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Upcoming Events
Sat, Jun 15, 10:00am - 11:00am
Main Library - Teens Program Room
A series of workshops for students who enjoy math and would like to learn more. Registration is... more
A series of workshops for students who enjoy math and would like to learn more. Registration is required for each session you're interested in attending.
Registration is now closed

Sat, Jun 15, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Main Library - Community Room
The 2024 Carmel Film Forum and Digital Media Lab host a five-part digital animation workshop,... more
The 2024 Carmel Film Forum and Digital Media Lab host a five-part digital animation workshop, contest, and screening. Learn how to create a short animation. Registration required.
Registration is now closed

Sat, Jun 15, 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, Jun 16, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Main Library - Community Room
Indianapolis Chamber Players present a two violin and piano concert of classical music.... more
Indianapolis Chamber Players present a two violin and piano concert of classical music. Registration is required.

Mon, Jun 17, 10:00am - 10:30am
Main Library - Community Room
(Ages 0–5) Join us for a half hour of dancing fun! We've loaded a playlist full of children's... more
(Ages 0–5) Join us for a half hour of dancing fun! We've loaded a playlist full of children's and family favorites—shake your sillies out while singing and dancing along! Siblings are welcome.

Mon, Jun 17, 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, Jun 17, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Main Library - Board Room
Books After Lunch is the library's monthly mid-day book club.

Mon, Jun 17, 2:00pm - 3:15pm
Main Library - Meeting Room B
Adults and teens can sign up for session to learn about 3D animation with Blender. Registration... more
Adults and teens can sign up for session to learn about 3D animation with Blender. Registration is required.

Tue, Jun 18, All day
Main Library
Art works exhibited on the Teen Art Wall at the Main Library.

Tue, Jun 18, 6:15pm - 7:15pm
Main Library - Discovery Room
(Ages 3–6) Practice counting, color recognition, and measurement in this fun STEAM storytime... more
(Ages 3–6) Practice counting, color recognition, and measurement in this fun STEAM storytime about ice cream. Read the full description for important info about required tickets or call 317.814.3992.

Thu, Jun 20, 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, Jun 20, 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, Jun 20, 1:00pm - 3:30pm
Main Library - Community Room B
Join us for a screening of One Life (2023). Rated PG. Registration is required.

Thu, Jun 20, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Main Library - Exploration Lab
(Ages 9+) We'll create drag-and-drop codes to make Dash move and dance. No registration is... more
(Ages 9+) We'll create drag-and-drop codes to make Dash move and dance. No registration is required, but if the lab reaches capacity, some kids will need to wait outside for a spot to open up.

Thu, Jun 20, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Main Library - Digital Media Lab
Learn to bring 2D animated characters to life using your own movements and voice in Adobe... more
Learn to bring 2D animated characters to life using your own movements and voice in Adobe Character Animator. Registration is required.

Thu, Jun 20, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Main Library - Discovery Room
Families can drop in for stories, songs, crafts—and prepare snacks! Bring blankets and... more
Families can drop in for stories, songs, crafts—and prepare snacks! Bring blankets and flashlights! No tickets are required. Stories and rhymes will be read aloud at 5:30pm and repeated at 6:45pm.

Thu, Jun 20, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Main Library - Community Room B
SOLD OUT - A visit with New York Times bestselling author Jack Carr, author of the thriller... more
SOLD OUT - A visit with New York Times bestselling author Jack Carr, author of the thriller series featuring former Navy SEAL James Reece. Tickets $25 per person. Presented by the CCPL Foundation.

Fri, Jun 21, 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, Jun 22, 10:00am - 11:30am
Main Library - Teens Program Room
A series of workshops for students who enjoy math and would like to learn more. Registration is... more
A series of workshops for students who enjoy math and would like to learn more. Registration is required for each session you're interested in attending.
This event is full

Sat, Jun 22, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Main Library - Digital Media Lab
The 2024 Carmel Film Forum and Digital Media Lab host a five-part digital animation workshop,... more
The 2024 Carmel Film Forum and Digital Media Lab host a five-part digital animation workshop, contest, and screening. Learn how to create a short animation. Registration required.
Registration is now closed

Sun, Jun 23, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Main Library - Community Room
Join us for a thought-provoking exploration of historic and current Black hair biases, presented... more
Join us for a thought-provoking exploration of historic and current Black hair biases, presented in partnership with Indiana Humanities. Registration is required.

Sun, Jun 23, 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.

Mon, Jun 24, 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, Jun 24, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
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.

Mon, Jun 24, 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, Jun 24, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Main Library - Community Room
Learn pickleball's background, rules, and see a demonstration. You may even get a chance to... more
Learn pickleball's background, rules, and see a demonstration. You may even get a chance to play! This program is for adults. Registration is required.

Mon, Jun 24, 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.

Mon, Jun 24, 6:00pm - 6:45pm
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, Jun 25, 10:00am - 10:45am
Main Library - Community Room
(Ages 2–5) Join us for a fun, interactive, bilingual, and cultural experience of songs,... more
(Ages 2–5) Join us for a fun, interactive, bilingual, and cultural experience of songs, movements, and finger plays. Read the full description for info about required tickets or call 317.814.3992.

Tue, Jun 25, 11:30am - 12:15pm
Main Library - Community Room
(Ages 2–5) Join us for a fun, interactive, bilingual, and cultural experience of songs,... more
(Ages 2–5) Join us for a fun, interactive, bilingual, and cultural experience of songs, movements, and finger plays. Read the full description for info about required tickets or call 317.814.3992.

Tue, Jun 25, 2:30pm - 5:30pm
Main Library - Community Room B
Enjoy a steampunk-themed, one-shot D&D adventure. Snacks will be provided for this 3-hour event.... more
Enjoy a steampunk-themed, one-shot D&D adventure. Snacks will be provided for this 3-hour event. Registration is required.

Tue, Jun 25, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Main Library - Exploration Lab
(Ages 9+) We'll create a code to make Sphero roll through a predetermined maze. No registration... more
(Ages 9+) We'll create a code to make Sphero roll through a predetermined maze. No registration is required, but if the lab reaches capacity, some kids will need to wait outside for a spot to open up.

Main Library
West Branch