The Learning Curve

The Learning Curve is a high tech, hands-on area designed just for kids, teens, and their families.

The Learning Curve
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From story times to art programs, and even an area for teens only, the Learning Curve offers a unique blend of digital and traditional library materials and programming for youth ages 0-18. Our interactive activities are aligned with academic standards and incorporate a variety of technologies to ensure a dynamic, hands-on learning experience.


Resources

Homeschool Collection

This growing collection is designed for homeschooling families of all ages who are interested in supplementing their current curriculum. This collection includes a wide range of subjects and focuses on curriculum and textbooks. The collection is available for in-branch browsing only at the Learning Curve, but materials may be placed on hold at any branch or from home.

Amenities & Services

  • Largest book and material collection for children and teens at IndyPL
  • Media Workshop for independent tech play Monday through Saturday
  • Group visits and programs (317-275-4222 or Contact Us)
    Curveside Ride provides limited bus reimbursement to Marion County schools who schedule a group visit to the Learning Curve, made possible by the Zeff Weiss Memorial Fund through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation.
  • Teen area on floor 3
  • Early learning stations
  • Family tech centers
  • Free Wi-Fi

Upcoming Events at the Learning Curve

Meet the Artists XXXII Gala Reception

Meet the Artists XXXII Gala Reception

Central Library

Enjoy an evening of cultural entertainment and meet prominent African American artists whose works are on display through March 29. Special guest will be former WNBA star Tamika Catchings. The free event will include music and spoken word performances, kids activities, and the popular fashion show.

Drawing Manga 101 for Kids and Teens

Drawing Manga 101 for Kids and Teens

Central Library

Kids and teens are invited to join Art With a Heart to learn the basics of Manga-style drawing and incorporate storytelling through the characters' facial expressions. Each participant will take home a step-by-step Art With a Heart drawing booklet and a starter set of colored pencils.

Hot Jazz for Cool Kids

Hot Jazz for Cool Kids

Central Library

Children and families are invited to a series of free performances by Indy's leading jazz musicians. It's a way to share jazz music with children that will be fun for everyone! Presented by the Learning Curve at Central Library in partnership with The Indianapolis Jazz Foundation and Indy Jazz Fest.

We'd love to meet your kids!

Schedule field trips, tours, and programs for groups in the Learning Curve at Central Library.

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We'd love to meet your kids!