Information about the Library's mission, commitment to open access, policies, board of trustees, library leadership, employment, and opportunities to do business with us.
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The Indianapolis Public Library enriches everyone and strengthens communities by inspiring lifelong learning.
To be a center of knowledge, community life, and innovation for Indianapolis.
Policies governing services to the public including reports, budgets, and future plans for what the Library makes possible in our community.
Starting in 2021, The Indianapolis Public Library is late fine free!
All Library services are available to residents of the Library district without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity.
While there might be limits on services due to residency outside the Library district or due to past abuse of Library policy, Library staff work hard to make sure all patrons find the resources they need. We comply with City ordinances and honor the provisions of the City’s Human Rights Ordinance.
Tolerance and open access are fundamental to what libraries are all about in this country, and it is our honor to serve the community.