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Clases Básicas de Computación: Adjunte archivos y Fotos en su Correo Electrónico
Eagle Branch (West)
Thursday, April 26, 2018
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Multicultural Program


Registration Required

Aprenda a enviar en su correo electrónico archivos, música, fotos, imágenes y videos grabados con el teléfono. Aprenda a elimina un archivo adjunto y a descargan los datos adjuntos de un correo electrónico recibido. Para inscribirse, llame al (317) 275-4340.



Homework Lounge: Get Caught Reading!
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Thursday, April 26, 2018
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

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


School-age children and teens are invited to use the Library to work on their assignments or spend 15 minutes reading. Those who participate can get a prize from the treasurer chest for completing their homework.



Immigrant Welcome Center Mobile Branch
Pike Branch (West)
Thursday, April 26, 2018
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. All are welcome!
Individuals can stop by to speak with someone in English, Spanish or French.



Job Center @ Lawrence
Lawrence Branch (East)
Thursday, April 26, 2018
2:00 pm - 4:00 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 the Office of the Lawrence Township Trustee and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Job Center at the Library
Brightwood Branch (East)
Thursday, April 26, 2018
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
Warren Branch (East)
Thursday, April 26, 2018
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.



Baby Steps Storytime at Wayne
Wayne Branch (West)
Thursday, April 26, 2018 11:00 am

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


Babies and toddlers up to 36 months and an adult are invited to listen to stories, sing, clap and stomp their way to reading readiness! Playtime will follow the storytime.



Preschool Storytime @ Beech Grove
Beech Grove Branch (South)
Thursday, April 26, 2018 11:00 am

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


Preschoolers and an adult are invited to join children's librarians for stories and fun activities.



Baby Storytime at Nora
Nora Branch (North)
Thursday, April 26, 2018 10:30 am

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


Babies and an adult are invited for stories, music and movement activities.



Preschool Storytime at Warren
Warren Branch (East)
Thursday, April 26, 2018 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.



Baby and Toddler Storytime at Southport
Southport Branch (South)
Thursday, April 26, 2018 10:30 am

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


Babies and toddlers up to age 3 with an adult are invited for an active class featuring stories, songs and rhymes that focus on early literacy skills. This program will be followed by playtime with age appropriate toys and sensory activities.



Computer Tips & Tricks: Open Help
Eagle Branch (West)
Thursday, April 26, 2018 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.



Mother Goose on the Loose
College Avenue Branch (North)
Thursday, April 26, 2018 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.



Toddler Storytime at Lawrence
Lawrence Branch (East)
Thursday, April 26, 2018 10:30 am

Age Level: Toddlers (2 years)
Category: Story Time


Toddlers ages 18 months - 3 years and an adult are invited for simple stories, songs, playtime, and bubbles!



Microsoft Access 2010 Basics Level II
Central Library (Central)
Thursday, April 26, 2018
10:30 am - 12:30 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, you will 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.



Dinosaur Art: Preschool Art Workshop
Spades Park Branch (East)
Thursday, April 26, 2018 10:30 am

Age Level: Preschool (3-5)
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Preschoolers are invited to make a prehistoric creation during this program led by the Art Lab. Those attending will listen to a story and create their own masterpiece! This program is made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Life Is Dance Preschool Workshop
Flanner House Branch (North)
Thursday, April 26, 2018 10:30 am

Age Level: Preschool (3-5)
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Preschoolers ages 3 - 6 are invited to an interactive presentation that is ideal for exposing them to the art of dance. Those attending will learn how they can create dance all the time in every situation. This program is presented by Phoenix Rising Dance Company and made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



GardenTime Storytime!
Irvington Branch (South)
Thursday, April 26, 2018 10:30 am

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers ages 3 - 6 and an adult are invited to uncover knowledge about worms, bugs, dirt and plants through stories, songs, puppets and dance. This program is made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Baby Storytime @ Fountain Square
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Thursday, April 26, 2018 10:30 am

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


Babies up to 24 months and an adult are invited for stories, fingerplays and sing-alongs with Miss Shelby and her ukulele.



Baby Lapsit at Franklin Road
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Thursday, April 26, 2018 10:15 am

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


Babies up to 18 months and an adult are invited to listen, clap, bounce and learn with Miss Karen.



Storytime at Pike
Pike Branch (West)
Thursday, April 26, 2018 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, fingerplays and play time.



Job Center at the Library
College Avenue Branch (North)
Thursday, April 26, 2018
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
Haughville Branch (West)
Thursday, April 26, 2018
10:00 am - 12:00 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.



GED-TASC Classes
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Thursday, April 26, 2018 During Library Hours

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Adults are invited to register for free GED/TASC classes which continue each Monday through Thursday through June 2017.



Money Smart Week: Stop the Thieves Money Series - Outsmart the Scammers
Glendale Branch (North)
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Performance or Presentation


As part of the national Money Smart Week initiative, adults are invited for an expert-led presentation on protecting themselves from identity theft and scams. Registration is not required but encouraged by contacting the branch.
This program, presented by Kelly Cropp of Edward Jones, will focus on common fraud scenarios, resources for help, additional steps for protection, and how to tell between "Friend or Fraud."



Clases Básicas de Computación: Microsoft Word Intermedio
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Multicultural Program


Registration Required

Conozca unos de los menús del programa, utilice las plantillas prediseñadas para elaborar cartas, reportes y otros documentos. Mejore sus actividades cotidianas utilizando el computador de su casa o en su lugar de trabajo.



Minecraft Club @ Central!
Central Library (Central)
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

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


Minecrafters ages 7 and up are invited to use the Learning Curve’s laptops to mine and build in Central Land, a virtual world hosted on the Curve’s private Minecraft server. Join in a new group build each week, or test your skills in fun Hunger Games-style challenges! This program will be held in the Arena.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
5:00 pm - 8:00 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, 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.



Job Center at the Library
Haughville Branch (West)
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
4:30 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.



The Game Club
Brightwood Branch (East)
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Age Level: Children of All Ages, Teen (12-17)
Category: Activity


Children of all ages and teens are invited for video games, card games and board games after school in an open space just for them. Some games will be provided, but those attending may bring their own. Children under the age of 5 will require parental supervision.



Teen Paint Your "Art" Out: Polka Dot Tree
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 3:30 pm

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


Registration Required

Teens are invited to paint like a pro with techniques that include color blending, gradation of color and layering. They'll create a striking polka dot tree with their very own color scheme. This program is presented by Art With a Heart.



Microsoft Word 2010 Basics at Beech Grove
Beech Grove Branch (South)
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
3:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Registration Required

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 upstairs Technology Room, you should be comfortable using a mouse and keyboard.



Job Center @ East Thirty-Eighth Street
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
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.



eBook Tinker Station
Glendale Branch (North)
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category:


Patrons are invited to learn how read, watch and listen on a PC, tablet or phone, 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 Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



ABC's of Diabetes
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
1:30 pm - 3:30 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.



Computer Basics @ Lawrence
Lawrence Branch (East)
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Adults are invited to learn about the simple components of using a computer, including the mouse and keyboard, along with basic skills required to search the Internet, send email, create and attach documents, and save to flash drives.



Near West Job Fair
Haughville Branch (West)
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: Teen (12-17), Adults
Category: Activity


Adults and teens are invited to the Center for Working Families at the Hawthorne Community Center to meet representatives from numerous business and civic organizations who will be available to describe their current employment needs. The Library's Job Center will be on-site for help with resumes and job applications.
This event will take place at the Hawthorne Community Center, 2440 W. Ohio Street.



Job Center at the Library
Eagle Branch (West)
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
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.



Preschool Storytime at Franklin Road
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 11:15 am

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


Preschoolers ages 3 - 6 and an adult are invited for stories and preschool activities.



GardenTime Storytime!
Beech Grove Branch (South)
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 11:00 am

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers ages 3 - 6 and an adult are invited to uncover knowledge about worms, bugs, dirt and plants through stories, songs, puppets and dance. This program is made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Baby Storytime at Lawrence
Lawrence Branch (East)
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 10:30 am

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


Babies up to 24 months and an adult are invited for stories, songs and fingerplays.



Preschool Storytime at Decatur
Decatur Branch (West)
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 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.



Internet Basics
Central Library (Central)
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Find out what you can do with the Internet. Learn to use links, read Internet addresses, save addresses for future visits, and search the Web. You must be experienced using a mouse and keyboard for this class, to be held in the Computer Training Lab.



Baby and Toddler Storytime at Southport
Southport Branch (South)
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 10:30 am

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


Babies and toddlers up to age 3 with an adult are invited for an active class featuring stories, songs and rhymes that focus on early literacy skills. This program will be followed by playtime with age appropriate toys and sensory activities.



Introduction to SAVI Databases of Central Indiana Statistics
Central Library (Central)
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


SAVI (Social Assets and Vulnerabilities Indicators -- www.savi.org) is a free online information system that helps you map, compare and store data about 2,000 Central Indiana communities. SAVI’s comprehensive, up-to-date statistics on housing, education, crime, and much more help businesses and organization create the charts, graphs, maps, and other results to make data-informed decisions. This introductory class, to be held in the Computer Training Lab, provides an overview to help participants decide whether they want to learn more about how to use SAVI.



Mother Goose on the Loose
College Avenue Branch (North)
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 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.



Two's and Three's Storytime
Glendale Branch (North)
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 10:30 am

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


Children ages two and three years old and an adult are invited for a storytime with exciting books, songs, movement and crafts focusing on early literacy skills.



Preschool Storytime at Franklin Road
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 10:15 am

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


Preschoolers ages 3 - 6 and an adult are invited for stories and preschool activities.



GED-TASC Classes
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 During Library Hours

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Adults are invited to register for free GED/TASC classes which continue each Monday through Thursday through June 2017.



Paws to Read at Glendale
Glendale Branch (North)
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Beginning or 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.



Grantsmanship Workshops @ East 38 Street
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
6:00 pm - 7:15 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Adults are invited to a year-long series of nonprofit training workshops presented by Felecia Brewer of Brewer & Associates, Inc. and made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.
The topic of this program is "Planning for Growth." Planning for growth takes a look at the strategic planning process, while providing strategies, tools and resources to prepare agency leaders for future growth.



English Conversation Circle
Eagle Branch (West)
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 6:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Multicultural Program


Adults who wish to practice and improve their English speaking skills in a safe and welcoming place are invited to this free session.



English Conversation Circle
East Washington Branch (South)
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 6:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Multicultural Program


Adults who wish to practice and improve their English speaking skills in a safe and welcoming place are invited to this free session.



English Conversation Circle
Haughville Branch (West)
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 6:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Multicultural Program


Adults who wish to practice and improve their English speaking skills in a safe and welcoming place are invited to this free session.



Simple and Affordable Plant-Based Cooking
Central Library (Central)
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Adults are invited to join Chef Rose Douglass of Voodoo Public House as she demonstrates emulsification with speed and heat. These techniques can be used for vinaigrettes and roux-based sauces such as béchamel and mornay. This workshop is presented by Indy VegFest and is made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.
Register at www.eventbrite.com.



Beginning Computer Classes: Keyboard, Mouse and Other Computer Basics
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Registration Required

Adults are invited to learn how to click, scroll and understand some of those strange keys on the keyboard.



Teen Paint Your "Art" Out: Polka Dot Tree
Eagle Branch (West)
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 5:30 pm

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


Registration Required

Teens are invited to paint like a pro with techniques that include color blending, gradation of color and layering. They'll create a striking polka dot tree with their very own color scheme. This program is presented by Art With a Heart.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
5:00 pm - 8:00 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, 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.



Immigrant Welcome Center Mobile Branch
East Washington Branch (South)
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
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. All are welcome!
Individuals can stop be to speak with someone in Spanish.



Literacy Pop-Up Center
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Age Level: Children of All Ages
Category: Activity


Children of all ages are invited for programs that provide age-appropriate books, phonics-focused activities, mind building games and multi-sensory instruction. In addition, teachers, parents and caregivers will be introduced to IndyPL resources. This program is made possible by the Donna D. Talley Story Theatre and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Homework Lounge: Get Caught Reading!
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

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


School-age children and teens are invited to use the Library to work on their assignments or spend 15 minutes reading. Those who participate can get a prize from the treasurer chest for completing their homework.



Job Center at the Library
Spades Park Branch (East)
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
4:00 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.



Family Puzzle Night
Brightwood Branch (East)
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Age Level: Families
Category: Activity


Families are invited to work on puzzles of all levels of difficulty for all ages.



Teen Movie Night @ Lawrence
Lawrence Branch (East)
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Age Level: Teen (12-17)
Category: Movie


Teens are invited to enjoy a showing of a popular Hollywood film. There will be popcorn and snacks.



Job Center at the Library
Pike Branch (West)
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
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.
The Job Center at the Pike Branch is made possible by Knowledge Services.



Tablet Tuesday @ East 38th Street
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Registration Required

Adults are invited for one-on-one help with a tablet. Learn how to download eBooks, eAudiobooks and music and to stream movies. Small groups of 2 - 4 are welcome. This program is made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Preschool Storytime at Franklin Road
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 1:15 pm

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


Preschoolers ages 3 - 6 and an adult are invited for stories and preschool activities.



Job Center at the Library
Eagle Branch (West)
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
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.



Life Is Dance Preschool Workshop
Brightwood Branch (East)
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 11:00 am

Age Level: Preschool (3-5)
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Preschoolers ages 3 - 6 are invited to an interactive presentation that is ideal for exposing them to the art of dance. Those attending will learn how they can create dance all the time in every situation. This program is presented by Phoenix Rising Dance Company and made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Free Wills Clinic @ Haughville
Haughville Branch (West)
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Activity


Low-income adults are invited to meet with attorneys at no cost who can write Power of Attorney documents allowing another person to talk with a doctor when they're unable to do so. Participants will be screened for financial eligibility in order to meet with an attorney and have documents completed in a convenient, one-stop-shop format.
Those wishing to attend should download and complete an application in advance at indybar.org/freewillsclinic and bring it with them to the session.



Baby Storytime at Glendale
Glendale Branch (North)
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 10:30 am

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


Babies up to 36 months and an adult are invited for stories, songs, fingerplays and fun! Each session will be followed by playtime with special toys designed just for babies.



Preschool Storytime at Southport
Southport Branch (South)
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 10:30 am

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


Preschoolers ages 3 - 5 and an adult are invited for an active class featuring stories, songs and rhymes that focus on early literacy skills and school preparedness. This program will be followed by age appropriate learning activities.



Preschool Storytime at Decatur
Decatur Branch (West)
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 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.



Toddler & Preschool Storytime at Nora
Nora Branch (North)
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 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.



Terrific Tuesdays!
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 10:30 am

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


Preschoolers and an adult are invited to visit the Talley Story Theatre for stories read by a community of readers for fun, laughs and a good time.



GardenTime Storytime!
Wayne Branch (West)
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 10:30 am

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers ages 3 - 6 and an adult are invited to uncover knowledge about worms, bugs, dirt and plants through stories, songs, puppets and dance. This program is made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Peas in a Pod: Preschool Snacking Workshop
College Avenue Branch (North)
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 10:30 am

Age Level: Preschool (3-5)
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Preschoolers and an adult are invited to join the Marion County Health Department to explore fruits and vegetables through games, stories and activities. They'll put on an apron and learn how to prepare a tasty and healthy snack! This program is made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Toddler Storytime at Franklin Road
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 10:15 am

Age Level: Toddlers (2 years)
Category: Story Time


Toddlers 18 - 36 months and an adult are invited to listen, clap, move and learn with Miss Karen.



Baby and Toddler Storytime at Warren
Warren Branch (East)
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 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!



Storytime at Pike
Pike Branch (West)
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 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, fingerplays and play time.



Job Center at the Library
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
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.



GED-TASC Classes
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 During Library Hours

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Adults are invited to register for free GED/TASC classes which continue each Monday through Thursday through June 2017.



Library Board of Trustees
Nora Branch (North)
Monday, April 23, 2018 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 317-275-4003 to confirm the time of the meeting.



Beech Grove Chatterbooks
Beech Grove Branch (South)
Monday, April 23, 2018 6:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Book Discussion


Adults are invited to this monthly book discussion.
Participants are encouraged to read a book of their choice to share with everyone.



Evening Explorers: Activity Night
Wayne Branch (West)
Monday, April 23, 2018
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: Families
Category: Activity


Families with children ages 1 - 16 are invited to drop in to the children's area any time between 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. to work on an activity that explore the world around us.



2018 Photography Workshop Series
Central Library (Central)
Monday, April 23, 2018
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Adults interested in creating better images are invited to learn new skills from expert photographers with the Riviera Camera Club. Sessions will take place in the Riley Room.
The topic for this session is "Sports Photography." Learn about the skills and equipment necessary to capture exciting professional sports photographers during this class led by Peter Bick. It will be followed by a roundtable discussion on taking sport photos of family, the race track, ball fields and more.



English Conversation Circle
Nora Branch (North)
Monday, April 23, 2018 6:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Multicultural Program


Adults who wish to practice and improve their English speaking skills in a safe and welcoming place are invited to this free session.



English Conversation Circle
Pike Branch (West)
Monday, April 23, 2018 6:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Multicultural Program


Adults who wish to practice and improve their English speaking skills in a safe and welcoming place are invited to this free session.



English Conversation Circle
Southport Branch (South)
Monday, April 23, 2018 6:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Multicultural Program


Adults who wish to practice and improve their English speaking skills in a safe and welcoming place are invited to this free session.



English Conversation Circle
Wayne Branch (West)
Monday, April 23, 2018 6:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Multicultural Program


Adults who wish to practice and improve their English speaking skills in a safe and welcoming place are invited to this free session.



Radial Art Design Class 2018
Pike Branch (West)
Monday, April 23, 2018 6:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 and up are invited to explore design, balance, symmetry and art all while creating a Radial Art masterwork. They'll use beautiful papers, patterns, rulers, markers and more to create their designs. This program will be presented by ArtLab.



Game Night @ Central
Central Library (Central)
Monday, April 23, 2018
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions, Families
Category: Activity


Table-top game lovers are invited to enjoy the Learning Curve's collection of over 120 classic and modern board, card and dice games for kids and adults. There will even be giant versions of Connect 4, Jenga and Chess. Gamers under 12 need to be accompanied by an adult. This program will be held in the Atrium.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Monday, April 23, 2018
5:00 pm - 8:00 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, 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.



Immigrant Welcome Center Mobile Branch
Nora Branch (North)
Monday, April 23, 2018
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. All are welcome!
Individuals can stop by to speak with someone in Arabic, English, Kiswahili and Karen.



Teen Paint Your "Art" Out: Polka Dot Tree
Haughville Branch (West)
Monday, April 23, 2018 5:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Teens are invited to paint like a pro with techniques that include color blending, gradation of color and layering. They'll create a striking polka dot tree with their very own color scheme. This program is presented by Art With a Heart.



Youth Writers Series @ E. 38th Street
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Monday, April 23, 2018
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

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


Registration Required

School-age children are invited for free sessions focusing on writing, poetry and theatre. This series is made possible by the Donna D. Talley Story Theatre and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.
The focus of this program will be on writing for the theatre.



Genealogy Research Assistance
Beech Grove Branch (South)
Monday, April 23, 2018
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Activity


Registration Required

Adults are invited for a free session with representatives from the Samuel Bryan Chapter of the D.A.R. who will provide assistance with genealogy research. This program will be held in the library's Technology Room. Each session has a limit of 10 participants.



Immigrant Welcome Center Mobile Branch
Lawrence Branch (East)
Monday, April 23, 2018
4:00 pm - 7:00 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. All are welcome!
Individuals can stop by to speak with someone in English and Spanish.



Job Center @ East Thirty-Eighth Street
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Monday, April 23, 2018
3:30 pm - 7:30 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.



Microsoft Excel 2010 Basics
Central Library (Central)
Monday, April 23, 2018
2:30 pm - 4:30 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.



Job Center at the Library
College Avenue Branch (North)
Monday, April 23, 2018
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
Warren Branch (East)
Monday, April 23, 2018
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.



GardenTime Storytime!
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Monday, April 23, 2018 11:00 am

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers ages 3 - 6 and an adult are invited to uncover knowledge about worms, bugs, dirt and plants through stories, songs, puppets and dance. This program is made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Toddler Time at Irvington
Irvington Branch (South)
Monday, April 23, 2018 10:30 am

Age Level: Toddlers (2 years)
Category: Story Time


Toddlers who are 2-years-old and an adult are invited for songs, rhymes, stories and crafts in the informal setting of the Library's Story Theatre.



Job Center at the Library
Pike Branch (West)
Monday, April 23, 2018
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.
The Job Center at the Pike Branch is made possible by Knowledge Services.



Job Center at the Library
Brightwood Branch (East)
Monday, April 23, 2018
10:30 am - 3:00 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.



ISO Teddy Bear Concert Series: Monkey's Jungle Jam
Central Library (Central)
Monday, April 23, 2018 10:30 am

Age Level: Preschool (3-5), School Age (6-11)
Category: Performance or Presentation


Preschoolers and early elementary students are invited for an introduction to the instruments of the orchestra through story, movement and live music played by members of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra. "Monkey's Jungle Jam" is an original story written by Victoria Griswold that tells the adventure-filled tale of a spider monkey's search through the rain forest for musical friends. Those attending are encouraged to bring their teddy bears! This program will be held in Central Library's Clowes Auditorium.



Job Center at the Library
Spades Park Branch (East)
Monday, April 23, 2018
10:00 am - 1:00 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.



Meet & Play @ Wayne
Wayne Branch (West)
Monday, April 23, 2018
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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


Young ones through age 4 with an adult are invited to the Library's community room to play together. Toys will be provided, but attendees are welcome to bring their own. This is an opportunity for adults to get to know other caregivers who have young children.



GED-TASC Classes
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Monday, April 23, 2018 During Library Hours

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Adults are invited to register for free GED/TASC classes which continue each Monday through Thursday through June 2017.



Classical Concerts at Central
Central Library (Central)
Sunday, April 22, 2018 2:00 pm

Age Level: Adults, Families
Category: Performance or Presentation


Adults and families are invited to experience the dynamic world of chamber music with members of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra. This program is made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Robots After Noon
Central Library (Central)
Sunday, April 22, 2018
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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


Families are invited to try a variety of the Learning Curve’s robotics technology and practice programming. With various types of robots and games available each week, participants can try something new or dive deeper into a favorite. Children under the age of 7 need to be accompanied by an adult. This program will be held in the Arena.



Job Center at the Library
Warren Branch (East)
Sunday, April 22, 2018
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
Pike Branch (West)
Sunday, April 22, 2018
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.
The Job Center at the Pike Branch is made possible by Knowledge Services.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Sunday, April 22, 2018
12:00 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, 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.



Radial Art Design Class 2018
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Saturday, April 21, 2018 3:30 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 and up are invited to explore design, balance, symmetry and art all while creating a Radial Art masterwork. They'll use beautiful papers, patterns, rulers, markers and more to create their designs. This program will be presented by ArtLab.



Cyberia Technology Instructional Series
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Saturday, April 21, 2018 3:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Adults are invited to learn new technology skills for fun, to expand the mind, or to make themselves more valuable to employers. The Library is partnering with Cyberia Makerspace and Research Community to present these unique free classes made possible by donors to the Michael Perry Memorial Fund through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation. Registration is recommended but not required by calling 317-275-4352.
This program will be the "CompTIA A+ Certification Preparation Facilitated Study Group."



Lemonade University
College Avenue Branch (North)
Saturday, April 21, 2018
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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


Registration Required

School-age children are invited to learn the basics of running a business - their own lemonade stand! All participants who successfully complete Lemonade University will be prepared to participate in Lemonade Day 2018. The Library will also have a drawing for a limited number of participants to open their own Lemonade Cafe in the College Avenue Branch! This program is made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Family Game Day at Warren
Warren Branch (East)
Saturday, April 21, 2018
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions, Families
Category: Activity


Families and individuals of all ages are invited to spend an afternoon playing board games and card games. There will be games for all ages.



Monthly Make-It @ Irvington!
Irvington Branch (South)
Saturday, April 21, 2018
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: School Age (6-11), Teen (12-17), Adults
Category: Activity


Everyone ages 8 and older is invited to explore concepts in science, engineering, math and art, and to develop their maker skills with different hands-on projects each month.



Teen Paint Your "Art" Out: Polka Dot Tree
Wayne Branch (West)
Saturday, April 21, 2018 2:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Teens are invited to paint like a pro with techniques that include color blending, gradation of color and layering. They'll create a striking polka dot tree with their very own color scheme. This program is presented by Art With a Heart.



Get Crafty
Southport Branch (South)
Saturday, April 21, 2018
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Age Level: Teen (12-17)
Category: Activity


Registration Required

Young people ages 12 - 18 are invited to make arts and crafts projects. Each program will feature a different project.



Macrame Bracelet Class for Kids
Brightwood Branch (East)
Saturday, April 21, 2018 2:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 and older are invited to use cotton fibers or paracord to create colorful patterned bracelets for themselves or as a gift. They'll discover knot-tying techniques that can be used to create wall hangings, rugs, key chains and other pieces of functional art. This 60-minute program is presented by Art With a Heart.



Code Café: Loops
Central Library (Central)
Saturday, April 21, 2018
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Registration Required

Adults are invited to harness the power of JavaScript to reduce code duplication and automate repetitive tasks. Attendees should bring their own laptops. RSVP at http://www.meetup.com/Code-Cafe-Central-Library/. This program is made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation. This program will be held in the Makerspace on the 1st Floor.



Immigrant Welcome Center Mobile Branch
Nora Branch (North)
Saturday, April 21, 2018
1:00 pm - 4:00 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. All are welcome!
Individuals can stop by to speak with someone in Arabic, English, Kiswahili and Karen.



Job Center @ East Thirty-Eighth Street
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Saturday, April 21, 2018
11:30 am - 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.



Macrame Bracelet Class for Kids
InfoZone Branch (North)
Saturday, April 21, 2018 11:30 am

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 and older are invited to use cotton fibers or paracord to create colorful patterned bracelets for themselves or as a gift. They'll discover knot-tying techniques that can be used to create wall hangings, rugs, key chains and other pieces of functional art. This 60-minute program is presented by Art With a Heart.



Paws to Read at Lawrence
Lawrence Branch (East)
Saturday, April 21, 2018 11:00 am

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


School-age children who are reluctant readers are invited to read to a registered therapy dog who loves to listen to stories! It's a great way to improve a child's reading skills and self-confidence. Registration is not required but preferred by calling the branch.



Immigrant Welcome Center Mobile Branch
Pike Branch (West)
Saturday, April 21, 2018
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. All are welcome!
Individuals can stop by to speak with someone in English, Spanish or French.



Immigrant Welcome Center Mobile Branch
East Washington Branch (South)
Saturday, April 21, 2018
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. All are welcome!
Stop by to speak with someone in Spanish.



Your Chime: Beginning Meditation Class for Kids
Pike Branch (West)
Saturday, April 21, 2018 11:00 am

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


Children ages 4 - 8 are invited to join creator and author Olivia Roney for a reading and mindfulness class. She'll read from the book, "Your Chime," before the book becomes available to the public. Children also will learn a simple meditation practice that can be used to calm down and focus during this 20-minute program. There is a limit of 25 participants per class.



ISO Teddy Bear Concert Series: Monkey's Jungle Jam
Central Library (Central)
Saturday, April 21, 2018 10:30 am

Age Level: Preschool (3-5), School Age (6-11)
Category: Performance or Presentation


Preschoolers and early elementary students are invited for an introduction to the instruments of the orchestra through story, movement and live music played by members of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra. "Monkey's Jungle Jam" is an original story written by Victoria Griswold that tells the adventure-filled tale of a spider monkey's search through the rain forest for musical friends. Those attending are encouraged to bring their teddy bears! This program will be held in Central Library's Clowes Auditorium.



Job Center at the Library
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Saturday, April 21, 2018
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.



LEGO Land
Lawrence Branch (East)
Saturday, April 21, 2018 10:00 am

Age Level: Families
Category: Activity


Join us to build with a theme. Use books to guide projects. Fun for the whole family! All ages and skill levels welcome!



Clases Básicas de Computación: Microsoft Word Intermedio
Central Library (Central)
Saturday, April 21, 2018
10:00 am - 12:00 am

Age Level: Adults
Category: Multicultural Program


Registration Required

Conozca unos de los menús del programa, utilice las plantillas prediseñadas para elaborar cartas, reportes y otros documentos. Mejore sus actividades cotidianas utilizando el computador de su casa o en su lugar de trabajo.



Peeps® Diorama Contest!
College Avenue Branch (North)
Thursday, April 5, 2018 - Saturday, April 28, 2018
During Library Hours

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Activity


Individuals of all ages are invited to enter this special contest to make a diorama at home or during one of the Library's drop-in maker events where participants can receive ideas, supplies and work space to make a diorama. The event will include thirteen days of "Peeple's Choice" voting for winners in age categories from youth through adult. Winners will be notified on May 2. Ask College Avenue Branch staff for entry rules and more information.
Drop-in maker events are from 2 - 5 p.m. on April 5 and from 2 - 4 p.m. on April 7. Contestants may drop off their completed dioramas at the College Avenue Branch between April 9 - 13 (Library hours). Voting will occur from April 16 - 28.



Hand Painted Signs by The Brush Master
Central Library (Central)
Sunday, April 1, 2018 - Thursday, May 31, 2018
During Library Hours

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Exhibit


Patrons are invited to view an exhibit of photographs by Kyle Long featuring hand painted signs by The Brush Master that are an essential component of Indy's visual aesthetic, everywhere from Post Road to Haughville to Martindale-Brightwood. An artists' reception will be held on Monday, May 14 from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.



Previous Events


Cloud Computing Using Google Drive
Central Library (Central)
Friday, April 20, 2018
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Google Drive is free and accessible from any device with an Internet connection. Learn to use Google’s free suite of products for creating, editing, and sharing documents, spreadsheets, presentations, and other types of files. By the end of this class, you should know how to edit and share documents and set up workgroup collaboration on Google Docs files, install browser extensions onto the Google Chrome Web browser, and use Google Drive to store personal files online. Before taking this class, to be held in the Computer Training Lab, you must be experienced using a mouse and keyboard and be able to get into your own Google Gmail account. If you do not have a gmail.com account, please arrive 30 minutes early to get help creating one.



Job Center at the Library
Spades Park Branch (East)
Friday, April 20, 2018
2:00 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.



Little Learners Storytime
Central Library (Central)
Friday, April 20, 2018 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 in the Baby Zone of the Learning Curve for stories, songs and rhymes. All are welcome to stay after to play!



Preschool Storytime at Lawrence
Lawrence Branch (East)
Friday, April 20, 2018 10:30 am

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


Preschoolers ages 4 - 6 and an adult are invited for stories, songs, coloring and writing exercises, or a simple craft.