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Holiday Concerts at the Library

Individuals of all ages are invited for a chamber ensemble musical performance of favorite holiday classics at a variety of our locations as well as a Christmas concert featuring The Brown Grass Band at College Avenue.

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Seasons Readings

December 1 - January 7
Donate a book or select a free book for your child at all our locations. Help every Indianapolis child receive the gift of reading during this holiday season!

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Welcome Home Documentary Screening

December 13
Join us for a screening of "Welcome Home: Empowering Immigrants to Thrive In Their New Country" followed by an in-person conversation with the filmmakers and participants.


Find Your Best Shopping Deals!

Search Consumer Reports free with your Library card for product reviews, ratings, and buying guides for all your gift ideas. Find online-only content not available in the print magazine, in addition to the current issue of the magazine and archives going back 10 years.

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Residential Segregation in Indianapolis

The housing patterns of Indianapolis, like all American cities, is the result of racially discriminatory real estate practices from the 1920s and governmental policies that began in the 1930s. Indianapolis still mirrors the legacy of racially based lending practices and deed restrictions, or covenants, that commonly became known as redlining. Read about the history of redlining in the Encyclopedia of Indianapolis to see how the past continues to shape the present.

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Bilingual Storytime at Multiple Locations

Join Señora Laura as she presents bilingual storytime in English and Spanish. Preschoolers will enjoy books, songs, and games!

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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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