May 2019

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Wiggle Worm Wednesdays

Wiggle Worm Wednesdays

Three Colorful Worms with Books
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, May 1 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 2-5: Bring your preschooler to the Library for interactive stories, songs, dancing, crafts and play from 10:00am to 10:30am.  There will be 30 minutes of free play offered from 10:30am to 11:00am
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Positive Link HIV Testing

Positive Link HIV Testing

Red Ribbon on Red Background
Main Library
Meeting Room A
Wednesday, May 1 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Positive Link provides comprehensive prevention and free testing to those impacted by HIV in south central Indiana. Test is done with a simple finger prick and results are delivered in one minute.
11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Room A
 
 
Basic Computing
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Books Before Bedtime

Books Before Bedtime

Infant Sleeping on a Crescent Moon
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, May 2 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Bring your children ages 0-5 for this evening storytime.  Wear your pajamas to the library for stories, songs, and crafts before bedtime! This event will vary each week from traditional story time, to art-based activities, to music-making, and everything in between!
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Creative Builders

Creative Builders

Main Library
Youth Services Multipurpose Room
Thursday, May 2 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Ages 6-11: Hang out with your friends and explore cool technology, art, games and activities.
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Multipurpose Room
 
 
 
First Friday: Fandom Prom

First Friday: Fandom Prom

Colorful Candy and Lollipops
Main Library
VCPL Lobby
Friday, May 3 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Ages 12- 19:  Are you a Jedi, a Whovian or something else entirely?  Break out your best fandom-inspired costume and celebrate as your favorite character at the 4th Annual Fandom Prom.  Dance the night away with your friends and DJ Danny Wayne or hit up the game room for tabletop and card gaming.  Cosplay is encouraged, but please leave your realistic weapons at home.  Prizes will be awarded for Scariest, Funniest, Best Duo/Group and Best Individual Costumes.  Pick up begins promptly at 8:30pm.  Please register all participants separately.
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Main Library
VCPL Lobby
 
 
Friends of the Library Members Only Preview Sale
6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B, C & D
 
 
Friends of the Library Annual Meeting

Friends of the Library Annual Meeting

Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Friday, May 3 6:30 pm to 7:00 pm
We will open Library doors at 6:30 p.m. with a short membership meeting in the Youth Services Department at approximately 6:45.  Doors to the sale will open following the membership meeting.
6:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Friends of the Library Monthly Book Sale
9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B, C & D
 
 
 
 
Wabash Valley Coder Dojo
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Author Accolades

Author Accolades

Woodcut of Hand with Pen on Parchment Background
Main Library
VCPL Lobby
Saturday, May 4 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Meet author Tim Applegate who grew up in Terre Haute and now lives in Oregon.  He is the author of three poetry collections and two novels, Fever Tree and Flamingo Lane.  Copies of the author's books will be available for purchase and personalization.
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Main Library
VCPL Lobby
 
 
Mother Goose on the Loose

Mother Goose on the Loose

Mother Goose with Two Gooslings
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Saturday, May 4 10:00 am to 10:30 am
Join Mother Goose for an interactive storytime with books, songs, rhymes and musical instruments.  You and your child will play together and develop early literacy skills.
10:00 am to 10:30 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Friends of the Library Annual Sale
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B, C & D
 
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Friends of the Library Annual Book Sale
9:00 am to 2:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B, C & D
 
 
Internet Safety: Privacy & Passwords
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Tiny Tot Time

Tiny Tot Time

Mother Bear Reading to Bear Cub in Grass
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Monday, May 6 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 0 - 24 months: Bring your baby to the library for stories, songs, dance, and activities from 10:00 am - 10:30 am. There will be 30 minutes of free play offered from 10:30 am - 11:00 am.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Strengthening Families with Purdue Extension

Strengthening Families with Purdue Extension

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

Vigo County Voting Center

Hand Dropping Paper into a Ballot Box
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B, C & D
Tuesday, May 7 (All day)
The Vigo County Public Library will be one of eleven county-approved voting centers for the 2019 Primary Election. Registered voters should bring a valid Indiana driver's license or state-issued ID card. The Main Library will open to the public at 6:00 a.m. Voting polls will close at 6:00 p.m.
(All day)
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B, C & D
 
 
TV Tuesday

TV Tuesday

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

Wiggle Worm Wednesdays

Three Colorful Worms with Books
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, May 8 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 2-5: Bring your preschooler to the Library for interactive stories, songs, dancing, crafts and play from 10:00am to 10:30am.  There will be 30 minutes of free play offered from 10:30am to 11:00am
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
VCPL Afternoon Book Club

VCPL Afternoon Book Club

Cover: Christy by Catherine Marshall
Main Library
Collaborative Space 6
Wednesday, May 8 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
This month's book club selection is Christy, Catherine Marshall's timeless novel which celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. This book tells the story of Christy Huddleston, a nineteen-year old teacher who leaves her home in Asheville, North Carolina to teach in a Smoky Mountain community suspended in time and trapped by poverty, superstitions and century-old traditions.
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Main Library
Collaborative Space 6
 
 
Experience Virtual Reality

Experience Virtual Reality

Woman Wearing VR Headset
Main Library
Haute Create
Wednesday, May 8 6:00 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. 
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Watch This! On the Basis of Sex

Watch This! On the Basis of Sex

Poster: On the Basis of Sex
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
Wednesday, May 8 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
When a young attorney named Ruth Bader Ginsburg (played by Felicity Jones) takes on a ground-breaking case, she knows the outcome could alter the courts' view of gender discrimination. In this powerful true story, Ruth and her husband Martin fight the case that will secure Ruth's place as one of the most important public figures of our time. 
6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
 
 
Change Your Job

Change Your Job

Resume, Job Application, Glasses and Laptop Keyboard
Main Library
Haute Create
Thursday, May 9 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Update your resume and search and apply for jobs.  By the end of the first session, you will have a resume ready.  Use that resume in the second session to search and apply for a new job.
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Books Before Bedtime

Books Before Bedtime

Infant Sleeping on a Crescent Moon
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, May 9 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Bring your children ages 0-5 for this evening storytime.  Wear your pajamas to the library for stories, songs, and crafts before bedtime! This event will vary each week from traditional story time, to art-based activities, to music-making, and everything in between!
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Creative Builders

Creative Builders

Colorful Puzzle Pieces
Main Library
Youth Services Multipurpose Room
Thursday, May 9 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Ages 6-11: Hang out with your friends and explore cool technology, art, games and activities.
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Multipurpose Room
 
 
 
 
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Tiny Tot Time

Tiny Tot Time

Mother Bear Reading to Bear Cub in Grass
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Monday, May 13 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 0 - 24 months: Bring your baby to the library for stories, songs, dance, and activities from 10:00 am - 10:30 am. There will be 30 minutes of free play offered from 10:30 am - 11:00 am.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Strengthening Families with Purdue Extension

Strengthening Families with Purdue Extension

Young Teen Kissing Mother's Cheek
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Monday, May 13 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Build a stronger bond as a family and have fun in the process. This evidence-based program strengthens communication skills, increases academic success and prevents negative behavior at home and at school by bringing teens and parents together. Dinner is served and a door prize is given away at each program. Register by calling 812-462-3371.
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
Exploration Creations: Creative Writing Workshop
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, May 14 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
 
 
Craft & Chat
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Main Library
Meeting Room A
 
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Tuesday, May 14 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Explore the latest printing technology available at Haute Create.  Learn how to properly and safely use the equipment and how to prepare a 3D design file for print.  Customers who wish to use the Haute Create 3D printer independently must complete this class.
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Tuesday, May 14 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Explore the latest printing technology available at Haute Create.  Learn how to properly and safely use the equipment and how to prepare a 3D design file for print.  Customers who wish to use the Haute Create 3D printer independently must complete this class.
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
TV Tuesday

TV Tuesday

Yellow TV with TV Tuesday on the Screen
Main Library
VCPL Teen Space
Tuesday, May 14 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Are you a fan of Gravity Falls? Adventure Time? Do you enjoy relaxing in a fun and comfortable environment? If you answered yes to any of those questions TV Tuesday is perfect for you! Come into the Teen Space to relax and enjoy some of your favorite TV shows. 
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Main Library
VCPL Teen Space
 
 
 
 
Advanced 3D Printing

Advanced 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing Orange Wavy Shape
Main Library
Haute Create
Tuesday, May 14 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Ages 12 & Up: Take your 3D printing to the next level at this demonstration of the Raise 3D N2 with its dual extrusion, large heated build plate and the ability to use different types of filament including ABS and wood composites. Perfect if you have taken the Intro to 3D Printing.
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Wiggle Worm Wednesdays

Wiggle Worm Wednesdays

Three Colorful Worms with Books
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, May 15 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 2-5: Bring your preschooler to the Library for interactive stories, songs, dancing, crafts and play from 10:00am to 10:30am.  There will be 30 minutes of free play offered from 10:30am to 11:00am
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Change Your Job

Change Your Job

Resume, Job Application, Glasses and Laptop Keyboard
Main Library
Haute Create
Thursday, May 16 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Update your resume and search and apply for jobs.  By the end of the first session, you will have a resume ready.  Use that resume in the second session to search and apply for a new job.
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Painting with Nicole

Painting with Nicole

Young Girl Covered in Paint
Main Library
Meeting Room A
Thursday, May 16 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Ages 5-15: Paint a masterpiece with Nicole. Follow along step by step as she shows you painting techniques.  Each child will take home their own painting.
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Room A
 
 
Books Before Bedtime

Books Before Bedtime

Infant Sleeping on a Crescent Moon
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, May 16 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Bring your children ages 0-5 for this evening storytime.  Wear your pajamas to the library for stories, songs, and crafts before bedtime! This event will vary each week from traditional story time, to art-based activities, to music-making, and everything in between!
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
 
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Vigo County Public Library Board Meeting
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms B & C
 
 
 
Watch This! Teens: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Watch This! Teens: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Poster: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
Main Library
VCPL Teen Space
Tuesday, May 21 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Watch as teen Miles Morales becomes the Spider-Man of his Universe, crossing paths with 5 counterparts from other dimensions to stop a threat for all realities. Admission is free and refreshments will be provided.Rated PG. 1 hour and 57 minutes.
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Main Library
VCPL Teen Space
 
 
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Thursday, May 23 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Explore the latest printing technology available at Haute Create.  Learn how to properly and safely use the equipment and how to prepare a 3D design file for print.  Customers who wish to use the Haute Create 3D printer independently must complete this class.
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Thursday, May 23 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Explore the latest printing technology available at Haute Create.  Learn how to properly and safely use the equipment and how to prepare a 3D design file for print.  Customers who wish to use the Haute Create 3D printer independently must complete this class.
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Thursday, May 23 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Explore the latest printing technology available at Haute Create.  Learn how to properly and safely use the equipment and how to prepare a 3D design file for print.  Customers who wish to use the Haute Create 3D printer independently must complete this class.
5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Thursday, May 23 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Explore the latest printing technology available at Haute Create.  Learn how to properly and safely use the equipment and how to prepare a 3D design file for print.  Customers who wish to use the Haute Create 3D printer independently must complete this class.
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
 
Art Hacks

Art Hacks

Abstract Painting
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
Saturday, May 25 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Explore the works of Van Gogh and techniques he used for his famous works. We will try some of these techniques to create our own Post-Impressionist art.Event registration ends 2 days before the program.
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
 
 
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Traveling Tech Station

Traveling Tech Station

Electronic Devices on Wait Tray
Main Library
VCPL Lobby
Wednesday, May 29 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Drop by with your tablet and learn how to borrow ebooks, movies, music and more or to get answers to other basic tech questions.  Staff cannot do repairs on your device.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
VCPL Lobby