2013 News Archives

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Genealogist Joshua Taylor Highlights "One Book, Two Cities" Library Event

December 30, 2013 — The signature event during The Indianapolis Public Library's "One Book, Two Cities" shared reading campaign with Cologne, Germany will feature noted genealogy researcher and author Joshua Taylor on Sunday, January 5 at 2 p.m. at Central Library in the Clowes Auditorium, 40 E. St. Clair Street.


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One Book, Two Cities: "Vienna" by Eva Menasse

December 03, 2013 — Indianapolis readers are invited to join those in Cologne, Germany for "One Book, Two Cities," a first-of-its-kind shared reading campaign that continues through February 2014 as part of the Sister City relationship between the two international cities.


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Donna D. Talley Legacy Celebrated With Renovated Library Story Theatre

November 07, 2013 — A newly-renovated 272-square-foot children's programming area at the East Thirty-Eighth Street Branch of The Indianapolis Public Library, 5420 E. 38th Street, has been rededicated in the memory of a local woman who believed in reading as the key to unlocking a child's potential.


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Indy Library Cited for Excellence in Programming

November 05, 2013 — The Indianapolis Public Library has received the prestigious Programming Award from the Indiana Library Federation for providing ongoing, innovative and diverse programming designed to meet the community's needs.


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Indiana Authors Award Winners Announced at Central Library Event

October 28, 2013 — Three Hoosier native authors were recognized as winners of 2013 Eugene & Marilyn Glick Indiana Authors Award at the annual awards ceremony on October 26 at Central Library in downtown Indianapolis.


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High School Yearbooks Sought for Indy Library Digital Collection

October 25, 2013 — An online repository of high school yearbooks from all original Indianapolis Public Schools is now available through The Indianapolis Public Library digital collection. However, several missing editions throughout a school's history remain.


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Flexibility, Community Outreach and Integration of Services Emerge as Key Themes in Indy Library Planning Process

October 21, 2013 — Over 100 individuals representing 65 local business and civic organizations have contributed valuable input during the initial strategic planning phase to determine the scope of services provided by The Indianapolis Public Library and its role in the community through the year 2020.


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"Inside Out" International Art Project Comes to Indianapolis

October 17, 2013 — A local art installation showcasing Indianapolis public transit bus drivers will become part of a global platform for people to share their untold stories and transform messages of personal identity into works of public art.


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New Library and United Way Project Focuses on Building Home Libraries

October 14, 2013 — Children up to age 6 can obtain and cherish their own free books as part of the Early Readers Club initiative announced by The Indianapolis Public Library and United Way of Central Indiana.


Indy Libraries Serve as Collection Sites to Support Homeless Veterans & Military Families

September 27, 2013 — The Indianapolis Public Library will join a statewide campaign to collect essential items that can help homeless veterans and military families in crisis. All Indy Library locations will serve as collection sites for the "Movers for Military" project, spearheaded by Two Men and a Truck in partnership with Volunteers of America locally and other non-profit organizations across the state.


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