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.

2012 News Archives


Indy Library Unveils TCU Foundation Job Center

September 20, 2012 — Individuals who are chronically unemployed or underemployed can receive personal assistance to enhance their employment skills at the TCU Foundation Job Center at The Indianapolis Public Library’s downtown Central Library, 40 E. St. Clair Street.


Tech High School Yearbooks Now on Indy Library Website!

September 13, 2012 — Explore the people and the illustrious history of Arsenal Technical High School in Indianapolis by viewing its yearbooks dating back to 1914 which are now available in The Indianapolis Public Library's online digital collection.

Indy Library Budget Sustains Services and Allows Future Planning

September 12, 2012 — The Indianapolis Public Library's proposed 2013 budget maintains service hours while positioning the Library for change and eventual growth to meet future community needs.


Hangzhou, China Library Ambassadors Visit Indianapolis!

September 10, 2012 — The Indianapolis Public Library is playing host to two representatives from the Hangzhou, China Public Library through September 21 as part of the Sister City relationship between Indianapolis and Hangzhou.

Library Summer Reading Participation Achieves 8-Year High

August 27, 2012 — Over 58,000 children and families participated in The Indianapolis Public Library's 2012 Summer Reading Program, "Gear Up for Good," the highest level of readership since 2004.


Indy Library & Comcast Partner to Bridge the Digital Divide

August 23, 2012 — Representatives of The Indianapolis Public Library and Comcast have announced a partnership to improve the digital literacy skills of Marion County residents through free computer and Internet training classes at the Library.


Follow Indy Library Sister City Ambassadors Online!

August 20, 2012 — Learn about the activities and experiences of Indianapolis Public Library representatives during their Sister City international exchange visits to Cologne, Germany and Hangzhou, China on the Library’s website at


New Church Federation History Available at Indy Library

August 3, 2012 — A new book describing how churches in Indianapolis have worked together over the past 100 years despite their historic divisions to have a stronger voice of moral authority and impact in the community is available at The Indianapolis Public Library.


Free and Legal Music Downloads Available at Indy Library!

July 31, 2012 — Library cardholders can download their favorite music from a catalog that includes thousands of artists, tens of thousands of albums, and nearly three million songs through The Indianapolis Public Library’s web branch.

Library Partnership With Comcast Enhances Digital Literacy for Youth

July 26, 2012 — Motivating children to read while introducing new technologies to increase their digital literacy skills is the focus of a $25,000 grant from the Comcast Foundation to The Indianapolis Public Library that underscores the Library's mission to prepare youth for academic success.