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Events for Children
Fri, May 31, All day
Main Library
(All Ages) Stop by the Main Library Kids Area to see kites celebrating Chinese culture. This... more
(All Ages) Stop by the Main Library Kids Area to see kites celebrating Chinese culture. This special exhibit is presented in partnership with the Indy Asian American Times.

Sat, Jun 01, All day
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Sat, Jun 01, All day
Main Library
(All Ages) Stop by the Main Library Kids Area to see kites celebrating Chinese culture. This... more
(All Ages) Stop by the Main Library Kids Area to see kites celebrating Chinese culture. This special exhibit is presented in partnership with the Indy Asian American Times.

Sat, Jun 01, 10:00am - 10:30am
Main Library - Discovery Room
(Ages 2–5) Caregivers and children will enjoy yoga together! Free tickets are required and... more
(Ages 2–5) Caregivers and children will enjoy yoga 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.

Sat, Jun 01, 11:00am - 11:30am
Main Library - Discovery Room
(Ages 2–5) Caregivers and children will enjoy yoga together! Free tickets are required and... more
(Ages 2–5) Caregivers and children will enjoy yoga 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.

Sat, Jun 01, 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... more
(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.

Mon, Jun 03, All day
West Park
Families can enjoy a nature walk and story by participating in our StoryWalk at West Park on... more
Families can enjoy a nature walk and story by participating in our StoryWalk at West Park on West 116th Street.

Mon, Jun 03, 10:00am - 10:30am
Main Library - Discovery Room
(Ages 4–6) Join us for stories, activities, and crafts! Free tickets are required and will be... more
(Ages 4–6) Join us for stories, activities, and crafts! 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, Jun 03, 11:00am - 11:30am
Main Library - Discovery Room
(Ages 4–6) Join us for stories, activities, and crafts! Free tickets are required and will be... more
(Ages 4–6) Join us for stories, activities, and crafts! 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, Jun 04, All day
Meadowlark Park
Families can enjoy a nature walk and story by participating in our StoryWalk at Meadowlark Park,... more
Families can enjoy a nature walk and story by participating in our StoryWalk at Meadowlark Park, accessible from both Meadow Lane and the Monon Trail.

Tue, Jun 04, 10:00am - 10:30am
Main Library - Discovery Room
(Ages 4–6) Join us for stories, activities, and crafts! Free tickets are required and will be... more
(Ages 4–6) Join us for stories, activities, and crafts! 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, Jun 04, 11:00am - 11:30am
Main Library - Discovery Room
(Ages 4–6) Join us for stories, activities, and crafts! Free tickets are required and will be... more
(Ages 4–6) Join us for stories, activities, and crafts! 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, Jun 04, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Main Library - Discovery Room B
(Ages 7–12) Wear clothes appropriate for sculpting and exploring color mixing. This project... more
(Ages 7–12) Wear clothes appropriate for sculpting and exploring color mixing. This project will be messy! Read the full description for info about required tickets. No younger siblings may attend.

Tue, Jun 04, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Meadowlark Park
Drop by the playground at Meadowlark Park to help create a group chalk project to celebrate... more
Drop by the playground at Meadowlark Park to help create a group chalk project to celebrate our new StoryWalk, featuring the book A Piece of Chalk by Jennifer Ericsson.

Thu, Jun 06, 10:00am - 10:20am
Main Library - Discovery Room A
(Ages 0–18 mo.) Join us for rhymes, songs, and stories for babies. Free tickets are required... more
(Ages 0–18 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, Jun 06, 11:00am - 11:20am
Main Library - Discovery Room A
(Ages 0–18 mo.) Join us for rhymes, songs, and stories for babies. Free tickets are required... more
(Ages 0–18 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.

Fri, Jun 07, 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... more
(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.

Sat, Jun 08, 10:00am - 11:00am
Main Library - Teens Program Room
A series of workshops for students who enjoy math and would like to learn more. Registration is... more
A series of workshops for students who enjoy math and would like to learn more. Registration is required for each session you're interested in attending.
This event is full

Sat, Jun 08, 10:00am - 11:30am
Main Library - Discovery Room
(Ages 2–5) Drop in for adventure stories and enjoy activity stations with a craft! No tickets... more
(Ages 2–5) Drop in for adventure stories and enjoy activity stations with a craft! No tickets are required. Stories and rhymes will be read aloud at 10am and repeated at 11:15am.

Mon, Jun 10, 10:00am - 11:30am
Main Library - Discovery Room
(Ages 2–5) Drop in for adventure stories and enjoy activity stations with a craft! No tickets... more
(Ages 2–5) Drop in for adventure stories and enjoy activity stations with a craft! No tickets are required. Stories and rhymes will be read aloud at 10am and repeated at 11:15am.

Mon, Jun 10, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Main Library - Exploration Lab
(Ages 9+) We'll use play dough to make a short video of a bouncing ball. No registration is... more
(Ages 9+) We'll use play dough to make a short video of a bouncing ball. No registration is required, but if the lab reaches capacity, some kids will need to wait outside for a spot to open up.

Tue, Jun 11, 3:00pm - 3:45pm
Main Library - Community Room
(Ages 4+) Families can join Roz Puppets for this original tale about a little mouse that sets... more
(Ages 4+) Families can join Roz Puppets for this original tale about a little mouse that sets off on a grand adventure. Read the full description for info about required tickets or call 317.814.3992.

Tue, Jun 11, 5:00pm - 5:45pm
Main Library - Community Room
(Ages 4+) Families can join Roz Puppets for this original tale about a little mouse that sets... more
(Ages 4+) Families can join Roz Puppets for this original tale about a little mouse that sets off on a grand adventure. Read the full description for info about required tickets or call 317.814.3992.

Wed, Jun 12, 10:00am - 11:00am
Main Library - Discovery Room
(Ages 6–11) Drop in, meet other Pokémon fans, and trade cards! Active card trading may take... more
(Ages 6–11) Drop in, meet other Pokémon fans, and trade cards! Active card trading may take place. Please keep at home any favorite cards that you don't want to trade or accidentally lose or misplace!

Thu, Jun 13, 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... more
(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.

Sat, Jun 15, 10:00am - 11:00am
Main Library - Teens Program Room
A series of workshops for students who enjoy math and would like to learn more. Registration is... more
A series of workshops for students who enjoy math and would like to learn more. Registration is required for each session you're interested in attending.
This event is full

Sat, Jun 15, 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... more
(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.

Mon, Jun 17, 10:00am - 10:30am
Main Library - Community Room
(Ages 0–5) Join us for a half hour of dancing fun! We've loaded a playlist full of children's... more
(Ages 0–5) Join us for a half hour of dancing fun! We've loaded a playlist full of children's and family favorites—shake your sillies out while singing and dancing along! Siblings are welcome.

Tue, Jun 18, 6:15pm - 7:15pm
Main Library - Discovery Room
(Ages 3–6) Practice counting, color recognition, and measurement in this fun STEAM storytime... more
(Ages 3–6) Practice counting, color recognition, and measurement in this fun STEAM storytime about ice cream. Read the full description for important info about required tickets or call 317.814.3992.

Thu, Jun 20, 10:00am - 10:20am
Main Library - Discovery Room A
(Ages 0–18 mo.) Join us for rhymes, songs, and stories for babies. Free tickets are required... more
(Ages 0–18 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, Jun 20, 11:00am - 11:20am
Main Library - Discovery Room A
(Ages 0–18 mo.) Join us for rhymes, songs, and stories for babies. Free tickets are required... more
(Ages 0–18 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, Jun 20, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Main Library - Exploration Lab
(Ages 9+) We'll create drag-and-drop codes to make Dash move and dance. No registration is... more
(Ages 9+) We'll create drag-and-drop codes to make Dash move and dance. No registration is required, but if the lab reaches capacity, some kids will need to wait outside for a spot to open up.

Thu, Jun 20, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Main Library - Discovery Room
Families can drop in for stories, songs, crafts—and prepare snacks! Bring blankets and... more
Families can drop in for stories, songs, crafts—and prepare snacks! Bring blankets and flashlights! No tickets are required. Stories and rhymes will be read aloud at 5:30pm and repeated at 6:45pm.

Sat, Jun 22, 10:00am - 11:00am
Main Library - Teens Program Room
A series of workshops for students who enjoy math and would like to learn more. Registration is... more
A series of workshops for students who enjoy math and would like to learn more. Registration is required for each session you're interested in attending.
This event is full

Mon, Jun 24, 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Main Library - Discovery Room
(Ages 6–11) Move, breathe, stretch, and have fun! Yoga mats are available for use, or you can... more
(Ages 6–11) Move, breathe, stretch, and have fun! Yoga mats are available for use, or you can bring your own. Wear comfortable clothes! Read the full event description for info about required tickets.

Tue, Jun 25, 10:00am - 10:45am
Main Library - Community Room
(Ages 2–5) Join us for a fun, interative, bilingual, and cultural experience of songs,... more
(Ages 2–5) Join us for a fun, interative, bilingual, and cultural experience of songs, movements, and finger plays. Read the full description for info about required tickets or call 317.814.3992.

Tue, Jun 25, 11:30am - 12:15pm
Main Library - Community Room
(Ages 2–5) Join us for a fun, interative, bilingual, and cultural experience of songs,... more
(Ages 2–5) Join us for a fun, interative, bilingual, and cultural experience of songs, movements, and finger plays. Read the full description for info about required tickets or call 317.814.3992.

Tue, Jun 25, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Main Library - Exploration Lab
(Ages 9+) We'll create a code to make Sphero roll through a predetermined maze. No registration... more
(Ages 9+) We'll create a code to make Sphero roll through a predetermined maze. No registration is required, but if the lab reaches capacity, some kids will need to wait outside for a spot to open up.

Wed, Jun 26, All day
Main Library
(All Ages) Stop by the Main Library Kids Area to see kites celebrating Chinese culture. This... more
(All Ages) Stop by the Main Library Kids Area to see kites celebrating Chinese culture. This special exhibit is presented in partnership with the Indy Asian American Times.

Wed, Jun 26, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Main Library - Discovery Room
Kids going into grades 3–5! Join us on either 6/26 or 7/24 to paint a dragonfly visiting a... more
Kids going into grades 3–5! Join us on either 6/26 or 7/24 to paint a dragonfly visiting a magical clover field. Read the full event description for important registration info or call 317.814.3992.
Registration opens Wednesday, June 19 2024 at 9:00am

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