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Summer Fun for Little Ones

For kids ages 12–24 months and their caregivers

2023-06-13 11:00:00 2023-06-13 11:20:00 America/Indiana/Indianapolis Summer Fun for Little Ones Main Library - Discovery Room A

Tuesday, June 13
11:00am - 11:20am

Add to Calendar 2023-06-13 11:00:00 2023-06-13 11:20:00 America/Indiana/Indianapolis Summer Fun for 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

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About the library

Upcoming events

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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 pasta craft. Read the full description for important info about required tickets or call 317.814.3992.

Mon, Mar 04, 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, Mar 04, 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, Mar 04, 10:30am - 11:00am
Main Library - Exploration Lab
(Ages 4–6) Bring a buddy for a storytime play date at the library! Join us for stories, activities, and crafts based on each week's special theme. No tickets are required.

Mon, Mar 04, 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, Mar 04, 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? Stop by our weekly genealogy drop-in sessions. Bring your own tablet or laptop. No registration required.

Mon, Mar 04, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Main Library - Discovery Room
(Grades 3–5) Join us on either 3/4 or 4/2 to paint a solar eclipse in a brilliant celestial display. Read the full event description for important registration info or call 317.814.3992.
This event is full

Mon, Mar 04, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Main Library - Community Room B
Join film critic Christopher Lloyd of the Film Yap and FOX59 for an interactive talk on the state of film watching and a preview of the Oscars. Registration is required.

Tue, Mar 05, 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.

Tue, Mar 05, 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, Mar 05, 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, Mar 05, 10:30am - 11:00am
Main Library - Exploration Lab
(Ages 4–6) Bring a buddy for a storytime play date at the library! Join us for stories, activities, and crafts based on each week's special theme. No tickets are required.

Tue, Mar 05, 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, Mar 05, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Main Library - Community Room A
Author and retired U.S. Army colonel John Wemlinger shares his new book ROAD TO EMPIRE. Registration is required for this free author event.

Tue, Mar 05, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Main Library - Community Room A
Try your hand at chess against other community members in a relaxed open-play setting for adults. All skill levels welcome! Registration is not required.

Tue, Mar 05, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Main Library - Community 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 317.814.3992.
Registration opens Tuesday, February 27 2024 at 9:00am

Wed, Mar 06, 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, Mar 06, 10:00am - 11:00am
Main Library - Community Room B
No matter your age, discover how to protect your loved ones from the emotional, financial, and logistical burdens of funeral and cemetery arrangements. Registration required.

Wed, Mar 06, 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, Mar 06, 10:30am - 11:30am
Main Library - Discovery Room B
(Ages 7–12) Join us at 10:30am or 3:30pm! Free tickets are required and available first come, first served at the Kids Desk 30 minutes prior to the program start time. No younger siblings may attend.

Wed, Mar 06, 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, Mar 06, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Main Library - Discovery Room B
(Ages 7–12) Join us at 10:30am or 3:30pm! Free tickets are required and available first come, first served at the Kids Desk 30 minutes prior to the program start time. No younger siblings may attend.

Wed, Mar 06, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Main Library - Meeting Room A
Our evening book group that reads thought-provoking literature.

Thu, Mar 07, 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, Mar 07, 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, Mar 07, 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, Mar 07, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Main Library - Teens Program Room,Meeting Room A,Meeting Room B,Meeting Room C,Community Room
Join Carmel High School students as they show off their world history projects in celebration of the 50th anniversary of National History Day.

Fri, Mar 08, All day
Main Library
(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 08, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Main Library
Explore Indiana's basketball craze with sports writer, editor, and lifelong hoops fan Jim Russell. Registration is required.

Sat, Mar 09, 10:00am - 3:00pm
Main Library - Community Room
Learn more about 3D printing as you explore a variety of booths from local businesses and hobbyists and chat with Digital Media Lab specialists. You won't believe the amazing possibilities.

Sat, Mar 09, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Main Library - Meeting Room B
Join Jordon Goddard from Indy Toy Lab for a presentation on using AI in 3D printing projects. Registration is not required for this presentation, which is designed for adults and teens.

Sat, Mar 09, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Main Library - Meeting Room B
Discover the no-cost funeral and cemetery benefits you may be entitled to in honor of your services to our country. Registration required.

Sun, Mar 10, 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 the month. Registration is not required.

Mon, Mar 11, 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, Mar 11, 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, Mar 11, 10:30am - 11:00am
Main Library - Exploration Lab
(Ages 4–6) Bring a buddy for a storytime play date at the library! Join us for stories, activities, and crafts based on each week's special theme. No tickets are required.

Mon, Mar 11, 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, Mar 11, 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? Stop by our weekly genealogy drop-in sessions. Bring your own tablet or laptop. No registration required.

Mon, Mar 11, 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 11, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Main Library - Board Room
Our book group with an intentional LGBTQ+ focus.

Tue, Mar 12, 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, Mar 12, 10:00am - 11:00am
Main Library - Meeting Room A
Work on your current craft project while enjoying coffee and community. No registration required.

Tue, Mar 12, 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, Mar 12, 10:30am - 11:00am
Main Library - Exploration Lab
(Ages 4–6) Bring a buddy for a storytime play date at the library! Join us for stories, activities, and crafts based on each week's special theme. No tickets are required.

Tue, Mar 12, 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, Mar 13, 9:30am - 11:00am
Main Library - Meeting Room A
Page Turners is the library's Wednesday morning book group for fiction lovers.

Wed, Mar 13, 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, Mar 13, 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, Mar 13, 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, Mar 13, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Main Library - Community Room
Celebrate the festival of Holi with activities for all ages. Presented in partnership with the Carmel High School South Asian Culture Club.

Wed, Mar 13, 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, Mar 14, 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, Mar 14, 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, Mar 14, 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, Mar 14, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Main Library - Teens Program Room
Relax, hang out, and make stuff in our monthly drop-in social hour for teens.

Thu, Mar 14, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Main Library - Meeting Room C
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.

Thu, Mar 14, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Main Library - Discovery Room A
(Ages 2–5) Join us for stories, rhymes, and songs—and don’t forget to wear your jammies and bring your favorite stuffed animal! No tickets are required.

Fri, Mar 15, 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Main Library - Community Room
Join us for a screening of Barbie (2023). Rated PG-13. Registration is required.

Sat, Mar 16, 10:00am - 10:45am
Main Library - Community Room A
(Ages 4+) The Indianapolis Baroque Orchestra will get you in the St. Patrick's Day spirit with their annual family program, filled with lively music and storytelling! No tickets are required.

Sat, Mar 16, 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.

Sun, Mar 17, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Main Library - Community Room
Learn how a scarcity mindset often makes us our own worst enemies. Presented by the CCPL Foundation and Carmel Symphony Orchestra. Registration is required.

Mon, Mar 18, 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, Mar 18, 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, Mar 18, 10:30am - 11:00am
Main Library - Exploration Lab
(Ages 4–6) Bring a buddy for a storytime play date at the library! Join us for stories, activities, and crafts based on each week's special theme. No tickets are required.

Mon, Mar 18, 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, Mar 18, 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? Stop by our weekly genealogy drop-in sessions. Bring your own tablet or laptop. No registration required.

Mon, Mar 18, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Main Library - Board Room
Books After Lunch is the library's monthly mid-day book club.

Mon, Mar 18, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Main Library - Discovery Room
(Ages 7–12) Come explore STEAM activities from our Exploration Lab! Read the full event description for important info about required tickets or call 317.814.3992. No younger siblings may attend.

Mon, Mar 18, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Main Library - Community Room
A drop-in style program for any high school student who wants to learn the basics of D&D (or other Role-Playing Games), how to create a character, and/or how to start your own adventure or campaign.

Mon, Mar 18, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Main Library - Meeting Room B
Join Montoya Barker, the Special Collections Librarian at the Indianapolis Public Library, for an incredible program on America's old "Mother Road." Registration is required.

Tue, Mar 19, 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.

Tue, Mar 19, 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, Mar 19, 10:00am - 7:00pm
Joyce Winner West Branch
Free solar eclipse glasses (one per person) will be available at the West Branch from 10am–7pm today while supplies last.

Tue, Mar 19, 10:00am - 7:00pm
Main Library
Free solar eclipse glasses (one per person) will be available in the Main Library lobby from 10am–7pm today while supplies last.

Tue, Mar 19, 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, Mar 19, 10:30am - 11:00am
Main Library - Exploration Lab
(Ages 4–6) Bring a buddy for a storytime play date at the library! Join us for stories, activities, and crafts based on each week's special theme. No tickets are required.

Tue, Mar 19, 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, Mar 19, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Main Library - Meeting Room A
Join our resident genealogist for a brief presentation on how to access and use the Fold3 database. Registration is required.

Tue, Mar 19, 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.

Tue, Mar 19, 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, Mar 19, 6:15pm - 7:30pm
Main Library - Discovery Room
(Ages 9–12) Join us to discuss Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus and participate in building a robotic hand. Read the full description for important registration info or call 317.814.3992.

Wed, Mar 20, 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, Mar 20, 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, Mar 20, 10:30am - 11:30am
Main Library - Exploration Lab
(Ages 7–12) Come explore STEAM activities from our Exploration Lab! Read the full event description for important info about required tickets or call 317.814.3992. No younger siblings may attend.

Wed, Mar 20, 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, Mar 20, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Main Library - Meeting Room C
Have you seen all the great crafts people have made with wine corks they have saved? Now is your chance to get crafty and make your own. Registration is required.
This event is full

Wed, Mar 20, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Main Library - Community Room
"In Our Own Voice" is an interactive presentation that provides insight into what it is like to live with mental illness. Registration is required.

Thu, Mar 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, Mar 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, Mar 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, Mar 21, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Main Library - Community Room B
There's more to YouTube than just watching cat videos. Learn about YouTube's features and how to make the video-sharing platform work for your needs. Registration required.

Thu, Mar 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.

Thu, Mar 21, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Main Library - Community Room
Get ready for the once-in-a-lifetime solar eclipse coming April 8, 2024. This program is designed for adults and teens. Registered attendees will receive eclipse glasses. Registration is required.

Fri, Mar 22, 10:00am - 11:30am
Main Library - Discovery Room
(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.

Sat, Mar 23, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Main Library - Community Room
An independently planned, community-run TED-style conference featuring students and members of the community. Registration is required.

Sat, Mar 23, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Main Library - Teens Program Room
Learn how to write the different forms of journalistic stories, including narratives, inverted pyramid, columns, and more. This event is for students in grades 6–12. Registration is required.

Sun, Mar 24, 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 the month. Registration is not required.

Sun, Mar 24, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
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.

Mon, Mar 25, 9:30am - 10:30am
Main Library - Discovery Room
(Ages 3–6) Come on 3/25 or 3/26 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, Mar 25, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Main Library - Discovery Room
(Ages 3–6) Come on 3/25 or 3/26 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, Mar 25, 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? Stop by our weekly genealogy drop-in sessions. Bring your own tablet or laptop. No registration required.

Mon, Mar 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.

Mon, Mar 25, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Main Library - Meeting Room B
Taste and learn about the origin, history, and manufacture of one of the world’s most preferred confections. Registration is required for this program, which is designed for adults. 

Tue, Mar 26, 10:00am - 10:30am
Main Library - Community Room A
(Ages 2–5) Caregivers and children will enjoy yoga fun together! 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, Mar 26, 11:00am - 11:30am
Main Library - Community Room A
(Ages 2–5) Caregivers and children will enjoy yoga fun together! 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, Mar 26, 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 journals. No registration is required.

Tue, Mar 26, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Main Library - Community Room
Join author Scott Carson (the pen name for bestselling author Michael Koryta) in conversation with novelist Hank Phillippi Ryan. Registration is required for this free author event.

Tue, Mar 26, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Main Library - Discovery Room
(Ages 3–6) Come on 3/25 or 3/26 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, Mar 27, 9:30am - 11:00am
Main Library - Meeting Room A
Page Turners is the library's Wednesday morning book group for fiction lovers.

Wed, Mar 27, 10:00am - 11:00am
Main Library - Discovery Room
(Ages 3–5) Come explore the science behind the upcoming total solar eclipse at this special edition STEAM Storytime! Read the full description for important registration info or call 317.814.3992.
Registration opens Thursday, March 21 2024 at 9:00am

Wed, Mar 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, Mar 27, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Main Library - Meeting Room B
The perfect group for mystery buffs.

Thu, Mar 28, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Main Library - Meeting Room C
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.