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Family Place Parent/Child Workshop

Family Place Parent/Child Workshop

Illustration of Girl with Car and Toy Blocks
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
Wednesday, August 1 10:00 am to 11:15 am
It's play time at the Vigo County Public Library! Join us for a 75 minute play-based program that gives parents and caregivers the opportunity to spend time with their infants and toddlers in a group setting. Librarians and community resource professionals will be available for questions and consultations during the program.
10:00 am to 11:15 am Meeting Rooms A, B & C
 
 
Positive Link HIV Testing

Positive Link HIV Testing

Red Ribbon on Red Background
Main Library
Meeting Room A
Thursday, August 2 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 finger prick and results are delivered in one minute.
11:00 am to 1:00 pm Meeting Room A
 
 
Bingo Bunch

Bingo Bunch

Senior Woman with Pen and Bingo Ball
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
Thursday, August 2 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm
Enjoy 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 Meeting Rooms A & B
 
 
Watch This! West Ferdinand

Watch This! West Ferdinand

Poster: Ferdinand
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
Friday, August 3 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Ferdinand is a young bull who escapes from a training camp in rural Spain after his father never returns from a showdown with a matador. Adopted by a girl who lives on a farm, Ferdinand's peaceful existence comes crashing down when the authorities return him to his former captors. With help from a wisecracking goat and three hedgehogs, the giant but gentle bovine must find a way to break free before he squares off against El Primero, the famous bullfighter who never loses.
3:00 pm to 5:00 pm West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
 
 
First Friday: Cat Take Over

First Friday: Cat Take Over

Illustration of Multi-Colored Cats
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
Friday, August 3 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Fight the dog days of summer with the cat takeover at the Library. Pete the Cat, Bad Kitty and the Cat in the Hat are taking over the festivities with cat crafts, games and snacks. One of the famous kitties might even make an appearance.
4:00 pm to 6:00 pm Lifelong Learning Center
 
 
Friends of the Library Monthly Book Sale

Friends of the Library Monthly Book Sale

Books in Red Basket
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
Saturday, August 4 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 Meeting Rooms A, B & C
 
 
 
 
Wabash Valley Coder Dojo
10:00 am to 12:00 pm Haute Create
 
 
 
Advanced 3D Printing

Advanced 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing Orange Wavy Shape
Main Library
Haute Create
Saturday, August 4 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Ages 12 & Up: Take your 3D printing to the next level at this demonstration of the new Raise 3D N2 with its dual extrusion, large heated build plate and the ability to use different types of filament including metallic and wood composites. Intro to 3D Printing class must be taken prior to this class.
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm Haute Create
 
 
 
Kid's Opening: Curious George's Story

Kid's Opening: Curious George's Story

Cover: The Journey that Saved Curious George
Community Locations
Swope Art Museum
Saturday, August 4 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Meet Curious George at the kids' opening of "The True Wartime Escape: Margaret and H.A. Rey's Journey from France" a new exhibit at the Swope Art Museum in partnership with the CANDLES Holocaust Museum and Education Center. Enjoy a storytime, activities, snacks and take a photo with Curious George himself. 
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm Swope Art Museum
 
 
 
Kid's Opening: Curious George's Story

Kid's Opening: Curious George's Story

Community Locations
Swope Art Museum
Saturday, August 4 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Meet Curious George at the kids' opening of "The True Wartime Escape: Margaret and H.A. Rey's Journey from France" a new exhibit at the Swope Art Museum in partnership with the CANDLES Holocaust Museum and Education Center. Enjoy a storytime, activities, snacks and take a photo with Curious George himself.
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm Swope Art Museum
 
 
Friends of the Library Monthly Book Sale

Friends of the Library Monthly Book Sale

Books in Red Basket
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
Sunday, August 5 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 Meeting Rooms A, B & C
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Monday, August 6 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 safelyNote: Customers must complete this 3D printer certification before they can use the 3D printer independently.
10:00 am to 11:00 am Haute Create
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Monday, August 6 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 safelyNote: Customers must complete this 3D printer certification before they can use the 3D printer independently.
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm Haute Create
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Monday, August 6 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 safelyNote: Customers must complete this 3D printer certification before they can use the 3D printer independently.
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm Haute Create
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Monday, August 6 4:00 pm to 5:00 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 safelyNote: Customers must complete this 3D printer certification before they can use the 3D printer independently.
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm Haute Create
 
 
Armchair Travels

Armchair Travels

Main Library
Meeting Room C
Tuesday, August 7 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Explore the world at VCPL!  This month, we will explore Austria, a country with a rich and beautiful history.
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm Meeting Room C
 
 
 
Sphero SPRK+ for Beginners
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm Haute Create
 
 
Family Place Parent/Child Workshop

Family Place Parent/Child Workshop

Illustration of Girl with Car and Toy Blocks
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
Wednesday, August 8 10:00 am to 11:15 am
It's play time at the Vigo County Public Library! Join us for a 75 minute play-based program that gives parents and caregivers the opportunity to spend time with their infants and toddlers in a group setting. Librarians and community resource professionals will be available for questions and consultations during the program.
10:00 am to 11:15 am Meeting Rooms A, B & C
 
 
VCPL Afternoon Book Club

VCPL Afternoon Book Club

Cover: Elizabeth Is Missing by Emma Healey
Main Library
Collaborative Space 6
Wednesday, August 8 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
In Emma Healey's Elizabeth is Missing, Maud, an elderly woman descending into dementia, embarks on a desperate quest to find the best friend she believes has disappeared, and her search for the truth will go back decades and have shattering consequences.  This sophisticated and psychological mystery is also a heartbreaking meditation on memory, identity and aging.
1:30 pm to 2:30 pm Collaborative Space 6
 
 
Watch This! A Quiet Place

Watch This! A Quiet Place

Poster: A Quiet Place
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
Wednesday, August 8 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
A family struggles to live in a post-apocalyptic world surrounded by deadly creatures that hunt by sound. How will they be able to survive when even the slightest noise could bring death?
6:00 pm to 8:30 pm Meeting Rooms A, B & C
 
 
Bingo Bunch

Bingo Bunch

Senior Woman with Pen and Bingo Ball
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
Thursday, August 9 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm
Enjoy 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 Meeting Rooms A & B
 
 
Family Fun Night

Family Fun Night

Young Girl Reading
Community Locations
Honey Creek Mall
Thursday, August 9 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Who is your favorite book character? Explore famous children's book characters like Harry Potter, Curious George and the Very Hungry Caterpillar through games, art projects and puzzles. 
5:30 pm to 7:00 pm Honey Creek Mall
 
 
Teen Advisory Board

Teen Advisory Board

Main Library
Collaborative Space 6
Thursday, August 9 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 Collaborative Space 6
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Saturday, August 11 9:00 am to 10:00 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 safelyNote: Customers must complete this 3D printer certification before they can use the 3D printer independently.
9:00 am to 10:00 am Haute Create
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Saturday, August 11 11:00 am to 12:00 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 safelyNote: Customers must complete this 3D printer certification before they can use the 3D printer independently.
11:00 am to 12:00 pm Haute Create
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Saturday, August 11 1:00 pm to 2:00 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 safelyNote: Customers must complete this 3D printer certification before they can use the 3D printer independently.
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm Haute Create
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Saturday, August 11 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 safelyNote: Customers must complete this 3D printer certification before they can use the 3D printer independently.
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm Haute Create
 
 
Beginning Photoshop
5:00 pm to 6:00 pm West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
Craft & Chat

Craft & Chat

Various Craft Supplies
Main Library
Meeting Room D
Tuesday, August 14 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Make a personal pencil case and caddy for your own use or to give as a back to school gift.
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm Meeting Room D
 
 
 
Sphero SPRK+ Advanced
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm Haute Create
 
 
Family Place Parent/Child Workshop

Family Place Parent/Child Workshop

Illustration of Girl with Car and Toy Blocks
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
Wednesday, August 15 10:00 am to 11:15 am
It's play time at the Vigo County Public Library! Join us for a 75 minute play-based program that gives parents and caregivers the opportunity to spend time with their infants and toddlers in a group setting. Librarians and community resource professionals will be available for questions and consultations during the program.
10:00 am to 11:15 am Meeting Rooms A, B & C
 
 
Traveling Tech Station

Traveling Tech Station

Electronic Devices on Wait Tray
Main Library
VCPL Lobby
Thursday, August 16 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Drop by with your tablet to learn how to borrow ebooks, movies, music and more or to get answers to other basic tech questions.  Staff cannot do repairs.
10:00 am to 12:00 pm VCPL Lobby
 
 
Bingo Bunch

Bingo Bunch

Senior Woman with Pen and Bingo Ball
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
Thursday, August 16 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm
Enjoy 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 Meeting Rooms A & B
 
 
Women of WWII: On the Front Lines & the Home Front

Women of WWII: On the Front Lines & the Home Front

African American Women Working at a Factory During World War II
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
Saturday, August 18 10:00 am to 11:00 am
During World War II, American women took on many new roles, both in the military and as civilians. Beyond Rosie the Riveter and the Atomic Girls, women made incredible contributions to the war effort. One of the civilian avenues was through the American Red Cross Clubmobile program, which was essentially a mobile club for the troops. Learn more about the Clubmobile program and all the ways in which American women helped win the war!
10:00 am to 11:00 am Lifelong Learning Center
 
 
 
 
Community Gaming Initiative

Community Gaming Initiative

Colorful Gaming Dice
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
Saturday, August 18 12:30 pm to 4:30 pm
All ages: Calling all gamers.  Interested in tabletop, role playing or card gaming?  Explore new games, play old favorites and challenge new people.
12:30 pm to 4:30 pm Lifelong Learning Center
 
 
Experience Virtual Reality

Experience Virtual Reality

Woman Wearing VR Headset
Main Library
Haute Create
Saturday, August 18 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Ages 12 and Up: Test drive the HTC Vive virtual reality headset by immersing yourself in a 3D environment. Play a game or visit a faraway destination. 
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm Haute Create
 
 
Traveling Tech Station

Traveling Tech Station

Electronic Devices on Wait Tray
West Branch
Monday, August 20 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Drop by with your tablet to learn how to borrow ebooks, movies, music and more or to get answers to other basic tech questions.  Staff cannot do repairs.
West Branch
 
 
Vigo County Public Library Board Meeting
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm Meeting Rooms B & C