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Early History of The Indianapolis Public Library

2024-04-09 18:30:00 2024-04-09 19:30:00 America/Indiana/Indianapolis Early History of The Indianapolis Public Library As we celebrate our first 150 years, join us in person at Central Library for a one-hour lecture exploring the early history of The Indianapolis Public Library. Central Library -

Tuesday, April 09
6:30pm - 7:30pm

Add to Calendar 2024-04-09 18:30:00 2024-04-09 19:30:00 America/Indiana/Indianapolis Early History of The Indianapolis Public Library As we celebrate our first 150 years, join us in person at Central Library for a one-hour lecture exploring the early history of The Indianapolis Public Library. Central Library -

As we celebrate our first 150 years, join us in person at Central Library for a one-hour lecture exploring the early history of The Indianapolis Public Library.

Presented by: William McNiece, President of the Marion County Historical Society. Registration is required.

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Made possible by Friends of the Library through gifts to The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation; and the Marion County Historical Society.

Contact: Montoya Barker, Special Collections Librarian

Age Group: Adults

Location: Held in the Indianapolis Special Collections Room (ISCR) on the 6th floor within Central Library located at 40 E. St Clair Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204.

Parking: The Central Library has a parking garage available to patrons during their time at the Library. The garage can be accessed on Pennsylvania Street.

Central Library

Phone: 317-275-4100

Hours
We're closed Monday April 08
Mon, Apr 08 Closed
Tue, Apr 09 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Wed, Apr 10 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Thu, Apr 11 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Fri, Apr 12 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sat, Apr 13 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Apr 14 1:00PM to 5:00PM

About the branch

As the hub of the Indianapolis Public Library system, Central Library showcases renowned architecture and services. The original 1917 building, designed by Paul Cret and constructed of Indiana limestone in the Greek Doric style, was considered one of the most outstanding secular buildings in the U.S. Its six-story glass and steel-framed addition, designed by Evans Woollen, opened in 2007.

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