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How to Build a Nonprofit Organization: Program Development
Library Services Center (Central)
Saturday, September 23, 2017
10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

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



How to Build a Nonprofit Organization: Effective Grant Proposals and Management
Library Services Center (Central)
Saturday, September 23, 2017
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

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



Irvington Nutrition Series
Irvington Branch (South)
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Adults are invited to this series of free classes hosted by the Purdue Extension Nutrition Education Program, during which they can learn about USDA Guidelines of ChooseMYPlate and discover easy and fast recipes.



ABC's of Diabetes
College Avenue Branch (North)
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Adults with diabetes or pre-diabetes along with family members and friends are invited to this four-part series accredited by the American Association of Diabetes Educators. It includes instruction on medications, nutrition, exercise, monitoring, complications and available community resources. Class members will participate in individual consultations with a registered dietitian, registered nurse and health educator. Register by calling 317-221-2094 or online at marionhealth.org/diabetes.



Job Search Workshop at Wayne
Wayne Branch (West)
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 9:00 am

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Adults are invited to receive instruction on establishing an email account, preparing resumes and cover letters, registering at online job banks, applying for jobs online, and researching companies.
Please ring the bell at the south entrance for admittance.



Young Actors Theatre Workshop: 3-Minute YouTube Video Creation
Decatur Branch (West)
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 4:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Teens ages 12 - 18 who want to be a filmmaker or YouTuber are invited to make a 3-minute video. Come up with an idea, learn how to shoot it, and learn how to edit on your very own phone. This workshop is perfect for the aspiring director, YouTuber, television personality or filmmaker! This program is made possible by the Robert & Toni Bader Charitable Foundation through a grant to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



How to Build a Nonprofit Organization: Managing Effective Nonprofit Boards
Central Library (Central)
Saturday, September 30, 2017
10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Those who have already established their nonprofit organization are invited to learn best practices, tips and tools for several elements of the successful board. This program is presented by Pam Blevins Hinkle and is made possible by The Emily Fund and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation. To register, visit eventbrite.com.



How to Build a Nonprofit Organization: Creating & Working Your First Strategic or Business Plan
Central Library (Central)
Saturday, September 30, 2017
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Those who have already established their non-profit organization are invited to discover a clear path to the future they see through creation of an effective, appropriate plan. This program is presented by Anne Hudson and is made possible by The Emily Fund and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation. To register, visit eventbrite.com.



Young Actors Theatre Workshop: 3-Minute YouTube Video Creation
Southport Branch (South)
Saturday, September 30, 2017 2:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Teens ages 12 - 18 who want to be a filmmaker or YouTuber are invited to make a 3-minute video. Come up with an idea, learn how to shoot it, and learn how to edit on your very own phone. This workshop is perfect for the aspiring director, YouTuber, television personality or filmmaker! This program is made possible by the Robert & Toni Bader Charitable Foundation through a grant to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Create Your Own Catapult
Nora Branch (North)
Sunday, October 1, 2017 2:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 and older are invited to use their math and engineering skills to create a working catapult out of materials such as cans, tape and marshmallows.



Create Your Own Catapult
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Monday, October 2, 2017 2:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 and older are invited to use their math and engineering skills to create a working catapult out of materials such as cans, tape and marshmallows.



College Scholarship & Financial Aid Series
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Monday, October 2, 2017
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

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


Registration Required

Teens and adults are invited as Shay Spivey-May, BSW & MSW and author of "Prepare for College: Senior Year Checklist" and "Where to Find FREE Money for College," will share proven tips and techniques for receiving scholarships and free financial aid. This series is made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.
The topic of this program is "Free Money for College."



Memory Writing Workshop
Beech Grove Branch (South)
Monday, October 2, 2017
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Those who want to preserve the stories of their lives or better understand what made them who they are can learn a simple method of turning memories into words during this 90-minute workshop presented by the Indiana Writers Center in association with the 2017 Meet an Author, Be an Author event held at Central Library on October 14 from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.



Irvington Nutrition Series
Irvington Branch (South)
Tuesday, October 3, 2017
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Adults are invited to this series of free classes hosted by the Purdue Extension Nutrition Education Program, during which they can learn about USDA Guidelines of ChooseMYPlate and discover easy and fast recipes.



Encaustic Art Class
West Indianapolis Branch (West)
Tuesday, October 3, 2017 2:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 and older are invited to create their own masterpieces using a variety of encaustic techniques. They'll have the opportunity to paint with wax and gain experience using a Cray-Pen. Please note that hot wax is involved in this technique.



Young Actors Theatre Workshop: Improv/Devising
Pike Branch (West)
Tuesday, October 3, 2017 3:30 pm

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


Registration Required

Teens ages 12 - 18 are invited to work with a professional theatre artist on the art of improvisation and devising. Learn improv games that actors play to create material and free their minds, and create a story of your own through the devising process. This workshop is perfect for the aspiring actor, writer or director. This program is made possible by the Robert & Toni Bader Charitable Foundation through a grant to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Create Your Own Catapult
College Avenue Branch (North)
Tuesday, October 3, 2017 3:30 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 and older are invited to use their math and engineering skills to create a working catapult out of materials such as cans, tape and marshmallows.



Job Search Workshop at Wayne
Wayne Branch (West)
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 9:00 am

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Adults are invited to receive instruction on establishing an email account, preparing resumes and cover letters, registering at online job banks, applying for jobs online, and researching companies.
Please ring the bell at the south entrance for admittance.



Young Actors Theatre Workshop: 3-Minute YouTube Video Creation
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 11:00 am

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


Registration Required

Teens ages 12 - 18 who want to be a filmmaker or YouTuber are invited to make a 3-minute video. Come up with an idea, learn how to shoot it, and learn how to edit on your very own phone. This workshop is perfect for the aspiring director, YouTuber, television personality or filmmaker! This program is made possible by the Robert & Toni Bader Charitable Foundation through a grant to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



ABC's of Diabetes
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Wednesday, October 4, 2017
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Adults with diabetes or pre-diabetes along with family members and friends are invited to this four-part series accredited by the American Association of Diabetes Educators. It includes instruction on medications, nutrition, exercise, monitoring, complications and available community resources. Class members will participate in individual consultations with a registered dietitian, registered nurse and health educator. Register by calling 317-221-2094 or online at marionhealth.org/diabetes.



Create Your Own Catapult
Eagle Branch (West)
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 2:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 and older are invited to use their math and engineering skills to create a working catapult out of materials such as cans, tape and marshmallows.



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.



Create Your Own Catapult
East Washington Branch (South)
Thursday, October 5, 2017 1:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 and older are invited to use their math and engineering skills to create a working catapult out of materials such as cans, tape and marshmallows.



Encaustic Art Class
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Thursday, October 5, 2017 2:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 and older are invited to create their own masterpieces using a variety of encaustic techniques. They'll have the opportunity to paint with wax and gain experience using a Cray-Pen. Please note that hot wax is involved in this technique.



Create Your Own Catapult
Lawrence Branch (East)
Thursday, October 5, 2017 4:30 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 and older are invited to use their math and engineering skills to create a working catapult out of materials such as cans, tape and marshmallows.



It's Sew Easy: Machine Sewing for Beginners
Brightwood Branch (East)
Saturday, October 7, 2017
10:00 am - 1:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Adults and teens ages 14 and older are invited to learn the basics of sewing by making a pillowcase and a tote bag with a zippered pocket. A limited number of sewing machines will be available for student use, or you may bring your own. Supplies for the pillowcase will be provided. However, students must bring basic sewing tools and tote bag materials. A supply list will be provided upon registration. This four-week series of classes is free, but space is limited.



Encaustic Art Class
Irvington Branch (South)
Saturday, October 7, 2017 10:30 am

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 and older are invited to create their own masterpieces using a variety of encaustic techniques. They'll have the opportunity to paint with wax and gain experience using a Cray-Pen. Please note that hot wax is involved in this technique.



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.



Memory Writing Workshop
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Saturday, October 7, 2017
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Those who want to preserve the stories of their lives or better understand what made them who they are can learn a simple method of turning memories into words during this 90-minute workshop presented by the Indiana Writers Center in association with the 2017 Meet an Author, Be an Author event held at Central Library on October 14 from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.



Writing Workshop Series: From Idea to Publication: Helping You With Tools You Need
Nora Branch (North)
Saturday, October 7, 2017 2:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Learn the basics for having a work published, including the many resources and tools to help a writer succeed. Leaders will be Charity Singleton Craig, an author, editor and owner of the Frankfort Writers Center; and Ann Kroeker, writing coach, author, blogger and podcast host. Each session will be one hour, with an additional 30 minutes for book sales, individual questions or extended Q & A. Participants do not have to attend all four sessions, but it is recommended. Registration is required. This series is made possible by the proceeds from the 2017 Eugene & Marilyn Glick Indiana Authors Award Dinner, a program of The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.
The theme of this program is "Exploring the World of Publishing: How to Determine Which Publishing Options Are Best for You."



Irvington Nutrition Series
Irvington Branch (South)
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Adults are invited to this series of free classes hosted by the Purdue Extension Nutrition Education Program, during which they can learn about USDA Guidelines of ChooseMYPlate and discover easy and fast recipes.



Create Your Own Catapult
West Indianapolis Branch (West)
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 2:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 and older are invited to use their math and engineering skills to create a working catapult out of materials such as cans, tape and marshmallows.



Young Actors Theatre Workshop: Improv/Devising
Central Library (Central)
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 4:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Teens ages 12 - 18 are invited to work with a professional theatre artist on the art of improvisation and devising. Learn improv games that actors play to create material and free their minds, and create a story of your own through the devising process. This workshop is perfect for the aspiring actor, writer or director. This program is made possible by the Robert & Toni Bader Charitable Foundation through a grant to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.
This program will be held in the Learning Curve.



2017 Photography Workshop Series
Central Library (Central)
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Those who are point-and-shoot photographers looking to improve their skills or are interested in creating better images with smartphone are invited to learn camera and composition basics from expert photographers from the Riviera Camera Club.
The topic of this program is "Meet-Up With the Riviera Camera Club." Members of the club will coach attendees in photographing in and around Central Library and give guidance in downloading images and light room processing in the Maker Space.



Create Your Own Catapult
Glendale Branch (North)
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 5:30 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 and older are invited to use their math and engineering skills to create a working catapult out of materials such as cans, tape and marshmallows.



Job Search Workshop at Wayne
Wayne Branch (West)
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 9:00 am

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Adults are invited to receive instruction on establishing an email account, preparing resumes and cover letters, registering at online job banks, applying for jobs online, and researching companies.
Please ring the bell at the south entrance for admittance.



ABC's of Diabetes
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Adults with diabetes or pre-diabetes along with family members and friends are invited to this four-part series accredited by the American Association of Diabetes Educators. It includes instruction on medications, nutrition, exercise, monitoring, complications and available community resources. Class members will participate in individual consultations with a registered dietitian, registered nurse and health educator. Register by calling 317-221-2094 or online at marionhealth.org/diabetes.



Create Your Own Catapult
Flanner House Branch (North)
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 2:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 and older are invited to use their math and engineering skills to create a working catapult out of materials such as cans, tape and marshmallows.



Encaustic Art Class
Eagle Branch (West)
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 2:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 and older are invited to create their own masterpieces using a variety of encaustic techniques. They'll have the opportunity to paint with wax and gain experience using a Cray-Pen. Please note that hot wax is involved in this technique.



Young Actors Theatre Workshop: Stage Makeup
Pike Branch (West)
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 3:30 pm

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


Registration Required

Teens ages 12 - 18 are invited to learn about theatrical makeup design with a professional makeup artist. Learn about different types of makeup, how to apply and how makeup can help create a character. This workshop is perfect for the aspiring actor, designer, or cosplayer. Supplies will be included This program is made possible by the Robert & Toni Bader Charitable Foundation through a grant to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Create Your Own Catapult
Central Library (Central)
Thursday, October 12, 2017 11:00 am

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 and older are invited to use their math and engineering skills to create a working catapult out of materials such as cans, tape and marshmallows.
This program will be held in the Learning Curve.



Encaustic Art Class
Flanner House Branch (North)
Thursday, October 12, 2017 2:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 and older are invited to create their own masterpieces using a variety of encaustic techniques. They'll have the opportunity to paint with wax and gain experience using a Cray-Pen. Please note that hot wax is involved in this technique.



Create Your Own Catapult
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Thursday, October 12, 2017 3:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 and older are invited to use their math and engineering skills to create a working catapult out of materials such as cans, tape and marshmallows.



Young Actors Theatre Workshop: Stage Makeup
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Friday, October 13, 2017 2:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Teens ages 12 - 18 are invited to learn about theatrical makeup design with a professional makeup artist. Learn about different types of makeup, how to apply and how makeup can help create a character. This workshop is perfect for the aspiring actor, designer, or cosplayer. Supplies will be included This program is made possible by the Robert & Toni Bader Charitable Foundation through a grant to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



It's Sew Easy: Machine Sewing for Beginners
Brightwood Branch (East)
Saturday, October 14, 2017
10:00 am - 1:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Adults and teens ages 14 and older are invited to learn the basics of sewing by making a pillowcase and a tote bag with a zippered pocket. A limited number of sewing machines will be available for student use, or you may bring your own. Supplies for the pillowcase will be provided. However, students must bring basic sewing tools and tote bag materials. A supply list will be provided upon registration. This four-week series of classes is free, but space is limited.



Meet an Author, Be an Author: Flash Memoir Workshop for Families
Central Library (Central)
Saturday, October 14, 2017
10:15 am - 11:15 am

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


As part of a day-long series of activities for writers and book lovers of all ages presented by The Eugene & Marilyn Glick Indiana Authors Award and The Indianapolis Public Library, learn how to write small, emotionally powerful memories that will tell the story of your life and the life of your family. Storytellers of all ages are welcome, especially children and teens! The first thirty participants will receive a free journal. Stickers, magazines, markers and more will be provided to help bring your story to life. This program, to be held in the Learning Curve Arena, is presented by the Indiana Writers Center featuring Darolyn “Lyn” Jones.



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.



Meet an Author, Be an Author: So You Want to Write a Novel?
Central Library (Central)
Saturday, October 14, 2017
11:30 am - 12:45 pm

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


As part of a day-long series of activities for writers and book lovers of all ages presented by The Eugene & Marilyn Glick Indiana Authors Award and The Indianapolis Public Library, learn where ideas for novels come from, how they are made and published. This session will offer practical tips for those who want to write a novel, have one in progress, or have finished one and don’t know what to do next. This program will be held in Central Library's Clowes Auditorium and presented by the Indiana Writers Center featuring Sarah Layden.



Meet an Author, Be an Author: Get Started!
Central Library (Central)
Saturday, October 14, 2017
11:30 am - 12:45 pm

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


As part of a day-long series of activities for writers and book lovers of all ages presented by The Eugene & Marilyn Glick Indiana Authors Award and The Indianapolis Public Library, "Get Started" will help those thinking about writing for a long time and just not doing it, as well as those who wonder how to connect with other writers in the Indianapolis area? Included will be writing exercises and lively conversation about writing and the writing life that’s guaranteed to jump start the process of becoming the writer you want to be. This program will be held in the Knall Room and presented by the Indiana Writers Center featuring Andrea Boucher.



Meet an Author, Be an Author: Self-Publishing Tricks and Tips
Central Library (Central)
Saturday, October 14, 2017
11:30 am - 12:45 pm

Age Level:
Category: Class or Workshop


As part of a day-long series of activities for writers and book lovers of all ages presented by The Eugene & Marilyn Glick Indiana Authors Award and The Indianapolis Public Library, learn the ins and outs of self-publishing. This session will offer insights into knowing when it makes sense to self-publish, where to find information about the ways to self-publish, and what to watch out for if you decide to publish your own book. This program will be held in the Goodrich-Houk Room and presented by the Indiana Writers Center featuring Rob Kent.



Meet an Author, Be an Author: Writing About Your Life
Central Library (Central)
Saturday, October 14, 2017
11:30 am - 12:45 pm

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


As part of a day-long series of activities for writers and book lovers of all ages presented by The Eugene & Marilyn Glick Indiana Authors Award and The Indianapolis Public Library, learn how to develop the stories that define and validate us and bring insight and resolution in the telling. This session will help you find the voice to tell your own stories and provide strategies for getting them down on the page. This program, to be held in the Learning Curve Arena, will be presented by the Indiana Writers Center featuring Darolyn “Lyn” Jones.



Meet an Author, Be an Author: Get Started!
Central Library (Central)
Saturday, October 14, 2017
1:00 pm - 2:15 pm

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


As part of a day-long series of activities for writers and book lovers of all ages presented by The Eugene & Marilyn Glick Indiana Authors Award and The Indianapolis Public Library, "Get Started" will help those thinking about writing for a long time and just not doing it, as well as those who wonder how to connect with other writers in the Indianapolis area? Included will be writing exercises and lively conversation about writing and the writing life that’s guaranteed to jump start the process of becoming the writer you want to be. This program will be held in the Knall Room and presented by the Indiana Writers Center featuring Andrea Boucher.



Meet an Author, Be an Author: Publishing Nonfiction
Central Library (Central)
Saturday, October 14, 2017
1:00 pm - 2:15 pm

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


As part of a day-long series of activities for writers and book lovers of all ages presented by The Eugene & Marilyn Glick Indiana Authors Award and The Indianapolis Public Library, this program will explore the journey from an idea for a nonfiction book to research and writing it, selecting the correct publishing format, and then promoting and publicizing your finished book on both traditional and new media. This program will be held in the Goodrich-Houk Room and presented by the Indiana Writers Center featuring Nancy Niblack Baxter.



Meet an Author, Be an Author: Time Management for Authors
Central Library (Central)
Saturday, October 14, 2017
1:00 pm - 2:15 pm

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


As part of a day-long series of activities for writers and book lovers of all ages presented by The Eugene & Marilyn Glick Indiana Authors Award and The Indianapolis Public Library, this program will help you organize your life to find time for writing and offer strategies for using that time well. Learn how to quiet the “monkey mind,” start strong, end smart, and steer through the twin traps of distraction and procrastination. This program will be held in the Learning Curve Arena and presented by the Indiana Writers Center featuring 2017 Eugene & Marilyn Glick Indiana Emerging Author finalist Bryan Furuness.



Writing Workshop Series: From Idea to Publication: Helping You With Tools You Need
Nora Branch (North)
Saturday, October 14, 2017 2:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Learn the basics for having a work published, including the many resources and tools to help a writer succeed. Leaders will be Charity Singleton Craig, an author, editor and owner of the Frankfort Writers Center; and Ann Kroeker, writing coach, author, blogger and podcast host. Each session will be one hour, with an additional 30 minutes for book sales, individual questions or extended Q & A. Participants do not have to attend all four sessions, but it is recommended. Registration is required. This series is made possible by the proceeds from the 2017 Eugene & Marilyn Glick Indiana Authors Award Dinner, a program of The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.
The theme for this program is "Starting with the End in Mind: How to Generate Ideas for Publication."



Encaustic Art Class
Spades Park Branch (East)
Saturday, October 14, 2017 2:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 and older are invited to create their own masterpieces using a variety of encaustic techniques. They'll have the opportunity to paint with wax and gain experience using a Cray-Pen. Please note that hot wax is involved in this technique.



Young Actors Theatre Workshop: 3-Minute YouTube Video Creation
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Monday, October 16, 2017 2:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Teens ages 12 - 18 who want to be a filmmaker or YouTuber are invited to make a 3-minute video. Come up with an idea, learn how to shoot it, and learn how to edit on your very own phone. This workshop is perfect for the aspiring director, YouTuber, television personality or filmmaker! This program is made possible by the Robert & Toni Bader Charitable Foundation through a grant to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Encaustic Art Class
Wayne Branch (West)
Monday, October 16, 2017 4:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 and older are invited to create their own masterpieces using a variety of encaustic techniques. They'll have the opportunity to paint with wax and gain experience using a Cray-Pen. Please note that hot wax is involved in this technique.



Create Your Own Catapult
Brightwood Branch (East)
Monday, October 16, 2017 6:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 and older are invited to use their math and engineering skills to create a working catapult out of materials such as cans, tape and marshmallows.



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.



Irvington Nutrition Series
Irvington Branch (South)
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Adults are invited to this series of free classes hosted by the Purdue Extension Nutrition Education Program, during which they can learn about USDA Guidelines of ChooseMYPlate and discover easy and fast recipes.



Young Actors Theatre Workshop: 3-Minute YouTube Video Creation
Wayne Branch (West)
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 2:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Teens ages 12 - 18 who want to be a filmmaker or YouTuber are invited to make a 3-minute video. Come up with an idea, learn how to shoot it, and learn how to edit on your very own phone. This workshop is perfect for the aspiring director, YouTuber, television personality or filmmaker! This program is made possible by the Robert & Toni Bader Charitable Foundation through a grant to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Encaustic Art Class
Central Library (Central)
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 2:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 and older are invited to create their own masterpieces using a variety of encaustic techniques. They'll have the opportunity to paint with wax and gain experience using a Cray-Pen. Please note that hot wax is involved in this technique.
This program will be held in the Learning Curve.



Grantsmanship Workshops @ East 38 Street
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
6:00 pm - 7:15 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Adults are invited to a year-long series of nonprofit training workshops presented by Felecia Brewer of Brewer & Associates, Inc. and made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.
The topic for this workshop is "Fundraising on a Shoestring Budget."



Job Search Workshop at Wayne
Wayne Branch (West)
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 9:00 am

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Adults are invited to receive instruction on establishing an email account, preparing resumes and cover letters, registering at online job banks, applying for jobs online, and researching companies.
Please ring the bell at the south entrance for admittance.



ABC's of Diabetes
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Adults with diabetes or pre-diabetes along with family members and friends are invited to this four-part series accredited by the American Association of Diabetes Educators. It includes instruction on medications, nutrition, exercise, monitoring, complications and available community resources. Class members will participate in individual consultations with a registered dietitian, registered nurse and health educator. Register by calling 317-221-2094 or online at marionhealth.org/diabetes.



Young Actors Theatre Workshop: Stage Makeup
Wayne Branch (West)
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 2:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Teens ages 12 - 18 are invited to learn about theatrical makeup design with a professional makeup artist. Learn about different types of makeup, how to apply and how makeup can help create a character. This workshop is perfect for the aspiring actor, designer, or cosplayer. Supplies will be included This program is made possible by the Robert & Toni Bader Charitable Foundation through a grant to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Create Your Own Catapult
Pike Branch (West)
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 2:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 and older are invited to use their math and engineering skills to create a working catapult out of materials such as cans, tape and marshmallows.



Create Your Own Catapult
Decatur Branch (West)
Thursday, October 19, 2017 1:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 and older are invited to use their math and engineering skills to create a working catapult out of materials such as cans, tape and marshmallows.



Encaustic Art Class
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Thursday, October 19, 2017 3:30 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 and older are invited to create their own masterpieces using a variety of encaustic techniques. They'll have the opportunity to paint with wax and gain experience using a Cray-Pen. Please note that hot wax is involved in this technique.



Young Actors Theatre Workshop: Improv/Devising
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Friday, October 20, 2017 2:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Teens ages 12 - 18 are invited to work with a professional theatre artist on the art of improvisation and devising. Learn improv games that actors play to create material and free their minds, and create a story of your own through the devising process. This workshop is perfect for the aspiring actor, writer or director. This program is made possible by the Robert & Toni Bader Charitable Foundation through a grant to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



It's Sew Easy: Machine Sewing for Beginners
Brightwood Branch (East)
Saturday, October 21, 2017
10:00 am - 1:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Adults and teens ages 14 and older are invited to learn the basics of sewing by making a pillowcase and a tote bag with a zippered pocket. A limited number of sewing machines will be available for student use, or you may bring your own. Supplies for the pillowcase will be provided. However, students must bring basic sewing tools and tote bag materials. A supply list will be provided upon registration. This four-week series of classes is free, but space is limited.



Young Actors Theatre Workshop: Stage Makeup
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Saturday, October 21, 2017 11:00 am

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


Registration Required

Teens ages 12 - 18 are invited to learn about theatrical makeup design with a professional makeup artist. Learn about different types of makeup, how to apply and how makeup can help create a character. This workshop is perfect for the aspiring actor, designer, or cosplayer. Supplies will be included This program is made possible by the Robert & Toni Bader Charitable Foundation through a grant to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Create Your Own Catapult
Southport Branch (South)
Saturday, October 21, 2017 1:30 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 and older are invited to use their math and engineering skills to create a working catapult out of materials such as cans, tape and marshmallows.



Writing Workshop Series: From Idea to Publication: Helping You With Tools You Need
Nora Branch (North)
Saturday, October 21, 2017 2:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Learn the basics for having a work published, including the many resources and tools to help a writer succeed. Leaders will be Charity Singleton Craig, an author, editor and owner of the Frankfort Writers Center; and Ann Kroeker, writing coach, author, blogger and podcast host. Each session will be one hour, with an additional 30 minutes for book sales, individual questions or extended Q & A. Participants do not have to attend all four sessions, but it is recommended. Registration is required. This series is made possible by the proceeds from the 2017 Eugene & Marilyn Glick Indiana Authors Award Dinner, a program of The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.
The theme for this program is "Sending Out Your Work: How to Get Your Writing into the Hands of Editors and Publishers."



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.



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.



Young Actors Theatre Workshop: 3-Minute YouTube Video Creation
Central Library (Central)
Tuesday, October 24, 2017 4:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Teens ages 12 - 18 who want to be a filmmaker or YouTuber are invited to make a 3-minute video. Come up with an idea, learn how to shoot it, and learn how to edit on your very own phone. This workshop is perfect for the aspiring director, YouTuber, television personality or filmmaker! This program is made possible by the Robert & Toni Bader Charitable Foundation through a grant to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.
This program will be held in the Learning Curve.



Job Search Workshop at Wayne
Wayne Branch (West)
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 9:00 am

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Adults are invited to receive instruction on establishing an email account, preparing resumes and cover letters, registering at online job banks, applying for jobs online, and researching companies.
Please ring the bell at the south entrance for admittance.



ABC's of Diabetes
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Wednesday, October 25, 2017
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Adults with diabetes or pre-diabetes along with family members and friends are invited to this four-part series accredited by the American Association of Diabetes Educators. It includes instruction on medications, nutrition, exercise, monitoring, complications and available community resources. Class members will participate in individual consultations with a registered dietitian, registered nurse and health educator. Register by calling 317-221-2094 or online at marionhealth.org/diabetes.



Young Actors Theatre Workshop: Improv/Devising
Wayne Branch (West)
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 2:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Teens ages 12 - 18 are invited to work with a professional theatre artist on the art of improvisation and devising. Learn improv games that actors play to create material and free their minds, and create a story of your own through the devising process. This workshop is perfect for the aspiring actor, writer or director. This program is made possible by the Robert & Toni Bader Charitable Foundation through a grant to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Create Your Own Catapult
Beech Grove Branch (South)
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 4:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 and older are invited to use their math and engineering skills to create a working catapult out of materials such as cans, tape and marshmallows.



Young Actors Theatre Workshop: Stage Makeup
College Avenue Branch (North)
Thursday, October 26, 2017 3:30 pm

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


Registration Required

Teens ages 12 - 18 are invited to learn about theatrical makeup design with a professional makeup artist. Learn about different types of makeup, how to apply and how makeup can help create a character. This workshop is perfect for the aspiring actor, designer, or cosplayer. Supplies will be included This program is made possible by the Robert & Toni Bader Charitable Foundation through a grant to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Create Your Own Catapult
Lawrence Branch (East)
Thursday, October 26, 2017 4:30 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 and older are invited to use their math and engineering skills to create a working catapult out of materials such as cans, tape and marshmallows.



It's Sew Easy: Machine Sewing for Beginners
Brightwood Branch (East)
Saturday, October 28, 2017
10:00 am - 1:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Adults and teens ages 14 and older are invited to learn the basics of sewing by making a pillowcase and a tote bag with a zippered pocket. A limited number of sewing machines will be available for student use, or you may bring your own. Supplies for the pillowcase will be provided. However, students must bring basic sewing tools and tote bag materials. A supply list will be provided upon registration. This four-week series of classes is free, but space is limited.



How to Build a Nonprofit Organization: Introduction to Fundraising Planning
Central Library (Central)
Saturday, October 28, 2017
10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Those who have already established their nonprofit organization are invited to learn the process of creating a successful fundraising plan and calendar. This program is presented by staff from The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation and is made possible by The Emily Fund and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation. To register, visit eventbrite.com.



Young Actors Theatre Workshop: Improv/Devising
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Saturday, October 28, 2017 11:00 am

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


Registration Required

Teens ages 12 - 18 are invited to work with a professional theatre artist on the art of improvisation and devising. Learn improv games that actors play to create material and free their minds, and create a story of your own through the devising process. This workshop is perfect for the aspiring actor, writer or director. This program is made possible by the Robert & Toni Bader Charitable Foundation through a grant to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Encaustic Art Class
Warren Branch (East)
Saturday, October 28, 2017 11:00 am

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 and older are invited to create their own masterpieces using a variety of encaustic techniques. They'll have the opportunity to paint with wax and gain experience using a Cray-Pen. Please note that hot wax is involved in this technique.



How to Build a Nonprofit Organization: Understanding Nonprofit Collaboration
Central Library (Central)
Saturday, October 28, 2017
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Those who have already established their nonprofit organization are invited to discover the potentials and pitfalls of nonprofit collaboration. Presented by Maury Plambeck, this program is made possible by The Emily Fund and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation. To register, visit eventbrite.com.



Memory Writing Workshop
College Avenue Branch (North)
Saturday, October 28, 2017
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Those who want to preserve the stories of their lives or better understand what made them who they are can learn a simple method of turning memories into words during this 90-minute workshop presented by the Indiana Writers Center in association with the 2017 Meet an Author, Be an Author event held at Central Library on October 14 from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.



Writing Workshop Series: From Idea to Publication: Helping You With Tools You Need
Nora Branch (North)
Saturday, October 28, 2017 2:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Learn the basics for having a work published, including the many resources and tools to help a writer succeed. Leaders will be Charity Singleton Craig, an author, editor and owner of the Frankfort Writers Center; and Ann Kroeker, writing coach, author, blogger and podcast host. Each session will be one hour, with an additional 30 minutes for book sales, individual questions or extended Q & A. Participants do not have to attend all four sessions, but it is recommended. Registration is required. This series is made possible by the proceeds from the 2017 Eugene & Marilyn Glick Indiana Authors Award Dinner, a program of The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.
The theme for this program is "Spreading the News: How to Build an Author Platform and Promote Your Work."



Young Actors Theatre Workshop: Stage Makeup
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Saturday, October 28, 2017 2:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Teens ages 12 - 18 are invited to learn about theatrical makeup design with a professional makeup artist. Learn about different types of makeup, how to apply and how makeup can help create a character. This workshop is perfect for the aspiring actor, designer, or cosplayer. Supplies will be included This program is made possible by the Robert & Toni Bader Charitable Foundation through a grant to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Encaustic Art Class
Southport Branch (South)
Saturday, October 28, 2017 2:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 and older are invited to create their own masterpieces using a variety of encaustic techniques. They'll have the opportunity to paint with wax and gain experience using a Cray-Pen. Please note that hot wax is involved in this technique.



Grantsmanship Workshops @ East 38 Street
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
6:00 pm - 7:15 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Adults are invited to a year-long series of nonprofit training workshops presented by Felecia Brewer of Brewer & Associates, Inc. and made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.
The topic of this program is "Fundraising on a Shoestring Budget." Attendees will learn about small shop fundraising strategies and resources.



East 38th Street Business Series
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Adults are invited to learn about starting a business and ensure its success during this free series presented by Larry Smith and made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.
The topic of this program is "Setting Up a Website." Attendees will learn how to be responsive in this digital age.



Job Search Workshop at Wayne
Wayne Branch (West)
Wednesday, November 1, 2017 9:00 am

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Adults are invited to receive instruction on establishing an email account, preparing resumes and cover letters, registering at online job banks, applying for jobs online, and researching companies.
Please ring the bell at the south entrance for admittance.



Create Your Own Catapult
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Wednesday, November 1, 2017 4:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 and older are invited to use their math and engineering skills to create a working catapult out of materials such as cans, tape and marshmallows.



Memory Writing Workshop
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Saturday, November 4, 2017
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Those who want to preserve the stories of their lives or better understand what made them who they are can learn a simple method of turning memories into words during this 90-minute workshop presented by the Indiana Writers Center in association with the 2017 Meet an Author, Be an Author event held at Central Library on October 14 from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.



Create Your Own Catapult
Haughville Branch (West)
Monday, November 6, 2017 5:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 and older are invited to use their math and engineering skills to create a working catapult out of materials such as cans, tape and marshmallows.



College Scholarship & Financial Aid Series
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Monday, November 6, 2017
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

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


Registration Required

Teens and adults are invited as Shay Spivey-May, BSW & MSW and author of "Prepare for College: Senior Year Checklist" and "Where to Find FREE Money for College," will share proven tips and techniques for receiving scholarships and free financial aid. This series is made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.
The topic of this program is "How to Submit a Winning Scholarship Application."



ABC's of Diabetes
Glendale Branch (North)
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Adults with diabetes or pre-diabetes along with family members and friends are invited to this four-part series accredited by the American Association of Diabetes Educators. It includes instruction on medications, nutrition, exercise, monitoring, complications and available community resources. Class members will participate in individual consultations with a registered dietitian, registered nurse and health educator. Register by calling 317-221-2094 or online at marionhealth.org/diabetes.



Encaustic Art Class
College Avenue Branch (North)
Tuesday, November 7, 2017 3:30 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 and older are invited to create their own masterpieces using a variety of encaustic techniques. They'll have the opportunity to paint with wax and gain experience using a Cray-Pen. Please note that hot wax is involved in this technique.



Job Search Workshop at Wayne
Wayne Branch (West)
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 9:00 am

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Adults are invited to receive instruction on establishing an email account, preparing resumes and cover letters, registering at online job banks, applying for jobs online, and researching companies.
Please ring the bell at the south entrance for admittance.



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.



Encaustic Art Class
Beech Grove Branch (South)
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 4:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 and older are invited to create their own masterpieces using a variety of encaustic techniques. They'll have the opportunity to paint with wax and gain experience using a Cray-Pen. Please note that hot wax is involved in this technique.



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.



East 38th Street Business Series
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Saturday, November 11, 2017
10:00 am - 11:00 am

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Adults are invited to learn about starting a business and ensure its success during this free series presented by Larry Smith and made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.
The topic of this program is "Dolphin Tank: Presenting Your Business Plan."



Create Your Own Catapult
Warren Branch (East)
Saturday, November 11, 2017 3:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 and older are invited to use their math and engineering skills to create a working catapult out of materials such as cans, tape and marshmallows.



2017 Photography Workshop Series
Central Library (Central)
Monday, November 13, 2017
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Those who are point-and-shoot photographers looking to improve their skills or are interested in creating better images with smartphone are invited to learn camera and composition basics from expert photographers from the Riviera Camera Club.
The topic of this program is "Social Media and Photography." Discover how to utilize social media to showcase your talent, influence buyers and optimize promotional efforts.



Encaustic Art Class
Pike Branch (West)
Monday, November 13, 2017 6:30 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 and older are invited to create their own masterpieces using a variety of encaustic techniques. They'll have the opportunity to paint with wax and gain experience using a Cray-Pen. Please note that hot wax is involved in this technique.



ABC's of Diabetes
Glendale Branch (North)
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Adults with diabetes or pre-diabetes along with family members and friends are invited to this four-part series accredited by the American Association of Diabetes Educators. It includes instruction on medications, nutrition, exercise, monitoring, complications and available community resources. Class members will participate in individual consultations with a registered dietitian, registered nurse and health educator. Register by calling 317-221-2094 or online at marionhealth.org/diabetes.



Grantsmanship Workshops @ East 38 Street
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
6:00 pm - 7:15 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Adults are invited to a year-long series of nonprofit training workshops presented by Felecia Brewer of Brewer & Associates, Inc. and made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.
The topic of this program is "The Budding Entrepreneur: Moving Up." Attendees will learn how to identify and capitalize on opportunities by thinking strategically on business growth.



Job Search Workshop at Wayne
Wayne Branch (West)
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 9:00 am

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Adults are invited to receive instruction on establishing an email account, preparing resumes and cover letters, registering at online job banks, applying for jobs online, and researching companies.
Please ring the bell at the south entrance for admittance.



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.



Create Your Own Catapult
Wayne Branch (West)
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 4:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 and older are invited to use their math and engineering skills to create a working catapult out of materials such as cans, tape and marshmallows.



Encaustic Art Class
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Saturday, November 18, 2017 11:00 am

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 and older are invited to create their own masterpieces using a variety of encaustic techniques. They'll have the opportunity to paint with wax and gain experience using a Cray-Pen. Please note that hot wax is involved in this technique.



Create Your Own Catapult
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Saturday, November 18, 2017 1:30 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 and older are invited to use their math and engineering skills to create a working catapult out of materials such as cans, tape and marshmallows.



Encaustic Art Class
Brightwood Branch (East)
Monday, November 20, 2017 5:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 and older are invited to create their own masterpieces using a variety of encaustic techniques. They'll have the opportunity to paint with wax and gain experience using a Cray-Pen. Please note that hot wax is involved in this technique.



Encaustic Art Class
Decatur Branch (West)
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 1:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 and older are invited to create their own masterpieces using a variety of encaustic techniques. They'll have the opportunity to paint with wax and gain experience using a Cray-Pen. Please note that hot wax is involved in this technique.



ABC's of Diabetes
Glendale Branch (North)
Tuesday, November 21, 2017
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Adults with diabetes or pre-diabetes along with family members and friends are invited to this four-part series accredited by the American Association of Diabetes Educators. It includes instruction on medications, nutrition, exercise, monitoring, complications and available community resources. Class members will participate in individual consultations with a registered dietitian, registered nurse and health educator. Register by calling 317-221-2094 or online at marionhealth.org/diabetes.



Job Search Workshop at Wayne
Wayne Branch (West)
Wednesday, November 22, 2017 9:00 am

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Adults are invited to receive instruction on establishing an email account, preparing resumes and cover letters, registering at online job banks, applying for jobs online, and researching companies.
Please ring the bell at the south entrance for admittance.



ABC's of Diabetes
Glendale Branch (North)
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Adults with diabetes or pre-diabetes along with family members and friends are invited to this four-part series accredited by the American Association of Diabetes Educators. It includes instruction on medications, nutrition, exercise, monitoring, complications and available community resources. Class members will participate in individual consultations with a registered dietitian, registered nurse and health educator. Register by calling 317-221-2094 or online at marionhealth.org/diabetes.



Job Search Workshop at Wayne
Wayne Branch (West)
Wednesday, November 29, 2017 9:00 am

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Adults are invited to receive instruction on establishing an email account, preparing resumes and cover letters, registering at online job banks, applying for jobs online, and researching companies.
Please ring the bell at the south entrance for admittance.



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.



Create Your Own Catapult
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Saturday, December 2, 2017 2:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 and older are invited to use their math and engineering skills to create a working catapult out of materials such as cans, tape and marshmallows.



Encaustic Art Class
Warren Branch (East)
Saturday, December 2, 2017 3:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 and older are invited to create their own masterpieces using a variety of encaustic techniques. They'll have the opportunity to paint with wax and gain experience using a Cray-Pen. Please note that hot wax is involved in this technique.



Encaustic Art Class
Nora Branch (North)
Sunday, December 3, 2017 2:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 and older are invited to create their own masterpieces using a variety of encaustic techniques. They'll have the opportunity to paint with wax and gain experience using a Cray-Pen. Please note that hot wax is involved in this technique.



Encaustic Art Class
Haughville Branch (West)
Monday, December 4, 2017 5:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 and older are invited to create their own masterpieces using a variety of encaustic techniques. They'll have the opportunity to paint with wax and gain experience using a Cray-Pen. Please note that hot wax is involved in this technique.



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.



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.



Encaustic Art Class
Lawrence Branch (East)
Tuesday, December 5, 2017 6:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 and older are invited to create their own masterpieces using a variety of encaustic techniques. They'll have the opportunity to paint with wax and gain experience using a Cray-Pen. Please note that hot wax is involved in this technique.



Job Search Workshop at Wayne
Wayne Branch (West)
Wednesday, December 6, 2017 9:00 am

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Adults are invited to receive instruction on establishing an email account, preparing resumes and cover letters, registering at online job banks, applying for jobs online, and researching companies.
Please ring the bell at the south entrance for admittance.



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.



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.



Create Your Own Catapult
Irvington Branch (South)
Saturday, December 9, 2017 10:30 am

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 and older are invited to use their math and engineering skills to create a working catapult out of materials such as cans, tape and marshmallows.



Encaustic Art Class
InfoZone Branch (North)
Saturday, December 9, 2017 1:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 and older are invited to create their own masterpieces using a variety of encaustic techniques. They'll have the opportunity to paint with wax and gain experience using a Cray-Pen. Please note that hot wax is involved in this technique.



Create Your Own Catapult
Spades Park Branch (East)
Saturday, December 9, 2017 2:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 and older are invited to use their math and engineering skills to create a working catapult out of materials such as cans, tape and marshmallows.



Encaustic Art Class
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Tuesday, December 12, 2017 2:30 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 and older are invited to create their own masterpieces using a variety of encaustic techniques. They'll have the opportunity to paint with wax and gain experience using a Cray-Pen. Please note that hot wax is involved in this technique.



Create Your Own Catapult
Brightwood Branch (East)
Tuesday, December 12, 2017 5:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 and older are invited to use their math and engineering skills to create a working catapult out of materials such as cans, tape and marshmallows.



Job Search Workshop at Wayne
Wayne Branch (West)
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 9:00 am

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Adults are invited to receive instruction on establishing an email account, preparing resumes and cover letters, registering at online job banks, applying for jobs online, and researching companies.
Please ring the bell at the south entrance for admittance.



Create Your Own Catapult
Warren Branch (East)
Saturday, December 16, 2017 11:00 am

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 and older are invited to use their math and engineering skills to create a working catapult out of materials such as cans, tape and marshmallows.



Encaustic Art Class
Glendale Branch (North)
Saturday, December 16, 2017 1:30 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 and older are invited to create their own masterpieces using a variety of encaustic techniques. They'll have the opportunity to paint with wax and gain experience using a Cray-Pen. Please note that hot wax is involved in this technique.



Job Search Workshop at Wayne
Wayne Branch (West)
Wednesday, December 20, 2017 9:00 am

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Adults are invited to receive instruction on establishing an email account, preparing resumes and cover letters, registering at online job banks, applying for jobs online, and researching companies.
Please ring the bell at the south entrance for admittance.



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.



Create Your Own Catapult
InfoZone Branch (North)
Thursday, December 21, 2017 1:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 and older are invited to use their math and engineering skills to create a working catapult out of materials such as cans, tape and marshmallows.



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.



Job Search Workshop at Wayne
Wayne Branch (West)
Wednesday, December 27, 2017 9:00 am

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Adults are invited to receive instruction on establishing an email account, preparing resumes and cover letters, registering at online job banks, applying for jobs online, and researching companies.
Please ring the bell at the south entrance for admittance.