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Indy Library Extends Closure
March 27, 2020

Indy Library Extends Closure

As efforts continue to contain the coronavirus, The Indianapolis Public Library has announced the postponement of all public programs and the continued closure of all Library facilities until further notice. Programs impacted in...

IndyPL Expands Free Digital Resources During COVID-19 Closure
March 17, 2020

IndyPL Expands Free Digital Resources During COVID-19 Closure

With more children and adults at home while efforts to contain the coronavirus continue, The Indianapolis Public Library is responding by making more eBooks and eAudiobooks available in its collection of free electronic resources...

IndyPL Announces Closure Until Further Notice
March 13, 2020

IndyPL Announces Closure Until Further Notice

In support of actions to contain the COVID-19 virus, The Indianapolis Public Library has announced that all locations as well as bookmobile services will suspend services after 5 p.m. on Saturday, March 14 until further notice. All...

Indy Library Response to COVID-19
March 11, 2020

Indy Library Response to COVID-19

In the interest of public safety relating to efforts to contain the COVID-19 coronavirus, The Indianapolis Public Library has suspended all public events and special programming through Sunday, April 5. However, all Library branches...

IndyPL & Count Me INdy Provide Help With 2020 Census Forms
March 4, 2020

IndyPL & Count Me INdy Provide Help With 2020 Census Forms

Beginning on Monday, March 16, individuals can have their questions answered and receive assistance in filling out 2020 Census forms at most Indianapolis Public Library locations. These free help sessions staffed by representatives...

Award-Winning Author & Illustrator Kadir Nelson Named 2020 McFadden Lecturer!
February 19, 2020

Award-Winning Author & Illustrator Kadir Nelson Named 2020 McFadden Lecturer!

Newly-named Caldecott Medalist for children’s book illustration Kadir Nelson will present The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation’s 43rd annual Marian McFadden Memorial Lecture on Thursday, April 30 at 7 p.m. at the Warren...

Indy Library Board Sets Timetable for Fountain Square Branch Transition
February 12, 2020

Indy Library Board Sets Timetable for Fountain Square Branch Transition

The Indianapolis Public Library Board of Trustees has given preliminary approval to the closing of the Fountain Square Branch in May 2020, as part of the Library’s long-range plan announced in 2015 to relocate services to the new West...

Indy Free Tax Prep Available at East 38th Street Branch
January 29, 2020

Indy Free Tax Prep Available at East 38th Street Branch

Beginning Friday, February 7, free tax preparation to individuals and families with a combined income of $66,000 or less is available throughout the tax season at the East 38th Street Branch of The Indianapolis Public Library, 5420 E....

IndyPL CEO’s Love Your Library, Share Your Voice Tour!
January 16, 2020

IndyPL CEO’s Love Your Library, Share Your Voice Tour!

Individuals of all ages are invited to meet Indianapolis Public Library CEO Jackie Nytes during her 2020 “Love Your Library, Share Your Voice” tour that includes visits to all IndyPL locations from January 28 to March 3. Those...

Meet the Artists XXXII at Central Library!
January 14, 2020

Meet the Artists XXXII at Central Library!

View the works of locally prominent African American artists during one of Indianapolis’ premier cultural events, “Meet the Artists XXXII,” from January 29 - March 29 at Central Library, 40 E. St. Clair Street. This year’s showcase...

New Web-Based Encyclopedia Will Portray City’s Achievements and People
January 7, 2020

New Web-Based Encyclopedia Will Portray City’s Achievements and People

Information on the development of Indianapolis over the two centuries since its founding will be freely-accessible in an updated, digital Encyclopedia of Indianapolis, currently under development and scheduled for a launch date of...

IndyPL System Maintenance to Curtail Some Services
January 3, 2020

IndyPL System Maintenance to Curtail Some Services

From January 17 – 31, The Indianapolis Public Library will perform system maintenance that will provide long-term database infrastructure to allow the Library to better serve the community. With the exception of Dr. Martin Luther...

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