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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.



Excel Basics with Microsoft 2010
Central Library (Central)
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Adults are invited to Central Library's Computer Training Lab to learn about the basic features of Microsoft 2010 Excel, including how to create and format a spreadsheet, enter and edit data, and use basic formulas. Previous experience in using Microsoft Word is necessary for this class. Microsoft classes are made possible by support from the Hoover Family Foundation through a grant to the Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



2014 CIBA Lecture Series
Central Library (Central)
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 7:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Performance or Presentation


Bicycling enthusiasts and those who enjoy travel adventures are invited to this series of presentations sponsored by the Central Indiana Bicycling Association.
The title of this program is "The Belgian Hammer." Join Dan Lee, a public relations specialist for a bicycle components maker who wrote, "The Belgian Hammer," which describes what it takes for young Americans to compete in pro cycling. It's the story of the new generation of riders, not yet tainted by drug scandals, but still bursting with hope and potential.



Getting Connected With Facebook
Central Library (Central)
Thursday, April 17, 2014
10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Thinking about setting up a Facebook page? Or just want to know what it is all about? Attend this introductory class to learn the basics of how to use Facebook. Topics will include friending, liking, posting and other icons. You must have an active e-mail account to set up a Facebook page.
This class will be held in the Computer Training Lab.



Indiana Pacers Google Glass Demonstation @ the Library!
Central Library (Central)
Thursday, April 17, 2014 12:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Activity


The public is invited for a demonstration of Google Glass, the optical head-mounted display device, during this presentation by representatives of the playoff-bound Indiana Pacers. The technology has been on display at recent Pacers games at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. In addition, individuals can receive one-on-one, hands-on instruction from trained Library staff and have their photos taken while wearing Google Glass. This event is being held during National Library Week (April 13 - 19).
This event will be held in Central Library's Atrium.



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.



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.



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.



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.



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.



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.



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.



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.



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.



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.



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.



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.



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.



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.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Friday, April 25, 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.



Portuguese-English Bilingual Storytimes
Central Library (Central)
Saturday, April 26, 2014 11:00 am

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.
Special note: There is no registration required for this program to be held in the Learning Curve.



Kids Biz Day
Central Library (Central)
Saturday, April 26, 2014
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited to get ready for Lemonade Day on May 17 with fun activities that include cameras, laptops, iPads and more! Attendees will learn to design their own Lemonade Day sign, make a sales pitch, discover recipes with the Chef, and budget and shop for the big day. They can also enter to win a Kindle! Lemonade Day is "stirred" by local entrepreneur Scott A. Jones, founder of ChaCha. Learn more at www.indianapolis.lemonadeday.org.
This event is presented by the Learning Curve @ Central Library.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Sunday, April 27, 2014
12:00 pm - 4:30 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.



Classical Concerts at Central
Central Library (Central)
Sunday, April 27, 2014 2:00 pm

Age Level: Adults, Families
Category: Performance or Presentation


Adults and families are invited to experience the dynamic world of chamber music with members of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra. This program, to be held in the Clowes Auditorium at Central Library, is made possible in part with support from the Indiana Arts Commission and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.
This performance will be held in the West Reading Room.



2014 Hometown Roots Concert Series
Central Library (Central)
Sunday, April 27, 2014 2:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Performance or Presentation


Individuals of all ages are invited to this series of performances inspired by American musical traditions. This series, held in the Clowes Auditorium at Central Library, is made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.
Join the Gordon Bonham Blues Band and former Indiana Poet Laureate Norbert Krapf for a performance entitled, "Poetry in the Key of Blues." They will pool their talents to troll the depths of the common origins of song and poem with a blues base. Subjects to be celebrated include Woody Guthrie, Robert Johnson, Leadbelly, B.B. King, Bob Dylan, African-American poet Etheridge Knight, and Yank Rachell, in whose band Bonham played.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Monday, April 28, 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.



eBook Tinker Station
Central Library (Central)
Tuesday, April 29, 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.



E-Mail Basics
Central Library (Central)
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
6:00 pm - 7:00 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.



Learning to Use the Mouse and Keyboard: Computer Basics
Central Library (Central)
Thursday, May 1, 2014
10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Adults are invited to the Computer Training Lab to learn about the components that make up a computer, how to use a mouse and keyboard, Windows 7 desktop and toolbars. Participants will also be introduced to popular computer terminology. For those who have little or no experience using a PC, this class is the place to start.



Excel Basics with Microsoft 2010
Central Library (Central)
Thursday, May 1, 2014
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Adults are invited to Central Library's Computer Training Lab to learn about the basic features of Microsoft 2010 Excel, including how to create and format a spreadsheet, enter and edit data, and use basic formulas. Previous experience in using Microsoft Word is necessary for this class. Microsoft classes are made possible by support from the Hoover Family Foundation through a grant to the Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Friday, May 2, 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.



PowerPoint Basics with Microsoft 2010
Central Library (Central)
Saturday, May 3, 2014
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Need to create a wedding or family reunion slide show? A speech or presentation for school or work? PowerPoint can help and we can help you learn PowerPoint! Adults are invited to learn how to use different slide layouts, transitions, animations, links, and photos in your presentation. Basic knowledge of Microsoft Word is necessary for this 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.



Discovering Brazil Through Hip Hop
Central Library (Central)
Saturday, May 3, 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.
This program will be held in the Learning Curve.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Sunday, May 4, 2014
12:00 pm - 4:30 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.



Classical Concerts at Central
Central Library (Central)
Sunday, May 4, 2014 1:00 pm

Age Level: Adults, Families
Category: Performance or Presentation


Adults and families are invited to experience the dynamic world of chamber music with members of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra. This program, to be held in the Clowes Auditorium at Central Library, is made possible in part with support from the Indiana Arts Commission and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.
This program has been changed to the West Reading Room at Central Library.



Brazilian Dance
Central Library (Central)
Sunday, May 4, 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.
This program will be held in the Learning Curve.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Monday, May 5, 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.



Internet Basics
Central Library (Central)
Tuesday, May 6, 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. 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.



PowerPoint Slideshows with Microsoft 2010
Central Library (Central)
Tuesday, May 6, 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.



Central Library Book Discussion
Central Library (Central)
Tuesday, May 6, 2014 6:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Book Discussion


Adults are invited to this monthly book discussion program held in Central Library's Goodrich Hauk Meeting Room.
The book to be discussed will be "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" by Lewis Carroll.



ABC's of Diabetes
Central Library (Central)
Wednesday, May 7, 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.



Word Basics with Microsoft 2010
Central Library (Central)
Wednesday, May 7, 2014
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Would you like to learn how to use Microsoft Word to write letters, papers, resumes, and much more? Learn about the Microsoft ribbon, how to edit and format text, adjust margins and line spacing, correct spelling automatically, open, close, save and print files. Participants must feel comfortable using a mouse and keyboard for this 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.



Clean & Organize Your Computer
Central Library (Central)
Friday, May 9, 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.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Friday, May 9, 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.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Sunday, May 11, 2014
12:00 pm - 4:30 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)
Monday, May 12, 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.



Access Basics with Microsoft 2010
Central Library (Central)
Tuesday, May 13, 2014
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Learn about this flexible data management system that can store and track large quantities of data. This introductory class describes how to create a blank database, a table, and queries. If you're overwhelmed by using a paper filing system, text documents or a spreadsheet to track critical information, an Access database might be the solution. Previous experience using Microsoft Excel is a prerequisite for this 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.



ABC's of Diabetes
Central Library (Central)
Wednesday, May 14, 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.



Internet Basics
Central Library (Central)
Wednesday, May 14, 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. 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.



Find Customers & Competitors Using ReferenceUSA
Central Library (Central)
Wednesday, May 14, 2014
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Adults looking for information on a competitor or sales leads are invited to learn how to search companies or specific industries through ReferenceUSA: US Businesses, which contains 24 million businesses. The workshop will cover basic strategies for searching this Library database found at www.ilibrary.org. Admittance is first-come first-seated.
Admittance to this program, to be held in the Computer Training Lab, is on a first-come first-served basis.



Word Basics with Microsoft 2010
Central Library (Central)
Thursday, May 15, 2014
10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Would you like to learn how to use Microsoft Word to write letters, papers, resumes, and much more? Learn about the Microsoft ribbon, how to edit and format text, adjust margins and line spacing, correct spelling automatically, open, close, save and print files. Participants must feel comfortable using a mouse and keyboard for this 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.



Intermediate Word with Microsoft 2010
Central Library (Central)
Friday, May 16, 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.



Bilingual Musician & Educator José-Luis Orozco: Program for Parents & Educators
Central Library (Central)
Friday, May 16, 2014 11:00 am

Age Level: Adults, Families
Category: Class or Workshop


Parents and educators are invited as world renowned bilingual musician, author & Educator José-Luis Orozco demonstrates how multi-cultural music can be used to develop and nurture language and literacy skills, as well as promote cultural diversity and positive self-esteem. Orozco will model how to use music, rhythm, games and songs to enhance early childhood learning skills. This highly interactive workshop brings the rich heritage of the Spanish-speaking world to children, parents and educators.
Though this program is focused on educators, families with children of all ages are welcome.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Friday, May 16, 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.



El Día 2014: Reading Around the World
Central Library (Central)
Saturday, May 17, 2014 11:00 am

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.
This program will be held in the Learning Curve.



Bilingual Musician José-Luis Orozco: An Afternoon of Music, Fun & Learning
Central Library (Central)
Saturday, May 17, 2014 2:00 pm

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


Families and children of all ages are invited for an energetic and interactive journey through Latin American culture, history and oral traditions with world renowned bilingual musician, author and educator José-Luis Orozco. He'll play his acoustic guitar while singing traditional Latin American children's songs and original compositions. His music combines rhymes, movements and rhythm with information. Elementary subjects, such as the alphabet, vowels, numbers, colors and body parts are taught through the songs. Children and families are invited to join in singing, dancing and acting out songs through the entire show.
This program will be held in Central Library's Clowes Auditorium.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Sunday, May 18, 2014
12:00 pm - 4:30 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)
Monday, May 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 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.



Learning to Use the Mouse and Keyboard: Computer Basics
Central Library (Central)
Tuesday, May 20, 2014
10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Adults are invited to the Computer Training Lab to learn about the components that make up a computer, how to use a mouse and keyboard, Windows 7 desktop and toolbars. Participants will also be introduced to popular computer terminology. For those who have little or no experience using a PC, this class is the place to start.



Cloud Computing With Google
Central Library (Central)
Tuesday, May 20, 2014
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Adults are invited to explore Cloud Computing using Google’s free suite of products. Topics covered include collaborative editing/sharing with Google Docs, installing browser extensions using Google’s Chrome web browser, and using Google Drive to store personal files online. Participants should be comfortable using a mouse and keyboard before taking this class. A Google account is required to attend this program. If you do not have one, please arrive 30 minutes early to create one.
This class will be held in the Computer Training Lab.



Publisher Basics Using Microsoft 2010
Central Library (Central)
Tuesday, May 20, 2014
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


With Microsoft Publisher users can produce professional looking materials such as brochures, flyers and newsletters. In this beginning class adults are invited to learn the basics while creating a personalized greeting card. Bring a favorite photograph to scan and insert in your card. Previous experience using MS Word is necessary. 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.



ABC's of Diabetes
Central Library (Central)
Wednesday, May 21, 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.



Excel Basics with Microsoft 2010
Central Library (Central)
Wednesday, May 21, 2014
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Adults are invited to Central Library's Computer Training Lab to learn about the basic features of Microsoft 2010 Excel, including how to create and format a spreadsheet, enter and edit data, and use basic formulas. Previous experience in using Microsoft Word is necessary for this class. Microsoft classes are made possible by support from the Hoover Family Foundation through a grant to the Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Getting Connected With Facebook
Central Library (Central)
Thursday, May 22, 2014
10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Thinking about setting up a Facebook page? Or just want to know what it is all about? Attend this introductory class to learn the basics of how to use Facebook. Topics will include friending, liking, posting and other icons. You must have an active e-mail account to set up a Facebook page.
This class will be held in the Computer Training Lab.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Friday, May 23, 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.



Intermediate Excel with Microsoft 2010
Central Library (Central)
Tuesday, May 27, 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.



Email Basics @ Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Tuesday, May 27, 2014
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Do you have 3,000 emails in your inbox? Do you get more spam than legitimate emails? Adults are invited to the Computer Training Lab to learn how to manage their email account, avoid spam, send and receive messages, and work with sending and receiving attachments like photos. Attendees must already have an active email account. Those who don't are asked to arrive 30 minutes before the class so that staff can help set one up. Experience using the mouse and keyboard and Internet navigation are also required for this class.



ABC's of Diabetes
Central Library (Central)
Wednesday, May 28, 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.



Intermediate Word with Microsoft 2010
Central Library (Central)
Thursday, May 29, 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.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Friday, May 30, 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.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Sunday, June 1, 2014
12:00 pm - 4:30 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.



2014 Hometown Roots Concert Series
Central Library (Central)
Sunday, June 1, 2014 2:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Performance or Presentation


Individuals of all ages are invited to this series of performances inspired by American musical traditions. This series, held in the Clowes Auditorium at Central Library, is made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.
This program will feature a performance of dance, music and theater by the hybrid arts ensemble, The Fourth Wall. Stretching the boundaries of instrumental music, The Fourth Wall commissions new, interdisciplinary works and reimagines established repertoire. The musicians act and dance while they play.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Monday, June 2, 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, June 6, 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.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Sunday, June 8, 2014
12:00 pm - 4:30 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)
Monday, June 9, 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.



Summer Showtime: Frozen (PG)
Central Library (Central)
Monday, June 9, 2014 1:30 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited for a showing of the film, "Frozen" (PG).
This film will be shown in the Learning Curve.



Find Customers & Competitors Using ReferenceUSA
Central Library (Central)
Monday, June 9, 2014
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Adults looking for information on a competitor or sales leads are invited to learn how to search companies or specific industries through ReferenceUSA: US Businesses, which contains 24 million businesses. The workshop will cover basic strategies for searching this Library database found at www.ilibrary.org. Admittance is first-come first-seated.
Admittance to this program, to be held in the Computer Training Lab, is on a first-come first-served basis.



Summer Showtime: Frozen (PG)
Central Library (Central)
Wednesday, June 11, 2014 1:30 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited for a showing of the film, "Frozen" (PG).
This film will be shown in the Learning Curve.



Critter Shows
Central Library (Central)
Thursday, June 12, 2014 1:00 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited for an engaging show presented by Animalia that introduces them to up to five different animals.
This program will be held in the Learning Curve.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Friday, June 13, 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.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Sunday, June 15, 2014
12:00 pm - 4:30 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)
Monday, June 16, 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.



Summer Showtime: Pirate Fairy (Unrated)
Central Library (Central)
Monday, June 16, 2014 1:30 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited for a showing of the film, "Pirate Fairy" (Unrated).
This film will be shown in the Learning Curve.



Paper Bead Jewelry Workshop
Central Library (Central)
Tuesday, June 17, 2014 1:00 pm

Age Level: School Age (6-11)
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Children ages 7 and up are invited to learn the worldwide art of using paper to make jewelry during this workshop presented by Art With a Heart.
This program will be held in the Learning Curve.



Terra Cotta Warrior Film & Discussion
Central Library (Central)
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Movie


Individuals of all ages are invited for a screening of the PBS documentary, "Secrets of the Dead," which explores the discovery of China's 2,000-year-old Terra Cotta Warriors and unravels the mystery surrounding these 8,000 lavishly-produced, life-size clay sculptures. Following the film, experts will lead a discussion chronicling the history and detailed description of the warriors. This program is presented in coordination with The Children's Museum of Indianapolis.
This program will be held in Central Library's Clowes Auditorium.



Summer Showtime: Pirate Fairy (Unrated)
Central Library (Central)
Wednesday, June 18, 2014 1:30 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited for a showing of the film, "Pirate Fairy" (Unrated).
This film will be shown in the Learning Curve.



Critter Shows
Central Library (Central)
Thursday, June 19, 2014 1:00 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited for an engaging show presented by Animalia that introduces them to up to five different animals.
This program will be held in the Learning Curve.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Friday, June 20, 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.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Sunday, June 22, 2014
12:00 pm - 4:30 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)
Monday, June 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 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.



Summer Showtime: Planes (PG)
Central Library (Central)
Monday, June 23, 2014 1:30 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited for a showing of the film, "Planes" (PG).
This film will be shown in the Learning Curve.



Summer Library Concert!
Central Library (Central)
Monday, June 23, 2014 6:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Performance or Presentation


Those of all ages are invited to a special summer concert at the Library with Wizard Rock & Nerd Rock, a jam session featuring Kirstyn Hippe, Justin Finch-Fletchley, Tonks & the Aurors.
This free concert will be held in Central Library's Clowes Auditorium.



Summer Showtime: Planes (PG)
Central Library (Central)
Wednesday, June 25, 2014 1:30 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited for a showing of the film, "Planes" (PG).
This film will be shown in the Learning Curve.



Critter Shows
Central Library (Central)
Thursday, June 26, 2014 1:00 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited for an engaging show presented by Animalia that introduces them to up to five different animals.
This program will be held in the Learning Curve.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Friday, June 27, 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.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Sunday, June 29, 2014
12:00 pm - 4:30 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)
Monday, June 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 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.



Summer Showtime: The Jungle Book (G)
Central Library (Central)
Monday, June 30, 2014 1:30 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 Jungle Book" (G).
This film will be shown in the Learning Curve.



Graffiti-Inspired Word Art Workshop
Central Library (Central)
Tuesday, July 1, 2014 1:00 pm

Age Level: School Age (6-11)
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Children ages 8 and up are invited to discover how perspective drawing and painting changed art forever. They'll use one-point perspective to make words and names pop off the page. To create a bold statement, they'll finish the work using color fill techniques inspired by the best graffiti artists.
This program will be held in the Learning Curve.



Summer Showtime: The Jungle Book (G)
Central Library (Central)
Wednesday, July 2, 2014 1:30 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 Jungle Book" (G).
This film will be shown in the Learning Curve.



Critter Shows
Central Library (Central)
Thursday, July 3, 2014 1:00 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited for an engaging show presented by Animalia that introduces them to up to five different animals.
This program will be held in the Learning Curve.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Sunday, July 6, 2014
12:00 pm - 4:30 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)
Monday, July 7, 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.



Summer Showtime: Cloudy With a Chance for Meatballs 2 (PG)
Central Library (Central)
Monday, July 7, 2014 1:30 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited for a showing of the film, "Cloudy With a Chance for Meatballs 2" (PG).
This film will be shown in the Learning Curve.



Summer Showtime: Cloudy With a Chance for Meatballs 2 (PG)
Central Library (Central)
Wednesday, July 9, 2014 1:30 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited for a showing of the film, "Cloudy With a Chance for Meatballs 2" (PG).
This film will be shown in the Learning Curve.



Critter Shows
Central Library (Central)
Thursday, July 10, 2014 1:00 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited for an engaging show presented by Animalia that introduces them to up to five different animals.
This program will be held in the Learning Curve.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Friday, July 11, 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.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Sunday, July 13, 2014
12:00 pm - 4:30 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.



Summer Family Concerts!
Central Library (Central)
Sunday, July 13, 2014 2:00 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited to jam in any language this summer! Three different bands will play throughout the Library system, and kids will have a chance to help out with the music during these 45-minute performances.
This concert, to be held in the Learning Curve, will be presented by the Tides Trio, featuring Caribbean and island music.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Monday, July 14, 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.



Summer Showtime: Monsters University (G)
Central Library (Central)
Monday, July 14, 2014 1:30 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited for a showing of the film, "Monsters University" (G).
This film will be shown in the Learning Curve.



Find Customers & Competitors Using ReferenceUSA
Central Library (Central)
Monday, July 14, 2014
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Adults looking for information on a competitor or sales leads are invited to learn how to search companies or specific industries through ReferenceUSA: US Businesses, which contains 24 million businesses. The workshop will cover basic strategies for searching this Library database found at www.ilibrary.org. Admittance is first-come first-seated.
Admittance to this program, to be held in the Computer Training Lab, is on a first-come first-served basis.



Duct Tape Tote Bag Workshop
Central Library (Central)
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 1:00 pm

Age Level: School Age (6-11)
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Children ages 8 and up are invited to create a tote bag for all their travels out of duct tape during this workshop presented by Art With a Heart. Younger children will need assistance.
This program will be held in the Learning Curve.



Summer Showtime: Monsters University (G)
Central Library (Central)
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 1:30 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited for a showing of the film, "Monsters University" (G).
This film will be shown in the Learning Curve.



Critter Shows
Central Library (Central)
Thursday, July 17, 2014 1:00 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited for an engaging show presented by Animalia that introduces them to up to five different animals.
This program will be held in the Learning Curve.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Friday, July 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.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Sunday, July 20, 2014
12:00 pm - 4:30 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)
Monday, July 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.



Summer Showtime: Despicable Me 2 (PG)
Central Library (Central)
Monday, July 21, 2014 1:30 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited for a showing of the film, "Despicable Me 2" (PG).
This film will be shown in the Learning Curve.



Summer Showtime: Despicable Me 2 (PG)
Central Library (Central)
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 1:30 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited for a showing of the film, "Despicable Me 2" (PG).
This film will be shown in the Learning Curve.



Critter Shows
Central Library (Central)
Thursday, July 24, 2014 1:00 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited for an engaging show presented by Animalia that introduces them to up to five different animals.
This program will be held in the Learning Curve.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Friday, July 25, 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.



Many Cultures, Many Instruments
Central Library (Central)
Saturday, July 26, 2014 11:00 am

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


Registration Required

Children of all ages and families are invited to enjoy a musical walk around the globe. Yurtfolk will play a collection of uncommon and unusual instruments that tell a story about different cultures.
This program will be held in the Learning Curve.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Sunday, July 27, 2014
12:00 pm - 4:30 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)
Monday, July 28, 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.



Summer Showtime: The Lego Movie (PG)
Central Library (Central)
Monday, July 28, 2014 1:30 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 Lego Movie" (PG).
This film will be shown in the Learning Curve.



Summer Showtime: The Lego Movie (PG)
Central Library (Central)
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 1:30 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 Lego Movie" (PG).
This film will be shown in the Learning Curve.



Critter Shows
Central Library (Central)
Thursday, July 31, 2014 1:00 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited for an engaging show presented by Animalia that introduces them to up to five different animals.
This program will be held in the Learning Curve.



Indiana Pacers Summer Reading Tour
Central Library (Central)
Friday, August 1, 2014 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 helpers and leaders and read like a pro during this storytime. Afterwards, those attending can spin the "wheel of prizes."



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Friday, August 1, 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.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Sunday, August 3, 2014
12:00 pm - 4:30 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.



2014 Hometown Roots Concert Series
Central Library (Central)
Sunday, August 3, 2014 2:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Performance or Presentation


Individuals of all ages are invited to this series of performances inspired by American musical traditions. This series, held in the Clowes Auditorium at Central Library, is made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.
This program will feature three local songwriters who will share their original material. Myah Evans is a self-taught musician who has devoted herself to creating emotionally charged lyrics and melodies. Cara Jean Marcy, who will be joined by cellist Grover Parido, presents a unique style of songwriting that reveals a balancing act of personal experience and inevitable human truth. Luke Austin Daugherty believes in collaboration and improvisation while playing acoustic and electric guitars with harmonica and live loops. The diversity among these talented performers in the songwriter genre will make for a great afternoon of original music.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Monday, August 4, 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.



Summer Showtime: Catching Fire (PG-13)
Central Library (Central)
Monday, August 4, 2014 1:30 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Movie


Individuals of all ages are invited for a showing of the film, "Catching Fire" (PG-13).
This film will be shown in the Learning Curve.



Summer Showtime: Catching Fire (PG-13)
Central Library (Central)
Wednesday, August 6, 2014 1:30 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Movie


Individuals of all ages are invited for a showing of the film, "Catching Fire" (PG-13).
This film will be shown in the Learning Curve.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Friday, August 8, 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.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Sunday, August 10, 2014
12:00 pm - 4:30 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)
Monday, August 11, 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.



Find Customers & Competitors Using ReferenceUSA
Central Library (Central)
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Adults looking for information on a competitor or sales leads are invited to learn how to search companies or specific industries through ReferenceUSA: US Businesses, which contains 24 million businesses. The workshop will cover basic strategies for searching this Library database found at www.ilibrary.org. Admittance is first-come first-seated.
Admittance to this program, to be held in the Computer Training Lab, is on a first-come first-served basis.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Friday, August 15, 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.