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Homework Lounge: Get Caught Reading!
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Age Level: School Age (6-11)
Category: Activity


School-age children and teens are invited to use the Library to work on their assignments or spend 15 minutes reading. Those who participate can get a prize from the treasurer chest for completing their homework.



Homework Lounge: Get Caught Reading!
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Thursday, April 27, 2017
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Age Level: School Age (6-11)
Category: Activity


School-age children and teens are invited to use the Library to work on their assignments or spend 15 minutes reading. Those who participate can get a prize from the treasurer chest for completing their homework.



Teen Game Day at Pike
Pike Branch (West)
Thursday, April 27, 2017
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Age Level: Teen (12-17)
Category: Activity


Teens are invited for an afternoon of board games, card games and video games with their friends.



Sing Along With Miss Bobbie
Warren Branch (East)
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 10:30 am

Age Level: Babies (Birth-2), Toddlers (2 years), Preschool (3-5)
Category: Activity


Babies, toddlers and preschoolers with an adult are invited for a live, interactive music experience during which they can dance, sing and laugh together. This program is made possible by PNC Foundation through a grant to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Sing Along With Miss Bobbie
Wayne Branch (West)
Thursday, April 27, 2017 11:00 am

Age Level: Babies (Birth-2), Toddlers (2 years), Preschool (3-5)
Category: Activity


Babies, toddlers and preschoolers with an adult are invited for a live, interactive music experience during which they can dance, sing and laugh together. This program is made possible by PNC Foundation through a grant to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Sing Along With Miss Bobbie
InfoZone Branch (North)
Friday, April 28, 2017 10:00 am

Age Level: Babies (Birth-2), Toddlers (2 years), Preschool (3-5)
Category: Activity


Babies, toddlers and preschoolers with an adult are invited for a live, interactive music experience during which they can dance, sing and laugh together. This program is made possible by PNC Foundation through a grant to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Parent and Preschooler Yoga
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 1:15 pm

Age Level: Preschool (3-5)
Category: Activity


Registration Required

Preschoolers and their parents are invited to enjoy the health benefits that yoga can offer during this 45-minute program presented by certified yoga instructors from the Greater Indianapolis YMCA. This program is made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library.



Parent and Preschooler Yoga
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 10:15 am

Age Level: Preschool (3-5)
Category: Activity


Registration Required

Preschoolers and their parents are invited to enjoy the health benefits that yoga can offer during this 45-minute program presented by certified yoga instructors from the Greater Indianapolis YMCA. This program is made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library.



Parent and Preschooler Yoga
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 11:15 am

Age Level: Preschool (3-5)
Category: Activity


Registration Required

Preschoolers and their parents are invited to enjoy the health benefits that yoga can offer during this 45-minute program presented by certified yoga instructors from the Greater Indianapolis YMCA. This program is made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library.



Parent and Preschooler Yoga
Central Library (Central)
Saturday, April 29, 2017 11:00 am

Age Level: Preschool (3-5)
Category: Activity


Registration Required

Preschoolers and their parents are invited to enjoy the health benefits that yoga can offer during this 45-minute program presented by certified yoga instructors from the Greater Indianapolis YMCA. This program is made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library.
This program will be held in the Learning Curve.



LEGO Land
Lawrence Branch (East)
Monday, April 24, 2017 4:00 pm

Age Level: Children of All Ages, Families
Category: Activity


Children of all ages and families are invited to complete a LEGO challenge each month based on a highlighted theme selected from your suggestions! "Like" us on social media @LawrenceBranchLibrary and @LawrenceIndypl to suggest themes.



Shake, Rattle and Roll: Infant and Toddler Music Class
Decatur Branch (West)
Monday, April 24, 2017 11:00 am

Age Level: Babies (Birth-2), Toddlers (2 years)
Category: Activity


Registration Required

Infants and toddlers along with an adult are invited for an interactive program involving music, action songs and movement with Bongo Boy Music Center. Young ones love to hold instruments and respond to music. 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, connected rhythmic community. This program is made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library.



Shake, Rattle and Roll: Infant and Toddler Music Class
Spades Park Branch (East)
Monday, April 24, 2017 6:00 pm

Age Level: Babies (Birth-2), Toddlers (2 years)
Category: Activity


Registration Required

Infants and toddlers along with an adult are invited for an interactive program involving music, action songs and movement with Bongo Boy Music Center. Young ones love to hold instruments and respond to music. 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, connected rhythmic community. This program is made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library.



Genealogy Research Assistance
Beech Grove Branch (South)
Monday, April 24, 2017
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Activity


Registration Required

Adults are invited for a free session with representatives from the Samuel Bryan Chapter of the D.A.R. who will provide assistance with genealogy research. This program will be held in the library's Technology Room. Each session has a limit of 10 participants.



Death Gets a Red Card: Teen Mystery Program
Wayne Branch (West)
Saturday, April 29, 2017 6:30 pm

Age Level: School Age (6-11), Teen (12-17)
Category: Activity


Teens and tweens ages 10 - 17 are invited to participate in an evening of mystery. They'll investigate what happened and determine which suspect is guilty. Refreshments will be provided to all and prizes awarded to the winning team.



Adult Coloring @ Eagle!
Eagle Branch (West)
Monday, April 24, 2017
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Activity


Adults are invited to drop in, relax and enjoy coloring. Colored pencils and templates will be provided, but participants can also bring their own materials.



Social Studio for Teens
Lawrence Branch (East)
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 4:00 pm

Age Level: Teen (12-17)
Category: Activity


Teens who are book lovers, social media fanatics and tech savvy are invited to come together to find common interests, make friends and have fun. Whether it's creating Live Action Role Playing games or Food Challenges, teens are encouraged to break the mold of the traditional library and help create the library of the 21st century.



Evening Explorers: Activity Night
Wayne Branch (West)
Monday, April 24, 2017
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: Families
Category: Activity


Families with children ages 1 - 16 are invited to drop in to the children's area any time between 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. to work on an activity that explore the world around us.



Healthy Snacking Preschool Workshop
Lawrence Branch (East)
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 10:30 am

Age Level: Preschool (3-5)
Category: Activity


Registration Required

Preschoolers and an adult are invited to join the Marion County Health Department for some tasty fun as they learn about healthy snacking options. This program is made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library. Foundation



Duct Tape Craft Class
Beech Grove Branch (South)
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 4:00 pm

Age Level: School Age (6-11)
Category: Activity


Registration Required

Children ages 6 and up are invited to create their own hip clutch or billfold out of duct tape during this program presented by Art With a Heart.



Duct Tape Craft Class
Pike Branch (West)
Saturday, April 29, 2017 10:30 am

Age Level: School Age (6-11)
Category: Activity


Registration Required

Children ages 6 and up are invited to create their own hip clutch or billfold out of duct tape during this program presented by Art With a Heart.



Coloring Café
Central Library (Central)
Monday, April 24, 2017
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Activity


Adults are invited to Central Library's MakerSpace to enjoy coloring, which has been shown to have a calming effect and promote overall wellness. Warm beverages, soothing music, coloring pages and colored pencils will be provided.



Teen Tech Lounge & Makerspace
Spades Park Branch (East)
Thursday, April 27, 2017
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Age Level: Teen (12-17)
Category: Activity


Teens are invited visit the Teen Tech Lounge & Makerspace to create computer projects and maker projects. Makerspace days are on the second Thursday of each month for those who like projects involving their hands to make anything. Tech days are on the fourth Thursday of the month for those who like to explore how technology works or to build digital projects. This program is made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Adult Coloring @ Wayne
Wayne Branch (West)
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Activity


Adults are invited to participate in coloring at the Library! Use markers or colored pencils to color individual sheets pulled from adult coloring books. All materials will be supplied.



Pokémon League
Pike Branch (West)
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 6:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Activity


Pokémon fans of all ages are invited to get together and have fun with other fans. League events are open to all TCG and VG players regardless of experience level or skills. Using your own cards and Pokémon video games, you can play with other Pokémon players who also love collecting and playing.



Eat What You Grow!
Pike Branch (West)
Saturday, April 29, 2017 2:00 pm

Age Level: Adults, Families
Category: Activity


Registration Required

Adults and families are invited to receive hands-on experience starting easy vegetables from seed and learn about growing a patio or container garden. Attendees can take home a starter plant and some fresh produce to add to their table. This program is made possible by The Indianapolis Garden Club through a grant to the Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Southport Evening Book Discussion
Southport Branch (South)
Monday, April 24, 2017 6:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Book Discussion


Adults are invited to this evening book discussion group.
The book to be discussed is "Come Rain or Come Shine" by Jan Karon.



Beech Grove Chatterbooks
Beech Grove Branch (South)
Monday, April 24, 2017 6:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Book Discussion


Adults are invited to this monthly book discussion.
The book to be discussed is "Air Raid Nights & Radio Days: Hanging On for Dear Life" by Don Schroeder.



College Avenue Book Discussion
College Avenue Branch (North)
Monday, April 24, 2017 6:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Book Discussion


Adults are invited to this monthly book discussion program. This program is made possible by the Robert & Toni Bader Charitable Foundation through a grant to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.
In celebration of National Poetry Month, a poet from the Indiana Writers Center will lead a discussion on "Continuum: New and Selected Poems" by Mari Evans. Refreshments will be served. This program is made possible by the Robert & Toni Bader Charitable Foundation through a grant to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Off the Cuff Teen Book Club
Southport Branch (South)
Thursday, April 27, 2017
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Age Level: Teen (12-17)
Category: Book Discussion


Teens are invited to come to the library and share their favorite books with peers.



iCivics Adult Book Club
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 6:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Book Discussion


Registration Required

Adults are invited to discuss the book, "Lincoln and Chief Justice Taney: Slavery, Secession and the President's War Powers" by James F. Simon. The clashes between President Lincoln and Chief Justice Roger B. Taney over slavery, secession and the president's constitutional war powers went to the heart of Lincoln's presidency. Lincoln and Taney's bitter disagreements began with Taney's Dred Scott opinion in 1857, when the chief justice declared that the Constitution did not grant the black man any rights that the white man was bound to honor. This program, sponsored by Northeast Corridor Quality of Life, will be led by branch manager Shanika Heyward and Robert Wall, Director of We the People.



ABC's of Diabetes
Nora Branch (North)
Thursday, April 27, 2017
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Adults with diabetes or pre-diabetes along with family members and friends are invited to this four-part series accredited by the American Association of Diabetes Educators. It includes instruction on medications, nutrition, exercise, monitoring, complications and available community resources. Class members will participate in individual consultations with a registered dietitian, registered nurse and health educator. Register by calling 317-221-2094 or online at marionhealth.org/diabetes.



iCivics Youth Program
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Thursday, April 27, 2017 5:00 pm

Age Level: School Age (6-11), Teen (12-17)
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Young people are invited to learn about our government system by exploring how and why the U.S. Constitution was created and the application of amendments to protect citizens' rights. Topics include the Constitution, foundations of government, citizenship & participation, civic rights and media influence. This series is facilitated by Winning Experiences.



GED-TASC Classes
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Monday, April 24, 2017
10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Adults are invited to register for free GED/TASC classes which continue each Monday through Thursday through June 2017.



How to Build a Nonprofit Organization: Understanding Nonprofit Collaboration
Central Library (Central)
Saturday, April 29, 2017
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Those who have already established their nonprofit organization are invited to discover the potentials and pitfalls of nonprofit collaboration. Presented by Maury Plambeck, this program is made possible by The Emily Fund and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation. To register, visit eventbrite.com.



How to Build a Nonprofit Organization: Find Your Stats in a Flash!
Central Library (Central)
Saturday, April 29, 2017
10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Those who have already established their nonprofit organization are invited to learn how to use the Indiana State Data Center resources to find data to tell your community's story to stakeholders and funders. This program is presented by Katharine Bourne Springer and is made possible by The Emily Fund and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation. To register, visit eventbrite.com.



Owls: Preschool Art Workshop
Spades Park Branch (East)
Saturday, April 29, 2017 2:00 pm

Age Level: Preschool (3-5)
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Preschoolers and an adult are invited to explore sculpture, simple shapes, and drawing and painting with The Art Lab. Children will listen to a favorite owl story, hand-build a mixed media sculpture, and draw and paint their creation using watercolor and crayons. This program is made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library.



Foil Art Class for Kids!
Nora Branch (North)
Sunday, April 23, 2017 2:00 pm

Age Level: School Age (6-11)
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Children ages 6 - 12 are invited to use a variety of materials to create their own work of art. They'll then add a frame to finish it off! Registration is required. Space is limited to 25 participants.



Writing Your Own Autobiography Series
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Adults are invited to learn ideas for creating their own book of personal stories during this free series presented by Toria Sanders, a former IPS language arts specialist who now operates a tutoring center to assist students.
The topic of this program is "Paragraphing." Attendees will learn how to let their stories flow with order by grouping sentences that go together and to begin new paragraphs by the correct use of transition words.



Spring Cooking Workshops: Freezer to Slow Cooker
Haughville Branch (West)
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 6:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Learn to plan ahead, use your freezer and have meals ready to go right into the crock pot for a whole month! A presenter from the Marion County Health Department will demonstrate a method for preparing stress-free, ready-to-go meals in a snap. The program will include live demonstrations and food tastings.



Spring Cooking Workshops: Cooking With Heart
Southport Branch (South)
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 2:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Learn how smart food choices can help reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke without requiring a special diet or one that's difficult to prepare. Join the Marion County Health Department for delicious, simple and quick tips for cooking for a healthy heart. The program will include live demonstrations, food tastings and a lecture.



Spring Cooking Workshops: Cooking With Heart
Glendale Branch (North)
Thursday, April 27, 2017 2:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Learn how smart food choices can help reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke without requiring a special diet or one that's difficult to prepare. Join the Marion County Health Department for delicious, simple and quick tips for cooking for a healthy heart. The program will include live demonstrations, food tastings and a lecture.



Spring Cooking Workshops: Cooking With Superfoods
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Monday, April 24, 2017 2:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Learn about superfoods that contain antioxidants and natural chemicals that are good for the brain and immune health. The Marion County Health Department will describe how to include these powerhouse foods in an everyday diet and how to cook and store them to preserve their superfood nutrients. This program will include live demonstrations and food tastings.



Spring Cooking Workshops: Cooking With Superfoods
Warren Branch (East)
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 2:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Learn about superfoods that contain antioxidants and natural chemicals that are good for the brain and immune health. The Marion County Health Department will describe how to include these powerhouse foods in an everyday diet and how to cook and store them to preserve their superfood nutrients. This program will include live demonstrations and food tastings.



Spring Cooking Workshops: Cooking With Superfoods
InfoZone Branch (North)
Thursday, April 27, 2017 3:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Learn about superfoods that contain antioxidants and natural chemicals that are good for the brain and immune health. The Marion County Health Department will describe how to include these powerhouse foods in an everyday diet and how to cook and store them to preserve their superfood nutrients. This program will include live demonstrations and food tastings.



Franchise Opportunities for Vets
Central Library (Central)
Monday, April 24, 2017
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Veterans who are interesting in starting a business are invited to learn how to purchase proven franchises and receive special incentives for veterans. This workshop, presented by the Small Business Administration, will describe the myths of franchising, do's and don'ts of small business ownership, business plan preparation, opportunities for spouses or widows of veterans, and other important information.



Tea Education Class
Irvington Branch (South)
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Adults are invited to sample a variety of teas. Learn about the correct water temps and length of brewing for white, yellow, green, oolong, black, red and herbals. Hear about how their teas got created. TeaPots n Treasures uses organic, wild crafted and local ingredients. Donna Yarema from TeaPots n Treasures, past signature Tea Blender for the Canterbury Hotel, will speak and have teas and herbals to sell afterwards.



Digital Couponing Class
Spades Park Branch (East)
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 6:00 pm

Age Level: Teen (12-17), Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Adults and teens are invited to learn how to stretch their shopping dollars during this program presented as part of Money Smart Week.



Microsoft Word 2010 Basics
Central Library (Central)
Saturday, April 29, 2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Learn how to write letters, resumes, papers, and other documents. By the end of this class, you should be able to: create, edit, save, and open a document; change formatting and appearance; check spelling and grammar, and print files. Before taking this class, to be held in the Computer Training Lab, you should be comfortable using a mouse and keyboard. Microsoft classes are made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Microsoft Publisher 2010 Basics
Central Library (Central)
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Learn to create professional-looking materials such as brochures, flyers and newsletters. By the end of this beginners’ class you should be able to know what kinds of publications you can produce with Microsoft Publisher; create a basic publication such as a business card or greeting card; personalize your publication with your own text and images, and print a publication you created. Bring a favorite photograph to scan and insert into your new business card or greeting card. Previous experience using MS Word is necessary for this class. This class is made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation. This class will be held in the Computer Training Lab.



Computer Tips & Tricks: Open Help
Eagle Branch (West)
Thursday, April 27, 2017 10:30 am

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Adults are invited to receive one-on-one help with questions or problems about using a computer or mobile device, including how to use apps, the Internet, email, and any Microsoft Office applications.



Cloud Computing Using Google Drive
Central Library (Central)
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Google Drive is free and accessible from any device with an Internet connection. Learn to use Google’s free suite of products for creating, editing, and sharing documents, spreadsheets, presentations, and other types of files. By the end of this class, you should know how to edit and share documents and set up workgroup collaboration on Google Docs files, install browser extensions onto the Google Chrome Web browser, and use Google Drive to store personal files online. Before taking this class, to be held in the Computer Training Lab, you must be experienced using a mouse and keyboard and be able to get into your own Google Gmail account. If you do not have a gmail.com account, please arrive 30 minutes early to get help creating one.



Mini Computer Basics & Email Basics
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Thursday, April 27, 2017
5:00 pm - 5:45 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Computers & Technology


Adults who have little or no experience using a PC are invited to learn to use a mouse and keyboard and other components of a computer. In addition, those with experience using a mouse, keyboard and Internet navigation are invited to learn how to manage their email accounts, avoid spam, and send and receive messages.



How to Save Money With Digital Coupons
Central Library (Central)
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Discover how to use a computer or smartphone to save money with coupons found on the Internet. By the end of this class you should be able to locate and “clip” digital coupons for local retailers, print coupons from websites, and find couponing apps for your smartphone. Participants will need their own email account in order to take this class, to be held in the Computer Training Lab. Experience using mouse, keyboard and Internet is required.



Online Safety & Privacy
Central Library (Central)
Monday, April 24, 2017
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Learn how to protect yourself from dishonest practices on the Internet. In this class, to be held in the Computer Training Lab, you will learn to create strong passwords and easy ways to remember them, ways to shield your privacy, and how to avoid other dangers as you browse and shop on the internet. To take this class, you must have a sound understanding of the keyboard, mouse and Internet and should have taken the Internet Basics or Email Basics class.



Computer Help @ Pike
Pike Branch (West)
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Adults are invited to an open computer lab to receive one-on-one help with computers and mobile devices. Questions about ebooks, email, Microsoft Office applications and more are encouraged.



Microsoft Access 2010 Basics Level II
Central Library (Central)
Friday, April 28, 2017
10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


In Access Level I, we learned how to design tables from scratch, run queries and establish relationships between tables. In level II, learn to create customized forms and run detailed reports on your data. Please complete the Access Level I class before taking this class to be held in the Computer Training Lab.



Search App Instruction for Homeschoolers
Southport Branch (South)
Monday, April 24, 2017
10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Age Level: School Age (6-11), Teen (12-17)
Category: Computers & Technology


Registration Required

Homeschool students are invited to learn about educational search apps available through the Library.
Search apps presented during this event will be Primary Search and Indiana History Online.



Yahoo! and Outlook.com
Central Library (Central)
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Learn to manage your Yahoo! or Outlook.com email account, send files and keep your inbox free of spam email. By the end of this class you should be able to send and receive email notes, add files such as photos to your emails, open and save a file attached to an email sent to you, delete large numbers of unwanted emails, and keep spam email from appearing in your inbox. Can’t get into your email? Arrive 30 minutes early for help creating a new email account. This class, to be held in the Computer Training Lab, requires experience using the mouse, keyboard and Internet.



States of Incarceration: An Exhibit
Central Library (Central)
Thursday, April 13, 2017 - Sunday, May 14, 2017
During Library Hours

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Exhibit


View an exhibit that brings together a national community of over 500 people in 20 cities to illustrate the past, present and future of mass incarceration. Teams of students designed the exhibition pieces that explore a history of incarceration in their own communities. These include Angola’s slave plantation-turned-prison in Louisiana, the legacies of the Dakota Wars for Native American incarceration in Minnesota, and immigration detention at Ellis Island and Elizabeth, New Jersey. Together, they created a diverse genealogy of the incarceration generation, challenging viewers to remember the past and use the insights of history to shape what happens next. This is presented in partnership with IUPUI Humanities Action Lab and The Medical History Museum.
This exhibit can be viewed during regular Library hours in the Atrium.



Job Center at the Library
Warren Branch (East)
Sunday, April 23, 2017
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free service for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The Job Center is made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Job Center at the Library
Warren Branch (East)
Monday, April 24, 2017
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free service for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The Job Center is made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Job Center at the Library
Warren Branch (East)
Thursday, April 27, 2017
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free service for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The Job Center is made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Job Center at the Library
Brightwood Branch (East)
Thursday, April 27, 2017
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free service for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The Job Center is made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Job Center at the Library
Brightwood Branch (East)
Monday, April 24, 2017
11:30 am - 3:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free service for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The Job Center is made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Job Center at the Library
College Avenue Branch (North)
Monday, April 24, 2017
2:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free service for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The Job Center is made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Job Center at the Library
College Avenue Branch (North)
Thursday, April 27, 2017
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free service for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The Job Center is made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Job Center at the Library
Eagle Branch (West)
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free service for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The Job Center is made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Job Center at the Library
Eagle Branch (West)
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free service for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The Job Center is made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Job Center at the Library
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free service for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The Job Center is made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Job Center at the Library
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Saturday, April 29, 2017
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free service for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The Job Center is made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Job Center at the Library
Pike Branch (West)
Monday, April 24, 2017
10:30 am - 2:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free service for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The Job Center is made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Job Center at the Library
Pike Branch (West)
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free service for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The Job Center is made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Job Center at the Library
Pike Branch (West)
Sunday, April 23, 2017
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free service for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The Job Center is made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Job Center at the Library
Southport Branch (South)
Monday, April 24, 2017
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free service for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The Job Center is made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Job Center at the Library
Southport Branch (South)
Thursday, April 27, 2017
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free service for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The Job Center is made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Job Center @ East Thirty-Eighth Street
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
2:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free service for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The Job Center is made possible by the Office of the Lawrence Township Trustee and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Job Center @ East Thirty-Eighth Street
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Monday, April 24, 2017
11:30 am - 3:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free service for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The Job Center is made possible by the Office of the Lawrence Township Trustee and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Job Center @ East Thirty-Eighth Street
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Saturday, April 29, 2017
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free service for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The Job Center is made possible by the Office of the Lawrence Township Trustee and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Monday, April 24, 2017
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free class for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session, held in the Computer Training Lab, will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The TCU Foundation Job Center is made possible by TCU Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Sunday, April 23, 2017
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free class for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session, held in the Computer Training Lab, will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The TCU Foundation Job Center is made possible by TCU Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Friday, April 28, 2017
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free class for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session, held in the Computer Training Lab, will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The TCU Foundation Job Center is made possible by TCU Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Job Center @ Lawrence
Lawrence Branch (East)
Thursday, April 27, 2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


In partnership with WorkOne and EmployIndy, the Library presents a free service for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The Job Center is made possible by the Office of the Lawrence Township Trustee and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Job Center @ Lawrence
Lawrence Branch (East)
Monday, April 24, 2017
10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


In partnership with WorkOne and EmployIndy, the Library presents a free service for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The Job Center is made possible by the Office of the Lawrence Township Trustee and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Library Board of Trustees
Brightwood Branch (East)
Monday, April 24, 2017 6:30 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Meeting


The public is invited to attend the monthly meeting of the Library Board of Trustees and meet Board members. Call 275-4003 to confirm the time of the meeting.



Immigrant Welcome Center Mobile Branch
Pike Branch (West)
Thursday, April 27, 2017
2:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Multicultural Program


New immigrants to Indianapolis are invited to interact with Natural Helpers from the Immigrant Welcome Center who can help them connect with local resources, including Library resources.
Individuals can stop by to speak with someone in French.



Immigrant Welcome Center Mobile Branch
Pike Branch (West)
Saturday, April 29, 2017
11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Multicultural Program


New immigrants to Indianapolis are invited to interact with Natural Helpers from the Immigrant Welcome Center who can help them connect with local resources, including Library resources.
Individuals can stop by to speak with someone in Urdu, Hindi and Punjabi.



Immigrant Welcome Center Mobile Branch
East Washington Branch (South)
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Multicultural Program


New immigrants to Indianapolis are invited to interact with Natural Helpers from the Immigrant Welcome Center who can help them connect with local resources, including Library resources.
Individuals can stop by to speak with someone in Spanish.



Immigrant Welcome Center Mobile Branch
East Washington Branch (South)
Saturday, April 29, 2017
11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Multicultural Program


New immigrants to Indianapolis are invited to interact with Natural Helpers from the Immigrant Welcome Center who can help them connect with local resources, including Library resources.
Stop by to speak with someone in Spanish.



English Conversation Circle
Nora Branch (North)
Monday, April 24, 2017 6:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Multicultural Program


Adults who wish to practice and improve their English speaking skills in a safe and welcoming place are invited to this free session.



English Conversation Circle
Haughville Branch (West)
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 6:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Multicultural Program


Adults who wish to practice and improve their English speaking skills in a safe and welcoming place are invited to this free session.



English Conversation Circle
Pike Branch (West)
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 6:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Multicultural Program


Adults who wish to practice and improve their English speaking skills in a safe and welcoming place are invited to this free session.



English Conversation Circle
Southport Branch (South)
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 6:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Multicultural Program


Adults who wish to practice and improve their English speaking skills in a safe and welcoming place are invited to this free session.



Poetry Open Mic Night
College Avenue Branch (North)
Friday, April 28, 2017 6:30 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Performance or Presentation


Registration Required

In celebration of National Poetry Month, individuals of all ages are invited to share their work. Indiana Poet Laureate Shari Wagner will be the evening's featuring poet. Poets wishing to participate may register beginning April 1.



States of Incarceration: Mass Story Lab
Central Library (Central)
Saturday, April 29, 2017
10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Performance or Presentation


In association with the April 13 - May 14 Central Library exhibit, "States of Incarceration," local community members affected by mass incarceration will share their stories and invite attendees to brainstorm solutions for social justice. This dialogue-based program brings together people with diverse perspectives and experiences to explore re-entry issues in central Indiana. This program is presented in partnership with the IUPUI Humanities Action Lab.



Safe Tots: A Child Safety Demonstration
Warren Branch (East)
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 6:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Performance or Presentation


Registration Required

As part of National Prevent Child Abuse Month, caregivers are invited to join STARS for Children for a free, hour-long session on such topics as Safe to Sleep and Safe Haven Law. Registration is required by calling 317-870-3267.



Beginner's Guide to Business Success
Central Library (Central)
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Performance or Presentation


Adults are invited for an overview of the skills and tools needed to start a business. Learn about the advantages and disadvantages of owning a business, the use of various forms needed for a business, funding sources, and the fundamentals of formation, organization, marketing and cash management. This program is presented by SCORE. Registration is required by visiting https://goo.gl/RLLglw.



Young Actors Theatre: The Secret Garden
Central Library (Central)
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 6:00 pm

Age Level: School Age (6-11), Teen (12-17), Families
Category: Performance or Presentation


Families, school-age children and teens are invited to a performance of the classic story, "The Secret Garden," reimagined by 4th through 12th grade students of the Young Actors Theatre. It's about a girl named Mary who is determined to revive the beauty of the garden that once was. Surrounded by spirits from the past, who both warn and welcome her, determined Mary begins to peel away the layers of sadness that cover the house and the garden, showing us the power that one small girl can have when she wants things to grow.
This program, to be held in Central Library's Clowes Auditorium, is made possible by the Robert & Toni Bader Charitable Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Young Actors Theatre: The Secret Garden
Central Library (Central)
Saturday, April 29, 2017 2:00 pm

Age Level: School Age (6-11), Teen (12-17), Families
Category: Performance or Presentation


Families, school-age children and teens are invited to a performance of the classic story, "The Secret Garden," reimagined by 4th through 12th grade students of the Young Actors Theatre. It's about a girl named Mary who is determined to revive the beauty of the garden that once was. Surrounded by spirits from the past, who both warn and welcome her, determined Mary begins to peel away the layers of sadness that cover the house and the garden, showing us the power that one small girl can have when she wants things to grow.
This program, to be held in Central Library's Clowes Auditorium, is made possible by the Robert & Toni Bader Charitable Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Legacies Leading Legacies
Central Library (Central)
Saturday, April 29, 2017
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Performance or Presentation


Individuals of all ages are invited for live performances by local spoken word artists voicing their expressions in honor of the legacy that poets and storytellers have left during National Poetry Month. Selected works will be shared via the Library's social media through April 28. This program is presented by the Library's African-American History Committee and Center for African-American Literature and Culture at Central Library and is made possible by Lilly Endowment through a grant to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.
This program will be held in the Annis West Reading Room.



Toddler Storytime at Franklin Road
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 10:15 am

Age Level: Toddlers (2 years)
Category: Story Time


Toddlers 18 - 36 months and an adult are invited for stories, songs, finger plays and flannel board activities just right for toddlers.



Preschool Storytime at Glendale
Glendale Branch (North)
Thursday, April 27, 2017 10:30 am

Age Level: Preschool (3-5)
Category: Story Time


Preschoolers ages 3 - 5 and an adult are invited for stories, songs, fingerplays and a craft.



Baby Storytime at Glendale
Glendale Branch (North)
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 10:30 am

Age Level: Babies (Birth-2)
Category: Story Time


Babies up to 36 months and an adult are invited for stories, songs, fingerplays and fun! Each session will be followed by playtime with special toys designed just for babies.



Baby Storytime at Glendale
Glendale Branch (North)
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 10:30 am

Age Level: Babies (Birth-2)
Category: Story Time


Babies up to 36 months and an adult are invited for stories, songs, fingerplays and fun! Each session will be followed by playtime with special toys designed just for babies.



Preschool Storytime at Southport
Southport Branch (South)
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 10:30 am

Age Level: Preschool (3-5)
Category: Story Time


Preschoolers ages 3 - 5 and an adult are invited for an active class featuring stories, songs and rhymes that focus on early literacy skills and school preparedness. This program will be followed by age appropriate learning activities.



Toddler Time at Irvington
Irvington Branch (South)
Monday, April 24, 2017 10:30 am

Age Level: Toddlers (2 years)
Category: Story Time


Toddlers who are 2-years-old and an adult are invited for songs, rhymes, stories and crafts in the informal setting of the Library's Story Theatre.



Play Date Preschool Storytime at Fountain Square
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Monday, April 24, 2017 11:00 am

Age Level: Preschool (3-5)
Category: Story Time


Preschoolers and an adult are invited for stories, songs, fingerplays and rhymes following by playtime at the library.



Preschool Storytime at Pike
Pike Branch (West)
Thursday, April 27, 2017 10:15 am

Age Level: Preschool (3-5)
Category: Story Time


Preschoolers ages 3 - 5 and an adult are invited for stories, action rhymes and fingerplays to encourage their love for books and reading.



Preschool Storytime at Decatur
Decatur Branch (West)
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 10:30 am

Age Level: Preschool (3-5)
Category: Story Time


Preschoolers and an adult are invited for stories, fingerplays and crafts followed by playtime.



Preschool Storytime at Decatur
Decatur Branch (West)
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 10:30 am

Age Level: Preschool (3-5)
Category: Story Time


Preschoolers and an adult are invited for stories, fingerplays and crafts followed by playtime.



Preschool Storytime at Spades Park
Spades Park Branch (East)
Thursday, April 27, 2017 10:30 am

Age Level: Preschool (3-5)
Category: Story Time


Preschoolers and an adult are invited for stories, songs, fingerplays and a craft.



Toddler & Preschool Storytime at Nora
Nora Branch (North)
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 10:30 am

Age Level: Toddlers (2 years), Preschool (3-5)
Category: Story Time


Children ages 1 (walkers) through 5 and an adult are invited for stories, songs, music and movement activities.



Toddler & Preschool Storytime at Nora
Nora Branch (North)
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 10:30 am

Age Level: Toddlers (2 years), Preschool (3-5)
Category: Story Time


Children ages 1 (walkers) through 5 and an adult are invited for stories, songs, music and movement activities.



Baby and Toddler Storytime at Warren
Warren Branch (East)
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 10:15 am

Age Level: Babies (Birth-2), Toddlers (2 years)
Category: Story Time


Babies and toddlers up to 36 months and an adult are invited for stories, songs, music and toys!



Preschool Storytime at Warren
Warren Branch (East)
Thursday, April 27, 2017 10:30 am

Age Level: Preschool (3-5), Families
Category: Story Time


Preschoolers and their families are invited for weekly stories, crafts and play time. Families and homeschoolers of all ages are welcome to attend.



Preschool Stories Galore
Wayne Branch (West)
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 10:30 am

Age Level: Preschool (3-5)
Category: Story Time


Preschoolers ages 2 - 6 and an adult are invited for stories, songs and fingerplays. An arts and craft time will follow the storytime.



Baby Lapsit at Franklin Road
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Thursday, April 27, 2017 10:15 am

Age Level: Babies (Birth-2)
Category: Story Time


Babies up to 18 months and an adult are invited for stories, songs, rhymes and flannel board activities just right for babies.



Baby and Toddler Storytime at Southport
Southport Branch (South)
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 10:30 am

Age Level: Babies (Birth-2), Toddlers (2 years)
Category: Story Time


Babies and toddlers up to age 3 with an adult are invited for an active class featuring stories, songs and rhymes that focus on early literacy skills. This program will be followed by playtime with age appropriate toys and sensory activities.



Baby and Toddler Storytime at Southport
Southport Branch (South)
Thursday, April 27, 2017 10:30 am

Age Level: Babies (Birth-2), Toddlers (2 years)
Category: Story Time


Babies and toddlers up to age 3 with an adult are invited for an active class featuring stories, songs and rhymes that focus on early literacy skills. This program will be followed by playtime with age appropriate toys and sensory activities.



Preschool Storytime at Lawrence
Lawrence Branch (East)
Friday, April 28, 2017 10:30 am

Age Level: Preschool (3-5)
Category: Story Time


Preschoolers ages 4 - 6 and an adult are invited for stories, songs, coloring and writing exercises, or a simple craft.



Little Learners Storytime
Central Library (Central)
Friday, April 28, 2017 11:00 am

Age Level: Babies (Birth-2), Toddlers (2 years), Preschool (3-5)
Category: Story Time


Little learners ages birth - 5 years old and their families are invited to come together for stories, songs and rhymes. All are welcome to stay after to play!



Mother Goose on the Loose
College Avenue Branch (North)
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 10:30 am

Age Level: Babies (Birth-2), Toddlers (2 years), Preschool (3-5)
Category: Story Time


Babies, toddlers and preschoolers and an adult are invited for an early literacy program using rhymes, songs, puppets and instruments to foster speech development, motor coordination, self-confidence and sensitivity to others. Adult participation is required.



Mother Goose on the Loose
College Avenue Branch (North)
Thursday, April 27, 2017 10:30 am

Age Level: Babies (Birth-2), Toddlers (2 years), Preschool (3-5)
Category: Story Time


Babies, toddlers and preschoolers and an adult are invited for an early literacy program using rhymes, songs, puppets and instruments to foster speech development, motor coordination, self-confidence and sensitivity to others. Adult participation is required.



Preschool Story Explorers
Irvington Branch (South)
Thursday, April 27, 2017 10:30 am

Age Level: Preschool (3-5)
Category: Story Time


Preschoolers and an adult are invited for stories, song and dance, and STEM activities intended to build a love for reading and learning.



Toddler Tales at Pike
Pike Branch (West)
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 10:15 am

Age Level: Toddlers (2 years)
Category: Story Time


Babies and toddlers and an adult are invited for stories, songs, rhymes and playtime.



Baby Lapsit Storytime at Nora
Nora Branch (North)
Thursday, April 27, 2017 10:30 am

Age Level: Babies (Birth-2)
Category: Story Time


Babies up to 18 months (non-walkers) and an adult are invited for stories, music and activities.



Toddler Storytime at Lawrence
Lawrence Branch (East)
Thursday, April 27, 2017 10:30 am

Age Level: Toddlers (2 years)
Category: Story Time


Toddlers 2 and 3 years old an adult are invited for simply stories, songs and playtime.



Baby Lapsit Storytime at Lawrence
Lawrence Branch (East)
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 10:30 am

Age Level: Babies (Birth-2)
Category: Story Time


Babies from newborns to pre-walkers around 18 months old and an adult are invited for board books, bounces and playtime.



Preschool Storytime & Craft @ Beech Grove
Beech Grove Branch (South)
Thursday, April 27, 2017 11:00 am

Age Level: Preschool (3-5)
Category: Story Time


Preschoolers and an adult are invited to join children's librarians for stories and fun activities.



Terrific Tuesdays!
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 10:30 am

Age Level: Preschool (3-5)
Category: Story Time


Preschoolers and an adult are invited to visit the Talley Story Theatre for stories read by a community of readers for fun, laughs and a good time.



eBook Tinker Station
Central Library (Central)
Thursday, April 27, 2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category:


Patrons are invited to learn how to select and use eReaders, as well as search and download materials from the Library's extensive collection of eBooks, audiobooks and digital music. Patrons can drop in anytime during this two-hour visit by the Library's traveling eBook Tinker Station, which is staffed by an eReader expert who can answer questions about the equipment and collection. The Station provides reliable and unbiased information about this growing technology. The Tinker Helpline is also available to call for answers to your questions at 317-275-4500. This service is made possible by Comcast Heartland Region, the ALA/Information Today Library of the Future Award, and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.
This offering will be held in the Atrium.