VCPL Main Library Lobby
Main Library
Friday, March 16 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Help us welcome award-winning author of this year's NEA Big Read novel and keynote speaker Julie Otsuka. Refreshments will be served.
LifeLong Learning Center
Main Library
Saturday, February 24 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Chat with artists Roger Shimomura and Mike Sims from Lawrence Lithography Workshop about their exhibit that is on display at the Swope Art Museum.
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
Main Library
Saturday, March 17 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
The Indiana Reading Association, Vigo County School Corporation. and Vigo County Public Library invite you to join us for the annual Literacy Fair. Students from local schools will have literacy based projects on display for the community to enjoy.
Woodrow Wilson Middle School Auditorium
Main Library
Wednesday, March 21 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Ages 5-11: The Battle of the Books is almost here. Join Young Hoosier Book Award Nominee Nathan Hale as he tells a hazardous tale. Refreshments will be served. 
Green Tea with Black Teapot
Indiana Theatre
Community Locations
Thursday, March 1 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Enjoy a cup of tea while actors  from Theatre 7 portray the family in When the Emperor was Divine. $10.00 to attend. Reserve your space by calling 812-235-5007.
Pancake with Skillet
Haute Create
Main Library
Tuesday, February 13 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Celebrate National Pancake Day by designing your own pancake on a computer and then watch it print on the world's first 3D food printer: ThePancakeBot.
Swope Art Museum
Main Library
Sunday, March 18 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
The urge to continue creating acts of expression during inhumane persecution is a vivid display of the human desire for art even in the harshest conditions. Art Historian and CANDLES' Program Director Amy Guess will host a discussion on art created by Japanese-Americans while held captive in internment camps during World War II and how, through art, music and performance, they continued their traditions of creativity and recorded their lives both before and during internment.
Big Read 2018 Logo: Four Figures in front of a red sun with clouds and fighter planes
VCPL Conference Room
Main Library
Monday, March 26 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Join us for refreshments, conversation and a taste of the artistry in our community as awards are presented. Prizes will be awarded for Best of Show and People's Choice, as voted by library customers.
Big Read 2018 Logo: Four Figures in front of a red sun with clouds and fighter planes
VCPL Main Library Lobby
Main Library
Thursday, March 1 (All day)
Stop in to pick up for your free copy of When the Emperor was Divine by Julie Otsuka. Learn about the upcoming programs and initiatives the National Endowment of the Arts' Big Read has inspired throughout the Wabash Valley.
LifeLong Learning Center
Main Library
Friday, March 23 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Explore Japanese culture with Minori Abel from the Japan-America Society of Indiana through an interactive presentation perfect for both kids and adults. Try your hand at calligraphy, origami and kirie paper art.

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