Staff Picks, New Books, & Bestseller Express

cover of God Help the Child
cover of knit stitch dictionary
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
cover of The Things We Keep
Cover: The Truth and Other Lies
The Terrorist's Son
Saint Anything
cover of Avenue of Spies

Discover Upcoming Events at VCPL

Baby Bookworms

Cover: The Seals on the Bus by Hort
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Monday, June 27
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Bring your babies to this lap-sit programming full of bonding time,  engaging stories, songs, and activities. A 30 minute optional playtime will be offered afterwards. Please call 232-1115 for additional information.

Free Summer Meals at West Branch

Lunchbox with Milk, Sandwich and Apple
West Branch
West Branch Kitchen
Monday, June 27
12:30 pm to 1:00 pm
Free Summer Meals provided by the Vigo County School Corporation will be served at the West Branch located at 125 N. Church Street, West Terre Haute, IN 47885.There is no cost to attend.  Each year, the U.S. Department of Agriculture partners with local organizations like libraries to provide free meals to children when school is out for the summer.  Any child under age 18 may come and eat.  For further information call the West Branch of the Vigo County Public Library at 812-235-2121.

Exercise your mind: DIY with Amber

Scout Patches for Botany, Geology, Entomology and Ornithology
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
Monday, June 27
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Learn awesome skills to become an Ornithologist, Botanist, Geologist and Entomologist during this do-it-yourself program with the Vigo County Parks and Recreation Department.  Earn a patch with each skill completion.  Patches provided by the Vigo County Parks and Recreation Department. Monday 6/27 is sign up and information day.  Activities run 6/28 through 7/1/16.

Pinwheels for Peace

Colorful Pinwheels in Grass
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Tuesday, June 28
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
The Community School of the Arts at Indiana State is offering a free workshop at the VCPL that celebrates ISU's sesquicentennial and creates awareness of International Peace Day. The workshop, on June 28, 10 am-12 pm, invites participants to create pinwheels that will form a larger, public installation in early fall, 2016. With the help of the community, the art project will consist of over 300 pinwheels, to be displayed at the VCPL September 21-29 with an opening reception at the Library on International Peace Day, September 21, 5-6 pm. This event is free and open to the public. Children under the age of 8 years must be accompanied by an adult. All materials are supplied. 

Mother Goose Olympics

Boy Carrying Olympic Torch
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
Tuesday, June 28
10:00 am to 11:00 am
How well do you know your nursery rhymes? Join us for Mother Goose Olympics! This program will feature a combination of nursery rhymes and physical exercise for the children as they compete in special games named after some popular nursery rhymes.