Kids Ink Children’s Bookstore - 5619 N. Illinois Street, Indianapolis, IN 46208 - Email:   

Temporary Store Hours: Monday-Saturday  10am to 5:30pm

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

Holiday Shopping Solved by GLIBA!

Take the guesswork out of gift buying, lean back, take a sip of cocoa, and browse the Great Lakes Independent Booksellers Association's holiday catalog. It doesn't just have children's books, it features cookbooks, grown-up novels, biographies, and more! Even better - ALL these books are in stock right now at your very own Kids Ink!
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Thanksgiving & Small Business Saturday Coming Up!

We'll be closed on Thanksgiving Day, but that's probably not going to affect your plans much.

We'll be open during normal business hours Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. That said, we'd like to suggest you stop by during...

Kids Ink Small Business Saturday You'll Love Our Supportive Staff and Free Gift Wrapping!

Sonja & Alex Overhiser Signing

Come meet local Indianapolis authors Sonja and Alex Overhiser and sample some treats from their new cookbook Pretty Simple Cooking. Their popular blog and cookbook have been featured in numerous national print and online publications, including the Washington PostHuffington Post and Bon Appetit. Alex and Sonja develop recipes and photograph food for major national brands, and have appeared on television on the TODAY Show. They will be signing their book at Kids Ink on November 15th from 5:30-6:30pm.

A Couple Cooks - Pretty Simple Cooking: 100 Delicious Vegetarian Recipes to Make You Fall in Love with Real Food Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780738219691
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Published: Da Capo Lifelong Books - February 6th, 2018

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.
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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. 

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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.

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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!


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