About

Open since December 2007, the Learning Curve @ Central Library is a high tech, high energy, hands-on information environment designed for today’s children.

Core Resources

Services
Technology
Books
Sections
Community

Services

  • Reference Assistance and Reader’s Advisory (317-275-4100 ext. Learning Curve)
  • Group Visits and Programs (317-275-4222 or email )
  • Laptop Checkout (Required: Library card, age 6-14, Mon-Fri, 10AM-4PM)
  • Library card applications are available here

Technology

  • Early Literacy Stations
  • Family Tech Center
  • DVDs and CDs
  • Color Printing
  • Free Wireless Internet Access

Hardware

Software

Web & Apps

Apple iPads
Digital Cameras
Laptops
Lego NXT Robots
Lego WeDo Kits
USB Microphones
Pleo Dinosaur Robots
Spheros
Wacom Drawing Tablets
Webcams

Adobe Photoshop Elements
Frames
Google Earth
ImageBlender
KidPix
Lego Mindstorms
Lego WeDo
Microsoft Word
Microsoft Powerpoint
Mixcraft
Pivot Stickfigure Animator
Scratch

Doodle Buddy
Fix the Factory
Google Earth
Google Sketchup
Lightbot
Little Bird Tales
Minecraft
Pivot
Scratch
Tiggly


Books

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Sections

LC-sections

Community

Past and current organizational partners, performers, presenters, and donors include:

Big Car
Blue Monkey Sideshow
Boys and Girls Club of Indianapolis
Comcast
Cartoon Express
David Wiesner
Eli Lilly and Company: Science Education Outreach
First Lego League – Indiana
Franciscan St. Francis Health
Girl Scouts of Indiana
Harry and the Potters
Herron High School
Indianapolis Art Center
Indy Jazz Fest
Indianapolis Jazz Foundation
Indiana Network for Early Language Learning
Indiana Partnership for Young Writers
IOPO
IPS Center For Inquiry
John Green

Jon Klassen
Kids Ink
Know No Stranger
La Plaza
Lemonade Day
Lord of the Yum Yum
Mac Barnett
Mike Altman
Mo Willems
Mucca Pazza
Playworks
PSPE – Purdue Society of Professional Engineers Rube Goldberg Team
Rainbow Rowell
Sarah Lee Guthrie and Johnny Irion
Second Story
St. Mary’s Child Center
St. Richard’s School
Start Strong Indianapolis
Tech Point Foundation for Youth
Young Actors Theatre
Y-Press


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