February 2017

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Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Cover: The Lion Inside by Bright
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, February 1
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Bring your preschoolers and join us for story time, filled with learning and exciting activities each Wednesday in February and March! 
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Positive Link HIV Testing

Positive Link HIV Testing

Red Ribbon on Red Background
Main Library
Meeting Room A
Wednesday, February 1
11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Positive Link provides comprehensive prevention and free testing to those impacted by HIV in south central Indiana. They provide services to address the health of those infected with or at risk for HIV infection.
11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Room A
 
 
Mother Goose on the Loose Ages 0-5 Thursday Morning

Mother Goose on the Loose Ages 0-5 Thursday Morning

Mother Goose on the Loose Logo
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, February 2
10:00 am to 10:30 am
Join us for an interactive storytime with books, songs, rhymes, musical instruments and more! Children and parents will interact together as kids develop early literacy skills while playing!
10:00 am to 10:30 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Thursday, February 2
11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Explore the latest printing technology. Learn how to use the 3D printer at Main - Haute Create - including: * Preparing a 3D design file for print * Using the equipment properly and safely Note: Customers must complete this 3D printer certification before they can use the 3D printer independently.
11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Thursday, February 2
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Explore the latest printing technology. Learn how to use the 3D printer at Main - Haute Create - including: * Preparing a 3D design file for print * Using the equipment properly and safely Note: Customers must complete this 3D printer certification before they can use the 3D printer independently.
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
First Friday: Fall in Love with BLU Boy Chocolate
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center, VCPL Lobby
 
 
Friends of the Library Book Sale

Friends of the Library Book Sale

Basket of Books
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
Saturday, February 4
9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Thousands of books with an average price of just $1!  Movies, music, and more!  Our monthly sales help provide funding for important Library programs and services!
9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
 
 
Mother Goose on the Loose Ages 0-5 Saturday Morning

Mother Goose on the Loose Ages 0-5 Saturday Morning

Mother Goose on the Loose Logo
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Saturday, February 4
10:00 am to 10:30 am
Join us for an interactive storytime with books, songs, rhymes, musical instruments and more! Children and parents will interact together as kids develop early literacy skills while playing!
10:00 am to 10:30 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Friends of the Library Book Sale

Friends of the Library Book Sale

Basket of Books
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
Sunday, February 5
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Thousands of books with an average price of just $1!  Movies, music, and more!  Our monthly sales help provide funding for important Library programs and services!
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
 
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Infant Storytime

Infant Storytime

Cover: Baby Faces by Miller
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Monday, February 6
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Infants younger than 18 months and their parents are welcome at this engaging lapsit program.  Laugh, sing, and bounce your way through storytime from 10-10:30 am. Baby playtime will continue from 10:30-11 am.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Introduction to the Internet
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Toddler Tales

Toddler Tales

Cover: Ocean Babies by Rose
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Tuesday, February 7
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Parents and caregivers, bring your toddler in 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
 
 
Intermediate Internet

Intermediate Internet

Magnifying Glass over the word Internet
Main Library
Haute Create
Wednesday, February 8
10:00 am to 11:30 am
Search the internet more efficiently!  Learn about different search engines, search terms, and using tabs and bookmarks. Please be familiar with the skills from Introduction to the Internet.
10:00 am to 11:30 am
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Cover: Chick N Pug The Love Pug by Sattler
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, February 8
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Bring your preschoolers and join us for story time, filled with learning and exciting activities each Wednesday in February and March! 
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Wednesday, February 8
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Explore the latest printing technology. Learn how to use the 3D printer at Main - Haute Create - including: * Preparing a 3D design file for print * Using the equipment properly and safely Note: Customers must complete this 3D printer certification before they can use the 3D printer independently.
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
VCPL Book Club
1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
Main Library
Collaborative Space 6
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Wednesday, February 8
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Explore the latest printing technology. Learn how to use the 3D printer at Main - Haute Create - including: * Preparing a 3D design file for print * Using the equipment properly and safely Note: Customers must complete this 3D printer certification before they can use the 3D printer independently.
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Watch This! Valentine's Day Special-Dirty Dancing

Watch This! Valentine's Day Special-Dirty Dancing

Poster: Dirty Dancing
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
Wednesday, February 8
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Spending the summer at a Catskills resort with her family, Frances "Baby" Houseman falls in love with the camp's dance instructor, Johnny Castle.Rated PG-13.Runtime: 100 minutesRefreshments will be served
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
 
 
Using the Mouse & Keyboard
5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Teen Advisory Board

Teen Advisory Board

Main Library
Collaborative Space 6
Thursday, February 9
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
The Teen Advisory Board is responsible for helping to plan teen programs and volunteering at many library events.  If you are a teen and would like to join the Teen Advisory Board, contact Hillary Rains at hrains@vigo.lib.in.us or call her at (812) 232-1113 x 2275.
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Main Library
Collaborative Space 6
 
 
 
Crackerbarrel Session

Crackerbarrel Session

Indiana State Flag
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
Saturday, February 11
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Hear from area legislators about the initiatives of the 2017 Indiana General Assembly. Bring your questions and ideas to share with area legislators.
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
 
 
Art hacks
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
 
 
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Infant Storytime

Infant Storytime

Cover: Brown Bear Brown Bear What Do You See by Carle
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Monday, February 13
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Infants younger than 18 months and their parents are welcome at this engaging lapsit program.  Laugh, sing, and bounce your way through storytime from 10-10:30 am. Baby playtime will continue from 10:30-11 am.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Monday, February 13
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Explore the latest printing technology. Learn how to use the 3D printer at Main - Haute Create - including: * Preparing a 3D design file for print * Using the equipment properly and safely Note: Customers must complete this 3D printer certification before they can use the 3D printer independently.
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Monday, February 13
5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Explore the latest printing technology. Learn how to use the 3D printer at Main - Haute Create - including: * Preparing a 3D design file for print * Using the equipment properly and safely Note: Customers must complete this 3D printer certification before they can use the 3D printer independently.
5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Create Club

Create Club

Chalk Drawing of Art Supplies
Main Library
VCPL Teen Space
Monday, February 13
5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Stop by the Teen Space and enjoy crafts with your friends.  We'll have instructions for a new project each month and materials for you to create your own.
5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Main Library
VCPL Teen Space
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Monday, February 13
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Explore the latest printing technology. Learn how to use the 3D printer at Main - Haute Create - including: * Preparing a 3D design file for print * Using the equipment properly and safely Note: Customers must complete this 3D printer certification before they can use the 3D printer independently.
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
 
Big Read Book Slam
7:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
 
 
Toddler Tales

Toddler Tales

Cover: Hug a Bull by Zenz
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Tuesday, February 14
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Parents and caregivers, bring your toddler in 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
 
 
Craft & Chat

Craft & Chat

Pinwheel Flowers
Main Library
Meeting Room D
Tuesday, February 14
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Fun crafts for adults using a variety of resources.  
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Main Library
Meeting Room D
 
 
Literary Couples Night

Literary Couples Night

Cartoon Cat Couple Sharing a Book While Seated on Other Books
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
Tuesday, February 14
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Enjoy a romantic night of music, desserts, and great conversation inspired by some of the most famous couples in literature, such as Elizabeth and Mr. Darcy, Romeo and Juliet, and Ron and Hermione.
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
 
 
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Cover: 1 Big Salad by Medina
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, February 15
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Bring your preschoolers and join us for story time, filled with learning and exciting activities each Wednesday in February and March! 
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Robotics - Sphero SPRK
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
 
 
Robotics - Sphero SPRK
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
 
 
Community Gaming Initiative

Community Gaming Initiative

Colorful Gaming Dice
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
Saturday, February 18
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. 
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
 
 
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Infant Storytime

Infant Storytime

Cover: Goodnight Moon by Brown
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Monday, February 20
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Infants younger than 18 months and their parents are welcome at this engaging lapsit program.  Laugh, sing, and bounce your way through storytime from 10-10:30 am. Baby playtime will continue from 10:30-11 am.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Vigo County Public Library Board Meeting
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms B & C
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Monday, February 20
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Explore the latest printing technology. Learn how to use the 3D printer at Main - Haute Create - including: * Preparing a 3D design file for print * Using the equipment properly and safely Note: Customers must complete this 3D printer certification before they can use the 3D printer independently.
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Toddler Tales

Toddler Tales

Cover: The Dark by Snicket
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Tuesday, February 21
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Parents and caregivers, bring your toddler in 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
 
 
Robotics - Sphero SPRK
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
 
Big Read Film: "Their Eyes Were Watching God"
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Wednesday, February 22
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Explore the latest printing technology. Learn how to use the 3D printer at Main - Haute Create - including: * Preparing a 3D design file for print * Using the equipment properly and safely Note: Customers must complete this 3D printer certification before they can use the 3D printer independently.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Cover: Extremly Cute Animals Using Heavy Machinery by Gordon
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, February 22
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Bring your preschoolers and join us for story time, filled with learning and exciting activities each Wednesday in February and March! 
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Wednesday, February 22
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Explore the latest printing technology. Learn how to use the 3D printer at Main - Haute Create - including: * Preparing a 3D design file for print * Using the equipment properly and safely Note: Customers must complete this 3D printer certification before they can use the 3D printer independently.
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Wednesday, February 22
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Explore the latest printing technology. Learn how to use the 3D printer at Main - Haute Create - including: * Preparing a 3D design file for print * Using the equipment properly and safely Note: Customers must complete this 3D printer certification before they can use the 3D printer independently.
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Traveling Tech Station

Traveling Tech Station

Electronic Devices on Wait Tray
Main Library
VCPL Lobby
Wednesday, February 22
4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Various tablets are available for browsing and questions, or bring your own device to get your questions answered.  Information on ebooks, streaming video, and online classes are also provided.
4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Main Library
VCPL Lobby
 
 
Watch This! Hacksaw Ridge

Watch This! Hacksaw Ridge

Poster: Hacksaw Ridge
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
Thursday, February 23
6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
WWII American Army Medic Desmond T. Doss, who served during the Battle of Okinawa, refuses to kill people, and becomes the first man in American history to receive the Medal of Honor without firing a shot.Rated R for intense prolonged realistically graphic sequences of war violence including grisly bloody imagesRuntime: 139 minutesRefreshments will be served
6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
 
 
Musical Theater Trivia

Musical Theater Trivia

Broadway Dancers
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
Friday, February 24
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Think you know musicals?  Show off your knowledge and win prizes. Identify the correct musicals, songs, and characters, and don't throw away your shot at a special Hamilton bonus round. All ages are welcome in teams of four or fewer.
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
 
 
Never Too Late to Learn: Experimental Watercolor Techniques

Never Too Late to Learn: Experimental Watercolor Techniques

Abstract Blue to Blue Green Watercolor
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
Saturday, February 25
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Nancy Nichols-Pethick, Associate Professor of Painting at Indiana State University, will teach how to create unique watercolor paintings by using masking techniques, reactions with salt and rubbing alcohol, and using tools like toothbrushes and sponges.
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
 
 
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Infant Storytime

Infant Storytime

Cover: Baby On the Farm By Bright Books
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Monday, February 27
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Infants younger than 18 months and their parents are welcome at this engaging lapsit program.  Laugh, sing, and bounce your way through storytime from 10-10:30 am. Baby playtime will continue from 10:30-11 am.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Monday, February 27
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Explore the latest printing technology. Learn how to use the 3D printer at Main - Haute Create - including: * Preparing a 3D design file for print * Using the equipment properly and safely Note: Customers must complete this 3D printer certification before they can use the 3D printer independently.
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Monday, February 27
5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Explore the latest printing technology. Learn how to use the 3D printer at Main - Haute Create - including: * Preparing a 3D design file for print * Using the equipment properly and safely Note: Customers must complete this 3D printer certification before they can use the 3D printer independently.
5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Monday, February 27
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Explore the latest printing technology. Learn how to use the 3D printer at Main - Haute Create - including: * Preparing a 3D design file for print * Using the equipment properly and safely Note: Customers must complete this 3D printer certification before they can use the 3D printer independently.
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Toddler Tales

Toddler Tales

Cover: Captain Invincible and the Space Shapes by Murphy
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Tuesday, February 28
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Parents and caregivers, bring your toddler in 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
 
 
Printing with Pancakes

Printing with Pancakes

Cartoon Pancake Flipping a Pancake in a Skillet
Main Library
Haute Create
Tuesday, February 28
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Celebrate National Pancake Day by watching the PancakeBotT in action.  The PancakeBot is the world's first food printer capable of printing pancakes by automatically dispensing batter directly onto a griddle.
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create