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Merrillville


Branch manager
Erika


Address
1919 W. 81st Ave.
Merrillville
IN 46410
Tel: 219-769-3541

Hours

Mon, Jun 24 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Jun 25 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Jun 26 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Jun 27 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Jun 28 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Jun 29 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Jun 30 12:00PM to 4:00PM

Upcoming Events
Mon, Jun 24, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meeting Room A
Experienced dance instructor will teach Ballroom Dancing for 6 weeks.

Mon, Jun 24, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Meeting Room A
To celebrate Pride Month and the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, we will be showing documentaries discussing Stonewall's effect on the LGBTQ community & American history. Please Register.

Rescheduled
Mon, Jun 24, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
New date Thursday, June 27, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
To celebrate Pride Month and the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, we will be hosting a series of documentaries discussing Stonewall's effect on American history. Please Register.

Tue, Jun 25, 10:00am - 10:45am
Children's Programming Room
Storytime for children 2 & 3 years of age, with a caregiver, featuring stories, fingerplays, music and a craft, that teach early literacy skills.

Tue, Jun 25, 11:15am - 12:00pm
Children's Programming Room
Storytime featuring stories, fingerplays, music and a craft that teach pre-reading skills for kids ages 4-5.

Tue, Jun 25, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Meeting Room A
Play a friendly game of Chess or Go.

Wed, Jun 26, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Meeting Room A
Enjoy a movie during summer break. Bring the whole family! Rated PG ; 101 minutes Snacks are welcome (clear drinks only)! *Children under 7 must be accompanied by an adult 18+.

Wed, Jun 26, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Meeting Room B
Come and learn to make your own do-it-yourself bath bombs with a spacey twist. All materials provided. Ages 12-18. Please register! Limited Availability & Supplies.

Thu, Jun 27, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Children's Programming Room
Children in grades K-6 will have fun making their own unique LEGO® creations. The only requirement is imagination!

Rescheduled
Thu, Jun 27, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
New date Monday, June 24, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
To celebrate Pride Month and the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, we will be showing documentaries discussing Stonewall's effect on the LGBTQ community & American history. Please Register.

Thu, Jun 27, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Meeting Room A
To celebrate Pride Month and the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, we will be hosting a series of documentaries discussing Stonewall's effect on American history. Please Register.

Fri, Jun 28, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Meeting Room A
Dee Lutes Gard will talk about her adventures connecting with cousins through Ancestry.com, DNA, and Facebook. She will explain how enriching the process can be and how she uses these resources.

Mon, Jul 01, 10:30am - 11:00am
Children's Programming Room
Babies and toddlers, birth - 23 months of age, accompanied by their caregivers, will enjoy this program filled with rhymes, books, music, and movement designed to help early literacy skills.

Mon, Jul 01, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meeting Room A
Experienced dance instructor will teach Ballroom Dancing for 6 weeks.

Tue, Jul 02, 10:00am - 10:45am
Children's Programming Room
Storytime for children 2 & 3 years of age, with a caregiver, featuring stories, fingerplays, music and a craft, that teach early literacy skills.

Tue, Jul 02, 11:15am - 12:00pm
Children's Programming Room
Storytime featuring stories, fingerplays, music and a craft that teach pre-reading skills for kids ages 4-5.

Tue, Jul 02, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Meeting Room A
Play a friendly game of Chess or Go.

Wed, Jul 03, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Meeting Room A
Enjoy a movie during summer break. Bring the whole family! Rated PG ; 115 minutes Snacks are welcome (clear drinks only)! *Children under 7 must be accompanied by an adult 18+.

Fri, Jul 05, 10:00am - 11:00am
Meeting Room A
Children of all ages will celebrate and learn from our community firefighters. Learn about fire safety, see a real fire truck, and tour the E.D.I.T.H. House.
This event is full

Sat, Jul 06, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Meeting Room B
Interested in any of the needle arts including knit, crochet, cross-stitch, and more? Join us for an opportunity to chat and create. Bring your own projects. Small refreshments will be provided.

Sat, Jul 06, 10:30am - 11:00am
Children's Programming Room
Baby & Me Time is a 1/2 hour program which includes songs, stories, and sensory play for babies 0 to 23 months and their caregiver.

Sat, Jul 06, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Meeting Room C
THE library is YOUR library! Make your voice heard! Help your local library create programs and initiatives that help and interest you. We will brainstorm and discuss ways to improve teen/YA programs.

Mon, Jul 08, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meeting Room A
Experienced dance instructor will teach Ballroom Dancing for 6 weeks.

Mon, Jul 08, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Children's Programming Room
Children grades k-6th are invited to the library for a fun space themed STEAM project. This month join us in making galaxy slime.

Tue, Jul 09, 10:00am - 10:45am
Children's Programming Room
Storytime for children 2 & 3 years of age, with a caregiver, featuring stories, fingerplays, music and a craft, that teach early literacy skills.

Tue, Jul 09, 11:15am - 12:00pm
Children's Programming Room
Storytime featuring stories, fingerplays, music and a craft that teach pre-reading skills for kids ages 4-5.

Tue, Jul 09, 2:00pm - 3:15pm
Meeting Room B
Starry Night: We'll be using acrylics to paint the night sky as YOU imagine it. Fill it with stars and color! All materials provided. AGES 12-18. Please Register! Limited Supplies & Availability!

Tue, Jul 09, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Meeting Room A
Play a friendly game of Chess or Go.

Wed, Jul 10, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Meeting Room A
Enjoy a movie during summer break. Bring the whole family! Rated PG ; 105 minutes Snacks are welcome (clear drinks only)! *Children under 7 must be accompanied by an adult 18+.

Thu, Jul 11, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Children's Programming Room
Children in grades K-6 will have fun making their own unique LEGO® creations. The only requirement is imagination!

Thu, Jul 11, 6:15pm - 8:15pm
Meeting Room A
Circle of Readers Book Discussion

Fri, Jul 12, 10:00am - 10:30am
Meeting Room A
Join us for a storytime under the stars! This unique storytime will take place inside a special planetarium dome. Space is very limited, so PLEASE REGISTER.

Fri, Jul 12, 11:00am - 11:30am
Meeting Room A
Join us for a storytime under the stars! This unique storytime will take place inside a special planetarium dome. Space is very limited, so PLEASE REGISTER.

Fri, Jul 12, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Meeting Room A
Children K-6 are invited to learn about the moon, stars, planets, and more in this interactive planetarium dome.

Sat, Jul 13, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Meeting Room A
Kids ages 6 months through 3 years old and their caregivers will enjoy interacting at various play stations. Playing helps children learn language, literacy, social, and other skills.

Mon, Jul 15, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Meeting Room A
Painting class for adults. Work with acrylics & canvas on an easel, following instructor's example to create an original piece of art. $20 cash fee paid at the time of class covers all materials.

Mon, Jul 15, 10:30am - 11:00am
Children's Programming Room
Babies and toddlers, birth - 23 months of age, accompanied by their caregivers, will enjoy this program filled with rhymes, books, music, and movement designed to help early literacy skills.

Tue, Jul 16, 10:00am - 10:45am
Children's Programming Room
Storytime for children 2 & 3 years of age, with a caregiver, featuring stories, fingerplays, music and a craft, that teach early literacy skills.

Tue, Jul 16, 11:15am - 12:00pm
Children's Programming Room
Storytime featuring stories, fingerplays, music and a craft that teach pre-reading skills for kids ages 4-5.

Tue, Jul 16, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room B
Join us for the screening of an anime movie or TV series. Ages 12-18. Please Register. Snacks will be served.

Tue, Jul 16, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Meeting Room A
Play a friendly game of Chess or Go.

Wed, Jul 17, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Meeting Room A
Enjoy a movie during summer break. Bring the whole family! Rated PG ; 86 minutes Snacks are welcome (clear drinks only)! *Children under 7 must be accompanied by an adult 18+.

Wed, Jul 17, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Children's Programming Room
Storytime for preschoolers and their families. Enjoy an evening storytime with books, finger plays, and music. Feel free to wear pajamas!

Wed, Jul 17, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room A
Part of ACLU of Indiana's "Speaking Freely" series, presenter Kit Malone will discuss topics involving the rights of LGBTQ+ individuals in Indiana and beyond. Please register.

Thu, Jul 18, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Meeting Room A
Children and their families are invited to engage with the Challenger Learning Center's Space Stations! The three stations include "Back to the Moon", "Mars Madness", and "What's the Matter?".

Thu, Jul 18, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Children's Programming Room
Children in grades K-6 will have fun making their own unique LEGO® creations. The only requirement is imagination!

Thu, Jul 18, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Meeting Room B
Inviting teens, ages 12-18, to LEGO® and Board Game Night. Stop in to build your creation or pick a board game to play instead. Please register. Snacks will be provided.

Fri, Jul 19, 10:00am - 11:00am
Meeting Room B
Informational and interactive session that focuses on understanding the disease process of progressive dementia.

Fri, Jul 19, 10:00am - 11:30am
Meeting Room A
Kids ages 6 months through 3 years old and their caregivers will enjoy interacting at various play stations. Playing helps children learn language, literacy, social, and other skills.

Fri, Jul 19, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Meeting Room B
A session on Advanced Issues and Strategies. Please register by calling Alzeimer's Services of Northern Indiana toll free at 1-888-303-0180.

Sat, Jul 20, 10:30am - 11:00am
Children's Programming Room
Baby & Me Time is a 1/2 hour program which includes songs, stories, and sensory play for babies 0 to 23 months and their caregiver.

Mon, Jul 22, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Meeting Room A
Children in grades K-6th are welcome to join our cardboard challenge as we use our imaginations to create our own rocket ships using recyclable materials!

Tue, Jul 23, 10:00am - 10:45am
Children's Programming Room
Storytime for children 2 & 3 years of age, with a caregiver, featuring stories, fingerplays, music and a craft, that teach early literacy skills.

Tue, Jul 23, 11:15am - 12:00pm
Children's Programming Room
Storytime featuring stories, fingerplays, music and a craft that teach pre-reading skills for kids ages 4-5.

Tue, Jul 23, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Meeting Room A
Play a friendly game of Chess or Go.

Tue, Jul 23, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Meeting Room B
Together with PFLAGCP-NWI, we are hosting a social, support, education, & networking space for LGBTQ+ teens & their allies. Teens (12-18) are welcome. Parents/guardians can meet concurrently.

Wed, Jul 24, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Meeting Room A
Enjoy a movie during summer break. Bring the whole family! Rated PG ; 88 minutes Snacks are welcome (clear drinks only)! *Children under 7 must be accompanied by an adult 18+.

Announcements: 

Looking for something to do? Check out our English as a Second Language classes, join a book club, bring the kids to story time, or find something completely new and different happening at your library soon!