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Celebrating a Living Black History: Digital Indy Chronicles History of Oasis of Hope Baptist Church
February 23, 2024

Celebrating a Living Black History: Digital Indy Chronicles History of Oasis of Hope Baptist Church

The Indianapolis Public Library has digitized the history of Oasis of Hope Baptist Church, a church whose rich history has been a staple of Indy’s Martindale-Brightwood community since it opened its doors in 1938 as 16th Street...

Acclaimed Ballerina Misty Copeland to Present The Indianapolis Public Library's 2024 Marian McFadden Memorial Lecture
February 22, 2024

Acclaimed Ballerina Misty Copeland to Present The Indianapolis Public Library's 2024 Marian McFadden Memorial Lecture

Misty Copeland, who made history as the first Black woman promoted to principal dancer at the prestigious American Ballet Theatre, will be The Indianapolis Public Library's featured speaker at the 45th Annual Marian McFadden Memorial...

Spring Nonprofit Workshop Series Launching February 24 at Central Library
February 20, 2024

Spring Nonprofit Workshop Series Launching February 24 at Central Library

The Indianapolis Public Library invites the community to learn how to build a nonprofit organization via a series of free, in-person programs covering various nonprofit management topics. The Spring 2024 Nonprofit Workshop Series at...

Twelve More IPS Schools Join Forces with Indianapolis Public Library for Enhanced Classroom Resources
February 13, 2024

Twelve More IPS Schools Join Forces with Indianapolis Public Library for Enhanced Classroom Resources

INDIANAPOLIS — In Spring 2024, Indianapolis Public Schools (IPS) will enhance the learning experience for about 5,000 additional students thanks to an expanded partnership with the Indianapolis Public Library (IndyPL). Twelve...

Indianapolis Public Library’s New Glendale Branch to Open March 30, 2024
February 1, 2024

Indianapolis Public Library’s New Glendale Branch to Open March 30, 2024

The long-anticipated Glendale Branch of The Indianapolis Public Library is set to open to the public on Saturday, March 30, 2024 at 10 a.m. The 24,800 square-foot Branch, located at the site of the former John Strange Elementary...

Indianapolis Public Library Appoints Elizabeth Schoettle as Director of Central Library
January 25, 2024

Indianapolis Public Library Appoints Elizabeth Schoettle as Director of Central Library

The Indianapolis Public Library (IndyPL) is pleased to announce that Elizabeth Schoettle has been appointed Director of Central Library. Her appointment will be effective January 28. Schoettle will oversee the staff, facility, and...

Indianapolis Public Library Board Meeting Highlights - January 2024
January 24, 2024

Indianapolis Public Library Board Meeting Highlights - January 2024

Highlights from the January 2024 board meeting. The Library and Local Literacy Rates iRead-3 is an assessment of foundational reading skills for third graders. In Marion County, IRead-3 pass rates are below the state average. The...

The Indianapolis Public Library’s African American History Committee Celebrating 36th Anniversary of “Meet the Artists” with “All-Star” Exhibit and Event
January 22, 2024

The Indianapolis Public Library’s African American History Committee Celebrating 36th Anniversary of “Meet the Artists” with “All-Star” Exhibit and Event

Meet the Artists, an annual exhibit celebrating Indianapolis’ prominent African American artists, will return to celebrate its 36th anniversary at Central Library. This year’s showcase will feature an “All-Star” theme, paying tribute...

Tha Corn Man Cafe Opens at Central Library on January 26
January 19, 2024

Tha Corn Man Cafe Opens at Central Library on January 26

UPDATE: Due to logistical concerns, Central Library will postpone Tha Corn Man Cafe's grand opening. We will open the cafe to the public at a later date.The Indianapolis Public Library is thrilled to announce Tha Corn Man Cafe, a new...

Indianapolis Public Library Introduces Playaway Collection, Enhancing Access to Audiobooks
January 9, 2024

Indianapolis Public Library Introduces Playaway Collection, Enhancing Access to Audiobooks

The Indianapolis Public Library is launching a collection of pre-loaded audiobook devices known as Playaways in January 2024. This initiative will boost literacy, help bridge the digital divide, and enhance technology access for...

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