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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...

IndyPL Joins “El Tendedero/The Clothesline” Project to Raise Awareness of Sexual Abuse
August 28, 2020

IndyPL Joins “El Tendedero/The Clothesline” Project to Raise Awareness of Sexual Abuse

During September, adults are invited to participate in activities presented by The Indianapolis Public Library in support of “El Tendedero/The Clothesline,” a nearly year-long project sponsored by Women4Change to educate individuals...

IndyPL’s 2020 Summer Readers Log 97,000 Hours of Reading!
August 13, 2020

IndyPL’s 2020 Summer Readers Log 97,000 Hours of Reading!

The Indianapolis Public Library’s 101st Summer Reading Program, “Imagine Your Story,” attracted 12,477 children and families during the nine-week program that ended on August 1. Young readers devoted 97,209 hours to enhancing their...

Library Foundation Receives Lilly Endowment Grant for Racial Equity Resources
July 31, 2020

Library Foundation Receives Lilly Endowment Grant for Racial Equity Resources

The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation has received a $140,000 grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. to expand the Library’s collection of high-demand materials that explore the issues of race and racial equity. The grant will allow for...

IndyPL COVID-19 Announcement
July 26, 2020

IndyPL COVID-19 Announcement

An employee of The Indianapolis Public Library’s Central Library is under quarantine after testing positive for COVID-19. The staff member learned they had been in close contact with someone who tested positive on July 20 and was sent...

Indy Library Promotes Learning Resources During School Uncertainty
July 16, 2020

Indy Library Promotes Learning Resources During School Uncertainty

As schools and families face difficult decisions on plans for reopening this fall, The Indianapolis Public Library is reminding parents, teachers and school administrators of its vast array of free books and online resources to keep...

IndyPL Invites Citizen Input on New Strategic Plan
July 13, 2020

IndyPL Invites Citizen Input on New Strategic Plan

An important step in developing plans for Library service during the next three years continues through July as The Indianapolis Public Library encourages residents ages 13 and older to provide feedback through online and printable...

IndyPL Offers Free Resources to Explore Issues of Race and Racial Equity
July 2, 2020

IndyPL Offers Free Resources to Explore Issues of Race and Racial Equity

To help individuals learn more about the complex topic of race and racial equity, The Indianapolis Public Library is making available a variety of e-books, audiobooks and streaming videos that can be easily accessed from the Library’s...

IndyPL’s 2020 Summer Reading Program Continues Through August 1!
July 1, 2020

IndyPL’s 2020 Summer Reading Program Continues Through August 1!

It’s not too late for children and families to experience the joy of reading by participating in The Indianapolis Public Library’s 101st Summer Reading Program, “Imagine Your Story,” which continues at through August 1. The program’s...

Wayne Branch to Re-Open on June 22
June 18, 2020

Wayne Branch to Re-Open on June 22

After an extensive renovation that necessitated its closure since December 1, 2020, the Wayne Branch of The Indianapolis Public Library will re-open to the public at 10 a.m. on Monday, June 22. It was the first major renovation for...

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