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Job Center at the Library
Brightwood Branch (East)
Monday, July 6, 2015
11:30 am - 3:30 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 Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Job Center at the Library
Brightwood Branch (East)
Thursday, July 2, 2015
1:00 pm - 5:00 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 Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Summer Showtime: Big Hero 6
Brightwood Branch (East)
Friday, July 3, 2015 3:30 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited for a showing of the film, "Big Hero 6" (PG).



Microsoft Word 2010 Basics
Central Library (Central)
Monday, July 6, 2015
2:30 pm - 4:30 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 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.
This class will be held in the Computer Training Lab.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Friday, July 3, 2015
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


In partnership with WorkOne and EmployIndy, 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 5, 2015
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


In partnership with WorkOne and EmployIndy, 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)
Monday, July 6, 2015
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


In partnership with WorkOne and EmployIndy, 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.



Let's Connect: Facebook and You
Central Library (Central)
Friday, July 3, 2015
10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Learn the basics of setting up your Facebook page and sharing information and pictures with Facebook friends. By the end of this class, you should be able to find and make friends; post your own comments and pictures; like and share other people’s posts, and know how to use various Facebook icons. Before taking this class you must be able to get into your own, existing e-mail account, such as Gmail, Mail.com, Outlook.com or Yahoo.com.
This class will be held in the Computer Training Lab.



Critter Chats
Central Library (Central)
Thursday, July 2, 2015 1:30 pm

Age Level: Children of All Ages
Category: Activity


Children of all ages and families are invited to meet animals face-to-face and spend time getting to know about them during this presentation by Animalia. This program is made possible by Lilly & Mary Frances Rubly through a gift to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.
This program will be held in the Learning Curve.



One City, Many Voices: Ethnic Communities in Indianapolis
Central Library (Central)
Friday, January 2, 2015 - Thursday, December 31, 2015
During Library Hours

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Exhibit


View an educational exhibit in the Nina Mason Pulliam Indianapolis Special Collections Room that highlights the various ethnic groups that have made Indianapolis what it is today. From the Irish and Germans to the more recent immigrants, the city has a rich diverse background. The exhibit features the vast array of materials housed in the ISCR collection that reflect this background.



Storytime in the Curve!
Central Library (Central)
Friday, July 3, 2015 11:00 am

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


Babies, toddlers and preschoolers up to age 5 and an adult are invited for stories, songs and rhymes, followed by a craft or other activity.



Game Night @ Central
Central Library (Central)
Monday, July 6, 2015
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions, Families
Category: Activity


Families and gamers of all ages are invited to challenge their friends, challenge their brains and have fun while exploring the engaging world of contemporary board, card and dice games. Games will include beloved classics as well as many favorites from around the world. This activity is a chance for gamers to play, learn, discover, share and connect.



Summer Showtime: Alexander and the Terrible Horrible No Good Very Bad Day
Central Library (Central)
Monday, July 6, 2015 1:30 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited for a showing of the film, "Alexander and the Terrible Horrible No Good Very Bad Day" (PG).
This film will be shown in the Learning Curve.



Summer Showtime: Big Hero 6
Central Library (Central)
Wednesday, July 1, 2015 1:30 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited for a showing of the film, "Big Hero 6" (PG).
This film will be shown in the Learning Curve.



Summer Garden Series: Comedy Sportz Musical Improv Night
Central Library (Central)
Tuesday, June 30, 2015
7:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Activity


In coordination with the Library's Adult Summer Reading Program, adults are invited to an improv showcase featuring four performers working together to play games, scenes and songs. This program will be held outside in Central Library's East Garden.



International Violin Competition of Indianapolis: Juried Exhibit of Student Art
Central Library (Central)
Monday, June 1, 2015 - Friday, July 31, 2015
During Library Hours

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Exhibit


Patrons are invited to view the works of 30 Grand Winners in the 2014 International Violin Competition of Indianapolis "Juried Exhibition of Student Art." As part of the IVCI's educational program to integrate the disciplines of the performing, literary and visual arts, over 21,000 students in grades 1 - 12 participated in this project statewide. The exhibit complements the Library's music-themed Summer Reading Program, "Beatz & Bookz."
This exhibit can be viewed in the South Display Hall during regular Library hours.



Job Center at the Library
College Avenue Branch (North)
Monday, July 6, 2015
2:30 pm - 6:30 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 Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Job Center at the Library
College Avenue Branch (North)
Thursday, July 2, 2015
10:00 am - 2:00 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 Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Critter Shows
College Avenue Branch (North)
Wednesday, July 1, 2015 10:30 am

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


Children of all ages and families are invited to meet a few live animals that add to the soundtrack of their neighborhoods and world. This program is presented by Animalia.



Mother Goose on the Loose
College Avenue Branch (North)
Thursday, July 2, 2015 10:30 am

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


Toddlers 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.



What Would Jane Austen Read Book Club
College Avenue Branch (North)
Monday, July 6, 2015 1:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Book Discussion


Adults who are interested in 18th and 19th century literature and the writers who influenced Jane Austen are invited for this monthly book discussion group.



Summer Showtime: 101 Dalmatians
College Avenue Branch (North)
Wednesday, July 1, 2015 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, "101 Dalmatians" (G).



Heavy Metal Art Clinic 2015
College Avenue Branch (North)
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 1:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 and up are invited to create an interesting design or bracelet during this workshop presented by Art With a Heart. They will use a variety of thin, malleable metal wires in a variety of colors. They are encouraged to bring a piece of junk jewelry or small object to incorporate into their creation.



Preschool Storytime at Decatur
Decatur Branch (West)
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 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 1, 2015 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.



Indiana Pacers Summer Reading Tour
Decatur Branch (West)
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 2:00 pm

Age Level: Children of All Ages
Category: Story Time


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



Critter Chats
Decatur Branch (West)
Monday, July 6, 2015
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Age Level: Children of All Ages
Category: Activity


Children of all ages and families are invited to meet animals face-to-face and spend time getting to know about them during this presentation by Animalia. This program is made possible by Lilly & Mary Frances Rubly through a gift to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Summer Showtime: Maleficent
Decatur Branch (West)
Thursday, July 2, 2015 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, "Maleficent" (PG).



Read With the Chief
Eagle Branch (West)
Wednesday, July 1, 2015 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 Dawn Snyder of the IMPD Northwest District. Following the storytime, those attending can create an easy craft to take home.



Paws to Read at Eagle
Eagle Branch (West)
Wednesday, July 1, 2015
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.
During this session, participants may sign up for a 10-minute reading session with Woody, a King James Spaniel.



Job Center at the Library
Eagle Branch (West)
Tuesday, June 30, 2015
12:30 pm - 4:30 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 Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Job Center at the Library
Eagle Branch (West)
Wednesday, July 1, 2015
12:30 pm - 4:30 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 Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Critter Chats
Eagle Branch (West)
Tuesday, June 30, 2015
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Age Level: Children of All Ages
Category: Activity


Children of all ages and families are invited to meet animals face-to-face and spend time getting to know about them during this presentation by Animalia. This program is made possible by Lilly & Mary Frances Rubly through a gift to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Summer Showtime: Planes: Fire & Rescue
Eagle Branch (West)
Thursday, July 2, 2015 2:00 pm

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


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



Recycled Art Class
Eagle Branch (West)
Monday, July 6, 2015 2:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 and up are invited to use recycled materials to make either a jewelry project or a unique collage piece with "punched" guitar picks. Attendees are encouraged to bring old gift cards and other thick materials to use in this class presented by Art With a Heart.



Job Center @ East Thirty-Eighth Street
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Monday, July 6, 2015
11:30 am - 3:30 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.



Job Center @ East Thirty-Eighth Street
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Tuesday, June 30, 2015
2:30 pm - 6:30 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: Annie
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 10:30 am

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


Children of all ages and families are invited for a showing of the film, "Annie" (PG).
Free tickets are available at the Information Desk on the morning of the show.



Microsoft Excel Evening Class
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Tuesday, June 30, 2015
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Adults are invited to an introduction to this spreadsheet program, now offered in Office 2010. They'll learn to create, edit and save spreadsheets, how to use formulas and print, and other tips and hints. Completion of a Microsoft Word class or equivalent PC experience is required. This class is made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Summer Showtime: Planes: Fire & Rescue
East Washington Branch (South)
Wednesday, July 1, 2015 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, "Planes: Fire & Rescue" (PG).



Family Concerts @ the Library!
East Washington Branch (South)
Monday, July 6, 2015 1:00 pm

Age Level: Families
Category: Performance or Presentation


Gather the family and get grooving to the sounds of local bands during this series of free concerts at the Library.
This program will feature a performance by the local percussion group, CLANG!



Critter Chats
Flanner House Branch (North)
Monday, July 6, 2015
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Age Level: Children of All Ages
Category: Activity


Children of all ages and families are invited to meet animals face-to-face and spend time getting to know about them during this presentation by Animalia. This program is made possible by Lilly & Mary Frances Rubly through a gift to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Summer Showtime: The Boxtrolls
Flanner House Branch (North)
Wednesday, July 1, 2015 2:00 pm

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


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



Clay Bells for Kids
Flanner House Branch (North)
Monday, July 6, 2015 2:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 5 and up are invited as the Clay Man leads a hands-on class for kids to make their own clay bell. A toaster oven will be in operation.



Play Date Preschool Storytime at Fountain Square
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Monday, July 6, 2015 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.



Critter Chats
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Tuesday, June 30, 2015
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Age Level: Children of All Ages
Category: Activity


Children of all ages and families are invited to meet animals face-to-face and spend time getting to know about them during this presentation by Animalia. This program is made possible by Lilly & Mary Frances Rubly through a gift to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Summer Showtime: 101 Dalmatians
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Wednesday, July 1, 2015 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, "101 Dalmatians" (G).



Franklin Road Book Discussion
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Monday, July 6, 2015 6:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Book Discussion


Adults are invited to this monthly book discussion program.
The book to be discussed is "The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics" by Daniel James Brown.



Indiana Pacers Summer Reading Tour
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Thursday, July 2, 2015 10:30 am

Age Level: Children of All Ages
Category: Story Time


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



Summer Showtime: 101 Dalmatians
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 10:15 am

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


Children of all ages and families are invited for a showing of the film, "101 Dalmatians" (G).
Free tickets are available at the Summer Reading Desk 30 minutes before each showing.



Summer Showtime: 101 Dalmatians
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 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, "101 Dalmatians" (G).
Free tickets are available at the Summer Reading Desk 30 minutes before each showing.



Summer Showtime: 101 Dalmatians
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 5:45 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited for a showing of the film, "101 Dalmatians" (G).
Free tickets are available at the Summer Reading Desk 30 minutes before each showing.



Family Storytime at Franklin Road
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Wednesday, July 1, 2015 10:15 am

Age Level: Families
Category: Story Time


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



Job Center at the Library
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Tuesday, June 30, 2015
10:00 am - 2:00 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 Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Preschool Storytime on the Magic Quilt
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Wednesday, July 1, 2015 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.



Indiana Pacers Summer Reading Tour
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Thursday, July 2, 2015 1:30 pm

Age Level: Children of All Ages
Category: Story Time


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



Critter Chats
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Friday, July 3, 2015
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: Children of All Ages
Category: Activity


Children of all ages and families are invited to meet animals face-to-face and spend time getting to know about them during this presentation by Animalia. This program is made possible by Lilly & Mary Frances Rubly through a gift to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Summer Showtime: 101 Dalmatians
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 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, "101 Dalmatians" (G).
This movie will be shown at the Garfield Park Burello Family Center, 2345 Pagoda Drive.



First & Fourth Wednesday Friendly Computer Classes
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Wednesday, July 1, 2015
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Registration Required

Adults are invited to beginner-friending computer classes that will feature some instruction with lots of time to practice. These classes are for fun, and a little learning!
In this class, participants will learn about Goodreads.com, the social network for those who love books, and Wowbrary.org, the online site to learn what new items the Library is purchasing each month.



Preschool Storytime at Glendale
Glendale Branch (North)
Thursday, July 2, 2015 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)
Wednesday, July 1, 2015 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 Glendale
Glendale Branch (North)
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 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.



Critter Shows
Glendale Branch (North)
Thursday, July 2, 2015 2:00 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited to meet a few live animals that add to the soundtrack of their neighborhoods and world. This program is presented by Animalia.



Cooking Chats
Glendale Branch (North)
Monday, July 6, 2015
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Book Discussion


Adults are invited for this monthly discussion program where cooking and cookbooks, favorite websites, cooking shows, recipes and techniques will be discussed. Check out one of the featured cookbooks and try some recipes.
Special guest will be Christie Wahlert from Keystone Monon Community Gardens and Growing Places. She will provide information for anyone interested in community gardens.



Summer Showtime: Alexander and the Terrible Horrible No Good Very Bad Day
Glendale Branch (North)
Wednesday, July 1, 2015 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, "Alexander and the Terrible Horrible No Good Very Bad Day" (PG).



Heavy Metal Art Clinic 2015
Glendale Branch (North)
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 4:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 and up are invited to create an interesting design or bracelet during this workshop presented by Art With a Heart. They will use a variety of thin, malleable metal wires in a variety of colors. They are encouraged to bring a piece of junk jewelry or small object to incorporate into their creation.



Clases Básicas de Computación: (Básicas) Microsoft 2010 Básico
Haughville Branch (West)
Thursday, July 2, 2015
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Registration Required

Familiarícese con el nuevo Microsoft Word 2010. Conozca las nuevas herramientas del programa; aprenda a crear documentos, abrir un archivo, cortar, pegar, utilizar el texto automático, corregir la ortografía, para que su documento luzca más profesional.



Critter Chats
Haughville Branch (West)
Friday, July 3, 2015
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Age Level: Children of All Ages
Category: Activity


Children of all ages and families are invited to meet animals face-to-face and spend time getting to know about them during this presentation by Animalia. This program is made possible by Lilly & Mary Frances Rubly through a gift to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Summer Showtime: Planes: Fire & Rescue
Haughville Branch (West)
Thursday, July 2, 2015 2:00 pm

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


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



Recycled Art Class
Haughville Branch (West)
Monday, July 6, 2015 4:30 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 and up are invited to use recycled materials to make either a jewelry project or a unique collage piece with "punched" guitar picks. Attendees are encouraged to bring old gift cards and other thick materials to use in this class presented by Art With a Heart.



Combo Beat Box & Performance
Haughville Branch (West)
Wednesday, July 1, 2015 4:30 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 8 and up are invited as rising local star Tony Styxx will help them focus on style, originality and techniques to rock a family get-together or on a stage in no time!



Summer Showtime: The Boxtrolls
InfoZone Branch (North)
Thursday, July 2, 2015 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, "The Boxtrolls" (PG).



ABC's of Diabetes
Irvington Branch (South)
Monday, July 6, 2015
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.



Irvington Fiberistas
Irvington Branch (South)
Wednesday, July 1, 2015
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 and Think at Irvington
Irvington Branch (South)
Monday, July 6, 2015 6:30 pm

Age Level: Children of All Ages
Category: Activity


Registration Required

Children who may be reluctant readers are invited to read to Terrance, a trained therapy terrier. The activity can help young ones improve their reading skills and self-confidence.



Preschool Story Explorers
Irvington Branch (South)
Thursday, July 2, 2015 10:30 am

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


Preschoolers and an adult are invited for stories, song and dance, rhymes, and crafts to delight and prepare little ones for a lifelong love of reading.



Summer Showtime: Alexander and the Terrible Horrible No Good Very Bad Day
Irvington Branch (South)
Wednesday, July 1, 2015 10:30 am

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


Children of all ages and families are invited for a showing of the film, "Alexander and the Terrible Horrible No Good Very Bad Day" (PG).



Summer Showtime: Alexander and the Terrible Horrible No Good Very Bad Day
Irvington Branch (South)
Wednesday, July 1, 2015 3:30 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited for a showing of the film, "Alexander and the Terrible Horrible No Good Very Bad Day" (PG).



Digital Lab Workshops for Kids
Irvington Branch (South)
Monday, July 6, 2015 10:30 am

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


Registration Required

Young people ages 10-14 are invited to use music apps on iPads supplied by trained guides to help them get their music on!



Digital Lab Workshops for Kids
Irvington Branch (South)
Monday, July 6, 2015 1:30 pm

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


Registration Required

Young people ages 10-14 are invited to use music apps on iPads supplied by trained guides to help them get their music on!



Summer Showtime: Tinker Bell and the Legend of the Neverbeast
Lawrence Branch (East)
Thursday, July 2, 2015 10:30 am

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


Children of all ages and families are invited for a showing of the film, "Tinker Bell and the Legend of the Neverbeast" (G).



Digital Lab Workshops for Kids
Lawrence Branch (East)
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 10:30 am

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


Registration Required

Young people ages 10-14 are invited to use music apps on iPads supplied by trained guides to help them get their music on!



Digital Lab Workshops for Kids
Lawrence Branch (East)
Wednesday, July 1, 2015 10:30 am

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


Registration Required

Young people ages 10-14 are invited to use music apps on iPads supplied by trained guides to help them get their music on!



Digital Lab Workshops for Kids
Lawrence Branch (East)
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 1:30 pm

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


Registration Required

Young people ages 10-14 are invited to use music apps on iPads supplied by trained guides to help them get their music on!



Digital Lab Workshops for Kids
Lawrence Branch (East)
Wednesday, July 1, 2015 1:30 pm

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


Registration Required

Young people ages 10-14 are invited to use music apps on iPads supplied by trained guides to help them get their music on!



Toddler & Preschool Storytime at Nora
Nora Branch (North)
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 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.



Critter Shows
Nora Branch (North)
Wednesday, July 1, 2015 2:00 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited to meet a few live animals that add to the soundtrack of their neighborhoods and world. This program is presented by Animalia.



Summer Showtime: 101 Dalmatians
Nora Branch (North)
Wednesday, July 1, 2015 10:30 am

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


Children of all ages and families are invited for a showing of the film, "101 Dalmatians" (G).



Baby Lapsit Storytime at Nora
Nora Branch (North)
Thursday, July 2, 2015 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.



Community Readers @ Nora
Nora Branch (North)
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 2:00 pm

Age Level: Children of All Ages
Category: Story Time


Children of all ages are invited during the Summer Reading Program for stories read by members of the Nora community. They can earn up to 15 points on their Summer Reading Point Cards.



Preschool Storytime at Pike
Pike Branch (West)
Thursday, July 2, 2015 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.



Job Center at the Library
Pike Branch (West)
Sunday, July 5, 2015
12:30 pm - 4:30 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 Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Job Center at the Library
Pike Branch (West)
Monday, July 6, 2015
10:30 am - 2:30 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 Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Job Center at the Library
Pike Branch (West)
Wednesday, July 1, 2015
3:00 pm - 7:00 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 Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Toddler Tales at Pike
Pike Branch (West)
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 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.



Summer Showtime: 101 Dalmatians
Pike Branch (West)
Wednesday, July 1, 2015 1:30 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited for a showing of the film, "101 Dalmatians" (G).



Jam as a Fam With Bongo Boy Music!
Pike Branch (West)
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 6:00 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited to explore recreational music through rhythm, movement and drumming activity. Older kids and parents can play supportive rhythms on the drums while younger kids can explore opportunities to try out drums and percussion. This program is presented by Bongo Boy.



Job Center at the Library
Southport Branch (South)
Wednesday, July 1, 2015
12:30 pm - 4:30 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 Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Job Center at the Library
Southport Branch (South)
Sunday, July 5, 2015
12:30 pm - 4:30 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 Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Job Center at the Library
Southport Branch (South)
Tuesday, June 30, 2015
10:00 am - 2:00 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 Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Critter Shows
Southport Branch (South)
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 10:30 am

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


Children of all ages and families are invited to meet a few live animals that add to the soundtrack of their neighborhoods and world. This program is presented by Animalia.



Summer Showtime: Planes: Fire & Rescue
Southport Branch (South)
Wednesday, July 1, 2015 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, "Planes: Fire & Rescue" (PG).



Summer Showtime: Planes: Fire & Rescue
Southport Branch (South)
Wednesday, July 1, 2015 6:00 pm

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


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



Recycled Art Class
Southport Branch (South)
Thursday, July 2, 2015 2:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 and up are invited to use recycled materials to make either a jewelry project or a unique collage piece with "punched" guitar picks. Attendees are encouraged to bring old gift cards and other thick materials to use in this class presented by Art With a Heart.



Recycled Art Class
Southport Branch (South)
Thursday, July 2, 2015 4:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 and up are invited to use recycled materials to make either a jewelry project or a unique collage piece with "punched" guitar picks. Attendees are encouraged to bring old gift cards and other thick materials to use in this class presented by Art With a Heart.



Shared Reading Group at Spades Park
Spades Park Branch (East)
Friday, July 3, 2015
10:00 am - 11:30 am

Age Level: Adults
Category: Book Discussion


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



Summer Showtime: 101 Dalmatians
Spades Park Branch (East)
Wednesday, July 1, 2015 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, "101 Dalmatians" (G).



Warren Book Discussion
Warren Branch (East)
Thursday, July 2, 2015 10:30 am

Age Level: Adults
Category: Book Discussion


Adults are invited to this monthly book discussion program. Book lists with titles selected by group members are available at the Library. New members are always welcome.
The book to be discussed is "Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Frye" by Rachel Joyce.



Preschool Storytime at Warren
Warren Branch (East)
Wednesday, July 1, 2015 10:30 am

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


Preschoolers are invited to enter the land of enchantment and enjoy traditional fairy tales and exciting new stories. Watch out for Mother Goose! She just might make an appearance. An imaginative craft project will follow the storytelling.



Job Center at the Library
Warren Branch (East)
Thursday, July 2, 2015
12:30 pm - 4:30 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 Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Job Center at the Library
Warren Branch (East)
Sunday, July 5, 2015
12:30 pm - 4:30 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 Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Job Center at the Library
Warren Branch (East)
Monday, July 6, 2015
12:30 pm - 4:30 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 Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Critter Chats
Warren Branch (East)
Thursday, July 2, 2015
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Age Level: Children of All Ages
Category: Activity


Children of all ages and families are invited to meet animals face-to-face and spend time getting to know about them during this presentation by Animalia. This program is made possible by Lilly & Mary Frances Rubly through a gift to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Wee Readers - Baby Storytime at Warren
Warren Branch (East)
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 10:15 am

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


Babies and toddlers with an adult are invited for stories, songs, music and toys!



Stories on the Lawn at Warren
Warren Branch (East)
Thursday, July 2, 2015 10:30 am

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


School-aged children ages 5 and older with an adult are invited to sit under the storytelling tree and listen to wonderful stories. They'll listen to stories from around the world and their own backyard that are sure to please.



Bicycle Clinic
Warren Branch (East)
Monday, July 6, 2015 4:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Activity


Individuals of all ages are invited for a hands-on opportunity to learn about bicycle maintenance, riding safety tips and how to find an affordable bike to meet one's needs. Youth can learn how to Earn-a-Bike through a unique program focusing on bicycling maintenance at Freewheelin' Community Bikes. Those of all skill and ability levels are encouraged to attend.



Summer Showtime: Dolphin Tale 2
Warren Branch (East)
Wednesday, July 1, 2015 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, "Dolphin Tale 2" (PG).
Free tickets are available at the Circulation Desk on the day of the show.



First Monday Book Club
Wayne Branch (West)
Monday, July 6, 2015 6:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Book Discussion


Adults are invited to this monthly book discussion program.
The book to be discussed is "How Starbucks Saved My Life: A Son of Privilege Learns to Live Like Everyone Else" by Michael Gates Gill.



Critter Shows
Wayne Branch (West)
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 12:30 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited to meet a few live animals that add to the soundtrack of their neighborhoods and world. This program is presented by Animalia.



Summer Showtime: Annie
Wayne Branch (West)
Thursday, July 2, 2015 10:30 am

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


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



Combo Beat Box & Performance
Wayne Branch (West)
Friday, July 3, 2015 1:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 8 and up are invited as rising local star Tony Styxx will help them focus on style, originality and techniques to rock a family get-together or on a stage in no time!



Spirit and Place '15 Pop-Up Dream Booth
Wayne Branch (West)
Monday, July 6, 2015
11:00 am - 1:00 pm

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


As part of the 2015 Spirit and Place Festival, adults and teens are invited to drop in and learn about this year's festival events and peruse assorted books that best exemplify the Spirit and Place's "Dream" theme. While visiting the booth, individuals can take part in a fun and informal activity in which they can have their dreams interpreted!



Critter Chats
West Indianapolis Branch (West)
Monday, July 6, 2015
10:15 am - 11:15 am

Age Level: Children of All Ages
Category: Activity


Children of all ages and families are invited to meet animals face-to-face and spend time getting to know about them during this presentation by Animalia. This program is made possible by Lilly & Mary Frances Rubly through a gift to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Summer Showtime: 101 Dalmatians
West Indianapolis Branch (West)
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 5:00 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited for a showing of the film, "101 Dalmatians" (G).



Summer Showtime: The Boxtrolls
West Indianapolis Branch (West)
Monday, July 6, 2015 2:00 pm

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


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