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Preschool Storytime & Craft @ Beech Grove
Beech Grove Branch (South)
Thursday, June 29, 2017 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.



Summer Showtime: Sing
Beech Grove Branch (South)
Thursday, June 29, 2017 1:00 pm

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


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



Job Center at the Library
Brightwood Branch (East)
Thursday, June 29, 2017
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 at the Library
Brightwood Branch (East)
Monday, July 3, 2017
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 Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Summer Showtime: Kubo and the Two Strings
Brightwood Branch (East)
Monday, July 3, 2017 5:30 pm

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


Children and families are invited for a showing of the film, "Kubo and the Two Strings" (PG).



Summer Servings
Brightwood Branch (East)
Monday, July 3, 2017
12:30 pm - 1:00 pm

Age Level: Children of All Ages
Category: Activity


Young people ages 18 and younger can stop in to receive free nutritious meals and snacks through the USDA Summer Food Service Program funded by the USDA and administered through the Indiana Department of Education. There is no need to register or show identification.



eBook Tinker Station
Central Library (Central)
Thursday, June 29, 2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category:


Patrons are invited to learn how to select and use eReaders, as well as search and download materials from the Library's extensive collection of eBooks, audiobooks and digital music. Patrons can drop in anytime during this two-hour visit by the Library's traveling eBook Tinker Station, which is staffed by an eReader expert who can answer questions about the equipment and collection. The Station provides reliable and unbiased information about this growing technology. The Tinker Helpline is also available to call for answers to your questions at 317-275-4500. This service is made possible by Comcast Heartland Region, the ALA/Information Today Library of the Future Award, and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Introduction to SAVI Databases of Central Indiana Statistics
Central Library (Central)
Monday, July 3, 2017
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.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Monday, July 3, 2017
10:00 am - 2:00 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)
Friday, June 30, 2017
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 2, 2017
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.



Little Learners Storytime
Central Library (Central)
Friday, June 30, 2017 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 for stories, songs and rhymes. All are welcome to stay after to play!



Cloud Computing Using Google Drive
Central Library (Central)
Thursday, June 29, 2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Google Drive is free and accessible from any device with an Internet connection. Learn to use Google’s free suite of products for creating, editing, and sharing documents, spreadsheets, presentations, and other types of files. By the end of this class, you should know how to edit and share documents and set up workgroup collaboration on Google Docs files, install browser extensions onto the Google Chrome Web browser, and use Google Drive to store personal files online. Before taking this class, to be held in the Computer Training Lab, you must be experienced using a mouse and keyboard and be able to get into your own Google Gmail account. If you do not have a gmail.com account, please arrive 30 minutes early to get help creating one.



Email Open Lab
Central Library (Central)
Thursday, June 29, 2017
10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Do you have questions about your email account or want to set one up? Attend this open lab session and a computer instructor will work with you to set up an account, send and receive email notes, add files such as photos to your emails, open and save a file attached to an email sent to you, delete large numbers of unwanted emails, and keep spam email from appearing in your inbox. This program will be held in the Computer Training Lab.



Summer Showtime: Pete's Dragon
Central Library (Central)
Monday, July 3, 2017 1:30 pm

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


Children and families are invited for a showing of the film, "Pete's Dragon" (PG).
This film will be shown in the Learning Curve.



Summer Showtime: The Great Gilly Hopkins
Central Library (Central)
Friday, June 30, 2017 1:30 pm

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


Children and families are invited for a showing of the film, "The Great Gilly Hopkins" (PG).
This film, to be shown in the Learning Curve, will be sensory friendly with lights on, volume low and closed captions during the showing.



Silly Safaris Animal Shows
Central Library (Central)
Thursday, June 29, 2017 1:30 pm

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


Children and families are invited to join Silly Safaris to learn about animals during this 45-minute show featuring live animals! Animal programs are made possible by Mary Frances Rubly and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.
This program will be held in the Learning Curve.



Job Center at the Library
College Avenue Branch (North)
Monday, July 3, 2017
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, June 29, 2017
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.



Mother Goose on the Loose
College Avenue Branch (North)
Thursday, June 29, 2017 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.



Summer Showtime: Pete's Dragon
Decatur Branch (West)
Thursday, June 29, 2017 1:00 pm

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


Children and families are invited for a showing of the film, "Pete's Dragon" (PG).



Paws to Read at Eagle
Eagle Branch (West)
Friday, June 30, 2017
1:00 pm - 2:00 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.



Summer Showtime: Pete's Dragon
Eagle Branch (West)
Thursday, June 29, 2017 2:00 pm

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


Children and families are invited for a showing of the film, "Pete's Dragon" (PG).



Job Center @ East Thirty-Eighth Street
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Monday, July 3, 2017
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 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 1, 2017
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.



Mini Computer Basics & Email Basics
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Thursday, June 29, 2017
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.



101 Constitution Adult iCivics Club
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Monday, July 3, 2017 6:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Book Discussion


Registration Required

Adults are invited to participate in this discussion series led by Robert Leming, National Director of We the People. Participants will receive a copy of "We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution" textbook and an American Legacy Pocket Constitution booklet. This series is sponsored by Northeast Corridor Quality of Life.



Immigrant Welcome Center Mobile Branch
East Washington Branch (South)
Saturday, July 1, 2017
11:00 am - 2:00 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.
Stop by to speak with someone in Spanish.



Circuitry & Robots Workshop
East Washington Branch (South)
Thursday, June 29, 2017 1:30 pm

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


Registration Required

School-age children and teens are invited to join the Art Lab and learn about basic circuitry and create a moving robot from various parts. This program is made possible by the Ms. Tracy L. Haddad Foundation, a fund of Central Indiana Community Foundation, through a grant to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation. Space is limited to 20 per session.



Circuitry & Robots Workshop
East Washington Branch (South)
Thursday, June 29, 2017 3:00 pm

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


Registration Required

School-age children and teens are invited to join the Art Lab and learn about basic circuitry and create a moving robot from various parts. This program is made possible by the Ms. Tracy L. Haddad Foundation, a fund of Central Indiana Community Foundation, through a grant to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation. Space is limited to 20 per session.



Pacers Summer Reading Tour
Flanner House Branch (North)
Friday, June 30, 2017 10:30 am

Age Level: Children of All Ages
Category: Story Time


Children of all ages are invited to listen to stories read by members of the Pacers All-Star Reading Team and play the dice game for prizes.



Play Date Preschool Storytime at Fountain Square
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Monday, July 3, 2017 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.



Beginning Gardening for Kids: Good Bugs, Bad Bugs
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Thursday, June 29, 2017 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 plant seeds, talk about good bugs and bad bugs, and get a hands-on look at how to grow better plants. The activity will include using dirt, so children should come dressed to mess! This program is made possible by the Ms. Tracy L. Haddad Foundation, a fund of Central Indiana Community Foundation, through a grant to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation. Space is limited to 20 per session.



Beginning Gardening for Kids: Good Bugs, Bad Bugs
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Thursday, June 29, 2017 12:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 - 12 are invited to plant seeds, talk about good bugs and bad bugs, and get a hands-on look at how to grow better plants. The activity will include using dirt, so children should come dressed to mess! This program is made possible by the Ms. Tracy L. Haddad Foundation, a fund of Central Indiana Community Foundation, through a grant to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation. Space is limited to 20 per session.



Job Center at the Library
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Saturday, July 1, 2017
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.



Silly Safaris Animal Chats
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Friday, June 30, 2017
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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


Children and families are invited to meet live critters and ask questions of Silly Safaris during this hour-long drop-in session. Animal programs are made possible by Mary Frances Rubly and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Teen Wilderness Survival Workshop
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Thursday, June 29, 2017 2:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Teens are invited to learn essential wilderness survival skills, including how to obtain shelter, fire, water and food that are useful for wilderness survival and urban camping. This program is presented by survivalist Clint Jivoin. Space is limited to 30 per session.



Silly Safaris Animal Shows
Glendale Branch (North)
Thursday, June 29, 2017 10:30 am

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


Children and families are invited to join Silly Safaris to learn about animals during this 45-minute show featuring live animals! Animal programs are made possible by Mary Frances Rubly and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Clases Básicas de Computación: Microsoft Word Básico
Haughville Branch (West)
Thursday, June 29, 2017
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Multicultural Program


Registration Required

Conozca las herramientas del programa; aprenda a crear documentos, abrir un archivo, cortar, pegar, utilizar el texto automático, corregir la ortografía, cambiar el tipo de letra y otras herramientas que le ayudaran a hacer su trabajo más fácil y a que su documentos luzcan más profesionales.



Summer Showtime: Sing
Haughville Branch (West)
Thursday, June 29, 2017 2:00 pm

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


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



Silly Safaris Animal Shows
Haughville Branch (West)
Friday, June 30, 2017 1:30 pm

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


Children and families are invited to join Silly Safaris to learn about animals during this 45-minute show featuring live animals! Animal programs are made possible by Mary Frances Rubly and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Summer Showtime: Secret Life of Pets
InfoZone Branch (North)
Thursday, June 29, 2017 10:00 am

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


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



Adult Coloring @ Irvington
Irvington Branch (South)
Saturday, July 1, 2017
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Activity


Adults are invited to take a break and relax while coloring. Colored pencils and templates will be provided, but participants may also bring their own supplies.



LEGO Land
Lawrence Branch (East)
Monday, July 3, 2017 4:00 pm

Age Level: Families
Category: Activity


Join us to build with a theme. Use books to guide projects. Fun for the whole family! All ages and skill levels welcome!



Job Center @ Lawrence
Lawrence Branch (East)
Thursday, June 29, 2017
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: Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life
Lawrence Branch (East)
Thursday, June 29, 2017 1:00 pm

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


Children and families are invited for a showing of the film, "Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life" (PG).



Silly Safaris Animal Shows
Lawrence Branch (East)
Saturday, July 1, 2017 11:00 am

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


Children and families are invited to join Silly Safaris to learn about animals during this 45-minute show featuring live animals! Animal programs are made possible by Mary Frances Rubly and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Baby Lapsit Storytime at Nora
Nora Branch (North)
Thursday, June 29, 2017 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.



Silly Safaris Animal Shows
Nora Branch (North)
Thursday, June 29, 2017 2:00 pm

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


Children and families are invited to join Silly Safaris to learn about animals during this 45-minute show featuring live animals! Animal programs are made possible by Mary Frances Rubly and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Barks to Books at Pike
Pike Branch (West)
Saturday, July 1, 2017
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.



Job Center at the Library
Pike Branch (West)
Monday, July 3, 2017
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.



Job Center at the Library
Pike Branch (West)
Sunday, July 2, 2017
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.



Immigrant Welcome Center Mobile Branch
Pike Branch (West)
Thursday, June 29, 2017
2:30 pm - 5:30 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.
Individuals can stop by to speak with someone in French.



Immigrant Welcome Center Mobile Branch
Pike Branch (West)
Saturday, July 1, 2017
11:00 am - 2:00 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.
Individuals can stop by to speak with someone in Urdu, Hindi and Punjabi.



Silly Safaris Animal Shows
Pike Branch (West)
Friday, June 30, 2017 10:30 am

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


Children and families are invited to join Silly Safaris to learn about animals during this 45-minute show featuring live animals! Animal programs are made possible by Mary Frances Rubly and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



iPhoneography Workshop for Teens
Pike Branch (West)
Thursday, June 29, 2017 2:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Teens and tweens are invited to learn techniques to take better cell phone photos using an iPhone and apps to take and process different types of photos. Android users are welcome, but some techniques will not be transferable. This program will be presented by professional photographer Rad Drew. Space is limited to 30 per session.



Storytime at Pike
Pike Branch (West)
Thursday, June 29, 2017 10:15 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 stories, songs and rhymes to encourage their love for books and reading.



Job Center at the Library
Southport Branch (South)
Monday, July 3, 2017
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
Southport Branch (South)
Thursday, June 29, 2017
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.



Family Game Day at Southport
Southport Branch (South)
Saturday, July 1, 2017
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: Families
Category: Activity


Families and children of all ages are invited to drop in any time to make new friends while playing board games or solving puzzles. Games and puzzles will be provided.



Beginning Gardening for Kids: Good Bugs, Bad Bugs
Southport Branch (South)
Thursday, June 29, 2017 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 plant seeds, talk about good bugs and bad bugs, and get a hands-on look at how to grow better plants. The activity will include using dirt, so children should come dressed to mess! This program is made possible by the Ms. Tracy L. Haddad Foundation, a fund of Central Indiana Community Foundation, through a grant to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation. Space is limited to 20 per session.



Beginning Gardening for Kids: Good Bugs, Bad Bugs
Southport Branch (South)
Thursday, June 29, 2017 4:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 - 12 are invited to plant seeds, talk about good bugs and bad bugs, and get a hands-on look at how to grow better plants. The activity will include using dirt, so children should come dressed to mess! This program is made possible by the Ms. Tracy L. Haddad Foundation, a fund of Central Indiana Community Foundation, through a grant to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation. Space is limited to 20 per session.



Preschool Storytime at Warren
Warren Branch (East)
Thursday, June 29, 2017 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.



Job Center at the Library
Warren Branch (East)
Thursday, June 29, 2017
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)
Sunday, July 2, 2017
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)
Monday, July 3, 2017
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.



Beginning Gardening for Kids: Good Bugs, Bad Bugs
Warren Branch (East)
Friday, June 30, 2017 4:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 - 12 are invited to plant seeds, talk about good bugs and bad bugs, and get a hands-on look at how to grow better plants. The activity will include using dirt, so children should come dressed to mess! This program is made possible by the Ms. Tracy L. Haddad Foundation, a fund of Central Indiana Community Foundation, through a grant to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation. Space is limited to 20 per session.



Circuitry & Robots Workshop
Warren Branch (East)
Saturday, July 1, 2017 2:00 pm

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


Registration Required

School-age children and teens are invited to join the Art Lab and learn about basic circuitry and create a moving robot from various parts. This program is made possible by the Ms. Tracy L. Haddad Foundation, a fund of Central Indiana Community Foundation, through a grant to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation. Space is limited to 20 per session.



First Monday Book Club
Wayne Branch (West)
Monday, July 3, 2017 6:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Book Discussion


Adults are invited to this monthly book discussion program.
The book to be discussed is "China Dolls" by Lisa See.



Summer Showtime: Kubo and the Two Strings
Wayne Branch (West)
Thursday, June 29, 2017 1:00 pm

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


Children and families are invited for a showing of the film, "Kubo and the Two Strings" (PG).



Pacers Summer Reading Tour
Wayne Branch (West)
Friday, June 30, 2017 1:00 pm

Age Level: Children of All Ages
Category: Story Time


Children of all ages are invited to listen to stories read by members of the Pacers All-Star Reading Team and play the dice game for prizes.



Silly Safaris Animal Chats
West Indianapolis Branch (West)
Monday, July 3, 2017
10:30 am - 11:30 am

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


Children and families are invited to meet live critters and ask questions of Silly Safaris during this hour-long drop-in session. Animal programs are made possible by Mary Frances Rubly and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Previous Events


Pacers Summer Reading Tour
Beech Grove Branch (South)
Wednesday, June 28, 2017 1:00 pm

Age Level: Children of All Ages
Category: Story Time


Children of all ages are invited to listen to stories read by members of the Pacers All-Star Reading Team and play the dice game for prizes.



Silly Safaris Animal Shows
Brightwood Branch (East)
Wednesday, June 28, 2017 1:30 pm

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


Children and families are invited to join Silly Safaris to learn about animals during this 45-minute show featuring live animals! Animal programs are made possible by Mary Frances Rubly and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Internet Basics
Central Library (Central)
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
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.



Summer Showtime: The Great Gilly Hopkins
Central Library (Central)
Wednesday, June 28, 2017 1:30 pm

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


Children and families are invited for a showing of the film, "The Great Gilly Hopkins" (PG).
This film will be shown in the Learning Curve.



Silly Safaris Animal Shows
College Avenue Branch (North)
Wednesday, June 28, 2017 10:30 am

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


Children and families are invited to join Silly Safaris to learn about animals during this 45-minute show featuring live animals! Animal programs are made possible by Mary Frances Rubly and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Preschool Storytime at Decatur
Decatur Branch (West)
Wednesday, June 28, 2017 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.



Read With the Chief
Eagle Branch (West)
Wednesday, June 28, 2017 11:00 am

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


Preschoolers and their families are invited for stories read by IMPD Northwest District Commander Michael Jefferson.



Job Center at the Library
Eagle Branch (West)
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
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.



Farmers Pantry: Easy Cooking Class for Kids
Eagle Branch (West)
Wednesday, June 28, 2017 2:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 - 11 are invited to join the Marion County Health Department for a hands-on look at cooking and tasting everyday food items such as corn and green beans. This program is made possible by the Ms. Tracy L. Haddad Foundation, a fund of Central Indiana Community Foundation, through a grant to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation. Space is limited to 20 per session.



Summer Showtime: Sing
East Washington Branch (South)
Wednesday, June 28, 2017 1:00 pm

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


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



Summer Showtime: Sing
Flanner House Branch (North)
Wednesday, June 28, 2017 2:00 pm

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


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



Silly Safaris Animal Shows
Flanner House Branch (North)
Wednesday, June 28, 2017 10:30 am

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


Children and families are invited to join Silly Safaris to learn about animals during this 45-minute show featuring live animals! Animal programs are made possible by Mary Frances Rubly and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Summer Showtime: Secret Life of Pets
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Wednesday, June 28, 2017 1:00 pm

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


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



Teen Wilderness Survival Workshop
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Wednesday, June 28, 2017 2:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Teens are invited to learn essential wilderness survival skills, including how to obtain shelter, fire, water and food that are useful for wilderness survival and urban camping. This program is presented by survivalist Clint Jivoin. Space is limited to 30 per session.



Circuitry & Robots Workshop
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Wednesday, June 28, 2017 2:00 pm

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


Registration Required

School-age children and teens are invited to join the Art Lab and learn about basic circuitry and create a moving robot from various parts. This program is made possible by the Ms. Tracy L. Haddad Foundation, a fund of Central Indiana Community Foundation, through a grant to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation. Space is limited to 20 per session.



Pacers Summer Reading Tour
InfoZone Branch (North)
Wednesday, June 28, 2017 10:30 am

Age Level: Children of All Ages
Category: Story Time


Children of all ages are invited to listen to stories read by members of the Pacers All-Star Reading Team and play the dice game for prizes.



Summer Showtime: Moana
Irvington Branch (South)
Wednesday, June 28, 2017 10:30 am

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


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



Summer Showtime: Moana
Irvington Branch (South)
Wednesday, June 28, 2017 3:00 pm

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


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



Beginning Gardening for Kids: Good Bugs, Bad Bugs
Lawrence Branch (East)
Wednesday, June 28, 2017 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 plant seeds, talk about good bugs and bad bugs, and get a hands-on look at how to grow better plants. The activity will include using dirt, so children should come dressed to mess! This program is made possible by the Ms. Tracy L. Haddad Foundation, a fund of Central Indiana Community Foundation, through a grant to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation. Space is limited to 20 per session.



Summer Showtime: Secret Life of Pets
Nora Branch (North)
Wednesday, June 28, 2017 10:45 am

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


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



Garden Buddy Art Class
Nora Branch (North)
Wednesday, June 28, 2017 2:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 5 and older are invited to use found objects to create their own yard or garden buddy. This program is made possible by the Ms. Tracy L. Haddad Foundation, a fund of Central Indiana Community Foundation, through a grant to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation. Space is limited to 25 per session.



Summer Showtime: Queen of Katwe
Pike Branch (West)
Wednesday, June 28, 2017 1:30 pm

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


Children and families are invited for a showing of the film, "Queen of Katwe" (PG).



Summer Showtime: Finding Dory
Southport Branch (South)
Wednesday, June 28, 2017 1:00 pm

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


Children and families are invited for a showing of the film, "Finding Dory" (PG).



Summer Showtime: Finding Dory
Southport Branch (South)
Wednesday, June 28, 2017 6:00 pm

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


Children and families are invited for a showing of the film, "Finding Dory" (PG).



Summer Showtime: Secret Life of Pets
Spades Park Branch (East)
Wednesday, June 28, 2017 2:00 pm

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


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



Silly Safaris Animal Shows
Warren Branch (East)
Wednesday, June 28, 2017 2:00 pm

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


Children and families are invited to join Silly Safaris to learn about animals during this 45-minute show featuring live animals! Animal programs are made possible by Mary Frances Rubly and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Beginning Gardening for Kids: Good Bugs, Bad Bugs
Wayne Branch (West)
Wednesday, June 28, 2017 2:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 - 12 are invited to plant seeds, talk about good bugs and bad bugs, and get a hands-on look at how to grow better plants. The activity will include using dirt, so children should come dressed to mess! This program is made possible by the Ms. Tracy L. Haddad Foundation, a fund of Central Indiana Community Foundation, through a grant to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation. Space is limited to 20 per session.



Beginning Gardening for Kids: Good Bugs, Bad Bugs
West Indianapolis Branch (West)
Wednesday, June 28, 2017 4:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 - 12 are invited to plant seeds, talk about good bugs and bad bugs, and get a hands-on look at how to grow better plants. The activity will include using dirt, so children should come dressed to mess! This program is made possible by the Ms. Tracy L. Haddad Foundation, a fund of Central Indiana Community Foundation, through a grant to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation. Space is limited to 20 per session.