January 2020

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Youth Podcasting 1

Youth Podcasting 1

Young Girl with Headphones & Microphone
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, January 2 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Ages 9-12: Step up to the microphone and get started with basic podcast equipment. Plan your topic, name it, and learn to record with Audacity. Learn to use the equipment properly and safely. Youth who complete this class can then reserve the equipment to use on their own time. No experience necessary.
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
Youth Podcasting 1

Youth Podcasting 1

Young Girl with Headphones & Microphone
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Friday, January 3 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Ages 9-12: Step up to the microphone and get started with basic podcast equipment. Plan your topic, name it, and learn to record with Audacity. Learn to use the equipment properly and safely. Youth who complete this class can then reserve the equipment to use on their own time. No experience necessary.
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
 
First Friday - Ice, Ice, Baby

First Friday - Ice, Ice, Baby

Illustration of a Penguin
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A & B
Friday, January 3 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
All Ages: Traverse the oceans with virtual reality and see the inside of a glacier. Explore an arctic habitat sensory bin and hop from iceberg to iceberg while enjoying some frosty treats at this drop-in event.
4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A & B
 
 
 
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Teen Advisory Board

Teen Advisory Board

Teenagers Taking a Group Selfie
Main Library
Collaborative Space 6
Wednesday, January 8 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Ages 12-19: Make your voice heard at the Teen Advisory Board. VCPL's Teen Advisory Board (TAB) plans and implements teen programs and clubs, promotes teen events, keeps staff up-to-date on the latest trends, assists with special projects, and models volunteer behavior for non-TAB members.
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Main Library
Collaborative Space 6
 
 
 
 
 
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Explore Beyond the Classroom

Explore Beyond the Classroom

Two Girls with Safety Glasses Looking at Beakers
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Tuesday, January 14 10:00 am to 11:00 am
In this family-oriented program for all ages, families will explore and create while learning about science, art, history, and other subjects. Free-play will also be available for younger children.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Dive into RPGs

Dive into RPGs

Close Up of Gaming Dice
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Tuesday, January 14 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Ages 12-19: Jump into a fantasy adventure of heroic proportions! Players will act as a character in a fantasy world as a new story unfolds each week, with the actions of their character shaping the story - and the world - as it unfolds. Learn how to play Genesys, a tabletop role-playing game (RPG) with a focus on creative solutions and group-driven narrative storytelling. The only thing you need to play is an imagination and the desire to experience cool stories. All experience levels are welcome. Please call the Youth Services desk at 812.232.1113 ext 4240 to register.
4:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
Family Game Night: Fandom Challenge-Marvel

Family Game Night: Fandom Challenge-Marvel

Red, White & Blue Shield with Star in the Center
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, January 15 5:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Ages 12-19: What's Star Lord's real name? What country does Black Panther call home? How old was Peter Parker when he was bitten by the radioactive spider? If you know the answers to any or all of these questions, come test your knowledge against others in the fandom for a chance to win bragging rights and prizes. Cosplay is not required, but it is encouraged.
5:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
 
 
 
Read to Rover

Read to Rover

Girl Reading to Small Dog
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Saturday, January 18 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
All Ages: Therapy dogs from Love on a Leash will provide a relaxed, welcoming atmosphere in which kids of any reading level can practice their reading skills. Bring your favorite reading material or choose from books and magazines that will be provided by the Library. To reserve a time slot at the Main Library, call 812.232.1113, ext 4242.
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
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Dive into RPGs: Running the Game

Dive into RPGs: Running the Game

Colorful Gaming Dice
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Tuesday, January 21 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Ages 12-19: Interested in playing tabletop role-playing games, but don't know where to start? Learn how to run your own game. We'll cover how to develop your own campaigns, build challenging encounters, and create a character with the Genesys RPG system. After learning the basics, you will have time to start developing your own campaign.
4:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Dive into RPGs: Creating Dynamic Villains

Dive into RPGs: Creating Dynamic Villains

Illustration of Dragon with Spell Caster
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Tuesday, January 28 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Ages 12-19: Maleficent. Dolores Umbridge. Darth Vader. A great villain can become one of the most memorable characters of a story. But what makes a villain great? Learn how to make your own villains more interesting (and terrifying)! We'll discuss villain tropes, motivations, backgrounds, and more so that you can create memorable antagonists for your stories. 
4:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room