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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
 
 
Bingo Bunch

Bingo Bunch

West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Thursday, February 1 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm
Bingo Bunch meets weekly at the West Branch Library.  Enjoy light refreshments as you play traditional and non-traditional Bingo.  Prizes will be offered to the first to call out, "Bingo!"  All levels of experience welcome.  Bingo cards and number markers will be provided.
12:30 pm to 2:00 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
Ready to Read Storytime

Ready to Read Storytime

West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Friday, February 2 10:30 am to 11:30 am
Ages 0-5: Enjoy 30 minutes of interactive storytime from 10:30am to 11:00am.  There will be 30 minutes of free play offered from 11:00am to 11:30am.
10:30 am to 11:30 am
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
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
 
 
 
 
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, 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
 
 
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
 
 
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
 
 
Traveling Tech Station

Traveling Tech Station

Electronic Devices on Wait Tray
West Branch
Tuesday, February 6 10:00 am to 12:00 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.
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
West Branch
 
 
 
Watch This West! The Book of Life

Watch This West! The Book of Life

Poster: The Book of Life
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
Tuesday, February 6 3:45 pm to 5:45 pm
In the Mexican town of San Angel, Manolo, Maria and Joaquin have been friends ever since childhood. Although their lives have taken different paths, one thing remains the same: Manolo and Joaquin both want to marry Maria. Little does the trio know that battling husband-and-wife deities have made a high-stakes wager on the love triangle's outcome.
3:45 pm to 5:45 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
 
 
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
 
 
Bingo Bunch

Bingo Bunch

West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Thursday, February 8 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm
Bingo Bunch meets weekly at the West Branch Library.  Enjoy light refreshments as you play traditional and non-traditional Bingo.  Prizes will be offered to the first to call out, "Bingo!"  All levels of experience welcome.  Bingo cards and number markers will be provided.
12:30 pm to 2:00 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
Family Fun Night at the Honey Creek Mall

Family Fun Night at the Honey Creek Mall

Red Fox in Snow
Community Locations
Honey Creek Mall
Thursday, February 8 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Winter is a great time to look for signs of wildlife. Explore tracks, create artwork, and explore local wildlife with library staff and the Vigo County Parks and Recreation Department.
5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Community Locations
Honey Creek Mall
 
 
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
 
 
Ready to Read Storytime

Ready to Read Storytime

West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Friday, February 9 10:30 am to 11:30 am
Ages 0-5: Enjoy 30 minutes of interactive storytime from 10:30am to 11:00am.  There will be 30 minutes of free play offered from 11:00am to 11:30am.
10:30 am to 11:30 am
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
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
 
 
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
 
 
Email Basics

Email Basics

Finger Tapping Email Icon
West Branch
Monday, February 12 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Learn how to send, reply and forward emails as well as how to avoid spam and viruses.  Please bring your email address and password with you and be familiar with the skills in the Basic Computing classes.
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
West Branch
 
 
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
 
 
Meet a Certified Therapy Dog

Meet a Certified Therapy Dog

West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
Tuesday, February 13 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Looking for a warm fuzzy friendship in the middle of February? Hamilton Center's Cynthia Rotman will warm your heart with a visit from a certified therapy dog and explain the type of care and the responsibilities this furry friend provides.
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
 
 
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
 
 
Bingo Bunch

Bingo Bunch

West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Thursday, February 15 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm
Bingo Bunch meets weekly at the West Branch Library.  Enjoy light refreshments as you play traditional and non-traditional Bingo.  Prizes will be offered to the first to call out, "Bingo!"  All levels of experience welcome.  Bingo cards and number markers will be provided.
12:30 pm to 2:00 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
Book Chat

Book Chat

Cover: Emma by Jane Austen
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room A
Thursday, February 15 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Emma Woodhouse is young, headstrong, wealthy and very much interested in love. Not being in love herself, but helping others find love.  After successfully matching her governess with a local widower, Emma sets her sights on new friend Harriet, determined to match her with the perfect man. Everything goes awry when secrets are revealed and intentions are misread - and Emma is in the middle of it all. Revisit the classic love story Emma from Jane Austen.  Book Chat is a librarian-led book club meeting on the third Thursday of the month. Meet with your fellow book lovers for an hour of discussion. Reading the book beforehand is not necessary.
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room A
 
 
 
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
 
 
 
Safe Sitter Class

Safe Sitter Class

West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Friday, February 16 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Safe Sitter® is a one-day, nationally certified course designed for children ages 11 and up. Taught in a fun and interactive format, Safe Sitter® teaches participants safe and nurturing child care techniques, behavior management skills and appropriate responses to medical emergencies. In a Safe Sitter® class, students learn through lively discussion, practice and role-play about a variety of topics, including babysitting ethics and etiquette and the business aspects of babysitting.  Free to those who register.  Pizza will be provided for lunch.
10:00 am to 5:00 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
Ready to Read Storytime

Ready to Read Storytime

West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room A
Friday, February 16 10:30 am to 11:30 am
Ages 0-5: Enjoy 30 minutes of interactive storytime from 10:30am to 11:00am.  There will be 30 minutes of free play offered from 11:00am to 11:30am.
10:30 am to 11:30 am
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room A
 
 
 
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
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
 
 
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
 
 
 
 
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
 
 
 
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