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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!



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.



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.



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.



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.



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.



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.



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.



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.



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.



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.



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).



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.



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.



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.



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.



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.



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.



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.



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.



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.



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.



Silly Safaris Animal Chats
West Indianapolis Branch (West)
Monday, July 3, 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.



Play Date Preschool Storytime at Fountain Square
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Monday, July 3, 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.



Summer Showtime: Pete's Dragon
Central Library (Central)
Monday, July 3, 2017 1:30 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).
This film will be shown in the Learning Curve.



LEGO Land
Lawrence Branch (East)
Monday, July 3, 2017 4:00 pm

Age Level: Families
Category: Activity


Join us to build with a theme. Use books to guide projects. Fun for the whole family! All ages and skill levels welcome!



Summer Showtime: Kubo and the Two Strings
Brightwood Branch (East)
Monday, July 3, 2017 5:30 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).



Preschool Storytime at Decatur
Decatur Branch (West)
Wednesday, July 5, 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: Finding Dory
Irvington Branch (South)
Wednesday, July 5, 2017 10:30 am

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


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



Silly Safaris Animal Shows
College Avenue Branch (North)
Wednesday, July 5, 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.



Summer Showtime: Finding Dory
Nora Branch (North)
Wednesday, July 5, 2017 10:45 am

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


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



Read With the Chief
Eagle Branch (West)
Wednesday, July 5, 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.



Summer Showtime: Finding Dory
East Washington Branch (South)
Wednesday, July 5, 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: Finding Dory
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Wednesday, July 5, 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: Storks
Southport Branch (South)
Wednesday, July 5, 2017 1:00 pm

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


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



Stone Soup & Food Stories
Beech Grove Branch (South)
Wednesday, July 5, 2017 1:00 pm

Age Level: Families
Category: Story Time


Children and adults are invited to join the Children's Librarian for stories and fun related to food and the Summer Reading Program.



Summer Showtime: Pete's Dragon
Central Library (Central)
Wednesday, July 5, 2017 1:30 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).
This film will be shown in the Learning Curve.



Summer Showtime: LEGO Batman
Pike Branch (West)
Wednesday, July 5, 2017 1:30 pm

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


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



Summer Showtime: Secret Life of Pets
Flanner House Branch (North)
Wednesday, July 5, 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: Finding Dory
Spades Park Branch (East)
Wednesday, July 5, 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).



Silly Safaris Animal Shows
Warren Branch (East)
Wednesday, July 5, 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.



Summer Showtime: Finding Dory
Irvington Branch (South)
Wednesday, July 5, 2017 3:00 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
Southport Branch (South)
Wednesday, July 5, 2017 6:00 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: Queen of Katwe
InfoZone Branch (North)
Thursday, July 6, 2017 10:00 am

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


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



Storytime at Pike
Pike Branch (West)
Thursday, July 6, 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, July 6, 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, July 6, 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, July 6, 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.



Preschool Storytime & Craft @ Beech Grove
Beech Grove Branch (South)
Thursday, July 6, 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.



Pacers Summer Reading Tour
Central Library (Central)
Thursday, July 6, 2017 11:00 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.
This program will be held in the Learning Curve.



Summer Showtime: Secret Life of Pets
Lawrence Branch (East)
Thursday, July 6, 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
Decatur Branch (West)
Thursday, July 6, 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: Storks
Beech Grove Branch (South)
Thursday, July 6, 2017 1:00 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: The Great Gilly Hopkins
Wayne Branch (West)
Thursday, July 6, 2017 1:00 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).



Silly Safaris Animal Shows
Central Library (Central)
Thursday, July 6, 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.



Pacers Summer Reading Tour
East Washington Branch (South)
Thursday, July 6, 2017 1:30 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: Kubo and the Two Strings
Eagle Branch (West)
Thursday, July 6, 2017 2:00 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: Queen of Katwe
Haughville Branch (West)
Thursday, July 6, 2017 2:00 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).



Pacers Summer Reading Tour
Southport Branch (South)
Thursday, July 6, 2017 3:30 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.



Farmers Pantry: Easy Cooking Class for Kids
Irvington Branch (South)
Thursday, July 6, 2017 4:00 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.



Silly Safaris Animal Chats
Brightwood Branch (East)
Thursday, July 6, 2017
5:00 pm - 6:00 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.



Silly Safaris Animal Shows
Irvington Branch (South)
Friday, July 7, 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
Pike Branch (West)
Friday, July 7, 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.



Little Learners Storytime
Central Library (Central)
Friday, July 7, 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, July 7, 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.



Summer Showtime: Pete's Dragon
Central Library (Central)
Friday, July 7, 2017 1:30 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).
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
Glendale Branch (North)
Friday, July 7, 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 Shows
Haughville Branch (West)
Friday, July 7, 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, July 7, 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.



Farmers Pantry: Easy Cooking Class for Kids
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Friday, July 7, 2017 4:00 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.



Summer Showtime: Sing
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Friday, July 7, 2017 10:30 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
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Saturday, July 8, 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.



Silly Safaris Animal Shows
Lawrence Branch (East)
Saturday, July 8, 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.



Circuitry & Robots Workshop
College Avenue Branch (North)
Saturday, July 8, 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.



Lego Madness @ Pike!
Pike Branch (West)
Saturday, July 8, 2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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


School-age children are invited to use their STEAM skills to complete a LEGO challenge or free-build. Creations may be displayed in the Library. This program is made possible by a gift in memory of William and Beatrice Bryant and Friends of the Library through contributions to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Lego Day @ Southport!
Southport Branch (South)
Saturday, July 8, 2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: Toddlers (2 years), Preschool (3-5), School Age (6-11)
Category: Activity


Families and children ages 2 and older are invited to drop in any time to learn to play and play to learn by using a variety of building items. Lego bricks, Duplo bricks, gears and bristle blocks will be provided.



Beginning Gardening for Kids: Good Bugs, Bad Bugs
Warren Branch (East)
Saturday, July 8, 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.



Second Saturday Kids Program
Spades Park Branch (East)
Saturday, July 8, 2017 2:00 pm

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


School-age children are invited for a fun program featuring activities and crafts hosted by a librarian or special guest.



Classical Concerts at Central
Central Library (Central)
Sunday, July 9, 2017 2:00 pm

Age Level: Adults, Families
Category: Performance or Presentation


Adults and families are invited to experience the dynamic world of chamber music with members of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra. This program is made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Circuitry & Robots Workshop
Nora Branch (North)
Sunday, July 9, 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.



Silly Safaris Animal Chats
West Indianapolis Branch (West)
Monday, July 10, 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
Nora Branch (North)
Monday, July 10, 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.



Circuitry & Robots Workshop
Pike Branch (West)
Monday, July 10, 2017 10:30 am

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.



Play Date Preschool Storytime at Fountain Square
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Monday, July 10, 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.



Silly Safaris Animal Shows
Decatur Branch (West)
Monday, July 10, 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.



Pacers Summer Reading Tour
Spades Park Branch (East)
Monday, July 10, 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
Central Library (Central)
Monday, July 10, 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).
This film will be shown in the Learning Curve.



Silly Safaris Animal Shows
East Washington Branch (South)
Monday, July 10, 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.



Circuitry & Robots Workshop
Pike Branch (West)
Monday, July 10, 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.



Garden Buddy Art Class
Flanner House Branch (North)
Monday, July 10, 2017 2:30 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.



Summer Showtime: Queen of Katwe
Brightwood Branch (East)
Monday, July 10, 2017 5:30 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).



Baby and Toddler Storytime at Warren
Warren Branch (East)
Tuesday, July 11, 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!



Summer Showtime: Secret Life of Pets
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Tuesday, July 11, 2017 10:15 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)
Tuesday, July 11, 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, July 11, 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, July 11, 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.



Silly Safaris Animal Shows
Southport Branch (South)
Tuesday, July 11, 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, July 11, 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.



Silly Safaris Animal Chats
Spades Park Branch (East)
Tuesday, July 11, 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.



Garden Buddy Art Class
East Washington Branch (South)
Tuesday, July 11, 2017 1:30 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.



Summer Showtime: Secret Life of Pets
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Tuesday, July 11, 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: Finding Dory
Glendale Branch (North)
Tuesday, July 11, 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: Zootopia
Warren Branch (East)
Tuesday, July 11, 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: LEGO Batman
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Tuesday, July 11, 2017 2:00 pm

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


Children and families are invited for a showing of the film, "LEGO Batman" (PG).
This film will be shown in the Burello Center at Garfield Park, 2345 Pagoda Drive.



Silly Safaris Animal Shows
Eagle Branch (West)
Tuesday, July 11, 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.



Garden Buddy Art Class
East Washington Branch (South)
Tuesday, July 11, 2017 3:00 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.



Family Puzzle Night
Brightwood Branch (East)
Tuesday, July 11, 2017
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Age Level: Families
Category: Activity


Families are invited to work on puzzles of all levels of difficulty for all ages.



Silly Safaris Animal Chats
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Tuesday, July 11, 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.



Circuitry & Robots Workshop
Wayne Branch (West)
Tuesday, July 11, 2017 4:00 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.



Summer Showtime: Secret Life of Pets
West Indianapolis Branch (West)
Tuesday, July 11, 2017 5:30 pm

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


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



Family Storytime @ Beech Grove
Beech Grove Branch (South)
Tuesday, July 11, 2017 6:00 pm

Age Level: Families
Category: Story Time


Families are invited to the Library to listen to stories.



Silly Safaris Animal Shows
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Tuesday, July 11, 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.



Preschool Storytime at Decatur
Decatur Branch (West)
Wednesday, July 12, 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: Secret Life of Pets
Irvington Branch (South)
Wednesday, July 12, 2017 10:30 am

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


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



Silly Safaris Animal Shows
College Avenue Branch (North)
Wednesday, July 12, 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
Flanner House Branch (North)
Wednesday, July 12, 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.



Garden Buddy Art Class
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Wednesday, July 12, 2017 10:30 am

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.



Read With the Chief
Eagle Branch (West)
Wednesday, July 12, 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.



Summer Showtime: Pete's Dragon
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Wednesday, July 12, 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: Zootopia
East Washington Branch (South)
Wednesday, July 12, 2017 1:00 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: Zootopia
Southport Branch (South)
Wednesday, July 12, 2017 1:00 pm

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


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



Family Friendly Computer Classes: How to Draw Anime & Manga
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

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


Registration Required

Families and individuals of all ages are invited to learn about free resources to draw Anime/Manga and practice, too.



Summer Showtime: Sing
Pike Branch (West)
Wednesday, July 12, 2017 1:30 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: Queen of Katwe
Central Library (Central)
Wednesday, July 12, 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).
This film will be shown in the Learning Curve.



LEGO Play
Decatur Branch (West)
Wednesday, July 12, 2017 2:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 - 11 are invited to complete a special LEGO project based on a theme provided. The Library will supply the LEGOs, children the imagination! This program is made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Summer Showtime: Zootopia
Flanner House Branch (North)
Wednesday, July 12, 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
Spades Park Branch (East)
Wednesday, July 12, 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).



Silly Safaris Animal Shows
Warren Branch (East)
Wednesday, July 12, 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
Eagle Branch (West)
Wednesday, July 12, 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
Beech Grove Branch (South)
Wednesday, July 12, 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
Glendale Branch (North)
Wednesday, July 12, 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.



Summer Showtime: Secret Life of Pets
Irvington Branch (South)
Wednesday, July 12, 2017 3:00 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).



Farmers Pantry: Easy Cooking Class for Kids
Haughville Branch (West)
Wednesday, July 12, 2017 5:00 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.



Summer Showtime: Zootopia
Southport Branch (South)
Wednesday, July 12, 2017 6:00 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: Zootopia
InfoZone Branch (North)
Thursday, July 13, 2017 10:00 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)
Thursday, July 13, 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, July 13, 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, July 13, 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.



Preschool Story Explorers
Irvington Branch (South)
Thursday, July 13, 2017 10:30 am

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


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



Baby Lapsit Storytime at Nora
Nora Branch (North)
Thursday, July 13, 2017 10:30 am

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


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



Toddler Dance Party
Southport Branch (South)
Thursday, July 13, 2017 10:30 am

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


Registration Required

Toddlers up to age 3 and an adult are invited for a toddler dance party. Come ready to shimmy, shake and dance up a storm!



Family Storytime at Lawrence
Lawrence Branch (East)
Thursday, July 13, 2017 10:30 am

Age Level: Families
Category: Story Time


Families with children of all ages are invited for stories, songs and a simple craft.



Preschool Storytime & Craft @ Beech Grove
Beech Grove Branch (South)
Thursday, July 13, 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.



Summer Showtime: Kubo and the Two Strings
Lawrence Branch (East)
Thursday, July 13, 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: Finding Dory
Wayne Branch (West)
Thursday, July 13, 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
Decatur Branch (West)
Thursday, July 13, 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: Moana
Beech Grove Branch (South)
Thursday, July 13, 2017 1:00 pm

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
Central Library (Central)
Thursday, July 13, 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.



Summer Showtime: Sing
Eagle Branch (West)
Thursday, July 13, 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
Haughville Branch (West)
Thursday, July 13, 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, July 13, 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.



Superhero Science!
Glendale Branch (North)
Thursday, July 13, 2017 4:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 - 12 are invited to use ordinary materials to create "superhero" powers and explore the STEM science behind them.



Summer Showtime: Queen of Katwe
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Friday, July 14, 2017 10:30 am

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


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



Silly Safaris Animal Shows
Irvington Branch (South)
Friday, July 14, 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
Pike Branch (West)
Friday, July 14, 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.



Garden Buddy Art Class
Southport Branch (South)
Friday, July 14, 2017 10:30 am

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.



Little Learners Storytime
Central Library (Central)
Friday, July 14, 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!



Garden Buddy Art Class
Southport Branch (South)
Friday, July 14, 2017 11:30 am

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.



Paws to Read at Eagle
Eagle Branch (West)
Friday, July 14, 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.



Summer Showtime: Queen of Katwe
Central Library (Central)
Friday, July 14, 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).
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
Brightwood Branch (East)
Friday, July 14, 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 Shows
Haughville Branch (West)
Friday, July 14, 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.



Farmers Pantry: Easy Cooking Class for Kids
College Avenue Branch (North)
Friday, July 14, 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.



Silly Safaris Animal Chats
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Friday, July 14, 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.



Garden Buddy Art Class
Irvington Branch (South)
Friday, July 14, 2017 4:00 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.



Paws to Read at Lawrence
Lawrence Branch (East)
Saturday, July 15, 2017 11:00 am

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


School-age children who are reluctant readers are invited to read to a registered therapy dog who loves to listen to stories! It's a great way to improve a child's reading skills and self-confidence. Registration is not required but preferred by calling the branch.



Barks to Books at Pike
Pike Branch (West)
Saturday, July 15, 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.



Silly Safaris Animal Shows
Lawrence Branch (East)
Saturday, July 15, 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.



Circuitry & Robots Workshop
Warren Branch (East)
Saturday, July 15, 2017 11:00 am

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
Brightwood Branch (East)
Saturday, July 15, 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.



Silly Safaris Animal Chats
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Saturday, July 15, 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.



Family Game Day at Warren
Warren Branch (East)
Saturday, July 15, 2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions, Families
Category: Activity


Families and individuals of all ages are invited to spend an afternoon playing board games and card games. There will be games for all ages.



Monthly Make-It @ Irvington!
Irvington Branch (South)
Saturday, July 15, 2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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


Children ages 8 and older, teens and adults are invited to drop in to create a unique craft.
Artists, gamers, and math fans are invited to create their own multi-sided paper dice.



Silly Safaris Animal Chats
Brightwood Branch (East)
Saturday, July 15, 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.



Silly Safaris Animal Chats
West Indianapolis Branch (West)
Monday, July 17, 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.



Beginning Gardening for Kids: Good Bugs, Bad Bugs
Pike Branch (West)
Monday, July 17, 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.



Play Date Preschool Storytime at Fountain Square
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Monday, July 17, 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.



Garden Buddy Art Class
Spades Park Branch (East)
Monday, July 17, 2017 1:00 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.



Summer Showtime: LEGO Batman
Central Library (Central)
Monday, July 17, 2017 1:30 pm

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


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



Beginning Gardening for Kids: Good Bugs, Bad Bugs
Pike Branch (West)
Monday, July 17, 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
Haughville Branch (West)
Monday, July 17, 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.



Tech Lab
Wayne Branch (West)
Monday, July 17, 2017 3:30 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.



Summer Showtime: Sing
Brightwood Branch (East)
Monday, July 17, 2017 5:30 pm

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


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



Baby and Toddler Storytime at Warren
Warren Branch (East)
Tuesday, July 18, 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!



Summer Showtime: Finding Dory
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Tuesday, July 18, 2017 10:15 am

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


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



Storytime at Pike
Pike Branch (West)
Tuesday, July 18, 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, July 18, 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, July 18, 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.



Silly Safaris Animal Shows
Southport Branch (South)
Tuesday, July 18, 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.



Garden Buddy Art Class
College Avenue Branch (North)
Tuesday, July 18, 2017 10:30 am

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.



Silly Safaris Animal Shows
Wayne Branch (West)
Tuesday, July 18, 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.



Silly Safaris Animal Chats
Spades Park Branch (East)
Tuesday, July 18, 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.



Silly Safaris Animal Shows
Brightwood Branch (East)
Tuesday, July 18, 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.



Summer Showtime: Finding Dory
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Tuesday, July 18, 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
Warren Branch (East)
Tuesday, July 18, 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: Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Tuesday, July 18, 2017 2:00 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).
This film will be shown in the Burello Center at Garfield Park, 2345 Pagoda Dr.



Farmers Pantry: Easy Cooking Class for Kids
Lawrence Branch (East)
Tuesday, July 18, 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.



Summer Showtime: LEGO Batman
Glendale Branch (North)
Tuesday, July 18, 2017 2:00 pm

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


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



Silly Safaris Animal Shows
Eagle Branch (West)
Tuesday, July 18, 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.



Tech Lab
Wayne Branch (West)
Tuesday, July 18, 2017 3:30 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.



Silly Safaris Animal Chats
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Tuesday, July 18, 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.



Farmers Pantry: Easy Cooking Class for Kids
Brightwood Branch (East)
Tuesday, July 18, 2017 5:00 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.



Summer Showtime: Sing
West Indianapolis Branch (West)
Tuesday, July 18, 2017 5:30 pm

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


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



Family Game Night at Fountain Square
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Tuesday, July 18, 2017
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.



Silly Safaris Animal Shows
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Tuesday, July 18, 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.



Preschool Storytime at Decatur
Decatur Branch (West)
Wednesday, July 19, 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: Sing
Irvington Branch (South)
Wednesday, July 19, 2017 10:30 am

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
College Avenue Branch (North)
Wednesday, July 19, 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
Flanner House Branch (North)
Wednesday, July 19, 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.



Summer Showtime: LEGO Batman
Nora Branch (North)
Wednesday, July 19, 2017 10:45 am

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


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



Read With the Chief
Eagle Branch (West)
Wednesday, July 19, 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.



Summer Showtime: Kubo and the Two Strings
East Washington Branch (South)
Wednesday, July 19, 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: Pete's Dragon
Southport Branch (South)
Wednesday, July 19, 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
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Wednesday, July 19, 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).



Circuitry & Robots Workshop
Decatur Branch (West)
Wednesday, July 19, 2017 1:00 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
Beech Grove Branch (South)
Wednesday, July 19, 2017 1:00 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.



Summer Showtime: Kubo and the Two Strings
Pike Branch (West)
Wednesday, July 19, 2017 1:30 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: LEGO Batman
Central Library (Central)
Wednesday, July 19, 2017 1:30 pm

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


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



Summer Showtime: Sing
Spades Park Branch (East)
Wednesday, July 19, 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: Storks
Flanner House Branch (North)
Wednesday, July 19, 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).



Silly Safaris Animal Shows
Warren Branch (East)
Wednesday, July 19, 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.



Summer Showtime: Sing
Irvington Branch (South)
Wednesday, July 19, 2017 3:00 pm

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


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



Tech Lab
Wayne Branch (West)
Wednesday, July 19, 2017 3:30 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.



Summer Showtime: Pete's Dragon
Southport Branch (South)
Wednesday, July 19, 2017 6:00 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).



Beginning Gardening for Kids: Good Bugs, Bad Bugs
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Thursday, July 20, 2017 10:00 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: LEGO Batman
InfoZone Branch (North)
Thursday, July 20, 2017 10:00 am

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


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



Storytime at Pike
Pike Branch (West)
Thursday, July 20, 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, July 20, 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, July 20, 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, July 20, 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.



Preschool Storytime & Craft @ Beech Grove
Beech Grove Branch (South)
Thursday, July 20, 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.



Summer Showtime: Secret Life of Pets
Wayne Branch (West)
Thursday, July 20, 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: Storks
Decatur Branch (West)
Thursday, July 20, 2017 1:00 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: Storks
Lawrence Branch (East)
Thursday, July 20, 2017 1:00 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: LEGO Batman
Beech Grove Branch (South)
Thursday, July 20, 2017 1:00 pm

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


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



Silly Safaris Animal Shows
Central Library (Central)
Thursday, July 20, 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.



Summer Showtime: Storks
Eagle Branch (West)
Thursday, July 20, 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
Haughville Branch (West)
Thursday, July 20, 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).



Silly Safaris Animal Shows
Nora Branch (North)
Thursday, July 20, 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.



Printing Workshop for Children
Southport Branch (South)
Thursday, July 20, 2017 2:00 pm

Age Level: Children of All Ages
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Children of all ages are invited to create three printing projects that include the use of fruits, vegetables and various gadgets.



Circuitry & Robots Workshop
Irvington Branch (South)
Thursday, July 20, 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.



Superhero Science!
Glendale Branch (North)
Thursday, July 20, 2017 4:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 - 12 are invited to use ordinary materials to create "superhero" powers and explore the STEM science behind them.



Silly Safaris Animal Chats
Brightwood Branch (East)
Thursday, July 20, 2017
5:00 pm - 6:00 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.



Summer Showtime: Finding Dory
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Friday, July 21, 2017 10:30 am

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


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



Silly Safaris Animal Shows
Irvington Branch (South)
Friday, July 21, 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
Pike Branch (West)
Friday, July 21, 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.



Little Learners Storytime
Central Library (Central)
Friday, July 21, 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, July 21, 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.



Silly Safaris Animal Shows
Haughville Branch (West)
Friday, July 21, 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
College Avenue Branch (North)
Friday, July 21, 2017 1:30 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.



Summer Showtime: LEGO Batman
Central Library (Central)
Friday, July 21, 2017 1:30 pm

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


Children and families are invited for a showing of the film, "LEGO Batman" (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.



Farmers Pantry: Easy Cooking Class for Kids
Flanner House Branch (North)
Friday, July 21, 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.



Silly Safaris Animal Chats
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Friday, July 21, 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.



Garden Buddy Art Class
Warren Branch (East)
Friday, July 21, 2017 4:00 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.



Silly Safaris Animal Shows
Lawrence Branch (East)
Saturday, July 22, 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.



Silly Safaris Animal Shows
Glendale Branch (North)
Saturday, July 22, 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 Shows
Spades Park Branch (East)
Saturday, July 22, 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.



Silly Safaris Animal Chats
West Indianapolis Branch (West)
Monday, July 24, 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.



Play Date Preschool Storytime at Fountain Square
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Monday, July 24, 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.



Silly Safaris Animal Shows
Decatur Branch (West)
Monday, July 24, 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.



Garden Buddy Art Class
InfoZone Branch (North)
Monday, July 24, 2017 1:00 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.



Summer Showtime: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
Central Library (Central)
Monday, July 24, 2017 1:30 pm

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


Children and families are invited for a showing of the film, "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" (PG-13).
This film will be shown in the Learning Curve.



Silly Safaris Animal Shows
East Washington Branch (South)
Monday, July 24, 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
College Avenue Branch (North)
Monday, July 24, 2017 1:30 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
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Monday, July 24, 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
Lawrence Branch (East)
Monday, July 24, 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.



Book Break Club
Pike Branch (West)
Monday, July 24, 2017 2:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Older elementary and middle school students ages 10 - 14 are invited to keep reading during the school break. Have fun talking about books and doing a related activity with others.
The book to be read for this program is "The Eighth Day" by Dianne K. Salerni.



Summer Showtime: LEGO Batman
Brightwood Branch (East)
Monday, July 24, 2017 5:30 pm

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


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



Baby and Toddler Storytime at Warren
Warren Branch (East)
Tuesday, July 25, 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!



Storytime at Pike
Pike Branch (West)
Tuesday, July 25, 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, July 25, 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, July 25, 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.



Silly Safaris Animal Shows
Southport Branch (South)
Tuesday, July 25, 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.



The Aquarium's 3rd Birthday Party!
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Tuesday, July 25, 2017 10:30 am

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


Children of all ages and families are invited to celebrate the East Thirty-Eighth Street Branch aquarium's third birthday with special guest Cat in the Hat! Food and fun will be provided!



Silly Safaris Animal Shows
Wayne Branch (West)
Tuesday, July 25, 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.



Farmers Pantry: Easy Cooking Class for Kids
InfoZone Branch (North)
Tuesday, July 25, 2017 11:00 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.



Silly Safaris Animal Chats
Spades Park Branch (East)
Tuesday, July 25, 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.



Summer Showtime: Kubo and the Two Strings
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Tuesday, July 25, 2017 2:00 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).
This film will be shown at the Burello Center at Garfield Park, 2345 Pagoda Dr.



Summer Showtime: Kubo and the Two Strings
Glendale Branch (North)
Tuesday, July 25, 2017 2:00 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: Pete's Dragon
Warren Branch (East)
Tuesday, July 25, 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
Eagle Branch (West)
Tuesday, July 25, 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.



Silly Safaris Animal Chats
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Tuesday, July 25, 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.



Summer Showtime: LEGO Batman
West Indianapolis Branch (West)
Tuesday, July 25, 2017 5:30 pm

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


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



Family Storytime @ Beech Grove
Beech Grove Branch (South)
Tuesday, July 25, 2017 6:00 pm

Age Level: Families
Category: Story Time


Families are invited to the Library to listen to stories.



Preschool Storytime at Decatur
Decatur Branch (West)
Wednesday, July 26, 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: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
Irvington Branch (South)
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 10:30 am

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


Children and families are invited for a showing of the film, "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" (PG-13).



Silly Safaris Animal Shows
College Avenue Branch (North)
Wednesday, July 26, 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
Flanner House Branch (North)
Wednesday, July 26, 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
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Wednesday, July 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.



Summer Showtime: Sing
Nora Branch (North)
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 10:45 am

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


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



Read With the Chief
Eagle Branch (West)
Wednesday, July 26, 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.



Summer Showtime: Sing
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Wednesday, July 26, 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).



Farmers Pantry: Easy Cooking Class for Kids
Decatur Branch (West)
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 1:00 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.



Summer Showtime: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
Central Library (Central)
Wednesday, July 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, "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" (PG-13).
This film will be shown in the Learning Curve.



Summer Showtime: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
Pike Branch (West)
Wednesday, July 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, "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" (PG-13).



Silly Safaris Animal Shows
Brightwood Branch (East)
Wednesday, July 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.



Summer Showtime: Pete's Dragon
Spades Park Branch (East)
Wednesday, July 26, 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).



Summer Showtime: Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life
Flanner House Branch (North)
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 2:00 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
Warren Branch (East)
Wednesday, July 26, 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.



Beginning Gardening for Kids: Good Bugs, Bad Bugs
Eagle Branch (West)
Wednesday, July 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.



Summer Showtime: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
Irvington Branch (South)
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 3:00 pm

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


Children and families are invited for a showing of the film, "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" (PG-13).



Pacers Summer Reading Tour
Glendale Branch (North)
Wednesday, July 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.



Garden Buddy Art Class
West Indianapolis Branch (West)
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 4:00 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.



Summer Showtime: Kubo and the Two Strings
InfoZone Branch (North)
Thursday, July 27, 2017 10:00 am

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).



Storytime at Pike
Pike Branch (West)
Thursday, July 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 Warren
Warren Branch (East)
Thursday, July 27, 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, July 27, 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, July 27, 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.



Family Storytime at Lawrence
Lawrence Branch (East)
Thursday, July 27, 2017 10:30 am

Age Level: Families
Category: Story Time


Families with children of all ages are invited for stories, songs and a simple craft.



Silly Safaris Animal Shows
Glendale Branch (North)
Thursday, July 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.



Circuitry & Robots Workshop
Brightwood Branch (East)
Thursday, July 27, 2017 10:30 am

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.



Summer Showtime: Pete's Dragon
Wayne Branch (West)
Thursday, July 27, 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: Zootopia
Beech Grove Branch (South)
Thursday, July 27, 2017 1:00 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: Zootopia
Decatur Branch (West)
Thursday, July 27, 2017 1:00 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: Homeward Bound
Lawrence Branch (East)
Thursday, July 27, 2017 1:00 pm

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


Children and families are invited for a showing of the film, "Homeward Bound" (G).



Silly Safaris Animal Shows
Central Library (Central)
Thursday, July 27, 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.



Summer Showtime: Finding Dory
Eagle Branch (West)
Thursday, July 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).



Silly Safaris Animal Shows
Nora Branch (North)
Thursday, July 27, 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.



Beginning Gardening for Kids: Good Bugs, Bad Bugs
East Washington Branch (South)
Thursday, July 27, 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.



Beginning Gardening for Kids: Good Bugs, Bad Bugs
East Washington Branch (South)
Thursday, July 27, 2017 3:30 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.



Silly Safaris Animal Shows
Irvington Branch (South)
Friday, July 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
Pike Branch (West)
Friday, July 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
College Avenue Branch (North)
Friday, July 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.



Little Learners Storytime
Central Library (Central)
Friday, July 28, 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, July 28, 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.



Circuitry & Robots Workshop
InfoZone Branch (North)
Friday, July 28, 2017 1:00 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.



Summer Showtime: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
Central Library (Central)
Friday, July 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, "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" (PG-13).
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, July 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.



Pacers Summer Reading Tour
Brightwood Branch (East)
Friday, July 28, 2017 1:30 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.



Silly Safaris Animal Chats
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Friday, July 28, 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.



Farmers Pantry: Easy Cooking Class for Kids
Warren Branch (East)
Friday, July 28, 2017 4:00 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.



Open Game Day with Who's Yer Gamers
Pike Branch (West)
Saturday, July 29, 2017
10:00 am - 4:30 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions, Families
Category: Activity


Families and gamers of all ages are invited to challenge their friends and have fun while exploring the engaging world of board, card and dice games. Hosted by Who's Yer Gamers, this day-long event will feature beloved classics as well as many modern favorites. This activity is a chance for gamers to play, learn, discover, share and connect.



Silly Safaris Animal Shows
Lawrence Branch (East)
Saturday, July 29, 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.



Play Date Preschool Storytime at Fountain Square
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Monday, July 31, 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.



Pacers Summer Reading Tour
Irvington Branch (South)
Monday, July 31, 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.



Pajama Storytime
College Avenue Branch (North)
Monday, July 31, 2017 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!



Baby and Toddler Storytime at Warren
Warren Branch (East)
Tuesday, August 1, 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!



Paws to Read at Eagle
Eagle Branch (West)
Tuesday, August 1, 2017
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.



Homework Lounge: Get Caught Reading!
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Tuesday, August 1, 2017
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

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


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



Evening Play Date Preschool Storytime
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Tuesday, August 1, 2017 6:00 pm

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


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



Preschool Storytime at Warren
Warren Branch (East)
Thursday, August 3, 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, August 3, 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.



Homework Lounge: Get Caught Reading!
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Thursday, August 3, 2017
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

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


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



Little Learners Storytime
Central Library (Central)
Friday, August 4, 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 Wayne
Wayne Branch (West)
Saturday, August 5, 2017
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children who are reluctant readers are invited to read to Gracie or Dandy, Golden Doodles. This activity can help young ones improve their reading skills and self-confidence. Participants may sign-up for a 10-minute reading session with Gracie or Dandy.



Barks to Books at Pike
Pike Branch (West)
Saturday, August 5, 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.



Indiana Backyard
Lawrence Branch (East)
Saturday, August 5, 2017 11:00 am

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


Preschoolers are invited to join Silly Safaris to learn about the animals that live in your backyard and visit with live animals.



Family Game Day at Southport
Southport Branch (South)
Saturday, August 5, 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.



Zany Zoo
Irvington Branch (South)
Saturday, August 5, 2017 1:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers are invited to join Express Kids for an imaginary train ride with animals on board, all smiling and singing! They can enjoy marching, matching, singing and sign language.



Baby Storytime at Irvington
Irvington Branch (South)
Monday, August 7, 2017 10:30 am

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


Babies 8 - 24 months and an adult are invited for stories, songs, rhymes and fingerplays in the informal setting of the Library's Story Theatre. It's a great way to introduce little ones to a lifelong love of reading.



Baby and Toddler Storytime at Warren
Warren Branch (East)
Tuesday, August 8, 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!



Homework Lounge: Get Caught Reading!
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Tuesday, August 8, 2017
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

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


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



Family Storytime @ Beech Grove
Beech Grove Branch (South)
Tuesday, August 8, 2017 6:00 pm

Age Level: Families
Category: Story Time


Families are invited to the Library to listen to stories.



Zany Zoo
Decatur Branch (West)
Wednesday, August 9, 2017 10:30 am

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers are invited to join Express Kids for an imaginary train ride with animals on board, all smiling and singing! They can enjoy marching, matching, singing and sign language.



Preschool Storytime at Warren
Warren Branch (East)
Thursday, August 10, 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, August 10, 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.



African Dance
Haughville Branch (West)
Thursday, August 10, 2017 10:30 am

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers are invited to journey through the regions of Mali, Senegal, Gambia and Guinea to learn cultural traditions of song and dance along the way. Be ready to move your body! This program is presented by Ronne Stone.



I Like Myself: Preschool Art Workshop
Warren Branch (East)
Thursday, August 10, 2017 10:30 am

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers are invited to celebrate the unique and wonderful YOU with a multimedia masterpiece led by the Art Lab. They'll listen to a story and create their own masterpiece.



Preschool Storytime & Craft @ Beech Grove
Beech Grove Branch (South)
Thursday, August 10, 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.



Homework Lounge: Get Caught Reading!
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Thursday, August 10, 2017
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

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


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



African Dance
InfoZone Branch (North)
Friday, August 11, 2017 10:30 am

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers are invited to journey through the regions of Mali, Senegal, Gambia and Guinea to learn cultural traditions of song and dance along the way. Be ready to move your body! This program is presented by Ronne Stone.



Colors & Magic & Numbers, Oh My!
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Friday, August 11, 2017 10:30 am

Age Level: Toddlers (2 years), Preschool (3-5)
Category: Performance or Presentation


Toddlers and preschoolers are invited to join Magic Don for an interactive show featuring special participation magic tricks which encourage learning and reinforcement of colors, numbers and movement.



Little Learners Storytime
Central Library (Central)
Friday, August 11, 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!



LEGO Land
Lawrence Branch (East)
Saturday, August 12, 2017 10:00 am

Age Level: Families
Category: Activity


Join us to build with a theme. Use books to guide projects. Fun for the whole family! All ages and skill levels welcome!



Zany Zoo
InfoZone Branch (North)
Saturday, August 12, 2017 11:00 am

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers are invited to join Express Kids for an imaginary train ride with animals on board, all smiling and singing! They can enjoy marching, matching, singing and sign language.



I Like Myself: Preschool Art Workshop
Central Library (Central)
Saturday, August 12, 2017 11:00 am

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers are invited to celebrate the unique and wonderful YOU with a multimedia masterpiece led by the Art Lab. They'll listen to a story and create their own masterpiece.
This program will be held in the Learning Curve.



Zany Zoo
Beech Grove Branch (South)
Saturday, August 12, 2017 1:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers are invited to join Express Kids for an imaginary train ride with animals on board, all smiling and singing! They can enjoy marching, matching, singing and sign language.



Lego Madness @ Pike!
Pike Branch (West)
Saturday, August 12, 2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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


School-age children are invited to use their STEAM skills to complete a LEGO challenge or free-build. Creations may be displayed in the Library. This program is made possible by a gift in memory of William and Beatrice Bryant and Friends of the Library through contributions to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Lego Day @ Southport!
Southport Branch (South)
Saturday, August 12, 2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: Toddlers (2 years), Preschool (3-5), School Age (6-11)
Category: Activity


Families and children ages 2 and older are invited to drop in any time to learn to play and play to learn by using a variety of building items. Lego bricks, Duplo bricks, gears and bristle blocks will be provided.



Second Saturday Kids Program
Spades Park Branch (East)
Saturday, August 12, 2017 2:00 pm

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


School-age children are invited for a fun program featuring activities and crafts hosted by a librarian or special guest.



African Dance
Spades Park Branch (East)
Saturday, August 12, 2017 2:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers are invited to journey through the regions of Mali, Senegal, Gambia and Guinea to learn cultural traditions of song and dance along the way. Be ready to move your body! This program is presented by Ronne Stone.



I Like Myself: Preschool Art Workshop
Brightwood Branch (East)
Saturday, August 12, 2017 2:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers are invited to celebrate the unique and wonderful YOU with a multimedia masterpiece led by the Art Lab. They'll listen to a story and create their own masterpiece.



Baby Storytime at Irvington
Irvington Branch (South)
Monday, August 14, 2017 10:30 am

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


Babies 8 - 24 months and an adult are invited for stories, songs, rhymes and fingerplays in the informal setting of the Library's Story Theatre. It's a great way to introduce little ones to a lifelong love of reading.



I Like Myself: Preschool Art Workshop
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Monday, August 14, 2017 11:00 am

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers are invited to celebrate the unique and wonderful YOU with a multimedia masterpiece led by the Art Lab. They'll listen to a story and create their own masterpiece.



Baby and Toddler Storytime at Warren
Warren Branch (East)
Tuesday, August 15, 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!



Storytime at Pike
Pike Branch (West)
Tuesday, August 15, 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.



Paws to Read at Eagle
Eagle Branch (West)
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
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.



Homework Lounge: Get Caught Reading!
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

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


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



Family Game Night at Fountain Square
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
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.



African Dance
Irvington Branch (South)
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 6:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers are invited to journey through the regions of Mali, Senegal, Gambia and Guinea to learn cultural traditions of song and dance along the way. Be ready to move your body! This program is presented by Ronne Stone.



Indiana Backyard
Lawrence Branch (East)
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 6:00 pm

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


Preschoolers are invited to join Silly Safaris to learn about the animals that live in your backyard and visit with live animals.



Storytime at Pike
Pike Branch (West)
Thursday, August 17, 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, August 17, 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, August 17, 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.



I Like Myself: Preschool Art Workshop
Flanner House Branch (North)
Thursday, August 17, 2017 10:30 am

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers are invited to celebrate the unique and wonderful YOU with a multimedia masterpiece led by the Art Lab. They'll listen to a story and create their own masterpiece.



Preschool Storytime & Craft @ Beech Grove
Beech Grove Branch (South)
Thursday, August 17, 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.



Homework Lounge: Get Caught Reading!
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Thursday, August 17, 2017
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

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


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



Little Learners Storytime
Central Library (Central)
Friday, August 18, 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!



Zany Zoo
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Saturday, August 19, 2017 10:30 am

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers are invited to join Express Kids for an imaginary train ride with animals on board, all smiling and singing! They can enjoy marching, matching, singing and sign language.



Paws to Read at Lawrence
Lawrence Branch (East)
Saturday, August 19, 2017 11:00 am

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


School-age children who are reluctant readers are invited to read to a registered therapy dog who loves to listen to stories! It's a great way to improve a child's reading skills and self-confidence. Registration is not required but preferred by calling the branch.



Barks to Books at Pike
Pike Branch (West)
Saturday, August 19, 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.



Family Game Day at Warren
Warren Branch (East)
Saturday, August 19, 2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions, Families
Category: Activity


Families and individuals of all ages are invited to spend an afternoon playing board games and card games. There will be games for all ages.



Toddler Time at Irvington
Irvington Branch (South)
Monday, August 21, 2017 10:30 am

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


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



LEGO Land
Lawrence Branch (East)
Monday, August 21, 2017 4:00 pm

Age Level: Families
Category: Activity


Join us to build with a theme. Use books to guide projects. Fun for the whole family! All ages and skill levels welcome!



Family Puzzle Night
Brightwood Branch (East)
Monday, August 21, 2017
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Age Level: Families
Category: Activity


Families are invited to work on puzzles of all levels of difficulty for all ages.



Pajama Storytime
College Avenue Branch (North)
Monday, August 21, 2017 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!



Baby and Toddler Storytime at Warren
Warren Branch (East)
Tuesday, August 22, 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!



Storytime at Pike
Pike Branch (West)
Tuesday, August 22, 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.



African Dance
Pike Branch (West)
Tuesday, August 22, 2017 10:30 am

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers are invited to journey through the regions of Mali, Senegal, Gambia and Guinea to learn cultural traditions of song and dance along the way. Be ready to move your body! This program is presented by Ronne Stone.



O Pato!
College Avenue Branch (North)
Tuesday, August 22, 2017 10:30 am

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers act are invited to out the story of a duck and friends in this Portuguese folk song with a live violin performance. Coming together in a circle, children will take turns participating in singing, dancing and acting while learning cooperation. This program will be presented by local musician Cathy Morris.



Colors & Magic & Numbers, Oh My!
Haughville Branch (West)
Tuesday, August 22, 2017 10:30 am

Age Level: Toddlers (2 years), Preschool (3-5)
Category: Performance or Presentation


Toddlers and preschoolers are invited to join Magic Don for an interactive show featuring special participation magic tricks which encourage learning and reinforcement of colors, numbers and movement.



I Like Myself: Preschool Art Workshop
Wayne Branch (West)
Tuesday, August 22, 2017 10:30 am

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers are invited to celebrate the unique and wonderful YOU with a multimedia masterpiece led by the Art Lab. They'll listen to a story and create their own masterpiece.



Homework Lounge: Get Caught Reading!
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Tuesday, August 22, 2017
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

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


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



Family Storytime @ Beech Grove
Beech Grove Branch (South)
Tuesday, August 22, 2017 6:00 pm

Age Level: Families
Category: Story Time


Families are invited to the Library to listen to stories.



O Pato!
InfoZone Branch (North)
Wednesday, August 23, 2017 10:00 am

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers act are invited to out the story of a duck and friends in this Portuguese folk song with a live violin performance. Coming together in a circle, children will take turns participating in singing, dancing and acting while learning cooperation. This program will be presented by local musician Cathy Morris.



I Like Myself: Preschool Art Workshop
Glendale Branch (North)
Wednesday, August 23, 2017 10:30 am

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers are invited to celebrate the unique and wonderful YOU with a multimedia masterpiece led by the Art Lab. They'll listen to a story and create their own masterpiece.



Storytime at Pike
Pike Branch (West)
Thursday, August 24, 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, August 24, 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, August 24, 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.



Preschool Storytime & Craft @ Beech Grove
Beech Grove Branch (South)
Thursday, August 24, 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.



Homework Lounge: Get Caught Reading!
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Thursday, August 24, 2017
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

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


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



Little Learners Storytime
Central Library (Central)
Friday, August 25, 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!



Zany Zoo
Glendale Branch (North)
Saturday, August 26, 2017 10:30 am

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers are invited to join Express Kids for an imaginary train ride with animals on board, all smiling and singing! They can enjoy marching, matching, singing and sign language.



I Like Myself: Preschool Art Workshop
Warren Branch (East)
Saturday, August 26, 2017 11:00 am

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers are invited to celebrate the unique and wonderful YOU with a multimedia masterpiece led by the Art Lab. They'll listen to a story and create their own masterpiece.



Zany Zoo
Brightwood Branch (East)
Saturday, August 26, 2017 1:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers are invited to join Express Kids for an imaginary train ride with animals on board, all smiling and singing! They can enjoy marching, matching, singing and sign language.



Indiana Backyard
Lawrence Branch (East)
Saturday, August 26, 2017 1:30 pm

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


Preschoolers are invited to join Silly Safaris to learn about the animals that live in your backyard and visit with live animals.



O Pato!
Irvington Branch (South)
Saturday, August 26, 2017 2:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers act are invited to out the story of a duck and friends in this Portuguese folk song with a live violin performance. Coming together in a circle, children will take turns participating in singing, dancing and acting while learning cooperation. This program will be presented by local musician Cathy Morris.



Toddler Time at Irvington
Irvington Branch (South)
Monday, August 28, 2017 10:30 am

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


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



Baby and Toddler Storytime at Warren
Warren Branch (East)
Tuesday, August 29, 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!



Storytime at Pike
Pike Branch (West)
Tuesday, August 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.



Colors & Magic & Numbers, Oh My!
Wayne Branch (West)
Tuesday, August 29, 2017 10:30 am

Age Level: Toddlers (2 years), Preschool (3-5)
Category: Performance or Presentation


Toddlers and preschoolers are invited to join Magic Don for an interactive show featuring special participation magic tricks which encourage learning and reinforcement of colors, numbers and movement.



Homework Lounge: Get Caught Reading!
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Tuesday, August 29, 2017
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

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


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



Colors & Magic & Numbers, Oh My!
Decatur Branch (West)
Wednesday, August 30, 2017 10:30 am

Age Level: Toddlers (2 years), Preschool (3-5)
Category: Performance or Presentation


Toddlers and preschoolers are invited to join Magic Don for an interactive show featuring special participation magic tricks which encourage learning and reinforcement of colors, numbers and movement.



Storytime at Pike
Pike Branch (West)
Thursday, August 31, 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.



Indiana Backyard
Pike Branch (West)
Thursday, August 31, 2017 10:15 am

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


Preschoolers are invited to join Silly Safaris to learn about the animals that live in your backyard and visit with live animals.



Preschool Storytime at Warren
Warren Branch (East)
Thursday, August 31, 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, August 31, 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.



Preschool Storytime & Craft @ Beech Grove
Beech Grove Branch (South)
Thursday, August 31, 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.



Homework Lounge: Get Caught Reading!
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Thursday, August 31, 2017
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

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


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



PAWS to Read at Wayne
Wayne Branch (West)
Saturday, September 2, 2017
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children who are reluctant readers are invited to read to Gracie or Dandy, Golden Doodles. This activity can help young ones improve their reading skills and self-confidence. Participants may sign-up for a 10-minute reading session with Gracie or Dandy.



Barks to Books at Pike
Pike Branch (West)
Saturday, September 2, 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.



Family Game Day at Southport
Southport Branch (South)
Saturday, September 2, 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.



Baby and Toddler Storytime at Warren
Warren Branch (East)
Tuesday, September 5, 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!



Storytime at Pike
Pike Branch (West)
Tuesday, September 5, 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.



Toddler & Preschool Storytime at Nora
Nora Branch (North)
Tuesday, September 5, 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.



Zany Zoo
Wayne Branch (West)
Tuesday, September 5, 2017 11:30 am

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers are invited to join Express Kids for an imaginary train ride with animals on board, all smiling and singing! They can enjoy marching, matching, singing and sign language.



Paws to Read at Eagle
Eagle Branch (West)
Tuesday, September 5, 2017
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.



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

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


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



Evening Play Date Preschool Storytime
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Tuesday, September 5, 2017 6:00 pm

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


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



Family Storytime @ Beech Grove
Beech Grove Branch (South)
Tuesday, September 5, 2017 6:00 pm

Age Level: Families
Category: Story Time


Families are invited to the Library to listen to stories.



Indiana Backyard
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Wednesday, September 6, 2017 10:15 am

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


Preschoolers are invited to join Silly Safaris to learn about the animals that live in your backyard and visit with live animals.



O Pato!
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Wednesday, September 6, 2017 10:30 am

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers act are invited to out the story of a duck and friends in this Portuguese folk song with a live violin performance. Coming together in a circle, children will take turns participating in singing, dancing and acting while learning cooperation. This program will be presented by local musician Cathy Morris.



Storytime at Pike
Pike Branch (West)
Thursday, September 7, 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.



Baby Storytime at Nora
Nora Branch (North)
Thursday, September 7, 2017 10:30 am

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


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



Preschool Storytime at Spades Park
Spades Park Branch (East)
Thursday, September 7, 2017 10:30 am

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


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



Preschool Storytime at Warren
Warren Branch (East)
Thursday, September 7, 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.



O Pato!
Eagle Branch (West)
Thursday, September 7, 2017 10:30 am

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers act are invited to out the story of a duck and friends in this Portuguese folk song with a live violin performance. Coming together in a circle, children will take turns participating in singing, dancing and acting while learning cooperation. This program will be presented by local musician Cathy Morris.



Preschool Storytime & Craft @ Beech Grove
Beech Grove Branch (South)
Thursday, September 7, 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.



Zany Zoo
Haughville Branch (West)
Thursday, September 7, 2017 11:00 am

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers are invited to join Express Kids for an imaginary train ride with animals on board, all smiling and singing! They can enjoy marching, matching, singing and sign language.



Homework Lounge: Get Caught Reading!
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Thursday, September 7, 2017
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

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


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



LEGO Land
Lawrence Branch (East)
Saturday, September 9, 2017 10:00 am

Age Level: Families
Category: Activity


Join us to build with a theme. Use books to guide projects. Fun for the whole family! All ages and skill levels welcome!



Zany Zoo
College Avenue Branch (North)
Saturday, September 9, 2017 11:30 am

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers are invited to join Express Kids for an imaginary train ride with animals on board, all smiling and singing! They can enjoy marching, matching, singing and sign language.



Lego Day @ Southport!
Southport Branch (South)
Saturday, September 9, 2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: Toddlers (2 years), Preschool (3-5), School Age (6-11)
Category: Activity


Families and children ages 2 and older are invited to drop in any time to learn to play and play to learn by using a variety of building items. Lego bricks, Duplo bricks, gears and bristle blocks will be provided.



Second Saturday Kids Program
Spades Park Branch (East)
Saturday, September 9, 2017 2:00 pm

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


School-age children are invited for a fun program featuring activities and crafts hosted by a librarian or special guest.



Zany Zoo
Spades Park Branch (East)
Saturday, September 9, 2017 2:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers are invited to join Express Kids for an imaginary train ride with animals on board, all smiling and singing! They can enjoy marching, matching, singing and sign language.



Indiana Backyard
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Saturday, September 9, 2017 2:00 pm

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


Preschoolers are invited to join Silly Safaris to learn about the animals that live in your backyard and visit with live animals.



Baby Storytime at Irvington
Irvington Branch (South)
Monday, September 11, 2017 10:30 am

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


Babies 8 - 24 months and an adult are invited for stories, songs, rhymes and fingerplays in the informal setting of the Library's Story Theatre. It's a great way to introduce little ones to a lifelong love of reading.



Play Date Preschool Storytime at Fountain Square
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Monday, September 11, 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.



Baby and Toddler Storytime at Warren
Warren Branch (East)
Tuesday, September 12, 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!



Storytime at Pike
Pike Branch (West)
Tuesday, September 12, 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.



Colors & Magic & Numbers, Oh My!
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 10:15 am

Age Level: Toddlers (2 years), Preschool (3-5)
Category: Performance or Presentation


Toddlers and preschoolers are invited to join Magic Don for an interactive show featuring special participation magic tricks which encourage learning and reinforcement of colors, numbers and movement.



Toddler & Preschool Storytime at Nora
Nora Branch (North)
Tuesday, September 12, 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.



Indiana Backyard
Southport Branch (South)
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 10:30 am

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


Preschoolers are invited to join Silly Safaris to learn about the animals that live in your backyard and visit with live animals.



Homework Lounge: Get Caught Reading!
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

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


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



African Dance
Brightwood Branch (East)
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 4:30 pm

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers are invited to journey through the regions of Mali, Senegal, Gambia and Guinea to learn cultural traditions of song and dance along the way. Be ready to move your body! This program is presented by Ronne Stone.



Indiana Backyard
Glendale Branch (North)
Wednesday, September 13, 2017 5:00 pm

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


Preschoolers are invited to join Silly Safaris to learn about the animals that live in your backyard and visit with live animals.



Storytime at Pike
Pike Branch (West)
Thursday, September 14, 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.



Baby Storytime at Nora
Nora Branch (North)
Thursday, September 14, 2017 10:30 am

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


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



Preschool Storytime at Spades Park
Spades Park Branch (East)
Thursday, September 14, 2017 10:30 am

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


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



Preschool Storytime at Warren
Warren Branch (East)
Thursday, September 14, 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.



African Dance
Warren Branch (East)
Thursday, September 14, 2017 10:30 am

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers are invited to journey through the regions of Mali, Senegal, Gambia and Guinea to learn cultural traditions of song and dance along the way. Be ready to move your body! This program is presented by Ronne Stone.



Colors & Magic & Numbers, Oh My!
Flanner House Branch (North)
Thursday, September 14, 2017 10:30 am

Age Level: Toddlers (2 years), Preschool (3-5)
Category: Performance or Presentation


Toddlers and preschoolers are invited to join Magic Don for an interactive show featuring special participation magic tricks which encourage learning and reinforcement of colors, numbers and movement.



Homework Lounge: Get Caught Reading!
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Thursday, September 14, 2017
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

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


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



African Dance
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Friday, September 15, 2017 10:30 am

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers are invited to journey through the regions of Mali, Senegal, Gambia and Guinea to learn cultural traditions of song and dance along the way. Be ready to move your body! This program is presented by Ronne Stone.



Zany Zoo
Brightwood Branch (East)
Friday, September 15, 2017 11:00 am

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers are invited to join Express Kids for an imaginary train ride with animals on board, all smiling and singing! They can enjoy marching, matching, singing and sign language.



Colors & Magic & Numbers, Oh My!
Lawrence Branch (East)
Saturday, September 16, 2017 10:30 am

Age Level: Toddlers (2 years), Preschool (3-5)
Category: Performance or Presentation


Toddlers and preschoolers are invited to join Magic Don for an interactive show featuring special participation magic tricks which encourage learning and reinforcement of colors, numbers and movement.



Paws to Read at Lawrence
Lawrence Branch (East)
Saturday, September 16, 2017 11:00 am

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


School-age children who are reluctant readers are invited to read to a registered therapy dog who loves to listen to stories! It's a great way to improve a child's reading skills and self-confidence. Registration is not required but preferred by calling the branch.



Barks to Books at Pike
Pike Branch (West)
Saturday, September 16, 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.



Zany Zoo
Central Library (Central)
Saturday, September 16, 2017 11:00 am

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers are invited to join Express Kids for an imaginary train ride with animals on board, all smiling and singing! They can enjoy marching, matching, singing and sign language.
This program will be held in the Learning Curve.



African Dance
Warren Branch (East)
Saturday, September 16, 2017 11:00 am

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers are invited to journey through the regions of Mali, Senegal, Gambia and Guinea to learn cultural traditions of song and dance along the way. Be ready to move your body! This program is presented by Ronne Stone.



Lego Madness @ Pike!
Pike Branch (West)
Saturday, September 16, 2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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


School-age children are invited to use their STEAM skills to complete a LEGO challenge or free-build. Creations may be displayed in the Library. This program is made possible by a gift in memory of William and Beatrice Bryant and Friends of the Library through contributions to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Family Game Day at Warren
Warren Branch (East)
Saturday, September 16, 2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions, Families
Category: Activity


Families and individuals of all ages are invited to spend an afternoon playing board games and card games. There will be games for all ages.



Toddler Time at Irvington
Irvington Branch (South)
Monday, September 18, 2017 10:30 am

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


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



Play Date Preschool Storytime at Fountain Square
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Monday, September 18, 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.



LEGO Land
Lawrence Branch (East)
Monday, September 18, 2017 4:00 pm

Age Level: Families
Category: Activity


Join us to build with a theme. Use books to guide projects. Fun for the whole family! All ages and skill levels welcome!



Indiana Backyard
Brightwood Branch (East)
Monday, September 18, 2017 4:30 pm

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


Preschoolers are invited to join Silly Safaris to learn about the animals that live in your backyard and visit with live animals.



Pajama Storytime
College Avenue Branch (North)
Monday, September 18, 2017 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!



Baby and Toddler Storytime at Warren
Warren Branch (East)
Tuesday, September 19, 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!



Storytime at Pike
Pike Branch (West)
Tuesday, September 19, 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.



Toddler & Preschool Storytime at Nora
Nora Branch (North)
Tuesday, September 19, 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.



Paws to Read at Eagle
Eagle Branch (West)
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
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.



Homework Lounge: Get Caught Reading!
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

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


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



Family Game Night at Fountain Square
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
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.



Family Storytime @ Beech Grove
Beech Grove Branch (South)
Tuesday, September 19, 2017 6:00 pm

Age Level: Families
Category: Story Time


Families are invited to the Library to listen to stories.



Indiana Backyard
Decatur Branch (West)
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 10:30 am

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


Preschoolers are invited to join Silly Safaris to learn about the animals that live in your backyard and visit with live animals.



Colors & Magic & Numbers, Oh My!
Beech Grove Branch (South)
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 1:00 pm

Age Level: Toddlers (2 years), Preschool (3-5)
Category: Performance or Presentation


Toddlers and preschoolers are invited to join Magic Don for an interactive show featuring special participation magic tricks which encourage learning and reinforcement of colors, numbers and movement.



Storytime at Pike
Pike Branch (West)
Thursday, September 21, 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.



African Dance
Pike Branch (West)
Thursday, September 21, 2017 10:15 am

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers are invited to journey through the regions of Mali, Senegal, Gambia and Guinea to learn cultural traditions of song and dance along the way. Be ready to move your body! This program is presented by Ronne Stone.



Baby Storytime at Nora
Nora Branch (North)
Thursday, September 21, 2017 10:30 am

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


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



Preschool Storytime at Spades Park
Spades Park Branch (East)
Thursday, September 21, 2017 10:30 am

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


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



Preschool Storytime at Warren
Warren Branch (East)
Thursday, September 21, 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.



Homework Lounge: Get Caught Reading!
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Thursday, September 21, 2017
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

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


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



Toddler Time at Irvington
Irvington Branch (South)
Monday, September 25, 2017 10:30 am

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


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



Play Date Preschool Storytime at Fountain Square
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Monday, September 25, 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.



Baby and Toddler Storytime at Warren
Warren Branch (East)
Tuesday, September 26, 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!



Storytime at Pike
Pike Branch (West)
Tuesday, September 26, 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.



Toddler & Preschool Storytime at Nora
Nora Branch (North)
Tuesday, September 26, 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.



Indiana Backyard
Wayne Branch (West)
Tuesday, September 26, 2017 10:30 am

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


Preschoolers are invited to join Silly Safaris to learn about the animals that live in your backyard and visit with live animals.



Colors & Magic & Numbers, Oh My!
Brightwood Branch (East)
Tuesday, September 26, 2017 11:00 am

Age Level: Toddlers (2 years), Preschool (3-5)
Category: Performance or Presentation


Toddlers and preschoolers are invited to join Magic Don for an interactive show featuring special participation magic tricks which encourage learning and reinforcement of colors, numbers and movement.



Zany Zoo
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Tuesday, September 26, 2017 11:30 am

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers are invited to join Express Kids for an imaginary train ride with animals on board, all smiling and singing! They can enjoy marching, matching, singing and sign language.



Homework Lounge: Get Caught Reading!
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

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


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



Family Puzzle Night
Brightwood Branch (East)
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Age Level: Families
Category: Activity


Families are invited to work on puzzles of all levels of difficulty for all ages.



Indiana Backyard
East Washington Branch (South)
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 10:15 am

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


Preschoolers are invited to join Silly Safaris to learn about the animals that live in your backyard and visit with live animals.



Colors & Magic & Numbers, Oh My!
Lawrence Branch (East)
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 6:00 pm

Age Level: Toddlers (2 years), Preschool (3-5)
Category: Performance or Presentation


Toddlers and preschoolers are invited to join Magic Don for an interactive show featuring special participation magic tricks which encourage learning and reinforcement of colors, numbers and movement.



Storytime at Pike
Pike Branch (West)
Thursday, September 28, 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.



Indiana Backyard
East Washington Branch (South)
Thursday, September 28, 2017 10:15 am

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


Preschoolers are invited to join Silly Safaris to learn about the animals that live in your backyard and visit with live animals.



Baby Storytime at Nora
Nora Branch (North)
Thursday, September 28, 2017 10:30 am

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


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



Preschool Storytime at Spades Park
Spades Park Branch (East)
Thursday, September 28, 2017 10:30 am

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


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



Preschool Storytime at Warren
Warren Branch (East)
Thursday, September 28, 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.



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

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


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



Indiana Backyard
Nora Branch (North)
Saturday, September 30, 2017 1:00 pm

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


Preschoolers are invited to join Silly Safaris to learn about the animals that live in your backyard and visit with live animals.



Colors & Magic & Numbers, Oh My!
Warren Branch (East)
Saturday, September 30, 2017 2:00 pm

Age Level: Toddlers (2 years), Preschool (3-5)
Category: Performance or Presentation


Toddlers and preschoolers are invited to join Magic Don for an interactive show featuring special participation magic tricks which encourage learning and reinforcement of colors, numbers and movement.



Baby Storytime at Irvington
Irvington Branch (South)
Monday, October 2, 2017 10:30 am

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


Babies 8 - 24 months and an adult are invited for stories, songs, rhymes and fingerplays in the informal setting of the Library's Story Theatre. It's a great way to introduce little ones to a lifelong love of reading.



Play Date Preschool Storytime at Fountain Square
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Monday, October 2, 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.



LEGO Land
Lawrence Branch (East)
Monday, October 2, 2017 4:00 pm

Age Level: Families
Category: Activity


Join us to build with a theme. Use books to guide projects. Fun for the whole family! All ages and skill levels welcome!



Baby and Toddler Storytime at Warren
Warren Branch (East)
Tuesday, October 3, 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!



Storytime at Pike
Pike Branch (West)
Tuesday, October 3, 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.



Toddler & Preschool Storytime at Nora
Nora Branch (North)
Tuesday, October 3, 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.



Paws to Read at Eagle
Eagle Branch (West)
Tuesday, October 3, 2017
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.



Homework Lounge: Get Caught Reading!
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Tuesday, October 3, 2017
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

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


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



Evening Play Date Preschool Storytime
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Tuesday, October 3, 2017 6:00 pm

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


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



Indiana Backyard
Flanner House Branch (North)
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 10:30 am

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


Preschoolers are invited to join Silly Safaris to learn about the animals that live in your backyard and visit with live animals.



Storytime at Pike
Pike Branch (West)
Thursday, October 5, 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.



Baby Storytime at Nora
Nora Branch (North)
Thursday, October 5, 2017 10:30 am

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


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



Preschool Storytime at Spades Park
Spades Park Branch (East)
Thursday, October 5, 2017 10:30 am

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


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



Preschool Storytime at Warren
Warren Branch (East)
Thursday, October 5, 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.



African Dance
Flanner House Branch (North)
Thursday, October 5, 2017 10:30 am

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers are invited to journey through the regions of Mali, Senegal, Gambia and Guinea to learn cultural traditions of song and dance along the way. Be ready to move your body! This program is presented by Ronne Stone.



Indiana Backyard
Eagle Branch (West)
Thursday, October 5, 2017 10:30 am

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


Preschoolers are invited to join Silly Safaris to learn about the animals that live in your backyard and visit with live animals.



I Like Myself: Preschool Art Workshop
Irvington Branch (South)
Thursday, October 5, 2017 10:30 am

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers are invited to celebrate the unique and wonderful YOU with a multimedia masterpiece led by the Art Lab. They'll listen to a story and create their own masterpiece.



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

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


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



PAWS to Read at Wayne
Wayne Branch (West)
Saturday, October 7, 2017
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children who are reluctant readers are invited to read to Gracie or Dandy, Golden Doodles. This activity can help young ones improve their reading skills and self-confidence. Participants may sign-up for a 10-minute reading session with Gracie or Dandy.



Barks to Books at Pike
Pike Branch (West)
Saturday, October 7, 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.



I Like Myself: Preschool Art Workshop
Lawrence Branch (East)
Saturday, October 7, 2017 11:00 am

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers are invited to celebrate the unique and wonderful YOU with a multimedia masterpiece led by the Art Lab. They'll listen to a story and create their own masterpiece.



Family Game Day at Southport
Southport Branch (South)
Saturday, October 7, 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.



Indiana Backyard
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Saturday, October 7, 2017 1:30 pm

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


Preschoolers are invited to join Silly Safaris to learn about the animals that live in your backyard and visit with live animals.



African Dance
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Saturday, October 7, 2017 2:30 pm

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers are invited to journey through the regions of Mali, Senegal, Gambia and Guinea to learn cultural traditions of song and dance along the way. Be ready to move your body! This program is presented by Ronne Stone.



Baby and Toddler Storytime at Warren
Warren Branch (East)
Tuesday, October 10, 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!



Storytime at Pike
Pike Branch (West)
Tuesday, October 10, 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.



Toddler & Preschool Storytime at Nora
Nora Branch (North)
Tuesday, October 10, 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.



African Dance
College Avenue Branch (North)
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 10:30 am

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers are invited to journey through the regions of Mali, Senegal, Gambia and Guinea to learn cultural traditions of song and dance along the way. Be ready to move your body! This program is presented by Ronne Stone.



Indiana Backyard
Central Library (Central)
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 11:00 am

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


Preschoolers are invited to join Silly Safaris to learn about the animals that live in your backyard and visit with live animals.
This program will be held in the Learning Curve.



Zany Zoo
Lawrence Branch (East)
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 11:30 am

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers are invited to join Express Kids for an imaginary train ride with animals on board, all smiling and singing! They can enjoy marching, matching, singing and sign language.



Homework Lounge: Get Caught Reading!
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

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


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



Colors & Magic & Numbers, Oh My!
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 6:00 pm

Age Level: Toddlers (2 years), Preschool (3-5)
Category: Performance or Presentation


Toddlers and preschoolers are invited to join Magic Don for an interactive show featuring special participation magic tricks which encourage learning and reinforcement of colors, numbers and movement.



Colors & Magic & Numbers, Oh My!
Central Library (Central)
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 11:00 am

Age Level: Toddlers (2 years), Preschool (3-5)
Category: Performance or Presentation


Toddlers and preschoolers are invited to join Magic Don for an interactive show featuring special participation magic tricks which encourage learning and reinforcement of colors, numbers and movement.
This program will be held in the Learning Curve.



Family Friendly Computer Classes: Robotics
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

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


Registration Required

Families and individuals of all ages are invited to learn about Library resources on robotics, whether it be games, science projects, designing or drawing robots.



Storytime at Pike
Pike Branch (West)
Thursday, October 12, 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.



Baby Storytime at Nora
Nora Branch (North)
Thursday, October 12, 2017 10:30 am

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


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



Preschool Storytime at Spades Park
Spades Park Branch (East)
Thursday, October 12, 2017 10:30 am

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


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



Preschool Storytime at Warren
Warren Branch (East)
Thursday, October 12, 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.



O Pato!
Warren Branch (East)
Thursday, October 12, 2017 10:30 am

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers act are invited to out the story of a duck and friends in this Portuguese folk song with a live violin performance. Coming together in a circle, children will take turns participating in singing, dancing and acting while learning cooperation. This program will be presented by local musician Cathy Morris.



Homework Lounge: Get Caught Reading!
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Thursday, October 12, 2017
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

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


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



Indiana Backyard
Haughville Branch (West)
Friday, October 13, 2017 1:00 pm

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


Preschoolers are invited to join Silly Safaris to learn about the animals that live in your backyard and visit with live animals.



I Like Myself: Preschool Art Workshop
Lawrence Branch (East)
Saturday, October 14, 2017 11:00 am

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers are invited to celebrate the unique and wonderful YOU with a multimedia masterpiece led by the Art Lab. They'll listen to a story and create their own masterpiece.



Lego Madness @ Pike!
Pike Branch (West)
Saturday, October 14, 2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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


School-age children are invited to use their STEAM skills to complete a LEGO challenge or free-build. Creations may be displayed in the Library. This program is made possible by a gift in memory of William and Beatrice Bryant and Friends of the Library through contributions to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Lego Day @ Southport!
Southport Branch (South)
Saturday, October 14, 2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: Toddlers (2 years), Preschool (3-5), School Age (6-11)
Category: Activity


Families and children ages 2 and older are invited to drop in any time to learn to play and play to learn by using a variety of building items. Lego bricks, Duplo bricks, gears and bristle blocks will be provided.



Second Saturday Kids Program
Spades Park Branch (East)
Saturday, October 14, 2017 2:00 pm

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


School-age children are invited for a fun program featuring activities and crafts hosted by a librarian or special guest.



Zany Zoo
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Saturday, October 14, 2017 2:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers are invited to join Express Kids for an imaginary train ride with animals on board, all smiling and singing! They can enjoy marching, matching, singing and sign language.



Toddler Time at Irvington
Irvington Branch (South)
Monday, October 16, 2017 10:30 am

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


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



Play Date Preschool Storytime at Fountain Square
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Monday, October 16, 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.



Baby and Toddler Storytime at Warren
Warren Branch (East)
Tuesday, October 17, 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!



Storytime at Pike
Pike Branch (West)
Tuesday, October 17, 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.



Toddler & Preschool Storytime at Nora
Nora Branch (North)
Tuesday, October 17, 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.



African Dance
Wayne Branch (West)
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 10:30 am

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers are invited to journey through the regions of Mali, Senegal, Gambia and Guinea to learn cultural traditions of song and dance along the way. Be ready to move your body! This program is presented by Ronne Stone.



O Pato!
Decatur Branch (West)
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 10:30 am

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers act are invited to out the story of a duck and friends in this Portuguese folk song with a live violin performance. Coming together in a circle, children will take turns participating in singing, dancing and acting while learning cooperation. This program will be presented by local musician Cathy Morris.



Indiana Backyard
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 10:30 am

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


Preschoolers are invited to join Silly Safaris to learn about the animals that live in your backyard and visit with live animals.



I Like Myself: Preschool Art Workshop
College Avenue Branch (North)
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 10:30 am

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers are invited to celebrate the unique and wonderful YOU with a multimedia masterpiece led by the Art Lab. They'll listen to a story and create their own masterpiece.



Paws to Read at Eagle
Eagle Branch (West)
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
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.



Homework Lounge: Get Caught Reading!
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

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


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



Family Game Night at Fountain Square
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
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.



Indiana Backyard
Beech Grove Branch (South)
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 1:00 pm

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


Preschoolers are invited to join Silly Safaris to learn about the animals that live in your backyard and visit with live animals.



African Dance
Glendale Branch (North)
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 5:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers are invited to journey through the regions of Mali, Senegal, Gambia and Guinea to learn cultural traditions of song and dance along the way. Be ready to move your body! This program is presented by Ronne Stone.



Storytime at Pike
Pike Branch (West)
Thursday, October 19, 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.



Baby Storytime at Nora
Nora Branch (North)
Thursday, October 19, 2017 10:30 am

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


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



Preschool Storytime at Spades Park
Spades Park Branch (East)
Thursday, October 19, 2017 10:30 am

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


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



Preschool Storytime at Warren
Warren Branch (East)
Thursday, October 19, 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.



Book Break Club
Pike Branch (West)
Thursday, October 19, 2017 2:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Older elementary and middle school students ages 10 - 14 are invited to keep reading during the school break. Have fun talking about books and doing a related activity with others.
The book to be read for this program is "Locomotion" by Jacqueline Woodson.



Homework Lounge: Get Caught Reading!
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Thursday, October 19, 2017
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

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


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



O Pato!
Pike Branch (West)
Friday, October 20, 2017 10:30 am

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers act are invited to out the story of a duck and friends in this Portuguese folk song with a live violin performance. Coming together in a circle, children will take turns participating in singing, dancing and acting while learning cooperation. This program will be presented by local musician Cathy Morris.



LEGO Land
Lawrence Branch (East)
Saturday, October 21, 2017 10:00 am

Age Level: Families
Category: Activity


Join us to build with a theme. Use books to guide projects. Fun for the whole family! All ages and skill levels welcome!



Paws to Read at Lawrence
Lawrence Branch (East)
Saturday, October 21, 2017 11:00 am

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


School-age children who are reluctant readers are invited to read to a registered therapy dog who loves to listen to stories! It's a great way to improve a child's reading skills and self-confidence. Registration is not required but preferred by calling the branch.



Barks to Books at Pike
Pike Branch (West)
Saturday, October 21, 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.



O Pato!
Warren Branch (East)
Saturday, October 21, 2017 11:00 am

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers act are invited to out the story of a duck and friends in this Portuguese folk song with a live violin performance. Coming together in a circle, children will take turns participating in singing, dancing and acting while learning cooperation. This program will be presented by local musician Cathy Morris.



Family Game Day at Warren
Warren Branch (East)
Saturday, October 21, 2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions, Families
Category: Activity


Families and individuals of all ages are invited to spend an afternoon playing board games and card games. There will be games for all ages.



I Like Myself: Preschool Art Workshop
Nora Branch (North)
Sunday, October 22, 2017 2:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers are invited to celebrate the unique and wonderful YOU with a multimedia masterpiece led by the Art Lab. They'll listen to a story and create their own masterpiece.



Toddler Time at Irvington
Irvington Branch (South)
Monday, October 23, 2017 10:30 am

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


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



Play Date Preschool Storytime at Fountain Square
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Monday, October 23, 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.



Family Puzzle Night
Brightwood Branch (East)
Monday, October 23, 2017
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Age Level: Families
Category: Activity


Families are invited to work on puzzles of all levels of difficulty for all ages.



Baby and Toddler Storytime at Warren
Warren Branch (East)
Tuesday, October 24, 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!



Storytime at Pike
Pike Branch (West)
Tuesday, October 24, 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.



Toddler & Preschool Storytime at Nora
Nora Branch (North)
Tuesday, October 24, 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.



Colors & Magic & Numbers, Oh My!
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Tuesday, October 24, 2017 10:30 am

Age Level: Toddlers (2 years), Preschool (3-5)
Category: Performance or Presentation


Toddlers and preschoolers are invited to join Magic Don for an interactive show featuring special participation magic tricks which encourage learning and reinforcement of colors, numbers and movement.



I Like Myself: Preschool Art Workshop
Southport Branch (South)
Tuesday, October 24, 2017 10:30 am

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers are invited to celebrate the unique and wonderful YOU with a multimedia masterpiece led by the Art Lab. They'll listen to a story and create their own masterpiece.



Zany Zoo
Lawrence Branch (East)
Tuesday, October 24, 2017 11:30 am

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers are invited to join Express Kids for an imaginary train ride with animals on board, all smiling and singing! They can enjoy marching, matching, singing and sign language.



African Dance
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Tuesday, October 24, 2017 1:15 pm

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers are invited to journey through the regions of Mali, Senegal, Gambia and Guinea to learn cultural traditions of song and dance along the way. Be ready to move your body! This program is presented by Ronne Stone.



Homework Lounge: Get Caught Reading!
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

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


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



African Dance
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 10:15 am

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers are invited to journey through the regions of Mali, Senegal, Gambia and Guinea to learn cultural traditions of song and dance along the way. Be ready to move your body! This program is presented by Ronne Stone.



African Dance
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 11:15 am

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers are invited to journey through the regions of Mali, Senegal, Gambia and Guinea to learn cultural traditions of song and dance along the way. Be ready to move your body! This program is presented by Ronne Stone.



Storytime at Pike
Pike Branch (West)
Thursday, October 26, 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.



Colors & Magic & Numbers, Oh My!
Pike Branch (West)
Thursday, October 26, 2017 10:15 am

Age Level: Toddlers (2 years), Preschool (3-5)
Category: Performance or Presentation


Toddlers and preschoolers are invited to join Magic Don for an interactive show featuring special participation magic tricks which encourage learning and reinforcement of colors, numbers and movement.



Baby Storytime at Nora
Nora Branch (North)
Thursday, October 26, 2017 10:30 am

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


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



Preschool Storytime at Spades Park
Spades Park Branch (East)
Thursday, October 26, 2017 10:30 am

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


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



Preschool Storytime at Warren
Warren Branch (East)
Thursday, October 26, 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.



African Dance
Brightwood Branch (East)
Thursday, October 26, 2017 11:00 am

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers are invited to journey through the regions of Mali, Senegal, Gambia and Guinea to learn cultural traditions of song and dance along the way. Be ready to move your body! This program is presented by Ronne Stone.



Homework Lounge: Get Caught Reading!
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Thursday, October 26, 2017
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

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


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



Colors & Magic & Numbers, Oh My!
Glendale Branch (North)
Thursday, October 26, 2017 4:00 pm

Age Level: Toddlers (2 years), Preschool (3-5)
Category: Performance or Presentation


Toddlers and preschoolers are invited to join Magic Don for an interactive show featuring special participation magic tricks which encourage learning and reinforcement of colors, numbers and movement.



Indiana Backyard
Spades Park Branch (East)
Friday, October 27, 2017 10:00 am

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


Preschoolers are invited to join Silly Safaris to learn about the animals that live in your backyard and visit with live animals.



African Dance
Central Library (Central)
Saturday, October 28, 2017 11:00 am

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers are invited to journey through the regions of Mali, Senegal, Gambia and Guinea to learn cultural traditions of song and dance along the way. Be ready to move your body! This program is presented by Ronne Stone.
This program will be held in the Learning Curve.



Zany Zoo
Eagle Branch (West)
Saturday, October 28, 2017 3:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers are invited to join Express Kids for an imaginary train ride with animals on board, all smiling and singing! They can enjoy marching, matching, singing and sign language.



Play Date Preschool Storytime at Fountain Square
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Monday, October 30, 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.



Pajama Storytime
College Avenue Branch (North)
Monday, October 30, 2017 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!



Baby and Toddler Storytime at Warren
Warren Branch (East)
Tuesday, October 31, 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!



Storytime at Pike
Pike Branch (West)
Tuesday, October 31, 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.



Toddler & Preschool Storytime at Nora
Nora Branch (North)
Tuesday, October 31, 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.



Homework Lounge: Get Caught Reading!
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

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


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



Colors & Magic & Numbers, Oh My!
Spades Park Branch (East)
Wednesday, November 1, 2017 10:00 am

Age Level: Toddlers (2 years), Preschool (3-5)
Category: Performance or Presentation


Toddlers and preschoolers are invited to join Magic Don for an interactive show featuring special participation magic tricks which encourage learning and reinforcement of colors, numbers and movement.



Storytime at Pike
Pike Branch (West)
Thursday, November 2, 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.



Baby Storytime at Nora
Nora Branch (North)
Thursday, November 2, 2017 10:30 am

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


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



Preschool Storytime at Spades Park
Spades Park Branch (East)
Thursday, November 2, 2017 10:30 am

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


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



Preschool Storytime at Warren
Warren Branch (East)
Thursday, November 2, 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.



Colors & Magic & Numbers, Oh My!
Eagle Branch (West)
Thursday, November 2, 2017 10:30 am

Age Level: Toddlers (2 years), Preschool (3-5)
Category: Performance or Presentation


Toddlers and preschoolers are invited to join Magic Don for an interactive show featuring special participation magic tricks which encourage learning and reinforcement of colors, numbers and movement.



Indiana Backyard
Irvington Branch (South)
Thursday, November 2, 2017 10:30 am

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


Preschoolers are invited to join Silly Safaris to learn about the animals that live in your backyard and visit with live animals.



Zany Zoo
Pike Branch (West)
Thursday, November 2, 2017 11:00 am

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers are invited to join Express Kids for an imaginary train ride with animals on board, all smiling and singing! They can enjoy marching, matching, singing and sign language.



PAWS to Read at Wayne
Wayne Branch (West)
Saturday, November 4, 2017
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children who are reluctant readers are invited to read to Gracie or Dandy, Golden Doodles. This activity can help young ones improve their reading skills and self-confidence. Participants may sign-up for a 10-minute reading session with Gracie or Dandy.



Barks to Books at Pike
Pike Branch (West)
Saturday, November 4, 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.



O Pato!
Glendale Branch (North)
Saturday, November 4, 2017 2:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers act are invited to out the story of a duck and friends in this Portuguese folk song with a live violin performance. Coming together in a circle, children will take turns participating in singing, dancing and acting while learning cooperation. This program will be presented by local musician Cathy Morris.



Family Game Day at Southport
Southport Branch (South)
Sunday, November 5, 2017
12:00 am - 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.



Zany Zoo
Nora Branch (North)
Sunday, November 5, 2017 2:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers are invited to join Express Kids for an imaginary train ride with animals on board, all smiling and singing! They can enjoy marching, matching, singing and sign language.



Baby Storytime at Irvington
Irvington Branch (South)
Monday, November 6, 2017 10:30 am

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


Babies 8 - 24 months and an adult are invited for stories, songs, rhymes and fingerplays in the informal setting of the Library's Story Theatre. It's a great way to introduce little ones to a lifelong love of reading.



Play Date Preschool Storytime at Fountain Square
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Monday, November 6, 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.



LEGO Land
Lawrence Branch (East)
Monday, November 6, 2017 4:00 pm

Age Level: Families
Category: Activity


Join us to build with a theme. Use books to guide projects. Fun for the whole family! All ages and skill levels welcome!



Baby and Toddler Storytime at Warren
Warren Branch (East)
Tuesday, November 7, 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!



Storytime at Pike
Pike Branch (West)
Tuesday, November 7, 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.



Toddler & Preschool Storytime at Nora
Nora Branch (North)
Tuesday, November 7, 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.



Paws to Read at Eagle
Eagle Branch (West)
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
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.



Homework Lounge: Get Caught Reading!
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

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


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



Evening Play Date Preschool Storytime
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Tuesday, November 7, 2017 6:00 pm

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


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



O Pato!
Lawrence Branch (East)
Tuesday, November 7, 2017 6:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers act are invited to out the story of a duck and friends in this Portuguese folk song with a live violin performance. Coming together in a circle, children will take turns participating in singing, dancing and acting while learning cooperation. This program will be presented by local musician Cathy Morris.



I Like Myself: Preschool Art Workshop
Decatur Branch (West)
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 10:30 am

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers are invited to celebrate the unique and wonderful YOU with a multimedia masterpiece led by the Art Lab. They'll listen to a story and create their own masterpiece.



Storytime at Pike
Pike Branch (West)
Thursday, November 9, 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.



Baby Storytime at Nora
Nora Branch (North)
Thursday, November 9, 2017 10:30 am

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


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



Preschool Storytime at Spades Park
Spades Park Branch (East)
Thursday, November 9, 2017 10:30 am

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


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



Preschool Storytime at Warren
Warren Branch (East)
Thursday, November 9, 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.



I Like Myself: Preschool Art Workshop
Haughville Branch (West)
Thursday, November 9, 2017 10:30 am

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers are invited to celebrate the unique and wonderful YOU with a multimedia masterpiece led by the Art Lab. They'll listen to a story and create their own masterpiece.



Zany Zoo
Warren Branch (East)
Thursday, November 9, 2017 11:00 am

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers are invited to join Express Kids for an imaginary train ride with animals on board, all smiling and singing! They can enjoy marching, matching, singing and sign language.



Homework Lounge: Get Caught Reading!
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Thursday, November 9, 2017
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

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


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



Colors & Magic & Numbers, Oh My!
InfoZone Branch (North)
Friday, November 10, 2017 10:30 am

Age Level: Toddlers (2 years), Preschool (3-5)
Category: Performance or Presentation


Toddlers and preschoolers are invited to join Magic Don for an interactive show featuring special participation magic tricks which encourage learning and reinforcement of colors, numbers and movement.



Indiana Backyard
College Avenue Branch (North)
Saturday, November 11, 2017 11:30 am

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


Preschoolers are invited to join Silly Safaris to learn about the animals that live in your backyard and visit with live animals.



Colors & Magic & Numbers, Oh My!
Nora Branch (North)
Saturday, November 11, 2017 1:00 pm

Age Level: Toddlers (2 years), Preschool (3-5)
Category: Performance or Presentation


Toddlers and preschoolers are invited to join Magic Don for an interactive show featuring special participation magic tricks which encourage learning and reinforcement of colors, numbers and movement.



Lego Madness @ Pike!
Pike Branch (West)
Saturday, November 11, 2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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


School-age children are invited to use their STEAM skills to complete a LEGO challenge or free-build. Creations may be displayed in the Library. This program is made possible by a gift in memory of William and Beatrice Bryant and Friends of the Library through contributions to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Lego Day @ Southport!
Southport Branch (South)
Saturday, November 11, 2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: Toddlers (2 years), Preschool (3-5), School Age (6-11)
Category: Activity


Families and children ages 2 and older are invited to drop in any time to learn to play and play to learn by using a variety of building items. Lego bricks, Duplo bricks, gears and bristle blocks will be provided.



Second Saturday Kids Program
Spades Park Branch (East)
Saturday, November 11, 2017 2:00 pm

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


School-age children are invited for a fun program featuring activities and crafts hosted by a librarian or special guest.



Baby Storytime at Irvington
Irvington Branch (South)
Monday, November 13, 2017 10:30 am

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


Babies 8 - 24 months and an adult are invited for stories, songs, rhymes and fingerplays in the informal setting of the Library's Story Theatre. It's a great way to introduce little ones to a lifelong love of reading.



Play Date Preschool Storytime at Fountain Square
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Monday, November 13, 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.



O Pato!
Spades Park Branch (East)
Monday, November 13, 2017 6:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers act are invited to out the story of a duck and friends in this Portuguese folk song with a live violin performance. Coming together in a circle, children will take turns participating in singing, dancing and acting while learning cooperation. This program will be presented by local musician Cathy Morris.



Baby and Toddler Storytime at Warren
Warren Branch (East)
Tuesday, November 14, 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!



Storytime at Pike
Pike Branch (West)
Tuesday, November 14, 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.



Toddler & Preschool Storytime at Nora
Nora Branch (North)
Tuesday, November 14, 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.



O Pato!
Southport Branch (South)
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 10:30 am

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers act are invited to out the story of a duck and friends in this Portuguese folk song with a live violin performance. Coming together in a circle, children will take turns participating in singing, dancing and acting while learning cooperation. This program will be presented by local musician Cathy Morris.



O Pato!
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 1:15 pm

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers act are invited to out the story of a duck and friends in this Portuguese folk song with a live violin performance. Coming together in a circle, children will take turns participating in singing, dancing and acting while learning cooperation. This program will be presented by local musician Cathy Morris.



Homework Lounge: Get Caught Reading!
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

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


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



O Pato!
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 10:15 am

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers act are invited to out the story of a duck and friends in this Portuguese folk song with a live violin performance. Coming together in a circle, children will take turns participating in singing, dancing and acting while learning cooperation. This program will be presented by local musician Cathy Morris.



African Dance
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 10:30 am

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers are invited to journey through the regions of Mali, Senegal, Gambia and Guinea to learn cultural traditions of song and dance along the way. Be ready to move your body! This program is presented by Ronne Stone.



O Pato!
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 11:15 am

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers act are invited to out the story of a duck and friends in this Portuguese folk song with a live violin performance. Coming together in a circle, children will take turns participating in singing, dancing and acting while learning cooperation. This program will be presented by local musician Cathy Morris.



I Like Myself: Preschool Art Workshop
Beech Grove Branch (South)
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 1:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers are invited to celebrate the unique and wonderful YOU with a multimedia masterpiece led by the Art Lab. They'll listen to a story and create their own masterpiece.



Storytime at Pike
Pike Branch (West)
Thursday, November 16, 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.



Baby Storytime at Nora
Nora Branch (North)
Thursday, November 16, 2017 10:30 am

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


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



Preschool Storytime at Spades Park
Spades Park Branch (East)
Thursday, November 16, 2017 10:30 am

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


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



Preschool Storytime at Warren
Warren Branch (East)
Thursday, November 16, 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.



African Dance
Eagle Branch (West)
Thursday, November 16, 2017 10:30 am

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers are invited to journey through the regions of Mali, Senegal, Gambia and Guinea to learn cultural traditions of song and dance along the way. Be ready to move your body! This program is presented by Ronne Stone.



Zany Zoo
Flanner House Branch (North)
Thursday, November 16, 2017 11:00 am

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers are invited to join Express Kids for an imaginary train ride with animals on board, all smiling and singing! They can enjoy marching, matching, singing and sign language.



Homework Lounge: Get Caught Reading!
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Thursday, November 16, 2017
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

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


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



LEGO Land
Lawrence Branch (East)
Saturday, November 18, 2017 10:00 am

Age Level: Families
Category: Activity


Join us to build with a theme. Use books to guide projects. Fun for the whole family! All ages and skill levels welcome!



Paws to Read at Lawrence
Lawrence Branch (East)
Saturday, November 18, 2017 11:00 am

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


School-age children who are reluctant readers are invited to read to a registered therapy dog who loves to listen to stories! It's a great way to improve a child's reading skills and self-confidence. Registration is not required but preferred by calling the branch.



Barks to Books at Pike
Pike Branch (West)
Saturday, November 18, 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.



Zany Zoo
Warren Branch (East)
Saturday, November 18, 2017 11:00 am

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers are invited to join Express Kids for an imaginary train ride with animals on board, all smiling and singing! They can enjoy marching, matching, singing and sign language.



Family Game Day at Warren
Warren Branch (East)
Saturday, November 18, 2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions, Families
Category: Activity


Families and individuals of all ages are invited to spend an afternoon playing board games and card games. There will be games for all ages.



Indiana Backyard
Brightwood Branch (East)
Saturday, November 18, 2017 2:00 pm

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


Preschoolers are invited to join Silly Safaris to learn about the animals that live in your backyard and visit with live animals.



Toddler Time at Irvington
Irvington Branch (South)
Monday, November 20, 2017 10:30 am

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


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



Play Date Preschool Storytime at Fountain Square
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Monday, November 20, 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.



Baby and Toddler Storytime at Warren
Warren Branch (East)
Tuesday, November 21, 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!



Storytime at Pike
Pike Branch (West)
Tuesday, November 21, 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.



Toddler & Preschool Storytime at Nora
Nora Branch (North)
Tuesday, November 21, 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.



Paws to Read at Eagle
Eagle Branch (West)
Tuesday, November 21, 2017
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.



Homework Lounge: Get Caught Reading!
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Tuesday, November 21, 2017
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

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


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



Family Game Night at Fountain Square
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Tuesday, November 21, 2017
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.



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

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


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



Play Date Preschool Storytime at Fountain Square
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Monday, November 27, 2017 11:00 am

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


Preschoolers and an adult are invited for stories, songs, fingerplays and rhymes following by playtime at the library.



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

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


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



Storytime at Pike
Pike Branch (West)
Tuesday, November 28, 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.



Toddler & Preschool Storytime at Nora
Nora Branch (North)
Tuesday, November 28, 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.



O Pato!
Wayne Branch (West)
Tuesday, November 28, 2017 10:30 am

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers act are invited to out the story of a duck and friends in this Portuguese folk song with a live violin performance. Coming together in a circle, children will take turns participating in singing, dancing and acting while learning cooperation. This program will be presented by local musician Cathy Morris.



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

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


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



Family Puzzle Night
Brightwood Branch (East)
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Age Level: Families
Category: Activity


Families are invited to work on puzzles of all levels of difficulty for all ages.



Colors & Magic & Numbers, Oh My!
Brightwood Branch (East)
Wednesday, November 29, 2017 4:30 pm

Age Level: Toddlers (2 years), Preschool (3-5)
Category: Performance or Presentation


Toddlers and preschoolers are invited to join Magic Don for an interactive show featuring special participation magic tricks which encourage learning and reinforcement of colors, numbers and movement.



O Pato!
Pike Branch (West)
Thursday, November 30, 2017 10:15 am

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers act are invited to out the story of a duck and friends in this Portuguese folk song with a live violin performance. Coming together in a circle, children will take turns participating in singing, dancing and acting while learning cooperation. This program will be presented by local musician Cathy Morris.



Baby Storytime at Nora
Nora Branch (North)
Thursday, November 30, 2017 10:30 am

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


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



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

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


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



Preschool Storytime at Warren
Warren Branch (East)
Thursday, November 30, 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.



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

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


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



I Like Myself: Preschool Art Workshop
InfoZone Branch (North)
Friday, December 1, 2017 10:30 am

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers are invited to celebrate the unique and wonderful YOU with a multimedia masterpiece led by the Art Lab. They'll listen to a story and create their own masterpiece.



I Like Myself: Preschool Art Workshop
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Saturday, December 2, 2017 10:30 am

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers are invited to celebrate the unique and wonderful YOU with a multimedia masterpiece led by the Art Lab. They'll listen to a story and create their own masterpiece.



PAWS to Read at Wayne
Wayne Branch (West)
Saturday, December 2, 2017
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children who are reluctant readers are invited to read to Gracie or Dandy, Golden Doodles. This activity can help young ones improve their reading skills and self-confidence. Participants may sign-up for a 10-minute reading session with Gracie or Dandy.



Barks to Books at Pike
Pike Branch (West)
Saturday, December 2, 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.



Colors & Magic & Numbers, Oh My!
College Avenue Branch (North)
Saturday, December 2, 2017 11:30 am

Age Level: Toddlers (2 years), Preschool (3-5)
Category: Performance or Presentation


Toddlers and preschoolers are invited to join Magic Don for an interactive show featuring special participation magic tricks which encourage learning and reinforcement of colors, numbers and movement.



Family Game Day at Southport
Southport Branch (South)
Saturday, December 2, 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.



Baby Storytime at Irvington
Irvington Branch (South)
Monday, December 4, 2017 10:30 am

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


Babies 8 - 24 months and an adult are invited for stories, songs, rhymes and fingerplays in the informal setting of the Library's Story Theatre. It's a great way to introduce little ones to a lifelong love of reading.



African Dance
Lawrence Branch (East)
Monday, December 4, 2017 10:30 am

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers are invited to journey through the regions of Mali, Senegal, Gambia and Guinea to learn cultural traditions of song and dance along the way. Be ready to move your body! This program is presented by Ronne Stone.



Play Date Preschool Storytime at Fountain Square
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Monday, December 4, 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.



Baby and Toddler Storytime at Warren
Warren Branch (East)
Tuesday, December 5, 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!



Storytime at Pike
Pike Branch (West)
Tuesday, December 5, 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.



Toddler & Preschool Storytime at Nora
Nora Branch (North)
Tuesday, December 5, 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.



African Dance
Decatur Branch (West)
Tuesday, December 5, 2017 10:30 am

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers are invited to journey through the regions of Mali, Senegal, Gambia and Guinea to learn cultural traditions of song and dance along the way. Be ready to move your body! This program is presented by Ronne Stone.



I Like Myself: Preschool Art Workshop
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Tuesday, December 5, 2017 1:15 pm

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers are invited to celebrate the unique and wonderful YOU with a multimedia masterpiece led by the Art Lab. They'll listen to a story and create their own masterpiece.



Paws to Read at Eagle
Eagle Branch (West)
Tuesday, December 5, 2017
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.



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

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


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



Evening Play Date Preschool Storytime
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Tuesday, December 5, 2017 6:00 pm

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


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



I Like Myself: Preschool Art Workshop
Spades Park Branch (East)
Tuesday, December 5, 2017 6:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers are invited to celebrate the unique and wonderful YOU with a multimedia masterpiece led by the Art Lab. They'll listen to a story and create their own masterpiece.



I Like Myself: Preschool Art Workshop
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Wednesday, December 6, 2017 10:15 am

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers are invited to celebrate the unique and wonderful YOU with a multimedia masterpiece led by the Art Lab. They'll listen to a story and create their own masterpiece.



I Like Myself: Preschool Art Workshop
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Wednesday, December 6, 2017 11:15 am

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers are invited to celebrate the unique and wonderful YOU with a multimedia masterpiece led by the Art Lab. They'll listen to a story and create their own masterpiece.



Storytime at Pike
Pike Branch (West)
Thursday, December 7, 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.



I Like Myself: Preschool Art Workshop
Pike Branch (West)
Thursday, December 7, 2017 10:15 am

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers are invited to celebrate the unique and wonderful YOU with a multimedia masterpiece led by the Art Lab. They'll listen to a story and create their own masterpiece.



Baby Storytime at Nora
Nora Branch (North)
Thursday, December 7, 2017 10:30 am

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


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



Preschool Storytime at Spades Park
Spades Park Branch (East)
Thursday, December 7, 2017 10:30 am

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


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



Preschool Storytime at Warren
Warren Branch (East)
Thursday, December 7, 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.



Homework Lounge: Get Caught Reading!
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Thursday, December 7, 2017
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

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


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



Lego Madness: Building Wars!
Pike Branch (West)
Saturday, December 9, 2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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


Registration Required

School-age children are invited to work together and use their STEAM skills to complete a special LEGO challenge. Community members will judge the project that best fits the challenge criteria to win prizes. Creations may be displayed in the Library.
This program is made possible by a gift in memory of William and Beatrice Bryant and Friends of the Library through contributions to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Lego Day @ Southport!
Southport Branch (South)
Saturday, December 9, 2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: Toddlers (2 years), Preschool (3-5), School Age (6-11)
Category: Activity


Families and children ages 2 and older are invited to drop in any time to learn to play and play to learn by using a variety of building items. Lego bricks, Duplo bricks, gears and bristle blocks will be provided.



Second Saturday Kids Program
Spades Park Branch (East)
Saturday, December 9, 2017 2:00 pm

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


School-age children are invited for a fun program featuring activities and crafts hosted by a librarian or special guest.



African Dance
Lawrence Branch (East)
Saturday, December 9, 2017 2:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers are invited to journey through the regions of Mali, Senegal, Gambia and Guinea to learn cultural traditions of song and dance along the way. Be ready to move your body! This program is presented by Ronne Stone.



Indiana Backyard
Warren Branch (East)
Saturday, December 9, 2017 2:00 pm

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


Preschoolers are invited to join Silly Safaris to learn about the animals that live in your backyard and visit with live animals.



Baby Storytime at Irvington
Irvington Branch (South)
Monday, December 11, 2017 10:30 am

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


Babies 8 - 24 months and an adult are invited for stories, songs, rhymes and fingerplays in the informal setting of the Library's Story Theatre. It's a great way to introduce little ones to a lifelong love of reading.



Play Date Preschool Storytime at Fountain Square
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Monday, December 11, 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.



Baby and Toddler Storytime at Warren
Warren Branch (East)
Tuesday, December 12, 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!



Storytime at Pike
Pike Branch (West)
Tuesday, December 12, 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.



Toddler & Preschool Storytime at Nora
Nora Branch (North)
Tuesday, December 12, 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.



Colors & Magic & Numbers, Oh My!
Southport Branch (South)
Tuesday, December 12, 2017 10:30 am

Age Level: Toddlers (2 years), Preschool (3-5)
Category: Performance or Presentation


Toddlers and preschoolers are invited to join Magic Don for an interactive show featuring special participation magic tricks which encourage learning and reinforcement of colors, numbers and movement.



Homework Lounge: Get Caught Reading!
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

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


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



O Pato!
Flanner House Branch (North)
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 10:30 am

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers act are invited to out the story of a duck and friends in this Portuguese folk song with a live violin performance. Coming together in a circle, children will take turns participating in singing, dancing and acting while learning cooperation. This program will be presented by local musician Cathy Morris.



Storytime at Pike
Pike Branch (West)
Thursday, December 14, 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.



Baby Storytime at Nora
Nora Branch (North)
Thursday, December 14, 2017 10:30 am

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


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



Preschool Storytime at Spades Park
Spades Park Branch (East)
Thursday, December 14, 2017 10:30 am

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


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



Preschool Storytime at Warren
Warren Branch (East)
Thursday, December 14, 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.



O Pato!
Haughville Branch (West)
Thursday, December 14, 2017 10:30 am

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers act are invited to out the story of a duck and friends in this Portuguese folk song with a live violin performance. Coming together in a circle, children will take turns participating in singing, dancing and acting while learning cooperation. This program will be presented by local musician Cathy Morris.



Homework Lounge: Get Caught Reading!
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Thursday, December 14, 2017
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

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


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



LEGO Land
Lawrence Branch (East)
Saturday, December 16, 2017 10:00 am

Age Level: Families
Category: Activity


Join us to build with a theme. Use books to guide projects. Fun for the whole family! All ages and skill levels welcome!



Paws to Read at Lawrence
Lawrence Branch (East)
Saturday, December 16, 2017 11:00 am

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


School-age children who are reluctant readers are invited to read to a registered therapy dog who loves to listen to stories! It's a great way to improve a child's reading skills and self-confidence. Registration is not required but preferred by calling the branch.



Barks to Books at Pike
Pike Branch (West)
Saturday, December 16, 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.



O Pato!
Central Library (Central)
Saturday, December 16, 2017 11:00 am

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers act are invited to out the story of a duck and friends in this Portuguese folk song with a live violin performance. Coming together in a circle, children will take turns participating in singing, dancing and acting while learning cooperation. This program will be presented by local musician Cathy Morris.
This program will be held in the Learning Curve.



Family Game Day at Warren
Warren Branch (East)
Saturday, December 16, 2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions, Families
Category: Activity


Families and individuals of all ages are invited to spend an afternoon playing board games and card games. There will be games for all ages.



O Pato!
Brightwood Branch (East)
Saturday, December 16, 2017 2:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers act are invited to out the story of a duck and friends in this Portuguese folk song with a live violin performance. Coming together in a circle, children will take turns participating in singing, dancing and acting while learning cooperation. This program will be presented by local musician Cathy Morris.



Colors & Magic & Numbers, Oh My!
Irvington Branch (South)
Saturday, December 16, 2017 3:00 pm

Age Level: Toddlers (2 years), Preschool (3-5)
Category: Performance or Presentation


Toddlers and preschoolers are invited to join Magic Don for an interactive show featuring special participation magic tricks which encourage learning and reinforcement of colors, numbers and movement.



Toddler Time at Irvington
Irvington Branch (South)
Monday, December 18, 2017 10:30 am

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


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



Play Date Preschool Storytime at Fountain Square
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Monday, December 18, 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.



Family Puzzle Night
Brightwood Branch (East)
Monday, December 18, 2017
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Age Level: Families
Category: Activity


Families are invited to work on puzzles of all levels of difficulty for all ages.



Baby and Toddler Storytime at Warren
Warren Branch (East)
Tuesday, December 19, 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!



Storytime at Pike
Pike Branch (West)
Tuesday, December 19, 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.



Toddler & Preschool Storytime at Nora
Nora Branch (North)
Tuesday, December 19, 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.



Paws to Read at Eagle
Eagle Branch (West)
Tuesday, December 19, 2017
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.



Homework Lounge: Get Caught Reading!
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Tuesday, December 19, 2017
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

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


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



Family Game Night at Fountain Square
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Tuesday, December 19, 2017
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.



Storytime at Pike
Pike Branch (West)
Thursday, December 21, 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.



Baby Storytime at Nora
Nora Branch (North)
Thursday, December 21, 2017 10:30 am

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


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



Preschool Storytime at Spades Park
Spades Park Branch (East)
Thursday, December 21, 2017 10:30 am

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


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



Preschool Storytime at Warren
Warren Branch (East)
Thursday, December 21, 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.



I Like Myself: Preschool Art Workshop
Eagle Branch (West)
Thursday, December 21, 2017 10:30 am

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers are invited to celebrate the unique and wonderful YOU with a multimedia masterpiece led by the Art Lab. They'll listen to a story and create their own masterpiece.



Homework Lounge: Get Caught Reading!
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Thursday, December 21, 2017
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

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


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



I Like Myself: Preschool Art Workshop
Brightwood Branch (East)
Friday, December 22, 2017 11:00 am

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers are invited to celebrate the unique and wonderful YOU with a multimedia masterpiece led by the Art Lab. They'll listen to a story and create their own masterpiece.



Homework Lounge: Get Caught Reading!
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Tuesday, December 26, 2017
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

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


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



Preschool Storytime at Spades Park
Spades Park Branch (East)
Thursday, December 28, 2017 10:30 am

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


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



Preschool Storytime at Warren
Warren Branch (East)
Thursday, December 28, 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.



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

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


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



Toddler & Preschool Storytime at Nora
Nora Branch (North)
Tuesday, January 9, 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.



Baby Storytime at Nora
Nora Branch (North)
Thursday, January 11, 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, January 16, 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.



Baby Storytime at Nora
Nora Branch (North)
Thursday, January 18, 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, January 23, 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.



Baby Storytime at Nora
Nora Branch (North)
Thursday, January 25, 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, January 30, 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.



Baby Storytime at Nora
Nora Branch (North)
Thursday, February 1, 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 6, 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.



Baby Storytime at Nora
Nora Branch (North)
Thursday, February 8, 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 13, 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.



Baby Storytime at Nora
Nora Branch (North)
Thursday, February 15, 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.



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 27, 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.



Baby Storytime at Nora
Nora Branch (North)
Thursday, March 1, 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, March 6, 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.



Baby Storytime at Nora
Nora Branch (North)
Thursday, March 8, 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, March 13, 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.



Baby Storytime at Nora
Nora Branch (North)
Thursday, March 15, 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, March 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.



Baby Storytime at Nora
Nora Branch (North)
Thursday, March 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, March 27, 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.



Baby Storytime at Nora
Nora Branch (North)
Thursday, March 29, 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, April 3, 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.



Baby Storytime at Nora
Nora Branch (North)
Thursday, April 5, 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, April 10, 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.



Baby Storytime at Nora
Nora Branch (North)
Thursday, April 12, 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, April 17, 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.



Baby Storytime at Nora
Nora Branch (North)
Thursday, April 19, 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, April 24, 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.



Baby Storytime at Nora
Nora Branch (North)
Thursday, April 26, 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, May 1, 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.



Baby Storytime at Nora
Nora Branch (North)
Thursday, May 3, 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, May 8, 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.



Baby Storytime at Nora
Nora Branch (North)
Thursday, May 10, 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, May 15, 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.



Baby Storytime at Nora
Nora Branch (North)
Thursday, May 17, 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, May 22, 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.



Baby Storytime at Nora
Nora Branch (North)
Thursday, May 24, 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, May 29, 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.



Baby Storytime at Nora
Nora Branch (North)
Thursday, May 31, 2018 10:30 am

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


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