Win a Visit from Andrew Luck & Dwayne Allen

The Indianapolis Colts are joining The Indianapolis Public Library to promote using your library card during the “COLTSRONG, LIBRARYSTRONG” campaign through December 31.

Andrew Luck and Dwayne Allen of the Colts

  • The contest is to promote and encourage young people, 6 to 17 years-old, to use their library cards at the various branches and Central Library of the Indianapolis Public Library (the “Library”).
  • The contest begins 12:00 am on November 26, 2012, and ends 11:59 pm on December 31, 2012.
  • Library card holders are automatically entered into the contest when they use their library card for any library service. Only one library card usage per day, per person will count for entry into the contest. No purchase is necessary to win the contest.
  • The more days during the contest period the library card holders use their library card, the more automatic chances are entered into the contest and the greater the odds of winning.
  • After the contest period ends, one winner will randomly be drawn by computer and notified on January 2, 2013.
  • The date and time of the Colts players visit is to be determined by the Indianapolis Colts and the Library.
  • The event is limited to the winning child, the winning child’s family and 20 of the child’s friends each accompanied by an adult – not to exceed 50 people.
  • The event is limited to 50 people.
  • The contest winner must be a Library card holder, 6 and 17 years-old, and a legal resident of the fifty United States.
  • The contest is open to the general public, not Library employees.
  • The contest is run by the Indianapolis Public Library, P.O. Box 211, Indianapolis, Indiana 46206-0211.
  • Contest prize has no retail value.

It’s a zombie takeover!

Zombies are taking over Central Library on Saturday, November 10th!

Zombie Takeover

1:00-4:00 pm
Enjoy zombie face painting by Hugabug Family Entertainment

1:30 pm
Zombie theatre production written and acted by students from the Indiana Repertory Theatre Youth Conservatory

2:00 pm
Join an author talk with Mike Mullin, author of Ashfall (Booksigning to follow)

2:30 pm
Create a zombie caricature with Art with a Heart (Call 275-4222 to register)

3:00 pm
Experience a martial arts demonstration

Celebrate the takeover of the walking dead with a day of zombie-themed activities!

Tricks and Treats

Halloween is right around the corner! If you’re planning a party or still trying to figure out your costume, check out these “killer” resources…

The Halloween handbook: 447 costumes
The Halloween handbook: 447 costumes
Halloween pumpkins & parties : 101 spooktacular ideas
Halloween pumpkins & parties : 101 spooktacular ideas
Martha's halloween ideas
Martha’s halloween ideas
How to create spectacular Halloween costumes
How to create spectacular Halloween costumes

Every party needs some tasty treats…

Witches Fingers

Mummy Dogs (this link has been mummifed)

Bewitching Perfectly Poisonous Parfaits

Spending Halloween night under the covers with a flashlight? Here are some titles sure to give you goosebumps…

Hallowe'en party
Hallowe’en party
All Hallows' Eve : 13 stories
All Hallows’ Eve : 13 stories
iDrakula
iDrakula
Ten
Ten

“Dying” for a good read? Try these zombie-riffic books…

If you didn’t get enough zombie action during Teen Read Week, here are some positively tasty titles…

Zombie Queen of Newbury High
Zombie Queen of Newbury High
Zombies vs Unicorns
Zombies vs Unicorns
Dead is a Battlefield
Dead is a Battlefield
The Enemy
The Enemy
I Kissed a Zombie and I Liked It
I Kissed a Zombie and I Liked It
The Forest of Hands and Teeth
The Forest of Hands and Teeth
Generation Dead
Generation Dead
Zombie Blondes
Zombie Blondes
Rot & Ruin
Rot & Ruin
Ashes
Ashes
How to be a zombie : the essential guide for anyone who craves brains
How to be a zombie : the essential guide for anyone who craves brains
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