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Excel 1

Excel 1

Microsoft Excel Logo
Main Library
Haute Create
Monday, October 2 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Beginning Excel 2010 includes navigating the program, selecting and manipulating columns, rows, and cells. Please be familiar with the skills in the Basic Computing classes.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Babies and Books

Babies and Books

Bear Reading to Younger Animals
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Monday, October 2 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 0-18 Months: You and your baby will bounce, laugh and engage in this lap-sit program from 10:00am to 10:30am.  There will be 30 minutes of free play offered form 10:30am-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
Monday, October 2 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 safely Note: 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, October 2 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 safely Note: 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
 
 
Toddler Tales

Toddler Tales

Book with Toys Floating Above It
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Tuesday, October 3 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 1-3: 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
 
 
Baby Signs: Sign, Say and Play

Baby Signs: Sign, Say and Play

Mother Hugging Infant
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room A
Tuesday, October 3 10:30 am to 11:30 am
Ages 6-18 Months and Caregivers:  Baby signs helps infants too young to speak learn how to communicate their wants, needs and special requests using sign language.  This series of six classes includes learning signs based on themes such as mealtime, bedtime, bath time, dressing, the park and pets through songs, books and activities.  Classes continue into October.  Registration is limited to six families.
10:30 am to 11:30 am
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room A
 
 
 
Creative Builders - Bricks4Kidz

Creative Builders - Bricks4Kidz

Blueprint of Gears
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Tuesday, October 3 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Learn, build and play with Christy Vesci, Director of Bricks4Kids.  You will explore hands-on engineering fundamentals as you build motorized models using LEGO Bricks.
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
Building Better Men

Building Better Men

Three Laughing Boys
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Tuesday, October 3 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Ages 12-18: Young men will discuss important topics that will help them forge ahead into adulthood.
5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Room C
 
 
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Adult Reading Book to Two Girls
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, October 4 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
 
 
Excel 2

Excel 2

Microsoft Excel Logo
Main Library
Haute Create
Wednesday, October 4 10:00 am to 11:30 am
Intermediate Excel 2010 covers formatting, freezing panes, and using basic formulas. Please be familiar with the skills in Excel 1.
10:00 am to 11:30 am
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Positive Link HIV Testing

Positive Link HIV Testing

Red Ribbon on Red Background
Main Library
Meeting Room A
Wednesday, October 4 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Positive Link provides free testing, comprehensive prevention information and services for those infected with or at risk for HIV in south central Indiana.
11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Room A
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Wednesday, October 4 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 safely Note: 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
Wednesday, October 4 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 safely Note: 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
Wednesday, October 4 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 safely Note: 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
 
 
Self Defense for Youth

Self Defense for Youth

Kung Fu Student and Instructor
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Wednesday, October 4 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Ages 8 & Up: No one wants to have to defend themself from an attacker.  But, if the situation arises, quality training is key.  Teacher Jason Yost of Yost Wing Chun Kung-fu Academy will teach an introductory, four session self-defense course focused on learning how to be aware of your surroundings, how to develop and use energy efficiently and effectively and how to develop the confidence to defend yourself from anything seeking to do you harm.  Please wear comfortable clothing and any protective gear you may have.  Classes continue into October.  Please plan to attend all four sessions.
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
Mother Goose on the Loose Ages 0-5 Thursday Morning

Mother Goose on the Loose Ages 0-5 Thursday Morning

Mother Goose with Two Gooslings
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, October 5 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
 
 
Bingo Bunch

Bingo Bunch

Senior Woman with Pen and Bingo Ball
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Thursday, October 5 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm
Bingo Bunch meets weekly at the West Branch Library.  Enjoy light 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 Room B
 
 
Watch this! West Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales

Watch this! West Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales

Poster: Pirates of the Caribbean Dead Men Tell No Tales
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
Thursday, October 5 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm
A down-on-his-luck Captain Jack Sparrow feels the winds of ill-fortune blowing even more strongly when deadly ghost sailors, led by his old nemesis, the evil Captain Salazar, escape from the Devil's Triangle. Jack's only hope lies in seeking out the legendary Trident of Poseidon, but to find it he must forge an uneasy alliance with a brilliant and beautiful astronomer and a headstrong British naval man.  Refreshments will be served.
3:30 pm to 5:30 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
 
 
Traveling Tech Station

Traveling Tech Station

Main Library
VCPL Lobby
Thursday, October 5 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Browse various tablets, get questions about your own device answered or learn more about ebooks, streaming video and online classes.
4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Main Library
VCPL Lobby
 
 
Ready to Read Storytime

Ready to Read Storytime

Three Children Reading
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Friday, October 6 10:30 am to 11:30 am
Ages 0-5: Enjoy 30 minutes of interactive storytime from 10:00am to 10:30am.  There will be 30 minutes of free play offered from 10:30am to 11:00am.
10:30 am to 11:30 am
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
First Friday: Harvest in the Haute
5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
 
 
Friends of the Library Book Sale

Friends of the Library Book Sale

Books in Red Basket
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
Saturday, October 7 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Join us for 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 Ages 0-5 Saturday Morning

Mother Goose on the Loose Ages 0-5 Saturday Morning

Mother Goose with Two Gooslings
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Saturday, October 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 Book Sale

Friends of the Library Book Sale

Books in Red Basket
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
Sunday, October 8 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Join us for selection of thousands of items: Books, movies, music and more.  The average book price is just $1.00. Proceeds raised at the monthly book sales help provide funding for Library programs and services.
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
 
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Babies and Books

Babies and Books

Bear Reading to Younger Animals
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Monday, October 9 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 0-18 Months: You and your baby will bounce, laugh and engage in this lap-sit program from 10:00am to 10:30am.  There will be 30 minutes of free play offered form 10:30am-11:00am.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Intermediate Internet

Intermediate Internet

Magnifying Glass over the word Internet
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Monday, October 9 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Search the internet more efficiently.  Learn how to use different search engines, search terms, browser tabs and bookmarks.  Please be familiar with the skills from Introduction to the Internet.
5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
Traveling Tech Station

Traveling Tech Station

Electronic Devices on Wait Tray
West Branch
Tuesday, October 10 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Browse various tablets, get questions about your own device answered or learn more about ebooks, streaming video and online classes.
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
West Branch
 
 
Toddler Tales

Toddler Tales

Book with Toys Floating Above It
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Tuesday, October 10 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 1-3: 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
 
 
Baby Signs: Sign, Say and Play

Baby Signs: Sign, Say and Play

Mother Hugging Infant
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room A
Tuesday, October 10 10:30 am to 11:30 am
Ages 6-18 Months and Caregivers:  Baby signs helps infants too young to speak learn how to communicate their wants, needs and special requests using sign language.  This series of six classes includes learning signs based on themes such as mealtime, bedtime, bath time, dressing, the park and pets through songs, books and activities.  Classes continue into October.  Registration is limited to six families.
10:30 am to 11:30 am
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room A
 
 
Craft & Chat
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
 
Becoming Frankenstein's Monster and Other Face Painting with Fundazzlers
4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
 
 
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Adult Reading Book to Two Girls
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, October 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 Book Club

VCPL Book Club

Cover: The Devotion of Suspect X by Higashino
Main Library
Collaborative Space 6
Wednesday, October 11 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
When Detective Shunpei Kusanagi is assigned to investigate the death of Shinji Togashi, he can't find any holes in his prime suspect's alibi even though he can't shake the feeling that there is something off about her story.  To help with the case, Kusanagi calls in Dr. Manabu Yukawa, a college friend, physicist and police consultant nicknamed Professor Galileo.  Together, the two match wits against an unexpected criminal mastermind from Yukawa's past.  Afternoon Book Club is a librarian-led book club held on the second Wednesday of the month.
1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
Main Library
Collaborative Space 6
 
 
Self Defense for Youth

Self Defense for Youth

Kung Fu Student and Instructor
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Wednesday, October 11 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Ages 8 & Up: No one wants to have to defend themself from an attacker.  But, if the situation arises, quality training is key.  Teacher Jason Yost of Yost Wing Chun Kung-fu Academy will teach an introductory, four session self-defense course focused on learning how to be aware of your surroundings, how to develop and use energy efficiently and effectively and how to develop the confidence to defend yourself from anything seeking to do you harm.  Please wear comfortable clothing and any protective gear you may have.  Classes continue into October.  Please plan to attend all four sessions.
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
Watch This! Wonder Woman

Watch This! Wonder Woman

Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
Wednesday, October 11 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Diana, princess of the Amazons, was raised on a sheltered island paradise and trained to be an unconquerable warrior.  When a pilot crashes on their shores and tells of a massive conflict raging in the outside world, Diana leaves her home, convinced she can strop the threat.  Fighting alongside men in a war to end all wars, Diana will discover her full powers and her true destiny.  Refreshments will be served.
6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
 
 
Bingo Bunch

Bingo Bunch

Senior Woman with Pen and Bingo Ball
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Thursday, October 12 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm
Bingo Bunch meets weekly at the West Branch Library.  Enjoy light 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 Room B
 
 
PowerPoint

PowerPoint

Microsoft PowerPoint Logo
Main Library
Haute Create
Thursday, October 12 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Learn to navigate the program, add new slides, work with text boxes, graphics and slide transitions.  Please be familiar with the skills in the Basic Computing classes.
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Family Fun Night at the Honey Creek Mall

Family Fun Night at the Honey Creek Mall

Child's Drawing of a Family
Community Locations
Honey Creek Mall
Thursday, October 12 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Spend the evening together as a family decorating Trick or Treats bags and playing Halloween games. We'll also be issuing library cards and sharing information about upcoming events.
5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Community Locations
Honey Creek Mall
 
 
Teen Advisory Board

Teen Advisory Board

Main Library
Collaborative Space 6
Thursday, October 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 Hillary Rains at hrains@vigo.lib.in.us or call her at (812) 232-1113 x 2275.
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Main Library
Collaborative Space 6
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Friday, October 13 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 safely Note: 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
 
 
Ready to Read Storytime

Ready to Read Storytime

Three Children Reading
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Friday, October 13 10:30 am to 11:30 am
Ages 0-5: Enjoy 30 minutes of interactive storytime from 10:00am to 10:30am.  There will be 30 minutes of free play offered from 10:30am to 11:00am.
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, October 13 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 safely Note: 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
 
 
Putt-Putt Golf Classic

Putt-Putt Golf Classic

Golf Ball in Hole
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
Friday, October 13 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
All ages: Looking for some playful competition?  Spend the afternoon enjoying music and mini-golf with our amazing indoor 9-hole mini-golf course, designed by West Terre Haute High School students.
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
 
 
Teen Murder Mystery

Teen Murder Mystery

Books with Magnifying Glass
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B, C & D
Friday, October 13 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
It's murder... by the books!  The year is 1947 and you've been invited to a dinner at the library.  Enjoy food and drinks as you work to solve a mysterious death. Pick-up begins promptly at 8:30pm.
6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B, C & D
 
 
Art Hacks

Art Hacks

Abstract Painting
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
Saturday, October 14 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Make unique art inspired by German postmodern artist Gerhard Richter's abstract paintings, using a squeegee to rub, blur and scrape paint across your canvas.
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
 
 
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Babies and Books

Babies and Books

Bear Reading to Younger Animals
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Monday, October 16 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 0-18 Months: You and your baby will bounce, laugh and engage in this lap-sit program from 10:00am to 10:30am.  There will be 30 minutes of free play offered form 10:30am-11:00am.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Beginning Photoshop
5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Vigo County Public Library Board Meeting
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms B & C
 
 
Til the Coal Train Hauled It Away

Til the Coal Train Hauled It Away

West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room A
Monday, October 16 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Author Tim Crumrin will present his latest book Til the Coal Train Hauled It Away: A Memoir of the Rise and Demise of a Small Town to the West Branch.  Crumrin's book tells the story of the people , events, triumphs and tragedy of West Terre Haute, once the fastest growing town in the United States.  Signed copies of the book will be available for purchase.  Refreshments will be served.
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room A
 
 
Toddler Tales

Toddler Tales

Book with Toys Floating Above It
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Tuesday, October 17 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 1-3: 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
 
 
Baby Signs: Sign, Say and Play

Baby Signs: Sign, Say and Play

Mother Hugging Infant
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room A
Tuesday, October 17 10:30 am to 11:30 am
Ages 6-18 Months and Caregivers:  Baby signs helps infants too young to speak learn how to communicate their wants, needs and special requests using sign language.  This series of six classes includes learning signs based on themes such as mealtime, bedtime, bath time, dressing, the park and pets through songs, books and activities.  Classes continue into October.  Registration is limited to six families.
10:30 am to 11:30 am
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room A
 
 
Creative Builders - Express Yourself

Creative Builders - Express Yourself

Blueprint of Gears
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Tuesday, October 17 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Ages 8-15: Use your own creative building skills with Art Cart materials and your imagination.  Then listen to the expressive storytelling of Jamie Young.
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Adult Reading Book to Two Girls
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, October 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
 
 
Traveling Tech Station

Traveling Tech Station

Electronic Devices on Wait Tray
West Branch
Wednesday, October 18 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Browse various tablets, get questions about your own device answered or learn more about ebooks, streaming video and online classes.
4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
West Branch
 
 
West Vigo Guitar Club

West Vigo Guitar Club

Colorful Acoustic Guitar
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Wednesday, October 18 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Ages 8-14:  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 in October and November.  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 Room B
Thursday, October 19 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm
Bingo Bunch meets weekly at the West Branch Library.  Enjoy light 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 Room B
 
 
Book Chat

Book Chat

Cover: Promise to Return
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room A
Thursday, October 19 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Promise to Return by Elizabeth Byler Younts explores Amish culture during World War II when Henry Mast is drafted and, against all expectations, enlists in the Army. He leaves behind his fiancée Miriam, who must balance life among the Amish with her love for Henry. Book Chat is a librarian-led book club held on the third Thursday of the month.
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room A
 
 
Bricks 4 Kidz - Build With Me

Bricks 4 Kidz - Build With Me

Toy Train Made of Building Blocks
West Branch
Friday, October 20 10:30 am to 11:30 am
Ags 2-5: Build with LEGO Duplo during this Mommy & Me/Daddy & Me class with Bricks4Kidz.  Introduce your child to stories and creative play while enjoying positive social interaction. 
10:30 am to 11:30 am
West Branch
 
 
 
 
Community Gaming Initiative

Community Gaming Initiative

Colorful Gaming Dice
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
Saturday, October 21 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Calling all gamers.  Interested in tabletop, role playing or card gaming?  Explore new games, play old favorites and challenge new people.
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
 
 
Brews and Boos

Brews and Boos

Illustration of Three Beers
Community Locations
Terre Haute Brewing Company
Saturday, October 21 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Hear local tales of murder and mayhem, mixed with a good dose of humor and history performed by the Community Theatre of Terre Haute.  Be prepared for an evening of scares and ghost stories only for adults.
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Community Locations
Terre Haute Brewing Company
 
 
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Babies and Books

Babies and Books

Bear Reading to Younger Animals
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Monday, October 23 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 0-18 Months: You and your baby will bounce, laugh and engage in this lap-sit program from 10:00am to 10:30am.  There will be 30 minutes of free play offered form 10:30am-11:00am.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Traveling Tech Station

Traveling Tech Station

Electronic Devices on Wait Tray
Main Library
VCPL Lobby
Monday, October 23 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Browse various tablets, get questions about your own device answered or learn more about ebooks, streaming video and online classes.
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Main Library
VCPL Lobby
 
 
Create a Photo Card

Create a Photo Card

Laptop with Photography Editing Software
Main Library
Haute Create
Monday, October 23 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Practice using the selection and healing tools while learning to create a photo card using Adobe Photoshop Elements.  Attendees are welcome to bring their own family photos on a flash drive.
5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Toddler Tales

Toddler Tales

Book with Toys Floating Above It
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Tuesday, October 24 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 1-3: 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 at West Ages 0-5
11:00 am to 11:30 am
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
Mother Goose on the Loose at West Ages 0-5

Mother Goose on the Loose at West Ages 0-5

West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Tuesday, October 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
 
 
 
 
Halloween Costume Swap

Halloween Costume Swap

West Branch
Tuesday, 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
 
 
Creative Builders - Design a Light-Up Card

Creative Builders - Design a Light-Up Card

West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Tuesday, October 24 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Ages 8-15: Make your card shine with copper tape, LED stickers and a coin cell battery.  Enjoy your creative results or share with a friend.
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
Let's Chat about Bullying

Let's Chat about Bullying

Main Library
Meeting Room C
Tuesday, October 24 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Ages 12-18 & Caregivers: Discuss difficult concepts with Purdue Extension.  In this session, learn how to cope with being bullied by others or with being a bully yourself.  Caregivers are encouraged to come independently or with their teenagers.
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Room C
 
 
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, October 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
 
 
 
 
Halloween Costume Swap

Halloween Costume Swap

West Branch
Wednesday, 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
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

Main Library
Haute Create
Wednesday, October 25 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 safely Note: 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

Main Library
Haute Create
Wednesday, October 25 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 safely Note: 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

Main Library
Haute Create
Wednesday, October 25 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 safely Note: 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
 
 
West Vigo Guitar Club

West Vigo Guitar Club

West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Wednesday, October 25 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Ages 8-14:  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 in October and November.  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

Main Library
Haute Create
Wednesday, October 25 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 safely Note: 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
 
 
 
 
Halloween Costume Swap

Halloween Costume Swap

West Branch
Thursday, 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
 
 
Bingo Bunch

Bingo Bunch

West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Thursday, October 26 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm
Bingo Bunch meets weekly at the West Branch Library.  Enjoy light 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 Room B
 
 
Watch This! Baby Driver

Watch This! Baby Driver

Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
Thursday, October 26 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
A talented, young getaway driver relies on the beat of his personal soundtrack to be the best in the game. When he meets the girl of his dreams, Baby sees a chance to ditch his criminal life and make a clean getaway. But after being coerced into working for a crime boss, he must face the music when a doomed heist threatens his life, love and freedom.Runtime: 113 minutesRated R for violence and language throughoutRefreshments will be served
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
 
 
Ready to Read Storytime

Ready to Read Storytime

West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Friday, October 27 10:30 am to 11:30 am
Ages 0-5: Enjoy 30 minutes of interactive storytime from 10:00am to 10:30am.  There will be 30 minutes of free play offered from 10:30am to 11:00am.
10:30 am to 11:30 am
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
 
 
Halloween Costume Swap

Halloween Costume Swap

West Branch
Friday, October 27 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

Main Library
VCPL Lobby
Friday, October 27 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
All ages: You're in for a treat this Halloween at the Vigo County Public Library.  Stop by the Main Branch in costume for a free book, games, activities and a walk through the spooky Born Learning Trail.  Books will be available while supplies last.
5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Main Library
VCPL Lobby
 
 
 
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

West Branch
Sunday, October 29 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
All ages: Fill your trick or treat bag at the Westside Hometown Holidays Trunk or Treat.  Enjoy activities in a safe environment after the Westside Hometown Holiday parade - and don't forget to stop by the Vigo County Public Library's trunk for a free book.  Books will be available while supplies last. 
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
West Branch
 
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Babies and Books

Babies and Books

Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Monday, October 30 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 0-18 Months: You and your baby will bounce, laugh and engage in this lap-sit program from 10:00am to 10:30am.  There will be 30 minutes of free play offered form 10:30am-11:00am.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Toddler Tales

Toddler Tales

Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Tuesday, October 31 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 1-3: 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