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Events for May 3, 2016

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Ballet Storytime @ Nora
Nora Branch (North)
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 10:30 am

Age Level: Toddlers (2 years), Preschool (3-5)
Category: Performance or Presentation


Toddlers and preschoolers with an adult are invited to enjoy an excerpt from the spring program, "Evolution of a Dancer," performed by students from the Indiana Ballet Conservatory. There will be a short theme-related storytime before the performance.



Toddler & Preschool Storytime at Nora
Nora Branch (North)
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 10:30 am

Age Level: Toddlers (2 years), Preschool (3-5)
Category: Story Time


Children ages 1 (walkers) through 5 and an adult are invited for stories, songs, music and movement activities.



Baby Lapsit Storytime at Nora
Nora Branch (North)
Thursday, May 5, 2016 10:30 am

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


Babies up to 18 months (non-walkers) and an adult are invited for stories, music and activities.



2016 Cooking Workshop Series: What a Crock
Nora Branch (North)
Thursday, May 5, 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.



Toddler & Preschool Storytime at Nora
Nora Branch (North)
Tuesday, May 10, 2016 10:30 am

Age Level: Toddlers (2 years), Preschool (3-5)
Category: Story Time


Children ages 1 (walkers) through 5 and an adult are invited for stories, songs, music and movement activities.



Toddler & Preschool Storytime at Nora
Nora Branch (North)
Wednesday, May 11, 2016 10:30 am

Age Level: Toddlers (2 years), Preschool (3-5)
Category: Story Time


Children ages 1 (walkers) through 5 and an adult are invited for stories, songs, music and movement activities.



Minecraft-Inspired "Selfie" Portrait Class for Kids
Nora Branch (North)
Wednesday, May 11, 2016 6:30 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.



Baby Lapsit Storytime at Nora
Nora Branch (North)
Thursday, May 12, 2016 10:30 am

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


Babies up to 18 months (non-walkers) and an adult are invited for stories, music and activities.



2016 Cooking Workshop Series: Rules of the Road
Nora Branch (North)
Thursday, May 12, 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.



Love Rocks! The Global Language of Love in Words or Design
Nora Branch (North)
Saturday, May 14, 2016
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Activity


Individuals of all ages are invited to join staff from Global Gifts Fair Trade to paint a message or design that represents love on a rock. Different languages and images from world cultures will be provided as inspiration. Drop in anytime between 2 - 4 p.m. to participate.



Journey Around the World in 30 Days! The Hungry Coat
Nora Branch (North)
Sunday, May 15, 2016 2:00 pm

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


Children ages 4 - 10 and families are invited to a presentation by the Marian University Department of Theatre entitled, "The Hungry Coat and Other Tales of Wisdom From the Middle East," based on tales from the Middle East.



Nora Cookbook Discussion Program
Nora Branch (North)
Monday, May 16, 2016 6:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Book Discussion


Registration Required

Adults are invited for a discussion of cookbooks and enjoy some delicious taste testing. Attendees can read a cookbook that fits the month's theme, sample a few of its recipes, and offer a review at the meeting. They can also opt to make a recipe from the cookbook and bring samples to share.
The theme for this program is "Cake and Pie Cookbooks." Special guests will be Chefs Brad Nehrt and Karen Williams, Culinary Arts Instructors at the J. Everett Light Career Center.



Toddler & Preschool Storytime at Nora
Nora Branch (North)
Tuesday, May 17, 2016 10:30 am

Age Level: Toddlers (2 years), Preschool (3-5)
Category: Story Time


Children ages 1 (walkers) through 5 and an adult are invited for stories, songs, music and movement activities.



Toddler & Preschool Storytime at Nora
Nora Branch (North)
Wednesday, May 18, 2016 10:30 am

Age Level: Toddlers (2 years), Preschool (3-5)
Category: Story Time


Children ages 1 (walkers) through 5 and an adult are invited for stories, songs, music and movement activities.



Baby Lapsit Storytime at Nora
Nora Branch (North)
Thursday, May 19, 2016 10:30 am

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


Babies up to 18 months (non-walkers) and an adult are invited for stories, music and activities.



eBook Tinker Station
Nora Branch (North)
Monday, May 23, 2016
6:00 pm - 8:00 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.



Toddler & Preschool Storytime at Nora
Nora Branch (North)
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 10:30 am

Age Level: Toddlers (2 years), Preschool (3-5)
Category: Story Time


Children ages 1 (walkers) through 5 and an adult are invited for stories, songs, music and movement activities.



Toddler & Preschool Storytime at Nora
Nora Branch (North)
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 10:30 am

Age Level: Toddlers (2 years), Preschool (3-5)
Category: Story Time


Children ages 1 (walkers) through 5 and an adult are invited for stories, songs, music and movement activities.



Baby Lapsit Storytime at Nora
Nora Branch (North)
Thursday, May 26, 2016 10:30 am

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


Babies up to 18 months (non-walkers) and an adult are invited for stories, music and activities.



Toddler & Preschool Storytime at Nora
Nora Branch (North)
Tuesday, May 31, 2016 10:30 am

Age Level: Toddlers (2 years), Preschool (3-5)
Category: Story Time


Children ages 1 (walkers) through 5 and an adult are invited for stories, songs, music and movement activities.



ABC's of Diabetes
Nora Branch (North)
Wednesday, June 8, 2016
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

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



Community Readers at Nora!
Nora Branch (North)
Wednesday, June 15, 2016 10:30 am

Age Level: Children of All Ages
Category: Activity


Children of all ages are invited before the weekly summer movie showing for great stories read by community leaders. All participants in the Summer Reading Program will receive 15 summer reading points for listening.



Summer Showtime: Shaun the Sheep
Nora Branch (North)
Wednesday, June 15, 2016 10:45 am

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


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



Summer Showtime: Frozen Fever
Nora Branch (North)
Wednesday, June 15, 2016 10:45 am

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


Children of all ages and families are invited for a showing of "Frozen Fever" (G).



Going Native: Indiana's Animals . . . Animal Shows
Nora Branch (North)
Wednesday, June 15, 2016 2:00 pm

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


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



ABC's of Diabetes
Nora Branch (North)
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

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



Found Art for Kids
Nora Branch (North)
Sunday, June 19, 2016 2:00 pm

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


Registration Required

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



Mother Potter's Clay Kitchen
Nora Branch (North)
Monday, June 20, 2016 3:00 pm

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


Registration Required

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



Community Readers at Nora!
Nora Branch (North)
Wednesday, June 22, 2016 10:30 am

Age Level: Children of All Ages
Category: Activity


Children of all ages are invited before the weekly summer movie showing for great stories read by community leaders. All participants in the Summer Reading Program will receive 15 summer reading points for listening.



Summer Showtime: Minions
Nora Branch (North)
Wednesday, June 22, 2016 10:45 am

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


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



Going Native: Indiana's Animals . . . Animal Shows
Nora Branch (North)
Wednesday, June 22, 2016 2:00 pm

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


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



ABC's of Diabetes
Nora Branch (North)
Wednesday, June 22, 2016
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

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



Community Readers at Nora!
Nora Branch (North)
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 10:30 am

Age Level: Children of All Ages
Category: Activity


Children of all ages are invited before the weekly summer movie showing for great stories read by community leaders. All participants in the Summer Reading Program will receive 15 summer reading points for listening.



Summer Showtime: Goosebumps
Nora Branch (North)
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 10:45 am

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


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



Going Native: Indiana's Animals . . . Animal Shows
Nora Branch (North)
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 2:00 pm

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


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



ABC's of Diabetes
Nora Branch (North)
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

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



Comic Strip Workshop for Kids
Nora Branch (North)
Thursday, June 30, 2016 4:00 pm

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


Registration Required

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



Community Readers at Nora!
Nora Branch (North)
Wednesday, July 6, 2016 10:30 am

Age Level: Children of All Ages
Category: Activity


Children of all ages are invited before the weekly summer movie showing for great stories read by community leaders. All participants in the Summer Reading Program will receive 15 summer reading points for listening.



Summer Showtime: Open Season: Scared Silly
Nora Branch (North)
Wednesday, July 6, 2016 10:45 am

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


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



Going Native: Indiana's Animals . . . Animal Shows
Nora Branch (North)
Wednesday, July 6, 2016 2:00 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.



Gardening 101 for Kids
Nora Branch (North)
Sunday, July 10, 2016 2:00 pm

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


Registration Required

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



Community Readers at Nora!
Nora Branch (North)
Wednesday, July 13, 2016 10:30 am

Age Level: Children of All Ages
Category: Activity


Children of all ages are invited before the weekly summer movie showing for great stories read by community leaders. All participants in the Summer Reading Program will receive 15 summer reading points for listening.



Summer Showtime: Inside Out
Nora Branch (North)
Wednesday, July 13, 2016 10:45 am

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


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



Going Native: Indiana's Animals . . . Animal Shows
Nora Branch (North)
Wednesday, July 13, 2016 2:00 pm

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


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



City Scape Art Class
Nora Branch (North)
Saturday, July 16, 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 create a funky, Indy-inspired city scape masterpiece by using old records and other materials.



Community Readers at Nora!
Nora Branch (North)
Wednesday, July 20, 2016 10:30 am

Age Level: Children of All Ages
Category: Activity


Children of all ages are invited before the weekly summer movie showing for great stories read by community leaders. All participants in the Summer Reading Program will receive 15 summer reading points for listening.



Summer Showtime: Hotel Transylvania 2
Nora Branch (North)
Wednesday, July 20, 2016 10:45 am

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


Children of all ages and families are invited for a showing of "Hotel Transylvania 2" (PG).



Going Native: Indiana's Animals . . . Animal Shows
Nora Branch (North)
Wednesday, July 20, 2016 2:00 pm

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


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



Indiana Pacers Summer Reading Tour
Nora Branch (North)
Thursday, July 28, 2016 2:00 pm

Age Level: Children of All Ages
Category: Activity


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



Author Talk with Indiana Poet Laureate Shari Wagner
Nora Branch (North)
Sunday, July 31, 2016
1:00 pm - 2:30 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 Indiana's Poet Laureate Shari Wagner will conduct a poetry reading and discuss nature's and history's connections to poetry.



Library Board of Trustees
Nora Branch (North)
Monday, September 26, 2016 6:30 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Meeting


The public is invited to attend the monthly meeting of the Library Board of Trustees and meet Board members. Call 275-4003 to confirm the time of the meeting.