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Upcoming Events
Fri, Jan 27, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Main Library - Community Room B
Learn one family's powerful story of survival and strength with Carmel resident Sharie Fields... more
Learn one family's powerful story of survival and strength with Carmel resident Sharie Fields and her mother, Holocaust survivor Esther Davidson. Registration is required.

Sat, Jan 28, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Friends Bookstore
Drop by the Foundation Friends Bookstore for a meet and greet and book signing with local author... more
Drop by the Foundation Friends Bookstore for a meet and greet and book signing with local author Freddie Kelvin.

Sat, Jan 28, 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Main Library - Community Room
Teens in grades 8–12 are invited to join us for the Yule Ball! Space is limited, and... more
Teens in grades 8–12 are invited to join us for the Yule Ball! Space is limited, and registration is required for this in-person event.

Sun, Jan 29, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Main Library - Community Room
Celebrate National Puzzle Day by being the fastest jigsaw puzzlers at the library! Teams of 2-4... more
Celebrate National Puzzle Day by being the fastest jigsaw puzzlers at the library! Teams of 2-4 will have 120 minutes to complete a 500-piece puzzle. First to finish wins! Registration is required.
This event is full

Mon, Jan 30, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Main Library - Teens Program Room
Teens in grades 6-12 can drop in to play a variety of games on the Nintendo Switch. No... more
Teens in grades 6-12 can drop in to play a variety of games on the Nintendo Switch. No experience is necessary.

Tue, Jan 31, All day
Online
Read books, earn a chance for prizes, and help support Hamilton County Kids Coats. Registration... more
Read books, earn a chance for prizes, and help support Hamilton County Kids Coats. Registration begins December 16.

Tue, Jan 31, All day
Online
Teens in grades 6–12 can read books, earn a chance for prizes, and help support Hamilton... more
Teens in grades 6–12 can read books, earn a chance for prizes, and help support Hamilton County Kids Coats. Registration begins December 16.

Tue, Jan 31, All day
Online
Kids of all ages—infants through students in grade 5—can read or listen to books, earn... more
Kids of all ages—infants through students in grade 5—can read or listen to books, earn prizes, and help support Hamilton County Kids Coats. Registration begins December 16.

Tue, Jan 31, All day
Online
Read and review Young Adult and Middle Grade books. This online volunteer opportunity is open to... more
Read and review Young Adult and Middle Grade books. This online volunteer opportunity is open to all interested teens in grades 6–12.

Tue, Jan 31, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Main Library - Teens Program Room
Read and review Young Adult and Middle Grade books. This volunteer opportunity is open to all... more
Read and review Young Adult and Middle Grade books. This volunteer opportunity is open to all interested teens in grades 6–12.

Tue, Jan 31, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Main Library - Discovery Room A,Discovery Room B
We will read The Three Little Pigs, and families will build a strong house that we will test... more
We will read The Three Little Pigs, and families will build a strong house that we will test against the Big Bad Wolf. Registration is required, and each child aged 3–6 needs to register separately.
This event is full

Tue, Jan 31, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Main Library - Community Room
Play against other local chess players of all skill levels every other Tuesday night. Gambit 425... more
Play against other local chess players of all skill levels every other Tuesday night. Gambit 425 is open to anyone age 5 and up who already has experience with the game. Registration is recommended.

Tue, Jan 31, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Main Library - Meeting Room B
Whether you're looking to sell or buy a home, getting a realistic perspective of the housing... more
Whether you're looking to sell or buy a home, getting a realistic perspective of the housing market is key. Registration is required for this event.

Wed, Feb 01, All day
Main Library
Artwork by students from Carmel Clay Schools will be on display at the Main Library throughout... more
Artwork by students from Carmel Clay Schools will be on display at the Main Library throughout the month of February. Stop to enjoy work by elementary, middle school, and high school artists.

Wed, Feb 01, All day
Online
Read and review Young Adult and Middle Grade books. This online volunteer opportunity is open to... more
Read and review Young Adult and Middle Grade books. This online volunteer opportunity is open to all interested teens in grades 6–12.

Wed, Feb 01, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Main Library - Teens Program Room
Drop by the Teens Program Room to watch this live-streamed author panel featuring a different... more
Drop by the Teens Program Room to watch this live-streamed author panel featuring a different title from the 2022–23 Rosie List each month. This event is open to all interested teens in grades 6–12.

Wed, Feb 01, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Main Library - Board Room
Our evening book group that reads thought-provoking literature.

Wed, Feb 01, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Main Library - Teens Program Room
A Chris Center Parent Education Series 2023 event for parents and caregivers raising... more
A Chris Center Parent Education Series 2023 event for parents and caregivers raising adolescents. Registration is required.

Wed, Feb 01, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Main Library - Community Room B
Think you know chocolate? In this beautifully curated tasting event, you'll learn all about this... more
Think you know chocolate? In this beautifully curated tasting event, you'll learn all about this popular treat as you "travel" through the world of chocolate. Registration is required. 
This event is full

Thu, Feb 02, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Main Library - Meeting Room B
What are streaming services? How do they work? Are they better than cable? Learn all the basics... more
What are streaming services? How do they work? Are they better than cable? Learn all the basics about streaming services at this presentation geared towards older adults.

Thu, Feb 02, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Main Library - Meeting Room A
Overbooked is a student-led book club for grades 9–12 that meets every other Thursday to... more
Overbooked is a student-led book club for grades 9–12 that meets every other Thursday to discuss books, color and craft, eat snacks, and make new friends! Registration is not required.

Fri, Feb 03, 10:00am - 11:30am
Main Library - Discovery Room A
Come create with colorful paper, crayons, and glue! No registration is required. Stop by... more
Come create with colorful paper, crayons, and glue! No registration is required. Stop by Discovery Room A anytime between 10:00am and 11:30am.

Fri, Feb 03, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Main Library - Community Room A
Carmel Clay Historical Society historian & collections manager A.J. Wright discusses early Black... more
Carmel Clay Historical Society historian & collections manager A.J. Wright discusses early Black History of Carmel. Registration is required.

Fri, Feb 03, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Main Library - Community Room
Join Ross Gay, author of the New York Times bestselling book The Book of Delights, for a reading... more
Join Ross Gay, author of the New York Times bestselling book The Book of Delights, for a reading of his work. A book signing will follow. Registration is recommended.

Sat, Feb 04, 10:00am - 11:30am
Main Library - Teens Program Room
Learn about one of the most popular computer programming languages in this 4-week workshop... more
Learn about one of the most popular computer programming languages in this 4-week workshop series. Presented in partnership with AcademiaEdge. Registration is required.
This event is full

Sat, Feb 04, 10:00am - 11:00am
Main Library - Discovery Room A,Discovery Room B
Kids ages 7+ can join us in the Discovery Room to try out a selection of robots from our... more
Kids ages 7+ can join us in the Discovery Room to try out a selection of robots from our Exploration Lab. Registration is required, and no younger siblings may attend.
Registration opens Saturday, January 28 2023 at 9:00am

Sun, Feb 05, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Main Library - Community Room B
Bestselling author Lauren Belfer visits Carmel for the first time for a live author... more
Bestselling author Lauren Belfer visits Carmel for the first time for a live author conversation. Registration is required for this free event.

Sun, Feb 05, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Main Library - Community Room A
Join WHAM, an ensemble of local teen musicians, in this special concert in honor of the Chinese... more
Join WHAM, an ensemble of local teen musicians, in this special concert in honor of the Chinese Lunar New Year. Registration is required.

Mon, Feb 06, 9:30am - 10:00am
Main Library - Discovery Room A
Join us for exhilarating books, stories, and rhymes. Free tickets are required and will be... more
Join us for exhilarating books, stories, and rhymes. Free tickets are required and will be available—first come, first served—at the Kids Desk thirty minutes prior to the scheduled program start time.

Mon, Feb 06, 10:30am - 11:00am
Main Library - Discovery Room A
Join us for exhilarating books, stories, and rhymes. Free tickets are required and will be... more
Join us for exhilarating books, stories, and rhymes. Free tickets are required and will be available—first come, first served—at the Kids Desk thirty minutes prior to the scheduled program start time.

Mon, Feb 06, 10:30am - 11:00am
Main Library - Discovery Room B
Bring a buddy for a storytime playdate at the library! Join us for stories, activities, and... more
Bring a buddy for a storytime playdate at the library! Join us for stories, activities, and crafts based on each week's special theme. No tickets are required.

Mon, Feb 06, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Main Library - Discovery Room A
Join us for exhilarating books, stories, and rhymes. Free tickets are required and will be... more
Join us for exhilarating books, stories, and rhymes. Free tickets are required and will be available—first come, first served—at the Kids Desk thirty minutes prior to the scheduled program start time.

Mon, Feb 06, 3:30pm - 5:15pm
Main Library - Discovery Room A,Discovery Room B
Join us on either February 6 or March 13 to paint silhouettes of a dragon and castle against a... more
Join us on either February 6 or March 13 to paint silhouettes of a dragon and castle against a fiery moon. Registration is required.
Registration opens Monday, January 30 2023 at 9:00am

Main Library
West Branch