July 2014

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Awesome Magic!

Awesome Magic!

Magical Top Hat
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
Wednesday, July 2 - 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Magician Brandon Baggett will amaze all ages with his Awesome Magic! The show will be on the library lawn; you are welcome to bring a blanket or lawn chair. In case of bad weather, the show will be held in the meeting rooms on the lower level. No registration necessary.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Vigo County Public Library

5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
 
 
6 Second Science Fair

6 Second Science Fair

Test Tubes & Beaker
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
Thursday, July 3 - 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Witness your favorite science experiment, then film the reaction with Vine. Show your friends your elephant toothpaste, naked eggs, clock reactions, and copper plating! Grades 6-12. Registration Required.

2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
 
 
 
 
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VCPL Chess Club

VCPL Chess Club

Hand Moving Chess Piece
Main Library
Meeting Room A
Thursday, July 10 - 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 A
 
 
Teen Advisory Board Meeting

Teen Advisory Board Meeting

Main Library
Meeting Room D
Thursday, July 10 - 6:30 pm to 7:30 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 7:30 pm
Meeting Room D
 
 
 
 
Lazer Tag With A Librarian
9:00 pm to 11:00 pm
X-Treme Lazer Tag
 
 
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Zombie Apocalypse!

Zombie Apocalypse!

Zombie Hand Coming Out of Ground
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
Thursday, July 17 - 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Would you survive a Zombie Apocalypse? Join us as we run a live demonstration of a disaster preparedness scenario. Learn about the science of a pandemic, and see if you would survive the day. Grades 6-12. No Registration Required.

3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
 
 
 
 
Double Feature Movies: The Avengers & Thor: The Dark World

Double Feature Movies: The Avengers & Thor: The Dark World

Poster: Thor the Dark World
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
Friday, July 18 - 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Celebrate summer reading by joining us for this free double feature movie showing! Follow Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, and other Marvel characters as they fight to save mankind in The Avengers. Then, stick around to watch Thor battle evil forces as he tries to save Earth and Asgard from destruction in Thor: The Dark World. Movie Information: PG-13 (children under 13 must be accompanied by an adult). The Avengers (3:00-5:30): PG-13, 143 minutes; Thor (6:00-8:00): PG-13, 112 minutes.

3:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
 
 
 
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Do You Want To Be A Scientist?

Do You Want To Be A Scientist?

Scientific Formulas on Chalkboard
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
Thursday, July 24 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Bring your team of 2-4 teens (or team up with some new friends) and win this live science game show! Demonstrate your knowledge of science trivia and solve engineering challenges, then take the lead in the lightning round. Win prizes and glory! Grades 6-12. Registration Required.

2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
 
 
 
 
VCPL Chess Club

VCPL Chess Club

Hand Moving Chess Piece
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Thursday, July 24 - 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
 
 
Animanga Club

Animanga Club

Main Library
Meeting Room C
Friday, July 25 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

Interested in Japanese animation and comic books? This is the club for you. We will explore the history and the artistry of this world wide phenomenon!

4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Meeting Room C
 
 
 
 
 
Summer Reading Finale! Block Party!

Summer Reading Finale! Block Party!

Little Boy Running on Bounce House
Main Library
Library Lawn
Friday, July 25 - 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Children and teens who have met their summer reading goals are invited to participate in our Block Party Finale! Join us on the Walnut Street lawn for tons of excitement:Sidewalk chalk,bounce houses,a velcro wall,teen tricycles and more. We'll have pizza,snacks and drinks, and outdoor fun for infants-teens. Mom and dad may want to bring a lawn chair or blanket and listen to the MacDaddys perform a family friendly concert. Please note: In order to ensure patron safety, Walnut Street will be closed between 6th and 7th Streets during this event.

6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Library Lawn
 
 
 
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End of SRP "Blow-out"!

End of SRP "Blow-out"!

Orange and Yellow Sun
West Branch
Tuesday, July 29 - 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Your body is one big science experiment just waiting to happen! Learn about science from head to toe with a free presentation from WonderLab. Refreshments will be served.

3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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Teen Volunteer VIP Party

Teen Volunteer VIP Party

VIP Seal
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
Thursday, July 31 - 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

We love our Teen Volunteers! Registered Teen Volunteers and Interns are invited to celebrate their hard work with snacks and prizes. Certificates with up-to-date volunteer hours will be awarded. Contact Hillary Rains at hrains@vigo.lib.in.us or 232-1113 ext 2275 for more information.

2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C