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2009 News Archives

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Booklovers Find Relief at the Secondhand Prose Booksale!

July 28, 2009 — It's regarded as the best place in town to buy new and used books, CDs and specialty items at greatly reduced prices. But in today's economy, the Secondhand Prose Booksale has become a popular refuge for book lovers looking for bargains to satisfy their literary needs.


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IMCPL Records Nearly 3 Million Patron Visits in 2009

July 21, 2009 — Whether it's checking out popular materials or taking advantage of free computer access, library patrons are continuing to use the Indianapolis-Marion County Public Library in growing numbers.


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It's Not Too Late to Register for "Undercover Readers!"

July 07, 2009 — There’s still time for children of all ages and parents to become part of this summer’s reading extravaganza by registering for the Indianapolis-Marion County Public Library’s 2009 Summer Reading Program, “Undercover Readers," continuing through Saturday, August 1 at all IMCPL locations.


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InfoZone Reopens in New Location at The Children's Museum

June 23, 2009 — The InfoZone, an innovative learning laboratory for young people that also serves as a neighborhood branch of the Indianapolis-Marion County Public Library, has a new home within The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis at 3000 N. Meridian Street.


IMCPL's 2009 Summer Reading Program,"Undercover Readers," Kicks Off on June 8!

May 19, 2009 — Children of all ages and parents are invited to experience the joy of reading during the Indianapolis-Marion County Public Library’s 2009 Summer Reading Program, “Undercover Readers,” which begins on Monday, June 8 and continues through Saturday, August 1 at all IMCPL locations, as well as the Beech Grove Public Library.


Comcast Foundation Invests In Childhood Literacy With Sponsorship of IMCPL’s 2009 Summer Reading Program

May 19, 2009 — Enhancing the reading skills of Marion County youth underscores the major support provided by the Comcast Foundation in its role as Presenting Sponsor of the Indianapolis-Marion County Public Library’s 2009 Summer Reading Program, “Undercover Readers,” which begins Monday, June 8.


IMCPL Receives ALA "Library of the Future Award"

April 17, 2009 — The American Library Association has named the Indianapolis-Marion County Public Library the 2009 winner of the ALA/Information Today, Inc. Library of the Future Award.


IMCPL Statement on Litigation Decision

April 15, 2009 — The Indianapolis-Marion County Public Library Board of Trustees is disappointed with the verdict. We continued to seek legal redress because we believed in the validity of our claim that there were issues with Thornton Tomasetti's work, and that we would have been remiss in our responsibility to Marion County taxpayers if we had not pursued legal remedies in this case. We stand by that claim.


National Library Publication Rates IMCPL a 4-Star Library

March 17, 2009 — A new national public library rating system has designated the Indianapolis-Marion County Public Library a 4-star library for performance among large urban libraries.


Library Foundation and The Glick Fund to Showcase Indiana Authors with Inaugural Award Nominations Now Being Accepted for "Indiana Authors Award"

February 26, 2009 — Nominations for the inaugural Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana Authors Award are now being accepted by the Indianapolis-Marion County Public Library Foundation through April 8, 2009.