Saturday October 3rd at 11 am and Friday October 9th at 11 am
Preschoolers and an adult are invited to bring their teddy bears for “The Giant’s Violin,” an original story written by Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra violinist Victoria Griswold who will introduce them to the string instruments of the orchestra through story, movement and live music. Children will engage in movement activities that will be integrated into the telling of the story. “The Giant’s Violin” will feature five ISO string players performing excerpts from Camille Saint-Saëns classic “Carnival of the Animals” which will be narrated by Perry Accetturo of the ISO Learning Community. Following the performance, children will have the opportunity to try real instruments. This program will be held in Central Library’s Clowes Auditorium.
Individuals and groups can register for this event by calling 275-4222
Tuesday September 29th from 6-8 pm at the Learning Curve
Adults and teens are invited to find the voice that sets them on the writer’s path and to tell their own stories during this introduction to the memoir presented by the Indiana Writers Center. This program is presented in coordination with the Indy Author Fair at Central Library. This program will be held in the Learning Curve.
Read the details for the Coaches’ Clinic at Central Library in the Learning Curve.
Sunday, September 13 at 1:00pm at the Learning Curve
Preschoolers ages 3 – 6 and an adult are invited for a groovy workshop presented by The Art Lab inspired by this favorite laid back feline. Children will listen to a story and create their own multi-media projects. Registration required. Please call 317-275-4222 to register.This program is made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.
Saturday, September 12 at 11:00am at The Learning Curve
Preschoolers ages 3 – 6 and an adult are invited to join Silly Safaris to explore the lore surrounding nighttime animals and learn about how they survive in the dark. This program is made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.
On Tuesday night, our guest Tony Styxx visited us at the Learning Curve to show us the basics of Beat Boxing! He showed us all sorts of sounds we could make that would imitate various musical instruments such as a snare drum, a bass drum, a ticking clock, and a water drop. Check out these photos of the night as everyone got a chance to try it out!
Tony Styxx is native to Indianapolis and is a professional human beat boxer and emcee. He will be making another visit to the Library at our Pike Branch this coming Monday, July 27th at 11:00 AM and 2:00 PM. If you would like to register or have questions, please contact the Pike Branch at (317) 275-4480.