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Hidden Gem: Indiana Young Readers Center at the Indiana State Library

In downtown Indianapolis, there is a place where you can learn about our great Hoosier state, browse the literary works of Indiana writers and illustrators … and play in a giant doghouse.   The Indiana Young Readers Center at the Indiana...

The Hancock County Library is a Great Place to Play

There’s a saying that I’ve learned since moving to Indiana almost three years ago. It goes something like, “If you don’t like the weather in Indiana, wait five minutes.” It’s a funny saying because it’s so true, and I’ve...

100-Year Time Capsule Highlights Central Library Centennial Event

An unveiling of Indianapolis and library history awaits as the entire community is invited to the free Centennial Celebration of Central Library on Saturday, October 7 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Central Library, 40 E. St. Clair...

IndyPL Announces “1,000 Books Before Kindergarten” Initiative

Parents and caregivers can ensure their young children enter school ready to read by participating in The Indianapolis Public Library’s newly-launched “1,000 Books Before Kindergarten” program. The initiative is based on substantial research indicating that the more children are read...

10 Rainy Day Activities

Spring has sprung! …a leak apparently. As a little boy growing up in Arizona, I imagined spring as all sunshine, flowers and bunny rabbits. But, it would seem it's actually just really really squishy, wet, and wormy. What to...

Here a book, there a book, everywhere a book book

There are easily 100 free activities to do in or near downtown Indianapolis but I want to highlight 9 of my favorite spots. The Public Collection is a series of 9 micro-libraries scattered around the city that blend art and...

It’s Time to Call-a-Pacer!

Children of all ages and families are invited to hear members of the Indiana Pacers read their favorite stories in children’s literature during Call-a-Pacer on The Indianapolis Public Library’s 24-hour Call-a-Story telephone line. By dialing 275-4444, or toll-free at 877-275-9007,...

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