February 2021

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Wonder Boxes: Infants & Toddlers

Wonder Boxes: Infants & Toddlers

Main Library
Premieres Monday, February 1 at 10:00 am

Ages 0-5: Surprise your infant with a box full of books, music, movies, games, and more-tailored to their age and interests! You will be emailed a form to complete your child's preferences. Your custom Wonder Box may include everything from board books to games, craft projects, and even more surprises. Every box will include items for your child to keep, Library materials that you will need to return, and instructions on how to return your Wonder Box. Limit one box per registrant.

10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
 
 
Wonder Boxes: Teen

Wonder Boxes: Teen

Main Library
Premieres Monday, February 1 at 10:00 am

Ages 12-19: Ready for a surprise? Receive a box full of books, music, movies, games, and more-tailored to your age and interests! You will be emailed a form to complete your preferences. Your custom Wonder Box may include everything from books to games, craft projects, and even more surprises. Every box will include items for you to keep, Library materials that you will need to return, and instructions on how to return your Wonder Box. Limit one box per registrant.

10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
 
 
Wonder Boxes: Kids

Wonder Boxes: Kids

Main Library
Premieres Monday, February 1 at 10:00 am

Ages 6-11: Surprise your child with a box full of books, music, movies, games, and more-tailored to their age and interests! You will be emailed a form to complete your child's preferences. Your custom Wonder Box may include everything from board books to games, craft projects, and even more surprises. Every box will include items for your child to keep, Library materials that you will need to return, and instructions on how to return your Wonder Box. Limit one box per registrant.

10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
 
 
Books & Brews: Shades of Grey

Books & Brews: Shades of Grey

Cover: Shades of Grey by Jasper Fforde
Digital Programs
Zoom
Premieres Monday, February 1 at 6:30 pm

Ages 21 & Up: Grab your favorite beverage and join a virtual discussion of Shades of Grey by Jasper Fforde. Set in a dystopian future where social standing is determined by the ability to see different colors, Eddie-a low-level citizen who can see red-discovers that the world is not as he's been led to believe when he joins forces with Jane, a member of the lowest class who only sees grey.

6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Digital Programs
Zoom
 
 
 
SSOS: Social Services Organizations & Supports

SSOS: Social Services Organizations & Supports

Black and White Image of Woman Holding Hand in Front of Face, Stop Signal
Digital Programs
Zoom
Premieres Wednesday, February 3 at 10:00 am

How has COVID-19 impacted you, your family, and your community? Discuss the many challenges people are facing during this pandemic and discover the local organizations addressing these issues. This month, learn more about the current state of domestic violence in Vigo County from the Council on Domestic Abuse (CODA) and how you can help. A Family Development Specialist from Western Indiana Community Action Agency (WICAA) will address the services offered to assist your family, including: budgeting, education, employment, health care, addiction, and housing. Learn more about CODA at codaterrehaute.org and WICAA at wicaa.org.

10:00 am to 10:45 am
Digital Programs
Zoom
 
 
 
Beyond the Classroom: Woven Art

Beyond the Classroom: Woven Art

Colorful Woven Art
Digital Programs
Youtube
Premieres Wednesday, February 3 at 1:00 pm

Ages 5-19: Design your own piece of woven art while exploring the rich history of weaving, a beautiful and practical artform that has existed for thousands of years. Kits will be available for curbside pickup or home delivery. A list of supplies for at-home participation will be available at facebook.com/vigolibrary. Contact 812.232.1113 for more information.

1:00 pm to 1:05 pm
Digital Programs
Youtube
 
 
 
 
 
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Design a Virtual Escape Room
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Digital Programs
Zoom
 
 
Beyond the Classroom: Viking Ships

Beyond the Classroom: Viking Ships

Model of a Viking Ship
Digital Programs
Youtube
Premieres Wednesday, February 10 at 1:00 pm

Ages 12-19: Set sail with the fierce, ancient warriors of southern Scandinavia and discover their advanced shipbuilding methods as you construct your own Viking ship. Kits will be available for curbside pickup or home delivery. A list of supplies for at-home participation will be available at facebook.com/vigolibrary. Contact 812.232.1113 for more information.

1:00 pm to 1:10 pm
Digital Programs
Youtube
 
 
Twelve Steps to a Successful Job Search

Twelve Steps to a Successful Job Search

Digital Programs
Premieres Wednesday, February 10 at 6:00 pm

Are you looking for a new job? Master the skills you need for a successful interview in six weeks with Todd Bermont, a world-renowned job-hunting expert. Class begins Wednesday, February 10. Visit bit.ly/vcpljobsearch to register or browse more than 300 other courses.

6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Digital Programs
 
 
Teen Advisory Board

Teen Advisory Board

Teenage Girl with Notebook
Digital Programs
Premieres Wednesday, February 10 at 6:00 pm

Ages 12-19: Teens! What do you want to see at the Library? Interact with other passionate volunteers to implement popular trends, plan incredible programs, and be a positive role model as a member of the Teen Advisory Board. TAB meets monthly and welcomes all newcomers.

6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Digital Programs
 
 
 
Flavor Bytes: Dinner and a Movie

Flavor Bytes: Dinner and a Movie

Close-up of Pasta Alfredo
Digital Programs
Youtube
Premieres Friday, February 12 at (All day)

Enjoy a made from scratch, four-star meal and stream a movie on hoopla® from the comfort of your home. Learn how to make your own pasta without fancy equipment and coat it with an easy Alfredo sauce. Due to the perishable ingredients included, kits will only be available for pickup at the West Branch Library from Monday, February 8 to Friday, February 12. Contact 812.235.2121 for more information.

(All day)
Digital Programs
Youtube
 
 
Virtual Legislative Crackerbarrel
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Digital Programs
 
 
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Vigo County Public Library Board Meeting
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
 
 
Straight Outta the 80s: Music Trivia

Straight Outta the 80s: Music Trivia

Old-Fashioned Tape Player, Headphones, and Cassettes
Digital Programs
Zoom
Premieres Tuesday, February 16 at 6:30 pm

Are you Livin' on a Prayer? Or are you going to Beat It? Challenge others and test your knowledge of 80s music with some totally tubular trivia: finish lyrics, name a song based on the music video, or identify a singer. To play along, you will need two devices-one to view the Zoom meeting and one to answer trivia questions at kahoot.it.

6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Digital Programs
Zoom
 
 
Beyond the Classroom: DIY DNA

Beyond the Classroom: DIY DNA

Girl with DNA Model
Digital Programs
Youtube
Premieres Wednesday, February 17 at 1:00 pm

Ages 12-19: Take a closer look at DNA with strawberries and this simple experiment. Kits will be available for curbside pickup or home delivery. A list of supplies for at-home participation will be available at facebook.com/vigolibrary. Contact 812.232.1113 for more information.

1:00 pm to 1:05 pm
Digital Programs
Youtube
 
 
 
 
Art Hacks: Mandalas

Art Hacks: Mandalas

Mandala in Blue and Gold
Main Library
Premieres Saturday, February 20 at 10:00 am

Mandalas are an ancient form of art using repeating patterns and simple tools to make beautiful, complex designs. Kits will be available for curbside pickup or home delivery. Contact 812.232.1113 for more information.

10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
 
 
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Prepare for Kindergarten with a K-Pack

Prepare for Kindergarten with a K-Pack

Child Playing with Colorful Clay
Main Library
Premieres Monday, February 22 at 8:00 am

Age 4: Prepare your child for kindergarten with their own K-Pack! Each K-Pack contains activities to help your child learn to identify letters and numbers, practice writing, and make new discoveries. Kits are provided by the United Way of the Wabash Valley Success by 6 Impact Council, with instructions from the Vigo County School Corporation and the Terre Haute Children's Museum.

8:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
 
 
Teen Advisory Board

Teen Advisory Board

Teenage Girl with Notepad
Digital Programs
Premieres Tuesday, February 23 at 4:30 pm

Ages 12-19: Teens! What do you want to see at the Library? Interact with other passionate volunteers to implement popular trends, plan incredible programs, and be a positive role model as a member of the Teen Advisory Board. TAB meets monthly and welcomes all newcomers.

4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
Digital Programs
 
 
 
 
 
Maker Kit to Go: Perler Beads

Maker Kit to Go: Perler Beads

Perler Beads
Premieres Friday, February 26 at (All day)

Ages 9 & Up: Create colorful pixel art with fusible plastic beads. Kits will be available for curbside pickup or home delivery. Caution: This kit contains small parts. Parental assistance is recommended. Contact 812.232.1113 for more information.

(All day)