For Kids

Call-An-Award Winning Story


Call-an-Award Winning Story

Award season is in the air – fine arts, fine films, and fine books! Children’s book awards such as the Coretta Scott King, Newbery, and Caldecott will be awarded at the end of January 2020.

Listen this month to hear staff and volunteers from Indiana Black Expo read some of the best children’s books on The Indianapolis Public Library’s 24-hour Call-a-Story telephone line beginning January 6, 2020. Call (317) 275-4444 or (877) 275-9007. #indyplkids IndyPL_CarrieW

Thank You, Omu!

Mora, Oge

Beginning February 10, read by Dian Foreman - When the aroma of Omu's homemade stew fills the air, her neighbors arrive, one by one, for a taste until all is gone except for her generous spirit.

Out of Wonder

Poems Celebrating Poets

Alexander, Kwame

Beginning February 17, read by Melody Bell - A collection of twenty poems written in tribute to well-known poets from around the world.

Last Stop on Market Street

de la Peña, Matt

Beginning February 24, read by Edward Rogers - A young boy, CJ, rides the bus across town with his grandmother and learns to appreciate the beauty in everyday things.