Staff Picks, New Books, & Bestseller Express

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
The Terrorist's Son
Saint Anything
cover of Avenue of Spies

Discover Upcoming Events at VCPL

Exercise your mind: DIY with Amber

Scout Patches for Botany, Geology, Entomology and Ornithology
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
Tuesday, June 28
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Learn awesome skills to become an Ornithologist, Botanist, Geologist and Entomologist during this do-it-yourself program with the Vigo County Parks and Recreation Department.  Earn a patch with each skill completion.  Patches provided by the Vigo County Parks and Recreation Department. Monday 6/27 is sign up and information day.  Activities run 6/28 through 7/1/16.

Tuesday Play

Illustration of Game Controller
Main Library
VCPL Teen Space
Tuesday, June 28
2:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Come play in the Teen Space.  Every Tuesday, a different video game will be featured, as well as a variety of board games and card games. Bring your friends and chill out.Tuesday, June 28-Wii Sports

Moovin' & Groovin'

Two Children Dancing
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
Tuesday, June 28
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Put on your dancing shoes and get ready for some fun. The Vigo County Public Library (VCPL) will feature a night of three different styles of dance. The Sparkettes, a dance team made up of young women will here to teach a hip hop dance routine. We will also feature country line dancing made up of choreographed dance moves and repeated steps.  Lastly, we will feature a children's Zumba class that will feature kid friendly routines based on original Zumba choreography.  Come join us for this Moovin' and Groovin' event! Ready, set, dance!

Preschool Storytime

Cover: The Night before the Fourth of July by Wing
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, June 29
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Join us for stories, songs, hand-on learning and art projects! This program is created with children ages 3-5 in mind.  Along with parents and caregivers, we do a half hour librarian- led story time and a half hour of free choice play. Registration is not required for this program. If you have questions, please call 812-232-1113 for more information. 

Free Summer Meals at West Branch

Lunchbox with Milk, Sandwich and Apple
West Branch
West Branch Kitchen
Wednesday, June 29
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.