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2014 News Archives

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Updated: Indiana Pacers Bring Google Glass Technology to Central Library!

April 17, 2014 — The Indianapolis Public Library has received a donation from the Indiana Pacers of two Google Glasses, the optical head-mounted display device, for ongoing public training at Central Library downtown, 40 E. St. Clair Street.


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Indiana Pacers Bring Google Glass Technology to Central Library!

April 15, 2014 — The Indianapolis Public Library will join representatives of the playoff-bound Indiana Pacers for a free public demonstration of Google Glass, the optical head-mounted display device, on Thursday, April 17 at 12 noon at Central Library, 40 E. St. Clair Street.


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Kurt Vonnegut & Indy Libraries Announce Partnership

April 10, 2014 — The Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library and The Indianapolis Public Library have joined together to broaden the reach of programming and provide greater opportunities for individuals to learn about the life, works and legacy of iconic Indianapolis author Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.


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Indy Library & Sheriff's Office Expand Gun Lock Giveaway Partnership

April 02, 2014 — The Indianapolis Public Library and Marion County Sheriff's Office have announced an expansion of the gun lock giveaway program.


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It's Time to "Call-a-Pacer" at the Indy Library

March 27, 2014 — Children of all ages and families are invited to "Call-a-Pacer" and hear members of the Indiana Pacers read their favorite stories in children's literature on The Indianapolis Public Library's 24-hour Call-a-Story telephone line.


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Dwayne Allen's "Super Read Challenge" Winner Announced!

March 27, 2014 — A Pike Township woman has won the prize of two free 2014-15 Indianapolis Colts season tickets for her reading activity during the "Super Read Challenge" at The Indianapolis Public Library.


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Children's Author David Wiesner Presents 2014 McFadden Lecture

March 21, 2014 — Families and individuals of all ages are invited as popular children's author and illustrator David Wiesner presents The Indianapolis Public Library's 2014 Marian McFadden Memorial Lecture on Friday, April 4 at 7 p.m. at North Central High School, 1801 E. 86th Street.


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Indy Library Joins ALA's Right to Libraries Initiative

March 17, 2014 — Indianapolis citizens are encouraged to join others from around the country in affirming their right to have vibrant libraries in the community by signing the Declaration for the Right to Libraries.


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Indy Library Cited for Excellence in Financial Reporting

February 26, 2014 — For the 23rd consecutive year, The Indianapolis Public Library has received the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting.


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Indy Library Firefighter Photo Provides Life Changing Moment

February 21, 2014 — During her entire life, Cathleen McGovern Quigley had neither met nor ever seen a photo of her paternal grandfather. But thanks to The Indianapolis Public Library's digital collection of historic photos from the Indianapolis Firefighters Museum, the Whitestown, Indiana resident and National Sales Manager for Embassy Suites Downtown discovered the first visual record of her Indianapolis firefighter grandfather, a portrait photo from the 1930's, which has touched her entire family.


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Indy Library & Sheriff Layton Announce Gun Lock Giveaway Partnership

February 18, 2014 — Marion County Sheriff John Layton has announced a new partnership with The Indianapolis Public Library to provide free gun locks in an effort to curb unintentional gun injury and harm.


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Indy Library Black History Reading Campaign Features Prize of Colts Season Tickets!

February 05, 2014 — Children and adults who use their Indianapolis Public Library card to check out any book during Black History Month in February will become eligible to win a pair of Indianapolis Colts season tickets courtesy of Colts tight end Dwayne Allen.


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Zinio Digital Magazines Come to the Indy Library!

February 04, 2014 — Individuals can read full digital copies of favorite magazines on their computer, tablet or mobile device with the free Zinio magazine subscription service now available through The Indianapolis Public Library.


Indy Library Partners with Indiana History Society to Present 2014 Indiana Black History Challenge

January 28, 2014 — Both children and adults can learn about some of Indiana's outstanding black Hoosiers and have the chance to win fabulous prizes with the Indiana Historical Society's (IHS's) 2014 Indiana Black History Challenge, which runs through Feb. 28.


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Library Receives Champions of Diversity Award

January 22, 2014 — The Indianapolis Public Library has been honored with the "Champions of Diversity Award" from the Indiana Minority Business Magazine, the sister publication of the Indianapolis Recorder newspaper.


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Yours to Experience: Indy Library Strategic Plan Unveiled January 28

January 17, 2014 — A preliminary plan defining the future scope of library services and The Indianapolis Public Library's role in the community will be unveiled at a special public meeting, "Yours to Experience," on Tuesday, January 28 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at Central Library, 40 E. St. Clair Street.


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Indy Library Launches eReading Site for Children

January 10, 2014 — The Indianapolis Public Library's growing collection of free eBooks and audiobooks for children is now available as a separate, easily-accessible site.


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Meet the Artists XXVI and Gala Reception

January 10, 2014 — View the works of 18 prominent local African-American artists during the 26th annual presentation of "Meet the Artists," beginning Wednesday, January 29 and continuing through Saturday, March 22 at Central Library, 40 E. St. Clair Street.