The Newbery Medal was named for eighteenth-century British bookseller John Newbery. It is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.
Poplar Street Entrance Closed: Beginning Monday, December 3, the Main Library's Poplar Street entrance will be closed for foundation and drainage repair. If you need assistance, please call the Library at 812.232.1116. We apologize for the inconvenience.