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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...

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...

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