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Grab N Go Service

All library materials are now available to you. IFL will take orders by phone 724-465-8841 Ext 0 or email at IFLGrabNGo@indianafreelibrary.org for up to 5 items. Library materials will be bagged and available for pick-up. You will get a call when the books are ready and schedule your pick-up time at the ground floor entrance. We ask that only one person may be in the entrance for safety. You will find your materials bagged and labeled just to the right of the door in the entranceway to Grab N Go. All materials can be returned in the Book Drop at the same entrance. They will be wiped down and quarantined in a separate area and not checked in for awhile No fines are taken at this time. The library will be quarantining materials after return for a minimum of five days [72 hours is the suggested time for plastic surfaces] before checking in and returning to the shelves. Our goal is to keep you safe while you can again enjoy your favorite reads. Thank you for your patience.

Hours are Monday 4 - 7 PM, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Saturday from 11 am - 3 pm.

 

Computers by Appointment

A Computers By Appointment program begins May 23rd and will be available during Grab N Go weekday hours from 4 - 7 PM on Mondays and from 11 AM - 3 PM on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Patrons will be scheduled for one hour of computer time. All computer areas will be cleaned in between appointments so there will be no extension of time. A mask will be required to enter the building and use computers. For printing, please bring exact change or money needed for printing or copying as no change will be available. Patrons will enter through the ground floor entrance shared with the museum and use the stairs or elevator to enter the library through the second-floor side door. There will be no entrance into other parts of the library. Call the library to schedule an appointment at 724-465-8841 Ext 113.

 

Text Anti-Racism and Black Life In America

The Indiana Free Library recognizes the importance of race, privilege, and black life in our community. To help our patrons, we have created an "Anti-Racism and Black Life in America" shelf on cloudLibrary. These resources have been chosen to help our community understand how to advocate for our black communities, to better understand the lives of black Americans, and to help families have conversations together. Visit our collection at yourcloudlibrary.com and look for our Featured section to find these titles. In addition and through a generous donation, the library now offers new titles in a Black Lives Matter collection. Please see the catalog for individual titles and grow your world by reading something new.

 


Take a gander at all our book clubs that are still going on!!

Take a gander at all our book clubs that are still going on!!

Did you know our book clubs are still happening even while we're closed? Yes!! We are still offering our five book clubs and we are meeting online on Zoom to discuss them. You can access many of the titles digitally on the cloudLibrary or you can call our Grab N Go Service at 724-465-8841 or email us at iflgrabngo@indianafreelibrary.org and let us know which club you would like to join and you can come in and pickup hard copies of the titles! 


The True Story Book Club in which we talk about true events and stories from around the world in any time period on the first Tuesday of every month at 11 AM. You can also email iflkidsfun@gmail.com for a Zoom invite.


The IFL Book Club, our most popular club of all, meets the second Monday of each month at 7 PM. You may also email iflteens@gmail.com for a Zoom invite. 


The We Be Book N' Tween Book Club which meets the third Monday of each month at 7 PM so that our younger members can get their homework done. Email the library or iflkidsfun@gmail.com for a Zoom invite.


Our popular American History Book Club which discusses events and people in American history on the 4th Tuesday of every month at 11 AM. iflkidsfun@gmail.com works for a Zoom invite as well as the library's address.


And the lively Classics Book Club meets the last Thursday of each month at 10:30 AM. You can email iflteens@gmail.com for an invite.

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