Family Game Night: Fandom Challenge-Marvel

Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, January 15 5:00 pm to 7:30 pm
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 is encouraged.

Read to Rover

Girl Reading to Small Dog
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Saturday, January 18 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
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 at the Library. Call the Youth Services Department at the Main library to reserve a time slot. 812-232-1113 ext. 4242 

Dive into RPGs: Running the Game

Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Tuesday, January 21 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Ages 12-19: Interested in playing tabletop roleplaying games? Don't know where to start? Learn how to run your own game at home from the experts! We'll cover how to develop your own campaigns, how to build challenging encounters, and how to go through the character creation process with the Genesys RPG system. You will have time to get started on developing your own campaign after learning the basics. (And yes, there will be snacks!)Registration required.

Dive into RPGs: Creating Dynamic Villains

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? Come learn how to make your own villains more interesting (and terrifying)! We'll be discussing villain tropes, motivations, developing backgrounds, and more so that you can create memorable antagonists for your stories. You will even have time to start developing a villain of your own!Registration required.

Sew, you need a machine....

Main Library
Haute Create
Saturday, February 1 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Overflowing mending pile? Beginner sewing skills? Sewing machines will be set up in Haute Create for you to mend, repair, or alter your clean items. A staff member will be available for questions or to teach you how to use a sewing machine.

First Friday - Love Your Community

Main Library
LifeLong Learning Center
Friday, February 7 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Show us what you love most about our community and test your knowledge of Vigo County past and present! Build a community and learn what you can do in your neighborhood!

Explore Beyond the Classroom

Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Tuesday, February 11 10:00 am to 11:00 am
In this family-oriented program for all ages, families will explore, create and have fun learning about science, art, history and other subjects. Free-play will also be available for younger children.

Teen Advisory Board

Teenagers Taking a Group Selfie
Main Library
Collaborative Space 6
Wednesday, February 12 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.

Read to Rover

Girl Reading to Small Dog
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Saturday, February 15 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
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 at the Library. Call the Youth Services Department at the Main library to reserve a time slot. 812-232-1113 ext. 4242 

Robot Obstacle Course

Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
Monday, February 17 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Create your own obstacle course for a robot and try to complete another group's course by coding the robot's way through it!

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