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PAWS to Read at Wayne
Wayne Branch (West)
Saturday, October 1, 2016
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children who are reluctant readers are invited to read to Gracie or Dandy, Golden Doodles. This activity can help young ones improve their reading skills and self-confidence. Participants may sign-up for a 10-minute reading session with Gracie or Dandy.



Homework Lounge: Get Caught Reading!
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

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


School-age children and teens are invited to the Library to do their homework. They can do their homework first and then have the rest of the evening for fun!



Homework Lounge: Get Caught Reading!
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Thursday, September 29, 2016
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

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


School-age children and teens are invited to the Library to do their homework. They can do their homework first and then have the rest of the evening for fun!



Barks to Books at Pike
Pike Branch (West)
Saturday, October 1, 2016
11:00 am - 1:00 pm

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


Young ones who need to practice their reading skills are invited to tell a story to trained therapy dogs. Reading to dogs has been shown to increase children's reading skills and confidence. The therapy dogs are calm, patient, attentive and non-judgmental listeners. Each child will get a bookmark of the dog they read to that day.



Teen Game Day at Pike
Pike Branch (West)
Thursday, September 29, 2016
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.



LEGO Land
Lawrence Branch (East)
Monday, September 26, 2016
4:00 pm - 5:00 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.



Game Night @ Central
Central Library (Central)
Monday, September 26, 2016
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions, Families
Category: Activity


Table-top game lovers are invited to try a collection of over 120 classic and modern board, card and dice games for kids and adults. Rediscover such favorites as Scrabble, Chess, Monopoly and Uno, or try something new such as Ticket to Ride, Carcassonne, King of Tokyo and Pandemic. Learning Curve staff and Mayfair Game Shepherds will be available to make recommendations and answer questions. Gamers under 12 should be accompanied by an adult.



Teen Gaming @ Decatur
Decatur Branch (West)
Monday, September 26, 2016
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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


Teens are invited to challenge their friends and test their skills with the Wii, Xbox, card games and board games.



Evening Explorers: Activity Night
Wayne Branch (West)
Monday, September 26, 2016
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.



Touch-a-Bus @ the Library!
Glendale Branch (North)
Saturday, October 1, 2016
10:30 am - 11:30 am

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


Preschoolers and an adult are invited for a unique storytime experience. Young transportation enthusiasts can climb aboard and explore an IndyGo bus and listen to a bilingual bus-themed story.



Touch-a-Bus @ the Library!
Haughville Branch (West)
Saturday, October 1, 2016
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

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


Preschoolers and an adult are invited for a unique storytime experience. Young transportation enthusiasts can climb aboard and explore an IndyGo bus and listen to a bilingual bus-themed story.



Meet Bob the Builder!
Central Library (Central)
Sunday, September 25, 2016
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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


Children and families are invited to sign up for their first library card with Bob the Builder! Pose for pictures with Bob, win cool prizes, check out books, do building activities and more. This program is presented in partnership with WFYI.
This program will be held in Central Library's Learning Curve. Bob the Builder © 2016 HIT Entertainment Limited and Keith Chapman.



National Voter Registration Day @ the Library
Central Library (Central)
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 During Library Hours

Age Level: Adults
Category: Activity


Adults who are first-time voters, have moved or changed their name since the last election are encouraged to update their registration and receive important resource information about the November 8 general election. Library staff will assist individuals in using www.indianavoters.com, the site of the Election Division of the Indiana Secretary of State's Office, to register to vote, update their voter registration, print an Indiana registration form, and access other election day resources. Printed and completed registration forms must be mailed or delivered to a county election office before the October 11 deadline.
This event at Central Library is being conducted in partnership with Indy Reads.



National Voter Registration Day @ the Library
Spades Park Branch (East)
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 During Library Hours

Age Level: Adults
Category: Activity


Adults who are first-time voters, have moved or changed their name since the last election are encouraged to update their registration and receive important resource information about the November 8 general election. Library staff will assist individuals in using www.indianavoters.com, the site of the Election Division of the Indiana Secretary of State's Office, to register to vote, update their voter registration, print an Indiana registration form, and access other election day resources. Printed and completed registration forms must be mailed or delivered to a county election office before the October 11 deadline.



National Voter Registration Day @ the Library
Pike Branch (West)
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 During Library Hours

Age Level: Adults
Category: Activity


Adults who are first-time voters, have moved or changed their name since the last election are encouraged to update their registration and receive important resource information about the November 8 general election. Library staff will assist individuals in using www.indianavoters.com, the site of the Election Division of the Indiana Secretary of State's Office, to register to vote, update their voter registration, print an Indiana registration form, and access other election day resources. Printed and completed registration forms must be mailed or delivered to a county election office before the October 11 deadline.



National Voter Registration Day @ the Library
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
1:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Activity


Adults who are first-time voters, have moved or changed their name since the last election are encouraged to update their registration and receive important resource information about the November 8 general election. Library staff will assist individuals in using www.indianavoters.com, the site of the Election Division of the Indiana Secretary of State's Office, to register to vote, update their voter registration, print an Indiana registration form, and access other election day resources. Printed and completed registration forms must be mailed or delivered to a county election office before the October 11 deadline.



Spades Park Book Discussion
Spades Park Branch (East)
Wednesday, September 28, 2016
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Book Discussion


Adults are invited to this monthly book discussion program.
The book to be discussed is "Never Let Me Go" by Kazuo Ishiguro.



East 38th Street Shared Reading Group
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Friday, September 30, 2016
10:00 am - 11:30 am

Age Level: Adults
Category: Book Discussion


Adults are invited to discuss the selected book title. Facilitator Anja Petrakopoulos, who was trained by The Reader Organisation, will read excerpts from the book, but group members may volunteer to do so. The reading is interspersed with discussion. Refreshments will be served.



Beech Grove Chatterbooks
Beech Grove Branch (South)
Monday, September 26, 2016 6:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Book Discussion


Adults are invited to this monthly book discussion.
The book to be discussed is "What This River Keeps" by Greg Schwipps.



College Avenue Book Discussion
College Avenue Branch (North)
Monday, September 26, 2016
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Book Discussion


Adults are invited to this monthly book discussion program.
The book to be discussed is "Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close" by Jonathan Safran Foer.



Before the Movie . . . Book Discussion Group
Nora Branch (North)
Saturday, October 1, 2016 10:30 am

Age Level: Adults
Category: Book Discussion


Registration Required

Adults are invited to discuss a book on which an upcoming movie is based before going to see the movie.
The book to be discussed is "The Girl on the Train." The movie version opens in theaters on October 7.



How to Build a Nonprofit Organization: Program Development
Central Library (Central)
Saturday, October 1, 2016
10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Those who have already established their nonprofit organization are invited to discover the main components of a solid program plan that can provide quality services to the community. This program is made possible by BMO Harris Bank, The Emily Fund and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.
This program will be held in the Knall Meeting Room. Register by visiting www.eventbrite.com.



How to Build a Nonprofit Organization: Effective Grant Proposals and Management
Central Library (Central)
Saturday, October 1, 2016
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 learn useful tips on how to write compelling proposals and effective post-grant procedures. This workshop, presented by Gail Thomas Strong, will help attendees gain new skills and learn how to win grant money. This program is made possible by BMO Harris Bank, The Emily Fund and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.
This program will be held in the Knall Meeting Room. Register by visiting www.eventbrite.com. Registration opens approximately two months prior to the workshop.



GED-TASC Classes
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Monday, September 26, 2016
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.



Harp Songs and Stories: Infant and Toddler Music Class
College Avenue Branch (North)
Thursday, September 29, 2016 10:30 am

Age Level: Babies (Birth-2), Toddlers (2 years)
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Babies and toddlers under the age of three and an adult are invited for a special introduction to the concert harp. They'll explore the connection between language and music and share stories.



Music, Movement and Storytelling
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 1:15 pm

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers are invited to explore how music and dancing can go together. This program, sponsored by PNC Foundation, also will show how storytelling comes to life with creative body poses relating to nature and animals accented by live music.



Music, Movement and Storytelling
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 10:15 am

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers are invited to explore how music and dancing can go together. This program, sponsored by PNC Foundation, also will show how storytelling comes to life with creative body poses relating to nature and animals accented by live music.



Music, Movement and Storytelling
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 11:15 am

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers are invited to explore how music and dancing can go together. This program, sponsored by PNC Foundation, also will show how storytelling comes to life with creative body poses relating to nature and animals accented by live music.



Teen Young Actor's Theatre Workshops: Auditioning
Pike Branch (West)
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 3:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Teens in grades 6 - 12 are invited to empower themselves for a future audition. This program, presented by the Young Actor's Theatre, a local youth theatre group that creates original work, will help them find a monologue, practice cold readings and give feedback on how to come in confident and truly become another character.



Teen Young Actor's Theatre Workshops: Auditioning
College Avenue Branch (North)
Saturday, October 1, 2016 11:00 am

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


Registration Required

Teens in grades 6 - 12 are invited to empower themselves for a future audition. This program, presented by the Young Actor's Theatre, a local youth theatre group that creates original work, will help them find a monologue, practice cold readings and give feedback on how to come in confident and truly become another character.



Memory Writing Workshop
Irvington Branch (South)
Saturday, October 1, 2016 2:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Those who want to preserve the stories of their lives or better understand what made them who they are can learn a simple method of turning memories into words during this 90-minute workshop presented by the Indiana Writers Center in association with the 2016 Indy Author Fair being held at Central Library on October 29th.



How to Use the Keyboard & Mouse: Introduction to Computers
Central Library (Central)
Friday, September 30, 2016
10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Adults with little or no experience in using a computer are invited to the Computer Training Lab to learn to use the computer mouse and keyboard, a needed skill in order to use a computer and the Internet. By the end of this class you should be able to recognize the major parts of a personal computer; understand the meaning of key computer terms; use a mouse and the on-screen cursor to make the computer do what you want it to; understand the parts of the keyboard and how to use them to create, change and delete text, and how to use the Microsoft Windows 7 desktop and toolbars.



Microsoft Word 2010 Basics
Central Library (Central)
Monday, September 26, 2016
2:30 pm - 4:30 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)
Thursday, September 29, 2016
2:00 pm - 4:00 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.



Introduction to SAVI Databases of Central Indiana Statistics
Central Library (Central)
Wednesday, September 28, 2016
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


SAVI (Social Assets and Vulnerabilities Indicators -- www.savi.org) is a free online information system that helps you map, compare and store data about 2,000 Central Indiana communities. SAVI’s comprehensive, up-to-date statistics on housing, education, crime, and much more help businesses and organization create the charts, graphs, maps, and other results to make data-informed decisions. This introductory class, to be held in the Computer Training Lab, provides an overview to help participants decide whether they want to learn more about how to use SAVI.



Computer Tips & Tricks: Open Help
Eagle Branch (West)
Monday, September 26, 2016 6:00 pm

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.



Introduction to Microsoft Word at East 38th Street
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Monday, September 26, 2016
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Adults are invited to this introduction to word processing skills. Learn to create, edit, format, save and print documents, along with tips and hints. This is offered in Microsoft Office 2010.



Mini Computer Basics & Email Basics
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Thursday, September 29, 2016
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.



WordPress.com Basics: Create a Blog Using the Free WordPress.com Service
Central Library (Central)
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Learn the basics of creating a maintaining your own blog on WordPress.com. By the end of this workshop, you will have: created a WordPress.com account; created a blog post; learned how to select a graphical “theme” for your blog; learned to add images, and published an About Page with a photo. Before participating in this workshop, you much be able to get into your own existing email account and feel comfortable using the mouse, keyboard, email, and the Internet. Bring to class any digital photos that you want to add to your blog. Arrive early if you want help scanning photos. This class will be held in the Computer Training Lab.



Computer Help @ Pike
Pike Branch (West)
Wednesday, September 28, 2016
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)
Wednesday, September 28, 2016
5:30 pm - 7:30 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, you will 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.



Pivot Tables in Microsoft Excel
Central Library (Central)
Wednesday, September 28, 2016
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Learn how use pivot tables to sort and summarize data in Microsoft Excel 2010. Before taking this class, to be held in the Mini Lab on the 4th floor, you must complete the Excel Basics class.



The Indiana History Club: How We All Save History
Central Library (Central)
Friday, February 5, 2016 - Saturday, December 31, 2016
During Library Hours

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Exhibit


Patrons are invited to view a special exhibit in the Nina Mason Pulliam Indianapolis Special Collections Room that highlights how Indiana's history has been recorded and disseminated through various types of media and the creators behind them. The exhibit will include examples of personal items, such as photographs, letters and media and how those have been preserved. It also highlights the role of such institutions as the Indiana State Library, Indiana Historical Society and Indiana State Archives.



Ordinary Hangzhou: An Exhibit
Central Library (Central)
Wednesday, August 10, 2016 - Friday, September 30, 2016
During Library Hours

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Exhibit


Patrons are invited to view an exhibit of 55 images depicting the daily life of citizens of Hangzhou, China, an Indianapolis Sister City. Images will describe what citizens eat, wear, how they live and how they commute while subtly carrying the information of their identity and philosophy of past times. Indianapolis is one of approximately 10 cities worldwide presenting the exhibit to commemorate Hangzhou's hosting of the international Group of Twenty (G20) summit.



Flava Fresh XIII
College Avenue Branch (North)
Thursday, September 22, 2016 - Saturday, January 21, 2017
During Library Hours

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Exhibit


View the works of over 50 local and regional visual artists during this annual juried exhibition presentation series of contemporary fine art. The exhibit is coordinated by local artist D. DelReverda-Jennings.



Job Center at the Library
Brightwood Branch (East)
Monday, September 26, 2016
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 Robert & Toni Bader Charitable Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Job Center at the Library
Brightwood Branch (East)
Thursday, September 29, 2016
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 the Robert & Toni Bader Charitable Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Job Center at the Library
College Avenue Branch (North)
Monday, September 26, 2016
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 Robert & Toni Bader Charitable Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Job Center at the Library
College Avenue Branch (North)
Thursday, September 29, 2016
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 the Robert & Toni Bader Charitable Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Job Center at the Library
Eagle Branch (West)
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
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 Robert & Toni Bader Charitable Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Job Center at the Library
Eagle Branch (West)
Wednesday, September 28, 2016
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 Robert & Toni Bader Charitable Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Job Center at the Library
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
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 the Robert & Toni Bader Charitable Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Job Center at the Library
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Saturday, October 1, 2016
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 the Robert & Toni Bader Charitable Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Job Center at the Library
Warren Branch (East)
Sunday, September 25, 2016
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 Robert & Toni Bader Charitable Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Job Center at the Library
Pike Branch (West)
Sunday, September 25, 2016
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 Robert & Toni Bader Charitable Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Job Center at the Library
Pike Branch (West)
Monday, September 26, 2016
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 the Robert & Toni Bader Charitable Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Job Center at the Library
Pike Branch (West)
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
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 the Robert & Toni Bader Charitable Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Job Center at the Library
Southport Branch (South)
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
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 the Robert & Toni Bader Charitable Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Job Center at the Library
Southport Branch (South)
Sunday, September 25, 2016
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 Robert & Toni Bader Charitable Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Job Center at the Library
Southport Branch (South)
Wednesday, September 28, 2016
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 Robert & Toni Bader Charitable Foundation 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, September 26, 2016
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)
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
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)
Saturday, October 1, 2016
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, September 26, 2016
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, September 25, 2016
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, September 30, 2016
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, September 29, 2016
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, September 26, 2016
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
Nora Branch (North)
Monday, September 26, 2016 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.



Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month: ¡RITMO LATINO! Frame Drum Making Workshop
Haughville Branch (West)
Monday, September 26, 2016 5:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children and young people ages 6 and up are invited to make a traditional Latin American frame drum with an authentic sound from common, everyday materials. This program is presented by Sancocho.



Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month: ¡RITMO LATINO! Frame Drum Making Workshop
Wayne Branch (West)
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 6:30 pm

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


Registration Required

Children and young people ages 6 and up are invited to make a traditional Latin American frame drum with an authentic sound from common, everyday materials. This program is presented by Sancocho.



Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month: ¡RITMO LATINO! Frame Drum Making Workshop
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Saturday, October 1, 2016 11:00 am

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


Registration Required

Children and young people ages 6 and up are invited to make a traditional Latin American frame drum with an authentic sound from common, everyday materials. This program is presented by Sancocho.



Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month: ¡TUMBAO! CHANCLETA: DANCE AND MUSIC of Cuba
Glendale Branch (North)
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 6:00 pm

Age Level: Teen (12-17)
Category: Multicultural Program


Registration Required

Teens are invited to learn the chancleta, a dance created by African slaves popular in the eastern part of Cuba. They'll also learn the traditional rhythms as both dancers and drummers. This program is presented by Sancocho.



Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month: ¡TUMBAO! CHANCLETA: DANCE AND MUSIC of Cuba
Brightwood Branch (East)
Saturday, October 1, 2016 3:00 pm

Age Level: Teen (12-17)
Category: Multicultural Program


Registration Required

Teens are invited to learn the chancleta, a dance created by African slaves popular in the eastern part of Cuba. They'll also learn the traditional rhythms as both dancers and drummers. This program is presented by Sancocho.



Fraud Avoidance Series
Lawrence Branch (East)
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 1:00 pm

Age Level: Adults, Seniors
Category: Performance or Presentation


Registration Required

Adults ages 55 and older are invited for a series of programs on avoiding fraud in their financial affairs presented by Greg Wright, Certified Fraud Examiner and Certified Financial Planner.
The topic of this program is "Understand Guarantees, Risk and Financial Products." Bank accounts, guarantees, retirement savings plans and basic investments may be confusing. This course will help you understand the economic differences, including risks. It was developed by Greg Wright years ago to help consumers understand their risk tolerance and meaning of so-called "guarantees."



Dinosaurs!
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 10:30 am

Age Level: Preschool (3-5)
Category: Performance or Presentation


Preschoolers ages 3 - 6 are invited to join Silly Safaris to learn about dinosaurs. They'll meet modern day reptiles and compare them with the reptiles of the past. This program is sponsored by Donald F. Woodley.



Dinosaurs!
College Avenue Branch (North)
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 10:30 am

Age Level: Preschool (3-5)
Category: Performance or Presentation


Preschoolers ages 3 - 6 are invited to join Silly Safaris to learn about dinosaurs. They'll meet modern day reptiles and compare them with the reptiles of the past. This program is sponsored by Donald F. Woodley.



Dinosaurs!
Spades Park Branch (East)
Saturday, October 1, 2016 2:00 pm

Age Level: Preschool (3-5)
Category: Performance or Presentation


Preschoolers ages 3 - 6 are invited to join Silly Safaris to learn about dinosaurs. They'll meet modern day reptiles and compare them with the reptiles of the past. This program is sponsored by Donald F. Woodley.



Young Actors Theatre: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow
Central Library (Central)
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 6:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions, School Age (6-11), Teen (12-17), Families
Category: Performance or Presentation


Families and children in grades 3 and up are invited as the Young Actors Theatre and the Learning Curve at Central Library present "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow." This modern re-imagining of Washington Irving's classic story explores loneliness and what it means to be one's own person featuring wild fantasy sequences that use Black Light Puppets. The story follows the teenage struggles of Ichabod Crane, an outsider with a larger than life imagination and a habit of spooking himself.
This performance will take place in Central Library's Clowes Auditorium.



Young Actors Theatre: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow
Central Library (Central)
Saturday, October 1, 2016 2:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions, School Age (6-11), Teen (12-17), Families
Category: Performance or Presentation


Families and children in grades 3 and up are invited as the Young Actors Theatre and the Learning Curve at Central Library present "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow." This modern re-imagining of Washington Irving's classic story explores loneliness and what it means to be one's own person featuring wild fantasy sequences that use Black Light Puppets. The story follows the teenage struggles of Ichabod Crane, an outsider with a larger than life imagination and a habit of spooking himself.
This performance will take place in Central Library's Clowes Auditorium.



Toddler Storytime at Franklin Road
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 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, September 29, 2016 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, September 27, 2016 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, September 28, 2016 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 Steps Storytime at Wayne
Wayne Branch (West)
Thursday, September 29, 2016 11:00 am

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


Babies and toddlers up to 36 months and an adult are invited to listen to stories, sing, clap and stomp their way to reading readiness! Playtime will follow the storytime.



Toddler Time at Irvington
Irvington Branch (South)
Monday, September 26, 2016 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, September 26, 2016 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, September 29, 2016 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.



Toddler & Preschool Storytime at Nora
Nora Branch (North)
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 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, September 28, 2016 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.



Preschool Stories Galore
Wayne Branch (West)
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 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, September 29, 2016 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.



Preschool Storytime at Lawrence
Lawrence Branch (East)
Friday, September 30, 2016 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.



Toddler Tales at Pike
Pike Branch (West)
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 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, September 29, 2016 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, September 29, 2016 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, September 28, 2016 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.



Storytime Under the Sea @ East 38th Street
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 10:30 am

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


Preschoolers and an adult are invited to join the Library's fish friends for stories, crafts, music and more. The Library's aquarium is made possible by Charles Brown.



Story Time for Little Learners
Central Library (Central)
Friday, September 30, 2016 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 for stories, songs and rhymes. All are welcome to stay after to play!



Preschool Storytime & Craft @ Beech Grove
Beech Grove Branch (South)
Thursday, September 29, 2016 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.



eBook Tinker Station
Central Library (Central)
Thursday, September 29, 2016
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 275-4500. This service is made possible by The Indianapolis Foundation Library Fund and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.