April 2017

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Friends of the Library Book Sale

Friends of the Library Book Sale

Books in Red Basket
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
Saturday, April 1 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, April 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
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
 
Wabash Valley Coder Dojo
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Friends of the Library Book Sale

Friends of the Library Book Sale

Books in Red Basket
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
Sunday, April 2 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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Using the Mouse & Keyboard
10:00 am to 11:30 am
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Poetry Panel

Poetry Panel

Vintage Hand Holding Quill
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Monday, April 3 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
National Poetry Month springs each April.  Local writers Zann Carter, Taylor Rickett, Amy Ash, and Matthew Brennan will do individual readings and a short Q&A session will follow. Refreshments will be served
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Room C
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

Main Library
Haute Create
Monday, April 3 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
 
 
Explore Anime

Explore Anime

Anime Couple
Main Library
Haute Create
Tuesday, April 4 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Explore Anime Debut Studio which is the ideal solution for first-time animators, hobbyists and digital artists. Design your own ready-to-animate characters in minutes.
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Basic Computing
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Positive Link HIV Testing

Positive Link HIV Testing

Red Ribbon on Red Background
Main Library
Meeting Room A
Wednesday, April 5 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Positive Link is provides comprehensive prevention and free testing to those impacted by HIV in south central Indiana. They provide of 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
 
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Wednesday, April 5 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, April 5 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
 
 
 
Strengthening Familes

Strengthening Familes

Illustrated Head Shots of Teenagers and Young Adults
Main Library
Meeting Room B
Wednesday, April 5 5:00 pm to 7:30 pm
This evidence-based program works to prevent teen substance abuse, strengthen communication skills between families, increases academic success, and prevent violent and aggressive behavior at home and at school by bringing teens and parents together. Call 812-462-3371 to register.
5:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Main Library
Meeting Room B
 
 
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, April 6 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, April 6 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
 
 
Traveling Tech Station

Traveling Tech Station

Electronic Devices on Wait Tray
Main Library
VCPL Lobby
Thursday, April 6 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
 
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Thursday, April 6 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
 
 
First Friday: Spring Into Downtown

First Friday: Spring Into Downtown

Colorful Spring Flowers
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
Friday, April 7 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Flowers are blooming, the birds are chirping and the days are getting longer. Kick off the changing seasons with games, snacks, and art projects inspired by spring.
5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
 
 
Crackerbarrel Session

Crackerbarrel Session

Indiana State Flag
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
Saturday, April 8 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
 
 
 
 
VCPL Geocaching Club

VCPL Geocaching Club

Compass on Smartphone Screen Locating Geocache
Main Library, Community Locations
Youth Services Program Room
Hawthorn Park
Saturday, April 8 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Ready to get outside this spring? The Geocaching Club is a great chance to do just that, as geocachers will log as many finds as possible over this six month period and will then be eligible to win prizes for specific, completed tasks at program's end.
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Main Library, Community Locations
Youth Services Program Room, Hawthorn Park
 
 
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Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Monday, April 10 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
 
 
Create Club

Create Club

Chalk Drawing of Art Supplies
Main Library
VCPL Teen Space
Monday, April 10 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, April 10 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
 
 
Craft & Chat

Craft & Chat

Pinwheel Flowers
Main Library
Meeting Room D
Tuesday, April 11 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
 
 
Beginning Photoshop
5:00 pm to 6:30 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
 
State of the City with Mayor Duke Bennett
11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Main Library
VCPL Lobby
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Wednesday, April 12 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

VCPL Book Club

Cover: The Little Paris Bookshop by George
Main Library
Collaborative Space 6
Wednesday, April 12 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
Great books, great discussions.  This month we will consider how the "setting" influences the plot of The Little Paris Bookshop by Nina George.
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 12 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
 
 
Strengthening Familes

Strengthening Familes

Illustrated Head Shots of Teenagers and Young Adults
Main Library
VCPL Conference Room
Wednesday, April 12 5:00 pm to 7:30 pm
This evidence-based program works to prevent teen substance abuse, strengthen communication skills between families, increases academic success, and prevent violent and aggressive behavior at home and at school by bringing teens and parents together. Call 812-462-3371 to register.
5:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Main Library
VCPL Conference Room
 
 
Watch This! Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Watch This! Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Poster: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
Wednesday, April 12 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
The year is 1926 and Newt Scamander has just completed a global excursion to find and document an extraordinary array of magical creatures. Arriving in New York for a brief stopover, he might have come and gone without incident...were it not for a No-Maj (American for Muggle) named Jacob, a misplaced magical case, and the escape of some of Newt's fantastic beasts, which could spell trouble for both the wizarding and No-Maj worlds.Rated PG-13 for some fantasy action violence.Runtime: 133 minutes.Refreshments will be served.
6:00 pm to 8:30 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, April 12 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
 
 
Introduction to the Internet
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Teen Advisory Board

Teen Advisory Board

Main Library
Collaborative Space 6
Thursday, April 13 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
 
 
National Library Week Party

National Library Week Party

Colorful Balloons
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
Friday, April 14 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Enjoy food, games, and entertainment! When you register for a library card, you will receive a complimentary library tote bag. If you already have a card, bring a friend to earn a bag with their registration.
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
 
 
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, April 15 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 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
Wednesday, April 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
 
 
 
Strengthening Familes

Strengthening Familes

Illustrated Head Shots of Teenagers and Young Adults
Main Library
Meeting Room B
Wednesday, April 19 5:00 pm to 7:30 pm
This evidence-based program works to prevent teen substance abuse, strengthen communication skills between families, increases academic success, and prevent violent and aggressive behavior at home and at school by bringing teens and parents together. Call 812-462-3371 to register.
5:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Main Library
Meeting Room B
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Wednesday, April 19 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
 
 
Beginning Photoshop
10:00 am to 11:30 am
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
The Loving, Lonely Struggles of an Autism Mom

The Loving, Lonely Struggles of an Autism Mom

Autism Puzzle Piece Ribbon
Main Library
Meeting Room B
Thursday, April 20 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Author of "Two Brothers, One Journey" Angela Conrad will share her personal stories, triumphs and challenges of raising two sons diagnosed with Autism in an insensitive world.
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Main Library
Meeting Room B
 
 
Novel Conversations

Novel Conversations

Cover: Map to the Stars by Matejka
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
Thursday, April 20 7:30 pm to 8:45 pm
Arts Illiana presents poet Adrian Matejka winner of the Julia Peterkin Award, a Pushcart Prize, and fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, and the Lannan Foundation. This presentation is possible through Indiana Humanities "Novel Conversations" speakers program and is sponsored by The Glick Fund.
7:30 pm to 8:45 pm
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
 
 
Sensory Storytime

Sensory Storytime

Boy and Girl Holding Up Symbols for Taste and Touch
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A & C
Friday, April 21 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Sensory storytime is geared towards children with Autism or Sensory Integration Disorders and combines books, songs, movement, and therapeutic activities to stimulate all five senses and promote learning. Please call 812-235-2121 to register. 
5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A & C
 
 
Art Hacks

Art Hacks

Abstract Painting
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
Saturday, April 22 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
We will be trying our hand at 'drip art'.  Learn about the master's of this form of art and see how you can make your own.
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
 
 
 
reTHink Art From Waste Reception
1:00 pm to 3:00 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, April 24 10:00 am to 12:00 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.
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Main Library
VCPL Lobby
 
 
Special meeting of the Vigo County Public Library Board of Trustees
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Main Library
Meeting Room D
 
 
 
Money Smart Week: Using Excel to Manage Money
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
 
Strengthening Familes

Strengthening Familes

Illustrated Head Shots of Teenagers and Young Adults
Main Library
Meeting Room D
Wednesday, April 26 5:00 pm to 7:30 pm
This evidence-based program works to prevent teen substance abuse, strengthen communication skills between families, increases academic success, and prevent violent and aggressive behavior at home and at school by bringing teens and parents together. Call 812-462-3371 to register.
5:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Main Library
Meeting Room D
 
 
 
 
The Living Roots of Music with Lauren Pelon

The Living Roots of Music with Lauren Pelon

Lauren Pelon Performing
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
Wednesday, April 26 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Music has affected the lives of people all over the world from ancient times to modern day. Lauren Pelon traces the story of music while performing songs from around the world on instruments, such as archlute, lute-guitar, lyre, pennywhistles, and many others. 
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
 
 
Beginning Photoshop
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Watch This! Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Watch This! Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Poster: Rogue One
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
Thursday, April 27 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
All looks lost for the Rebellion against the Empire as they learn of the existence of a new super weapon, the Death Star. Once a possible weakness in its construction is uncovered, the Rebel Alliance must set out on a desperate mission to steal the plans for the Death Star. The future of the entire galaxy now rests upon its success.Rated PG-13 for extended sequences of sci-fi violence and actionRuntime: 133 minutes.Refreshments will be served.
6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
 
 
Where Does Your Money Go?

Where Does Your Money Go?

Computer, Calculator and Smart Phone
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
Thursday, April 27 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Where Does Your Money Go is an educational program hosted by Purdue Extension designed to help consumers better understand how they spend their money. Engage in hands-on activities and complete money-management worksheets that will help you to understand how to achieve financial stability.
7:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
 
 
2nd Annual Fandom Prom

2nd Annual Fandom Prom

Gold Streaks on Black
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B, C & D
Friday, April 28 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Show off your fandom at the 2nd Annual Fandom Prom. Dance the night away or hit up the game room. Cosplay is encouraged, but please leave your realistic weapons at home. Pick up begins promptly at 8:30 pm. Please register all participants separately.
6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B, C & D
 
 
 
 
Día Festival of Nations

Día Festival of Nations

Illustration of Children with Globe
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Sunday, April 30 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Día Festival of Nations is back! Held nationally in libraries across the nation Día is a celebration that promotes literacy in all cultures. At VCPL, children will have an opportunity to have their passports stamped as they travel to booths in which countries around the world are represented.
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room