Hendricks County Flyer, Avon, IN

January 10, 2014

What's going on at your local library?


Westside Flyer

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All branches

All Indianapolis Public Library locations will be closed Jan. 20 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, except the InfoZone, located within the Children's Museum at 3000 N. Meridian St., which will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Decatur Branch

— eBook Tinker Station will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Jan. 25. Patrons are invited to learn how to select and use eReaders, as well as search and download materials from the Library’s extensive collection of eBooks, audiobooks and digital music. Patrons can drop in anytime during this two-hour visit by the Library’s traveling eBook Tinker Station, which is staffed by an eReader expert who can answer questions about the equipment and collection. The Station provides reliable and unbiased information about this growing technology. The Tinker Helpline is also available to call for answers to your questions at 275-4500. This service is made possible by The Indianapolis Foundation Library Fund and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.

275-4330

www.imcpl.org/locations/decatur/

Eagle Branch

— Healthcare Information @ the Library will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Jan. 18 and 25. Adults are invited to drop in anytime during the scheduled time to receive one-on-one information about the Affordable Care Act and the health care marketplace from representatives of local health care organizations who can explain and answer questions.

— Singin’ Time With Miss Bobbie will be at 10:30 a.m. today. Families with babies and preschoolers up to age 6 are invited to tune up their singing voices and put on their dancing shoes during this musical program with folk singer Bobbie Lancaster.

— Writing Across the Community will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today. Adults and teens are invited to receive one-on-one help with their writing from members of Marian University’s Writing Center. Whether it’s a homework paper, resume, book or anything else, this program will help make one’s writing stand out and get noticed.

— Computer Tips & Tricks: Open Lab will be from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Jan. 23. Adults are invited to bring questions or problems relating to using a computer, including applications such as Word or Excel, along with using email or the Internet. One-on-one help will be provided.

— Yours to Create: Neighborhood Meeting on the Library’s Strategic Plan will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Jan. 30. Individuals of all ages are invited to learn about the Library’s proposed Strategic Plan that will provide a road map for services through 2020. Join Library CEO Jackie Nytes to discuss the Library’s vision, goals and priorities to meet community needs. Community feedback is essential to finalize an effective and sustainable plan.

275-4340

www.imcpl.org/locations/eagle/

Haughville Branch

— eBook Tinker Station will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Jan. 23. Patrons are invited to learn how to select and use eReaders, as well as search and download materials from the Library’s extensive collection of eBooks, audiobooks and digital music. Patrons can drop in anytime during this two-hour visit by the Library’s traveling eBook Tinker Station, which is staffed by an eReader expert who can answer questions about the equipment and collection. The Station provides reliable and unbiased information about this growing technology. The Tinker Helpline is also available to call for answers to your questions at 275-4500. This service is made possible by The Indianapolis Foundation Library Fund and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.

275-4420

www.imcpl.org/locations/haughville

Pike Branch

— Healthcare Information @ the Library, will be from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Jan. 17, 24, and 31. Adults are invited to drop in anytime during the scheduled time to receive one-on-one information about the Affordable Care Act and the health care marketplace from representatives of local health care organizations who can explain and answer questions.

— eBook Tinker Station will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Jan. 30. Patrons are invited to learn how to select and use eReaders, as well as search and download materials from the Library’s extensive collection of eBooks, audiobooks and digital music. Patrons can drop in anytime during this two-hour visit by the Library’s traveling eBook Tinker Station, which is staffed by an eReader expert who can answer questions about the equipment and collection. The Station provides reliable and unbiased information about this growing technology. The Tinker Helpline is also available to call for answers to your questions at 275-4500. This service is made possible by The Indianapolis Foundation Library Fund and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.

— One Book, Two Cities: Writing Your Family History will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Jan. 15. As part of the One Book, Two Cities shared reading campaign with Cologne, Germany, adults are invited to learn how to identify key people and moments in one’s family history to write a story in the form of a series of vignettes. This memoir writing workshop will be conducted by The Indiana Writers Center.

— Open Game Night at Pike will be at 6 p.m. Jan. 21. Individuals of all ages are invited for an evening of fun by playing games brought in themselves or provided by the Library.

275-4480

www.imcpl.org/locations/pike

Wayne Branch

— Baby Steps Storytime at Wayne will be at 11 a.m. Jan. 16, 23, and 30. Babies and toddlers up to 2 years old and an adult are invited for stories, popular rhymes, fingerplays and songs.

— Healthcare Information @ the Library will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. January 18 and 25. Adults are invited to drop in anytime during the scheduled time to receive one-on-one information about the Affordable Care Act and the health care marketplace from representatives of local health care organizations who can explain and answer questions.

— eBook Tinker Station will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Jan. 28. Patrons are invited to learn how to select and use eReaders, as well as search and download materials from the Library’s extensive collection of eBooks, audiobooks and digital music. Patrons can drop in anytime during this two-hour visit by the Library’s traveling eBook Tinker Station, which is staffed by an eReader expert who can answer questions about the equipment and collection. The Station provides reliable and unbiased information about this growing technology. The Tinker Helpline is also available to call for answers to your questions at 275-4500. This service is made possible by The Indianapolis Foundation Library Fund and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.

— Preschool Stories Galore will be at 10:30 a.m. Jan. 14, 21, and 28. Preschoolers ages 2 to 5 and an adult are invited to have fun listening to stories and singing songs. During the 2nd and 4th programs each month, they’ll also create a craft.

275-4530

www.imcpl.org/locations/wayne/

West Indianapolis Branch

— eBook Tinker Station will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Jan. 18 and 21. Patrons are invited to learn how to select and use eReaders, as well as search and download materials from the Library’s extensive collection of eBooks, audiobooks and digital music. Patrons can drop in anytime during this two-hour visit by the Library’s traveling eBook Tinker Station, which is staffed by an eReader expert who can answer questions about the equipment and collection. The Station provides reliable and unbiased information about this growing technology. The Tinker Helpline is also available to call for answers to your questions at 275-4500. This service is made possible by The Indianapolis Foundation Library Fund and Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.

275-4540

www.imcpl.org/locations/westindianapolis