Memorial Day Weekend Closings
All Indianapolis Public Library locations will be closed May 28 - 30 for the Memorial Day holiday weekend, except the InfoZone which will be open each day from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Southport Branch closing
The Southport Branch will be closed for renovation May 31, June 1, and June 2.

East Washington Branch Closing
The East Washington Branch has been closed for renovation. More updates coming soon.

Doing Business with the Library

The stacks at Central Library

As a dynamic and growing leader in the Information Industry, the Indianapolis Public Library encourages your inquiries and participation in a mutually beneficial business relationship with our public library.


The Indianapolis Public Library Board of Trustees is authorized to enter into contracts and purchase under the Indiana Public Purchasing Law. The Board has designated the Chief Executive Officer of the Library or her designees as the "purchasing agent" for the Library.

In accordance with state statute, all items:

The Library is eligible to purchase from suppliers who have a contract with state or federal agencies which issue a competitive price for supplies or equipment, and maintains a list of all contracts made under the public purchasing law.

Please note in accordance with state statute, the purchase of library materials is not subject to the public purchasing policies.

Current Requests for Proposals

Currently, there are no Requests for Proposals.


Vendors and suppliers who are interested in doing work with the Library should send information about their firm to the individuals referenced below:

DescriptionContactContact Information
Facilities service & maintenance contracts Contract Administrator Contact the Contract Adminstrator
New building bids, renovations, furniture Project Manager gro.lpydni@nalhgocm
General procurement of supplies and equipment Purchasing Agent gro.lpydni@staesr
Library materials Director, Collection Management gro.lpydni@trebmald
Developing increased diversity among Library suppliers Contract Administrator Contact the Contract Adminstrator
Technology and hardware, including telephone services Director, Information Technology gro.lpydni@pmahcd


Mailing Address

The Indianapolis Public Library
P.O. Box 211
Indianapolis, IN