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The Encyclopedia of Indianapolis Highlights our City's Past and Present
November 18, 2021

The Encyclopedia of Indianapolis Highlights our City's Past and Present

For the first time since it was published in print in 1994, the Encyclopedia of Indianapolis has been expanded and updated and is available in a digital format. The free-access, web-based encyclopedia, published at...

Fall Fest 2021 featuring Sybrina Fulton, mother of Trayvon Martin, as keynote speaker
November 4, 2021

Fall Fest 2021 featuring Sybrina Fulton, mother of Trayvon Martin, as keynote speaker

Enjoy an afternoon of inspiration and cultural entertainment at IndyPL’s Fall Fest 2021 and Slamming Rhymes Challenge XV. Poets, dancers, speakers, and performers will uplift attendees at this all-ages event taking place on November...

Indy Library Partners with IUPUI Center for Urban Health to Offer Free Lead Screening Kits to Community
November 2, 2021

Indy Library Partners with IUPUI Center for Urban Health to Offer Free Lead Screening Kits to Community

The Indianapolis Public Library has partnered with the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) Center for Urban Health to help Marion County residents screen for lead around their homes. Free Lead Screening Kits can...

Central Library Hosting Early Childhood Educators Conference on November 13
November 1, 2021

Central Library Hosting Early Childhood Educators Conference on November 13

The Indianapolis Public Library, with partner SPARK Learning Lab, invites educators of young children to Central Library on November 13 for the Early Childhood Educators Conference. This year’s conference will focus on trauma and how...

Indy Author Fair at Central Library October 30
October 14, 2021

Indy Author Fair at Central Library October 30

Free networking and workshop opportunities offered in partnership with the Indiana Writers Center The Indianapolis Public Library invites aspiring authors to come together for a day of networking and workshops led by local writing...

​Health Department, Public Library Partner to Offer COVID-19 Vaccine
October 11, 2021

​Health Department, Public Library Partner to Offer COVID-19 Vaccine

The Marion County Public Health Department is partnering with the Indianapolis Public Library to host two COVID-19 vaccination sites. The COVID-19 vaccine is now available at the Indianapolis Public Library’s Martindale-Brightwood...

IndyPL Staff Art on Display at Central Library
September 27, 2021

IndyPL Staff Art on Display at Central Library

Central Library regularly hosts exhibits and events for local artists, but our current exhibit offers something a little different. The artwork on display is all the work of librarians and other staff members from across The...

Near West Job Fair to take place at Haughville branch on September 27, 2021
September 20, 2021

Near West Job Fair to take place at Haughville branch on September 27, 2021

On September 27, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., our Haughville branch location will be hosting the Near West Job Fair, in partnership with the Hawthorne Community Center, to help Hoosiers find employment opportunities. Participating...

August 20, 2021

CEO Jackie Nytes and Indy Library Board Agree to Separation

The Indianapolis Public Library board of trustees convened at 5:00 pm on Friday, August 20, and in a joint decision between the board and CEO Jackie Nytes, have confirmed that Nytes will step away from her role, effective at the end...

The Indianapolis Public Library’s 2021 Summer Reading Program logged more than 14 million minutes of reading
August 16, 2021

The Indianapolis Public Library’s 2021 Summer Reading Program logged more than 14 million minutes of reading

More than 20,000 kids, teens, and adults took part in The Indianapolis Public Library’s 102st Summer Reading Program, “Discover,” which ended on July 31. Readers devoted approximately 14 million minutes to learning more about the...

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