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Events for May 3, 2016

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Toddler Storytime at Franklin Road
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 10:15 am

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


Toddlers 18 - 36 months and an adult are invited for stories, songs, finger plays and flannel board activities just right for toddlers.



Preschool Storytime at Franklin Road
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 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.



ABC's of Diabetes
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Wednesday, May 4, 2016
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 221-2094 or online at www.mchd.com/diabetes.



Baby Lapsit at Franklin Road
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Thursday, May 5, 2016 10:15 am

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


Babies up to 18 months and an adult are invited for stories, songs, rhymes and flannel board activities just right for babies.



Homeschool Adventures
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Thursday, May 5, 2016 1:30 pm

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


Homeschooled children ages 6 - 12 are invited for activities designed to entertain and educate as a supplement to their homeschool curricula. Parent educators are encouraged to attend and collaborate as Miss Karen and Miss Kasey will present activities for ages 6 - 12.



Toddler Storytime at Franklin Road
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Tuesday, May 10, 2016 10:15 am

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


Toddlers 18 - 36 months and an adult are invited for stories, songs, finger plays and flannel board activities just right for toddlers.



Preschool Storytime at Franklin Road
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Wednesday, May 11, 2016 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.



Preschool Storytime at Franklin Road
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Wednesday, May 11, 2016 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.



ABC's of Diabetes
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Wednesday, May 11, 2016
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 221-2094 or online at www.mchd.com/diabetes.



Baby Lapsit at Franklin Road
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Thursday, May 12, 2016 10:15 am

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


Babies up to 18 months and an adult are invited for stories, songs, rhymes and flannel board activities just right for babies.



2016 Cooking Workshop Series: What a Crock
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Friday, May 13, 2016
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Learn the basics of how to use a slow cooker to produce tasty and easy meals. This workshop includes live demonstrations, food tastings and a lecture presented by Nutrition Services of the Marion County Health Department.



Trains, Planes, Boats and Hot Air Balloons: Preschool Workshop
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Saturday, May 14, 2016 10:30 am

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers who love things that go are invited to join Express Kids for music, activities and fun centered around transportation. Space is limited. Registration is required. This program is sponsored by The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



eBook Tinker Station
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Monday, May 16, 2016
10:00 am - 12:00 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 275-4500. This service is made possible by The Indianapolis Foundation Library Fund and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



ABC's of Diabetes
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
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 221-2094 or online at www.mchd.com/diabetes.



2016 Cooking Workshop Series: Rules of the Road
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Friday, May 20, 2016
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Learn 10 easy to remember tips for better health based on good science during a presentation by Nutrition Services of the Marion County Health Department.



Library Board of Trustees
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Monday, May 23, 2016 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.



ABC's of Diabetes
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
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 221-2094 or online at www.mchd.com/diabetes.



Franklin Road Book Discussion
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Tuesday, June 7, 2016 6:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Book Discussion


Adults are invited to this monthly book discussion program.
The book to be discussed is "Rin Tin Tin: The Life and the Legend" by Susan Orlean.



Family Storytime at Franklin Road
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Wednesday, June 8, 2016 10:15 am

Age Level: Families
Category: Story Time


Families are invited to listen to stories and participate in fun activities.



Found Art for Kids
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Thursday, June 9, 2016 10:30 am

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.



Found Art for Kids
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Thursday, June 9, 2016 12:30 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.



Found Art for Kids
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Thursday, June 9, 2016 2:30 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.



Summer Showtime: Inside Out
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Tuesday, June 14, 2016 10:15 am

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


Children of all ages and families are invited for a showing of "Inside Out" (PG).



Summer Showtime: Inside Out
Franklin Road 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 "Inside Out" (PG).



Summer Showtime: Inside Out
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Tuesday, June 14, 2016 5:45 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).



Family Storytime at Franklin Road
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Wednesday, June 15, 2016 10:15 am

Age Level: Families
Category: Story Time


Families are invited to listen to stories and participate in fun activities.



3D Maker Stage Event
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Thursday, June 16, 2016
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Young people ages 10 - 16 are invited to bring their creativity and imagination to produce a scene or character inspired by summer reading. Maker coaches will guide them through the process of transforming a sketch or illustration into a 3D model or prototype, such as an action figure, puppet, accessory or stop-motion animation stage.



Indiana Pacers Summer Reading Tour
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Friday, June 17, 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!



Summer Showtime: Minions
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Tuesday, June 21, 2016 10:15 am

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


Children of all ages and families are invited for a showing of "Minions" (PG).



Summer Showtime: Minions
Franklin Road 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).



Summer Showtime: Minions
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Tuesday, June 21, 2016 5:45 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited for a showing of "Minions" (PG).



Family Storytime at Franklin Road
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Wednesday, June 22, 2016 10:15 am

Age Level: Families
Category: Story Time


Families are invited to listen to stories and participate in fun activities.



Gardening 101 for Kids
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Thursday, June 23, 2016 2:00 pm

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!



Gardening 101 for Kids
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Thursday, June 23, 2016 4:00 pm

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!



Summer Showtime: Shaun the Sheep
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 10:15 am

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).



Summer Showtime: Shaun the Sheep
Franklin Road 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 "Shaun the Sheep" (PG).



Summer Showtime: Shaun the Sheep
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 5:45 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).



Family Storytime at Franklin Road
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 10:15 am

Age Level: Families
Category: Story Time


Families are invited to listen to stories and participate in fun activities.



Going Native: Indiana's Animals . . . Animal Shows
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Thursday, June 30, 2016 10:30 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.



Going Native: Indiana's Animals . . . Animal Shows
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Thursday, June 30, 2016 12:30 pm

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.



Summer Showtime: Open Season: Scared Silly
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Tuesday, July 5, 2016 10:15 am

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


Children of all ages and families are invited for a showing of "Open Season: Scared Silly" (PG).



Summer Showtime: Open Season: Scared Silly
Franklin Road 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 "Open Season: Scared Silly" (PG).



Summer Showtime: Open Season: Scared Silly
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Tuesday, July 5, 2016 5:45 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited for a showing of "Open Season: Scared Silly" (PG).



Family Storytime at Franklin Road
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Wednesday, July 6, 2016 10:15 am

Age Level: Families
Category: Story Time


Families are invited to listen to stories and participate in fun activities.



City Scape Art Class
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Thursday, July 7, 2016 10:30 am

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.



City Scape Art Class
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Thursday, July 7, 2016 12:30 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.



City Scape Art Class
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Thursday, July 7, 2016 2:30 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.



Franklin Road Book Discussion
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Monday, July 11, 2016 6:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Book Discussion


Adults are invited to this monthly book discussion program.
The book to be discussed is "In This House of Brede" by Rumer Godden.



Summer Showtime: The Good Dinosaur
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Tuesday, July 12, 2016 10:15 am

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).



Summer Showtime: The Good Dinosaur
Franklin Road 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).



Summer Showtime: The Good Dinosaur
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Tuesday, July 12, 2016 5:45 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).



Family Storytime at Franklin Road
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Wednesday, July 13, 2016 10:15 am

Age Level: Families
Category: Story Time


Families are invited to listen to stories and participate in fun activities.



Comic Strip Workshop for Kids
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Thursday, July 14, 2016 10:30 am

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.



Comic Strip Workshop for Kids
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Thursday, July 14, 2016 12:30 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.



Comic Strip Workshop for Kids
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Thursday, July 14, 2016 2:30 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: Goosebumps
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Tuesday, July 19, 2016 10:15 am

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


Children of all ages and families are invited for a showing of "Goosebumps" (PG).



Summer Showtime: Goosebumps
Franklin Road 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 "Goosebumps" (PG).



Summer Showtime: Goosebumps
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Tuesday, July 19, 2016 5:45 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited for a showing of "Goosebumps" (PG).



Family Storytime at Franklin Road
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Wednesday, July 20, 2016 10:15 am

Age Level: Families
Category: Story Time


Families are invited to listen to stories and participate in fun activities.



Going Native: Indiana's Animals . . . Animal Shows
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Thursday, July 21, 2016 10:30 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.



Going Native: Indiana's Animals . . . Animal Shows
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Thursday, July 21, 2016 12:30 pm

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.



Family Storytime at Franklin Road
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 10:15 am

Age Level: Families
Category: Story Time


Families are invited to listen to stories and participate in fun activities.