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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
All Ages Sensory Storytime at Fort Ben

All Ages Sensory Storytime at Fort Ben

Fort Ben Branch

Spend time enjoying songs, rhymes, and stories, followed by Sensory Play, which includes sensory friendly toys, coloring sheets, and or a craft.

Wiggle & Bounce Family Time

Wiggle & Bounce Family Time

Fort Ben Branch

Children birth through age 5 and their caregiver will join Kindermusik of Indianapolis in the music and movement class. Adults will bond with their child through singing, dancing, and instrument playing. There's room for everyone to grow in this family program!

Storytime at Fort Ben - Baby & Toddler

Storytime at Fort Ben - Baby & Toddler

Fort Ben Branch

Babies and toddlers and their grownups are invited for stories, songs, coloring/crafts, and playtime.

Branch Manager
Christopher Hogsett

Christopher Hogsett

Hi, I'm Christopher Hogsett, Interim Branch Manager for Fort Ben. My favorite authors are Claudia Grey, Christie Golden, and Timothy Zahn and I enjoy reading YA, science fiction, fantasy, and graphic novels. 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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