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English Conversation Circle
Southport Branch (South)
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 6:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Multicultural Program


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



Irish Heart and Spirit
Irvington Branch (South)
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Performance or Presentation


Join artist and poet Rosaleen Crowley as she shares language and imagery from her Irish culture and poetic heritage. She will showcase paintings, poetry and stories from her new book, "Point of Connection." Book sales and signings will follow.



Creando Cuentas de Correo Electrónico
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Multicultural Program


Registration Required

Aprenda a crear su cuenta de correo electrónico, y como enviar, recibir y almacenar sus mensajes y las direcciones de las personas que le envían un correo electrónico, ya sea para comunicarse con su familia y amigos o para solicitar un trabajo. Para registrarse, llame al 317-344-9921.



ABC's of Diabetes
Southport Branch (South)
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Adults with diabetes or pre-diabetes along with family members and friends are invited to this four-part series accredited by the American Association of Diabetes Educators. It includes instruction on medications, nutrition, exercise, monitoring, complications and available community resources. Class members will participate in individual consultations with a registered dietitian, registered nurse and health educator. Register by calling 317-221-2094 or online at marionhealth.org/diabetes.



A+ Certification Preparation
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Learn how A+ certification establishes best practices in troubleshooting, networking and security across various electronic devices to help set the stage for IT careers. A+ certification is highly respected by employers and can open doors to entry level jobs in the IT field. This course will provide a basic foundation in technology skills and help individuals find resources to prepare for and pass the A+ certification exam.



Computer Help @ Pike
Pike Branch (West)
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Adults are invited to an open computer lab to receive one-on-one help with computers and mobile devices. Questions about ebooks, email, Microsoft Office applications and more are encouraged.



Writing Your Own Autobiography Series
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Adults are invited to learn ideas for creating their own book of personal stories during this free series presented by Toria Sanders, a former IPS language arts specialist who now operates a tutoring center to assist students.
The topic of this program is "Word Choice." Attendees will learn how to replace boring words with colorful and flavorful vocabulary by using synonyms and the Thesaurus.



Tribute to Dr. Seuss Magic Show
Pike Branch (West)
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 2:00 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited to celebrate the wonderful worlds created by Dr. Seuss in this magical tribute show presented by magician Don Miller.



Introduction to Ancestry Library Edition & Related Library eResources
Central Library (Central)
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level:
Category: Computers & Technology


Registration Required

Adults are invited to start their journey of discovering their family history with an introduction to Ancestry Library Edition. By the end of the class they will be able to explore Ancestry’s Learning Center; do a basic search of the Card Catalog, Historical Records and U.S. Census databases; open a Family Tree; collect records by printing, saving to a flash drive and emailing to oneself; and access genealogy learning materials through IndyPL eBooks and eMagazines. Before taking this class, participants should have experience using a computer and websites. Please complete the brief required registration by visiting the following Eventbrite page: http://ancestryclassindypl.eventbrite.com/.



Foil Art Class for Kids!
Wayne Branch (West)
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 2:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 - 12 are invited to use a variety of materials to create their own work of art. They'll then add a frame to finish it off! Registration is required. Space is limited to 25 participants.



Duct Tape Craft Class
Flanner House Branch (North)
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 2:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 and up are invited to create their own hip clutch or billfold out of duct tape during this program presented by Art With a Heart.



Spring Cooking Workshops: Cooking With Heart
Central Library (Central)
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 2:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Learn how smart food choices can help reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke without requiring a special diet or one that's difficult to prepare. Join the Marion County Health Department for delicious, simple and quick tips for cooking for a healthy heart. The program will include live demonstrations, food tastings and a lecture.



Family Friendly Computer Classes: Family Game Night
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions, Families
Category: Computers & Technology


Registration Required

Families and individuals of all ages are invited to learn about free websites to play free games, color or watch videos on a computer or mobile device.



Pirate's Break
Beech Grove Branch (South)
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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


Children school-aged and up are invited for a pirate getaway during Spring Break. They can make a rope chain and pirate map, play music islands and more.



Job Center at the Library
Eagle Branch (West)
Wednesday, March 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.



Preschool Storytime at Franklin Road
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 11:15 am

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


Preschoolers ages 3 - 6 and an adult are invited for stories and preschool activities.



Baby Storytime at Glendale
Glendale Branch (North)
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 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.



Preschool Storytime at Decatur
Decatur Branch (West)
Wednesday, March 29, 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.



Toddler & Preschool Storytime at Nora
Nora Branch (North)
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 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.



Mother Goose on the Loose
College Avenue Branch (North)
Wednesday, March 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.



Baby Lapsit Storytime at Lawrence
Lawrence Branch (East)
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 10:30 am

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


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



Spring Movie Fest: The Princess and the Frog
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
10:30 am - 12:30 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited for a movie and snack during Spring Break. The movie to be shown is Disney's "The Princess and the Frog" (G).



Preschool Storytime at Franklin Road
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 10:15 am

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


Preschoolers ages 3 - 6 and an adult are invited for stories and preschool activities.



East 38th Street Business Series
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Adults are invited to learn about starting a business and ensure its success during this free series presented by Larry Smith and made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.
The topic of this program is "Take Your Shot: How to Start a Business." Attendees will learn about the process of starting a business in Indiana, what forms they need to use and what decisions they need to make.



Adult Coloring @ Wayne
Wayne Branch (West)
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Activity


Adults are invited to participate in coloring at the Library! Use markers or colored pencils to color individual sheets pulled from adult coloring books. All materials will be supplied.



English Conversation Circle
Haughville Branch (West)
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 6:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Multicultural Program


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



English Conversation Circle
Pike Branch (West)
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 6:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Multicultural Program


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



Owls: Preschool Art Workshop
Brightwood Branch (East)
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 5:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers and an adult are invited to explore sculpture, simple shapes, and drawing and painting with The Art Lab. Children will listen to a favorite owl story, hand-build a mixed media sculpture, and draw and paint their creation using watercolor and crayons.



Homework Lounge: Get Caught Reading!
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

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


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



Job Center at the Library
Pike Branch (West)
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


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



Spring Cooking Workshops: Cooking With Superfoods
Abbey Apartments, 4012 Mann Road
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 3:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Learn about superfoods that contain antioxidants and natural chemicals that are good for the brain and immune health. The Marion County Health Department will describe how to include these powerhouse foods in an everyday diet and how to cook and store them to preserve their superfood nutrients. This program will include live demonstrations and food tastings.



Job Center @ East Thirty-Eighth Street
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Tuesday, March 28, 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 the Office of the Lawrence Township Trustee and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Owls: Preschool Art Workshop
College Avenue Branch (North)
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 2:30 pm

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers and an adult are invited to explore sculpture, simple shapes, and drawing and painting with The Art Lab. Children will listen to a favorite owl story, hand-build a mixed media sculpture, and draw and paint their creation using watercolor and crayons.



Duct Tape Craft Class
InfoZone Branch (North)
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 2:30 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 and up are invited to create their own hip clutch or billfold out of duct tape during this program presented by Art With a Heart.



Spring Movie Fest: The Lego Movie
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited for a movie and snack during Spring Break. The movie to be shown is "The Lego Movie" (PG).



Microsoft Publisher 2010 Basics
Central Library (Central)
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Learn to create professional-looking materials such as brochures, flyers and newsletters. By the end of this beginners’ class you should be able to know what kinds of publications you can produce with Microsoft Publisher; create a basic publication such as a business card or greeting card; personalize your publication with your own text and images, and print a publication you created. Bring a favorite photograph to scan and insert into your new business card or greeting card. Previous experience using MS Word is necessary for this class. This class is made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation. This class will be held in the Computer Training Lab.



Robin Hood Movie Showing
Pike Branch (West)
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 2:00 pm

Age Level: Families
Category: Movie


Families are invited for a free screening of Disney's animated film, "Robin Hood" (G).



Spring Cooking Workshops: Freezer to Slow Cooker
Warren Branch (East)
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 2:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Learn to plan ahead, use your freezer and have meals ready to go right into the crock pot for a whole month! A presenter from the Marion County Health Department will demonstrate a method for preparing stress-free, ready-to-go meals in a snap. The program will include live demonstrations and food tastings.



Tribute to Dr. Seuss Magic Show
East Washington Branch (South)
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 1:30 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited to celebrate the wonderful worlds created by Dr. Seuss in this magical tribute show presented by magician Don Miller.



Preschool Storytime at Franklin Road
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 1:15 pm

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


Preschoolers ages 3 - 6 and an adult are invited for stories and preschool activities.



Foil Art Class for Kids!
Central Library (Central)
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 1:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 - 12 are invited to use a variety of materials to create their own work of art. They'll then add a frame to finish it off! Registration is required. Space is limited to 25 participants.
This program will be held in the Learning Curve.



Job Center at the Library
Eagle Branch (West)
Tuesday, March 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.



Duct Tape Craft Class
West Indianapolis Branch (West)
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 11:00 am

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 and up are invited to create their own hip clutch or billfold out of duct tape during this program presented by Art With a Heart.



Baby Storytime at Glendale
Glendale Branch (North)
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 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.



Preschool Storytime at Decatur
Decatur Branch (West)
Tuesday, March 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.



Toddler & Preschool Storytime at Nora
Nora Branch (North)
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 10:30 am

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


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



Preschool Stories Galore
Wayne Branch (West)
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 10:30 am

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


Preschoolers ages 2 - 6 and an adult are invited for stories, songs and fingerplays. An arts and craft time will follow the storytime.



Terrific Tuesdays!
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 10:30 am

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


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



Toddler Storytime at Franklin Road
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 10:15 am

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


Toddlers 18 - 36 months and an adult are invited for stories, songs, finger plays and flannel board activities just right for toddlers.



Baby and Toddler Storytime at Warren
Warren Branch (East)
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 10:15 am

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


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



Toddler Tales at Pike
Pike Branch (West)
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 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.



Get Your Kicks on Route 66: A Travelogue
Lawrence Branch (East)
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
10:15 am - 11:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Performance or Presentation


Adults are invited to sit back and take a photographic journey down Old Historic Route 66 during this slideshow with narration presented by Library staff.



Job Center at the Library
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Tuesday, March 28, 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.



Library Board of Trustees
East Washington Branch (South)
Monday, March 27, 2017 6:30 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Meeting


The public is invited to attend the monthly meeting of the Library Board of Trustees and meet Board members. Call 275-4003 to confirm the time of the meeting.



Southport Evening Book Discussion
Southport Branch (South)
Monday, March 27, 2017 6:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Book Discussion


Adults are invited to this evening book discussion group.
The book to be discussed is "Of Mice and Men" by John Steinbeck.



Beech Grove Chatterbooks
Beech Grove Branch (South)
Monday, March 27, 2017 6:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Book Discussion


Adults are invited to this monthly book discussion.
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.



Evening Explorers: Activity Night
Wayne Branch (West)
Monday, March 27, 2017
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: Families
Category: Activity


Families with children ages 1 - 16 are invited to drop in to the children's area any time between 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. to work on an activity that explore the world around us.



Adult Coloring @ Eagle!
Eagle Branch (West)
Monday, March 27, 2017
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Activity


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



College Avenue Book Discussion
College Avenue Branch (North)
Monday, March 27, 2017 6:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Book Discussion


Adults are invited to this monthly book discussion program.
The book to be discussed is "Me Talk Pretty One Day" by David Sedaris.



Coloring Café
Central Library (Central)
Monday, March 27, 2017
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Activity


Adults are invited to Central Library's MakerSpace to enjoy coloring, which has been shown to have a calming effect and promote overall wellness. Warm beverages, soothing music, coloring pages and colored pencils will be provided.



English Conversation Circle
Nora Branch (North)
Monday, March 27, 2017 6:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Multicultural Program


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



Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 Intermediate
Central Library (Central)
Monday, March 27, 2017
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


If you already know the basics of PowerPoint, learn to enhance your presentations by inserting sounds, video clips, custom animation and scanned images. Participants are asked to bring pictures they wish to scan. Before taking this intermediate class you should already be comfortable using PowerPoint. This program is made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation. This class will be held in the Computer Training Lab.



Foil Art Class for Kids!
Brightwood Branch (East)
Monday, March 27, 2017 5:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 - 12 are invited to use a variety of materials to create their own work of art. They'll then add a frame to finish it off! Registration is required. Space is limited to 25 participants.



Genealogy Research Assistance
Beech Grove Branch (South)
Monday, March 27, 2017
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Activity


Registration Required

Adults are invited for a free session with representatives from the Samuel Bryan Chapter of the D.A.R. who will provide assistance with genealogy research. This program will be held in the library's Technology Room. Each session has a limit of 10 participants.



Computer Tips & Tricks: Open Help
Eagle Branch (West)
Monday, March 27, 2017 3:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


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



Spring Movie Fest: Presenting Bambi
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Monday, March 27, 2017
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited for a movie and snack during Spring Break. The movie to be shown is Disney's "Presenting Bambi" (G).



Microsoft Excel 2010 Intermediate
Central Library (Central)
Monday, March 27, 2017
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


This class is for adults who have taken the Excel Basics class. are already comfortable with creating and formatting a spreadsheet in Microsoft Excel are invited to this intermediate class. Be the end of This class will enable you to use relative and absolute cell references, apply 3D formulas, create headers and footers, insert graphics and create graphs. This program is made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation. This class will be held in the Computer Training Lab.



Job Center at the Library
College Avenue Branch (North)
Monday, March 27, 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.



Tribute to Dr. Seuss Magic Show
West Indianapolis Branch (West)
Monday, March 27, 2017 2:00 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited to celebrate the wonderful worlds created by Dr. Seuss in this magical tribute show presented by magician Don Miller.



Owls: Preschool Art Workshop
Glendale Branch (North)
Monday, March 27, 2017 2:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers and an adult are invited to explore sculpture, simple shapes, and drawing and painting with The Art Lab. Children will listen to a favorite owl story, hand-build a mixed media sculpture, and draw and paint their creation using watercolor and crayons.



Teens & Tweens Breakout Challenge
Southport Branch (South)
Monday, March 27, 2017 2:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Teens and tweens in grades 6 - 12 are invited to find hidden clues, solve puzzles and discover keys and combinations. They'll have 60 minutes to test their skills and solve the mystery before time runs out!



ABC's of Diabetes
Irvington Branch (South)
Monday, March 27, 2017
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Adults with diabetes or pre-diabetes along with family members and friends are invited to this four-part series accredited by the American Association of Diabetes Educators. It includes instruction on medications, nutrition, exercise, monitoring, complications and available community resources. Class members will participate in individual consultations with a registered dietitian, registered nurse and health educator. Register by calling 317-221-2094 or online at marionhealth.org/diabetes.



Foil Art Class for Kids!
Pike Branch (West)
Monday, March 27, 2017 1:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 - 12 are invited to use a variety of materials to create their own work of art. They'll then add a frame to finish it off! Registration is required. Space is limited to 25 participants.



Duct Tape Craft Class
Wayne Branch (West)
Monday, March 27, 2017 1:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 and up are invited to create their own hip clutch or billfold out of duct tape during this program presented by Art With a Heart.



Job Center at the Library
Warren Branch (East)
Monday, March 27, 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
Brightwood Branch (East)
Monday, March 27, 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.



Job Center @ East Thirty-Eighth Street
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Monday, March 27, 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.



Play Date Preschool Storytime at Fountain Square
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Monday, March 27, 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.



Toddler Time at Irvington
Irvington Branch (South)
Monday, March 27, 2017 10:30 am

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


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



Job Center at the Library
Pike Branch (West)
Monday, March 27, 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 @ Lawrence
Lawrence Branch (East)
Monday, March 27, 2017
10:30 am - 12:00 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.



Search App Instruction for Homeschoolers
Southport Branch (South)
Monday, March 27, 2017
10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Age Level: School Age (6-11), Teen (12-17)
Category: Computers & Technology


Registration Required

Homeschool students are invited to learn about educational search apps available through the Library.
Search apps presented during this program will be Artemis Literary Sources, Gale Virtual Reference Library, and Freegal.



Job Center at the Library
Southport Branch (South)
Monday, March 27, 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.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Monday, March 27, 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.



GED-TASC Classes
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Monday, March 27, 2017
10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

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



Classical Concerts at Central
Central Library (Central)
Sunday, March 26, 2017 2:00 pm

Age Level: Adults, Families
Category: Performance or Presentation


Adults and families are invited to experience the dynamic world of chamber music with members of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra. This program is made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.
This program will be held in Central Library's Clowes Auditorium.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Sunday, March 26, 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.



Job Center at the Library
Warren Branch (East)
Sunday, March 26, 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
Pike Branch (West)
Sunday, March 26, 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.



How to Use the Keyboard & Mouse: Introduction to Computers
Central Library (Central)
Saturday, March 25, 2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Adults with little or no experience in using a computer are invited to the Computer Training Lab to learn to use the computer mouse and keyboard, a needed skill in order to use a computer and the Internet. By the end of this class you should be able to recognize the major parts of a personal computer; understand the meaning of key computer terms; use a mouse and the on-screen cursor to make the computer do what you want it to; understand the parts of the keyboard and how to use them to create, change and delete text, and how to use the Microsoft Windows 7 desktop and toolbars.



Owls: Preschool Art Workshop
Lawrence Branch (East)
Saturday, March 25, 2017 2:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers and an adult are invited to explore sculpture, simple shapes, and drawing and painting with The Art Lab. Children will listen to a favorite owl story, hand-build a mixed media sculpture, and draw and paint their creation using watercolor and crayons.



Crispus Attucks Documentary: The School That Opened a City
Central Library (Central)
Saturday, March 25, 2017 2:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Movie


View the story of Crispus Attucks High School produced by WFYI Public Media and Ted Green Productions. Illuminated by such graduates as Oscar Robertson, Angela Brown, David Baker and Janet Langhart Cohen, the film describes how students overcame a system designed to belittle them. Over time, their successes and grace that accompanied them became a grassroots agent for integration. The program also will feature a panel that includes Brig. General Norris Overton, film director Ted Green, author and Crispus Attucks alum Dr. Stanley Warren, 1955 state championship team member and Indiana Hall of Fame inductee Bill Hampton, and IPS Director of the Office of Multicultural Education Dr. Pat Payne. This program is presented by the Center for African-American Literature and Culture at Central Library and is made possible by Lilly Endowment Inc. through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.
Additional activities during this program, to be held in Central Library's Clowes Auditorium, include a book signing for Dr. Stanley Warren's "Hail to the Green and Gold," and purchases of the Ted Green documentary.



Job Center @ East Thirty-Eighth Street
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Saturday, March 25, 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.



Facebook for Business @ Decatur
Decatur Branch (West)
Saturday, March 25, 2017 11:00 am

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Registration Required

Adults are invited for a one-hour session on using Facebook for business. It is intended for Facebook users who would like to utilize Facebook for a personal business.



Teddy Bear Concert Series: The Garden Symphony
Central Library (Central)
Saturday, March 25, 2017 10:30 am

Age Level: Preschool (3-5), Families
Category: Performance or Presentation


Preschoolers and early elementary students are invited for this introduction to instruments of the orchestra through story, movement and live music. This program will feature "The Garden Symphony," an original story written by Victoria Griswold that follows a ladybug's search through the garden for her own special song. Musicians from the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra will play musical excerpts that include Vivaldi's "Four Seasons," "The Flight of the Bumblebee" and "The Ants Go Marching One By One." The performance will be narrated by Perry Accetturo of The ISO Learning Community. Children are encouraged to bring their teddy bears!
This program will be held in Central Library's Clowes Auditorium. If school or daycare groups would like to attend, please call 317-275-4222 to register.



Creando Cuentas de Correo Electrónico
Central Library (Central)
Saturday, March 25, 2017
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Multicultural Program


Registration Required

Aprenda a crear su cuenta de correo electrónico, y como enviar, recibir y almacenar sus mensajes y las direcciones de las personas que le envían un correo electrónico, ya sea para comunicarse con su familia y amigos o para solicitar un trabajo. Para registrarse, llame al 317-344-9921.



Job Center at the Library
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Saturday, March 25, 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.



Teens & Tweens Breakout Challenge
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Friday, March 24, 2017 3:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Teens and tweens in grades 6 - 12 are invited to find hidden clues, solve puzzles and discover keys and combinations. They'll have 60 minutes to test their skills and solve the mystery before time runs out!



Beauty and the Beast Storytime
Glendale Branch (North)
Friday, March 24, 2017 2:30 pm

Age Level: Children of All Ages
Category: Story Time


Children and families are invited to an interactive reading of the story, "Beauty and the Beast," featuring guests from Ballet Theatre of Indiana.



Ballet Theatre of Indiana: Beauty and the Beast Storytime
Glendale Branch (North)
Friday, March 24, 2017 2:30 pm

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


Children and families are invited for an interactive reading of the story, "Beauty and the Beast," with special guests from Ballet Theatre of Indiana. This program is presented to highlight the Ballet Theatre's performance of this classic story at the Basile Theatre at the Historic Athenaeum on March 31, April 1 and April 2.



Foil Art Class for Kids!
Eagle Branch (West)
Friday, March 24, 2017 2:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 - 12 are invited to use a variety of materials to create their own work of art. They'll then add a frame to finish it off! Registration is required. Space is limited to 25 participants.



Duct Tape Craft Class
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Friday, March 24, 2017 2:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 and up are invited to create their own hip clutch or billfold out of duct tape during this program presented by Art With a Heart.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Friday, March 24, 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, March 24, 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!



Microsoft Excel 2010 Basics
Central Library (Central)
Friday, March 24, 2017
10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Learn how to organize and analyze numbers and text in a spreadsheet format. By the end of this class you should be able to create and format a spreadsheet; enter and edit data; and use basic formulas to add, subtract, multiply and divide any number of figures in a horizontal row or vertical column. Before taking this class you should be comfortable using Microsoft Word. This program is made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation. This class will be held in the Computer Training Lab.



Preschool Storytime at Lawrence
Lawrence Branch (East)
Friday, March 24, 2017 10:30 am

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


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



Parent and Preschooler Yoga
InfoZone Branch (North)
Friday, March 24, 2017 10:00 am

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers and their parents are invited to enjoy the health benefits that yoga can offer during this 45-minute program presented by certified yoga instructors from the Greater Indianapolis YMCA. This program is sponsored by The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Mini Computer Basics & Email Basics
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Thursday, March 23, 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.



Off the Cuff Teen Book Club
Southport Branch (South)
Thursday, March 23, 2017
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Age Level: Teen (12-17)
Category: Book Discussion


Teens are invited to come to the library and share their favorite books with peers.



Homework Lounge: Get Caught Reading!
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Thursday, March 23, 2017
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

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


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



Foil Art Class for Kids!
West Indianapolis Branch (West)
Thursday, March 23, 2017 4:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 - 12 are invited to use a variety of materials to create their own work of art. They'll then add a frame to finish it off! Registration is required. Space is limited to 25 participants.



Teens & Tweens Breakout Challenge
Irvington Branch (South)
Thursday, March 23, 2017 4:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Teens and tweens in grades 6 - 12 are invited to find hidden clues, solve puzzles and discover keys and combinations. They'll have 60 minutes to test their skills and solve the mystery before time runs out!



Teen Game Day at Pike
Pike Branch (West)
Thursday, March 23, 2017
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

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


Teens are invited for an afternoon of board games, card games and video games with their friends.



AftersCool @ College Avenue!
College Avenue Branch (North)
Thursday, March 23, 2017
3:30 pm - 5:15 pm

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


School-age children are invited to drop in for a series on such topics as Legos, origami, yoga, jewelry-making and computer coding. It's a casual time to socialize with friends and learn something new.



Teen Tech Lounge & Makerspace
Spades Park Branch (East)
Thursday, March 23, 2017
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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


Teens are invited visit the Teen Tech Lounge & Makerspace to create computer projects and maker projects. Makerspace days are on the second Thursday of each month for those who like projects involving their hands to make anything. Tech days are on the fourth Thursday of the month for those who like to explore how technology works or to build digital projects. This program is made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Tribute to Dr. Seuss Magic Show
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Thursday, March 23, 2017 2:00 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited to celebrate the wonderful worlds created by Dr. Seuss in this magical tribute show presented by magician Don Miller.



eBook Tinker Station
Central Library (Central)
Thursday, March 23, 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 The Indianapolis Foundation Library Fund and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.
This program will be held in the Atrium.



Job Center @ Lawrence
Lawrence Branch (East)
Thursday, March 23, 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.



Minecraft @ Eagle!
Eagle Branch (West)
Thursday, March 23, 2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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


School-age children and teens are invited to drop in anytime between 2 - 4 p.m. to socialize, plan, build and create together on the Library's Minecraft server.



Job Center at the Library
Brightwood Branch (East)
Thursday, March 23, 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.



Foil Art Class for Kids!
Decatur Branch (West)
Thursday, March 23, 2017 1:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 - 12 are invited to use a variety of materials to create their own work of art. They'll then add a frame to finish it off! Registration is required. Space is limited to 25 participants.



Duct Tape Craft Class
Central Library (Central)
Thursday, March 23, 2017 1:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 and up are invited to create their own hip clutch or billfold out of duct tape during this program presented by Art With a Heart.
This program will be held in the Learning Curve.



Spring Cooking Workshops: Cooking With Heart
Nora Branch (North)
Thursday, March 23, 2017 1:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Learn how smart food choices can help reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke without requiring a special diet or one that's difficult to prepare. Join the Marion County Health Department for delicious, simple and quick tips for cooking for a healthy heart. The program will include live demonstrations, food tastings and a lecture.



Job Center at the Library
Warren Branch (East)
Thursday, March 23, 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
Southport Branch (South)
Thursday, March 23, 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.



Working With Patents and Trademarks
Central Library (Central)
Thursday, March 23, 2017
12:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Independent inventors or others interested in learning more about the patenting process are invited to this free series of sessions presented by the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Sessions will include a keynote on the gender gap in patenting, an overview on how to get started with the patent process, USPTO programs and web resources, trademark and branding strategies, and limited one-on-one Q&A sessions.
Registration is required by visiting https://goo.gl/BHG2aa. For more information, go to oidevents@uspto.gov.



Baby Steps Storytime at Wayne
Wayne Branch (West)
Thursday, March 23, 2017 11:00 am

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


Babies and toddlers up to 36 months and an adult are invited to listen to stories, sing, clap and stomp their way to reading readiness! Playtime will follow the storytime.



Preschool Storytime & Craft @ Beech Grove
Beech Grove Branch (South)
Thursday, March 23, 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.



Lion's Club Free Vision Screening
Southport Branch (South)
Thursday, March 23, 2017
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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


Children under the age of 6 are invited as the Lion's Club of Southport will offer them a free vision screening.



Preschool Storytime at Glendale
Glendale Branch (North)
Thursday, March 23, 2017 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.



Preschool Storytime at Spades Park
Spades Park Branch (East)
Thursday, March 23, 2017 10:30 am

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


Preschoolers and an adult are invited for stories, songs, fingerplays and a craft.



Preschool Storytime at Warren
Warren Branch (East)
Thursday, March 23, 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.



Baby and Toddler Storytime at Southport
Southport Branch (South)
Thursday, March 23, 2017 10:30 am

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


Babies and toddlers up to age 3 with an adult are invited for an active class featuring stories, songs and rhymes that focus on early literacy skills. This program will be followed by playtime with age appropriate toys and sensory activities.



Sing Along With Miss Bobbie
Flanner House Branch (North)
Thursday, March 23, 2017 10:30 am

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


Babies, toddlers and preschoolers with an adult are invited for a live, interactive music experience during which they can dance, sing and laugh together.



Computer Tips & Tricks: Open Help
Eagle Branch (West)
Thursday, March 23, 2017 10:30 am

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


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



Preschool Story Explorers
Irvington Branch (South)
Thursday, March 23, 2017 10:30 am

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


Preschoolers and an adult are invited for stories, song and dance, and STEM activities intended to build a love for reading and learning.



Baby Lapsit Storytime at Nora
Nora Branch (North)
Thursday, March 23, 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.



Toddler Storytime at Lawrence
Lawrence Branch (East)
Thursday, March 23, 2017 10:30 am

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


Toddlers 2 and 3 years old an adult are invited for simply stories, songs and playtime.



Online Safety and Privacy
Central Library (Central)
Thursday, March 23, 2017
10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Learn how to protect yourself from dishonest practices on the Internet. In this class, you will learn to create strong passwords and easy ways to remember them, ways to shield your privacy, and how to avoid other dangers as you browse and shop on the Internet. This class, to be held in the Computer Training Lab, requires a sound understanding of the keyboard, mouse and Internet, and you should have taken the Internet Basics or Email Basics class.



Cookies & Canvas: A Preschool Art Workshop
Decatur Branch (West)
Thursday, March 23, 2017 10:30 am

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers are invited to participate in creating a painted work while enjoying milk and cookies.



Baby Lapsit at Franklin Road
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Thursday, March 23, 2017 10:15 am

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


Babies up to 18 months and an adult are invited for stories, songs, rhymes and flannel board activities just right for babies.



Job Center at the Library
College Avenue Branch (North)
Thursday, March 23, 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.



Beginner's Microsoft Word 2010
Glendale Branch (North)
Thursday, March 23, 2017
9:00 am - 10:00 am

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Registration Required

Adults are invited to learn the basics of Microsoft Word 2010. The class includes instructions, hands-on exercises and teaching notes.



29th Annual Meet the Artists Exhibit
Central Library (Central)
Tuesday, January 31, 2017 - Sunday, March 26, 2017
During Library Hours

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Exhibit


The entire community is invited to view the works of prominent local African-American artists on display throughout Central Library. Works representing various artistic mediums will be displayed, including a special youth exhibit, "Reclaimed," that demonstrates student ingenuity in creating meaningful art works from found and unrelated objects. This exhibit, presented by the Library's African-American History Committee, is available for viewing during regular Library hours.