Butler University students, as well as other students attending an educational institution in Marion County, are eligible for a free library card to check out books at IndyPL. Students may complete an application at any of IndyPL's 23 branch locations and must provide a photo ID and proof of residency.
Proof of residency may include:
- Mail postmarked within the last 30 days
- Current lease or checkbook with your address
- Butler University course schedule with address
- Any official Butler University document with your address
The Indianapolis Public Library location closest to Butler is the College Ave. Branch, 4180 N. College Ave., phone number 317-275-4320.
The main branch, Central Library, 40 E. St. Clair, is accessible via IndyGo bus. From campus near the Schrott Center, take the southbound Route 18 or 28 bus; ask the driver or search at indygo.net to find the closest stop and how far you'll need to walk. (Routes can change).