Winter Holidays Schedule
All Indianapolis Public Library locations will be closed on Monday, December 24 and Tuesday, December 25 in observance of Christmas.
In addition, all locations will close at 5 p.m on Monday December 31 and remain closed on Tuesday, January 1 for New Year's Day, except the InfoZone which will be open on New Year's Day from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Suggest for Purchase

Patrons may suggest specific titles to be added to the library collection. This service does not include ordering titles for personal collections, nor can it be used to request the purchase of additional copies for titles already in our Online Catalog.

Titles not in the Library's collection may also be requested through InterLibrary Loan.

Suggestions may be made on:

* To include new and on order materials in your search, do not limit by format.

Maximum Number

Please limit your purchase suggestions to 1 title per form submission and 5 titles per week per cardholder. Additional requests will be returned to you unprocessed

Notice of Purchase

Due to the large number of suggestions we receive, it is not possible to buy every request or respond individually to each recommendation. However, if a title you suggest is purchased, we will place a hold request for you. Your holds are listed under Hold Requests in My Account.


Questions about the Suggest for Purchase service should be sent to the Selection Services Area.

Accessing Suggest for Purchase

This service requires that users log in to the My Account section of our web site. After logging in to the My Account area, click on the "Suggest for Purchase" link and then fill out the resulting form.