Monday February 19th at 11 am in the CBLC
Children of all ages are invited to join the Learning Curve in the Center for Black Literature & Culture at Central Library for a storytime that celebrates the unique and vibrant experience of black childhood. They’ll also clap, dance and sing along to fun interactive songs as well as create a craft. They can look through the CBLC’s children’s collection and check out books for home. Children of all ages are welcome, but this program is geared to a pre-K to 3rd grade audience.
I Like Myself: Preschool Art Workshop will take place on Saturday August 12th at 11 am
Preschoolers are invited to celebrate the unique and wonderful YOU with a multimedia masterpiece led by the Art Lab. They’ll listen to a story and create their own masterpiece. This program will be held in the Learning Curve. Parents can register their preschooler by calling 317-275-4222.
On Tuesday July 11th at 2 pm. The program is 90 minutes long.
Teens and tweens are invited to learn techniques to take better cell phone photos using an iPhone and apps to take and process different types of photos. Android users are welcome, but some techniques will not be transferable. This program will be presented by professional photographer Rad Drew. Space is limited to 30 per session. This program will be held in the Learning Curve. Registration required by calling 317-275-4222.
Babies up to age 2 are invited for an interactive program with music, action songs and movement presented by Bongo Boy Music Center. Instruments such as maracas, bells, hand drums and gathering drums are used, as well as colorful scarves for visual tracking and movement. The program’s core intention is to use rhythm, music and movement to create a caring and connected rhythmic community. This 30-minute class requires the participation of caregivers. No older siblings, please. Space is limited. Registration is required. This program is sponsored by The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation. This program will be held in the Learning Curve at Central Library.
Tue, Apr 12, 2016 @ 11:00 am
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. This program will be held in the Learning Curve.
Sat, Apr 1, 2017 @ 2:00 pm
In partnership with Reach Out and Read Indiana, families and children of all ages are invited for a celebration of language and learning throughout the Learning Curve. Beginning at 10 a.m., guest celebrities will read stories aloud to children. Families and individuals can read books to win prizes. Every book read will help build the home library of an at-risk preschooler. The day also will feature Grammy-nominated artist José-Luis Orozco (11 a.m.) who will present a family concert in Central Library’s Clowes Auditorium. The first 150 children in attendance at the concert will receive a free CD by the storytelling musician. There will be strolling magic, Crouching Tigers classes, a Tribute to Dr. Seuss magic show, face painting, arts and crafts, and appearances by Clifford the Big Red Dog. Reach Out and Read is a non-profit organization that supports medical providers who give books to children and advice to parents about the importance of reading aloud at well-child exams. This program is co-sponsored by WFYI, American Graduate, the Indiana Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics, Reach Out and Read, and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.
Sat, Apr 1, 2017 from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm