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Events for February 27-June 29, 2015

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eBook Tinker Station
Haughville Branch (West)
Saturday, February 28, 2015
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.



Healthy Cooking Workshops
Haughville Branch (West)
Monday, March 2, 2015
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Adults are invited as local chefs will teach how to prepare affordable, healthy meals for you and your family. By attending at least three of the four sessions, individuals will go home with their own crock pot! Only 25 crock pots are available, so individuals are encouraged to sign up first!



Job Seeker Email Classes at Haughville
Haughville Branch (West)
Thursday, March 5, 2015
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Registration Required

Adults who are seeking to enhance their employment skills are invited to learn how to create an email account using Yahoo Mail, as well as how to send and receive messages.



Prepare! College Prep Workshops: Financing Your Education
Haughville Branch (West)
Monday, March 9, 2015
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Age Level: Adults, Teen (12-17)
Category: Class or Workshop


Students in grades 9 - 12 and adults who need money for college are invited to learn the necessary steps to obtain financial aid and how to complete the FAFSA application. This workshop is presented in partnership with the Indiana Latino Institute.



Healthy Cooking Workshops
Haughville Branch (West)
Monday, March 9, 2015
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Adults are invited as local chefs will teach how to prepare affordable, healthy meals for you and your family. By attending at least three of the four sessions, individuals will go home with their own crock pot! Only 25 crock pots are available, so individuals are encouraged to sign up first!



Job Seeker Resume Class at Haughville
Haughville Branch (West)
Thursday, March 12, 2015
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Registration Required

Adults are invited to create a simple resume in Microsoft Word. There will be discussion on what should go into a resume with time to create, save, print and email the resume.



Teen Tech Week: Google Glass
Haughville Branch (West)
Monday, March 16, 2015
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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


As part of the American Library Association's Teen Tech Week, teens and tweens are invited to a hands-on demonstration of this exciting new technology.



Healthy Cooking Workshops
Haughville Branch (West)
Monday, March 16, 2015
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Adults are invited as local chefs will teach how to prepare affordable, healthy meals for you and your family. By attending at least three of the four sessions, individuals will go home with their own crock pot! Only 25 crock pots are available, so individuals are encouraged to sign up first!



Teen Tech Week: Art With a Heart
Haughville Branch (West)
Tuesday, March 17, 2015 5:30 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.



Sea, Sand and Surf: Preschool Science Workshop
Haughville Branch (West)
Thursday, March 19, 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.



Voter Registration Information
Haughville Branch (West)
Monday, March 23, 2015
4:00 pm - 6:00 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.



Healthy Cooking Workshops
Haughville Branch (West)
Monday, March 23, 2015
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Adults are invited as local chefs will teach how to prepare affordable, healthy meals for you and your family. By attending at least three of the four sessions, individuals will go home with their own crock pot! Only 25 crock pots are available, so individuals are encouraged to sign up first!



Beginning Computer Classes at Haughville
Haughville Branch (West)
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Registration Required

Adults are invited to a series of classes that provide a first look at the computer. There will also be typing practice during classes.
During this class participants will learn about beginning Microsoft Word. They'll type something short and explore printing and spell check.



Superhero Magic Show
Haughville Branch (West)
Tuesday, March 31, 2015 4:30 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.



Reading Around the World with Yurtfolk!
Haughville Branch (West)
Thursday, April 2, 2015 4:00 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.



Job Seeker Email Classes at Haughville
Haughville Branch (West)
Wednesday, April 8, 2015
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Registration Required

Adults who are seeking to enhance their employment skills are invited to learn how to create an email account using Yahoo Mail, as well as how to send and receive messages.



Prepare! College Prep Workshops: Scholarships
Haughville Branch (West)
Monday, April 13, 2015
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Age Level: Adults, Teen (12-17)
Category: Class or Workshop


Students in grades 9 - 12 and adults who need money for college are invited as experts discuss college scholarship opportunities in Indiana. This program is presented in partnership with the Indiana Latino Institute.



Ask-a-Lawyer
Haughville Branch (West)
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Activity


Adults can receive free legal advice through one-on-one consultations with qualified, licensed attorneys who are members of the Indianapolis Bar Association. For those unable to attend, call 269-2000 between 2 - 8 p.m. to speak with an attorney. This community service event is sponsored by the Indianapolis Bar Association and Indianapolis Bar Foundation, in cooperation with The Indianapolis Public Library and Indianapolis Public Schools.



Job Seeker Resume Class at Haughville
Haughville Branch (West)
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Registration Required

Adults are invited to create a simple resume in Microsoft Word. There will be discussion on what should go into a resume with time to create, save, print and email the resume.



Beginning Computer Classes at Haughville
Haughville Branch (West)
Thursday, April 23, 2015
10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Registration Required

Adults are invited to a series of classes that provide a first look at the computer. There will also be typing practice during classes.
This class will focus on the keyboard and mouse. Learn how to click, scroll and what to do with some of those strange keys.



Job Seeker Email Classes at Haughville
Haughville Branch (West)
Tuesday, May 5, 2015
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Registration Required

Adults who are seeking to enhance their employment skills are invited to learn how to create an email account using Yahoo Mail, as well as how to send and receive messages.



Art Monsters: Preschool Art Workshop
Haughville Branch (West)
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 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.



Prepare! College Prep Workshops: Summer Programs, Job Opportunities and Volunteer Service
Haughville Branch (West)
Monday, May 11, 2015
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Age Level: Adults, Teen (12-17)
Category: Class or Workshop


Students in grades 9 - 12 and adults who need money for college are invited to learn about opportunities for summer employment and how to get involved in the community. This program is presented in partnership with the Indiana Latino Institute.



Job Seeker Resume Class at Haughville
Haughville Branch (West)
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Registration Required

Adults are invited to create a simple resume in Microsoft Word. There will be discussion on what should go into a resume with time to create, save, print and email the resume.



Beginning Computer Classes at Haughville
Haughville Branch (West)
Thursday, May 28, 2015
10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Registration Required

Adults are invited to a series of classes that provide a first look at the computer. There will also be typing practice during classes.
Internet basics will be the topic of this class. Attendees will do a basic Google search and learn how to move around on a web site.



Superhero Drawing Class
Haughville Branch (West)
Monday, June 15, 2015 3:00 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.



Beginning Computer Classes at Haughville
Haughville Branch (West)
Thursday, June 25, 2015
10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Registration Required

Adults are invited to a series of classes that provide a first look at the computer. There will also be typing practice during classes.
During this class participants will learn about beginning Microsoft Word. They'll type something short and explore printing and spell check.