Plans, Policies, & Reports

Policies governing services to the public including reports, budgets, and future plans for what the library makes possible in our community.

Plans, Policies, & Reports

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2015-2020 Strategic Plan

A guide to the Library’s efforts over the next five years intended to set an ambitious course for the future.


Acceptable Use Policy

Guidelines governing all electronic traffic originating from the Library. Failure to abide by these standards may result in the loss of Internet, computer, and Library privileges.

Behavior Policy

Behavior standards to provide a welcoming, pleasant, and safe environment for all patrons.

E-Privacy Policy

The Library's commitment to protecting users' personally identifiable information.


Convenient items and services the Library offers for a small fee as well as charges for overdue, lost, or damaged materials.

Library Circulation Policy

The rules for how to borrow, renew, request, and return library materials.

Materials Selection Policy

Guidelines for the use, selection, and management of the Library's materials collection.

Purchasing Policy

Guidelines for purchasing at IndyPL.

Suggestion for Purchase

Guidelines for suggesting a new item for the IndyPL collection.

Web Content Policy

Guidelines for the selection and review of published content (original, linked, or referenced) that appears on the Library’s web site.

Reports & Budgets

Annual Reports

The Library’s annual report of service highlights, accomplishments and progress on the Strategic Plan.

Budget Proposals

The annual estimate of the Library's income and expenditures.

Financial Reports

The annual financial report of the Library's income and expenditures.

Library services are supported by public funds. Access more information about the Library and other Indiana units of government at the Indiana Transparency Website Indiana Gateway.

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