Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
Main Library
Thursday, March 29 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Celebrate the Big Read program with a party honoring the diversity of the Wabash Valley.  This event will focus on our similarities as individuals and honor our differences.  Join us to enjoy food, music and activities from around the globe.
Open Book with Rainbow, Trees, a Building and Two Hot Air Balloons
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
Main Library
Saturday, March 17 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
The Indiana Reading Association, Vigo County School Corporation, and Vigo County Public Library invite you to join us for the annual Literacy Fair. Students from local schools will have literacy based projects on display for the community to enjoy.
Blue Smokey Room with Bottles
Meeting Room B
Main Library
Saturday, May 19 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Do you have what it takes to escape? Work in teams of four or less to solve puzzles and clues from the Harry Potter Universe and free yourself in thirty minutes or less. Register by calling 812.232.1115.
Young Boy and Girl Reading
Honey Creek Mall
Community Locations
Thursday, May 10 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
It's always a good time for a story. Create and illustrate your own tale, read a favorite story or even discover a new one. Celebrate National Share-a-Story month with the Vigo County Public Library.
White Outline of a Death Star on Black Background
VCPL Teen Space
Main Library
Thursday, April 19 6:00 pm to 7:15 pm
Ages 12 - 18: Whether you're a Padawan or a Sith, test your knowledge of the Star Wars universe. Trivia will cover episodes I through VIII and Rogue One.
Clabber Girl
Community Locations
Wednesday, March 21 8:00 am to 9:00 am
Celebrate women who are making history in the Wabash Valley and honor Phung Ly, local small business owner, chef and former refugee from the People's Republic of China. Mrs. Ly will discuss her and her husband's escape from China during the economic reform period and their subsequent flight from Vietnam during the Sino-Vietnamese War. A complimentary breakfast will be served.
Pink Shoe, Golf Putter and Ball on Grass
Honey Creek Mall
Community Locations
Thursday, April 12 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
All ages: Looking for some playful competition?  Try your skills this evening playing mini-golf with our amazing indoor course, designed and built by students from West Vigo High School.
CANDLES Holocaust Museum and Education Center
Community Locations
Friday, March 16 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
 Julie Otsuka, award-winning author of the NEA Big Read 2018 Selection When the Emperor Was Divine and keynote speaker for this year's NEA Big Read programming will be offering an intimate talk about the CANDLES Holocaust Museum and Education Center. 
Big Read 2018 Logo: Four Figures in front of a red sun with clouds and fighter planes
VCPL Main Library Lobby
Main Library
Friday, March 16 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Welcome Julie Otsuka, award-winning author of the NEA Big Read 2018 Selection When the Emperor Was Divine and keynote speaker for this year's NEA Big Read programming. When the Emperor Was Divine is based on the experiences of Otsuka's family. The day after Pearl Harbor was bombed by Japanese Imperial forces, the FBI arrested her grandfather as a suspected spy. Her grandmother, uncle and mother spent three years in an internment camp located in Topaz, Utah, where part of the book is set. Refreshments will be served.
Big Read 2018 Logo: Four Figures in front of a red sun with clouds and fighter planes
VCPL Main Library Lobby
Main Library
Thursday, March 1 (All day)
Pick up your free copy of When the Emperor was Divine by Julie Otsuka beginning Thursday, March 1, and learn more about the upcoming programs inspired by the National Endowment of the Arts' Big Read.

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