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News & Announcements
Indy Actors Celebrate a Diversity of Holiday Traditions in Virtual Storytelling Series
November 23, 2020

Indy Actors Celebrate a Diversity of Holiday Traditions in Virtual Storytelling Series

It’s the holly jolliest time of the year as the Phoenix Theatre Cultural Centre and the Indianapolis Public Library present Season’s Readings, a ten-book children’s storytelling series that highlights a diversity of families, cultures...

IndyPL Displaying and Archiving Replicas of Racial Justice Murals
November 19, 2020

IndyPL Displaying and Archiving Replicas of Racial Justice Murals

Large vinyl replicas of 28 Murals for Racial Justice are on display at Central Library through January 20, and additionally are available for checkout from IndyPL. Local artists of color were commissioned to create the murals in June,...

IndyPL Lawrence Branch Reopens Friday, November 13
November 13, 2020

IndyPL Lawrence Branch Reopens Friday, November 13

The Indianapolis Public Library’s Lawrence Branch, located at 7898 Hague Road, is officially reopened as of 10:00am Friday, November 13 after being closed over ten months for extensive renovations. The $1.5 million project was the...

IndyPL to Temporarily Discontinue Sunday Hours, Add Tuesday Evenings
November 2, 2020

IndyPL to Temporarily Discontinue Sunday Hours, Add Tuesday Evenings

Note: As Covid-19 causes precautions such as closures for staff testing and cleaning, Library patrons are encouraged to check indypl.org/open for up-to-the-minute information about any temporary closures. The Indianapolis Public...

Eagle Branch Closed for Cleaning Oct 27-30
October 27, 2020

Eagle Branch Closed for Cleaning Oct 27-30

The Eagle Branch will be closed from October 27 -29 for a deep clean as a precaution for Covid-19. As of this post (2:45pm on Oct. 27) no staff member has tested positive - this closure and cleaning is a proactive measure because a...

Award-Winning Author Jason Reynolds Joins Indy Library for Online Talk
October 21, 2020

Award-Winning Author Jason Reynolds Joins Indy Library for Online Talk

The Library of Congress’ 2020 National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature, author Jason Reynolds, is bringing an engaging conversation about reading, writing, life, race, family, and everything in between to The Indianapolis...

IndyPL COVID-19 Announcement: East Washington, Southport, and Warren Branches
October 20, 2020

IndyPL COVID-19 Announcement: East Washington, Southport, and Warren Branches

The Indianapolis Public Library’s East Washington, Southport, and Warren Branches are closed to the public Tuesday, October 20, after two staff members, one who had worked at the East Washington and Southport locations, and a Warren...

IndyPL’s Center for Black Literature & Culture Celebrates 3rd Anniversary with an Online Event of Poetry Readings and Workshop
October 13, 2020

IndyPL’s Center for Black Literature & Culture Celebrates 3rd Anniversary with an Online Event of Poetry Readings and Workshop

The Indianapolis Public Library’s Center for Black Literature & Culture (CBLC) at Central Library is commemorating its third anniversary this month by partnering with The Indianapolis Recorder Newspaper to host an online program and...

Wayne Branch Temporarily Closed
October 2, 2020

Wayne Branch Temporarily Closed

An employee of The Indianapolis Public Library’s Wayne Branch is under quarantine after testing positive for COVID-19. The staff member stayed home from work on September 29 and was tested for Covid-19, and has not returned to The...

Public Input Sought for New Library to Replace Glendale Branch
September 3, 2020

Public Input Sought for New Library to Replace Glendale Branch

The public is invited to offer suggestions for a new branch of The Indianapolis Public Library to replace the current Glendale Branch at the Glendale Shopping Center by participating in a series of online public meetings and...

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