March 2020

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First Friday: Ready, Set, Action!

First Friday: Ready, Set, Action!

Boy Playing with Puppets
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Friday, March 6 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

All Ages: Be inspired by Thornton Wilder's three-act play Our Town and show off your theater skills. Direct your own puppet show or wear costumes for an imaginative night of playing pretend while munching on theater snacks at this
drop-in event.


4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
Sew, you need a machine....

Sew, you need a machine....

Foot of a Sewing Machine with Blue Fabric
Main Library
Haute Create
Saturday, March 7 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Overflowing mending pile? Beginner sewing skills? Sewing
machines will be set up in Haute Create for you to mend,
repair, or alter your clean items. Staff will be available for
questions or to teach you how to use a sewing machine.


10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
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Explore Beyond the Classroom

Explore Beyond the Classroom

Two Girls with Safety Glasses Looking at Beakers
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Tuesday, March 10 10:00 am to 11:00 am

In this family-oriented program for all ages, families will explore, create and have fun learning about science, art, history and other subjects. Free-play will also be available for younger children.

10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Teen Advisory Board

Teen Advisory Board

Teenagers Taking a Group Selfie
Main Library
Collaborative Space 6
Wednesday, March 11 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Ages 12-19: Make your voice heard at the Teen Advisory Board. VCPL's Teen Advisory Board (TAB) plans and implements teen programs and clubs, promotes teen events, keeps staff up-to-date on the latest trends, assists with special projects, and models volunteer behavior for non-TAB members.

6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Main Library
Collaborative Space 6
 
 
 
 
 
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CANCELLED Read to Rover

CANCELLED Read to Rover

Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Saturday, March 21 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

All Ages: Therapy dogs from Love on a Leash will provide a relaxed, welcoming atmosphere in which kids of any reading level can practice their reading skills. Bring your favorite reading material or choose from books and magazines that will be provided by the Library. To reserve a time slot at the Main Library, call 812.232.1113, ext 4242.

10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
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CANCELLED: Dive into RPGs: Running the Game

CANCELLED: Dive into RPGs: Running the Game

Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Tuesday, March 24 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Ages 12-19: Interested in playing
tabletop role-playing games, but don't
know where to start? Learn how to
run your own game. We'll cover how
to develop your own campaigns, build
challenging encounters, and create
a character with the Genesys RPG
system. After learning the basics, you
will have time to start developing
your own campaign.

4:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
CANCELLED: NEA Big Read Film: Teen Movie Night

CANCELLED: NEA Big Read Film: Teen Movie Night

Main Library
Wednesday, March 25 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Ages 12-19: Ferris Bueller has an uncanny skill for cutting classes, so when he wants a day off, he comes up with the perfect plan for one last hurrah before graduation. With the help of his best friend Cameron and his girlfriend Sloane, Ferris ditches the monotony of high school to explore Chicago and shows his friends how to find the joy in life because, as he tells the audience, "[it] moves pretty fast; if you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it." Rated PG-13. 103 minutes.

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Main Library
 
 
 
 
 
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CANCELLED: Dive into RPGs: Creating Interesting Heroes

CANCELLED: Dive into RPGs: Creating Interesting Heroes

Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Tuesday, March 31 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Ages 12-19: Captain Marvel. Lando Calrissian.
Hermione Granger. The types of heroes are endless,
but what makes a hero interesting? Review the
common heroic archetypes, learn how to avoid
clichés, and more. You'll even have time to make a
character from scratch in a world of your choosing.

4:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room