Young Boy and Girl Reading
Honey Creek Mall
Community Locations
Thursday, May 10 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
It's always a good time for a story. Create and illustrate your own tale, read a favorite story or even discover a new one. Celebrate National Share-a-Story month with the Vigo County Public Library.
Silhouette of Super Hero with Red Cape Looking Over City
Meeting Room D
Main Library
Saturday, May 5 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Are you ready for Free Comic Book Day?  Join in the worldwide celebration of this re-emerging hobby and grab a free comic book issue at the Main Library.  While you're here, meet David Yoder, a Bloomington-based independent comic artist and co-creator of the webcomic David and David at the Movies.  Select titles will be provided.  Supplies will be limited.  Learn more about Free Comic Book Day at freecomicbookday.com.
White Outline of a Death Star on Black Background
VCPL Teen Space
Main Library
Thursday, April 19 6:00 pm to 7:15 pm
Ages 12 - 18: Whether you're a Padawan or a Sith, test your knowledge of the Star Wars universe. Trivia will cover episodes I through VIII and Rogue One.
Clabber Girl
Community Locations
Wednesday, March 21 8:00 am to 9:00 am
Celebrate women who are making history in the Wabash Valley and honor Phung Ly, local small business owner, chef and former refugee from the People's Republic of China. Mrs. Ly will discuss her and her husband's escape from China during the economic reform period and their subsequent flight from Vietnam during the Sino-Vietnamese War. A complimentary breakfast will be served.
Pink Shoe, Golf Putter and Ball on Grass
Honey Creek Mall
Community Locations
Thursday, April 12 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
All ages: Looking for some playful competition?  Try your skills this evening playing mini-golf with our amazing indoor course, designed and built by students from West Vigo High School.
CANDLES Holocaust Museum and Education Center
Community Locations
Friday, March 16 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
 Julie Otsuka, award-winning author of the NEA Big Read 2018 Selection When the Emperor Was Divine and keynote speaker for this year's NEA Big Read programming will be offering an intimate talk about the CANDLES Holocaust Museum and Education Center. 
Big Read 2018 Logo: Four Figures in front of a red sun with clouds and fighter planes
VCPL Main Library Lobby
Main Library
Friday, March 16 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Welcome Julie Otsuka, award-winning author of the NEA Big Read 2018 Selection When the Emperor Was Divine and keynote speaker for this year's NEA Big Read programming. When the Emperor Was Divine is based on the experiences of Otsuka's family. The day after Pearl Harbor was bombed by Japanese Imperial forces, the FBI arrested her grandfather as a suspected spy. Her grandmother, uncle and mother spent three years in an internment camp located in Topaz, Utah, where part of the book is set. Refreshments will be served.
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)
Pick up your free copy of When the Emperor was Divine by Julie Otsuka beginning Thursday, March 1, and learn more about the upcoming programs inspired by the National Endowment of the Arts' Big Read.
White Origami Crane on Red Background
Haute Create
Main Library
Monday, March 5 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
All ages: Create origami cranes using both traditional means, apps, and the 3D printer. While you're here pick up a copy of the Big Read novel When the Emperor was Divine by Julie Otsuka.
Green Tea with Black Teapot
Indiana Theatre
Community Locations
Thursday, March 1 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Enjoy a cup of tea and listen to Zenshin Florence Caplow and Sherri Daily recount Caplow's experiences visiting the Manzanar Japanese internment camp in California.  Attendance costs $10.00. Reserve your place by calling 812-235-5007.  Public viewings of the Tablescapes displays will be available from Thursday, March 1 to Sunday, March 4 from 10:00am to 4:00pm for $5.00 at the door.

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