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June 2022

June 9 EDT – August 31 EDT
Indianapolis Public Library Center for Black Literature and Culture
40 E. Saint Clair St.
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Free

Etheridge Knight Exhibit: The Poet, The Poem, and the People

Central

Explore the life and poetry of Black Arts Movement poet Etheridge Knight in an exhibition drawn from archival collections and the remembrances of family and friends.

July 2022

July 23 EDT – September 5 EDT
Culver Union Township Public Library
107 N. Main Street
Culver, IN 46511 United States
Free

Water/Ways Indiana Tour: Culver

North

Dive into water—an essential component of life on our planet, environmentally, culturally, and historically.

August 2022

August 4 @ 12:00 pm EDT – October 30 @ 12:00 pm EDT
Otterbein Public Library
23 E. First St.
Otterbein, IN 47970
Free

The Otterbein 150 Project Exhibition

West

Celebrate Ottterbein’s 150th anniversary with an exhibition that commemorates the history of the town and its people.

August 11
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
Macksville Coffee Company
623 National Avenue
West Terre Haute, IN 47885 United States
Free

Community Book Discussion

Grab a cup of coffee and a locally-made treat while discussing World of Wonders with the Vigo County Public Library’s Westside Book Club at Macksville Coffee Company!

August 13
10:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
Flatwoods Park
9499 Flatwoods Rd
Gosport, IN 47433
$10

Campfires: Flatwoods Park (Gosport)

Southwest

Trek and talk with us at Flatwoods Park, the largest park in Monroe County!

August 13
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
Havilah Beardsley House
102 W Beardsley Ave
Elkhart, IN 46514 United States
Free

Seventh Generation River Screening

North

Join the Ruthmere Foundation at the Havilah Beardsley House for a screening of Seventh Generation River!

August 17
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm EDT
Vigo County Public Library
1 Library Square
Terre Haute, IN 47807 United States
Free

Nature and the Human Experience

Dr. Amy Ash, Director of Creative Writing at Indiana State University, will lead participants through a reading and discussion of passages from Aimee Nezhukumatathil’s World of Wonders, as well as…

August 17
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
Tipton County Public Library
127 E Madison St
Tipton, IN 46072 United States

Make Your Work of Wonder

After reading World of Wonders, attendees will have a night of creative expression through painting as they create their own one of a kind masterpiece to take home. Each participant…

August 24
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm EDT
Anderson Public Library
111 E 12th St
Anderson, IN 46016 United States
Free

Community Book Discussion

The Anderson Public Library book discussion of World of Wonders will encourage participants to share their own personal stories about their experiences with nature and the impact that book had…

August 27
Goshen Public Library
601 S 5th Street
Goshen, IN 46526 United States

Foraging for Connection with Place, Self, and Other

Unearthed Speaker Joel Pontius will lead a conversation and walk on connecting to Goshen’s local environment through foraging. The program is being planned as an in-person, outdoor event.

August 30
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
Ash and Elm Cider Company
1301 E Washington St
Indianapolis, IN 46201 United States
Free

Books, Booze & Brains: You Look Like a Thing and I Love You and Hollow Heart

Join us for our monthly book club for the scientifically curious!

September 2022

September 10 EDT – October 24 EDT
Switzerland County Visitor Center
128 W. Main Street
Vevay, IN 47043 United States
Free

Water/Ways Indiana Tour: Vevay

Southeast

Dive into water—an essential component of life on our planet, environmentally, culturally, and historically.

September 10
10:00 am - 11:00 am EDT
Remington Carpenter Township Public Library
105 N Ohio Street
Remington, IN 47977 United States

Community Book Discussion

A book discussion of World of Wonders by Aimee Nezhukumatathil will be held in the Tobias Center of the Remington Carpenter Township Public Library.

September 11
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
Eagle Marsh Nature Preserve
6801 Engle Rd.
Fort Wayne, IN 46804
Free

Monarch Festival

Northeast

Learn about the monarch butterfly, listen to amazing speakers, and participate in conservation at the Monarch Festival!

September 16
8:30 pm - 9:30 pm EDT
Merry Lea Environmental Center
2388 S 500 W
Albion, IN 46701 United States
Free

Night Hike through Merry Lea

Join the Ligonier Public Library in taking a night hike through the Merry Lea property. Participants will get to take a guided hike through forest paths and experience the woods…

September 17
9:00 am - 1:00 pm EDT
Harrison County Arts
113 East Beaver Street
Corydon, IN 47112
$20

Campfires: Blue River Paddle (Corydon)

Southeast

Join us for an excursion through southern Indiana on the Blue River!

September 17
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
Tipton County Public Library
127 E Madison St
Tipton, IN 46072 United States

Create Your World of Wonder

The Tipton County Public Library will be hosting an art show that will be for adults and children of Tipton County. The event will be open to all forms of…

September 20
10:30 am - 11:30 am EDT
Indianapolis Public Library – Lawrence Branch
7898 Hague Rd
Indianapolis, IN 46256 United States

Community Book Discussion

Come join the Indianapolis Public Library’s Lawrence Branch location in discussing World of Wonders!

September 24
10:00 am - 11:00 am EDT
Crawfordsville District Public Library
205 S Washington St
Crawfordsville, IN 47933 United States

Sugar Creek Nature Hike and Crinoid Gathering

CDPL staff member Stephanie Morrissette will lead all ages on a short hike to Sugar Creek Trailhead/Rocky Ridge Landing where she will give a presentation on crinoids and lead participants…

September 26
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT
Ligonier Public Library
300 S Main St
Ligonier, IN 46767 United States
Free

Community Book Discussion

You’re invited to join the Ligonier Public Library in a book discussion of World of Wonders!

September 27
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
Walton Public Library
110 North Main Street
Walton, IN 46994 United States

Walton Public Library Book Club Discussion

The Walton Public Library Book Club led by Karen Troutman, Director, and book club leader will be discussing the statewide read of Aimee Nezhukumatathil’s World of Wonders: In Praise of…

September 27
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
Ash and Elm Cider Company
1301 E Washington St
Indianapolis, IN 46201 United States
Free

Books, Booze & Brains: Canary in the Coal Mine

Join us for our monthly book club for the scientifically curious!

October 2022

October 1
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm EDT
Indiana Writers Center
1125 East Brookside Avenue Ste B25
Indianapolis, IN 46202 United States
$10

Community Book Discussion

Join Indiana Writers Center faculty member, Lydia Johnson, for a book discussion on World of Wonders by Aimee Nezhukumatathil. Be sure to register soon to receive a free copy of…

October 3
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
Indianapolis Public Library – Franklin Road Branch
5550 S Franklin Rd
Indianapolis, IN 46239 United States

Community Book Discussion

Come join the Indianapolis Public Library’s Franklin Road Branch location in discussing World of Wonders!

October 6
7:15 pm - 9:00 pm CDT
Morton High School
6915 Grand Ave.
Hammond, IN 46323
Free

Morton High School: The American Protest

Northwest

Join students from Hammond’s Morton High School as they examine the history of protest in America and the impact of the First Amendment on American life.

October 8
10:00 am - 1:00 pm EDT
Tipton County Public Library
127 E Madison St
Tipton, IN 46072 United States

Tipton County Community Spotlight

As part of their Community Read series, the Tipton County Public Library will host a fun and informative event where area organizations, groups, non-profits, and more can share what they…

October 15
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm EDT
Switzerland County Historical Society
4911 IN-56 Scenic
Vevay, IN 47043 United States

Historic Hoosier Theater Campfire Talk

Taking place at Thiebaud Farmstead, this is a campfire discussion with Kyle Weaver from the Purdue Extension Office about how nature has effected and grown Switzerland County.

October 25
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
Ash and Elm Cider Company
1301 E Washington St
Indianapolis, IN 46201 United States
Free

Books, Booze & Brains: From Here to Eternity

Join us for our monthly book club for the scientifically curious!

October 29 EDT – December 12 EDT
Otterbein Public Library
23 E. First St.
Otterbein, IN 47970
Free

Water/Ways Indiana Tour: Otterbein

Northwest

Dive into water—an essential component of life on our planet, environmentally, culturally, and historically.

November 2022

November 29
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm EST
Ash and Elm Cider Company
1301 E Washington St
Indianapolis, IN 46201 United States
Free

Books, Booze & Brains: Black Panther

Join us for our monthly book club for the scientifically curious!