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Lego at your Library

Lego at your Library

Lego Blocks
Main Library
Meeting Room A
Monday, December 1 - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Build your heart out! Drop in any time between 4 and 6 pm and tackle the weekly challenge and build beyond your wildest dreams.

Donations of clean Lego blocks are always appreciated, but not required. Please keep personal Lego sets at home unless you are planning to donate them.

4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Meeting Room A
 
 
Sensory Storytime

Sensory Storytime

Illustration of Boy and Girl with Signs for Taste and Touch
Main Library
Meeting Rooms B & C
Monday, December 1 - 6:00 pm to 6:45 pm

Sensory storytime is geared towards children with Autism or Sensory Integration Disorders and combines books, songs, movement, and therapeutic activities to stimulate all five senses and promote learning. If your child has difficulty sitting through one of the library’s other storytimes, this inclusive program of stories, songs and activities may be just what you are looking for.

6:00 pm to 6:45 pm
Meeting Rooms B & C
 
 
Traveling Tech Station

Traveling Tech Station

Main Library
VCPL Lobby
Tuesday, December 2 - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

The Traveling Tech Station from the Vigo County Public Library travels to different locations in the county to provide hands-on experience using different devices such as an iPad Air, Samsung Galaxy Note, Nexus 7, Microsoft Surface RT, or Kindle Fire HD! Ask how you can borrow an iPad or Nexus! Or, bring your own device and learn about other technology resources in the community, such as computer classes, or free downloadable ebooks and magazines.

10:00 am to 12:00 pm
VCPL Lobby
 
 
Lego at the West Branch

Lego at the West Branch

Lego Blocks
West Branch
Tuesday, December 2 - 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm

Build your heart out! Drop in at the West Branch any time between 4:30 and 5:30 pm. Tackle the weekly challenge and build beyond your wildest dreams.

Donations of clean Lego blocks are always appreciated, but not required. Please keep personal Lego sets at home unless you are planning to donate them.

4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
West Branch
 
 
Using the Mouse and Keyboard

Using the Mouse and Keyboard

User Hand on Computer Mouse
Main Library
Computer Lab 2
Wednesday, December 3 - 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

This hands-on class covers how to properly use a mouse and keyboard - essential computer skills. Registration is required. Call 232-1110 to register. Perfect for individuals who are just starting to use a computer.

2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Computer Lab 2
 
 
Nature Tales @ Your Library

Nature Tales @ Your Library

Illustration of Girl with Easel and Paint Brush in Front of Tree on Open Book
Main Library
Meeting Room D
Wednesday, December 3 - 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Join Amber from the Vigo County Parks and Recreation Department for a nature themed storytime!

3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Meeting Room D
 
 
 
 
VCPL Chess Club

VCPL Chess Club

Chess Pieces Moving Into Checkmate
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, December 3 - 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Learn how to play chess or test your skills in a game with an experienced chess player! The VCPL Chess Club is open to all ages and skill levels. No registration is required. Call Youth Services for more information, 232-1115. Sponsored by the Friends of the Vigo County Public Library.

6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Meeting Room C
 
 
Family Literacy Event

Family Literacy Event

Illustration of Family Reading a Book
Main Library
Meeting Room B
Wednesday, December 3 - 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

FFamilies of kids in grades K-5 are invited to learn some fun ways to help with reading and writing! Free books while supplies last. No registration required. Call Youth Services for information at 232-1115.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Vigo County Public Library.

6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Meeting Room B
 
 
Mother Goose on the Loose ages 0-2

Mother Goose on the Loose ages 0-2

Mother Goose on the Loose Logo
Main Library
Meeting Room B
Thursday, December 4 - 10:00 am to 10:30 am

Join us for an interactive storytime with books, songs, rhymes, musical instruments and more! ages 0-2

10:00 am to 10:30 am
Meeting Room B
 
 
Mother Goose on the Loose ages:3-5

Mother Goose on the Loose ages:3-5

Mother Goose on the Loose Logo
Main Library
Meeting Room B
Thursday, December 4 - 11:00 am to 11:30 am

Join us for an interactive storytime with books, songs, rhymes, musical instruments and more! ages 3-5

11:00 am to 11:30 am
Meeting Room B
 
 
Basic Computing

Basic Computing

Senior at Computer Keyboard
Main Library
Computer Lab 2
Thursday, December 4 - 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

This hands-on class covers the parts of the computer, opening and closing of computer programs, using the mouse, saving information, and using the recycle bin.

2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Computer Lab 2
 
 
 
Minecraft Guild

Minecraft Guild

Main Library
Computer Lab 2
Friday, December 5 - 3:00 pm to 5:30 pm

Do you love Minecraft as much as we do? Come play in Computer Lab 2 and build your world, even if you don't have a personal Minecraft account. Grades K-8

Computer time will be given on a first come, first served basis, with an hour limit when there are other players waiting.

3:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Computer Lab 2
 
 
 
Minecraft Guild

Minecraft Guild

Minecraft Creeper
Main Library
Computer Lab 2
Friday, December 5 - 3:00 pm to 5:30 pm

Do you love Minecraft as much as we do? Come play in Computer Lab 2 and build your world, even if you don't have a personal Minecraft account. Grades K-8

Computer time will be given on a first come, first served basis, with an hour limit when there are other players waiting.

3:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Computer Lab 2
 
 
Traveling Tech Station

Traveling Tech Station

Main Library
Honey Creek Mall
Friday, December 5 - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

The Traveling Tech Station from the Vigo County Public Library travels to different locations in the county to provide hands-on experience using different devices such as an iPad Air, Samsung Galaxy Note, Nexus 7, Microsoft Surface RT, or Kindle Fire HD! Ask how you can borrow an iPad or Nexus! Or, bring your own device and learn about other technology resources in the community, such as computer classes, or free downloadable ebooks and magazines.

4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Honey Creek Mall
 
 
Real Live Reindeer!

Real Live Reindeer!

Illustrated Reindeer in Christmas Tree Costume with Gifts
Main Library
VCPL Lobby
Friday, December 5 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

First Friday celebration is a visit from a real live reindeer! Come and have your picture taken with one of the icons of the season. Bring your camera and dress warmly as the picture taking portion of the program will be outside.

4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
VCPL Lobby
 
 
Born Learning Trail Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Born Learning Trail Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Parents with Young Girl Against Wintery Background
Main Library
Library Lawn
Friday, December 5 - 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm

After you have your photo taken with the reindeer, enjoy refreshments and an interactive tour of the new 'Born Learning Trail', a United Way. The new trail begins at the gazebo on the 7th and Walnut Streets side of the Library.

5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Library Lawn
 
 
 
Friends of the Vigo County Public Library Holiday Preview Sale

Friends of the Vigo County Public Library Holiday Preview Sale

Friends of the Library Logo
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B, C, & D
Friday, December 5 - 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm

Join us for the Holiday preview sale exclusively for Friends of the Library Members. For only $5.00 fee you will get first pick of all of the incredible values in books, DVD's, music, antique books, magazines and children's materials. Now accepting all major credit cards!

6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Meeting Rooms A, B, C, & D
 
 
Friends of the Library Book Sale

Friends of the Library Book Sale

Friends of the Library Logo
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
Saturday, December 6 - 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Join us for a selection of our best items: Hard and paperback books, puzzles, videos, CD's, magazines and more. Many materials for all ages. Now accepting all major credit cards!

9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
 
 
 
Author Accolades: Local Author Boutique

Author Accolades: Local Author Boutique

Main Library
VCPL Lobby
Saturday, December 6 - 9:30 am to 11:00 am

Before or after your visit to the Friends of the Library Holiday Sale, be sure to stop by the tables in the Lobby and see our local authors latest books for sale. Just in time for holiday giving!
D. David Hay will have his books of poetry and Darrel Case will have his latest Christian thriller.

9:30 am to 11:00 am
VCPL Lobby
 
 
New! Saturday Morning Mother Goose on the Loose 0 - 2 years
10:00 am to 10:30 am
Lifelong Learning Center
 
 
New! Saturday Morning Mother Goose on the Loose 2 - 5 years
11:00 am to 11:30 am
Lifelong Learning Center
 
 
Friends of the Library Book Sale

Friends of the Library Book Sale

Friends of the Library Logo
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
Sunday, December 7 - 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Join us for a selection of our best items: Hard and paperback books, puzzles, videos, CD's, magazines and more. Many materials for all ages. Now accepting all major credit cards!

1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
 
 
Friends of the Vigo County Public Library Holiday Sale

Friends of the Vigo County Public Library Holiday Sale

Friends of the Library Logo
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B, C, & D
Monday, December 8 - 9:00 am to 2:00 pm

December 5 Preview Sale (Members Only)
December 6 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
December 7 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
December 8 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Join us for fantastic bargains!
Books, DVDs, CDs, Magazines, Games, Gifts, and much more!!
All proceeds help provide programs, services, materials, and equipment for the Vigo County Public Library!!

9:00 am to 2:00 pm
Meeting Rooms A, B, C, & D
 
 
New! Mother Goose on the Loose at West ages 0 - 5!
11:00 am to 11:30 am
West Branch
 
 
Traveling Tech Station

Traveling Tech Station

Main Library
Ivy Tech MLK Center
Monday, December 8 - 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

The Traveling Tech Station from the Vigo County Public Library travels to different locations in the county to provide hands-on experience using different devices such as an iPad Air, Samsung Galaxy Note, Nexus 7, Microsoft Surface RT, or Kindle Fire HD! Ask how you can borrow an iPad or Nexus! Or, bring your own device and learn about other technology resources in the community, such as computer classes, or free downloadable ebooks and magazines.

3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Ivy Tech MLK Center
 
 
Skype 101

Skype 101

Skype Logo
West Branch
Monday, December 8 - 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm

Bring your own tablet or laptop with built-in camera and learn how to create an account, add a contact, and make a video call. If you already have an account, please bring your log in information.

5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
West Branch
 
 
Using a Flash Drive

Using a Flash Drive

USB Flash Drive
Main Library
Computer Lab 2
Tuesday, December 9 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Bring a flash drive with you. In this class for beginners, you will learn how to save and organize documents and pictures to your flash drive. You will also learn how to delete items from your flash drive.

2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Computer Lab 2
 
 
ESL Womens Conversation Club

ESL Womens Conversation Club

Main Library
Meeting Room A
Wednesday, December 10 - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

The Lifelong Learning Center welcomes women in our community who do not speak English as their primary language to learn and study in this gentle class. English idioms and life skills language are explored. Call 812-232-1117 for more information

10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Meeting Room A
 
 
Traveling Tech Station

Traveling Tech Station

Main Library
Lost Creek Township Trustee Office
Wednesday, December 10 - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

The Traveling Tech Station from the Vigo County Public Library travels to different locations in the county to provide hands-on experience using different devices such as an iPad Air, Samsung Galaxy Note, Nexus 7, Microsoft Surface RT, or Kindle Fire HD! Ask how you can borrow an iPad or Nexus! Or, bring your own device and learn about other technology resources in the community, such as computer classes, or free downloadable ebooks and magazines.

10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Lost Creek Township Trustee Office
 
 
Craft This! Ornament Extravaganza!
1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
Meeting Room A
 
 
VCPL Book Club

VCPL Book Club

Main Library
Meeting Room D
Wednesday, December 10 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Join us for our annual planning meeting! We will discuss titles and authors for 2015's calendar. If you have never been in a book club before this is a perfect opportunity to meet new authors and book-loving friends.

2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Meeting Room D
 
 
Teen Advisory Board Meeting

Teen Advisory Board Meeting

Main Library
Meeting Room D
Thursday, December 11 - 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

Registered Teen Volunteers are welcome to join our Teen Advisory Board. Help plan teen programs and special projects and make your opinion known! For more information, contact Hillary Rains at 812-232-1113 ext 2275

6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Meeting Room D
 
 
V. C. P. L. Closed for Staff Training
(All day)
All Library Locations
 
 
Christmas Craft Make & Take

Christmas Craft Make & Take

Elves with a Bag of Presents
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A & C
Saturday, December 13 - 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Kids of all ages are invited to stop in the meeting rooms between 1:00 & 4:00 p.m. to make a variety of Christmas crafts. No registration necessary. Call Youth Services for information, 232-1115.

1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Meeting Rooms A & C
 
 
Email Basics

Email Basics

Envelope with @ Symbol and Arrow
Main Library
Computer Lab 2
Monday, December 15 - 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Please bring your email address and password with you to learn how to send, reply, and forward emails. You will also learn tips to avoid spam and viruses. Please be familiar with the skills in the Basic Computing classes.

2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Computer Lab 2
 
 
Lego at your Library

Lego at your Library

Lego Blocks
Main Library
Meeting Room B
Monday, December 15 - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Build your heart out! Drop in any time between 4 and 6 pm and tackle the weekly challenge and build beyond your wildest dreams.

Donations of clean Lego blocks are always appreciated, but not required. Please keep personal Lego sets at home unless you are planning to donate them.

4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Meeting Room B
 
 
Vigo County Public Library Board Meeting
5:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Meeting Room C
 
 
Traveling Tech Station

Traveling Tech Station

Main Library
Harrison College
Tuesday, December 16 - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

The Traveling Tech Station from the Vigo County Public Library travels to different locations in the county to provide hands-on experience using different devices such as an iPad Air, Samsung Galaxy Note, Nexus 7, Microsoft Surface RT, or Kindle Fire HD! Ask how you can borrow an iPad or Nexus! Or, bring your own device and learn about other technology resources in the community, such as computer classes, or free downloadable ebooks and magazines.

10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Harrison College
 
 
Lego at the West Branch

Lego at the West Branch

Lego Blocks
West Branch
Tuesday, December 16 - 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm

Build your heart out! Drop in at the West Branch any time between 4:30 and 5:30 pm. Tackle the weekly challenge and build beyond your wildest dreams.

Donations of clean Lego blocks are always appreciated, but not required. Please keep personal Lego sets at home unless you are planning to donate them.

4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
West Branch
 
 
ESL Womens Conversation Club

ESL Womens Conversation Club

Main Library
Meeting Room D
Wednesday, December 17 - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

The VCPL has encouraged ladies in our community who do not speak English as their primary language to learn and study in this gentle class. English idioms and life skill language are taught in a non-threatening environment. All women learning English as their second language are invited. Call 812-232-1117 for more information

10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Meeting Room D
 
 
Craft This at West Branch!
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
West Branch
 
 
Email Intermediate

Email Intermediate

Envelope with @ Symbol and Arrow
Main Library
Computer Lab 2
Wednesday, December 17 - 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

In this intermediate class, you will learn how to send an attachment, (document or picture), in an email, as well as save contacts. Please be familiar with the skills in the Email Basics class.

2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Computer Lab 2
 
 
Nature Tales @ West Branch

Nature Tales @ West Branch

West Branch
Wednesday, December 17 - 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Join Amber from the Vigo County Parks and Recreation Department for a nature themed storytime at the West Branch!

3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
West Branch