Thanksgiving Holiday Schedule
All Indianapolis Public Library locations will close at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 21 and will be closed on Thursday, November 22 in observance of Thanksgiving Day.

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.

IndyPL is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.

Current Requests for Qualifications

Request for Qualifications for Compensation Study

Current Requests for Proposals

None currently.


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