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.

2011 News Archives

Library Partnership with EmployIndy Enhanced by New Job Assistance Website

December 15, 2011 — Individuals who are unemployed or underemployed can now receive 24/7 access to local re-employment services through the new Virtual WorkOne, managed by EmployIndy, that supplements many of the services offered at WorkOne Job Centers at five Indianapolis Public Library branches as well as Central Library.

Central Library Exhibit and Community Forum Explore Homelessness in Indianapolis

November 28, 2011 — What does it mean to be homeless in Indianapolis? How do homeless people identify their cultural heritage? An examination of these and other questions can be seen during a special exhibit entitled "What Does Homelessness Look Like?" beginning Tuesday, December 6 and continuing through Tuesday, December 20 at Central Library, 40 E. St. Clair Street.

East Washington Branch's Centennial Anniversary

November 22, 2011 — The East Washington Branch of The Indianapolis Public Library, one of two original Carnegie libraries still providing services to Indianapolis citizens, celebrated its Centennial Anniversary on Saturday, November 12, 2011.

Indianapolis Library Continues Status as an American Star Library

November 10, 2011 — In the most recent evaluation of the nation's largest library systems, The Indianapolis Public Library again has been ranked among the top urban libraries with expenditures of at least $30 million annually.


Irvington Oral Histories Added to Indy Library's Digital Collection

November 8, 2011 — The story of Indianapolis' historic Irvington neighborhood as told by its residents from as long as 40 years ago is on display through the expanding digital library of The Indianapolis Public Library.


Original Carnegie Library Celebrates 100th Anniversary!

October 31, 2011 — The entire community is invited to celebrate the 100th anniversary of one of Indianapolis' original Carnegie libraries during the special centennial event for the East Washington Branch of The Indianapolis Public Library on Saturday, November 12 from 1 - 4 p.m. at the East Washington Branch, 2822 E. Washington Street.


Central Library Employee Serves as National Cancer Advocate

October 17, 2011 — The need to protect funding for cancer research and prevention programs is the message being spread nationally by a 37-year veteran of The Indianapolis Public Library who is now a 10-year cancer survivor.

Indy Library Involves Local Children in 2012 Super Bowl

October 14, 2011 — The Indianapolis Public Library invites local children to become a part of 2012 Super Bowl in Indianapolis during a project called Super Kids, Super Welcome! @ the Library throughout the month of November.

Garfield Park Branch Library Grand Re-Opening Scheduled for November 3

October 6, 2011 — Following a four-month renovation that will lead to modernized services and improved energy efficiency, the Garfield Park Branch of The Indianapolis Public Library will celebrate its grand re-opening on Thursday, November 3 with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 10 a.m. and a full day of special activities for all ages at the branch located on the south side of Indianapolis at 2502 Shelby Street.

Indianapolis Public Library eBooks Now Available for Kindle!

October 5, 2011 — The Indianapolis Public Library announces that its eBook collection is now compatible with the Amazon Kindle eBook reader. Patrons can download popular and classic eBooks to a Kindle device or any mobile device running the free Kindle app.

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