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Fort Ben

9330 East 56th Street
Indianapolis, IN 46216

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Fort Ben Hours

Mon - Tue 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Wed - Fri 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Sat 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sun 1 - 5 p.m.
Fort Ben

Some Exciting Features of the New Building

Certified Autism Center
  • Maximize access to Library services and collections
  • Engaging and functional spaces for children, teens and adults
  • Access to computers and new technologies
  • Group study rooms and tutoring spaces
  • Community meeting room with a capacity of 100 patrons
  • Energy and resource conservation
  • Roof-top solar photovoltaic system
  • 22,000 square feet
Amenities & Services
Internet Access
  • Public computers with Microsoft Office
  • Early learning computer stations
  • Free Wi-Fi
Meeting Space
Study Rooms
Accessible Workstation
Outgoing Fax
Exam Proctoring
Bike Rack
Walk-Up Book Return
Upcoming Events at Fort Ben
Storytime at Fort Ben - Baby/Toddler

Storytime at Fort Ben - Baby/Toddler

Fort Ben Branch

Babies and toddlers up to age 3 with an caregiver are invited for an active class featuring stories, songs, and rhymes followed by socialization and playtime with age appropriate toys.

Parachute Fitness Fun!

Parachute Fitness Fun!

Fort Ben Branch

Up, down, and all around! Children ages 2-5 will build motor skills and learn colors and patterns while shaking, waving, and twirling a parachute in this program with JumpBunch of Indianapolis. Dress to move!

Library Tok Book Club Book Discussion

Library Tok Book Club Book Discussion

Fort Ben Branch

We will be discussing "Verity" by Colleen Hoover. Adults are invited to this monthly book discussion and new members always welcome!

Branch Manager
Shelby Peak

Shelby Peak

Hi, I'm Shelby Peak, Branch Manager for Fort Ben. I enjoy reading YA and children’s fiction, especially fantasy and fairy tale retellings. Some of my favorite authors include Leigh Bardugo, Marissa Meyer, and Rick Riordan. For questions or comments, please feel free to contact me. We are always happy to help!

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