July 2018

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Babies and Books
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
Watch This! West Coco

Watch This! West Coco

Poster: Coco
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
Monday, July 2 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Despite his family's ban on music, Miguel dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol Ernesto de la Cruz. To prove his talent, Miguel finds himself in the stunning and colorful Land of the Dead where he meets the cunning Héctor and embarks on a journey to unlock the real story behind his family history. Rated PG. Refreshments will be served.
5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
 
 
Toddler Tales

Toddler Tales

Illustration of Book with Toys Above It
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Tuesday, July 3 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
 
 
Positive Link HIV Testing

Positive Link HIV Testing

Red Ribbon on Red Background
Main Library
Meeting Room A
Tuesday, July 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 mouth swab and results are delivered in only fifteen minutes.
11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Room A
 
 
Nutrition Rocks with Purdue Extension
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
Holiday Closing
(All day)
 
 
 
Ready to Read Storytime

Ready to Read Storytime

Illustration of Three Children with Stack of Books
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Friday, July 6 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
 
 
Bricks4Kidz: Kids Workshop
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
Libraries Rock: Guitar Hero and Rock Band
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Main Library
VCPL Teen Space
 
 
First Friday: What's More American?

First Friday: What's More American?

Illustration of Girl Cooking at Grill
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
Friday, July 6 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
You're invited to a bite-size All American backyard barbecue complete with a kiddie pool and grill for pretend play.  Try your hand at indoor baseball as you snack on tiny treats. Don't forget to grab a piece of apple pie.
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, July 7 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, July 7 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
 
 
Author Accolades

Author Accolades

Main Library
VCPL Lobby
Saturday, July 7 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
10:00am-2:00pm- Meet Teri Bennett, author of Answers from the Teacher's Edition: God's Word to Encourage and Equip Educators, where she discusses the mounting questions teachers face and how they can be answered through Bennett's yearlong study of scriptures.12:00pm-4:00pm- Meet Maura Maizen, author of Past Rage, which provides a new approach to healing a broken life or helping others heal their own.Copies of both authors' books will be available for purchase and personalization.
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Main Library
VCPL Lobby
 
 
Mother Goose on the Loose

Mother Goose on the Loose

Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Saturday, July 7 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, July 8 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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Rockin' Family Fitness!

Rockin' Family Fitness!

Illustration of Grandmother and Two Children Dancing
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
Monday, July 9 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
 
 
Basic Computing
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Monday, July 9 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Explore the latest printing technology. Learn how to use the 3D printer at Main - Haute Create - including:* Preparing a 3D design file for print* Using the equipment properly and safelyNote: Customers must complete this 3D printer certification before they can use the 3D printer independently.
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, July 9 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Explore the latest printing technology. Learn how to use the 3D printer at Main - Haute Create - including:* Preparing a 3D design file for print* Using the equipment properly and safelyNote: Customers must complete this 3D printer certification before they can use the 3D printer independently.
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, July 9 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Explore the latest printing technology. Learn how to use the 3D printer at Main - Haute Create - including:* Preparing a 3D design file for print* Using the equipment properly and safelyNote: Customers must complete this 3D printer certification before they can use the 3D printer independently.
5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Monday, July 9 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Explore the latest printing technology. Learn how to use the 3D printer at Main - Haute Create - including:* Preparing a 3D design file for print* Using the equipment properly and safelyNote: Customers must complete this 3D printer certification before they can use the 3D printer independently.
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, July 10 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
 
 
Craft & Chat

Craft & Chat

Various Craft Supplies
Main Library
Meeting Room D
Tuesday, July 10 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Create a stenciled plaque to showcase your unique personality.
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Main Library
Meeting Room D
 
 
Nutrition Rocks with Purdue Extension
1:00 pm to 2:00 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, July 10 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, July 11 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: The Queen of the Night by Alexander Chee
Main Library
Collaborative Space 6
Wednesday, July 11 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
The Queen of the Night  by Alexander Chee is the story of Lilliet Berne, an orphan who left the American frontier for Europe and became a sensation of the Paris Opera.  
1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
Main Library
Collaborative Space 6
 
 
 
Maker Camp - Stomp Rockets

Maker Camp - Stomp Rockets

Illustration of Red Toy Robot
Main Library
Haute Create
Wednesday, July 11 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.  Stomp Rockets - Make your own air powered paper rocket and launcher. Test out how the design of your rocket's fins impact the flight trajectory.
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Watch This! Tomb Raider

Watch This! Tomb Raider

Poster: Tomb Raider
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
Wednesday, July 11 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Lara Croft, a London bike courier whose adventurous, eccentric father disappeared when she was a teenager, discovers clues that could lead to his last known destination: a fabled tomb on a mythical island. Hoping to find answers about what happened to her father, Lara must push herself beyond her limits as she journeys into the unknown.
6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
 
 
BRICKS 4 KIDZ® WeDo Coding Drumstick

BRICKS 4 KIDZ® WeDo Coding Drumstick

Boy Building Robotic Toy
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
Wednesday, July 11 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
BRICKS 4 KIDZ® coding class teaches important strategies to enhance logic and problem-solving skills and to work toward becoming technological innovators of tomorrow.  Students will write a code that reacts to the position of the Drumstick model to make various percussion instrument sounds and change the look of the instruments on the screen.    
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
 
 
Traveling Tech Station

Traveling Tech Station

Electronic Devices on Wait Tray
West Branch
Thursday, July 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
 
 
What's that sound? Dinosaur

What's that sound? Dinosaur

Illustration of Young Boy Thinking About a Rocket and Dinosaur
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
Thursday, July 12 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, July 12 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
 
 
Family Fun Night

Family Fun Night

Child's Hands Digging in Mud
Community Locations
Honey Creek Mall
Thursday, July 12 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
All ages: Experience the natural world at Honey Creek Mall and learn about an outdoor natural classroom.  Enjoy the same creative and family-oriented activities that you would if you were visiting the West Branch.
5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Community Locations
Honey Creek Mall
 
 
Welcome to the Web
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Teen Advisory Board

Teen Advisory Board

Main Library
Collaborative Space 6
Thursday, July 12 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
 
 
Ready to Read Storytime

Ready to Read Storytime

Illustration of Three Children with Stack of Books
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Friday, July 13 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
 
 
Bricks4Kidz: Kids Workshop
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Saturday, July 14 9:00 am to 10:00 am
Explore the latest printing technology. Learn how to use the 3D printer at Main - Haute Create - including:* Preparing a 3D design file for print* Using the equipment properly and safelyNote: Customers must complete this 3D printer certification before they can use the 3D printer independently.
9:00 am to 10:00 am
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Saturday, July 14 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Explore the latest printing technology. Learn how to use the 3D printer at Main - Haute Create - including:* Preparing a 3D design file for print* Using the equipment properly and safelyNote: Customers must complete this 3D printer certification before they can use the 3D printer independently.
11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Saturday, July 14 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Explore the latest printing technology. Learn how to use the 3D printer at Main - Haute Create - including:* Preparing a 3D design file for print* Using the equipment properly and safelyNote: Customers must complete this 3D printer certification before they can use the 3D printer independently.
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
Saturday, July 14 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Explore the latest printing technology. Learn how to use the 3D printer at Main - Haute Create - including:* Preparing a 3D design file for print* Using the equipment properly and safelyNote: Customers must complete this 3D printer certification before they can use the 3D printer independently.
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Experience Virtual Reality

Experience Virtual Reality

Woman Wearing VR Headset
Main Library
Haute Create
Sunday, July 15 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
 
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Babies and Books
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
iPad Basics

iPad Basics

Senior Using iPad
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Monday, July 16 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm
Want to learn more about the basics of using your iPad or how to download free ebooks from the Library? Bring your Apple ID and password to learn Settings, Safari and the App Store.  You will also learn Libby, the Library's ebook checkout app.  Limited iPads will be available for those who want to learn about an iPad, but have not yet purchased one.
5:00 pm to 6:30 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
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
Tuesday, July 17 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Explore the latest printing technology. Learn how to use the 3D printer at Main - Haute Create - including:* Preparing a 3D design file for print* Using the equipment properly and safelyNote: Customers must complete this 3D printer certification before they can use the 3D printer independently.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Toddler Tales

Toddler Tales

Illustration of Book with Toys Above It
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Tuesday, July 17 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, July 17 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Explore the latest printing technology. Learn how to use the 3D printer at Main - Haute Create - including:* Preparing a 3D design file for print* Using the equipment properly and safelyNote: Customers must complete this 3D printer certification before they can use the 3D printer independently.
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Nutrition Rocks with Purdue Extension
1:00 pm to 2:00 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, July 17 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Explore the latest printing technology. Learn how to use the 3D printer at Main - Haute Create - including:* Preparing a 3D design file for print* Using the equipment properly and safelyNote: Customers must complete this 3D printer certification before they can use the 3D printer independently.
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
Tuesday, July 17 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Explore the latest printing technology. Learn how to use the 3D printer at Main - Haute Create - including:* Preparing a 3D design file for print* Using the equipment properly and safelyNote: Customers must complete this 3D printer certification before they can use the 3D printer independently.
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Traveling Tech Station

Traveling Tech Station

Electronic Devices on Wait Tray
Main Library
VCPL Lobby
Tuesday, July 17 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
 
 
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Teacher Reading to Two Children
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, July 18 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 - Strawbots/Sci Fi Light Painting

Maker Camp - Strawbots/Sci Fi Light Painting

Illustration of Red Toy Robot
Main Library
Haute Create
Wednesday, July 18 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.  Strawbots/Sci Fi Light Painting - Build your own vibrating robot that can draw crazy pictures using a pager motor. Draw glowing art that only appears in photographs. Explore what happens when you add additional LEDs to your painting.
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
 
Community Band: The History and Continuing Legacy

Community Band: The History and Continuing Legacy

Copper Trumpet Bell Viewed Straight-On
Main Library
Meeting Room B
Wednesday, July 18 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
James Chesterson, President of the Terre Haute Community Band, Inc. and Music Director for the Terre Haute Sinfonietta Pops Orchestra, will discuss the work that the Community Band does toward music preservation and how they spread music throughout the Wabash Valley.
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Room B
 
 
What's that sound? Rocket

What's that sound? Rocket

Illustration of Young Boy Thinking About a Rocket and Dinosaur
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
Thursday, July 19 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, July 19 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
 
 
 
STEM Van: Science with Color
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Beginning Photoshop
5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Ready to Read Outdoor Storytime

Ready to Read Outdoor Storytime

Blue Monster with Glasses Reading Outside
West Branch
West Branch Shelter
Friday, July 20 10:30 am to 11:30 am
Ages 0-5: 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 with their children during this special outdoor storytime.
10:30 am to 11:30 am
West Branch
West Branch Shelter
 
 
 
 
Musical Makey Makeys
11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Bricks4Kidz: Kids Workshop
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
Libraries Rock: Teen Karaoke
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Main Library
VCPL Teen Space
 
 
Art Hacks

Art Hacks

Abstract Painting
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
Saturday, July 21 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Enjoy and compare the modern artworks of artists who painted the seas, such as Caspar David Friedrich and Richard Diebenkorn, as well as others.  Make your own seascape using modern art techniques.
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, July 21 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
 
 
Watch This! West Peter Rabbit

Watch This! West Peter Rabbit

Poster: Peter Rabbit
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
Monday, July 23 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Peter Rabbit and his three sisters enjoy spending their days in Mr. McGregor's vegetable garden. When one of McGregor's relatives suddenly moves in, he's less than thrilled to discover a family of rabbits in his new home. A battle of wills soon breaks out as the new owner hatches scheme after scheme to get rid of Peter.  Based on the beloved books by Beatrix Potter.  Rated PG. Refreshments will be served.
5:30 pm to 7:30 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
Tuesday, July 24 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Explore the latest printing technology. Learn how to use the 3D printer at Main - Haute Create - including:* Preparing a 3D design file for print* Using the equipment properly and safelyNote: Customers must complete this 3D printer certification before they can use the 3D printer independently.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Toddler Tales

Toddler Tales

Illustration of Book with Toys Above It
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Tuesday, July 24 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, July 24 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, July 24 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
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Tuesday, July 24 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Explore the latest printing technology. Learn how to use the 3D printer at Main - Haute Create - including:* Preparing a 3D design file for print* Using the equipment properly and safelyNote: Customers must complete this 3D printer certification before they can use the 3D printer independently.
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
 
Summer Rocks! Scavenger Hunt

Summer Rocks! Scavenger Hunt

Illustration of Magnifying Glass Over an X on a Map
West Branch
West Branch Shelter
Tuesday, July 24 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Get outside and start digging - rocks and minerals are waiting to be discovered. Kids will be introduced to rocks and minerals common to the area, then will go on a scavenger hunt to find them!
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
West Branch
West Branch Shelter
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Tuesday, July 24 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Explore the latest printing technology. Learn how to use the 3D printer at Main - Haute Create - including:* Preparing a 3D design file for print* Using the equipment properly and safelyNote: Customers must complete this 3D printer certification before they can use the 3D printer independently.
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
Tuesday, July 24 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Explore the latest printing technology. Learn how to use the 3D printer at Main - Haute Create - including:* Preparing a 3D design file for print* Using the equipment properly and safelyNote: Customers must complete this 3D printer certification before they can use the 3D printer independently.
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, July 25 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 - Canjo

Maker Camp - Canjo

Illustration of Red Toy Robot
Main Library
Haute Create
Wednesday, July 25 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.  Canjo - Explore music and acoustics by making a full size single string guitar.  Discover how using a tin can amplifies sound. Try tuning your Canjo using a free guitar tuning app for a smartphone.
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
BRICKS 4 KIDZ® Dancer
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
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, July 26 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
 
 
Rhythm Rocks!

Rhythm Rocks!

Illustration of Drum with Drumsticks
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, July 26 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Ages 5 - 11: Do you enjoy crafts and musical instruments?  Drop in to create and decorate your own Rhythm Board to take home. 
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Watch This! Ready Player One

Watch This! Ready Player One

Poster: Ready Player One
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
Thursday, July 26 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
In the year 2045, much of humanity finds escape from the harshness of reality in a virtual world called OASIS. When the creator of the virtual world dies, he leaves behind a challenge to find an heir. The winner of the contest will receive full ownership and control of OASIS. Based on the book by Ernest Cline.
6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
 
 
Ready to Read Storytime

Ready to Read Storytime

Illustration of Three Children with Stack of Books
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Friday, July 27 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
 
 
Bricks4Kidz: Kids Workshop
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Summer Reading Finale

Summer Reading Finale

Illustration of Inflatable Slide and Castle
Main Library
Overflow Parking Lot
Friday, July 27 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Reward yourself for reading all summer.  Munch on free food, jump inside bounce houses and go down a giant slide.  Activities for the entire family will be available.
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Main Library
Overflow Parking Lot
 
 
Never Too Late to Learn: Weaving

Never Too Late to Learn: Weaving

Weaving Shuttles on Blue Cloth
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
Saturday, July 28 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Cathie Laska from the Wabash Valley Weavers Guild will share the history of weaving and the basics of the craft then allow you to try your own hand at this centuries-old craft.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
 
 
 
Advanced 3D Printing

Advanced 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing Orange Wavy Shape
Main Library
Haute Create
Saturday, July 28 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
 
 
Terre Haute Songwriters' Circle

Terre Haute Songwriters' Circle

Man Playing Guitar
Main Library
VCPL Conference Room
Sunday, July 29 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
 
 
Toddler Tales

Toddler Tales

Illustration of Book with Toys Above It
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Tuesday, July 31 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
 
 
Experience Virtual Reality

Experience Virtual Reality

Woman Wearing VR Headset
Main Library
Haute Create
Tuesday, July 31 5:00 pm to 8:00 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. 
5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create