April 2019

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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, April 1 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 0 - 24 months: Bring your baby 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
 
 
Money Smart Week: Thanks for Banks

Money Smart Week: Thanks for Banks

Little Girl with Piggy Bank
Main Library
Youth Services Multipurpose Room
Monday, April 1 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Talking about basic money concepts can be easy and fun.  Explore spending, sharing and saving while you decorate your own piggy bank to take home.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Multipurpose Room
 
 
Money Smart Week: Using Excel to Manage Money

Money Smart Week: Using Excel to Manage Money

Two Jars with Coins in Them Labeled Save and House
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Monday, April 1 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Master your personal finances during Money Smart Week.  View real examples of how others use Excel to manage money and practice creating your own budgeting tool.   You will even find out about other technology-based options to help with your budget.  Learn more about Money Smart Week at moneysmartweek.org.
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
Strengthening Families with Purdue Extension

Strengthening Families with Purdue Extension

Young Teen Kissing Mother's Cheek
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Monday, April 1 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Build a stronger bond as a family and have fun in the process. This evidence-based program strengthens communication skills, increases academic success and prevents negative behavior at home and at school by bringing teens and parents together. Dinner is served and a door prize is given away at each program. Register by calling 812-462-3371.
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Positive Link HIV Testing

Positive Link HIV Testing

Red Ribbon on Red Background
Main Library
Meeting Room B
Tuesday, April 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
Main Library
Meeting Room B
 
 
Money Smart Week: Budgeting Basics

Money Smart Week: Budgeting Basics

Piggy Bank and One Hundred Dollar Bills
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Tuesday, April 2 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Jennifer Jones from Sackrider & Company, Inc. will share the ins and outs of budgeting, starting an emergency fund, debt reduction, and funding savings. Refreshments will be served.
5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Room C
 
 
Money Smart Week: Cash or Credit - What's in your Wallet?

Money Smart Week: Cash or Credit - What's in your Wallet?

Girl Taking Money from Her Wallet
Main Library
VCPL Teen Space
Tuesday, April 2 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Money Smart:  Handling money can be tricky.   One day you've got plenty and the next it all seems to have disappeared. Through this program you can play a fun game and learn new skills at the same time to help you understand how to manage your money and ensure that it lasts.
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Main Library
VCPL Teen Space
 
 
League of Women Voters- Candidate Forums

League of Women Voters- Candidate Forums

Man in Grey Suit in Front of US Flag and Behind Podium
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
Tuesday, April 2 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Hear from candidates for the 2019 Primary 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 Worm Wednesdays

Wiggle Worm Wednesdays

Three Colorful Worms with Books
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, April 3 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 2-5: 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
 
 
 
Money Smart Week: FAFSA Assistance

Money Smart Week: FAFSA Assistance

Main Library
Collaborative Space 6
Wednesday, April 3 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Janetta Benton from Ivy Tech Community College is here to answer all of your questions and assist you in starting, completing, correcting, or submitting your FAFSA. Information about Indiana Financial Aid grant programs, Financial Aid websites, and Federal Publications for Wabash Valley Students will also be available. 
3:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Main Library
Collaborative Space 6
 
 
West Vigo Guitar Club

West Vigo Guitar Club

Acoustic Guitar
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Wednesday, April 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 March through May.  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
Main Library
VCPL Lobby
Thursday, April 4 10:00 am to 11:00 am
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 11:00 am
Main Library
VCPL Lobby
 
 
Bingo Bunch

Bingo Bunch

Senior Woman with Pen and Bingo Ball
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
Thursday, April 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
 
 
Where Does Your Money Go? with Purdue Extenstion

Where Does Your Money Go? with Purdue Extenstion

Jar with Change
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Thursday, April 4 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Who doesn't want to achieve financial stability? Better understand how you spend your money and where your money leaks are. Work with Purdue Extension to prepare a money-management plan.
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, April 4 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Bring your children ages 0-5 for this evening storytime.  Wear your pajamas to the library 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
 
 
Creative Builders

Creative Builders

Colorful Puzzle Pieces
Main Library
Youth Services Multipurpose Room
Thursday, April 4 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Ages 6-11: Hang out with your friends and explore cool technology, art, games and activities.
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Multipurpose Room
 
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Friday, April 5 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
 
 
Ready to Read Storytime

Ready to Read Storytime

Three Children Climbing Books
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Friday, April 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

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Friday, April 5 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
 
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Friday, April 5 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
 
 
First Friday: How Does Your Garden Grow

First Friday: How Does Your Garden Grow

Little Girl With Water Can, Watering Flowers
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
Friday, April 5 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Don't be afraid to get your hands dirty! Plant your own vegetables, create your own plant markers, and learn how to tend to your mini garden before you take it home. While you're here, taste test different vegetables and try something new.  
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, April 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 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
 
 
Mother Goose on the Loose

Mother Goose on the Loose

Mother Goose with Two Gooslings
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Saturday, April 6 10:00 am to 10:30 am
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
 
 
 
 
Wabash Valley Coder Dojo
10:00 am to 12:00 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
Sunday, April 7 1:00 pm to 3:00 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 3:00 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, April 8 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 0 - 24 months: Bring your baby 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
 
 
Strengthening Families with Purdue Extension

Strengthening Families with Purdue Extension

Young Teen Kissing Mother's Cheek
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Monday, April 8 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Build a stronger bond as a family and have fun in the process. This evidence-based program strengthens communication skills, increases academic success and prevents negative behavior at home and at school by bringing teens and parents together. Dinner is served and a door prize is given away at each program. Register by calling 812-462-3371.
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
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, April 9 10:00 am to 11:00 am
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
 
 
iPad Basics

iPad Basics

Senior Using iPad
Main Library
Haute Create
Tuesday, April 9 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Get more familiar with your iPad.  Features in Settings, Safari, App Store and the library's ebook app, Libby, will be discussed.  Limited iPads will be available for those who are interested, but who do not yet have their own iPad.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
 
Exploration Creations

Exploration Creations

Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Tuesday, April 9 10:00 am to 11:00 am
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 A
 
 
 
TechKNOW Lab

TechKNOW Lab

Boy Watching 3D Printer
Main Library
Haute Create
Tuesday, April 9 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Ages 11-15:  Explore, create, and innovate with the Tech Team!  Each session will offer hands-on experience with different technologies, such as 3D printing and augmented reality.
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
TV Tuesday

TV Tuesday

Yellow TV with TV Tuesday on the Screen
Main Library
VCPL Teen Space
Tuesday, April 9 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Are you a fan of Gravity Falls? Adventure Time? Do you enjoy relaxing in a fun and comfortable environment? If you answered yes to any of those questions TV Tuesday is perfect for you! Come into the Teen Space to relax and enjoy some of your favorite TV shows. 
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Main Library
VCPL Teen Space
 
 
League of Women Voters- Candidate Forums

League of Women Voters- Candidate Forums

Man in Grey Suit in Front of US Flag and Behind Podium
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
Tuesday, April 9 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Hear from candidates for the 2019 Primary 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 Worm Wednesdays

Wiggle Worm Wednesdays

Three Colorful Worms with Books
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, April 10 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 2-5: 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

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Wednesday, April 10 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
 
 
VCPL Afternoon Book Club

VCPL Afternoon Book Club

Cover: Nine Perfect Strangers by Liana Moriaty
Main Library
Collaborative Space 6
Wednesday, April 10 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
In Liane Moriarty's Nine Perfect Strangers, nine strangers enter a remote health resort for a 10 day health "re-boot"  Amidst luxury and pampering, mindfulness and meditation they will have to do some real work, but none of them could imagine just how challenging the next ten days are going to be.
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Main Library
Collaborative Space 6
 
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Wednesday, April 10 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
Wednesday, April 10 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
 
 
 
Young Hoosier Book Award Author Night with John David Anderson

Young Hoosier Book Award Author Night with John David Anderson

Cover: Ms. Bixby's Last Day by Anderson
Main Library
Wednesday, April 10 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
The Battle of the Books is almost here!  Join the Vigo County Public Library, the Vigo County School Corporation and the Indiana Humanities for a novel conversation with Young Hoosier Book Award Nominee John David Anderson.  Dave, as he prefers to be called, will talk about the forces of inspiration and imagination and the need for young readers and writers to be the heroes of their own stories. This Special event is being held at the Woodrow Wilson Middle School Auditorium.  Speaker starts at 6pm with book signing to follow.   
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Main Library
 
 
Watch This! Classics: Easter Parade

Watch This! Classics: Easter Parade

Poster: Easter Parade
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
Wednesday, April 10 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Join us for a classic film series in which movies made over fifty years ago will be screened. This month's selection, Easter Parade (1948), stars Fred Astaire as a nightclub performer suddenly in need of a new partner. He hires a chorus girl (Judy Garland) to make his former partner jealous and to prove he can make anyone a star.
6:00 pm to 9:00 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, April 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 March through May.  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

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Wednesday, April 10 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
 
 
Bingo Bunch

Bingo Bunch

Senior Woman with Pen and Bingo Ball
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
Thursday, April 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, April 11 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Bring your children ages 0-5 for this evening storytime.  Wear your pajamas to the library 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
 
 
Creative Builders

Creative Builders

Colorful Puzzle Pieces
Main Library
Youth Services Multipurpose Room
Thursday, April 11 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Ages 6-11: Hang out with your friends and explore cool technology, art, games and activities.
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Multipurpose Room
 
 
 
 
Advanced 3D Printing

Advanced 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing Orange Wavy Shape
Main Library
Haute Create
Friday, April 12 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 12 & Up: Take your 3D printing to the next level at this demonstration of the 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.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Ready to Read Storytime

Ready to Read Storytime

Three Children Climbing Books
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Friday, April 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
 
 
Experience Virtual Reality

Experience Virtual Reality

Woman Wearing VR Headset
Main Library
Haute Create
Friday, April 12 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
 
 
Crackerbarrel Session

Crackerbarrel Session

Indiana State Flag
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
Saturday, April 13 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Hear from area legislators about the initiatives of the 2019 Indiana General Assembly. If time allows there will be a public question and answer time following the remarks.
10:00 am to 12:00 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, April 15 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 0 - 24 months: Bring your baby 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
 
 
Vigo County Public Library Board Meeting
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms B & C
 
 
Welcome to the Web

Welcome to the Web

Keyboard with User's Hands
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Monday, April 15 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
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.
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
Strengthening Families with Purdue Extension

Strengthening Families with Purdue Extension

Young Teen Kissing Mother's Cheek
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Monday, April 15 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Build a stronger bond as a family and have fun in the process. This evidence-based program strengthens communication skills, increases academic success and prevents negative behavior at home and at school by bringing teens and parents together. Dinner is served and a door prize is given away at each program. Register by calling 812-462-3371.
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
iPad: Next Level Usage
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Mason Jar Luminaries
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
 
TechKNOW Lab

TechKNOW Lab

Boy Watching 3D Printer
Main Library
Haute Create
Tuesday, April 16 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Ages 11-15:  Explore, create, and innovate with the Tech Team!  Each session will offer hands-on experience with different technologies, such as 3D printing and augmented reality.
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
 
Watch This! Teens- Instant Family

Watch This! Teens- Instant Family

Poster: Instant Family
Main Library
VCPL Teen Space
Tuesday, April 16 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
When Pete (Mark Wahlberg) and Ellie (Rose Byrne) decide to start a family they stumble into the world of foster care and adoption. Now, Pete and Ellie must hilariously try to learn the ropes of instant parenthood, as they bring in three foster children, if they hope to become a family. Inspired by real events. Rated PG-13Refreshments will be served.
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Main Library
VCPL Teen Space
 
 
Wiggle Worm Wednesdays

Wiggle Worm Wednesdays

Three Colorful Worms with Books
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, April 17 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 2-5: 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, April 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 March through May.  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, April 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
 
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Thursday, April 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
 
 
Book Chat

Book Chat

Cover: The Bookshop on the Corner
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room A
Thursday, April 18 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Nina is a literary matchmaker, pairing readers with their perfect book. As a librarian in a hectic city library, her passion is also her job... Or at least it was. But now the job she loved is no more. Undaunted and determined, Nina moves to a village miles away from her former home. She purchases a van and transforms it into a mobile bookshop, driving from neighborhood to neighborhood and enriching lives with the power of books.New experiences and adventures reveal themselves in Nina's new home, and she just might have a happy ending after all.Jenny Colgan writes a love letter to books, libraries, and those who love them.
2:30 pm to 3:30 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room A
 
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Thursday, April 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
 
 
Books Before Bedtime

Books Before Bedtime

Infant Sleeping on a Crescent Moon
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, April 18 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Bring your children ages 0-5 for this evening storytime.  Wear your pajamas to the library 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
 
 
Creative Builders

Creative Builders

Colorful Puzzle Pieces
Main Library
Youth Services Multipurpose Room
Thursday, April 18 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Ages 6-11: Hang out with your friends and explore cool technology, art, games and activities.
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Multipurpose Room
 
 
Ready to Read Storytime

Ready to Read Storytime

Three Children Climbing Books
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Friday, April 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, April 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
 
 
Watch This! West Mary Poppins Returns

Watch This! West Mary Poppins Returns

Poster: Mary Poppins Returns
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
Friday, April 19 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Michael Banks is now an adult with three children of his own. With the threat of losing their home imminent, Michael and his sister Jane are surprised by a visit from Mary Poppins, their magical childhood nanny. With her carpetbag full of tricks, Mary Poppins saves the day once again.
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
 
 
 
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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, April 22 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 0 - 24 months: Bring your baby 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
 
 
Disney Trivia

Disney Trivia

Woman in Blue Dress with Red Apple
Main Library
Haute Create
Monday, April 22 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Grab your mouse ears and get ready to compete with other Disney fanatics. All movies are fair game- both classic and Disney Pixar. Winners receive bragging rights and a Disney-themed basket of prizes.
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Strengthening Families with Purdue Extension

Strengthening Families with Purdue Extension

Young Teen Kissing Mother's Cheek
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Monday, April 22 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Build a stronger bond as a family and have fun in the process. This evidence-based program strengthens communication skills, increases academic success and prevents negative behavior at home and at school by bringing teens and parents together. Dinner is served and a door prize is given away at each program. Register by calling 812-462-3371.
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
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, April 23 11:00 am to 11:30 am
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
 
 
Armchair Travels

Armchair Travels

Colorful Mexican Street
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Tuesday, April 23 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Explore the world at VCPL!  Join us as we visit the colorful and exciting country of Mexico!
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Room C
 
 
 
TechKNOW Lab

TechKNOW Lab

Boy Watching 3D Printer
Main Library
Haute Create
Tuesday, April 23 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Ages 11-15:  Explore, create, and innovate with the Tech Team!  Each session will offer hands-on experience with different technologies, such as 3D printing and augmented reality.
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
TV Tuesday

TV Tuesday

Yellow TV with TV Tuesday on the Screen
Main Library
VCPL Teen Space
Tuesday, April 23 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Are you a fan of Gravity Falls? Adventure Time? Do you enjoy relaxing in a fun and comfortable environment? If you answered yes to any of those questions TV Tuesday is perfect for you! Come into the Teen Space to relax and enjoy some of your favorite TV shows. 
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Main Library
VCPL Teen Space
 
 
Wiggle Worm Wednesdays

Wiggle Worm Wednesdays

Three Colorful Worms with Books
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, April 24 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 2-5: 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
 
 
Where Does Your Money Go? with Purdue Extenstion

Where Does Your Money Go? with Purdue Extenstion

Jar with Change
Main Library
Meeting Room D
VCPL Conference Room
Wednesday, April 24 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Who doesn't want to achieve financial stability? Better understand how you spend your money and where your money leaks are. Work with Purdue Extension to prepare a money-management plan.
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Room D, VCPL Conference Room
 
 
Safety, Justice and Dignity: Reducing Mass Incarceration in Vigo County

Safety, Justice and Dignity: Reducing Mass Incarceration in Vigo County

A Man's Hands Clasping Prison Bars
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
Wednesday, April 24 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
A little know fact imperils our nation's collective efforts to end mass incarceration: Major cities such as New York, Chicago and Los Angeles no longer bear the heaviest burden. Instead, small cities, towns and rural counties grapple with the nation's highest incarceration rates. Jasmine Heiss, Director of Outreach and Public Affairs Strategist for Vera Institute of Justice's In Our Backyards initiative, will discuss the shifting geography of mass incarceration and how Vigo County has been impacted by its own higher incarceration rate. Learn more about Vera Institute of Justice, a national organization dedicated to addressing the mass incarceration epidemic in the United States, at vera.org.
6:00 pm to 8:00 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, April 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 March through May.  No music experience is required, but space is limited.
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
Beginning Photoshop
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Bingo Bunch

Bingo Bunch

Senior Woman with Pen and Bingo Ball
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
Thursday, April 25 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

Infant Sleeping on a Crescent Moon
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, April 25 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Bring your children ages 0-5 for this evening storytime.  Wear your pajamas to the library 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
 
 
Creative Builders

Creative Builders

Colorful Puzzle Pieces
Main Library
Youth Services Multipurpose Room
Thursday, April 25 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Ages 6-11: Hang out with your friends and explore cool technology, art, games and activities.
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Multipurpose Room
 
 
Watch This! Aquaman

Watch This! Aquaman

Poster: Aquaman
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
Thursday, April 25 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Aquaman (Jason Momoa), the human-born heir to the underwater kingdom of Atlantis, fights to prevent his half-brother Orm from conquering the ocean - and then the surface world.
6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
 
 
Ready to Read Storytime

Ready to Read Storytime

Three Children Climbing Books
West Branch
Friday, April 26 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
 
 
Art Hacks

Art Hacks

Abstract Painting
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
Saturday, April 27 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Experience Cubism as we study the works of artist Juan Gris Rodriguez.Event registration ends 2 days before the program.
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
 
 
 
 
Día Festival of Nations

Día Festival of Nations

Three Multicultural Children with Globe
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Sunday, April 28 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
All ages: Travel around the world with Día Festival of Nations, a national celebration to promote literacy in all cultures.  Have your passport stamped as you journey from booth to booth and learn about the arts and crafts, traditions and cultures of other countries.
1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
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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, April 29 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 0 - 24 months: Bring your baby 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
West Branch
Monday, April 29 4:00 pm to 5:00 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 5:00 pm
West Branch
 
 
Strengthening Families with Purdue Extension

Strengthening Families with Purdue Extension

Young Teen Kissing Mother's Cheek
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Monday, April 29 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Build a stronger bond as a family and have fun in the process. This evidence-based program strengthens communication skills, increases academic success and prevents negative behavior at home and at school by bringing teens and parents together. Dinner is served and a door prize is given away at each program. Register by calling 812-462-3371.
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
TechKNOW Lab

TechKNOW Lab

Boy Watching 3D Printer
Main Library
Haute Create
Tuesday, April 30 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Ages 11-15:  Explore, create, and innovate with the Tech Team!  Each session will offer hands-on experience with different technologies, such as 3D printing and augmented reality.
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
TV Tuesday

TV Tuesday

Yellow TV with TV Tuesday on the Screen
Main Library
VCPL Teen Space
Tuesday, April 30 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Are you a fan of Gravity Falls? Adventure Time? Do you enjoy relaxing in a fun and comfortable environment? If you answered yes to any of those questions TV Tuesday is perfect for you! Come into the Teen Space to relax and enjoy some of your favorite TV shows. 
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Main Library
VCPL Teen Space