Under the Sea with Corinne Roberts

Sketch of an octopus
Digital Programs
Friday, July 22 at 10:00 am

Ages 3-15: Your young artist can dive into the depths of the ocean with artist and illustrator Corinne Roberts and learn how to draw underwater scenes. No experience is necessary and all supplies will be provided. Register to receive a kit while supplies last and a Zoom link.

Painting with Nicole

Child with a painting
West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Room B
Monday, July 25 at 5:30 pm

Ages 5-15: Whether your child is a seasoned artist or a first-time painter, they can learn the basics of working with acrylic paint, develop their hand-eye coordination, explore their creativity, and take home their very own painting on canvas.

Girls of Excellence Mentoring Program

Young girl dressed up as superhero
Main Library
Conference Room
Thursday, July 28 at 11:30 am

Ages 5–19: Your child can develop strong life and leadership skills, prevent bullying, and become a positive role model with Girls of Excellence Mentoring. Each session, Executive Director Tante Vaughn will encourage girls to examine the complex issues they face through group discussion, bolster their self-esteem, and teach them how to set goals for themselves.

Experience Virtual Reality

Young woman wearing VR headset and reaching for holographic lights
Main Library
Haute Create
Saturday, July 30 at 1:00 pm

Ages 12 & Up: Dive into a virtual world with the HTC Vive™ VR headset. Plunge into the murky depths and solve interactive puzzles as you try to escape a capsized research vessel in FREEDIVER: Triton Down or come face-to-face with the mysterious and awe-inspiring creatures found deep in the ocean with theBlu.

Teens Take & Make Kit: Outdoor Adventures

Close-up of shoes walking across log
Main Library
Pickup at South Entrance
Monday, August 1 at (All day)

Ages 12-19: Spend the last days of summer exploring nature, creating art, and increasing scientific knowledge with this month’s Teen Take & Make Kit. In Barbora Kurcova’s 52 Nature Craft Projects, you’ll learn how to make inspiring art, gifts, and decorations with natural materials, while The Pocket Scavenger by Keri Smith will encourage you to see the world as a source of inspiration, and Darlene Cavalier’s The Field Guide to Citizen Science will teach you how to expand scientific knowledge as part of a large community of informal researchers.

Create This! Remix

Paper craft robot
Main Library
Haute Create
Monday, August 1 at (All day)

Revisit three popular Create This! projects or experience them for the first time. This month, you can learn to sew by making a whimsical coaster, experiment with electrical circuits and make a paper circuit robot, or animate an undersea creature using Krita. Create This! introduce you and your family to easy STEAM activities that require no previous experience and are completely self-directed.

Painting with Nicole

Little girl with painting supplies
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, August 4 at 3:00 pm

Ages 5-15: Whether your child is a seasoned artist or a first-time painter, they can learn the basics of working with acrylic paint, develop their hand-eye coordination, explore their creativity, and take home their very own painting on canvas.

Teen Advisory Board

Teenagers hanging out together
Main Library
Teen Space
Wednesday, August 10 at 6:30 pm

Ages 12-19: Do you want to impact what you see at the Library? As a Teen Advisory Board member, you can plan incredible programs, implement popular trends, and serve as a positive role model for your peers and community. TAB meets monthly and welcomes all newcomers. Email tab@vigo.lib.in.us to become a member.

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