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Job Center at the Library
Brightwood Branch (East)
Thursday, September 29, 2016
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free service for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The Job Center is made possible by the Robert & Toni Bader Charitable Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month: ˇTUMBAO! CHANCLETA: DANCE AND MUSIC of Cuba
Brightwood Branch (East)
Saturday, October 1, 2016 3:00 pm

Age Level: Teen (12-17)
Category: Multicultural Program


Registration Required

Teens are invited to learn the chancleta, a dance created by African slaves popular in the eastern part of Cuba. They'll also learn the traditional rhythms as both dancers and drummers. This program is presented by Sancocho.



Job Center at the Library
Brightwood Branch (East)
Monday, October 3, 2016
11:30 am - 3:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free service for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The Job Center is made possible by the Robert & Toni Bader Charitable Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Job Center at the Library
Brightwood Branch (East)
Thursday, October 6, 2016
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free service for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The Job Center is made possible by the Robert & Toni Bader Charitable Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Computer Basics @ Brightwood
Brightwood Branch (East)
Tuesday, October 11, 2016
10:30 am - 11:30 am

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Registration Required

Adults are invited to learn to use a mouse and keyboard and how to get around the computer screen. Participants also will be introduced to popular computer terms and procedures.



Ask-a-Lawyer
Brightwood Branch (East)
Tuesday, October 11, 2016
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Activity


Adults can receive free legal advice through one-on-one consultations with qualified, licensed attorneys who are members of the Indianapolis Bar Association. For those unable to attend, call 269-2000 between 2 - 8 p.m. to speak with an attorney. This community service event is sponsored by the Indianapolis Bar Association and Indianapolis Bar Foundation, in cooperation with The Indianapolis Public Library.



Job Center at the Library
Brightwood Branch (East)
Thursday, October 13, 2016
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free service for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The Job Center is made possible by the Robert & Toni Bader Charitable Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



African Dance: Preschool Workshop
Brightwood Branch (East)
Friday, October 14, 2016 11:00 am

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


Registration Required

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



Job Center at the Library
Brightwood Branch (East)
Monday, October 17, 2016
11:30 am - 3:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free service for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The Job Center is made possible by the Robert & Toni Bader Charitable Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Anime Club
Brightwood Branch (East)
Monday, October 17, 2016
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

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


Young people ages 12 - 17 are invited to watch Anime and talk cosplay, manga and graphic novels. Bring your decks and duel with others, work on your own artwork, see what's new to the Library collection and make suggestions for what the Library can add.



Microsoft Word Class @ Brightwood
Brightwood Branch (East)
Tuesday, October 18, 2016
10:30 am - 11:30 am

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Registration Required

Adults are invited to learn the basic functions of Microsoft Word. While creating a document, attendees will go over the features and tools of Microsoft Word at their disposal.



Email Basics @ Brightwood
Brightwood Branch (East)
Tuesday, October 18, 2016
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Registration Required

Adults are invited to learn how to create their own email account, send messages and respond to emails. They'll also review email terms, how to attach and send files, and provide security for their account.



Music, Movement and Storytelling
Brightwood Branch (East)
Tuesday, October 18, 2016 5:00 pm

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.



Job Center at the Library
Brightwood Branch (East)
Thursday, October 20, 2016
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free service for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The Job Center is made possible by the Robert & Toni Bader Charitable Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Teen Young Actor's Theatre Workshops: Write a Play
Brightwood Branch (East)
Saturday, October 22, 2016 1:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Teens in grades 9 - 12 who are interested in writing their own play or movie are invited to this program presented by the Young Actor's Theatre, a local youth theatre group that creates original work. Teens can bring in their work or come with blank pages. Presenters will walk them through the process of taking an idea and getting it down on paper, walking through story lines, and more.



Job Center at the Library
Brightwood Branch (East)
Monday, October 24, 2016
11:30 am - 3:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free service for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The Job Center is made possible by the Robert & Toni Bader Charitable Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Downloading Documents, Music and Photos @ Brightwood
Brightwood Branch (East)
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
10:30 am - 11:30 am

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Registration Required

Adults are invited to learn how to save information on storage devices in order to use media on the go. Also reviewed will be how to organize and protect storage devices.



Facebook and Social Networks @ Brightwood
Brightwood Branch (East)
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Registration Required

Adults are invited to create a Facebook account and learn how to use it. Other social media outlets, such as Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest, also will be reviewed.



Job Center at the Library
Brightwood Branch (East)
Thursday, October 27, 2016
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free service for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The Job Center is made possible by the Robert & Toni Bader Charitable Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Family Fright Festival
Brightwood Branch (East)
Thursday, October 27, 2016
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

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


Families and children of all ages are invited for a hauntingly good time. Come dressed up in family friendly costumes or just hang out with other ghouls. There'll be games, face and nail painting, crafts, coloring pages, mask making, goodies and children's stories with author Devon Dondaki!



Job Center at the Library
Brightwood Branch (East)
Monday, October 31, 2016
11:30 am - 3:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free service for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The Job Center is made possible by the Robert & Toni Bader Charitable Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Internet Basics @ Brightwood
Brightwood Branch (East)
Tuesday, November 1, 2016
10:30 am - 11:30 am

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Registration Required

Adults are invited to learn the best way to search the Internet. They'll learn how to surf YouTube, research topics, and explore entertainment and news sites.



Computer Basics @ Brightwood
Brightwood Branch (East)
Tuesday, November 1, 2016
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Registration Required

Adults are invited to learn to use a mouse and keyboard and how to get around the computer screen. Participants also will be introduced to popular computer terms and procedures.



Job Center at the Library
Brightwood Branch (East)
Thursday, November 3, 2016
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free service for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The Job Center is made possible by the Robert & Toni Bader Charitable Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Job Center at the Library
Brightwood Branch (East)
Monday, November 7, 2016
11:30 am - 3:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free service for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The Job Center is made possible by the Robert & Toni Bader Charitable Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Phone & Tablets Open House @ Brightwood
Brightwood Branch (East)
Tuesday, November 8, 2016
10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Adults are invited to drop in to have their questions about phones and tablets answered anytime during this two-hour session. Every device is made differently, so issues often arise that need a personal touch to resolve.



Job Center at the Library
Brightwood Branch (East)
Thursday, November 10, 2016
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free service for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The Job Center is made possible by the Robert & Toni Bader Charitable Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Job Center at the Library
Brightwood Branch (East)
Monday, November 14, 2016
11:30 am - 3:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free service for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The Job Center is made possible by the Robert & Toni Bader Charitable Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Email Basics @ Brightwood
Brightwood Branch (East)
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
10:30 am - 11:30 am

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Registration Required

Adults are invited to learn how to create their own email account, send messages and respond to emails. They'll also review email terms, how to attach and send files, and provide security for their account.



Microsoft Word Class @ Brightwood
Brightwood Branch (East)
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Registration Required

Adults are invited to learn the basic functions of Microsoft Word. While creating a document, attendees will go over the features and tools of Microsoft Word at their disposal.



Job Center at the Library
Brightwood Branch (East)
Thursday, November 17, 2016
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free service for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The Job Center is made possible by the Robert & Toni Bader Charitable Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Job Center at the Library
Brightwood Branch (East)
Monday, November 21, 2016
11:30 am - 3:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free service for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The Job Center is made possible by the Robert & Toni Bader Charitable Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Anime Club
Brightwood Branch (East)
Monday, November 21, 2016
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

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


Young people ages 12 - 17 are invited to watch Anime and talk cosplay, manga and graphic novels. Bring your decks and duel with others, work on your own artwork, see what's new to the Library collection and make suggestions for what the Library can add.



The Library's Website @ Brightwood
Brightwood Branch (East)
Tuesday, November 22, 2016
10:30 am - 11:30 am

Age Level: Children of All Ages, Teen (12-17), Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Registration Required

Adults, teens and children of all ages are invited to learn of the Library's many free services on its website, such as digital books, music downloads and streaming movies. Also learn how to access old newspapers and research articles, view upcoming programs, and place holds on a Library card.



Internet Basics @ Brightwood
Brightwood Branch (East)
Tuesday, November 22, 2016
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Registration Required

Adults are invited to learn the best way to search the Internet. They'll learn how to surf YouTube, research topics, and explore entertainment and news sites.



Job Center at the Library
Brightwood Branch (East)
Monday, November 28, 2016
11:30 am - 3:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free service for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The Job Center is made possible by the Robert & Toni Bader Charitable Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Computer Basics @ Brightwood
Brightwood Branch (East)
Tuesday, November 29, 2016
10:30 am - 11:30 am

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Registration Required

Adults are invited to learn to use a mouse and keyboard and how to get around the computer screen. Participants also will be introduced to popular computer terms and procedures.



Facebook and Social Networks @ Brightwood
Brightwood Branch (East)
Tuesday, November 29, 2016
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Registration Required

Adults are invited to create a Facebook account and learn how to use it. Other social media outlets, such as Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest, also will be reviewed.



Job Center at the Library
Brightwood Branch (East)
Thursday, December 1, 2016
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free service for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The Job Center is made possible by the Robert & Toni Bader Charitable Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Job Center at the Library
Brightwood Branch (East)
Monday, December 5, 2016
11:30 am - 3:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free service for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The Job Center is made possible by the Robert & Toni Bader Charitable Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Phone & Tablets Open House @ Brightwood
Brightwood Branch (East)
Tuesday, December 6, 2016
10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Adults are invited to drop in to have their questions about phones and tablets answered anytime during this two-hour session. Every device is made differently, so issues often arise that need a personal touch to resolve.



Fall Cooking Workshops: Shop Smart!
Brightwood Branch (East)
Tuesday, December 6, 2016 3:00 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.



Job Center at the Library
Brightwood Branch (East)
Thursday, December 8, 2016
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free service for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The Job Center is made possible by the Robert & Toni Bader Charitable Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Job Center at the Library
Brightwood Branch (East)
Monday, December 12, 2016
11:30 am - 3:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free service for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The Job Center is made possible by the Robert & Toni Bader Charitable Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Downloading Documents, Music and Photos @ Brightwood
Brightwood Branch (East)
Tuesday, December 13, 2016
10:30 am - 11:30 am

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Registration Required

Adults are invited to learn how to save information on storage devices in order to use media on the go. Also reviewed will be how to organize and protect storage devices.



The Library's Website @ Brightwood
Brightwood Branch (East)
Tuesday, December 13, 2016
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Age Level: Children of All Ages, Teen (12-17), Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Registration Required

Adults, teens and children of all ages are invited to learn of the Library's many free services on its website, such as digital books, music downloads and streaming movies. Also learn how to access old newspapers and research articles, view upcoming programs, and place holds on a Library card.



Fall Cooking Workshops: Quirky Cooking, Healthy Cooking with Unusual Ingredients
Brightwood Branch (East)
Wednesday, December 14, 2016 3:00 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.



Job Center at the Library
Brightwood Branch (East)
Thursday, December 15, 2016
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free service for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The Job Center is made possible by the Robert & Toni Bader Charitable Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Job Center at the Library
Brightwood Branch (East)
Monday, December 19, 2016
11:30 am - 3:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free service for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The Job Center is made possible by the Robert & Toni Bader Charitable Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Anime Club
Brightwood Branch (East)
Monday, December 19, 2016
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

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


Young people ages 12 - 17 are invited to watch Anime and talk cosplay, manga and graphic novels. Bring your decks and duel with others, work on your own artwork, see what's new to the Library collection and make suggestions for what the Library can add.



So Kawaii! Introductory Art Class
Brightwood Branch (East)
Wednesday, December 21, 2016 5:00 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.



Job Center at the Library
Brightwood Branch (East)
Thursday, December 22, 2016
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free service for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The Job Center is made possible by the Robert & Toni Bader Charitable Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Job Center at the Library
Brightwood Branch (East)
Thursday, December 29, 2016
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free service for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills. The session will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The Job Center is made possible by the Robert & Toni Bader Charitable Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.