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JMG! Jammin! Muddin! & Growin! Jr. Master Gardener Program
11:00 am to 12:00 pm
West Branch
 
 
 
Upcycle! Recycle! Adult Crafts: Paper Flowers

Upcycle! Recycle! Adult Crafts: Paper Flowers

Flower Made of Recycled Materials
Main Library
Meeting Rooms B & C
Tuesday, July 1 - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Join us as for an adult upcycle craft program as we work to turn something old into something new! Learn to make 3 different types of flowers from book pages to create a bouquet. (These old books are being saved from the recycling center!) A short tutorial on navigating Pinterest to find other paper flower patterns will also be given. Light refreshments and good conversation will be provided.

4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Meeting Rooms B & C
 
 
A World of Adventure Storytime

A World of Adventure Storytime

Cover: Blue Sky by Audrey Wood
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, July 2 - 10:00 am to 10:45 am

Join us for stories, songs, finger-plays and crafts! Created for young people 3-8 years with their caregivers and parents. Registration required. Call 232-1115.

10:00 am to 10:45 am
Meeting Room C
 
 
Tech Station

Tech Station

Male Student with Tablet
Main Library
VCPL Lobby
Wednesday, July 2 - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Visit the Tech Station to get hands-on experience with an iPad, Surface RT, Kindle HD, or Nexus 7! You can also learn about the free music, digital magazines, ebooks, and online classes you can get with your library card.

10:00 am to 12:00 pm
VCPL Lobby
 
 
Baby Bookworms

Baby Bookworms

Cover: Peek-A-Boo Bunny by Holly Surplice
Main Library
Meeting Room B
Wednesday, July 2 - 10:00 am to 10:45 am

Bring the baby and enjoy stories, songs and fingerplays designed for children age 0-17 months and their caregivers. There will be an optional 15 minute play time immediately following the 30 minute storytime.
Library: Vigo County Public Library - Main Branch

10:00 am to 10:45 am
Meeting Room B
 
 
 
"Wander the Wetlands" with Amber Slaughterbeck
11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Dewey Point
 
 
Toddler Tales

Toddler Tales

Cover: Hop, Skip and Jump, Maisy by Lucy Cousins
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, July 2 - 11:00 am to 11:45 am

Come explore at storytime as we hear a story, sing and do fingerplays together. There will be an optional 15 minute play time immediately following the 30 minute storytime. This event is designed for children age 18-36 months and their caregivers.

11:00 am to 11:45 am
Meeting Room C
 
 
Nature Tales @ Your Library
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Meeting Room D
 
 
 
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
 
 
Mother Goose on the Loose ages:0-2
10:00 am to 10:30 am
Meeting Room B
 
 
Mother Goose on the Loose ages:3-5
11:00 am to 11:45 am
Meeting Room B
 
 
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
 
 
 
Woo Hoo! Crafts!
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
West Branch
 
 
Woo Hoo! Crafts!

Woo Hoo! Crafts!

West Branch
Thursday, July 3 - 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Great Crafts, great fun! Snacks after.

3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
West Branch
 
 
Independence Day - Closed
(All day)
All Library Locations
 
 
Basic Computing 1

Basic Computing 1

Senior at Computer Keyboard
Main Library
Computer Lab 2
Monday, July 7 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am

New to computers? This hands-on class covers parts of the computer, opening and closing of computer programs, using the mouse, and saving information. Please call 232-1110 to register.

10:00 am to 11:00 am
Computer Lab 2
 
 
A World of Adventure Storytime
11:00 am to 11:45 am
West Branch
 
 
 
Science of Sports

Science of Sports

Boy Kicking Soccer Ball
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
Monday, July 7 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Come and join us for some fun activities to learn about the Science of Sports. Children will learn the science of sports such as football, basketball and track and field through participating in stations that involve running, throwing, kicking and dribbling.

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

Sensory Storytime

Pile of Colorful Alphabet Blocks
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Monday, July 7 - 6:00 pm to 6:45 pm

Sensory storytime 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 Room C
 
 
 
JMG! Jammin! Muddin! & Growin! Jr. Master Gardener Program
11:00 am to 12:00 pm
West Branch
 
 
Email Basics

Email Basics

Email with Arrow
Main Library
Computer Lab 2
Tuesday, July 8 - 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm

Learn which services provide free email accounts and learn to avoid viruses and spam. This class will also cover sending and replying to emails. Please be familiar with the skills in the Basic Computing classes.

5:00 pm to 6:30 pm
Computer Lab 2
 
 
A World of Adventure Storytime

A World of Adventure Storytime

Cover: Lunch by Denise Fleming
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, July 9 - 10:00 am to 10:45 am

Join us for stories, songs, finger-plays and crafts! Created for young people 3-8 years with their caregivers and parents. Registration required. Call 232-1115.

10:00 am to 10:45 am
Meeting Room C
 
 
ESL Womens Conversation Club

ESL Womens Conversation Club

Main Library
Meeting Room A
Wednesday, July 9 - 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
 
 
Baby Bookworms

Baby Bookworms

Cover: The View at the Zoo by Kathleen Bostrom
Main Library
Meeting Room B
Wednesday, July 9 - 10:00 am to 10:45 am

Bring the baby and enjoy stories, songs and fingerplays designed for children age 0-17 months and their caregivers. There will be an optional 15 minute play time immediately following the 30 minute storytime.
Library: Vigo County Public Library - Main Branch

10:00 am to 10:45 am
Meeting Room B
 
 
Toddler Tales

Toddler Tales

Cover: Water Dance by Thomas Locker
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Wednesday, July 9 - 11:00 am to 11:45 am

Come explore at storytime as we hear a story, sing and do fingerplays together. There will be an optional 15 minute play time immediately following the 30 minute storytime. This event is designed for children age 18-36 months and their caregivers.

11:00 am to 11:45 am
Meeting Room C
 
 
 
"Wacky" Fire Science with Sugar Creek Volunteer Fire Department
11:00 am to 12:00 pm
West Branch
 
 
Basic Computing 2
11:00 am to 12:30 pm
Computer Lab 2
 
 
VCPL Book Club:Hateship, Friendship, Courtship, Loveship, Marriage
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Meeting Room D
 
 
 
Viewer's Choice Summer Movie: Ghostbusters
3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
 
 
Publisher

Publisher

Microsoft Publisher Logo
Main Library
Computer Lab 2
Wednesday, July 9 - 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm

In this class about Publisher 2010, you will learn how to navigate the program, create text boxes, insert and work with graphics, and arrange objects. Please be familiar with the skills in the Basic Computing classes.

5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Computer Lab 2
 
 
Welcome to Casa Latina!

Welcome to Casa Latina!

Adobe House On Red and Yelllow Background
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Thursday, July 10 - 10:00 am to 10:30 am

Do you want your little one to be exposed to the Spanish language? Join VCPL's own Dora as she shares her favorite stories and activities in Spanish and gently introduces them to this beautiful language.

10:00 am to 10:30 am
Meeting Room C
 
 
Woo Hoo! Crafts!

Woo Hoo! Crafts!

West Branch
Thursday, July 10 - 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Great Crafts, great fun! Snacks after.

3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
West Branch
 
 
 
 
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
 
 
FAST TRACK: Editing Photos Using Microsoft Office Picture Manager

FAST TRACK: Editing Photos Using Microsoft Office Picture Manager

Microsoft Picture Manager Logo
Main Library
Computer Lab 2
Thursday, July 10 - 6:00 pm to 6:30 pm

This class is part of the new Fast Track series for learners who have more advanced computer skills. This class lasts 30 minutes, and please be advised that it moves quickly. Learn to crop, resize, compress, or turn your picture into a black & white image. Bring a flash drive with a picture on it that you’d like to edit.

6:00 pm to 6:30 pm
Computer Lab 2
 
 
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
 
 
 
Woo Hoo! Crafts!
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
West Branch
 
 
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, July 12 - 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
 
 
PowerPoint

PowerPoint

Microsoft PowerPoint Logo
Main Library
Computer Lab 2
Saturday, July 12 - 10:00 am to 11:30 am

In this PowerPoint 2010 class, you will learn to navigate the program, add new slides, work with text boxes, graphics, and slide transitions. Please be familiar with the skills in the Basic Computing classes.

10:00 am to 11:30 am
Computer Lab 2
 
 
Pinterest 101

Pinterest 101

Pinterest Logo
Main Library
Computer Lab 2
Saturday, July 12 - 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm

Learn how to sign up for an account, navigate the website, and how to "pin." Please be familiar with the skills from the Basic Computing classes.

2:30 pm to 4:00 pm
Computer Lab 2
 
 
 
Lazer Tag With A Librarian
9:00 pm to 11:00 pm
X-Treme Lazer Tag