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Students Get Full Digital Access

The library is in the process of contacting local schools to help students gain access to our digital resources. Interested? Contact us and we'll move your school to the top of the list!

You've Got History

Griffith Elementary Class of 1904

HeritageQuest Online features clear, easy-to-read primary sources and a database of thousands of family histories and census images. Find your relations today with a little help from the library! Learn more...

Holiday Hours

Nov. 27, Thanksgiving


Library Updates

Find Your Roots with FamilySearch

LCPL's certificate of license - we are now an official FamilySearch center!

LCPL is now an official FamilySearch center! FamilySearch is the world's largest repository of free genealogical records. They're based in Utah, but now you can read their microfilm collection right here in Indiana!

For a small shipping fee, FamilySearch will send any microfilm you order to the Merrillville branch, where we'll help you read it and make a copy. Learn more.

Use Your Library Card Throughout Indiana!

LCPL has just joined over 100 other Indiana libraries to make your library card better than ever. Your LCPL card is now valid at libraries throughout the state! Just bring it with you to another participating library and gain access to thousands more books. Learn more...

Patrons from our library can travel to hundreds of others to check out materials.