Staff Picks, New Books, & Bestseller Express

Accidentally on Purpose by Jill Shalvis
Cover of True Crime Addict
Cover of Food:  A Love Story
cover of God Help the Child
cover of knit stitch dictionary
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
cover of The Things We Keep
Cover: The Truth and Other Lies

Discover Upcoming Events at VCPL

Watch This! King Arthur: Legend of the Sword

Poster: King Arthur Legend of the Sword
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
Thursday, August 24 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Inspired by Arthurian legends, King Arthur: Legend of the Sword tells the story of Arthur who was robbed of his birthright and grew up the hard way in the back alleys of the city.  But once he pulls the sword from the stone, he is forced to acknowledge his true legacy- whether he likes it or not.Runtime: 126 minutesRated PG-13 for sequences of violence and action, some suggestive content and brief strong languageRefreshments will be served.

Never Too Late to Learn: Cookie Decorating

Flower Cookies and Piping Bag
Main Library
LifeLong Learning Center
Saturday, August 26 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Learn about cookie decorating and try it out yourself. Bites and Blessings will teach the basics of cookie decorating and demonstrate their techniques.  

First Friday: Adventures in the Archives

Old Photograph of Young Woman with Lace
Main Library
VCPL Special Collections
Friday, September 1 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
All ages: Explore rare materials and artifacts from the Vigo County Public Library Special Collections department, including items from Wiley High School and West Terre Haute High School, presidential letters form Harry S. Truman and Calvin Coolidge, Helen Keller's letters and signatures and World War I bond posters.  Some items have never been publicly displayed and will only be available for viewing during this event. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Mother Goose on the Loose Ages 0-5 Saturday Morning

Mother Goose with Two Gooslings
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Saturday, September 2 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.

Holiday Closing

Happy Labor Day, Stars and Stripes
Main Library, West Branch
Sunday, September 3 (All day)
All Vigo County Public Library Locations will be closed for the holiday.