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Smart Start Wednesday
Brightwood Branch (East)
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 10:30 am

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


Preschoolers ages 3 - 5 and an adult are invited for stories and fun learning activities.



Job Center at the Library
Brightwood Branch (East)
Monday, April 21, 2014
11:30 am - 3:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


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 Indianapolis Foundation Library Fund and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Job Center at the Library
Brightwood Branch (East)
Thursday, April 24, 2014
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


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 Indianapolis Foundation Library Fund and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Healthcare Navigators @ the Library
Brightwood Branch (East)
Friday, April 18, 2014
11:00 am - 6:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Activity


Individuals who have already started the process of enrolling for health care under the Affordable Care Act are invited to receive further assistance from trained health care navigators. Drop in anytime during the session to receive one-on-one assistance.



Healthcare Navigators @ the Library
Brightwood Branch (East)
Monday, April 21, 2014
11:00 am - 6:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Activity


Individuals who have already started the process of enrolling for health care under the Affordable Care Act are invited to receive further assistance from trained health care navigators. Drop in anytime during the session to receive one-on-one assistance.



Healthcare Navigators @ the Library
Brightwood Branch (East)
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
11:00 am - 6:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Activity


Individuals who have already started the process of enrolling for health care under the Affordable Care Act are invited to receive further assistance from trained health care navigators. Drop in anytime during the session to receive one-on-one assistance.



Muiraquitã Amulets
Brightwood Branch (East)
Monday, April 21, 2014 6:00 pm

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


Registration Required

As part of the Library's "Celebrate Brazil" series, children ages 5 and up with an adult are invited to learn about the Amazon and the indigenous people of Brazil. They'll also discuss good luck charms and create their own frog-shaped muiraquitã amulet out of clay. Registration is required by calling your local branch.



Internet Basics
Central Library (Central)
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Adults are invited to find out how the Internet works and what it can and can’t do. Learn key vocabulary, how to use links, read Internet addresses and save your favorite websites. Learn the most effective way to formulate an Internet search to get the best results. You’ll also find out that there’s much more to Google than meets the eye. Participants should be comfortable using a mouse and keyboard before taking this class.
This class will be held in the Computer Training Lab.



E-Mail Basics
Central Library (Central)
Saturday, April 19, 2014
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Learn how to set up an email account, send and receive messages, and work with attachments. Participants are encouraged to take the “Learning to Use the Keyboard and Mouse” class before taking this class.
This class will be held in the Computer Training Lab.



Intermediate Word with Microsoft 2010
Central Library (Central)
Friday, April 18, 2014
10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


If you are comfortable using Microsoft 2010 Word but would like to learn more about the program's bells and whistles, you are invited to learn to use columns, bullets, basic graphics and shortcuts to make documents more functional and attractive. Basic knowledge of Microsoft Word is necessary for this class, which is held in the Computer Training Lab. Microsoft classes are made possible by support from the Hoover Family Foundation through a grant to the Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Intermediate Word with Microsoft 2010
Central Library (Central)
Thursday, April 24, 2014
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


If you are comfortable using Microsoft 2010 Word but would like to learn more about the program's bells and whistles, you are invited to learn to use columns, bullets, basic graphics and shortcuts to make documents more functional and attractive. Basic knowledge of Microsoft Word is necessary for this class, which is held in the Computer Training Lab. Microsoft classes are made possible by support from the Hoover Family Foundation through a grant to the Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Intermediate Excel with Microsoft 2010
Central Library (Central)
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Adults who are already comfortable with creating and formatting a spreadsheet in Microsoft Excel are invited to this intermediate class. Topics include relative and absolute cell references, 3D formulas, headers and footers, inserting graphics, and creating graphs. Beginners are asked to complete the Excel Basics class first. Microsoft classes are made possible by support from the Hoover Family Foundation through a grant to the Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.
This class will be held in the Computer Training Lab.



PowerPoint Slideshows with Microsoft 2010
Central Library (Central)
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Learn to enhance your PowerPoint presentation by inserting sounds, movie clips, custom animation and scanned images. Participants are asked to bring images they wish to scan. Participants should already be comfortable using PowerPoint before taking this intermediate class. Microsoft classes are made possible by support from the Hoover Family Foundation through a grant to the Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.
This class will be held in the Computer Training Lab.



eBook Tinker Station
Central Library (Central)
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Computers & Technology


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.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Monday, April 21, 2014
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


In partnership with WorkOne and EmployIndy, 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 also made possible by The Glick Fund, a fund of the Central Indiana Community Foundation, and The Indianapolis Foundation Library Fund through grants to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Friday, April 18, 2014
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


In partnership with WorkOne and EmployIndy, 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 also made possible by The Glick Fund, a fund of the Central Indiana Community Foundation, and The Indianapolis Foundation Library Fund through grants to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Clean & Organize Your Computer
Central Library (Central)
Thursday, April 24, 2014
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Adults are invited to examine the directory file system used by computers in order to store and retrieve personal information, as well as learn how to improve computer performance by modifying or removing unwanted computer programs. Topics covered include Disc Cleanup, Disc Defragmenter, Task Manager, Add/Remove Programs, and MSConfig. Participants should be comfortable using a mouse and keyboard before taking this class.
This class will be held in the Computer Training Lab.



Let's Make Music! Preschool Workshop With the ISO Learning Community
Central Library (Central)
Thursday, April 24, 2014 11:00 am

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers ages 3 - 6 and an adult are invited for music and movement activities led by Linda Noble from the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra's Learning Community. They'll cultivate singing and rhythm skills through the use of song tales, finger plays, rhymes and simple songs. It will help children develop musicial intelligence to last a lifetime.
This program will be held in the Learning Curve.



Face Painting Workshop for Kids!
Central Library (Central)
Saturday, April 19, 2014 1:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 7 and up are invited to learn the basics of face painting during this hands-on workshop presented by Hugabug Family Entertainment.
This program will be held in the Learning Curve.



Bringing Back Curb Appeal: Historic Districts of Center Township
Central Library (Central)
Thursday, January 16, 2014 - Wednesday, December 31, 2014
During Library Hours

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Exhibit


Visit the Nina Mason Pulliam Indianapolis Special Collections Room on the 6th floor of Central Library to view an exhibit that focuses on the historic districts found in Center Township in Indianapolis. These include The Old North Side, St. Joseph, Chatham Arch and Massachusetts Avenue, Cottage Home, Lockerbie, Fountain Square, Fletcher Place, Woodruff Place, The Wholesale District, Lockerfield Gardens, Monument Circle, and Herron-Morton. The exhibit highlights the landmarks, prominent citizens and architectural features of each district.
This exhibit is open to the public during regular Central Library hours.



2014 Conversations About Education
Central Library (Central)
Monday, April 21, 2014 6:30 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Meeting


The entire community is invited to Central Library's Clowes Auditorium for this free series of public forums exploring educational issues facing the Indianapolis community. Parents, teachers and community leaders can join together in discussion and learn about options for local improvements.
This program will feature a conversation with Dr. Lewis Ferebee, Indianapolis Public Schools Superintendent. He will share his plans, insights, learning and vision for IPS and its role in the community. This program is co-sponsored by WFYI.



2014 Conversations About Education
Central Library (Central)
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 6:30 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Meeting


The entire community is invited to Central Library's Clowes Auditorium for this free series of public forums exploring educational issues facing the Indianapolis community. Parents, teachers and community leaders can join together in discussion and learn about options for local improvements.
The theme of this program is "Left Out, Bullied - It's More Than Just Hurt Feelings." Join Dr. Brandi Oliver, Dr. Kip Williams and Dr. Lori Desautels in a conversation about bullying, ostracism and brain science. Learn how to create classrooms and other settings that are nurturing and promote effective learning. This program is co-sponsored by WFYI.



Contemporary Collage
Central Library (Central)
Saturday, April 19, 2014 2:00 pm

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


Registration Required

As part of the Library's "Celebrate Brazil" series, children ages 5 and up with an adult are invited to learn about Brazilian culture and create collages using colorful translucent vellum, pattern paper, doilies/lace, compasses and stencils. Works are inspired by contemporary Brazilian artist Beatriz Milhazes. Registration is required by calling your local branch.
This program will be held in the Learning Curve.



Job Center at the Library
College Avenue Branch (North)
Monday, April 21, 2014
2:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


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 Indianapolis Foundation Library Fund and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Job Center at the Library
College Avenue Branch (North)
Thursday, April 24, 2014
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


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 Indianapolis Foundation Library Fund and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Wee Readers at College Avenue
College Avenue Branch (North)
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 10:30 am

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


Preschoolers ages 3 - 5 and an adult are invited for stories, songs and movement activities geared just for them.



Toddler Tales at College Avenue
College Avenue Branch (North)
Thursday, April 24, 2014 10:30 am

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


Toddlers ages 1 - 2 and an adult are invited for stories, songs and movement activities geared just for them.



Baby Lapsit Family Storytime
College Avenue Branch (North)
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 10:30 am

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


Babies up to age 1 and an adult are invited for bounces, songs, tickles, books and rhymes. Participants will read, sing and have a good time making new friends!



Preschool Storytime at Decatur
Decatur Branch (West)
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 10:30 am

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


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



Preschool Storytime at Decatur
Decatur Branch (West)
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 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.



El Día 2014: Reading Around the World
Decatur Branch (West)
Saturday, April 19, 2014 2:00 pm

Age Level: Children of All Ages
Category: Activity


Children of all ages and families are invited to join Yurtfolk for an interactive hour of exploring music, stories and folk dance from around the world. They'll sing in different languages and dance together while they learn about various cultures and get introduced to books and unique instruments.



Paws to Read at Eagle
Eagle Branch (West)
Monday, April 21, 2014
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.



Job Center at the Library
Eagle Branch (West)
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


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 Indianapolis Foundation Library Fund and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Job Center at the Library
Eagle Branch (West)
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


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 Indianapolis Foundation Library Fund and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Money Smart Week: Eliminating Roadblocks for Retirement
Eagle Branch (West)
Monday, April 21, 2014
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Age Level:
Category: Performance or Presentation


In collaboration with the Money Smart Week national campaign, adults are invited to learn more about what tools and decisions need to be made for retirement during this presentation by financial services professional Brendan Clewes.



Money Smart Week: Money Talks
Eagle Branch (West)
Saturday, April 19, 2014
10:30 am - 11:30 am

Age Level: Adults
Category: Performance or Presentation


In collaboration with the Money Smart Week national campaign, adults are invited to learn more about how to talk to children about money matters. They'll discover the tools and ideas for teaching elementary-age to high school children information about finances.



Brazilian Dance
Eagle Branch (West)
Saturday, April 19, 2014 2:00 pm

Age Level: Families
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

As part of the Library's "Celebrate Brazil" series, families are invited to learn about the samba and other traditional Brazilian dances during this interactive workshop. Registration is required by calling your local branch.



Job Center at the Library
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Saturday, April 19, 2014
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


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 Indianapolis Foundation Library Fund and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Job Center at the Library
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Monday, April 21, 2014
11:30 am - 3:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


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 Indianapolis Foundation Library Fund and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Job Center at the Library
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
2:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


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 Indianapolis Foundation Library Fund and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Internet Basics at East 38th Street
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Thursday, April 24, 2014
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Adults are invited to find out how the Internet works and what it can and can’t do. Learn key vocabulary, how to use links, read Internet addresses and save your favorite websites. Learn the most effective way to formulate an Internet search to get the best results. This class is made possible with support by the Hoover Family Foundation through a grant to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.
Participants should be comfortable using a mouse and keyboard before taking this class.



Eastside Readers Youth Book Club
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

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


Teens are invited to join their peers and dive into the fast-paced Hazelwood High Trilogy - three powerful stories that cut past the drama and get to the heart of what real high schoolers experience. Discussions will draw inspiration from the challenges the characters face and focus on turning hardships into experiences that build character and confidence. This discussion series is sponsored by Winning Experiences, Charles Tindley Accelerated School, and The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.
For this month's meeting, club members will discuss "Darkness Before Dawn" by Sharon Draper.



Healthcare Navigators @ the Library
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Thursday, April 24, 2014
11:00 am - 6:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Activity


Individuals who have already started the process of enrolling for health care under the Affordable Care Act are invited to receive further assistance from trained health care navigators. Drop in anytime during the session to receive one-on-one assistance.



Healthcare Navigators @ the Library
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Saturday, April 19, 2014
10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Activity


Individuals who have already started the process of enrolling for health care under the Affordable Care Act are invited to receive further assistance from trained health care navigators. Drop in anytime during the session to receive one-on-one assistance.



Healthcare Navigators @ the Library
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Activity


Individuals who have already started the process of enrolling for health care under the Affordable Care Act are invited to receive further assistance from trained health care navigators. Drop in anytime during the session to receive one-on-one assistance.



The Garden Club Presents: Spring Garden Basics
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Saturday, April 19, 2014 10:00 am

Age Level: Adults, Families
Category: Performance or Presentation


Registration Required

Adults and families are invited as Dottie Wright, horticulturalist and greenhouse manager at Dammann's Lawn and Garden, will share tips and techniques for getting vegetables off to a good start. She'll also discuss soil prep, seed starting, organic gardening, urban gardening and more. There'll also be informational handouts and door prizes.



Play Date Preschool Storytime at Fountain Square
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Monday, April 21, 2014 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.



Homework Lounge at Fountain Square
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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. Once completed, children can receive a prize from the treasure chest.



Homework Lounge at Fountain Square
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Thursday, April 24, 2014
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. Once completed, children can receive a prize from the treasure chest.



6th Annual SENSE Charter School Art Show
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Saturday, March 1, 2014 - Wednesday, April 30, 2014
During Library Hours

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Exhibit


Patrons are invited to view the works of art provided by 5th and 6th grade students of the SENSE Charter School. The exhibit is open during regular Library hours.



Toddler Storytime at Franklin Road
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 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.



Toddler Storytime at Franklin Road
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 11:15 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 Franklin Road
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 1:15 pm

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


Preschoolers ages 3 - 6 and an adult are invited for stories and preschool activities.



Preschool Storytime at Franklin Road
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 10:15 am

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


Preschoolers ages 3 - 6 and an adult are invited for stories and preschool activities.



Preschool Storytime at Franklin Road
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 11:15 am

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


Preschoolers ages 3 - 6 and an adult are invited for stories and preschool activities.



Pictures With the Easter Bunny
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Saturday, April 19, 2014
11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Age Level: Children of All Ages
Category: Activity


Children of all ages are invited to have their picture taken with the Easter Bunny. This event is sponsored by the Franklin Township Chamber of Commerce.



Baby Lapsit at Franklin Road
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Thursday, April 24, 2014 10:15 am

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


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



eBook Tinker Station
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Saturday, April 19, 2014
11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Computers & Technology


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.



Job Center at the Library
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Saturday, April 19, 2014
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


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 Indianapolis Foundation Library Fund and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Job Center at the Library
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


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 Indianapolis Foundation Library Fund and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



ABC's of Diabetes
Glendale Branch (North)
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

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



Preschool Storytime at Glendale
Glendale Branch (North)
Thursday, April 24, 2014 10:30 am

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


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



Baby Storytime at Glendale
Glendale Branch (North)
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 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.



Paws to Read at Glendale
Glendale Branch (North)
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

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


Registration Required

School-age children are invited to improve their reading skills and boost confidence by reading to a trained therapy dog. Sessions last about 10 minutes.
For the exact starting time, visit the Glendale Branch on Facebook or call 275-4410.



Paws to Read at Glendale
Glendale Branch (North)
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

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


Registration Required

School-age children are invited to improve their reading skills and boost confidence by reading to a trained therapy dog. Sessions last about 10 minutes.
For the exact starting time, visit the Glendale Branch on Facebook or call 275-4410.



Paws to Read at Glendale
Glendale Branch (North)
Thursday, April 24, 2014
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

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


Registration Required

School-age children are invited to improve their reading skills and boost confidence by reading to a trained therapy dog. Sessions last about 10 minutes.
For the exact starting time, visit the Glendale Branch on Facebook or call 275-4410.



Microsoft Word 2010 Level II
Glendale Branch (North)
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
9:00 am - 10:00 am

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Registration Required

Adults are invited to learn more about the bells and whistles of Microsoft Word 2010, including how to use columns, bullets, basic graphics and shortcuts to make documents more functional. This class requires basic knowledge of Microsoft Word.
Participants may choose between the Tuesday and Thursday series of classes. Content is the same.



Microsoft Word 2010 Level II
Glendale Branch (North)
Thursday, April 24, 2014
9:00 am - 10:00 am

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Registration Required

Adults are invited to learn more about the bells and whistles of Microsoft Word 2010, including how to use columns, bullets, basic graphics and shortcuts to make documents more functional. This class requires basic knowledge of Microsoft Word.
Participants may choose between the Tuesday and Thursday series of classes. Content is the same.



eBook Tinker Station
Glendale Branch (North)
Saturday, April 19, 2014
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Computers & Technology


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.



Healthcare Navigators @ the Library
Glendale Branch (North)
Friday, April 18, 2014
11:00 am - 6:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Activity


Individuals who have already started the process of enrolling for health care under the Affordable Care Act are invited to receive further assistance from trained health care navigators. Drop in anytime during the session to receive one-on-one assistance.



Healthcare Navigators @ the Library
Glendale Branch (North)
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
11:00 am - 6:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Activity


Individuals who have already started the process of enrolling for health care under the Affordable Care Act are invited to receive further assistance from trained health care navigators. Drop in anytime during the session to receive one-on-one assistance.



Money Smart Week: Eliminating Roadblocks for Retirement
Haughville Branch (West)
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Age Level:
Category: Performance or Presentation


In collaboration with the Money Smart Week national campaign, adults are invited to learn more about what tools and decisions need to be made for retirement during this presentation by financial services professional Brendan Clewes.



Healthcare Navigators @ the Library
Haughville Branch (West)
Saturday, April 19, 2014
10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Activity


Individuals who have already started the process of enrolling for health care under the Affordable Care Act are invited to receive further assistance from trained health care navigators. Drop in anytime during the session to receive one-on-one assistance.



Healthcare Navigators @ the Library
Haughville Branch (West)
Monday, April 21, 2014
11:00 am - 6:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Activity


Individuals who have already started the process of enrolling for health care under the Affordable Care Act are invited to receive further assistance from trained health care navigators. Drop in anytime during the session to receive one-on-one assistance.



Healthcare Navigators @ the Library
Haughville Branch (West)
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Activity


Individuals who have already started the process of enrolling for health care under the Affordable Care Act are invited to receive further assistance from trained health care navigators. Drop in anytime during the session to receive one-on-one assistance.



Contemporary Collage
Haughville Branch (West)
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 5:30 pm

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


Registration Required

As part of the Library's "Celebrate Brazil" series, children ages 5 and up with an adult are invited to learn about Brazilian culture and create collages using colorful translucent vellum, pattern paper, doilies/lace, compasses and stencils. Works are inspired by contemporary Brazilian artist Beatriz Milhazes. Registration is required by calling your local branch.



eBook Tinker Station
InfoZone Branch (North)
Saturday, April 19, 2014
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Computers & Technology


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.



Preschool Storytime at Irvington
Irvington Branch (South)
Thursday, April 24, 2014 10:30 am

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


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



Tales for Twos at Irvington
Irvington Branch (South)
Monday, April 21, 2014 10:30 am

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


Toddlers 2 years old and an adult are invited for stories and activities.



eBook Tinker Station
Irvington Branch (South)
Saturday, April 19, 2014
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Computers & Technology


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.



Drawing Manga 101
Irvington Branch (South)
Saturday, April 19, 2014 3:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 8 and up are invited to learn the basics of Manga-style drawing and how to incorporate storytelling through the characters' facial expressions. This program will be led by instructors from Art With a Heart.



Good Boy, Blue! Author Appearance & Book Signing
Irvington Branch (South)
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 6:30 pm

Age Level: Children of All Ages, Adults, Families
Category: Author Visit


Children of all ages and adults are invited as Blue, Butler University's legendary bulldog mascot, comes to the Library to promote the book, "Good Boy, Blue!" written by Michael Kaltenmark and illustrated by Jingo de la Rosa. The author will join Blue for book signings and book sales courtesy of Bookmamas. This children's book tells the story of Butler Blue's first day on the job. The Irvington neighborhood was home to Butler University from 1875-1928.



Wee Read Baby Lapsit
Lawrence Branch (East)
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 10:30 am

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


Babies ages up to 1 year and an adult are invited for board books, bounces and playtime.



Bright Beginnings for Toddlers
Lawrence Branch (East)
Thursday, April 24, 2014 10:30 am

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


Toddlers 1 - 2 years old and an adult are invited for simple stories, songs and playtime.



Smart Start for Preschoolers
Lawrence Branch (East)
Friday, April 18, 2014 10:30 am

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


Preschoolers ages 3 - 6 and an adult are invited for stories, songs, coloring and writing activities or a simple craft.



Discovering Brazil Through Hip Hop
Lawrence Branch (East)
Saturday, April 19, 2014 2:00 pm

Age Level: Teen (12-17), Adults
Category: Performance or Presentation


As part of the Library's "Celebrate Brazil" series, adults and teens are invited to embark on a brief survey of Brazilian hip-hop as it reveals important lessons of Brazilian society, from social issues and geography to the nation's rich musical history and regional cultural traditions. Join Kyle Long of Cultural Cannibals as he explores the roots of Brazilian hip-hop and key figures in the scene.



Baby Storytime at Nora
Nora Branch (North)
Thursday, April 24, 2014 10:30 am

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


Babies and an adult are invited for stories, music and fingerplays.



Toddler Tales at Nora
Nora Branch (North)
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 10:30 am

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


Toddlers and preschoolers up to age 5 with an adult are invited for stories, songs and fingerplays. Wednesday story times are a repeat of the Tuesday programs.



Toddler Tales at Nora
Nora Branch (North)
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 10:30 am

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


Toddlers and preschoolers up to age 5 with an adult are invited for stories, songs and fingerplays. Wednesday story times are a repeat of the Tuesday programs.



Nora Adult Book Discussion Group
Nora Branch (North)
Monday, April 21, 2014 6:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Book Discussion


Registration Required

Adults are invited to join with fellow readers from the Jordan YMCA to discuss the book of the month.
The book to be discussed is "The Language of Flowers" by Vanessa Diffenbaugh.



Library Melody: A Night of Jazz
Nora Branch (North)
Saturday, April 19, 2014
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Age Level: Adults, Seniors
Category: Performance or Presentation


You're invited to enjoy an evening of jazz and light hors d' oeuvres at the Library. Music will be presented by the Second Presbyterian Jazz Quartet. Food will be provided by Whole Foods, Inc. - Nora Plaza.
This program is made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Healthcare Navigators @ the Library
Nora Branch (North)
Monday, April 21, 2014
11:00 am - 6:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Activity


Individuals who have already started the process of enrolling for health care under the Affordable Care Act are invited to receive further assistance from trained health care navigators. Drop in anytime during the session to receive one-on-one assistance.



Portuguese-English Bilingual Storytimes
Nora Branch (North)
Saturday, April 19, 2014 2:00 pm

Age Level: Families
Category: Story Time


Registration Required

As part of the Library's "Celebrate Brazil" series, families are invited for an interactive bilingual storytime in Portuguese and English featuring Brazilian crafts and games. Registration is required by calling your local branch.



Preschool Storytime at Pike
Pike Branch (West)
Thursday, April 24, 2014 10:15 am

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


Preschoolers ages 3 - 5 and an adult are invited for stories, songs and other activities to encourage their love for books and reading.



Barks to Books at Pike
Pike Branch (West)
Saturday, April 19, 2014
11:00 am - 1:00 pm

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


Beginning or struggling young readers are invited to read to a trained therapy dog for a 15-minute session. Studies have shown that a child's confidence and competence increase when reading to a patient and non-judgmental canine listener.



Job Center at the Library
Pike Branch (West)
Monday, April 21, 2014
10:30 am - 2:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


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 Indianapolis Foundation Library Fund and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Job Center at the Library
Pike Branch (West)
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


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 Indianapolis Foundation Library Fund and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Job Center at the Library
Pike Branch (West)
Sunday, April 20, 2014
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


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 Indianapolis Foundation Library Fund and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Toddler Time at Pike
Pike Branch (West)
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 10:15 am

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


Toddlers ages 18 - 36 months and an adult are invited for stories, songs and movement activities that foster a love of books and reading.



Face Painting Workshop for Kids!
Pike Branch (West)
Saturday, April 19, 2014 2:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 7 and up are invited to learn the basics of face painting during this hands-on workshop presented by Hugabug Family Entertainment.



Teen Game Day
Pike Branch (West)
Thursday, April 24, 2014
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

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


Teens are invited to enjoy an afternoon of fun with board games, card games and video gaming with friends.



ALA Teen Tech Week: 3D Printing
Pike Branch (West)
Monday, April 21, 2014
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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


As part of ALA Teen Tech Week: DIY @ Your Library, teens and tweens are invited to learn about all the great things that can be made on a 3D printer.



Discovering Brazil Through Hip Hop
Pike Branch (West)
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 3:30 pm

Age Level: Teen (12-17), Adults
Category: Performance or Presentation


As part of the Library's "Celebrate Brazil" series, adults and teens are invited to embark on a brief survey of Brazilian hip-hop as it reveals important lessons of Brazilian society, from social issues and geography to the nation's rich musical history and regional cultural traditions. Join Kyle Long of Cultural Cannibals as he explores the roots of Brazilian hip-hop and key figures in the scene.



Preschool Storytime at Southport
Southport Branch (South)
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 10:30 am

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


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



Baby and Toddler Storytime at Southport
Southport Branch (South)
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 10:30 am

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


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



Job Center at the Library
Southport Branch (South)
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


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 Indianapolis Foundation Library Fund and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Job Center at the Library
Southport Branch (South)
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


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 Indianapolis Foundation Library Fund and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Chin-Burmese Early Literacy Class
Southport Branch (South)
Saturday, April 19, 2014
10:30 am - 12:00 pm

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


Chin-Burmese children ages birth - 5 years and an adult are invited for an early literacy class just for them. There'll be stories, songs, games and activities that introduce them to English and vital literacy skills before they enter kindergarten. After the storytime, children will visit early literacy stations with the adult.



English for Life and Work
Southport Branch (South)
Monday, April 21, 2014
10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Adults are invited to learn the English skills needed for everyday living and to communicate in the workplace. Topics include daily greetings, emergency situations and more. This series is designed for beginning English as a Second Language learners. Participants can hear presentations from local organizations on topics of relevance to them.



Money Smart Week: Money Talks
Southport Branch (South)
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Performance or Presentation


In collaboration with the Money Smart Week national campaign, adults are invited to learn more about how to talk to children about money matters. They'll discover the tools and ideas for teaching elementary-age to high school children information about finances.



Healthcare Navigators @ the Library
Southport Branch (South)
Saturday, April 19, 2014
10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Activity


Individuals who have already started the process of enrolling for health care under the Affordable Care Act are invited to receive further assistance from trained health care navigators. Drop in anytime during the session to receive one-on-one assistance.



Healthcare Navigators @ the Library
Southport Branch (South)
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Activity


Individuals who have already started the process of enrolling for health care under the Affordable Care Act are invited to receive further assistance from trained health care navigators. Drop in anytime during the session to receive one-on-one assistance.



Healthcare Navigators @ the Library
Southport Branch (South)
Thursday, April 24, 2014
11:00 am - 6:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Activity


Individuals who have already started the process of enrolling for health care under the Affordable Care Act are invited to receive further assistance from trained health care navigators. Drop in anytime during the session to receive one-on-one assistance.



Spades Park Book Discussion
Spades Park Branch (East)
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 6:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Book Discussion


Adults are invited to this monthly book discussion program.
The book to be discussed is "Unbroken" by Laura Hillenbrand.



Shared Reading Group at Spades Park
Spades Park Branch (East)
Friday, April 18, 2014
10:00 am - 11:30 am

Age Level: Adults
Category: Book Discussion


Adults are invited to discuss the selected book title. Facilitator Anja Saak, 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.



Carefree Couponer's Group
Spades Park Branch (East)
Saturday, April 19, 2014
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Activity


Those who love or want to learn the value of coupons are invited to this program during which coupon sharing or trading, as well as all coupon discussion, is encouraged.



El Día 2014: Reading Around the World
Spades Park Branch (East)
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 6:00 pm

Age Level: Children of All Ages
Category: Activity


Children of all ages and families are invited to join Yurtfolk for an interactive hour of exploring music, stories and folk dance from around the world. They'll sing in different languages and dance together while they learn about various cultures and get introduced to books and unique instruments.



Preschool Storytime at Warren
Warren Branch (East)
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 10:30 am

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


Preschoolers are invited to enter the land of enchantment and enjoy traditional fairy tales and exciting new stories. Watch out for Mother Goose! She just might make an appearance. An imaginative craft project will follow the storytelling.



Wee Readers - Baby Storytime at Warren
Warren Branch (East)
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 10:15 am

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


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



Job Center at the Library
Warren Branch (East)
Monday, April 21, 2014
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


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 Indianapolis Foundation Library Fund and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Job Center at the Library
Warren Branch (East)
Thursday, April 24, 2014
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


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 Indianapolis Foundation Library Fund and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Computer Basics at Warren
Warren Branch (East)
Thursday, April 24, 2014 10:30 am

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Registration Required

Meet one-on-one with an instructor to learn beginning computer skills such as parts of the computer, mouse and keyboard skills, and opening and closing applications. Other topics may include using the library catalog, getting on the Internet, and signing up for an email account.
This class is for those with little or no previous computer experience.



School-Age Storytime at Warren
Warren Branch (East)
Thursday, April 24, 2014 10:30 am

Age Level: School Age (6-11)
Category: Story Time


School-aged children and families are invited for stories from around the world and your backyard that are sure to please!



Baby Steps Storytime at Wayne
Wayne Branch (West)
Thursday, April 24, 2014 11:00 am

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


Babies and toddlers up to 2 years old and an adult are invited for stories, popular rhymes, fingerplays and songs.



Preschool Stories Galore
Wayne Branch (West)
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 10:30 am

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


Preschoolers ages 3 - 5 and an adult are invited for fun stories, songs and fingerplays. During the 1st and 3rd programs each month, they'll also create a craft.



Teen Mystery: Cracks in the Wall
Wayne Branch (West)
Saturday, April 19, 2014 6:30 pm

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


Young people ages 10 - 17 are invited to gather their friends of an evening of mystery! Teams will interview suspects, check out clues, and figure out "whodunnit." The team with the best answers will win prizes. Refreshments will be provided.



Muiraquitã Amulets
Wayne Branch (West)
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 6:00 pm

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


Registration Required

As part of the Library's "Celebrate Brazil" series, children ages 5 and up with an adult are invited to learn about the Amazon and the indigenous people of Brazil. They'll also discuss good luck charms and create their own frog-shaped muiraquitã amulet out of clay. Registration is required by calling your local branch.



For the Love of Baseball
Wayne Branch (West)
Wednesday, April 2, 2014 - Wednesday, April 30, 2014
During Library Hours

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Exhibit


To commemorate the start of the 2014 baseball season, the entire public is invited to view amazing historic baseball artifacts courtesy of Wayne Branch patron and local author Walter Hart. Memorabilia include autographed photos, score sheets from historic games, and other priceless items that can educate young and old alike about many facets of baseball that have remained the same for over 100 years.
This exhibit can be viewed during regular Library hours in the lobby of the Wayne Branch.