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Merrillville

We're closed Sunday May 26
We're closed Monday May 27

Branch manager
Erika

We're closed Sunday May 26
We're closed Monday May 27

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

Hours

We're closed Sunday May 26
We're closed Monday May 27
Mon, May 20 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, May 21 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, May 22 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, May 23 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, May 24 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, May 25 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, May 26 Closed

Upcoming Events
Tue, May 21, 9:30am - 11:00am
Meeting Room C
The class is designed to help adults improve their English reading, writing and speaking skills, focusing on the necessary civic information to prepare for American citizenship.
Registration is now closed

Tue, May 21, 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. "Summer"
Registration is now closed

Tue, May 21, 5:30pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room A
Join us for the screening of a new anime movie or series. Ages 12-18. Please Register. Snacks will be served.
Registration is now closed

Tue, May 21, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Meeting Room C
Free nutrition class!
Registration is now closed

Tue, May 21, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Meeting Room B
Learn to play Chess or Go.
Registration is now closed

Wed, May 22, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room A
English Classes are for participants who are learning English as a second language. Different levels are available. Classes are free.

Thu, May 23, 9:30am - 11:00am
Meeting Room C
The class is designed to help adults improve their English reading, writing and speaking skills, focusing on the necessary civic information to prepare for American citizenship.

Thu, May 23, 10:00am - 11:00am
Children's Programming Room
Storytime featuring stories, fingerplays, music and a craft that teach pre-reading skills for kids 4-5.

Thu, May 23, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room B
In this beginners workshop, we will investigate mystery novel sub-genre trends, write from prompts, and solve the puzzle of how to thicken plot. Please bring your favorite writing gadgets.

Sat, May 25, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Meeting Room A
Join us for Movie Time this National Foster Care Month as we watch Instant Family. A couple attempts to learn the art of parenting as they take in three foster siblings. PG-13 ; 117 minutes

Tue, May 28, 9:30am - 11:00am
Meeting Room C
The class is designed to help adults improve their English reading, writing and speaking skills, focusing on the necessary civic information to prepare for American citizenship.

Tue, May 28, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Children's Programming Room
If you are interested in volunteering for our Summer Reading Program from June 1st-July 31st, you must attend one of our volunteer meetings.

Tue, May 28, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Meeting Room C
Free nutrition class!

Tue, May 28, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Meeting Room B
Learn to play Chess or Go.
This event is full

Tue, May 28, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Meeting Room A
Join the Black Authors Discussion Group as we discuss An American Marriage by Tayari Jones.

Wed, May 29, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room A
English Classes are for participants who are learning English as a second language. Different levels are available. Classes are free.

Wed, May 29, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Children's Programming Room
If you are interested in volunteering for our Summer Reading Program from June 1st-July 31st, you must attend one of our volunteer meetings.

Thu, May 30, 9:30am - 11:00am
Meeting Room C
The class is designed to help adults improve their English reading, writing and speaking skills, focusing on the necessary civic information to prepare for American citizenship.

Fri, May 31, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Meeting Room A
Fold3 is a database with many military based records. Learn what is available and how to search this valuable genealogical resource.

Sat, Jun 01, 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.

Mon, Jun 03, 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, Jun 03, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meeting Room A
Experienced dance instructor will teach Ballroom Dancing for 6 weeks.

Mon, Jun 03, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room A
English Classes are for participants who are learning English as a second language. Different levels are available. Classes are free.

Tue, Jun 04, 9:30am - 11:00am
Meeting Room C
The class is designed to help adults improve their English reading, writing and speaking skills, focusing on the necessary civic information to prepare for American citizenship.

Tue, Jun 04, 10:00am - 10:45am
Children's Programming Room
Storytime featuring stories, fingerplays, music and a craft that teach pre-reading skills for children ages 2-5 and their families. Come celebrate the start of summer reading!

Tue, Jun 04, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Meeting Room A
Kids & their caregivers are invited to come show off their dance skills! Put on your dancing shoes and bring your family! Bellaboo's mascot will be joining us!

Tue, Jun 04, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Meeting Room C
Free nutrition class!

Tue, Jun 04, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Meeting Room A
Play a friendly game of Chess or Go.

Wed, Jun 05, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Meeting Room A
Enjoy a movie during summer break. Bring the whole family! Rated PG ; 87 minutes Snacks are welcome (clear drinks only)! *Children under 7 must be accompanied by an adult 18+.

Wed, Jun 05, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room A
English Classes are for participants who are learning English as a second language. Different levels are available. Classes are free.

Thu, Jun 06, 9:30am - 11:00am
Meeting Room C
The class is designed to help adults improve their English reading, writing and speaking skills, focusing on the necessary civic information to prepare for American citizenship.

Thu, Jun 06, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Children's Programming Room
Children in grades K-6 will have fun making cars and racing them on our track. Space is VERY limited, you must register in advance!

Thu, Jun 06, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Meeting Room B
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.

Fri, Jun 07, 10:30am - 11:30am
YES-Courtyard
Everyone from age 6 and older can make a tie-dye t-shirt. Bring a plain white, pre-washed, cotton t-shirt, a plastic bag, and maybe an adult to help.

Sat, Jun 08, 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, Jun 08, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Meeting Room B
Teens are invited to make a bracelet using beads that change colors in sunlight. All materials will be provided. Ages 12-18. Please register.

Mon, Jun 10, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meeting Room A
Experienced dance instructor will teach Ballroom Dancing for 6 weeks.

Mon, Jun 10, 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 snow globes.
This event is full

Mon, Jun 10, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room A
English Classes are for participants who are learning English as a second language. Different levels are available. Classes are free.

Tue, Jun 11, 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 11, 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 11, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Board Room
Bimonthly meeting for the Friends of LCPL.

Tue, Jun 11, 2:00pm - 3:15pm
Meeting Room B
Design Your Own Planet: We'll be using acrylics to paint our own planets. Be creative and make it unique. All materials provided. AGES 12-18. Please Register! Limited Supplies & Availability!

Tue, Jun 11, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Meeting Room A
Play a friendly game of Chess or Go.

Wed, Jun 12, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Meeting Room A
Enjoy a movie during summer break. Bring the whole family! Rated G ; 98 minutes Snacks are welcome (clear drinks only)! *Children under 7 must be accompanied by an adult 18+.

Wed, Jun 12, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room A
English Classes are for participants who are learning English as a second language. Different levels are available. Classes are free.

Thu, Jun 13, 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, Jun 13, 6:15pm - 8:15pm
Meeting Room A
Circle of Readers Book Discussion

Fri, Jun 14, 11:00am - 12:15pm
Meeting Room A
Dave DiNaso's Traveling World of Reptiles is an up-close, hands-on, educational and interactive presentation about reptiles and amphibians from around the world.

Mon, Jun 17, 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, Jun 17, 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, Jun 17, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Children's Programming Room
Experienced dance instructor will teach Ballroom Dancing for 6 weeks.

Mon, Jun 17, 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.

Tue, Jun 18, 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 18, 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 18, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Children's Programming Room
Children will determine which common household items should end up in a landfill as waste and which are actually resources that should be recovered by reusing or recycling.

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

Tue, Jun 18, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Meeting Room B
Play a friendly game of Chess or Go.

Wed, Jun 19, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Meeting Room A
Enjoy a movie during summer break. Bring the whole family! Rated PG ; 111 minutes Snacks are welcome (clear drinks only)! *Children under 7 must be accompanied by an adult 18+.

Wed, Jun 19, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Meeting Room B
Teens will use paper and straws to make rockets. Who's rocket will go the farthest? Ages 12-18. Please register.

Wed, Jun 19, 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!

Thu, Jun 20, 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, Jun 20, 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.

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!