Patrons are asked to keep visits brief. At branches, patron visits will be limited to one hour if building is at or near its capacity limit. Learn more.
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Out of an abundance of caution due to Covid-19, Library branches may close without notice for cleaning. Please visit Up-to-Date Location Closures to check the status of your branch before arriving.
The longest continuously-operating branch in the IndyPL system began on the city’s east side in 1896 but moved to the village of Haughville after 1897. The branch’s many homes included the former town hall on Germania Avenue in which a fire in 1904 partially destroyed the building. After the fire, a storefront in the Michigan Plaza Shopping Center was constructed that operated until 2003, when the current 12,000-square-foot library opened on West Michigan Street.