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Job Center at the Library
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Tuesday, May 3, 2016
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 the Robert & Toni Bader Charitable Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Preschool Storytime on the Magic Quilt
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 10:30 am

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


Preschoolers under the age of 6 and an adult are invited to jump on the Garfield Park Branch's Magic Story Quilt for stories, songs and finger plays.



First & Fourth Wednesday Friendly Computer Classes
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Wednesday, May 4, 2016
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Registration Required

Adults are invited to beginner-friending computer classes that will feature some instruction with lots of time to practice. These classes are for fun, and a little learning!
This class will feature instruction on online resources for quilting and knitting. Learn the long history of these pastimes and how to find tutorials, print patterns and much more.



Job Center at the Library
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Saturday, May 7, 2016
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 the Robert & Toni Bader Charitable Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Journey Around the World in 30 Days! Musical Tour of Latin America
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Saturday, May 7, 2016 1:00 pm

Age Level: Preschool (3-5), School Age (6-11)
Category: Multicultural Program


Children ages 4 - 10 and families are invited to learn the differences between salsa, merengue, cumbia and cha cha cha and the locations they come from. Attendees will sing, dance and play instruments with the band.



Dog Communications Class
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Monday, May 9, 2016 6:30 pm

Age Level: Children of All Ages, Families
Category: Class or Workshop


Families and children of all ages are invited to learn about pets and pet ownership, especially dogs! Those with allergies should be advised that a real dog may be in attendance. This program is presented by the Humane Society of Indianapolis.



Job Center at the Library
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Tuesday, May 10, 2016
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 the Robert & Toni Bader Charitable Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Beginning Computer Classes: Keyboard, Mouse and Microsoft Word
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Tuesday, May 10, 2016
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Registration Required

Adults are invited for a first look at the workings of a computer. In this class, you'll learn how to click, scroll and understand some of those strange keys on the keyboard. The class also will look at the basics of setting up a word document in Word.



Tablet: Tips and Tricks - Safety and Security
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Thursday, May 12, 2016
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Registration Required

Adults are invited to explore the convenience of a tablet, along with some of the fun tips and tricks of using one. In this class, you'll learn the many tricks to save your stuff and secure your tablet.



Job Center at the Library
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Saturday, May 14, 2016
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 the Robert & Toni Bader Charitable Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Little Farmer's Market: Healthy Eating Class for Preschoolers
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Monday, May 16, 2016 6:30 pm

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers ages 3 - 6 and an adult are invited for a fun workshop with the Marion County Health Department to learn why fruits and vegetables are so fabulous! There'll be games, stories, and even a little snacking! This workshop includes food. All activities are peanut free. Contact your IndyPL branch with any allergy concerns.



Job Center at the Library
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Tuesday, May 17, 2016
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 the Robert & Toni Bader Charitable Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Intermediate Computer Classes: Intermediate Internet
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Registration Required

Adults are invited for a second look at the computer. In this class, you can learn about URLs, tabs and other strange markings on the screen.



Job Center at the Library
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Saturday, May 21, 2016
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 the Robert & Toni Bader Charitable Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Job Center at the Library
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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 the Robert & Toni Bader Charitable Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Job Center at the Library
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
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 the Robert & Toni Bader Charitable Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Preschool Storytime on the Magic Quilt
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Wednesday, June 1, 2016 10:30 am

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


Preschoolers under the age of 6 and an adult are invited to jump on the Garfield Park Branch's Magic Story Quilt for stories, songs and finger plays.



First & Fourth Wednesday Friendly Computer Classes
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Wednesday, June 1, 2016
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Registration Required

Adults are invited to beginner-friending computer classes that will feature some instruction with lots of time to practice. These classes are for fun, and a little learning!
The theme of this program is "Date Night." Learn how to find movie times, buy tickets and look up movie reviews. Learn also how to find restaurants and restaurant reviews.



Earth Friendly Festival and Summer Reading Kickoff @ Garfield Park!
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Saturday, June 4, 2016
11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Festival or Fair


Families and individuals of all ages are invited for activities to help in understanding our environment and to register for the Library's 2016 Summer Reading Program. Throughout the day there will be face painting, balloon animals and family crafts. Special programs include a family magic show and storytime, along with educational programs on beekeeping, flower planting, turning found objects into art, and creating a rain barrel. Blue Indy will have an electric car for attendees to drive. Meet Garfield the Cat in the afternoon. This program is made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Found Art for Kids
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Saturday, June 4, 2016 1:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 7 and older are invited to turn found objects into art and learn about the long history of reusing and recycling. Artist-in-residence Tony Radford will work with participants to turn pop cans into art.



Tablet: Tips and Tricks - Fun and Games
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Thursday, June 9, 2016
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Registration Required

Adults are invited to explore the convenience of a tablet, along with some of the fun tips and tricks of using one. In this class, you'll learn about YouTube, OverDrive, gaming and other fun apps on your tablet.



Going Native: Indiana's Animals . . . Animal Chats
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Friday, June 10, 2016
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited to meet two or three animals near the children's area during this presentation by Animalia. What creatures lived in your backyard 200 years ago? Discuss Hoosier animals then and now, their adaptability and neighborly co-existence. This program is made possible by Louise Lage Kirtland and Hugh C. Kirtland, a fund of The Indianapolis Foundation, and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Beginning Computer Classes: Internet Basics
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Registration Required

Adults are invited for a first look at the workings of a computer. In this class, you'll learn how to do a basic Google search and how to move around on a web site.



Summer Showtime: Shaun the Sheep
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Tuesday, June 14, 2016 2:00 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited for a showing of "Shaun the Sheep" (PG).
This movie will be shown in the Burello Center at Garfield Park, 2345 Pagoda Dr.



Indiana Pacers Summer Reading Tour
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Wednesday, June 15, 2016 10:30 am

Age Level: Children of All Ages
Category: Activity


Children of all ages are invited to a special summer storytime presented by the Indiana Pacers and led by community readers. At the conclusion of the storytime, children can play the Indiana Pacers dice game!



Going Native: Indiana's Animals . . . Animal Chats
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Friday, June 17, 2016
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited to meet two or three animals near the children's area during this presentation by Animalia. What creatures lived in your backyard 200 years ago? Discuss Hoosier animals then and now, their adaptability and neighborly co-existence. This program is made possible by Louise Lage Kirtland and Hugh C. Kirtland, a fund of The Indianapolis Foundation, and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Summer Showtime: Minions
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Tuesday, June 21, 2016 2:00 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited for a showing of "Minions" (PG).
This movie will be shown in the Burello Center at Garfield Park, 2345 Pagoda Dr.



Going Native: Indiana's Animals . . . Animal Chats
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Friday, June 24, 2016
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited to meet two or three animals near the children's area during this presentation by Animalia. What creatures lived in your backyard 200 years ago? Discuss Hoosier animals then and now, their adaptability and neighborly co-existence. This program is made possible by Louise Lage Kirtland and Hugh C. Kirtland, a fund of The Indianapolis Foundation, and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Going Native: Indiana's Animals . . . Animal Shows
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Saturday, June 25, 2016 11:00 am

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


Children of all ages and families are invited to meet up to five live animals during this presentation by Animalia. What creatures lived in your backyard 200 years ago? Discuss Hoosier animals then and now, their adaptability and neighborly co-existence. This program is made possible by Louise Lage Kirtland and Hugh C. Kirtland, a fund of The Indianapolis Foundation, and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



City Scape Art Class
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Monday, June 27, 2016 1:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 - 12 are invited to create a funky, Indy-inspired city scape masterpiece by using old records and other materials.



Summer Showtime: Inside Out
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 2:00 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited for a showing of "Inside Out" (PG).
This movie will be shown in the Burello Center at Garfield Park, 2345 Pagoda Dr.



Going Native: Indiana's Animals . . . Animal Chats
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Friday, July 1, 2016
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited to meet two or three animals near the children's area during this presentation by Animalia. What creatures lived in your backyard 200 years ago? Discuss Hoosier animals then and now, their adaptability and neighborly co-existence. This program is made possible by Louise Lage Kirtland and Hugh C. Kirtland, a fund of The Indianapolis Foundation, and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Summer Showtime: Goosebumps
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Tuesday, July 5, 2016 2:00 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited for a showing of "Goosebumps" (PG).
This movie will be shown in the Burello Center at Garfield Park, 2345 Pagoda Dr.



Preschool Storytime on the Magic Quilt
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Wednesday, July 6, 2016 10:30 am

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


Preschoolers under the age of 6 and an adult are invited to jump on the Garfield Park Branch's Magic Story Quilt for stories, songs and finger plays.



Gardening 101 for Kids
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Thursday, July 7, 2016 11:00 am

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 - 12 are invited for a hands-on look at dirt, rocks and plants that tell us where we live. They'll learn about earth, water and the basics of gardening in an urban or rural setting. They'll also take home a starter set of seedlings and make a bird bath! Kids should come dressed to mess!



Going Native: Indiana's Animals . . . Animal Chats
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Friday, July 8, 2016
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited to meet two or three animals near the children's area during this presentation by Animalia. What creatures lived in your backyard 200 years ago? Discuss Hoosier animals then and now, their adaptability and neighborly co-existence. This program is made possible by Louise Lage Kirtland and Hugh C. Kirtland, a fund of The Indianapolis Foundation, and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Comic Strip Workshop for Kids
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Monday, July 11, 2016 6:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 7 and older are invited to create their own comic strip based on the works of Indiana native Jim Davis, creator of Garfield. They'll develop and implement a character into their own comic strip using double-tipped brush pens, color pencils, markers and sharpies. This program is presented by Art With a Heart.



Summer Showtime: The Good Dinosaur
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Tuesday, July 12, 2016 2:00 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited for a showing of "The Good Dinosaur" (PG).
This movie will be shown at the Burello Center at Garfield Park, 2345 Pagoda Dr.



Going Native: Indiana's Animals . . . Animal Chats
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Friday, July 15, 2016
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited to meet two or three animals near the children's area during this presentation by Animalia. What creatures lived in your backyard 200 years ago? Discuss Hoosier animals then and now, their adaptability and neighborly co-existence. This program is made possible by Louise Lage Kirtland and Hugh C. Kirtland, a fund of The Indianapolis Foundation, and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Summer Showtime: Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Tuesday, July 19, 2016 2:00 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited for a showing of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" (PG-13).
This movie will be shown in the Burello Center at Garfield Park, 2345 Pagoda Dr.



Going Native: Indiana's Animals . . . Animal Chats
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Friday, July 22, 2016
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited to meet two or three animals near the children's area during this presentation by Animalia. What creatures lived in your backyard 200 years ago? Discuss Hoosier animals then and now, their adaptability and neighborly co-existence. This program is made possible by Louise Lage Kirtland and Hugh C. Kirtland, a fund of The Indianapolis Foundation, and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Summer Showtime: Hotel Transylvania 2
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Tuesday, July 26, 2016 2:00 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited for a showing of "Hotel Transylvania 2" (PG).
This movie will be shown at the Burello Center at Garfield Park, 2345 Pagoda Dr.



Preschool Storytime on the Magic Quilt
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Wednesday, August 3, 2016 10:30 am

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


Preschoolers under the age of 6 and an adult are invited to jump on the Garfield Park Branch's Magic Story Quilt for stories, songs and finger plays.



Preschool Storytime on the Magic Quilt
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Wednesday, September 7, 2016 10:30 am

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


Preschoolers under the age of 6 and an adult are invited to jump on the Garfield Park Branch's Magic Story Quilt for stories, songs and finger plays.



Preschool Storytime on the Magic Quilt
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Wednesday, October 5, 2016 10:30 am

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


Preschoolers under the age of 6 and an adult are invited to jump on the Garfield Park Branch's Magic Story Quilt for stories, songs and finger plays.



Preschool Storytime on the Magic Quilt
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Wednesday, November 2, 2016 10:30 am

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


Preschoolers under the age of 6 and an adult are invited to jump on the Garfield Park Branch's Magic Story Quilt for stories, songs and finger plays.



Preschool Storytime on the Magic Quilt
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Wednesday, December 7, 2016 10:30 am

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


Preschoolers under the age of 6 and an adult are invited to jump on the Garfield Park Branch's Magic Story Quilt for stories, songs and finger plays.



Previous Events


Job Center at the Library
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Saturday, April 30, 2016
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 the Robert & Toni Bader Charitable Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.