Hot Jazz for Cool Kids featuring Clifford Ratliff and the Indy Jazz Company
Sunday February 18th at 3 pm in Clowes Auditorium
Families with children of all ages are invited to this series of fun and educational performances by Indy’s leading jazz musicians held in Central Library’s Clowes Auditorium and hosted by the Learning Curve. The free programs are presented in association with the Indianapolis Jazz Foundation and Indy Jazz Fest and are made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation. This program will feature a performance by Clifford Ratliff and the Indy Jazz Company. Attendees will learn about the jazz heritage of Indiana Avenue in downtown Indianapolis.
Radial Art Design Class
Saturday February 24th at 11 am in the Learning Curve (Arena)
Children ages 6 and up are invited to explore design, balance, symmetry and art all while creating a Radial Art masterwork. They’ll use beautiful papers, patterns, rulers, markers and more to create their designs. This program will be presented by ArtLab. This program will be held in the Learning Curve.
Monday February 19th at 11 am in the CBLC
Children of all ages are invited to join the Learning Curve in the Center for Black Literature & Culture at Central Library for a storytime that celebrates the unique and vibrant experience of black childhood. They’ll also clap, dance and sing along to fun interactive songs as well as create a craft. They can look through the CBLC’s children’s collection and check out books for home. Children of all ages are welcome, but this program is geared to a pre-K to 3rd grade audience.
I Like Myself: Preschool Art Workshop will take place on Saturday August 12th at 11 am
Preschoolers are invited to celebrate the unique and wonderful YOU with a multimedia masterpiece led by the Art Lab. They’ll listen to a story and create their own masterpiece. This program will be held in the Learning Curve. Parents can register their preschooler by calling 317-275-4222.
On Tuesday July 11th at 2 pm. The program is 90 minutes long.
Teens and tweens are invited to learn techniques to take better cell phone photos using an iPhone and apps to take and process different types of photos. Android users are welcome, but some techniques will not be transferable. This program will be presented by professional photographer Rad Drew. Space is limited to 30 per session. This program will be held in the Learning Curve. Registration required by calling 317-275-4222.
Babies up to age 2 are invited for an interactive program with music, action songs and movement presented by Bongo Boy Music Center. Instruments such as maracas, bells, hand drums and gathering drums are used, as well as colorful scarves for visual tracking and movement. The program’s core intention is to use rhythm, music and movement to create a caring and connected rhythmic community. This 30-minute class requires the participation of caregivers. No older siblings, please. Space is limited. Registration is required. This program is sponsored by The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation. This program will be held in the Learning Curve at Central Library.
Tue, Apr 12, 2016 @ 11:00 am