2011 News Archives
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.