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RosieCon Book Festival

Traci Chee, author of We Are Not Free

2023-04-12 16:00:00 2023-04-12 17:00:00 America/Indiana/Indianapolis RosieCon Book Festival Main Library - Teens Program Room

Wednesday, April 12
4:00pm - 5:00pm

Add to Calendar 2023-04-12 16:00:00 2023-04-12 17:00:00 America/Indiana/Indianapolis RosieCon Book Festival 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. Main Library - Teens Program Room

Main Library

Teens Program Room

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.

RosieCon celebrates the books and authors nominated for the Eliot Rosewater Indiana High School Book Award. Join other teens at CCPL to watch this virtual author panel on the 70-inch TVs in the Teens Program Room. Traci Chee will discuss Japanese internment camps and what it meant to be a teenager living inside of one as described in her book We Are Not Free. Late arrivals welcome! Registration is not required.

AGE GROUP: | Teens |

EVENT TYPE: | Book Discussion |

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Main Library

Phone: 317.814.3900

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Wed, Mar 22, All day
Online
Vote online for your favorite book in each pairing in our fun Teen Book Bracket! Check back each week for the next round.

Wed, Mar 22, 9:30am - 10:30am
Main Library - Meeting Room A
Our Wednesday morning book group for fiction lovers.

Wed, Mar 22, 9:30am - 9:50am
Main Library - Discovery Room A
Join us for an active storytime and lively songs. 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.

Wed, Mar 22, 10:30am - 10:50am
Main Library - Discovery Room A
Join us for an active storytime and lively songs. 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.

Wed, Mar 22, 11:30am - 11:50am
Main Library - Discovery Room A
Join us for an active storytime and lively songs. 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.

Wed, Mar 22, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Main Library - Teens Program Room
Take a break from homework and hang out with a registered therapy dog. Presented in partnership with the Chris Center.

Canceled
Wed, Mar 22, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Main Library
Teens in grades 6–12 can stop by every other Wednesday for free, student-led tutoring by a local chapter of a national tutoring program.

Wed, Mar 22, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Main Library - Meeting Room B
The perfect group for mystery buffs.

Thu, Mar 23, 9:30am - 9:50am
Main Library - Discovery Room A
Join us for rhymes, songs, and stories for infants. 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.

Thu, Mar 23, 10:30am - 10:50am
Main Library - Discovery Room A
Join us for rhymes, songs, and stories for infants. 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.

Thu, Mar 23, 11:30am - 11:50am
Main Library - Discovery Room A
Join us for rhymes, songs, and stories for infants. 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.

Thu, Mar 23, 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 interested teens in grades 6–12.

Thu, Mar 23, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Main Library - Meeting Room C
Join us as we recycle outdated books into wreaths! Registration is required.
This event is full

Thu, Mar 23, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Main Library
Learn the basic functionalities and program structure of Photoshop through guided activities in the Digital Media Lab. Registration is required.
This event is full

Sat, Mar 25, 9:00am - 1:00pm
Main Library - Teens Program Room
Students in grades 4–12 can participate in the 4th Annual Indiana Youth Scrabble Championship, held for the first time at the Main Library. Registration is required.

Sat, Mar 25, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Main Library - Meeting Room C
Join Shelli Broadbent of Hamilton County Master Gardeners as she teaches the best methods for starting seeds and transplanting your plants. Registration is required.
This event is full

Sat, Mar 25, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Main Library - Community Room
Enjoy a live reading of the new musical Belinda followed by a talkback session with cast and directors. Part of ATI's LabSeries. Presented in partnership with the CCPL Foundation.
Register

Sun, Mar 26, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Main Library - Community Room
Join Emily Ann Thompson for an energetic and passionate performance of traditional Irish, Scottish, and Canadian fiddle tunes, English and Irish Gaelic singing, and clogging. Registration required.
This event is full

Sun, Mar 26, 3:00pm - 3:45pm
Main Library - Meeting Room B
Practice speaking English in a relaxed setting. This group meets on the 2nd and 4th Sundays of the month. Registration is not required.

Mon, Mar 27, 10:00am - 11:00am
Main Library - Discovery Room A,Discovery Room B
Kids ages 4–6 and caregivers can try out a selection of robots from our Exploration Lab. Younger siblings may watch but not participate. View the full description for important registration info.

Mon, Mar 27, 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 experience is necessary.

Mon, Mar 27, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Main Library - Meeting Room B
Learn how to optimize your part designs for FDM 3D printing in Fusion 360. Registration is required.

Canceled
Tue, Mar 28, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Main Library
Debut author Adele Myers visits Carmel for the first time for a live author conversation. Registration is required for this free event.

Tue, Mar 28, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Main Library - Community Room
Play chess against others of all skill levels every other Tuesday night. Open to anyone age 5 and up who already has experience with the game. Registration is required for all who wish to play.
This event is full

Tue, Mar 28, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Main Library - Discovery Room A,Discovery Room B
Join us for a discussion of Nick and Tesla’s Robot Army Rampage and build a Bottle Bot robot. Registration is required.
Registration is now closed

Wed, Mar 29, All day
Main Library
In celebration of Youth Arts Month, enjoy a month-long exhibit of artwork by Carmel High School students and their art teachers in the Main Library lobby.

Wed, Mar 29, All day
Online
Vote online for your favorite book in each pairing in our fun Teen Book Bracket! Check back each week for the next round.

Wed, Mar 29, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Main Library
Need help with your 3D printer? Work with 3D printing specialists at the Digital Media Lab to get assistance. Registration is not required for this drop-in session.

Wed, Mar 29, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Main Library - Discovery Room A
Join us for stories, rhymes, and songs—and don’t forget to wear your jammies and bring your favorite stuffed animal! No registration is required.

Thu, Mar 30, 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 discuss books, color and craft, eat snacks, and make new friends! Registration is not required.

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

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

Sat, Apr 01, All day
Main Library
Art works exhibited on the Teen Art Wall at the Main Library.

Sat, Apr 01, All day
West Park
Families can enjoy a nature walk and story by participating in our bilingual StoryWalk at West Park on West 116th Street.

Sat, Apr 01, 9:00am - 11:00am
Main Library - Community Room B
Here's your chance to get a digital photo taken by a professional photographer. For those 18 years and older. Registration is required.

Sat, Apr 01, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Main Library - Community Room B
Join us for casual, open-play board gaming. Registration is not required.

Sun, Apr 02, All day
Main Library
Bring in your gently used puzzles and games and trade them in for new challenges!

Mon, Apr 03, 10:00am - 11:00am
Main Library - Discovery Room A,Discovery Room B
Kids ages 4–6 and caregivers can try out a selection of robots from our Exploration Lab. Younger siblings may watch but not participate. View the full description for important registration info.
Registration opens Monday, March 27 2023 at 9:00am

Tue, Apr 04, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Main Library - Meeting Room C
Get help with your genealogy research and collaborate with other community members. Bring your own device. No registration required.

Wed, Apr 05, 9:30am - 11:00am
Main Library - Teens Program Room
Read and review Young Adult and Middle Grade books. This volunteer opportunity is open to all interested teens in grades 6–12.

Wed, Apr 05, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Main Library - Board Room
Our evening book group that reads thought-provoking literature.

Wed, Apr 05, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Main Library - Discovery Room A,Discovery Room B
Drop off your stuffed animal on 4/4 for a sleepover at CCPL! Rejoin your stuffed friend on 4/5 for storytime and to hear about its adventure! View the full description for important registration info.
Registration opens Monday, March 27 2023 at 9:00am

Thu, Apr 06, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Main Library - Community Room B
Join us for an hour-long session focused on keeping your information secure on the internet. Registration is required.

Thu, Apr 06, 1:00pm - 1:25pm
Main Library - Discovery Room A,Discovery Room B
Did you know cranes dance like no one's watching? Come find out why and discover all kinds of fascinating stuff about these tall and beautiful birds! Presented by the International Crane Foundation.

Thu, Apr 06, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Main Library - Meeting Room C
Join the International Crane Foundation for a closer look at Indiana's two species of cranes. Registration is required.

Mon, Apr 10, 9:30am - 10:00am
Main Library - Discovery Room A
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, Apr 10, 10:30am - 11:00am
Main Library - Discovery Room A
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, Apr 10, 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 crafts based on each week's special theme. No tickets are required.

Mon, Apr 10, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Main Library - Discovery Room A
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, Apr 10, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Main Library - Board Room
Our book group with an intentional LGBTQ+ focus.

Tue, Apr 11, 9:30am - 10:00am
Main Library - Discovery Room A
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.

Tue, Apr 11, 10:30am - 11:00am
Main Library - Discovery Room A
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.

Tue, Apr 11, 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 crafts based on each week's special theme. No tickets are required.

Tue, Apr 11, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Main Library - Discovery Room A
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.

Tue, Apr 11, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Main Library - Meeting Room C
Adult crafters are invited to paint a birdhouse. Registration required.
This event is full

Tue, Apr 11, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Main Library - Community Room
Play chess against others of all skill levels every other Tuesday night. Open to anyone age 5 and up who already has experience with the game. Registration is required for all who wish to play.
This event is full

Wed, Apr 12, 9:30am - 10:30am
Main Library - Meeting Room A
Our Wednesday morning book group for fiction lovers.

Wed, Apr 12, 9:30am - 9:50am
Main Library - Discovery Room A
Join us for an active storytime and lively songs. 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.

Wed, Apr 12, 10:30am - 10:50am
Main Library - Discovery Room A
Join us for an active storytime and lively songs. 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.

Wed, Apr 12, 11:30am - 11:50am
Main Library - Discovery Room A
Join us for an active storytime and lively songs. 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.

Wed, Apr 12, 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 title from the 2022–23 Rosie List each month. This event is open to all interested teens in grades 6–12.

Wed, Apr 12, 5:30pm - 6:15pm
Main Library - Discovery Room A,Discovery Room B
Each month in the Discovery Room we'll highlight STEAM activities from our Exploration Lab. This month we'll explore art and science! Registration is required, and no younger siblings may attend.
Registration opens Wednesday, April 5 2023 at 9:00am

Wed, Apr 12, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Main Library - Meeting Room C
Enjoy an hour of coloring and making your own bullet journal. This program is designed for adults. Registration is required.

Thu, Apr 13, 9:30am - 9:50am
Main Library - Discovery Room A
Join us for rhymes, songs, and stories for infants. 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.

Thu, Apr 13, 10:30am - 10:50am
Main Library - Discovery Room A
Join us for rhymes, songs, and stories for infants. 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.

Thu, Apr 13, 11:30am - 11:50am
Main Library - Discovery Room A
Join us for rhymes, songs, and stories for infants. 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.

Thu, Apr 13, 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 discuss books, color and craft, eat snacks, and make new friends! Registration is not required.

Sat, Apr 15, All day
Online
Read and review Young Adult and Middle Grade books. This online volunteer opportunity is open to all interested teens in grades 6–12.

Sat, Apr 15, All day
Main Library
Art works exhibited on the Teen Art Wall at the Main Library.

Sat, Apr 15, All day
West Park
Families can enjoy a nature walk and story by participating in our bilingual StoryWalk at West Park on West 116th Street.

Sat, Apr 15, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Main Library - Event Lawn
Celebrate cultures from around the world at this free event! (See the full description for details about how your group can participate.)

Sat, Apr 15, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Main Library - Discovery Room A,Discovery Room B,Kids Study Room 1A,Kids Study Room 1B
Do you 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.

Sat, Apr 15, 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Main Library
Enjoy an evening of food, drink, music, indoor mini golf, and more at the Main Library. Tickets on sale now. Presented by the CCPL Foundation's Young Professionals Group.

Sun, Apr 16, All day
Main Library
Bring in your gently used puzzles and games and trade them in for new challenges!

Sun, Apr 16, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Main Library - Community Room
An independently planned, community-run TED-style conference featuring members of the community. Registration is required.

Mon, Apr 17, 9:30am - 10:00am
Main Library - Discovery Room A
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, Apr 17, 10:30am - 11:00am
Main Library - Discovery Room A
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, Apr 17, 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 crafts based on each week's special theme. No tickets are required.

Mon, Apr 17, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Main Library - Discovery Room A
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, Apr 17, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Main Library - Meeting Room C
Get help with your genealogy research and collaborate with other community members. Bring your own device. No registration required.

Mon, Apr 17, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Main Library - Board Room
Our mid-day book club.

Tue, Apr 18, 9:30am - 10:00am
Main Library - Discovery Room A
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.

Tue, Apr 18, 10:30am - 11:00am
Main Library - Discovery Room A
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.

Tue, Apr 18, 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 crafts based on each week's special theme. No tickets are required.

Tue, Apr 18, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Main Library - Discovery Room A
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.

Wed, Apr 19, 9:30am - 9:50am
Main Library - Discovery Room A
Join us for an active storytime and lively songs. 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.

Wed, Apr 19, 10:30am - 10:50am
Main Library - Discovery Room A
Join us for an active storytime and lively songs. 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.

Wed, Apr 19, 11:30am - 11:50am
Main Library - Discovery Room A
Join us for an active storytime and lively songs. 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.

Wed, Apr 19, 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Main Library - Discovery Room A,Discovery Room B
Come dabble with us! In this monthly program, we'll explore art through various mediums. This month we'll try out pointillism! Registration is required, and no younger siblings are able to attend.
Registration opens Wednesday, April 12 2023 at 9:00am

Rescheduled
Wed, Apr 19, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
New date Wednesday, April 05, 9:30am - 11:00am
Main Library
Read and review Young Adult and Middle Grade books. This volunteer opportunity is open to all interested teens in grades 6–12.

Thu, Apr 20, 9:30am - 9:50am
Main Library - Discovery Room A
Join us for rhymes, songs, and stories for infants. 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.

Thu, Apr 20, 10:30am - 10:50am
Main Library - Discovery Room A
Join us for rhymes, songs, and stories for infants. 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.

Thu, Apr 20, 11:30am - 11:50am
Main Library - Discovery Room A
Join us for rhymes, songs, and stories for infants. 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.

Thu, Apr 20, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Main Library - Meeting Room B
Join local lawyer DeAnna Beckner for a discussion about estate planning. Registration is required.

Thu, Apr 20, 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Main Library - Community Room
A special preview night for members of the CCPL Foundation Friends and donors. Just $10 for a bag of used books, movies, etc. Presented by the CCPL Foundation Friends.

Rescheduled
Thu, Apr 20, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
New date Thursday, April 27, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Main Library
Relax, hang out, chat, and make stuff in our monthly drop-in social hours for teens.

Thu, Apr 20, 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 workshop. Registration is required and space is limited.

Fri, Apr 21, 9:00am - 5:00pm
Main Library - Community Room
Discover great bargains on used books (and more) during these special sale dates. Just $10 for a bag of books! Presented by the CCPL Foundation Friends.