2014 News Archives
December 15, 2014 — Beginning January 4, the Franklin Road Branch of The Indianapolis Public Library, 5550 S. Franklin Road, will provide regular Sunday library services from 12 noon – 5 p.m., a move that results from increased demand in a growing Franklin Township and follows similar Sunday hours of service that exist at large township branches in Marion County.
December 11, 2014 — Individuals now have the capability of using their Internet-connected smartphone or tablet (iOS, Android or Blackberry) from anywhere in the city to print documents directly to print stations at select Indianapolis Public Library locations. This new offering meets an increased demand for such service and furthers the Library's goal to enhance connectivity for patrons.
December 8, 2014 — The Indianapolis Public Library has appointed Meaghan Fukunaga as Manager of Digitization, with a focus on developing projects and community collaborations that can increase capacity for the preservation and storage of older format items of local historic interest.
November 25, 2014 — A pastor's handwritten 1868 sermon calling for the establishment of an Indianapolis library as well as photographs from Central Library's 1916 cornerstone ceremony are part of an extensive online collection chronicling the rich history of The Indianapolis Public Library.
November 17, 2014 — Two dedicated Indianapolis Public Library employees have been honored for distinguished service and advocacy by the Library and Library Foundation.
November 12, 2014 — Children ages 6 - 17 are invited to use their Indianapolis Public Library cards for a chance to win an in-person visit from Indianapolis Colts players Andrew Luck and Dwayne Allen during the COLTSTRONG, LIBRARYSTRONG II contest, beginning November 15 and continuing through December 31.
October 29, 2014 — Three authors with Indiana ties were honored with the 2014 Eugene & Marilyn Glick Indiana Authors Award during ceremonies on October 25 at Central Library in Indianapolis. The annual award, a program of The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation and funded by the generosity of The Glick Fund, recognizes Indiana authors' contributions to the literary landscape in Indiana and across the nation.
October 24, 2014 — A free guidebook to help parents navigate the educational systems in Indianapolis is now available for pick-up at all Indianapolis Public Library locations.
October 21, 2014 — The existence of the nation's public libraries as a virtual and physical place to meet emerging community needs makes them uniquely equipped to thrive in this new information-rich, knowledge-based society, according to a report by the Aspen Institute Dialogue on Public Libraries.
October 7, 2014 — Marion County Sheriff John Layton and Indianapolis Public Library CEO Jackie Nytes were joined by Public Safety Director Troy Riggs, Marion County Prosecutor Terry Curry and several other community leaders to unveil the Sheriff's Office Peace Dove on October 7 at Central Library.