Thanks to an exuberant and active Kick-off party, generously supported by the Friends of the Vermillion Public Library, Larry Brady, and Murph’s Appliance, we ushered in the 2016 summer season with nearly 200 attendees! To view some of the highlights, visit the library’s Youtube channel and look up the Edith B. Siegrist Vermillion Public Library.
The Friends of the Vermillion Public Library organization does so much to support the Summer Reading Program through their Edie’s Book Shop Sales. We’d like to send out an extra huge thank you to all of you who drop by these monthly sales to search for your fabulous book treasure. Every dollar you spent goes back into library programming! Additionally, June’s sale was matched by a generous grant from the Modern Woodmen of America – everyone who shopped on the June 3rd & 4th sale doubled their impact. THANK YOU Modern Woodmen!
You can still register for all summer reading programs via the ‘Summer Reading Program’ link on our website, www.vermillionpubliclibrary.org.
Movement Storytime (birth & up, with a caregiver), Tuesdays at 10:15 am
Art Storytime (ages 4+), Mondays at 5:30 pm and Tuesdays at 11 am
SCIENCE CLUB, Mondays at 10:30 am
ENTERTAINERS, Mondays at 1 pm
CODING CLUB, Tuesdays at 10:30 am
MOVIETIME!, Tuesdays at 1:30 pm at the Coyote Twin
LEGO CLUB, Wednesdays at 10:30 am
ART CLUB, Wednesdays at 1:30 pm
NUTRITION, Thursdays at 10:30 am
WELLNESS WORKOUT, Thursdays at 1 pm
VEX IQ ROBOTICS, Thursdays at 2:15 pm
TEEN BRUNCH, Wednesdays at 10:30 am in the Teen Room
Tug Collective arrives tomorrow, June 3rd, with their traveling project ‘Who Eats at Taco Bell?”. Gaelyn and Gustavo Aguilar, Co-Artistic Directors, will ceremoniously bike into town and make their way to the library, where they will set up their ‘Taco Encampment’.
During their stay, they will make tacos with people, prompt dialogue, exhibit interactive art, and invite innovative forms of engagement around the question: What is it going to take for us to truly live inter-culturally?
Join us, and the Tug Collective, for Tacos and conversation Saturday morning at the Vermillion Area Farmer’s Market, at the Platz, 9 – 12.
We will follow that up with a bike jaunt out to Spirit Mound, to visit this locally infamous spot along the Lewis & Clark Trail. We will depart from the Library at 2 pm. All are welcome!
Help us celebrate the start of another great Summer Reading Program, ‘On Your Mark, Get Set, Read!’ Program participants of all ages are welcome to drop by and join in the fun – pick up your program packet, race through our obstacle course, enjoy some crafts, bounce in the bouncy castle, and enjoy some cool treats.
The 2016 Summer Reading Program is open to young people, preschool through young-adult, with programs, weekly reading prizes, Storytime sessions, reading clubs, and more. Did you know that children score higher in reading and math when they participate in summer reading programs! Families are invited to join the Read-to-Me program; adults are encouraged to register for the “Exercise Your Mind: Read” adult reading program, with prize drawings available.
Registration for all summer reading programs will begin on May 16th, via the ‘Summer Reading Program’ link on our website, www.vermillionpubliclibrary.org, and are free of charge.
Join the fun! Our 2016 Summer Reading Program kicks-off on Monday, June 6th.
Follow the Summer Reading Program link on our website to register.
Our Summer Reading Program is in need of several old CDs for an upcoming art project. If you, or someone you know, has some unused or scratched ones hanging around, please consider donating them. Thanks much!
Coming next week!
Film and community discussion on human trafficking – Tuesday, March 8th at 7 pm in the Kozak Community Room. Find out more about this important social issue, and ways to become involved in fighting it.
We are so pleased to be screening this film tomorrow night, accompanied by a facilitated community discussion. Arrive early to get your seat!
Tuesday, February 9th at 7 pm in the Kozak Community Room
Perhaps it goes without saying: Tonight’s Teen Code Club is cancelled due to inclement weather.
Stay home and stay safe!
This weekend will see the return of everyone’s favorite book shop – Edie’s. Stop by anytime between 10 and 4 pm on Friday, November 6th or Saturday, November 7th to find YOUR book treasure.
It’s the first Tuesday of the month, which means it’s time for STEAM Tuesday Robotics, 3:30 – 5.
Youth in Kindergarten and up are welcome in these fun afterschool sessions of LEGO Robotics or VEX IQ Robotics. Learn about engineering and coding with these awesome and user-friendly kits. No robotics experience necessary.