Read to Rover

Girl Reading to Small Dog
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Saturday, January 18 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
All Ages: 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. To reserve a time slot at the Main Library, call 812.232.1113, ext 4242.

Dive into RPGs: Running the Game

Colorful Gaming Dice
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Tuesday, January 21 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Ages 12-19: Interested in playing tabletop role-playing games, but don't know where to start? Learn how to run your own game. We'll cover how to develop your own campaigns, build challenging encounters, and create a character with the Genesys RPG system. After learning the basics, you will have time to start developing your own campaign.

Dive into RPGs: Creating Dynamic Villains

Illustration of Dragon with Spell Caster
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Tuesday, January 28 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Ages 12-19: Maleficent. Dolores Umbridge. Darth Vader. A great villain can become one of the most memorable characters of a story. But what makes a villain great? Learn how to make your own villains more interesting (and terrifying)! We'll discuss villain tropes, motivations, backgrounds, and more so that you can create memorable antagonists for your stories. 

Sew, you need a machine....

Sewing Machine Foot with Blue Cloth
Main Library
Haute Create
Saturday, February 1 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Overflowing mending pile? Beginner sewing skills? Sewing machines will be set up in Haute Create for you to mend, repair, or alter your clean items. Staff will be available for questions or to teach you how to use a sewing machine.

First Friday - Love Your Community

Wooden Cut Outs of a Heart and House
Main Library
LifeLong Learning Center
Friday, February 7 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
All Ages: Show off what you love most about our community and test your knowledge of Vigo County, past and present. Learn how to build a community and what you can do in your neighborhood.

Explore Beyond the Classroom

Two Girls with Safety Glasses Looking at Beakers
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Tuesday, February 11 10:00 am to 11:00 am
In this family-oriented program for all ages, families will explore and create while learning about science, art, history, and other subjects. Free-play will also be available for younger children.

Teen Advisory Board

Teenagers Taking a Group Selfie
Main Library
Collaborative Space 6
Wednesday, February 12 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Ages 12-19: Make your voice heard at the Teen Advisory Board. VCPL's Teen Advisory Board (TAB) plans and implements teen programs and clubs, promotes teen events, keeps staff up-to-date on the latest trends, assists with special projects, and models volunteer behavior for non-TAB members.

Read to Rover

Girl Reading to Small Dog
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Saturday, February 15 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
All Ages: 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. To reserve a time slot at the Main Library, call 812.232.1113, ext 4242.

Robot Obstacle Course

Young Boy Building Robot Vehicle
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
Monday, February 17 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Ages 5 & Up: Create your own obstacle course for a robot and try to complete a different course by coding a robot's way through it!

Dive into RPGs: Running the Game

Colorful Gaming Dice
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Tuesday, February 25 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Ages 12-19: Interested in playing tabletop role-playing games, but don't know where to start? Learn how to run your own game. We'll cover how to develop your own campaigns, build challenging encounters, and create a character with the Genesys RPG system. After learning the basics, you will have time to start developing your own campaign.

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