May 2021

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Baby Beats: The Path to the Symphony

Baby Beats: The Path to the Symphony

Infant Dancing
Main Library
Premieres Monday, May 3 at 8:00 am

Ages 0-5: You have to learn the basics before you can play in the symphony. Sing, dance, and use the provided tools to practice music with your child. Then read the books Baby Code Music and Violet's Music to understand how technology creates sounds and how any object can be an instrument if you use your imagination. Kits will be available for curbside pickup or home delivery from Monday, April 19 to Monday, May 3 while supplies last. Contact 812.232.1113 for more information.

8:00 am to 8:00 pm
Main Library
 
 
Wonder Boxes: Teens

Wonder Boxes: Teens

Main Library
Premieres Monday, May 3 at 10:00 am

Ages 12-19: Surprise your teen with a box full of books, music, movies, games, and more-tailored to their age and interests! Sign up for an age-appropriate Wonder Box and complete the preference form via email. Your custom Wonder Box may include everything from board books to games, craft projects, and even more surprises. Every box will include items to keep, Library materials to return, and instructions on how to return your Wonder Box. Register using your child's name while supplies last. Limit one box per registrant. Library card required.

10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
 
 
Wonder Boxes: Kids

Wonder Boxes: Kids

Main Library
Premieres Monday, May 3 at 10:00 am

Ages 6-11: Surprise your child with a box full of books, music, movies, games, and more-tailored to their age and interests! Sign up for an age-appropriate Wonder Box and complete the preference form via email. Your custom Wonder Box may include everything from board books to games, craft projects, and even more surprises. Every box will include items to keep, Library materials to return, and instructions on how to return your Wonder Box. Register using your child's name while supplies last. Limit one box per registrant. Library card required.

10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
 
 
Wonder Boxes: Infants & Toddlers

Wonder Boxes: Infants & Toddlers

Main Library
Premieres Monday, May 3 at 10:00 am

Ages 0-5: Surprise your infant with a box full of books, music, movies, games, and more-tailored to their age and interests! Sign up for an age-appropriate Wonder Box and complete the preference form via email. Your custom Wonder Box may include everything from board books to games, craft projects, and even more surprises. Every box will include items to keep, Library materials to return, and instructions on how to return your Wonder Box. Register using your child's name while supplies last. Limit one box per registrant. Library card required.

10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
 
 
Books & Brews: Later

Books & Brews: Later

Cover: Later
Digital Programs
Zoom
Premieres Monday, May 3 at 6:30 pm

Ages 21 & Up: Grab your favorite beverage and join a virtual discussion of Later, Stephen King's haunting blend of the crime, horror, and coming-of-age genres. In Later, Jamie Conklin tries to have an ordinary childhood with his single mother, despite his ability to speak to the dead. But when Jamie is drawn into an investigation by a rogue NYPD detective, the consequences of using his abilities may prove too much for him to handle.

6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Digital Programs
Zoom
 
 
 
 
Maker Kit to Go: May the Force Be With You
12:00 am
 
 
Mother Goose on the Loose via Zoom

Mother Goose on the Loose via Zoom

Toddler Looking at Laptop
Digital Programs
Zoom
Premieres Wednesday, May 5 at 10:00 am

Ages 0-5: Mother Goose returns with books, songs, and rhymes! Play with your child as they develop their reading skills and enjoy engaging activities. Grab a small cloth, shake a rattle, or clap your hands as you follow along at home.

10:00 am to 10:30 am
Digital Programs
Zoom
 
 
 
 
 
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Zoom Storytime

Zoom Storytime

Mother and Infant Looking at Laptop
Digital Programs
Zoom
Premieres Monday, May 10 at 12:00 am

Ages 0-5: Build early literacy skills while reading books, singing songs, and practicing body movements at Zoom Storytime! Grab a small cloth, shake a rattle, or clap your hands as you follow along at home.

12:00 am to 10:30 am
Digital Programs
Zoom
 
 
 
Discover Digital Photography

Discover Digital Photography

Digital Programs
Premieres Wednesday, May 12 at 6:00 pm

Novice photographers can discover the basics of digital cameras, explore common photography equipment, and learn how new innovations have changed the process of composing photos with this six week class from Gale Courses. Class begins Wednesday, May 12. Visit http://bit.ly/vcpldiscoverphotography to register or browse more than 300 other courses.

6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Digital Programs
 
 
Teen Advisory Board

Teen Advisory Board

Teenage Girl with Headphones On Writing in Notebook
Digital Programs
Premieres Wednesday, May 12 at 6:30 pm

Ages 12-19: Teens! What do you want to see at the Library? Interact with other passionate volunteers to implement popular trends, plan incredible programs, and be a positive role model as a member of the Teen Advisory Board. TAB meets monthly and welcomes all newcomers.

6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Digital Programs
 
 
 
 
 
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Zoom Storytime

Zoom Storytime

Mother and Infant Looking at Laptop
Digital Programs
Zoom
Premieres Monday, May 17 at 10:00 am

Ages 0-5: Build early literacy skills while reading books, singing songs, and practicing body movements at Zoom Storytime! Grab a small cloth, shake a rattle, or clap your hands as you follow along at home.

10:00 am to 10:30 am
Digital Programs
Zoom
 
 
Vigo County Public Library Board Meeting
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Main Library
Meeting Rooms B & C
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Zoom Storytime

Zoom Storytime

Mother and Infant Looking at Laptop
Digital Programs
Zoom
Premieres Monday, May 24 at 10:00 am

Ages 0-5: Build early literacy skills while reading books, singing songs, and practicing body movements at Zoom Storytime! Grab a small cloth, shake a rattle, or clap your hands as you follow along at home.

10:00 am to 10:30 am
Digital Programs
Zoom
 
 
Flavor Bytes: Carrot Bread

Flavor Bytes: Carrot Bread

Close Up of Carrot Bread
Digital Programs
Youtube
Premieres Monday, May 24 at 10:00 am

Carrots are a delicious treat-especially as the main ingredient in this simple, tender quick bread! Try a slice of this spicy snack plain, or add icing to sweeten the taste. Kit registration and pickup begins Monday, May 10 while supplies last. Contact 812.232.1113 for more information.

10:00 am to 11:00 am
Digital Programs
Youtube
 
 
Teen Advisory Board

Teen Advisory Board

Teenage Girl with Headphones On Writing in Notebook
Digital Programs
Premieres Tuesday, May 25 at 6:30 pm

Ages 12-19: Teens! What do you want to see at the Library? Interact with other passionate volunteers to implement popular trends, plan incredible programs, and be a positive role model as a member of the Teen Advisory Board. TAB meets monthly and welcomes all newcomers.

6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Digital Programs
 
 
 
 
 
 
Growing Together: Lettuce in a Bag

Growing Together: Lettuce in a Bag

Close Up of Lettuce
Main Library
Premieres Friday, May 28 at 10:00 am

All Ages: Would you and your child like to create an easy garden that is ideal for small spaces like balconies and patios? Follow the step-by-step instructions included in this kit to create a garden in a bag of soil and grow leafy greens all summer-long! Soil bags will be heavy; adult supervision is advised. Kit registration and pickup begins Monday, May 10 while supplies last.

10:00 am to 11:00 am
Main Library
 
 
Prepare for Kindergarten with a K-Pack

Prepare for Kindergarten with a K-Pack

Child Playing with Colorful Clay
Main Library
Premieres Saturday, May 29 at 1:00 pm

Ages 4-5: Prepare your child for kindergarten with their own K-Pack! Each K-Pack contains activities to help your child learn to identify letters and numbers, practice writing, and make new discoveries. Kits are provided by the United Way of the Wabash Valley Success by 6 Impact Council, with instructions from the Vigo County School Corporation and the Terre Haute Children's Museum. K-Packs are for children ages 4 or 5 years old who have not yet attended Kindergarten. Please register each child separately. Kit registration and pickup begins Saturday, May 1 while supplies last.

1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Main Library
 
 
Holiday Closing

Holiday Closing

United States Flag with Dog Tags
All Library Locations
Premieres Sunday, May 30 at 12:00 am

All Vigo County Public Library locations will be closed for the holiday.

12:00 am
All Library Locations
 
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Holiday Closing
12:00 am