May 22nd – July 17th 2012
5:00 – 7:30pm
The job readiness and life skills sessions are an instructor-led training course. The Job Readiness components are designed for job-seeking youth ages 12 – 17 to prepare them for entering the job market.
Training Goals: To build participants career development knowledge, skills and awareness of job search opportunities and resources. To develop participant’s knowledge and skills necessary for creating effective resumes, preparing for job interviews, and securing and retaining job opportunities.
Participants will receive a certificate of completion and a letter of reference to be used for their job search at the end of the series.
PLEASE CALL 275-4352 TO REGISTER.
If your library branch is open on Saturdays, stop by on May 5th to pick up a free comic book! If your branch is closed on Saturdays, Free Comic Book Day will happen there on Monday, May 7th. Downtown Comics sponsors these fantastic giveaways. While you are picking up a free awesome comic, check out the library’s collection of graphic novels. Remember borrowing from the library is always free!
For more info click Free Comic Book Day or Downtown Comics.
While we’re talking comics–are you going to see the Avengers? I’m so there!
Check out the OFFICIAL TRAILER
CLICK HERE to see the Avengers comics available from the library!
Do you remember the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing of September 1963?
Four young girls ages 11-14 lost their lives!
Learn more at a stage production of
Ballad of Birmingham
Your Right to Vote!
Saturday, April 28, 2012
40 East St. Clair Street
12:00 p.m. — 4:00 p.m.
The Indianapolis Public Library’s African-American History Committee, in collaboration with local poet and performer, Sonny Bates, presents the stage production of poetry, dance, and dramatic readings against a backdrop of film and news clips from September 1963. Also, see the “Rally Around!” vignette about voting inequality performed by Freetown Village.
Free and open to the public.
On Saturday, April 14th at 6:30pm, join us at Wayne Branch Library, 198 South Girls School Road, and see if you can figure out whatever happened to Angela Day.
You and your friends can interview suspects, look over clues, and determine just what happened and who was responsible.
Pizza and drinks will be available at the end of the evening.
The team with the best answers will win prizes.
May the odds be ever in your favor.
Teen Tech Week is here! Geek out at your library, March 4th through 10th! Libraries are chock-full of tech toys like CDs, DVDs and computers, and they’re a great place to get connected to online homework help, research resources, gaming, music, the Web and more. Stop by any IMCPL branch during Teen Tech Week and pick up an Internet Scavenger Hunt. (Or click here and print from home! ttw-2012-scavenger-hunt)
Find the answers, complete a short survey and turn in for a prize!
Need a hint to one of the scavenger hunt questions? Post in the comments for tips!
Click to hear Tom Kenny, the voice of Sponge Bob Square Pants, talk about Teen Tech Week.