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Foil Art Class for Kids!
Central Library (Central)
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 1:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 - 12 are invited to use a variety of materials to create their own work of art. They'll then add a frame to finish it off! Registration is required. Space is limited to 25 participants.
This program will be held in the Learning Curve.



Spring Cooking Workshops: Freezer to Slow Cooker
Warren Branch (East)
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 2:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Learn to plan ahead, use your freezer and have meals ready to go right into the crock pot for a whole month! A presenter from the Marion County Health Department will demonstrate a method for preparing stress-free, ready-to-go meals in a snap. The program will include live demonstrations and food tastings.



Owls: Preschool Art Workshop
College Avenue Branch (North)
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 2:30 pm

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers and an adult are invited to explore sculpture, simple shapes, and drawing and painting with The Art Lab. Children will listen to a favorite owl story, hand-build a mixed media sculpture, and draw and paint their creation using watercolor and crayons.



Spring Cooking Workshops: Cooking With Superfoods
Abbey Apartments, 4012 Mann Road
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 3:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Learn about superfoods that contain antioxidants and natural chemicals that are good for the brain and immune health. The Marion County Health Department will describe how to include these powerhouse foods in an everyday diet and how to cook and store them to preserve their superfood nutrients. This program will include live demonstrations and food tastings.



Owls: Preschool Art Workshop
Brightwood Branch (East)
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 5:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers and an adult are invited to explore sculpture, simple shapes, and drawing and painting with The Art Lab. Children will listen to a favorite owl story, hand-build a mixed media sculpture, and draw and paint their creation using watercolor and crayons.



East 38th Street Business Series
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Tuesday, March 28, 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 "Take Your Shot: How to Start a Business." Attendees will learn about the process of starting a business in Indiana, what forms they need to use and what decisions they need to make.



Foil Art Class for Kids!
Wayne Branch (West)
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 2:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 - 12 are invited to use a variety of materials to create their own work of art. They'll then add a frame to finish it off! Registration is required. Space is limited to 25 participants.



Spring Cooking Workshops: Cooking With Heart
Central Library (Central)
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 2:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Learn how smart food choices can help reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke without requiring a special diet or one that's difficult to prepare. Join the Marion County Health Department for delicious, simple and quick tips for cooking for a healthy heart. The program will include live demonstrations, food tastings and a lecture.



Writing Your Own Autobiography Series
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Adults are invited to learn ideas for creating their own book of personal stories during this free series presented by Toria Sanders, a former IPS language arts specialist who now operates a tutoring center to assist students.
The topic of this program is "Word Choice." Attendees will learn how to replace boring words with colorful and flavorful vocabulary by using synonyms and the Thesaurus.



ABC's of Diabetes
Southport Branch (South)
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
5:30 pm - 7:30 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.



A+ Certification Preparation
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Learn how A+ certification establishes best practices in troubleshooting, networking and security across various electronic devices to help set the stage for IT careers. A+ certification is highly respected by employers and can open doors to entry level jobs in the IT field. This course will provide a basic foundation in technology skills and help individuals find resources to prepare for and pass the A+ certification exam.



Owls: Preschool Art Workshop
InfoZone Branch (North)
Thursday, March 30, 2017 11:00 am

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers and an adult are invited to explore sculpture, simple shapes, and drawing and painting with The Art Lab. Children will listen to a favorite owl story, hand-build a mixed media sculpture, and draw and paint their creation using watercolor and crayons.



Foil Art Class for Kids!
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Thursday, March 30, 2017 1:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 - 12 are invited to use a variety of materials to create their own work of art. They'll then add a frame to finish it off! Registration is required. Space is limited to 25 participants.



Spring Cooking Workshops: Cooking With Superfoods
Nora Branch (North)
Thursday, March 30, 2017 1:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Learn about superfoods that contain antioxidants and natural chemicals that are good for the brain and immune health. The Marion County Health Department will describe how to include these powerhouse foods in an everyday diet and how to cook and store them to preserve their superfood nutrients. This program will include live demonstrations and food tastings.



Spring Cooking Workshops: Freezer to Slow Cooker
Glendale Branch (North)
Thursday, March 30, 2017 3:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Learn to plan ahead, use your freezer and have meals ready to go right into the crock pot for a whole month! A presenter from the Marion County Health Department will demonstrate a method for preparing stress-free, ready-to-go meals in a snap. The program will include live demonstrations and food tastings.



Machine Sewing for Beginners
Pike Branch (West)
Saturday, April 1, 2017
10:00 am - 12:30 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, April 1, 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 Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation. To register, visit eventbrite.com.



Foil Art Class for Kids!
InfoZone Branch (North)
Saturday, April 1, 2017 1:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 - 12 are invited to use a variety of materials to create their own work of art. They'll then add a frame to finish it off! Registration is required. Space is limited to 25 participants.



How to Build a Nonprofit Organization: Managing Effective Nonprofit Boards
Central Library (Central)
Saturday, April 1, 2017
1:30 pm - 3:30 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 Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation. To register, visit eventbrite.com.



Owls: Preschool Art Workshop
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Saturday, April 1, 2017 2:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers and an adult are invited to explore sculpture, simple shapes, and drawing and painting with The Art Lab. Children will listen to a favorite owl story, hand-build a mixed media sculpture, and draw and paint their creation using watercolor and crayons.



GED-TASC Classes
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Monday, April 3, 2017
10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Adults are invited to register for free GED/TASC classes which continue each Monday through Thursday through June 2017.



Spring Cooking Workshops: Cooking With Heart
Pike Branch (West)
Monday, April 3, 2017 1:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Learn how smart food choices can help reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke without requiring a special diet or one that's difficult to prepare. Join the Marion County Health Department for delicious, simple and quick tips for cooking for a healthy heart. The program will include live demonstrations, food tastings and a lecture.



College Scholarship & Financial Aid Series
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Monday, April 3, 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."



2017 Photography Workshop Series
Central Library (Central)
Monday, April 3, 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 "Photography Software Overview." Experienced photographers will give an overview of photography software encompassing Lightroom, Photoshop, CaptureOne, NIK, Topaz, Photomatix, McPhun, and HDR.



Spring Cooking Workshops: Freezer to Slow Cooker
Abbey Apartments, 4012 Mann Road
Tuesday, April 4, 2017 3:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Learn to plan ahead, use your freezer and have meals ready to go right into the crock pot for a whole month! A presenter from the Marion County Health Department will demonstrate a method for preparing stress-free, ready-to-go meals in a snap. The program will include live demonstrations and food tastings.



Foil Art Class for Kids!
Haughville Branch (West)
Tuesday, April 4, 2017 6:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 - 12 are invited to use a variety of materials to create their own work of art. They'll then add a frame to finish it off! Registration is required. Space is limited to 25 participants.



Prepárate! College Prep Workshops: Scholarships
Pike Branch (West)
Wednesday, April 5, 2017 6:30 pm

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


Students in grades 9 - 12 and adults who wish to attend college or pursue opportunities in other technical fields are invited as experts discuss college scholarship opportunities in Indiana. This program is presented in partnership with the Indiana Latino Institute.



ABC's of Diabetes
Nora Branch (North)
Thursday, April 6, 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.



Spring Cooking Workshops: Cooking With Superfoods
Eagle Branch (West)
Thursday, April 6, 2017 2:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Learn about superfoods that contain antioxidants and natural chemicals that are good for the brain and immune health. The Marion County Health Department will describe how to include these powerhouse foods in an everyday diet and how to cook and store them to preserve their superfood nutrients. This program will include live demonstrations and food tastings.



Foil Art Class for Kids!
College Avenue Branch (North)
Thursday, April 6, 2017 4:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 - 12 are invited to use a variety of materials to create their own work of art. They'll then add a frame to finish it off! Registration is required. Space is limited to 25 participants.



iCivics Youth Program
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Thursday, April 6, 2017 5:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Young people are invited to learn about our government system by exploring how and why the U.S. Constitution was created and the application of amendments to protect citizens' rights. Topics include the Constitution, foundations of government, citizenship & participation, civic rights and media influence. This series is facilitated by Winning Experiences.



Machine Sewing for Beginners
Pike Branch (West)
Saturday, April 8, 2017
10:00 am - 12:30 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.



Foil Art Class for Kids!
Spades Park Branch (East)
Saturday, April 8, 2017 2:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 - 12 are invited to use a variety of materials to create their own work of art. They'll then add a frame to finish it off! Registration is required. Space is limited to 25 participants.



GED-TASC Classes
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Monday, April 10, 2017
10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Adults are invited to register for free GED/TASC classes which continue each Monday through Thursday through June 2017.



Spring Cooking Workshops: Cooking With Heart
Eagle Branch (West)
Monday, April 10, 2017 2:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Learn how smart food choices can help reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke without requiring a special diet or one that's difficult to prepare. Join the Marion County Health Department for delicious, simple and quick tips for cooking for a healthy heart. The program will include live demonstrations, food tastings and a lecture.



Foil Art Class for Kids!
Irvington Branch (South)
Monday, April 10, 2017 4:30 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 - 12 are invited to use a variety of materials to create their own work of art. They'll then add a frame to finish it off! Registration is required. Space is limited to 25 participants.



Owls: Preschool Art Workshop
Garfield Park Branch (South)
Monday, April 10, 2017 6:30 pm

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers and an adult are invited to explore sculpture, simple shapes, and drawing and painting with The Art Lab. Children will listen to a favorite owl story, hand-build a mixed media sculpture, and draw and paint their creation using watercolor and crayons.



Owls: Preschool Art Workshop
College Avenue Branch (North)
Tuesday, April 11, 2017 10:30 am

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers and an adult are invited to explore sculpture, simple shapes, and drawing and painting with The Art Lab. Children will listen to a favorite owl story, hand-build a mixed media sculpture, and draw and paint their creation using watercolor and crayons.



Spring Cooking Workshops: Cooking With Heart
Wayne Branch (West)
Tuesday, April 11, 2017 2:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Learn how smart food choices can help reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke without requiring a special diet or one that's difficult to prepare. Join the Marion County Health Department for delicious, simple and quick tips for cooking for a healthy heart. The program will include live demonstrations, food tastings and a lecture.



Spring Cooking Workshops: Cooking With Superfoods
Haughville Branch (West)
Tuesday, April 11, 2017 6:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Learn about superfoods that contain antioxidants and natural chemicals that are good for the brain and immune health. The Marion County Health Department will describe how to include these powerhouse foods in an everyday diet and how to cook and store them to preserve their superfood nutrients. This program will include live demonstrations and food tastings.



Spring Cooking Workshops: Cooking With Superfoods
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 2:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Learn about superfoods that contain antioxidants and natural chemicals that are good for the brain and immune health. The Marion County Health Department will describe how to include these powerhouse foods in an everyday diet and how to cook and store them to preserve their superfood nutrients. This program will include live demonstrations and food tastings.



Writing Your Own Autobiography Series
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Adults are invited to learn ideas for creating their own book of personal stories during this free series presented by Toria Sanders, a former IPS language arts specialist who now operates a tutoring center to assist students.
The topic of this program is "Express Yourself." Attendees will receive pointers on expressive details and how to arouse the reader's visual mind with descriptive details of scenery, mood, characters and settings.



Owls: Preschool Art Workshop
Haughville Branch (West)
Thursday, April 13, 2017 10:30 am

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers and an adult are invited to explore sculpture, simple shapes, and drawing and painting with The Art Lab. Children will listen to a favorite owl story, hand-build a mixed media sculpture, and draw and paint their creation using watercolor and crayons.



ABC's of Diabetes
Nora Branch (North)
Thursday, April 13, 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.



Spring Cooking Workshops: Cooking With Superfoods
Beech Grove Branch (South)
Thursday, April 13, 2017 2:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Learn about superfoods that contain antioxidants and natural chemicals that are good for the brain and immune health. The Marion County Health Department will describe how to include these powerhouse foods in an everyday diet and how to cook and store them to preserve their superfood nutrients. This program will include live demonstrations and food tastings.



Spring Cooking Workshops: Cooking With Heart
Flanner House Branch (North)
Thursday, April 13, 2017 4:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Learn how smart food choices can help reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke without requiring a special diet or one that's difficult to prepare. Join the Marion County Health Department for delicious, simple and quick tips for cooking for a healthy heart. The program will include live demonstrations, food tastings and a lecture.



iCivics Youth Program
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Thursday, April 13, 2017 5:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Young people are invited to learn about our government system by exploring how and why the U.S. Constitution was created and the application of amendments to protect citizens' rights. Topics include the Constitution, foundations of government, citizenship & participation, civic rights and media influence. This series is facilitated by Winning Experiences.



Machine Sewing for Beginners
Pike Branch (West)
Saturday, April 15, 2017
10:00 am - 12:30 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.



Raspberry Pi Programming Workshop
Pike Branch (West)
Saturday, April 15, 2017
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Adults and teens ages 14 and up are invited to learn about the Raspberry Pi, a credit card-sized computer that can be used in electronics projects and for such activities as word processing, browsing the Internet and playing games. This program is made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Foil Art Class for Kids!
Southport Branch (South)
Saturday, April 15, 2017 2:30 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 - 12 are invited to use a variety of materials to create their own work of art. They'll then add a frame to finish it off! Registration is required. Space is limited to 25 participants.



GED-TASC Classes
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Monday, April 17, 2017
10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Adults are invited to register for free GED/TASC classes which continue each Monday through Thursday through June 2017.



Spring Cooking Workshops: Cooking With Heart
The Towers at Crooked Creek, 7988 N. Michigan Road
Monday, April 17, 2017 2:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Learn how smart food choices can help reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke without requiring a special diet or one that's difficult to prepare. Join the Marion County Health Department for delicious, simple and quick tips for cooking for a healthy heart. The program will include live demonstrations, food tastings and a lecture.



Spring Cooking Workshops: Cooking With Superfoods
Wayne Branch (West)
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 2:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Learn about superfoods that contain antioxidants and natural chemicals that are good for the brain and immune health. The Marion County Health Department will describe how to include these powerhouse foods in an everyday diet and how to cook and store them to preserve their superfood nutrients. This program will include live demonstrations and food tastings.



Grantsmanship Workshops @ East 38 Street
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Tuesday, April 18, 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 "Needs Statement Toolbox." Attendees will learn tools that need to be included in a compelling needs statement.



Spring Cooking Workshops: Cooking With Heart
Haughville Branch (West)
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 6:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Learn how smart food choices can help reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke without requiring a special diet or one that's difficult to prepare. Join the Marion County Health Department for delicious, simple and quick tips for cooking for a healthy heart. The program will include live demonstrations, food tastings and a lecture.



Owls: Preschool Art Workshop
Brightwood Branch (East)
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 11:00 am

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers and an adult are invited to explore sculpture, simple shapes, and drawing and painting with The Art Lab. Children will listen to a favorite owl story, hand-build a mixed media sculpture, and draw and paint their creation using watercolor and crayons.



Spring Cooking Workshops: Freezer to Slow Cooker
College Avenue Branch (North)
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 1:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Learn to plan ahead, use your freezer and have meals ready to go right into the crock pot for a whole month! A presenter from the Marion County Health Department will demonstrate a method for preparing stress-free, ready-to-go meals in a snap. The program will include live demonstrations and food tastings.



Foil Art Class for Kids!
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 5:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 - 12 are invited to use a variety of materials to create their own work of art. They'll then add a frame to finish it off! Registration is required. Space is limited to 25 participants.



Spring Cooking Workshops: Cooking With Superfoods
Irvington Branch (South)
Thursday, April 20, 2017 1:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Learn about superfoods that contain antioxidants and natural chemicals that are good for the brain and immune health. The Marion County Health Department will describe how to include these powerhouse foods in an everyday diet and how to cook and store them to preserve their superfood nutrients. This program will include live demonstrations and food tastings.



ABC's of Diabetes
Nora Branch (North)
Thursday, April 20, 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.



iCivics Youth Program
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Thursday, April 20, 2017 5:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Young people are invited to learn about our government system by exploring how and why the U.S. Constitution was created and the application of amendments to protect citizens' rights. Topics include the Constitution, foundations of government, citizenship & participation, civic rights and media influence. This series is facilitated by Winning Experiences.



East 38th Street Business Series
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Saturday, April 22, 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 "Roadmap to Success: Creating a Strong Business Plan." Attendees will learn how to design an effective business plan.



Machine Sewing for Beginners
Pike Branch (West)
Saturday, April 22, 2017
10:00 am - 12:30 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.



Foil Art Class for Kids!
Nora Branch (North)
Sunday, April 23, 2017 2:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 6 - 12 are invited to use a variety of materials to create their own work of art. They'll then add a frame to finish it off! Registration is required. Space is limited to 25 participants.



GED-TASC Classes
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Monday, April 24, 2017
10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Adults are invited to register for free GED/TASC classes which continue each Monday through Thursday through June 2017.



Spring Cooking Workshops: Cooking With Superfoods
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Monday, April 24, 2017 2:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Learn about superfoods that contain antioxidants and natural chemicals that are good for the brain and immune health. The Marion County Health Department will describe how to include these powerhouse foods in an everyday diet and how to cook and store them to preserve their superfood nutrients. This program will include live demonstrations and food tastings.



Franchise Opportunities for Vets
Central Library (Central)
Monday, April 24, 2017
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Veterans who are interesting in starting a business are invited to learn how to purchase proven franchises and receive special incentives for veterans. This workshop, presented by the Small Business Administration, will describe the myths of franchising, do's and don'ts of small business ownership, business plan preparation, opportunities for spouses or widows of veterans, and other important information.



Spring Cooking Workshops: Cooking With Superfoods
Warren Branch (East)
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 2:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Learn about superfoods that contain antioxidants and natural chemicals that are good for the brain and immune health. The Marion County Health Department will describe how to include these powerhouse foods in an everyday diet and how to cook and store them to preserve their superfood nutrients. This program will include live demonstrations and food tastings.



Spring Cooking Workshops: Freezer to Slow Cooker
Haughville Branch (West)
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 6:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Learn to plan ahead, use your freezer and have meals ready to go right into the crock pot for a whole month! A presenter from the Marion County Health Department will demonstrate a method for preparing stress-free, ready-to-go meals in a snap. The program will include live demonstrations and food tastings.



Tea Education Class
Irvington Branch (South)
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Adults are invited to sample a variety of teas. Learn about the correct water temps and length of brewing for white, yellow, green, oolong, black, red and herbals. Hear about how their teas got created. TeaPots n Treasures uses organic, wild crafted and local ingredients. Donna Yarema from TeaPots n Treasures, past signature Tea Blender for the Canterbury Hotel, will speak and have teas and herbals to sell afterwards.



Spring Cooking Workshops: Cooking With Heart
Southport Branch (South)
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 2:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Learn how smart food choices can help reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke without requiring a special diet or one that's difficult to prepare. Join the Marion County Health Department for delicious, simple and quick tips for cooking for a healthy heart. The program will include live demonstrations, food tastings and a lecture.



Writing Your Own Autobiography Series
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Adults are invited to learn ideas for creating their own book of personal stories during this free series presented by Toria Sanders, a former IPS language arts specialist who now operates a tutoring center to assist students.
The topic of this program is "Paragraphing." Attendees will learn how to let their stories flow with order by grouping sentences that go together and to begin new paragraphs by the correct use of transition words.



ABC's of Diabetes
Nora Branch (North)
Thursday, April 27, 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.



Spring Cooking Workshops: Cooking With Heart
Glendale Branch (North)
Thursday, April 27, 2017 2:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Learn how smart food choices can help reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke without requiring a special diet or one that's difficult to prepare. Join the Marion County Health Department for delicious, simple and quick tips for cooking for a healthy heart. The program will include live demonstrations, food tastings and a lecture.



Spring Cooking Workshops: Cooking With Superfoods
InfoZone Branch (North)
Thursday, April 27, 2017 3:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Learn about superfoods that contain antioxidants and natural chemicals that are good for the brain and immune health. The Marion County Health Department will describe how to include these powerhouse foods in an everyday diet and how to cook and store them to preserve their superfood nutrients. This program will include live demonstrations and food tastings.



iCivics Youth Program
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Thursday, April 27, 2017 5:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Young people are invited to learn about our government system by exploring how and why the U.S. Constitution was created and the application of amendments to protect citizens' rights. Topics include the Constitution, foundations of government, citizenship & participation, civic rights and media influence. This series is facilitated by Winning Experiences.



How to Build a Nonprofit Organization: Find Your Stats in a Flash!
Central Library (Central)
Saturday, April 29, 2017
10:00 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 how to use the Indiana State Data Center resources to find data to tell your community's story to stakeholders and funders. This program is presented by Katharine Bourne Springer and is made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation. To register, visit eventbrite.com.



How to Build a Nonprofit Organization: Understanding Nonprofit Collaboration
Central Library (Central)
Saturday, April 29, 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 Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation. To register, visit eventbrite.com.



Owls: Preschool Art Workshop
Spades Park Branch (East)
Saturday, April 29, 2017 2:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers and an adult are invited to explore sculpture, simple shapes, and drawing and painting with The Art Lab. Children will listen to a favorite owl story, hand-build a mixed media sculpture, and draw and paint their creation using watercolor and crayons.



GED-TASC Classes
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Monday, May 1, 2017
10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Adults are invited to register for free GED/TASC classes which continue each Monday through Thursday through June 2017.



Owls: Preschool Art Workshop
East Washington Branch (South)
Monday, May 1, 2017 10:00 am

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers and an adult are invited to explore sculpture, simple shapes, and drawing and painting with The Art Lab. Children will listen to a favorite owl story, hand-build a mixed media sculpture, and draw and paint their creation using watercolor and crayons.



Owls: Preschool Art Workshop
East Washington Branch (South)
Monday, May 1, 2017 11:00 am

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers and an adult are invited to explore sculpture, simple shapes, and drawing and painting with The Art Lab. Children will listen to a favorite owl story, hand-build a mixed media sculpture, and draw and paint their creation using watercolor and crayons.



Spring Cooking Workshops: Cooking With Superfoods
Pike Branch (West)
Monday, May 1, 2017 1:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Learn about superfoods that contain antioxidants and natural chemicals that are good for the brain and immune health. The Marion County Health Department will describe how to include these powerhouse foods in an everyday diet and how to cook and store them to preserve their superfood nutrients. This program will include live demonstrations and food tastings.



Spring Cooking Workshops: Cooking With Heart
College Avenue Branch (North)
Tuesday, May 2, 2017 1:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Learn how smart food choices can help reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke without requiring a special diet or one that's difficult to prepare. Join the Marion County Health Department for delicious, simple and quick tips for cooking for a healthy heart. The program will include live demonstrations, food tastings and a lecture.



2017 Photography Workshop Series
Central Library (Central)
Tuesday, May 2, 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 "A Conversation With Bill Foley and Bob Daugherty." Pulitzer Prize winner Bill Foley and retired AP photographer Bob Daugherty will host a discussion on the highlights of their photographic careers.



ABC's of Diabetes
Pike Branch (West)
Wednesday, May 3, 2017
5:30 pm - 7:30 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.



Spring Cooking Workshops: Cooking With Heart
Irvington Branch (South)
Thursday, May 4, 2017 1:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Learn how smart food choices can help reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke without requiring a special diet or one that's difficult to prepare. Join the Marion County Health Department for delicious, simple and quick tips for cooking for a healthy heart. The program will include live demonstrations, food tastings and a lecture.



iCivics Youth Program
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Thursday, May 4, 2017 5:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Young people are invited to learn about our government system by exploring how and why the U.S. Constitution was created and the application of amendments to protect citizens' rights. Topics include the Constitution, foundations of government, citizenship & participation, civic rights and media influence. This series is facilitated by Winning Experiences.



GED-TASC Classes
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Monday, May 8, 2017
10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Adults are invited to register for free GED/TASC classes which continue each Monday through Thursday through June 2017.



Spring Cooking Workshops: Cooking With Heart
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Monday, May 8, 2017 2:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Learn how smart food choices can help reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke without requiring a special diet or one that's difficult to prepare. Join the Marion County Health Department for delicious, simple and quick tips for cooking for a healthy heart. The program will include live demonstrations, food tastings and a lecture.



Spring Cooking Workshops: Cooking With Heart
Warren Branch (East)
Tuesday, May 9, 2017 2:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Learn how smart food choices can help reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke without requiring a special diet or one that's difficult to prepare. Join the Marion County Health Department for delicious, simple and quick tips for cooking for a healthy heart. The program will include live demonstrations, food tastings and a lecture.



Spring Cooking Workshops: Freezer to Slow Cooker
Eagle Branch (West)
Wednesday, May 10, 2017 2:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Learn to plan ahead, use your freezer and have meals ready to go right into the crock pot for a whole month! A presenter from the Marion County Health Department will demonstrate a method for preparing stress-free, ready-to-go meals in a snap. The program will include live demonstrations and food tastings.



Writing Your Own Autobiography Series
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Adults are invited to learn ideas for creating their own book of personal stories during this free series presented by Toria Sanders, a former IPS language arts specialist who now operates a tutoring center to assist students.
The topic of this program is "Ending Your Story." Attendees will learn how to come to closure without leaving readers confused or wondering.



ABC's of Diabetes
Pike Branch (West)
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
5:30 pm - 7:30 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.



Spring Cooking Workshops: Cooking With Heart
InfoZone Branch (North)
Thursday, May 11, 2017 3:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Learn how smart food choices can help reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke without requiring a special diet or one that's difficult to prepare. Join the Marion County Health Department for delicious, simple and quick tips for cooking for a healthy heart. The program will include live demonstrations, food tastings and a lecture.



iCivics Youth Program
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Thursday, May 11, 2017 5:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Young people are invited to learn about our government system by exploring how and why the U.S. Constitution was created and the application of amendments to protect citizens' rights. Topics include the Constitution, foundations of government, citizenship & participation, civic rights and media influence. This series is facilitated by Winning Experiences.



GED-TASC Classes
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Monday, May 15, 2017
10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Adults are invited to register for free GED/TASC classes which continue each Monday through Thursday through June 2017.



Spring Cooking Workshops: Freezer to Slow Cooker
Franklin Road Branch (South)
Monday, May 15, 2017 2:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Learn to plan ahead, use your freezer and have meals ready to go right into the crock pot for a whole month! A presenter from the Marion County Health Department will demonstrate a method for preparing stress-free, ready-to-go meals in a snap. The program will include live demonstrations and food tastings.



Spring Cooking Workshops: Cooking With Heart
Beech Grove Branch (South)
Tuesday, May 16, 2017 3:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Learn how smart food choices can help reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke without requiring a special diet or one that's difficult to prepare. Join the Marion County Health Department for delicious, simple and quick tips for cooking for a healthy heart. The program will include live demonstrations, food tastings and a lecture.



Grantsmanship Workshops @ East 38 Street
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Tuesday, May 16, 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 "Using Data to Get Funded." Attendees will increase their understanding of how to use data to "tell their story" that provides a clear sense of urgency of their request.



Spring Cooking Workshops: Cooking With Heart
Fountain Square Branch (South)
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 2:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Learn how smart food choices can help reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke without requiring a special diet or one that's difficult to prepare. Join the Marion County Health Department for delicious, simple and quick tips for cooking for a healthy heart. The program will include live demonstrations, food tastings and a lecture.



Spring Cooking Workshops: Cooking With Superfoods
Southport Branch (South)
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 2:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Learn about superfoods that contain antioxidants and natural chemicals that are good for the brain and immune health. The Marion County Health Department will describe how to include these powerhouse foods in an everyday diet and how to cook and store them to preserve their superfood nutrients. This program will include live demonstrations and food tastings.



ABC's of Diabetes
Pike Branch (West)
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
5:30 pm - 7:30 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.



Owls: Preschool Art Workshop
Warren Branch (East)
Thursday, May 18, 2017 10:30 am

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers and an adult are invited to explore sculpture, simple shapes, and drawing and painting with The Art Lab. Children will listen to a favorite owl story, hand-build a mixed media sculpture, and draw and paint their creation using watercolor and crayons.



Spring Cooking Workshops: Cooking With Heart
East Washington Branch (South)
Thursday, May 18, 2017 2:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Learn how smart food choices can help reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke without requiring a special diet or one that's difficult to prepare. Join the Marion County Health Department for delicious, simple and quick tips for cooking for a healthy heart. The program will include live demonstrations, food tastings and a lecture.



Spring Cooking Workshops: Cooking With Superfoods
Glendale Branch (North)
Thursday, May 18, 2017 2:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Learn about superfoods that contain antioxidants and natural chemicals that are good for the brain and immune health. The Marion County Health Department will describe how to include these powerhouse foods in an everyday diet and how to cook and store them to preserve their superfood nutrients. This program will include live demonstrations and food tastings.



iCivics Youth Program
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Thursday, May 18, 2017 5:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Young people are invited to learn about our government system by exploring how and why the U.S. Constitution was created and the application of amendments to protect citizens' rights. Topics include the Constitution, foundations of government, citizenship & participation, civic rights and media influence. This series is facilitated by Winning Experiences.



Owls: Preschool Art Workshop
Warren Branch (East)
Saturday, May 20, 2017 11:00 am

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers and an adult are invited to explore sculpture, simple shapes, and drawing and painting with The Art Lab. Children will listen to a favorite owl story, hand-build a mixed media sculpture, and draw and paint their creation using watercolor and crayons.



GED-TASC Classes
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Monday, May 22, 2017
10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Adults are invited to register for free GED/TASC classes which continue each Monday through Thursday through June 2017.



Spring Cooking Workshops: Cooking With Superfoods
The Towers at Crooked Creek, 7988 N. Michigan Road
Monday, May 22, 2017 2:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Learn about superfoods that contain antioxidants and natural chemicals that are good for the brain and immune health. The Marion County Health Department will describe how to include these powerhouse foods in an everyday diet and how to cook and store them to preserve their superfood nutrients. This program will include live demonstrations and food tastings.



Spring Cooking Workshops: Freezer to Slow Cooker
Beech Grove Branch (South)
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 3:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Learn to plan ahead, use your freezer and have meals ready to go right into the crock pot for a whole month! A presenter from the Marion County Health Department will demonstrate a method for preparing stress-free, ready-to-go meals in a snap. The program will include live demonstrations and food tastings.



Writing Your Own Autobiography Series
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Adults are invited to learn ideas for creating their own book of personal stories during this free series presented by Toria Sanders, a former IPS language arts specialist who now operates a tutoring center to assist students.
The topic of this program is "Illustrating." Attendees will learn the importance of adding pictures, photos and drawings to bring a story to life. The program also will focus on publishing a finished product.



ABC's of Diabetes
Pike Branch (West)
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
5:30 pm - 7:30 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.



Spring Cooking Workshops: Freezer to Slow Cooker
East Washington Branch (South)
Thursday, May 25, 2017 2:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Learn to plan ahead, use your freezer and have meals ready to go right into the crock pot for a whole month! A presenter from the Marion County Health Department will demonstrate a method for preparing stress-free, ready-to-go meals in a snap. The program will include live demonstrations and food tastings.



GED-TASC Classes
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Monday, May 29, 2017
10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Adults are invited to register for free GED/TASC classes which continue each Monday through Thursday through June 2017.



Spring Cooking Workshops: Cooking With Heart
Abbey Apartments, 4012 Mann Road
Tuesday, May 30, 2017 3:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Learn how smart food choices can help reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke without requiring a special diet or one that's difficult to prepare. Join the Marion County Health Department for delicious, simple and quick tips for cooking for a healthy heart. The program will include live demonstrations, food tastings and a lecture.



East 38th Street Business Series
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Tuesday, May 30, 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 "Six Degrees of Separation: Networking for Success." Attendees will learn why networking with others is important and how the networking skill can be developed.



Spring Cooking Workshops: Cooking With Superfoods
Farrell-Bell Apartments, 3935 N. Franklin Road
Thursday, June 1, 2017 2:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Learn about superfoods that contain antioxidants and natural chemicals that are good for the brain and immune health. The Marion County Health Department will describe how to include these powerhouse foods in an everyday diet and how to cook and store them to preserve their superfood nutrients. This program will include live demonstrations and food tastings.



GED-TASC Classes
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Monday, June 5, 2017
10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Adults are invited to register for free GED/TASC classes which continue each Monday through Thursday through June 2017.



ABC's of Diabetes
Lawrence Branch (East)
Monday, June 5, 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.



GED-TASC Classes
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Monday, June 12, 2017
10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Adults are invited to register for free GED/TASC classes which continue each Monday through Thursday through June 2017.



ABC's of Diabetes
Lawrence Branch (East)
Monday, June 12, 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, June 13, 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.
This topic of this program is "501c3 or Not?" Attendees will learn how to successfully complete the application process to become a 501c3 nonprofit.



GED-TASC Classes
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Monday, June 19, 2017
10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Adults are invited to register for free GED/TASC classes which continue each Monday through Thursday through June 2017.



ABC's of Diabetes
Lawrence Branch (East)
Monday, June 19, 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.



GED-TASC Classes
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Monday, June 26, 2017
10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Adults are invited to register for free GED/TASC classes which continue each Monday through Thursday through June 2017.



ABC's of Diabetes
Lawrence Branch (East)
Monday, June 26, 2017
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

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



ABC's of Diabetes
Warren Branch (East)
Monday, July 10, 2017
5:30 pm - 7:30 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.



ABC's of Diabetes
Warren Branch (East)
Monday, July 17, 2017
5:30 pm - 7:30 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.



ABC's of Diabetes
Warren Branch (East)
Monday, July 24, 2017
5:30 pm - 7:30 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.



ABC's of Diabetes
Warren Branch (East)
Monday, July 31, 2017
5:30 pm - 7:30 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, August 1, 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 "Nonprofit Leadership in the 21st Century." Attendees will learn the critical skills needed to run a non-profit organization.



2017 Photography Workshop Series
Central Library (Central)
Tuesday, August 1, 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 "Travel Photography." Learn tips and tricks to capture impeccable vacation images, including considerations for equipment, cultural awareness and compositional ideas.



ABC's of Diabetes
Haughville Branch (West)
Monday, August 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.



College Scholarship & Financial Aid Series
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Monday, August 7, 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 "Prepare for College: High School Checklist."



ABC's of Diabetes
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Tuesday, August 8, 2017
5:30 pm - 7:30 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.



ABC's of Diabetes
Haughville Branch (West)
Monday, August 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.



ABC's of Diabetes
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
5:30 pm - 7:30 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.



ABC's of Diabetes
Haughville Branch (West)
Monday, August 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.



ABC's of Diabetes
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Tuesday, August 22, 2017
5:30 pm - 7:30 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.



ABC's of Diabetes
Haughville Branch (West)
Monday, August 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.



ABC's of Diabetes
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Tuesday, August 29, 2017
5:30 pm - 7:30 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.



ABC's of Diabetes
College Avenue Branch (North)
Tuesday, September 5, 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.



How to Build a Nonprofit Organization: Find Your Stats in a Flash!
Central Library (Central)
Saturday, September 9, 2017
10:00 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 how to use the Indiana State Data Center resources to find data to tell your community's story to stakeholders and funders. This program is presented by Katharine Bourne Springer and is made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation. To register, visit eventbrite.com.



How to Build a Nonprofit Organization: Indy Vitals
Central Library (Central)
Saturday, September 9, 2017
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Those wishing to build their nonprofit organization are invited for an in-depth demonstration of a new online tool to measure the health and sustainability of neighborhood areas in Marion County. This program is presented by Brad M. Beaubien and is made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation. To register, visit eventbrite.com.



College Scholarship & Financial Aid Series
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Monday, September 11, 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 "Looking for a Scholarship?"



ABC's of Diabetes
College Avenue Branch (North)
Tuesday, September 12, 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, September 12, 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 "Proposal Writing: Dotting Your I's and Crossing Your T's." Attendees will learn the pre and post steps that are a must to secure funding.



East 38th Street Business Series
East 38th Street Branch (East)
Saturday, September 16, 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 "Who Do You Think You Are? Marketing Your Business." Attendees will learn how to shape public opinion about their business effectively without hiring an expensive marketing company.



How to Build a Nonprofit Organization: Building Blocks for Starting a 501(c)(3)
Central Library (Central)
Saturday, September 16, 2017
10:30 am - 3:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


Registration Required

Adults seeking to establish a new nonprofit organization are invited to learn the characteristics of effective non-profits and assess whether yours is ready for foundation fundraising. This workshop is presented by Rebecca Kirby and is made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation. To register, visit eventbrite.com.



ABC's of Diabetes
College Avenue Branch (North)
Tuesday, September 19, 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, September 19, 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." Attendees will receive a practical overview of the start-up business basics, steps required to open their doors, and what process to have in place to be successful.



How to Build a Nonprofit Organization: Program Development
Central Library (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 Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation. To register, visit eventbrite.com.



How to Build a Nonprofit Organization: Effective Grant Proposals and Management
Central Library (Central)
Saturday, 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 Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation. To register, visit eventbrite.com.



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.



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 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 Strategic 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 strategic plan. This program is presented by Anne Hudson and is made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation. To register, visit eventbrite.com.



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."



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.



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.



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.



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."



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.



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.



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 Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation. To register, visit eventbrite.com.



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 Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation. To register, visit eventbrite.com.



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.



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.



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."



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.



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.



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.



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.