Thanksgiving Holiday Schedule
All Indianapolis Public Library locations will close at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 22 and will be closed on Thursday, November 23 in observance of Thanksgiving Day. In addition, the Flanner House Branch will be closed on Friday, November 24.

2009 News Archives


Southside Resident Receives Honor From IMCPL Foundation

December 7, 2009 — The Indianapolis-Marion County Public Library Foundation has named Southside resident Jeanne M. Gabonay the recipient of its 2009 Beth Tindel Award for outstanding library staff support and advocacy of Foundation initiatives.


Author Susan Neville Presents $2,500 Gift to East Washington Library

November 23, 2009 — Indianapolis author Susan Neville has generously provided a gift in the amount of $2,500 for enhanced programs and services to the Indianapolis-Marion County Public Library's East Washington Branch.

IMCPL Continues Its 4-Star National Reputation

November 19, 2009 — Its response to the growing demand for library services has earned the Indianapolis-Marion County Public Library a rating among the nation's top urban public libraries.


2009 Rock to Read

November 13, 2009 — 92.3 WTTS Indianapolis, along with sponsor Forum Credit Union, has announced its 2009 Rock To Read event, including a concert and a CD release to support children's programs of the Indianapolis-Marion County Pubic Library.


Library's Energy-Saving Project Guarantees Cost Savings

November 6, 2009 — The Indianapolis-Marion County Public Library has embarked on a multi-year pilot project designed to lower energy consumption and guaranteed to reduce operating costs.


Indy's Choice for 2009 One Book, One City: "Some Buried Caesar" by Rex Stout!

October 16, 2009 — The Indianapolis-Marion County Public Library and the Office of Mayor Greg Ballard invite the entire community to uncover a classic mystery by Indiana native Rex Stout during the 2009 One Book, One City reading initiative.

IMCPL Offers Live, Online Tutoring for Students of All Ages from

September 28, 2009 — With school in full swing, the Indianapolis-Marion County Public Library has expanded its popular online tutoring program, Live Homework Help®, to offer more services for every member of the community.

Central Library Participates in Lights Out Indy

September 23, 2009 — The Indianapolis-Marion County Public Library is doing its part to help reduce bird mortality by extinguishing unnecessary lighting at Central Library downtown.

Major Gift Promotes Early Childhood Literacy in Indianapolis

September 9, 2009 — The Indianapolis-Marion County Public Library Foundation has announced a $1 million gift from The Herbert Simon Family Foundation to expand the Library’s “Ready to Read” early childhood literacy initiative.


IMCPL Computer Expansion Planned

August 12, 2009 — With demand for free computer access on the rise, most locations of the Indianapolis-Marion County Public Library are increasing the number of public computers available for patrons.

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