Independence Day Closing
All Indianapolis Public Library locations will be closed on Sunday, July 3 and Monday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day, except the InfoZone which will be open each day from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

East Washington Branch - Limited Services
Limited services will resume at the East Washington Branch on Thursday, July 7 in a temporary facility at 2902 E. Washington Street. Regular library hours will be in effect.

Text a Librarian! 317-333-6877

Ask a Librarian

You can now send questions to librarians using the text message feature of your cell phone! Text-a-Librarian at 317-333-6877 for answers to your reference questions!

By Email

Get answers to reference questions, catalog searching advice, and online database help via email.

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By Phone

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.

*Text-a-Librarian is a free service, although standard wireless provider text rates may apply. Wireless phone numbers are kept confidential.

In Person

Visit any of our library locations for one-on-one assistance.