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Meet the Artists 2016
Central Library (Central)
Tuesday, January 26, 2016 - Saturday, March 26, 2016
During Library Hours

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Exhibit


View the works of prominent local African-American artists during this 28th annual exhibit presented by the Library's African-American History Committee. The exhibit will feature works in a variety of artistic mediums throughout Central Library and can be viewed during regular Library hours. The free public Gala Reception will be held on February 13 from 5:45 - 10 p.m. at Central Library. A special First Friday event will be held at Central Library on March 4 from 6 - 9 p.m. during which the public can attend artist demonstrations and enjoy music and refreshments. Meet the Artists is made possible by the Christel DeHaan Family Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



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.



Computers for Seniors
Central Library (Central)
Thursday, February 11, 2016
10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Age Level: Seniors
Category: Computers & Technology


Join other seniors for a demonstration and discussion of computers and the Internet. Bring your questions and your curiosity and we will also discuss your learning needs and computer interests.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Friday, February 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.



Tribute to Dr. Seuss Magic Show
Central Library (Central)
Saturday, February 13, 2016 11:00 am

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


Registration Required

Children of all ages and families are invited to celebrate the wonderful worlds created by Dr. Seuss in this magical tribute show presented by magician Don Miller.
This program will be held in Central Library's Learning Curve.



Internet Basics
Central Library (Central)
Saturday, February 13, 2016
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Adults are invited to find out how the Internet works and what it can and canít 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. Youíll also find out that thereís 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.



eBook Tinker Station
Central Library (Central)
Saturday, February 13, 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.



Meet the Artists 2016 Gala Reception
Central Library (Central)
Saturday, February 13, 2016
5:45 pm - 10:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Performance or Presentation


The entire community is invited to enjoy an evening of cultural entertainment and meet locally prominent African-American artists whose works are on display at Central Library through March 26. There will be performances of African drumming, gospel music and soul, comedy, spoken word artists and a fashion show coordinated by CoCo Cuffie. Entertainment for youth will include face painting, a mask making workshop, Tech Zoo, and a young actors theatrical performance. Throughout the evening, notable African-American authors will sell and sign copies of their works. Meet the Artists 2016 is made possible by the Christel DeHaan Family 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, February 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.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Monday, February 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.



Jam Session @ Central!
Central Library (Central)
Monday, February 15, 2016
6:00 pm - 7:30 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 asked to bring sheet copies of their songs to share with others.
This program will be held in Central Library's Makerspace area on the 1st floor.



Cloud Computing Using Google Drive
Central Library (Central)
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Explore Cloud Computing using Google's free suite of products. Topics include collaborative editing/sharing with Google Docs, installing browser extensions using Google's Chrome web browser, and using Google Drive to store personal files online. Experience using a mouse and keyboard is required for this class, to be held in the Computer Training Lab. Attendees need a Google Gmail account to take this class. Those who don't have one need to arrive 30 minutes early to create one.



How to Use the Keyboard & Mouse: Introduction to Computers
Central Library (Central)
Tuesday, February 16, 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.



Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 Intermediate
Central Library (Central)
Wednesday, February 17, 2016
5:30 pm - 7:30 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.



CIBA Lecture Series
Central Library (Central)
Wednesday, February 17, 2016
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Age Level: Adults, Teen (12-17)
Category: Performance or Presentation


Bicycling enthusiasts are invited for an evening of stories and presentations on topics of interest presented by the Central Indiana Bicycling Association.
The title of this program is "The Boom in Bicycle Travel: Why 2016 May Be the Best Year Ever for Bike Travel in North America." Presenter Jim Sayer will provide a lively and visually compelling overview of how bike travel and tourism are taking off in North America. This program will be held in Central Library's Clowes Auditorium.



Microsoft Word 2010 Intermediate
Central Library (Central)
Thursday, February 18, 2016
10:30 am - 12:30 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.



eBook Tinker Station
Central Library (Central)
Thursday, February 18, 2016
12:00 pm - 2:00 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.



Cloud Computing Using Microsoft OneDrive and Office Online
Central Library (Central)
Thursday, February 18, 2016
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Learn to use the online versions of Microsoft Office applications such as Outlook, Word and Excel. By the end of this class you should be able to create, edit and share files in Web-based Microsoft Word and Excel; use the basic email functions of Outlook.com, and, if desired, create your own Outlook.com account. This class will be held in the Computer Training Lab.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Friday, February 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.



Microsoft Word 2010 Basics
Central Library (Central)
Saturday, February 20, 2016
2:00 pm - 4:00 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.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Sunday, February 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.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Monday, February 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.



Let's Connect: Facebook and You
Central Library (Central)
Monday, February 22, 2016
2:30 pm - 4:30 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 peopleís 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.



Coloring Cafe at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Monday, February 22, 2016
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Activity


Adults are invited to experience the latest trend in relaxation and fun: coloring! Enjoy warm beverages and soothing music while coloring on pages designed for adults. Colored pencils will be provided. This program will be held in the Maker Space on Level One, next to the Computer Lab.



eBook Tinker Station
Central Library (Central)
Tuesday, February 23, 2016
12:00 pm - 2:00 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 Excel 2010 Basics
Central Library (Central)
Tuesday, February 23, 2016
2:00 pm - 4:00 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.



Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 Basics
Central Library (Central)
Wednesday, February 24, 2016
2:00 pm - 4:00 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.



Microsoft Access 2010 Basics
Central Library (Central)
Wednesday, February 24, 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.



Microsoft Excel 2010 Intermediate
Central Library (Central)
Thursday, February 25, 2016
10:30 am - 12:30 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.



Microsoft Publisher 2010 Basics
Central Library (Central)
Thursday, February 25, 2016
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Learn to create professional-looking materials such as brochures, flyers and newsletters. By the end of this beginnersí 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.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Friday, February 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.



Snowy Science: Preschool Science Workshop
Central Library (Central)
Saturday, February 27, 2016 11:00 am

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers and an adult are invited for a snow day at the Library! They'll learn how snow is made, explore snowflakes, discover some of the snowiest places to visit, and build a snowman. No mittens are required! Space is limited. Registration is required. This program is presented by Indy Science fun and made possible by RTV6 and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.
This program will be held in the Learning Curve at Central Library.



Classical Concerts at Central
Central Library (Central)
Saturday, February 27, 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.
This program will be held in Central Library's Clowes Auditorium.



Build a Free Website with Wix
Central Library (Central)
Saturday, February 27, 2016
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Learn to build a professional, well-designed website. There are more than 200 templates available and editing is incredibly easy. The free version offers you complete access to all of the tools you need to build a successful website. No coding knowledge is required! This class will be held in the Computer Training Lab.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Sunday, February 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.



Hot Jazz for Cool Kids!
Central Library (Central)
Sunday, February 28, 2016 3:00 pm

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


Children and families are invited to this outstanding series of free performances by Indy's leading jazz musicians. They are a great way to share jazz music with children that will be fun for everyone! These hour-long programs are presented by the Learning Curve at Central Library in partnership with The Indianapolis Jazz Foundation and Indy Jazz Fest. The series is made possible by Stenz Management Co. and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.
This program, to be held in Central Library's Clowes Auditorium, features a performance by DM Jazz 8. Eight is enough for that big band sound! Back by popular demand, entertaining co-leaders trombonist Rich Dole and drummer Gene Markiewicz will have everyone swinging along with this "little big band" of veteran jazz pros. Children will enjoy the variety of instruments, including trombone, drums, bass, piano, two trumpets, and two saxophones!



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Monday, February 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.



Central Library Book Discussion
Central Library (Central)
Tuesday, March 1, 2016 6:00 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 "Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania" by Erik Larson.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Friday, March 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)
Sunday, March 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.



Celebration of The Grapes of Wrath: Film Screening
Central Library (Central)
Sunday, March 6, 2016
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Movie


View the 1940 film, "The Grapes of Wrath" starring Henry Fonda, Jane Darwell and John Carradine, based on the John Steinbeck novel about a family suffering from the misfortunes caused by the Great Depression. Attendees will receive a discounted ticket to the storytelling performance of "Steinbeck Out Loud" told by Carol Birch presented on March 19 at 7:30 p.m. at the Indiana History Center. This program is presented in partnership with Storytelling Arts of Indiana and The Indiana Writers Center.
This program will be held in Central Library's Clowes Auditorium.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Monday, March 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.



2016 Cooking Workshop Series: Rules of the Road
Central Library (Central)
Monday, March 7, 2016
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


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



2016 Photography Workshop Series
Central Library (Central)
Monday, March 7, 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 "Macro Photography and Photographing Spring Wildflowers."



Teen Tech Week: Teen Makerspace Session
Central Library (Central)
Wednesday, March 9, 2016
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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


Teens are invited to Central Library's Maker Space on Level 1 as MakerNavigator Inc. will present 3D printers and design techniques with time for independent practice. Teens and tween can construct art with 3Doodlers. This program is made possible by Comcast and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



ISO's Teddy Bear Concert Series: The Big Note
Central Library (Central)
Friday, March 11, 2016 11:00 am

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers and families are invited for a morning of music and fun with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra as it performs "The Big Note," an original story by ISO violinist Victoria Griswold. It features five ISO musicians playing excerpts from works of Rossini, Saint Saens and Rimsky-Korsakov and narrated by Perry Accetturo of the ISO Learning Community. Young children can move like trains and sway like trees as they participant in the adventure of a young boy's search through a symphony orchestra to find the big note. They will engage in movement activities that will be integrated into the telling of the story. Stuffed friends are welcome to attend!



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Friday, March 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.



ISO's Teddy Bear Concert Series: The Big Note
Central Library (Central)
Saturday, March 12, 2016 11:00 am

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers and families are invited for a morning of music and fun with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra as it performs "The Big Note," an original story by ISO violinist Victoria Griswold. It features five ISO musicians playing excerpts from works of Rossini, Saint Saens and Rimsky-Korsakov and narrated by Perry Accetturo of the ISO Learning Community. Young children can move like trains and sway like trees as they participant in the adventure of a young boy's search through a symphony orchestra to find the big note. They will engage in movement activities that will be integrated into the telling of the story. Stuffed friends are welcome to attend!



Classical Concerts at Central
Central Library (Central)
Saturday, March 12, 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.
This program will be held in Central Library's Clowes Auditorium.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Sunday, March 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.



Hot Jazz for Cool Kids!
Central Library (Central)
Sunday, March 13, 2016 3:00 pm

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


Children and families are invited to this outstanding series of free performances by Indy's leading jazz musicians. They are a great way to share jazz music with children that will be fun for everyone! These hour-long programs are presented by the Learning Curve at Central Library in partnership with The Indianapolis Jazz Foundation and Indy Jazz Fest. The series is made possible by Stenz Management Co. and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.
This program, to be held in Central Library's Clowes Auditorium, will feature a performance by the Murray Weirich Quintet. Josh Weirich and Chris Murray are both professional musicians and award-winning middle school band directors dedicated to creating opportunities for children and teens to experience and enjoy jazz music. Their quintet performs arrangements from Art Blakey to Jimi Hendrix that will inspire young jazz fans and musicians!



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Monday, March 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.



2016 Cooking Workshop Series: What a Crock
Central Library (Central)
Monday, March 14, 2016
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

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



Minecraft-Inspired "Selfie" Portrait Class for Kids
Central Library (Central)
Wednesday, March 16, 2016 4:30 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 8 and older are invited to create a pixelated self-portrait using square paper pieces during this program presented by Art With a Heart.
This program will be held in Central Library's Learning Curve.



CIBA Lecture Series
Central Library (Central)
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Age Level: Adults, Teen (12-17)
Category: Performance or Presentation


Bicycling enthusiasts are invited for an evening of stories and presentations on topics of interest presented by the Central Indiana Bicycling Association.
The title for this program is "City Limits: Three Unique Approaches to Bicycle Travel." Popular presenter Willie Weir will describe three different styles of bike travel in three great locations: Portland, Minneapolis and Montreal. He will also share the story of perhaps the most unique bike ride he's ever taken, which began with an email from a stranger. This program will be held in Central Library's Clowes Auditorium.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Friday, March 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.



Trains, Planes, Boats and Hot Air Balloons: Preschool Workshop
Central Library (Central)
Saturday, March 19, 2016 11:00 am

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


Registration Required

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



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Sunday, March 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.



Character Club House Design Class for Kids
Central Library (Central)
Sunday, March 20, 2016 2:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 8 and older are invited to design a space for their favorite character or super hero through model making. Participants are asked to bring an empty shoe box for their design. This program is presented by Next Great Architects.
This program will be held in Central Library's Learning Curve.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Monday, March 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.



Jam Session @ Central!
Central Library (Central)
Monday, March 21, 2016
6:00 pm - 7:30 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 asked to bring sheet copies of their songs to share with others.
This program will be held in Central Library's Makerspace area on the 1st floor.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Friday, March 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, March 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.



Conservation and Green Thumb Class for Kids
Central Library (Central)
Monday, March 28, 2016 1:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 - 12 are invited to a program presented by Indy Science Fun during which they'll discuss trash, recycling and reusing items. They'll discover composting and planting and plant their own seeds to take home.
This program will be held in Central Library's Learning Curve.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Friday, April 1, 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.



Dog Communications Class
Central Library (Central)
Friday, April 1, 2016 1:00 pm

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


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



How to Build a Nonprofit Organization: Program Development
Central Library (Central)
Saturday, April 2, 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 workshop is presented by Gail Thomas Strong and is made possible by a gift from The Emily Fund to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.
Seating is limited. Visit www.Eventbrite.com to register. Registration opens approximately two months prior to each workshop. This program will be held in the Knall Meeting Room.



How to Build a Nonprofit Organization: Effective Grant Proposals and Management
Central Library (Central)
Saturday, April 2, 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 Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.
Seating is limited. Visit www.Eventbrite.com to register. Registration opens approximately two months prior to each workshop. This program will be held in the Knall Meeting Room.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Sunday, April 3, 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, April 4, 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, April 8, 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.



Monkey Business: A Preschool Art Workshop
Central Library (Central)
Saturday, April 9, 2016 11:00 am

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers are invited to grab their yellow hats and bring their favorite curious little monkeys to a mixed media workshop led by The Art Lab and inspired by the book, "Curious George Builds a House." Space is limited. Registration is required. This program is sponsored by The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.
This program will be held in the Learning Curve at Central Library.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Sunday, April 10, 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, April 10, 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.
This program will be held in Central Library's West Reading Room.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Monday, April 11, 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.



Shake, Rattle and Roll: Baby Music Workshop
Central Library (Central)
Tuesday, April 12, 2016 11:00 am

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


Registration Required

Babies up to age 2 are invited for an interactive program with music, action songs and movement presented by Bongo Boy Music Center. Instruments such as maracas, bells, hand drums and gathering drums are used, as well as colorful scarves for visual tracking and movement. The programís core intention is to use rhythm, music and movement to create a caring and connected rhythmic community. This 30-minute class requires the participation of caregivers. No older siblings, please. Space is limited. Registration is required. This program is sponsored by The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.
This program will be held in the Learning Curve at Central Library.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Friday, April 15, 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, April 17, 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, April 18, 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.



Jam Session @ Central!
Central Library (Central)
Monday, April 18, 2016
6:00 pm - 7:30 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 asked 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.



Simple Steps for Starting & Running Your Own Business
Central Library (Central)
Tuesday, April 19, 2016
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


The Indianapolis chapter of SCORE will present this free workshop that focuses on the basics involved with new businesses. Topics include the advantages and disadvantages of owning a business, different possible legal structures (LLS, Corp., etc.), fundamentals of marketing and cash flow management, funding sources and writing an effective business plan.



CIBA Lecture Series
Central Library (Central)
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Age Level: Adults, Teen (12-17)
Category: Performance or Presentation


Bicycling enthusiasts are invited for an evening of stories and presentations on topics of interest presented by the Central Indiana Bicycling Association.
The title for this program is "A Journey of the Body, Mind and Spirit: Traveling With the deCycles." Presenter Rebecca Christine Belcher, a 16-year-old from Bloomington, Indiana, will describe deCycles, a nonprofit youth leadership program that offers a cross-country summer bike trip for teens. What she learned was that deCycles is not just a bike trip, but a journey designed for participants to learn more about themselves physically, mentally and spiritually. This program will be held in Central Library's Clowes Auditorium.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Friday, April 22, 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, April 24, 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, April 25, 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.



ISO's Teddy Bear Concert Series: The Big Note
Central Library (Central)
Thursday, April 28, 2016 11:00 am

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers and families are invited for a morning of music and fun with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra as it performs "The Big Note," an original story by ISO violinist Victoria Griswold. It features five ISO musicians playing excerpts from works of Rossini, Saint Saens and Rimsky-Korsakov and narrated by Perry Accetturo of the ISO Learning Community. Young children can move like trains and sway like trees as they participant in the adventure of a young boy's search through a symphony orchestra to find the big note. They will engage in movement activities that will be integrated into the telling of the story. Stuffed friends are welcome to attend!



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Friday, April 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.



How to Build a Nonprofit Organization: Building Blocks for Starting a 501(c)(3)
Central Library (Central)
Saturday, April 30, 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 Rebecca Kirby, 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 small group work and one-on-one Q&A with the presenter will occur during the lunch hour. This program is made possible by a gift from The Emily Fund to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.
Seating is limited. Visit www.Eventbrite.com to register. Registration opens approximately two months prior to each workshop. This program will be held in the Riley Meeting Room.



Kite-Making Class for Kids
Central Library (Central)
Saturday, April 30, 2016 11:00 am

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 - 12 are invited to get ready for spring by making a kite to fly! This program is presented by The Art Lab.
This program will be held in Central Library's Learning Curve.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Sunday, May 1, 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, May 2, 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.



ABC's of Diabetes
Central Library (Central)
Thursday, May 5, 2016
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Adults with diabetes or pre-diabetes along with family members and friends are invited to this four-part series accredited by the American Association of Diabetes Educators. It includes instruction on medications, nutrition, exercise, monitoring, complications and available community resources. Class members will participate in individual consultations with a registered dietitian, registered nurse and health educator. Register by calling 221-2094 or online at www.mchd.com/diabetes.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Friday, May 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.



Parent and Preschooler Yoga
Central Library (Central)
Saturday, May 7, 2016 11:00 am

Age Level: Preschool (3-5)
Category: Activity


Preschoolers and their parents are invited to enjoy the health benefits that yoga can offer during this 45-minute program presented by certified yoga instructors from the Greater Indianapolis YMCA. This program is sponsored by The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.
This program will be held in the Learning Curve at Central Library.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Sunday, May 8, 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, May 9, 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.



Little Farmer's Market: Healthy Eating Class for Preschoolers
Central Library (Central)
Tuesday, May 10, 2016 11:00 am

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


Registration Required

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



2016 Photography Workshop Series
Central Library (Central)
Wednesday, May 11, 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 "Principles of Composition."



ABC's of Diabetes
Central Library (Central)
Thursday, May 12, 2016
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Adults with diabetes or pre-diabetes along with family members and friends are invited to this four-part series accredited by the American Association of Diabetes Educators. It includes instruction on medications, nutrition, exercise, monitoring, complications and available community resources. Class members will participate in individual consultations with a registered dietitian, registered nurse and health educator. Register by calling 221-2094 or online at www.mchd.com/diabetes.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Friday, May 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.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Sunday, May 15, 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, May 16, 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.



Jam Session @ Central!
Central Library (Central)
Monday, May 16, 2016
6:00 pm - 7:30 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 asked 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.



ABC's of Diabetes
Central Library (Central)
Thursday, May 19, 2016
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Adults with diabetes or pre-diabetes along with family members and friends are invited to this four-part series accredited by the American Association of Diabetes Educators. It includes instruction on medications, nutrition, exercise, monitoring, complications and available community resources. Class members will participate in individual consultations with a registered dietitian, registered nurse and health educator. Register by calling 221-2094 or online at www.mchd.com/diabetes.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Friday, May 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.



How to Build a Nonprofit Organization: Introduction to Fundraising Planning
Central Library (Central)
Saturday, May 21, 2016
10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Adults whose organizations have never developed a fundraising plan or calendar are invited to this overview of the process of strategically thinking through the components of a fundraising plan. This seminar, presented by Caity Withers and Bethany Warner of The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation, is best for those who already have established their nonprofit organizations. This program is made possible by a gift from The Emily Fund to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.
Seating is limited. Visit www.Eventbrite.com to register. Registration opens approximately two months prior to each workshop. This program will be held in the Knall Meeting Room.



Parent and Preschooler Yoga
Central Library (Central)
Saturday, May 21, 2016 11:00 am

Age Level: Preschool (3-5)
Category: Activity


Preschoolers and their parents are invited to enjoy the health benefits that yoga can offer during this 45-minute program presented by certified yoga instructors from the Greater Indianapolis YMCA. This program is sponsored by The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.
This program will be held in the Learning Curve at Central Library.



How to Build a Nonprofit Organization: Understanding Nonprofit Collaboration
Central Library (Central)
Saturday, May 21, 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 a gift from The Emily Fund to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.
Seating is limited. Visit www.Eventbrite.com to register. Registration opens approximately two months prior to each workshop. This program will be held in the Knall Meeting Room.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Sunday, May 22, 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, May 22, 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.
This program will be held in Central Library's Clowes Auditorium.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Monday, May 23, 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.



ABC's of Diabetes
Central Library (Central)
Thursday, May 26, 2016
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Adults with diabetes or pre-diabetes along with family members and friends are invited to this four-part series accredited by the American Association of Diabetes Educators. It includes instruction on medications, nutrition, exercise, monitoring, complications and available community resources. Class members will participate in individual consultations with a registered dietitian, registered nurse and health educator. Register by calling 221-2094 or online at www.mchd.com/diabetes.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Friday, May 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.



2016 Photography Workshop Series
Central Library (Central)
Monday, June 13, 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 "Wildlife and Bird Photography."



Jam Session @ Central!
Central Library (Central)
Monday, June 20, 2016
6:00 pm - 7:30 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 asked 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.



Jam Session @ Central!
Central Library (Central)
Monday, July 18, 2016
6:00 pm - 7:30 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 asked 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.



Jam Session @ Central!
Central Library (Central)
Monday, August 15, 2016
6:00 pm - 7:30 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 asked 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.



Jam Session @ Central!
Central Library (Central)
Monday, September 19, 2016
6:00 pm - 7:30 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 asked 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.



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."



Jam Session @ Central!
Central Library (Central)
Monday, October 17, 2016
6:00 pm - 7:30 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 asked 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.



Jam Session @ Central!
Central Library (Central)
Monday, November 21, 2016
6:00 pm - 7:30 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 asked 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.



Jam Session @ Central!
Central Library (Central)
Monday, December 19, 2016
6:00 pm - 7:30 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 asked 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.



Previous Events


Introduction to SAVI Databases of Central Indiana Statistics
Central Library (Central)
Wednesday, February 10, 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. SAVIís 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.