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Events for December 19-April 20, 2015

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Job Center at the Library
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Saturday, December 20, 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, December 23, 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)
Saturday, December 27, 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.



eBook Tinker Station
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Monday, December 29, 2014
1:00 pm - 3:00 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)
Tuesday, December 30, 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.



Preschool Storytime on the Magic Quilt
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Wednesday, January 7, 2015 10:30 am

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


Preschoolers under the age of 6 and an adult are invited to jump on the Garfield Park Branch's Magic Story Quilt for stories, songs and finger plays.



First Wednesday Senior-Friendly Computer Classes
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Wednesday, January 7, 2015
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Age Level: Seniors
Category: Computers & Technology


Registration Required

Seniors and adults are invited to this six-part series tailored to those who have basic computer knowledge. Each class will have some instruction with lots of time to practice. These classes are for fun and a little learning!
The topic of this class is Facebook. Participants will receive an introduction to Facebook and learn how to set up an account and use it.



eBook Tinker Station
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Monday, January 12, 2015
1:00 pm - 3:00 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.



Beginning Computer Classes
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: Adults, Seniors
Category: Computers & Technology


Registration Required

Adults are invited to a series of beginner-friendly computer classes that provide instruction, fun and plenty of time to practice. There will also be typing practice during classes.
In this class, participants will learn about the keyboard and mouse. They'll learn how to click and scroll and what to do with some of the strange keys on the keyboard.



Job Seeker Computer Class: Email
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Registration Required

Job seekers are invited to learn how to create an email account and use it.



Job Seeker Resume Class
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Registration Required

Job seekers are invited to use Microsoft Word to create a simple resume.



eBook Tinker Station
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Saturday, January 24, 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.



Preschool Storytime on the Magic Quilt
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Wednesday, February 4, 2015 10:30 am

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


Preschoolers under the age of 6 and an adult are invited to jump on the Garfield Park Branch's Magic Story Quilt for stories, songs and finger plays.



First Wednesday Senior-Friendly Computer Classes
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Wednesday, February 4, 2015
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Age Level: Seniors
Category: Computers & Technology


Registration Required

Seniors and adults are invited to this six-part series tailored to those who have basic computer knowledge. Each class will have some instruction with lots of time to practice. These classes are for fun and a little learning!
The topic of this class is Zinio and Freegal. Participants will explore reading magazines with Zinio and downloading e-music using Freegal Music through the Library. This class will use computers as well as tablets.



Beginning Computer Classes
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: Adults, Seniors
Category: Computers & Technology


Registration Required

Adults are invited to a series of beginner-friendly computer classes that provide instruction, fun and plenty of time to practice. There will also be typing practice during classes.
In this class participants will learn about Internet basics. They'll do a basic Google search and look at how to move around on a web site.



Job Seeker Computer Class: Email
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Thursday, February 12, 2015
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Registration Required

Job seekers are invited to learn how to create an email account and use it.



Job Seeker Resume Class
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Thursday, February 19, 2015
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Registration Required

Job seekers are invited to use Microsoft Word to create a simple resume.



"We Love Our Libraries" with CEO Jackie Nytes
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Meeting


The public is invited to meet with Library CEO Jackie Nytes and express their views about Library service in their community. A focus of the meeting is to gauge where individuals are on their personal digital journey. Joining the CEO will be the Library's new Manager of Digitization, Meaghan Obiko Fukunaga, who will work to develop projects and community collaborations for the preservation and storage of items of local historic interest.



Beginning Computer Classes
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Age Level: Adults, Seniors
Category: Computers & Technology


Registration Required

Adults are invited to a series of beginner-friendly computer classes that provide instruction, fun and plenty of time to practice. There will also be typing practice during classes.
In this class, participants will learn about the keyboard and mouse. They'll learn how to click and scroll and what to do with some of the strange keys on the keyboard.



Preschool Storytime on the Magic Quilt
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Wednesday, March 4, 2015 10:30 am

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


Preschoolers under the age of 6 and an adult are invited to jump on the Garfield Park Branch's Magic Story Quilt for stories, songs and finger plays.



First Wednesday Senior-Friendly Computer Classes
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Wednesday, March 4, 2015
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Age Level: Seniors
Category: Computers & Technology


Registration Required

Seniors and adults are invited to this six-part series tailored to those who have basic computer knowledge. Each class will have some instruction with lots of time to practice. These classes are for fun and a little learning!
The topic of this class is Ancestry.com. Participants will look at family history in Ancestry.com, which is available through the Library's website.



Beginning Computer Classes
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: Adults, Seniors
Category: Computers & Technology


Registration Required

Adults are invited to a series of beginner-friendly computer classes that provide instruction, fun and plenty of time to practice. There will also be typing practice during classes.
In this class participants will learn about beginning Word. They'll type something short and try their hand at printing and spell check.



Job Seeker Computer Class: Email
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Registration Required

Job seekers are invited to learn how to create an email account and use it.



Job Seeker Resume Class
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Registration Required

Job seekers are invited to use Microsoft Word to create a simple resume.



Beginning Computer Classes
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Age Level: Adults, Seniors
Category: Computers & Technology


Registration Required

Adults are invited to a series of beginner-friendly computer classes that provide instruction, fun and plenty of time to practice. There will also be typing practice during classes.
In this class participants will learn about Internet basics. They'll do a basic Google search and look at how to move around on a web site.



Preschool Storytime on the Magic Quilt
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Wednesday, April 1, 2015 10:30 am

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


Preschoolers under the age of 6 and an adult are invited to jump on the Garfield Park Branch's Magic Story Quilt for stories, songs and finger plays.



First Wednesday Senior-Friendly Computer Classes
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Age Level: Seniors
Category: Computers & Technology


Registration Required

Seniors and adults are invited to this six-part series tailored to those who have basic computer knowledge. Each class will have some instruction with lots of time to practice. These classes are for fun and a little learning!
The topic of this class is "Watch TV Shows and Movies Online." Participants will use network TV schedules and Overdrive eVideo through the Library's website to stream TV shows and movies. This class will use computers and tablets.



Job Seeker Computer Class: Email
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Thursday, April 9, 2015
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Registration Required

Job seekers are invited to learn how to create an email account and use it.



Beginning Computer Classes
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: Adults, Seniors
Category: Computers & Technology


Registration Required

Adults are invited to a series of beginner-friendly computer classes that provide instruction, fun and plenty of time to practice. There will also be typing practice during classes.
In this class, participants will learn about the keyboard and mouse. They'll learn how to click and scroll and what to do with some of the strange keys on the keyboard.



Job Seeker Resume Class
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Thursday, April 16, 2015
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Registration Required

Job seekers are invited to use Microsoft Word to create a simple resume.