February 2018

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Mother Goose on the Loose Ages 0-5 Thursday Morning

Mother Goose on the Loose Ages 0-5 Thursday Morning

Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, February 1 10:00 am to 10:30 am
Ages 0-5: Join Mother Goose for an interactive storytime with books, songs, rhymes and musical instruments.  You and your child will play together and develop early literacy skills.
10:00 am to 10:30 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
First Friday: Love Bugs

First Friday: Love Bugs

Lady Bug
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
Friday, February 2 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Drop in for bugs and kisses. Create your own love bugs, explore a insect sensory tub, and go buggy for our snacks. 
4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
 
 
Friends of the Library Monthly Book Sale

Friends of the Library Monthly Book Sale

Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
Saturday, February 3 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Shop from a selection of thousands of items: Books, movies, music and more.  The average book price is just $1.00.  Proceeds raised at the monthly book sales help provide funding for Library programs and services.
9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
 
 
Valentines for Vets

Valentines for Vets

Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Saturday, February 3 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Send some love to our veterans. Drop in to create Valentines for members of the United States Armed Forces.
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Mother Goose on the Loose

Mother Goose on the Loose

Mother Goose with Two Gooslings
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Saturday, February 3 10:00 am to 10:30 am
Ages 0-5: Join Mother Goose for an interactive storytime with books, songs, rhymes and musical instruments. You and your child will play together and develop early literacy skills.
10:00 am to 10:30 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
 
Wabash Valley Coder Dojo
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Circuitry Tech - Light Up Cards
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Friends of the Library Monthly Book Sale

Friends of the Library Monthly Book Sale

Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
Sunday, February 4 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Shop from a selection of thousands of items: Books, movies, music and more.  The average book price is just $1.00.  Proceeds raised at the monthly book sales help provide funding for Library programs and services.
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
 
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Intermediate Internet

Intermediate Internet

Seniors at Computers
Main Library
Haute Create
Monday, February 5 10:00 am to 11:30 am
Search the internet more efficiently.  Learn about different search engines, search terms, and how to use tabs and bookmarks in your browser.  Please be familiar with the skills from Introduction to the Internet.
10:00 am to 11:30 am
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Babies and Books

Babies and Books

Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Monday, February 5 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 0-18 Months: Join us for a 30 minute lap-sit program for babies ages 0-18 months. A 30 minute optional play will be available after storytime.  
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Robotics - Sphero SPRK+
5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Toddler Tales

Toddler Tales

Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Tuesday, February 6 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Bring your toddler to the Library for interactive stories, songs, dancing and activities from 10:00am to 10:30am.  There will be 30 minutes of free play offered from 10:30am to 11:00am.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, February 7 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 3-5: Bring your preschooler to the Library for interactive stories, songs, dancing, crafts and play from 10:00am to 10:30am.  There will be 30 minutes of free play offered from 10:30am to 11:00am.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Positive Link HIV Testing

Positive Link HIV Testing

Main Library
Meeting Room A
Wednesday, February 7 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Positive Link provides comprehensive prevention and free testing to those impacted by HIV in south central Indiana. Test is done with a simple mouth swab and results are delivered in only fifteen minutes.
11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Room A
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

Main Library
Haute Create
Wednesday, February 7 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Explore the latest printing technology available at Haute Create. Learn how to properly and safely use the equipment and how to prepare a 3D design file for print. Customers who wish to use the Haute Create 3D printer independently must complete this class  
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

Main Library
Haute Create
Wednesday, February 7 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

Main Library
Haute Create
Wednesday, February 7 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
 
 
Outdoor Photography Series with Brendan Kearns

Outdoor Photography Series with Brendan Kearns

An Owl Photographed By Brendan Kearns
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, February 7 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Travel with Brendan Kearns as he shares photographs he has taken along the Wabash River and Sugar Creek during his time as the Conservation Program Specialist for the Healthy Rivers INitiative, Indiana Department of Resources. This session will focus on his experience photographing eagles on the Wabash River.
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Main Library
Meeting Room C
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

Main Library
Haute Create
Wednesday, February 7 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
 
 
Job Searching Online
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Watch This! Blade Runner 2049

Watch This! Blade Runner 2049

Poster: Blade Runner 2049
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
Thursday, February 8 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Thirty years after the events of the first film, a new blade runner, LAPD Officer K, unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what's left of society into chaos. K's discovery leads him on a quest to find Rick Deckard, a former LAPD blade runner who has been missing for 30 years. Refreshments will be served.
6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
 
 
Teen Advisory Board

Teen Advisory Board

Main Library
Collaborative Space 6
Thursday, February 8 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 Eric Alsip at ealsip@vigo.lib.in.us or call him at (812) 232-1113 x 2275.
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Main Library
Collaborative Space 6
 
 
 
Celebrating Babywearing

Celebrating Babywearing

Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
Saturday, February 10 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Sharon Jaafar will share  Babywearing International of Central Indiana?'s resources while explaining the benefits of babywearing, offering fit checks and providing hands-on help for those just getting started.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
 
 
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Babies and Books

Babies and Books

Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Monday, February 12 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 0-18 Months: Join us for a 30 minute lap-sit program for babies ages 0-18 months. A 30 minute optional play will be available after storytime.  
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Toddler Tales

Toddler Tales

Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Tuesday, February 13 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Bring your toddler to the Library for interactive stories, songs, dancing and activities from 10:00am to 10:30am.  There will be 30 minutes of free play offered from 10:30am to 11:00am.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Craft & Chat

Craft & Chat

Main Library
Meeting Room D
Tuesday, February 13 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Use paint, fabric and a little creativity to make a cute valentine gift to keep or give away.
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Main Library
Meeting Room D
 
 
Pancake Day with the PancakeBot

Pancake Day with the PancakeBot

Pancake with Skillet
Main Library
Haute Create
Tuesday, February 13 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Celebrate National Pancake Day by designing your own pancake on a computer and then watch it print on the world's first 3D food printer: ThePancakeBot.
2:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, February 14 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 3-5: Bring your preschooler to the Library for interactive stories, songs, dancing, crafts and play from 10:00am to 10:30am.  There will be 30 minutes of free play offered from 10:30am to 11:00am.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
VCPL Afternoon Book Club

VCPL Afternoon Book Club

Cover: The Other Einstein by Marie Benedict
Main Library
Collaborative Space 6
Wednesday, February 14 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
A brilliant physicist in her own right, Siberian-born Mileva Maric's contributions to the ground-breaking special theory of relativity are hotly debated.  In The Other Einstein, author Marie Benedict offers a fictional window into the life of a woman whose accomplishments were lost in the shadow of her famous husband's work.
1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
Main Library
Collaborative Space 6
 
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

Main Library
Haute Create
Friday, February 16 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
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

Main Library
Haute Create
Friday, February 16 12:00 pm to 1:00 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.
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

Main Library
Haute Create
Friday, February 16 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
 
 
Art Hacks

Art Hacks

Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
Saturday, February 17 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Learn about modern art and artists, then learn how to replicate their work.
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
 
 
Art Hacks

Art Hacks

Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
Saturday, February 17 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Explore the creativity of painted paper designs using a unique painting technique.  This will be a two-part project. We will use the paper designs at our April program to create a unique artwork.
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
 
 
 
 
Community Gaming Initiative

Community Gaming Initiative

Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
Saturday, February 17 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
All ages: Calling all gamers.  Interested in tabletop, role playing or card gaming?  Explore new games, play old favorites and challenge new people.
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
 
 
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Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

Main Library
Haute Create
Monday, February 19 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
 
 
Babies and Books

Babies and Books

Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Monday, February 19 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 0-18 Months: Join us for a 30 minute lap-sit program for babies ages 0-18 months. A 30 minute optional play will be available after storytime.  
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

Main Library
Haute Create
Monday, February 19 12:00 pm to 1:00 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.
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

Main Library
Haute Create
Monday, February 19 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

Main Library
Haute Create
Monday, February 19 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
 
 
Vigo County Public Library Board Meeting
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms B & C
 
 
Toddler Tales

Toddler Tales

Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Tuesday, February 20 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Bring your toddler to the Library for interactive stories, songs, dancing and activities from 10:00am to 10:30am.  There will be 30 minutes of free play offered from 10:30am to 11:00am.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, February 21 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 3-5: Bring your preschooler to the Library for interactive stories, songs, dancing, crafts and play from 10:00am to 10:30am.  There will be 30 minutes of free play offered from 10:30am to 11:00am.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Explore Animation

Explore Animation

Vintage Cartoon Character
Main Library
Haute Create
Wednesday, February 21 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Explore Moho Debut 12, the ideal software for first-time animators, hobbyists and digital artists. Learn about the history of traditional cel animation and how to apply those techniques to animate shapes with a few clicks of the button. 
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Watch This! Marshall

Watch This! Marshall

Poster: Marshall
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
Thursday, February 22 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Thurgood Marshall, who later becomes the first African American Supreme Court Justice, battles one of his career-defining cases. Refreshments will be served.
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
 
 
 
Never Too Late to Learn: Blackout Poetry

Never Too Late to Learn: Blackout Poetry

Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
Saturday, February 24 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Create found poems by choosing words and phrases from discarded books. Use colored ballpoint pens, markers and pencils to fill the space around the words with abstract patterns. All materials will be provided. 
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
 
 
Crackerbarrel

Crackerbarrel

Indiana State Flag
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
Saturday, February 24 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Hear from area legislators about the initiatives of the 2018 Indiana General Assembly. Bring ideas and questions to share with your legislators.
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
 
 
 
Video Chat with Roger Shimomura and Mike Sims
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
 
 
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Babies and Books

Babies and Books

Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Monday, February 26 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 0-18 Months: Join us for a 30 minute lap-sit program for babies ages 0-18 months. A 30 minute optional play will be available after storytime.  
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Traveling Tech Station

Traveling Tech Station

Electronic Devices on Wait Tray
Main Library
VCPL Lobby
Monday, February 26 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Drop by with your tablet and learn how to borrow ebooks, movies, music & more.  Other basic tech questions can also be answered.  Staff cannot do repairs.
4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Main Library
VCPL Lobby
 
 
Toddler Tales

Toddler Tales

Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Tuesday, February 27 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Bring your toddler to the Library for interactive stories, songs, dancing and activities from 10:00am to 10:30am.  There will be 30 minutes of free play offered from 10:30am to 11:00am.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, February 28 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 3-5: Bring your preschooler to the Library for interactive stories, songs, dancing, crafts and play from 10:00am to 10:30am.  There will be 30 minutes of free play offered from 10:30am to 11:00am.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Mature Audiences Only

Mature Audiences Only

Video Game Controller
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A & C
Wednesday, February 28 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Play Mortal Kombat,  Mario Kart, Super Smash Brothers and more at this adult only video game night. Wii U, PS4, and XBox games will be available.  Refreshments will be served.
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A & C
 
 
Acquiring Early Literacy Skills Through Non-traditional Methods

Acquiring Early Literacy Skills Through Non-traditional Methods

Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, February 28 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Learn about the principles of Every Child Ready to Read, an education program focused on teaching parents and caregivers how to support early literacy at home, as well as a variety of non-traditional pre-reading skills designed to encourage early literacy through developmentally appropriate practice.
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room