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News & Announcements
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...

Near West Job Fair to take place at Haughville branch on September 27, 2021
August 19, 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...

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...

IndyPL's Human Resources Diversity Fellow to Focus on Equity and Inclusion
August 5, 2021

IndyPL's Human Resources Diversity Fellow to Focus on Equity and Inclusion

Genira Newell, a library services supervisor at the Lawrence Branch and a graduate student studying human resources development at Indiana State University was recently selected as The Indianapolis Public Library’s (IndyPL) Human...

IndyPL's Commitment to Racial Equity
Fort Ben and Glendale Library Branches Delayed
August 3, 2021

Fort Ben and Glendale Library Branches Delayed

The Indianapolis Public Library is expecting a 4-5 month delay in the construction of its next two branches due to construction cost increases, and plans to revise its financing to accommodate the higher costs. The Fort Ben and...

Indianapolis Public Library’s Nichelle M. Hayes receives Library Journal’s ‘Mover and Shaker’ national honor
July 8, 2021

Indianapolis Public Library’s Nichelle M. Hayes receives Library Journal’s ‘Mover and Shaker’ national honor

Nichelle M. Hayes, the founding leader of The Indianapolis Public Library’s Center for Black Literature & Culture (CBLC) at Central Library, was one of 46 people honored as a 2021 “Mover and Shaker” by the national publication Library...

El Dorado art exhibit on display at Central Library until July 31
July 8, 2021

El Dorado art exhibit on display at Central Library until July 31

Central Library’s Simon Reading Room is displaying art by Colombian Artist Karen Garrido. The exhibit will conclude with a community event at Central Library on Saturday, July 31 at 1 p.m. The event, in partnership with Society of...

Digital Indy Adds La Voz De Indiana Collection
July 7, 2021

Digital Indy Adds La Voz De Indiana Collection

More than 400 issues of La Voz de Indiana, a local bilingual newspaper that publishes stories in Spanish and English, are now available to browse and read on The Indianapolis Public Library’s digitalindy.org website. La Voz de Indiana...

Indianapolis Public Library’s West Perry branch opens July 17
July 7, 2021

Indianapolis Public Library’s West Perry branch opens July 17

The community is invited to the grand opening of The Indianapolis Public Library’s West Perry branch, located at 6650 S Harding St., on Saturday, July 17 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Festivities will include live music, self-guided tours of...

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