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Indianapolis Public Library reveals digital archive of Indy Parks history
June 8, 2021

Indianapolis Public Library reveals digital archive of Indy Parks history

More than 16,000 photos, videos, and historical documents detailing the history of Indianapolis Parks are now available to view on The Indianapolis Public Library’s digitalindy.org website. The Indy Parks and Recreation Digital...

Indianapolis Public Library Kicks off 2021 Summer Reading Program
May 18, 2021

Indianapolis Public Library Kicks off 2021 Summer Reading Program

The Indianapolis Public Library is excited to launch the 2021 Summer Reading Program, taking place June 7 to July 31. This year's theme, “Discover,” encourages participants to learn more about the world around them through reading and...

New Indianapolis Library Trustee Appointed
May 17, 2021

New Indianapolis Library Trustee Appointed

The Indianapolis City-County Council has appointed Hope C. Tribble to The Indianapolis Public Library Board of Trustees. Tribble lives in the Historic Meridian Park Neighborhood, just north of downtown Indianapolis, and serves as the...

IndyPL’s Name Engraving Project to Memorialize Authors of Color
May 10, 2021

IndyPL’s Name Engraving Project to Memorialize Authors of Color

The Indianapolis Public Library (IndyPL) is seeking the community’s help in selecting diverse writers and thinkers to memorialize at Central Library. The Name Engraving Project will add literary leaders of color to the list of notable...

Indianapolis Public Library Releases 2021-2023 Strategic Plan
April 27, 2021

Indianapolis Public Library Releases 2021-2023 Strategic Plan

The Indianapolis Public Library is pleased to announce its 2021-2023 strategic plan, approved by The Indianapolis Public Library Board of Trustees, establishing key values and strategic priorities as The Library moves forward. “As...

Love Your Library Tour: CEO Seeks Community Feedback
April 15, 2021

Love Your Library Tour: CEO Seeks Community Feedback

Indianapolis residents are invited to meet Indianapolis Public Library CEO Jackie Nytes during the 2021 “Love Your Library Tour.” Nytes will spend time at every branch during the month of May to chat with visitors, allowing community...

Indy Library Adds Over 3,600 Antiracism Books and Movies Via Lilly Endowment Grant
February 17, 2021

Indy Library Adds Over 3,600 Antiracism Books and Movies Via Lilly Endowment Grant

It’s now easier than ever for Library patrons to access antiracism and social justice resources. Thanks to a $140,000 grant from Lilly Endowment Inc., the Library purchased 3,668 new materials that explore racial equity. Many of...

IndyPL to Reopen Libraries for Browsing at Limited Capacities
February 8, 2021

IndyPL to Reopen Libraries for Browsing at Limited Capacities

Amid improving coronavirus conditions, all Indianapolis Public Library branches will return to fall 2020 service levels on Monday, February 15. This change will allow patrons to enter the Library for computer use, browsing, hold...

Meet the Artists XXXIII: An All-Star Virtual Event
January 28, 2021

Meet the Artists XXXIII: An All-Star Virtual Event

Celebrate local Black artists during Meet the Artists XXXIII, from January 28 - March 27 at Central Library and other branch Libraries. This year’s showcase will promote the theme “All-Star” and highlight the works of more than 30...

IndyPL Goes Fine Free to Promote Equity
January 11, 2021

IndyPL Goes Fine Free to Promote Equity

Indianapolis Public Libraries (IndyPL) implemented a fine free policy starting January 4, 2021, joining dozens of library systems across the U.S. that have eliminated “per day” late fines that accrue when materials are overdue. IndyPL...

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