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Discover Upcoming Events at VCPL

Pinwheels for Peace

Colorful Pinwheels in Grass
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Tuesday, June 28
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
The Community School of the Arts at Indiana State is offering a free workshop at the VCPL that celebrates ISU's sesquicentennial and creates awareness of International Peace Day. The workshop, on June 28, 10 am-12 pm, invites participants to create pinwheels that will form a larger, public installation in early fall, 2016. With the help of the community, the art project will consist of over 300 pinwheels, to be displayed at the VCPL September 21-29 with an opening reception at the Library on International Peace Day, September 21, 5-6 pm. This event is free and open to the public. Children under the age of 8 years must be accompanied by an adult. All materials are supplied. 

Mother Goose Olympics

Boy Carrying Olympic Torch
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
Tuesday, June 28
10:00 am to 11:00 am
How well do you know your nursery rhymes? Join us for Mother Goose Olympics! This program will feature a combination of nursery rhymes and physical exercise for the children as they compete in special games named after some popular nursery rhymes.

Job Seeker Open Lab

Find Job on Computer Keyboard
West Branch
Tuesday, June 28
11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Use the Open Lab time to search and apply for jobs on your own, get information on job fairs and popular job search websites, or drop-in to receive help with the following:Signing up for an email address.Learning to fill out a form.Learning to attach your resume to an application.Learning to design a Word document for your resume.

On Your Mark, Get Set, Build!

Toy Rabbit Driving Toy Dump Truck with Blocks
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
Tuesday, June 28
11:15 am to 12:00 pm
Purdue Extension is coming to the library and they arebringing blocks. Lots of blocks! Playing with blocks is not only fun it also providesunique opportunities for building positive relationships and increasing earlylearning and school readiness skills, especially in the areas of math, science,pre-reading, physical and social skills. 

Free Summer Meals at West Branch

Lunchbox with Milk, Sandwich and Apple
West Branch
West Branch Kitchen
Tuesday, June 28
12:30 pm to 1:00 pm
Free Summer Meals provided by the Vigo County School Corporation will be served at the West Branch located at 125 N. Church Street, West Terre Haute, IN 47885.There is no cost to attend.  Each year, the U.S. Department of Agriculture partners with local organizations like libraries to provide free meals to children when school is out for the summer.  Any child under age 18 may come and eat.  For further information call the West Branch of the Vigo County Public Library at 812-235-2121.