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Early Learning Storytimes & Workshops

Kids laughing at storytime

Storytime
Schedule & Registration
Babies, toddlers, and preschoolers are invited for storytime at multiple branch locations.

Bilingual Storytime - Spanish
Schedule & Registration
Join Señora Laura as she presents bilingual storytime in English and Spanish. Preschoolers will enjoy books, songs, and games!

JumpBunch Toddler Sports - Sports of all Sorts!
Schedule & Registration
Toddlers ages 24 - 36 months and an adult are invited to join JumpBunch of Indianapolis for an introduction to sports and games. Practice throwing, kicking, and eye-hand coordination. Registration is required for each child attending.

Paws to Read
Schedule & Registration
Children who are reluctant readers are invited to read to Dandy, a Goldendoodle. This activity can help young ones improve their reading skills and self-confidence. Participants may sign-up for a 15-minute reading sessions. Listen to the video read aloud Madeline Finn and the Library Dog here.

Online Storytime
Schedule & Registration
Children ages 0-6 and their families are invited for an online storytime. Join Ms. Jess for stories, songs, fun, and activities! Storytime will last about 30 minutes. Can't wait to see you!

Virtual Storytime - Reading Ready Time
Join us from home to sing along, listen to a story, and meet amazing people from our community. Reading Ready Time is a virtual library experience specifically designed to help children 3-6 years old get ready to read. All registrants will receive an email with a link and additional educational resources prior to the YouTube premiere. Programs will be available for a limited time following the premiere on The Library's YouTube channel.

  • Nutcracker Fun
    Wednesday, December 7 at 10 a.m. Register

Central Library Tales 'n Play
Schedule
Stop in for some stories, music, and fun! Children ages 0-5 and their caregivers are invited to join the Learning Curve for a storytime! Afterward, all are welcome to stay for some open playtime. No registration is required.

Southport Tot Art at Southport
Schedule
Babies and toddlers up to age 3 and an adult are invited for an art program. Please stick around after the art activity for socialization and playtime. Come dressed for a mess!

School Age Programs

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Central Library Saturday Morning Live Block Party - with LEGOs!
Schedule & Registration
Kids and teens are invited to join a live Block Party! Stop by and join the Learning Curve Learning Specialists and other kid builders to complete fun challenges with LEGOs. Children under 12 should be accompanied. No registration is required.

Central Library Maker Afternoons
Schedule
Kids ages 6-17, join us in the Arena of the Learning Curve where we will provide an idea for something to make and also have materials for you to get creative! Build something, take something apart, or tinker to your heart’s content! Children under 12 should be accompanied by an adult. No registration is required.

Central Library Media Workshop Open Play
Schedule
Come join Media Learning Specialists in the Learning Curve! Children and their families are welcome to check out some of our technology, toys, and games. Children under 12 should be accompanied. No registration is required to attend.

Central Library Minecraft Club
Schedule & Registration
Minecrafters ages 8 and up are invited to share, collaborate, mine, and build in Central Land, a virtual world hosted on the Curve’s private Minecraft server - a safe digital environment. Miners 12 and under should be accompanied by an adult.

Central Library Creative Coding Afternoon
Schedule & Registration
Kids ages 6-17 and their families can join us in the Arena of the Learning Curve to try out different computer games or to program your own using Scratch! Friends with experience creating games can come to share what they have made! Children under 12 should be accompanied by an adult.

Central Library Robots Afternoon
Schedule & Register
Join us in the Arena of the Learning Curve where we will have robotics activities available for kids ages 6-17! Try building a robot, programming one from our fleet, or trying a little coding. It’s up to you! Children under 12 should be accompanied by an adult. No registration is required.

Haughville Bilingual Lego Block Party
Schedule & Register
Let your imagination guide you in making fun Lego creations! Participate in challenges or free-build whatever you want. Legos will be provided. Hope to see you there! Registration is not required.

Online Kids Coding Club
Schedule & Registration
Kids ages 8 and older and teens can join the Learning Curve online to learn about the Scratch programming language and work on a coding project. The emphasis will be working on different long-term Scratch projects, whether by oneself or with a partner, and socializing with other attendees!

Warren Team Steam
Schedule
School-age children ages 6 - 12 are invited to engage in a variety of STEAM activities. Try out games, coding, art projects and more. Participants will have a chance to get hands-on experience with various areas of science and technology while boosting their creativity. No registration is required.

West Perry Steam Team for Homeschool
Schedule & Register
Come explore with technology, science experiments, engineering, and more with STEAM Team! School age children (6 and up) and a caregiver will learn about each month's theme, then take part in a follow-up experiment. Limited spaces are available. Registration is required.

Take a walk and read a story as you go!

Child reading at a StoryWalk station.

Stroll through a park and read a book displayed in mounted frames. Stories will be rotated on a monthly basis. Families are encouraged to post photos of their visit on social media.


StoryWalk® in Ruckle Street Park, 3025 Ruckle Street.