In collaboration with the Swope Art Museum, experience "Shadows Searching for Light" a site-specific installation by artist Angela Fraleigh. Fraleigh is inspired by the paintings of Edward Hopper and his relationship with his wife, Josephine (Jo) Nivison Hopper. Please join us in an interactive virtual tour of the exhibition at the Swope and then make art inspired by Angela Fraleigh. You will play
with color and work with the process of creating and being lost in the moment. Each family that registers will receive a kit of supplies to follow along with this virtual program. Kits can be picked up during curbside service at the library or please contact the library for other arrangements. Zoom meeting information will be sent out to those who register.
Yo ho, yo ho, is the pirate life for you? Pirates were some of the best engineers, astronomers, and innovators of their time. Train to be captains and experience just how much science it takes to navigate the high seas. This program can be done at any time at your own pace; with access to a fun 15-minute instructional video, common materials, and ability to take part until the end of summer.
Celebrate The Boy Who Lived! Sharon and Kendra will be cooking up some easy and delicious Harry Potter recipes live. Non-perishable, non-staple ingredients will be provided for those who register. A list of all ingredients will be available in advance.
Dorothy might have avoided the tornado if she had learned about the power of wind and how to detect it! Young scientists will be blown away as they discover ways to "see" air, and experiment with measuring wind through this Leap Into Science hands-on lab. This lab can be done at any time at your own pace; with access to a fun instructional video, common materials, and ability to take part until the end of summer.
It's a special Pete the Cat day with Dora. Practice singing, reading, talking and playing at your convenience. If this time doesn't work for your schedule, you can view this video on the Vigo County Public Library Facebook page for the remainder of the summer! The first 40 families to register for this storytime will receive a kit including a free copy of Pete the Cat Rocking in My School Shoesby Eric Litwin and two colorful scarves. The scarves will help you participate in many other virtual storytimes from home. Kits can be picked up during VCPL curbside hours or contact the library for further assistance.
Myths and stories have wondrous acts of
nature by characters like Thor and everyone's favorite ice princess. Be
enthralled as we experiment with thunder, lightning, and freezing
something instantaneously. This two-part interactive
demonstration will make your hair stand on end as we bring to life the
magical powers of story heroes. Today is Part Two, Thursday, June 25th at 2pm.
Vigo County Public Library is inviting you to a scheduled
Ages 12-19: We've finished the book and now it's time to discuss your final thoughts on Wicked Fox by Kat Cho. Tell us what you liked and what you didn't like. Who were your favorite characters? Did you see the twist coming? We can't wait to hear what you have to say! You will receive a link to the Zoom meeting upon registration.
Use watercolor resist to create special effect artwork. Contemporary artist John Lovett will be featured in this virtual program. Painting kits will be available for curbside pickup beginning Wednesday, July 15. The video will be posted on the Library's Facebook page at www.facebook.com/vigolibrary.
Ages 12-19: Join us for a virtual discussion of the book Wicked Fox by Kat Cho. Add to the conversation by registering! We'll send you this Zoom link and the one for the final discussion taking place later this month.
Wicked Fox by Kat Cho is available on Libby and a few copies are available at the Library. You must be registered to pick up a physical book.
Ages 12-19: We've finished the book and now it's time to discuss your final thoughts on Lovely War by Julie Berry. Tell us what you liked and what you didn't like. Who were your favorite characters? Did you like the way the story unfolded? We can't wait to hear what you have to say! You will receive a link to the Zoom meeting upon registration.