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Irvington Fiberistas
Irvington Branch (South)
Wednesday, July 6, 2016
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Activity


Adults are invited to bring their supplies to work on an existing knitting or stitching project or start something new.



Paws to Read at Eagle
Eagle Branch (West)
Wednesday, July 6, 2016
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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


School-age children who are 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.



Barks to Books at Pike
Pike Branch (West)
Saturday, July 2, 2016
11:00 am - 1:00 pm

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


Young ones who need to practice their reading skills are invited to tell a story to trained therapy dogs. Reading to dogs has been shown to increase children's reading skills and confidence. The therapy dogs are calm, patient, attentive and non-judgmental listeners. Each child will get a bookmark of the dog they read to that day.



Mobile Summer Food Servings
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Monday, July 4, 2016
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Age Level: Children of All Ages
Category: Activity


From June 1 through July 29, Mondays through Fridays between 12 noon and 12:30 p.m., young people ages 18 and under are invited for summer meals at no cost during this offering sponsored by the Indiana Department of Education.



Going Native: Indiana's Animals . . . Animal Chats
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Tuesday, July 5, 2016
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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


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



Going Native: Indiana's Animals . . . Animal Chats
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Friday, July 1, 2016
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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


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



Going Native: Indiana's Animals . . . Animal Chats
Flanner House Branch (North)
Wednesday, July 6, 2016
10:30 am - 12:30 pm

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


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



Summer Lunch Program @ Spades Park
Spades Park Branch (East)
Tuesday, July 5, 2016
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Age Level: Children of All Ages
Category: Activity


Children up to age 17 are invited for a free lunch sponsored by the Indiana Department of Education to be provided Monday through Friday through July 30 from 12 noon - 1 p.m.



Summer Reading Program Reading Stars
Glendale Branch (North)
Tuesday, July 5, 2016 1:30 pm

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


As part of the Library's Summer Reading Program, guest readers from the community will read stories to children prior to the showing of summer films.



Central Library Book Discussion
Central Library (Central)
Tuesday, July 5, 2016
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Book Discussion


Adults are invited to this monthly book discussion program held in Central Library's Goodrich-Houk Meeting Room.
The book to be discussed is "All the Light We Cannot See" by Anthony Doerr.



East 38th Street Shared Reading Group
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Friday, July 1, 2016
10:00 am - 11:30 am

Age Level: Adults
Category: Book Discussion


Adults are invited to discuss the selected book title. Facilitator Anja Petrakopoulos, 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.



ABC's of Diabetes
Glendale Branch (North)
Wednesday, July 6, 2016
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 221-2094 or online at www.mchd.com/diabetes.



Summer Youth Art Workshop
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Friday, July 1, 2016
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Youth ages 18 and younger are invited to create special works of art with the Library's Artist-in-Residence Tony Radford, who will help them learn successful business strategies and sell their works for cash. The final activity will be a public event on Friday, July 29 from 6:15 - 9 p.m. during which youth can sell their masterpieces. This program is made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



3D Maker Stage Event
Wayne Branch (West)
Saturday, July 2, 2016
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Young people ages 10 - 16 are invited to bring their creativity and imagination to produce a scene or character inspired by summer reading. Maker coaches will guide them through the process of transforming a sketch or illustration into a 3D model or prototype, such as an action figure, puppet, accessory or stop-motion animation stage.



Mother Potter's Clay Kitchen
Decatur Branch (West)
Wednesday, July 6, 2016 1:00 pm

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


Registration Required

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



Mother Potter's Clay Kitchen
Brightwood Branch (East)
Wednesday, July 6, 2016 3:30 pm

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


Registration Required

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



Entrepreneurial Academics
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Tuesday, July 5, 2016
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 9 - 12 and in 4th, 5th and 6th grades are invited to a seven-part summer series during which they'll learn how to start their own business. This series will be presented by The Ford Group.



iCivics
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Wednesday, July 6, 2016
11:00 am - 12:30 pm

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


Young people ages 18 and under are invited for an online program designed to help them learn about the basic functions of the three branches of government. It also will introduce them to the principles and process of budgeting and help them learn about the rights and responsibilities of U.S. citizenship. This program will be presented by Winning Experiences Transform, Inc.



City Scape Art Class
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Thursday, July 7, 2016 10:30 am

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 - 12 are invited to create a funky, Indy-inspired city scape masterpiece by using old records and other materials.



City Scape Art Class
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Thursday, July 7, 2016 12:30 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 - 12 are invited to create a funky, Indy-inspired city scape masterpiece by using old records and other materials.



City Scape Art Class
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Thursday, July 7, 2016 2:30 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 - 12 are invited to create a funky, Indy-inspired city scape masterpiece by using old records and other materials.



Gardening 101 for Kids
Beech Grove Branch (South)
Wednesday, July 6, 2016 1:00 pm

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


Registration Required

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



Gardening 101 for Kids
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Thursday, July 7, 2016 11:00 am

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


Registration Required

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



Found Art for Kids
Irvington Branch (South)
Thursday, July 7, 2016 1:00 pm

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


Registration Required

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



Found Art for Kids
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Thursday, July 7, 2016 4:00 pm

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


Registration Required

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



Microsoft Word 2010 Basics
Central Library (Central)
Tuesday, July 5, 2016
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Learn how to write letters, resumes, papers, and other documents. By the end of this class, you should be able to: create, edit, save, and open a document; change formatting and appearance; check spelling and grammar, and print files. Before taking this class, to be held in the Computer Training Lab, you should be comfortable using a mouse and keyboard. Microsoft classes are made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 Basics
Central Library (Central)
Thursday, July 7, 2016
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Learn to create presentations and standalone slideshows for work, school or personal use. By the end of this class you should be able to create slides with several different layouts and designs; insert and change text and pictures in a slide; create eye-catching transitions from slide to slide; play your slideshow, and save your work onto a flash drive. Before taking this class you should be comfortable using Microsoft Word. 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.



Microsoft Excel 2010 Intermediate
Central Library (Central)
Wednesday, July 6, 2016
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Adults who are already comfortable with creating and formatting a spreadsheet in Microsoft Excel are invited to this intermediate class. Be the end of this class you will be able to: use relative and absolute cell references; apply 3D formulas; create headers and footers; insert graphics, and create graphs. Please complete the Excel Basics class first before taking this intermediate 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.



First Wednesday Friendly Computer Classes
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Wednesday, July 6, 2016
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Registration Required

Beginning computer users are invited to learn about a variety of computer-related topics. Each class will offer some instruction with lots of time to practice.
The topic for this program is "Travel." Learn to travel to far-away places without having to leave your couch. This program will show you how to explore the open road literally.



Computer Tips & Tricks: Open Help
Eagle Branch (West)
Thursday, July 7, 2016 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.



Getting Started on Building a Free Website with Wix
Central Library (Central)
Saturday, July 2, 2016
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Learn the first steps in using the Wix program’s free drag-and-drop editor and templates for creating a customized website. No coding knowledge is required! This class covers basic website creation and the manipulation of basic web page elements such as text, images, and links. Before taking this class, to be held in the Computer Training Lab, you must be experienced in using the mouse, the keyboard, and the Internet.



Mini Computer Basics & Email Basics
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Thursday, July 7, 2016
5:00 pm - 5:45 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Computers & Technology


Adults who have little or no experience using a PC are invited to learn to use a mouse and keyboard and other components of a computer. In addition, those with experience using a mouse, keyboard and Internet navigation are invited to learn how to manage their email accounts, avoid spam, and send and receive messages.



Clases Básicas de Computación: Microsoft Word Intermedio
Haughville Branch (West)
Thursday, July 7, 2016
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Registration Required

Conozca unos de los menús del programa, utilice las plantillas prediseñadas para elaborar cartas, reportes y otros documentos. Mejore sus actividades cotidianas utilizando el computador de su casa o en su lugar de trabajo.



Make. Create. Code. Learn Coding Basics with Drag-and-Drop Code
Central Library (Central)
Wednesday, July 6, 2016
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Learn the basics of computer coding and practice what you learn. We’ll show how to customize a Flappy Bird-inspired game using drag-and-drop code. It’s easy and fun! Earn an Hour of Code certificate and discover free online resources that will take you beyond your first hour and build your new skills. No previous coding experience is necessary, but participants should feel comfortable using a mouse, keyboard, and Web browser. This class will be held in the Computer Training Lab.



The Indiana History Club: How We All Save History
Central Library (Central)
Friday, February 5, 2016 - Saturday, December 31, 2016
During Library Hours

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Exhibit


Patrons are invited to view a special exhibit in the Nina Mason Pulliam Indianapolis Special Collections Room that highlights how Indiana's history has been recorded and disseminated through various types of media and the creators behind them. The exhibit will include examples of personal items, such as photographs, letters and media and how those have been preserved. It also highlights the role of such institutions as the Indiana State Library, Indiana Historical Society and Indiana State Archives.



Job Center at the Library
Brightwood Branch (East)
Thursday, July 7, 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
College Avenue Branch (North)
Thursday, July 7, 2016
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 the Robert & Toni Bader Charitable Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Job Center at the Library
Eagle Branch (West)
Tuesday, July 5, 2016
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 the Robert & Toni Bader Charitable Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Job Center at the Library
Eagle Branch (West)
Wednesday, July 6, 2016
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 the Robert & Toni Bader Charitable Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Job Center at the Library
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Saturday, July 2, 2016
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 the Robert & Toni Bader Charitable Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Job Center at the Library
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Tuesday, July 5, 2016
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 the Robert & Toni Bader Charitable Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Job Center at the Library
Warren Branch (East)
Sunday, July 3, 2016
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 the Robert & Toni Bader Charitable Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Job Center at the Library
Warren Branch (East)
Thursday, July 7, 2016
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 the Robert & Toni Bader Charitable Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Job Center at the Library
Pike Branch (West)
Sunday, July 3, 2016
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 the Robert & Toni Bader Charitable Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Job Center at the Library
Pike Branch (West)
Tuesday, July 5, 2016
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 the Robert & Toni Bader Charitable Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Job Center @ East Thirty-Eighth Street
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Tuesday, July 5, 2016
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.



Job Center @ East Thirty-Eighth Street
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Saturday, July 2, 2016
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 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)
Friday, July 1, 2016
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free class 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)
Sunday, July 3, 2016
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


The Library presents a free class 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, July 7, 2016
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


In partnership with WorkOne and EmployIndy, 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.



Summer Showtime: Hotel Transylvania 2
InfoZone Branch (North)
Thursday, July 7, 2016 10:00 am

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


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



Summer Showtime: Pan
Irvington Branch (South)
Wednesday, July 6, 2016 10:30 am

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


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



Summer Showtime: Pan
Irvington Branch (South)
Wednesday, July 6, 2016 3:30 pm

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


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



Summer Showtime: Shaun the Sheep
Spades Park Branch (East)
Wednesday, July 6, 2016 2:00 pm

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


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



Summer Showtime: Goosebumps
Beech Grove Branch (South)
Thursday, July 7, 2016 1:00 pm

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


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



Summer Showtime: Goosebumps
Flanner House Branch (North)
Wednesday, July 6, 2016 2:00 pm

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


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



Summer Showtime: Goosebumps
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Tuesday, July 5, 2016 2:00 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited for a showing of "Goosebumps" (PG).
This movie will be shown in the Burello Center at Garfield Park, 2345 Pagoda Dr.



Summer Showtime: Ant-Man
Central Library (Central)
Wednesday, July 6, 2016 1:30 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited for a showing of "Ant-Man" (PG-13).
This movie will be shown in the Learning Curve.



Summer Showtime: Ant-Man
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Wednesday, July 6, 2016 1:00 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited for a showing of "Ant-Man" (PG-13).



Summer Showtime: Ant-Man
Wayne Branch (West)
Thursday, July 7, 2016 1:00 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited for a showing of "Ant-Man" (PG-13).



Summer Showtime: Open Season: Scared Silly
Brightwood Branch (East)
Saturday, July 2, 2016 11:00 am

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


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



Summer Showtime: Open Season: Scared Silly
Decatur Branch (West)
Thursday, July 7, 2016 1:00 pm

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


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



Summer Showtime: Open Season: Scared Silly
Eagle Branch (West)
Thursday, July 7, 2016 2:00 pm

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


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



Summer Showtime: Open Season: Scared Silly
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Tuesday, July 5, 2016 1:30 pm

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


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



Summer Showtime: Open Season: Scared Silly
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Tuesday, July 5, 2016 10:15 am

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


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



Summer Showtime: Open Season: Scared Silly
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Tuesday, July 5, 2016 2:00 pm

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


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



Summer Showtime: Open Season: Scared Silly
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Tuesday, July 5, 2016 5:45 pm

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


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



Summer Showtime: Open Season: Scared Silly
Haughville Branch (West)
Thursday, July 7, 2016 2:00 pm

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


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



Summer Showtime: Open Season: Scared Silly
Lawrence Branch (East)
Thursday, July 7, 2016 12:00 pm

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


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



Summer Showtime: Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Brightwood Branch (East)
Wednesday, July 6, 2016 5:30 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited for a showing of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" (PG-13).



Summer Showtime: Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Glendale Branch (North)
Tuesday, July 5, 2016 2:00 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited for a showing of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" (PG-13).



Summer Showtime: Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Pike Branch (West)
Wednesday, July 6, 2016 1:30 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited for a showing of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" (PG-13).



Summer Showtime: Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Nora Branch (North)
Wednesday, July 6, 2016 10:45 am

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


Children of all ages and families are invited for a showing of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" (PG-13).



Summer Showtime: Frozen Fever
West Indianapolis Branch (West)
Tuesday, July 5, 2016 5:00 pm

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


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



Summer Showtime: Tinker Bell and the Pirate Fairy
West Indianapolis Branch (West)
Tuesday, July 5, 2016 5:00 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited for a showing of "Tinker Bell and the Pirate Fairy" (G).



Healthy Meals Workshops
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Wednesday, July 6, 2016
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Performance or Presentation


Join Ava Bush, Family Nutrition Advisor with the Expanded Food & Nutrition Education Program at Purdue University, for this series of free programs on healthy eating that will include free food demonstrations.
The topic of this program will be "Understanding Food Labels." Learn how all foods have nutritional pluses and minuses and receive a cook book.



Bees & Beekeeping
Glendale Branch (North)
Friday, July 1, 2016 11:00 am

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


Registration Required

Families and children of all ages are invited to learn about bees and the work they do in our yards and lives during this program presented by volunteers from the Central Indiana Beekeepers Association.



Bees & Beekeeping
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Friday, July 1, 2016 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 learn about bees and the work they do in our yards and lives during this program presented by volunteers from the Central Indiana Beekeepers Association.



Bees & Beekeeping
Eagle Branch (West)
Wednesday, July 6, 2016 6:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Families and children of all ages are invited to learn about bees and the work they do in our yards and lives during this program presented by volunteers from the Central Indiana Beekeepers Association.



Going Native: Indiana's Animals . . . Animal Shows
Central Library (Central)
Thursday, July 7, 2016 1:30 pm

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


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



Going Native: Indiana's Animals . . . Animal Shows
College Avenue Branch (North)
Wednesday, July 6, 2016 10:30 am

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


Children of all ages and families are invited to meet up to five live animals during this presentation by Animalia. What creatures lived in your backyard 200 years ago? Discuss Hoosier animals then and now, their adaptability and neighborly co-existence. This program is made possible by Louise Lage Kirtland and Hugh C. Kirtland, a fund of The Indianapolis Foundation, and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.
With room capacity of 60 individuals, attendees are asked to arrive at 10 a.m. and take one number for each person who will be attending in order to reserve spaces for this popular program.



Going Native: Indiana's Animals . . . Animal Shows
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Thursday, July 7, 2016 3:30 pm

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


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



Going Native: Indiana's Animals . . . Animal Shows
Eagle Branch (West)
Tuesday, July 5, 2016 2:00 pm

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


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



Going Native: Indiana's Animals . . . Animal Shows
Haughville Branch (West)
Friday, July 1, 2016 1:30 pm

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


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



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

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


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



Going Native: Indiana's Animals . . . Animal Shows
Irvington Branch (South)
Friday, July 1, 2016 10:30 am

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


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



Going Native: Indiana's Animals . . . Animal Shows
Lawrence Branch (East)
Wednesday, July 6, 2016 1:30 pm

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


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



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

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


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



Going Native: Indiana's Animals . . . Animal Shows
Pike Branch (West)
Friday, July 1, 2016 11:00 am

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


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



Going Native: Indiana's Animals . . . Animal Shows
Spades Park Branch (East)
Saturday, July 2, 2016 12:00 pm

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


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



Going Native: Indiana's Animals . . . Animal Shows
Wayne Branch (West)
Tuesday, July 5, 2016 10:30 am

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


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



Preschool Storytime at Glendale
Glendale Branch (North)
Thursday, July 7, 2016 10:30 am

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


Preschoolers ages 3 - 5 and an adult are invited for stories, songs, fingerplays and a craft.



Baby Storytime at Glendale
Glendale Branch (North)
Tuesday, July 5, 2016 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.



Read With the Chief
Eagle Branch (West)
Wednesday, July 6, 2016 11:00 am

Age Level: Children of All Ages, Families
Category: Story Time


Children of all ages and families are invited for stories read by Commander Karen Arnett and officers of the IMPD Northwest District. Following the storytime, those attending can create an easy craft to take home.



Preschool Storytime at Pike
Pike Branch (West)
Thursday, July 7, 2016 10:15 am

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


Preschoolers ages 3 - 5 and an adult are invited for stories, action rhymes and fingerplays to encourage their love for books and reading.



Preschool Storytime at Decatur
Decatur Branch (West)
Tuesday, July 5, 2016 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, July 6, 2016 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, July 5, 2016 10:30 am

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


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



Preschool Storytime on the Magic Quilt
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Wednesday, July 6, 2016 10:30 am

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


Preschoolers under the age of 6 and an adult are invited to jump on the Garfield Park Branch's Magic Story Quilt for stories, songs and finger plays.



Mother Goose on the Loose
College Avenue Branch (North)
Wednesday, July 6, 2016 10:30 am

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


Toddlers and preschoolers through age 5 and an adult are invited for an early literacy program using a variety of activities such as rhymes, songs, puppets and instruments to foster speech development, motor coordination, self-confidence and sensitivity to others.



Mother Goose on the Loose
College Avenue Branch (North)
Thursday, July 7, 2016 10:30 am

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


Toddlers and preschoolers through age 5 and an adult are invited for an early literacy program using a variety of activities such as rhymes, songs, puppets and instruments to foster speech development, motor coordination, self-confidence and sensitivity to others.



Evening Play Date Preschool Storytime
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Tuesday, July 5, 2016 6:00 pm

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


Preschoolers and an adult are invited for stories, songs, finger plays and rhymes followed by playtime.



Toddler Tales at Pike
Pike Branch (West)
Tuesday, July 5, 2016 10:15 am

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


Babies and toddlers and an adult are invited for stories, songs, rhymes and playtime.



Family Storytime at Franklin Road
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Wednesday, July 6, 2016 10:15 am

Age Level: Families
Category: Story Time


Families are invited to listen to stories and participate in fun activities.



Baby Lapsit Storytime at Nora
Nora Branch (North)
Thursday, July 7, 2016 10:30 am

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


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



Baby Lapsit Storytime at Lawrence
Lawrence Branch (East)
Wednesday, July 6, 2016 10:30 am

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


Babies from newborns to pre-walkers around 18 months old and an adult are invited for board books, bounces and playtime.



Storytime Under the Sea @ East 38th Street
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Tuesday, July 5, 2016 10:30 am

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


Preschoolers and an adult are invited to join the Library's fish friends for stories, crafts, music and more. The Library's aquarium is made possible by Charles Brown.



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

Age Level: Children of All Ages
Category: Story Time


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



Story Time for Little Learners
Central Library (Central)
Friday, July 1, 2016 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 for stories, songs and rhymes. All are welcome to stay after to play!
This program will be held in the Learning Curve.



Preschool Storytime & Craft @ Beech Grove
Beech Grove Branch (South)
Thursday, July 7, 2016 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.