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2435 N. Sherman Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46218

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Upcoming Branch EventsRSS icon

Lemonade Stand Recipes
Brightwood Branch, Apr 1 4:30PM

Job Center at the Library
Brightwood Branch, Apr 2 1:00PM

Superhero Drawing Class
Brightwood Branch, Apr 4 12:00PM

Job Center at the Library
Brightwood Branch, Apr 6 11:30AM

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Brightwood Branch


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Meet the Branch Manager

Rhonda Oliver

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Rhonda Oliver

Hi I'm Rhonda Oliver, Manager of Brightwood branch. One of my favorite books is The Good Earth by Pearl Buck. I enjoy science fiction movies, learning about world cultures, and gazing at the night sky in the fall and winter months. Stop by Brightwood branch library, I'd be happy to chat with you about what your library has to offer.

About Brightwood Branch

The Brightwood Branch has served the residents in the Brightwood community since 1901 and was the 6th public library to open in Indianapolis. The first Brightwood Branch was located at 2435 North Station Street which is just one street west of the current location. The library moved to several other locations along Station Street before being relocated in 1972 to the current address of 2435 North Sherman Drive.

In 1996 Brightwood Branch was renovated and expanded to 5,400 square feet, whereby, doubling the size of the original branch. Additions to the branch included two small reading/study rooms and a meeting room with a seating capacity for 50 people. These rooms are available for public use.

The Brightwood Branch mission is to enlighten, entertain and empower the community through the dissemination of information and services for all ages. We are committed to excellence in service and life-long learning.

Branch Amenities & Services

Desktop computer icon14 Public Computers with Internet access and Microsoft Office
Printer icon Color Printing Services
Wifi icon Free Wireless Internet Access
Printer icon Wireless Printing
Files icon Copy Machine(s)
Users icon Meeting Room(s) Available for Public Reservation
Credit card icon Credit Cards Accepted for Fee Payment