— Paws and Think at Eagle will take place at 4 p.m. Oct. 21. School-age children who are reluctant readers are invited to read to a non-judgmental registered therapy dog who loves to listen to stories. It’s a great way to improve a child’s reading skills and self-confidence.
— Rhyme Time will take place at 10:30 a.m. Oct. 24. Babies and toddlers, along with an adult are invited to rhyme their way to reading. Those who attend will join Miss Elaine and Express Kids for fun and rhyming through music and sign language.
— Family Halloween Storytime & Craft Party! will be from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Oct. 31. Families and children of all ages are invited to listen to Halloween stories, make a craft and get a treat!
— English for ... everyday living from 2 to 4 p.m. Oct. 19 and 26. Adults who are beginning English as a Second Language learners are invited to learn the English skills needed for everyday living. Topics include daily greetings, emergency situations, and more. Sponsored by Fifth Third Bank and The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation, this program is presented in partnership with the Burmese American Community Institute, Esperanza Ministries and IUPUI. Call 275-4420 to register.
— Second Chance Series ... Everybody Deserves a Second Chance! will take place from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Oct. 21. Adults are invited to a series hosted by District 68 Indiana State Representative Jud McMillin that will give them an opportunity to learn about House Bill 1482, which took effect July 1. It describes several levels of expungement for different levels of crime. Misdemeanors can be expunged five years after a conviction, while those convicted of class D felonies or higher must wait at least eight years to petition for expungement. Participating in this session will be District 99 Indiana State Representative Vanessa Summers and District 33 Indiana State Senator Greg Taylor.