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  1. Interested in wrestling with the infinite? You can contribute poetry (and do other things) via Spirit & Place.


    September 22, 2015 by Reader's Connection

    In an earlier blog post about this year’s Spirit & Place Festival, I said that Rodger Kamenetz, author of The History of Last Night’s Dream: Discovering the Hidden Path to…

  2. Butler Visiting Authors, Fall 2015


    September 9, 2015 by Reader's Connection

    Joyce Carol Oates, Nicky Finney, Gerald Stern, Laila Lalami, Denis Johnson, Dean Young. I was going to list all the National Book Award and Pulitzer Prize wins and nominations garnered…

  3. Writing about your life, and having a writing life.


    August 19, 2015 by Reader's Connection

    Through September and October, the library will host two different programs about writing. There will be several sessions, at different branches, of a program called “Writing Your Life.” And there…

  4. 9 new libraries in Indianapolis, all of them quite unusual. Here’s an interview about them, and an invitation to the grand opening.


    August 14, 2015 by Reader's Connection

        There’s a new library going up at the Mary Rigg Neighborhood Center. It’s going to look like this.               The one at…

  5. 3 Rock to Read Concerts!


    August 12, 2015 by Reader's Connection

    Since 2006, the Rock to Read concerts have raised more than $100,000 for children’s summer reading programs at the Library. In the autumn of 2015 there will be three concerts.…