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BritBeat: A Summer Reading Kickoff Concert with the Premier Beatles Tribute Band

BritBeat: A Summer Reading Kickoff Concert with the Premier Beatles Tribute Band

To kick off the Library's 2013 Summer Reading Program, "Read Together, Right Now!", children, teens and families are invited for a theatrical recreation concert celebrating the greatest rock and roll band of all time, the Beatles!

 

IMCU Kickoff Events

IMCU Kickoff Events

Children and families are invited for stories from guest readers, games, activities and snacks during this program sponsored by IMCU. Meet the Library's mascot, Digit, as well as Cubbie from IMCU. Those attending are encouraged to register for the Library's 2013 Summer Reading Program and receive a prize.

 

Altered Album Cover Art Workshop

Altered Album Cover Art Workshop

Children ages 8 and up are invited to talk about and investigate the album art of The Beatles. Presented by the Indianapolis Art Center, this workshop will show young ones how visual art and music work together. Using collage materials and old LP sleeves, participants will alter an album cover to create a new, original cover for the recording artist or group of their choice.

 

Duct Tape Messenger Bags: Teen Workshop

Duct Tape Messenger Bags: Teen Workshop

Teens are invited to use sharp cutting tools to create a one-of-a-kind messenger bag during this workshop presented by Art With a Heart. Attendees should arrive on time so they can complete the project.

 

Can You Dig It Juggling Show with Troy Roark

Can You Dig It Juggling Show with Troy Roark

Children and families are invited for a funny and insightful educational program by Master Entertainer Troy Roark. His show is filled with juggling, magic and comedy. Attendees will leave with a message that will be remembered long after the show is over.

 

CLANG! Concert

CLANG! Concert

Children and families are invited to a fun music concert featuring the percussion group, CLANG! Its musicians play homemade and wacky instruments. Kids will have a chance to help out with the music!

 

Accordion Travel Map Collage Workshop

Accordion Travel Map Collage Workshop

Children ages 8 and up are invited to create a road map to guide their travels using stickers, old maps and other images. This 60-minute workshop is presented by Art With a Heart.

 

Indiana Pacers Summer Reading Tour

Indiana Pacers Fan Van

Children of all ages and families are invited to take a reading time out and read like a pro with members of the Indiana Pacers. This storytime will feature community guest readers and the Indiana Pacers' "wheel of prizes."

 

Mobile Lab for Children

Mobile Lab for Children

Young ones ages 10 - 14 are invited to use laptops and software to explore digital creations of music, art and film inspired by the colorful era of the 1960's. Each participant will receive a USB drive to keep.

 

Critter Chats

Critter Chats

Children and families are invited to meet an animal face-to-face and spend time getting to know about it. Presented by Animalia, this program will allow attendees to ask questions about the animal they see. This program is made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.

 

Curious Critters: A Family Program

Curious Critters: A Family Program

Families are invited to join award-winning photographer and writer David FitzSimmons in exploring the amazing world of animals as described in his award-winning children's picture book, "Curious Critters," and found in his 24-image exhibit at Central Library on display through June 28.