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 Store Hours: Monday-Saturday  10am to 5:30pm, Thursdays until 7:00

Store: 317-255-2598 - Fax: 317-254-0832 - School and Library Division: 317-254-0830

Kate DiCamillo brings Louisiana to Indy!

Kate DiCamillo – the author of such classics as The Tales of Despereaux and Because of Winn-Dixie – stops by the Central Library (40 E. St. Clair St., Clowes Auditorium, Indianapolis, IN 46204) on Sunday, November 18th, beginning at 2pm. Kate’s touring the nation for her eighth novel, the first one that’s also a direct sequel: the world and characters from Raymie Nightingale returns in her latest book, Louisiana’s Way Home.

Cinda Williams Chima Signing

New York Times Best-selling YA author Cinda Williams Chima will be at Kids Ink Sunday, August 26th, from 2-3:30pm. Chima comes from "a long line of fortune-tellers, musicians, and spinners of tales." Her first YA books, the urban fantasy "Heir Chronicles", are set in modern-day Ohio with a twist of magic. More recently, Chima has been writing epic fantasy set in the "Seven Realms", which follows princess heir Raisa ana' Marianna as she struggles to find her place and claim her throne in a Queendom riven with strife among the competing clans, wizards, and guilds.

The Sidewalk Sale's Coming!

Next Friday, August 3rd, Kids Ink's going to pitch its tent along with the neighboring stores and join the locally-famous weekend Sidewalk Sale! That Saturday, August 4th, Kids Ink may break its record for authors hosted on a single day.

A Special Conversation with Christina June

Christina June, author of young adult fiction novels, will join in conversation with Bella Simons at Kids Ink Children’s Bookstore on Tuesday, July 24th, at 6pm. She'll meet readers, sign books, and help wrap up a fundraising effort for Riley Children’s Foundation.
Everywhere You Want to Be cover

Ruth Spiro Knows Why Babies Love Science

Ruth Spiro - author of the Baby Loves Science series of educational board books, visits Kids Ink on Wednesday, July 18th, at 11am. Her latest book, Baby Loves Coding, follows the trend of other books in the series: some fields of science may sound complex, but they're based on principles that can be observed and interacted with just as soon as a child can crawl. 

Ruth Spiro Picture

Make Summer Time Story Time!

This summer, Kids Ink's keeping it casual. From now until the end of the season, Story Time will start at 11am every Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday. And you don't need to sign up for a specific date, either. Just show up.

Kids Ink Bookstore Interior

KIDZ BOP Live in Indianapolis - See It For Free!

***This giveaway has concluded. The winner has been announced on Kids Ink's Facebook page. Thank you for playing!***

KIDZ BOP Live is this Saturday, June 23rd, from 6-8 pm at White River State Park (the Farm Bureau Insurance Lawn, 801 West Washington Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204). Tickets are still on sale, but Kids Ink Bookstore has FOUR to give away! If winning four free concert tickets sounds interesting to you, you should enter our Kids Ink Facebook Contest!

Saundra Mitchell Event

Help recognize Gay Pride month by coming to met Saudra Mitchell -author of Mistwalker and the Vespertine Series- as she presents a collection of short stories featuring LGBTQ characters in the book All Out -The No-Longer Secret Stores of Queer Teens Throughout the Ages. She will be at Kids Ink on June 16th from 1-2:30pm. 

Jeff Seymour Launches with "Nadya Skylung"

Jeff Seymour will be at the store Saturday, May 19th, from 1-2:30pm debuting his first novel published by G. P. Putnam (an imprint of Penguin Random House): "Nadya Skylung and the Cloudship Rescue"!

Children's Book Week - Celebrate Reading!

It's Children's Book Week and Kids Ink offers plenty of ways to celebrate!


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