June 2018

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Bricks 4 Kids- Preschool

Bricks 4 Kids- Preschool

Colorful Plastic Bricks
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Friday, June 1 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 3-5: Bricks 4 Kidz is learning, building, and playing. Enjoy storytime and a new building activity each week.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
First Friday: Healthy Bodies

First Friday: Healthy Bodies

Illustration of Happy Heart
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
Friday, June 1 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
All ages: Explore how to keep your body healthy and learn how your body works through hands-on activities and models. Play with a white and red blood cell sensory bin, make puzzles, enjoy healthy snacks and get some fake snot to take home.
4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Main Library
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, June 2 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
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
 
 
 
 
Wabash Valley Coder Dojo
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Mother Goose on the Loose

Mother Goose on the Loose

Mother Goose with Two Gooslings
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Saturday, June 2 10:00 am to 10:30 am
Ages 0-5: Join Mother Goose for an interactive storytime with books, songs, rhymes and musical instruments.  You and your child will play together and develop early literacy skills.
10:00 am to 10:30 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Rock & Roll Instrument Petting Zoo

Rock & Roll Instrument Petting Zoo

Three Boys with Guitars and Microphone
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Saturday, June 2 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Ages 5-11: Try out dozens of instruments, including percussion, brass, woodwinds and strings.  Instructors will be on hand to teach how to properly hold and play each instrument.  Instruments provided by the Wabash Valley Musicians Hall of Fame.
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
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, June 3 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
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
 
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Babies and Books
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Using the Mouse & Keyboard
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Playthings - A Virtual Music Vacation with Accushot Virtual World
6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
Toddler Tales

Toddler Tales

Illustration of Book with Toys Above It
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Tuesday, June 5 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Bring your toddler to the Library for interactive stories, songs, dancing and activities from 10:00am to 10:30am.  There will be 30 minutes of free play offered from 10:30am to 11:00am.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Armchair Travels

Armchair Travels

Hungarian Palace
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Tuesday, June 5 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Travel the world without leaving home. This month, learn about Hungary, a beautiful country with a troubled past.
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Room C
 
 
Let's Get Cooking with Purdue Extension
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
 
Advanced 3D Printing

Advanced 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing Orange Wavy Shape
Main Library
Haute Create
Tuesday, June 5 6:30 pm to 7:30 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. Perfect if you have taken the Intro to 3D Printing. 
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Teacher Reading to Two Children
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, June 6 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 3-5: Bring your preschooler to the Library for interactive stories, songs, dancing, crafts and play from 10:00am to 10:30am.  There will be 30 minutes of free play offered from 10:30am to 11:00am.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Positive Link HIV Testing

Positive Link HIV Testing

Red Ribbon on Red Background
Main Library
Meeting Room A
Wednesday, June 6 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Positive Link provides free testing, comprehensive prevention information and services for people infected with or at risk for HIV in south central Indiana. Testing is done on-site with a simple mouth swab and your results are available in only fifteen minutes.
11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Room A
 
 
What's that sound? Music Note

What's that sound? Music Note

Toddler Boy Thinking About a Rocket and Dinosaur
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
Thursday, June 7 10:30 am to 11:30 am
Summer Lego Duplo classes rock at your library! Songs, games and creative play are part of each Lego Duplo class and allow for positive social interaction between children.  Enjoy Mommy & Me / Daddy & Me BRICKS 4 KIDZ® classes this summer which focus on sounds.  
10:30 am to 11:30 am
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Thursday, June 7 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Explore the latest printing technology available at Haute Create.  Learn how to properly and safely use the equipment and how to prepare a 3D design file for print.  Customers who wish to use the Haute Create 3D printer independently must complete this class.
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Thursday, June 7 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Explore the latest printing technology available at Haute Create.  Learn how to properly and safely use the equipment and how to prepare a 3D design file for print.  Customers who wish to use the Haute Create 3D printer independently must complete this class.
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Thursday, June 7 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Explore the latest printing technology available at Haute Create.  Learn how to properly and safely use the equipment and how to prepare a 3D design file for print.  Customers who wish to use the Haute Create 3D printer independently must complete this class.
5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
 
Books Before Bedtime

Books Before Bedtime

Illustration of Girl Playing Violin at Night
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, June 7 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Ages 0-5: Wear your pajamas for stories, songs, and crafts before bedtime! Each week will focus on a different musical genre. Story time will last approximately 30 minutes, followed by 30 minutes of craft and play time. 
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Thursday, June 7 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Explore the latest printing technology available at Haute Create.  Learn how to properly and safely use the equipment and how to prepare a 3D design file for print.  Customers who wish to use the Haute Create 3D printer independently must complete this class.
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Safe Sitter

Safe Sitter

Infant Boy
Main Library
Meeting Room A
Friday, June 8 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Ages 11-18: Safe Sitter® is a one-day, nationally certified course designed for children ages 11 and up. Taught in a fun and interactive format, Safe Sitter® teaches participants safe and nurturing child care techniques, behavior management skills and appropriate responses to medical emergencies. In a Safe Sitter® class, students learn through lively discussion, practice and role-play about a variety of topics, including babysitting ethics and etiquette and the business aspects of babysitting.  Free to those who register.  Lunch provided to participants. Parent permission slip and photo release required prior to start of class. Visit the Youth Services Department to complete the forms.
9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Room A
 
 
Bricks 4 Kids- Preschool

Bricks 4 Kids- Preschool

Colorful Plastic Bricks
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Friday, June 8 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 3-5: Bricks 4 Kidz is learning, building, and playing. Enjoy storytime and a new building activity each week.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Music Makers

Music Makers

Illustration of Two Children Singing
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Friday, June 8 2:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Ages 0-11: Rock into the Library for 30 minutes of dancing, singing and movement.
2:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
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Rockin' Family Fitness!

Rockin' Family Fitness!

Illustration of Grandmother and Two Children Dancing
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
Monday, June 11 10:00 am to 11:00 am
All ages: Get ready for some Rockin' Family Fitness.  Health and fitness should be a priority-- but when can you find the time?  Bring your children, infants through school-age, to be your workout buddy and show them how staying active and healthy can be fun for all ages.  Children who are able can exercise alongside you or you can wear or hold your infant to add some extra resistance to your workout.  The fitness portion will last 30 minutes.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
 
 
 
Babies and Books
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Beginning Microsoft Word
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Tuesday, June 12 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Explore the latest printing technology available at Haute Create.  Learn how to properly and safely use the equipment and how to prepare a 3D design file for print.  Customers who wish to use the Haute Create 3D printer independently must complete this class.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Traveling Tech Station

Traveling Tech Station

Electronic Devices on Wait Tray
West Branch
Tuesday, June 12 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
West Branch
 
 
Toddler Tales

Toddler Tales

Illustration of Book with Toys Above It
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Tuesday, June 12 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Bring your toddler to the Library for interactive stories, songs, dancing and activities from 10:00am to 10:30am.  There will be 30 minutes of free play offered from 10:30am to 11:00am.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Tuesday, June 12 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Explore the latest printing technology available at Haute Create.  Learn how to properly and safely use the equipment and how to prepare a 3D design file for print.  Customers who wish to use the Haute Create 3D printer independently must complete this class.
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Craft & Chat

Craft & Chat

Various Craft Supplies
Main Library
Meeting Room D
Tuesday, June 12 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Prepare for your Independence Day celebration by making a red, white and blue decoration for outdoors.
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Main Library
Meeting Room D
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Tuesday, June 12 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Explore the latest printing technology available at Haute Create.  Learn how to properly and safely use the equipment and how to prepare a 3D design file for print.  Customers who wish to use the Haute Create 3D printer independently must complete this class.
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Let's Get Cooking with Purdue Extension
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Tuesday, June 12 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Explore the latest printing technology available at Haute Create.  Learn how to properly and safely use the equipment and how to prepare a 3D design file for print.  Customers who wish to use the Haute Create 3D printer independently must complete this class.
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Teacher Reading to Two Children
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, June 13 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 3-5: Bring your preschooler to the Library for interactive stories, songs, dancing, crafts and play from 10:00am to 10:30am.  There will be 30 minutes of free play offered from 10:30am to 11:00am.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
VCPL Afternoon Book Club

VCPL Afternoon Book Club

Cover: Sycamore by Bryn Chancellor
Main Library
Collaborative Space 6
Wednesday, June 13 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
In Sycamore, Arizona, a newcomer to town stumbles across what appear to be human remains embedded in the wall of a dry desert ravine.  The bones may belong to Jess Winters and solve the mystery of the teenage girl who disappeared eighteen years earlier.  Author Bryn Chancellor maps the bloodlines of a community and the indelible characters at its heart Skillfully by interweaving multiple points of view in Sycamore.
1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
Main Library
Collaborative Space 6
 
 
 
Maker Camp - LED Magnetic Dartboards/Light Up Roto Copters

Maker Camp - LED Magnetic Dartboards/Light Up Roto Copters

Illustration of Red Toy Robot
Main Library
Haute Create
Wednesday, June 13 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Ages 11-14: Make, create, craft, hack and tinker this summer with Maker Camp at the Vigo County Public Library.  Maker Camp is a dynamic global community developed by Google and Make Magazine to encourage your middle schooler to become a creative problem solver, visionary thinker and courageous doer.  Pick and choose which sessions you'd like to attend-- or attend them all.  Please register for each session separately.  LED Magnetic Dartboards/Light Up Roto Copters - Build two projects which both light up. Create your own magnetic dartboard with LED "darts" plus a spinning and flying Roto Copter that lights up with the help of Circuit Stickers.
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
What is Fake News?

What is Fake News?

Illustration of Newswoman
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Wednesday, June 13 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
With the 2018 election fast approaching, the term "fake news" is being used a lot in the media and by candidates. Learn what fake news actually is and how to identify it using the same research techniques as your librarians.
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
Watch This! Black Panther

Watch This! Black Panther

Poster: Black Panther
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
Wednesday, June 13 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
T'Challa returns home to the isolated, technologically advanced African nation of Wakanda to assume the throne as king. When enemies conspire to destroy Wakanda, T'Challa must find a way to save his people.
6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
 
 
What's that sound? Xylophone

What's that sound? Xylophone

Illustration of Young Boy Thinking About a Rocket and Dinosaur
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
Thursday, June 14 10:30 am to 11:30 am
Summer Lego Duplo classes rock at your library!Songs, games and creative play are part of each Lego Duplo class and allow for positive social interaction between children.  Enjoy Mommy & Me / Daddy & Me BRICKS 4 KIDZ® classes this summer which focus on sounds. 
10:30 am to 11:30 am
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
 
 
Bingo Bunch

Bingo Bunch

Senior Woman with Pen and Bingo Ball
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
Thursday, June 14 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
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
 
 
Maracas Rock!

Maracas Rock!

Illustration of Two Maracas
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, June 14 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Ages 5 - 11. Do you enjoy crafts and musical instruments? Drop in to create and decorate maracas to take home and enjoy. 
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Family Fun Night

Family Fun Night

Red and White Electric Guitar with Speaker
Community Locations
Honey Creek Mall
Thursday, June 14 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Sign up for our 2018 Summer Reading Program at the Honey Creek Mall.  Enjoy activities, art projects and music-making opportunities for the entire family.
5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Community Locations
Honey Creek Mall
 
 
Tinkercad Basics
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
 
Books Before Bedtime

Books Before Bedtime

Illustration of Girl Playing Violin at Night
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, June 14 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Ages 0-5: Wear your pajamas for stories, songs, and crafts before bedtime! Each week will focus on a different musical genre. Story time will last approximately 30 minutes, followed by 30 minutes of craft and play time. 
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Teen Advisory Board

Teen Advisory Board

Main Library
Collaborative Space 6
Thursday, June 14 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
Main Library
Collaborative Space 6
 
 
Bricks 4 Kids- Preschool

Bricks 4 Kids- Preschool

Colorful Plastic Bricks
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Friday, June 15 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 3-5: Bricks 4 Kidz is learning, building, and playing. Enjoy storytime and a new building activity each week.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Ready to Read Outdoor Storytime

Ready to Read Outdoor Storytime

Blue Monster with Glasses Reading Outside
West Branch
West Branch Shelter
Friday, June 15 10:30 am to 11:30 am
Ages 0-5: Children will explore some of the great outdoors in West Branch's Nature Explore Classroom while listening, singing and playing. Parents and caregivers are invited to participate during this special outdoor storytime.
10:30 am to 11:30 am
West Branch
West Branch Shelter
 
 
Printing with Pancakes

Printing with Pancakes

Illustration of Pancake with Chef's Hat Holding Griddle
Main Library
Haute Create
Friday, June 15 11:00 am to 2:00 pm
All ages: Design your own pancake on a computer and then watch it print on the world's first 3D food printer: ThePancakeBot.
11:00 am to 2:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Music Makers

Music Makers

Illustration of Two Children Singing
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Friday, June 15 2:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Ages 0-11: Rock into the Library for 30 minutes of dancing, singing and movement.
2:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Blindfold Birding: Becoming a Better Birder

Blindfold Birding: Becoming a Better Birder

Screech Owl
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
Friday, June 15 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Do you know your birds by song alone? Explore the vocal gymnastics performed by several common birds and learn how to commit bird songs to memory using spectrograms.  Presented by Amber Slaughterbeck and the Wabash Valley Audubon Society.
5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
 
 
 
 
Community Gaming Initiative

Community Gaming Initiative

Colorful Gaming Dice
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
Saturday, June 16 12:30 pm to 4:30 pm
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
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
 
 
 
 
Community Gaming Initiative

Community Gaming Initiative

Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
Saturday, June 16 12:30 pm to 4:30 pm
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
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
 
 
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Babies and Books
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Monday, June 18 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Explore the latest printing technology available at Haute Create.  Learn how to properly and safely use the equipment and how to prepare a 3D design file for print.  Customers who wish to use the Haute Create 3D printer independently must complete this class.
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Monday, June 18 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Explore the latest printing technology available at Haute Create.  Learn how to properly and safely use the equipment and how to prepare a 3D design file for print.  Customers who wish to use the Haute Create 3D printer independently must complete this class.
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Monday, June 18 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Explore the latest printing technology available at Haute Create.  Learn how to properly and safely use the equipment and how to prepare a 3D design file for print.  Customers who wish to use the Haute Create 3D printer independently must complete this class.
5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Vigo County Public Library Board Meeting
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms B & C
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Monday, June 18 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Explore the latest printing technology available at Haute Create.  Learn how to properly and safely use the equipment and how to prepare a 3D design file for print.  Customers who wish to use the Haute Create 3D printer independently must complete this class.
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Toddler Tales

Toddler Tales

Illustration of Book with Toys Above It
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Tuesday, June 19 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Bring your toddler to the Library for interactive stories, songs, dancing and activities from 10:00am to 10:30am.  There will be 30 minutes of free play offered from 10:30am to 11:00am.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Let's Get Cooking with Purdue Extension
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
 
Rock in the Library Karaoke
4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
 
 
Music Trivia

Music Trivia

Music Notes and Symbols Over Colorful Background
Main Library
Meeting Room B
Tuesday, June 19 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Test your knowledge of music across genres and decades with picture clues, sound clips and general trivia. Work with a team or alone.  Winners will take home a trophy and gift card prizes.
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Room B
 
 
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Teacher Reading to Two Children
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, June 20 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 3-5: Bring your preschooler to the Library for interactive stories, songs, dancing, crafts and play from 10:00am to 10:30am.  There will be 30 minutes of free play offered from 10:30am to 11:00am.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
Maker Camp - Make It Sing

Maker Camp - Make It Sing

Illustration of Red Toy Robot
Main Library
Haute Create
Wednesday, June 20 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Ages 11-14: Make, create, craft, hack and tinker this summer with Maker Camp at the Vigo County Public Library.  Maker Camp is a dynamic global community developed by Google and Make Magazine to encourage your middle schooler to become a creative problem solver, visionary think and courageous doer.  Pick and choose which sessions you'd like to attend-- or attend them all.  Please register for each session separately.  Make it sing! Make musical devices using everyday materials. You'll get to:Build music-making projects using a pencil sketch and other conductive materials connected to a MaKey MaKey Board. Get started with computer coding by remixing a Scratch musical project.Explore and become curious about the electrical properties of everyday materials.
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
What's that sound? Hammer and nail

What's that sound? Hammer and nail

Illustration of Young Boy Thinking About a Rocket and Dinosaur
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
Thursday, June 21 10:30 am to 11:30 am
Summer Lego Duplo classes rock at your library!Songs, games and creative play are part of each Lego Duplo class and allow for positive social interaction between children.  Enjoy Mommy & Me / Daddy & Me BRICKS 4 KIDZ® classes this summer which focus on sounds. 
10:30 am to 11:30 am
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
 
 
Bingo Bunch

Bingo Bunch

Senior Woman with Pen and Bingo Ball
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
Thursday, June 21 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
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
 
 
 
Advanced 3D Printing

Advanced 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing Orange Wavy Shape
Main Library
Haute Create
Thursday, June 21 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. Perfect if you have taken the Intro to 3D Printing. 
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
 
Books Before Bedtime

Books Before Bedtime

Illustration of Girl Playing Violin at Night
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, June 21 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Ages 0-5: Wear your pajamas for stories, songs, and crafts before bedtime! Each week will focus on a different musical genre. Story time will last approximately 30 minutes, followed by 30 minutes of craft and play time. 
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Bricks 4 Kids- Preschool

Bricks 4 Kids- Preschool

Colorful Plastic Bricks
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Friday, June 22 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 3-5: Bricks 4 Kidz is learning, building, and playing. Enjoy storytime and a new building activity each week.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Ready to Read Storytime

Ready to Read Storytime

Illustration of Three Children with Stack of Books
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Friday, June 22 10:30 am to 11:30 am
Ages 0-5. Children will sing along to music, move their bodies with egg shakers and scarves, hear stories, and participate in crafts or playtime. Parents and caregivers are invited to participate with their children during this fun and interactive storytime.
10:30 am to 11:30 am
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
Experience Virtual Reality

Experience Virtual Reality

Woman Wearing VR Headset
Main Library
Haute Create
Friday, June 22 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
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Music Makers

Music Makers

Illustration of Two Children Singing
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Friday, June 22 2:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Ages 0-11: Rock into the Library for 30 minutes of dancing, singing and movement.
2:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
Libraries Rock: Name That Tune

Libraries Rock: Name That Tune

Graffiti Style Music Symbols with Swirls
Main Library
VCPL Teen Space
Friday, June 22 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Ages 12-18: Are you an expert in all things pop, rock and hip hop?  Show off your knowledge and compete to be the first to identify some of the biggest hits in music history.  Prizes will be awarded to the winners.  Refreshments will be provided.
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Main Library
VCPL Teen Space
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Saturday, June 23 9:00 am to 10:00 am
Explore the latest printing technology available at Haute Create.  Learn how to properly and safely use the equipment and how to prepare a 3D design file for print.  Customers who wish to use the Haute Create 3D printer independently must complete this class.
9:00 am to 10:00 am
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Genealogy Hotspot

Genealogy Hotspot

Vigo County Bicentennial Logo
Main Library
VCPL Special Collections
Saturday, June 23 9:30 am to 3:30 pm
Do you need additional guidance in your genealogical research?  Or help scanning documents and photos? Sign up for assistance from a Wabash Valley Genealogy Society member with experience in specific areas of research.  Please bring a USB thumb drive for scans.  Registration begins Friday, June 1 in the Special Collections Department.  Walk-ins are welcome if there are vacancies available.
9:30 am to 3:30 pm
Main Library
VCPL Special Collections
 
 
Art Hacks

Art Hacks

Abstract Painting
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
Saturday, June 23 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Abstract expressionists such as Jackson Pollock and Lee Krasner were famous for their "splatter" paintings.  Learn about these artists and their techniques before making your own splatter painting.  Please be prepared to work outside, weather allowing.
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
 
 
Vigo County Vignettes

Vigo County Vignettes

Vigo County Bicentennial Logo
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
Saturday, June 23 10:00 am to 11:30 am
Enjoy a narrative performance of Vigo County's past 200 years.  Performed by the Community Theatre of Terre Haute, Vigo County Historical Society, Wabash Valley Genealogy Society and Vigo County Public Library.
10:00 am to 11:30 am
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Saturday, June 23 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Explore the latest printing technology available at Haute Create.  Learn how to properly and safely use the equipment and how to prepare a 3D design file for print.  Customers who wish to use the Haute Create 3D printer independently must complete this class.
11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
West Summer Celebration

West Summer Celebration

Illustration of Guitar
West Branch
West Branch Shelter
Saturday, June 23 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm
All ages: Rock out with The Lemon Brothers Band and The Max Power Trio at this community summer block party with music, food, games and activities for all ages.  Attendees will receive one free Kona Ice.  Additional food will be available for purchase from various local food vendors.  West Branch will be open for all regular services from 12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
12:00 pm to 3:00 pm
West Branch
West Branch Shelter
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Saturday, June 23 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Explore the latest printing technology available at Haute Create.  Learn how to properly and safely use the equipment and how to prepare a 3D design file for print.  Customers who wish to use the Haute Create 3D printer independently must complete this class.
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Keynote Speaker: Hal Johnston

Keynote Speaker: Hal Johnston

Vigo County Bicentennial Logo
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
Saturday, June 23 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm
Learn about life in early Vigo County from Hal Johnston, including the territorial boundaries, formation of the townships and how county and township government functioned under the Constitution of 1816.
1:30 pm to 3:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Saturday, June 23 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Explore the latest printing technology available at Haute Create.  Learn how to properly and safely use the equipment and how to prepare a 3D design file for print.  Customers who wish to use the Haute Create 3D printer independently must complete this class.
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Terre Haute Songwriters' Circle

Terre Haute Songwriters' Circle

Man Playing Guitar
Main Library
VCPL Conference Room
Sunday, June 24 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Do you write songs and want to meet others interested in the craft?  Improve your songwriting by sharing your songs and receiving feedback from area songwriters.  Bring one song (on a CD, laptop, phone or an acoustic instrument) and 10 lyric sheets. Be ready to listen, encourage and grow. For more information, contact Tracy@TracyRichardsonMusic.com.
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Main Library
VCPL Conference Room
 
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Babies and Books
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Traveling Tech Station

Traveling Tech Station

Electronic Devices on Wait Tray
Main Library
VCPL Lobby
Monday, June 25 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.
4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Main Library
VCPL Lobby
 
 
West Gamers' Alliance

West Gamers' Alliance

Girl with Video Game Controller
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room A
Monday, June 25 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Ages 8-14: Join the West Gamers' Alliance to play video games - competitive and cooperative, old and new - and enjoy snacks while hanging out with friends.
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room A
 
 
Toddler Tales

Toddler Tales

Illustration of Book with Toys Above It
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Tuesday, June 26 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Bring your toddler to the Library for interactive stories, songs, dancing and activities from 10:00am to 10:30am.  There will be 30 minutes of free play offered from 10:30am to 11:00am.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Mother Goose on the Loose

Mother Goose on the Loose

Mother Goose with Two Gooslings
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Tuesday, June 26 11:00 am to 11:30 am
Ages 0-5: Join Mother Goose for an interactive storytime with books, songs, rhymes and musical instruments.  You and your child will play together and develop early literacy skills.
11:00 am to 11:30 am
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
Mother Goose on the Loose

Mother Goose on the Loose

West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Tuesday, June 26 11:00 am to 11:30 am
Ages 0-5: Join Mother Goose for an interactive storytime with books, songs, rhymes and musical instruments.  You and your child will play together and develop early literacy skills.
11:00 am to 11:30 am
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
Let's Get Cooking with Purdue Extension
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
 
Become a Rock Star: Create your own beats with GarageBand
3:30 pm to 5:00 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room A
 
 
Mature Audiences Only

Mature Audiences Only

Illustration of Video Game Controller
Main Library
Meeting Rooms B & C
Tuesday, June 26 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Ages 19 and Up: Play Mortal Kombat,  Mario Kart, Super Smash Brothers and more at this adult only video game night. Wii U, PS4 and XBox games will be available. Refreshments will be provided.
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms B & C
 
 
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Teacher Reading to Two Children
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, June 27 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 3-5: Bring your preschooler to the Library for interactive stories, songs, dancing, crafts and play from 10:00am to 10:30am.  There will be 30 minutes of free play offered from 10:30am to 11:00am.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
Maker Camp - Electro Fishing

Maker Camp - Electro Fishing

Illustration of Red Toy Robot
Main Library
Haute Create
Wednesday, June 27 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Ages 11-14: Make, create, craft, hack and tinker this summer with Maker Camp at the Vigo County Public Library.  Maker Camp is a dynamic global community developed by Google and Make Magazine to encourage your middle schooler to become a creative problem solver, visionary thinker and courageous doer.  Pick and choose which sessions you'd like to attend-- or attend them all.  Please register for each session separately.  Electro Fishing -  Make and take home your own fishing game to test your dexterity. Create origami fish and construct your own pond. Can you catch fish without setting off the buzzer?
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Creating and Using a Culinary Herb Garden

Creating and Using a Culinary Herb Garden

Herbs on Wooden Table
Main Library
Meeting Room A
Wednesday, June 27 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Treva Cook from the Wabash Valley Herb Society will demonstrate that you don't have to be an expert gardener to have your own herb garden. Learn what to plant in a culinary garden, and how to care for it. You will also learn when to harvest your herbs and ways to preserve them. Last but not least, tips on how to use them for cooking.
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Room A
 
 
What's that sound? Helicopter

What's that sound? Helicopter

Illustration of Young Boy Thinking About a Rocket and Dinosaur
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
Thursday, June 28 10:30 am to 11:30 am
Summer Lego Duplo classes rock at your library!Songs, games and creative play are part of each Lego Duplo class and allow for positive social interaction between children.  Enjoy Mommy & Me / Daddy & Me BRICKS 4 KIDZ® classes this summer which focus on sounds. 
10:30 am to 11:30 am
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
 
 
Bingo Bunch

Bingo Bunch

Senior Woman with Pen and Bingo Ball
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
Thursday, June 28 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
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
 
 
 
Books Before Bedtime

Books Before Bedtime

Illustration of Girl Playing Violin at Night
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, June 28 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Ages 0-5: Wear your pajamas for stories, songs, and crafts before bedtime! Each week will focus on a different musical genre. Story time will last approximately 30 minutes, followed by 30 minutes of craft and play time. 
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Watch This! Game Night

Watch This! Game Night

Poster: Game Night
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
Thursday, June 28 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Max and Annie's weekly couples game night takes an unexpected turn during an interactive role-playing mystery game when the participants find themselves entangled in a real-life mystery.
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
 
 
Bricks 4 Kids- Preschool

Bricks 4 Kids- Preschool

Colorful Plastic Bricks
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Friday, June 29 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 3-5: Bricks 4 Kidz is learning, building, and playing. Enjoy storytime and a new building activity each week.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Ready to Read Storytime

Ready to Read Storytime

Illustration of Three Children with Stack of Books
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Friday, June 29 10:30 am to 11:30 am
Ages 0-5: Sing along to music, move your bodies with egg shakers and scarves, hear stories and participate in crafts or playtime.  Parents and caregivers are invited to participate during this interactive storytime.
10:30 am to 11:30 am
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
Experience Virtual Reality

Experience Virtual Reality

Woman Wearing VR Headset
Main Library
Haute Create
Friday, June 29 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
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Music Makers

Music Makers

Illustration of Two Children Singing
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Friday, June 29 2:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Ages 0-11: Rock into the Library for 30 minutes of dancing, singing and movement.
2:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Never Too Late to Learn: Workshop in the Linked - Verse and Haiku Poetry Traditions of Japan

Never Too Late to Learn: Workshop in the Linked - Verse and Haiku Poetry Traditions of Japan

Illustration of Stylized Cherry Tree
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
Saturday, June 30 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Learn to write simple and evocative collaborative poems that draw on the traditional Japanese poetry forms of linked verse and haiku.  Dr. John Maraldo, professor emeritus from the University of North Florida, and Dr. Arthur Feinsod, professor of theater and university honors at Indiana State University, will provide a historical and literary overview of these two ancient traditions, then lead you and your friends through creating your own poems.  No previous writing experience is necessary.  Refreshments will be provided.      
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center