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Garfield Park

2502 Shelby Street
Indianapolis, IN 46203

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Garfield Park Hours

Mon - Tue 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Wed- Fri 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Sat 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sun Closed
Garfield Park

What was known as the Shelby Branch began in 1918 when the library was housed in old School No. 34. A new branch was constructed in 1965 at the current Shelby Street location. Following a major renovation, the branch reopened in 2011 as the Garfield Park Branch, reflecting the desire of residents to refer to the branch by their beloved and adjacent Garfield Park.

Amenities & Services
Internet Access
  • Public computers with Microsoft Office
  • Early learning computer stations
  • Free Wi-Fi

Accessible Workstation

Outgoing Fax
Exam Proctoring
Bike Rack
Walk-Up Book Return
Story Time Garden
Seed Library
  • Open for seed checkout during regular library hours (March-October)
Upcoming Events at Garfield Park
Seed Starting: Veggies & Easy Germination Native Plants

Seed Starting: Veggies & Easy Germination Native Plants

Garfield Park Branch

Join Purdue Extension staff to learn about how to start your seeds - and get some tips on how to get native plant seeds to start even now!

Tax Resources

Tax Resources

Garfield Park Branch

Come find out how to locate, print, and find resources to help prepare you to fill out your taxes. Plus, learn how to tell which websites are official government sites and which are not. Printing fees apply to printing tax documents.

Career Center at Garfield Park

Career Center at Garfield Park

Garfield Park Branch

Adults needing help with creating a resume, searching for a job or career online, or filling out an online job application are invited to receive free one-on-one assistance.

Branch Manager
Alexandria  Oberhaus

Alexandria Oberhaus

Hi, I'm Alexandria Oberhaus, Branch Manager for Garfield Park. Some of my favorite authors include Malcolm Gladwell, Isabel Allende, and Sylvia Moreno-Garcia. My current favorite genre is magical realism. I hope you’ll visit our location soon. For questions or comments, please feel free to contact me. I can help in both English and Spanish.

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