Teen Advisory Board Meeting

Teenagers Taking a Group Selfie
Main Library
Collaborative Space 6
Wednesday, October 9 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.

Safe Sitter®

Infant Boy
Main Library
Meeting Room D
Friday, October 11 9:00 am to 3:30 pm
Ages 11-18: Safe Sitter® is a one-day, nationally certified course designed to teach participants safe and nurturing child care techniques, behavior management skills, and appropriate responses to medical emergencies in a fun and interactive format. In a Safe Sitter® class, students learn through lively discussion, practice, and role-play about a variety of topics, including babysitting ethics and etiquette and the business aspects of babysitting. Lunch will be provided to participants. Parent permission slips and photo releases are required prior to the start of class. Visit the Youth Services Department at the Main Library to complete the forms or call CASY at 812.232.3952 to receive a form. 

Talk it Out

Teenage Girls Looking at a Cellphone
Main Library
Youth Services Multipurpose Room
Tuesday, October 15 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Ages 11-15: Become a role model for your friends, your school, and your community. Together with Tante Robinson, founder and director of Girls of Excellence Mentoring, girls will discuss important topics that will improve their self-esteem, prevent bullying, and help them make better choices throughout their lives. Mature topics, including hunger, abuse, pregnancy, and sexual violence, will also be covered in these discussions. 

Watch This! Teens: The Blind Side

Poster: The Blind Side
Main Library
VCPL Teen Space
Tuesday, October 15 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Ages 12-19: Based on a true story, Michael Oher is a homeless and traumatized seventeen-year-old who is invited to stay with the Tuohy family. The Tuohy family's simple act of kindness will change all of their lives. Children under 13 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Intermediate 3D Printing

Woman Watching 3D Print
Main Library
Haute Create
Wednesday, October 16 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Dive deeper into the printing technology available at Haute Create. Learn more about printing software, design structures and terminology, and how to troubleshoot a 3D design file for print. Customers who wish to register for Intermediate 3D printing must first complete Intro to 3D Printing.

Intermediate 3D Printing

Woman Watching 3D Print
Main Library
Haute Create
Wednesday, October 16 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Ages 9 & Up: Dive deeper into the printing technology available at Haute Create. Learn more about printing software, designing structures, terminology, and troubleshooting a 3D design file for print. Intro to 3D Printing must be taken prior to this class.

Talk it Out

Teenage Girls Looking at a Cellphone
Main Library
Youth Services Multipurpose Room
Tuesday, October 22 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Ages 11-15: Become a role model for your friends, your school, and your community. Together with Tante Robinson, founder and director of Girls of Excellence Mentoring, girls will discuss important topics that will improve their self-esteem, prevent bullying, and help them make better choices throughout their lives. Mature topics, including hunger, abuse, pregnancy, and sexual violence, will also be covered in these discussions. 

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Thursday, October 24 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.

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Thursday, October 24 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.

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Thursday, October 24 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.

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