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2017 Adult Summer Reading Program: Recipe Exchange & Food Tasting
Sky Farm, 720 Eskenazi Avenue
Monday, July 24, 2017
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Activity


As part of the Adult Summer Reading Program, adults are invited to bring their favorite recipes to share and taste some of the Sky Farm's favorites cooked from vegetables straight from its garden. This program has been made possible through a grant from Indiana Humanities in cooperation with the National Endowment for the Humanities. To RSVP, visit indianapolispubliclibrary.eventbrite.com.



2017 Adult Summer Reading Program: Knowing the Plants of Indiana - A Miami Heritage
Eiteljorg Museum, 500 W. Washington Street
Saturday, July 22, 2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Activity


As part of the Adult Summer Reading Program, join Dani Tippmann, a Miami plant enthusiast and expert, and take part in an exploration of the uses of native plants and traditional Miami gardening practices during this insightful, culturally-focused examination of the local plant world. As a Miami, Dani believes that to really know a plant, you must get to know it throughout the year. This program has been made possible through a grant from Indiana Humanities in cooperation with the National Endowment for the Humanities.



Cat in the Hat @ the Library!
IndyPL Bookmobile
Thursday, July 27, 2017
8:30 am - 5:00 pm

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


Families and children of all ages are invited to bring their cameras and meet the Cat in the Hat!
The Cat in the Hat will be visiting neighborhoods on the Bookmobile throughout the day.



Beech Grove Chatterbooks
Beech Grove Branch (South)
Monday, July 24, 2017 6:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Book Discussion


Adults are invited to this monthly book discussion.
The book to be discussed is "A Star for Mrs. Blake" by April Smith.



Family Storytime @ Beech Grove
Beech Grove Branch (South)
Tuesday, July 25, 2017 6:00 pm

Age Level: Families
Category: Story Time


Families are invited to the Library to listen to stories.



Summer Showtime: Zootopia
Beech Grove Branch (South)
Thursday, July 27, 2017 1:00 pm

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


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



Job Center at the Library
Brightwood Branch (East)
Thursday, July 27, 2017
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


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 24, 2017
11:30 am - 3:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


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.



Silly Safaris Animal Shows
Brightwood Branch (East)
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 1:30 pm

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


Children and families are invited to join Silly Safaris to learn about animals during this 45-minute show featuring live animals! Animal programs are made possible by Mary Frances Rubly and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Pacers Summer Reading Tour
Brightwood Branch (East)
Friday, July 28, 2017 1:30 pm

Age Level: Children of All Ages
Category: Story Time


Children of all ages are invited to listen to stories read by members of the Pacers All-Star Reading Team and play the dice game for prizes.



Circuitry & Robots Workshop
Brightwood Branch (East)
Thursday, July 27, 2017 10:30 am

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


Registration Required

School-age children and teens are invited to join the Art Lab and learn about basic circuitry and create a moving robot from various parts. This program is made possible by the Ms. Tracy L. Haddad Foundation, a fund of Central Indiana Community Foundation, through a grant to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation. Space is limited to 20 per session.



Summer Showtime: LEGO Batman
Brightwood Branch (East)
Monday, July 24, 2017 5:30 pm

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


Children and families are invited for a showing of the film, "LEGO Batman" (PG).



Summer Servings
Brightwood Branch (East)
Monday, July 24, 2017
12:30 pm - 1:00 pm

Age Level: Children of All Ages
Category: Activity


Young people ages 18 and younger can stop in to receive free nutritious meals and snacks through the USDA Summer Food Service Program funded by the USDA and administered through the Indiana Department of Education. There is no need to register or show identification.



Summer Servings
Brightwood Branch (East)
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
12:30 pm - 1:00 pm

Age Level: Children of All Ages
Category: Activity


Young people ages 18 and younger can stop in to receive free nutritious meals and snacks through the USDA Summer Food Service Program funded by the USDA and administered through the Indiana Department of Education. There is no need to register or show identification.



Summer Servings
Brightwood Branch (East)
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
12:30 pm - 1:00 pm

Age Level: Children of All Ages
Category: Activity


Young people ages 18 and younger can stop in to receive free nutritious meals and snacks through the USDA Summer Food Service Program funded by the USDA and administered through the Indiana Department of Education. There is no need to register or show identification.



Summer Servings
Brightwood Branch (East)
Thursday, July 27, 2017
12:30 pm - 1:00 pm

Age Level: Children of All Ages
Category: Activity


Young people ages 18 and younger can stop in to receive free nutritious meals and snacks through the USDA Summer Food Service Program funded by the USDA and administered through the Indiana Department of Education. There is no need to register or show identification.



Summer Servings
Brightwood Branch (East)
Friday, July 28, 2017
12:30 pm - 1:00 pm

Age Level: Children of All Ages
Category: Activity


Young people ages 18 and younger can stop in to receive free nutritious meals and snacks through the USDA Summer Food Service Program funded by the USDA and administered through the Indiana Department of Education. There is no need to register or show identification.



How to Use the Keyboard & Mouse: Introduction to Computers
Central Library (Central)
Thursday, July 27, 2017
10:30 am - 12:30 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)
Thursday, July 27, 2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 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, to be held in the Computer Training Lab, 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.



Microsoft Excel 2010 Basics
Central Library (Central)
Friday, July 28, 2017
10:30 am - 12:30 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.



Microsoft Word 2010 Intermediate
Central Library (Central)
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


If you are comfortable using Microsoft Word, learn to use some of its more advanced features. By the end of this class you should be able to create and change columns; transform plain text into bullet points; add basic graphics to a document page, and use shortcuts to make documents more functional and attractive. Basic knowledge of Microsoft Word is necessary for this class. 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.



eBook Tinker Station
Central Library (Central)
Thursday, July 27, 2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 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 317-275-4500. This service is made possible by Comcast Heartland Region, the ALA/Information Today Library of the Future Award, 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 24, 2017
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


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)
Sunday, July 23, 2017
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


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)
Friday, July 28, 2017
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


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.



Little Learners Storytime
Central Library (Central)
Friday, July 28, 2017 11:00 am

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


Little learners ages birth - 5 years old and their families are invited to come together for stories, songs and rhymes. All are welcome to stay after to play!



How to Save Money With Digital Coupons
Central Library (Central)
Monday, July 24, 2017
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Discover how to use a computer or smartphone to save money with coupons found on the Internet. By the end of this class you should be able to locate and “clip” digital coupons for local retailers, print coupons from websites, and find couponing apps for your smartphone. Participants will need their own email account in order to take this class, to be held in the Computer Training Lab. Experience using mouse, keyboard and Internet is required.



Microsoft Access 2010 Basics Level II
Central Library (Central)
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


In Access Level I, we learned how to design tables from scratch, run queries and establish relationships between tables. In level II, learn to create customized forms and run detailed reports on your data. Please complete the Access Level I class before taking this class to be held in the Computer Training Lab.



Coloring Café
Central Library (Central)
Monday, July 24, 2017
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Activity


Adults are invited to Central Library's MakerSpace to enjoy coloring, which has been shown to have a calming effect and promote overall wellness. Warm beverages, soothing music, coloring pages and colored pencils will be provided.



Summer Showtime: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
Central Library (Central)
Monday, July 24, 2017 1:30 pm

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


Children and families are invited for a showing of the film, "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" (PG-13).
This film will be shown in the Learning Curve.



Summer Showtime: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
Central Library (Central)
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 1:30 pm

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


Children and families are invited for a showing of the film, "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" (PG-13).
This film will be shown in the Learning Curve.



Summer Showtime: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
Central Library (Central)
Friday, July 28, 2017 1:30 pm

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


Children and families are invited for a showing of the film, "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" (PG-13).
This film, to be shown in the Learning Curve, will be sensory friendly with lights on, volume low and closed captions during the showing.



Silly Safaris Animal Shows
Central Library (Central)
Thursday, July 27, 2017 1:30 pm

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


Children and families are invited to join Silly Safaris to learn about animals during this 45-minute show featuring live animals! Animal programs are made possible by Mary Frances Rubly and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.
This program will be held in the Learning Curve.



Teen Wilderness Survival Workshop
Central Library (Central)
Tuesday, July 25, 2017 1:00 pm

Age Level: Teen (12-17)
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Teens are invited to learn essential wilderness survival skills, including how to obtain shelter, fire, water and food that are useful for wilderness survival and urban camping. This program is presented by survivalist Clint Jivoin. Space is limited to 30 per session.
This program will be held in the Learning Curve.



With a Little Help From My Friends
Central Library (Central)
Tuesday, July 11, 2017 - Tuesday, August 1, 2017
During Library Hours

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Exhibit


This exhibit featuring the work of 37 photographers from 5 different countries is loosely based on the idea of transportation. Photographer Jim Eickman curated the exhibit to include images ranging from goat carts in Africa to airplanes racing at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
This event will be held in the Central Library South Display Hall.



A Day in the Life: A Poverty Simulation
Central Library (Central)
Thursday, July 27, 2017
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Meeting


Registration Required

Join an interactive community discussion that explores the real-life experiences of those living in poverty. Hosted by the Coalition for Homelessness Intervention and Prevention in partnership with the Domestic Violence Network and Institute for Working Families, this program will feature a simulation of poverty in the Atrium and panel discussion of community leaders in the Clowes Auditorium. Register at http://adayinthelifeps.eventbrite.com.



Free Code Camp Meet-Up
Central Library (Central)
Sunday, July 23, 2017
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


If you’ve been working through FreeCodeCamp.org’s free online lessons or want a reason to dive back into learning to code, drop in for an informal meeting to get help or spend time hacking away at the Free Code Camp curriculum. This session, to be held in the Makerspace, is the perfect place for those who need help with challenges or projects, want to pair with someone, or just spend time building something. Those new to coding and want to become a camper can explore freecodecamp.org prior to attending. Coding instructors as well as experienced coders will be at the meet-up to lend a hand. Attendees will need to bring their own laptop or device.



Job Center at the Library
College Avenue Branch (North)
Monday, July 24, 2017
2:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


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 27, 2017
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


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.



Mother Goose on the Loose
College Avenue Branch (North)
Thursday, July 27, 2017 10:30 am

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


Babies, toddlers and preschoolers and an adult are invited for an early literacy program using rhymes, songs, puppets and instruments to foster speech development, motor coordination, self-confidence and sensitivity to others. Adult participation is required.



College Avenue Book Discussion
College Avenue Branch (North)
Monday, July 24, 2017 6:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Book Discussion


Adults are invited to this monthly book discussion program. This program is made possible by the Robert & Toni Bader Charitable Foundation through a grant to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.
The book to be discussed is "Drown" by Junot Diaz.



Silly Safaris Animal Shows
College Avenue Branch (North)
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 10:30 am

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


Children and families are invited to join Silly Safaris to learn about animals during this 45-minute show featuring live animals! Animal programs are made possible by Mary Frances Rubly and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Pacers Summer Reading Tour
College Avenue Branch (North)
Friday, July 28, 2017 10:30 am

Age Level: Children of All Ages
Category: Story Time


Children of all ages are invited to listen to stories read by members of the Pacers All-Star Reading Team and play the dice game for prizes.



Beginning Gardening for Kids: Good Bugs, Bad Bugs
College Avenue Branch (North)
Monday, July 24, 2017 1:30 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 - 12 are invited to plant seeds, talk about good bugs and bad bugs, and get a hands-on look at how to grow better plants. The activity will include using dirt, so children should come dressed to mess! This program is made possible by the Ms. Tracy L. Haddad Foundation, a fund of Central Indiana Community Foundation, through a grant to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation. Space is limited to 20 per session.



Library Board of Trustees
Decatur Branch (West)
Monday, July 24, 2017 6:30 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Meeting


The public is invited to attend the monthly meeting of the Library Board of Trustees and meet Board members. Call 275-4003 to confirm the time of the meeting.



Preschool Storytime at Decatur
Decatur Branch (West)
Tuesday, July 25, 2017 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 26, 2017 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.



Summer Showtime: Zootopia
Decatur Branch (West)
Thursday, July 27, 2017 1:00 pm

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


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



Silly Safaris Animal Shows
Decatur Branch (West)
Monday, July 24, 2017 12:30 pm

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


Children and families are invited to join Silly Safaris to learn about animals during this 45-minute show featuring live animals! Animal programs are made possible by Mary Frances Rubly and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Farmers Pantry: Easy Cooking Class for Kids
Decatur Branch (West)
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 1:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 - 11 are invited to join the Marion County Health Department for a hands-on look at cooking and tasting everyday food items such as corn and green beans. This program is made possible by the Ms. Tracy L. Haddad Foundation, a fund of Central Indiana Community Foundation, through a grant to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation. Space is limited to 20 per session.



Read With the Chief
Eagle Branch (West)
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 11:00 am

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


Preschoolers and their families are invited for stories read by IMPD Northwest District Commander Michael Jefferson.



Paws to Read at Eagle
Eagle Branch (West)
Friday, July 28, 2017
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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


School-age children who are reluctant readers are invited to read to a non-judgmental registered therapy dog who loves to listen to stories! It's a great way to improve a child's reading skills and self-confidence.



Job Center at the Library
Eagle Branch (West)
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


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 26, 2017
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


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.



Computer Tips & Tricks: Open Help
Eagle Branch (West)
Thursday, July 27, 2017 10:30 am

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Adults are invited to receive one-on-one help with questions or problems about using a computer or mobile device, including how to use apps, the Internet, email, and any Microsoft Office applications.



Summer Showtime: Finding Dory
Eagle Branch (West)
Thursday, July 27, 2017 2:00 pm

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


Children and families are invited for a showing of the film, "Finding Dory" (PG).



Silly Safaris Animal Shows
Eagle Branch (West)
Tuesday, July 25, 2017 3:00 pm

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


Children and families are invited to join Silly Safaris to learn about animals during this 45-minute show featuring live animals! Animal programs are made possible by Mary Frances Rubly and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Beginning Gardening for Kids: Good Bugs, Bad Bugs
Eagle Branch (West)
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 2:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 - 12 are invited to plant seeds, talk about good bugs and bad bugs, and get a hands-on look at how to grow better plants. The activity will include using dirt, so children should come dressed to mess! This program is made possible by the Ms. Tracy L. Haddad Foundation, a fund of Central Indiana Community Foundation, through a grant to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation. Space is limited to 20 per session.



Job Center @ East Thirty-Eighth Street
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
2:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


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)
Monday, July 24, 2017
11:30 am - 3:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


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)
Saturday, July 22, 2017
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


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.



Mini Computer Basics & Email Basics
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Thursday, July 27, 2017
5:00 pm - 5:45 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Computers & Technology


Adults who have little or no experience using a PC are invited to learn to use a mouse and keyboard and other components of a computer. In addition, those with experience using a mouse, keyboard and Internet navigation are invited to learn how to manage their email accounts, avoid spam, and send and receive messages.



101 Constitution Adult iCivics Club
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Monday, July 24, 2017 6:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Book Discussion


Registration Required

Adults are invited to participate in this discussion series led by Robert Leming, National Director of We the People. Participants will receive a copy of "We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution" textbook and an American Legacy Pocket Constitution booklet. This series is sponsored by Northeast Corridor Quality of Life.



The Aquarium's 3rd Birthday Party!
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Tuesday, July 25, 2017 10:30 am

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


Children of all ages and families are invited to celebrate the East Thirty-Eighth Street Branch aquarium's third birthday with special guest Cat in the Hat! Food and fun will be provided!



Cat in the Hat @ the Library!
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
10:30 am - 11:30 am

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


Families and children of all ages are invited to bring their cameras and meet the Cat in the Hat!



Immigrant Welcome Center Mobile Branch
East Washington Branch (South)
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Multicultural Program


New immigrants to Indianapolis are invited to interact with Natural Helpers from the Immigrant Welcome Center who can help them connect with local resources, including Library resources.
Individuals can stop by to speak with someone in Spanish.



Silly Safaris Animal Shows
East Washington Branch (South)
Monday, July 24, 2017 1:30 pm

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


Children and families are invited to join Silly Safaris to learn about animals during this 45-minute show featuring live animals! Animal programs are made possible by Mary Frances Rubly and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Beginning Gardening for Kids: Good Bugs, Bad Bugs
East Washington Branch (South)
Thursday, July 27, 2017 2:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 - 12 are invited to plant seeds, talk about good bugs and bad bugs, and get a hands-on look at how to grow better plants. The activity will include using dirt, so children should come dressed to mess! This program is made possible by the Ms. Tracy L. Haddad Foundation, a fund of Central Indiana Community Foundation, through a grant to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation. Space is limited to 20 per session.



Beginning Gardening for Kids: Good Bugs, Bad Bugs
East Washington Branch (South)
Thursday, July 27, 2017 3:30 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 - 12 are invited to plant seeds, talk about good bugs and bad bugs, and get a hands-on look at how to grow better plants. The activity will include using dirt, so children should come dressed to mess! This program is made possible by the Ms. Tracy L. Haddad Foundation, a fund of Central Indiana Community Foundation, through a grant to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation. Space is limited to 20 per session.



Summer Showtime: Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life
Flanner House Branch (North)
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 2:00 pm

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


Children and families are invited for a showing of the film, "Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life" (PG).



Silly Safaris Animal Shows
Flanner House Branch (North)
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 10:30 am

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


Children and families are invited to join Silly Safaris to learn about animals during this 45-minute show featuring live animals! Animal programs are made possible by Mary Frances Rubly and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Play Date Preschool Storytime at Fountain Square
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Monday, July 24, 2017 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.



2017 Adult Summer Reading Program: Wendell Fowler Author Talk & Book Signing
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Saturday, July 22, 2017
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Author Visit


As part of the Adult Summer Reading Program, WISH-TV food personality Wendell Fowler will discuss his latest cookbook, "Eat Right Now! 3.0." His talk will be followed by book signings and sales. This program has been made possible through a grant from Indiana Humanities in cooperation with the National Endowment for the Humanities.



Summer Showtime: Sing
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 1:00 pm

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


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



Silly Safaris Animal Chats
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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


Children and families are invited to meet live critters and ask questions of Silly Safaris during this hour-long drop-in session. Animal programs are made possible by Mary Frances Rubly and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Job Center at the Library
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


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.



Summer Showtime: Kubo and the Two Strings
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Tuesday, July 25, 2017 2:00 pm

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


Children and families are invited for a showing of the film, "Kubo and the Two Strings" (PG).
This film will be shown at the Burello Center at Garfield Park, 2345 Pagoda Dr.



Silly Safaris Animal Chats
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Friday, July 28, 2017
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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


Children and families are invited to meet live critters and ask questions of Silly Safaris during this hour-long drop-in session. Animal programs are made possible by Mary Frances Rubly and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Pacers Summer Reading Tour
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 10:30 am

Age Level: Children of All Ages
Category: Story Time


Children of all ages are invited to listen to stories read by members of the Pacers All-Star Reading Team and play the dice game for prizes.



Circuitry & Robots Workshop
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Monday, July 24, 2017 2:00 pm

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


Registration Required

School-age children and teens are invited to join the Art Lab and learn about basic circuitry and create a moving robot from various parts. This program is made possible by the Ms. Tracy L. Haddad Foundation, a fund of Central Indiana Community Foundation, through a grant to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation. Space is limited to 20 per session.



Summer Showtime: Kubo and the Two Strings
Glendale Branch (North)
Tuesday, July 25, 2017 2:00 pm

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


Children and families are invited for a showing of the film, "Kubo and the Two Strings" (PG).



Silly Safaris Animal Shows
Glendale Branch (North)
Thursday, July 27, 2017 10:30 am

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


Children and families are invited to join Silly Safaris to learn about animals during this 45-minute show featuring live animals! Animal programs are made possible by Mary Frances Rubly and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Pacers Summer Reading Tour
Glendale Branch (North)
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 3:00 pm

Age Level: Children of All Ages
Category: Story Time


Children of all ages are invited to listen to stories read by members of the Pacers All-Star Reading Team and play the dice game for prizes.



Silly Safaris Animal Shows
Haughville Branch (West)
Friday, July 28, 2017 1:30 pm

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


Children and families are invited to join Silly Safaris to learn about animals during this 45-minute show featuring live animals! Animal programs are made possible by Mary Frances Rubly and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Summer Showtime: Kubo and the Two Strings
InfoZone Branch (North)
Thursday, July 27, 2017 10:00 am

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


Children and families are invited for a showing of the film, "Kubo and the Two Strings" (PG).



Garden Buddy Art Class
InfoZone Branch (North)
Monday, July 24, 2017 1:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 5 and older are invited to use found objects to create their own yard or garden buddy. This program is made possible by the Ms. Tracy L. Haddad Foundation, a fund of Central Indiana Community Foundation, through a grant to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation. Space is limited to 25 per session.



Circuitry & Robots Workshop
InfoZone Branch (North)
Friday, July 28, 2017 1:00 pm

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


Registration Required

School-age children and teens are invited to join the Art Lab and learn about basic circuitry and create a moving robot from various parts. This program is made possible by the Ms. Tracy L. Haddad Foundation, a fund of Central Indiana Community Foundation, through a grant to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation. Space is limited to 20 per session.



Farmers Pantry: Easy Cooking Class for Kids
InfoZone Branch (North)
Tuesday, July 25, 2017 11:00 am

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 - 11 are invited to join the Marion County Health Department for a hands-on look at cooking and tasting everyday food items such as corn and green beans. This program is made possible by the Ms. Tracy L. Haddad Foundation, a fund of Central Indiana Community Foundation, through a grant to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation. Space is limited to 20 per session.



Summer Showtime: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
Irvington Branch (South)
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 10:30 am

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


Children and families are invited for a showing of the film, "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" (PG-13).



Summer Showtime: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
Irvington Branch (South)
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 3:00 pm

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


Children and families are invited for a showing of the film, "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" (PG-13).



Silly Safaris Animal Shows
Irvington Branch (South)
Friday, July 28, 2017 10:30 am

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


Children and families are invited to join Silly Safaris to learn about animals during this 45-minute show featuring live animals! Animal programs are made possible by Mary Frances Rubly and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Job Center @ Lawrence
Lawrence Branch (East)
Thursday, July 27, 2017
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.



Family Storytime at Lawrence
Lawrence Branch (East)
Thursday, July 27, 2017 10:30 am

Age Level: Families
Category: Story Time


Families with children of all ages are invited for stories, songs and a simple craft.



Summer Showtime: Homeward Bound
Lawrence Branch (East)
Thursday, July 27, 2017 1:00 pm

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


Children and families are invited for a showing of the film, "Homeward Bound" (G).



Farmers Pantry: Easy Cooking Class for Kids
Lawrence Branch (East)
Monday, July 24, 2017 2:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 - 11 are invited to join the Marion County Health Department for a hands-on look at cooking and tasting everyday food items such as corn and green beans. This program is made possible by the Ms. Tracy L. Haddad Foundation, a fund of Central Indiana Community Foundation, through a grant to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation. Space is limited to 20 per session.



Toddler & Preschool Storytime at Nora
Nora Branch (North)
Tuesday, July 25, 2017 10:30 am

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


Children ages 2 through 5 and an adult are invited for stories, songs and movement activities.



Baby Lapsit Storytime at Nora
Nora Branch (North)
Thursday, July 27, 2017 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.



Summer Showtime: Sing
Nora Branch (North)
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 10:45 am

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


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



Silly Safaris Animal Shows
Nora Branch (North)
Thursday, July 27, 2017 2:00 pm

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


Children and families are invited to join Silly Safaris to learn about animals during this 45-minute show featuring live animals! Animal programs are made possible by Mary Frances Rubly and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Job Center at the Library
Pike Branch (West)
Monday, July 24, 2017
10:30 am - 2:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


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)
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


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 23, 2017
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


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.



Immigrant Welcome Center Mobile Branch
Pike Branch (West)
Thursday, July 27, 2017
2:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Multicultural Program


New immigrants to Indianapolis are invited to interact with Natural Helpers from the Immigrant Welcome Center who can help them connect with local resources, including Library resources.
Individuals can stop by to speak with someone in French.



Summer Showtime: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
Pike Branch (West)
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 1:30 pm

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


Children and families are invited for a showing of the film, "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" (PG-13).



Silly Safaris Animal Shows
Pike Branch (West)
Friday, July 28, 2017 10:30 am

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


Children and families are invited to join Silly Safaris to learn about animals during this 45-minute show featuring live animals! Animal programs are made possible by Mary Frances Rubly and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Storytime at Pike
Pike Branch (West)
Tuesday, July 25, 2017 10:15 am

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


Babies, toddlers and preschoolers and an adult are invited for stories, songs and rhymes to encourage their love for books and reading.



Storytime at Pike
Pike Branch (West)
Thursday, July 27, 2017 10:15 am

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


Babies, toddlers and preschoolers and an adult are invited for stories, songs and rhymes to encourage their love for books and reading.



Book Break Club
Pike Branch (West)
Monday, July 24, 2017 2:00 pm

Age Level: School Age (6-11), Teen (12-17)
Category: Book Discussion


Registration Required

Older elementary and middle school students ages 10 - 14 are invited to keep reading during the school break. Have fun talking about books and doing a related activity with others.
The book to be read for this program is "The Eighth Day" by Dianne K. Salerni.



Job Center at the Library
Southport Branch (South)
Monday, July 24, 2017
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


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)
Thursday, July 27, 2017
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


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.



Off the Cuff Teen Book Club
Southport Branch (South)
Thursday, July 27, 2017
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Age Level: Teen (12-17)
Category: Book Discussion


Teens are invited to come to the library and share their favorite books with peers.



Silly Safaris Animal Shows
Southport Branch (South)
Tuesday, July 25, 2017 10:30 am

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


Children and families are invited to join Silly Safaris to learn about animals during this 45-minute show featuring live animals! Animal programs are made possible by Mary Frances Rubly and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Summer Showtime: Pete's Dragon
Spades Park Branch (East)
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 2:00 pm

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


Children and families are invited for a showing of the film, "Pete's Dragon" (PG).



Silly Safaris Animal Chats
Spades Park Branch (East)
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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


Children and families are invited to meet live critters and ask questions of Silly Safaris during this hour-long drop-in session. Animal programs are made possible by Mary Frances Rubly and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Spades Park Music Jam
Spades Park Branch (East)
Monday, July 24, 2017
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Activity


Musicians of all abilities and ages are invited to bring their unamplified instruments and join in a free jam session with other musicians. Attendees are invited to bring sheet music and make beautiful music together!



ABC's of Diabetes
Warren Branch (East)
Monday, July 24, 2017
5:30 pm - 7:30 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 317-221-2094 or online at marionhealth.org/diabetes.



Baby and Toddler Storytime at Warren
Warren Branch (East)
Tuesday, July 25, 2017 10:15 am

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


Babies and toddlers up to 36 months and an adult are invited for stories, songs, music and toys!



Preschool Storytime at Warren
Warren Branch (East)
Thursday, July 27, 2017 10:30 am

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


Preschoolers and their families are invited for weekly stories, crafts and play time. Families and homeschoolers of all ages are welcome to attend.



Job Center at the Library
Warren Branch (East)
Sunday, July 23, 2017
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


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 24, 2017
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


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 27, 2017
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


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.



Summer Showtime: Pete's Dragon
Warren Branch (East)
Tuesday, July 25, 2017 2:00 pm

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


Children and families are invited for a showing of the film, "Pete's Dragon" (PG).



Silly Safaris Animal Shows
Warren Branch (East)
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 2:00 pm

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


Children and families are invited to join Silly Safaris to learn about animals during this 45-minute show featuring live animals! Animal programs are made possible by Mary Frances Rubly and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Farmers Pantry: Easy Cooking Class for Kids
Warren Branch (East)
Friday, July 28, 2017 4:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 - 11 are invited to join the Marion County Health Department for a hands-on look at cooking and tasting everyday food items such as corn and green beans. This program is made possible by the Ms. Tracy L. Haddad Foundation, a fund of Central Indiana Community Foundation, through a grant to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation. Space is limited to 20 per session.



Cat in the Hat @ the Library!
Warren Branch (East)
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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


Families and children of all ages are invited to bring their cameras and meet the Cat in the Hat!



Adult Coloring @ Wayne
Wayne Branch (West)
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Activity


Adults are invited to participate in coloring at the Library! Use markers or colored pencils to color individual sheets pulled from adult coloring books. All materials will be supplied.



Summer Showtime: Pete's Dragon
Wayne Branch (West)
Thursday, July 27, 2017 1:00 pm

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


Children and families are invited for a showing of the film, "Pete's Dragon" (PG).



Silly Safaris Animal Shows
Wayne Branch (West)
Tuesday, July 25, 2017 10:45 am

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


Children and families are invited to join Silly Safaris to learn about animals during this 45-minute show featuring live animals! Animal programs are made possible by Mary Frances Rubly and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Silly Safaris Animal Chats
West Indianapolis Branch (West)
Monday, July 24, 2017
10:30 am - 11:30 am

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


Children and families are invited to meet live critters and ask questions of Silly Safaris during this hour-long drop-in session. Animal programs are made possible by Mary Frances Rubly and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Garden Buddy Art Class
West Indianapolis Branch (West)
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 4:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 5 and older are invited to use found objects to create their own yard or garden buddy. This program is made possible by the Ms. Tracy L. Haddad Foundation, a fund of Central Indiana Community Foundation, through a grant to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation. Space is limited to 25 per session.



Summer Showtime: LEGO Batman
West Indianapolis Branch (West)
Tuesday, July 25, 2017 5:30 pm

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


Children and families are invited for a showing of the film, "LEGO Batman" (PG).



Previous Events


Drag Queen Storytime
Central Library (Central)
Saturday, July 22, 2017 11:00 am

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


Preschool children and adults are invited for a superheroes-themed story time presented by the Indy Bag Ladies, a drag queen organization that conducts public and charitable events in support of HIV research. Those attending are encouraged to dress up as their favorite superhero and listen to age-appropriate adventure stories. This program will be held in Central Library's Clowes Auditorium.



Design a Nightlight Case (Mid-Level Tech Skills for Manufacturing Jobs)
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Saturday, July 22, 2017
11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Adults are invited to learn the fundamentals of 3D design, including the difference between solid and surface modeling, the types of CAD packages available, and how to take measurements. Find out what jobs use these skills and what employers are hiring for them. Attendees will take home a 3D printable design for free. Each program in this series, presented by Cyberia LTD, will build upon the last.



Immigrant Welcome Center Mobile Branch
East Washington Branch (South)
Saturday, July 22, 2017
11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Multicultural Program


New immigrants to Indianapolis are invited to interact with Natural Helpers from the Immigrant Welcome Center who can help them connect with local resources, including Library resources.
Stop by to speak with someone in Spanish.



Job Center at the Library
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Saturday, July 22, 2017
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


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.



Silly Safaris Animal Shows
Glendale Branch (North)
Saturday, July 22, 2017 1:30 pm

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


Children and families are invited to join Silly Safaris to learn about animals during this 45-minute show featuring live animals! Animal programs are made possible by Mary Frances Rubly and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Silly Safaris Animal Shows
Lawrence Branch (East)
Saturday, July 22, 2017 11:00 am

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


Children and families are invited to join Silly Safaris to learn about animals during this 45-minute show featuring live animals! Animal programs are made possible by Mary Frances Rubly and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Immigrant Welcome Center Mobile Branch
Pike Branch (West)
Saturday, July 22, 2017
11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Multicultural Program


New immigrants to Indianapolis are invited to interact with Natural Helpers from the Immigrant Welcome Center who can help them connect with local resources, including Library resources.
Individuals can stop by to speak with someone in Urdu, Hindi and Punjabi.



Silly Safaris Animal Shows
Spades Park Branch (East)
Saturday, July 22, 2017 2:00 pm

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


Children and families are invited to join Silly Safaris to learn about animals during this 45-minute show featuring live animals! Animal programs are made possible by Mary Frances Rubly and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Featuring International Films!
Warren Branch (East)
Saturday, July 22, 2017 2:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Movie


Screen and discuss international films during this series that will feature a different film each month. Learn something new about cultures, history and languages. Contact the branch for information on each month's featured film.