Specialties Central Library is the hub of the county’s library system and home to the Learning Curve. Central Library provides supports services such as bookmobiles, school activities and advanced technology to the system’s 22 branches and the entire Indianapolis community. History Established in 1917 The Indianapolis Public Library provides materials, programs and services in support of the lifelong learning, recreational and economic interests of all Marion County citizens. Serving residents since 1873, the Public Library system currently consists of 22 branches throughout Marion County, the Central Library downtown, and bookmobile services. Meet the Manager:
Jackie N. Jackie Nytes returned to the Indianapolis Public Library in 2012 to be the new Chief Executive Officer. Jackie, who holds a BA in Political Science and an MLS in Library Science, both from the University of Wisconsin Madison, had served the Library from 1988 until 2003 as the CFO and the Associate Director for Management Services. During her time away, Jackie served the State as the President of the Indiana Economic Development Council and the City as the Executive Director of the Mapleton Fall Creek Development Corporation. Twelve years on the Indianapolis City County Council has given Jackie a unique perspective on the role of the Library in our community.