East 38th Street

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5420 East 38th Street
Indianapolis, IN 46218

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East 38th Street Hours

Mon - Fri 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Sat Closed
Sun Closed
East 38th Street

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The first library to serve the neighborhood opened in 1957 as the Emerson Branch. This frame house near East 38th Street and North Emerson Avenue soon became too small to meet the neighborhood's needs, leading to construction of a 7,500-square-foot branch at the same location in 1962. The Emerson Branch closed its doors in 2003 when the current 16,000-square-foot library opened as the East 38th Street Branch.

Amenities & Services
Internet Access
  • Public computers with Microsoft Office
  • Early learning computer stations
  • Free Wi-Fi
Meeting Space
Bike Rack
Self-Services
Outgoing Fax
Exam Proctoring
Walk-Up Book Return
  • Walk-up book return available 24/7
Seed Library
  • Open for seed checkout during regular library hours (March-October)
Branch Manager
Kimberly Brown-Harden

Kimberly Brown-Harden

Hi, I'm Kimberly Brown-Harden, Branch Manager for East 38th Street. My favorite author is James Patterson. I hope you’ll visit our location soon. For questions or comments, please feel free to contact me. We are always happy to help!

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