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Southport Branch Project Community Meeting
Southport Branch (South)
Tuesday, August 4, 2015 7:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Meeting


The entire community is invited to provide input on the $1.1 million renovation of the Southport Branch, scheduled for completion in the third quarter of 2016.



Central Library Book Discussion
Central Library (Central)
Tuesday, August 4, 2015 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 "Rules of Civility" by Amor Towles.



Evening Play Date Preschool Storytime
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Tuesday, August 4, 2015 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.



Summer Garden Series: Game Night in the Garden
Central Library (Central)
Tuesday, August 4, 2015
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Activity


Individuals of all ages are invited for board games and a corn hole tournament hosted by the Indiana Historical Society. This program will be held in the East Garden.



Homework Lounge at Fountain Square
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Tuesday, August 4, 2015
5:00 pm - 6:00 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. Those who attend can get a prize from the treasure chest for completing their homework.



eBook Tinker Station
InfoZone Branch (North)
Tuesday, August 4, 2015
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category:


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



Job Center at the Library
Pike Branch (West)
Tuesday, August 4, 2015
3:00 pm - 7:00 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 Knowledge Services, the Hoover Family Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Job Center @ East Thirty-Eighth Street
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Tuesday, August 4, 2015
2:30 pm - 6:30 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.



Tablet: Tips and Tricks - Safety and Security
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Tuesday, August 4, 2015
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Registration Required

Adults are invited to explore the convenience of a tablet, along with some of the fun tips and tricks of using one. In this class, you'll learn the many tricks to save your stuff and secure your tablet.



Job Center at the Library
Eagle Branch (West)
Tuesday, August 4, 2015
12:30 pm - 4:30 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 Knowledge Services, the Hoover Family Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Baby Storytime at Glendale
Glendale Branch (North)
Tuesday, August 4, 2015 10:30 am

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


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



Preschool Storytime at Southport
Southport Branch (South)
Tuesday, August 4, 2015 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.



Preschool Storytime at Decatur
Decatur Branch (West)
Tuesday, August 4, 2015 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.



Wee Readers - Baby Storytime at Warren
Warren Branch (East)
Tuesday, August 4, 2015 10:15 am

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


Babies and toddlers with an adult are invited for stories, songs, music and toys!



Toddler Tales at Pike
Pike Branch (West)
Tuesday, August 4, 2015 10:15 am

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


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



Job Center at the Library
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Tuesday, August 4, 2015
10:00 am - 2:00 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 Knowledge Services, the Hoover Family Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Job Center at the Library
Southport Branch (South)
Tuesday, August 4, 2015
10:00 am - 2:00 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 Knowledge Services, the Hoover Family Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Franklin Road Book Discussion
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Monday, August 3, 2015 6:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Book Discussion


Adults are invited to this monthly book discussion program.
The book to be discussed is "Dandelion Wine" by Ray Bradbury. Special guest will be Jonathan Eller, Director of the Center for Ray Bradbury Studies at IUPUI.



First Monday Book Club
Wayne Branch (West)
Monday, August 3, 2015 6:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Book Discussion


Adults are invited to this monthly book discussion program.
The book to be discussed is "The Quiet Woman" by Terence Faherty.



Irvington Book Discussion
Irvington Branch (South)
Monday, August 3, 2015 6:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Book Discussion


Adults are invited to this monthly book discussion program.
The book to be discussed is "The Rise of the Creative Class, Revisited" by Richard Florida.



Cooking Chats
Glendale Branch (North)
Monday, August 3, 2015
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Book Discussion


Adults are invited for this monthly discussion program where cooking and cookbooks, favorite websites, cooking shows, recipes and techniques will be discussed. Check out one of the featured cookbooks and try some recipes.



Game Night @ Central
Central Library (Central)
Monday, August 3, 2015
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions, Families
Category: Activity


Families and gamers of all ages are invited to challenge their friends, challenge their brains and have fun while exploring the engaging world of contemporary board, card and dice games. Games will include beloved classics as well as many favorites from around the world. This activity is a chance for gamers to play, learn, discover, share and connect.



Bicycle Clinic
Eagle Branch (West)
Monday, August 3, 2015 5:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Activity


Individuals of all ages are invited for a hands-on opportunity to learn about bicycle maintenance, riding safety tips and how to find an affordable bike to meet one's needs. Youth can learn how to Earn-a-Bike through a unique program focusing on bicycling maintenance at Freewheelin' Community Bikes. Those of all skill and ability levels are encouraged to attend.



eBook Tinker Station
Central Library (Central)
Monday, August 3, 2015
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category:


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



Microsoft Word 2010 Basics
Central Library (Central)
Monday, August 3, 2015
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Learn how to write letters, resumes, papers, and other documents. By the end of this class, you should be able to: create, edit, save, and open a document; change formatting and appearance; check spelling and grammar, and print files. Before taking this class 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.
This class will be held in the Computer Training Lab.



Job Center at the Library
College Avenue Branch (North)
Monday, August 3, 2015
2:30 pm - 6:30 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 Knowledge Services, the Hoover Family Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



What Would Jane Austen Read Book Club
College Avenue Branch (North)
Monday, August 3, 2015 1:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Book Discussion


Adults who are interested in 18th and 19th century literature and the writers who influenced Jane Austen are invited for this monthly book discussion group.



Job Center at the Library
Warren Branch (East)
Monday, August 3, 2015
12:30 pm - 4:30 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 Knowledge Services, the Hoover Family Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Job Center at the Library
Brightwood Branch (East)
Monday, August 3, 2015
11:30 am - 3:30 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 Knowledge Services, the Hoover Family Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Job Center @ East Thirty-Eighth Street
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Monday, August 3, 2015
11:30 am - 3:30 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.



Play Date Preschool Storytime at Fountain Square
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Monday, August 3, 2015 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.



Shake, Rattle and Roll: Baby Music Class
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Monday, August 3, 2015 11:00 am

Age Level: Babies (Birth-2)
Category: Activity


Registration Required

Babies up to age 2 and an adult are invited for an interactive musical program with Bongo Boy Music Center. This program will include the use of musical instruments, action songs and movement, and will require the participation of the caregiver. This program is made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Baby Storytime at Irvington
Irvington Branch (South)
Monday, August 3, 2015 10:30 am

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


Babies 8 - 24 months and an adult are invited for stories, songs, rhymes and fingerplays in the informal setting of the Library's Story Theatre. It's a great way to introduce little ones to a lifelong love of reading.



Job Center at the Library
Pike Branch (West)
Monday, August 3, 2015
10:30 am - 2:30 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 Knowledge Services, the Hoover Family Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Monday, August 3, 2015
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


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 made possible by TCU Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



GED-TASC Classes
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Monday, August 3, 2015
10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Adults are invited to register for free GED/TASC classes which continue each Monday through Thursday until June 30.



eBook Tinker Station
Pike Branch (West)
Sunday, August 2, 2015
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category:


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



Jazz Piano Performance @ Central Library!
Central Library (Central)
Sunday, August 2, 2015
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Performance or Presentation


As part of the Library's Adult Summer Reading program, adults are invited to the ambience of piano jazz in Central Library's Atrium performed by the duo of pianist Bruce Polson and bassist Joe Deal.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Sunday, August 2, 2015
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


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 made possible by TCU Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Job Center at the Library
Pike Branch (West)
Sunday, August 2, 2015
12:30 pm - 4:30 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 Knowledge Services, the Hoover Family Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Job Center at the Library
Southport Branch (South)
Sunday, August 2, 2015
12:30 pm - 4:30 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 Knowledge Services, the Hoover Family Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Job Center at the Library
Warren Branch (East)
Sunday, August 2, 2015
12:30 pm - 4:30 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 Knowledge Services, the Hoover Family Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



eBook Tinker Station
Lawrence Branch (East)
Saturday, August 1, 2015
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category:


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



Let's Connect: Facebook and You
Central Library (Central)
Saturday, August 1, 2015
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Learn the basics of setting up your Facebook page and sharing information and pictures with Facebook friends. By the end of this class, you should be able to find and make friends; post your own comments and pictures; like and share other people’s posts, and know how to use various Facebook icons. Before taking this class you must be able to get into your own, existing e-mail account, such as Gmail, Mail.com, Outlook.com or Yahoo.com.
This class will be held in the Computer Training Lab.



Critter Shows
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Saturday, August 1, 2015 2:00 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited to meet a few live animals that add to the soundtrack of their neighborhoods and world. This program is presented by Animalia.



Irish Folk Concert with the Ceili Band
Central Library (Central)
Saturday, August 1, 2015
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Performance or Presentation


In coordination with the Adult Summer Reading Program, individuals of all ages are invited for an engaging performance highlighting traditional Irish music and dance performed by the Ceili Band. This program will be held in Central Library's Clowes Auditorium.



Job Center @ East Thirty-Eighth Street
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Saturday, August 1, 2015
12:30 pm - 4:30 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.



Family Game Day
Southport Branch (South)
Saturday, August 1, 2015
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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


Families and children of all ages are invited drop in any time to make new friends while playing board games or solving puzzles. Games and puzzles will be provided.



PAWS to Read at Wayne
Wayne Branch (West)
Saturday, August 1, 2015 11:00 am

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


Registration Required

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



Barks to Books at Pike
Pike Branch (West)
Saturday, August 1, 2015
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.



eBook Tinker Station
College Avenue Branch (North)
Saturday, August 1, 2015
11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category:


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



Job Center at the Library
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Saturday, August 1, 2015
10:00 am - 2:00 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 Knowledge Services, the Hoover Family 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 31, 2015
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


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 made possible by TCU Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Storytime in the Curve!
Central Library (Central)
Friday, July 31, 2015 11:00 am

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


Babies, toddlers and preschoolers up to age 5 and an adult are invited for stories, songs and rhymes, followed by a craft or other activity.



Preschool Storytime at Lawrence
Lawrence Branch (East)
Friday, July 31, 2015 10:30 am

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


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



Indiana Pacers Summer Reading Tour
Irvington Branch (South)
Friday, July 31, 2015 10:30 am

Age Level: Children of All Ages
Category: Story Time


Children of all ages are invited to take a reading time out with community readers and read like a pro during this storytime. Afterward, those attending can spin the "wheel of prizes."



Shared Reading Group at Spades Park
Spades Park Branch (East)
Friday, July 31, 2015
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.



Spirit and Place '15 Pop-Up Dream Booth
Central Library (Central)
Thursday, July 30, 2015
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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


As part of the 2015 Spirit and Place Festival, adults and teens are invited to drop in and learn about this year's festival events and peruse assorted books that best exemplify the Spirit and Place's "Dream" theme. While visiting the booth, individuals can take part in a fun and informal activity in which they can have their dreams interpreted!



Clases Básicas de Computación: Utilice su computador para buscar trabajo
Haughville Branch (West)
Thursday, July 30, 2015
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Registration Required

iBienvenidos al mundo de la tecnologia! Conozca los principales portales de búsqueda de empleo y aprenda a realizar una búsqueda de trabajo activa a través de internet. Para registrarse, llame al 275-4420.
This class is made possible by The Robert & Toni Bader Charitable Foundation, Fifth Third Bank and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Homework Lounge at Fountain Square
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Thursday, July 30, 2015
5:00 pm - 6:00 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. Those who attend can get a prize from the treasure chest for completing their homework.



Introduction to Microsoft Excel at East 38th Street
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Thursday, July 30, 2015
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Adults are invited to an introduction to this spreadsheet program that will show how to create, edit and save spreadsheets; how to use formulas and print; along with helpful tips and hints. This program, offered in Microsoft Office 2010, requires completion of the Microsoft Word class or equivalent PC experience. Computer classes are made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Job Center @ Lawrence
Lawrence Branch (East)
Thursday, July 30, 2015
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.



Build a Free Website with Wix
Central Library (Central)
Thursday, July 30, 2015
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Learn to build a professional, well-designed website. There are more than 200 templates available and editing is incredibly easy. The free version offers you complete access to all of the tools you need to build a successful website. No coding knowledge is required!
This class will be held in the Computer Training Lab.



ABC's of Diabetes
Nora Branch (North)
Thursday, July 30, 2015
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

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



Job Center at the Library
Brightwood Branch (East)
Thursday, July 30, 2015
1:00 pm - 5:00 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 Knowledge Services, the Hoover Family Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Job Center at the Library
Warren Branch (East)
Thursday, July 30, 2015
12:30 pm - 4:30 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 Knowledge Services, the Hoover Family Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Preschool Storytime at Glendale
Glendale Branch (North)
Thursday, July 30, 2015 10:30 am

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


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



Computer Basics at Warren
Warren Branch (East)
Thursday, July 30, 2015 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 getting on the Internet, accessing word processing software, and signing up for an email account. This class is for those with little or no previous computer experience.



Mother Goose on the Loose
College Avenue Branch (North)
Thursday, July 30, 2015 10:30 am

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


Toddlers and an adult are invited for an early literacy program using a variety of activities such as rhymes, songs, puppets and instruments to foster speech development, motor coordination, self-confidence and sensitivity to others.



Stories on the Lawn at Warren
Warren Branch (East)
Thursday, July 30, 2015 10:30 am

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


School-aged children ages 5 and older with an adult are invited to sit under the storytelling tree and listen to wonderful stories. They'll listen to stories from around the world and their own backyard that are sure to please.



Preschool Storytime at Pike
Pike Branch (West)
Thursday, July 30, 2015 10:15 am

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


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



Job Center at the Library
College Avenue Branch (North)
Thursday, July 30, 2015
10:00 am - 2:00 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 Knowledge Services, the Hoover Family Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Summer Showtime: Tinker Bell and the Legend of the Neverbeast
InfoZone Branch (North)
Thursday, July 30, 2015 10:00 am

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


Children of all ages and families are invited for a showing of the film, "Tinker Bell and the Legend of the Neverbeast" (G).



International Violin Competition of Indianapolis: Juried Exhibit of Student Art
Central Library (Central)
Monday, June 1, 2015 - Friday, July 31, 2015
During Library Hours

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Exhibit


Patrons are invited to view the works of 30 Grand Winners in the 2014 International Violin Competition of Indianapolis "Juried Exhibition of Student Art." As part of the IVCI's educational program to integrate the disciplines of the performing, literary and visual arts, over 21,000 students in grades 1 - 12 participated in this project statewide. The exhibit complements the Library's music-themed Summer Reading Program, "Beatz & Bookz."
This exhibit can be viewed in the South Display Hall during regular Library hours.



One City, Many Voices: Ethnic Communities in Indianapolis
Central Library (Central)
Friday, January 2, 2015 - Thursday, December 31, 2015
During Library Hours

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Exhibit


View an educational exhibit in the Nina Mason Pulliam Indianapolis Special Collections Room that highlights the various ethnic groups that have made Indianapolis what it is today. From the Irish and Germans to the more recent immigrants, the city has a rich diverse background. The exhibit features the vast array of materials housed in the ISCR collection that reflect this background.



Previous Events


Introduction to SAVI Databases of Central Indiana Statistics
Central Library (Central)
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


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



Summer Showtime: Alexander and the Terrible Horrible No Good Very Bad Day
Warren Branch (East)
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 2:00 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited for a showing of the film, "Alexander and the Terrible Horrible No Good Very Bad Day" (PG).
Free tickets are available at the Circulation Desk on the day of the showing.



Summer Showtime: The Boxtrolls
East Washington Branch (South)
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 1:00 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited for a showing of the film, "The Boxtrolls" (PG).



Summer Showtime: Annie
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 1:00 pm

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


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



Alane Adams Reading Event @ Central Library!
Central Library (Central)
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 1:00 pm

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


As part of Gen Con in Indianapolis, award-winning adventure book series author Alane Adams will read from her new book, "The Red Sun," the first in her "Legends of Orkney" series. Attendees can meet the author; take a photo with Bruin, a 7-foot-tall warrior bear from the books; and receive signed copies of "The Red Sun." Also, a $2,500 grant from Adams to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation for Indy libraries can grow by an additional $2 for each person who plays the author's free, downloadable mobile game, "BattleKasters," during Gen Con between July 30 and August 2 in order to meet the grant goal of $5,000.



Job Center at the Library
Southport Branch (South)
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
12:30 pm - 4:30 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 Knowledge Services, the Hoover Family Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Job Center at the Library
Eagle Branch (West)
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
12:30 pm - 4:30 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 Knowledge Services, the Hoover Family Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Outside Voices Storytime
Brightwood Branch (East)
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 12:00 pm

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


Preschoolers and an adult are invited for fun and interactive stories. There will be noise-making, singing, stomping, clapping and the occasional puppet appearance!



Baby Storytime at Glendale
Glendale Branch (North)
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 10:30 am

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


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



Preschool Storytime at Decatur
Decatur Branch (West)
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 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 Warren
Warren Branch (East)
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 10:30 am

Age Level: Preschool (3-5), Families
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.



Indiana Pacers Summer Reading Tour
College Avenue Branch (North)
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 10:30 am

Age Level: Children of All Ages
Category: Story Time


Children of all ages are invited to take a reading time out with community readers and read like a pro during this storytime. Afterward, those attending can spin the "wheel of prizes."



Baby and Toddler Storytime at Lawrence
Lawrence Branch (East)
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 10:30 am

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


Babies and toddler up to 2 years old and an adult are invited for stories, songs and playtime.