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Job Center at the Library
Southport Branch (South)
Monday, June 26, 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, June 26, 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, June 26, 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.



Job Center at the Library
Pike Branch (West)
Monday, June 26, 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, June 26, 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.



Job Center at the Library
Brightwood Branch (East)
Monday, June 26, 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, June 26, 2017
11:30 am - 3:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


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



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



Silly Safaris Animal Shows
Decatur Branch (West)
Monday, June 26, 2017 12:30 pm

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


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



ABC's of Diabetes
Lawrence Branch (East)
Monday, June 26, 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.



Summer Showtime: The Great Gilly Hopkins
Central Library (Central)
Monday, June 26, 2017 1:30 pm

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


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



Silly Safaris Animal Shows
East Washington Branch (South)
Monday, June 26, 2017 1:30 pm

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


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



Beginning Gardening for Kids: Good Bugs, Bad Bugs
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Monday, June 26, 2017 2:00 pm

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


Registration Required

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



Tech Lab
Pike Branch (West)
Monday, June 26, 2017 2:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Young people ages 8 and up are invited to discover some fun with the iPad and an app from OSMO! Join the fun and try your hand at a digital art masterpiece or test your business savvy playing the Pizza Game. This program is limited to 10 participants.



Microsoft Excel 2010 Basics
Central Library (Central)
Monday, June 26, 2017
2:30 pm - 4:30 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.



Job Center at the Library
College Avenue Branch (North)
Monday, June 26, 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.



Computer Tips & Tricks: Open Help
Eagle Branch (West)
Monday, June 26, 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.



Pacers Summer Reading Tour
Haughville Branch (West)
Monday, June 26, 2017 3:00 pm

Age Level: Children of All Ages
Category: Story Time


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



Genealogy Research Assistance
Beech Grove Branch (South)
Monday, June 26, 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.



Summer Showtime: Finding Dory
Brightwood Branch (East)
Monday, June 26, 2017 5:30 pm

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


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



Adult Coloring @ Eagle!
Eagle Branch (West)
Monday, June 26, 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, June 26, 2017 6:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Book Discussion


Adults are invited to this monthly book discussion program. This program is made possible by the Robert & Toni Bader Charitable Foundation through a grant to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.
The book to be discussed is "The Round House" by Louise Erdrich.



Coloring Café
Central Library (Central)
Monday, June 26, 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.



101 Constitution Adult iCivics Club
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Monday, June 26, 2017 6:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Book Discussion


Registration Required

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



2017 Adult Summer Reading Program: Film Screening
Metazoa Brewing Company, 140 S. College Avenue
Monday, June 26, 2017
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Movie


As part of the Adult Summer Reading Program, enjoy a showing of the film, "Julie and Julia," adapted from the summer reading selection, "Julie and Julia: My Year of Cooking Dangerously" by Julie Powell. Enjoy movie snacks while watching the movie. This program is for those ages 21 and older. This program has been made possible through a grant from Indiana Humanities in cooperation with the National Endowment for the Humanities.



Library Board of Trustees
Irvington Branch (South)
Monday, June 26, 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, June 26, 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 "A Touch of Stardust" by Kate Alcott.



Beech Grove Chatterbooks
Beech Grove Branch (South)
Monday, June 26, 2017 6:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Book Discussion


Adults are invited to this monthly book discussion.
The book to be discussed is "American Mania: When More Is Not Enough" by Peter C. Whybrow.



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



Baby and Toddler Storytime at Warren
Warren Branch (East)
Tuesday, June 27, 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!



The Underground Railroad: Indiana
Lawrence Branch (East)
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
10:15 am - 11:30 am

Age Level: Adults
Category: Performance or Presentation


Learn about Indiana's involvement in the Underground Railroad during this travelogue series presented by branch staff. The presentation, to be held in the branch conference room, will include photographic slides and narration. The Library acknowledges the contribution of photos and information by the Indiana Historical Society. Refreshments will be served.



Summer Showtime: Zootopia
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 10:15 am

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


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



Storytime at Pike
Pike Branch (West)
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 10:15 am

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


Babies, toddlers and preschoolers and an adult are invited for stories, songs and rhymes to encourage their love for books and reading.



Preschool Storytime at Decatur
Decatur Branch (West)
Tuesday, June 27, 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, June 27, 2017 10:30 am

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


Children ages 2 through 5 and an adult are invited for stories, songs and movement activities.



Introduction to Ancestry Library Edition & Related Library eResources
Central Library (Central)
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
10:30 am - 12:30 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/.



Silly Safaris Animal Shows
Southport Branch (South)
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 10:30 am

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


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



Silly Safaris Animal Shows
Wayne Branch (West)
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 10:45 am

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


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



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



Silly Safaris Animal Chats
Spades Park Branch (East)
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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


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



Make. Create. Code. Learn to Code with Text-Based Code
Central Library (Central)
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Coding enthusiasts interested in a web-development career are invited to join us and begin exploring Free Code Camp, an online community that helps you learn to code, build a job-worthy portfolio of projects for non-profits, and earn a Full Stack Developer certificate, which takes about 2,080 hours of self-study to complete. No coding experience is necessary, but participants should feel comfortable using a Web browser. This program will be held in the Computer Training Lab.



Summer Showtime: Finding Dory
Warren Branch (East)
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 2:00 pm

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


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



Summer Showtime: Storks
Glendale Branch (North)
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 2:00 pm

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


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



Summer Showtime: Zootopia
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 2:00 pm

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


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



Summer Showtime: The Great Gilly Hopkins
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 2:00 pm

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


Children and families are invited for a showing of the film, "The Great Gilly Hopkins" (PG).
This film will be shown in the Burello Center at Garfield Park, 2345 Pagoda Dr.



Tech Lab
Pike Branch (West)
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 2:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Young people ages 8 and up are invited to discover some fun with the iPad and an app from OSMO! Join the fun and try your hand at a digital art masterpiece or test your business savvy playing the Pizza Game. This program is limited to 10 participants.



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



Job Center at the Library
Pike Branch (West)
Tuesday, June 27, 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.



Silly Safaris Animal Shows
Eagle Branch (West)
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 3:00 pm

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


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



Circuitry & Robots Workshop
College Avenue Branch (North)
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 3:00 pm

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


Registration Required

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



Teen Wilderness Survival Workshop
Irvington Branch (South)
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 3:00 pm

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


Registration Required

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



Silly Safaris Animal Chats
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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


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



Beginning Gardening for Kids: Good Bugs, Bad Bugs
Brightwood Branch (East)
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 4:00 pm

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


Registration Required

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



Immigrant Welcome Center Mobile Branch
East Washington Branch (South)
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Multicultural Program


New immigrants to Indianapolis are invited to interact with Natural Helpers from the Immigrant Welcome Center who can help them connect with local resources, including Library resources.
Individuals can stop by to speak with someone in Spanish.



Summer Showtime: Storks
West Indianapolis Branch (West)
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 5:30 pm

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


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



Worm Composting
Glendale Branch (North)
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 6:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions, Families
Category:


Registration Required

Families and individuals of all ages are invited as Keith O’Dell from Castaway Compost will discuss worm composting and offer tips on how to get started, as well as best practices once a vermi-composter is up and running. Information during this program will be helpful to those who are experienced or new to worm composting.



Silly Safaris Animal Shows
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 6:00 pm

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


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



Adult Coloring @ Wayne
Wayne Branch (West)
Tuesday, June 27, 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.



Preschool Storytime at Decatur
Decatur Branch (West)
Wednesday, June 28, 2017 10:30 am

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


Preschoolers and an adult are invited for stories, fingerplays and crafts followed by playtime.



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

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


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



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

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


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



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

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


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



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

Age Level: Children of All Ages
Category: Story Time


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



Beginning Gardening for Kids: Good Bugs, Bad Bugs
Lawrence Branch (East)
Wednesday, June 28, 2017 10:30 am

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


Registration Required

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



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

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


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



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

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


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



Job Center at the Library
Eagle Branch (West)
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


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



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

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


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



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

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


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



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

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


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



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

Age Level: Children of All Ages
Category: Story Time


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



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

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


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



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

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


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



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

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


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



Internet Basics
Central Library (Central)
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Find out what you can do with the Internet. Learn to use links, read Internet addresses, save addresses for future visits, and search the Web. You must be experienced using a mouse and keyboard for this class, to be held in the Computer Training Lab.



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

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


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



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

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


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



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

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


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



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

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


Registration Required

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



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

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


Registration Required

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



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

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


Registration Required

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



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

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


Registration Required

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



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

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


Registration Required

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



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

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


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



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

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


Registration Required

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



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

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


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



Job Center at the Library
College Avenue Branch (North)
Thursday, June 29, 2017
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


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



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

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


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



Storytime at Pike
Pike Branch (West)
Thursday, June 29, 2017 10:15 am

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


Babies, toddlers and preschoolers and an adult are invited for stories, songs and rhymes to encourage their love for books and reading.



Preschool Storytime at Warren
Warren Branch (East)
Thursday, June 29, 2017 10:30 am

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


Preschoolers and their families are invited for weekly stories, crafts and play time. Families and homeschoolers of all ages are welcome to attend.



Mother Goose on the Loose
College Avenue Branch (North)
Thursday, June 29, 2017 10:30 am

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


Babies, toddlers and preschoolers and an adult are invited for an early literacy program using rhymes, songs, puppets and instruments to foster speech development, motor coordination, self-confidence and sensitivity to others. Adult participation is required.



Baby Lapsit Storytime at Nora
Nora Branch (North)
Thursday, June 29, 2017 10:30 am

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


Babies up to 18 months (non-walkers) and an adult are invited for stories, music and activities.



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

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


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



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

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


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



Beginning Gardening for Kids: Good Bugs, Bad Bugs
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Thursday, June 29, 2017 10:30 am

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


Registration Required

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



Preschool Storytime & Craft @ Beech Grove
Beech Grove Branch (South)
Thursday, June 29, 2017 11:00 am

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


Preschoolers and an adult are invited to join children's librarians for stories and fun activities.



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

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


Registration Required

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



Job Center at the Library
Southport Branch (South)
Thursday, June 29, 2017
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


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



Job Center at the Library
Warren Branch (East)
Thursday, June 29, 2017
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


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



Job Center at the Library
Brightwood Branch (East)
Thursday, June 29, 2017
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


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



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

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


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



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

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


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



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

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


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



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

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


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



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

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


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



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

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


Registration Required

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



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

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category:


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



Job Center @ Lawrence
Lawrence Branch (East)
Thursday, June 29, 2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


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



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

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


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



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

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


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



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

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


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



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

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


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



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

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


Registration Required

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



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

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


Registration Required

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



Immigrant Welcome Center Mobile Branch
Pike Branch (West)
Thursday, June 29, 2017
2:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Multicultural Program


New immigrants to Indianapolis are invited to interact with Natural Helpers from the Immigrant Welcome Center who can help them connect with local resources, including Library resources.
Individuals can stop by to speak with someone in French.



Beginning Gardening for Kids: Good Bugs, Bad Bugs
Southport Branch (South)
Thursday, June 29, 2017 2:30 pm

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


Registration Required

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



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

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


Registration Required

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



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

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


Registration Required

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



Mini Computer Basics & Email Basics
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Thursday, June 29, 2017
5:00 pm - 5:45 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Computers & Technology


Adults who have little or no experience using a PC are invited to learn to use a mouse and keyboard and other components of a computer. In addition, those with experience using a mouse, keyboard and Internet navigation are invited to learn how to manage their email accounts, avoid spam, and send and receive messages.



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

Age Level: Adults
Category: Multicultural Program


Registration Required

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



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

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


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



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

Age Level: Children of All Ages
Category: Story Time


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



Little Learners Storytime
Central Library (Central)
Friday, June 30, 2017 11:00 am

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


Little learners ages birth - 5 years old and their families are invited to come together for stories, songs and rhymes. All are welcome to stay after to play!



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

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


School-age children who are reluctant readers are invited to read to a non-judgmental registered therapy dog who loves to listen to stories! It's a great way to improve a child's reading skills and self-confidence.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Friday, June 30, 2017
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


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



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

Age Level: Children of All Ages
Category: Story Time


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



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

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


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



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

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


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



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

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


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



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

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


Registration Required

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



Job Center at the Library
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Saturday, July 1, 2017
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


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



Barks to Books at Pike
Pike Branch (West)
Saturday, July 1, 2017
11:00 am - 1:00 pm

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


Young ones who need to practice their reading skills are invited to tell a story to trained therapy dogs. Reading to dogs has been shown to increase children's reading skills and confidence. The therapy dogs are calm, patient, attentive and non-judgmental listeners. Each child will get a bookmark of the dog they read to that day.



Immigrant Welcome Center Mobile Branch
Pike Branch (West)
Saturday, July 1, 2017
11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Multicultural Program


New immigrants to Indianapolis are invited to interact with Natural Helpers from the Immigrant Welcome Center who can help them connect with local resources, including Library resources.
Individuals can stop by to speak with someone in Urdu, Hindi and Punjabi.



Immigrant Welcome Center Mobile Branch
East Washington Branch (South)
Saturday, July 1, 2017
11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Multicultural Program


New immigrants to Indianapolis are invited to interact with Natural Helpers from the Immigrant Welcome Center who can help them connect with local resources, including Library resources.
Stop by to speak with someone in Spanish.



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

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


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



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

Age Level: Families
Category: Activity


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



Job Center @ East Thirty-Eighth Street
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Saturday, July 1, 2017
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


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



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

Age Level: Adults
Category: Activity


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



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

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


Registration Required

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



Job Center at the Library
Pike Branch (West)
Sunday, July 2, 2017
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


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



Job Center at the Library
Warren Branch (East)
Sunday, July 2, 2017
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


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



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Sunday, July 2, 2017
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


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



Previous Events


Silly Safaris Animal Chats
West Indianapolis Branch (West)
Monday, June 26, 2017
10:30 am - 11:30 am

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


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



Pacers Summer Reading Tour
Pike Branch (West)
Monday, June 26, 2017 10:30 am

Age Level: Children of All Ages
Category: Story Time


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



Farmers Pantry: Easy Cooking Class for Kids
Wayne Branch (West)
Monday, June 26, 2017 10:30 am

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


Registration Required

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



Play Date Preschool Storytime at Fountain Square
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Monday, June 26, 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.