Thanksgiving Holiday Schedule
All Indianapolis Public Library locations will close at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 22 and will be closed on Thursday, November 23 in observance of Thanksgiving Day. In addition, the Flanner House Branch will be closed on Friday, November 24.


2016 News Archives

IndyPL Names Head of Center for Black Literature & Culture

December 20, 2016 — The Indianapolis Public Library has announced the appointment of Nichelle M. Hayes as Specialist to develop and lead the new Center for Black Literature and Culture at Central Library.

Jingle Books! A Gift for Every Child

December 8, 2016 — The Indianapolis Public Library, Mayor Joe Hogsett and Indy Reads are encouraging individuals to spread the joy of reading by participating in the third year of Jingle Books, a community-wide project to provide free books for Indianapolis children during the holiday season.

Public Invited to the Warren Branch Grand Reopening Open House!

November 25, 2016 — The entire community is invited to experience the many features of the newly-renovated Warren Branch of The Indianapolis Public Library during its grand reopening Open House on Saturday, December 10 from 2 - 4 p.m. at the Warren Branch, 9701 E. 21st Street.

Initial Designs for New Michigan Road Branch to Be Unveiled

November 10, 2016 — Following their input at the first of a series of community meetings in early October, near northwest side citizens can view preliminary architectural plans for a new Indianapolis Public Library branch at 62nd Street and North Michigan Road on Wednesday, November 16 from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. at the Fay Biccard Glick Family Pavilion, 2990 W. 71st Street.

2016 Indiana Authors Award Winners Celebrated

November 4, 2016 — Four authors with Indiana ties have been honored as recipients of the 2016 Eugene & Marilyn Glick Indiana Authors Award, a program of The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation that celebrates those whose works have influenced the literary landscape of Indiana and the nation.

Warren Township Students Receive Indy Library Cards!

November 2, 2016 — The Indianapolis Public Library and Metropolitan School District of Warren Township have completed the distribution of Indy Library cards to nearly 13,000 district students in grades 1 – 12.

IndyPL Announces "1,000 Books Before Kindergarten" Initiative

October 28, 2016 — Parents and caregivers can ensure their young children enter school ready to read by participating in The Indianapolis Public Library’s newly-launched "1,000 Books Before Kindergarten" program.

Library Staff Cited for Distinguished Service

October 12, 2016 — Two Indianapolis Public Library staff members were recognized for their dedicated service on October 10 during the Library's annual Staff In-Service Day.

Public Invited to the Southport Branch Grand Reopening Open House!

October 7, 2016 — The entire community is invited to experience the many features of the newly-renovated Southport Branch of The Indianapolis Public Library during its Grand Reopening Open House on Saturday, October 15 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. at the Southport Branch, 2630 E. Stop 11 Road.

Indy Library Maintains AA+ Bond Rating From Fitch

October 6, 2016 — Citing a history of solid operating performance, significant financial flexibility to withstand any period of revenue stress, and active management to align revenues and expenditures in the face of property tax caps, Fitch Ratings has affirmed a AA+ rating to The Indianapolis Public Library.

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