2011 News Archives

Calling All Photographers! "Hit Me With Your Best Shot" Photo Exhibit at Central Library

April 08, 2011 — In celebration of the April 14 release of the book, Stacks: A History of the Indianapolis-Marion County Public Library written by S.L. Berry with Mary Ellen Gadski, local professional and amateur photographers are invited to take and submit photos of Indianapolis' downtown Central Library, 40 E. St. Clair Street, for a special exhibit at Central Library during June and July 2011.


Public Invited for the Unveiling of Stacks: A History of the Indianapolis-Marion County Public Library

April 01, 2011 — A new book that tells the story of the Indianapolis-Marion County Public Library's evolution from its origin in 1873 and its role in the educational and cultural life of Indianapolis will be unveiled on Thursday, April 14 from 2 - 4 p.m. at Central Library.


It's Time to Call-a-Pacer!

March 29, 2011 — Children and families are invited to listen to their favorite stories in children's literature recorded by a player from the Indiana Pacers on the Indianapolis-Marion County Public Library's free 24-hour Call-a-Story telephone line at 275-4444.


Library's Early Literacy Initiative Receives Boost from the Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust

March 24, 2011 — A $165,000 grant from the Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust will provide for expansion of the Indianapolis-Marion County Public Library’s efforts to improve the reading and language development skills of young children up to five years old.


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Bob Woodward Receives IMCPL’s 2011 Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. Literature Award

March 15, 2011 — Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist Bob Woodward received the Indianapolis-Marion County Public Library’s Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. Award for Literature at the Library’s 2011 McFadden Memorial Lecture on Friday, March 11 at North Central High School.


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Recycle to support your local Library branch!

March 10, 2011 — The Indianapolis-Marion County Public Library earned over $2,700 in 2010 from its paper recycling efforts at 16 IMCPL locations.


IMCPL Collection Enhanced by Grant from The Indianapolis Foundation

March 08, 2011 — Approximately 6,600 titles supporting a wide range of patron interests will be added to the collection of the Indianapolis-Marion County Public Library as a result of a $100,000 grant from the Library Fund, a fund of The Indianapolis Foundation.


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IMCPL's KIDZ BIZ Workshop Preps Kids for 2011 Lemonade Day

February 28, 2011 — Children in grades 4 - 6 can learn to build entrepreneurial skills with an eye on operating their own lemonade stands for 2011 Lemonade Day during the KIDZ BIZ Workshop on Saturday, March 12 from 1 - 4 p.m. in the Learning Curve at Central Library.


Tax Resources Are Available at IMCPL!

February 08, 2011 — Tax forms and a variety of helpful tax-related information can be found during tax season at the Indianapolis-Marion County Public Library.


IMCPL Cited for Excellence in Financial Reporting

February 08, 2011 — The Indianapolis-Marion County Public Library has received the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting.