June 2020

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Virtual Storytime

Virtual Storytime

Digital Programs
Facebook
Monday, June 1 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Interact with engaging finger-plays and
body movements while building early literacy skills. Listen to books, songs,
and rhymes from your own location at 10:00 AM Monday and Wednesday
mornings.  Don't worry, if this time doesn't work for your schedule, the
virtual storytime can be found on the Vigo County Public Library Facebook page
at your own convenience this summer.

10:00 am to 11:00 am
Digital Programs
Facebook
 
 
Books & Brews

Books & Brews

Digital Programs
Zoom
Monday, June 1 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Adults: Grab your favorite beverage and join a virtual discussion of Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate. Based on real-life events, the book deals with kidnapping, corruption, and adoption in a riveting narrative. The link to attend the Zoom program will be emailed after registration.

6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Digital Programs
Zoom
 
 
 
Painting with Nicole

Painting with Nicole

Digital Programs
Facebook
Tuesday, June 2 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Ages 5-15: Follow this step-by-step painting tutorial to create a masterpiece! Receive a Library-provided painting kit to make your own artwork at home. Painting kits will be available for curbside pickup; other delivery arrangements may be made upon request.

2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Digital Programs
Facebook
 
 
 
 
Let's Write!

Let's Write!

Digital Programs
Facebook
Thursday, June 4 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Do you have a story to tell, but don't know how? Join us for guidance and techniques so you can create your own writing projects! Videos will feature a variety of topics, like how to get started, how to pick the right words, and how to plan your plot. 

10:00 am to 11:00 am
Digital Programs
Facebook
 
 
 
First Friday: Fairytale Faire

First Friday: Fairytale Faire

Digital Programs
Zoom
Friday, June 5 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Ages 0-12: Imagine Your Story this summer with The Fairytale Faire, where four fairy tale-inspired stories will be spun with science activities for you and your family. Register to receive a link to the Zoom viewing event and the opportunity to pick up the materials you'll need for the science projects from the Library. If you're signed up for Summer Reading on Beanstack, this program counts for your VCPL Program badge.

And don't forget the costume contest: dress-up as your favorite character and submit your photo to the Facebook event. You will be entered into the drawing for a membership to the Terre Haute Children's Museum.

11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Digital Programs
Zoom
 
 
 
Let's Write!

Let's Write!

Digital Programs
Facebook
Saturday, June 6 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Do you have a story to tell, but don't know how? Join us for guidance and techniques so you can create your own writing projects! Videos will feature a variety of topics, like how to get started, how to pick the right words, and how to plan your plot. 

10:00 am to 11:00 am
Digital Programs
Facebook
 
 
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Virtual Storytime - Best Friends

Virtual Storytime - Best Friends

Digital Programs
Facebook
Monday, June 8 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Celebrate National Best Friends Day with Neal, your familiar Assistant Librarian, for  books, songs and rhymes.  Today Neal will be reading Be Kind, by Pat Zietlow Miller. Practice singing, reading, talking and playing at your convenience because if this time doesn't work for your schedule, you can view this video on the Vigo County Public Library Facebook page for the remainder of the summer! The first 20 families to register for this storytime will receive a kit including a free copy of Pat's book Be Kind and a set of shakers. Kits can be picked up during VCPL curbside hours or contact the library for further assistance.

10:00 am to 11:00 am
Digital Programs
Facebook
 
 
 
Teen Advisory Board

Teen Advisory Board

Digital Programs
Zoom
Wednesday, June 10 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Ages 12-19: Let us know what you want to see at the Library with the Teen Advisory Board (TAB). Interact with other passionate volunteers to implement popular trends, create incredible programs, and be a positive role model. TAB meets monthly and welcomes all newcomers.

6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Digital Programs
Zoom
 
 
 
Let's Write!

Let's Write!

Digital Programs
Facebook
Thursday, June 11 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Do you have a story to tell, but don't know how? Join us for guidance and techniques so you can create your own writing projects! Videos will feature a variety of topics, like how to get started, how to pick the right words, and how to plan your plot. 

10:00 am to 11:00 am
Digital Programs
Facebook
 
Rumplestiltskin

Rumplestiltskin

Digital Programs
Zoom
Thursday, June 11 10:00 am to 11:30 am

Stevens Puppets bring 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 which brings this magic to life.

10:00 am to 11:30 am
Digital Programs
Zoom
 
Little Women at the Moon Lite Drive-in

Little Women at the Moon Lite Drive-in

Community Locations
Moon Lite Drive-In Theater
Thursday, June 11 9:00 pm to 11:00 pm

Watch the 2019 film based on the novel and the writings of Louisa May Alcott that was nominated for six Academy Awards. Each car receives free admission and a complimentary popcorn. Rated PG. Gates open at 8:00pm and showtime is at 9:30pm.

9:00 pm to 11:00 pm
Community Locations
Moon Lite Drive-In Theater
 
 
 
Faces & Voices of Recovery

Faces & Voices of Recovery

Digital Programs, Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
Zoom
Saturday, June 13 (All day)

Together, we can eliminate the stigma and discrimination faced by individuals and families impacted by alcohol and drug addiction. Sharing recovery stories connects community members with one another and empowers those who are still struggling to know they are not alone. Faces and Voices helps educate the public on the challenges people in recovery face and helps to eliminate stigma and educate the public about recovery. All are welcome -- not just the recovery community. Refreshments and a light lunch will be served.

(All day)
Digital Programs, Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C, Zoom
 
 
 
Let's Write!

Let's Write!

Digital Programs
Facebook
Saturday, June 13 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Do you have a story to tell, but don't know how? Join us for guidance and techniques so you can create your own writing projects! Videos will feature a variety of topics, like how to get started, how to pick the right words, and how to plan your plot. 

10:00 am to 11:00 am
Digital Programs
Facebook
 
 
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Virtual Storytime

Virtual Storytime

Digital Programs
Facebook
Monday, June 15 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Interact with engaging finger-plays and
body movements while building early literacy skills. Listen to books, songs,
and rhymes from your own location at 10:00 AM Monday and Wednesday
mornings.  Don't worry, if this time doesn't work for your schedule, the
virtual storytime can be found on the Vigo County Public Library Facebook page
at your own convenience this summer.

10:00 am to 11:00 am
Digital Programs
Facebook
 
 
Vigo County Public Library Board Meeting
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms B & C
 
 
 
Give Me some Lore teen book club virtual meeting

Give Me some Lore teen book club virtual meeting

Digital Programs
Zoom
Tuesday, June 16 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Ages 12-19: Join us for our first discussion of The Lovely War by Julie Berry. Tell us what you think of the book so far. Simply register through VCPL's website with a valid email address. We will send you the link, and the link for our meeting later this month, so you can join the conversation! We'll talk about our final thoughts on the book at a Zoom meeting on June 30th. 


The book is available on Libby and a few copies are available for pickup at the library. You must be registered to pickup a physical book.
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Digital Programs
Zoom
 
 
 
Home Grown: Starting a Container Salsa Garden

Home Grown: Starting a Container Salsa Garden

Digital Programs
Zoom
Thursday, June 18 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Join Dana Gadeken, Coordinator for the Wabash Valley Master Gardeners, to start your own container salsa garden at home. Dana will walk through the process of getting started using materials that will be provided to anyone who registers. Learn how to plant, take care of, and harvest vegetables from containers, and ask Dana any questions you have about growing your own food.

5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Digital Programs
Zoom
 
 
 
Magic from the Virtual Dimension

Magic from the Virtual Dimension

Digital Programs
Zoom
Friday, June 19 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Master Magician Rusty Ammerman is taking over Zoom at 10:00am to perform his show "The Dimension of Illusion" for all ages and you get to enjoy it from the comfort of your own home!  Follow along with the mystery of magic during this Zoom meeting:

Vigo County Public Library is inviting you to a scheduled
Zoom meeting. 

Topic: Magic from the Virtual Dimension

Time: Jun 19, 2020 10:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada) 

Join Zoom Meeting

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Meeting ID: 878 6738 7984

Password: 358149

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10:00 am to 11:00 am
Digital Programs
Zoom
 
 
 
 
 
You can be a magician too with Rusty Ammerman

You can be a magician too with Rusty Ammerman

Digital Programs
Zoom
Friday, June 19 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Do you like magic? Did you watch the mystery of magic with Rusty earlier and wonder how it's done? Those ages 9 and up can register to try their hand at learning some of his tricks and get a behind the scenes lesson on magic. Each student who registers will receive a kit of supplies for use during this Zoom workshop with Rusty.  The Zoom meeting ID will be provided to those who register.  Kits of materials for making magic will be available to those who register to pick up at the library during regular curbside pickup hours.  Please call the library for other arrangements if needed.  

1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Digital Programs
Zoom
 
 
 
Virtual Read to Rover

Virtual Read to Rover

Digital Programs
Zoom
Saturday, June 20 10:00 am to 11:00 am

All Ages: Therapy dogs from Love on a Leash will provide a relaxed, welcoming atmosphere in which kids of any reading level can practice their reading skills. Bring your favorite reading material and maybe a cuddly stuffed animal to join in this Zoom visit while you read with therapy dogs.  They miss you! To reserve a time slot at the Main Library, call 812.232.1113, ext 4242.

10:00 am to 11:00 am
Digital Programs
Zoom
 
 
Art Imagined

Art Imagined

Digital Programs
Facebook Live
Saturday, June 20 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Modern Trend: Develop surface "prints" creating texture illusions with an unusual technique.  Curbside Kit program.  Kit pickup begins Wednesday, June, 17.  Registration required.

10:00 am to 11:00 am
Digital Programs
Facebook Live
 
 
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Virtual Storytime

Virtual Storytime

Digital Programs
Facebook
Monday, June 22 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Interact with engaging finger-plays and
body movements while building early literacy skills. Listen to books, songs,
and rhymes from your own location at 10:00 AM Monday and Wednesday
mornings.  Don't worry, if this time doesn't work for your schedule, the
virtual storytime can be found on the Vigo County Public Library Facebook page
at your own convenience this summer.

10:00 am to 11:00 am
Digital Programs
Facebook
 
 
 
Facts in Fairy Tales? with the Terre Haute Children's Museum

Facts in Fairy Tales? with the Terre Haute Children's Museum

Digital Programs
Zoom
Tuesday, June 23 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
  • Myths and stories have wondrous acts of
    nature by characters like Thor and everyone's favorite ice princess. Be
    enthralled as we experiment with thunder, lightning, and freezing
    something instantaneously. This two-part  interactive
    demonstration will make your hair stand on end as we bring to life the
    magical powers of story heroes.  Part two will take place on Thursday, June 25th at 2pm.

Vigo County Public Library is inviting you to a scheduled
Zoom meeting. 

Topic: Facts in Fairy Tales?  with the Terre Haute Children's Museum

Time: Jun 23, 2020 02:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) 

Join Zoom Meeting

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84738489339?pwd=Skxlb2VCbVErOGkrSHpqdVFRaE5TUT09

 Meeting ID: 847 3848 9339

Password: 690340

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Meeting ID: 847 3848 9339

Password: 690340

Find your local number: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/kci7OCiUoI


2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Digital Programs
Zoom
 
 
 
 
Facts in Fairy Tales? with the Terre Haute Children's Museum

Facts in Fairy Tales? with the Terre Haute Children's Museum

Digital Programs
Zoom
Thursday, June 25 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
  • Myths and stories have wondrous acts of
    nature by characters like Thor and everyone's favorite ice princess. Be
    enthralled as we experiment with thunder, lightning, and freezing
    something instantaneously. This two-part  interactive
    demonstration will make your hair stand on end as we bring to life the
    magical powers of story heroes.  Part two will take place on Thursday, June 25th at 2pm.

Vigo County Public Library is inviting you to a scheduled
Zoom meeting. 

Topic: Facts in Fairy Tales?  with the Terre Haute Children's Museum

Time: Jun 23, 2020 02:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) 

Join Zoom Meeting

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84738489339?pwd=Skxlb2VCbVErOGkrSHpqdVFRaE5TUT09

 Meeting ID: 847 3848 9339

Password: 690340

One tap mobile

+13017158592,,84738489339#,,1#,690340# US (Germantown)

+13126266799,,84738489339#,,1#,690340# US (Chicago)

 Dial by your location

        +1 301 715
8592 US (Germantown)

        +1 312 626
6799 US (Chicago)

        +1 929 205
6099 US (New York)

        +1 253 215
8782 US (Tacoma)

        +1 346 248
7799 US (Houston)

        +1 669 900
6833 US (San Jose)

Meeting ID: 847 3848 9339

Password: 690340

Find your local number: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/kci7OCiUoI


2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Digital Programs
Zoom
 
 
 
From A New Hope to Mandalorian: Trivia

From A New Hope to Mandalorian: Trivia

Digital Programs
Zoom
Thursday, June 25 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Do you know your Star Wars?  Compete against others for bragging rights.  You'll need to have a device to view the game questions, and a device to answer on using kahoot.it.

Please register in advance for this meeting:

https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcvceqppzgtHdA1B3CvAULzXU4_UojsYkqU



After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Digital Programs
Zoom
 
 
 
 
Virtual Read to Rover

Virtual Read to Rover

Digital Programs
Zoom
Saturday, June 27 10:00 am to 11:00 am

All Ages: Therapy dogs from Love on a Leash will provide a relaxed, welcoming atmosphere in which kids of any reading level can practice their reading skills. Bring your favorite reading material and maybe a cuddly stuffed animal to join in this Zoom visit while you read with therapy dogs.  They miss you! To reserve a time slot at the Main Library, call 812.232.1113, ext 4242.

10:00 am to 11:00 am
Digital Programs
Zoom
 
 
Art Imagined

Art Imagined

Digital Programs
Facebook Live
Saturday, June 27 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Modern Trend: Create abstract collage art in the style of Rex Ray.  Curbside Kit program.  Kit pickup begins Monday, June 22.

10:00 am to 11:00 am
Digital Programs
Facebook Live
 
 
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Virtual Storytime

Virtual Storytime

Digital Programs
Facebook
Monday, June 29 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Interact with engaging finger-plays and
body movements while building early literacy skills. Listen to books, songs,
and rhymes from your own location at 10:00 AM Monday and Wednesday
mornings.  Don't worry, if this time doesn't work for your schedule, the
virtual storytime can be found on the Vigo County Public Library Facebook page
at your own convenience this summer.

10:00 am to 11:00 am
Digital Programs
Facebook
 
 
 
 
Give Me some Lore teen book club

Give Me some Lore teen book club

Digital Programs
Zoom
Tuesday, June 30 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Ages: 12-19: We've finished the book and now it's time to discuss your final thoughts on Lovely War by Julie Berry. Tell what you liked and what you didn't. Who were your favorite characters? Did you like the way the story unfolded? We can't wait to hear what you have to say! Simply register for this meeting through VCPL's website with a valid email address and we will send you the link to join.

5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Digital Programs
Zoom