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Introduction to the Internet
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Nature Tales

Nature Tales

Children Reading in the Grass
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Tuesday, May 2 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Take a break from your busy day for a nature themed program.  Create a fun, easy craft to take home.  Program presented by Amber from the Vigo County Parks and Recreation Department.  Please call to register 812-462-3392 or by messaging Amber.Slaughterbeck@VigoCounty.IN.Gov
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
Intermediate Internet

Intermediate Internet

Magnifying Glass over the word Internet
Main Library
Haute Create
Wednesday, May 3 10:00 am to 11:30 am
Search the internet more efficiently!  Learn about different search engines, search terms, and using tabs and bookmarks. Please be familiar with the skills from Introduction to the Internet.
10:00 am to 11:30 am
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
 
Family Place Parent/Child Workshop

Family Place Parent/Child Workshop

Child Playing with Toys
Wednesday, May 3 10:00 am to 11:15 am
It's play time at the Vigo County Public Library! Join us for a 75 minute play-based program that gives parents and caregivers the opportunity to spend time with their infants and toddlers in a group setting. Librarians and community resource professionals will be available for questions and consultations during the program.
10:00 am to 11:15 am
 
 
 
Strengthening Familes

Strengthening Familes

Illustrated Head Shots of Teenagers and Young Adults
Main Library
Meeting Room B
Wednesday, May 3 5:00 pm to 7:30 pm
This evidence-based program works to prevent teen substance abuse, strengthen communication skills between families, increases academic success, and prevent violent and aggressive behavior at home and at school by bringing teens and parents together.
5:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Main Library
Meeting Room B
 
 
Internet Safety: Privacy & Passwords
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Mother Goose on the Loose Ages 0-5 Thursday Morning

Mother Goose on the Loose Ages 0-5 Thursday Morning

Mother Goose with Two Gooslings
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, May 4 10:00 am to 10:30 am
Join us for an interactive storytime with books, songs, rhymes, musical instruments and more! Children and parents will interact together as kids develop early literacy skills while playing!
10:00 am to 10:30 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Traveling Tech Station

Traveling Tech Station

Electronic Devices on Wait Tray
Main Library
VCPL Lobby
Thursday, May 4 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Various tablets are available for browsing and questions, or bring your own device to get your questions answered.  Information on ebooks, streaming video, and online classes are also provided.
4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Main Library
VCPL Lobby
 
 
First Friday: Love Where You Live

First Friday: Love Where You Live

Red Barn in Field
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
Friday, May 5 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Why do you love Vigo County? Enjoy local treats and hear why your neighbors think this is great place to call home. Kids can create art projects focused on Downtown Terre Haute. 
5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
 
 
Friends of the Library Annual Book Sale

Friends of the Library Annual Book Sale

Books in Red Basket
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B, C & D
Friday, May 5 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
This is our largest sale of the year!  Thousands of books at an average price of just $1!  Movies, Music, and more!  This evening sale is for Friends members only.  Not a member?  Join at the Library or online at http://www.friendsofthevigolibrary.org/join/.  Individual memberships are just $5!  We will open Library doors at 6:30 p.m. with a short membership meeting in the lobby at approximately 6:45.  Doors to the sale will open following the membership meeting.
6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B, C & D
 
 
Friends of the Library Annual Book Sale

Friends of the Library Annual Book Sale

Books in Red Basket
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B, C & D
Saturday, May 6 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
The Friends of the Library will offer thousands of books at their Annual Book Sale! There will be books, DVDs, CDs, magazines, and more!  The sale is open to the public Saturday, Sunday, and Monday!
9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B, C & D
 
 
 
 
Wabash Valley Coder Dojo
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Mother Goose on the Loose Ages 0-5 Saturday Morning

Mother Goose on the Loose Ages 0-5 Saturday Morning

Mother Goose with Two Gooslings
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Saturday, May 6 10:00 am to 10:30 am
Join us for an interactive storytime with books, songs, rhymes, musical instruments and more! Children and parents will interact together as kids develop early literacy skills while playing!
10:00 am to 10:30 am
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
 
 
Friends of the Library Annual Book Sale

Friends of the Library Annual Book Sale

Books in Red Basket
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B, C & D
Sunday, May 7 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
The Friends of the Library will offer thousands of books at their Annual Book Sale! There will be books, DVDs, CDs, magazines, and more!  The sale is open to the public Saturday, Sunday, and Monday!
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B, C & D
 
 
Friends of the Library Annual Book Sale

Friends of the Library Annual Book Sale

Books in Red Basket
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B, C & D
Monday, May 8 9:00 am to 2:00 pm
The Friends of the Library will offer thousands of books at their Annual Book Sale! There will be books, DVDs, CDs, magazines, and more!  The sale is open to the public Saturday, Sunday, and Monday!
9:00 am to 2:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B, C & D
 
 
Intro. to Baby Signs

Intro. to Baby Signs

Mother Hugging Infant
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Monday, May 8 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Baby signs helps babies ages 6-18 months to communicate their wants, needs and special requests before they can speak using sign language.  This three week introductory class will give you a taste of using sign language with your baby.  This series of programs is open to the first 6 parent and child groups that preregister.  Also, enjoy free pizza at 5:30pm before the class starts at 6pm.
5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
Traveling Tech Station

Traveling Tech Station

Electronic Devices on Wait Tray
Tuesday, May 9 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Various tablets are available for browsing and questions, or bring your own device to get your questions answered.  Information on ebooks, streaming video, and online classes are also provided.
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
 
 
Craft & Chat

Craft & Chat

Pinwheel Flowers
Main Library
Meeting Room D
Tuesday, May 9 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Fun crafts for adults using a variety of resources.  
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Main Library
Meeting Room D
 
 
Plug into Nature

Plug into Nature

Children Playing on Grass
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Tuesday, May 9 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Unplug your devices and plug into nature. Rain or shine, play outdoors at the West Branch Nature Explore Classroom with the Vigo County Public Library and Vigo County Parks and Recreation Department in fun filled nature themed activities.  Register with Amber Slaughterbeck at 812-462-3392 or by messaging Amber.Slaughterbeck@VigoCounty.IN.Gov
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
Poetry Reading with Donald L. Jennermann

Poetry Reading with Donald L. Jennermann

Cover: Gifts of Greece by Jennermann
Main Library
Meeting Room A
Tuesday, May 9 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Donald L. Jennermann will be discussing his poetry book "Gifts of Greece". A question and answer session will follow. Refreshments will be provided. 
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Room A
 
 
Explore Anime

Explore Anime

Anime Couple
Main Library
Haute Create
Tuesday, May 9 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Explore Anime Debut Studio which is the ideal solution for first-time animators, hobbyists and digital artists. Design your own ready-to-animate characters in minutes.
5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
 
Family Place Parent/Child Workshop

Family Place Parent/Child Workshop

Child Playing with Toys
Wednesday, May 10 10:00 am to 11:15 am
It's play time at the Vigo County Public Library! Join us for a 75 minute play-based program that gives parents and caregivers the opportunity to spend time with their infants and toddlers in a group setting. Librarians and community resource professionals will be available for questions and consultations during the program.
10:00 am to 11:15 am
 
 
VCPL Book Club

VCPL Book Club

Cover: Face of a Stranger by Perry
Main Library
Collaborative Space 6
Wednesday, May 10 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
We will be discussing the exciting Victorian mystery, "The Face of a Stranger" by Anne Perry.
1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
Main Library
Collaborative Space 6
 
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Wednesday, May 10 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Explore the latest printing technology. Learn how to use the 3D printer at Main - Haute Create - including: * Preparing a 3D design file for print * Using the equipment properly and safely Note: Customers must complete this 3D printer certification before they can use the 3D printer independently.
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
Wednesday, May 10 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Explore the latest printing technology. Learn how to use the 3D printer at Main - Haute Create - including: * Preparing a 3D design file for print * Using the equipment properly and safely Note: Customers must complete this 3D printer certification before they can use the 3D printer independently.
5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Strengthening Familes

Strengthening Familes

Illustrated Head Shots of Teenagers and Young Adults
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
VCPL Conference Room
Wednesday, May 10 5:00 pm to 7:30 pm
This evidence-based program works to prevent teen substance abuse, strengthen communication skills between families, increases academic success, and prevent violent and aggressive behavior at home and at school by bringing teens and parents together.
5:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center, VCPL Conference Room
 
 
Watch This! Hidden Figures

Watch This! Hidden Figures

Poster: Hidden Figures
Wednesday, May 10 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
The story of a team of African-American women mathematicians who served a vital role in NASA during the early years of the US space program.Rated PG for thematic elements and some languageRuntime: 127 minutes.Refreshments will be served.
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Wednesday, May 10 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Explore the latest printing technology. Learn how to use the 3D printer at Main - Haute Create - including: * Preparing a 3D design file for print * Using the equipment properly and safely Note: Customers must complete this 3D printer certification before they can use the 3D printer independently.
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Thursday, May 11 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Explore the latest printing technology. Learn how to use the 3D printer at Main - Haute Create - including: * Preparing a 3D design file for print * Using the equipment properly and safely Note: Customers must complete this 3D printer certification before they can use the 3D printer independently.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Genetically Modified Crops: Marvel or Malady?

Genetically Modified Crops: Marvel or Malady?

Test Tube with Strawberry and Tomato
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Thursday, May 11 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) have been on the market for twenty years and remain a controversial topic. We will discuss how GMOs are produced, the safety of GMOs, and their potential impact on the future.
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Room C
 
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Thursday, May 11 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Explore the latest printing technology. Learn how to use the 3D printer at Main - Haute Create - including: * Preparing a 3D design file for print * Using the equipment properly and safely Note: Customers must complete this 3D printer certification before they can use the 3D printer independently.
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Watch This! West - A Dog's Purpose

Watch This! West - A Dog's Purpose

Poster: A Dog's Purpose
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
Thursday, May 11 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm
This dramedy follows a dog as he is reincarnated as different breeds belonging to various owners.  Over the course of multiple lifetimes, the canine's existence intersects with that of a young boy who rescued him in 1962.Rated PG100 minutesRefreshments will be served.
3:30 pm to 5:30 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
 
 
Intermediate Internet

Intermediate Internet

Magnifying Glass over the word Internet
Main Library
Haute Create
Thursday, May 11 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Search the internet more efficiently!  Learn about different search engines, search terms, and using tabs and bookmarks. Please be familiar with the skills from Introduction to the Internet.
5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Teen Advisory Board

Teen Advisory Board

Main Library
Collaborative Space 6
Thursday, May 11 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
The Teen Advisory Board is responsible for helping to plan teen programs and volunteering at many library events.  If you are a teen and would like to join the Teen Advisory Board, contact Hillary Rains at hrains@vigo.lib.in.us or call her at (812) 232-1113 x 2275.
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Main Library
Collaborative Space 6
 
 
Art Hacks
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
 
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Monday, May 15 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Explore the latest printing technology. Learn how to use the 3D printer at Main - Haute Create - including: * Preparing a 3D design file for print * Using the equipment properly and safely Note: Customers must complete this 3D printer certification before they can use the 3D printer independently.
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Monday, May 15 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Explore the latest printing technology. Learn how to use the 3D printer at Main - Haute Create - including: * Preparing a 3D design file for print * Using the equipment properly and safely Note: Customers must complete this 3D printer certification before they can use the 3D printer independently.
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Intro. to Baby Signs

Intro. to Baby Signs

Mother Hugging Infant
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Monday, May 15 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Baby signs helps babies ages 6-18 months to communicate their wants, needs and special requests before they can speak using sign language.  This three week introductory class will give you a taste of using sign language with your baby.  This series of programs is open to the first 6 parent and child groups that preregister.  Also, enjoy free pizza at 5:30pm before the class starts at 6pm.
5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
Vigo County Public Library Board Meeting
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms B & C
 
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Tuesday, May 16 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Explore the latest printing technology. Learn how to use the 3D printer at Main - Haute Create - including: * Preparing a 3D design file for print * Using the equipment properly and safely Note: Customers must complete this 3D printer certification before they can use the 3D printer independently.
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
Tuesday, May 16 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Explore the latest printing technology. Learn how to use the 3D printer at Main - Haute Create - including: * Preparing a 3D design file for print * Using the equipment properly and safely Note: Customers must complete this 3D printer certification before they can use the 3D printer independently.
5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
 
Family Place Parent/Child Workshop

Family Place Parent/Child Workshop

Child Playing with Toys
Wednesday, May 17 10:00 am to 11:15 am
It's play time at the Vigo County Public Library! Join us for a 75 minute play-based program that gives parents and caregivers the opportunity to spend time with their infants and toddlers in a group setting. Librarians and community resource professionals will be available for questions and consultations during the program.
10:00 am to 11:15 am
 
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Wednesday, May 17 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Explore the latest printing technology. Learn how to use the 3D printer at Main - Haute Create - including: * Preparing a 3D design file for print * Using the equipment properly and safely Note: Customers must complete this 3D printer certification before they can use the 3D printer independently.
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Traveling Tech Station

Traveling Tech Station

Electronic Devices on Wait Tray
Wednesday, May 17 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Various tablets are available for browsing and questions, or bring your own device to get your questions answered.  Information on ebooks, streaming video, and online classes are also provided.
4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Wednesday, May 17 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Explore the latest printing technology. Learn how to use the 3D printer at Main - Haute Create - including: * Preparing a 3D design file for print * Using the equipment properly and safely Note: Customers must complete this 3D printer certification before they can use the 3D printer independently.
5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Wednesday, May 17 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Explore the latest printing technology. Learn how to use the 3D printer at Main - Haute Create - including: * Preparing a 3D design file for print * Using the equipment properly and safely Note: Customers must complete this 3D printer certification before they can use the 3D printer independently.
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Where Does Your Money Go

Where Does Your Money Go

Computer, Calculator and Smart Phone
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
Wednesday, May 17 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Better understand how you spend your money and how to achieve financial stability. Work with Purdue Extension to prepare a money-management plan.
7:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
 
 
Butterflies of Indiana with Jeffrey Belth

Butterflies of Indiana with Jeffrey Belth

Butterflies
Main Library
Meeting Room D
Thursday, May 18 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Jeffrey Belth has been photographing butterflies for over twenty-five years and is the author of Butterflies of Indiana: A Field Guide. He will discuss how he designed and developed his field guide and share some of his techniques for photographing butterflies. This event is co-hosted by the Vigo County Parks and Recreation Department.
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Main Library
Meeting Room D
 
 
 
 
Community Gaming Initiative

Community Gaming Initiative

Colorful Gaming Dice
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
Saturday, May 20 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Calling all gamers!  If you're interested in tabletop, role playing, or card gaming, stop by between 12-4 pm to explore new games, play old favorites, and challenge new people.  Feel free to bring your favorite games (PG-13, please).  Open to community members of all ages and skills. 
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
 
 
Traveling Tech Station

Traveling Tech Station

Electronic Devices on Wait Tray
Main Library
VCPL Lobby
Monday, May 22 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Various tablets are available for browsing and questions, or bring your own device to get your questions answered.  Information on ebooks, streaming video, and online classes are also provided.
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Main Library
VCPL Lobby
 
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Monday, May 22 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Explore the latest printing technology. Learn how to use the 3D printer at Main - Haute Create - including: * Preparing a 3D design file for print * Using the equipment properly and safely Note: Customers must complete this 3D printer certification before they can use the 3D printer independently.
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Monday, May 22 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Explore the latest printing technology. Learn how to use the 3D printer at Main - Haute Create - including: * Preparing a 3D design file for print * Using the equipment properly and safely Note: Customers must complete this 3D printer certification before they can use the 3D printer independently.
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
 
Intro to 3D Printing

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Monday, May 22 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Explore the latest printing technology. Learn how to use the 3D printer at Main - Haute Create - including: * Preparing a 3D design file for print * Using the equipment properly and safely Note: Customers must complete this 3D printer certification before they can use the 3D printer independently.
5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Main Library
Haute Create
 
 
Intro. to Baby Signs

Intro. to Baby Signs

Mother Hugging Infant
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Monday, May 22 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Baby signs helps babies ages 6-18 months to communicate their wants, needs and special requests before they can speak using sign language.  This three week introductory class will give you a taste of using sign language with your baby.  This series of programs is open to the first 6 parent and child groups that preregister.  Also, enjoy free pizza at 5:30pm before the class starts at 6pm.
5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
 
 
Using a Flash Drive
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm