Beech Grove Branch
1102 Main Street, 317-275-4560
Family Storytime, Oct. 15 & 29, 6 p.m.
Preschool Storytime & Craft, Thurs., Oct. 24 & 31, at 11 a.m. Preschoolers and an adult together for stories and fun activities.
Genealogy Assistance, Mon., Oct. 21, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Free session with members of Samuel Bryan Chapter of D.A.R. to help with genealogy research.
Baby Arts Play, Wed., Oct. 23, 11 a.m. Babies up to age 2 with an adult and teaching artist Amauunet Ashe.
Beech Grove Chatterbooks, Mon., Oct. 28, 6:30 p.m. Adults in monthly book discussion of “Outlander” by Diana Gabaldon.
Fountain Square Branch
1066 Virginia Ave., 317-275-4390
Baby Storytime, Thurs., Oct. 17, 24 & 31, 10:30 a.m. Babies up to 24 months and an adult together for stories, fingerplays and sing-alongs with Miss Shelby and her ukulele.
Play Date Preschool Storytime, Mon., Oct. 21 & 28, 11 a.m. Preschoolers and an adult together for stories, songs, fingerplays and rhymes followed by playtime.
Fountain Square Afternoon Book Discussion, Thurs., Oct. 10, 1:30 p.m. Adults meet to talk about a book; contact the branch for this month’s title.
Teen Printmaking with Cat Head Press, Sat., Oct. 12, 2p.m. to 3 p.m. Teens carve own characters and transform them into hand-printed trading cards to exchange.
Finger Knitting Scarf Class for Kids, Thursday, Oct. 24, 3 p.m. Children, ages 6 and older, learn about finger knitting. Yarn available to make a scarf.
Everyday Artists, Tues., Oct. 29, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Explore collages, no art experience necessary.
Scare in the Square, Thurs., Oct. 31, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Families and individuals of all ages are invited to drop by the Library for a treat while making their way through Fountain Square for Scare in the Square!
Franklin Road Branch
5550 S. Franklin Road, 317-275-4380
Baby & Toddler Storytime, Oct. 10, 15, 17, 22, 24, 29 & 31, 10:15 a.m. Toddlers ages 18 - 36 months and an adult may listen, clap, sing, move, play and learn.
Preschool Storytime, Tues., Oct. 22, 1:15 p.m. and Wed., Oct. 23, 10:15 & 11:15 a.m. Preschoolers, ages 3-6, and an adult listen to stories plus activities.
Introduction to Knitting, Wed., Oct. 16 & 23, 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Learn basics of knitting with Franklin Township’s Kathy Page. Participants will knit a scarf for the class project.
Homeschool Adventures, Thurs., Oct.17, 1:30 p.m. Homeschooled children, ages 6 – 12, for activities.
BearTime StoryTime, Tues., Oct. 15, 1:15 p.m. & Wed., Oct. 16, 10:15 & 11:15 a.m. Preschoolers, ages 2-6, join Prof. Watermelon for a storytime.
Teen Printmaking with Cat Head Press, Fri., Oct. 18, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Teens carve own characters and transform them into hand-printed trading cards to exchange.
Spooky Dance Party, Tues., Oct. 29, 1:15 p.m. and Wed., Oct. 30, 10:15 a.m. & 11:15 a.m. Children of all ages and their adults are invited to listen, move, jump and dance to Halloween-themed music with Miss Kasey. Scarves and rhythm instruments will be provided for added fun.
Garfield Park Branch
2502 Shelby St., 317-275-4490
Job Center, Tues., Oct. 15, 22 & 29, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Free service for unemployed or underemployed for one-on-one assistance to help with employment skills.
Beginning Computer Classes: Keyboard, Mouse and Other Computer Basics, Thurs., Oct. 10, 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Adults can learn keyboard, etc.
Finger Knitting Scarf Class for Kids, Tues., Oct. 15, 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Children, ages 6 and older, learn about finger knitting. Yarn available to make a scarf.
A Plethora of Computer Classes: Library eStuff, Wed., Oct. 16, 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Beginner-friendly class for adults.
How to Improve Your Credit Score, Thurs., Oct. 17, 11 a.m. to noon. Adults can learn about and understand credit scores.
Minecraft Club, Mon., Oct. 28, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Open to all ages.
2630 E. Stop 11 Road, 317-275-4510
Preschool Storytime, Tues., Oct. 22, 10:30 a.m. Preschoolers, ages 3 – 6, and listen to stories and activities.
English Conversation Circle, Mon., Oct. 21 & 28, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Adults may practice and improve their English skills.
Baby & Toddler Storytime, Oct. 10, 16, 17, 23, 24, 30 & 31, 10:30 a.m. at 10:30 a.m. Babies and toddlers up to age 3 and an adult may listen, clap, sing, move, and play.
Lego Day, Sat., Oct. 12, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Families and children ages 2 and older are invited to drop in any time and learn to play by using a variety of building items.
Learning Syllables Through Drumming, Tuesday, Oct. 15, 10:15 a.m. Preschoolers ages 3 - 6 and an adult experiment with words and sound patterns led by teaching artist Lawrence Clark II.
Teen Sewing Workshop, Saturday, Oct. 19, 11 a.m. to noon. Teens may learn variety of hand-sewing stitches.
Get Crafty, Sat., Oct. 19, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. For ages 12 - 18 to make arts and crafts projects. Registration required.
Tim Brickley and Michael Beck in Concert, Tues., Oct. 29. 6:30 p.m. Local favorites Tim Brickley (vocals, guitar, piano) and Michael Beck (vocals, percussion) perform pop hits from the ‘60s & ‘70s. This program is made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.