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New! Saturday Morning Mother Goose on the Loose 0 - 2 years
9:30 am to 10:00 am
Meeting Room A
 
 
New! Saturday Morning Mother Goose on the Loose 2 - 5 years
10:15 am to 10:45 am
Meeting Room A
 
 
PowerPoint

PowerPoint

Microsoft PowerPoint Logo
Main Library
Computer Lab 2
Monday, November 3 - 11:00 am to 12:30 pm

In this PowerPoint 2010 class, you will learn to navigate the program, add new slides, work with text boxes, graphics, and slide transitions. Please be familiar with the skills in the Basic Computing classes.

11:00 am to 12:30 pm
Computer Lab 2
 
 
A World of Adventure Storytime

A World of Adventure Storytime

Cover: The Pigeon Needs a Bath (Willems)
West Branch
Monday, November 3 - 11:00 am to 11:45 am

Join us for stories, songs, finger-plays and crafts! Created for young people 0-5 years with their caregivers and parents.

11:00 am to 11:45 am
West Branch
 
 
Lego at your Library

Lego at your Library

Little Boy Holding Lego Block
Main Library
Meeting Room A
Monday, November 3 - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Build your heart out! Drop in any time between 4 and 6 pm and tackle the weekly challenge and build beyond your wildest dreams.

Donations of clean Lego blocks are always appreciated, but not required. Please keep personal Lego sets at home unless you are planning to donate them.

4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Meeting Room A
 
 
Sensory Storytime

Sensory Storytime

Illustration of Boy and Girl with Signs for Taste and Touch
Main Library
Meeting Rooms B & C
Monday, November 3 - 6:00 pm to 6:45 pm

Sensory storytime is geared towards children with Autism or Sensory Integration Disorders and combines books, songs, movement, and therapeutic activities to stimulate all five senses and promote learning. If your child has difficulty sitting through one of the library’s other storytimes, this inclusive program of stories, songs and activities may be just what you are looking for.

6:00 pm to 6:45 pm
Meeting Rooms B & C
 
 
Vigo County Voting Center

Vigo County Voting Center

Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B, C, & D
Tuesday, November 4 - 6:00 am to 6:00 pm

The Vigo County Public Library is one of the voting centers across the county. For more information be sure to contact the County Clerks office.

6:00 am to 6:00 pm
Meeting Rooms A, B, C, & D
 
 
Basic Computing

Basic Computing

Senior at Computer Keyboard
Main Library
Computer Lab 2
Tuesday, November 4 - 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm

This hands-on class covers the parts of the computer, opening and closing of computer programs, using the mouse, saving information, and using the recycle bin.

2:30 pm to 4:00 pm
Computer Lab 2
 
 
Lego at the West Branch

Lego at the West Branch

Little Boy Holding Lego Block
West Branch
Tuesday, November 4 - 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm

Build your heart out! Drop in at the West Branch any time between 4:30 and 5:30 pm. Tackle the weekly challenge and build beyond your wildest dreams.

Donations of clean Lego blocks are always appreciated, but not required. Please keep personal Lego sets at home unless you are planning to donate them.

4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
West Branch
 
 
A World of Adventure Storytime

A World of Adventure Storytime

Cover: The Pigeon Needs a Bath (Willems)
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, November 5 - 10:00 am to 10:45 am

Join us for stories, songs, finger-plays and crafts! Created for young people 3-8 years with their caregivers and parents. Registration required, call 232-1115.

10:00 am to 10:45 am
Meeting Room C
 
 
Baby Bookworms

Baby Bookworms

Cover: Please Baby Please (Lee)
Main Library
Meeting Room B
Wednesday, November 5 - 10:00 am to 10:45 am

Come explore at storytime as we hear a story, sing and do fingerplays together. There will be an optional 15 minute play time immediately following the 30 minute storytime. This event is designed for children age 0-17 months and their caregivers.

10:00 am to 10:45 am
Meeting Room B
 
 
Toddler Tales

Toddler Tales

Cover: Please Baby Please (Lee)
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, November 5 - 11:00 am to 11:45 am

Come explore at storytime as we hear a story, sing and do fingerplays together. There will be an optional 15 minute play time immediately following the 30 minute storytime. This event is designed for children age 18-36 months and their caregivers.

11:00 am to 11:45 am
Meeting Room C
 
 
iPad Basics

iPad Basics

User with iPad
Main Library
Computer Lab 2
Wednesday, November 5 - 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Did you recently get an iPad? Want to learn more about the basics or how to download free ebooks from the library? This class is for you. Registration required. Please call 232-1110 to register.

This class will cover Settings, Safari, and the App Store. You will also learn Overdrive, the library's ebook checkout app. Please bring your Apple ID and password with you.

2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Computer Lab 2
 
 
Nature Tales @ Your Library

Nature Tales @ Your Library

Illustration of Girl with Easel and Paint Brush in Front of Tree on Open Book
Main Library
Meeting Room D
Wednesday, November 5 - 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Join Amber from the Vigo County Parks and Recreation Department for a nature themed storytime!

3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Meeting Room D
 
 
 
 
VCPL Chess Club

VCPL Chess Club

Chess Pieces Moving Into Checkmate
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, November 5 - 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Learn how to play chess or test your skills in a game with an experienced chess player! The VCPL Chess Club is open to all ages and skill levels. No registration is required. Call Youth Services for more information, 232-1115. Sponsored by the Friends of the Vigo County Public Library.

6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Meeting Room C
 
 
Traveling Tech Station

Traveling Tech Station

Main Library
Ivy Tech MLK Center
Thursday, November 6 - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

The Traveling Tech Station from the Vigo County Public Library travels to different locations in the county to provide hands-on experience using different devices such as an iPad Air, Samsung Galaxy Note, Nexus 7, Microsoft Surface RT, or Kindle Fire HD! Ask how you can borrow an iPad or Nexus! Or, bring your own device and learn about other technology resources in the community, such as computer classes, or free downloadable ebooks and magazines.

10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Ivy Tech MLK Center
 
 
Mother Goose on the Loose ages 0-2

Mother Goose on the Loose ages 0-2

Mother Goose on the Loose Logo
Main Library
Meeting Room B
Thursday, November 6 - 10:00 am to 10:30 am

Join us for an interactive storytime with books, songs, rhymes, musical instruments and more! ages 0-2

10:00 am to 10:30 am
Meeting Room B
 
 
Mother Goose on the Loose ages:3-5

Mother Goose on the Loose ages:3-5

Mother Goose on the Loose Logo
Main Library
Meeting Room B
Thursday, November 6 - 11:00 am to 11:30 am

Join us for an interactive storytime with books, songs, rhymes, musical instruments and more! ages 3-5

11:00 am to 11:30 am
Meeting Room B
 
 
Teen Advisory Board Meeting

Teen Advisory Board Meeting

Main Library
Youth Services
Thursday, November 6 - 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Registered Teen Volunteers are welcome to join our Teen Advisory Board. Help plan teen programs and special projects and make your opinion known! For more information, contact Hillary Rains at 812-232-1113 ext 2275

6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Youth Services
 
 
Music Makers

Music Makers

Illustration of Boy Dancing with Music Stanza, Notes, and Treble Cleft in Background
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Friday, November 7 - 10:00 am to 10:30 am

Liitle ones ages 2-6 can join us for movement and music stories, activities and songs.

10:00 am to 10:30 am
Meeting Room C
 
 
Skype 101

Skype 101

Skype Logo
Main Library
Computer Lab 2
Friday, November 7 - 10:00 am to 11:30 am

Bring your own tablet or laptop with built-in camera and learn how to create an account, add a contact, and make a video call. If you already have an account, please bring your log in information with you.

10:00 am to 11:30 am
Computer Lab 2
 
 
Traveling Tech Station

Traveling Tech Station

Main Library
VCPL Lobby
Friday, November 7 - 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

The Traveling Tech Station from the Vigo County Public Library travels to different locations in the county to provide hands-on experience using different devices such as an iPad Air, Samsung Galaxy Note, Nexus 7, Microsoft Surface RT, or Kindle Fire HD! Ask how you can borrow an iPad or Nexus! Or, bring your own device and learn about other technology resources in the community, such as computer classes, or free downloadable ebooks and magazines.

2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
VCPL Lobby
 
 
 
Minecraft Guild

Minecraft Guild

Minecraft Creeper
Main Library
Computer Lab 2
Friday, November 7 - 3:00 pm to 5:30 pm

Do you love Minecraft as much as we do? Come play in Computer Lab 2 and build your world, even if you don't have a personal Minecraft account. Grades K-8

Computer time will be given on a first come, first served basis, with an hour limit when there are other players waiting.

3:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Computer Lab 2
 
 
First Friday Event: Unlocking Your Family History

First Friday Event: Unlocking Your Family History

Old Photo of Little Girl
Main Library
Special Collections
Friday, November 7 - 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Tim Crumrin, President of Terre Haute's Historiker Consulting Group, will share family history research tips from 5:30 - 6:00 p.m. also learn how to find information about your ancestors and discover your roots! Refreshments will be provided.

5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Special Collections
 
 
 
 
Friends of the Library Book Sale
9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
 
 
Friends of the Library Sunday Afternoon Sale
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
 
 
Introduction to the Internet
11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Computer Lab 2
 
 
Mother Goose on the Loose

Mother Goose on the Loose

Mother Goose on the Loose Logo
West Branch
Monday, November 10 - 11:00 am to 11:45 am

Join us for an interactive storytime with books, songs, rhymes, musical instruments and more! Children ages 0-5 and their caregivers are welcome.

11:00 am to 11:45 am
West Branch
 
 
A World of Adventure Storytime

A World of Adventure Storytime

Cover: The Giant Hug (Horning)
West Branch
Monday, November 10 - 11:00 am to 11:45 am

Join us for stories, songs, finger-plays and crafts! Created for young people 0-5 years with their caregivers and parents.

11:00 am to 11:45 am
West Branch
 
 
Traveling Tech Station

Traveling Tech Station

Main Library
Harrison College
Monday, November 10 - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

The Traveling Tech Station from the Vigo County Public Library travels to different locations in the county to provide hands-on experience using different devices such as an iPad Air, Samsung Galaxy Note, Nexus 7, Microsoft Surface RT, or Kindle Fire HD! Ask how you can borrow an iPad or Nexus! Or, bring your own device and learn about other technology resources in the community, such as computer classes, or free downloadable ebooks and magazines.

4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Harrison College
 
 
Veteran's Day - Closed
(All day)
All Library Locations
 
 
Baby Bookworms

Baby Bookworms

Cover: Freight Train (Crews)
Main Library
Meeting Room B
Wednesday, November 12 - 10:00 am to 10:45 am

Come explore at storytime as we hear a story, sing and do fingerplays together. There will be an optional 15 minute play time immediately following the 30 minute storytime. This event is designed for children age 0-17 months and their caregivers.

10:00 am to 10:45 am
Meeting Room B
 
 
ESL Womens Conversation Club

ESL Womens Conversation Club

Main Library
Meeting Room A
Wednesday, November 12 - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

The Lifelong Learning Center welcomes women in our community who do not speak English as their primary language to learn and study in this gentle class. English idioms and life skills language are explored. Call 812-232-1117 for more information

10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Meeting Room A
 
 
A World of Adventure Storytime

A World of Adventure Storytime

Cover: The Giant Hug (Horning)
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, November 12 - 10:00 am to 10:45 am

Join us for stories, songs, finger-plays and crafts! Created for young people 3-8 years with their caregivers and parents. Registration required, call 232-1115.

10:00 am to 10:45 am
Meeting Room C
 
 
Traveling Tech Station

Traveling Tech Station

Main Library
Lost Creek Township Trustee Office
Wednesday, November 12 - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

The Traveling Tech Station from the Vigo County Public Library travels to different locations in the county to provide hands-on experience using different devices such as an iPad Air, Samsung Galaxy Note, Nexus 7, Microsoft Surface RT, or Kindle Fire HD! Ask how you can borrow an iPad or Nexus! Or, bring your own device and learn about other technology resources in the community, such as computer classes, or free downloadable ebooks and magazines.

10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Lost Creek Township Trustee Office
 
 
Toddler Tales

Toddler Tales

Cover: Little Blue Truck (Schertle)
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, November 12 - 11:00 am to 11:45 am

Come explore at storytime as we hear a story, sing and do fingerplays together. There will be an optional 15 minute play time immediately following the 30 minute storytime. This event is designed for children age 18-36 months and their caregivers.

11:00 am to 11:45 am
Meeting Room C
 
 
Craft This! Fall Decorating Ideas.
1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
Meeting Room A
 
 
VCPL Book Club

VCPL Book Club

Main Library
Meeting Room D
Wednesday, November 12 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Join us for a lively discussion of a book from our collection. If you have never been in a book club before this is a perfect opportunity to meet new authors and book-loving friends.

2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Meeting Room D
 
 
iPad Intermediate

iPad Intermediate

User with iPad
Main Library
Computer Lab 2
Wednesday, November 12 - 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

In this intermediate class, you will learn about the Maps, Calendar, Contacts, and Camera apps. We will also review using Overdrive to download ebooks and eaudiobooks. Bring your iPad and Apple ID with you!

2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Computer Lab 2
 
 
Moon Night at the Planetarium

Moon Night at the Planetarium

Full Moon
Main Library
Allen Planetarium, South Vigo High School
Wednesday, November 12 - 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Kids of all ages and their parents will learn about all the MOON at the Allen Planetarium at South Vigo High School and then have a cool craft afterward! Space is limited, so get your free tickets in the Youth Services Dept. starting November 1. Call 232-1115 for information!

6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Allen Planetarium, South Vigo High School
 
 
Traveling Tech Station

Traveling Tech Station

Main Library
Honey Creek Mall
Thursday, November 13 - 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

The Traveling Tech Station from the Vigo County Public Library travels to different locations in the county to provide hands-on experience using different devices such as an iPad Air, Samsung Galaxy Note, Nexus 7, Microsoft Surface RT, or Kindle Fire HD! Ask how you can borrow an iPad or Nexus! Or, bring your own device and learn about other technology resources in the community, such as computer classes, or free downloadable ebooks and magazines.

5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Honey Creek Mall
 
 
 
 
VCPL Chess Club

VCPL Chess Club

Chess Pieces Moving Into Checkmate
Main Library
Meeting Room A
Thursday, November 13 - 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Learn how to play chess or test your skills in a game with an experienced chess player! The VCPL Chess Club is open to all ages and skill levels. No registration is required. Call Youth Services for more information, 232-1115. Sponsored by the Friends of the Vigo County Public Library.

6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Meeting Room A
 
 
Music Makers

Music Makers

Illustration of Boy Dancing with Music Stanza, Notes, and Treble Cleft in Background
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Friday, November 14 - 10:00 am to 10:30 am

Liitle ones ages 2-6 can join us for movement and music stories, activities and songs.

10:00 am to 10:30 am
Meeting Room C
 
 
 
 
Community Gaming Initiative

Community Gaming Initiative

Colorful Gaming Dice
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
Saturday, November 15 - 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Calling all gamers! If you're interested in tabletop, role playing, or card gaming, stop by between 12 and 4 pm to explore new games, play old favorites, and challenge new people. Feel free to bring your favorite games (PG-13, please). Open to community members of all ages and skills.

Gamers who would like to host a table or a tournament should contact Hillary Rains at hrains@vigo.lib.in.us or at 232-1113 ext 2275

12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
 
 
Intermediate Internet Searching
11:00 am to 12:30 pm
Computer Lab 2
 
 
A World of Adventure Storytime

A World of Adventure Storytime

Cover: The Wonderful Book (Gore)
West Branch
Monday, November 17 - 11:00 am to 11:45 am

Join us for stories, songs, finger-plays and crafts! Created for young people 0-5 years with their caregivers and parents.

11:00 am to 11:45 am
West Branch
 
 
Lego at your Library

Lego at your Library

Lego Blocks
Main Library
Meeting Room B
Monday, November 17 - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Build your heart out! Drop in any time between 4 and 6 pm and tackle the weekly challenge and build beyond your wildest dreams.

Donations of clean Lego blocks are always appreciated, but not required. Please keep personal Lego sets at home unless you are planning to donate them.

4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Meeting Room B
 
 
Vigo County Public Library Board Meeting
5:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Meeting Room C
 
 
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Cover: The Wonderful Book (Gore)
Main Library
Meeting Room D
Tuesday, November 18 - 10:00 am to 10:45 am

Join us for stories, songs, finger-plays and crafts! Created for young people 3-5 years with their caregivers and parents. Registration required, call 232-1115.

10:00 am to 10:45 am
Meeting Room D
 
 
Toddler Tales

Toddler Tales

Cover: Wiggle (Cronin)
Main Library
Meeting Room D
Tuesday, November 18 - 11:00 am to 11:45 am

Come explore at storytime as we hear a story, sing and do fingerplays together. There will be an optional 15 minute play time immediately following the 30 minute storytime. This event is designed for children age 18-36 months and their caregivers.

11:00 am to 11:45 am
Meeting Room D
 
 
Lego at the West Branch

Lego at the West Branch

Lego Blocks
West Branch
Tuesday, November 18 - 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm

Build your heart out! Drop in at the West Branch any time between 4:30 and 5:30 pm. Tackle the weekly challenge and build beyond your wildest dreams.

Donations of clean Lego blocks are always appreciated, but not required. Please keep personal Lego sets at home unless you are planning to donate them.

4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
West Branch
 
 
Family Literacy Event

Family Literacy Event

Illustration of Family Reading a Book
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Tuesday, November 18 - 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Families of kids in grades K-5 are invited to play "Bingo for Books" and learn some fun ways to help with reading and writing! No registration required! Call Youth Services for information at 232-1115.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Vigo County Public Library.

6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Meeting Room C
 
 
A World of Adventure Storytime

A World of Adventure Storytime

Cover: The Wonderful Book (Gore)
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, November 19 - 10:00 am to 10:45 am

Join us for stories, songs, finger-plays and crafts! Created for young people 3-8 years with their caregivers and parents. Registration required, call 232-1115.

10:00 am to 10:45 am
Meeting Room C
 
 
Baby Bookworms

Baby Bookworms

Cover: Peek-a-Boo! (Grobel)
Main Library
Meeting Room B
Wednesday, November 19 - 10:00 am to 10:45 am

Come explore at storytime as we hear a story, sing and do fingerplays together. There will be an optional 15 minute play time immediately following the 30 minute storytime. This event is designed for children age 0-17 months and their caregivers.

10:00 am to 10:45 am
Meeting Room B
 
 
ESL Womens Conversation Club

ESL Womens Conversation Club

Main Library
Meeting Room A
Wednesday, November 19 - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

The Lifelong Learning Center welcomes women in our community who do not speak English as their primary language to learn and study in this gentle class. English idioms and life skills language are explored. Call 812-232-1117 for more information

10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Meeting Room A
 
 
Toddler Tales

Toddler Tales

Cover: Wiggle (Cronin)
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, November 19 - 11:00 am to 11:45 am

Come explore at storytime as we hear a story, sing and do fingerplays together. There will be an optional 15 minute play time immediately following the 30 minute storytime. This event is designed for children age 18-36 months and their caregivers.

11:00 am to 11:45 am
Meeting Room C
 
 
Craft This at West Branch!
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
West Branch
 
 
iPad Advanced

iPad Advanced

User with iPad
Main Library
Computer Lab 2
Wednesday, November 19 - 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

This class is for users who'd like to learn Pages, Numbers, Keynote, Facetime, and Zinio. Please bring your iPad and Apple ID with you to class.

2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Computer Lab 2
 
 
Nature Tales @ West Branch

Nature Tales @ West Branch

West Branch
Wednesday, November 19 - 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Join Amber from the Vigo County Parks and Recreation Department for a nature themed storytime at the West Branch!

3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
West Branch
 
 
 
Mockingjay Cafe

Mockingjay Cafe

Mockingjay Symbol with Fire
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, November 19 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

Come celebrate the release of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, part 1. Discuss the book, watch some trailers, drink some coffee, tea, or hot chocolate, and make your own Mockingjay pins. Teens, grades 6-12.

4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Meeting Room C
 
 
Coffee Thursday

Coffee Thursday

West Branch
Thursday, November 20 - 10:30 am to 12:00 pm

Coffee Thursday
All Place, 219 Providence Place, West Terre Haute
Thursday, November 20 • 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Anna Sayers, Special Collections Manager from the Vigo County Public Library will present “Special Collections and Archives 101.” She will explain what the library holds back in SpC and Archives, highlight some widely-used collections, and give an overview on how to use our online Genealogy resources.
Open to the public and refreshments served.

10:30 am to 12:00 pm
West Branch
 
 
Traveling Tech Station

Traveling Tech Station

West Branch
Thursday, November 20 - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

The Traveling Tech Station from the Vigo County Public Library travels to different locations in the county to provide hands-on experience using different devices such as an iPad Air, Samsung Galaxy Note, Nexus 7, Microsoft Surface RT, or Kindle Fire HD! Ask how you can borrow an iPad or Nexus! Or, bring your own device and learn about other technology resources in the community, such as computer classes, or free downloadable ebooks and magazines.

4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
West Branch
 
 
Music Makers

Music Makers

Illustration of Boy Dancing with Music Stanza, Notes, and Treble Cleft in Background
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Friday, November 21 - 10:00 am to 10:30 am

Liitle ones ages 2-6 can join us for movement and music stories, activities and songs.

10:00 am to 10:30 am
Meeting Room C
 
 
Animanga Club

Animanga Club

Manga Style Samurai
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Friday, November 21 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

Interested in Japanese animation and comic books? This is the club for you. We will explore the history and the artistry of this world wide phenomenon!

4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Meeting Room C