scan event. All documents will be archived on the Wabash Valley Visions and Voices website. Brought to you by the V. C. P. L. Special Collections Department and the Wabash Valley Genealogy Society.

1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
 
 
Memorial Day - Closed

Memorial Day - Closed

US Flags Against Blue Sky
Main Library
All Library Locations
Sunday, May 25 (All day) to Monday, May 26 (All day)

All locations of the Vigo County Public Library will be closed for the holiday.

(All day)
All Library Locations
 
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Memorial Day - Closed

Memorial Day - Closed

US Flags Against Blue Sky
Main Library
All Library Locations
Sunday, May 25 (All day) to Monday, May 26 (All day)

All locations of the Vigo County Public Library will be closed for the holiday.

(All day)
All Library Locations
 
 
 
ESL Womens Conversation Club

ESL Womens Conversation Club

Main Library
Meeting Room A
Wednesday, May 28 - 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
 
 
Watch This! Library Movie Event: The Monuments Men

Watch This! Library Movie Event: The Monuments Men

The Monuments Men Poster
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
Wednesday, May 28 - 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Join us for a free library movie featuring Matt Damon and George Clooney as WWII soldiers on a mission to recover priceless art stolen by Nazi thieves. Free refreshments will be provided. Movie Information: Rated PG-13 (children under 13 must be accompanied by an adult), 118 minutes.

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
 
 
 
Teen Volunteer Information Night

Teen Volunteer Information Night

Raised Hands Against a Blue Background
Main Library
Meeting Room B
Thursday, May 29 - 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm

Want to volunteer at the library this summer? Come and get your application and information about volunteer tasks and projects. Can't make it on the 14th or on the 29th? Contact Hillary Rains at hrains@vigo.lib.in.us or at 232-1113 ext 2275 for more information.

4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
Meeting Room B
 
 
 
 
VCPL Chess Club

VCPL Chess Club

Hand Moving Chess Piece
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Thursday, May 29 - 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
 
 
 
Dragon Boat Festival Celebration

Dragon Boat Festival Celebration

Illustration of a Dragon Boat
Main Library
Meeting Room B
Saturday, May 31 - 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

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

1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Meeting Room B