October 2018

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Tiny Tot Time

Tiny Tot Time

Mother Bear Reading to Bear Cub in Grass
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Monday, October 1 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 0 - 3: Bring your baby or toddler to the library for stories, songs, dance, and activities from 10:00 am - 10:30 am. There will be 30 minutes of free play offered from 10:30 am - 11:00 am.  
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
Tuesday, October 2 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Drop by with your tablet and learn how to borrow ebooks, movies, music and more or to get answers to other basic tech questions.  Staff cannot do repairs on your device.
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Main Library
VCPL Lobby
 
 
 
Monster Tech
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
League of Women Voters- Candidate Forums

League of Women Voters- Candidate Forums

Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
Tuesday, October 2 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Hear from candidates for the 2018 General Election at this candidate forum sponsored by the League of Women Voters.  Attendees will have an opportunity to speak one-to-one with the candidates following the forum.
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
 
 
Wiggle Worms Wednesdays

Wiggle Worms Wednesdays

Three Colorful Worms with Books
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, October 3 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, October 3 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
Main Library
Meeting Room A
 
 
West Vigo Guitar Club

West Vigo Guitar Club

Acoustic Guitar
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Wednesday, October 3 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Learn to play the guitar and better understand basic music concepts like melody, rhythm and chords with the West Vigo Guitar Club.  The club will meet as a group for free instruction from October through December.  No music experience is required, but space is limited.
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
Bingo Bunch

Bingo Bunch

Senior Woman with Pen and Bingo Ball
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
Thursday, October 4 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
 
 
Armchair Travels

Armchair Travels

Chinese Pagoda
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Thursday, October 4 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Explore the world at VCPL! This month, we'll visit the fascinating and diverse country of China.
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Room C
 
 
What is an invasive species?

What is an invasive species?

Main Library
Meeting Room C
Thursday, October 4 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Learn about various Invasive Species in our state and how they impact the environment. Get involved with the Indiana Invasives Initiative with this first session in our "CISMA Community Call Out" designed for everyone from novices to expert gardeners.
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Room C
 
 
Books Before Bedtime

Books Before Bedtime

Infant Sleeping on a Crescent Moon
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, October 4 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Wear your pajamas for stories, songs, and crafts before bedtime! This event will vary each week from traditional story time, to art-based activities, to music-making, and everything in between!
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
Distraction Attraction

Distraction Attraction

Colorful Puzzle Pieces
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, October 4 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Ages 6-11: Hang out with your friends at Distraction Attraction, an alternative to Books Before Bedtime that lets older children explore cool technology, games and activities.
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Ready to Read Storytime

Ready to Read Storytime

Children Reading on Stack of Books
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Friday, October 5 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 with their children during this storytime.
10:30 am to 11:30 am
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
First Friday: Hands-on Harvest

First Friday: Hands-on Harvest

Red Barn and Shed in Fields with Corn
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
Friday, October 5 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Explore sheering sheep, milking cows, shucking corn and being a farmer for a day through sensory activities. The first fifty kids will leave with a stuffed barnyard animal to take home.
4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
 
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
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, October 6 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

Goose with Two Goslings
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Saturday, October 6 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
 
 
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, October 7 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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Tiny Tot Time

Tiny Tot Time

Mother Bear Reading to Bear Cub in Grass
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Monday, October 8 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 0 - 3: Bring your baby or toddler to the library for stories, songs, dance, and activities from 10:00 am - 10:30 am. There will be 30 minutes of free play offered from 10:30 am - 11:00 am.  
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
Exploration Creations

Exploration Creations

Two Girls with Safety Glasses Looking at Beakers
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Tuesday, October 9 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Have you ever created a Nebula in a jar or painted a colorful work of art? In this family-oriented program for all ages, families will explore, create and have fun learning about science, art, history and other subjects. Free-play will also be available for younger children. 
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Welcome to the Web

Welcome to the Web

Tablet User Entering Keyword into a Search Engine
Main Library
Haute Create
Tuesday, October 9 10:00 am to 11:00 am
You've heard of Google, but what do you do with it? Learn basic search techniques and how to navigate your favorite websites.  Please be familiar with using a mouse.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
 
Exploration Creations

Exploration Creations

Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Tuesday, October 9 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Have you ever created a Nebula in a jar or painted a colorful work of art? In this family-oriented program for all ages, families will explore, create and have fun learning about science, art, history and other subjects. Free-play will also be available for younger children. 
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Craft & Chat
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Main Library
Meeting Room D
 
 
 
Monster Tech
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
TAB Tuesday

TAB Tuesday

Teens Sitting at Table in Library
Main Library
VCPL Teen Space
Tuesday, October 9 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Teen Advisory Board -TAB for short- helps the library design events specifically for teens.  TAB is a great way to express your opinions and make new friends all while serving the community.  All teens are invited to attend the monthly TAB meeting and snacks will be available!  For more information 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
VCPL Teen Space
 
 
League of Women Voters- Candidate Forums

League of Women Voters- Candidate Forums

Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
Tuesday, October 9 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Hear from candidates for the 2018 General Election at this candidate forum sponsored by the League of Women Voters.  Attendees will have an opportunity to speak one-to-one with the candidates following the forum.
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
 
 
Wiggle Worms Wednesdays

Wiggle Worms Wednesdays

Three Colorful Worms with Books
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, October 10 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
 
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
VCPL Afternoon Book Club

VCPL Afternoon Book Club

Cover: The Library at the Edge of the World by Hayes-McCoy
Main Library
Collaborative Space 6
Wednesday, October 10 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Time change: From now on we will meet from 2:00-3:00 pm.  Set on Ireland's stunning West Coast, The Library at the Edge of the World by Felicity Hayes-McCoy is a joyous story about the meaning of home and the importance of finding a place where you truly belong.
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Main Library
Collaborative Space 6
 
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing
5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Watch This! Solo: A Star Wars Story

Watch This! Solo: A Star Wars Story

Poster: Solo: A Star Wars Story
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
Wednesday, October 10 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
In the early years of the First Galactic Empire, years before the events of Star Wars: Episode IV-A New Hope, a young Han Solo meets his future co-pilot, Chewbacca. While executing a heist, the two meet a young Lando Calrissian, who would become one of Han's long-time friends.
6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
 
 
West Vigo Guitar Club

West Vigo Guitar Club

Acoustic Guitar
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Wednesday, October 10 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Learn to play the guitar and better understand basic music concepts like melody, rhythm and chords with the West Vigo Guitar Club.  The club will meet as a group for free instruction from October through December.  No music experience is required, but space is limited.
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Bingo Bunch

Bingo Bunch

Senior Woman with Pen and Bingo Ball
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
Thursday, October 11 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
 
 
Beginning Microsoft Excel
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Books Before Bedtime

Books Before Bedtime

Infant Sleeping on a Crescent Moon
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, October 11 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Wear your pajamas for stories, songs, and crafts before bedtime! This event will vary each week from traditional story time, to art-based activities, to music-making, and everything in between!
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
Distraction Attraction

Distraction Attraction

Colorful Puzzle Pieces
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, October 11 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Ages 6-11: Hang out with your friends at Distraction Attraction, an alternative to Books Before Bedtime that lets older children explore cool technology, games and activities.
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Ready to Read Storytime

Ready to Read Storytime

Children Reading on Stack of Books
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Friday, October 12 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 with their children during this storytime.
10:30 am to 11:30 am
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
Printing with Pancakes

Printing with Pancakes

Pancake with Skillet
Main Library
Haute Create
Friday, October 12 11:00 am to 1:00 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 1:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Franken Fest

Franken Fest

Mad Scientist with Beaker of Red Liquid
Main Library
VCPL Lobby
Friday, October 12 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Spend an adult-only night out celebrating the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley's "Frankenstein". Sip experiment-inspired cocktails from our full bar and enjoy a delicious, free liquid nitrogen ice cream with mix-ins from Sweet Science. 
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Main Library
VCPL Lobby
 
 
 
 
Advanced 3D Printing

Advanced 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing Orange Wavy Shape
Main Library
Haute Create
Saturday, October 13 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 ABS and wood composites. Perfect if you have taken the Intro to 3D Printing.
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
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Tiny Tot Time

Tiny Tot Time

Mother Bear Reading to Bear Cub in Grass
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Monday, October 15 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 0 - 3: Bring your baby or toddler to the library for stories, songs, dance, and activities from 10:00 am - 10:30 am. There will be 30 minutes of free play offered from 10:30 am - 11:00 am.  
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
 
Watch This! West Frankenweenie Movie Event
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
 
 
Vigo County Public Library Board Meeting
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms B & C
 
 
 
Monster Tech
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Wiggle Worms Wednesdays

Wiggle Worms Wednesdays

Three Colorful Worms with Books
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, October 17 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
 
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
West Vigo Guitar Club

West Vigo Guitar Club

Acoustic Guitar
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Wednesday, October 17 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Learn to play the guitar and better understand basic music concepts like melody, rhythm and chords with the West Vigo Guitar Club.  The club will meet as a group for free instruction from October through December.  No music experience is required, but space is limited.
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
Traveling Tech Station

Traveling Tech Station

Electronic Devices on Wait Tray
West Branch
Thursday, October 18 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
 
 
Bingo Bunch

Bingo Bunch

Senior Woman with Pen and Bingo Ball
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
Thursday, October 18 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
 
 
Book Chat

Book Chat

Cover: The Monster's Wife by Horsley
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room A
Thursday, October 18 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Frankenstein and his Monster are characters often visited and revisited in literature. What of the poor soul made to be the Monster's bride? Kate Horsley's The Monster's Wife is told through the perspective of the doctor's housemaid and explores what happened on the Orkney Islands after Victor Frankenstein arrived to conduct his dark experiments - and how he came to choose the Bride. 
2:30 pm to 3:30 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room A
 
 
Intro to Video Editing in Adobe Premiere Elements
5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Books Before Bedtime

Books Before Bedtime

Infant Sleeping on a Crescent Moon
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, October 18 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Wear your pajamas for stories, songs, and crafts before bedtime! This event will vary each week from traditional story time, to art-based activities, to music-making, and everything in between!
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
Distraction Attraction

Distraction Attraction

Colorful Puzzle Pieces
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, October 18 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Ages 6-11: Hang out with your friends at Distraction Attraction, an alternative to Books Before Bedtime that lets older children explore cool technology, games and activities.
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Ready to Read Storytime

Ready to Read Storytime

Children Reading on Stack of Books
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Friday, October 19 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 with their children during this 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, October 19 2:00 pm to 5:00 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. 
2:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Once Upon a Mystery

Once Upon a Mystery

Spooky Hilltop Castle with Full Moon
West Branch
Friday, October 19 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Some of your favorite fairy tale characters have gathered for a great celebration, but one of them may be hiding a dark secret.  Enjoy food and drinks while working to solve a mystery.  Costumes are allowed but not required.  Pick-up begins promptly at 8:30.
6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
West Branch
 
 
Art Hacks

Art Hacks

Abstract Painting
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
Saturday, October 20 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Learn about the timeless art of miniature painting and create your own miniature gallery of abstract art.
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
 
 
 
 
Community Gaming Initiative

Community Gaming Initiative

Colorful Gaming Dice
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
Saturday, October 20 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
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
 
 
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Tiny Tot Time

Tiny Tot Time

Mother Bear Reading to Bear Cub in Grass
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Monday, October 22 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 0 - 3: Bring your baby or toddler to the library for stories, songs, dance, and activities from 10:00 am - 10:30 am. There will be 30 minutes of free play offered from 10:30 am - 11:00 am.  
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Create using Canva.com
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Using a Flash Drive

Using a Flash Drive

USB Flash Drive
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Monday, October 22 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
In this class for beginners, you will learn how to save, organize and delete documents and pictures on your flash drive.  Please bring a flash drive with you. 
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
Mother Goose on the Loose

Mother Goose on the Loose

Goose with Two Goslings
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Tuesday, October 23 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
 
 
 
 
Advanced 3D Printing

Advanced 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing Orange Wavy Shape
Main Library
Haute Create
Tuesday, October 23 12:00 pm to 1:00 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 ABS and wood composites. Perfect if you have taken the Intro to 3D Printing.
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
 
 
Halloween Costume Swap

Halloween Costume Swap

Children in Halloween Costumes
West Branch
Tuesday, October 23 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm
All ages: Save money, reduce waste and be creative with random accessories or gently used outfits this Halloween.  Visit the West Branch to leave what you can and take what you need to create your perfect costume.  Costumes for all ages will be accepted and available to take at no charge.  Items will be first come first serve.
12:00 pm to 6:00 pm
West Branch
 
 
 
Monster Tech
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Wiggle Worms Wednesdays

Wiggle Worms Wednesdays

Three Colorful Worms with Books
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, October 24 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
 
 
 
 
Halloween Costume Swap

Halloween Costume Swap

Children in Halloween Costumes
West Branch
Wednesday, October 24 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm
All ages: Save money, reduce waste and be creative with random accessories or gently used outfits this Halloween.  Visit the West Branch to leave what you can and take what you need to create your perfect costume.  Costumes for all ages will be accepted and available to take at no charge.  Items will be first come first serve.
12:00 pm to 6:00 pm
West Branch
 
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing
5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
West Vigo Guitar Club

West Vigo Guitar Club

Acoustic Guitar
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Wednesday, October 24 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Learn to play the guitar and better understand basic music concepts like melody, rhythm and chords with the West Vigo Guitar Club.  The club will meet as a group for free instruction from October through December.  No music experience is required, but space is limited.
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
 
 
Halloween Costume Swap

Halloween Costume Swap

Children in Halloween Costumes
West Branch
Thursday, October 25 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm
All ages: Save money, reduce waste and be creative with random accessories or gently used outfits this Halloween.  Visit the West Branch to leave what you can and take what you need to create your perfect costume.  Costumes for all ages will be accepted and available to take at no charge.  Items will be first come first serve.
12:00 pm to 6:00 pm
West Branch
 
 
Books Before Bedtime

Books Before Bedtime

Infant Sleeping on a Crescent Moon
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, October 25 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Wear your pajamas for stories, songs, and crafts before bedtime! This event will vary each week from traditional story time, to art-based activities, to music-making, and everything in between!
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Watch This! Hocus Pocus

Watch This! Hocus Pocus

Poster: Hocus Pocus
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
Thursday, October 25 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
25 years have passed since the Sanderson sisters bewitched the town of Salem! Join us for this classic Halloween film, in which a trio of young children joins forces with a cat to break the spell and save their town.
6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
 
 
 
Distraction Attraction

Distraction Attraction

Colorful Puzzle Pieces
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, October 25 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Ages 6-11: Hang out with your friends at Distraction Attraction, an alternative to Books Before Bedtime that lets older children explore cool technology, games and activities.
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Ready to Read Costume Party Storytime

Ready to Read Costume Party Storytime

Group of Children in Halloween Costumes
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Friday, October 26 10:30 am to 11:30 am
Ages 0-5: Come dressed up for Halloween! Sing along to music, move your bodies with egg shakers and scarves, hear spooky (and not so spooky) stories and create a tasty craft. Each child will receive a special Halloween treat. Parents and caregivers are invited to participate with their children during this special storytime.
10:30 am to 11:30 am
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
 
 
Halloween Costume Swap

Halloween Costume Swap

Children in Halloween Costumes
West Branch
Friday, October 26 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm
All ages: Save money, reduce waste and be creative with random accessories or gently used outfits this Halloween.  Visit the West Branch to leave what you can and take what you need to create your perfect costume.  Costumes for all ages will be accepted and available to take at no charge.  Items will be first come first serve.
12:00 pm to 6:00 pm
West Branch
 
 
Halloween Book Giveaway

Halloween Book Giveaway

Jack O Lantern with Candy
Main Library
VCPL Lobby
Friday, October 26 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Put on your costume and start your night of Trick or Treating downtown with a free book from the VCPL. 
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Main Library
VCPL Lobby
 
 
Experience Virtual Reality

Experience Virtual Reality

Woman Wearing VR Headset
Main Library
Haute Create
Saturday, October 27 2:00 pm to 5:00 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. 
2:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
 
 
West Branch Halloween Book Giveaway at the Westside Hometown Holiday Trunk or Treat

West Branch Halloween Book Giveaway at the Westside Hometown Holiday Trunk or Treat

Little Girl Dressed As A Cat
West Branch
West Branch Shelter
Sunday, October 28 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Fill your trick or treat bag at the Westside Hometown Holiday Trunk or Treat event.  The Westside Hometown Holiday parade starts at 3:00PM at IGA and ends at the VCPL, West Branch at 4:30PM where you can take part in the costume contest and collect a variety of treats in a safe environment.  Stop by the library trunk for a free book, while supplies last.
4:30 pm to 6:30 pm
West Branch
West Branch Shelter
 
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Tiny Tot Time

Tiny Tot Time

Mother Bear Reading to Bear Cub in Grass
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Monday, October 29 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 0 - 3: Bring your baby or toddler to the library for stories, songs, dance, and activities from 10:00 am - 10:30 am. There will be 30 minutes of free play offered from 10:30 am - 11:00 am.  
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
 
Halloween Costume Swap

Halloween Costume Swap

Children in Halloween Costumes
West Branch
Monday, October 29 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm
All ages: Save money, reduce waste and be creative with random accessories or gently used outfits this Halloween.  Visit the West Branch to leave what you can and take what you need to create your perfect costume.  Costumes for all ages will be accepted and available to take at no charge.  Items will be first come first serve.
12:00 pm to 6:00 pm
West Branch
 
 
Mother Goose on the Loose

Mother Goose on the Loose

Community Locations
Fresh Thyme Farmers Market
Tuesday, October 30 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Join Mother Goose at Fresh Thyme Farmer's Market for an interactive storytime with books, songs, rhymes and musical instruments.  You and your child will play together and develop early literacy skills. Children and parents will be provided with a breakfast bar by our host. Breakfast bar is 10:00 - 10:30, storytime starts at 10:30. 
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Community Locations
Fresh Thyme Farmers Market
 
 
 
 
Halloween Costume Swap

Halloween Costume Swap

Children in Halloween Costumes
West Branch
Tuesday, October 30 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm
All ages: Save money, reduce waste and be creative with random accessories or gently used outfits this Halloween.  Visit the West Branch to leave what you can and take what you need to create your perfect costume.  Costumes for all ages will be accepted and available to take at no charge.  Items will be first come first serve.
12:00 pm to 6:00 pm
West Branch
 
 
 
Monster Tech
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Wiggle Worms Wednesdays

Wiggle Worms Wednesdays

Three Colorful Worms with Books
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, October 31 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
 
 
West Vigo Guitar Club

West Vigo Guitar Club

Acoustic Guitar
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Wednesday, October 31 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Learn to play the guitar and better understand basic music concepts like melody, rhythm and chords with the West Vigo Guitar Club.  The club will meet as a group for free instruction from October through December.  No music experience is required, but space is limited.
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B