West Indianapolis

1216 South Kappes Street
Indianapolis, IN 46221

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West Indianapolis Hours

Sun Closed
Mon - Wed 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Thurs - Fri 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Sat 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
West Indianapolis

The first West Indianapolis Branch opened in 1897 following the annexation of West Indianapolis into the city of Indianapolis. A new building on West Morris Street, constructed with funds from a $120,000 grant by the Andrew Carnegie Foundation, opened in 1912 and served the community until 1986, when the current 5,000-square-foot branch began service on South Kappes Street.

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


Upcoming Events at West Indianapolis
Teen Zine Making Workshop

Teen Zine Making Workshop

West Indianapolis Branch

Teens are invited to make their own mini self-published, D.I.Y.-style ZINE. Learn to plan, design and create your own ZINE. Whether you like comics, fiction, art, or even cake, the subject matter is limited only by your imagination!

Summer Showtime Films: Ralph Breaks the Internet

Summer Showtime Films: Ralph Breaks the Internet

West Indianapolis Branch

Children and families are invited for a showing of the film, "Ralph Breaks the Internet" (PG).

Mask Art Class With Mr. Tony

Mask Art Class With Mr. Tony

West Indianapolis Branch

Children ages 5 - 12 are invited to join artist Tony Radford to make their own mask masterpiece.

Branch Manager
Jayne Walters

Jayne Walters

Hi, I'm Jayne Walters, Branch Manager for West Indianapolis. A few of my favorite books are A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle, All the Things We Do in the Dark by Saundra Mitchell, and The Other Boy by M. G. Hennessey. 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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