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Job Center at the Library
Brightwood Branch (East)
Monday, May 2, 2016
11:30 am - 3:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free service for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The Job Center is made possible by the Robert & Toni Bader Charitable Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Outside Voices Storytime
Brightwood Branch (East)
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 10:30 am

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


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



Character Club House Design Class for Kids
Brightwood Branch (East)
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 5:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 8 and older are invited to design a space for their favorite character or super hero through model making. Participants are asked to bring an empty shoe box for their design. This program is presented by Next Great Architects.



Job Center at the Library
Brightwood Branch (East)
Thursday, May 5, 2016
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free service for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The Job Center is made possible by the Robert & Toni Bader Charitable Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Milk Jug Mini-Garden for Mom
Brightwood Branch (East)
Saturday, May 7, 2016 1:00 pm

Age Level: School Age (6-11), Teen (12-17)
Category: Activity


Registration Required

Children ages 6 and older are invited to get ready for Motherís Day by making a greenhouse with recycled plastic jugs. Aster from Felege Hiywot Center will explain the science of plants, what makes them grow and how to start a garden.



Job Center at the Library
Brightwood Branch (East)
Monday, May 9, 2016
11:30 am - 3:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free service for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The Job Center is made possible by the Robert & Toni Bader Charitable Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Job Center at the Library
Brightwood Branch (East)
Thursday, May 12, 2016
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free service for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The Job Center is made possible by the Robert & Toni Bader Charitable Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Kite-Making Class for Kids
Brightwood Branch (East)
Friday, May 13, 2016 4:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 - 12 are invited to get ready for spring by making a kite to fly! This program is presented by The Art Lab. Adults with children ages 6 - 8 are encouraged to stay for the program to assist their child if needed.



Job Center at the Library
Brightwood Branch (East)
Monday, May 16, 2016
11:30 am - 3:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free service for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The Job Center is made possible by the Robert & Toni Bader Charitable Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Anime Club
Brightwood Branch (East)
Monday, May 16, 2016
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

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


Young people ages 12 - 17 are invited to watch Anime and talk cosplay, manga and graphic novels. Bring your decks and duel with others, work on your own artwork, see what's new to the Library collection and make suggestions for what the Library can add.



Outside Voices Storytime
Brightwood Branch (East)
Wednesday, May 18, 2016 10:30 am

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


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



Dog Communications Class
Brightwood Branch (East)
Wednesday, May 18, 2016 5:00 pm

Age Level: Children of All Ages, Families
Category: Class or Workshop


Families and children of all ages are invited to learn about pets and pet ownership, especially dogs! Those with allergies should be advised that a real dog may be in attendance. This program is presented by the Humane Society of Indianapolis.



Job Center at the Library
Brightwood Branch (East)
Thursday, May 19, 2016
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free service for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The Job Center is made possible by the Robert & Toni Bader Charitable Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Job Center at the Library
Brightwood Branch (East)
Monday, May 23, 2016
11:30 am - 3:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free service for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The Job Center is made possible by the Robert & Toni Bader Charitable Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Little Farmer's Market: Healthy Eating Class for Preschoolers
Brightwood Branch (East)
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 4:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers ages 3 - 6 and an adult are invited for a fun workshop with the Marion County Health Department to learn why fruits and vegetables are so fabulous! There'll be games, stories, and even a little snacking! This workshop includes food. All activities are peanut free. Contact your IndyPL branch with any allergy concerns.



Job Center at the Library
Brightwood Branch (East)
Thursday, May 26, 2016
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free service for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The Job Center is made possible by the Robert & Toni Bader Charitable Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Summer Reading Kickoff @ Brightwood!
Brightwood Branch (East)
Thursday, June 2, 2016
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited to sign up for the Library's Summer Reading Program and enjoy a fun-filled afternoon. There'll be music, food, balloons, coloring pages, door prizes and face painting. Plus, a special program with Ronald McDonald will begin at 4 p.m.!



Summer Showtime: The Good Dinosaur
Brightwood Branch (East)
Tuesday, June 7, 2016 5:30 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited for a showing of "The Good Dinosaur" (PG).



Going Native: Indiana's Animals . . . Animal Chats
Brightwood Branch (East)
Wednesday, June 8, 2016
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited to meet two or three animals near the children's area during this presentation by Animalia. What creatures lived in your backyard 200 years ago? Discuss Hoosier animals then and now, their adaptability and neighborly co-existence. This program is made possible by Louise Lage Kirtland and Hugh C. Kirtland, a fund of The Indianapolis Foundation, and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Going Native: Indiana's Animals . . . Animal Chats
Brightwood Branch (East)
Friday, June 10, 2016
11:30 am - 12:30 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited to meet two or three animals near the children's area during this presentation by Animalia. What creatures lived in your backyard 200 years ago? Discuss Hoosier animals then and now, their adaptability and neighborly co-existence. This program is made possible by Louise Lage Kirtland and Hugh C. Kirtland, a fund of The Indianapolis Foundation, and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Summer Showtime: The Good Dinosaur
Brightwood Branch (East)
Saturday, June 11, 2016 11:00 am

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


Children of all ages and families are invited for a showing of "The Good Dinosaur" (PG).



Going Native: Indiana's Animals . . . Animal Chats
Brightwood Branch (East)
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited to meet two or three animals near the children's area during this presentation by Animalia. What creatures lived in your backyard 200 years ago? Discuss Hoosier animals then and now, their adaptability and neighborly co-existence. This program is made possible by Louise Lage Kirtland and Hugh C. Kirtland, a fund of The Indianapolis Foundation, and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Mother Potter's Clay Kitchen
Brightwood Branch (East)
Wednesday, June 15, 2016 12:00 pm

Age Level: Preschool (3-5), School Age (6-11)
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Children ages 5 and up are invited to join ceramic artist Sarah Tirey for an hour-long, hands-on experience in clay. They'll discover more about clay and help mix a special batch of Indiana clay to take home. Participants will help transform the recipe into a clay piece on the potter's wheel.



Summer Showtime: Ant-Man
Brightwood Branch (East)
Wednesday, June 15, 2016 5:30 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited for a showing of "Ant-Man" (PG-13).



Summer Showtime: Ant-Man
Brightwood Branch (East)
Saturday, June 18, 2016 11:00 am

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


Children of all ages and families are invited for a showing of "Ant-Man" (PG-13).



Comic Strip Workshop for Kids
Brightwood Branch (East)
Saturday, June 18, 2016 3:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 7 and older are invited to create their own comic strip based on the works of Indiana native Jim Davis, creator of Garfield. They'll develop and implement a character into their own comic strip using double-tipped brush pens, color pencils, markers and sharpies. This program is presented by Art With a Heart.



Anime Club
Brightwood Branch (East)
Monday, June 20, 2016
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

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


Young people ages 12 - 17 are invited to watch Anime and talk cosplay, manga and graphic novels. Bring your decks and duel with others, work on your own artwork, see what's new to the Library collection and make suggestions for what the Library can add.



3D Maker Stage Event
Brightwood Branch (East)
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
3:30 pm - 7:30 pm

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


Registration Required

Young people ages 10 - 16 are invited to bring their creativity and imagination to produce a scene or character inspired by summer reading. Maker coaches will guide them through the process of transforming a sketch or illustration into a 3D model or prototype, such as an action figure, puppet, accessory or stop-motion animation stage.



Found Art for Kids
Brightwood Branch (East)
Wednesday, June 22, 2016 1:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 7 and older are invited to turn found objects into art and learn about the long history of reusing and recycling. Artist-in-residence Tony Radford will work with participants to turn pop cans into art.



Summer Showtime: Inside Out
Brightwood Branch (East)
Wednesday, June 22, 2016 5:30 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited for a showing of "Inside Out" (PG).



Going Native: Indiana's Animals . . . Animal Chats
Brightwood Branch (East)
Thursday, June 23, 2016
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited to meet two or three animals near the children's area during this presentation by Animalia. What creatures lived in your backyard 200 years ago? Discuss Hoosier animals then and now, their adaptability and neighborly co-existence. This program is made possible by Louise Lage Kirtland and Hugh C. Kirtland, a fund of The Indianapolis Foundation, and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Summer Showtime: Inside Out
Brightwood Branch (East)
Saturday, June 25, 2016 11:00 am

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


Children of all ages and families are invited for a showing of "Inside Out" (PG).



Going Native: Indiana's Animals . . . Animal Shows
Brightwood Branch (East)
Saturday, June 25, 2016 2:00 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited to meet up to five live animals during this presentation by Animalia. What creatures lived in your backyard 200 years ago? Discuss Hoosier animals then and now, their adaptability and neighborly co-existence. This program is made possible by Louise Lage Kirtland and Hugh C. Kirtland, a fund of The Indianapolis Foundation, and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Indiana Pacers Summer Reading Tour
Brightwood Branch (East)
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 12:30 pm

Age Level: Children of All Ages
Category: Activity


Children of all ages are invited to a special summer storytime presented by the Indiana Pacers and led by community readers. At the conclusion of the storytime, children can play the Indiana Pacers dice game!



Summer Showtime: Open Season: Scared Silly
Brightwood Branch (East)
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 5:30 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited for a showing of "Open Season: Scared Silly" (PG).



Summer Showtime: Open Season: Scared Silly
Brightwood Branch (East)
Saturday, July 2, 2016 11:00 am

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


Children of all ages and families are invited for a showing of "Open Season: Scared Silly" (PG).



Mother Potter's Clay Kitchen
Brightwood Branch (East)
Wednesday, July 6, 2016 3:30 pm

Age Level: Preschool (3-5), School Age (6-11)
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Children ages 5 and up are invited to join ceramic artist Sarah Tirey for an hour-long, hands-on experience in clay. They'll discover more about clay and help mix a special batch of Indiana clay to take home. Participants will help transform the recipe into a clay piece on the potter's wheel.



Summer Showtime: Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Brightwood Branch (East)
Wednesday, July 6, 2016 5:30 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited for a showing of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" (PG-13).



Going Native: Indiana's Animals . . . Animal Chats
Brightwood Branch (East)
Friday, July 8, 2016
11:30 am - 12:30 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited to meet two or three animals near the children's area during this presentation by Animalia. What creatures lived in your backyard 200 years ago? Discuss Hoosier animals then and now, their adaptability and neighborly co-existence. This program is made possible by Louise Lage Kirtland and Hugh C. Kirtland, a fund of The Indianapolis Foundation, and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Summer Showtime: Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Brightwood Branch (East)
Saturday, July 9, 2016 11:00 am

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


Children of all ages and families are invited for a showing of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" (PG-13).



Found Art for Kids
Brightwood Branch (East)
Saturday, July 9, 2016 3:30 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 7 and older are invited to turn found objects into art and learn about the long history of reusing and recycling. Artist-in-residence Tony Radford will work with participants to turn pop cans into art.



Going Native: Indiana's Animals . . . Animal Chats
Brightwood Branch (East)
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited to meet two or three animals near the children's area during this presentation by Animalia. What creatures lived in your backyard 200 years ago? Discuss Hoosier animals then and now, their adaptability and neighborly co-existence. This program is made possible by Louise Lage Kirtland and Hugh C. Kirtland, a fund of The Indianapolis Foundation, and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Summer Showtime: Goosebumps
Brightwood Branch (East)
Wednesday, July 13, 2016 5:30 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited for a showing of "Goosebumps" (PG).



Gardening 101 for Kids
Brightwood Branch (East)
Friday, July 15, 2016 3:30 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 - 12 are invited for a hands-on look at dirt, rocks and plants that tell us where we live. They'll learn about earth, water and the basics of gardening in an urban or rural setting. They'll also take home a starter set of seedlings and make a bird bath! Kids should come dressed to mess!



Summer Showtime: Goosebumps
Brightwood Branch (East)
Saturday, July 16, 2016 11:00 am

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


Children of all ages and families are invited for a showing of "Goosebumps" (PG).



Going Native: Indiana's Animals . . . Animal Shows
Brightwood Branch (East)
Saturday, July 16, 2016 3:00 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited to meet up to five live animals during this presentation by Animalia. What creatures lived in your backyard 200 years ago? Discuss Hoosier animals then and now, their adaptability and neighborly co-existence. This program is made possible by Louise Lage Kirtland and Hugh C. Kirtland, a fund of The Indianapolis Foundation, and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Anime Club
Brightwood Branch (East)
Monday, July 18, 2016
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

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


Young people ages 12 - 17 are invited to watch Anime and talk cosplay, manga and graphic novels. Bring your decks and duel with others, work on your own artwork, see what's new to the Library collection and make suggestions for what the Library can add.



Comic Strip Workshop for Kids
Brightwood Branch (East)
Tuesday, July 19, 2016 12:30 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 7 and older are invited to create their own comic strip based on the works of Indiana native Jim Davis, creator of Garfield. They'll develop and implement a character into their own comic strip using double-tipped brush pens, color pencils, markers and sharpies. This program is presented by Art With a Heart.



Summer Showtime: Minions
Brightwood Branch (East)
Wednesday, July 20, 2016 5:30 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited for a showing of "Minions" (PG).



Going Native: Indiana's Animals . . . Animal Chats
Brightwood Branch (East)
Thursday, July 21, 2016
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited to meet two or three animals near the children's area during this presentation by Animalia. What creatures lived in your backyard 200 years ago? Discuss Hoosier animals then and now, their adaptability and neighborly co-existence. This program is made possible by Louise Lage Kirtland and Hugh C. Kirtland, a fund of The Indianapolis Foundation, and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



City Scape Art Class
Brightwood Branch (East)
Friday, July 22, 2016 1:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 - 12 are invited to create a funky, Indy-inspired city scape masterpiece by using old records and other materials.



Summer Showtime: Minions
Brightwood Branch (East)
Saturday, July 23, 2016 11:00 am

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


Children of all ages and families are invited for a showing of "Minions" (PG).



Summer Showtime: Pan
Brightwood Branch (East)
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 5:30 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited for a showing of "Pan" (PG).



Summer Showtime: Pan
Brightwood Branch (East)
Saturday, July 30, 2016 11:00 am

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


Children of all ages and families are invited for a showing of "Pan" (PG).



Anime Club
Brightwood Branch (East)
Monday, August 15, 2016
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

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


Young people ages 12 - 17 are invited to watch Anime and talk cosplay, manga and graphic novels. Bring your decks and duel with others, work on your own artwork, see what's new to the Library collection and make suggestions for what the Library can add.



Anime Club
Brightwood Branch (East)
Monday, September 19, 2016
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

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


Young people ages 12 - 17 are invited to watch Anime and talk cosplay, manga and graphic novels. Bring your decks and duel with others, work on your own artwork, see what's new to the Library collection and make suggestions for what the Library can add.



Anime Club
Brightwood Branch (East)
Monday, October 17, 2016
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

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


Young people ages 12 - 17 are invited to watch Anime and talk cosplay, manga and graphic novels. Bring your decks and duel with others, work on your own artwork, see what's new to the Library collection and make suggestions for what the Library can add.



Anime Club
Brightwood Branch (East)
Monday, November 21, 2016
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

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


Young people ages 12 - 17 are invited to watch Anime and talk cosplay, manga and graphic novels. Bring your decks and duel with others, work on your own artwork, see what's new to the Library collection and make suggestions for what the Library can add.



Anime Club
Brightwood Branch (East)
Monday, December 19, 2016
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

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


Young people ages 12 - 17 are invited to watch Anime and talk cosplay, manga and graphic novels. Bring your decks and duel with others, work on your own artwork, see what's new to the Library collection and make suggestions for what the Library can add.