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IndyPL’s name engraving project memorializes Black authors at Central Library
April 1, 2022

IndyPL’s name engraving project memorializes Black authors at Central Library

The Indianapolis Public Library (IndyPL) has engraved the names of 10 celebrated Black authors outside of the Center for Black Literature & Culture (CBLC) at Central Library. This renovation is the first phase of the Name Engraving...

Indianapolis Public Library Appoints Nichelle M. Hayes as Interim CEO
March 30, 2022

Indianapolis Public Library Appoints Nichelle M. Hayes as Interim CEO

At the March 28 meeting of the Indianapolis Public Library Board of Trustees, the board voted unanimously to appoint Nichelle M. Hayes as IndyPL’s next interim CEO, beginning April 2. Hayes will take over for John Helling, who has...

The Indianapolis Public Library Receives Climate Study Results
March 23, 2022

The Indianapolis Public Library Receives Climate Study Results

Tonight, The Indianapolis Public Library (IndyPL) Diversity, Policy, and HR Committee received the results of the climate study commissioned in September 2021. The analysis utilized qualitative and quantitative data to evaluate the...

IndyPL’s Center for Black Literature & Culture Renovations Include Interactive Digital Kiosks and Website
March 22, 2022

IndyPL’s Center for Black Literature & Culture Renovations Include Interactive Digital Kiosks and Website

Indianapolis - The Center for Black Literature & Culture (CBLC) at Central Library has made changes to its space, including interactive kiosks and a new interactive website that gives visitors an opportunity to take a deeper dive into...

IndyPL’s Seed Library Program Continues to Grow
March 16, 2022

IndyPL’s Seed Library Program Continues to Grow

The seed library, a program that allows patrons to check out and take home a large variety of free vegetable, herb, and flower seeds, returns to several Indianapolis Public Library locations on March 21, 2022. This year, the program...

Meet The Artists Gala Reception In-Person on April 2
March 2, 2022

Meet The Artists Gala Reception In-Person on April 2

Celebrate Indianapolis’ talented Black artists, fashion designers, authors, comedians, and musicians at the Meet The Artists Gala Reception on April 2, 5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m., at Central Library. Individuals of all ages are invited to...

Free Tax Prep Help Available at East 38th Street Branch Library
February 22, 2022

Free Tax Prep Help Available at East 38th Street Branch Library

The East 38th Street Branch of The Indianapolis Public Library will offer free tax preparation assistance to individuals and families with a combined income of $66,000 or less. These services are available through April 11 by...

IPS students to receive free eResource Cards from Indianapolis Public Library
February 11, 2022

IPS students to receive free eResource Cards from Indianapolis Public Library

A new world of learning and information is now available to all students enrolled at Indianapolis Public Schools (IPS), thanks to a longstanding partnership with the Indianapolis Public Library (IndyPL). More than 12,000...

LinkedIn Learning Free for Indianapolis Public Library Cardholders
January 31, 2022

LinkedIn Learning Free for Indianapolis Public Library Cardholders

The Indianapolis Public Library (IndyPL) invites patrons to boost their business, design, and technology skills with free video courses from LinkedIn Learning. Previously known as Lynda.com, the LinkedIn Learning platform offers...

Celebrate local Black artists during Meet the Artists XXXIV at Central Library
January 25, 2022

Celebrate local Black artists during Meet the Artists XXXIV at Central Library

Meet the Artists, an annual exhibit celebrating Indianapolis’ prominent African American artists, returns to Central Library from January 26, 2022, through April 2, 2022. This year's gallery features the work of the Eighteen, the...

IndyPL Welcomes Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer Keesha Hughes
January 18, 2022

IndyPL Welcomes Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer Keesha Hughes

The Indianapolis Public Library (IndyPL) welcomes Keesha Hughes as its new Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer. Hughes most recently worked as the Communications Director and Anti-Racism Committee leader at Perry Township Schools....

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