December 2020

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Beyond the Classroom: The Science of Popcorn

Beyond the Classroom: The Science of Popcorn

Bowl of Popcorn
Digital Programs
Facebook
Premieres Tuesday, December 1 at 1:00 pm

Ages 5-11: How do water and heat turn a tough kernel into a tasty snack? Find out as you cook a delicious treat with your child. Kits will be available for curbside pick-up or home delivery while supplies last. 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 1:30 pm
Digital Programs
Facebook
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Beyond the Classroom: Invisible Ink

Beyond the Classroom: Invisible Ink

Young Girl Dressed as Spy and Using a Magnifying Glass to Look at Paper
Digital Programs
Facebook
Premieres Wednesday, December 9 at 1:00 pm

Ages 9-19: Create hidden messages using methods implemented by real-life spies. You and your child will make your own invisible ink with simple ingredients and discover how chemical acids and bases react to reveal your secrets. Kits will be available for curbside pick-up or home delivery while supplies last. 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 1:30 pm
Digital Programs
Facebook
 
 
 
 
Hour of Code: Blast Asteroids

Hour of Code: Blast Asteroids

Spaceship Control Panel with Asteroids
Digital Programs
Premieres Friday, December 11 at 4:00 pm

Ages 5-11: Code a video game with your child using Scratch 3.0, an easy-to-use programming language that helps children think creatively, reason systematically, and work collaboratively. Follow along with the video tutorial on Niche Academy to create the game Blast Asteroids, then create other projects with advice from your copy of Coding with Scratch 3.0. Books will be available for curbside pick-up or home delivery while supplies last. Contact 812.232.1113 for more information.

4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Digital Programs
 
 
 
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Winter Crystals

Winter Crystals

Close Up of Alum Crystals
Digital Programs
Facebook
Premieres Friday, December 18 at 1:00 pm

Ages 12-19: Grow beautiful crystalline sculptures overnight using pipe cleaners, alum, and water! Kits will be available for curbside pick-up or home delivery while supplies last. 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 1:30 pm
Digital Programs
Facebook
 
 
 
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Painting with Nicole

Painting with Nicole

Young Girl Covered in Paint
Digital Programs
Facebook
Premieres Tuesday, December 29 at 1:00 pm

Ages 5-11: Whether your child is a seasoned artist or a first-time painter, making their own art allows them to express complex emotions, develop hand-eye coordination, and explore creativity. Kits will be available for curbside pick-up or home delivery while supplies last. 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 1:30 pm
Digital Programs
Facebook