About the Library

Information about the Library's mission, commitment to open access, policies, board of trustees, library leadership, employment, and opportunities to do business with us.

About the Library

Mission

The Indianapolis Public Library enriches lives and builds communities through lifelong learning.

Vision

To be a center of knowledge, community life, and innovation for Indianapolis.

Plans & Policies

Policies governing services to the public including reports, budgets, and future plans for what the Library makes possible in our community.

Commitment to Open Access

All Library services are available to residents of the Library district without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity.

While there might be limits on services due to residency outside the Library district or due to past abuse of Library policy, Library staff work hard to make sure all patrons find the resources they need. We comply with City ordinances and honor the provisions of the City’s Human Rights Ordinance.

Tolerance and open access are fundamental to what libraries are all about in this country, and it is our honor to serve the community.

Our Leadership​

Meet our CEO and the Board of Directors.

Board Documents & Archives

Agendas, minutes, and other documents from Board of Trustee Meetings.

Board Meeting Times & Committees

Board of Trustee meetings and Board Committee meetings are open to the public.

Interested in Doing Business with Us?

We encourage vendors and suppliers who fulfill our requests for qualifications or proposals to tell us more about your services.

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