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Paws to Read at Glendale
Glendale Branch (North)
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Age Level: School Age (6-11)
Category: Activity


Registration Required

Beginning or reluctant readers are invited to read to a non-judgmental registered therapy dog who loves to listen to stories! It's a great way to improve a child's reading skills and self-confidence.



Homework Lounge: Get Caught Reading!
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Age Level: School Age (6-11)
Category: Activity


School-age children and teens are invited to use the Library to work on their assignments or spend 15 minutes reading. Those who participate can get a prize from the treasurer chest for completing their homework.



Homework Lounge: Get Caught Reading!
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Thursday, May 24, 2018
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Age Level: School Age (6-11)
Category: Activity


School-age children and teens are invited to use the Library to work on their assignments or spend 15 minutes reading. Those who participate can get a prize from the treasurer chest for completing their homework.



Parent and Preschooler Yoga
Brightwood Branch (East)
Monday, May 21, 2018 5:00 pm

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


Preschoolers ages 3 - 6 and an adult are invited to enjoy the health benefits that yoga can offer during this program presented by the Greater Indianapolis YMCA. This 45-minute program is made possible by Peyton Manning Children's Hospital at St. Vincent through a gift to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Game Night @ Central
Central Library (Central)
Monday, May 21, 2018
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions, Families
Category: Activity


Table-top game lovers are invited to enjoy the Learning Curve's collection of over 120 classic and modern board, card and dice games for kids and adults. There will even be giant versions of Connect 4, Jenga and Chess. Gamers under 12 need to be accompanied by an adult. This program will be held in the Atrium.



Minecraft Club @ Central!
Central Library (Central)
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

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


Minecrafters ages 7 and up are invited to use the Learning Curve’s laptops to mine and build in Central Land, a virtual world hosted on the Curve’s private Minecraft server. Join in a new group build each week, or test your skills in fun Hunger Games-style challenges! This program will be held in the Arena.



Adult and Family Coloring @ Eagle!
Eagle Branch (West)
Monday, May 21, 2018
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Activity


Adults and families are invited to drop in, relax and enjoy coloring. Colored pencils and templates will be provided, but participants can also bring their own materials.



Social Studio for Teens
Lawrence Branch (East)
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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


Teens are invited to connect with each other to create art, share ideas, and try new foods. Exciting challenges are always a possibility!



Family Puzzle Night
Brightwood Branch (East)
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Age Level: Families
Category: Activity


Families are invited to work on puzzles of all levels of difficulty for all ages.



Baby Bebop
InfoZone Branch (North)
Friday, May 25, 2018 10:00 am

Age Level: Babies (Birth-2)
Category: Activity


Registration Required

Babies up to 18 months and an adult are invited to rock out during this music activity that will focus on tempo, beat, rhythm and dynamics. Each session will feature instruments, songs and a story.



Knit a Yarn Fiber Art Club @ Lawrence!
Lawrence Branch (East)
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Activity


Registration Required

Knitters of all skill levels and ages are invited to this monthly fiber art club.



Meet & Play @ Wayne
Wayne Branch (West)
Monday, May 21, 2018
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Age Level: Babies (Birth-2), Toddlers (2 years), Preschool (3-5)
Category: Activity


Young ones through age 4 with an adult are invited to the Library's community room to play together. Toys will be provided, but attendees are welcome to bring their own. This is an opportunity for adults to get to know other caregivers who have young children.



The Game Club
Brightwood Branch (East)
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Age Level: Children of All Ages, Teen (12-17)
Category: Activity


Children of all ages and teens are invited for video games, card games and board games after school in an open space just for them. Some games will be provided, but those attending may bring their own. Children under the age of 5 will require parental supervision.



Literacy Pop-Up Center
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Age Level: Children of All Ages
Category: Activity


Children of all ages are invited for programs that provide age-appropriate books, phonics-focused activities, mind building games and multi-sensory instruction. In addition, teachers, parents and caregivers will be introduced to IndyPL resources. This program is made possible by the Donna D. Talley Story Theatre and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Southport Evening Book Discussion
Southport Branch (South)
Monday, May 21, 2018 6:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Book Discussion


Adults are invited to this evening book discussion group.
The book to be discussed is "The Invention of Wings" by Sue Monk Kidd.



Pike Book Club
Pike Branch (West)
Monday, May 21, 2018 6:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Book Discussion


Adults are invited to this monthly book discussion program.
The book to be discussed is "Hillbilly Elegy" by J.D. Vance.



Beech Grove Chatterbooks
Beech Grove Branch (South)
Monday, May 21, 2018 6:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Book Discussion


Adults are invited to this monthly book discussion.
The book to be discussed is "A Man Called Ove" by Frederik Backman.



ABC's of Diabetes
Wayne Branch (West)
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
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 317-221-2094 or online at marionhealth.org/diabetes.



GED-TASC Classes
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Monday, May 21, 2018 During Library Hours

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Adults are invited to register for free GED/TASC classes which continue each Monday through Thursday through June 2017.



GED-TASC Classes
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Tuesday, May 22, 2018 During Library Hours

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Adults are invited to register for free GED/TASC classes which continue each Monday through Thursday through June 2017.



GED-TASC Classes
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Wednesday, May 23, 2018 During Library Hours

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Adults are invited to register for free GED/TASC classes which continue each Monday through Thursday through June 2017.



GED-TASC Classes
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Thursday, May 24, 2018 During Library Hours

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Adults are invited to register for free GED/TASC classes which continue each Monday through Thursday through June 2017.



Teen Paint Your "Art" Out: Polka Dot Tree
Glendale Branch (North)
Wednesday, May 23, 2018 6:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Teens are invited to paint like a pro with techniques that include color blending, gradation of color and layering. They'll create a striking polka dot tree with their very own color scheme. This program is presented by Art With a Heart.



Imagination Station: Toddler Dance Class
Brightwood Branch (East)
Friday, May 25, 2018 11:00 am

Age Level: Toddlers (2 years)
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Toddlers ages 12 - 36 months and an adult are invited for an interactive presentation that is ideal to expose young ones to the art of dance. This program is presented by Phoenix Rising Dance Company and made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Paying for College: Free Scholarship Workshops
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Monday, May 21, 2018
6:00 pm - 7:15 pm

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


Registration Required

Teens and adults are invited to receive real, hands-on tips and tricks to help them get into and pay for college. Attendees should bring their laptop to start using their new skills immediately. This program is presented by Next Act Consulting and made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.
The topic of this program is "How to Write a Personal Essay."



SBA at the East 38th Street Branch
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Friday, May 25, 2018
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Adults are invited for a series of free workshops presented by the Small Business Association to help them during various stages of business development.
The topic of this session is "Learn About SBA 8(a) Certification." Learn what the SBA 8(a) Business Development Program is, how a company can benefit, program eligibility requirements and goals, ongoing obligations to the SBA, and how to apply.



SBA at the East 38th Street Branch
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Friday, May 25, 2018
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Adults are invited for a series of free workshops presented by the Small Business Association to help them during various stages of business development.
The topic of this session is "Marketing to the Federal Government." Learn where to find contracting opportunities, how to register a business to sell to the government, how to market products and services, and how to obtain a surety bond.



Internet Basics
Central Library (Central)
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Find out what you can do with the Internet. Learn to use links, read Internet addresses, save addresses for future visits, and search the Web. You must be experienced using a mouse and keyboard for this class, to be held in the Computer Training Lab.



Microsoft Word 2010 Intermediate
Central Library (Central)
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
2:30 pm - 4:30 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.



Introduction to SAVI Databases of Central Indiana Statistics
Central Library (Central)
Thursday, May 24, 2018
2:30 pm - 4:30 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. SAVI’s 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.



Computer Tips & Tricks: Open Help
Eagle Branch (West)
Monday, May 21, 2018 3:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Adults are invited to receive one-on-one help with questions or problems about using a computer or mobile device, including how to use apps, the Internet, email, and any Microsoft Office applications.



Computer Tips & Tricks: Open Help
Eagle Branch (West)
Thursday, May 24, 2018 10:30 am

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Adults are invited to receive one-on-one help with questions or problems about using a computer or mobile device, including how to use apps, the Internet, email, and any Microsoft Office applications.



Cloud Computing Using Microsoft OneDrive and Office Online
Central Library (Central)
Thursday, May 24, 2018
10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Microsoft OneDrive and Office Online are free and accessible from any device with an Internet connection. Learn about the free online versions of Microsoft Office applications. During this overview class you will see how to: create, edit, and share files in Web-based Microsoft Word and Excel; upload and download files, and create your own OneDrive account. Before taking this class, you must be experienced in using the mouse, keyboard, and Internet. This class will be held in the Computer Training Lab.



Computer & Internet Basics at Glendale
Glendale Branch (North)
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
9:00 am - 10:00 am

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Registration Required

Adults are invited to learn about the simple components of using a computer, including the mouse and keyboard, along with basic skills required to search the Internet. Included will be hands-on exercises and take-home instruction sheets.



Folders, Files and How to Organize Them at Glendale
Glendale Branch (North)
Thursday, May 24, 2018
9:00 am - 10:00 am

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Registration Required

Adults are invited to learn how to manage the tons of things on their computers and reduce the time it takes to find them. They'll learn to create folders, move things among folders, rename folders, copy and paste, and delete folders.



Beginning Computer Classes: Internet Basics
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Registration Required

Adults are invited for a first look at the workings of a computer. In this class, you'll learn how to do a basic Google search and how to move around on a web site.



Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 Basics @ Beech Grove
Beech Grove Branch (South)
Wednesday, May 23, 2018 1:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Registration Required

Adults are invited to learn about creating a slideshow-style program using Microsoft PowerPoint 2010. This class will be held in the Technology Room upstairs.



Android Smartphone & Tablet Open Lab
Central Library (Central)
Monday, May 21, 2018
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Bring your Android device for this drop-in session in the Computer Training Lab to get help organizing your pictures, downloading and deleting apps, backing up pictures and contacts online, using the touch screen effectively, and managing your device’s storage. Please bring a charged Android phone or tablet.



Cutting the Cable Cord
Central Library (Central)
Friday, May 25, 2018
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Adults looking for cheaper alternatives to pricey cable and satellite television packages are invited to learn about the pros, cons and costs of streaming platforms such as Amazon, Hulu and Netflix. Attendees will also learn about streaming media offered by the Library, including Freegal, Hoopla and OverDrive, which are free to Library cardholders. This class, to be held in the Computer Training Lab, requires experience using the keyboard, mouse and the Internet.



Tablet Tuesday @ East 38th Street
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Registration Required

Adults are invited for one-on-one help with a tablet. Learn how to download eBooks, eAudiobooks and music and to stream movies. Small groups of 2 - 4 are welcome. This program is made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Excel Basics @ Lawrence
Lawrence Branch (East)
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Adults are invited to learn how to organize and analyze numbers and text in a spreadsheet. By the end of this class, participants should be able to create and format a spreadsheet; enter and edit data; and use basic formulas to add, subtract, multiply and divide figures in a row or column. This class requires experience in using Microsoft Word.



Hand Painted Signs by The Brush Master
Central Library (Central)
Sunday, April 1, 2018 - Thursday, May 31, 2018
During Library Hours

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Exhibit


Patrons are invited to view an exhibit of photographs by Kyle Long featuring hand painted signs by The Brush Master that are an essential component of Indy's visual aesthetic, everywhere from Post Road to Haughville to Martindale-Brightwood. An artists' reception will be held on Monday, May 14 from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.



African American Trailblazers in Auto Racing
Central Library (Central)
Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - Thursday, May 31, 2018
During Library Hours

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Exhibit


View a display that highlights the achievements of several African American men and women who have had careers behind the wheel of a race car or behind the scenes in auto racing. The display spans from the 1920’s with the founding of the Gold and Glory Sweepstakes race held at the Indiana State Fairgrounds to 2018 when 24-year-old Darrell “Bubba” Wallace, Jr., became the first full-time African American driver in the top NASCAR Cup Series since 1971.
This display is available for viewing during regular Library hours in the Center for Black Literature & Culture at Central Library.



Job Center at the Library
Warren Branch (East)
Monday, May 21, 2018
12:30 pm - 4:30 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 Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Job Center at the Library
Warren Branch (East)
Thursday, May 24, 2018
12:30 pm - 4:30 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 Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Job Center at the Library
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
10:00 am - 2:00 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 Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Job Center at the Library
Pike Branch (West)
Monday, May 21, 2018
10:30 am - 2:30 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 Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.
The Job Center at the Pike Branch is made possible by Knowledge Services.



Job Center at the Library
Pike Branch (West)
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
3:00 pm - 7:00 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 Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.
The Job Center at the Pike Branch is made possible by Knowledge Services.



Job Center at the Library
Spades Park Branch (East)
Monday, May 21, 2018
10:00 am - 1:00 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 Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Job Center at the Library
Spades Park Branch (East)
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
4:00 pm - 7:00 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 Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Job Center at the Library
Spades Park Branch (East)
Friday, May 25, 2018
2:00 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 Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Job Center at the Library
College Avenue Branch (North)
Monday, May 21, 2018
2:30 pm - 6:30 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 Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Job Center at the Library
College Avenue Branch (North)
Thursday, May 24, 2018
10:00 am - 2:00 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 Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Job Center at the Library
Eagle Branch (West)
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
12:30 pm - 4:30 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 Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Job Center at the Library
Eagle Branch (West)
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
12:30 pm - 4:30 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 Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Job Center at the Library
Brightwood Branch (East)
Monday, May 21, 2018
10:30 am - 3:00 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 Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Job Center at the Library
Brightwood Branch (East)
Thursday, May 24, 2018
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 Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Job Center @ East Thirty-Eighth Street
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Monday, May 21, 2018
3:30 pm - 7:30 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 Office of the Lawrence Township Trustee and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Job Center @ East Thirty-Eighth Street
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
2:30 pm - 6:30 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 Office of the Lawrence Township Trustee 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 21, 2018
5:00 pm - 8:00 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, 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)
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
5:00 pm - 8:00 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, 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)
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
5:00 pm - 8:00 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, 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.



Job Center @ Lawrence
Lawrence Branch (East)
Thursday, May 24, 2018
2:00 pm - 4:00 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 Office of the Lawrence Township Trustee and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Library Board of Trustees
Irvington Branch (South)
Monday, May 21, 2018 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 317-275-4003 to confirm the time of the meeting.



Brightwood Branch Community Meeting
Brightwood Branch (East)
Thursday, May 24, 2018 6:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Meeting


The entire community is invited to learn about preliminary design plans for the new Brightwood Branch, scheduled for construction in 2019 with a targeted opening in early 2020. Project architects will display initial exterior and interior images and join Library representatives in leading a discussion on the guiding principles for the new branch.



Clases Básicas de Computación: Conozca las herramientas de Su Aparato Móvil
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Multicultural Program


Registration Required

Utilice las mejores aplicaciones y las herramientas eficientes y rápidas para su aparato móvil y utilícelas en su vida personal o para su trabajo. Comparta sincronice sus archivos entre sus aparatos. Para registrarse, llame al 317-344-9921.



Immigrant Welcome Center Mobile Branch
Pike Branch (West)
Thursday, May 24, 2018
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Multicultural Program


New immigrants to Indianapolis are invited to interact with Natural Helpers from the Immigrant Welcome Center who can help them connect with local resources, including Library resources. All are welcome!
Individuals can stop by to speak with someone in English, Spanish or French.



Immigrant Welcome Center Mobile Branch
East Washington Branch (South)
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Multicultural Program


New immigrants to Indianapolis are invited to interact with Natural Helpers from the Immigrant Welcome Center who can help them connect with local resources, including Library resources. All are welcome!
Individuals can stop be to speak with someone in Spanish.



Immigrant Welcome Center Mobile Branch
Nora Branch (North)
Monday, May 21, 2018
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Multicultural Program


New immigrants to Indianapolis are invited to interact with Natural Helpers from the Immigrant Welcome Center who can help them connect with local resources, including Library resources. All are welcome!
Individuals can stop by to speak with someone in Arabic, English, Kiswahili and Karen.



Immigrant Welcome Center Mobile Branch
Lawrence Branch (East)
Monday, May 21, 2018
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Multicultural Program


New immigrants to Indianapolis are invited to interact with Natural Helpers from the Immigrant Welcome Center who can help them connect with local resources, including Library resources. All are welcome!
Individuals can stop by to speak with someone in English and Spanish.



English Conversation Circle
Nora Branch (North)
Monday, May 21, 2018 6:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Multicultural Program


Adults who wish to practice and improve their English speaking skills in a safe and welcoming place are invited to this free session.



English Conversation Circle
Pike Branch (West)
Monday, May 21, 2018 6:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Multicultural Program


Adults who wish to practice and improve their English speaking skills in a safe and welcoming place are invited to this free session.



English Conversation Circle
Southport Branch (South)
Monday, May 21, 2018 6:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Multicultural Program


Adults who wish to practice and improve their English speaking skills in a safe and welcoming place are invited to this free session.



English Conversation Circle
Wayne Branch (West)
Monday, May 21, 2018 6:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Multicultural Program


Adults who wish to practice and improve their English speaking skills in a safe and welcoming place are invited to this free session.



English Conversation Circle
Eagle Branch (West)
Tuesday, May 22, 2018 6:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Multicultural Program


Adults who wish to practice and improve their English speaking skills in a safe and welcoming place are invited to this free session.



English Conversation Circle
East Washington Branch (South)
Tuesday, May 22, 2018 6:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Multicultural Program


Adults who wish to practice and improve their English speaking skills in a safe and welcoming place are invited to this free session.



English Conversation Circle
Haughville Branch (West)
Tuesday, May 22, 2018 6:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Multicultural Program


Adults who wish to practice and improve their English speaking skills in a safe and welcoming place are invited to this free session.



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Eagle Branch (West)
Thursday, May 24, 2018
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Multicultural Program


Registration Required

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Baby Storytime at Lawrence
Lawrence Branch (East)
Wednesday, May 23, 2018 10:30 am

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


Babies up to 24 months and an adult are invited for stories, songs and fingerplays.



Baby Storytime at Glendale
Glendale Branch (North)
Tuesday, May 22, 2018 10:30 am

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


Babies up to 36 months and an adult are invited for stories, songs, fingerplays and fun! Each session will be followed by playtime with special toys designed just for babies.



Baby Storytime at Nora
Nora Branch (North)
Thursday, May 24, 2018 10:30 am

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


Babies and an adult are invited for stories, music and movement activities.



Toddler Time at Irvington
Irvington Branch (South)
Monday, May 21, 2018 10:30 am

Age Level: Toddlers (2 years)
Category: Story Time


Toddlers who are 2-years-old and an adult are invited for songs, rhymes, stories and crafts in the informal setting of the Library's Story Theatre.



Play Date Preschool Storytime at Fountain Square
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Monday, May 21, 2018 11:00 am

Age Level: Preschool (3-5)
Category: Story Time


Preschoolers and an adult are invited for stories, songs, fingerplays and rhymes following by playtime at the library.



Preschool Storytime at Decatur
Decatur Branch (West)
Tuesday, May 22, 2018 10:30 am

Age Level: Preschool (3-5)
Category: Story Time


Preschoolers and an adult are invited for stories, fingerplays and crafts followed by playtime.



Preschool Storytime at Decatur
Decatur Branch (West)
Wednesday, May 23, 2018 10:30 am

Age Level: Preschool (3-5)
Category: Story Time


Preschoolers and an adult are invited for stories, fingerplays and crafts followed by playtime.



Toddler & Preschool Storytime at Nora
Nora Branch (North)
Tuesday, May 22, 2018 10:30 am

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


Children ages 2 through 5 and an adult are invited for stories, songs and movement activities.



Baby and Toddler Storytime at Warren
Warren Branch (East)
Tuesday, May 22, 2018 10:15 am

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


Babies and toddlers up to 36 months and an adult are invited for stories, songs, music and toys!



Preschool Storytime at Warren
Warren Branch (East)
Thursday, May 24, 2018 10:30 am

Age Level: Preschool (3-5), Families
Category: Story Time


Preschoolers and their families are invited for weekly stories, crafts and play time. Families and homeschoolers of all ages are welcome to attend.



Preschool Storytime at Lawrence
Lawrence Branch (East)
Friday, May 25, 2018 10:30 am

Age Level: Preschool (3-5)
Category: Story Time


Preschoolers ages 4 - 6 and an adult are invited for stories, songs, coloring and writing exercises, or a simple craft.



Little Learners Storytime
Central Library (Central)
Friday, May 25, 2018 11:00 am

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


Little learners ages birth - 5 years old and their families are invited to come together in the Baby Zone of the Learning Curve for stories, songs and rhymes. All are welcome to stay after to play!



Mother Goose on the Loose
College Avenue Branch (North)
Wednesday, May 23, 2018 10:30 am

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


Babies, toddlers and preschoolers and an adult are invited for an early literacy program using rhymes, songs, puppets and instruments to foster speech development, motor coordination, self-confidence and sensitivity to others. Adult participation is required.



Mother Goose on the Loose
College Avenue Branch (North)
Thursday, May 24, 2018 10:30 am

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


Babies, toddlers and preschoolers and an adult are invited for an early literacy program using rhymes, songs, puppets and instruments to foster speech development, motor coordination, self-confidence and sensitivity to others. Adult participation is required.



Preschool Storytime @ Beech Grove
Beech Grove Branch (South)
Thursday, May 24, 2018 11:00 am

Age Level: Preschool (3-5)
Category: Story Time


Preschoolers and an adult are invited to join children's librarians for stories and fun activities.



Terrific Tuesdays!
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Tuesday, May 22, 2018 10:30 am

Age Level: Preschool (3-5)
Category: Story Time


Preschoolers and an adult are invited to visit the Talley Story Theatre for stories read by a community of readers for fun, laughs and a good time.



Pajama Storytime
College Avenue Branch (North)
Monday, May 21, 2018 6:30 pm

Age Level: Preschool (3-5), School Age (6-11), Families
Category: Story Time


Families with children ages 3 - 8 are invited for a fun-filled storytime featuring music, stories and a craft. Children can wear their pajamas!



Two's and Three's Storytime
Glendale Branch (North)
Wednesday, May 23, 2018 10:30 am

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


Children ages two and three years old and an adult are invited for a storytime with exciting books, songs, movement and crafts focusing on early literacy skills.



Preschool Storytime @ College Avenue
College Avenue Branch (North)
Tuesday, May 22, 2018 10:30 am

Age Level: Preschool (3-5)
Category: Story Time


Preschoolers ages 3 - 6 and an adult are invited for crafts, sensory building, literacy skills, science and technology exercises and more.



GardenTime Storytime!
Brightwood Branch (East)
Tuesday, May 22, 2018 11:00 am

Age Level: Preschool (3-5)
Category: Story Time


Registration Required

Preschoolers ages 3 - 6 and an adult are invited to uncover knowledge about worms, bugs, dirt and plants through stories, songs, puppets and dance. This program is made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



GardenTime Storytime!
Lawrence Branch (East)
Thursday, May 24, 2018 10:30 am

Age Level: Preschool (3-5)
Category: Story Time


Registration Required

Preschoolers ages 3 - 6 and an adult are invited to uncover knowledge about worms, bugs, dirt and plants through stories, songs, puppets and dance. This program is made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Baby Storytime @ Fountain Square
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Thursday, May 24, 2018 10:30 am

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


Babies up to 24 months and an adult are invited for stories, fingerplays and sing-alongs with Miss Shelby and her ukulele.



eBook Tinker Station
Glendale Branch (North)
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category:


Patrons are invited to learn how read, watch and listen on a PC, tablet or phone, 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 317-275-4500. This service is made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



eBook Tinker Station
Central Library (Central)
Thursday, May 24, 2018
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category:


Patrons are invited to learn how read, watch and listen on a PC, tablet or phone, 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 317-275-4500. This service is made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.
This program will be held in the Atrium.