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
    Lego NXT Robots
    Lego WeDo Kits
    USB Microphones
    Pleo Dinosaur Robots
    Wacom Drawing Tablets
    Webcams

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

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


    Books

    Call Number Map blog

    Sections

    LC-sections

    Community

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

    Big Car
    Boys and Girls Club of Indianapolis
    Comcast
    Blue Monkey Sideshow
    Cartoon Express
    Eli Lilly and Company: Science Education Outreach
    First Lego League – Indiana
    Franciscan St. Francis Health
    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
    IPS Center For Inquiry
    IOPO
    John Green
    Know No Stranger
    La Plaza
    Lemonade Day
    Lord of the Yum Yum
    Mike Altman
    Mucca Pazza
    PSPE – Purdue Society of Professional Engineers Rube Goldberg Team
    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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