December 2016

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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
Meeting Room C
Thursday, December 1
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
Meeting Room C
 
 
Traveling Tech Station

Traveling Tech Station

Electronic Devices on Wait Tray
Main Library
VCPL Lobby
Thursday, December 1
11:00 am to 1:00 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.
11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Main Library
VCPL Lobby
 
 
 
Real! Live! Reindeer!

Real! Live! Reindeer!

Reindeer, Rabbit and Birds in Winter Forest
Main Library
VCPL Lobby
Friday, December 2
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Join us for our First Friday celebration, a visit from a real live reindeer and his arctic friends! We will be offering this program at two separate times- 10:00am & 4:00pm. Get your picture taken with one of the icons of the season. Bring your camera and dress warmly as the picture taking portion of the program will be outside.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
VCPL Lobby
 
 
 
Real! Live! Reindeer!

Real! Live! Reindeer!

Reindeer, Rabbit and Birds in Winter Forest
Main Library
VCPL Lobby
Friday, December 2
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Join us for our First Friday celebration, a visit from a real live reindeer and his arctic friends! We will be offering this program at two separate times- 10:00am & 4:00pm. Get your picture taken with one of the icons of the season. Bring your camera and dress warmly as the picture taking portion of the program will be outside.
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Main Library
VCPL Lobby
 
 
Friends of the Library Holiday Book Sale

Friends of the Library Holiday Book Sale

Gold Bells with Bow, Evergreen and Pine Cone
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B, C & D
Friday, December 2
6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
This is one of our largest sales of the year!  Thousands of books at an average price of just $1!  Movies, Music, and more!  This evening sale is for Friends members only.  Not a member?  Join at the Library or online at http://www.friendsofthevigolibrary.org/join/.  Individual memberships are just $5!
6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B, C & D
 
 
Friends of the Library Holiday Book Sale

Friends of the Library Holiday Book Sale

Gold Bells with Bow, Evergreen and Pine Cone
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B, C & D
Saturday, December 3
9:00 am to 3:00 pm
This is one of our largest sales of the year!  Thousands of books at 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 & D
 
 
Author Accolades

Author Accolades

Main Library
VCPL Lobby
Saturday, December 3
9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Darrell Case Hands of the FatherHe is ten years old.  His mother is dead; his father is a serial killer.  He is an unwilling accomplice to murder.  Michael Lunsford The Off Season; A Place Near Home; A Windy Hill Almanac; The Bridge That Carries You OverParke County author Mike Lunsford writes a human interest column for the Terre Haute Tribune-Star.  His first book, The Off Season, is now available in a new revised 2nd edition. Susan Rozgony Lucky Linden: The Ride of My LifeTravel with Linden, an Airedale, as she searches for her forever home, and the reader learns about responsible pet ownership.Come meet the authors, purchase their books and have your copies personalized!
9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Main Library
VCPL Lobby
 
 
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, December 3
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
 
 
Author Accolades

Author Accolades

Main Library
VCPL Lobby
Sunday, December 4
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Susan Rozgony Lucky Linden: The Ride of My LifeTravel with Linden, an Airedale, as she searches for her forever home, and the readers learns about responsible pet ownership.Come meet the author, purchase her book and have your copy personalized!
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Main Library
VCPL Lobby
 
 
Friends of the Library Holiday Book Sale

Friends of the Library Holiday Book Sale

Gold Bells with Bow, Evergreen and Pine Cone
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B, C & D
Sunday, December 4
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
This is one of our largest sales of the year!  Thousands of books at 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 & D
 
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Friends of the Library Holiday Book Sale
9:00 am to 2:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B, C & D
 
 
 
Hour of Code - Star Wars

Hour of Code - Star Wars

Computer Screen with Code
Main Library
Haute Create
Monday, December 5
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Learn to program droids, and create your own Star Wars game in a galaxy far, far away.The Hour of Code takes place each year during Computer Science Education Week.  It is designed to demystify "code" and to show that anybody can learn the basics.
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Hour of Code - Kodable

Hour of Code - Kodable

Computer Screen with Code
Main Library
Haute Create
Tuesday, December 6
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Kodable is a self-guided game that introduces kids 5+ to programming basics.The Hour of Code takes place each year during Computer Science Education Week.  It is designed to demystify "code" and to show that anybody can learn the basics.
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Create with Pure GRACE Soap

Create with Pure GRACE Soap

Illustration of Bottles with Colorful Liquids and Flowers
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Tuesday, December 6
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Make bath salts and sugar scrubs with Pure GRACE Soap, a company created by a mother and daughter duo from Terre Haute. Create unique products that you can give as gifts or keep for yourself.
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Watch This! Four Christmases

Watch This! Four Christmases

Poster: Four Christmases
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
Tuesday, December 6
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
When their plans for an exotic vacation fall apart, unmarried couple Brad and Kate must spend Christmas Day trudging around to a quartet of family get-togethers. While Brad counts the hours till he can escape the onslaught of crazy relatives, Kate begins to wonder about her own choices and ponders whether her family members are so crazy after all.88 minutes.Rated PG-13 for some sexual humor and language.
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
 
 
Hour of Code - The Foos

Hour of Code - The Foos

Computer Screen with Code
Main Library
Haute Create
Wednesday, December 7
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Practice your early coding skills in a creative way. Program lovable Foos to solve puzzles. Then enter Foo Studio to make and share games. Everyone everywhere can learn to code with The Foos award-winning "no words" interface. Specifically designed for kids ages 4-6 and their caregivers.The Hour of Code takes place each year during Computer Science Education Week.  It is designed to demystify "code" and to show that anybody can learn the basics.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Hour of Code - Food Frenzy

Hour of Code - Food Frenzy

Computer Screen with Code
Main Library
Haute Create
Thursday, December 8
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Build a 2 player 2D top-down game with JavaScript in 10 short tasks. Learn to code in a relaxed environment.The Hour of Code takes place each year during Computer Science Education Week.  It is designed to demystify "code" and to show that anybody can learn the basics.
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Teen Advisory Board

Teen Advisory Board

Main Library
VCPL Conference Room
Thursday, December 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
Main Library
VCPL Conference Room
 
 
 
Winter Crafts
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Room C
 
 
 
Indiana's Birthday Party

Indiana's Birthday Party

State of Indiana with Gold and Blue Stars
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Sunday, December 11
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Happy 200th Birthday, Indiana! Drop in to celebrate Indiana's Bicentennial with card making, party games, and cake.
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
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Traveling Tech Station

Traveling Tech Station

Electronic Devices on Wait Tray
Main Library
VCPL Lobby
Monday, December 12
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
 
 
Doctor Who Trivia

Doctor Who Trivia

Blue British Police Box on Star Field
Main Library
VCPL Teen Space
Monday, December 12
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Grades 6-12: Find out who the biggest Whovian is!  Compete in teams of up to four to answer questions about the universe and characters of the popular television show.
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Main Library
VCPL Teen Space
 
 
Craft & Chat - Winter Crafts

Craft & Chat - Winter Crafts

Tree in Snow
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Tuesday, December 13
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Adult craft program celebrating the season by making several Winter Crafts with us. 
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Main Library
Meeting Room C
 
 
 
Teens Create with Pure GRACE Soap

Teens Create with Pure GRACE Soap

Various Bath Products with Flowers
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Tuesday, December 13
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Make bath products with Pure GRACE Soap, a company created by a mother and daughter duo from Terre Haute. Create unique products that you can give as gifts or keep for yourself.
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Main Library
Meeting Room C
 
 
VCPL Afternoon Book Club

VCPL Afternoon Book Club

Main Library
Collaborative Space 6
Wednesday, December 14
1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
"The Christmas Train" by David BaldacciJoin a lively discussion over a wide array of genres, and styles. If you have never been in a book club before, we welcome you to the discussion.
1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
Main Library
Collaborative Space 6
 
 
 
 
Author Accolades

Author Accolades

Main Library
VCPL Lobby
Saturday, December 17
9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Glimpses and Shotgun Preacher by Thomas G. Morgan"Due to his spiritual intensity, Morgan has become the kind of writer you think about long after you finish his books"-Mindstir Media Press ReleaseCome to the VCPL to meet Mr. Morgan, purchase his books, and have your copies personalized!
9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Main Library
VCPL Lobby
 
 
 
Community Gaming Initiative

Community Gaming Initiative

Brightly Colored Gaming Dice
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
Saturday, December 17
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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Vigo County Public Library Board Meeting
5:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms B & C
 
 
 
Game Night: Family Games

Game Night: Family Games

Cover: Dixit
Main Library
VCPL Teen Space
Wednesday, December 21
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Grades 6-12: Get in the mood for the holidays by playing a selection of family oriented board games.  Some of the games featured will be Apples to Apples, Dixit, and Last Word. 
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Main Library
VCPL Teen Space
 
 
Watch This! Suicide Squad

Watch This! Suicide Squad

Poster: Suicide Squad
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
Thursday, December 22
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
In this "super-antihero" movie, a team of incarcerated villains, including Deadshot, Harley Quinn, El Diablo, Killer Croc, Enchantress, and Captain Boomerang, are recruited by the government for a dangerous mission in exchange for reduced sentences.Rated PG - 13 for sequences of violence and action throughout, disturbing behavior, suggestive content and language130 minutes.  Refreshments will be served.
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
 
 
 
 
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Watch This Double Feature: Finding Nemo & Finding Dory
2:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C