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Events for May 2, 2016

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Job Seeker Class at Haughville: Online Application
Haughville Branch (West)
Saturday, May 7, 2016
10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Registration Required

Adults are invited to learn how to go to the Indianapolis Star CareerBuilder website and submit an online job application. This class requires an email address and resume.



Big Ideas for Small Business
Haughville Branch (West)
Monday, May 9, 2016
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Adults are invited to learn useful business-related computer skills relevant to a small business or small office.
The topic for this class will be "Address Lists and Form Letters." Participants will use Microsoft Excel to create an address list. Then, in Microsoft Word, they'll take the list an make a form letter with a personal greeting at the top. This process works well for keeping a Christmas card or party invitation list.



Little Farmer's Market: Healthy Eating Class for Preschoolers
Haughville Branch (West)
Thursday, May 12, 2016 10:30 am

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.



Nutrition Education Workshop: Food Labels
Haughville Branch (West)
Monday, May 16, 2016 5:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Performance or Presentation


Adults are invited to learn how to read food labels and understand what foods have nutritional value during this interactive session presented by the Purdue Extension Nutrition Education Program.



Bilingual Storytime at Haughville
Haughville Branch (West)
Tuesday, May 17, 2016 5:00 pm

Age Level: Families
Category: Story Time


Families are invited as Elda M. Pena, Parent Involvement Educator at School 63, will read stories to children in Spanish. Each child will receive a paperback book. This program is made possible by The Herbert Simon Family Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Beginning Computer Classes at Haughville
Haughville Branch (West)
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Registration Required

Adults are invited to a series of classes that provide a first look at the computer. There will also be typing practice during classes.
The topic of this class will be "Internet Basics." Attendees will do a basic Google search and learn how to move around on a web site.



Gardening 101 for Kids
Haughville Branch (West)
Saturday, May 21, 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 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!



Nutrition Educaton Workshop: Skillet Meals
Haughville Branch (West)
Monday, May 23, 2016 5:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Performance or Presentation


Adults are invited to learn how to get something from each food group in an easy and hot meal with 4 - 6 servings and easy clean-up. There will be a skillet meal presentation and small tasting for participants. This program is presented by the Purdue Extension Nutrition Education Program.



Going Native: Indiana's Animals . . . Animal Shows
Haughville Branch (West)
Friday, June 10, 2016 1:30 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.



Beginning Computer Classes at Haughville
Haughville Branch (West)
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Registration Required

Adults are invited to a series of classes that provide a first look at the computer. There will also be typing practice during classes.
The topic of this class will be "Beginning Word." Attendees will type something short in Microsoft Word and will take a look at printing and spell check.



Summer Showtime: Goosebumps
Haughville Branch (West)
Thursday, June 16, 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).



Going Native: Indiana's Animals . . . Animal Shows
Haughville Branch (West)
Friday, June 17, 2016 1:30 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.



Mother Potter's Clay Kitchen
Haughville Branch (West)
Monday, June 20, 2016 10:30 am

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


Registration Required

Children ages 5 and up are invited to join ceramic artist Sarah Tirey for an hour-long, hands-on experience in clay. They'll discover more about clay and help mix a special batch of Indiana clay to take home. Participants will help transform the recipe into a clay piece on the potter's wheel.



Found Art for Kids
Haughville Branch (West)
Monday, June 20, 2016 4:00 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.



Summer Showtime: Minions
Haughville Branch (West)
Thursday, June 23, 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).



Going Native: Indiana's Animals . . . Animal Shows
Haughville Branch (West)
Friday, June 24, 2016 1:30 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.



City Scape Art Class
Haughville Branch (West)
Saturday, June 25, 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
Haughville Branch (West)
Thursday, June 30, 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).



Going Native: Indiana's Animals . . . Animal Shows
Haughville Branch (West)
Friday, July 1, 2016 1:30 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
Haughville Branch (West)
Thursday, July 7, 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).



Going Native: Indiana's Animals . . . Animal Shows
Haughville Branch (West)
Friday, July 8, 2016 1:30 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.



Indiana Pacers Summer Reading Tour
Haughville Branch (West)
Monday, July 11, 2016 11:00 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: Hotel Transylvania 2
Haughville Branch (West)
Thursday, July 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 "Hotel Transylvania 2" (PG).



Going Native: Indiana's Animals . . . Animal Shows
Haughville Branch (West)
Friday, July 15, 2016 1:30 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.



Comic Strip Workshop for Kids
Haughville Branch (West)
Monday, July 18, 2016 4:00 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.



Beginning Computer Classes at Haughville
Haughville Branch (West)
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Registration Required

Adults are invited to a series of classes that provide a first look at the computer. There will also be typing practice during classes.
The topic of this class will be "Email." Attendees will set up and use an email account. They will then practice sending and receiving emails.



Summer Showtime: Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Haughville Branch (West)
Thursday, July 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 "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" (PG-13).



Going Native: Indiana's Animals . . . Animal Shows
Haughville Branch (West)
Friday, July 22, 2016 1:30 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: The Good Dinosaur
Haughville Branch (West)
Thursday, July 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 "The Good Dinosaur" (PG).



Going Native: Indiana's Animals . . . Animal Shows
Haughville Branch (West)
Friday, July 29, 2016 1:30 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.



ABC's of Diabetes
Haughville Branch (West)
Tuesday, August 9, 2016
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 221-2094 or online at www.mchd.com/diabetes.



ABC's of Diabetes
Haughville Branch (West)
Tuesday, August 16, 2016
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 221-2094 or online at www.mchd.com/diabetes.



Library Board of Trustees
Haughville Branch (West)
Monday, August 22, 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
Haughville Branch (West)
Tuesday, August 23, 2016
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 221-2094 or online at www.mchd.com/diabetes.



ABC's of Diabetes
Haughville Branch (West)
Tuesday, August 30, 2016
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 221-2094 or online at www.mchd.com/diabetes.



Art + Science Brainstorms: A Streamlines Experience
Haughville Branch (West)
Monday, December 12, 2016 6:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Activity


Young and old alike are invited to bring their imagination and explore the intersections of art and science. How do art and science work together? How do they inform us about our community and the world where we live? Light refreshments will be served. This program is presented in association with Butler University, the National Science Foundation and Da Vinci Pursuit. More information can be found at StreamLines.org.



Previous Events


Trains, Planes, Boats and Hot Air Balloons: Preschool Workshop
Haughville Branch (West)
Monday, May 2, 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.



Journey Around the World in 30 Days! Musical Tour of Latin America
Haughville Branch (West)
Monday, May 2, 2016 5:00 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.