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Upcoming Events
Title
Date
Thursday, May 05, 2016
Time
9:30 AM
Description
For toddlers and preschoolers and their caregiver. Start your morning with music and movement! This program incorporates songs, rhymes, and dance that will help get you ready for your busy day. Encourages the development of gross motor skills and language skills. Rhythm instruments for 25 children will be available. The program may be enjoyed without them.
Location
Children's Programming Room
Library
Noblesville Library

Title
Date
Thursday, May 05, 2016
Time
10:30 AM
Description
Storytime is for older toddlers through preschoolers and their caregiver. Sing, play and listen to stories followed by an activity or craft. Our programs are designed to include STEAM activities, help young children develop the skills they will need to be ready to read, and encourage the development of fine and gross motor skills.
Location
Children's Programming Room
Library
Noblesville Library

Title
Date
Thursday, May 05, 2016
Time
10:45 AM
Description
Join us for Let's Talk, an informal ESL workshop to help new English speakers learn the basics of conversation.  Each week will have a different theme including holidays, American slang terms, grocery shopping, budgeting and more.  
No registration is required.
Location
Fishers East
Library
Fishers Library

Title
Date
Thursday, May 05, 2016
Time
1:30 PM
Description
This beginning class will introduce you to basic Photoshop Elements usage and some simple editing skills. Participants should already be comfortable using computers, but Photoshop Elements experience is not required.
Location
Computer Training Lab (Only reservable for computer training)
Library
Noblesville Library

Title
Date
Thursday, May 05, 2016
Time
2:00 PM
Description
In Word for T(w)eens we will learn to create and format simple documents. We cover the basics of the Word 2013 word processing program by creating a biographical poster, and through that learn how to format text, insert bullet points, insert and format pictures, shapes, text boxes, borders, page numbers, headers and footers, and references. Participants must have some familiarity with computers and know how to use a mouse. Registration is required. Attendees must be between the ages of 10 and 14. HT
Location
Computer Training Lab (Only reservable for computer training)
Library
Fishers Library

Title
Date
Thursday, May 05, 2016
Time
2:00 PM
Description

Moving is learning! Does your Pre-K child love to dance and move to music?  Physical movement is recognized by early childhood experts as one of the primary developmental domains of childhood, and this program is a fun way to combine movement with learning.   Children will develop their gross motor skills and coordination as they increase their awareness of musical rhythm and just plain have fun! For ages 4-6. No registration required.

Location
Children's Programming Room
Library
Noblesville Library

Title
Date
Thursday, May 05, 2016
Time
4:00 PM
Description
Minecraft Open Play is held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:00-6:30 p.m.  All ages are welcome to play the educational version of Minecraft in the computer classroom on the second floor of the Noblesville Library. Children under the age of 12 should have an adult with them since this is not a supervised program.
Location
Computer Training Lab (Only reservable for computer training)
Library
Noblesville Library

Title
Date
Thursday, May 05, 2016
Time
6:00 PM
Description
Practice your reading skills by reading aloud to a trained therapy dog. For beginning or hesitant readers or those who love to read aloud. Call 317-579-0304 to sign up for fifteen minutes of reading time.
Location
YS Program Room 172
Library
Fishers Library

Title
Date
Thursday, May 05, 2016
Time
6:00 PM
Description
The Fishers Teen Advisory Board consists of local teens who want to make a difference and take the lead in helping the library become a great gathering place for area teenagers. TAB members become leaders, share opinions, make decisions about programming, participate in volunteer activities and meet new friends in an open, dynamic environment. COME JOIN ALL THE FUN!
Location
Teen Program Room
Library
Fishers Library

Title
Date
Thursday, May 05, 2016
Time
6:30 PM
Description
Tara Evans, Associate Director - Indianapolis with Purdue University Office of Admissions, will host an open talk about the application & admission process as well as the importance of students preparing themselves for post-secondary success while in high school. Guests are encouraged to ask questions and discuss their academic interests. This program is open to teens as well as family members interested in learning more about the admission process. Light snacks and refreshments will be provided. 
Location
Fishers Stage
Library
Fishers Library

Title
Date
Thursday, May 05, 2016
Time
7:00 PM
Description
The weather is getting warmer, and that means it's time to get outside!
Learn all about the Fishers park services from Tony Elliot, Director of the Parks and Recreation Department for the City of Fishers.  Mr. Elliot will discuss the new community parks and recreation projects, including options for families, pet owners, as well as fitness and nature enthusiasts. There is a park for everyone!
No registration is required for this program.  
Location
Fishers Center
Library
Fishers Library

Title
Date
Thursday, May 05, 2016
Time
7:00 PM
Description
In honor of National Strawberry Month, we will make and sample Strawberry Brownie Torte.
Location
Noblesville North plus South Meeting Rooms
Library
Noblesville Library

Title
Date
Friday, May 06, 2016
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Are you curious about Facebook but want to learn more before you start to use it? Do you have an account but aren't completely sure how it works? Join us for this overview of the social media site Facebook. 

You will need an email address to create a Facebook account (if you don't have one). If you do have an account, please bring your login information with you to class. 

We will talk about setting up your profile, the newsfeed, privacy settings, groups and pages, and much, much more. 

If you use your own laptop or mobile device to access Facebook and would like to bring it to class, please feel free to do so. 
Location
Computer Training Lab (Only reservable for computer training)
Library
Fishers Library

Title
Date
Friday, May 06, 2016
Time
10:30 AM
Description
Storytime is for older toddlers through preschoolers and their caregiver. Sing, play and listen to stories followed by an activity or craft. Our programs are designed to include STEAM activities, help young children develop the skills they will need to be ready to read, and encourage the development of fine and gross motor skills.
Location
Children's Programming Room
Library
Noblesville Library

Title
Date
Friday, May 06, 2016
Time
6:00 PM
Description
Are you a super fan of Supernatural?  Are you a Whovian or Potterhead?  Have you been Sherlocked?  Join us after hours in the library!  We're playing a Fandom Clue game, Weeping Angels Tag and Quidditch!  Where else can you make a sonic screwdriver or Supernatural necklace while drinking Butterbeer? Dressing up is encouraged!  For grades 6-12.
Location
Noblesville North plus South Meeting Rooms
Library
Noblesville Library

Title
Date
Saturday, May 07, 2016
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Star Wars Day

A celebration of all things Star Wars! The Fishers Library Star Wars Day festival returns with even more intergalactic fun. We have activities and performers scheduled throughout the day at this fun, free family event that you don't want to miss! Real robots! Interactive games! Lightsaber training!
Location
Fishers East / Center / Stage
Library
Fishers Library

Title
Date
Saturday, May 07, 2016
Time
10:30 AM
Description
Celebrate Children's Book Week with local author Devon Kondaki. Devon will read his book, "The Mystery of the Magical Bwa Bwa Fruit," and demonstrate how to draw the main character, Winzlow. Children can then color their own passport to mark their visit to WinzlowNation. If you would like Devon to sign a copy of his book for you please purchase it in advance at www.winzlow.com as books will not be sold at the event.  No registration is required.
Location
Children's Programming Room
Library
Noblesville Library

Important Messages
Happy 200th Birthday, Indiana! Welcome to the 2016 Hamilton East Public Library Summer Reading Program: Summer Under the Stars for Kids! Registration begins May 1st, but the actual reading fun doesn't start until June! This programs runs from June 1st through July 31st and is open to everyone from babies to students entering fifth grade (Fall 2016). Just keep track of how many pages you read (or have read to you) and record them in your account. This program has four levels of 400 pages each (which is about 12 picture books). Once you finish each of the four levels, you may stop by either location at Fishers or Noblesville to collect a prize. But don't stop reading! For every additional 400 pages completed, you are entered into our end-of-summer raffle! Good luck!
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