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Breastfeeding Basics with Breastfeeding USA

Breastfeeding Basics with Breastfeeding USA

Silhouette of Mother with Infant
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Tuesday, August 1 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Whether you are just learning to breastfeed or you are experienced, learn something new with Kaydie Deal, a Breastfeeding USA counselor.  This session will focus on delivery through the first months.
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Room C
 
 
Positive Link HIV Testing

Positive Link HIV Testing

Red Ribbon on Red Background
Main Library
Meeting Room A
Wednesday, August 2 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Positive Link provides comprehensive prevention and free testing to those impacted by HIV in south central Indiana. Test is done with a simple mouth swab and results are delivered in only fifteen minutes.
11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Room A
 
 
Traveling Tech Station

Traveling Tech Station

Electronic Devices on Wait Tray
Main Library
VCPL Lobby
Thursday, August 3 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Browse various tablets, get questions about your own device answered or learn more about ebooks, streaming video and online classes.
4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Main Library
VCPL Lobby
 
 
First Friday: Dog Days of Summer

First Friday: Dog Days of Summer

Dog Laying on Grass with Flowers
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
Friday, August 4 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
We're pawsitive you won't want to miss this! Cool off with some sweet treats and crafts inspired by some of your favorite pups like Clifford, Snoopy, and Biscuit. One of your favorite dogs might even show up!
5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
 
 
Friends of the Library Book Sale

Friends of the Library Book Sale

Books in Red Basket
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
Saturday, August 5 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Join us for a selection of thousands of items: Books, movies, music and more.  The average book price is just $1.00.  Proceeds raised at the monthly book sales help provide funding for Library programs and services.
9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
 
 
 
 
Wabash Valley Coder Dojo
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Friends of the Library Book Sale

Friends of the Library Book Sale

Books in Red Basket
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
Sunday, August 6 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Thousands of books with an average price of just $1!  Movies, music, and more!  Our monthly sales help provide funding for important Library programs and services!
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
 
 
Craft & Chat

Craft & Chat

Pinwheel Flowers
Main Library
Meeting Room D
Tuesday, August 8 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Have fun with rock painting and turn ordinary rocks into creative creatures.
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Main Library
Meeting Room D
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Wednesday, August 9 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Explore the latest printing technology. Learn how to use the 3D printer at Main - Haute Create - including: * Preparing a 3D design file for print * Using the equipment properly and safely Note: Customers must complete this 3D printer certification before they can use the 3D printer independently.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Wednesday, August 9 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Explore the latest printing technology. Learn how to use the 3D printer at Main - Haute Create - including: * Preparing a 3D design file for print * Using the equipment properly and safely Note: Customers must complete this 3D printer certification before they can use the 3D printer independently.
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
VCPL Book Club

VCPL Book Club

Cover: Love Comes Softly by Oke
Main Library
Collaborative Space 6
Wednesday, August 9 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
Frontier life, love and hardships are all part of this month's selection.  We will be discussing Janette Oke's classic novel Love Comes Softly.
1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
Main Library
Collaborative Space 6
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Wednesday, August 9 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Explore the latest printing technology. Learn how to use the 3D printer at Main - Haute Create - including: * Preparing a 3D design file for print * Using the equipment properly and safely Note: Customers must complete this 3D printer certification before they can use the 3D printer independently.
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Wednesday, August 9 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Explore the latest printing technology. Learn how to use the 3D printer at Main - Haute Create - including: * Preparing a 3D design file for print * Using the equipment properly and safely Note: Customers must complete this 3D printer certification before they can use the 3D printer independently.
5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Watch This! Going in Style

Watch This! Going in Style

Poster: Going In Style
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
Wednesday, August 9 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
A reboot of the 1979 movie of the same name, Going in Style follows a trio of retirees who plan to rob a bank after their pensions are cancelled.Runtime: 96 minutesRated PG-13 for drug content, language and some suggestive materialRefreshments will be served.
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
 
 
Teen Advisory Board

Teen Advisory Board

Main Library
Collaborative Space 6
Thursday, August 10 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
The Teen Advisory Board is responsible for helping to plan teen programs and volunteering at many library events.  If you are a teen and would like to join the Teen Advisory Board, contact Hillary Rains at hrains@vigo.lib.in.us or call her at (812) 232-1113 x 2275.
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Main Library
Collaborative Space 6
 
 
Nature Play Days: Plug Into Nature

Nature Play Days: Plug Into Nature

Children Outside
Community Locations
Hawthorn Park
Friday, August 11 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Unplug your devices and plug into nature. Play in the park with the Vigo County Public Library and Vigo County Parks and Recreation Department before watching the Movie in the Park: Storks.
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Community Locations
Hawthorn Park
 
 
Art Hacks

Art Hacks

Abstract Painting
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
Saturday, August 12 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Discover the geological canvases all around us as we explore creating art from natural resources.
10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
 
 
iPad Basics

iPad Basics

User with iPad
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Monday, August 14 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Did you recently get an iPad? Want to learn more about the basics or how to download free ebooks from the library?  This class is for you! Bring your Apple ID and password to learn Settings, Safari, and the App Store.  You will also learn Overdrive, the library's ebook checkout app.  Limited iPads are also available for those who want to learn about an iPad, but have not yet purchased one.
5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
Traveling Tech Station

Traveling Tech Station

Electronic Devices on Wait Tray
West Branch
Wednesday, August 16 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Various tablets are available for browsing and questions, or bring your own device to get your questions answered.  Information on ebooks, streaming video, and online classes are also provided.
4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
West Branch
 
 
Robotics - Sphero SPRK+
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Thursday, August 17 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Explore the latest printing technology. Learn how to use the 3D printer at Main - Haute Create - including: * Preparing a 3D design file for print * Using the equipment properly and safely Note: Customers must complete this 3D printer certification before they can use the 3D printer independently.
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Thursday, August 17 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Explore the latest printing technology. Learn how to use the 3D printer at Main - Haute Create - including: * Preparing a 3D design file for print * Using the equipment properly and safely Note: Customers must complete this 3D printer certification before they can use the 3D printer independently.
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Thursday, August 17 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Explore the latest printing technology. Learn how to use the 3D printer at Main - Haute Create - including: * Preparing a 3D design file for print * Using the equipment properly and safely Note: Customers must complete this 3D printer certification before they can use the 3D printer independently.
5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Thursday, August 17 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Explore the latest printing technology. Learn how to use the 3D printer at Main - Haute Create - including: * Preparing a 3D design file for print * Using the equipment properly and safely Note: Customers must complete this 3D printer certification before they can use the 3D printer independently.
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
 
Circuitry Tech & Craft
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
National Honeybee Day: Beekeeping for Beginners

National Honeybee Day: Beekeeping for Beginners

Honeybee with Daisy
Main Library
Meeting Rooms B & C
Saturday, August 19 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Learn how to save the bees with beekeeper Royce Foster.  Discussion will include how to get started and how to maintain healthy colonies.  A tasting with seven flavors of honey will follow the talk.  Call the Vigo County Parks and Recreation Department at 812.462.3392 to register.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Meeting Rooms B & C
 
 
 
 
Community Gaming Initiative

Community Gaming Initiative

Colorful Gaming Dice
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
Saturday, August 19 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
All ages: Calling all gamers.  Interested in tabletop, role playing or card gaming?  Explore new games, play old favorites and challenge new people.
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
 
 
Eclipse Party

Eclipse Party

Solar Eclipse
Main Library
Overflow Parking Lot
VCPL Library Lawn
Monday, August 21 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Ages 0-5:  Experience the solar eclipse with projects and entertainment provided by the Terre Haute Children's Museum and the Library.  The eclipse will be best viewed at 2:22 p.m.  We will provide solar eclipse glasses so that you can view this natural phenomenon safely.
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Main Library
Overflow Parking Lot, VCPL Library Lawn
 
 
Vigo County Public Library Board Meeting
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms B & C