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Paws and Think at Irvington
Irvington Branch (South)
Monday, July 6, 2015 6:30 pm

Age Level: Children of All Ages
Category: Activity


Registration Required

Children who may be reluctant readers are invited to read to Terrance, a trained therapy terrier. The activity can help young ones improve their reading skills and self-confidence.



Critter Chats
Brightwood Branch (East)
Tuesday, July 7, 2015
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Age Level: Children of All Ages
Category: Activity


Children of all ages and families are invited to meet animals face-to-face and spend time getting to know about them during this presentation by Animalia. This program is made possible by Lilly & Mary Frances Rubly through a gift to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Critter Chats
College Avenue Branch (North)
Tuesday, July 7, 2015
10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Age Level: Children of All Ages
Category: Activity


Children of all ages and families are invited to meet animals face-to-face and spend time getting to know about them during this presentation by Animalia. This program is made possible by Lilly & Mary Frances Rubly through a gift to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Critter Chats
Flanner House Branch (North)
Monday, July 6, 2015
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Age Level: Children of All Ages
Category: Activity


Children of all ages and families are invited to meet animals face-to-face and spend time getting to know about them during this presentation by Animalia. This program is made possible by Lilly & Mary Frances Rubly through a gift to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Critter Chats
Decatur Branch (West)
Monday, July 6, 2015
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Age Level: Children of All Ages
Category: Activity


Children of all ages and families are invited to meet animals face-to-face and spend time getting to know about them during this presentation by Animalia. This program is made possible by Lilly & Mary Frances Rubly through a gift to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Critter Chats
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Tuesday, July 7, 2015
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Age Level: Children of All Ages
Category: Activity


Children of all ages and families are invited to meet animals face-to-face and spend time getting to know about them during this presentation by Animalia. This program is made possible by Lilly & Mary Frances Rubly through a gift to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Critter Chats
Warren Branch (East)
Thursday, July 9, 2015
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Age Level: Children of All Ages
Category: Activity


Children of all ages and families are invited to meet animals face-to-face and spend time getting to know about them during this presentation by Animalia. This program is made possible by Lilly & Mary Frances Rubly through a gift to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Critter Chats
West Indianapolis Branch (West)
Monday, July 6, 2015
10:15 am - 11:15 am

Age Level: Children of All Ages
Category: Activity


Children of all ages and families are invited to meet animals face-to-face and spend time getting to know about them during this presentation by Animalia. This program is made possible by Lilly & Mary Frances Rubly through a gift to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Game Night @ Central
Central Library (Central)
Monday, July 6, 2015
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions, Families
Category: Activity


Families and gamers of all ages are invited to challenge their friends, challenge their brains and have fun while exploring the engaging world of contemporary board, card and dice games. Games will include beloved classics as well as many favorites from around the world. This activity is a chance for gamers to play, learn, discover, share and connect.



Bicycle Clinic
Warren Branch (East)
Monday, July 6, 2015 4:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Activity


Individuals of all ages are invited for a hands-on opportunity to learn about bicycle maintenance, riding safety tips and how to find an affordable bike to meet one's needs. Youth can learn how to Earn-a-Bike through a unique program focusing on bicycling maintenance at Freewheelin' Community Bikes. Those of all skill and ability levels are encouraged to attend.



Tot Art: Painting on Ice
Southport Branch (South)
Wednesday, July 8, 2015 10:30 am

Age Level: Babies (Birth-2), Toddlers (2 years), Preschool (3-5)
Category: Activity


Registration Required

Toddlers and tykes up to age 3 and an adult are invited for this fun art program, after which there will be time for socialization and a short playtime. Come dressed for a mess!



Tot Art: Painting on Ice
Southport Branch (South)
Thursday, July 9, 2015 10:30 am

Age Level: Babies (Birth-2), Toddlers (2 years), Preschool (3-5)
Category: Activity


Registration Required

Toddlers and tykes up to age 3 and an adult are invited for this fun art program, after which there will be time for socialization and a short playtime. Come dressed for a mess!



Spirit and Place '15 Pop-Up Dream Booth
Wayne Branch (West)
Monday, July 6, 2015
11:00 am - 1:00 pm

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


As part of the 2015 Spirit and Place Festival, adults and teens are invited to drop in and learn about this year's festival events and peruse assorted books that best exemplify the Spirit and Place's "Dream" theme. While visiting the booth, individuals can take part in a fun and informal activity in which they can have their dreams interpreted!



Spirit and Place '15 Pop-Up Dream Booth
Pike Branch (West)
Tuesday, July 7, 2015
11:00 am - 1:00 pm

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


As part of the 2015 Spirit and Place Festival, adults and teens are invited to drop in and learn about this year's festival events and peruse assorted books that best exemplify the Spirit and Place's "Dream" theme. While visiting the booth, individuals can take part in a fun and informal activity in which they can have their dreams interpreted!



French Is Fun
Pike Branch (West)
Wednesday, July 8, 2015 10:15 am

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


Preschoolers and an adult are invited for an interactive and engaging introduction to French. They'll read, sing and move, all while learning French. This program will be led by Jill Wiley, former Pike High School teach with 17 years experience in making language learning fun.



Introduction to French
Pike Branch (West)
Wednesday, July 8, 2015 11:00 am

Age Level: School Age (6-11)
Category: Activity


School-age children are invited for a fun introduction to French during which they'll tell stories, move and laugh while learning French. This program will be led by Jill Wiley, former Pike High School teach with 17 years experience in making language learning fun.



Franklin Road Book Discussion
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Monday, July 6, 2015 6:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Book Discussion


Adults are invited to this monthly book discussion program.
The book to be discussed is "The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics" by Daniel James Brown.



First Monday Book Club
Wayne Branch (West)
Monday, July 6, 2015 6:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Book Discussion


Adults are invited to this monthly book discussion program.
The book to be discussed is "How Starbucks Saved My Life: A Son of Privilege Learns to Live Like Everyone Else" by Michael Gates Gill.



Central Library Book Discussion
Central Library (Central)
Tuesday, July 7, 2015 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 is "The Social Animal" by David Brooks.



Irvington Book Discussion
Irvington Branch (South)
Thursday, July 9, 2015 1:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Book Discussion


Adults are invited to this monthly book discussion program.
The book to be discussed is "Carole Lombard: The Hoosier Tornado" by Wes D. Gehring.



Cooking Chats
Glendale Branch (North)
Monday, July 6, 2015
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Book Discussion


Adults are invited for this monthly discussion program where cooking and cookbooks, favorite websites, cooking shows, recipes and techniques will be discussed. Check out one of the featured cookbooks and try some recipes.
Special guest will be Christie Wahlert from Keystone Monon Community Gardens and Growing Places. She will provide information for anyone interested in community gardens.



What Would Jane Austen Read Book Club
College Avenue Branch (North)
Monday, July 6, 2015 1:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Book Discussion


Adults who are interested in 18th and 19th century literature and the writers who influenced Jane Austen are invited for this monthly book discussion group.



Adult Summer Reading Book Discussion at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Tuesday, July 7, 2015
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Book Discussion


As part of the Adult Summer Reading Program, adults are invited to Books and Brews to discuss the book, "Bel Canto" by Ann Patchett. This program will be led by experts from the Indiana Writers Center.
This program will be held as part of the Library's Summer Garden Series in the East Garden.



ABC's of Diabetes
Irvington Branch (South)
Monday, July 6, 2015
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 with a registered dietitian, registered nurse and health educator. Register by calling 221-2094 or online at www.mchd.com/diabetes.



ABC's of Diabetes
Nora Branch (North)
Thursday, July 9, 2015
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 with a registered dietitian, registered nurse and health educator. Register by calling 221-2094 or online at www.mchd.com/diabetes.



Clay Bells for Kids
Flanner House Branch (North)
Monday, July 6, 2015 2:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 5 and up are invited as the Clay Man leads a hands-on class for kids to make their own clay bell. A toaster oven will be in operation.



Clay Bells for Kids
Lawrence Branch (East)
Tuesday, July 7, 2015 10:30 am

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


Registration Required

Children ages 5 and up are invited as the Clay Man leads a hands-on class for kids to make their own clay bell. A toaster oven will be in operation.



Clay Bells for Kids
Lawrence Branch (East)
Tuesday, July 7, 2015 1:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 5 and up are invited as the Clay Man leads a hands-on class for kids to make their own clay bell. A toaster oven will be in operation.



Clay Bells for Kids
Lawrence Branch (East)
Tuesday, July 7, 2015 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 as the Clay Man leads a hands-on class for kids to make their own clay bell. A toaster oven will be in operation.



Clay Bells for Kids
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Wednesday, July 8, 2015 1:30 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 5 and up are invited as the Clay Man leads a hands-on class for kids to make their own clay bell. A toaster oven will be in operation.



Heavy Metal Art Clinic 2015
Decatur Branch (West)
Wednesday, July 8, 2015 1:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 and up are invited to create an interesting design or bracelet during this workshop presented by Art With a Heart. They will use a variety of thin, malleable metal wires in a variety of colors. They are encouraged to bring a piece of junk jewelry or small object to incorporate into their creation.



Heavy Metal Art Clinic 2015
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Thursday, July 9, 2015 4:30 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 and up are invited to create an interesting design or bracelet during this workshop presented by Art With a Heart. They will use a variety of thin, malleable metal wires in a variety of colors. They are encouraged to bring a piece of junk jewelry or small object to incorporate into their creation.



Recycled Art Class
Eagle Branch (West)
Monday, July 6, 2015 2:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 and up are invited to use recycled materials to make either a jewelry project or a unique collage piece with "punched" guitar picks. Attendees are encouraged to bring old gift cards and other thick materials to use in this class presented by Art With a Heart.



Recycled Art Class
Haughville Branch (West)
Monday, July 6, 2015 4:30 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 and up are invited to use recycled materials to make either a jewelry project or a unique collage piece with "punched" guitar picks. Attendees are encouraged to bring old gift cards and other thick materials to use in this class presented by Art With a Heart.



Recycled Art Class
Central Library (Central)
Tuesday, July 7, 2015 2:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 and up are invited to use recycled materials to make either a jewelry project or a unique collage piece with "punched" guitar picks. Attendees are encouraged to bring old gift cards and other thick materials to use in this class presented by Art With a Heart.
This program will be held in the Learning Curve.



Recycled Art Class
East Washington Branch (South)
Thursday, July 9, 2015 1:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 and up are invited to use recycled materials to make either a jewelry project or a unique collage piece with "punched" guitar picks. Attendees are encouraged to bring old gift cards and other thick materials to use in this class presented by Art With a Heart.



Digital Lab Workshops for Kids
Irvington Branch (South)
Monday, July 6, 2015 10:30 am

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


Registration Required

Young people ages 10-14 are invited to use music apps on iPads supplied by trained guides to help them get their music on!



Digital Lab Workshops for Kids
Irvington Branch (South)
Tuesday, July 7, 2015 10:30 am

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


Registration Required

Young people ages 10-14 are invited to use music apps on iPads supplied by trained guides to help them get their music on!



Digital Lab Workshops for Kids
Irvington Branch (South)
Wednesday, July 8, 2015 10:30 am

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


Registration Required

Young people ages 10-14 are invited to use music apps on iPads supplied by trained guides to help them get their music on!



Digital Lab Workshops for Kids
Irvington Branch (South)
Monday, July 6, 2015 1:30 pm

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


Registration Required

Young people ages 10-14 are invited to use music apps on iPads supplied by trained guides to help them get their music on!



Digital Lab Workshops for Kids
Irvington Branch (South)
Tuesday, July 7, 2015 1:30 pm

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


Registration Required

Young people ages 10-14 are invited to use music apps on iPads supplied by trained guides to help them get their music on!



Digital Lab Workshops for Kids
Irvington Branch (South)
Wednesday, July 8, 2015 1:30 pm

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


Registration Required

Young people ages 10-14 are invited to use music apps on iPads supplied by trained guides to help them get their music on!



Combo Beat Box & Performance
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Wednesday, July 8, 2015 4:30 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 8 and up are invited as rising local star Tony Styxx will help them focus on style, originality and techniques to rock a family get-together or on a stage in no time!



Combo Beat Box & Performance
Irvington Branch (South)
Thursday, July 9, 2015 4:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 8 and up are invited as rising local star Tony Styxx will help them focus on style, originality and techniques to rock a family get-together or on a stage in no time!



iPhoneography
Central Library (Central)
Wednesday, July 8, 2015
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Adults interested in learning to create better images with an iPhone are invited to this workshop sponsored by the Riviera Camera Club. Local artist Rad A. Drew will introduce attendees to a host of apps and processing techniques that will improve the quality of snapshots and enhance one's artistic vision.
This program will be held in the Riley Meeting Room.



How to Use the Keyboard & Mouse: Introduction to Computers
Central Library (Central)
Wednesday, July 8, 2015
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Adults with little or no experience in using a computer are invited to the Computer Training Lab to learn to use the computer mouse and keyboard, a needed skill in order to use a computer and the Internet. By the end of this class you should be able to recognize the major parts of a personal computer; understand the meaning of key computer terms; use a mouse and the on-screen cursor to make the computer do what you want it to; understand the parts of the keyboard and how to use them to create, change and delete text, and how to use the Microsoft Windows 7 desktop and toolbars.



Microsoft Word 2010 Basics
Central Library (Central)
Monday, July 6, 2015
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Learn how to write letters, resumes, papers, and other documents. By the end of this class, you should be able to: create, edit, save, and open a document; change formatting and appearance; check spelling and grammar, and print files. Before taking this class you should be comfortable using a mouse and keyboard. Microsoft classes are made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.
This class will be held in the Computer Training Lab.



Microsoft Excel 2010 Basics
Central Library (Central)
Wednesday, July 8, 2015
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Learn how to organize and analyze numbers and text in a spreadsheet format. By the end of this class you should be able to create and format a spreadsheet; enter and edit data; and use basic formulas to add, subtract, multiply and divide any number of figures in a horizontal row or vertical column. Before taking this class you should be comfortable using Microsoft Word. This program is made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.
This class will be held in the Computer Training Lab.



Computer Basics at East 38th Street
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Thursday, July 9, 2015
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Adults are invited to learn about computer use, including popular computer terminology, computer components and how to use a mouse and keyboard. Computer classes are made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Computer Basics at Warren
Warren Branch (East)
Thursday, July 9, 2015 10:30 am

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Registration Required

Meet one-on-one with an instructor to learn beginning computer skills such as parts of the computer, mouse and keyboard skills, and opening and closing applications. Other topics may include getting on the Internet, accessing word processing software, and signing up for an email account. This class is for those with little or no previous computer experience.



Computer Tips & Tricks: E-Mail Basics
Eagle Branch (West)
Thursday, July 9, 2015 10:30 am

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Adults are invited to learn the basics of using email, including managing your account, sending and receiving emails, organizing contacts, and sending and opening attachments.



Clases Básicas de Computación: (Intermedias) Microsoft Office 2010 Intermedio
Haughville Branch (West)
Thursday, July 9, 2015
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Registration Required

Familiarícese con las nuevas herramientas del programa; aprenda a crear documentos, abrir un archivo, cortar, pegar, utilizar el texto automático, corregir la ortografía, cambiar el tipo de letra y otras herramientas que le ayudarán a hacer su trabajo más fácil y a que su documentos luzcan más profesionales.



Cloud Computing Using Microsoft Outlook Online
Central Library (Central)
Tuesday, July 7, 2015
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Learn to use the online versions of Microsoft Office applications such as Outlook, Word and Excel. By the end of this class you should be able to create, edit and share files in Web-based Microsoft Word and Excel; use the basic email functions of Outlook.com, and, if desired, create your own Outlook.com account.
This class will be held in the Computer Training Lab.



Beginning Computer Classes: Keyboard, Mouse and Microsoft Word
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Wednesday, July 8, 2015
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Registration Required

Adults are invited for a first look at the workings of a computer. In this class, you'll learn how to click, scroll and understand some of those strange keys on the keyboard. The class also will look at the basics of setting up a word document in Word.



Tablet: Tips and Tricks - Android vs. iPad
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Tuesday, July 7, 2015
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Registration Required

Adults are invited to explore the convenience of a tablet, along with some of the fun tips and tricks of using one. In this class, you'll learn the differences between an Android and an iPad.



One City, Many Voices: Ethnic Communities in Indianapolis
Central Library (Central)
Friday, January 2, 2015 - Thursday, December 31, 2015
During Library Hours

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Exhibit


View an educational exhibit in the Nina Mason Pulliam Indianapolis Special Collections Room that highlights the various ethnic groups that have made Indianapolis what it is today. From the Irish and Germans to the more recent immigrants, the city has a rich diverse background. The exhibit features the vast array of materials housed in the ISCR collection that reflect this background.



International Violin Competition of Indianapolis: Juried Exhibit of Student Art
Central Library (Central)
Monday, June 1, 2015 - Friday, July 31, 2015
During Library Hours

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Exhibit


Patrons are invited to view the works of 30 Grand Winners in the 2014 International Violin Competition of Indianapolis "Juried Exhibition of Student Art." As part of the IVCI's educational program to integrate the disciplines of the performing, literary and visual arts, over 21,000 students in grades 1 - 12 participated in this project statewide. The exhibit complements the Library's music-themed Summer Reading Program, "Beatz & Bookz."
This exhibit can be viewed in the South Display Hall during regular Library hours.



Job Center at the Library
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Tuesday, July 7, 2015
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


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



Job Center at the Library
Pike Branch (West)
Sunday, July 5, 2015
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


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



Job Center at the Library
Pike Branch (West)
Monday, July 6, 2015
10:30 am - 2:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


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



Job Center at the Library
Pike Branch (West)
Wednesday, July 8, 2015
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


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



Job Center at the Library
Southport Branch (South)
Sunday, July 5, 2015
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


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



Job Center at the Library
Southport Branch (South)
Wednesday, July 8, 2015
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


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



Job Center at the Library
Southport Branch (South)
Tuesday, July 7, 2015
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


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



Job Center at the Library
Warren Branch (East)
Sunday, July 5, 2015
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


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



Job Center at the Library
Warren Branch (East)
Monday, July 6, 2015
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


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



Job Center at the Library
Warren Branch (East)
Thursday, July 9, 2015
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


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



Job Center at the Library
Brightwood Branch (East)
Monday, July 6, 2015
11:30 am - 3:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


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



Job Center at the Library
Brightwood Branch (East)
Thursday, July 9, 2015
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


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



Job Center at the Library
College Avenue Branch (North)
Monday, July 6, 2015
2:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


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



Job Center at the Library
College Avenue Branch (North)
Thursday, July 9, 2015
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


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



Job Center at the Library
Eagle Branch (West)
Tuesday, July 7, 2015
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


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



Job Center at the Library
Eagle Branch (West)
Wednesday, July 8, 2015
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


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



Job Center @ East Thirty-Eighth Street
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Monday, July 6, 2015
11:30 am - 3:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


In partnership with WorkOne and EmployIndy, the Library presents a free service for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The Job Center is made possible by the Office of the Lawrence Township Trustee and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Job Center @ East Thirty-Eighth Street
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Tuesday, July 7, 2015
2:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


In partnership with WorkOne and EmployIndy, the Library presents a free service for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The Job Center is made possible by the Office of the Lawrence Township Trustee and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Sunday, July 5, 2015
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


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 made possible by TCU Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Monday, July 6, 2015
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


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 made possible by TCU Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Job Center @ Lawrence
Lawrence Branch (East)
Thursday, July 9, 2015
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


In partnership with WorkOne and EmployIndy, the Library presents a free service for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The Job Center is made possible by the Office of the Lawrence Township Trustee and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



East Washington Branch Building Project: Community Meeting
East Washington Branch (South)
Thursday, July 9, 2015
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Meeting


The entire community is invited to comment on the East Washington Branch expansion and renovation project, scheduled for completion in 2016. Meet the project architect and provide input on what this renowned Carnegie Library can become to better meet community needs.
The meeting will be held in the Community Room downstairs. Overflow parking is available in the Englewood Church lot.



Summer Showtime: 101 Dalmatians
Decatur Branch (West)
Thursday, July 9, 2015 1:00 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited for a showing of the film, "101 Dalmatians" (G).



Summer Showtime: 101 Dalmatians
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Tuesday, July 7, 2015 10:30 am

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


Children of all ages and families are invited for a showing of the film, "101 Dalmatians" (G).
Free tickets are available at the Information Desk on the morning of the show.



Summer Showtime: 101 Dalmatians
Lawrence Branch (East)
Thursday, July 9, 2015 10:30 am

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


Children of all ages and families are invited for a showing of the film, "101 Dalmatians" (G).



Summer Showtime: Alexander and the Terrible Horrible No Good Very Bad Day
Central Library (Central)
Monday, July 6, 2015 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, "Alexander and the Terrible Horrible No Good Very Bad Day" (PG).
This film will be shown in the Learning Curve.



Summer Showtime: Alexander and the Terrible Horrible No Good Very Bad Day
Central Library (Central)
Wednesday, July 8, 2015 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, "Alexander and the Terrible Horrible No Good Very Bad Day" (PG).
This film will be shown in the Learning Curve.



Summer Showtime: Alexander and the Terrible Horrible No Good Very Bad Day
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Wednesday, July 8, 2015 1:00 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited for a showing of the film, "Alexander and the Terrible Horrible No Good Very Bad Day" (PG).



Summer Showtime: Alexander and the Terrible Horrible No Good Very Bad Day
Pike Branch (West)
Wednesday, July 8, 2015 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, "Alexander and the Terrible Horrible No Good Very Bad Day" (PG).



Summer Showtime: The Boxtrolls
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Tuesday, July 7, 2015 2:00 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 Boxtrolls" (PG).
This movie will be shown at the Garfield Park Burello Family Center, 2345 Pagoda Drive.



Summer Showtime: The Boxtrolls
Spades Park Branch (East)
Wednesday, July 8, 2015 2:00 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 Boxtrolls" (PG).



Summer Showtime: The Boxtrolls
West Indianapolis Branch (West)
Monday, July 6, 2015 2:00 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 Boxtrolls" (PG).



Summer Showtime: The Boxtrolls
West Indianapolis Branch (West)
Tuesday, July 7, 2015 5:00 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 Boxtrolls" (PG).



Summer Showtime: Maleficent
Glendale Branch (North)
Wednesday, July 8, 2015 2:00 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited for a showing of the film, "Maleficent" (PG).



Summer Showtime: Big Hero 6
Eagle Branch (West)
Thursday, July 9, 2015 2:00 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited for a showing of the film, "Big Hero 6" (PG).



Summer Showtime: Big Hero 6
Flanner House Branch (North)
Wednesday, July 8, 2015 2:00 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited for a showing of the film, "Big Hero 6" (PG).



Summer Showtime: Big Hero 6
InfoZone Branch (North)
Thursday, July 9, 2015 10:00 am

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


Children of all ages and families are invited for a showing of the film, "Big Hero 6" (PG).



Summer Showtime: Big Hero 6
Nora Branch (North)
Wednesday, July 8, 2015 10:30 am

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


Children of all ages and families are invited for a showing of the film, "Big Hero 6" (PG).



Summer Showtime: Muppets Most Wanted
Brightwood Branch (East)
Wednesday, July 8, 2015 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 film, "Muppets Most Wanted" (PG).



Summer Showtime: Muppets Most Wanted
Southport Branch (South)
Wednesday, July 8, 2015 1:00 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited for a showing of the film, "Muppets Most Wanted" (PG).



Summer Showtime: Muppets Most Wanted
Southport Branch (South)
Wednesday, July 8, 2015 6:00 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited for a showing of the film, "Muppets Most Wanted" (PG).



Summer Showtime: Planes: Fire & Rescue
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Tuesday, July 7, 2015 10:15 am

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


Children of all ages and families are invited for a showing of the film, "Planes: Fire & Rescue" (PG).
Free tickets are available 30 minutes before each showing at the Summer Reading Desk.



Summer Showtime: Planes: Fire & Rescue
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Tuesday, July 7, 2015 2:00 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: Fire & Rescue" (PG).
Free tickets are available 30 minutes before each showing at the Summer Reading Desk.



Summer Showtime: Planes: Fire & Rescue
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Tuesday, July 7, 2015 5:45 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: Fire & Rescue" (PG).
Free tickets are available 30 minutes before each showing at the Summer Reading Desk.



Summer Showtime: Planes: Fire & Rescue
Warren Branch (East)
Wednesday, July 8, 2015 2:00 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: Fire & Rescue" (PG).
Free tickets are available at the Circulation Desk on the day of the showing.



Summer Showtime: Tinker Bell and the Legend of the Neverbeast
College Avenue Branch (North)
Wednesday, July 8, 2015 2:00 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited for a showing of the film, "Tinker Bell and the Legend of the Neverbeast" (G).



Summer Showtime: Tinker Bell and the Legend of the Neverbeast
Haughville Branch (West)
Thursday, July 9, 2015 2:00 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited for a showing of the film, "Tinker Bell and the Legend of the Neverbeast" (G).



Summer Showtime: Dolphin Tale 2
East Washington Branch (South)
Wednesday, July 8, 2015 1:00 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited for a showing of the film, "Dolphin Tale 2" (PG).



Summer Showtime: Dolphin Tale 2
Irvington Branch (South)
Wednesday, July 8, 2015 10:30 am

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


Children of all ages and families are invited for a showing of the film, "Dolphin Tale 2" (PG).



Summer Showtime: Dolphin Tale 2
Irvington Branch (South)
Wednesday, July 8, 2015 3:30 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited for a showing of the film, "Dolphin Tale 2" (PG).



Critter Shows
Pike Branch (West)
Thursday, July 9, 2015 3:00 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited to meet a few live animals that add to the soundtrack of their neighborhoods and world. This program is presented by Animalia.



Critter Shows
Wayne Branch (West)
Tuesday, July 7, 2015 12:30 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited to meet a few live animals that add to the soundtrack of their neighborhoods and world. This program is presented by Animalia.



Critter Shows
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Thursday, July 9, 2015 10:30 am

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


Children of all ages and families are invited to meet a few live animals that add to the soundtrack of their neighborhoods and world. This program is presented by Animalia.



Critter Shows
Nora Branch (North)
Wednesday, July 8, 2015 2:00 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited to meet a few live animals that add to the soundtrack of their neighborhoods and world. This program is presented by Animalia.



Critter Shows
Central Library (Central)
Thursday, July 9, 2015 1:30 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited to meet a few live animals that add to the soundtrack of their neighborhoods and world. This program is presented by Animalia.
This program will be presented in the Learning Curve.



Critter Shows
Lawrence Branch (East)
Wednesday, July 8, 2015 2:00 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited to meet a few live animals that add to the soundtrack of their neighborhoods and world. This program is presented by Animalia.



Critter Shows
Southport Branch (South)
Tuesday, July 7, 2015 10:30 am

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


Children of all ages and families are invited to meet a few live animals that add to the soundtrack of their neighborhoods and world. This program is presented by Animalia.



Move & Groove Jump Rope Show
College Avenue Branch (North)
Tuesday, July 7, 2015 11:00 am

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


Children of all ages are invited to watch the expertise of The Rope Warrior and try some rope tricks during this interactive show. Jump roping may be easier for older children.



Move & Groove Jump Rope Show
Warren Branch (East)
Tuesday, July 7, 2015 2:30 pm

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


Children of all ages are invited to watch the expertise of The Rope Warrior and try some rope tricks during this interactive show. Jump roping may be easier for older children.



Move & Groove Jump Rope Show
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Wednesday, July 8, 2015 2:00 pm

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


Children of all ages are invited to watch the expertise of The Rope Warrior and try some rope tricks during this interactive show. Jump roping may be easier for older children.



Move & Groove Jump Rope Show
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Wednesday, July 8, 2015 4:00 pm

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


Children of all ages are invited to watch the expertise of The Rope Warrior and try some rope tricks during this interactive show. Jump roping may be easier for older children.



Move & Groove Jump Rope Show
Southport Branch (South)
Thursday, July 9, 2015 2:00 pm

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


Children of all ages are invited to watch the expertise of The Rope Warrior and try some rope tricks during this interactive show. Jump roping may be easier for older children.



Move & Groove Jump Rope Show
Southport Branch (South)
Thursday, July 9, 2015 4:00 pm

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


Children of all ages are invited to watch the expertise of The Rope Warrior and try some rope tricks during this interactive show. Jump roping may be easier for older children.



Family Concerts @ the Library!
Pike Branch (West)
Tuesday, July 7, 2015 6:00 pm

Age Level: Families
Category: Performance or Presentation


Gather the family and get grooving to the sounds of local bands during this series of free concerts at the Library.
This program will feature a performance of the local percussion group, CLANG!



Family Concerts @ the Library!
East Washington Branch (South)
Monday, July 6, 2015 1:00 pm

Age Level: Families
Category: Performance or Presentation


Gather the family and get grooving to the sounds of local bands during this series of free concerts at the Library.
This program will feature a performance by the local percussion group, CLANG!



Preschool Storytime at Glendale
Glendale Branch (North)
Thursday, July 9, 2015 10:30 am

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


Preschoolers ages 3 - 5 and an adult are invited for stories, songs, fingerplays and a craft.



Baby Storytime at Glendale
Glendale Branch (North)
Wednesday, July 8, 2015 10:30 am

Age Level: Babies (Birth-2)
Category: Story Time


Babies up to 36 months and an adult are invited for stories, songs, fingerplays and fun! Each session will be followed by playtime with special toys designed just for babies.



Baby Storytime at Glendale
Glendale Branch (North)
Tuesday, July 7, 2015 10:30 am

Age Level: Babies (Birth-2)
Category: Story Time


Babies up to 36 months and an adult are invited for stories, songs, fingerplays and fun! Each session will be followed by playtime with special toys designed just for babies.



Read With the Chief
Eagle Branch (West)
Wednesday, July 8, 2015 11:00 am

Age Level: Children of All Ages, Families
Category: Story Time


Children of all ages and families are invited for stories read by Commander Dawn Snyder of the IMPD Northwest District. Following the storytime, those attending can create an easy craft to take home.



Play Date Preschool Storytime at Fountain Square
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Monday, July 6, 2015 11:00 am

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


Preschoolers and an adult are invited for stories, songs, fingerplays and rhymes following by playtime at the library.



Preschool Storytime at Pike
Pike Branch (West)
Thursday, July 9, 2015 10:15 am

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


Preschoolers ages 3 - 5 and an adult are invited for stories, action rhymes and fingerplays to encourage their love for books and reading.



Preschool Storytime at Decatur
Decatur Branch (West)
Tuesday, July 7, 2015 10:30 am

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


Preschoolers and an adult are invited for stories, fingerplays and crafts followed by playtime.



Preschool Storytime at Decatur
Decatur Branch (West)
Wednesday, July 8, 2015 10:30 am

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


Preschoolers and an adult are invited for stories, fingerplays and crafts followed by playtime.



Toddler & Preschool Storytime at Nora
Nora Branch (North)
Tuesday, July 7, 2015 10:30 am

Age Level: Toddlers (2 years), Preschool (3-5)
Category: Story Time


Children ages 1 (walkers) through 5 and an adult are invited for stories, songs, music and movement activities.



Preschool Storytime at Warren
Warren Branch (East)
Wednesday, July 8, 2015 10:30 am

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


Preschoolers are invited to enter the land of enchantment and enjoy traditional fairy tales and exciting new stories. Watch out for Mother Goose! She just might make an appearance. An imaginative craft project will follow the storytelling.



Wee Readers at College Avenue
College Avenue Branch (North)
Wednesday, July 8, 2015 10:30 am

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


Preschoolers ages 3 - 5 and an adult are invited for old-fashioned stories, songs and movement activities combined with technology such as eBooks, Pleo the dinosaur, and digital cameras.



Indiana Pacers Summer Reading Tour
East Washington Branch (South)
Tuesday, July 7, 2015 1:00 pm

Age Level: Children of All Ages
Category: Story Time


Children of all ages are invited to take a reading time out with community readers and read like a pro during this storytime. Afterward, those attending can spin the "wheel of prizes."



Indiana Pacers Summer Reading Tour
Central Library (Central)
Tuesday, July 7, 2015 3:30 pm

Age Level: Children of All Ages
Category: Story Time


Children of all ages are invited to take a reading time out with community readers and read like a pro during this storytime. Afterward, those attending can spin the "wheel of prizes."
This program will be held in the Learning Curve.



Indiana Pacers Summer Reading Tour
Flanner House Branch (North)
Thursday, July 9, 2015 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 readers and read like a pro during this storytime. Afterward, those attending can spin the "wheel of prizes."



Indiana Pacers Summer Reading Tour
Brightwood Branch (East)
Thursday, July 9, 2015 4:00 pm

Age Level: Children of All Ages
Category: Story Time


Children of all ages are invited to take a reading time out with community readers and read like a pro during this storytime. Afterward, those attending can spin the "wheel of prizes."



Mother Goose on the Loose
College Avenue Branch (North)
Thursday, July 9, 2015 10:30 am

Age Level: Toddlers (2 years)
Category: Story Time


Toddlers and an adult are invited for an early literacy program using a variety of activities such as rhymes, songs, puppets and instruments to foster speech development, motor coordination, self-confidence and sensitivity to others.



Evening Play Date Preschool Storytime
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Tuesday, July 7, 2015 6:00 pm

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


Preschoolers and an adult are invited for stories, songs, finger plays and rhymes followed by playtime.



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

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


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



Wee Readers - Baby Storytime at Warren
Warren Branch (East)
Tuesday, July 7, 2015 10:15 am

Age Level: Babies (Birth-2), Toddlers (2 years)
Category: Story Time


Babies and toddlers with an adult are invited for stories, songs, music and toys!



Stories on the Lawn at Warren
Warren Branch (East)
Thursday, July 9, 2015 10:30 am

Age Level: Preschool (3-5), School Age (6-11)
Category: Story Time


School-aged children ages 5 and older with an adult are invited to sit under the storytelling tree and listen to wonderful stories. They'll listen to stories from around the world and their own backyard that are sure to please.



Toddler Tales at Pike
Pike Branch (West)
Tuesday, July 7, 2015 10:15 am

Age Level: Toddlers (2 years)
Category: Story Time


Babies and toddlers and an adult are invited for stories, songs, rhymes and playtime.



Family Storytime at Franklin Road
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Wednesday, July 8, 2015 10:15 am

Age Level: Families
Category: Story Time


Families are invited to listen to stories and participate in fun activities.



Baby and Toddler Storytime at Lawrence
Lawrence Branch (East)
Wednesday, July 8, 2015 10:30 am

Age Level: Babies (Birth-2), Toddlers (2 years)
Category: Story Time


Babies and toddler up to 2 years old and an adult are invited for stories, songs and playtime.



Baby Lapsit Storytime at Nora
Nora Branch (North)
Thursday, July 9, 2015 10:30 am

Age Level: Babies (Birth-2)
Category: Story Time


Babies up to 18 months (non-walkers) and an adult are invited for stories, music and activities.



Community Readers @ Nora
Nora Branch (North)
Tuesday, July 7, 2015 2:00 pm

Age Level: Children of All Ages
Category: Story Time


Children of all ages are invited during the Summer Reading Program for stories read by members of the Nora community. They can earn up to 15 points on their Summer Reading Point Cards.



eBook Tinker Station
Southport Branch (South)
Monday, July 6, 2015
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category:


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.



eBook Tinker Station
Central Library (Central)
Monday, July 6, 2015
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category:


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.



eBook Tinker Station
InfoZone Branch (North)
Tuesday, July 7, 2015
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category:


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.



Previous Events


Critter Chats
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Friday, July 3, 2015
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: Children of All Ages
Category: Activity


Children of all ages and families are invited to meet animals face-to-face and spend time getting to know about them during this presentation by Animalia. This program is made possible by Lilly & Mary Frances Rubly through a gift to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Critter Chats
Haughville Branch (West)
Friday, July 3, 2015
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Age Level: Children of All Ages
Category: Activity


Children of all ages and families are invited to meet animals face-to-face and spend time getting to know about them during this presentation by Animalia. This program is made possible by Lilly & Mary Frances Rubly through a gift to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Shared Reading Group at Spades Park
Spades Park Branch (East)
Friday, July 3, 2015
10:00 am - 11:30 am

Age Level: Adults
Category: Book Discussion


Adults are invited to discuss the selected book title. Facilitator Anja Saak, who was trained by The Reader Organisation, will read excerpts from the book, but group members may volunteer to do so. The reading is interspersed with discussion. Refreshments will be served.



Combo Beat Box & Performance
Wayne Branch (West)
Friday, July 3, 2015 1:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 8 and up are invited as rising local star Tony Styxx will help them focus on style, originality and techniques to rock a family get-together or on a stage in no time!



Let's Connect: Facebook and You
Central Library (Central)
Friday, July 3, 2015
10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Learn the basics of setting up your Facebook page and sharing information and pictures with Facebook friends. By the end of this class, you should be able to find and make friends; post your own comments and pictures; like and share other people’s posts, and know how to use various Facebook icons. Before taking this class you must be able to get into your own, existing e-mail account, such as Gmail, Mail.com, Outlook.com or Yahoo.com.
This class will be held in the Computer Training Lab.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Friday, July 3, 2015
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


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 made possible by TCU Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Summer Showtime: Big Hero 6
Brightwood Branch (East)
Friday, July 3, 2015 3:30 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited for a showing of the film, "Big Hero 6" (PG).



Storytime in the Curve!
Central Library (Central)
Friday, July 3, 2015 11:00 am

Age Level: Babies (Birth-2), Toddlers (2 years), Preschool (3-5)
Category: Story Time


Babies, toddlers and preschoolers up to age 5 and an adult are invited for stories, songs and rhymes, followed by a craft or other activity.