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    Name: Shelby County Public Library: WPA Artifacts Collections Tour
    Date: September 22, 2018
    Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT
    Event Description:
    Explore a part of The Children's Museum of Indianapolis that you normally don't get to see! Docents will show groups artifacts from the Works Progress Administration (WPA ~ 1939–43) during this unique behind-the-scenes tour on Sat., Sept. 22 at 11am.

    TICKETS ARE REQUIRED AND LIMITED FOR THIS EVENT. They are $15 (cash only - adults only) and available at the Shelby County Public Library. Ticket holders must provide their own transportation to the event. If you would like us to hold a ticket for you, please feel free to message us or call at 317-398-7121 ext. 241. Participants are free to tour the rest of the museum after the event at no extra charge.

    This event is a part of Shelby County Reads programming. The 2018 theme is 'The Art of Reading.' Shelby County Reads is a community wide reading program. Each year, a committee selects one main book (along with books that relate in theme for youth) and encourages the public to read them. These books are then donated and distributed throughout all of the county schools and highlighted at the public library and local businesses. Events coinciding with the books are held in the fall of each year. THE MURALIST by B.A. Shapiro is the main 2018 book selection. The organization is a nonprofit that raises support through local donations and grant funds. A special thank you to the Blue River Community Foundation who has offered time and funding to the program for fifteen years.
    Location:
    The Children's Museum of Indianapolis 3000 North Meridian Street Indianapolis, IN, 46208
    Date/Time Information:
    Sat., September 22 at 11am
    Contact Information:
    Laura Guenin, Shelby County Public Library (317) 398-7121 ext. 241
    Fees/Admission:
    $15 each (Cash Only - Adults Only). They are available at the Shelby County Public Library.
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