Join us for activities at the West Branch during this special branch opening:The Indiana State Literacy Association, Vigo County School Corporation, and Vigo County Public Library invite you to join us for the annual Literacy Fair. Students from West Terre Haute schools will have literacy based projects on display for the community to enjoy.Eat virtual
sushi, hold a campfire in your hand and create your own story with Merge Cubes
and augmented reality.Sign up for a library card, check out material, use the computer, print or fax. All library services will be available during this time.
Ages 12- 19: Are you a Jedi, a Whovian or something else entirely? Break out your best fandom-inspired costume and celebrate as your favorite character at the 4th Annual Fandom Prom. Dance the night away with your friends and DJ Danny Wayne or hit up the game room for tabletop and card gaming. Cosplay is encouraged, but please leave your realistic weapons at home. Prizes will be awarded for Scariest, Funniest, Best Duo/Group and Best Individual Costumes. Pick up begins promptly at 8:30pm. Please register all participants separately.
Learn about what you need to live in space and touch a space suit at this interactive program with David Leake from the William M. Staerkel Planetarium. A brief history of the space program, including the Apollo 11 will entice adult and kids alike.
Jack Johnson was the first African American to earn the title of World Heavyweight Champion. In his book of narrative poetry, author Adrian Matejka explores the life of this incredible man through four distinct viewpoints - Johnson himself, and the white women he dared to love in a time of segregation and division. The Big Smoke is the NEA's 2019 Big Read book.
The Battle of the Books is
almost here! Join the Vigo County Public Library, the Vigo County School
Corporation and the Indiana Humanities for a novel conversation with Young
Hoosier Book Award Nominee John David Anderson. Dave, as he prefers to be
called, will talk about the forces of inspiration and imagination and the need
for young readers and writers to be the heroes of their own stories. This
Special event is being held at the Woodrow Wilson Middle School
Auditorium. Speaker starts at 6pm with book signing to follow.
Do you have what it takes to outsmart Bowser? Work with your team to interpret clues and solve puzzles from Mario's extensive history to escape Bowser's Castle before it's too late. Registration is required - please call 812-235-2121. Ages 10 and up.
Celebrate the women that are making history right here in the Wabash Valley. Rebecca Moore, the Community Prevention Specialist for Council on Domestic Abuse, Inc. (CODA), a victim advocate and preventative specialist will be honored at this special event. Breakfast will be served.
Ages 5-11: Make your own hand-held winter wonderland while escaping the snowy season! Children can use their imagination to create their own shakeable scene to overcome those winter blues in this interactive crafting program.
Denzel Washington is Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, a young black boxer who is set to become the world's greatest boxing champion until he is wrongly imprisoned for a triple murder. Carter is set to serve a lifetime in prison until help comes from an unlikely source. Rated R. Refreshments will be served.