Green Pipes on Grass
West Branch Meeting Room B
West Branch
Friday, March 29 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
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.
Pink Watercolor Background with Rose Gold Lines
Clabber Girl
Community Locations
Wednesday, March 20 8:00 am to 9:00 am
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.
NEA Big Read 2019: The Big Smoke Logo
VCPL Conference Room
Main Library
Thursday, March 28 6:00 pm to 7:30 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.
Snow Globe Containing House and Evergreens
Youth Services Program Room
Main Library
Friday, January 4 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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.
Poster: The Hurricane
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
Main Library
Monday, March 4 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
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.
Girl with Paint on Her Face, Clothes and Hand
Youth Services Program Room
Main Library
Thursday, December 27 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Ages 5-15: Paint a masterpiece with Nicole. Follow along step by step as she shows you painting techniques.  Each child will take home their own painting.
Picnic Basket with Red Gingham Blanket Sticking Out of It
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
West Branch
Monday, March 25 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Grab a snack and explore free verse, rhymes, limericks, and haiku poems at this Big Read event for kids inspired by Adrian Matejka's book of poetry The Big Smoke. Write, share and read poetry at this drop-in event.
Photo of Adrian Matejka
VCPL Main Library Lobby
Main Library
Friday, March 1 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Adrian Matejka, our keynote speaker and author of The Big Smoke, will kick-off our 2019 Big Read program. Refreshments will be served.
Big Read 2019 Logo: The Big Smoke by Adrian Matejka
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
Main Library
Wednesday, March 27 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Penn State University and its beloved figure for more than 40 years Joe Paterno, head Football coach nicknamed "St. Joe" could do not wrong in the eyes of the citizens of the area known as Happy Valley. This all changed in November 2011, when the former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky was charged with 40 counts of child sex abuse. Not rated. Refreshments will be served.
Pancake with Skillet
Haute Create
Main Library
Monday, January 21 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
All ages: Design your own pancake on a computer and then watch it print on the world's first 3D food printer: ThePancakeBot.