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Parent and Preschooler Yoga
Beech Grove Branch (South)
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 11:00 am

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


Preschoolers ages 3 - 6 and an adult are invited to enjoy the health benefits that yoga can offer during this program presented by the Greater Indianapolis YMCA. This 45-minute program is made possible by Peyton Manning Children's Hospital at St. Vincent through a gift to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Preschool Storytime & Craft @ Beech Grove
Beech Grove Branch (South)
Thursday, February 22, 2018 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.



Family Storytime @ Beech Grove
Beech Grove Branch (South)
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 6:00 pm

Age Level: Families
Category: Story Time


Families are invited to the Library to listen to stories.



Macrame Bracelet Class for Kids
Beech Grove Branch (South)
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 4:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 and older are invited to use cotton fibers or paracord to create colorful patterned bracelets for themselves or as a gift. They'll discover knot-tying techniques that can be used to create wall hangings, rugs, key chains and other pieces of functional art. This 60-minute program is presented by Art With a Heart.



Job Center at the Library
Brightwood Branch (East)
Thursday, February 22, 2018
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.



Macrame Bracelet Class for Kids
Brightwood Branch (East)
Saturday, February 24, 2018 2:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 and older are invited to use cotton fibers or paracord to create colorful patterned bracelets for themselves or as a gift. They'll discover knot-tying techniques that can be used to create wall hangings, rugs, key chains and other pieces of functional art. This 60-minute program is presented by Art With a Heart.



The Game Club
Brightwood Branch (East)
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Age Level: Children of All Ages, Teen (12-17)
Category: Activity


Children of all ages and teens are invited for video games, card games and board games after school in an open space just for them. Some games will be provided, but those attending may bring their own. Children under the age of 5 will require parental supervision.



Radial Art Design Class 2018
Brightwood Branch (East)
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 6:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 and up are invited to explore design, balance, symmetry and art all while creating a Radial Art masterwork. They'll use beautiful papers, patterns, rulers, markers and more to create their designs. This program will be presented by ArtLab.



Internet Basics
Central Library (Central)
Thursday, February 22, 2018
10:30 am - 12:30 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.



Microsoft Excel 2010 Intermediate
Central Library (Central)
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


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



How to Build a Nonprofit Organization: Program Development
Central Library (Central)
Saturday, February 24, 2018
10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Those who have already established their nonprofit organization are invited to discover the main components of a solid program plan that can provide quality services to the community. This program is presented by Gail Thomas Strong and is made possible by The Emily Fund and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation. To register, visit eventbrite.com.



How to Build a Nonprofit Organization: Effective Grant Proposals and Management
Central Library (Central)
Saturday, February 24, 2018
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Those who have already established their nonprofit organization are invited to learn useful tips on how to write compelling proposals and effective post-grant procedures. This workshop is presented by Gail Thomas Strong and is made possible by The Emily Fund and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation. To register, visit eventbrite.com.



eBook Tinker Station
Central Library (Central)
Thursday, February 22, 2018
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category:


Patrons are invited to learn how read, watch and listen on a PC, tablet or phone, 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 Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
5:00 pm - 8:00 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, held in the Computer Training Lab, will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The TCU Foundation Job Center is made possible by TCU Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
5:00 pm - 8:00 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, held in the Computer Training Lab, will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The TCU Foundation Job Center is made possible by TCU Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Sunday, February 25, 2018
12:00 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, held in the Computer Training Lab, will focus on job search strategies, interviewing skills, resume development, and instruction on basic computer skills. The TCU Foundation Job Center is made possible by TCU Foundation and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Little Learners Storytime
Central Library (Central)
Friday, February 23, 2018 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 in the Baby Zone of the Learning Curve for stories, songs and rhymes. All are welcome to stay after to play!



Minecraft Club @ Central!
Central Library (Central)
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

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


Minecrafters ages 7 and up are invited to use the Learning Curve’s laptops to mine and build in Central Land, a virtual world hosted on the Curve’s private Minecraft server. Join in a new group build each week, or test your skills in fun Hunger Games-style challenges! This program will be held in the Arena.



Introduction to Ancestry Library Edition & Related Library eResources
Central Library (Central)
Thursday, February 22, 2018
2:30 pm - 4:30 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/.



Meet the Artists XXX Exhibit
Central Library (Central)
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - Sunday, April 1, 2018
During Library Hours

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Exhibit


View the works of prominent local African-American artists during this 30th anniversary of one of Indy's most celebrated cultural events. This year's exhibit will feature selections from 11 "Shades of Pearl" spotlighted artists from past Meet the Artists events who have gone on to greater achievements in the art world. The exhibit can be viewed throughout Central Library during regular Library hours. Meet the Artists XXX is presented by the Library's African-American History Committee in support of the Center for Black Literature & Culture at Central Library. It is made possible by the Christel DeHaan Family Foundation, Dr. Michael R. Twyman Endowment Fund and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Online Safety and Privacy
Central Library (Central)
Saturday, February 24, 2018
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


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



Naturalization Ceremony
Central Library (Central)
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 10:00 am

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Multicultural Program


The entire community is invited to attend this naturalization ceremony in Central Library's Clowes Auditorium as individuals will take the Oath of Allegiance to become naturalized citizens of the United States.



Simple and Affordable Plant-Based Cooking
Central Library (Central)
Saturday, February 24, 2018
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Performance or Presentation


Registration Required

Adults are invited to discover cooking tips for transforming vegetables into a delicious meal during this cooking demonstration and food tasting presented by Indy VegFest. Carol Hagans Wroblewski, a certified nutrition educator and Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) Food for Life instructor, will present recipes based on PCRM’s two GEICO workplace studies. This class is made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation. Seating is limited. Registration required at www.eventbrite.com.



3D Printing @ Central
Central Library (Central)
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Activity


Adults ages 18 and older are invited to learn the basics of 3D printing from concept to creation using Tinkercad and the 3D Systems Cube Printer. Dream it, design it, print it! This program will be held in the Makerspace.



Author A'Lelia Bundles at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Thursday, February 22, 2018 6:30 pm

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


Individuals of all ages, including children and families, are invited to hear author A'Lelia Bundles discuss her new children's book, "All About Madam C.J. Walker." Bundles is the great-granddaughter of A'Lelia Walker of Harlem Renaissance fame and great-great granddaughter of hair care entrepreneur Madam C.J. Walker.
The author talk will be held in Central Library's Clowes Auditorium. Book sales and signings will follow in the Center for Black Literature & Culture at Central Library.



Robots After Noon
Central Library (Central)
Sunday, February 25, 2018
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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


Families are invited to try a variety of the Learning Curve’s robotics technology and practice programming. With various types of robots and games available each week, participants can try something new or dive deeper into a favorite. Children under the age of 7 need to be accompanied by an adult. This program will be held in the Arena.



Resume Writing Workshop
Central Library (Central)
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Job seekers are invited try out the Library's Career Transitions website (www.ilibrary.org) for creating a resume, searching for jobs, and all the other steps needed to take to land the right job. Participants will use Career Transitions to write a resume and learn about other things that can be done on Career Transitions. This program will be held in the Computer Training Lab.



Imagination Station: Toddler Dance Class
Central Library (Central)
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 11:00 am

Age Level: Toddlers (2 years)
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Toddlers ages 12 - 36 months and an adult are invited for an interactive presentation that is ideal to expose young ones to the art of dance. This program is presented by Phoenix Rising Dance Company and made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.
This program will be held in the Learning Curve.



The Burden: African Americans and the Enduring Impact of Slavery
Central Library (Central)
Friday, February 23, 2018 6:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Book Discussion


Adults are invited for a discussion of the book, “The Burden: African Americans and the Enduring Impact of Slavery,” a powerful collection of essays that offer a chorus of evidence that the burden is real. A panel of contributors to the book will share their thoughts on the issue and discuss how our nation can move forward. Panelists will include award-winning Detroit newspaper columnist Rochelle Riley, the book’s editor; A’Lelia Bundles, author of the book, “All About Madame C.J. Walker;” and Tamara Winfrey-Harris, social commentator and author of the award-winning book, “The Sisters Are Alright: Changing the Broken Narrative of Black Women in America.”
The discussion program, as well as an authors' reception and book signing, will be held in the Center for Black Literature & Culture at Central Library.



Radial Art Design Class 2018
Central Library (Central)
Saturday, February 24, 2018 11:00 am

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 and up are invited to explore design, balance, symmetry and art all while creating a Radial Art masterwork. They'll use beautiful papers, patterns, rulers, markers and more to create their designs. This program will be presented by ArtLab.
This program will be held in the Learning Curve.



Food & The Great War: Indianapolis in 1918
Central Library (Central)
Tuesday, January 23, 2018 - Saturday, March 31, 2018
During Library Hours

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Exhibit


Visit the Indianapolis Special Collections Room on the 6th Floor of Central Library to view an exhibit that focuses on food propaganda in 1918. The exhibit highlights a section of the Library's World War One poster collection and points patrons to such Library resources as Digital Indy, the Historic Cookbook Collection, the 5th Floor Microfilm, Hathi Trust, and the National World War I Museum and Memorial. This exhibit is available for viewing during regular Central Library hours.



Getting Started With Canva
Central Library (Central)
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Adults who want to make high quality images, newsletters or flyers that can be shared easily are invited to learn about Canva, which offers a wide variety of free tools and images and has built-in tools for sharing on social media platforms. A Facebook account is suggested. One must have an email account to take this class to be held in the Computer Training Lab.



Code Café Introduction to Python: Absolute Beginners With EDX.ORG
Central Library (Central)
Saturday, February 24, 2018
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Adults who are new coding are invited for help exploring foundational coding concepts with Microsoft's Introduction to Python course on Edx.org. This course will show how to write code that can interact and respond to user input and make decisions using conditional (True/False) logic. Get help enrolling in the course or completing any of the assigned coding challenges. Go to http://bit.ly/2CH3AqQ to enroll in the EdX Python course, which is free if one doesn't sign up for the certificate. It offers the video lessons and hands-on coding assignment needed for the Code Café sessions. Attendees should be their own laptop or tablet to this program to be held in the Makerspace on the 1st Floor.



Code Café C# With EDX.ORG
Central Library (Central)
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Adults who want to learn a versatile coding language are invited for help exploring Microsoft's Introductory C# course on Edx.org. This course will teach the C# language and the world of .NET programming. Receive help enrolling in the course, installing necessary software, or completing any of the assigned coding challenges. Go to http://bit.ly/2D8Ipiw to enroll in the EdX C# course, which is free if one doesn't sign up for the certificate. It offers the video lessons and hands-on coding assignment needed for the Code Café sessions. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own laptop or tablet to this class to be held in the Makerspace on the 1st Floor.



Conversations on Race
Central Library (Central)
Sunday, February 25, 2018
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Activity


Those viewing the works of art on display during Meet the Artists XXX are invited to join a facilitator-led discussion on issues inspired by the various works. Participants are encouraged to view the art before attending the conversation program to be held in the Center for Black Literature & Culture at Central Library.



Google Livestream: Open for Business
Central Library (Central)
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Registration Required

Business representatives are invited to learn how to help customers do business with them wherever they are. This Google Livestream will feature experts from Facebook, Constant Contact, Google and Square who will describe how to create seamless online shopping experiences Registration is required at Eventbrite.com.



Job Center at the Library
College Avenue Branch (North)
Thursday, February 22, 2018
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.



Mother Goose on the Loose
College Avenue Branch (North)
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 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.



Mother Goose on the Loose
College Avenue Branch (North)
Thursday, February 22, 2018 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.



Parent and Preschooler Yoga
College Avenue Branch (North)
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 10:30 am

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


Preschoolers ages 3 - 6 and an adult are invited to enjoy the health benefits that yoga can offer during this program presented by the Greater Indianapolis YMCA. This 45-minute program is made possible by Peyton Manning Children's Hospital at St. Vincent through a gift to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Preschool Storytime @ College Avenue
College Avenue Branch (North)
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 10:30 am

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


Preschoolers ages 3 - 6 and an adult are invited for crafts, sensory building, literacy skills, science and technology exercises and more.



Preschool Storytime at Decatur
Decatur Branch (West)
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 10:30 am

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


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



Preschool Storytime at Decatur
Decatur Branch (West)
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 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.



Paws to Read at Eagle
Eagle Branch (West)
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
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.



Job Center at the Library
Eagle Branch (West)
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
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
Eagle Branch (West)
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
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.



Computer Tips & Tricks: Open Help
Eagle Branch (West)
Thursday, February 22, 2018 10:30 am

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


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



Job Center @ East Thirty-Eighth Street
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
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 @ East Thirty-Eighth Street
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Saturday, February 24, 2018
11:30 am - 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.



GED-TASC Classes
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Monday, February 19, 2018 During Library Hours

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.



GED-TASC Classes
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 During Library Hours

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.



GED-TASC Classes
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 During Library Hours

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.



GED-TASC Classes
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Thursday, February 22, 2018 During Library Hours

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.



Terrific Tuesdays!
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 10:30 am

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


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



SBA at the East 38th Street Branch
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Friday, February 23, 2018
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Adults are invited for a series of free workshops presented by the Small Business Association to help them during various stages of business development.
The topic of this session is "Learn About SBA 8(a) Certification." Learn what the SBA 8(a) Business Development Program is, how a company can benefit, program eligibility requirements and goals, ongoing obligations to the SBA, and how to apply.



SBA at the East 38th Street Branch
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Friday, February 23, 2018
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Adults are invited for a series of free workshops presented by the Small Business Association to help them during various stages of business development.
The topic of this session is "Marketing to the Federal Government." Learn where to find contracting opportunities, how to register a business to sell to the government, how to market products and services, and how to obtain a surety bond.



Immigrant Welcome Center Mobile Branch
East Washington Branch (South)
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
4:00 pm - 7:00 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 be to speak with someone in Spanish.



Immigrant Welcome Center Mobile Branch
East Washington Branch (South)
Saturday, February 24, 2018
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.



Family Game Night at Fountain Square
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: Families
Category: Activity


Families are invited to play Minecraft or board games and have fun while hanging out with friends and family.



Homework Lounge: Get Caught Reading!
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

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


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



Homework Lounge: Get Caught Reading!
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Thursday, February 22, 2018
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

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


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



Toddler Storytime at Franklin Road
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 10:15 am

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


Toddlers 18 - 36 months and an adult are invited to listen, clap, move and learn with Miss Karen.



Preschool Storytime at Franklin Road
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 1:15 pm

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


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



Preschool Storytime at Franklin Road
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 10:15 am

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


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



Preschool Storytime at Franklin Road
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 11:15 am

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


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



Baby Lapsit at Franklin Road
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Thursday, February 22, 2018 10:15 am

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


Babies up to 18 months and an adult are invited to listen, clap, bounce and learn with Miss Karen.



Job Center at the Library
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
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.



Job Center at the Library
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Saturday, February 24, 2018
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 Storytime at Glendale
Glendale Branch (North)
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 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.



Paws to Read at Glendale
Glendale Branch (North)
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Beginning or 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.



Yarnslingers
Glendale Branch (North)
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 6:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Activity


Individuals of all ages who enjoy knitting, crocheting and other needlework are invited to join this fiber group to work on their favorite projects. Bring your own supplies to work on an existing project or start something new.



Two's and Three's Storytime
Glendale Branch (North)
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 10:30 am

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


Children ages two and three years old and an adult are invited for a storytime with exciting books, songs, movement and crafts focusing on early literacy skills.



Job Center at the Library
Haughville Branch (West)
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
4:30 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.



Job Center at the Library
Haughville Branch (West)
Thursday, February 22, 2018
10:00 am - 12:00 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 Bebop
InfoZone Branch (North)
Friday, February 23, 2018
10:00 am - 10:30 am

Age Level: Babies (Birth-2)
Category: Activity


Registration Required

Babies up to 18 months and an adult are invited to rock out during this music activity that will focus on tempo, beat, rhythm and dynamics. Each session will feature instruments, songs and a story.



Irvington Fiberistas
Irvington Branch (South)
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
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.



Preschool Story Explorers
Irvington Branch (South)
Thursday, February 22, 2018 10:30 am

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


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



Love Your Library: CEO's 2018 Tour!
Irvington Branch (South)
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 6:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Meeting


Individuals of all ages are invited to meet Library CEO Jackie Nytes as part of her annual visits to all IndyPL locations. Learn about trends and activities throughout the Library system, and share thoughts about how the Library can better serve patrons' needs in an informal and conversational setting.



Baby Storytime at Lawrence
Lawrence Branch (East)
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 10:30 am

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


Babies up to 24 months and an adult are invited for stories, songs and fingerplays.



Lawrence Book Discussion
Lawrence Branch (East)
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 10:15 am

Age Level: Adults
Category: Book Discussion


Adults are invited to this monthly book discussion program.
The book to be discussed is "Mrs. Sherlock Holmes: The True Story of New York City's Greatest Female Detective and the 1917 Missing Girl Case That Captivated a Nation" by Brad Ricca.



Preschool Storytime at Lawrence
Lawrence Branch (East)
Friday, February 23, 2018 10:30 am

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


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



Job Center @ Lawrence
Lawrence Branch (East)
Thursday, February 22, 2018
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.



Toddler Storytime at Lawrence
Lawrence Branch (East)
Thursday, February 22, 2018 10:30 am

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


Toddlers ages 18 months - 3 years and an adult are invited for simple stories, songs, playtime, and bubbles!



CS First
Lawrence Branch (East)
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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


School-age children and teens who are interested in music, sports, game design, art, animation and other topics are invited to participate in CS First, a curriculum by Google that teaches computer science skills using Scratch to help foster creativity.



Study Abroad
Lawrence Branch (East)
Saturday, February 24, 2018 1:00 pm

Age Level: Teen (12-17), Adults
Category: Performance or Presentation


Teens and adults are invited as representatives from the IUPUI Study Abroad Office and a study abroad student describe the types of experiences that are available and how they can benefit students. The program will include an overview on opportunities for scholarships and financial aid. Snacks of Greek Petit Beurre Biscuits will be provided. This program is part of the branch's 2018 Travelogue Series.



Dinosaur Art: Preschool Art Workshop
Lawrence Branch (East)
Saturday, February 24, 2018 11:00 am

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers are invited to make a prehistoric creation during this program led by the Art Lab. Those attending will listen to a story and create their own masterpiece! This program is made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Baby Storytime at Nora
Nora Branch (North)
Thursday, February 22, 2018 10:30 am

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


Babies and an adult are invited for stories, music and movement activities.



Toddler & Preschool Storytime at Nora
Nora Branch (North)
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 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.



Immigrant Welcome Center Mobile Branch
Nora Branch (North)
Saturday, February 24, 2018
1:00 pm - 4:00 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.



Keep Warm With Soups: Cooking Workshop
Nora Branch (North)
Thursday, February 22, 2018 2:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Adults are invited to learn healthy soup recipes and participate in a hands-on soup cooking demonstration and food tasting in this two-hour workshop presented by the Marion County Public Health Department. Participants will have a chance to win a Library soup mug at each workshop!



Writing Life Stories
Nora Branch (North)
Saturday, February 24, 2018
10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Adults are invited to learn the basics of writing personal essays or memoirs during this workshop led by author, editor and writing coach Charity Singleton Craig. By the end of the workshop, participants will have a first draft of a short personal essay to polish up or use as a basis for a longer memoir. Bring a pen and paper or laptop. Lunch will be provided.



Not-So-Ugly Duckling: A Children's Opera
Nora Branch (North)
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 6:30 pm

Age Level: Preschool (3-5), School Age (6-11)
Category: Performance or Presentation


Registration Required

Children ages 5 - 11 and their families are invited to enjoy this variation of the classic children's story presented by the Indianapolis Opera. This 40-minute production is set in Duckling Springs Elementary School!



Job Center at the Library
Pike Branch (West)
Sunday, February 25, 2018
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category:


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



Job Center at the Library
Pike Branch (West)
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
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.



Immigrant Welcome Center Mobile Branch
Pike Branch (West)
Thursday, February 22, 2018
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 English, Spanish or French.



Immigrant Welcome Center Mobile Branch
Pike Branch (West)
Saturday, February 24, 2018
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 English, Spanish or French.



Storytime at Pike
Pike Branch (West)
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 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, fingerplays and play time.



Storytime at Pike
Pike Branch (West)
Thursday, February 22, 2018 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, fingerplays and play time.



Escape Room Junior
Pike Branch (West)
Saturday, February 24, 2018 2:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children in grades 2 - 6 are invited to solve puzzles and complete challenges to find the formula to activate the Anti-Love Potion, or everyone will be in love with homework!



Preschool Storytime at Southport
Southport Branch (South)
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 10:30 am

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


Preschoolers ages 3 - 5 and an adult are invited for an active class featuring stories, songs and rhymes that focus on early literacy skills and school preparedness. This program will be followed by age appropriate learning activities.



Paws to Read at Southport
Southport Branch (South)
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: Children of All Ages
Category: Activity


Registration Required

Children who are reluctant readers are invited to read to Abbey or Biscuit, registered therapy dogs who love to listen to stories! This activity can help improve a child's reading skills and self-confidence. Participants can sign up for a 15-minute reading session with Abbey or Biscuit.



Baby and Toddler Storytime at Southport
Southport Branch (South)
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 10:30 am

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


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



Baby and Toddler Storytime at Southport
Southport Branch (South)
Thursday, February 22, 2018 10:30 am

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


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



Radial Art Design Class 2018
Southport Branch (South)
Saturday, February 24, 2018 2:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 and up are invited to explore design, balance, symmetry and art all while creating a Radial Art masterwork. They'll use beautiful papers, patterns, rulers, markers and more to create their designs. This program will be presented by ArtLab.



Job Center at the Library
Spades Park Branch (East)
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
4:00 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.



Job Center at the Library
Spades Park Branch (East)
Friday, February 23, 2018
2:00 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.



Baby and Toddler Storytime at Warren
Warren Branch (East)
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 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!



Preschool Storytime at Warren
Warren Branch (East)
Thursday, February 22, 2018 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.



Job Center at the Library
Warren Branch (East)
Thursday, February 22, 2018
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, February 25, 2018
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.



Parent and Preschooler Yoga
Warren Branch (East)
Thursday, February 22, 2018 10:30 am

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


Preschoolers ages 3 - 6 and an adult are invited to enjoy the health benefits that yoga can offer during this program presented by the Greater Indianapolis YMCA. This 45-minute program is made possible by Peyton Manning Children's Hospital at St. Vincent through a gift to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Featuring International Films!
Warren Branch (East)
Saturday, February 24, 2018 2:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Movie


Screen and discuss international films during this series that will feature a different film each month. Learn something new about cultures, history and languages. Contact the branch for information on each month's featured film.
The film to be shown is "The Wedding Plan" (PG). It will be presented in Hebrew with English subtitles.



Love Your Library: CEO's 2018 Tour!
Warren Branch (East)
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 4:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Meeting


Individuals of all ages are invited to meet Library CEO Jackie Nytes as part of her annual visits to all IndyPL locations. Learn about trends and activities throughout the Library system, and share thoughts about how the Library can better serve patrons' needs in an informal and conversational setting.



Baby Steps Storytime at Wayne
Wayne Branch (West)
Thursday, February 22, 2018 11:00 am

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


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



Dinosaur Art: Preschool Art Workshop
Wayne Branch (West)
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 10:30 am

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers are invited to make a prehistoric creation during this program led by the Art Lab. Those attending will listen to a story and create their own masterpiece! This program is made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Previous Events


Job Center at the Library
Brightwood Branch (East)
Monday, February 19, 2018
10:30 am - 3:00 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.



Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 Basics
Central Library (Central)
Monday, February 19, 2018
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Learn to create presentations and standalone slideshows for work, school or personal use. By the end of this class you should be able to create slides with several different layouts and designs; insert and change text and pictures in a slide; create eye-catching transitions from slide to slide; play your slideshow, and save your work onto a flash drive. 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.



Microsoft Access 2010 Basics
Central Library (Central)
Monday, February 19, 2018
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Computers & Technology


Learn about this flexible data management system that can store and track large quantities of data more easily than on paper and with more problem-solving benefits than Excel. In this class you will learn how to create a blank database, a table and queries. Completion of the Intermediate Excel class is required before taking this class. Microsoft classes are made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation. This class will be held in the Computer Training Lab.



TCU Foundation Job Center at Central Library
Central Library (Central)
Monday, February 19, 2018
5:00 pm - 8:00 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, 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.



Game Night @ Central
Central Library (Central)
Monday, February 19, 2018
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions, Families
Category: Activity


Table-top game lovers are invited to enjoy the Learning Curve's collection of over 120 classic and modern board, card and dice games for kids and adults. There will even be giant versions of Connect 4, Jenga and Chess. Gamers under 12 need to be accompanied by an adult. This program will be held in the Atrium.



Papercrafting @ Central
Central Library (Central)
Monday, February 19, 2018
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Activity


Adults are invited to Central Library's Makerspace to create seasonally-themed paper crafts using rubber stamps, embossing folders and scrapbooking tools.



Village Voices: Notes from the Griot
Central Library (Central)
Monday, February 19, 2018 6:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Performance or Presentation


Individuals of all ages are invited to celebrate the contributions of African-American artists with a cultural and interactive experience featuring the underperformed masterworks of African and African-American dance, art, music and composition. Performing artists include Joshua A. Thompson, Megan Simonton, Bashiri Asad, Manon Voice, Uzuri Asad, Jared Thompson, Deonna Craig and Rae Parker.
This program will be held in Central Library's Clowes Auditorium.



Proud to Be Me Storytime
Central Library (Central)
Monday, February 19, 2018 11:00 am

Age Level: Children of All Ages, Preschool (3-5), School Age (6-11), Families
Category: Story Time


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.



Job Center at the Library
College Avenue Branch (North)
Monday, February 19, 2018
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.



Pajama Storytime
College Avenue Branch (North)
Monday, February 19, 2018 6:30 pm

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


Families with children ages 3 - 8 are invited for a fun-filled storytime featuring music, stories and a craft. Children can wear their pajamas!



Job Center @ East Thirty-Eighth Street
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Monday, February 19, 2018
3:30 pm - 7:30 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.



Paying for College: Free Scholarship Workshops
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Monday, February 19, 2018
6:00 pm - 7:15 pm

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


Registration Required

Teens and adults are invited to receive real, hands-on tips and tricks to help them get into and pay for college. Attendees should bring their laptop to start using their new skills immediately. This program is presented by Next Act Consulting and made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.
The topic of this program is "FAFSA & Financial Aid."



Love Your Library: CEO's 2018 Tour!
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Monday, February 19, 2018 6:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Meeting


Individuals of all ages are invited to meet Library CEO Jackie Nytes as part of her annual visits to all IndyPL locations. Learn about trends and activities throughout the Library system, and share thoughts about how the Library can better serve patrons' needs in an informal and conversational setting.



Franklin Road Book Discussion
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Monday, February 19, 2018 1:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Book Discussion


Adults are invited to this monthly book discussion program.
The book to be discussed is "All Over But the Shoutin'" by Rick Bragg.



Radial Art Design Class 2018
Haughville Branch (West)
Monday, February 19, 2018 5:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 and up are invited to explore design, balance, symmetry and art all while creating a Radial Art masterwork. They'll use beautiful papers, patterns, rulers, markers and more to create their designs. This program will be presented by ArtLab.



Imagination Station: Toddler Dance Class
Irvington Branch (South)
Monday, February 19, 2018 10:30 am

Age Level: Toddlers (2 years)
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Toddlers ages 12 - 36 months and an adult are invited for an interactive presentation that is ideal to expose young ones to the art of dance. This program is presented by Phoenix Rising Dance Company and made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Immigrant Welcome Center Mobile Branch
Lawrence Branch (East)
Monday, February 19, 2018
4:00 pm - 7:00 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 English and Spanish.



Immigrant Welcome Center Mobile Branch
Nora Branch (North)
Monday, February 19, 2018
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 Arabic, English, Kiswahili and Karen.



Pike Book Club
Pike Branch (West)
Monday, February 19, 2018 6:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Book Discussion


Adults are invited to this monthly book discussion program.
The book to be discussed is "LaRose" by Louise Erdrich.



Job Center at the Library
Pike Branch (West)
Monday, February 19, 2018
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 at the Library
Southport Branch (South)
Monday, February 19, 2018
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.



Job Center at the Library
Spades Park Branch (East)
Monday, February 19, 2018
10:00 am - 1:00 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.



Job Center at the Library
Warren Branch (East)
Monday, February 19, 2018
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.



Evening Explorers: Activity Night
Wayne Branch (West)
Monday, February 19, 2018
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: Families
Category: Activity


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



Meet & Play @ Wayne
Wayne Branch (West)
Monday, February 19, 2018
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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


Young ones through age 4 with an adult are invited to the Library's community room to play together. Toys will be provided, but attendees are welcome to bring their own. This is an opportunity for adults to get to know other caregivers who have young children.