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Events for September 23, 2017

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The Art of Survival: Enduring the Turmoil of Tule Lake
Irvington Branch (South)
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - Saturday, September 30, 2017
During Library Hours

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Exhibit


View this traveling exhibition probing the complexity of the Japanese American confinement site in Newell, California. Through haunting images of artifacts by fine art photographer Hiroshi Watanabe, glimpse into the lives of those who were held at Tule Lake and consider both the orchestration of life behind barbed wire and what it might have been like to live with constant turmoil and uncertainty. The Art of Survival is supported in part by a Preservation of Japanese American Confinement Sites Grant administered by the National Park Service, Department of the Interior.
This exhibit can be viewed during regular Library hours.



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

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


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



Preschool Story Explorers
Irvington Branch (South)
Thursday, September 28, 2017 10:30 am

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


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



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

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


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



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

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


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



Reading With a Witch
Irvington Branch (South)
Tuesday, October 3, 2017 6:00 pm

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


Registration Required

Children ages 3 - 8 and an adult are invited for a Halloween-themed storytime presented by witches of The Black Hat Society, a local philanthropic group comprised of Irvington's famous dancing witches. Children can dress up or come in costume for stories, a costume parade through the Library, and a small snack. They'll also have the opportunity to watch a witch put on her makeup.



Irvington Fiberistas
Irvington Branch (South)
Wednesday, October 4, 2017
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Activity


Adults are invited to bring their supplies to work on an existing knitting or stitching project or start something new.



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

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


Registration Required

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



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

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


Registration Required

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



Adult Coloring @ Irvington
Irvington Branch (South)
Saturday, October 7, 2017
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Activity


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



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

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


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



Reading With a Witch - Preschool Storytime
Irvington Branch (South)
Thursday, October 12, 2017 10:30 am

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


Registration Required

Preschoolers ages 3 - 6 and an adult are invited for a Halloween-themed storytime presented by witches of The Black Hat Society, a local philanthropic group comprised of Irvington's famous dancing witches. Children can dress up or come in costume for stories, a costume parade through the Library, and a small snack. They'll also have the opportunity to watch a witch put on her makeup.



Irvington Book Discussion
Irvington Branch (South)
Thursday, October 12, 2017 1:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Book Discussion


Adults are invited to this monthly book discussion program.
The book to be discussed is "The Little French Bistro" by Nina George.



Toddler Time at Irvington
Irvington Branch (South)
Monday, October 16, 2017 10:30 am

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


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



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

Age Level: Adults
Category: Class or Workshop


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



Irvington Fiberistas
Irvington Branch (South)
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Activity


Adults are invited to bring their supplies to work on an existing knitting or stitching project or start something new.



Toddler Time at Irvington
Irvington Branch (South)
Monday, October 23, 2017 10:30 am

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


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



Irvington Halloween Festival at the Library!
Irvington Branch (South)
Saturday, October 28, 2017
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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


As part of the day-long Irvington Halloween Festival, the Irvington Branch will present a number of fun and educational programs for children and families, including Abracadabra Magic with Magic Mike at 10:30 a.m., Silly Safaris Animal Show at 12 noon, and Indiana Jim's Reptile Experience at 1:30 p.m.
Library parking is not available on the day of the festival. For complete festival information, go to www.irvingtonhalloween.com.



Irvington Fiberistas
Irvington Branch (South)
Wednesday, November 1, 2017
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Activity


Adults are invited to bring their supplies to work on an existing knitting or stitching project or start something new.



Indiana Backyard
Irvington Branch (South)
Thursday, November 2, 2017 10:30 am

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


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



Adult Coloring @ Irvington
Irvington Branch (South)
Saturday, November 4, 2017
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Activity


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



Baby Storytime at Irvington
Irvington Branch (South)
Monday, November 6, 2017 10:30 am

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


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



Irvington Book Discussion
Irvington Branch (South)
Thursday, November 9, 2017 1:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Book Discussion


Adults are invited to this monthly book discussion program.
The book to be discussed is "Lab Girl" by Hope Jahren.



The Three Little Hoosier Pigs: A Children's Opera
Irvington Branch (South)
Saturday, November 11, 2017 10:30 am

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


Children ages 5 - 11 and their families are invited to a performance of a variation of the classic children's story, "Three Little Pigs and the Big Bad Wolf." This children's opera, presented through the Education and Outreach at the Indianapolis Opera, is set in Indiana and deals with bullies and the importance of following one's dreams.



Baby Storytime at Irvington
Irvington Branch (South)
Monday, November 13, 2017 10:30 am

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


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



Irvington Fiberistas
Irvington Branch (South)
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Activity


Adults are invited to bring their supplies to work on an existing knitting or stitching project or start something new.



Toddler Time at Irvington
Irvington Branch (South)
Monday, November 20, 2017 10:30 am

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


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



Toddler Time at Irvington
Irvington Branch (South)
Monday, November 27, 2017 10:30 am

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


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



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

Age Level: Adults
Category: Activity


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



Baby Storytime at Irvington
Irvington Branch (South)
Monday, December 4, 2017 10:30 am

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


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



Irvington Fiberistas
Irvington Branch (South)
Wednesday, December 6, 2017
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Activity


Adults are invited to bring their supplies to work on an existing knitting or stitching project or start something new.



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

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


Registration Required

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



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

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


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



Holiday Classical Concerts at the Library
Irvington Branch (South)
Tuesday, December 12, 2017 6:30 pm

Age Level: No Age Restrictions
Category: Performance or Presentation


Individuals of all ages are invited to enjoy a performance of chamber ensemble music featuring holiday classics and carols by members of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra. This program is made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.



Colors & Magic & Numbers, Oh My!
Irvington Branch (South)
Saturday, December 16, 2017 3:00 pm

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


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



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

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


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



Irvington Fiberistas
Irvington Branch (South)
Wednesday, December 20, 2017
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Activity


Adults are invited to bring their supplies to work on an existing knitting or stitching project or start something new.



Come Together: Discuss the Beatles
Irvington Branch (South)
Monday, February 5, 2018 6:30 pm

Age Level: Adults
Category: Performance or Presentation


Join music scholar Aaron Krerowicz for a series of presentations that highlight the musical influences and evolution of The Beatles.
The topic of this program is "From the Shadow of JFK: The Rise of Beatlemania in America." This program will explain how President Kennedy's life and death inadvertently primed the nation for the Beatles' arrival and success.