July 2019

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Beauty & the Beast: Marionette Performance

Beauty & the Beast: Marionette Performance

Red Rose Under Cloche
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
Monday, July 1 10:00 am to 11:30 am
'Stevens Puppets' brings 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 that bring this magical tale to life.
10:00 am to 11:30 am
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
 
 
 
Books & Brews

Books & Brews

Cover: Ender's Game by Wells
Community Locations
Terre Haute Brewing Company
Monday, July 1 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Ages 21 and Over: Andrew "Ender" Wiggin is one of the many children trained from an early age to fight the Formic, an alien species that threatens Earth. Can Ender's talents in battle strategy give humanity the edge it needs to defeat the aliens' next invasion? Food and drink will be available from the restaurant for purchase. 
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Community Locations
Terre Haute Brewing Company
 
 
The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane

The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane

Poster: The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulone
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
Tuesday, July 2 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Crossroad Repertory Theatre will present a live production of "The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane". With little more than a trunk of toys, a small troupe of actors will transport you from a cozy life of luxury to the bottom of the ocean and beyond. Based on Kate DiCamillo's magical novel for youth, the unlikely odyssey of a vain and self-obsessed china doll rabbit unfolds to illuminate the beautiful, redemptive, and often difficult realities of love.
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
 
 
Try this Tuesday

Try this Tuesday

Young Teenage Girl Working with a Drone
Main Library
VCPL Teen Space
Tuesday, July 2 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Ages 12-19: Have you ever wanted to learn how to make origami, how to use a GoPro, or how to use those funky-looking Merge Cubes? Get answers to your questions, learn new skills and explore technology at Try This Tuesday.
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Main Library
VCPL Teen Space
 
 
Positive Link HIV Testing

Positive Link HIV Testing

Red Ribbon on Red Background
Main Library
Collaborative Space 1
Wednesday, July 3 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Positive Link provides free testing, comprehensive prevention information and services for people infected with or at risk for HIV in south central Indiana. Testing is done on-site with a simple finger prick, and your results are available in only one minute.
11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Main Library
Collaborative Space 1
 
 
Read to Rover

Read to Rover

Dog in Space Suit Chasing Bone in Space
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Room B
Wednesday, July 3 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm
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 or choose from books and magazines that will be provided by the Library. Call 812-235-2121 to reserve a time slot.
4:30 pm to 6:30 pm
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Room B
 
 
Holiday Closing
(All day)
 
 
Ready to Read Storytime

Ready to Read Storytime

Three Children Climbing Books
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Room B
Friday, July 5 10:30 am to 11:30 am
Ages 0-5: Sing along to music, move your bodies with egg shakers and scarves, hear stories and participate in crafts or playtime. Parents and caregivers are invited to participate with their children during this storytime.
10:30 am to 11:30 am
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Room B
 
 
First Friday: Aliens Attack

First Friday: Aliens Attack

UFO Against Night Sky
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
Friday, July 5 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
All ages: The United States is under attack. Extraterrestrials have landed. Can you be the first line of defense from these creatures from outer space? Design and catch your own aliens while enjoying snacks. The first fifty kids receive an alien slime to take home.
4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
 
 
Friends of the Library Monthly Book Sale

Friends of the Library Monthly Book Sale

Books in Red Basket
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
Saturday, July 6 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Shop from 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
 
 
Mother Goose on the Loose

Mother Goose on the Loose

Mother Goose with Two Gooslings
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Saturday, July 6 10:00 am to 10:30 am
Join Mother Goose for an interactive storytime with books, songs, rhymes and musical instruments.  You and your child will play together and develop early literacy skills.
10:00 am to 10:30 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Friends of the Library Monthly Book Sale

Friends of the Library Monthly Book Sale

Books in Red Basket
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
Sunday, July 7 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Shop from 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.
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
 
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Using a Flash Drive
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Tiny Tot Time

Tiny Tot Time

Mother Bear Reading to Bear Cub in Grass
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Monday, July 8 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 0 - 24 months: Bring your baby to the library for stories, songs, dance, and activities from 10:00 am - 10:30 am. There will be 30 minutes of free play offered from 10:30 am - 11:00 am.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Storytelling Festival

Storytelling Festival

Open Book with Stars and Swirls
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B, C & D
Monday, July 8 10:00 am to 12:30 pm
This is not your average read aloud. This is an interactive, fast-paced experience where four different storytellers will harness the power of oral storytelling. Celestine Bloomfield, David Matlack, Stephanie Holman and Kim McMurray will showcase the diversity of this art form with cut and tell stories, folktales, African tales and more. Each storyteller will take the stage for 30 minutes. Stay for just one story or the whole event. Kids can enjoy hands-on storytelling throughout the event. Refreshments will be served.
10:00 am to 12:30 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B, C & D
 
 
 
Watch This! West The Lego Movie 2

Watch This! West The Lego Movie 2

Poster: The Lego Movie 2
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Rooms A & B
Monday, July 8 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
At the end of The Lego Movie, the Lego characters' world was invaded by Duplo figures. Now the Duplo invasion continues, as these strange alien creations smash their way through Bricksburg, making it impossible for the citizens to rebuild. It's up to Emmet and his friends to figure out what the things from Planet Duplo want, and how to stop them. Can they find common ground, or does it have to be all-out war?
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Rooms A & B
 
 
Exploration Creations: Shaping Planets

Exploration Creations: Shaping Planets

Three Colorful Planets with Craters
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Tuesday, July 9 10:00 am to 11:30 am
Ages 5 - 11: The outer surfaces of solid planets are shaped by geologic forces similar to Earth's. Experiment with these forces by modeling volcanoes, glaciers, impact craters and erosion.
10:00 am to 11:30 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Craft & Chat

Craft & Chat

Craft Supplies
Main Library
Meeting Room A
Tuesday, July 9 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
No green thumb? Use a combination of materials to create a flower arrangement that requires no expertise.
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Main Library
Meeting Room A
 
 
 
Stories and Space
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Stomp Rockets

Stomp Rockets

Rocket in Clouds Against Night Sky
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Shelter
Tuesday, July 9 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Ages 9-15: Make your own air-powered paper rocket and launcher. Discover how the design of your rocket's fins impact the flight trajectory. Learn about force, trajectory and other engineering concepts.
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Shelter
 
 
 
 
Advanced 3D Printing

Advanced 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing Orange Wavy Shape
Main Library
Haute Create
Tuesday, July 9 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Ages 12 & Up: Take your 3D printing to the next level at this demonstration of the Raise 3D N2 with its dual extrusion, large heated build plate and the ability to use different types of filament including metallic and wood composites. Intro to 3D Printing must be taken prior to this class.
5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Try this Tuesday

Try this Tuesday

Young Teenage Girl Working with a Drone
Main Library
VCPL Teen Space
Tuesday, July 9 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Ages 12-19: Have you ever wanted to learn how to make origami, how to use a GoPro, or how to use those funky-looking Merge Cubes? Get answers to your questions, learn new skills and explore technology at Try This Tuesday.
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Main Library
VCPL Teen Space
 
 
Wiggle Worm Wednesdays

Wiggle Worm Wednesdays

Three Colorful Worms with Books
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, July 10 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 2-5: Bring your preschooler to the Library for interactive stories, songs, dancing, crafts and play from 10:00am to 10:30am.  There will be 30 minutes of free play offered from 10:30am to 11:00am.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
VCPL Afternoon Book Club

VCPL Afternoon Book Club

Cover: Educated
Main Library
Collaborative Space 6
Wednesday, July 10 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Educated by Tara Westover is an amazing memoir about a young girl, raised by survivalist parents and kept out of school, who overcomes many challenges and eventually goes on to earn a PhD from Cambridge University.
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Main Library
Collaborative Space 6
 
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Wednesday, July 10 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Explore the latest printing technology available at Haute Create.  Learn how to properly and safely use the equipment and how to prepare a 3D design file for print.  Customers who wish to use the Haute Create 3D printer independently must complete this class.
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Traveling Tech Station

Traveling Tech Station

Electronic Devices on Wait Tray
Main Library
VCPL Lobby
Wednesday, July 10 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Drop by with your tablet and learn how to borrow ebooks, movies, music and more or to get answers to other basic tech questions.  Staff cannot do repairs on your device.
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Main Library
VCPL Lobby
 
 
Read to Rover

Read to Rover

Dog in Space Suit Chasing Bone in Space
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Room B
Wednesday, July 10 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm
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 or choose from books and magazines that will be provided by the Library. Call 812-235-2121 to reserve a time slot.
4:30 pm to 6:30 pm
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Room B
 
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Wednesday, July 10 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Explore the latest printing technology available at Haute Create.  Learn how to properly and safely use the equipment and how to prepare a 3D design file for print.  Customers who wish to use the Haute Create 3D printer independently must complete this class.
5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Watch This! First Man

Watch This! First Man

Poster: First Man
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
Wednesday, July 10 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Based on the book First man: the life of Neil A. Armstrong by James R. Hansen, First Man gives us an inside look at Neil Armstrong's life and the renowned space mission, Apollo 11. Starring Ryan Gosling, this movie shows the years that lead to the mission that took place in 1969, making him the first man to walk on the moon. 
6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
 
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Wednesday, July 10 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Explore the latest printing technology available at Haute Create.  Learn how to properly and safely use the equipment and how to prepare a 3D design file for print.  Customers who wish to use the Haute Create 3D printer independently must complete this class.
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Bingo Bunch

Bingo Bunch

Senior Woman with Pen and Bingo Ball
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Rooms A & B
Thursday, July 11 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm
Enjoy refreshments as you play traditional and non-traditional Bingo every week. Prizes will be offered to the first to call out, "Bingo!" All levels of experience welcome. Cards and number markers will be provided.
12:30 pm to 2:00 pm
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Rooms A & B
 
 
Enhance your vacation photos with Photoshop Elements
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
 
Lunar Lander Launch

Lunar Lander Launch

Astronaut and Lander on Moon, Earth in Background
Main Library
Meeting Room B
Thursday, July 11 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Ages 5 - 11: Design and create your own lunar explorer to send to the moon. Using an engineering design process and test the design to see if it can make a safe landing. Pair this with the rocket you'll create in next week's Soaring through Space for an additional engineering challenge.  This program is presented by the Terre Haute Children's Museum.
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Room B
 
 
 
Books Before Bedtime

Books Before Bedtime

Infant Sleeping on a Crescent Moon
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, July 11 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Ages 0-5: Wear your pajamas to the Library for stories, songs and crafts before bedtime at this evening storytime. Activities will vary each week from traditional stories, to art, music-making and everything in between.
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Ready to Read Storytime

Ready to Read Storytime

Three Children Climbing Books
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Room B
Friday, July 12 10:30 am to 11:30 am
Ages 0-5: Sing along to music, move your bodies with egg shakers and scarves, hear stories and participate in crafts or playtime. Parents and caregivers are invited to participate with their children during this storytime.
10:30 am to 11:30 am
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Room B
 
 
Experience Virtual Reality

Experience Virtual Reality

Woman Wearing VR Headset
Main Library
Haute Create
Saturday, July 13 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Ages 12 & Up: Play a game or visit a faraway destination by immersing yourself in a 3D environment with the HTC Vive virtual reality headset.
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
MakerSPACE Camp

MakerSPACE Camp

Young Girl Looking at a Mechanical Device
Main Library
Haute Create
Sunday, July 14 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
All ages: Combine the thrill of space with the fun of making. Use tools and materials to create unearthly projects.
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
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A Universe of Stories: Creative Writing Workshop

A Universe of Stories: Creative Writing Workshop

Girl Looking Up a Night Sky Swirling with Colors
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
Monday, July 15 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Ages 8-14: Are you dreaming of being a writer, or have lots of ideas you want to put on paper? An entire universe of stories will be at your fingertips in this hands-on class. Experiment with writing in fiction or non-fiction styles and practice several creative techniques that will get even the wildest ideas out of your head and onto the paper. Leave the class with completed writing exercises and ideas to keep writing a world of stories.
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B & C
 
 
Tiny Tot Time

Tiny Tot Time

Mother Bear Reading to Bear Cub in Grass
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Monday, July 15 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 0 - 24 months: Bring your baby to the Library for stories, songs, dance and activities from 10:00 a.m - 10:30 a.m. There will be 30 minutes of free play offered from 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Vigo County Public Library Board Meeting
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms B & C
 
 
Welcome to the Web

Welcome to the Web

Hands on Keyboard
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Room B
Monday, July 15 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
You've heard of Google, but what do you do with it? Learn basic search techniques and how to navigate your favorite websites.  Please be familiar with using a mouse.
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Room B
 
 
 
A Universe of Stories: Creative Writing Workshop

A Universe of Stories: Creative Writing Workshop

Girl Looking Up a Night Sky Swirling with Colors
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Tuesday, July 16 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Ages 8-14: Are you dreaming of being a writer, or have lots of ideas you want to put on paper? An entire universe of stories will be at your fingertips in this hands-on class. Experiment with writing in fiction or non-fiction styles and practice several creative techniques that will get even the wildest ideas out of your head and onto the paper. Leave the class with completed writing exercises and ideas to keep writing a world of stories.
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
Stories and Space
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
Be Brave, Be Bold, and Raise Your Hand!

Be Brave, Be Bold, and Raise Your Hand!

Girl Raising Hand in Front of Chalk Board
Main Library
Meeting Room D
Tuesday, July 16 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Ages 5-11: Do you raise your hand in class? How does it feel to raise your hand? Girls will learn about confidence, teamwork and self-acceptance with Raise Your Hand, a book and movement created by Alice Paul Tapper, an 11-year-old Girl Scout, that helps girls identify their strengths and skills and discover how to find and connect with mentors.
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Room D
 
 
Readers' Theatre

Readers' Theatre

Two Children Acting Like Monsters
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Rooms A & B
Tuesday, July 16 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Ages 10 & Up: Learn the basic elements of theatre in a fun and relaxed setting. Readers' Theatre requires no props or memorization and is perfect for kids who want to get a feel for performance. The first week will involve choosing two to three short scripts and assigning parts. Friends and family are invited for a performance at the end of the second week.
3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Rooms A & B
 
 
 
Watch This! Teens: The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

Watch This! Teens: The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

Poster: The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
Main Library
VCPL Teen Space
Tuesday, July 16 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Ages 12-19: Mere seconds before the Earth is to be demolished by an alien construction crew, journeyman Arthur Dent is swept off the planet by his friend Ford Prefect, a researcher penning a new edition of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy.
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Main Library
VCPL Teen Space
 
 
Wiggle Worm Wednesdays

Wiggle Worm Wednesdays

Three Colorful Worms with Books
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, July 17 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 2-5: Bring your preschooler to the Library for interactive stories, songs, dancing, crafts and play from 10:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.  There will be 30 minutes of free play offered from 10:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Sci-Fi trivia

Sci-Fi trivia

Red Sun Behind Futuristic City
Main Library
VCPL Teen Space
Wednesday, July 17 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Ages 12-19: Test your knowledge of science fiction and compete to win prizes with Sci-Fi Trivia.
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Main Library
VCPL Teen Space
 
 
Read to Rover

Read to Rover

Dog in Space Suit Chasing Bone in Space
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Room B
Wednesday, July 17 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm
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 or choose from books and magazines that will be provided by the Library. Call 812-235-2121 to reserve a time slot.
4:30 pm to 6:30 pm
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Room B
 
 
Bingo Bunch

Bingo Bunch

Senior Woman with Pen and Bingo Ball
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Rooms A & B
Thursday, July 18 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm
Enjoy refreshments as you play traditional and non-traditional Bingo every week. Prizes will be offered to the first to call out, "Bingo!" All levels of experience welcome. Cards and number markers will be provided.
12:30 pm to 2:00 pm
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Rooms A & B
 
 
Space Trivia

Space Trivia

Sun Rising Over the Edge of a Planet
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Thursday, July 18 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Do you know the difference between the planets? Do you know facts about NASA's missions, the constellations, galaxies, and the stars? How knowledgeable are you about sci-fi TV shows and movies?  Show off your skills at trivia. Winners receive bragging rights and gift cards.
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Room C
 
 
 
Soaring through Space

Soaring through Space

Boy Riding Rocket Past Saturn
Main Library
Meeting Room A
Thursday, July 18 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Ages 5 - 11: Get ready to soar! Using cardboard, special tools and other recycled materials construct a spaceship that can fly through outer space. Add special gadgets and tools to your ship for an intergalactic voyage. This program is presented by the Terre Haute Children's Museum.
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Room A
 
 
 
Books Before Bedtime

Books Before Bedtime

Infant Sleeping on a Crescent Moon
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, July 18 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Ages 0-5: Wear your pajamas to the Library for stories, songs and crafts before bedtime at this evening storytime. Activities will vary each week from traditional stories, to art, music-making and everything in between.
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Ready to Read Storytime

Ready to Read Storytime

Three Children Climbing Books
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Room B
Friday, July 19 10:30 am to 11:30 am
Ages 0-5: Sing along to music, move your bodies with egg shakers and scarves, hear stories and participate in crafts or playtime. Parents and caregivers are invited to participate with their children during this storytime.
10:30 am to 11:30 am
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Room B
 
 
Area 51 Escape Room

Area 51 Escape Room

UFO Against Green Sky
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B, C & D
Saturday, July 20 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Ages 12 & Up: You've arrived in the top secret United States Air Force facility in Nevada commonly known as Area 51. Rumors of unidentified flying objects, alien lifeforms, and secret missions abound, but can you find the truth and escape before you're caught? Work in teams of four or fewer to solve puzzles and find clues to free yourselves in thirty minutes. Register by calling 812.645.3625.
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B, C & D
 
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Saturday, July 20 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Explore the latest printing technology available at Haute Create.  Learn how to properly and safely use the equipment and how to prepare a 3D design file for print.  Customers who wish to use the Haute Create 3D printer independently must complete this class.
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
Saturday, July 20 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Explore the latest printing technology available at Haute Create.  Learn how to properly and safely use the equipment and how to prepare a 3D design file for print.  Customers who wish to use the Haute Create 3D printer independently must complete this class.
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Saturday, July 20 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Explore the latest printing technology available at Haute Create.  Learn how to properly and safely use the equipment and how to prepare a 3D design file for print.  Customers who wish to use the Haute Create 3D printer independently must complete this class.
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
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Tiny Tot Time

Tiny Tot Time

Mother Bear Reading to Bear Cub in Grass
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Monday, July 22 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 0 - 24 months: Bring your baby to the Library for stories, songs, dance and activities from 10:00 a.m - 10:30 a.m. There will be 30 minutes of free play offered from 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Mother Goose on the Loose

Mother Goose on the Loose

Mother Goose with Two Gooslings
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Room B
Tuesday, July 23 11:00 am to 11:30 am
Join Mother Goose for an interactive storytime with books, songs, rhymes and musical instruments.  You and your child will play together and develop early literacy skills.
11:00 am to 11:30 am
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Room B
 
 
 
Stories and Space
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Readers' Theatre

Readers' Theatre

Two Children Acting Like Monsters
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Rooms A & B
Tuesday, July 23 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Ages 10 & Up: Learn the basic elements of theatre in a fun and relaxed setting. Readers' Theatre requires no props or memorization and is perfect for kids who want to get a feel for performance. The first week will involve choosing two to three short scripts and assigning parts. Friends and family are invited for a performance at the end of the second week.
3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Rooms A & B
 
 
Try this Tuesday

Try this Tuesday

Young Teenage Girl Working with a Drone
Main Library
VCPL Teen Space
Tuesday, July 23 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Ages 12-19: Have you ever wanted to learn how to make origami, how to use a GoPro, or how to use those funky-looking Merge Cubes? Get answers to your questions, learn new skills and explore technology at Try This Tuesday.
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Main Library
VCPL Teen Space
 
 
Wiggle Worm Wednesdays

Wiggle Worm Wednesdays

Three Colorful Worms with Books
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, July 24 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 2-5: Bring your preschooler to the Library for interactive stories, songs, dancing, crafts and play from 10:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.  There will be 30 minutes of free play offered from 10:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Read to Rover

Read to Rover

Dog in Space Suit Chasing Bone in Space
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Room B
Wednesday, July 24 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm
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 or choose from books and magazines that will be provided by the Library. Call 812-235-2121 to reserve a time slot.
4:30 pm to 6:30 pm
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Room B
 
 
Bingo Bunch

Bingo Bunch

Senior Woman with Pen and Bingo Ball
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Rooms A & B
Thursday, July 25 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm
Enjoy refreshments as you play traditional and non-traditional Bingo every week. Prizes will be offered to the first to call out, "Bingo!" All levels of experience welcome. Cards and number markers will be provided.
12:30 pm to 2:00 pm
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Rooms A & B
 
 
 
Books Before Bedtime

Books Before Bedtime

Infant Sleeping on a Crescent Moon
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, July 25 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Ages 0-5: Wear your pajamas to the Library for stories, songs and crafts before bedtime at this evening storytime. Activities will vary each week from traditional stories, to art, music-making and everything in between.
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
Creative Builders
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Multipurpose Room
 
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Friday, July 26 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Explore the latest printing technology available at Haute Create.  Learn how to properly and safely use the equipment and how to prepare a 3D design file for print.  Customers who wish to use the Haute Create 3D printer independently must complete this class.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Ready to Read Storytime

Ready to Read Storytime

Three Children Climbing Books
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Room B
Friday, July 26 10:30 am to 11:30 am
Ages 0-5: Sing along to music, move your bodies with egg shakers and scarves, hear stories and participate in crafts or playtime. Parents and caregivers are invited to participate with their children during this storytime.
10:30 am to 11:30 am
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Room B
 
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Friday, July 26 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Explore the latest printing technology available at Haute Create.  Learn how to properly and safely use the equipment and how to prepare a 3D design file for print.  Customers who wish to use the Haute Create 3D printer independently must complete this class.
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Friday, July 26 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Explore the latest printing technology available at Haute Create.  Learn how to properly and safely use the equipment and how to prepare a 3D design file for print.  Customers who wish to use the Haute Create 3D printer independently must complete this class.
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Art Hacks

Art Hacks

Abstract Painting
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
Saturday, July 27 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
In July, Art Hacks will feature Futurism. Participants will study the life and works of Italian born artist, Gerardo Dottori.  Event registration ends 2 days before the program.
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
 
 
Experience Virtual Reality

Experience Virtual Reality

Woman Wearing VR Headset
Main Library
Haute Create
Saturday, July 27 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Ages 12 & Up: Play a game or visit a faraway destination by immersing yourself in a 3D environment with the HTC Vive virtual reality headset.
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
MakerSPACE Camp

MakerSPACE Camp

Young Girl Looking at a Mechanical Device
Main Library
Haute Create
Sunday, July 28 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
All ages: Combine the thrill of space with the fun of making. Use tools and materials to create unearthly projects.
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
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Tiny Tot Time

Tiny Tot Time

Mother Bear Reading to Bear Cub in Grass
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Monday, July 29 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 0 - 24 months: Bring your baby to the Library for stories, songs, dance and activities from 10:00 a.m - 10:30 a.m. There will be 30 minutes of free play offered from 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
 
Interpreting the Stars - Telling Your Story With Astrology and Tarot
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Room B
 
 
Traveling Tech Station

Traveling Tech Station

Electronic Devices on Wait Tray
West Branch Library
Tuesday, July 30 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Drop by with your tablet to learn how to borrow ebooks, movies, music and more or to get answers to other basic tech questions.  Staff cannot do repairs.
11:00 am to 12:00 pm
West Branch Library
 
 
 
Stories and Space
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Try this Tuesday

Try this Tuesday

Young Teenage Girl Working with a Drone
Main Library
VCPL Teen Space
Tuesday, July 30 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Ages 12-19: Have you ever wanted to learn how to make origami, how to use a GoPro, or how to use those funky-looking Merge Cubes? Get answers to your questions, learn new skills and explore technology at Try This Tuesday.
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Main Library
VCPL Teen Space
 
 
Wiggle Worm Wednesdays

Wiggle Worm Wednesdays

Three Colorful Worms with Books
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, July 31 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 2-5: Bring your preschooler to the Library for interactive stories, songs, dancing, crafts and play from 10:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.  There will be 30 minutes of free play offered from 10:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Read to Rover

Read to Rover

Dog in Space Suit Chasing Bone in Space
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Room B
Wednesday, July 31 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm
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 or choose from books and magazines that will be provided by the Library. Call 812-235-2121 to reserve a time slot.
4:30 pm to 6:30 pm
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Room B
 
 
Gravity at the Moon Lite Drive-in

Gravity at the Moon Lite Drive-in

Poster: Gravity
Main Library
Moon Lite Drive-In Theater
Wednesday, July 31 9:00 pm to 11:00 pm
Watch the science fiction thriller film Gravity under the stars. Dr. Ryan Stone and veteran astronaut Matt Kowalsky find themselves stranded in space with no connection to Earth and no chance of rescue. Each car receives free admission and a complimentary popcorn. Gravity is rated PG-13.  Parental guidance is suggested for children under 13.
9:00 pm to 11:00 pm
Main Library
Moon Lite Drive-In Theater