2015 News Archives

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Indy Library's "2 Cities: Read. Snap. Share." with Hangzhou, China!

October 22, 2015 — Local readers are invited to join those in Indianapolis' Sister City of Hangzhou, China for a unique shared reading experience presented by The Indianapolis Public Library and the Hangzhou Public Library.


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Warren Branch Library Renovation Plans Unveiled

October 19, 2015 — A relocated entrance, new and separate areas for children and teens, reconfigured restrooms and additional access to technology are key renovation features in store for the Warren Branch of The Indianapolis Public Library, 9701 E. 21st Street.


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2015 Indiana Authors Award Winners Recognized

October 13, 2015 — Four authors with Indiana ties have been honored as winners of the 2015 Eugene & Marilyn Glick Indiana Authors Award. Winners were recognized at the Indiana Authors Award Dinner on October 10 at Central Library.


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IndyPL CEO to Address International Audience

October 6, 2015 — Indianapolis Public Library CEO Jackie Nytes will serve as keynote speaker during the International Seminar on Public Libraries Development from October 21 – 23 in Hangzhou, China. She will join other presenters from China, Portugal and Japan who will address an international audience on the public library's role in social education and citizens' lifelong learning.


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Indy Author Fair @ Central Library!

September 28, 2015 — Aspiring writers and book lovers of all ages are invited to interact with leading Indiana authors and participate in a variety of free writing and publishing workshops during the Indy Author Fair on Saturday, October 10 from 10 a.m. – 4:45 p.m. at Central Library, 40 E. St. Clair Street.


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Lawrence Township Students Receive Indy Library Cards!

September 22, 2015 — The Indianapolis Public Library and Metropolitan School District of Lawrence Township have completed a first-ever initiative to provide all district public school students with Indy Library cards. It represents the first step toward the Library's goal to provide a Library card to every public school student in Marion County.


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East Washington Branch Expansion Plans Unveiled

September 18, 2015 — A 2,200-square-foot northward expansion, enhanced accessibility and the addition of significant natural lighting are key architectural features announced for the $2.4 million renovation of the East Washington Branch of The Indianapolis Public Library, located at 2822 E. Washington Street.


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IndyPL Announces New Director of Communications

September 16, 2015 — The Indianapolis Public Library Board of Trustees has appointed Kimberly Crowder as Director of Communications.


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Southport Branch Moves Ahead With Renovation Plans

September 4, 2015 — Improved access to materials, open and flexible spaces, new group study rooms and an inviting teen area highlight some of the design features as part of the scheduled renovation of the Southport Branch of The Indianapolis Public Library, 2630 E. Stop 11 Road.


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Indy Library Announces New Manager of Outreach Services

September 1, 2015 — The Indianapolis Public Library Board of Trustees has appointed Jesús Moya as Manager of Outreach Services, the area that provides Library access through the bookmobile and visits to schools, day cares and various community locations.