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Events for October 1, 2016

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Dinosaurs!
Spades Park Branch (East)
Saturday, October 1, 2016 2:00 pm

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


Preschoolers ages 3 - 6 are invited to join Silly Safaris to learn about dinosaurs. They'll meet modern day reptiles and compare them with the reptiles of the past. This program is sponsored by Donald F. Woodley.



Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month: ˇRITMO LATINO! Frame Drum Making Workshop
Spades Park Branch (East)
Monday, October 3, 2016 6:00 pm

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


Registration Required

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



Fall Cooking Workshops: Shop Smart!
Spades Park Branch (East)
Wednesday, October 12, 2016 2:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Adults are invited to learn how to plan and shop for simple meals at home. This two-hour workshop includes live demonstrations, food tasting and a lecture presented by Nutrition Services of the Marion County Public Health Department.



Memory Writing Workshop
Spades Park Branch (East)
Saturday, October 15, 2016 10:00 am

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Those who want to preserve the stories of their lives or better understand what made them who they are can learn a simple method of turning memories into words during this 90-minute workshop presented by the Indiana Writers Center in association with the 2016 Indy Author Fair being held at Central Library on October 29th.



African Dance: Preschool Workshop
Spades Park Branch (East)
Saturday, October 15, 2016 3:00 pm

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


Registration Required

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



Harp Songs and Stories: Infant and Toddler Music Class
Spades Park Branch (East)
Tuesday, October 25, 2016 11:00 am

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


Registration Required

Babies and toddlers under the age of three and an adult are invited for a special introduction to the concert harp. They'll explore the connection between language and music and share stories.



Spades Park Book Discussion
Spades Park Branch (East)
Wednesday, October 26, 2016
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Book Discussion


Adults are invited to this monthly book discussion program.
The book to be discussed is "Murdergram" by Nisa Santiago.



Teen Young Actor's Theatre Workshops: Become a Director
Spades Park Branch (East)
Saturday, October 29, 2016 3:00 pm

Age Level: Teen (12-17)
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Teens in grades 9 - 12 are invited to learn how to bring a script to life. Those who have written their own play are invited to bring it in and get help in bringing it to life. This program is presented by the Young Actor's Theatre, a local youth theatre group that creates original work.



Fall Cooking Workshops: Quirky Cooking, Healthy Cooking with Unusual Ingredients
Spades Park Branch (East)
Wednesday, November 9, 2016 2:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Adults are invited to join the tasty journey into the world of unfamiliar ingredients. From quinoa to miso and farroh, learn how these and other foods fit into a healthy meal plan. This two-hour workshop includes live demonstrations, food tasting and a lecture presented by Nutrition Services of the Marion County Public Health Department.



Music, Movement and Storytelling
Spades Park Branch (East)
Monday, November 14, 2016 11:00 am

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers are invited to explore how music and dancing can go together. This program, sponsored by PNC Foundation, also will show how storytelling comes to life with creative body poses relating to nature and animals accented by live music.



Library Board of Trustees
Spades Park Branch (East)
Monday, November 28, 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.



So Kawaii! Introductory Art Class
Spades Park Branch (East)
Saturday, December 10, 2016 2:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 7 and up are invited to transform any drawing from normal to kawaii! Participants will bring in a drawing of any object or creature (a piece of toast, an elephant, a refrigerator) and turn it into a highly stylized cartoon in kawaii style. The session will include a discussion of what kawaii means and what illustration techniques are key to maintaining the kawaii animation style. This program is presented by Art With a Heart.



Spades Park Book Discussion
Spades Park Branch (East)
Wednesday, December 28, 2016
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Book Discussion


Adults are invited to this monthly book discussion program.