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Upcoming Events
Thu, Feb 22, 9:30am - 9:50am
Main Library - Discovery Room A
(Ages 0–12 mo.) Join us for rhymes, songs, and stories for babies. Free tickets are required... more
(Ages 0–12 mo.) Join us for rhymes, songs, and stories for babies. Free tickets are required and will be available—first come, first served—at the Kids Desk 30 minutes prior to the program start time.

Thu, Feb 22, 10:30am - 10:50am
Main Library - Discovery Room A
(Ages 0–12 mo.) Join us for rhymes, songs, and stories for babies. Free tickets are required... more
(Ages 0–12 mo.) Join us for rhymes, songs, and stories for babies. Free tickets are required and will be available—first come, first served—at the Kids Desk 30 minutes prior to the program start time.

Thu, Feb 22, 11:30am - 11:50am
Main Library - Discovery Room A
(Ages 0–12 mo.) Join us for rhymes, songs, and stories for babies. Free tickets are required... more
(Ages 0–12 mo.) Join us for rhymes, songs, and stories for babies. Free tickets are required and will be available—first come, first served—at the Kids Desk 30 minutes prior to the program start time.

Thu, Feb 22, 4:15pm - 5:30pm
Main Library - Teens Program Room
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 23, 10:00am - 11:30am
Main Library - Discovery Room
(Ages 2–5) Come create with colorful paper, crayons, and glue! No registration or tickets are... more
(Ages 2–5) Come create with colorful paper, crayons, and glue! No registration or tickets are required. Stop by the Discovery Room anytime between 10:00am and 11:30am.

Fri, Feb 23, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Main Library - Community Room A
Celebrate Black History Month with a look at the fascinating history behind Hamilton County's... more
Celebrate Black History Month with a look at the fascinating history behind Hamilton County's Roberts Settlement, a community founded by free Black families in the 1830s. Registration is required.

Sat, Feb 24, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Main Library - Community Room
Want to get involved in the community but aren't sure where to start? Come to our Volunteer Fair... more
Want to get involved in the community but aren't sure where to start? Come to our Volunteer Fair and talk with local nonprofit organizations! Registration is not required.

Sat, Feb 24, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Main Library - Teens Program Room
Teen Artist in Residence Allie Eikenberry shares the basics of character design, from color... more
Teen Artist in Residence Allie Eikenberry shares the basics of character design, from color choice and silhouettes to lesser-known concepts and ways to create someone memorable. Registration required.

Sun, Feb 25, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Main Library - Meeting Room B
Practice speaking English in a relaxed setting. This group meets on the 2nd and 4th Sundays of... more
Practice speaking English in a relaxed setting. This group meets on the 2nd and 4th Sundays of the month. Registration is not required.

Mon, Feb 26, 9:30am - 10:30am
Main Library - Discovery Room
(Ages 3–6) Come on 2/26 or 2/27 to learn through play in this fun, powerful workshop! Free... more
(Ages 3–6) Come on 2/26 or 2/27 to learn through play in this fun, powerful workshop! Free tickets required—available first come, first served at the Kids Desk 30 minutes prior to program start time.

Mon, Feb 26, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Main Library - Discovery Room
(Ages 3–6) Come on 2/26 or 2/27 to learn through play in this fun, powerful workshop! Free... more
(Ages 3–6) Come on 2/26 or 2/27 to learn through play in this fun, powerful workshop! Free tickets required—available first come, first served at the Kids Desk 30 minutes prior to program start time.

Mon, Feb 26, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Main Library - Meeting Room C
Are you interested in genealogy? Need help getting started or want to bounce ideas off others?... more
Are you interested in genealogy? Need help getting started or want to bounce ideas off others? Stop by our weekly genealogy drop-in sessions. Bring your own tablet or laptop. No registration required.

Mon, Feb 26, 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Main Library - Discovery Room
(Ages 6–11) Move, breathe, stretch, and have fun at this class presented with... more
(Ages 6–11) Move, breathe, stretch, and have fun at this class presented with Silly Hearts Yoga for Kids! Read the full event description for info about required tickets or call 317.814.3992.

Mon, Feb 26, 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.

Mon, Feb 26, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Main Library - Community Room B
Join historian Katherine Dill for an illuminative evening discussing the historic log cabins of... more
Join historian Katherine Dill for an illuminative evening discussing the historic log cabins of Carmel. Registration is required.

Tue, Feb 27, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Main Library - Teens Program Room
Teens in grades 6-12 can drop in to share ideas, get inspired, and work on their bullet... more
Teens in grades 6-12 can drop in to share ideas, get inspired, and work on their bullet journals. No registration is required.

Tue, Feb 27, 6:00pm - 7:15pm
Main Library - Meeting Room B
Learn how Medicare works and what tools are available to you in this easy-to-understand... more
Learn how Medicare works and what tools are available to you in this easy-to-understand workshop. Registration is required.

Tue, Feb 27, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Main Library - Discovery Room
(Ages 3–6) Come on 2/26 or 2/27 to learn through play in this fun, powerful workshop! Free... more
(Ages 3–6) Come on 2/26 or 2/27 to learn through play in this fun, powerful workshop! Free tickets required—available first come, first served at the Kids Desk 30 minutes prior to program start time.

Wed, Feb 28, 9:30am - 11:00am
Main Library - Meeting Room A
Page Turners is the library's Wednesday morning book group for fiction lovers.

Wed, Feb 28, 10:00am - 11:30am
Main Library - Discovery Room
(Ages 0–3) Come for a fun, informal play date with your babies, toddlers, and friends! Pick... more
(Ages 0–3) Come for a fun, informal play date with your babies, toddlers, and friends! Pick your favorite activities—you'll have plenty to choose from. Drop in anytime between 10:00am and 11:30am.

Wed, Feb 28, 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Main Library - Discovery Room
(Ages 4–6) This monthly program explores arts and crafts through various mediums. Read the... more
(Ages 4–6) This monthly program explores arts and crafts through various mediums. Read the full description for info about required tickets or call 317.814.3992. No younger/older siblings may attend.

Wed, Feb 28, 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.

Wed, Feb 28, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Main Library - Meeting Room B
The perfect group for mystery buffs.

Wed, Feb 28, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Main Library - Discovery Room
(Ages 7–11) Sign up to compete in a 15-minute Grand Prix race against a fellow player on our... more
(Ages 7–11) Sign up to compete in a 15-minute Grand Prix race against a fellow player on our Nintendo Switch! Read the full event description for important registration info or call 317.814.3992.

Wed, Feb 28, 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Main Library - Meeting Room C
Staff from the Digital Media Lab will demonstrate how to navigate and use Cookiecad to create... more
Staff from the Digital Media Lab will demonstrate how to navigate and use Cookiecad to create custom 3D printable cookie cutters. Registration is required.

Thu, Feb 29, All day
Main Library
(All Ages) Stop by the Main Library Kids Area to see items celebrating Italian culture. This... more
(All Ages) Stop by the Main Library Kids Area to see items celebrating Italian culture. This special exhibit is presented in partnership with the Carmel-Cortona Sister City Committee.

Thu, Feb 29, 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 by to enjoy work by elementary, middle school, and high school artists.

Thu, Feb 29, All day
Main Library
Artworks exhibited on the Teen Art Wall at the Main Library.

Thu, Feb 29, 10:00am - 11:00am
Main Library - Discovery Room
(Ages 4–6) With their caregivers, kids can try out a special selection of STEAM kits. Read the... more
(Ages 4–6) With their caregivers, kids can try out a special selection of STEAM kits. Read the full description for info about required tickets or call 317.814.3992.

Thu, Feb 29, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Main Library - Discovery Room
(Ages 4–6) With their caregivers, kids can try out a special selection of STEAM kits. Read the... more
(Ages 4–6) With their caregivers, kids can try out a special selection of STEAM kits. Read the full description for info about required tickets or call 317.814.3992.

Thu, Feb 29, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Main Library - Meeting Room C
Inklings is a student-led creative writing club for high school students. From brainstorming... more
Inklings is a student-led creative writing club for high school students. From brainstorming ideas to giving and receiving feedback, you‘ll find something to inspire you.

Fri, Mar 01, All day
Main Library
(All Ages) Stop by the Main Library Kids Area to see items celebrating Italian culture. This... more
(All Ages) Stop by the Main Library Kids Area to see items celebrating Italian culture. This special exhibit is presented in partnership with the Carmel-Cortona Sister City Committee.

Fri, Mar 01, 10:00am - 11:30am
Main Library - Discovery Room
(Ages 2–6) Celebrate Dr. Seuss with us on 3/1 or 3/2! Drop in for fun stories, activities, and... more
(Ages 2–6) Celebrate Dr. Seuss with us on 3/1 or 3/2! Drop in for fun stories, activities, and a craft. No tickets are required. Stories and rhymes will be read aloud at 10am and repeated at 11:15am.

Fri, Mar 01, 4:30pm - 5:15pm
Main Library - Teens Program Room
Take a break from homework and hang out with a registered therapy dog. Presented in partnership... more
Take a break from homework and hang out with a registered therapy dog. Presented in partnership with the Chris Center.

Sat, Mar 02, 10:00am - 11:30am
Main Library - Discovery Room
(Ages 2–6) Celebrate Dr. Seuss with us on 3/1 or 3/2! Drop in for fun stories, activities, and... more
(Ages 2–6) Celebrate Dr. Seuss with us on 3/1 or 3/2! Drop in for fun stories, activities, and a craft. No tickets are required. Stories and rhymes will be read aloud at 10am and repeated at 11:15am.

Sat, Mar 02, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Main Library - Discovery Room A,Discovery Room B,Kids Study Room 1A,Kids Study Room 1B
(Ages 6–12) Like dogs? Come read for 15 minutes to a Paws & Think therapy dog! Registration is... more
(Ages 6–12) Like dogs? Come read for 15 minutes to a Paws & Think therapy dog! Registration is required—first come, first served—in person at the Kids Desk beginning at 1:30pm the day of the program.

Sun, Mar 03, 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Main Library - Discovery Room
(Ages 2–8) Join us at 1:30pm or 2:30pm for stories, songs, a pasta-making demonstration, and a... more
(Ages 2–8) Join us at 1:30pm or 2:30pm for stories, songs, a pasta-making demonstration, and a pasta craft. Read the full description for important info about required tickets or call 317.814.3992.

Sun, Mar 03, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Main Library - Community Room
Explore how to improve quality of life in the arts and corporate world. Presented by the CCPL... more
Explore how to improve quality of life in the arts and corporate world. Presented by the CCPL Foundation and Carmel Symphony Orchestra. Registration is required.

Sun, Mar 03, 2:30pm - 3:15pm
Main Library - Discovery Room
(Ages 2–8) Join us at 1:30pm or 2:30pm for stories, songs, a pasta-making demonstration, and a... more
(Ages 2–8) Join us at 1:30pm or 2:30pm for stories, songs, a pasta-making demonstration, and a pasta craft. Read the full description for important info about required tickets or call 317.814.3992.

Main Library
West Branch