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Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

Beginning September 15th and continuing through the middle of October, it is Hispanic Heritage Month, a time set aside to recognize and celebrate Hispanic history and culture. Visit The Library or use your library card to join in the celebration!

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CBLC 5th Anniversary

October 29
Join us for the Center for Black Literature & Culture (CBLC) 5th Anniversary celebrating the Center's creation and its continued dedication to the vibrant and resilient heritage and triumphs of those born of African roots. A variety of speakers and entertainment for all ages will take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. including African Drumming, Colts tight end Kylen Granson, poets Januarie York and Alyssa Gaines, and a keynote address by Dr. Nicole A. Cooke.

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Indy Library Store Sale

October 7-11
Find recent bestsellers, classics, DVDs and Blu-rays, music CDs, LPs, audiobooks, and more at discount prices — for adults, kids, and teens! Indy Library Store proceeds help fund The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation which then funds programming at all of our locations.

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Slammin'Rhymes Challenge XVI

Deadline: October 30
The Challenge is a contest for all poets, rappers and spoken word artists in grades 7-12. Write your inspiring thoughts on this year's theme, "Overcomers/#overcomers". All participants will receive a gift card. Ten selectees will read their entries at Fall Fest!

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Vendor Opportunities Fair

October 20
Local vendors are invited to learn about IndyPL vendor processes, upcoming projects, and meet the "buyers." The Indianapolis Office of Minority & Women Business Owners will be on site to help business owners learn about City of Indianapolis certifications for minority-, women-, veteran-, and disability-owned businesses.


Digital Inclusion Week

October 3-7
Learn how The Library can help you get connected to the internet or use computers and other technologies. Find free activities and classes to develop your digital skills or help you take action to support digital equity in Indianapolis.

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Find Your Next Great Read

Are you looking for your next read? We can help! Visit us in person, explore reading recommendations online, join an in-person or online book discussion, get recommendations on Facebook or tune in to our televised book club segments!

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