April 2018

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Bricks 4 Kidz Preschool Workshop

Bricks 4 Kidz Preschool Workshop

Brightly Colored Building Blocks
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Monday, April 2 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 3-5: Bricks 4 Kidz is learning, building, and playing. Enjoy storytime and a new building activity each week.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
League of Women Voters- Candidate Forums

League of Women Voters- Candidate Forums

Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
Tuesday, April 3 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Hear from candidates for the Vigo County Commissioner and Vigo County Council at this candidate forum sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Vigo County.   Attendees will have an opportunity to speak one-to-one with the candidates following the forum.
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
 
 
Using a Flash Drive
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Girls Scouts USA Everyone is Zoo-ing It

Girls Scouts USA Everyone is Zoo-ing It

Animal Masks on a Tiger Print Background
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, April 4 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Girls, Ages 3-5: Enjoy a wild hour of activities with the Girl Scouts.   Make your own zoo mask, show off your animal noises and put on a zoo parade.  In this three week series, kindergarten age girls will learn about the Girl Scouts and what happens in a troop meeting.  Attend all three meetings to earn your first Girl Scouts patch.
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, April 4 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
 
 
Outdoor Photography Series with Brendan Kearns

Outdoor Photography Series with Brendan Kearns

Photograph of a White Owl by Brendan Kearns
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, April 4 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. In this last session of a three part series, Kearns will focus on his experience photographing landscapes and nature.
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Main Library
Meeting Room C
 
 
Mother Goose on the Loose Ages 0-5 Thursday Morning

Mother Goose on the Loose Ages 0-5 Thursday Morning

Mother Goose with Two Gooslings
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, April 5 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
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Thursday, April 5 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
 
 
Armchair Travels

Armchair Travels

Main Library
Meeting Room C
Thursday, April 5 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Explore the world without leaving home. Travel to Ireland and learn all about the Emerald Isle.
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Room C
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Thursday, April 5 3:00 pm to 4:00 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.
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
Thursday, April 5 5:00 pm to 6:00 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.
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
Thursday, April 5 7:00 pm to 8:00 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.
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
First Friday: Spring into Downtown

First Friday: Spring into Downtown

Brightly Colored Umbrella
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
Friday, April 6 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
April showers bring May flowers. Spring into downtown with a rain sensory activity, a cloud science activity and spring crafts. Refreshments will be served.
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

Books in Red Basket
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
Saturday, April 7 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Shop from a selection of thousands of items: Books, movies, music and more.  The average book price 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
 
 
Author Accolades

Author Accolades

Main Library
VCPL Lobby
Saturday, April 7 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Meet David D. Wilgus, author of  Cub Fans Dream Come True, a history of baseball beginning in 1908, and Our Father's Wonderful Mercy, a man's memoir of how God has changed his life.  Meet Bill Cain, whose book Veggie Carols and Crazy Carols features Earthlings visiting an alien world and hearing cherished holiday carols sung with new, humorous words.Copies of both authors' books will be available for purchase and personalization.
9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Main Library
VCPL Lobby
 
 
 
 
Wabash Valley Coder Dojo
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Mother Goose on the Loose

Mother Goose on the Loose

Mother Goose with Two Gooslings
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Saturday, April 7 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
 
 
Robotics - Sphero SPRK+
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Friends of the Library Monthly Book Sale
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
 
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Bricks 4 Kidz Preschool Workshop

Bricks 4 Kidz Preschool Workshop

Colorful Plastic Bricks
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Monday, April 9 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 3-5: Bricks 4 Kidz is learning, building, and playing. Enjoy storytime and a new building activity each week.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Craft & Chat

Craft & Chat

Paper Flowers
Main Library
Meeting Room D
Tuesday, April 10 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Create unique paper quilt art using colorful postcards and other printed papers.
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Main Library
Meeting Room D
 
 
Traveling Tech Station

Traveling Tech Station

Electronic Devices on Wait Tray
Main Library
VCPL Lobby
Tuesday, April 10 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
 
 
League of Women Voters- Candidate Forums

League of Women Voters- Candidate Forums

Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
Tuesday, April 10 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Hear from candidates for the Indiana Senate and House of Representatives at this candidate forum sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Vigo County.   Attendees will have an opportunity to speak one-to-one with the candidates following the forum.
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
 
 
Girls Scouts USA Everyone is Zoo-ing It

Girls Scouts USA Everyone is Zoo-ing It

Animal Masks on a Tiger Print Background
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, April 11 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Girls, Ages 3-5: Enjoy a wild hour of activities with the Girl Scouts.   Make your own zoo mask, show off your animal noises and put on a zoo parade.  In this three week series, kindergarten age girls will learn about the Girl Scouts and what happens in a troop meeting.  Attend all three meetings to earn your first Girl Scouts patch.
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, April 11 10:00 am to 11:00 am
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.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Wednesday, April 11 12:00 pm to 1:00 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.
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
VCPL Afternoon Book Club

VCPL Afternoon Book Club

Cover: The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood
Main Library
Collaborative Space 6
Wednesday, April 11 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood is the story of a society that has been taken over by a repressive, totalitarian government where women have no rights and those who defy the rules are either banned or hung.  The story is told by a young 'handmaid' whose role is to bear children for those in power.
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, April 11 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
Wednesday, April 11 5:00 pm to 6:00 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.
5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Watch This! Justice League

Watch This! Justice League

Film Reel, Popcorn, Drink, Ticket and 3D Glasses
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
Wednesday, April 11 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Inspired by Superman's apparent sacrifice for humanity, Bruce Wayne and Diana Prince assemble a meta-human team to face the catastrophic threat of Steppenwolf and his army of Parademons who are on the hunt for three Mother Boxes on Earth.  Refreshments will be served.
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
 
 
PowerPoint

PowerPoint

Microsoft PowerPoint Logo
Main Library
Haute Create
Thursday, April 12 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Learn to navigate PowerPoint 2010, add new slides and work with text boxes, graphics and slide transitions.  Please be familiar with the skills in the Basic Computing classes.
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Teen Advisory Board

Teen Advisory Board

Main Library
Collaborative Space 6
Thursday, April 12 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
 
 
 
 
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Bricks 4 Kidz Preschool Workshop

Bricks 4 Kidz Preschool Workshop

Colorful Plastic Bricks
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Monday, April 16 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 3-5: Bricks 4 Kidz is learning, building, and playing. Enjoy storytime and a new building activity each week.
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
 
 
 
Girl Scouts USA Everyone is Zoo-ing It

Girl Scouts USA Everyone is Zoo-ing It

Animal Masks on a Tiger Print Background
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, April 18 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Girls, Ages 3-5: Enjoy a wild hour of activities with the Girl Scouts.   Make your own zoo mask, show off your animal noises and put on a zoo parade.  In this three week series, kindergarten age girls will learn about the Girl Scouts and what happens in a troop meeting.  Attend all three meetings to earn your first Girl Scouts patch.
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, April 18 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

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Wednesday, April 18 3:00 pm to 4:00 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.
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
Wednesday, April 18 5:00 pm to 6:00 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.
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
Wednesday, April 18 7:00 pm to 8:00 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.
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
 
Star Wars Trivia
6:00 pm to 7:15 pm
Main Library
VCPL Teen Space
 
 
Advanced 3D Printing

Advanced 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing Orange Wavy Shape
Main Library
Haute Create
Thursday, April 19 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Ages 12 & Up: Take your 3D printing to the next level at this demonstration of the new Raise 3D N2 with its dual extrusion, large heated build plate, and the ability to use different types of filament including metallic and wood composites. Perfect if you have taken the Intro to 3D Printing class. No Registration Required.
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
 
Art Hacks
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
 
 
 
 
Community Gaming Initiative

Community Gaming Initiative

Colorful Gaming Dice
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
Saturday, April 21 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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Bricks 4 Kidz Preschool Workshop

Bricks 4 Kidz Preschool Workshop

Colorful Plastic Bricks
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Monday, April 23 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 3-5: Bricks 4 Kidz is learning, building, and playing. Enjoy storytime and a new building activity each week.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Intro to Video Editing in Adobe Premiere Elements
5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
 
 
Money Smart Week: Using Excel to Manage Money

Money Smart Week: Using Excel to Manage Money

Illustration of Laptop with Financial Information
Main Library
Haute Create
Thursday, April 26 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Master your personal finances during Money Smart Week.  View real examples of how others use Excel to manage money and practice creating your own budgeting tool.   You will even find out about other technology-based options to help with your budget.  Learn more about Money Smart Week at moneysmartweek.org.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Watch This! The Greatest Showman

Watch This! The Greatest Showman

Poster: The Greatest Showman
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
Thursday, April 26 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Inspired by the imagination of P.T. Barnum, the movie celebrates the birth of show business & tells of a visionary who rose from nothing to create a spectacle that became a worldwide sensation. Refreshments will be served.
6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
 
 
3rd Annual Fandom Prom

3rd Annual Fandom Prom

Bokeh Against Brown Background
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B, C & D
Friday, April 27 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Ages 12- 18:  Are you a Jedi, a Whovian or something else entirely?  Break out your best fandom-inspired costume and celebrate as your favorite character at the 3rd Annual Fandom Prom.  Dance the night away with your friends or hit up the game room for tabletop and card gaming.  Cosplay is encouraged, but please leave your realistic weapons at home.  Prizes will be awarded for Scariest, Funniest, Best Duo/Group and Best Individual Costumes.  Pick up begins promptly at 8:30pm.  Please register all participants separately.
6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B, C & D
 
 
 
Terre Haute Songwriters' Circle

Terre Haute Songwriters' Circle

Main Library
VCPL Conference Room
Sunday, April 29 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
If you write songs and want to meet other songwriters this event is for you. The purpose is to improve our songwriting by sharing our songs and receiving feedback. Adults from Terre Haute and surrounding areas are welcome. Bring one song (CD, computer, phone, or acoustic instrument) and 10 lyric sheets. Be ready to listen, encourage, and grow. Contact Tracy@TracyRichardsonMusic.com
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Main Library
VCPL Conference Room
 
 
 
 
Día Festival of Nations

Día Festival of Nations

Multicultural Children with Globe
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Sunday, April 29 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
All ages: Travel around the world with Dia Festival of Nations, a national celebration to promote literacy in all cultures.  Have your passport stamped as you journey from booth to booth and learn about the arts and crafts, traditions and cultures of other countries.
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
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Bricks 4 Kidz Preschool Workshop

Bricks 4 Kidz Preschool Workshop

Colorful Plastic Bricks
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Monday, April 30 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 3-5: Bricks 4 Kidz is learning, building, and playing. Enjoy storytime and a new building activity each week.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room