Holiday Closings
All IndyPL locations will be closed on December 24, 25 and 26 for the Christmas holiday, except the InfoZone, which will be open on December 26 from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
All IndyPL locations will be closed on January 1 and 2, 2017 for the New Year's holiday, except for the InfoZone which will be open 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. each day.

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If you are interested in visiting the Central Library with a group of youth, please call our group coordinator at 317-275-4222, or email:

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Call 317-275-4100 to speak directly with a librarian during Central Library's hours of operation.

By Text

You can text a librarian* by using the text message feature of your cell phone. Send your reference questions to 317-333-6877 and a text response will be sent to your phone. When the Library is closed, a reply is sent the next business day.

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