Center for Black Literature & Culture

Center for Black Literature & Culture
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The Indianapolis Public Library's Center for Black Literature & Culture (CBLC) is dedicated to celebrating the vibrant and resilient heritage and triumphs of those born of African roots. This space is for ALL who are interested in exploring the rich heritage that has influenced nations across the globe.

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Amenities & Services

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Special collection
  • Tours by request

Upcoming Events at the CBLC

The Black Women's Writing Society

The Black Women's Writing Society

Central Library

Join members of the Black Women's Writing Society who share a love for the written word. Poets, playwrights, essayists and storytellers are invited to gather in the Center for Black Literature & Culture at Central Library. Sessions include time for writing, education and sharing.

The Black Women's Writing Society

The Black Women's Writing Society

Central Library

Join members of the Black Women's Writing Society who share a love for the written word. Poets, playwrights, essayists and storytellers are invited to gather in the Center for Black Literature & Culture at Central Library. Sessions include time for writing, education and sharing.

The Black Women's Writing Society

The Black Women's Writing Society

Central Library

Join members of the Black Women's Writing Society who share a love for the written word. Poets, playwrights, essayists and storytellers are invited to gather in the Center for Black Literature & Culture at Central Library. Sessions include time for writing, education and sharing.

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The creation of the Center for Black Literature & Culture is made possible thanks to a generous grant from Lilly Endowment Inc.

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