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The Indiana History Club: How We All Save History
Central Library (Central)
Friday, February 5, 2016 - Saturday, December 31, 2016
During Library Hours

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Exhibit


Patrons are invited to view a special exhibit in the Nina Mason Pulliam Indianapolis Special Collections Room that highlights how Indiana's history has been recorded and disseminated through various types of media and the creators behind them. The exhibit will include examples of personal items, such as photographs, letters and media and how those have been preserved. It also highlights the role of such institutions as the Indiana State Library, Indiana Historical Society and Indiana State Archives.



Microsoft Access 2010 Basics
Central Library (Central)
Thursday, July 28, 2016
10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Learn about this flexible data management system that can store and track large quantities of data more easily than on paper and with more problem-solving benefits than Excel. In this class you will learn how to create a blank database, a table and queries. Completion of the Intermediate Excel class is required before taking this class. Microsoft classes are 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.



Going Native: Indiana's Animals . . . Animal Shows
Central Library (Central)
Thursday, July 28, 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.
This program will be held in the Learning Curve.



eBook Tinker Station
Central Library (Central)
Thursday, July 28, 2016
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category:


Patrons are invited to learn how to select and use eReaders, as well as search and download materials from the Library's extensive collection of eBooks, audiobooks and digital music. Patrons can drop in anytime during this two-hour visit by the Library's traveling eBook Tinker Station, which is staffed by an eReader expert who can answer questions about the equipment and collection. The Station provides reliable and unbiased information about this growing technology. The Tinker Helpline is also available to call for answers to your questions at 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.



Microsoft Word 2010 Basics
Central Library (Central)
Friday, July 29, 2016
10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Learn how to write letters, resumes, papers, and other documents. By the end of this class, you should be able to: create, edit, save, and open a document; change formatting and appearance; check spelling and grammar, and print files. Before taking this class, to be held in the Computer Training Lab, you should be comfortable using a mouse and keyboard. Microsoft classes are made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Story Time for Little Learners
Central Library (Central)
Friday, July 29, 2016 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 for stories, songs and rhymes. All are welcome to stay after to play!
This program will be held in the Learning Curve.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Friday, July 29, 2016
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free class for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session, held in the Computer Training Lab, will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The TCU Foundation Job Center is made possible by TCU Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Organize and Protect Your Computer
Central Library (Central)
Saturday, July 30, 2016
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Learn how to manage your computer files, improve computer performance, and protect your computer from unwanted files and software. By the end of this class you should be able to copy, move, and delete files; change or remove unwanted computer programs, and use Windows Explorer, Disc Cleanup, Disc Defragmenter, Task Manager, Add/Remove Programs, and System Configuration in Microsoft Windows 7. Before taking this class you should be comfortable using a mouse and keyboard. This class will be held in the Computer Training Lab.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Sunday, July 31, 2016
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free class for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session, held in the Computer Training Lab, will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The TCU Foundation Job Center is made possible by TCU Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



2016 Hometown Roots Concert Series
Central Library (Central)
Sunday, July 31, 2016 2:30 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Performance or Presentation


Individuals of all ages are invited to this popular Library series that features artists from the Central Indiana area. This series, held in Central Library's Clowes Auditorium, is made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.
This program will feature a performance by The Fourth Wall Ensemble, a hybrid arts ensemble. A favorite at Fringe theatre festivals, The Fourth Wall won the 2014 Savvy Musician in Action chamber music competition. Its members have attended The Eastman School of Music, Oberlin Conservatory of Music, the Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins University, Ohio University, Rice University's Shepherd School of Music, and the Boston Conservatory.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Monday, August 1, 2016
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free class for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session, held in the Computer Training Lab, will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The TCU Foundation Job Center is made possible by TCU Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Game Night @ Central
Central Library (Central)
Monday, August 1, 2016
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions, Families
Category: Activity


Table-top game lovers are invited to try a collection of over 120 classic and modern board, card and dice games for kids and adults. Rediscover such favorites as Scrabble, Chess, Monopoly and Uno, or try something new such as Ticket to Ride, Carcassonne, King of Tokyo and Pandemic. Learning Curve staff and Mayfair Game Shepherds will be available to make recommendations and answer questions. Gamers under 12 should be accompanied by an adult.



Getting Started on Building a Free Website with Wix
Central Library (Central)
Tuesday, August 2, 2016
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Learn the first steps in using the Wix program’s free drag-and-drop editor and templates for creating a customized website. No coding knowledge is required! This class covers basic website creation and the manipulation of basic web page elements such as text, images, and links. Before taking this class, to be held in the Computer Training Lab, you must be experienced in using the mouse, the keyboard, and the Internet.



Central Library Book Discussion
Central Library (Central)
Tuesday, August 2, 2016 6:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Book Discussion


Adults are invited to this monthly book discussion program held in Central Library's Goodrich-Houk Meeting Room.
The book to be discussed is "The Great Fire" by Shirley Hazzard.



Let's Connect: Facebook and You
Central Library (Central)
Thursday, August 4, 2016
10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Learn the basics of setting up your Facebook page and sharing information and pictures with Facebook friends. By the end of this class, you should be able to find and make friends; post your own comments and pictures; like and share other people’s posts, and know how to use various Facebook icons. Before taking this class you must be able to get into your own, existing e-mail account, such as Gmail, Mail.com, Outlook.com or Yahoo.com. This class will be held in the Computer Training Lab.



Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 Intermediate
Central Library (Central)
Thursday, August 4, 2016
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


If you already know the basics of PowerPoint, learn to enhance your presentations by inserting sounds, video clips, custom animation and scanned images. Participants are asked to bring pictures they wish to scan. Before taking this intermediate class you should already be comfortable using PowerPoint. This program is made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation. This class will be held in the Computer Training Lab.



eBook Tinker Station
Central Library (Central)
Thursday, August 4, 2016
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category:


Patrons are invited to learn how to select and use eReaders, as well as search and download materials from the Library's extensive collection of eBooks, audiobooks and digital music. Patrons can drop in anytime during this two-hour visit by the Library's traveling eBook Tinker Station, which is staffed by an eReader expert who can answer questions about the equipment and collection. The Station provides reliable and unbiased information about this growing technology. The Tinker Helpline is also available to call for answers to your questions at 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.



Email Basics @ Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Friday, August 5, 2016
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Learn to manage your email account, send files, and keep your inbox free of spam and other unwanted emails. By the end of this class you should be able to: send and receive email notes; add files such as a photo to your emails; open and save a file attached to an email sent to you; delete large numbers of unwanted emails, keep spam email from appearing in your inbox. Before taking this class you must already be able to get into your existing email account. If you do not have an email account that you can get into, plan to arrive at class 30 minutes before the start time to get help setting up a new email account. Experience using the mouse, the keyboard and the Internet is also required for this class to be held in the Computer Training Lab.
This class will focus on Gmail.com and Outlook.com email accounts.



Story Time for Little Learners
Central Library (Central)
Friday, August 5, 2016 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 for stories, songs and rhymes. All are welcome to stay after to play!
This program will be held in the Learning Curve.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Friday, August 5, 2016
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free class for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session, held in the Computer Training Lab, will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The TCU Foundation Job Center is made possible by TCU Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Microsoft Word 2010 Intermediate
Central Library (Central)
Saturday, August 6, 2016
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


If you are comfortable using Microsoft Word, learn to use some of its more advanced features. By the end of this class you should be able to create and change columns; transform plain text into bullet points; add basic graphics to a document page, and use shortcuts to make documents more functional and attractive. Basic knowledge of Microsoft Word is necessary for this class. This program is made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation. This class will be held in the Computer Training Lab.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Sunday, August 7, 2016
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free class for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session, held in the Computer Training Lab, will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The TCU Foundation Job Center is made possible by TCU Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Monday, August 8, 2016
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free class for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session, held in the Computer Training Lab, will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The TCU Foundation Job Center is made possible by TCU Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Microsoft Excel 2010 Basics
Central Library (Central)
Monday, August 8, 2016
5:30 pm - 7:30 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.



Game Night @ Central
Central Library (Central)
Monday, August 8, 2016
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions, Families
Category: Activity


Table-top game lovers are invited to try a collection of over 120 classic and modern board, card and dice games for kids and adults. Rediscover such favorites as Scrabble, Chess, Monopoly and Uno, or try something new such as Ticket to Ride, Carcassonne, King of Tokyo and Pandemic. Learning Curve staff and Mayfair Game Shepherds will be available to make recommendations and answer questions. Gamers under 12 should be accompanied by an adult.



Garden Summer Series: Sunset Yoga
Central Library (Central)
Monday, August 8, 2016
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Activity


Adults are invited for a motivational and relaxing yoga session led by CITYOGA to be held in Central Library's East Garden. In case of rain, the session will be held in the Nina Mason Pulliam Indianapolis Special Collections Room.



Microsoft Word 2010 Basics
Central Library (Central)
Tuesday, August 9, 2016
10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Learn how to write letters, resumes, papers, and other documents. By the end of this class, you should be able to: create, edit, save, and open a document; change formatting and appearance; check spelling and grammar, and print files. Before taking this class, to be held in the Computer Training Lab, you should be comfortable using a mouse and keyboard. Microsoft classes are made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Organize and Protect Your Computer
Central Library (Central)
Tuesday, August 9, 2016
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Learn how to manage your computer files, improve computer performance, and protect your computer from unwanted files and software. By the end of this class you should be able to copy, move, and delete files; change or remove unwanted computer programs, and use Windows Explorer, Disc Cleanup, Disc Defragmenter, Task Manager, Add/Remove Programs, and System Configuration in Microsoft Windows 7. Before taking this class you should be comfortable using a mouse and keyboard. This class will be held in the Computer Training Lab.



Ordinary Hangzhou: An Exhibit
Central Library (Central)
Wednesday, August 10, 2016 - Friday, September 30, 2016
During Library Hours

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Exhibit


Patrons are invited to view an exhibit of 55 images depicting the daily life of citizens of Hangzhou, China, an Indianapolis Sister City. Images will describe what citizens eat, wear, how they live and how they commute while subtly carrying the information of their identity and philosophy of past times. Indianapolis is one of approximately 10 cities worldwide presenting the exhibit to commemorate Hangzhou's hosting of the international Group of Twenty (G20) summit.



How to Use the Keyboard & Mouse: Introduction to Computers
Central Library (Central)
Wednesday, August 10, 2016
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Adults with little or no experience in using a computer are invited to the Computer Training Lab to learn to use the computer mouse and keyboard, a needed skill in order to use a computer and the Internet. By the end of this class you should be able to recognize the major parts of a personal computer; understand the meaning of key computer terms; use a mouse and the on-screen cursor to make the computer do what you want it to; understand the parts of the keyboard and how to use them to create, change and delete text, and how to use the Microsoft Windows 7 desktop and toolbars.



Pivot Tables in Microsoft Excel
Central Library (Central)
Wednesday, August 10, 2016
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


This Mini Lab class will teach you how use pivot tables to sort and summarize data in Microsoft Excel 2010. Before taking this Mini Lab class you must complete the Excel Basics class. These classes will be held in the Mini Lab on the 4th floor.



eBook Tinker Station
Central Library (Central)
Thursday, August 11, 2016
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category:


Patrons are invited to learn how to select and use eReaders, as well as search and download materials from the Library's extensive collection of eBooks, audiobooks and digital music. Patrons can drop in anytime during this two-hour visit by the Library's traveling eBook Tinker Station, which is staffed by an eReader expert who can answer questions about the equipment and collection. The Station provides reliable and unbiased information about this growing technology. The Tinker Helpline is also available to call for answers to your questions at 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.



Find Customers & Competitors Using the ReferenceUSA Database
Central Library (Central)
Thursday, August 11, 2016
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Learn the basics of using the ReferenceUSA database, which can help you create marketing plans, conduct competitive analysis, raise funds and locate people. ReferenceUSA is a directory of addresses and other information about more than 24 million U.S. businesses and 262 million U.S. consumers. This workshop will cover basic strategies for searching ReferenceUSA in order to find information about a competitor or sales leads. This Library database is at www.ilibrary.org. This class will be held in the Computer Training Lab.



How to Save Money With Digital Coupons
Central Library (Central)
Friday, August 12, 2016
10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


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



Story Time for Little Learners
Central Library (Central)
Friday, August 12, 2016 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 for stories, songs and rhymes. All are welcome to stay after to play!
This program will be held in the Learning Curve.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Friday, August 12, 2016
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free class for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session, held in the Computer Training Lab, will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The TCU Foundation Job Center is made possible by TCU Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Harp Songs and Stories: Infant and Toddler Music Class
Central Library (Central)
Saturday, August 13, 2016 11:00 am

Age Level: Babies (Birth-2), Toddlers (2 years)
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Babies and toddlers under the age of three and an adult are invited for a special introduction to the concert harp. They'll explore the connection between language and music and share stories.
This program will be held in the Learning Curve.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Sunday, August 14, 2016
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free class for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session, held in the Computer Training Lab, will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The TCU Foundation Job Center is made possible by TCU Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



2016 Hometown Roots Concert Series
Central Library (Central)
Sunday, August 14, 2016 2:30 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Performance or Presentation


Individuals of all ages are invited to this popular Library series that features artists from the Central Indiana area. This series, held in Central Library's Clowes Auditorium, is made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.
This program will feature a performance by acoustic singer and songwriter Michael Kelsey.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Monday, August 15, 2016
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free class for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session, held in the Computer Training Lab, will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The TCU Foundation Job Center is made possible by TCU Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Microsoft Publisher 2010 Basics
Central Library (Central)
Monday, August 15, 2016
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Learn to create professional-looking materials such as brochures, flyers and newsletters. By the end of this beginners’ class you should be able to know what kinds of publications you can produce with Microsoft Publisher; create a basic publication such as a business card or greeting card; personalize your publication with your own text and images, and print a publication you created. Bring a favorite photograph to scan and insert into your new business card or greeting card. Previous experience using MS Word is necessary for this class. This class is made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation. This class will be held in the Computer Training Lab.



Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 Basics
Central Library (Central)
Monday, August 15, 2016
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Learn to create presentations and standalone slideshows for work, school or personal use. By the end of this class you should be able to create slides with several different layouts and designs; insert and change text and pictures in a slide; create eye-catching transitions from slide to slide; play your slideshow, and save your work onto a flash drive. 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.



Game Night @ Central
Central Library (Central)
Monday, August 15, 2016
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions, Families
Category: Activity


Table-top game lovers are invited to try a collection of over 120 classic and modern board, card and dice games for kids and adults. Rediscover such favorites as Scrabble, Chess, Monopoly and Uno, or try something new such as Ticket to Ride, Carcassonne, King of Tokyo and Pandemic. Learning Curve staff and Mayfair Game Shepherds will be available to make recommendations and answer questions. Gamers under 12 should be accompanied by an adult.



Jam Session @ Central!
Central Library (Central)
Monday, August 15, 2016 6:30 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Activity


Musicians of all abilities are invited to bring an unamplified musical instrument for a free jam session! Participants are welcome to bring sheet copies of their songs to share with others.
This program will be held in the Maker Space on Level 1 next to the Computer Lab.



Microsoft Excel 2010 Intermediate
Central Library (Central)
Wednesday, August 17, 2016
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Adults who are already comfortable with creating and formatting a spreadsheet in Microsoft Excel are invited to this intermediate class. Be the end of this class you will be able to: use relative and absolute cell references; apply 3D formulas; create headers and footers; insert graphics, and create graphs. Please complete the Excel Basics class first before taking this intermediate class. This program is made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation. This class will be held in the Computer Training Lab.



Computers for Seniors
Central Library (Central)
Thursday, August 18, 2016
10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Age Level: Seniors
Category: Computers & Technology


Join other seniors for a demonstration and discussion of computer and Internet basics. We will also ask you what we should cover in new computer classes in the future. This class, to be held in the Computer Training Lab, can be very helpful in guiding you toward other Library computer classes you may find useful.



eBook Tinker Station
Central Library (Central)
Thursday, August 18, 2016
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category:


Patrons are invited to learn how to select and use eReaders, as well as search and download materials from the Library's extensive collection of eBooks, audiobooks and digital music. Patrons can drop in anytime during this two-hour visit by the Library's traveling eBook Tinker Station, which is staffed by an eReader expert who can answer questions about the equipment and collection. The Station provides reliable and unbiased information about this growing technology. The Tinker Helpline is also available to call for answers to your questions at 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.



Make. Create. Code. Learn Coding Basics with Drag-and-Drop Code
Central Library (Central)
Thursday, August 18, 2016
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Learn the basics of computer coding and practice what you learn. We’ll show you how code.org’s Code Studio tutorials can help you build a simple app using drag-and-drop code. It’s easy and fun! Earn an Hour of Code certificate and discover free online resources that will take you beyond your first hour and build your new skills. No previous coding experience is necessary, but participants should feel comfortable using a mouse, keyboard, and Web browser. An e-mail address is required. This class will be held in the Computer Training Lab.
This activity will involve creating an App Lab & JavaScript.



Email Basics @ Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Friday, August 19, 2016
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Learn to manage your email account, send files, and keep your inbox free of spam and other unwanted emails. By the end of this class you should be able to: send and receive email notes; add files such as a photo to your emails; open and save a file attached to an email sent to you; delete large numbers of unwanted emails, keep spam email from appearing in your inbox. Before taking this class you must already be able to get into your existing email account. If you do not have an email account that you can get into, plan to arrive at class 30 minutes before the start time to get help setting up a new email account. Experience using the mouse, the keyboard and the Internet is also required for this class to be held in the Computer Training Lab.
This class will focus on Yahoo.com and Openmailbox.org email accounts.



Story Time for Little Learners
Central Library (Central)
Friday, August 19, 2016 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 for stories, songs and rhymes. All are welcome to stay after to play!
This program will be held in the Learning Curve.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Friday, August 19, 2016
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free class for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session, held in the Computer Training Lab, will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The TCU Foundation Job Center is made possible by TCU Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Early Literacy Conference for Child Care Providers
Central Library (Central)
Saturday, August 20, 2016
8:00 am - 4:15 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Child care providers are invited to join the Library and Child Care Answers for a day filled with learning opportunities and to learn exciting new ideas to use in their programs. A keynote address will be presented by Jim Gill. There will be various workshops for infant and toddler, preschool and school-age teachers and program directors.



Online Safety & Privacy
Central Library (Central)
Saturday, August 20, 2016
10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Learn how to protect yourself from dishonest practices on the internet. In this class, to be held in the Computer Training Lab, you will learn to create strong passwords and easy ways to remember them, ways to shield your privacy, and how to avoid other dangers as you browse and shop on the internet. To take this class, you must have a sound understanding of the keyboard, mouse and Internet and should have taken the Internet Basics or Email Basics class.



Introduction to SAVI Databases of Central Indiana Statistics
Central Library (Central)
Saturday, August 20, 2016
2:00 pm - 4:00 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.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Sunday, August 21, 2016
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free class for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session, held in the Computer Training Lab, will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The TCU Foundation Job Center is made possible by TCU Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Jim Gill's Nationwide Campaign for Play
Central Library (Central)
Sunday, August 21, 2016 2:00 pm

Age Level: Preschool (3-5), Families
Category: Performance or Presentation


Preschoolers and their families are invited to sing, clap, dance and sneeze along during this concert by award-winning musician and author Jim Gill. His distinctive music play creates the spirit of a family room in the concert hall and serves as an invitation to families to sign and play together.
This program will be held in the Learning Curve.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Monday, August 22, 2016
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free class for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session, held in the Computer Training Lab, will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The TCU Foundation Job Center is made possible by TCU Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



How to Use the Keyboard & Mouse: Introduction to Computers
Central Library (Central)
Monday, August 22, 2016
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Adults with little or no experience in using a computer are invited to the Computer Training Lab to learn to use the computer mouse and keyboard, a needed skill in order to use a computer and the Internet. By the end of this class you should be able to recognize the major parts of a personal computer; understand the meaning of key computer terms; use a mouse and the on-screen cursor to make the computer do what you want it to; understand the parts of the keyboard and how to use them to create, change and delete text, and how to use the Microsoft Windows 7 desktop and toolbars.



Internet Basics
Central Library (Central)
Monday, August 22, 2016
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Adults are invited to find out how the Internet works and what it can and can’t do. Learn key vocabulary, how to use links, read Internet addresses and save your favorite websites. Learn the most effective way to formulate an Internet search to get the best results. You’ll also find out that there’s much more to Google than meets the eye. Participants should be comfortable using a mouse and keyboard before taking this class to be held in the Computer Training Lab.



Game Night @ Central
Central Library (Central)
Monday, August 22, 2016
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions, Families
Category: Activity


Table-top game lovers are invited to try a collection of over 120 classic and modern board, card and dice games for kids and adults. Rediscover such favorites as Scrabble, Chess, Monopoly and Uno, or try something new such as Ticket to Ride, Carcassonne, King of Tokyo and Pandemic. Learning Curve staff and Mayfair Game Shepherds will be available to make recommendations and answer questions. Gamers under 12 should be accompanied by an adult.



Author Talk with Indiana Novelist Barbara Shoup
Central Library (Central)
Monday, August 22, 2016
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Author Visit


As part of the Library's Adult Summer Reading Program whose theme celebrates Indiana's bicentennial, adults are invited as local author Barbara Shoup shares her thoughts about the Adult Summer Reading Program book selection, "An American Tune." 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 Nina Mason Pulliam Indianapolis Special Collections Room.



eAudiobooks with OneClickDigital
Central Library (Central)
Tuesday, August 23, 2016
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Discover how to use your Library card to borrow eAudiobooks on your own Android, Kindle Fire or iOS device. Create a OneClickDigital account, download an eAudiobook, and learn how to navigate the app or website. You are encouraged to bring your own Android or Apple phone or tablet or your Kindle Fire with OneClickDigital installed. Participants should feel comfortable using a mouse keyboard and web browser. A Library card and a working e-mail address are required for this class, to be held in the Computer Training Lab. If you would like to use your own device in class and need help installing OneClickDigital, please arrive 30 minutes early for assistance.



Cloud Computing Using Google Drive
Central Library (Central)
Tuesday, August 23, 2016
5:30 pm - 7:30 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.



WordPress.com Basics: Create a Blog Using the Free WordPress.com Service
Central Library (Central)
Wednesday, August 24, 2016
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Learn the basics of creating a maintaining your own blog on WordPress.com. By the end of this workshop, you will have: created a WordPress.com account; created a blog post; learned how to select a graphical “theme” for your blog; learned to add images, and published an About Page with a photo. Before participating in this workshop, you much be able to get into your own existing email account and feel comfortable using the mouse, keyboard, email, and the Internet. Bring to class any digital photos that you want to add to your blog. Arrive early if you want help scanning photos. This class will be held in the Computer Training Lab.



Microsoft Word 2010 Basics
Central Library (Central)
Wednesday, August 24, 2016
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Learn how to write letters, resumes, papers, and other documents. By the end of this class, you should be able to: create, edit, save, and open a document; change formatting and appearance; check spelling and grammar, and print files. Before taking this class, to be held in the Computer Training Lab, you should be comfortable using a mouse and keyboard. Microsoft classes are made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



His Grace Taiwanese Ensemble: A Journey to Dream
Central Library (Central)
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 6:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Performance or Presentation


Individuals of all ages are invited for an evening of music performed by the His Grace Taiwanese Ensemble which is visiting Indianapolis. This program is presented by the Taiwan Sister City Committee, Taiwanese American Association of Indianapolis, University of Indianapolis Asian Programs, IUPUI Taiwanese Student Association, and Indy PL.
This program will be held in Central Library's Clowes Auditorium.



From Match to Flame: The Evolution of Ray Bradbury's "Fahrenheit 451"
Central Library (Central)
Wednesday, August 24, 2016
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Performance or Presentation


This 3rd Annual Ray Bradbury Memorial Lecture will be presented by Dr. Jonathan R. Eller, Chancellor's Professor of English and Director for the Center for Ray Bradbury Studies. The unlikely evolution of "Fahrenheit 451," and its even more remarkable transformation into an international literary classic and a major 1966 motion picture, forms the core of this lecture. Ray Bradbury drafted the final version during a nine-day blaze of creativity in the summer of 1953, but his nightmare world of book burning originated in a seven-year arc of drafts that spilled over into some of his most famous early stories.
This program will be held in the Riley Room.



Pivot Tables in Microsoft Excel
Central Library (Central)
Wednesday, August 24, 2016
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


This Mini Lab class will teach you how use pivot tables to sort and summarize data in Microsoft Excel 2010. Before taking this Mini Lab class you must complete the Excel Basics class. These classes will be held in the Mini Lab on the 4th floor.



Microsoft Excel 2010 Basics
Central Library (Central)
Thursday, August 25, 2016
10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Learn how to organize and analyze numbers and text in a spreadsheet format. By the end of this class you should be able to create and format a spreadsheet; enter and edit data; and use basic formulas to add, subtract, multiply and divide any number of figures in a horizontal row or vertical column. Before taking this class you should be comfortable using Microsoft Word. This program is made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation. This class will be held in the Computer Training Lab.



eBook Tinker Station
Central Library (Central)
Thursday, August 25, 2016
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category:


Patrons are invited to learn how to select and use eReaders, as well as search and download materials from the Library's extensive collection of eBooks, audiobooks and digital music. Patrons can drop in anytime during this two-hour visit by the Library's traveling eBook Tinker Station, which is staffed by an eReader expert who can answer questions about the equipment and collection. The Station provides reliable and unbiased information about this growing technology. The Tinker Helpline is also available to call for answers to your questions at 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.



Make. Create. Code. Learn to Code Simple Commands with Ruby
Central Library (Central)
Thursday, August 25, 2016
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Take your first big step into traditional computer coding with Ruby, a programming language. Earn an Hour of Code certificate and discover free online resources that will help you build your new skills. No previous coding experience is necessary, but we recommend you also take Learn Coding Basics with Drag-and-Drop Code. Participants should feel comfortable using a mouse, keyboard and Web browser. This class will be held in the Computer Training Lab.
This activity will involve a walk through of an online Ruby tutorial at tryruby.org.



Email Basics @ Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Friday, August 26, 2016
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Learn to manage your email account, send files, and keep your inbox free of spam and other unwanted emails. By the end of this class you should be able to: send and receive email notes; add files such as a photo to your emails; open and save a file attached to an email sent to you; delete large numbers of unwanted emails, keep spam email from appearing in your inbox. Before taking this class you must already be able to get into your existing email account. If you do not have an email account that you can get into, plan to arrive at class 30 minutes before the start time to get help setting up a new email account. Experience using the mouse, the keyboard and the Internet is also required for this class to be held in the Computer Training Lab.
This class will focus on all other types of email accounts.



Story Time for Little Learners
Central Library (Central)
Friday, August 26, 2016 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 for stories, songs and rhymes. All are welcome to stay after to play!
This program will be held in the Learning Curve.



ISO Teddy Bear Concert Series
Central Library (Central)
Friday, August 26, 2016 11:00 am

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


Children of all ages and families are invited for encore performances of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra's popular Teddy Bear Concert in Central Library's Clowes Auditorium. Stuffed friends are welcome!
This program will feature a performance of "The Big Note," an original story written by ISO violinist Victoria Griswold. The performance invites young children to move like trains and sway like trees as they participate in the adventure filled story of a young boy's search through a symphony orchestra to find the big note. Children will engage in movement activities that will be integrated into the telling of the story. "The Big Note" will feature five Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra musicians playing excerpts from works of Rossini, Brahms, Saint Saëns, and Rimsky-Korsakov and will be narrated by Perry Accetturo of the ISO Learning Community. Following the performance, children will have the opportunity to try real instruments.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Friday, August 26, 2016
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free class for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session, held in the Computer Training Lab, will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The TCU Foundation Job Center is made possible by TCU Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



ISO Teddy Bear Concert Series
Central Library (Central)
Saturday, August 27, 2016 11:00 am

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


Children of all ages and families are invited for encore performances of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra's popular Teddy Bear Concert in Central Library's Clowes Auditorium. Stuffed friends are welcome!
This program will feature a performance of "The Giant's Violin," an original story written by Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra violinist Victoria Griswold. This program will introduce children to the string instruments of the orchestra through story, movement and live music. Children will engage in movement activities that will be integrated into the telling of the story. "The Giant's Violin" will feature five ISO string players performing excerpts from Camille Saint-Saëns classic "Carnival of the Animals" which will be narrated by Perry Accetturo of the ISO Learning Community. Following the performance, children will have the opportunity to try real instruments.



Indianapolis Special Collections Room 2016 Program Series
Central Library (Central)
Saturday, August 27, 2016
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Performance or Presentation


Visit the Nina Mason Pulliam Indianapolis Special Collections Room on the 6th floor of Central Library for this series of historical presentations that relate to Indianapolis and central Indiana.
The topic for this program is "How We Collection History." Biographer Ray Boomhower will share his experiences of preserving history and present an overview of the methods that society as a whole users to conserve its past.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Sunday, August 28, 2016
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free class for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session, held in the Computer Training Lab, will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The TCU Foundation Job Center is made possible by TCU Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



2016 Hometown Roots Concert Series
Central Library (Central)
Sunday, August 28, 2016 2:30 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Performance or Presentation


Individuals of all ages are invited to this popular Library series that features artists from the Central Indiana area. This series, held in Central Library's Clowes Auditorium, is made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.
This program will feature a performance of Americana & folk music by Brains Behind Pa, with Scott Parkhurst, LuAnn Lietz and Frank Dean.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Monday, August 29, 2016
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free class for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session, held in the Computer Training Lab, will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The TCU Foundation Job Center is made possible by TCU Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Cloud Computing Using Microsoft OneDrive and Office Online
Central Library (Central)
Monday, August 29, 2016
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Microsoft OneDrive and Office Online are free and accessible from any device with an Internet connection. Learn about the free online versions of Microsoft Office applications. During this overview class you will see how to: create, edit, and share files in Web-based Microsoft Word and Excel; upload and download files, and create your own OneDrive account. Before taking this class, you must be experienced in using the mouse, keyboard, and Internet. This class will be held in the Computer Training Lab.



Game Night @ Central
Central Library (Central)
Monday, August 29, 2016
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions, Families
Category: Activity


Table-top game lovers are invited to try a collection of over 120 classic and modern board, card and dice games for kids and adults. Rediscover such favorites as Scrabble, Chess, Monopoly and Uno, or try something new such as Ticket to Ride, Carcassonne, King of Tokyo and Pandemic. Learning Curve staff and Mayfair Game Shepherds will be available to make recommendations and answer questions. Gamers under 12 should be accompanied by an adult.



Introduction to Ancestry Library Edition
Central Library (Central)
Wednesday, August 31, 2016
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level:
Category: Computers & Technology


Registration Required

Adults are invited to start the journey toward discovering their family history with an introduction to Ancestry Library Edition. By the end of the class they will be able to explore Ancestry’s Learning Center; do a basic search of the Card Catalog, Historical Records, U.S. Census and Immigration databases; open a Family Tree posted by another Ancestry user; collect records by printing, saving to a flash drive and emailing to oneself; and locate and print family history forms. Register for this class, to be held in the Computer Training Lab, by visiting Eventbrite at http://ancestryclassindypl.eventbrite.com/



Microsoft Access 2010 Basics
Central Library (Central)
Wednesday, August 31, 2016
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Learn about this flexible data management system that can store and track large quantities of data more easily than on paper and with more problem-solving benefits than Excel. In this class you will learn how to create a blank database, a table and queries. Completion of the Intermediate Excel class is required before taking this class. Microsoft classes are 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.



Pivot Tables in Microsoft Excel
Central Library (Central)
Wednesday, August 31, 2016
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


This Mini Lab class will teach you how use pivot tables to sort and summarize data in Microsoft Excel 2010. Before taking this Mini Lab class you must complete the Excel Basics class. These classes will be held in the Mini Lab on the 4th floor.



eBook Tinker Station
Central Library (Central)
Thursday, September 1, 2016
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category:


Patrons are invited to learn how to select and use eReaders, as well as search and download materials from the Library's extensive collection of eBooks, audiobooks and digital music. Patrons can drop in anytime during this two-hour visit by the Library's traveling eBook Tinker Station, which is staffed by an eReader expert who can answer questions about the equipment and collection. The Station provides reliable and unbiased information about this growing technology. The Tinker Helpline is also available to call for answers to your questions at 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.



Story Time for Little Learners
Central Library (Central)
Friday, September 2, 2016 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 for stories, songs and rhymes. All are welcome to stay after to play!



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Friday, September 2, 2016
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free class for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session, held in the Computer Training Lab, will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The TCU Foundation Job Center is made possible by TCU Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



eBook Tinker Station
Central Library (Central)
Thursday, September 8, 2016
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category:


Patrons are invited to learn how to select and use eReaders, as well as search and download materials from the Library's extensive collection of eBooks, audiobooks and digital music. Patrons can drop in anytime during this two-hour visit by the Library's traveling eBook Tinker Station, which is staffed by an eReader expert who can answer questions about the equipment and collection. The Station provides reliable and unbiased information about this growing technology. The Tinker Helpline is also available to call for answers to your questions at 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.



Story Time for Little Learners
Central Library (Central)
Friday, September 9, 2016 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 for stories, songs and rhymes. All are welcome to stay after to play!



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Friday, September 9, 2016
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free class for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session, held in the Computer Training Lab, will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The TCU Foundation Job Center is made possible by TCU Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Who Was Madam C.J. Walker?
Central Library (Central)
Saturday, September 10, 2016
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Performance or Presentation


As part of Indiana's Bicentennial Legacy Project, local songstress Vickie Daniel will share stories about “the first black woman millionaire in America” and the iconic building on Indiana Avenue that bears her name. The entire community is invited to this program presented in celebration of Indiana's bicentennial.
This program will be held in Central Library's Clowes Auditorium.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Sunday, September 11, 2016
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free class for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session, held in the Computer Training Lab, will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The TCU Foundation Job Center is made possible by TCU Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Jazz of Indiana Avenue
Central Library (Central)
Sunday, September 11, 2016
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Performance or Presentation


As part of Indiana's Bicentennial Legacy Project, Vickie Daniel and her band will perform jazz numbers from the era when Indiana Avenue was the place to hear music and share the jazz movement’s significance to the history and culture of Indianapolis. The entire community is invited to this program presented in celebration of Indiana's bicentennial.
This program will be held in Central Library's Clowes Auditorium.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Monday, September 12, 2016
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free class for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session, held in the Computer Training Lab, will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The TCU Foundation Job Center is made possible by TCU Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Game Night @ Central
Central Library (Central)
Monday, September 12, 2016
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions, Families
Category: Activity


Table-top game lovers are invited to try a collection of over 120 classic and modern board, card and dice games for kids and adults. Rediscover such favorites as Scrabble, Chess, Monopoly and Uno, or try something new such as Ticket to Ride, Carcassonne, King of Tokyo and Pandemic. Learning Curve staff and Mayfair Game Shepherds will be available to make recommendations and answer questions. Gamers under 12 should be accompanied by an adult.



Garden Summer Series: Sunset Yoga
Central Library (Central)
Monday, September 12, 2016
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Activity


Adults are invited for a motivational and relaxing yoga session led by CITYOGA to be held in Central Library's East Garden. In case of rain, the session will be held in the Nina Mason Pulliam Indianapolis Special Collections Room.



eBook Tinker Station
Central Library (Central)
Thursday, September 15, 2016
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category:


Patrons are invited to learn how to select and use eReaders, as well as search and download materials from the Library's extensive collection of eBooks, audiobooks and digital music. Patrons can drop in anytime during this two-hour visit by the Library's traveling eBook Tinker Station, which is staffed by an eReader expert who can answer questions about the equipment and collection. The Station provides reliable and unbiased information about this growing technology. The Tinker Helpline is also available to call for answers to your questions at 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.



Brewing Now and Then in Indiana: Author Douglas Wissing
Central Library (Central)
Thursday, September 15, 2016
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Author Visit


As part of the Library's celebration of Indiana's bicentennial, Douglas Wissing will discuss his book, "Indiana: One Pint at a Time: A Traveler's Guide to Indiana Breweries." Wissing will share the history of breweries and the impact of early commercial brewing on our state. Festivities will include music and beer provided by Sun King Brewery.
This program will be held in Central Library's Riley Meeting Room.



Story Time for Little Learners
Central Library (Central)
Friday, September 16, 2016 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 for stories, songs and rhymes. All are welcome to stay after to play!



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Friday, September 16, 2016
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free class for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session, held in the Computer Training Lab, will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The TCU Foundation Job Center is made possible by TCU Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Classical Concerts at Central
Central Library (Central)
Saturday, September 17, 2016 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 BMO Harris Bank and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Sunday, September 18, 2016
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free class for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session, held in the Computer Training Lab, will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The TCU Foundation Job Center is made possible by TCU Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Indy Jazz Fest - Africa: Clave Without Borders
Central Library (Central)
Sunday, September 18, 2016 3:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Performance or Presentation


As part of Indy Jazz Fest 2016, take a historic musical journey exploring the roots of clave and its development from Africa to the Caribbean and back. This performance will feature Pavel & Direct Contact, with special guest artists Kwesi Brown and Sweet Poison Victim. This free program, sponsored by Eskanazi Health, IndyGo and the Library, will be hosted by Rafael Sanchez from RTV6.
This program will be held in Central Library's Clowes Auditorium.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Monday, September 19, 2016
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free class for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session, held in the Computer Training Lab, will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The TCU Foundation Job Center is made possible by TCU Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Game Night @ Central
Central Library (Central)
Monday, September 19, 2016
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions, Families
Category: Activity


Table-top game lovers are invited to try a collection of over 120 classic and modern board, card and dice games for kids and adults. Rediscover such favorites as Scrabble, Chess, Monopoly and Uno, or try something new such as Ticket to Ride, Carcassonne, King of Tokyo and Pandemic. Learning Curve staff and Mayfair Game Shepherds will be available to make recommendations and answer questions. Gamers under 12 should be accompanied by an adult.



Jam Session @ Central!
Central Library (Central)
Monday, September 19, 2016 6:30 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Activity


Musicians of all abilities are invited to bring an unamplified musical instrument for a free jam session! Participants are welcome to bring sheet copies of their songs to share with others.
This program will be held in the Maker Space on Level 1 next to the Computer Lab.



Indiana Bicentennial Celebration Book Discussion
Central Library (Central)
Tuesday, September 20, 2016
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Book Discussion


As part of the Library's celebration of Indiana's bicentennial, adults are invited to a discussion of a book that relates to the state's cultural and social history.
The book to be discussed is "The Girl in the Tangerine Scarf" by Mohja Kahf. This book, a selection of the Indiana Humanities Next IN Bookshelf, is about a girl growing up devoutly Muslim in Indiana during the 1970s. The discussion will include a look at what it means to be Muslim and American in Indiana today. This program, presented in partnership with the Muslim Alliance of Indiana, will be held in Central Library's Clowes Auditorium.



Conversations About Education: Segregation in Indiana Schools
Central Library (Central)
Wednesday, September 21, 2016 6:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Meeting


Join Chalkbeat Indiana, The Indianapolis Star, WFYI and the Library for a panel discussion examining why inequality and segregation continue in Indianapolis 60 years after the landmark Brown vs. Board of Education outlawed "separate but equal" schools. Discussion will focus on solutions that could lead to change.



eBook Tinker Station
Central Library (Central)
Thursday, September 22, 2016
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category:


Patrons are invited to learn how to select and use eReaders, as well as search and download materials from the Library's extensive collection of eBooks, audiobooks and digital music. Patrons can drop in anytime during this two-hour visit by the Library's traveling eBook Tinker Station, which is staffed by an eReader expert who can answer questions about the equipment and collection. The Station provides reliable and unbiased information about this growing technology. The Tinker Helpline is also available to call for answers to your questions at 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.



Story Time for Little Learners
Central Library (Central)
Friday, September 23, 2016 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 for stories, songs and rhymes. All are welcome to stay after to play!



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Friday, September 23, 2016
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free class for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session, held in the Computer Training Lab, will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The TCU Foundation Job Center is made possible by TCU Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Sunday, September 25, 2016
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free class for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session, held in the Computer Training Lab, will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The TCU Foundation Job Center is made possible by TCU Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Monday, September 26, 2016
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free class for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session, held in the Computer Training Lab, will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The TCU Foundation Job Center is made possible by TCU Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Game Night @ Central
Central Library (Central)
Monday, September 26, 2016
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions, Families
Category: Activity


Table-top game lovers are invited to try a collection of over 120 classic and modern board, card and dice games for kids and adults. Rediscover such favorites as Scrabble, Chess, Monopoly and Uno, or try something new such as Ticket to Ride, Carcassonne, King of Tokyo and Pandemic. Learning Curve staff and Mayfair Game Shepherds will be available to make recommendations and answer questions. Gamers under 12 should be accompanied by an adult.



Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. Letters: Book Discussion
Central Library (Central)
Monday, September 26, 2016
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Book Discussion


As a selection of Indiana Humanities Next IN Bookshelf, IndyPL will host a discussion featuring "Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.: Letters," edited by Dan Wakefield. Listen to author Dan Wakefield share stories and recollections of celebrated native Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. about growing up in the Midwest. The entire community is invited to this program presented in celebration of Indiana's bicentennial.
This program will be held in the Riley Room.



eBook Tinker Station
Central Library (Central)
Thursday, September 29, 2016
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category:


Patrons are invited to learn how to select and use eReaders, as well as search and download materials from the Library's extensive collection of eBooks, audiobooks and digital music. Patrons can drop in anytime during this two-hour visit by the Library's traveling eBook Tinker Station, which is staffed by an eReader expert who can answer questions about the equipment and collection. The Station provides reliable and unbiased information about this growing technology. The Tinker Helpline is also available to call for answers to your questions at 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.



Story Time for Little Learners
Central Library (Central)
Friday, September 30, 2016 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 for stories, songs and rhymes. All are welcome to stay after to play!



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Friday, September 30, 2016
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free class for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session, held in the Computer Training Lab, will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The TCU Foundation Job Center is made possible by TCU Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



How to Build a Nonprofit Organization: Program Development
Central Library (Central)
Saturday, October 1, 2016
10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Those who have already established their nonprofit organization are invited to discover the main components of a solid program plan that can provide quality services to the community. This program is made possible by BMO Harris Bank, The Emily Fund and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.
This program will be held in the Knall Meeting Room. Register by visiting www.eventbrite.com.



How to Build a Nonprofit Organization: Effective Grant Proposals and Management
Central Library (Central)
Saturday, October 1, 2016
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Those who have already established their nonprofit organization are invited to learn useful tips on how to write compelling proposals and effective post-grant procedures. This workshop, presented by Gail Thomas Strong, will help attendees gain new skills and learn how to win grant money. This program is made possible by BMO Harris Bank, The Emily Fund and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.
This program will be held in the Knall Meeting Room. Register by visiting www.eventbrite.com. Registration opens approximately two months prior to the workshop.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Sunday, October 2, 2016
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free class for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session, held in the Computer Training Lab, will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The TCU Foundation Job Center is made possible by TCU Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Monday, October 3, 2016
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free class for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session, held in the Computer Training Lab, will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The TCU Foundation Job Center is made possible by TCU Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Game Night @ Central
Central Library (Central)
Monday, October 3, 2016
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions, Families
Category: Activity


Table-top game lovers are invited to try a collection of over 120 classic and modern board, card and dice games for kids and adults. Rediscover such favorites as Scrabble, Chess, Monopoly and Uno, or try something new such as Ticket to Ride, Carcassonne, King of Tokyo and Pandemic. Learning Curve staff and Mayfair Game Shepherds will be available to make recommendations and answer questions. Gamers under 12 should be accompanied by an adult.



2016 Photography Workshop Series
Central Library (Central)
Tuesday, October 4, 2016
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Those who are point-and-shoot photographers looking to improve their skills or are interested in creating better images with an iPhone are invited to learn camera and composition basics from expert photographers from the Riviera Camera Club.
The theme for this program, to be held in the Riley Meeting Room, is "Famous Photographers and Their Historical Influence on Modern Photography." Special guest presenter will be Paul Paletti, whose Louisville, KY photo gallery became one of the original participants in that city's First Friday Gallery Hop. Paletti will discuss the history of photography as it relates to some of the more famous or valuable photographic images through current time. He also will share photographs from significant photographers.



Story Time for Little Learners
Central Library (Central)
Friday, October 7, 2016 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 for stories, songs and rhymes. All are welcome to stay after to play!



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Friday, October 7, 2016
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free class for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session, held in the Computer Training Lab, will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The TCU Foundation Job Center is made possible by TCU Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



How to Build a Nonprofit Organization: Introduction to Fundraising Planning
Central Library (Central)
Saturday, October 8, 2016
10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Fundraising is the vehicle that lets nonprofits do their work. This workshop helps young organizations build a case for support and provides an overview of common fundraising types to help in thinking through why and in which ways nonprofit groups might best raise funds. This program, presented by staff from The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation, is made possible by BMO Harris Bank, The Emily Fund and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.
This program will be held in the Knall Meeting Room. Register by visiting www.eventbrite.com. Registration opens approximately two months prior to the workshop.



How to Build a Nonprofit Organization: Understanding Nonprofit Collaboration
Central Library (Central)
Saturday, October 8, 2016
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Adults are invited to learn how organizations can increase their prominence, improve efficiency and strengthen service delivery through collaborations. Presented by Maury Plambeck, this seminar will describe the advantages, disadvantages, potential and pitfalls of collaborations that must be understood by all savvy nonprofit professionals. This seminar is best for those who already have established their nonprofit organizations. This program is made possible by BMO Harris Bank, The Emily Fund and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.
This program will be held in the Knall Meeting Room. Register by visiting www.eventbrite.com. Registration opens approximately two months prior to the workshop.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Sunday, October 9, 2016
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free class for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session, held in the Computer Training Lab, will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The TCU Foundation Job Center is made possible by TCU Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



2016 Hometown Roots Concert Series
Central Library (Central)
Sunday, October 9, 2016 2:30 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Performance or Presentation


Individuals of all ages are invited to this popular Library series that features artists from the Central Indiana area. This series, held in Central Library's Clowes Auditorium, is made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.
This program will feature a performance by The Dolebecks. Featuring Sandy Williams on guitar, Scott Pazera on bass, Rich Dole on trombone, and Michael Beck on percussion, this group plays a mix of funky, jazz-based World Beat music, allowing room for improvisational moments with creative attitude.



Game Night @ Central
Central Library (Central)
Monday, October 10, 2016
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions, Families
Category: Activity


Table-top game lovers are invited to try a collection of over 120 classic and modern board, card and dice games for kids and adults. Rediscover such favorites as Scrabble, Chess, Monopoly and Uno, or try something new such as Ticket to Ride, Carcassonne, King of Tokyo and Pandemic. Learning Curve staff and Mayfair Game Shepherds will be available to make recommendations and answer questions. Gamers under 12 should be accompanied by an adult.



German Heritage Poetry Night: Speaking Through Time
Central Library (Central)
Wednesday, October 12, 2016
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Performance or Presentation


As part of the Library's celebration of Indiana's bicentennial, former Indiana Poet Laureates Norbert Krapf and Joyce Brinkman will share the German literary heritage of Indiana. Also appearing will be visiting German poets Gabriele Glang and Helmut Haberkamm.
This program will be held in Central Library's Nina Mason Pulliam Indianapolis Special Collections Room.



Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month: ¡RITMO LATINO! Frame Drum Making Workshop
Central Library (Central)
Thursday, October 13, 2016 1:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children and young people ages 6 and up are invited to make a traditional Latin American frame drum with an authentic sound from common, everyday materials. This program is presented by Sancocho.
This program will be held in the Learning Curve.



Story Time for Little Learners
Central Library (Central)
Friday, October 14, 2016 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 for stories, songs and rhymes. All are welcome to stay after to play!



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Friday, October 14, 2016
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free class for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session, held in the Computer Training Lab, will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The TCU Foundation Job Center is made possible by TCU Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Dinosaurs!
Central Library (Central)
Saturday, October 15, 2016 11:00 am

Age Level: Preschool (3-5)
Category: Performance or Presentation


Preschoolers ages 3 - 6 are invited to join Silly Safaris to learn about dinosaurs. They'll meet modern day reptiles and compare them with the reptiles of the past.
This program will be held in the Learning Curve.



Classical Concerts at Central
Central Library (Central)
Saturday, October 15, 2016 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 BMO Harris Bank and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Sunday, October 16, 2016
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free class for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session, held in the Computer Training Lab, will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The TCU Foundation Job Center is made possible by TCU Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month: Música de las Américas
Central Library (Central)
Sunday, October 16, 2016 3:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Multicultural Program


Individuals of all ages to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with a high energy performance by Pavel and Direct Contact! Experience the music and irresistible rhythms of North, Central and South America.
This program will be held in Central Library's Clowes Auditorium.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Monday, October 17, 2016
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free class for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session, held in the Computer Training Lab, will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The TCU Foundation Job Center is made possible by TCU Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Game Night @ Central
Central Library (Central)
Monday, October 17, 2016
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions, Families
Category: Activity


Table-top game lovers are invited to try a collection of over 120 classic and modern board, card and dice games for kids and adults. Rediscover such favorites as Scrabble, Chess, Monopoly and Uno, or try something new such as Ticket to Ride, Carcassonne, King of Tokyo and Pandemic. Learning Curve staff and Mayfair Game Shepherds will be available to make recommendations and answer questions. Gamers under 12 should be accompanied by an adult.



The Legacy of Basketball: Screening of "Hoosiers"
Central Library (Central)
Monday, October 17, 2016
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Movie


As part of the Library's celebration of Indiana's bicentennial, the entire community is invited to view the classic film, "Hoosiers," the inspiring story of small town Hickory High School’s basketball team and its unlikely run to the state championship held at historic Hinkle Fieldhouse. A discussion will follow highlighting Indiana basketball facts presented by local historian Chandler Lighty.
This program will be held in Central Library's Clowes Auditorium.



Jam Session @ Central!
Central Library (Central)
Monday, October 17, 2016 6:30 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Activity


Musicians of all abilities are invited to bring an unamplified musical instrument for a free jam session! Participants are welcome to bring sheet copies of their songs to share with others.
This program will be held in the Maker Space on Level 1 next to the Computer Lab.



Story Time for Little Learners
Central Library (Central)
Friday, October 21, 2016 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 for stories, songs and rhymes. All are welcome to stay after to play!



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Friday, October 21, 2016
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free class for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session, held in the Computer Training Lab, will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The TCU Foundation Job Center is made possible by TCU Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



How to Build a Nonprofit Organization: Building Blocks for Starting a 501(c)(3)
Central Library (Central)
Saturday, October 22, 2016
10:30 am - 3:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Adults seeking to establish a new nonprofit organization are invited to learn the characteristics of effective non-profits and assess whether yours is ready for foundation fundraising. This workshop, presented by Leah York, walks you through the steps of defining your mission, obtaining incorporation and nonprofit status, and building an effective board. Attendees are encouraged to bring a sack lunch as there are few lunch options close by and time is limited. This program is made possible by BMO Harris Bank, The Emily Fund and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.
This program will be held in the Knall Meeting Room. Register by visiting www.eventbrite.com. Registration opens approximately two months prior to the workshop.



The History of Jazz and Indiana Avenue: Rob Dixon Band Concert
Central Library (Central)
Saturday, October 22, 2016
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Performance or Presentation


As part of the Library's celebration of Indiana's bicentennial, the entire community is invited to listen to the jazz stylings of the Rob Dixon Band as it brings to life the history of jazz in Indiana and its jazz legends.
This program will be held in Central Library's Clowes Auditorium.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Sunday, October 23, 2016
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free class for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session, held in the Computer Training Lab, will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The TCU Foundation Job Center is made possible by TCU Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Monday, October 24, 2016
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free class for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session, held in the Computer Training Lab, will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The TCU Foundation Job Center is made possible by TCU Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Game Night @ Central
Central Library (Central)
Monday, October 24, 2016
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions, Families
Category: Activity


Table-top game lovers are invited to try a collection of over 120 classic and modern board, card and dice games for kids and adults. Rediscover such favorites as Scrabble, Chess, Monopoly and Uno, or try something new such as Ticket to Ride, Carcassonne, King of Tokyo and Pandemic. Learning Curve staff and Mayfair Game Shepherds will be available to make recommendations and answer questions. Gamers under 12 should be accompanied by an adult.



Indiana Bicentennial Celebration Book Discussion
Central Library (Central)
Monday, October 24, 2016
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Book Discussion


As part of the Library's celebration of Indiana's bicentennial, adults are invited to a discussion of a book that relates to the state's cultural and social history.
The book to be discussed is "Invincible, Indiana" by Nate Dunlevy, a selection of the Indiana Humanities Next IN Bookshelf. The author will lead a discussion about the history of high school basketball and how the move from a single-class tournament forever changed the landscape of basketball in Indiana. This program will be held in Central Library's Riley Meeting Room.



Conversations About Education: Daddy Don't Go
Central Library (Central)
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Meeting


View the touching documentary, "Daddy Don't Go," that chronicles everyday struggles of four disadvantaged men and their journeys to be strong father figures in the lives of their children. At 7:15 p.m., a panel moderated by Dr. Michael Twyman, Executive Director of OpportunIndy, will focus on systemic barriers that often stand in the way of fathers being both present and active in the lives of their children and families and explore ways the broader community can be supportive of their roles and involvement as men and parents. This program is presented by WFYI, OpportunIndy and the Library.
This program will be held in Central Library's Clowes Auditorium.



Story Time for Little Learners
Central Library (Central)
Friday, October 28, 2016 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 for stories, songs and rhymes. All are welcome to stay after to play!



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Friday, October 28, 2016
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free class for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session, held in the Computer Training Lab, will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The TCU Foundation Job Center is made possible by TCU Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Indianapolis Special Collections Room 2016 Program Series
Central Library (Central)
Saturday, October 29, 2016
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Performance or Presentation


Visit the Nina Mason Pulliam Indianapolis Special Collections Room on the 6th floor of Central Library for this series of historical presentations that relate to Indianapolis and central Indiana.
All are welcome to this open house for the Nina Mason Pulliam Indianapolis Special Collections Room. Learn what's behind the glass wall of ISCR, meet the team that takes care of the historic collections, learn about Ancestry.com, view the Library's historic cookbook and menu collections, and see what's new with the Library's growing digital collections. Special guests will include representatives from the Indiana State Library, Indiana Historical Society and Indiana State Archives.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Sunday, October 30, 2016
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free class for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session, held in the Computer Training Lab, will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The TCU Foundation Job Center is made possible by TCU Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Monday, October 31, 2016
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free class for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session, held in the Computer Training Lab, will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The TCU Foundation Job Center is made possible by TCU Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Game Night @ Central
Central Library (Central)
Monday, October 31, 2016
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions, Families
Category: Activity


Table-top game lovers are invited to try a collection of over 120 classic and modern board, card and dice games for kids and adults. Rediscover such favorites as Scrabble, Chess, Monopoly and Uno, or try something new such as Ticket to Ride, Carcassonne, King of Tokyo and Pandemic. Learning Curve staff and Mayfair Game Shepherds will be available to make recommendations and answer questions. Gamers under 12 should be accompanied by an adult.



Story Time for Little Learners
Central Library (Central)
Friday, November 4, 2016 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 for stories, songs and rhymes. All are welcome to stay after to play!



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Friday, November 4, 2016
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free class for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session, held in the Computer Training Lab, will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The TCU Foundation Job Center is made possible by TCU Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Spirit & Place Festival: Home Grown, Building Strong Communities Through Food
Central Library (Central)
Saturday, November 5, 2016
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Author Visit


As part of the 2016 Spirit & Place Festival, Novella Carpenter, author of "Farm City," will discuss the importance of urban farming and eliminating food deserts. In addition, in partnership with the Indy Food Council, a number of local community organizations will be on hand to promote urban farming and healthy eating choices.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Sunday, November 6, 2016
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free class for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session, held in the Computer Training Lab, will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The TCU Foundation Job Center is made possible by TCU Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Classical Concerts at Central
Central Library (Central)
Sunday, November 6, 2016 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 BMO Harris Bank and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Monday, November 7, 2016
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free class for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session, held in the Computer Training Lab, will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The TCU Foundation Job Center is made possible by TCU Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Game Night @ Central
Central Library (Central)
Monday, November 7, 2016
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions, Families
Category: Activity


Table-top game lovers are invited to try a collection of over 120 classic and modern board, card and dice games for kids and adults. Rediscover such favorites as Scrabble, Chess, Monopoly and Uno, or try something new such as Ticket to Ride, Carcassonne, King of Tokyo and Pandemic. Learning Curve staff and Mayfair Game Shepherds will be available to make recommendations and answer questions. Gamers under 12 should be accompanied by an adult.



Story Time for Little Learners
Central Library (Central)
Friday, November 11, 2016 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 for stories, songs and rhymes. All are welcome to stay after to play!



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Friday, November 11, 2016
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free class for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session, held in the Computer Training Lab, will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The TCU Foundation Job Center is made possible by TCU Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Fall Fest 2016 With Kwame Alexander
Central Library (Central)
Saturday, November 12, 2016
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Activity


Families and individuals of all ages are invited for an afternoon of inspiration and cultural entertainment. Highlighting the festivities will be a presentation (2:10 p.m.) by 2015 Newbery Medal winner Kwame Alexander. Alexander is a poet, educator and New York Times bestselling author of 21 books for children. In addition to his presentation, Alexander will help honor the winners in grades 7 - 12 of the Slammin' Rhymes Challenge (3 p.m.). This year's theme is "Dare to Dream." Alexander will conduct a book signing at 3:30 p.m. The event, sponsored by the Library's African-American History Committee, will feature other on-stage performances and free family activities.
This event, to be held in Central Library's Clowes Auditorium, will feature performances by Diamond Divas Dance and Majorette of Indianapolis (12:10 p.m.); Magic Mike Ray (12:35 p.m); Sims Boxing Gym (1 p.m.); Turning Point Family Worship Center Youth (1:25 p.m.); and the Fix Dance Studio (1:45 p.m.).



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Sunday, November 13, 2016
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free class for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session, held in the Computer Training Lab, will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The TCU Foundation Job Center is made possible by TCU Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Indianapolis Special Collections Room 2016 Program Series
Central Library (Central)
Sunday, November 13, 2016
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Performance or Presentation


Visit the Nina Mason Pulliam Indianapolis Special Collections Room on the 6th floor of Central Library for this series of historical presentations that relate to Indianapolis and central Indiana.
The theme for this program is "Indianapolis: Now and Then." Local historians Nelson Price and Joan Hostetler will present a visual demonstration of the Hoosier capital. Their vintage photos depict sites around the city as they looked in the 1800s and 1900s, contrasted with color photos of the sites as they look today.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Monday, November 14, 2016
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free class for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session, held in the Computer Training Lab, will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The TCU Foundation Job Center is made possible by TCU Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Game Night @ Central
Central Library (Central)
Monday, November 14, 2016
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions, Families
Category: Activity


Table-top game lovers are invited to try a collection of over 120 classic and modern board, card and dice games for kids and adults. Rediscover such favorites as Scrabble, Chess, Monopoly and Uno, or try something new such as Ticket to Ride, Carcassonne, King of Tokyo and Pandemic. Learning Curve staff and Mayfair Game Shepherds will be available to make recommendations and answer questions. Gamers under 12 should be accompanied by an adult.



Find Customers & Competitors Using the ReferenceUSA Database
Central Library (Central)
Thursday, November 17, 2016
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Learn the basics of using the ReferenceUSA database, which can help you create marketing plans, conduct competitive analysis, raise funds and locate people. ReferenceUSA is a directory of addresses and other information about more than 24 million U.S. businesses and 262 million U.S. consumers. This workshop will cover basic strategies for searching ReferenceUSA in order to find information about a competitor or sales leads. This Library database is at www.ilibrary.org. This class will be held in the Computer Training Lab.



Story Time for Little Learners
Central Library (Central)
Friday, November 18, 2016 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 for stories, songs and rhymes. All are welcome to stay after to play!



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Friday, November 18, 2016
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free class for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session, held in the Computer Training Lab, will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The TCU Foundation Job Center is made possible by TCU Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Sunday, November 20, 2016
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free class for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session, held in the Computer Training Lab, will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The TCU Foundation Job Center is made possible by TCU Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Monday, November 21, 2016
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free class for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session, held in the Computer Training Lab, will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The TCU Foundation Job Center is made possible by TCU Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Game Night @ Central
Central Library (Central)
Monday, November 21, 2016
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions, Families
Category: Activity


Table-top game lovers are invited to try a collection of over 120 classic and modern board, card and dice games for kids and adults. Rediscover such favorites as Scrabble, Chess, Monopoly and Uno, or try something new such as Ticket to Ride, Carcassonne, King of Tokyo and Pandemic. Learning Curve staff and Mayfair Game Shepherds will be available to make recommendations and answer questions. Gamers under 12 should be accompanied by an adult.



Jam Session @ Central!
Central Library (Central)
Monday, November 21, 2016 6:30 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Activity


Musicians of all abilities are invited to bring an unamplified musical instrument for a free jam session! Participants are welcome to bring sheet copies of their songs to share with others.
This program will be held in the Maker Space on Level 1 next to the Computer Lab.



Story Time for Little Learners
Central Library (Central)
Friday, November 25, 2016 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 for stories, songs and rhymes. All are welcome to stay after to play!



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Friday, November 25, 2016
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free class for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session, held in the Computer Training Lab, will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The TCU Foundation Job Center is made possible by TCU Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Sunday, November 27, 2016
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free class for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session, held in the Computer Training Lab, will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The TCU Foundation Job Center is made possible by TCU Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Monday, November 28, 2016
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free class for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session, held in the Computer Training Lab, will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The TCU Foundation Job Center is made possible by TCU Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Game Night @ Central
Central Library (Central)
Monday, November 28, 2016
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions, Families
Category: Activity


Table-top game lovers are invited to try a collection of over 120 classic and modern board, card and dice games for kids and adults. Rediscover such favorites as Scrabble, Chess, Monopoly and Uno, or try something new such as Ticket to Ride, Carcassonne, King of Tokyo and Pandemic. Learning Curve staff and Mayfair Game Shepherds will be available to make recommendations and answer questions. Gamers under 12 should be accompanied by an adult.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Friday, December 2, 2016
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free class for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session, held in the Computer Training Lab, will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The TCU Foundation Job Center is made possible by TCU Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



African Dance: Preschool Workshop
Central Library (Central)
Saturday, December 3, 2016 11:00 am

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers are invited for a journey through the regions of Mali, Senegal, Gambia and Guinea to learn cultural traditions of song and dance. Be ready to move your body! This program is made possible by Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital at St. Vincent through a gift to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.
This program will be held in the Learning Curve.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Sunday, December 4, 2016
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free class for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session, held in the Computer Training Lab, will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The TCU Foundation Job Center is made possible by TCU Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Monday, December 5, 2016
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free class for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session, held in the Computer Training Lab, will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The TCU Foundation Job Center is made possible by TCU Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Game Night @ Central
Central Library (Central)
Monday, December 5, 2016
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions, Families
Category: Activity


Table-top game lovers are invited to try a collection of over 120 classic and modern board, card and dice games for kids and adults. Rediscover such favorites as Scrabble, Chess, Monopoly and Uno, or try something new such as Ticket to Ride, Carcassonne, King of Tokyo and Pandemic. Learning Curve staff and Mayfair Game Shepherds will be available to make recommendations and answer questions. Gamers under 12 should be accompanied by an adult.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Friday, December 9, 2016
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free class for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session, held in the Computer Training Lab, will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The TCU Foundation Job Center is made possible by TCU Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Statehood Celebration Day for Families
Central Library (Central)
Sunday, December 11, 2016
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Age Level: Families
Category: Activity


As part of the Library's celebration of Indiana's bicentennial, families are invited to celebrate 200 years of statehood culminating on the anniversary date when Indiana became the 19th state in the Union. Festivities will include music, crafts, a book signing with Donna Griffin, author of "The Twelve Days of Christmas in Indiana," a discussion by local author and historian Nelson Price about historical women, and 3D printing activities presented by MakerNavigator, Inc.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Sunday, December 11, 2016
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free class for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session, held in the Computer Training Lab, will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The TCU Foundation Job Center is made possible by TCU Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Monday, December 12, 2016
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free class for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session, held in the Computer Training Lab, will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The TCU Foundation Job Center is made possible by TCU Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Game Night @ Central
Central Library (Central)
Monday, December 12, 2016
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions, Families
Category: Activity


Table-top game lovers are invited to try a collection of over 120 classic and modern board, card and dice games for kids and adults. Rediscover such favorites as Scrabble, Chess, Monopoly and Uno, or try something new such as Ticket to Ride, Carcassonne, King of Tokyo and Pandemic. Learning Curve staff and Mayfair Game Shepherds will be available to make recommendations and answer questions. Gamers under 12 should be accompanied by an adult.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Friday, December 16, 2016
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free class for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session, held in the Computer Training Lab, will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The TCU Foundation Job Center is made possible by TCU Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Sunday, December 18, 2016
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free class for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session, held in the Computer Training Lab, will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The TCU Foundation Job Center is made possible by TCU Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Monday, December 19, 2016
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free class for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session, held in the Computer Training Lab, will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The TCU Foundation Job Center is made possible by TCU Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Game Night @ Central
Central Library (Central)
Monday, December 19, 2016
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions, Families
Category: Activity


Table-top game lovers are invited to try a collection of over 120 classic and modern board, card and dice games for kids and adults. Rediscover such favorites as Scrabble, Chess, Monopoly and Uno, or try something new such as Ticket to Ride, Carcassonne, King of Tokyo and Pandemic. Learning Curve staff and Mayfair Game Shepherds will be available to make recommendations and answer questions. Gamers under 12 should be accompanied by an adult.



Jam Session @ Central!
Central Library (Central)
Monday, December 19, 2016 6:30 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Activity


Musicians of all abilities are invited to bring an unamplified musical instrument for a free jam session! Participants are welcome to bring sheet copies of their songs to share with others.
This program will be held in the Maker Space on Level 1 next to the Computer Lab.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Monday, December 26, 2016
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free class for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session, held in the Computer Training Lab, will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The TCU Foundation Job Center is made possible by TCU Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Friday, December 30, 2016
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free class for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session, held in the Computer Training Lab, will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The TCU Foundation Job Center is made possible by TCU Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.