January 2021

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Holiday Closing
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Wonder Boxes: Infants & Toddlers

Wonder Boxes: Infants & Toddlers

Main Library
Premieres Monday, January 4 at 10:00 am

Ages 0-5: Surprise your infant with a box full of books, music, movies, games, and more-tailored to their age and interests! You will be emailed a form to complete your child's preferences. Your custom Wonder Box may include everything from board books to games, craft projects, and even more surprises.

Every box will include items for your child to keep, Library materials that you will need to return, and instructions on how to return your Wonder Box. Limit one box per registrant.

10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
 
 
Wonder Boxes: Kids

Wonder Boxes: Kids

Main Library
Premieres Monday, January 4 at 10:00 am

Ages 6-11: Surprise your child with a box full of books, music, movies, games, and more-tailored to their age and interests! You will be emailed a form to complete your child's preferences. Your custom Wonder Box may include everything from board books to games, craft projects, and even more surprises.

Every box will include items for your child to keep, Library materials that you will need to return, and instructions on how to return your Wonder Box. Limit one box per registrant.

10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
 
 
Wonder Boxes: Teens

Wonder Boxes: Teens

Main Library
Premieres Monday, January 4 at 10:00 am

Ages 12-19: Ready for a surprise? Receive a box full of books, music, movies, games, and more-tailored to your age and interests! You will be emailed a form to complete your preferences. Your custom Wonder Box may include everything from books to games, craft projects, and even more surprises.

Every box will include items for you to keep, Library materials that you will need to return, and instructions on how to return your Wonder Box. Limit one box per registrant.

10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
 
 
Books & Brews: The Night Circus

Books & Brews: The Night Circus

Cover: The Night Circus
Digital Programs
Zoom
Premieres Monday, January 4 at 6:30 pm

Ages 21 & Up: Grab your favorite beverage and join a virtual discussion of The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern. When a mysterious night-time circus arrives unexpectedly, people flock to be amazed by the sights, sounds, and smells of Le Cirque des Rêves, and the magic within its tents. However, behind the awe-inspiring marvels lies a feud between two rival magicians who have set up a sinister competition-played by their two apprentices on behalf of their masters.

6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Digital Programs
Zoom
 
 
 
 
 
 
Virtual Legislative Crackerbarrel
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Digital Programs
 
 
 
Draw Your Pets with Illustrator Corinne Roberts
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Digital Programs
Zoom
 
 
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Flavor Bytes: Fabulous Fudge

Flavor Bytes: Fabulous Fudge

Chocolate Fudge
Digital Programs
Youtube
Premieres Monday, January 11 at (All day)

Ages 9 & Up: Would you like to make your own candy? This easy fudge recipe is a delicious pastime! Kits will be available for curbside pick-up or home delivery. A list of supplies for at-home participation will be available at facebook.com/vigolibrary. Contact 812.232.1113 for more information.

(All day)
Digital Programs
Youtube
 
 
 
Beyond the Classroom: Art Bot

Beyond the Classroom: Art Bot

Toy Robot Painting
Digital Programs
Youtube
Premieres Tuesday, January 12 at 1:00 pm

Ages 12-19: Test your reasoning and problem-solving skills as you build a bot that can draw on its own with only a plastic cup, a motor, and some markers. Kits will be available for curbside pick-up or home delivery. A list of supplies for at-home participation will be available at facebook.com/vigolibrary. Contact 812.232.1113 for more information.

1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Digital Programs
Youtube
 
 
Teen Advisory Board

Teen Advisory Board

Teen Girl with Headphones and Notebook
Digital Programs
Premieres Wednesday, January 13 at 6:00 pm

Ages 12-19: Teens! What do you want to see at the Library? Interact with other passionate volunteers to implement popular trends, plan incredible programs, and be a positive role model as a member of the Teen Advisory Board. TAB meets monthly and welcomes all newcomers.

6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Digital Programs
 
 
 
 
 
Movie Night at Home

Movie Night at Home

Main Library
Premieres Friday, January 15 at (All day)

All Ages: Experience a "drive-in" movie and enjoy popcorn while relaxing at home with your family! Stream movies on hoopla® or check out DVDs from the Library and build your own makeshift car using provided and on-hand materials. Register to receive a Movie Night at Home kit. One kit per family will be available for curbside pick-up or home delivery. Contact 812.234.2647 for more information.

(All day)
Main Library
 
 
Art Hacks: String Painting

Art Hacks: String Painting

Abstract Expressionist Painting in Neutrals and Black
Main Library
Premieres Saturday, January 16 at 10:00 am

Jadé Fadojutimi's abstract artwork encompasses a variety of unconventional methods to develop dense, energetic canvases. Experiment with one of these methods to create your own art, using only string and acrylic paint. Kits will be available for curbside pick-up or home delivery. Contact 812.232.1113 for more information.

10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
 
 
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Vigo County Public Library Board of Trustees Meeting

Vigo County Public Library Board of Trustees Meeting

Digital Programs, West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Rooms A & B
Zoom
Premieres Tuesday, January 19 at 5:30 pm

Due to Martin Luther King Day, the VCPL Board of Trustees meeting has been moved to Tuesday this month.  


Due to COVID-19, the VCPL Board will meet virtually. Those joining remotely may do so at: https://bit.ly/VCPL-Board-Meetings

Immediately following the Regular meeting, the Board of Finance meeting with be held. 

5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Digital Programs, West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Rooms A & B, Zoom
 
 
 
Maker Kit to Go: Scratch Art Grades K-3

Maker Kit to Go: Scratch Art Grades K-3

Snowman Scratched into Black Background
Main Library
Premieres Thursday, January 21 at (All day)

Ages 5-8: Beat the winter blues by scratching your own design into a snowman cutout! Kits will be available for curbside pick-up or home delivery. A list of supplies for at-home participation will be available at facebook.com/vigolibrary. Contact 812.232.1113 for more information.

(All day)
Main Library
 
 
 
 
Maker Kit to Go: Scratch Art Grades 4 & Up

Maker Kit to Go: Scratch Art Grades 4 & Up

LED Lights in Red, Orange, and Green
Main Library
Premieres Thursday, January 21 at (All day)

Ages 9 & Up: Create a colorful LED name badge by etching your own designs into an acrylic badge and practicing circuitry and optics! Kits will be available for curbside pick-up or home delivery. A list of supplies for at-home participation will be available at facebook.com/vigolibrary. Contact 812.232.1113 for more information.

(All day)
Main Library
 
 
 
 
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Snowpocalypse: Virtual Escape Room
5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Digital Programs
 
 
Teen Advisory Board

Teen Advisory Board

Teen Girl with Headphones and a Notebook
Digital Programs
Premieres Tuesday, January 26 at 4:30 pm

Ages 12-19: Teens! What do you want to see at the Library? Interact with other passionate volunteers to implement popular trends, plan incredible programs, and be a positive role model as a member of the Teen Advisory Board. TAB meets monthly and welcomes all newcomers.

4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
Digital Programs
 
 
Beyond the Classroom: Bubble Geometry

Beyond the Classroom: Bubble Geometry

Close-up of Bubbles
Digital Programs
Youtube
Premieres Wednesday, January 27 at 1:00 pm

Ages 5-11: Are bubbles always round? Find out with this simple geometry experiment that will challenge you to make uniquely-shaped bubbles. Kits will be available for curbside pick-up or home delivery. A list of supplies for at-home participation will be available at facebook.com/vigolibrary. Contact 812.232.1113 for more information.

1:00 pm to 1:05 pm
Digital Programs
Youtube