Staff Picks, New Books, & Bestseller Express

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
The Terrorist's Son
Saint Anything

Discover Upcoming Events at VCPL

Watch This! West - The Secret Life of Pets

Poster: The Secret Life of Pets
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
Thursday, December 8
3:30 pm to 5:30 pm
The quiet life of a terrier named Max is upended when his owner takes in Duke, a stray whom Max instantly dislikes.Rated PG,  Animation, Adventure, Comedy (87 minutes)Refreshments will be served.

Hour of Code - Food Frenzy

Computer Screen with Code
Main Library
Haute Create
Thursday, December 8
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Build a 2 player 2D top-down game with JavaScript in 10 short tasks. Learn to code in a relaxed environment.The Hour of Code takes place each year during Computer Science Education Week.  It is designed to demystify "code" and to show that anybody can learn the basics.

Staff Training

Staff Around a Table
Friday, December 9 (All day)
All Vigo County Public Library Locations will be closed for the staff training.

Winter Crafts

Paper Craft Evergreen Tree with Wintery Background
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Saturday, December 10
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Winter Crafts for Adults. Celebrate the season by making a selection of special craft items. 

Celebrations Around the World

Illustration of Multicultural Children in Front of Globe
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
Saturday, December 10
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Make merry this holiday season at West Branch's Celebrations Around the World. Discover different customs, traditions and rituals in an immersive environment, engaging with presenters to learn about holiday festivities from across the globe.  This is a family event for all ages.Along with this special event, the West Branch will be open to the public on Saturday, December 10, 2016 from noon - 4pm, for all regular services.  Take advantage of these special Saturday hours for computer access, picking up holds and browsing reading selections.