Children and families are invited to five Library locations on Saturday, October 24 for a variety of fun activities that celebrate reading! Meet PBS and storybook characters, Celebrity Readers, and dress up to “Be a Star” of your own photo. All children will receive a free book and a goody bag. Enter to win free Marsh gift cards and a Kindle eReader! #StarOfYourStory
Locations: Central Library, College Avenue, East 38th Street, Haughville, Southport
Saturday, October 24
at 10:00am – 12:00pm
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.