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Little Ones

For kids aged 12–24 months and their caregivers

2023-02-08 09:30:00 2023-02-08 09:50:00 America/Indiana/Indianapolis Little Ones Main Library - Discovery Room A

Wednesday, February 08
9:30am - 9:50am

Add to Calendar 2023-02-08 09:30:00 2023-02-08 09:50:00 America/Indiana/Indianapolis Little Ones 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. Main Library - Discovery Room A

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.

Adults and toddlers actively share stories and songs during this bustling twenty minutes of singing, moving, seeing, hearing, handling, and rhyming together! Siblings are welcome.

Free tickets are required and will be available on a first-come, first-served basis at the Kids Desk thirty minutes prior to the scheduled program start time. A ticket will be required for each person, including infants, attending the program. 
 

AGE GROUP: | Kids Ages 0-5 |

EVENT TYPE: | Storytime |

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Main Library

Phone: 317.814.3900

Hours
About the library

Upcoming events

Thu, Sep 21, 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 and will be available—first come, first served—at the Kids Desk 30 minutes prior to the program start time.

Thu, Sep 21, 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 and will be available—first come, first served—at the Kids Desk 30 minutes prior to the program start time.

Thu, Sep 21, 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 and will be available—first come, first served—at the Kids Desk 30 minutes prior to the program start time.

Thu, Sep 21, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Main Library - Digital Media Lab
In this demonstration, you will learn how to navigate Cricut Access and operate a Cricut machine. Registration is required.
This event is full

Thu, Sep 21, 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 discuss books, color and craft, eat snacks, and make new friends! Registration is not required.

Fri, Sep 22, 10:00am - 11:00am
Main Library - Discovery Room A,Discovery Room B
(Ages 4–6) With their caregivers, kids can try out a special selection of STEAM kits. Read the full event description for important registration info or call 317.844.3363.

Fri, Sep 22, 10:30am - 5:00pm
Main Library - Community Room B
View and purchase artwork by Hamilton County artists in this special exhibit.

Fri, Sep 22, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Main Library - Discovery Room A,Discovery Room B
(Ages 4–6) With their caregivers, kids can try out a special selection of STEAM kits. Read the full event description for important registration info or call 317.844.3363.
This event is full

Fri, Sep 22, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Main Library - Digital Media Lab
Drop-in to learn Procreate tips and tricks from a Digital Media Specialist.

Sat, Sep 23, 10:00am - 4:00pm
Main Library - Community Room B
View and purchase artwork by Hamilton County artists in this special exhibit.

Sat, Sep 23, 10:00am - 10:45am
Main Library - Discovery Room A,Discovery Room B
(Ages 3–6) Move along to live music and listen to a story by the ISO! Free tickets are required and will be available—first come, first served—at the Kids Desk 30 minutes prior to program start time.

Sat, Sep 23, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Main Library - Teens Program Room
Meet the Math is a series of fun workshops led to by Infinity Squared, two CHS sophomores who love to share the beauty of mathematics with other young people. Registration is required.
This event is full

Sun, Sep 24, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Main Library - Community Room B
View and purchase artwork by Hamilton County artists in this special exhibit.

Sun, Sep 24, 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, Sep 25, 10:00am - 6:00pm
Main Library - Community Room B
View and purchase artwork by Hamilton County artists in this special exhibit.

Mon, Sep 25, 10:00am - 11:30am
Main Library - Discovery Room A,Discovery Room B
(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.

Mon, Sep 25, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Main Library - Discovery Room A,Discovery Room B
(Grades 3–5) Join us on either 9/25 or 10/30 to paint a scene of vibrant trees on a brisk fall night. Read the full event description for important registration info or call 317.844.3363.
This event is full

Mon, Sep 25, 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.

Tue, Sep 26, 10:00am - 6:00pm
Main Library - Community Room B
View and purchase artwork by Hamilton County artists in this special exhibit.

Tue, Sep 26, 10:00am - 11:30am
Main Library - Community Room A
(Ages 2–5) Drop in for stories about a hayride through the farm and enjoy activity stations and a craft! No tickets are required. Stories and rhymes will be read aloud at 10am and repeated at 11:15am.

Tue, Sep 26, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Main Library - Teens Program Room
Teens in grades 6–12 can drop in to share ideas, get inspired, and work on their bullet journals. No registration required.

Tue, Sep 26, 6:15pm - 7:30pm
Main Library - Discovery Room
(Ages 9–12) Join us for a discussion of Bouncing Back and participate in a basketball tower challenge. Read the full event description for important registration info or call 317.844.3363.
Registration is now closed

Wed, Sep 27, 9:30am - 10:30am
Main Library - Meeting Room A
Our Wednesday morning book group for fiction lovers.

Wed, Sep 27, 10:00am - 6:00pm
Main Library - Community Room B
View and purchase artwork by Hamilton County artists in this special exhibit.

Wed, Sep 27, 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Main Library - Discovery Room B
(Ages 4–6) In this monthly program, we'll explore art through various mediums. Read the full description for important registration info or call 317.844.3363. No younger or older siblings may attend.

Wed, Sep 27, 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.

Wed, Sep 27, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Main Library - Community Room A
Join Storytelling Arts of Indiana for a two-hour storytelling workshop designed for adults. Registration is required.

Wed, Sep 27, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Main Library - Meeting Room B
The perfect group for mystery buffs.

Thu, Sep 28, 9:30am - 10:30am
Main Library - Discovery Room A,Discovery Room B
(Ages 3–6) Join us on 9/5 or 9/28 to learn through play in this fun, powerful workshop! Free tickets required—available first come, first served at the Kids Desk 30 mins. prior to program start time.

Thu, Sep 28, 10:00am - 6:00pm
Main Library - Community Room B
View and purchase artwork by Hamilton County artists in this special exhibit.

Thu, Sep 28, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Main Library - Discovery Room A,Discovery Room B
(Ages 3–6) Join us on 9/5 or 9/28 to learn through play in this fun, powerful workshop! Free tickets required—available first come, first served at the Kids Desk 30 mins. prior to program start time.

Thu, Sep 28, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Main Library - Digital Media Lab
Do you plan on using the Digital Media Lab's new video recording studio (designed for ages 16+)? Sign up to learn the basics of video production. Registration is required.

Thu, Sep 28, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Main Library - Teens Program Room
Relax, hang out, and make stuff in our monthly drop-in social hours for teens.

Thu, Sep 28, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Main Library - Community Room A
Join the League of Women Voters of Hamilton County for an informative, non-partisan session about voting in your district. Registration is not required.

Fri, Sep 29, All day
Main Library
Artworks exhibited on the Teen Art Wall and in the Teen Department at the Main Library.

Fri, Sep 29, 10:30am - 5:00pm
Main Library - Community Room B
View and purchase artwork by Hamilton County artists in this special exhibit.

Sat, Sep 30, All day
River Road Park
Families can visit River Road Park, just southeast of 126th Street near the White River, to enjoy a StoryWalk about the Native American people who lived in the River Road Park area 700 years ago!

Sat, Sep 30, All day
Main Library
(All Ages) Stop by the Main Library Kids Area to see items celebrating Japanese culture. This special exhibit is presented in partnership with the Carmel-Kawachinagano Sister City Committee.

Sat, Sep 30, 10:00am - 4:00pm
Main Library - Community Room B
View and purchase artwork by Hamilton County artists in this special exhibit.

Sat, Sep 30, 10:00am - 3:00pm
Main Library
Celebrate the one-year anniversary of our Main Library expansion with fun drop-in activities and giveaways for all ages.

Sun, Oct 01, All day
Main Library
(All Ages) Stop by the Main Library Kids Area to see items celebrating Japanese culture. This special exhibit is presented in partnership with the Carmel-Kawachinagano Sister City Committee.

Sun, Oct 01, All day
Main Library
Artworks on display in the lobby of the Main Library.

Sun, Oct 01, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Main Library - Community Room B
View and purchase artwork by Hamilton County artists in this special exhibit.

Mon, Oct 02, 9:30am - 10:00am
Main Library - Discovery Room A
(Ages 2–3) Join us for exhilarating books, stories, and rhymes. Free tickets are required and will be available—first come, first served—at the Kids Desk 30 minutes prior to the program start time.

Mon, Oct 02, 10:30am - 11:00am
Main Library - Discovery Room A
(Ages 2–3) Join us for exhilarating books, stories, and rhymes. Free tickets are required and will be available—first come, first served—at the Kids Desk 30 minutes prior to the program start time.

Mon, Oct 02, 10:30am - 11:00am
Main Library - Exploration Lab
(Ages 4–6) 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, Oct 02, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Main Library - Discovery Room A
(Ages 2–3) Join us for exhilarating books, stories, and rhymes. Free tickets are required and will be available—first come, first served—at the Kids Desk 30 minutes prior to the program start time.

Tue, Oct 03, 9:30am - 10:00am
Main Library - Discovery Room A
(Ages 2–3) Join us for exhilarating books, stories, and rhymes. Free tickets are required and will be available—first come, first served—at the Kids Desk 30 minutes prior to the program start time.

Tue, Oct 03, 10:00am - 11:00am
Main Library - Meeting Room C
Work on your current craft project while enjoying coffee and community. Registration is required.

Tue, Oct 03, 10:30am - 11:00am
Main Library - Discovery Room A
(Ages 2–3) Join us for exhilarating books, stories, and rhymes. Free tickets are required and will be available—first come, first served—at the Kids Desk 30 minutes prior to the program start time.

Tue, Oct 03, 10:30am - 11:00am
Main Library - Exploration Lab
(Ages 4–6) 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, Oct 03, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Main Library - Discovery Room A
(Ages 2–3) Join us for exhilarating books, stories, and rhymes. Free tickets are required and will be available—first come, first served—at the Kids Desk 30 minutes prior to the program start time.

Tue, Oct 03, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Main Library - Discovery Room
(Ages 3–6) Come on 10/3 or 10/25 to learn through play in this fun, powerful workshop! Free tickets required—available first come, first served at the Kids Desk 30 mins. prior to program start time.

Tue, Oct 03, 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.

Tue, Oct 03, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Main Library - Community Room
(Grade 4–Adults) Play chess against others of all skill levels. Open to anyone in grade 4 and up who has experience with chess. Registration is required. (Click event title for more chess programs.)

Tue, Oct 03, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Main Library - Discovery Room
(Ages 3–6) Come on 10/3 or 10/25 to learn through play in this fun, powerful workshop! Free tickets required—available first come, first served at the Kids Desk 30 mins. prior to program start time.

Wed, Oct 04, All day
Meadowlark Park
Families can enjoy a nature walk and story by participating in our bilingual StoryWalk at Meadowlark Park, accessible from both Meadow Lane and the Monon Trail.

Wed, Oct 04, 9:30am - 9:50am
Main Library - Discovery Room A
(Ages 12–24 mo.) 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 30 minutes prior to the program start time.

Wed, Oct 04, 10:30am - 10:50am
Main Library - Discovery Room A
(Ages 12–24 mo.) 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 30 minutes prior to the program start time.

Wed, Oct 04, 10:30am - 11:30am
Main Library - Discovery Room B
(Ages 7–12) In this hands-on monthly series, we'll explore various mediums and artists. Read the full description for important registration info or call 317.844.3363. No younger siblings may attend.
Registration opens Wednesday, September 27 2023 at 9:00am

Wed, Oct 04, 11:30am - 11:50am
Main Library - Discovery Room A
(Ages 12–24 mo.) 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 30 minutes prior to the program start time.

Wed, Oct 04, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Main Library - Community Room B
Learn how to access and use LinkedIn Learning, a free resource that offers thousands of online courses. All you need is a CCPL library card! Registration is required.

Wed, Oct 04, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Main Library - Discovery Room B
(Ages 7–12) In this hands-on monthly series, we'll explore various mediums and artists. Read the full description for important registration info or call 317.844.3363. No younger siblings may attend.
Registration opens Wednesday, September 27 2023 at 9:00am

Wed, Oct 04, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Main Library - Board Room
Our evening book group that reads thought-provoking literature.

Thu, Oct 05, 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 and will be available—first come, first served—at the Kids Desk 30 minutes prior to the program start time.

Thu, Oct 05, 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 and will be available—first come, first served—at the Kids Desk 30 minutes prior to the program start time.

Thu, Oct 05, 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 and will be available—first come, first served—at the Kids Desk 30 minutes prior to the program start time.

Thu, Oct 05, 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 discuss books, color and craft, eat snacks, and make new friends! Registration is not required.

Fri, Oct 06, 10:00am - 11:30am
Main Library - Discovery Room A,Discovery Room B
(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, Oct 06, 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 with the Chris Center.

Sat, Oct 07, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Main Library - Digital Media Lab,Video Room
Visual journalism workshop hosted by members of the Carmel High School Quill & Scroll Journalism Honor Society. Registration is required.

Sat, Oct 07, 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 required—first come, first served—in person at the Kids Desk beginning at 1:30pm the day of the program.

Sat, Oct 07, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Off-Site
Connect with nature, with literature, and with others on this special trek through a beautiful piece of Indiana landscape. Event concludes with snacks & beer around a campfire. Registration required.

Sun, Oct 08, 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, Oct 09, 9:30am - 10:00am
Main Library - Discovery Room A
(Ages 2–3) Join us for exhilarating books, stories, and rhymes. Free tickets are required and will be available—first come, first served—at the Kids Desk 30 minutes prior to the program start time.

Mon, Oct 09, 10:30am - 11:00am
Main Library - Discovery Room A
(Ages 2–3) Join us for exhilarating books, stories, and rhymes. Free tickets are required and will be available—first come, first served—at the Kids Desk 30 minutes prior to the program start time.

Mon, Oct 09, 10:30am - 11:00am
Main Library - Exploration Lab
(Ages 4–6) 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, Oct 09, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Main Library - Discovery Room A
(Ages 2–3) Join us for exhilarating books, stories, and rhymes. Free tickets are required and will be available—first come, first served—at the Kids Desk 30 minutes prior to the program start time.

Mon, Oct 09, 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, Oct 09, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Main Library - Board Room
Our book group with an intentional LGBTQ+ focus.

Tue, Oct 10, 9:30am - 10:00am
Main Library - Discovery Room A
(Ages 2–3) Join us for exhilarating books, stories, and rhymes. Free tickets are required and will be available—first come, first served—at the Kids Desk 30 minutes prior to the program start time.

Tue, Oct 10, 10:30am - 11:00am
Main Library - Discovery Room A
(Ages 2–3) Join us for exhilarating books, stories, and rhymes. Free tickets are required and will be available—first come, first served—at the Kids Desk 30 minutes prior to the program start time.

Tue, Oct 10, 10:30am - 11:00am
Main Library - Exploration Lab
(Ages 4–6) 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, Oct 10, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Main Library - Discovery Room A
(Ages 2–3) Join us for exhilarating books, stories, and rhymes. Free tickets are required and will be available—first come, first served—at the Kids Desk 30 minutes prior to the program start time.

Wed, Oct 11, 9:30am - 10:30am
Main Library - Meeting Room A
Our Wednesday morning book group for fiction lovers.

Wed, Oct 11, 9:30am - 9:50am
Main Library - Discovery Room A
(Ages 12–24 mo.) 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 30 minutes prior to the program start time.

Wed, Oct 11, 10:30am - 10:50am
Main Library - Discovery Room A
(Ages 12–24 mo.) 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 30 minutes prior to the program start time.

Wed, Oct 11, 11:30am - 11:50am
Main Library - Discovery Room A
(Ages 12–24 mo.) 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 30 minutes prior to the program start time.

Wed, Oct 11, 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.

Wed, Oct 11, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Main Library - Video Room
Do you plan on using the Digital Media Lab's new Video Recording Studio? Sign up to learn the basics of video production. Registration is required, and the studio may be used by ages 16+.
Registration opens Wednesday, September 27 2023 at 9:00am

Wed, Oct 11, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Main Library - Meeting Room C
Enjoy a relaxing hour of coloring while meeting new people. This program is designed for adults. Registration is not required.

Thu, Oct 12, 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 and will be available—first come, first served—at the Kids Desk 30 minutes prior to the program start time.

Thu, Oct 12, 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 and will be available—first come, first served—at the Kids Desk 30 minutes prior to the program start time.

Thu, Oct 12, 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 and will be available—first come, first served—at the Kids Desk 30 minutes prior to the program start time.

Thu, Oct 12, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Main Library - Meeting Room B
Whether you're looking to buy or sell a home, getting a realistic perspective of the housing market is key. Registration is required.

Thu, Oct 12, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Online
In this 90-minute online workshop, uncover the secrets of choosing & getting into your dream college, getting more merit scholarships, & what to know before going to college. Registration required.

Fri, Oct 13, 10:00am - 11:30am
Main Library - Discovery Room A,Discovery Room B
(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.

Fri, Oct 13, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Main Library - Discovery Room A,Discovery Room B
(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 317.844.3363.

Sat, Oct 14, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Main Library - Meeting Room C
Make a vision board to inspire you in preparation for 2024. Presented in partnership with the Central Indiana LGBTQ+ Young Adult Group. Registration is required.

Sun, Oct 15, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Main Library - Community Room
Members of the Indianapolis Opera share music ranging from operatic repertoire to Broadway show tunes and hits from the Great American Songbook. Registration is required.

Mon, Oct 16, 9:30am - 10:00am
Main Library - Discovery Room A
(Ages 2–3) Join us for exhilarating books, stories, and rhymes. Free tickets are required and will be available—first come, first served—at the Kids Desk 30 minutes prior to the program start time.

Mon, Oct 16, 10:30am - 11:00am
Main Library - Discovery Room A
(Ages 2–3) Join us for exhilarating books, stories, and rhymes. Free tickets are required and will be available—first come, first served—at the Kids Desk 30 minutes prior to the program start time.

Mon, Oct 16, 10:30am - 11:00am
Main Library - Exploration Lab
(Ages 4–6) 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, Oct 16, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Main Library - Discovery Room A
(Ages 2–3) Join us for exhilarating books, stories, and rhymes. Free tickets are required and will be available—first come, first served—at the Kids Desk 30 minutes prior to the program start time.

Mon, Oct 16, 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, Oct 16, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Main Library - Board Room
Our mid-day book club.

Mon, Oct 16, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Main Library - Discovery Room
(Ages 7–12) On 10/16 or 10/18 come explore STEAM activities from our Exploration Lab! Read the full description for important registration info or call 317.844.3363. No younger siblings may attend.
Registration opens Monday, October 9 2023 at 9:00am

Mon, Oct 16, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Main Library - Digital Media Lab
Learn how to turn a pumpkin doodle into 3D art at the Digital Media Lab. Registration is required for this workshop for adults and teens.

Tue, Oct 17, 9:30am - 10:00am
Main Library - Discovery Room A
(Ages 2–3) Join us for exhilarating books, stories, and rhymes. Free tickets are required and will be available—first come, first served—at the Kids Desk 30 minutes prior to the program start time.

Tue, Oct 17, 10:30am - 11:00am
Main Library - Discovery Room A
(Ages 2–3) Join us for exhilarating books, stories, and rhymes. Free tickets are required and will be available—first come, first served—at the Kids Desk 30 minutes prior to the program start time.

Tue, Oct 17, 10:30am - 11:00am
Main Library - Exploration Lab
(Ages 4–6) 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, Oct 17, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Main Library - Discovery Room A
(Ages 2–3) Join us for exhilarating books, stories, and rhymes. Free tickets are required and will be available—first come, first served—at the Kids Desk 30 minutes prior to the program start time.

Tue, Oct 17, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Main Library - Digital Media Lab
Learn how to turn a pumpkin doodle into 3D art at the Digital Media Lab. Registration is required for this workshop for adults and teens.

Tue, Oct 17, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Main Library - Discovery Room A,Discovery Room B
(Grades K–3) Beginners and those honing their skills can challenge peers in this special chess club just for them. Read the full event description for important registration info or call 317.844.3363.
Registration opens Tuesday, October 10 2023 at 9:00am

Tue, Oct 17, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Main Library - Meeting Room B
Stop by the library for a casual evening of open chess designed for adults. (See full program description for more fun chess events.)

Wed, Oct 18, 9:30am - 9:50am
Main Library - Discovery Room A
(Ages 12–24 mo.) 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 30 minutes prior to the program start time.

Wed, Oct 18, 10:30am - 10:50am
Main Library - Discovery Room A
(Ages 12–24 mo.) 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 30 minutes prior to the program start time.

Wed, Oct 18, 10:30am - 11:30am
Main Library - Exploration Lab
(Ages 7–12) On 10/16 or 10/18 come explore STEAM activities from our Exploration Lab! Read the full description for important registration info or call 317.844.3363. No younger siblings may attend.
Registration opens Wednesday, October 11 2023 at 9:00am

Wed, Oct 18, 11:30am - 11:50am
Main Library - Discovery Room A
(Ages 12–24 mo.) 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 30 minutes prior to the program start time.

Wed, Oct 18, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Main Library - Meeting Room C
Adult crafters are invited to learn how to embroider a flower design. Registration is required.

Wed, Oct 18, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Main Library
SOLD OUT — The Guilded Leaf brings bestselling authors to the Carmel community as part of the CCPL Foundation Guild's signature fundraising events.

Thu, Oct 19, 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 and will be available—first come, first served—at the Kids Desk 30 minutes prior to the program start time.

Thu, Oct 19, 10:00am - 1:15pm
Ritz Charles
The Guilded Leaf brings bestselling authors to the Carmel community as part of the CCPL Foundation Guild's signature fundraising events.
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Thu, Oct 19, 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 and will be available—first come, first served—at the Kids Desk 30 minutes prior to the program start time.

Thu, Oct 19, 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 and will be available—first come, first served—at the Kids Desk 30 minutes prior to the program start time.

Thu, Oct 19, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Main Library
In this demonstration, you will learn how to navigate Cricut Access and operate a Cricut machine. Registration is required.

Thu, Oct 19, 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 discuss books, color and craft, eat snacks, and make new friends! Registration is not required.

Fri, Oct 20, 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 full event description for important registration info or call 317.844.3363.
Registration opens Friday, October 13 2023 at 9:00am

Fri, Oct 20, 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 full event description for important registration info or call 317.844.3363.
Registration opens Friday, October 13 2023 at 9:00am

Fri, Oct 20, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Main Library - Community Room A
Join us for a screening of Past Lives (2023). Rated PG-13. Registration is required.

Sat, Oct 21, 10:00am - 10:45am
Main Library - Discovery Room
(Ages 2–8) Join us on either 10/21 or 10/22 to enjoy stories, activities, and a snack of castella cake. Read the full event description for important info about required tickets or call 317.844.3363.

Sat, Oct 21, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Main Library - Community Room
Hear firsthand stories about life inside prison and what it is like adjusting to life after release. Presented in partnership with Storytelling Arts of Indiana. Registration is recommended.

Sat, Oct 21, 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 required—first come, first served—in person at the Kids Desk beginning at 1:30pm the day of the program.