Test Tubes & Beaker
Main Library
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Meeting Rooms A,B, & C
Thursday, July 3 - 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Witness your favorite science experiment, then film the reaction with Vine. Show your friends your elephant toothpaste, naked eggs, clock reactions, and copper plating! Grades 6-12. Registration Required.

Poster: Man of Steel
Main Library
Event Type Taxonomy: 
Meeting Rooms A,B, & C
Friday, June 20 - 10:00 am to 8:00 pm

Celebrate summer reading by attending one or all of these exciting movies: Young Frankenstein (10-11:45), Man of Steel (12:00-2:30), Independence Day (3:00-5:30), and Ender’s Game (6:00-8:00). Free refreshments will be provided. Movie Information: PG (Parental Guidance Suggested)and PG-13 (children under 13 must be accompanied by an adult). Young Frankenstein: PG, 106 minutes; Man of Steel: PG-13, 148 minutes; Independence Day: PG-13, 145 minutes; and Ender’s Game: PG-13, 114 minutes.

Magical Top Hat
Main Library
Event Type Taxonomy: 
Meeting Rooms A,B, & C
Wednesday, July 2 - 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Magician Brandon Baggett will amaze all ages with his Awesome Magic! The show will be on the library lawn; you are welcome to bring a blanket or lawn chair. In case of bad weather, the show will be held in the meeting rooms on the lower level. No registration necessary.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Vigo County Public Library

STEM Icons
Main Library
Event Type Taxonomy: 
Meeting Rooms A,B, & C
Saturday, June 14 - 10:00 am to 4:30 pm

The STEM Museum (Science, Technology, Engineering,and Math) will encourage the next generation of scientists! Fifteen activities spanning a wide range of interests, there's something to inspire everyone!

Mountains Silhouetted Against Dusk Fading to Starry Sky
Main Library
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Tuesday, June 24 - 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

*Tickets are sold out*

Have you ever heard about "exoplanets"? They are planets outside the solar system and there are about 1800 of them! Summer Reading Club participants and their families are invited to a special presentation about our solar system at the Allen Planetarium at South Vigo High School by the planetarium director, Holly Hudson. She will also show us the night sky and share new information on the "exoplanets." The first show is from 3:00-4:00 p.m. and the second is 6:30-7:30 p.m. Admittance is free, but everyone must have a ticket since space is limited. Please visit Youth Services or West Branch to pick up your tickets.

Mountains Silhouetted Against Dusk Fading to Starry Sky
Main Library
Event Type Taxonomy: 
Tuesday, June 24 - 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

*Tickets are sold out*

Have you ever heard about "exoplanets"? They are planets outside the solar system and there are about 1800 of them! Summer Reading Club participants and their families are invited to a special presentation about our solar system at the Allen Planetarium at South Vigo High School by the planetarium director, Holly Hudson. She will also show us the night sky and share new information on the "exoplanets." The first show is from 3:00-4:00 p.m. and the second is 6:30-7:30 p.m. Admittance is free, but everyone must have a ticket since space is limited. Please visit Youth Services or West Branch to pick up your tickets.

Sun Rising Over Planet in Space
Main Library
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VCPL Lobby - Main Library
Saturday, June 14 - 9:30 am to 5:00 pm

*Tickets are sold out*

Visit the Dome Theater, a mobile planetarium experience for children of all ages! A variety of science themed videos will be offered throughout the day. Due to the nature of the event, each 20 minute performance will be limited to approximately 30 attendees. Free tickets will be available, while supplies last, beginning Saturday, May 31. Tickets must be picked up in person at the Youth Services Desk, and can not be held or reserved. Standby requests will be honored on a space available basis the day of the event.

Poster: Thor the Dark World
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A,B, & C
Friday, July 18 - 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Celebrate summer reading by joining us for this free double feature movie showing! Follow Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, and other Marvel characters as they fight to save mankind in The Avengers. Then, stick around to watch Thor battle evil forces as he tries to save Earth and Asgard from destruction in Thor: The Dark World. Movie Information: PG-13 (children under 13 must be accompanied by an adult). The Avengers (3:00-5:30): PG-13, 143 minutes; Thor (6:00-8:00): PG-13, 112 minutes.

Poster: Ghostbusters
Main Library
Event Type Taxonomy: 
Meeting Rooms A,B, & C
Wednesday, July 9 - 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Celebrate summer reading by joining us for this haunting, ghostbusting adventure! Movie Information: Rated PG (parental guidance suggested), 105 minutes.

Male Student with Tablet
West Branch
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Wednesday, July 23 - 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Stop by to get hands-on with an iPad, Surface RT, Kindle Fire HD, or Nexus 7! You can also learn about free music, digital magazines, ebooks, and online classes using your library card.

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