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Paws to Read at Glendale
Glendale Branch (North)
Tuesday, August 1, 2017
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

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


Registration Required

Beginning or reluctant readers are invited to read to a non-judgmental registered therapy dog who loves to listen to stories! It's a great way to improve a child's reading skills and self-confidence.



Irvington Fiberistas
Irvington Branch (South)
Wednesday, August 2, 2017
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Activity


Adults are invited to bring their supplies to work on an existing knitting or stitching project or start something new.



Paws to Read at Eagle
Eagle Branch (West)
Tuesday, August 1, 2017
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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


School-age children who are reluctant readers are invited to read to a non-judgmental registered therapy dog who loves to listen to stories! It's a great way to improve a child's reading skills and self-confidence.



Paws to Read at Eagle
Eagle Branch (West)
Friday, July 28, 2017
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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


School-age children who are reluctant readers are invited to read to a non-judgmental registered therapy dog who loves to listen to stories! It's a great way to improve a child's reading skills and self-confidence.



Homework Lounge: Get Caught Reading!
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Tuesday, August 1, 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.



Open Game Day with Who's Yer Gamers
Pike Branch (West)
Saturday, July 29, 2017
10:00 am - 4:30 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions, Families
Category: Activity


Families and gamers of all ages are invited to challenge their friends and have fun while exploring the engaging world of board, card and dice games. Hosted by Who's Yer Gamers, this day-long event will feature beloved classics as well as many modern favorites. This activity is a chance for gamers to play, learn, discover, share and connect.



Adult Coloring @ Eagle!
Eagle Branch (West)
Monday, July 31, 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.



Cat in the Hat @ the Library!
IndyPL Bookmobile
Thursday, July 27, 2017
8:30 am - 5:00 pm

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


Families and children of all ages are invited to bring their cameras and meet the Cat in the Hat!
The Cat in the Hat will be visiting neighborhoods on the Bookmobile throughout the day.



Summer Servings
Brightwood Branch (East)
Thursday, July 27, 2017
12:30 pm - 1:00 pm

Age Level: Children of All Ages
Category: Activity


Young people ages 18 and younger can stop in to receive free nutritious meals and snacks through the USDA Summer Food Service Program funded by the USDA and administered through the Indiana Department of Education. There is no need to register or show identification.



Summer Servings
Brightwood Branch (East)
Friday, July 28, 2017
12:30 pm - 1:00 pm

Age Level: Children of All Ages
Category: Activity


Young people ages 18 and younger can stop in to receive free nutritious meals and snacks through the USDA Summer Food Service Program funded by the USDA and administered through the Indiana Department of Education. There is no need to register or show identification.



Spades Park Music Jam
Spades Park Branch (East)
Monday, July 31, 2017
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Activity


Musicians of all abilities and ages are invited to bring their unamplified instruments and join in a free jam session with other musicians. Attendees are invited to bring sheet music and make beautiful music together!



2017 Adult Summer Reading Program: Wendell Fowler Author Talk & Book Signing
Wayne Branch (West)
Monday, July 31, 2017
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Author Visit


As part of the Adult Summer Reading Program, WISH-TV food personality Wendell Fowler will discuss his latest cookbook, "Eat Right Now! 3.0." His talk will be followed by book signings and sales. This program has been made possible through a grant from Indiana Humanities in cooperation with the National Endowment for the Humanities.



Southport Evening Book Discussion
Southport Branch (South)
Monday, July 31, 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 "Dead Heat" by Dick Francis.



Central Library Book Discussion
Central Library (Central)
Tuesday, August 1, 2017 6:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Book Discussion


Adults are invited to this monthly book discussion program held in Central Library's Goodrich-Houk Meeting Room.
The book to be discussed is "The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry: A Novel" by Rachel Joyce.



Off the Cuff Teen Book Club
Southport Branch (South)
Thursday, July 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.



2017 Adult Summer Reading Program: Book Discussion
Indy Hub, 705 E. Walnut Street
Monday, July 31, 2017
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Book Discussion


Adults are invited to discuss the book, "Little Beach Street Bakery: A Novel" by Jenny Colgan, a selection on this year's Adult Summer Reading Program book list. Also learn about Amelia's Bakery and taste samples of its various breads. This program has been made possible through a grant from Indiana Humanities in cooperation with the National Endowment for the Humanities. To RSVP, visit indianapolispubliclibrary.eventbrite.com.



2017 Adult Summer Reading Program: Book Discussion
Glendale Branch (North)
Tuesday, August 1, 2017
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Book Discussion


As part of the Adult Summer Reading Program, join the Tuesday Night Readers group to discuss the book, "Delicious!: A Novel" by Ruth Reichl, a selection on this year's Adult Summer Reading Program reading list. This program has been made possible through a grant from Indiana Humanities in cooperation with the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Facilitating this program will be Sarah Ginter from the Indiana Writers Center.



ABC's of Diabetes
Warren Branch (East)
Monday, July 31, 2017
5:30 pm - 7:30 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.



Grantsmanship Workshops @ East 38 Street
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Tuesday, August 1, 2017
6:00 pm - 7:15 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Adults are invited to a year-long series of nonprofit training workshops presented by Felecia Brewer of Brewer & Associates, Inc. and made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.
The topic of this program is "Nonprofit Leadership in the 21st Century." Attendees will learn the critical skills needed to run a non-profit organization.



2017 Photography Workshop Series
Central Library (Central)
Tuesday, August 1, 2017
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Those who are point-and-shoot photographers looking to improve their skills or are interested in creating better images with smartphone are invited to learn camera and composition basics from expert photographers from the Riviera Camera Club.
The topic of this program is "Travel Photography." Learn tips and tricks to capture impeccable vacation images, including considerations for equipment, cultural awareness and compositional ideas.



Beginning Gardening for Kids: Good Bugs, Bad Bugs
East Washington Branch (South)
Thursday, July 27, 2017 2:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 - 12 are invited to plant seeds, talk about good bugs and bad bugs, and get a hands-on look at how to grow better plants. The activity will include using dirt, so children should come dressed to mess! This program is made possible by the Ms. Tracy L. Haddad Foundation, a fund of Central Indiana Community Foundation, through a grant to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation. Space is limited to 20 per session.



Beginning Gardening for Kids: Good Bugs, Bad Bugs
East Washington Branch (South)
Thursday, July 27, 2017 3:30 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 - 12 are invited to plant seeds, talk about good bugs and bad bugs, and get a hands-on look at how to grow better plants. The activity will include using dirt, so children should come dressed to mess! This program is made possible by the Ms. Tracy L. Haddad Foundation, a fund of Central Indiana Community Foundation, through a grant to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation. Space is limited to 20 per session.



Circuitry & Robots Workshop
Brightwood Branch (East)
Thursday, July 27, 2017 10:30 am

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


Registration Required

School-age children and teens are invited to join the Art Lab and learn about basic circuitry and create a moving robot from various parts. This program is made possible by the Ms. Tracy L. Haddad Foundation, a fund of Central Indiana Community Foundation, through a grant to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation. Space is limited to 20 per session.



Circuitry & Robots Workshop
InfoZone Branch (North)
Friday, July 28, 2017 1:00 pm

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


Registration Required

School-age children and teens are invited to join the Art Lab and learn about basic circuitry and create a moving robot from various parts. This program is made possible by the Ms. Tracy L. Haddad Foundation, a fund of Central Indiana Community Foundation, through a grant to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation. Space is limited to 20 per session.



Farmers Pantry: Easy Cooking Class for Kids
Warren Branch (East)
Friday, July 28, 2017 4:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 - 11 are invited to join the Marion County Health Department for a hands-on look at cooking and tasting everyday food items such as corn and green beans. This program is made possible by the Ms. Tracy L. Haddad Foundation, a fund of Central Indiana Community Foundation, through a grant to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation. Space is limited to 20 per session.



How to Use the Keyboard & Mouse: Introduction to Computers
Central Library (Central)
Thursday, July 27, 2017
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.



How to Use the Keyboard & Mouse: Introduction to Computers
Central Library (Central)
Wednesday, August 2, 2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 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)
Thursday, July 27, 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 Excel 2010 Basics
Central Library (Central)
Friday, July 28, 2017
10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Learn how to organize and analyze numbers and text in a spreadsheet format. By the end of this class you should be able to create and format a spreadsheet; enter and edit data; and use basic formulas to add, subtract, multiply and divide any number of figures in a horizontal row or vertical column. Before taking this class you should be comfortable using Microsoft Word. This program 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, July 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.



Computer Tips & Tricks: Open Help
Eagle Branch (West)
Monday, July 31, 2017 3:00 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.



First Wednesday Friendly Computer Classes
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Wednesday, August 2, 2017
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Age Level:
Category: Computers & Technology


Registration Required

Adults are invited to this series of beginner-friendly computer classes on various topics. Each class features some instruction with lots of time to practice.
The topic of this class will be Microsoft Publisher. Learn to create professional-looking materials such as cards, flyers and newsletters. By the end of this beginners class you should be able to create a basic publication, 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. Please arrive early if you want to scan photos. Previous experience using MS Word is necessary for this class.



Cloud Computing Using Microsoft OneDrive and Office Online
Central Library (Central)
Saturday, July 29, 2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Microsoft OneDrive and Office Online are free and accessible from any device with an Internet connection. Learn about the free online versions of Microsoft Office applications. During this overview class you will see how to: create, edit, and share files in Web-based Microsoft Word and Excel; upload and download files, and create your own OneDrive account. Before taking this class, you must be experienced in using the mouse, keyboard, and Internet. This class will be held in the Computer Training Lab.



Mini Computer Basics & Email Basics
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Thursday, July 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.



Make. Create. Code. Learn to Code with Text-Based Code
Central Library (Central)
Monday, July 31, 2017
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Explore HTML & CSS fundamentals as you build a website in this introductory course to web development. Participants should feel comfortable using a Web browser. This class will be held in the Computer Training Lab.



Computer Club in the Maker Space on the 1st Floor
Central Library (Central)
Saturday, July 29, 2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Learn about computer hardware by actually disassembling and reassembling a PC. Participants in this workshop session of the new Computer Club at Central Library will also learn to install the Linux Ubuntu operating system. Bring your ideas for learning experiences we can do in the club in the future.



Gmail Basics
Central Library (Central)
Tuesday, August 1, 2017
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Learn to manage your 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. 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.



With a Little Help From My Friends
Central Library (Central)
Tuesday, July 11, 2017 - Tuesday, August 1, 2017
During Library Hours

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Exhibit


This exhibit featuring the work of 37 photographers from 5 different countries is loosely based on the idea of transportation. Photographer Jim Eickman curated the exhibit to include images ranging from goat carts in Africa to airplanes racing at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
This event will be held in the Central Library South Display Hall.



We the People: An Exhibit
Central Library (Central)
Wednesday, August 2, 2017 - Thursday, August 31, 2017
During Library Hours

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Exhibit


View a culturally creative exhibit featuring the visual art works of a group of local artists known as "We Are" and curated by the Library's Artist-in Residence Tony Radford. The exhibit serves as a platform for pride, diligence and self-respect with the goal of nurturing progression across all cultures. A free mix and mingle reception will be held on August 16 from 5:30 - 8 p.m. at Central Library.
This exhibit can be viewed during regular Central Library hours in the South Display Hall and Simon Room.



Job Center at the Library
Brightwood Branch (East)
Thursday, July 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, July 31, 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, July 31, 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, July 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, August 1, 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, August 2, 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)
Saturday, July 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
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Tuesday, August 1, 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, July 31, 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, August 1, 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, July 30, 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, July 31, 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, July 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
Warren Branch (East)
Thursday, July 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
Warren Branch (East)
Sunday, July 30, 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, July 31, 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, August 1, 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, July 31, 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, July 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, July 31, 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)
Friday, July 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.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Sunday, July 30, 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, July 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, July 31, 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.



A Day in the Life: A Poverty Simulation
Central Library (Central)
Thursday, July 27, 2017
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Meeting


Registration Required

Join an interactive community discussion that explores the real-life experiences of those living in poverty. Hosted by the Coalition for Homelessness Intervention and Prevention in partnership with the Domestic Violence Network and Institute for Working Families, this program will feature a simulation of poverty in the Atrium and panel discussion of community leaders in the Clowes Auditorium. Register at http://adayinthelifeps.eventbrite.com.



Summer Showtime: Kubo and the Two Strings
InfoZone Branch (North)
Thursday, July 27, 2017 10:00 am

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


Children and families are invited for a showing of the film, "Kubo and the Two Strings" (PG).



Summer Showtime: Finding Dory
Eagle Branch (West)
Thursday, July 27, 2017 2:00 pm

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


Children and families are invited for a showing of the film, "Finding Dory" (PG).



Summer Showtime: Pete's Dragon
Wayne Branch (West)
Thursday, July 27, 2017 1:00 pm

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


Children and families are invited for a showing of the film, "Pete's Dragon" (PG).



Summer Showtime: Zootopia
Beech Grove Branch (South)
Thursday, July 27, 2017 1:00 pm

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


Children and families are invited for a showing of the film, "Zootopia" (PG).



Summer Showtime: Zootopia
Decatur Branch (West)
Thursday, July 27, 2017 1:00 pm

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


Children and families are invited for a showing of the film, "Zootopia" (PG).



Summer Showtime: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
Central Library (Central)
Friday, July 28, 2017 1:30 pm

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


Children and families are invited for a showing of the film, "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" (PG-13).
This film, to be shown in the Learning Curve, will be sensory friendly with lights on, volume low and closed captions during the showing.



Summer Showtime: Homeward Bound
Lawrence Branch (East)
Thursday, July 27, 2017 1:00 pm

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


Children and families are invited for a showing of the film, "Homeward Bound" (G).



Immigrant Welcome Center Mobile Branch
Pike Branch (West)
Thursday, July 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, July 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, August 1, 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, July 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.



Silly Safaris Animal Shows
Central Library (Central)
Thursday, July 27, 2017 1:30 pm

Age Level: Children of All Ages, Families
Category: Performance or Presentation


Children and families are invited to join Silly Safaris to learn about animals during this 45-minute show featuring live animals! Animal programs are made possible by Mary Frances Rubly and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.
This program will be held in the Learning Curve.



Silly Safaris Animal Shows
Glendale Branch (North)
Thursday, July 27, 2017 10:30 am

Age Level: Children of All Ages, Families
Category: Performance or Presentation


Children and families are invited to join Silly Safaris to learn about animals during this 45-minute show featuring live animals! Animal programs are made possible by Mary Frances Rubly and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Silly Safaris Animal Shows
Haughville Branch (West)
Friday, July 28, 2017 1:30 pm

Age Level: Children of All Ages, Families
Category: Performance or Presentation


Children and families are invited to join Silly Safaris to learn about animals during this 45-minute show featuring live animals! Animal programs are made possible by Mary Frances Rubly and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Silly Safaris Animal Shows
Irvington Branch (South)
Friday, July 28, 2017 10:30 am

Age Level: Children of All Ages, Families
Category: Performance or Presentation


Children and families are invited to join Silly Safaris to learn about animals during this 45-minute show featuring live animals! Animal programs are made possible by Mary Frances Rubly and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Silly Safaris Animal Shows
Lawrence Branch (East)
Saturday, July 29, 2017 11:00 am

Age Level: Children of All Ages, Families
Category: Performance or Presentation


Children and families are invited to join Silly Safaris to learn about animals during this 45-minute show featuring live animals! Animal programs are made possible by Mary Frances Rubly and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Silly Safaris Animal Shows
Nora Branch (North)
Thursday, July 27, 2017 2:00 pm

Age Level: Children of All Ages, Families
Category: Performance or Presentation


Children and families are invited to join Silly Safaris to learn about animals during this 45-minute show featuring live animals! Animal programs are made possible by Mary Frances Rubly and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Silly Safaris Animal Shows
Pike Branch (West)
Friday, July 28, 2017 10:30 am

Age Level: Children of All Ages, Families
Category: Performance or Presentation


Children and families are invited to join Silly Safaris to learn about animals during this 45-minute show featuring live animals! Animal programs are made possible by Mary Frances Rubly and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Silly Safaris Animal Chats
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Friday, July 28, 2017
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: Children of All Ages, Families
Category: Performance or Presentation


Children and families are invited to meet live critters and ask questions of Silly Safaris during this hour-long drop-in session. Animal programs are made possible by Mary Frances Rubly and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Play Date Preschool Storytime at Fountain Square
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Monday, July 31, 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 Decatur
Decatur Branch (West)
Tuesday, August 1, 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, August 2, 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.



Baby and Toddler Storytime at Warren
Warren Branch (East)
Tuesday, August 1, 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, July 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.



Little Learners Storytime
Central Library (Central)
Friday, July 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)
Thursday, July 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.



Mother Goose on the Loose
College Avenue Branch (North)
Wednesday, August 2, 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.



Evening Play Date Preschool Storytime
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Tuesday, August 1, 2017 6:00 pm

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


Preschoolers and an adult are invited for stories, songs, finger plays and rhymes followed by playtime.



Baby Lapsit Storytime at Nora
Nora Branch (North)
Thursday, July 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.



Baby Lapsit Storytime at Lawrence
Lawrence Branch (East)
Wednesday, August 2, 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.



Family Storytime at Lawrence
Lawrence Branch (East)
Thursday, July 27, 2017 10:30 am

Age Level: Families
Category: Story Time


Families with children of all ages are invited for stories, songs and a simple craft.



Pajama Storytime
College Avenue Branch (North)
Monday, July 31, 2017 6:30 pm

Age Level: Preschool (3-5), School Age (6-11), Families
Category: Story Time


Families with children ages 3 - 8 are invited for a fun-filled storytime featuring music, stories and a craft. Children can wear their pajamas!



Pacers Summer Reading Tour
College Avenue Branch (North)
Friday, July 28, 2017 10:30 am

Age Level: Children of All Ages
Category: Story Time


Children of all ages are invited to listen to stories read by members of the Pacers All-Star Reading Team and play the dice game for prizes.



Pacers Summer Reading Tour
Brightwood Branch (East)
Friday, July 28, 2017 1:30 pm

Age Level: Children of All Ages
Category: Story Time


Children of all ages are invited to listen to stories read by members of the Pacers All-Star Reading Team and play the dice game for prizes.



Pacers Summer Reading Tour
Irvington Branch (South)
Monday, July 31, 2017 1:00 pm

Age Level: Children of All Ages
Category: Story Time


Children of all ages are invited to listen to stories read by members of the Pacers All-Star Reading Team and play the dice game for prizes.



Storytime at Pike
Pike Branch (West)
Thursday, July 27, 2017 10:15 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 stories, songs and rhymes to encourage their love for books and reading.



eBook Tinker Station
Central Library (Central)
Thursday, July 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.