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The Library Bears

  • Monroe County Library Plaza
  • 303 E. Kirkwood Avenue
  • Bloomington, IN 47408
The Library Bears is a favorite public art installation for kids of all ages! The Indiana limestone bears created by sculptor Karl Schiefer in 1997 are located in the Monroe County Library Plaza on Kirkwood Avenue. The artist created the bears as a family group and feels that the Monroe County Library is where they were meant to be.