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Upcoming Paper Towns Book Discussions

paper townsTeen Read Week 2015 Event!

Teens are invited to read the book, “Paper Towns” by John Green and participate in this book discussion program led by experts from the Indiana Writers Center. Write a tweet review at #WheresMargo and at #IndyPLTeens. The top five reviews will win a gift card!




9/17            Irvington Branch                              4:00-5:30 PM

9/18            Glendale Branch                             4:00-5:30 PM

9/22            Decatur Branch                               4:00-5:30 PM

10/1            Hubbard and Cravens                    5:00-6:30 PM

10/5            Pike Branch                                       3:30-5:00 PM

10/8            Ivy Tech Library                                5:00-6:30 PM

10/14          Southport Branch                            6:00-7:30 PM

10/20          Cologne Sister City Committee (401 E. Michigan Street) 5:00-6:30 PM

10/21          Lawrence Branch                            6:00-7:30 PM

Meet Best-selling author Sarah Dessen!


Bestselling young adult author Sarah Dessen will discuss her works and career during a free program on Saturday, May 9 at 2:30 p.m. at the Glendale Branch, 6101 N. Keystone Avenue.

Dessen is the author of twelve novels, including Someone Like You, Just Listen, The Moon and More, and her latest, Saint Anything. Many of her works have been among the American Library Association’s “Best Fiction for Young Adults” selections, including her first novel in 1996, That Summer. Her 2009 book, Along for the Ride, earned a spot on the New York Times Bestsellers list. The 2003 film, How to Deal starring Mandy Moore, was based on both Someone Like You and That Summer. In 1999, Someone Like You was one of two winners of the School Library Best Book award, and the following year her book, Keeping the Moon, was the sole winner.

Dessen was born in 1970 in Evanston, Illinois, and graduated with highest honors in Creative Writing from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. She resides in North Carolina with her husband and daughter.

Book sales provided by Kids Ink and autographing will follow her presentation.

Call 275-4410 for more information about this free program.


6101 N. Keystone Ave.


Book sales and autographing to follow the presentation.

Brought to you by:

KIDS INK & the Library.

Free and open to the public.

Free Heart Screenings for Teens

simon's fund

Riley Children’s Hospital at IU Health has teamed up with Screen Across America to provide free heart screenings for teenagers.

Who: Students ages 13 – 19 from Marion County

When: Saturday, April 4, 10 am – 2 pm

Where: Crispus Attucks Medical Magnet School, 1140 W. Martin Luther King Dr., Indianapolis, IN 46201

Online registration is required. Register for an appointment time now by logging onto:

  • Click on the Crispus Attucks (April 4) location and complete the consent and registration process.
  • You will receive a confirmation of your registration by email, then just show up at your appointment time on April 4.
  • The Heart Screening is not a formal clearance for sports participation. Clearance for sports must be obtained from your physician.