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.
A big reduction in hours is expected to save the Indianapolis-Marion County Public Library about $1.5 million next year, as it grapples with a $4 million revenue shortfall.
The Indianapolis-Marion County Public Library board of trustees agreed Thursday to keep open two library branches targeted
for closure next year. Board members also outlined $2.5 million in proposed budget cuts for 2011 to help stem the growing
gap between revenue and expenses.
Too few of the city's revitalization projects are connected by attractive sidewalks, streets, gardens and plazas.
In response to IBJ’s April 26 editorial, “Simon could score for city library,” I thought it important
for your readers to know members of the Simon family have a long history of supporting Indianapolis’ public library
system and continue to be regular donors.
Big name speakers coming to central Indiana.