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Upcoming Events
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Date
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
Time
10:30 AM
Description
This class will continue vocabulary building through oral practice activities.  (This is a continuation of the basic class, not an advanced class.)  Lessons will include an introduction to basic grammatical structure with a focus on speaking skills useful for day-to-day conversation including travel.  Current Hamilton East Public Library cardholders will be given priority for registering for this program. You must be at least 18 years-old to attend.  Instructor Ellen Binder has been teaching Spanish for more than 20 years. Registration is required. 
Location
Fishers Stage
Library
Fishers Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
Time
10:30 AM
Description
This lapsit program is for infants through young toddlers and their caregiver. Participate in rhymes, songs, and stories with your little one. Babytimes are designed to familiarize babies with sounds, words, and stories and to encourage the development of motor skills. Caregivers will take away ideas for playing with baby in a meaningful way.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Noblesville Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
Time
2:00 PM
Description
A new book discussion group focusing on books that are retellings, prequels, and sequels to classic literature, fairy tales, and mythology. 
Location
Fishers East
Library
Fishers Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
Time
2:00 PM
Description
Come learn how to create and organize your calendar using Google! Some familiarity with computers is required. 

You will need a Gmail account to access the Google Calendar. Please bring your login information to class with you.
Location
Computer Training Lab (Only reservable for computer training)
Library
Fishers Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
Time
4:00 PM
Description
Minecraft Open Play is held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:00-6:00 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
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
Time
6:30 PM
Description
Tonight's feature is SCOOBY DOO ON ZOMBIE ISLAND! September is Scooby Doo month, so come to the Fishers Library and check out all the fun with the greatest crime fighting canine ever. This family friendly program will feature all the action and laughs from "the gang" in The Mystery Machine. ZOINKS!!!

Location
Children's Program Room 169/170
Library
Fishers Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
Time
7:00 PM
Description
In this class we will talk about Canva (www.canva.com), a free online graphic design resource. Canva can be used to make great-looking signs, social media posts, and much more.

Quick Clicks are one hour courses that offer a brief and general overview of a computer topic. These courses are geared toward people who are familiar with using computers and want to review or learn the basics about a specific computer topic.  

Location
Computer Training Lab (Only reservable for computer training)
Library
Fishers Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
Time
7:00 PM
Description
How did the Civil War affect the state of Indiana and in particular, Hamilton County?  If you have visited the Civil War Monument in Crownland Cemetery, you may have wondered how the "Rebellion of 1861" affected those living in Hamilton County and/or Indiana. This monument was dedicated in 1868 honoring all those who served from this area, the living and the dead.  Join Ron Darrah as he speaks of Civil War regiments organized in Indiana.  Who was eligible to serve?  How were the regiments formed? Registration is requested but not required.
Location
Noblesville South Meeting Room
Library
Noblesville Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
Time
7:00 PM
Description
Sometimes you need a little bit of magic in your life.  What could be more fun to read about than wizards, dragons, fairies (some are good but some are very bad!) or even time traveling doctors.  Come to the teenzone for our very first Magical Book Club.  We'll talk about some upcoming YA Fantasy Fiction as well as share with one another our favorites!  Magical snacks and drinks included!
Location
Teen Program Room
Library
Noblesville Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Time
9:30 AM
Description
Get the answers to your computer questions. Whether or not you're a computer beginner, we are happy to offer you a free, half-hour, one-on-one session with one of our reference librarians. Receive basic computer tutoring in areas like basic computer/internet/email use, iPad & eReaders, digital downloads, Microsoft Office, library catalog and other online resources. We cannot help troubleshoot or fix hardware issues. Please come prepared with your questions and any passwords related to your issue. We will meet in the computer training lab at the Fishers Library. Sign up by calling 579-0307 or stopping by the Adult Services Department. 
Location
Computer Training Lab (Only reservable for computer training)
Library
Fishers Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 28, 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 instruments.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Noblesville Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Time
10:30 AM
Description
This lapsit program is for infants through young toddlers and their caregiver. Participate in rhymes, songs, and stories with your little one. Babytimes are designed to familiarize babies with sounds, words, and stories and to encourage the development of motor skills. Caregivers will take away ideas for playing with baby in a meaningful way.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Noblesville Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Time
2:00 PM
Description
This program incorporates stories, songs, hands-on projects, and interactive activities that focus on helping children ages 4-6 learn school-readiness skills, develop social skills, and explore more challenging concepts. No registration is required.
Location
Children's Program Room
Library
Noblesville Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Time
2:00 PM
Description

Introduction to Windows 10.  Have you heard about Windows 10 and you are trying to decide whether you should upgrade?  Or have you upgraded and are having a hard time finding your way around?  Please join me for a one hour look at Windows 10.  You'll be able to use a computer with Windows 10 installed so you can actually try it out, and learn tips for personalizing the setup to your taste.  kas 

Location
Computer Training Lab (Only reservable for computer training)
Library
Fishers Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Time
6:00 PM
Description
A free four-week series in beginning American Sign Language will be offered from 6 - 7:15 PM at the Noblesville Library on Wednesdays, beginning Sept. 7 and concluding on Sept. 28. The class is family friendly; children in grades 1 - 6 must attend with an adult. Class size is limited and individual registrations are required for each person. Please do not add extra registrations in the Notes field.
Location
Noblesville North Meeting Room
Library
Noblesville Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Time
7:00 PM
Description

Join us for our offsite book club, Books on Tap. We buy the apps, you buy the taps. We meet the 4th Wednesday of the month at local restaurants and pubs in Fishers. 
September 28 - Room by Emma Donoghue - Chatham Tap, 8211 E. 116th Street, Fishers 
October 26 - The Book of Speculation by Erica Swyler - Heady Hollow Brewery, 11069 Allisonville Road, Fishers
December 7 - Childhood Classic (Reader's Choice!) - Location TBD
Books are distributed at each meeting.  Extras are available after the meetings in the Adult Services Department.  

Library
Offsite

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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!

REGISTRATION UPDATES:
Having trouble registering? Due to a software upgrade, participants may need to create individual accounts rather than use a previously active User Name and Password. We apologize for the issues this may cause and are always available to help!

Make sure when logging in that you are in the "correct" program: Summer Under the Stars for Kids, Summer Under the Stars for Teens, or Summer Under the Stars for Adults. Double check the tabs at the top of the Reading Program Page to make sure you're in the right spot! If you are logging for or as a kid, the tab highlighted will be "Summer Under the Stars for Kids." Otherwise, you may receive an error message. If you need to log pages for yourself, please remember to select "Summer Under the Stars for Adults" by clicking on the tab at the top.


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