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Upcoming Events
Thu, Jul 18, 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.

Thu, Jul 18, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Main Library - Community Room A
Learn about the culture and history of Black quilting, presented in partnership with Indiana... more
Learn about the culture and history of Black quilting, presented in partnership with Indiana Humanities. Registration is required.
Registration is now closed

Thu, Jul 18, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Main Library - Community Room B
Bestselling author Marjan Kamali visits CCPL for the first time to discuss her new novel "The... more
Bestselling author Marjan Kamali visits CCPL for the first time to discuss her new novel "The Lion Women of Tehran." Registration is required for this free author event.
Registration is now closed

Fri, Jul 19, 10:00am - 11:30am
Main Library - Discovery Room
(Ages 2–5) Drop in for adventure stories and enjoy activity stations with a craft! No tickets... more
(Ages 2–5) Drop in for adventure stories and enjoy activity stations with a craft! No tickets are required. Stories and rhymes will be read aloud at 10am and repeated at 11:15am.

Sat, Jul 20, 10:00am - 11:30am
Main Library - Discovery Room
(Ages 2–5) Drop in for adventure stories and enjoy activity stations with a craft! No tickets... more
(Ages 2–5) Drop in for adventure stories and enjoy activity stations with a craft! No tickets are required. Stories and rhymes will be read aloud at 10am and repeated at 11:15am.

Sat, Jul 20, 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, Jul 21, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Main Library - Community Room
Come listen to local band Indy Annies play a range of old and new country. Registration is required.

Mon, Jul 22, 10:00am - 11:00am
Main Library - Discovery Room
(Ages 7–12) Join us to discuss American aviation pioneer Emma Lilian Todd and design your own... more
(Ages 7–12) Join us to discuss American aviation pioneer Emma Lilian Todd and design your own paper airplanes. Read the full description for important info about required tickets or call 317.814.3992.

Mon, Jul 22, 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.

Tue, Jul 23, 10:00am - 10:45am
Main Library - Discovery Room
(Ages 6–11) Move, breathe, stretch, and have fun! Yoga mats are available for use, or you can... more
(Ages 6–11) Move, breathe, stretch, and have fun! Yoga mats are available for use, or you can bring your own. Wear comfortable clothes! Read the full event description for info about required tickets.

Tue, Jul 23, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Main Library - Discovery Room
(Ages 7–12) Join us to discuss American aviation pioneer Emma Lilian Todd and design your own... more
(Ages 7–12) Join us to discuss American aviation pioneer Emma Lilian Todd and design your own paper airplanes. Read the full description for important info about required tickets or call 317.814.3992.

Wed, Jul 24, 9:30am - 11:00am
Main Library - Meeting Room A
Page Turners is the library's Wednesday morning book group for fiction lovers.

Wed, Jul 24, 10:30am - 11:30am
Central Park - West Loop
Whether you're seeking some new sole mates (get it?) or are just looking to stretch your legs... more
Whether you're seeking some new sole mates (get it?) or are just looking to stretch your legs alone, join Heart and Sole, the Carmel Clay Public Library walking club. No registration required.

Wed, Jul 24, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Main Library - Discovery Room
Kids going into grades 3–5! Join us on either 6/26 or 7/24 to paint a dragonfly visiting a... more
Kids going into grades 3–5! Join us on either 6/26 or 7/24 to paint a dragonfly visiting a magical clover field. Read the full event description for important registration info or call 317.814.3992.
This event is full

Wed, Jul 24, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Main Library - Digital Media Lab
Get an overview of the equipment and capabilities of the Digital Media Lab's Video Recording... more
Get an overview of the equipment and capabilities of the Digital Media Lab's Video Recording Room. Registration is required, and the room may be used by ages 16+.

Wed, Jul 24, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Main Library - Community Room
Experience an hour of chair yoga while learning mindful movement strategies to use at your desk... more
Experience an hour of chair yoga while learning mindful movement strategies to use at your desk or anywhere. This program is designed for adults, and registration is required.
This event is full

Thu, Jul 25, 10:00am - 10:20am
Main Library - Discovery Room A
(Ages 0–18 mo.) Join us for rhymes, songs, and stories for babies. Free tickets are required... more
(Ages 0–18 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, Jul 25, 11:00am - 11:20am
Main Library - Discovery Room A
(Ages 0–18 mo.) Join us for rhymes, songs, and stories for babies. Free tickets are required... more
(Ages 0–18 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, Jul 25, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Main Library - Meeting Room C
Staff from the Digital Media Lab will demonstrate how to navigate Cricut Access and operate a... more
Staff from the Digital Media Lab will demonstrate how to navigate Cricut Access and operate a Cricut machine. Registration is required.

Thu, Jul 25, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
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.

Thu, Jul 25, 5:30pm - 8:00pm
Main Library - Community Room
Join us for a screening of The Color Purple (2023). Rated PG-13. Registration is required.

Thu, Jul 25, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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.

Fri, Jul 26, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Main Library
Give blood at the Versiti Blood Center of Indiana's bloodmobile in the Main Library's west... more
Give blood at the Versiti Blood Center of Indiana's bloodmobile in the Main Library's west parking lot. Appointments are recommended, but walk-ins are welcome as space allows.
Register

Fri, Jul 26, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Main Library - Teens Program Room
If you like Dungeons and Dragons, come give Pathfinder a try (the second most popular TTRPG game... more
If you like Dungeons and Dragons, come give Pathfinder a try (the second most popular TTRPG game system). Registration required.
This event is full

Sat, Jul 27, 10:00am - 3:00pm
Main Library - Event Lawn
Create a chalk drawing on the Main Library sidewalk that depicts a favorite book cover. This... more
Create a chalk drawing on the Main Library sidewalk that depicts a favorite book cover. This event is for adults, and registration is required.

Sat, Jul 27, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Main Library - Teens Program Room
Teens will have a chance to earn a service hour by creating origami roses for a good cause and... more
Teens will have a chance to earn a service hour by creating origami roses for a good cause and learning more about the skin condition eczema. Registration is required.

Sun, Jul 28, All day
Coxhall Gardens
Families can enjoy a nature walk and story by participating in our StoryWalk at Coxhall Gardens... more
Families can enjoy a nature walk and story by participating in our StoryWalk at Coxhall Gardens on the northeast corner of West 116th Street and Towne Road.

Sun, Jul 28, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Main Library - Meeting Room B,Meeting Room C
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.

Main Library
West Branch