Host Mason King talks with Indianapolis Public Library CEO Jackie Nytes about the system’s construction spurt and how it will actually help the library better balance its budget. And Nytes also describes how the new buildings and renovations better support the needs of neighborhoods and the people who live there.
Undaunted by internet, Indianapolis Public Library adds branches, boosts visits
The Indianapolis Public Library system is on a physical growth spurt, even in an increasingly digital age where a growing portion of its collection exists only online.Read More
The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation has received a grant from the Lilly Endowment to help it digitize more than 1 million pages of city archives and create a center to study African-American writing and culture.
Negotiations with property owners to buy a few parcels of land in the Martindale-Brightwood neighborhood appears to have stalled. City-County Council members this week will discuss exercising eminent domain.
The Indianapolis Public Library Board of Trustees gave the merger final approval on Monday night. It also approved four “naming” donations worth $250,000.
The rating of AA+ is just below the highest possible.
Indianapolis-Marion County Public Library’s summer reading program attracted almost 60,000 participants this year—the most since 2004.
Redesign should provide easier navigation on site that drew 9.5 million visits last year.
Thirty-one reference librarians at Indianapolis-Marion County’s Central Library downtown, stationed at four buzzing reference desks, provide the personal touch even the best Internet search engine can’t duplicate.
Steve Talley will donate his council salary over the next four years, which totals about $52,000, to launch an endowment through the Indianapolis Public Library Foundation in honor of his late wife, Donna.
The branch at 2822 E. Washington St. was one of five libraries in the city built with funds from the Andrew Carnegie Foundation.
The Indianapolis-Marion County Public Library’s decision to reduce its work force is in response to expected revenue annual shortfalls of up to $4 million through 2013. The cuts follow a reduction in hours last month.