Tuesday, June 2, 2009

East Washington Library

June means the Summer Reading Program begins, and the Kick-off Party for Summer Reading at East Washington will be this Saturday, June 6, from noon to 3:00 p.m. Please join us for activities, hotdogs, clowns and Glamente the Magician. Attached is the June calendar, and featured programs are shown below.

Points for the Summer Reading Program may be counted and redeemed beginning Monday, June 8.

Summer films will be held on Wednesdays at 1:00 starting with Bolt on June 10, Beverly Hills Chihuahua on June 17, and Igor on June 24.

Writing Comics & Graphic Novels Registration Required

Thursday, Jun 11, 2009 6:00 pm;

Age Level: Teen (12-17)

Teens ages 12 – 18 are invited to receive tips and advice on writing comics and graphic novels. Topics include visual thinking, script formatting, characterization, pacing and dialogue. Young writers will examine sample scripts and published comics. This program will be presented by the Writer’s Center of Indiana.

Mobile Lab

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, June 15, 16, 17 11:00 a.m. & 4:00 p.m.

This experimental laptop class is being developed by The Learning Curve at Central Library. Activities may be scheduled the day of the activity and could include: KidPix,

Pivot, MixCraft, PhotoShop, Frames. Call 275-4360 ext. 4 for additional information as it becomes available.

Journey Through Africa: Arts, Crafts and Culture of Africa! Paper Jewelry (Recycled)

Thursday, Jun. 18, 2009, 6:30 p.m. Registration Required

Age Level: Adults, Families, School Age (6-11), Seniors, Teen (12-17)

As part of the Library's series that celebrates African culture and history, Kimberly Ba and representatives of Dianbaar Art will present a workshop during which participants will make their own recycled paper necklace, earring or bracelet. Fashionable eco-friendly jewelry is popular among women in Kenya and Uganda.

Movers & Stakers: Stories Along the Indiana National Road

Saturday, Jun. 20, 2009, 2:00 p.m.

Age Level: All ages Registration not required

Learn about the people and places on Indiana's segment of the National Road in this one-hour movie documentary. Commissioned by Thomas Jefferson in 1806, the Road was America's first federally-funded interstate highway. Now named U.S. 40 (and Washington Street in Indianapolis), its 156 miles stretches from Richmond to Terre Haute. The documentary is funded by a grant from the National Scenic Byways Program.

Presented by Nancy Carlson, executive producer/writer/director.

Secret Agent Lab

Monday, June 29, 1:00 p.m.

Age Level: School Age (6-11)

Children ages 6 - 12 are invited to learn how undercover agents use science to discover clues and solve mysteries. This program is presented by Mad Science of North Central Indiana.

Beginning Crochet

All Saturdays in June 10 -11:30 a.m.

Age Level: Adults, Teen (12-17)

Adults and teens ages 12 and over are invited to learn the art of crochet taught by Ellen Refkin. Begin or develop your crocheting skills during these hands-on sessions.

Rod Burkett, Manager

East Washington Library

2822 East Washington Street

Indianapolis, IN 46201


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