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Events for February 28-June 30, 2015

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eBook Tinker Station
Irvington Branch (South)
Saturday, February 28, 2015
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.



Teen Tech Week: Art With a Heart
Irvington Branch (South)
Monday, March 2, 2015 4:15 pm

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


Registration Required

As part of the American Library Association's Teen Tech Week, teens and tweens are invited to join Art With a Heart to create their own LED light project during this craft workshop.



Irvington Fiberistas
Irvington Branch (South)
Wednesday, March 4, 2015
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Activity


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



Parent and Preschooler Yoga
Irvington Branch (South)
Thursday, March 5, 2015 10:30 am

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


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



Voter Registration Information
Irvington Branch (South)
Thursday, March 5, 2015
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Activity


The Library is joining the Indiana Secretary of State office to provide this opportunity for individuals to register to vote, update their registrations and receive information on upcoming municipal elections in the spring and fall.



eBook Tinker Station
Irvington Branch (South)
Saturday, March 7, 2015
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.



Superhero Drawing Class
Irvington Branch (South)
Saturday, March 7, 2015 2:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 and older are invited to step into the world of drawing superheroes. They'll learn the basics and experiment with different drawing materials to create their own superhero character. This class is presented by Art With a Heart.



Family Sing-Along at Irvington
Irvington Branch (South)
Monday, March 9, 2015
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Age Level: Families
Category: Activity


Families are invited for a sing-along of vintage folk and traditional songs.



Irvington Author Appearance: Cherie Lowe
Irvington Branch (South)
Tuesday, March 10, 2015 6:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Author Visit


Adults are invited as author Cherie Lowe will discuss tips for reducing debt. Her new book is entitled, "Slaying the Debt Dragon: How One Family Conquered Their Money Monster and Found an Inspired Happy Ever After." Books will be available for purchase, courtesy of Bookmamas.



Preschool Story Explorers
Irvington Branch (South)
Thursday, March 12, 2015 10:30 am

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


Preschoolers and an adult are invited for stories, song and dance, rhymes, and crafts to delight and prepare little ones for a lifelong love of reading.



eBook Tinker Station
Irvington Branch (South)
Thursday, March 12, 2015
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.



Irvington Afternoon Book Discussion
Irvington Branch (South)
Thursday, March 12, 2015 1:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Book Discussion


Adults are invited to this monthly book discussion program.
The book to be discussed is "Clara and Mr. Tiffany" by Susan Vreeland.



Irvington Fiberistas
Irvington Branch (South)
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Activity


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



Preschool Story Explorers
Irvington Branch (South)
Thursday, March 19, 2015 10:30 am

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


Preschoolers and an adult are invited for stories, song and dance, rhymes, and crafts to delight and prepare little ones for a lifelong love of reading.



eBook Tinker Station
Irvington Branch (South)
Saturday, March 21, 2015
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.



Irvington Writing Workshop: Getting Published
Irvington Branch (South)
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 6:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Adults thinking about becoming a professional writer are invited as author Robert Snow will discuss getting a book published by a major publisher. In addition to his 17 books, Snow's short stories have appeared in "Reader's Digest," "The National Enquirer," and other national publications. He will take attendees step-by-step through the writing process, from initial queries to outlining, first drafts, re-writes and the finished product. Snow's books will be available for purchase and signing courtesy of Bookmamas.



Preschool Story Explorers
Irvington Branch (South)
Thursday, March 26, 2015 10:30 am

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


Preschoolers and an adult are invited for stories, song and dance, rhymes, and crafts to delight and prepare little ones for a lifelong love of reading.



eBook Tinker Station
Irvington Branch (South)
Thursday, March 26, 2015
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.



Irvington Fiberistas
Irvington Branch (South)
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Activity


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



Preschool Story Explorers
Irvington Branch (South)
Thursday, April 2, 2015 10:30 am

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


Preschoolers and an adult are invited for stories, song and dance, rhymes, and crafts to delight and prepare little ones for a lifelong love of reading.



Preschool Story Explorers
Irvington Branch (South)
Thursday, April 9, 2015 10:30 am

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


Preschoolers and an adult are invited for stories, song and dance, rhymes, and crafts to delight and prepare little ones for a lifelong love of reading.



The Big Read: Book Discussions
Irvington Branch (South)
Thursday, April 9, 2015 1:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Book Discussion


As part of The Big Read, during which Indianapolis residents are encouraged to read "The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears" by Ethiopian-American author Dinaw Mengestu, adults are invited to discuss the themes of the book during this program led by expert discussion guides from the Indiana Writers Center. Free copies of the book will be available at all book discussion locations for book groups who would like to discuss this chosen novel.



Shake, Rattle and Roll: Baby Music Class
Irvington Branch (South)
Monday, April 13, 2015 10:30 am

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


Registration Required

Babies up to age 2 and an adult are invited for an interactive program with music, action songs and movement. Instruments such as maracas, bells, hand drums and gathering drums will be used, as well as colorful scarves for visual tracking and movement. The goal of the program is to use rhythm, music and movement to create a caring, connected rhythmic community. The program requires the participation of the caregiver. No older siblings, please. This program is made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Family Sing-Along at Irvington
Irvington Branch (South)
Monday, April 13, 2015
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Age Level: Families
Category: Activity


Families are invited for a sing-along of vintage folk and traditional songs.



Irvington Fiberistas
Irvington Branch (South)
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Activity


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



Preschool Story Explorers
Irvington Branch (South)
Thursday, April 16, 2015 10:30 am

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


Preschoolers and an adult are invited for stories, song and dance, rhymes, and crafts to delight and prepare little ones for a lifelong love of reading.



Preschool Story Explorers
Irvington Branch (South)
Thursday, April 23, 2015 10:30 am

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


Preschoolers and an adult are invited for stories, song and dance, rhymes, and crafts to delight and prepare little ones for a lifelong love of reading.



Lemonade Stand Recipes
Irvington Branch (South)
Thursday, April 23, 2015 4:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 and older are invited to get ready for Lemonade Day (May 16) by making and sampling lemonade recipes during this workshop by Gourmet Girlfriends. Participants can vote for the best recipe!



Art Monsters: Preschool Art Workshop
Irvington Branch (South)
Saturday, April 25, 2015 2:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers ages 3 - 6 and an adult are invited to explore sculpture, simple shapes, and drawing and painting with The Art Lab. They'll listen to a favorite monster story, hand-build a mixed media sculpture, and draw and paint their creation using watercolor and crayons. This program is made possible by College Savings Bank through a gift to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Superhero Magic Show
Irvington Branch (South)
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 6:00 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited to dive into the world of superheroes and super villains during this fast-moving magic show presented by Don Miller. Attendees can discover the world of comic books, graphic novels, and the lore of heroes from the past. Special thanks to Downtown Comics & Closet Space Toys.



Preschool Story Explorers
Irvington Branch (South)
Thursday, April 30, 2015 10:30 am

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


Preschoolers and an adult are invited for stories, song and dance, rhymes, and crafts to delight and prepare little ones for a lifelong love of reading.



Reading Around the World with Yurtfolk!
Irvington Branch (South)
Saturday, May 2, 2015 3:00 pm

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


Preschoolers and families are invited to join Yurtfolk for an interactive hour of exploring music, stories and folk dance from around the globe. They'll sing in different languages and dance together as they learn about different cultures, literature and unique instruments. This program is made possible by gifts from the PNC Foundation and Friends of the Library to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Irvington Fiberistas
Irvington Branch (South)
Wednesday, May 6, 2015
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Activity


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



Sea, Sand and Surf: Preschool Science Workshop
Irvington Branch (South)
Thursday, May 7, 2015 10:30 am

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers ages 3 - 6 and an adult are invited to explore the ocean with Mad Science of Indiana! They'll learn about how sand is made and make some of their own. They'll also discover animals that live in the sea, touch different shells, and "beach-comb" for shells to take home. This program is made possible by Lilly through a gift to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Family Sing-Along at Irvington
Irvington Branch (South)
Monday, May 11, 2015
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Age Level: Families
Category: Activity


Families are invited for a sing-along of vintage folk and traditional songs.



Preschool Story Explorers
Irvington Branch (South)
Thursday, May 14, 2015 10:30 am

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


Preschoolers and an adult are invited for stories, song and dance, rhymes, and crafts to delight and prepare little ones for a lifelong love of reading.



Irvington Afternoon Book Discussion
Irvington Branch (South)
Thursday, May 14, 2015 1:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Book Discussion


Adults are invited to this monthly book discussion program.
The book to be discussed is "The Astronaut Wives Club" by Lilly Koppel.



Irvington Fiberistas
Irvington Branch (South)
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Activity


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



Preschool Story Explorers
Irvington Branch (South)
Thursday, May 21, 2015 10:30 am

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


Preschoolers and an adult are invited for stories, song and dance, rhymes, and crafts to delight and prepare little ones for a lifelong love of reading.



Preschool Story Explorers
Irvington Branch (South)
Thursday, May 28, 2015 10:30 am

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


Preschoolers and an adult are invited for stories, song and dance, rhymes, and crafts to delight and prepare little ones for a lifelong love of reading.



Irvington Fiberistas
Irvington Branch (South)
Wednesday, June 3, 2015
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Activity


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



Preschool Story Explorers
Irvington Branch (South)
Thursday, June 4, 2015 10:30 am

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


Preschoolers and an adult are invited for stories, song and dance, rhymes, and crafts to delight and prepare little ones for a lifelong love of reading.



Family Sing-Along at Irvington
Irvington Branch (South)
Monday, June 8, 2015
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Age Level: Families
Category: Activity


Families are invited for a sing-along of vintage folk and traditional songs.



Preschool Story Explorers
Irvington Branch (South)
Thursday, June 11, 2015 10:30 am

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


Preschoolers and an adult are invited for stories, song and dance, rhymes, and crafts to delight and prepare little ones for a lifelong love of reading.



Irvington Fiberistas
Irvington Branch (South)
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Activity


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



Preschool Story Explorers
Irvington Branch (South)
Thursday, June 18, 2015 10:30 am

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


Preschoolers and an adult are invited for stories, song and dance, rhymes, and crafts to delight and prepare little ones for a lifelong love of reading.



Library Board of Trustees
Irvington Branch (South)
Monday, June 22, 2015 6:30 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Meeting


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



Preschool Story Explorers
Irvington Branch (South)
Thursday, June 25, 2015 10:30 am

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


Preschoolers and an adult are invited for stories, song and dance, rhymes, and crafts to delight and prepare little ones for a lifelong love of reading.