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Clases Básicas de Computación: (Básicas) Introducción a Computadoras
Haughville Branch (West)
Thursday, June 4, 2015
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Registration Required

En este curso usted se familiarizará con las partes básicas del computador, aprenderá a utilizar el teclado y ratón. Conozca los programas que vienen incluidos y aprenda a personalizar su computador.



Jam as a Fam With Bongo Boy Music!
InfoZone Branch (North)
Thursday, June 4, 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.



Homework Lounge at Fountain Square
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Thursday, June 4, 2015
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. Once completed, children can spend the rest of the session doing fun stuff!



Critter Shows
Pike Branch (West)
Thursday, June 4, 2015 3:00 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.



Computer Basics at East 38th Street
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Thursday, June 4, 2015
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Adults are invited to learn about computer use, including popular computer terminology, computer components and how to use a mouse and keyboard. Computer classes are made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Critter Shows
Glendale Branch (North)
Thursday, June 4, 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: Maleficent
Eagle Branch (West)
Thursday, June 4, 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, "Maleficent" (PG).



Critter Chats
Central Library (Central)
Thursday, June 4, 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.



Job Center at the Library
Brightwood Branch (East)
Thursday, June 4, 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.



Critter Chats
Warren Branch (East)
Thursday, June 4, 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: Alexander and the Terrible Horrible No Good Very Bad Day
Decatur Branch (West)
Thursday, June 4, 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, "Alexander and the Terrible Horrible No Good Very Bad Day" (PG).



Job Center at the Library
Warren Branch (East)
Thursday, June 4, 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.



Recycled Art Class
Brightwood Branch (East)
Thursday, June 4, 2015 11:00 am

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.



Warren Book Discussion
Warren Branch (East)
Thursday, June 4, 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 "Dandelion Wine" with Ray Bradbury scholar Jonathan Eller. Eller will join group members for this discussion program.



Preschool Storytime at Glendale
Glendale Branch (North)
Thursday, June 4, 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.



Computer Basics at Warren
Warren Branch (East)
Thursday, June 4, 2015 10:30 am

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Registration Required

Meet one-on-one with an instructor to learn beginning computer skills such as parts of the computer, mouse and keyboard skills, and opening and closing applications. Other topics may include getting on the Internet, accessing word processing software, and signing up for an email account. This class is for those with little or no previous computer experience.



Mother Goose on the Loose
College Avenue Branch (North)
Thursday, June 4, 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.



Preschool Story Explorers
Irvington Branch (South)
Thursday, June 4, 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.



Stories on the Lawn at Warren
Warren Branch (East)
Thursday, June 4, 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.



Computer Tips & Tricks: Using Your Tablet or Smart Phone
Eagle Branch (West)
Thursday, June 4, 2015 10:30 am

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Adults are invited to learn how to use a tablet or smart phone to download apps and eBooks, listen to podcasts, music and audiobooks, and manage basic settings.



Summer Showtime: Muppets Most Wanted
Wayne Branch (West)
Thursday, June 4, 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, "Muppets Most Wanted" (PG).



Baby Lapsit Storytime at Nora
Nora Branch (North)
Thursday, June 4, 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.



Chalk on the Walk
Southport Branch (South)
Thursday, June 4, 2015
10:30 am - 4:00 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invite to celebrate the start of summer reading by decorating the sidewalk around the Library with chalk art. Drop in anytime during this session.



Preschool Storytime at Pike
Pike Branch (West)
Thursday, June 4, 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
College Avenue Branch (North)
Thursday, June 4, 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.



Irvington Fiberistas
Irvington Branch (South)
Wednesday, June 3, 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.



Combo Beat Box & Performance
InfoZone Branch (North)
Wednesday, June 3, 2015 6:00 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!



Summer Showtime: 101 Dalmatians
Brightwood Branch (East)
Wednesday, June 3, 2015 5:30 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).



Paws to Read at Eagle
Eagle Branch (West)
Wednesday, June 3, 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.



Summer Showtime: Maleficent
Irvington Branch (South)
Wednesday, June 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, "Maleficent" (PG).



Job Center at the Library
Pike Branch (West)
Wednesday, June 3, 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.



Critter Shows
Lawrence Branch (East)
Wednesday, June 3, 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
Warren Branch (East)
Wednesday, June 3, 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 Circulation Desk on the day of the showing.



Summer Showtime: The Boxtrolls
Glendale Branch (North)
Wednesday, June 3, 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).



Summer Showtime: Maleficent
College Avenue Branch (North)
Wednesday, June 3, 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, "Maleficent" (PG).



Summer Showtime: Maleficent
Spades Park Branch (East)
Wednesday, June 3, 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, "Maleficent" (PG).



First Wednesday Senior-Friendly Computer Classes
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Wednesday, June 3, 2015
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Age Level: Seniors
Category: Computers & Technology


Registration Required

Seniors and adults are invited to this six-part series tailored to those who have basic computer knowledge. Each class will have some instruction with lots of time to practice. These classes are for fun and a little learning!
The topic of this class is "eBooks." Participants will look at eBooks and audiobooks on the computer and on tablets.



Summer Showtime: Annie
Pike Branch (West)
Wednesday, June 3, 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, "Annie" (PG).



Digital Lab Workshops for Kids
Southport Branch (South)
Wednesday, June 3, 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: Maleficent
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Wednesday, June 3, 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).



Job Center at the Library
Southport Branch (South)
Wednesday, June 3, 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, June 3, 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.



Read With the Chief
Eagle Branch (West)
Wednesday, June 3, 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.



Baby Storytime at Glendale
Glendale Branch (North)
Wednesday, June 3, 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.



Preschool Storytime at Decatur
Decatur Branch (West)
Wednesday, June 3, 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 Warren
Warren Branch (East)
Wednesday, June 3, 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.



Preschool Storytime on the Magic Quilt
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Wednesday, June 3, 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.



Wee Readers at College Avenue
College Avenue Branch (North)
Wednesday, June 3, 2015 10:30 am

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


Preschoolers ages 3 - 5 and an adult are invited for old-fashioned stories, songs and movement activities combined with technology such as eBooks, Pleo the dinosaur, and digital cameras.



Summer Showtime: Maleficent
Irvington Branch (South)
Wednesday, June 3, 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, "Maleficent" (PG).



Digital Lab Workshops for Kids
Southport Branch (South)
Wednesday, June 3, 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!



Baby and Toddler Storytime at Lawrence
Lawrence Branch (East)
Wednesday, June 3, 2015 10:30 am

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


Babies and toddler up to 2 years old and an adult are invited for stories, songs and playtime.



Family Storytime at Franklin Road
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Wednesday, June 3, 2015 10:15 am

Age Level: Families
Category: Story Time


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



Central Library Book Discussion
Central Library (Central)
Tuesday, June 2, 2015 6:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Book Discussion


Adults are invited to this monthly book discussion program held in Central Library's Goodrich Hauk Meeting Room.
The book to be discussed is "The Glass Castle" by Jeannette Walls.



Evening Play Date Preschool Storytime
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Tuesday, June 2, 2015 6:00 pm

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


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



Summer Showtime: Big Hero 6
West Indianapolis Branch (West)
Tuesday, June 2, 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, "Big Hero 6" (PG).



Homework Lounge at Fountain Square
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Tuesday, June 2, 2015
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. Once completed, children can spend the rest of the session doing fun stuff!



Critter Chats
Eagle Branch (West)
Tuesday, June 2, 2015
4:00 pm - 5:00 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.



Job Center @ East Thirty-Eighth Street
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Tuesday, June 2, 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.



Digital Lab Workshops for Kids
Southport Branch (South)
Tuesday, June 2, 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!



Heavy Metal Art Clinic 2015
Warren Branch (East)
Tuesday, June 2, 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.



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



Critter Shows
Wayne Branch (West)
Tuesday, June 2, 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.



Baby Storytime at Glendale
Glendale Branch (North)
Tuesday, June 2, 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.



Preschool Storytime at Decatur
Decatur Branch (West)
Tuesday, June 2, 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.



Toddler & Preschool Storytime at Nora
Nora Branch (North)
Tuesday, June 2, 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.



Microsoft Excel 2010 Basics
Central Library (Central)
Tuesday, June 2, 2015
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.



Summer Showtime: The Boxtrolls
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Tuesday, June 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, "The Boxtrolls" (PG).
Free tickets are available at the Information Desk on the day of the show.



Digital Lab Workshops for Kids
Southport Branch (South)
Tuesday, June 2, 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!



Wee Readers - Baby Storytime at Warren
Warren Branch (East)
Tuesday, June 2, 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!



Toddler Tales at Pike
Pike Branch (West)
Tuesday, June 2, 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.



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



Job Center at the Library
Southport Branch (South)
Tuesday, June 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.



Franklin Road Book Discussion
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Monday, June 1, 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 "Clara and Mr. Tiffany" by Susan Vreeland.



First Monday Book Club
Wayne Branch (West)
Monday, June 1, 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 Invention of Wings" by Sue Monk Kidd.



Cooking Chats
Glendale Branch (North)
Monday, June 1, 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.



Job Center at the Library
College Avenue Branch (North)
Monday, June 1, 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.



Summer Showtime: Big Hero 6
West Indianapolis Branch (West)
Monday, June 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, "Big Hero 6" (PG).



Digital Lab Workshops for Kids
Southport Branch (South)
Monday, June 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!



Job Center at the Library
Warren Branch (East)
Monday, June 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
Brightwood Branch (East)
Monday, June 1, 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 @ East Thirty-Eighth Street
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Monday, June 1, 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.



Play Date Preschool Storytime at Fountain Square
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Monday, June 1, 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.



Job Center at the Library
Pike Branch (West)
Monday, June 1, 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.



Digital Lab Workshops for Kids
Southport Branch (South)
Monday, June 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!



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Monday, June 1, 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.



GED-TASC Classes
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Monday, June 1, 2015
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 until June 30.
This program is sponsored by Washington Township Adult Education.



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.



Classical Concerts at Central
Central Library (Central)
Sunday, May 31, 2015 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 will be held in Central Library's Clowes Auditorium.



eBook Tinker Station
Central Library (Central)
Sunday, May 31, 2015
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 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.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Sunday, May 31, 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.



Portal Science Fiction and Fantasy Book Group
Glendale Branch (North)
Sunday, May 31, 2015 1:00 pm

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


Adults and teens are invited to this monthly book discussion group that focuses on science fiction and fantasy themes rather than book titles. There is a topic posted for each month. Come prepared to discuss your favorite titles related to that topic. See the Library's Portal Facebook page for other information.
The open topic for this program is I Ain't Got No Body.



Job Center at the Library
Pike Branch (West)
Sunday, May 31, 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, May 31, 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, May 31, 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.



World of Families: Bilingual Storytimes
Lawrence Branch (East)
Saturday, May 30, 2015 3:00 pm

Age Level: Preschool (3-5), School Age (6-11), Families
Category: Multicultural Program


Families with small children are invited for a fun and interactive bilingual storytime that encourages literacy to all people in all languages. Each child will receive a free book at the end of the storytime, while supplies last. This program is made possible by gifts from the PNC Foundation and Friends of the Library to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



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



Summer Reading Kickoff: Ice Cream Social
Spades Park Branch (East)
Saturday, May 30, 2015
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions, Children of All Ages, Families
Category: Activity


Families, children of all ages and the entire public are invited to sign up for the Library's 2015 Summer Reading Program, "Beatz and Bookz," while making their own ice cream sundae. There'll be face painting, balloon sculptures and family-friendly games.



Critter Shows
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Saturday, May 30, 2015 11:00 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.



Eagle Branch 45th Anniversary!
Eagle Branch (West)
Saturday, May 30, 2015
11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Activity


The entire community is invited to celebrate the 45th anniversary of the Eagle Branch in its current location. Activities will include music from the Bruce Valance Project, wildlife displays from Indiana Jim's Reptile Experience, yarn crafts with Denise Smith, a visit by Magic Don, balloon animals, fun tech demonstrations, demonstrations at the Library's eBook Tinker Station, and refreshments.



Digital Littles Lab
College Avenue Branch (North)
Saturday, May 30, 2015 10:30 am

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


Children ages 3 - 6 and an adult are invited to a guided learning experience with digital activities. They'll play with Pleo (the robot dinosaur) and use iPads to create pictures of lines and draw favorite animals and people using shapes. Attendees will receive a list of "best apps" for young children and learn how to use technology as a tool to support learning and development. This program is sponsored by Supercalifragilisticexpialadocious.



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



Earth Friendly Festival and Summer Reading Kickoff @ Garfield Park!
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Saturday, May 30, 2015
10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Festival or Fair


Families and individuals of all ages are invited for activities to help with understanding our environment. Throughout the day there will be face painting, balloon animals, kids crafts and registration for the Library's Summer Reading Program. Attendees may bring their old electronics for an electronics recycling drive with Recycleforce, which requests a $10 donation for disposal of CRT televisions and monitors, and a $20 donation for all refrigerant-containing appliances. At 11 a.m., the Central Indiana Beekeepers Association will present the program, "Understanding and Caring for Honeybees." Also at 11 a.m., the Animalia animal show will be presented. At 12 noon, Miss Cindy will present a special storytime. At 1 p.m., Paula Scott-Franz will present an eco-friendly/reuse craft. At 2 p.m., Amy from South Circle Farms will present the program, "Raised Bed Gardening."
This program is made possible through support from The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Local Authors Fair: Discover a New Author!
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Saturday, May 30, 2015
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Author Visit


Registration Required

Dozens of local authors will greet readers and sign books during this 2015 Spring Fling Book Fair. In addition, award-winning author, publisher and blogger Ni'cola Mitchell will present two writing workshops: "How to Self-Publish Your Book Successfully" and "How to Blog Your Book in Today's Digital World."



Summer Reading Kickoff @ Decatur
Decatur Branch (West)
Saturday, May 30, 2015
10:00 am - 3:00 pm

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


Children of all ages and families are invited to sign up for the Library's 2015 Summer Reading Program and enjoy other activities. See a pirate show, make pop art, get their faces painted and see fire equipment up close. Prizes and food will be provided.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Friday, May 29, 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.



Storytime in the Curve!
Central Library (Central)
Friday, May 29, 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.



Smart Start Preschool Storytime
Lawrence Branch (East)
Friday, May 29, 2015 10:30 am

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


Preschoolers ages 4 - 6 and an adult are invited for stories, songs and playtime.



Shared Reading Group at Spades Park
Spades Park Branch (East)
Friday, May 29, 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.



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.



Previous Events


Anne Morgan's War: American Women Rebuilding France 1917 - 1924
Central Library (Central)
Friday, May 1, 2015 - Friday, May 29, 2015
During Library Hours

Age Level:
Category: Exhibit


Patrons are invited to view a special photographic exhibit showing American women volunteers who devoted themselves to relief work in France during and after World War I. Their dynamic leader was Anne Morgan, daughter of financier J.P. Morgan. This exhibit, to be presented in Central Library's South Display Hall, is sponsored by The Alliance Francaise of Indianapolis and the American Friends of Blerancourt.
An opening reception for the exhibit will be held on Wednesday, May 6 from 6 - 8 p.m. The public is invited.