2015 News Archives
December 22, 2015 — Southside resident Dr. David W. Wantz has been elected as president of The Indianapolis Public Library Board of Trustees for 2016.
December 16, 2015 — The Indianapolis Public Library Board of Trustees has awarded a construction services contract to Mezzetta, Inc. of Indianapolis, Indiana in the amount of $938,900 for the renovation of the Southport Branch Library, 2630 E. Stop 11 Road. The company was selected among eight bidders who participated in a public bid process.
December 8, 2015 — Indianapolis Mayor Ballard has joined The Indianapolis Public Library and Indy Reads to launch "Jingle Books," a community-wide initiative to provide free books for Indianapolis children during the holiday season.
December 4, 2015 — The Indianapolis Public Library has announced that its 39th annual McFadden Memorial Lecture will be presented by noted children's author Jacqueline Woodson on Friday, April 15 at 7 p.m. at Northview Middle School, 8401 Westfield Blvd. Families and individuals of all ages are invited to hear Woodson discuss her works and meet the author during a book signing following the presentation.
December 1, 2015 — The Indianapolis Public Library Board of Trustees has appointed Jan Swan as Manager of the Spades Park Branch, 1801 Nowland Avenue.
November 23, 2015 — In the most recent evaluation of the nation's largest library systems, The Indianapolis Public Library has been ranked among the top 15 urban libraries with expenditures of at least $30 million annually, earning a three-star designation as a "2015 American Star Library," according to the Library Journal Index of Public Library Service.
November 20, 2015 — An Indianapolis downtown resident has been honored with the prestigious award for distinguished service by The Indianapolis Public Library.
November 10, 2015 — Individuals of all ages are invited to view news images as part of the national traveling exhibit, "Eyes of History," presented by the White House News Photographers Association from November 17 - January 10 at Central Library, 40 E. St. Clair Street.
November 5, 2015 — The ninth and final artist-designed book share station as part of the city-wide The Public Collection has opened at White River State Park on the city's near Westside. The installation, Evolution of Reading by artist Kimberly McNeelan, is a modern cave-like form constructed of properly-harvested and reclaimed western red cedar, steel and polycarbonate that contains free books from The Indianapolis Public Library for passersby to borrow and return at their leisure.
October 27, 2015 — Memories from past and present students and families with experiences at Indianapolis Public Schools, township and charter schools comprise The Indianapolis Public Library's latest digital collection found online at www.indypl.org.