2012 News Archives

Indy Library Receives Diversity in Business Award

July 17, 2012 — The Indianapolis Public Library has been recognized for its efforts to provide meaningful business opportunities for minority-owned, women-owned and veteran-owned businesses.


LDI, Ltd. History Added to Indy Library Collection

July 12, 2012 — A newly-published book celebrating the 100-year history of one of Indianapolis’s most successful family-owned businesses has been added to The Indianapolis Public Library’s special collections area.


Winners Named for 2012 Indiana Authors Award

July 12, 2012 — Indianapolis author John Green is the National Author winner for the 4th annual Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana Authors Award, a program of The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation that recognizes the contributions of Indiana authors to the literary landscape in Indiana and across the nation.


Spades Park Branch Manager Named

July 9, 2012 — A former Indianapolis Library assistant and digital projects coordinator has been appointed Manager of the Spades Park Branch of The Indianapolis Public Library.


Indy Library Summer Reading Program Continues in July!

July 5, 2012 — There's still time for children and families to experience the joy of reading during the summer by registering for The Indianapolis Public Library's 93rd annual Summer Reading Program, "Gear Up for Good," which continues through July 28.


Library Representatives Named for Sister City Exchange

June 27, 2012 — Three representatives from The Indianapolis Public Library will share their knowledge of the American library profession and acquire an understanding of practices in other countries when they visit Hangzhou, China and Cologne, Germany later this year as part of an Indianapolis Sister City exchange project with both cities.


Indy Library Unveils Redesigned Web Site

June 15, 2012 — Improved use and navigation of online services and quicker access to important library information are key features of The Indianapolis Public Library’s updated web site.


2012 Summer Reading Program: Gear Up for Good

May 11, 2012 — Children of all ages and families are invited to "gear" their minds toward summer reading fun while learning about community philanthropy benefiting Indy Backpack Attack during The Indianapolis Public Library's 93rd annual Summer Reading Program.


National Digital Bookmobile Tour Comes to Indianapolis

May 11, 2012 — Readers of all ages can learn how to download eBooks from the Library through interactive demonstrations and high-definition instructional videos when the national Digital Bookmobile visits Indianapolis on Thursday, May 24 and Friday, May 25.

Indy Libraries Ready for New Service Hours

May 4, 2012 — Increased service hours and consistent opening and closing times are key features in the new schedule of operations that begins the week of May 13 at all Indianapolis Public Library locations.