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Events for April 24-August 24, 2014

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Shared Reading Group at Spades Park
Spades Park Branch (East)
Friday, April 25, 2014
10:00 am - 11:30 am

Age Level: Adults
Category: Book Discussion


Adults are invited to discuss the selected book title. Facilitator Anja Saak, who was trained by The Reader Organisation, will read excerpts from the book, but group members may volunteer to do so. The reading is interspersed with discussion. Refreshments will be served.



Dr. Seuss Show!
Spades Park Branch (East)
Saturday, April 26, 2014 2:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Families and children of all ages are invited to a magical show that pays homage to beloved Dr. Seuss and his children's books. Kids in the audience will receive a free copy of a Dr. Seuss book, while supplies last. This program is presented by FamilyTime Entertainment and is made possible by The Robert & Toni Bader Charitable Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Spades Park Poetry Program!
Spades Park Branch (East)
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Performance or Presentation


Individuals of all ages are invited for an evening of poetry readings, both classical and contemporary, followed by a discussion of the works. Please contact the branch for this month's scheduled poetry readings and topics of discussion.



Brazilian Dance
Spades Park Branch (East)
Thursday, May 1, 2014 5:00 pm

Age Level: Families
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

As part of the Library's "Celebrate Brazil" series, families are invited to learn about the samba and other traditional Brazilian dances during this interactive workshop. Registration is required by calling your local branch.



Shared Reading Group at Spades Park
Spades Park Branch (East)
Friday, May 2, 2014
10:00 am - 11:30 am

Age Level: Adults
Category: Book Discussion


Adults are invited to discuss the selected book title. Facilitator Anja Saak, who was trained by The Reader Organisation, will read excerpts from the book, but group members may volunteer to do so. The reading is interspersed with discussion. Refreshments will be served.



Drawing Manga 101
Spades Park Branch (East)
Saturday, May 3, 2014 2:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 8 and up are invited to learn the basics of Manga-style drawing and how to incorporate storytelling through the characters' facial expressions. This program will be led by instructors from Art With a Heart.



Shared Reading Group at Spades Park
Spades Park Branch (East)
Friday, May 9, 2014
10:00 am - 11:30 am

Age Level: Adults
Category: Book Discussion


Adults are invited to discuss the selected book title. Facilitator Anja Saak, who was trained by The Reader Organisation, will read excerpts from the book, but group members may volunteer to do so. The reading is interspersed with discussion. Refreshments will be served.



eBook Tinker Station
Spades Park Branch (East)
Thursday, May 15, 2014
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Computers & Technology


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.



Shared Reading Group at Spades Park
Spades Park Branch (East)
Friday, May 16, 2014
10:00 am - 11:30 am

Age Level: Adults
Category: Book Discussion


Adults are invited to discuss the selected book title. Facilitator Anja Saak, who was trained by The Reader Organisation, will read excerpts from the book, but group members may volunteer to do so. The reading is interspersed with discussion. Refreshments will be served.



Shared Reading Group at Spades Park
Spades Park Branch (East)
Friday, May 23, 2014
10:00 am - 11:30 am

Age Level: Adults
Category: Book Discussion


Adults are invited to discuss the selected book title. Facilitator Anja Saak, who was trained by The Reader Organisation, will read excerpts from the book, but group members may volunteer to do so. The reading is interspersed with discussion. Refreshments will be served.



Spades Park Poetry Program!
Spades Park Branch (East)
Tuesday, May 27, 2014
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Performance or Presentation


Individuals of all ages are invited for an evening of poetry readings, both classical and contemporary, followed by a discussion of the works. Please contact the branch for this month's scheduled poetry readings and topics of discussion.



Spades Park Book Discussion
Spades Park Branch (East)
Wednesday, May 28, 2014 6:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Book Discussion


Adults are invited to this monthly book discussion program.
The book to be discussed is "Runaway" by Alice Munro.



Shared Reading Group at Spades Park
Spades Park Branch (East)
Friday, May 30, 2014
10:00 am - 11:30 am

Age Level: Adults
Category: Book Discussion


Adults are invited to discuss the selected book title. Facilitator Anja Saak, who was trained by The Reader Organisation, will read excerpts from the book, but group members may volunteer to do so. The reading is interspersed with discussion. Refreshments will be served.



eBook Tinker Station
Spades Park Branch (East)
Tuesday, June 3, 2014
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Computers & Technology


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.



Summer Showtime: Monsters University (G)
Spades Park Branch (East)
Wednesday, June 4, 2014 2:00 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited for a showing of the film, "Monsters University" (G).



Shared Reading Group at Spades Park
Spades Park Branch (East)
Friday, June 6, 2014
10:00 am - 11:30 am

Age Level: Adults
Category: Book Discussion


Adults are invited to discuss the selected book title. Facilitator Anja Saak, who was trained by The Reader Organisation, will read excerpts from the book, but group members may volunteer to do so. The reading is interspersed with discussion. Refreshments will be served.



Many Cultures, Many Instruments
Spades Park Branch (East)
Saturday, June 7, 2014 11:30 am

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


Registration Required

Children of all ages and families are invited to enjoy a musical walk around the globe. Yurtfolk will play a collection of uncommon and unusual instruments that tell a story about different cultures.



Summer Showtime: Frozen (PG)
Spades Park Branch (East)
Wednesday, June 11, 2014 2:00 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited for a showing of the film, "Frozen" (PG).



Shared Reading Group at Spades Park
Spades Park Branch (East)
Friday, June 13, 2014
10:00 am - 11:30 am

Age Level: Adults
Category: Book Discussion


Adults are invited to discuss the selected book title. Facilitator Anja Saak, who was trained by The Reader Organisation, will read excerpts from the book, but group members may volunteer to do so. The reading is interspersed with discussion. Refreshments will be served.



Summer Showtime: Planes (PG)
Spades Park Branch (East)
Wednesday, June 18, 2014 2:00 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited for a showing of the film, "Planes" (PG).



eBook Tinker Station
Spades Park Branch (East)
Thursday, June 19, 2014
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Computers & Technology


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.



Shared Reading Group at Spades Park
Spades Park Branch (East)
Friday, June 20, 2014
10:00 am - 11:30 am

Age Level: Adults
Category: Book Discussion


Adults are invited to discuss the selected book title. Facilitator Anja Saak, who was trained by The Reader Organisation, will read excerpts from the book, but group members may volunteer to do so. The reading is interspersed with discussion. Refreshments will be served.



Spades Park Poetry Program!
Spades Park Branch (East)
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Performance or Presentation


Individuals of all ages are invited for an evening of poetry readings, both classical and contemporary, followed by a discussion of the works. Please contact the branch for this month's scheduled poetry readings and topics of discussion.



Summer Showtime: Cloudy With a Chance for Meatballs 2 (PG)
Spades Park Branch (East)
Wednesday, June 25, 2014 2:00 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited for a showing of the film, "Cloudy With a Chance for Meatballs 2" (PG).



Shared Reading Group at Spades Park
Spades Park Branch (East)
Friday, June 27, 2014
10:00 am - 11:30 am

Age Level: Adults
Category: Book Discussion


Adults are invited to discuss the selected book title. Facilitator Anja Saak, who was trained by The Reader Organisation, will read excerpts from the book, but group members may volunteer to do so. The reading is interspersed with discussion. Refreshments will be served.



Critter Chats
Spades Park Branch (East)
Saturday, June 28, 2014
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Age Level: Children of All Ages
Category: Activity


Children of all ages and families are invited to meet animals face-to-face and spend time getting to know about them during this presentation by Animalia.



Summer Showtime: Pirate Fairy (Unrated)
Spades Park Branch (East)
Wednesday, July 2, 2014 2:00 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited for a showing of the film, "Pirate Fairy" (Unrated).



Duct Tape Tote Bag Workshop
Spades Park Branch (East)
Saturday, July 5, 2014 2:00 pm

Age Level: School Age (6-11)
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Children ages 8 and up are invited to create a tote bag for all their travels out of duct tape during this workshop presented by Art With a Heart. Younger children will need assistance.



eBook Tinker Station
Spades Park Branch (East)
Tuesday, July 8, 2014
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Computers & Technology


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.



Summer Showtime: The Smurfs 2 (PG)
Spades Park Branch (East)
Wednesday, July 9, 2014 2:00 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited for a showing of the film, "The Smurfs 2" (PG).



Shared Reading Group at Spades Park
Spades Park Branch (East)
Friday, July 11, 2014
10:00 am - 11:30 am

Age Level: Adults
Category: Book Discussion


Adults are invited to discuss the selected book title. Facilitator Anja Saak, who was trained by The Reader Organisation, will read excerpts from the book, but group members may volunteer to do so. The reading is interspersed with discussion. Refreshments will be served.



Graffiti-Inspired Word Art Workshop
Spades Park Branch (East)
Friday, July 11, 2014 1:30 pm

Age Level: School Age (6-11)
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Children ages 8 and up are invited to discover how perspective drawing and painting changed art forever. They'll use one-point perspective to make words and names pop off the page. To create a bold statement, they'll finish the work using color fill techniques inspired by the best graffiti artists.



Summer Showtime: The Jungle Book (G)
Spades Park Branch (East)
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 2:00 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited for a showing of the film, "The Jungle Book" (G).



Shared Reading Group at Spades Park
Spades Park Branch (East)
Friday, July 18, 2014
10:00 am - 11:30 am

Age Level: Adults
Category: Book Discussion


Adults are invited to discuss the selected book title. Facilitator Anja Saak, who was trained by The Reader Organisation, will read excerpts from the book, but group members may volunteer to do so. The reading is interspersed with discussion. Refreshments will be served.



Paper Bead Jewelry Workshop
Spades Park Branch (East)
Friday, July 18, 2014 1:30 pm

Age Level: School Age (6-11)
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Children ages 7 and up are invited to learn the worldwide art of using paper to make jewelry during this workshop presented by Art With a Heart.



Summer Showtime: Despicable Me 2 (PG)
Spades Park Branch (East)
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 2:00 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited for a showing of the film, "Despicable Me 2" (PG).



eBook Tinker Station
Spades Park Branch (East)
Thursday, July 24, 2014
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Computers & Technology


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.



Shared Reading Group at Spades Park
Spades Park Branch (East)
Friday, July 25, 2014
10:00 am - 11:30 am

Age Level: Adults
Category: Book Discussion


Adults are invited to discuss the selected book title. Facilitator Anja Saak, who was trained by The Reader Organisation, will read excerpts from the book, but group members may volunteer to do so. The reading is interspersed with discussion. Refreshments will be served.



Indiana Pacers Summer Reading Tour
Spades Park Branch (East)
Monday, July 28, 2014 1:00 pm

Age Level: Children of All Ages
Category: Story Time


Children of all ages are invited to take a reading time out with community helpers and leaders and read like a pro during this storytime. Afterwards, those attending can spin the "wheel of prizes."



Spades Park Poetry Program!
Spades Park Branch (East)
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Performance or Presentation


Individuals of all ages are invited for an evening of poetry readings, both classical and contemporary, followed by a discussion of the works. Please contact the branch for this month's scheduled poetry readings and topics of discussion.



Summer Showtime: The Lego Movie (PG)
Spades Park Branch (East)
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 2:00 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited for a showing of the film, "The Lego Movie" (PG).



Shared Reading Group at Spades Park
Spades Park Branch (East)
Friday, August 1, 2014
10:00 am - 11:30 am

Age Level: Adults
Category: Book Discussion


Adults are invited to discuss the selected book title. Facilitator Anja Saak, who was trained by The Reader Organisation, will read excerpts from the book, but group members may volunteer to do so. The reading is interspersed with discussion. Refreshments will be served.



Summer Family Concerts!
Spades Park Branch (East)
Saturday, August 2, 2014 3:00 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited to jam in any language this summer! Three different bands will play throughout the Library system, and kids will have a chance to help out with the music during these 45-minute performances.
This concert will be presented by the Tides Trio, featuring Caribbean and island music.



Shared Reading Group at Spades Park
Spades Park Branch (East)
Friday, August 8, 2014
10:00 am - 11:30 am

Age Level: Adults
Category: Book Discussion


Adults are invited to discuss the selected book title. Facilitator Anja Saak, who was trained by The Reader Organisation, will read excerpts from the book, but group members may volunteer to do so. The reading is interspersed with discussion. Refreshments will be served.



eBook Tinker Station
Spades Park Branch (East)
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Computers & Technology


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.



Shared Reading Group at Spades Park
Spades Park Branch (East)
Friday, August 15, 2014
10:00 am - 11:30 am

Age Level: Adults
Category: Book Discussion


Adults are invited to discuss the selected book title. Facilitator Anja Saak, who was trained by The Reader Organisation, will read excerpts from the book, but group members may volunteer to do so. The reading is interspersed with discussion. Refreshments will be served.



Shared Reading Group at Spades Park
Spades Park Branch (East)
Friday, August 22, 2014
10:00 am - 11:30 am

Age Level: Adults
Category: Book Discussion


Adults are invited to discuss the selected book title. Facilitator Anja Saak, who was trained by The Reader Organisation, will read excerpts from the book, but group members may volunteer to do so. The reading is interspersed with discussion. Refreshments will be served.