Main Library
Thursday, September 12 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Explore the latest printing technology available at Haute Create.  Learn how to properly and safely use the equipment and how to prepare a 3D design file for print.  Customers who wish to use the Haute Create 3D printer independently must complete this class.
Sewing Machine Foot with Blue Cloth
Haute Create
Main Library
Saturday, August 3 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Use our sewing machines and give your clean clothes a new life by repairing and restyling them. Send your kids back to school in style by re-imagining their clothes. A CricutT and Easy PressT 2 will also be available to use.
Jack O Lantern with Witch's Hat and Purple and Orange Banners
VCPL Main Library Lobby
Main Library
Friday, October 25 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Start your night off with a free book of your choice from the Vigo County Public Library. Show off your costume and snap photos at our photo booth before you head downtown for more tricks and treats.
Boy Riding Rocket Past Saturn
Meeting Room A
Main Library
Thursday, July 18 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Ages 5 - 11: Get ready to soar! Using cardboard, special tools and other recycled materials construct a spaceship that can fly through outer space. Add special gadgets and tools to your ship for an intergalactic voyage. This program is presented by the Terre Haute Children's Museum.
Astronaut and Lander on Moon, Earth in Background
Meeting Room B
Main Library
Thursday, July 11 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Ages 5 - 11: Design and create your own lunar explorer to send to the moon. Using an engineering design process and test the design to see if it can make a safe landing. Pair this with the rocket you'll create in next week's Soaring through Space for an additional engineering challenge.  This program is presented by the Terre Haute Children's Museum.
Open Book with Stars and Swirls
Meeting Rooms A, B, C, & D
Main Library
Monday, July 8 10:00 am to 12:30 pm
This is not your average read aloud. This is an interactive, fast-paced experience where four different storytellers will harness the power of oral storytelling. Celestine Bloomfield, David Matlack, Stephanie Holman and Kim McMurray will showcase the diversity of this art form with cut and tell stories, folktales, African tales and more. Each storyteller will take the stage for 30 minutes. Stay for just one story or the whole event. Kids can enjoy hands-on storytelling throughout the event. Refreshments will be served.
Rocket in Clouds Against Night Sky
West Branch Shelter
West Branch Library
Tuesday, July 9 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Ages 9-15: Make your own air-powered paper rocket and launcher. Discover how the design of your rocket's fins impact the flight trajectory. Learn about force, trajectory and other engineering concepts.
Poster: The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulone
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
Main Library
Tuesday, July 2 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Crossroad Repertory Theatre will present a live production of "The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane". With little more than a trunk of toys, a small troupe of actors will transport you from a cozy life of luxury to the bottom of the ocean and beyond. Based on Kate DiCamillo's magical novel for youth, the unlikely odyssey of a vain and self-obsessed china doll rabbit unfolds to illuminate the beautiful, redemptive, and often difficult realities of love.
Red Rose Under Cloche
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
Main Library
Monday, July 1 10:00 am to 11:30 am
'Stevens Puppets' brings this classic tale to life with vibrant, hand-painted scenery and hand-carved wooden marionettes. Young and old alike will marvel at the science and technology that bring this magical tale to life.
Infant Sleeping on a Crescent Moon
Youth Services Program Room
Main Library
Thursday, August 29 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Ages 0-5: Wear your pajamas to the Library for stories, songs and crafts before bedtime at this evening storytime. Activities will vary each week from traditional stories, to art, music-making and everything in between.

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