January 2018

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Holiday Closing
(All day)
 
 
 
Positive Link HIV Testing

Positive Link HIV Testing

Main Library
Meeting Room A
Wednesday, January 3 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.  Testing is done on-site with a simple mouth swab and your results are available in only fifteen minutes.
11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Room A
 
 
Experience Virtual Reality

Experience Virtual Reality

Main Library
Haute Create
Wednesday, January 3 3:00 pm to 6:00 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. 
3:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Mother Goose on the Loose Ages 0-5 Thursday Morning

Mother Goose on the Loose Ages 0-5 Thursday Morning

Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, January 4 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
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

Main Library
Haute Create
Thursday, January 4 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
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

Main Library
Haute Create
Thursday, January 4 12:00 pm to 1:00 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.
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Bingo Bunch

Bingo Bunch

West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Thursday, January 4 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
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

Main Library
Haute Create
Thursday, January 4 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 safely Note: 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
 
 
Traveling Tech Station

Traveling Tech Station

Main Library
VCPL Lobby
Thursday, January 4 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Drop by with your tablet and learn how to borrow ebooks, movies, music & more.  Other basic tech questions can also be answered.  Staff cannot do repairs."  
4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Main Library
VCPL Lobby
 
 
Preschool Yoga

Preschool Yoga

Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Friday, January 5 9:30 am to 10:30 am
Ages 3-5: Instructor Joy Sutter will lead children in a variety of physical activities designed to get them moving and stretching.
9:30 am to 10:30 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
First Friday: Frozen Frenzy

First Friday: Frozen Frenzy

Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
Friday, January 5 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Do you want to build a snowman or melt Elsa's frozen hands? How about a snow ball toss? Explore Frozen-inspired science, art projects and snacks on this cold January afternoon.
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

Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
Saturday, January 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
 
 
 
 
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

Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Saturday, January 6 10:00 am to 10:30 am
Ages 0-5: Join Mother Goose for an interactive storytime with books, songs, rhymes and musical instruments.  You and your child will play together and develop early literacy skills.
10:00 am to 10:30 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Make Your Own VR Cardboard Headset
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Friends of the Library Monthly Book Sale

Friends of the Library Monthly Book Sale

Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
Sunday, January 7 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Shop from a selection of thousands of items: Books, movies, music and more.  The average book price 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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Introduction to the Internet
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

Main Library
Haute Create
Tuesday, January 9 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
 
 
Traveling Tech Station

Traveling Tech Station

West Branch
Tuesday, January 9 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Drop by with your tablet and learn how to borrow ebooks, movies, music & more.  Other basic tech questions can also be answered.  Staff cannot do repairs.
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
West Branch
 
 
Craft & Chat

Craft & Chat

Main Library
Meeting Room D
Tuesday, January 9 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Create a winter wreath with a wire hanger, some plastic sandwich bags and a little patience.
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Room D
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

Main Library
Haute Create
Tuesday, January 9 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 safely Note: 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
 
 
 
Watch This! West Despicable Me 3

Watch This! West Despicable Me 3

West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
Tuesday, January 9 3:45 pm to 5:45 pm
Gru and his Minions return in Despicable Me 3, ready to return to a life of crime.  Or so the Minions had hoped after the Anti-Villain League fired Gru. Instead Gru chooses to return to Freedonia, to meet his long-lost twin brother Dru for the first time. Their initial rivalry turns into an uneasy alliance to take down Balthazar Bratt, a former 80s child star bent on world domination.Rated PG for action and rude humor. Refreshments will be served.
3:45 pm to 5:45 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
 
 
VCPL Afternoon Book Club

VCPL Afternoon Book Club

Main Library
Collaborative Space 6
Wednesday, January 10 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
In Marc Elsberg's thriller Blackout, computer hackers cause a power outage that starts in Italy and affects most of Europe.  Within days, people riot for food, transportation and communication are lost, governments collapse and nuclear power plants leak deadly radiation.  Explore what could happen as a result of losing the main power grid through various viewpoints.
1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
Main Library
Collaborative Space 6
 
 
Watch This! The Mountain Between Us

Watch This! The Mountain Between Us

Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
Wednesday, January 10 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Stranded after a tragic plane crash, two strangers must forge a connection to survive the extreme elements of a remote snow-covered mountain. When they realize help is not coming, they embark on a perilous journey across the wilderness. Based on the novel of the same name by Charles Martin. Refreshments will be served.
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
 
 
Bingo Bunch

Bingo Bunch

West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Thursday, January 11 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
 
 
Word 1

Word 1

Main Library
Haute Create
Thursday, January 11 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
This beginning class covers creating and saving documents and includes working with text and spell checking in Microsoft Word 2010.  Please be familiar with a computer keyboard and possess basic typing skills.
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Family Fun Night at the Honey Creek Mall
5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Community Locations
Honey Creek Mall
 
 
Preschool Yoga

Preschool Yoga

Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Friday, January 12 9:30 am to 10:30 am
Ages 3-5: Instructor Joy Sutter will lead children in a variety of physical activities designed to get them moving and stretching.
9:30 am to 10:30 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Experience Virtual Reality

Experience Virtual Reality

Main Library
Haute Create
Friday, January 12 1:00 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. 
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Crackerbarrel Session

Crackerbarrel Session

Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
Saturday, January 13 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Hear from area legislators about the initiatives of the 2018 Indiana General Assembly.  Bring ideas and questions to share with your legislators.
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
 
 
Tour and Tasting at the Sycamore Winery

Tour and Tasting at the Sycamore Winery

Community Locations
Sycamore Winery
Saturday, January 13 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Tour the new Sycamore Winery facility and get a glimpse at local beer and wine-making.  Samples of a variety of beer and wines will be available to adults after the tour.
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Community Locations
Sycamore Winery
 
 
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Experience Virtual Reality

Experience Virtual Reality

Main Library
Haute Create
Monday, January 15 10:00 am 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. 
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Beginning Photoshop
5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
Vigo County Public Library Board of Trustees Meeting

Vigo County Public Library Board of Trustees Meeting

West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
Tuesday, January 16 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Due to Martin Luther King Day the VCPL Board of Trustees meeting has been moved to Tuesday this month.  The meeting will be held at the Vigo County Public Library West Branch this month and is open to the public.
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
 
 
Experience Virtual Reality

Experience Virtual Reality

Main Library
Haute Create
Wednesday, January 17 10:00 am to 2:00 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. 
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Traveling Tech Station

Traveling Tech Station

West Branch
Wednesday, January 17 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Drop by with your tablet and learn how to borrow ebooks, movies, music & more.  Other basic tech questions can also be answered.  Staff cannot do repairs.
4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
West Branch
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

Main Library
Haute Create
Thursday, January 18 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
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

Main Library
Haute Create
Thursday, January 18 12:00 pm to 1:00 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.
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Bingo Bunch

Bingo Bunch

West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Thursday, January 18 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
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

Main Library
Haute Create
Thursday, January 18 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 safely Note: 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
 
 
Book Chat

Book Chat

West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room A
Thursday, January 18 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
A terrifying new plague is spreading like wildfire across the country - Draco Incendia Trychophyton, aka Dragonscale. It's highly contagious, a deadly spore that marks its hosts with beautiful black and gold marks across their bodies before causing them to burst into flames. Millions are infected; blazes erupt everywhere. There is no antidote. No one is safe.Book Chat is a librarian-led book club meeting on the third Thursday of the month. 
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room A
 
 
Intro to Video Editing in Adobe Premiere Elements
5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Mature Audiences Only

Mature Audiences Only

Main Library
Meeting Rooms A & C
Thursday, January 18 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Ages 19 and Up: Play Mortal Kombat,  Mario Kart, Super Smash Brothers and more at this adult only video game night. Wii U, PS4 and XBox games will be available. Refreshments will be provided.
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A & C
 
 
Preschool Yoga

Preschool Yoga

Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Friday, January 19 9:30 am to 10:30 am
Ages 3-5: Instructor Joy Sutter will lead children in a variety of physical activities designed to get them moving and stretching.
9:30 am to 10:30 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Experience Virtual Reality

Experience Virtual Reality

Main Library
Haute Create
Friday, January 19 10:00 am to 3:00 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. 
10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Art Hacks

Art Hacks

Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
Saturday, January 20 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Explore the origins and history of aboriginal art and the creativity found in the indigenous people of Australia. Create your own version of this amazing art form after viewing beautiful examples.
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
 
 
Art Hacks

Art Hacks

Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
Saturday, January 20 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Explore the origins and history of aboriginal art and the creativity found in the indigenous people of Australia. Create your own version of this amazing art form after viewing beautiful examples.
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
 
 
 
 
Community Gaming Initiative

Community Gaming Initiative

Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
Saturday, January 20 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
All ages: Calling all gamers.  Interested in tabletop, role playing or card gaming?  Explore new games, play old favorites and challenge new people.
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
 
 
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Traveling Tech Station

Traveling Tech Station

Main Library
VCPL Lobby
Monday, January 22 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Drop by with your tablet and learn how to borrow ebooks, movies, music & more.  Other basic tech questions can also be answered.  Staff cannot do repairs.
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Main Library
VCPL Lobby
 
 
Mother Goose on the Loose

Mother Goose on the Loose

West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room A
Tuesday, January 23 11:00 am to 11:30 am
Ages 0-5: Join Mother Goose for an interactive storytime with books, songs, rhymes and musical instruments.  You and your child will play together and develop early literacy skills.
11:00 am to 11:30 am
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room A
 
 
 
Active Books

Active Books

Main Library
Meeting Rooms A & C
Tuesday, January 23 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Physical activity helps children develop bones and muscle, strengthen their hearts and lungs and improve their motor skills.  It can even help them develop good social skills and positive self-esteem.  Learn about books that encourage your children to dance, climb and move through a librarian-led book discussion and simulated story time activities.  Dinner will be provided to registered attendees.
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A & C
 
 
 
 
Experience Virtual Reality

Experience Virtual Reality

West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Wednesday, January 24 3:30 pm to 7:00 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. 
3:30 pm to 7:00 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
Foster Care Questions Answered

Foster Care Questions Answered

Main Library
Meeting Rooms A & C
Wednesday, January 24 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Caseworkers, adoptive families and long-time foster parents will be available to answer your questions, share their stories and explain how to get started as a foster parent.
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A & C
 
 
Bingo Bunch

Bingo Bunch

West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Thursday, January 25 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
 
 
 
 
Experience Virtual Reality

Experience Virtual Reality

West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room A
Thursday, January 25 3:30 pm to 5:30 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. 
3:30 pm to 5:30 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room A
 
 
Watch This! It

Watch This! It

Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
Thursday, January 25 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
A group of bullied kids band together when a shapeshifting monster, taking the appearance of a clown, begins hunting children. Based on the novel of the same name by Stephen King. Refreshments will be served.
6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
 
 
Preschool Yoga

Preschool Yoga

Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Friday, January 26 9:30 am to 10:30 am
Ages 3-5: Instructor Joy Sutter will lead children in a variety of physical activities designed to get them moving and stretching.
9:30 am to 10:30 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
 
Experience Virtual Reality

Experience Virtual Reality

West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Friday, January 26 3:30 pm to 5:30 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. 
3:30 pm to 5:30 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
Never Too Late to Learn: Cake Decorating with the Red Room Cakery
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
 
 
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Experience Virtual Reality

Experience Virtual Reality

West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Monday, January 29 3:30 pm to 7:00 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. 
3:30 pm to 7:00 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
 
 
Experience Virtual Reality

Experience Virtual Reality

West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Tuesday, January 30 3:30 pm to 5:30 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. 
3:30 pm to 5:30 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B