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Kids Summer Reading Program

June 6 - July 30
Pack your bags and take your imagination to Camp Read S’more! Read, listen to audiobooks, read aloud to someone, or have someone read to you. Read books, earn prizes, complete activities, and attend fun summer reading workshops!

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Adult Summer Reading Program

June 6 - July 30
The Summer Reading Program is not just for kids and teens, adults can join the fun too, Read Outside! Explore great reads, complete activities to earn badges and prizes, and attend summer reading workshops.

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Hoosiers Reading Frederick Douglass Together

Saturday, July 9, 12 pm - 2 pm
Join us for our annual community reading of “What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?” by Frederick Douglass. This event will take place outside in the East Garden at Central Library.

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IndyPL Author Fair August 6

Join fellow writers at Central Library for an afternoon devoted to Indiana's talented authors. Meet and network with authors and attend workshops led by experts. Apply to be a featured author through July 1.

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Celebrate Pride Month

Here are five tips to help you explore voices of the LGBTQ+ experience as well as a convenient clickable list of LGBTQ+ authors linked directly to our catalog for placing requests or checking out e-books and audiobooks.

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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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Home School Fair July 30

Are you considering homeschooling, new to it, or looking to be inspired with new ideas? Join us at Central Library for a full day of speakers, vendors, and activities.

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