March 2021

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Wonder Boxes: Kids

Wonder Boxes: Kids

Main Library
Premieres Monday, March 1 at 10:00 am

Ages 6-11: Surprise your child with a box full of books, music, movies, games, and more-tailored to their age and interests! Visit www.vigo.lib.in.us/events, sign up for an age-appropriate Wonder Box, and complete the preference form via email. Your custom Wonder Box may include everything from board books to games, craft projects, and even more surprises.

Every box will include items to keep, Library materials to return, and instructions on how to return your Wonder Box. Register using your child's name. Limit one box per registrant. Library card required.

10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
 
 
Wonder Boxes: Infants & Toddlers

Wonder Boxes: Infants & Toddlers

Main Library
Premieres Monday, March 1 at 10:00 am

Ages 0-5: Surprise your infant with a box full of books, music, movies, games, and more-tailored to their age and interests! Visit www.vigo.lib.in.us/events, sign up for an age-appropriate Wonder Box, and complete the preference form via email. Your custom Wonder Box may include everything from board books to games, craft projects, and even more surprises.

Every box will include items to keep, Library materials to return, and instructions on how to return your Wonder Box. Register using your child's name. Limit one box per registrant. Library card required.

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

Wonder Boxes: Teens

Main Library
Premieres Monday, March 1 at 10:00 am

Ages 12-19: Surprise your teen with a box full of books, music, movies, games, and more-tailored to their age and interests! Visit www.vigo.lib.in.us/events, sign up for an age-appropriate Wonder Box, and complete the preference form via email. Your custom Wonder Box may include everything from board books to games, craft projects, and even more surprises.

Every box will include items to keep, Library materials to return, and instructions on how to return your Wonder Box. Register using your child's name. Limit one box per registrant. Library card required.

10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
 
 
 
Books & Brews: Station Eleven

Books & Brews: Station Eleven

Cover: Station Eleven
Digital Programs
Zoom
Premieres Monday, March 1 at 6:30 pm

Ages 21 & Up: Grab your favorite beverage and join a virtual discussion of Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel. Twenty years after a widespread pandemic and the collapse of civilization, a group of actors and musicians known as "The Traveling Symphony" visit various settlements trying to keep the arts alive in this altered world. The story moves back and forth in time contrasting each of the character's pre-pandemic normalities to their post-apocalyptic lives, revealing the twist of fate that connects the troupe. The 2021 NEA Big Read selection questions fame, friendship, and obsessions while displaying the importance of art.

6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Digital Programs
Zoom
 
 
From Asgard to Wakanda: Marvel Movie Trivia

From Asgard to Wakanda: Marvel Movie Trivia

Digital Programs
Zoom
Premieres Tuesday, March 2 at 6:30 pm

Ages 18 & Up: Challenge others and test your knowledge of Marvel movies: guess who said the quote, identify characters, and name the movie based on a scene. To play along, you will need two devices-one to view the Zoom meeting and one to answer trivia questions at kahoot.it. Register to receive the Zoom link.

6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Digital Programs
Zoom
 
 
SSOS: Social Services Organizations & Supports

SSOS: Social Services Organizations & Supports

Man, in distress, face down on desk
Digital Programs
Zoom
Premieres Wednesday, March 3 at 10:00 am

How has COVID-19 impacted you, your family, and your community? Discuss the many challenges people are facing during this pandemic and discover the local organizations addressing these issues. This month, learn more about the current state of suicide in Vigo County from Team of Mercy and how you can help. A Family Development Specialist from Western Indiana Community Action Agency (WICAA) will address the services offered to assist your family, including: budgeting, education, employment, health care, addiction, and housing. Learn more about Team of Mercy at teamofmercy.com and WICAA at wicaa.org.

10:00 am to 10:45 am
Digital Programs
Zoom
 
 
 
Big Read Keynote: Dr. Laura Bates

Big Read Keynote: Dr. Laura Bates

Digital Programs
Zoom
Premieres Friday, March 5 at 6:30 pm

In Station Eleven, the Traveling Symphony provides entertainment for their fellow survivors by performing Shakespeare's plays for settlements as they migrate along the Great Lakes. Dr. Laura Bates, author of the 2016 Community Read Shakespeare Saved My Life, will highlight the universal appeal of Shakespearean drama, discuss her experiences teaching Shakespeare in prisons, and celebrate the 20th Community Read in Vigo County. Register to receive the Zoom link.

6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Digital Programs
Zoom
 
 
 
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Pandemic Online Game

Pandemic Online Game

Digital Programs
Zoom
Premieres Monday, March 8 at 3:00 pm

Ages 12 & Up: As skilled members of a disease-fighting team, you must keep four deadly diseases at bay while discovering their cures. Work as a team to succeed-all players win or lose together.

Play Pandemic: The Board Game via Steam, an online platform. Zoom will be used for in-game chat with players. Sign up individually or in groups of three to play with your friends. Register to receive the Zoom link and instructions. Sign up for a free Steam account to play. Email techteam@vigo.lib.in.us for assistance.

3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Digital Programs
Zoom
 
 
 
Beyond the Classroom: Sundials

Beyond the Classroom: Sundials

Digital Programs
Youtube
Premieres Tuesday, March 9 at 1:00 pm

Ages 5-11: Could you tell time in Emily St. John Mandel's post-apocalyptic world? Learn how to create a sundial with limited resources! Kits will be available for curbside pickup or home delivery. A list of supplies for at-home participation will be available at facebook.com/vigolibrary. Contact 812.232.1113 for more information.

1:00 pm to 1:30 pm
Digital Programs
Youtube
 
 
Teen Advisory Board

Teen Advisory Board

Digital Programs
Premieres Wednesday, March 10 at 6:30 pm

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

6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Digital Programs
 
 
 
 
Virtual Legislative Crackerbarrel
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Digital Programs
 
 
The Road at the Moon Lite

The Road at the Moon Lite

Community Locations
Moon Lite Drive-In Theater
Premieres Sunday, March 14 at 8:00 pm

Ages 17 & Up: The Road is a post-societal journey following a father and son as they face a harsh, desolate reality where everyone must fend for themselves to survive. Gates open at 7:00 p.m. Each car receives free admission and the first 100 cars receive complimentary popcorn. Rated R.

8:00 pm to 11:00 pm
Community Locations
Moon Lite Drive-In Theater
 
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Vigo County Public Library Board Meeting
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms B & C, Meeting Rooms A, B & C
 
 
 
 
Start Your Own Edible Garden with Gale Courses
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Digital Programs
 
 
 
 
 
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Flavor Bytes: Chicken Pot Pie

Flavor Bytes: Chicken Pot Pie

Digital Programs
Youtube
Premieres Monday, March 22 at 12:00 am

Beginning Monday, March 8, follow along with a Flavor Bytes video to learn how to make homemade chicken pot pie. Kits will be available for curbside pickup or home delivery from Monday, March 8 to Monday, March 22 while supplies last. Contact 812.232.1113 for more information.

12:00 am
Digital Programs
Youtube
 
 
Shall We Meet Again: It's Never Too Late to Learn Shakespeare
8:00 am to 8:00 pm
Main Library
 
 
 
 
Women's History Trivia

Women's History Trivia

Digital Programs
Zoom
Premieres Wednesday, March 24 at 6:30 pm

Test your knowledge of women's history and learn about amazing women from ancient times to the present day! You will need two devices: one to view the Zoom meeting and one to answer trivia questions at kahoot.it.

6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Digital Programs
Zoom
 
 
Maker Kit To Go: LED Light Up Card

Maker Kit To Go: LED Light Up Card

Main Library
Premieres Thursday, March 25 at 10:00 am

Ages 9 & Up: Explore how electrical circuits work by creating your own light up card with copper tape, an LED light, and batteries. Kits will be available for curbside pickup or home delivery beginning Thursday, March 25. Contact 812.232.1113 for more information.

10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
 
 
 
Art Hacks: Scratchboard Museum

Art Hacks: Scratchboard Museum

Art Hacks: Scratchboard Museum
Digital Programs, Main Library
Premieres Saturday, March 27 at 12:00 am

Invent your own museum inspired by the Museum of Civilization in Station Eleven. Use black paint and crayons to create your own scratchboard, then scrape your designs of everyday items into the paint. Kits will be available for curbside pickup or home delivery on Saturday, March 27 while supplies last. Contact 812.232.1113 for more information.

12:00 am
Digital Programs, Main Library
 
 
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Pandemic Online Game

Pandemic Online Game

Digital Programs
Zoom
Premieres Monday, March 29 at 11:00 am

Ages 12 & Up: As skilled members of a disease-fighting team, you must keep four deadly diseases at bay while discovering their cures. Work as a team to succeed-all players win or lose together.

Play Pandemic: The Board Game via Steam, an online platform. Zoom will be used for in-game chat with players. Sign up individually or in groups of three to play with your friends. Register to receive the Zoom link and instructions. Sign up for a free Steam account to play. Email techteam@vigo.lib.in.us for assistance.

11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Digital Programs
Zoom
 
 
 
Station Eleven: Virtual Escape Room
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Digital Programs
 
 
Cartooning with Illustrator Corinne Roberts

Cartooning with Illustrator Corinne Roberts

Digital Programs
Zoom
Premieres Tuesday, March 30 at 1:00 pm

Ages 9 & Up: Learn to use basic shape construction and line drawing techniques to illustrate a person, place, and thing. This introductory class can help you start your own cartoon story with no prior drawing experience needed. Kits will be available for curbside pickup or home delivery while supplies last. Contact 812.232.1113 for more information.

1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Digital Programs
Zoom