August 2019

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Books Before Bedtime

Books Before Bedtime

Infant Sleeping on a Crescent Moon
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, August 1 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Ages 0-5: Wear your pajamas to the Library for stories, songs and crafts before bedtime at this evening storytime. Activities will vary each week from traditional stories, to art, music-making and everything in between.
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
Creative Builders
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Multipurpose Room
 
 
First Friday - Go, Dog, Go!

First Friday - Go, Dog, Go!

Cover: Go, Dog. Go! by Eastman
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
Friday, August 2 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
All Ages: Race your way to the library, it's a party, it's a big dog party! Enjoy activities inspired by Go, Dog. Go! - making your own party hat, tossing traffic lights and snacking on kid-friendly dog treats.
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, August 3 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
 
 
 
Repair, Renew & Refresh Your Clothes
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
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, August 4 1:00 pm to 3:00 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 3:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
 
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Try this Tuesday

Try this Tuesday

Young Teenage Girl Working with a Drone
Main Library
VCPL Teen Space
Tuesday, August 6 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Ages 12-19: Have you ever wanted to learn how to make origami, how to use a GoPro, or how to use those funky-looking Merge Cubes? Get answers to your questions, learn new skills and explore technology at Try This Tuesday.
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Main Library
VCPL Teen Space
 
 
HIV & Hepatitis C Testing with Positive Link

HIV & Hepatitis C Testing with Positive Link

Medical Professional Taking Blood Sample with a Finger-Prick Test
Main Library
Meeting Room A
Wednesday, August 7 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Worried that you or a loved one may have been exposed to HIV or Hepatitis C? Get tested quickly and easily with Positive Link. Positive Link provides free testing, comprehensive prevention information, and services for people infected with or at risk of contracting these two viruses in south Central Indiana. If needed, Positive Link will refer you to a disease intervention doctor for help with treatment.   All testing is done on-site, no appointment necessary. HIV testing requires a simple finger prick and your results will be available in one minute. Hepatitis C testing requires a blood sample; Positive Link will contact you with your test results.
11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Room A
 
 
Traveling Tech Station

Traveling Tech Station

Electronic Devices on Wait Tray
Main Library
VCPL Lobby
Thursday, August 8 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Drop by with your tablet to learn how to borrow ebooks, movies, music and more. You can also get answers to your other basic tech questions. Staff cannot do repairs on your device.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
VCPL Lobby
 
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Friday, August 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
 
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Friday, August 9 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
Friday, August 9 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
 
 
Experience Virtual Reality

Experience Virtual Reality

Woman Wearing VR Headset
Main Library
Haute Create
Saturday, August 10 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Ages 12 & Up: Dive into a virtual worldwith the HTC ViveT VR headset. Play a game, immerse yourself in a new worldor visit a faraway destination.
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
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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, August 12 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 a.m - 10:30 a.m. There will be 30 minutes of free play offered from 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Craft & Chat
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Main Library
Meeting Room A
 
 
Try this Tuesday

Try this Tuesday

Young Teenage Girl Working with a Drone
Main Library
VCPL Teen Space
Tuesday, August 13 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Ages 12-19: Have you ever wanted to learn how to make origami, how to use a GoPro, or how to use those funky-looking Merge Cubes? Get answers to your questions, learn new skills and explore technology at Try This Tuesday.
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Main Library
VCPL Teen Space
 
 
Wiggle Worm Wednesdays

Wiggle Worm Wednesdays

Three Colorful Worms with Books
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, August 14 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 10:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.  There will be 30 minutes of free play offered from 10:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
VCPL Afternoon Book Club

VCPL Afternoon Book Club

Cover: A Gentleman in Moscow
Main Library
Collaborative Space 6
Wednesday, August 14 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles revolves around Count Alexander Rostov's self-discovery after being deemed an unrepentant aristocrat by a Bolshevik tribunal and sentenced to house arrest in the Metropol, a grand hotel across the street from the Kremlin.  
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Main Library
Collaborative Space 6
 
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Wednesday, August 14 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
Wednesday, August 14 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
 
 
Watch This Wednesday- Green Book

Watch This Wednesday- Green Book

Poster: Green Book
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
Wednesday, August 14 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Green Book is based on a true story of Frank "Tony Lip" Vallelonga, a working-class Italian-American bouncer from New York City. Frank is hired as the private driver and bodyguard for an African American classical and jazz pianist, Doctor Don Shirley, when he embarks on a tour of the American Deep South during the early 1960s. Refreshments will be served.
6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
 
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Wednesday, August 14 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
 
 
 
Books Before Bedtime

Books Before Bedtime

Infant Sleeping on a Crescent Moon
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, August 15 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Ages 0-5: Wear your pajamas to the Library for stories, songs and crafts before bedtime at this evening storytime. Activities will vary each week from traditional stories, to art, music-making and everything in between.
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
Creative Builders
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Multipurpose Room
 
 
Trivia: Star Wars

Trivia: Star Wars

Main Library
Meeting Room C
Thursday, August 15 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Do you know who made the Kessel Run in twelve parsecs? Take part in this trivia night and test your knowledge of the Star Wars universe.
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Room C
 
 
 
 
Advanced 3D Printing

Advanced 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing Orange Wavy Shape
Main Library
Haute Create
Friday, August 16 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Ages 12 & Up: Take your 3D printing to the next level with a demonstration of the Raise 3DT N2. The Raise 3DT N2 features dual extrusion, a large heated build plate and the ability to use different types of filament, including metallic and wood composites. Intro to 3D Printing must be taken prior to this class.
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Saturday, August 17 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

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Saturday, August 17 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
 
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Saturday, August 17 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
 
 
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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, August 19 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 a.m - 10:30 a.m. There will be 30 minutes of free play offered from 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Vigo County Public Library Board Meeting
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms B & C
 
 
 
Watch This! Teens -- Captain Marvel

Watch This! Teens -- Captain Marvel

Poster: Captain Marvel
Main Library
VCPL Teen Space
Tuesday, August 20 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Ages 12-19: When Earth is caught in the middle of a galactic war between two alien species, U.S. Air Force Pilot Carol Danvers must become one of the universe's most powerful heroes. Refreshments will be served.  Rated PG-13                                                                                                                                      
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Main Library
VCPL Teen Space
 
 
Wiggle Worm Wednesdays

Wiggle Worm Wednesdays

Three Colorful Worms with Books
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, August 21 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 10:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.  There will be 30 minutes of free play offered from 10:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Polished & Ready

Polished & Ready

Man Looking Over a Resume
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A & C
Wednesday, August 21 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Prepare for the Equal Opportunity Job Fair with the help of trained professionals. Staff will be available to assist you in creating or updating your résumé. Clothing and haircuts will also be provided to help create the professional look you need for a successful job interview.
3:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A & C
 
 
 
Books Before Bedtime

Books Before Bedtime

Infant Sleeping on a Crescent Moon
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, August 22 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Ages 0-5: Wear your pajamas to the Library for stories, songs and crafts before bedtime at this evening storytime. Activities will vary each week from traditional stories, to art, music-making and everything in between.
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
Creative Builders
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Multipurpose Room
 
 
Equal Opportunity Job Fair

Equal Opportunity Job Fair

Woman Shaking Someone's Hand
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
Friday, August 23 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Are you looking for a new job? Grab your résumé and stop by the Equal Opportunity Job Fair for the chance to connect with area businesses that are eager to hire qualified candidates. One-on-one interviews will be held throughout the Job Fair. This event is open to all applicants.
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
 
 
Art Hacks

Art Hacks

Abstract Painting
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
Saturday, August 24 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Experience Cubism as we study the works of artist Juan Gris Rodriguez.Event registration ends 2 days before the program.
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
 
 
Experience Virtual Reality

Experience Virtual Reality

Woman Wearing VR Headset
Main Library
Haute Create
Saturday, August 24 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Ages 12 & Up: Dive into a virtual worldwith the HTC ViveT VR headset. Play agame, immerse yourself in a new worldor visit a faraway destination.
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
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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, August 26 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 a.m - 10:30 a.m. There will be 30 minutes of free play offered from 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Armchair Travels

Armchair Travels

St. Basil's Cathedral in the Red Square, Moscow, Russia
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Monday, August 26 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Explore the history, culture and society of the captivating country of Russia and its people.  
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Room C
 
 
Try this Tuesday

Try this Tuesday

Young Teenage Girl Working with a Drone
Main Library
VCPL Teen Space
Tuesday, August 27 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Ages 12-19: Have you ever wanted to learn how to make origami, how to use a GoPro, or how to use those funky-looking Merge Cubes? Get answers to your questions, learn new skills and explore technology at Try This Tuesday.
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Main Library
VCPL Teen Space
 
 
Wiggle Worm Wednesdays

Wiggle Worm Wednesdays

Three Colorful Worms with Books
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, August 28 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 10:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.  There will be 30 minutes of free play offered from 10:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
Books Before Bedtime

Books Before Bedtime

Infant Sleeping on a Crescent Moon
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, August 29 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Ages 0-5: Wear your pajamas to the Library for stories, songs and crafts before bedtime at this evening storytime. Activities will vary each week from traditional stories, to art, music-making and everything in between.
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
Creative Builders
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Multipurpose Room
 
 
 
Never Too Late to Learn: Turtle Rescue with Wabashiki Turtle Research and Rescue

Never Too Late to Learn: Turtle Rescue with Wabashiki Turtle Research and Rescue

Turtle on Log in Front of Lake
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
Saturday, August 31 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Since 2009, the Wabashiki Turtle Research and Rescue Team has saved and documented over 3,000 turtles in West Terre Haute. Founder Amber Slaughterbeck will teach participants how to identify different species and share information about joining the research and rescue efforts to protect turtles in the Wabash Valley.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center