2013 News Archives


Call-a-Pacer and Read Like a Pro!

March 25, 2013 — Children of all ages and families are invited hear members of the Indiana Pacers read their favorite stories in children’s literature during "Read Like a Pro -- Call-a-Pacer 2013."


Indianapolis School Chooser Guide Available at Indy Library Locations

March 12, 2013 — An informational guide for parents that helps them determine the best place to send their children to school is available for free pickup at all locations of The Indianapolis Public Library.


Manual H.S. Yearbooks Available Online!

March 6, 2013 — Yearbooks from Manual High School in Indianapolis dating back to the 1890's are the latest in a growing collection of digital resources that highlight local history found on The Indianapolis Public Library's website at www.indypl.org.

Major Gift Endows Early Childhood Literacy Outreach

February 26, 2013 — The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation has announced a $1 million gift from The Herbert Simon Family Foundation (HSFF) to endow the administration of early literacy and technology programming for children up to age five.


Novelist Ann Patchett Presents 2013 McFadden Lecture

February 22, 2013 — Celebrated author and champion of literary culture Ann Patchett will present the 36th annual Marian McFadden Memorial Lecture, sponsored by The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation, on Friday, April 26 at 7 p.m. at the North Central High School Auditorium.


Nominations Sought for 2013 Indiana Authors Award

February 20, 2013 — A call for nominations for the 2013 Eugene & Marilyn Glick Indiana Authors Award, a program of The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation, continues through March 22, 2013.


Indy Library Cited for Excellence in Financial Reporting

February 7, 2013 — For the 22nd consecutive year, The Indianapolis Public Library has received the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting.



February 5, 2013 — Over 18,000 children ages 6-17 used their Indianapolis Public Library cards in December 2012 during the "COLTSTRONG, LIBRARYSTRONG" campaign designed to promote the benefits of a library card to access the free resources of the public library.


Talk With the CEO During “We Love Our Library” Tour!

January 31, 2013 — Marion County residents will have an opportunity to personally meet with Indianapolis Public Library CEO Jackie Nytes and express their concerns about library service during the CEO's "We Love Our Library" tour throughout February at all Indy Library locations.

New Indy Library Trustees Appointed

January 30, 2013 — The Indianapolis City County Council has appointed Vanessa Villegas López, and the Marion County Commissioners have appointed Lillian L. Charleston to four-year terms on The Indianapolis Public Library Board of Trustees.