2016 News Archives

IndyPL's Shanika Heyward Receives Prestigious "Mover and Shaker" Award from Library Journal

March 16, 2016 — The Indianapolis Public Library's Shanika Heyward has been named a "Mover and Shaker" in the library industry by the national publication, Library Journal.

Indy Library Cited for Excellence in Financial Reporting

March 1, 2016 — For the 25th consecutive year, The Indianapolis Public Library has received the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting.

Construction Contracts Awarded for East Washington and Warren Library Projects

February 25, 2016 — Renovation of two Eastside branch libraries will begin in mid-March following the awarding of construction contracts by The Indianapolis Public Library Board of Trustees.

Lawrence Township Schools Join IndyPL's Shared System

February 16, 2016 — More than 15,000 Lawrence Township students will have easier access to the physical and digital resources of The Indianapolis Public Library when MSD Lawrence Township joins the Library's shared catalog system in the fall of 2016.

IndyPL Adds Award-Winning e-Resource on the African American Experience

February 11, 2016 — A wide-ranging collection of African American history and culture is now available for online access at The Indianapolis Public Library.

Indiana State Parks Entrance Pass Available at IndyPL!

February 9, 2016 — In celebration of Indiana's 2016 bicentennial, free entrance passes to Indiana's 32 state parks and state forest recreation areas that require entrance fees are available for checkout through December 31, 2016 at The Indianapolis Public Library.

Hoopla Video & Music Streaming Comes to IndyPL!

February 4, 2016 — Hundreds of thousands of movies, TV shows and music albums are now available for free streaming directly to one's computer or mobile device from The Indianapolis Public Library through a partnership with hoopla digital, a popular online streaming service featuring content that is always available without waitlists.

Indy Library Achieves Record Milestone in e-Circulation!

January 26, 2016 — For the first time since it began offering free access to digital materials in 2006, The Indianapolis Public Library has surpassed one million yearly downloads of eBooks and eAudiobooks, joining 19 other library systems in the U.S. and Canada to achieve that milestone during 2015.

Meet the Artists 2016 and Gala Reception at Central Library!

January 21, 2016 — The works of prominent local African-American artists will be on display during the 28th annual Meet the Artists exhibit, beginning Tuesday, January 26 and continuing through Saturday, March 26 throughout Central Library, 40 E. St. Clair Street.

IndyPL CEO's "Love Your Library" Tour: Global City, Global Library

January 13, 2016 — Indianapolis citizens are invited to share their thoughts with Indianapolis Public Library CEO Jackie Nytes as she discusses the Library's plans to better serve the city's changing population during her "Love Your Library" visits to all Indy Library locations through mid-March.