2011 News Archives

Shelby Branch Curtails Services for Renovation Beginning July 11

June 23, 2011 — Beginning Monday, July 11, limited library services will be provided in a temporary facility outside the Shelby Branch of the Indianapolis-Marion County Public Library while the branch undergoes major renovations.

Indianapolis Public Library Ends Paper Notices July 1

May 27, 2011 — Users of The Indianapolis Public Library are encouraged to sign up to receive e-mail notifications for when items are due to be returned or ready to be picked up as the Library prepares to end the mailing of paper notices on July 1.

New IMCPL Job Centers Target Workforce Development

May 27, 2011 — Beginning in June, The Indianapolis Public Library will provide greater assistance to chronically unemployed or underemployed individuals through one-on-one personal support at Central Library downtown and five IMCPL branch locations.

Call-a-Pacer Program Setting New Record

May 26, 2011 — Capitalizing on the success of the Indiana Pacers this season, the Indianapolis Marion County Public Library is currently enjoying unparalleled success in its partnership with the team in the popular Call-a-Pacer telephone project.

Indianapolis Public Library Begins Search for New Chief Executive Officer

May 26, 2011 — The Indianapolis Public Library has announced that it has begun its search for a new chief executive officer. The search, conducted by Bradbury and Associates, is expected to result in a new CEO by November.

The Library’s 2011 Summer Reading Program: A Science Odyssey!

May 24, 2011 — Children of all ages and families are invited to begin an epic journey of science discovery and reading achievement during the Indianapolis Public Library's 2011 Summer Reading Program, "A Science Odyssey," whose presenting sponsor is the Comcast Foundation.


Southport Branch Wins Nationwide Earth Day Recycling Challenge!

May 17, 2011 — The Southport Branch of The Indianapolis Public Library, located at 2630 E. Stop 11 Road, recycled nearly six-and-a-half tons of paper in March 2011 as part of the 2011 Earth Day Challenge sponsored by the company, Paper Retriever, which provides outdoor recycling bins at the library.

Mobile Homework Help Available With Tutor.com To Go

May 12, 2011 — School-age students in search of live homework help through The Indianapolis Public Library’s online homework site now have a new tool to access the service.


Shelby Branch Renovation Plans Unveiled

May 2, 2011 — A major renovation that will provide space for additional public computers, enlarged reading areas and improved accessibility will begin in early July at the Shelby Branch of the Indianapolis Public Library, located on the south side of Indianapolis at 2502 Shelby Street.

"Stacks: A History of the Indianapolis-Marion County Public Library" Now Available from the Library Foundation

April 20, 2011 — A new book that tells the story of the Indianapolis-Marion County Public Library’s evolution from its origin in 1873 and its role in the educational and cultural life of Indianapolis is now available from the Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.