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Cedar Lake


Branch manager
Jon


Address
10010 W. 133rd Ave.
Cedar Lake, IN 46303
Tel: 219-374-7121

Hours

Mon, Sep 26 12:30PM to 8:30PM
Tue, Sep 27 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Wed, Sep 28 12:30PM to 8:30PM
Thu, Sep 29 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Fri, Sep 30 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sat, Oct 01 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Oct 02 Closed

Upcoming Events
Tue, Sep 27, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Hobart - Large Meeting Room
Bring your current painting projects/materials for an opportunity to chat and create!

Tue, Sep 27, 10:15am - 10:45am
St. John - Children's Program Room
A 30 minute program for children, ages 4-6 and their caregiver(s). We will read books, sing songs, and take home a craft!

Tue, Sep 27, 10:30am - 10:50am
Highland - 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.
Registration is now closed

Tue, Sep 27, 10:30am - 10:50am
Merrillville - Children's Programming Room
Storytime featuring stories, fingerplays, music and a take-home craft that teach pre-reading skills for kids 4-5. Please register for every person planning to attend.

Tue, Sep 27, 10:30am - 11:00am
Hobart - Children's Program Room
Baby storytime is a half hour program which includes songs, stories, and sensory play for babies 0 to 23 months and their caregiver.
This event is full

Tue, Sep 27, 10:30am - 11:00am
Dyer-Schererville - Children's Programming Room
Storytime featuring stories, fingerplays, and music. Registration required for each person in the room.
Registration is now closed

Tue, Sep 27, 10:45am - 12:00pm
Cedar Lake - Meeting Room A
What does Medicare cover? How much can I expect to pay? When and where should I apply? What are my options? What if I'm still working?

Tue, Sep 27, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Griffith-Calumet Twp - Meeting Room
Relax via this coloring for adults open session. Enjoy a warm cup of coffee or tea while getting creative with no pressure for perfection. Coloring materials provided. Ages 18 and over.

Tue, Sep 27, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Griffith-Calumet Twp - Children's Programming Room
Toddlers and their adult caregivers will enjoy a storytime with books, rhymes, music, and a craft. Registration Required.
This event is full

Tue, Sep 27, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Cedar Lake - Children's Programming Room
Babies and toddlers will participate in stories, nursery rhymes, finger plays, and music activities designed to enhance important pre-literacy skills.
Registration is now closed

Tue, Sep 27, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Dyer-Schererville - Dyer-Schererville Zoom Room
The Between the Lines Book Club reads "Educated" by Tara Westover. Books for this Zoom discussion can be picked up at the Dyer-Schererville branch a month prior to the event.

Tue, Sep 27, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Highland - Meeting Room A
Join the Fact or Fiction Book Club in discussing "The Rainbow Comes and Goes" by Anderson Cooper & Gloria Vanderbilt. Copies are available at the Highland Branch.

Tue, Sep 27, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Lake Station-New Chicago - Large Meeting Room
Tweens ages 8-12 are invited to an hour of casual art and some snacks! Please register ahead of time for this event.
Registration is now closed

Tue, Sep 27, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Dyer-Schererville - Children's Programming Room
Families are invited to celebrate National Library Card Sign-Up Month with a movie! We will feature Gnomeo & Juliet. Please register everyone who will be in the room!
Registration is now closed

Tue, Sep 27, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Merrillville - Meeting Room B
Join us to learn about the selected art style/movement, and make your own artwork. All materials provided. Please register.

Tue, Sep 27, 7:00pm - 8:15pm
Munster - Large Meeting Room
Join us for a talk conducted by Daniel Barriball, board member of the Friends of the Indiana Dunes. Daniel will tell us more about stargazing at the Indiana Dunes.

Wed, Sep 28, 10:30am - 10:50am
Merrillville - Children's Programming Room
This 20-minute lap-sit program uses songs and rhymes to foster language development.

Wed, Sep 28, 10:30am - 11:30am
Merrillville - Meeting Room C
Helps prepare adults for the USCIS immigration test for Citizenship.

Wed, Sep 28, 10:45am - 11:45am
Munster - Large Meeting Room
Important changes are coming to Medicare in 2023. Come to a FREE educational presentation at the library to find out what, and get the answers you need to your other Medicare questions as well!

Wed, Sep 28, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
St. John - Large Meeting Room
Bring your favorite yarn or thread project and enjoy some great company while you create! All crafters and crafts are welcome!

Wed, Sep 28, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Dyer-Schererville - Meeting Room Whole (A & B)
Children will create pictures using puffy paint! Registration is required for each person in the room.

Wed, Sep 28, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Cedar Lake - Public Tables
Bring yarn and a size H crochet hook or size 7 knitting needles and cotton yarn ... or bring along a project you're already working on!

Wed, Sep 28, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Hobart - Programming Room
Come on into the library to relax & draw anything you like. Paper & coloring pencils will be supplied but you can also bring your own if you like. Must register. Ages 12-18

Wed, Sep 28, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Cedar Lake - Meeting Room A
All Ability programs are geared towards adults with special needs but are open to everyone age 10+. Caretakers must stay in the room.

Wed, Sep 28, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Munster - Large Meeting Room
Teens (11-17 years old) make your own piñata for Hispanic Heritage Month. Two part program, Part 1 on Sept 21st & Part 2 on Sept 28th. Must be able to attend both dates. Registration required.

Thu, Sep 29, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Griffith-Calumet Twp
Like to cross-stitch, knit, crochet, or do any other craft? Every Thursday, bring and work on your own project while enjoying the company of others.

Thu, Sep 29, 10:45am - 11:45am
St. John - Large Meeting Room
Important changes are coming to Medicare in 2023. Do you know what they are? Come to a FREE educational presentation to find out, and get the answers you need to your other Medicare questions also!

Rescheduled
Thu, Sep 29, 11:15am - 1:15pm
New date Thursday, September 29, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Griffith-Calumet Twp
Like to cross-stitch, knit, crochet, or do any other craft? Every Thursday, bring and work on your own project while enjoying the company of others.

Thu, Sep 29, 11:15am - 12:30pm
Dyer-Schererville - Meeting Room Whole (A & B)
The Between the Lines Book Club reads "Educated" by Tara Westover. Books for this discussion can be picked up at the Dyer-Schererville branch a month prior to the event.

Thu, Sep 29, 1:30pm - 2:45pm
Merrillville - Merrillville Zoom Room,Meeting Room B
Presenter Scott Norrick will cover census history, data collected, common errors, supplements, little known gems, sources and getting the most out of your census research for each decade. 

Canceled
Thu, Sep 29, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Munster
In our next adult craft night we'll make Halloween fairy gardens! We'll have a small collections of miniatures and supplies you can use, but feel free to bring your own as well!

Thu, Sep 29, 5:30pm - 8:00pm
Dyer-Schererville - Meeting Room Whole (A & B)
Game master Milia will start the adventurers off in their new campaign. If you are a player looking for a D&D group or have always been curious about the game come join us!
This event is full

Thu, Sep 29, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Merrillville - Meeting Room B
English Classes are for participants who are learning English as a second language. Different levels are available. Classes are free.

Thu, Sep 29, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Merrillville - Meeting Room C
English Classes are for participants who are learning English as a second language. Different levels are available. Classes are free.

Sat, Oct 01, 10:00am - 10:30am
St. John - Children's Program Room
A 30 minute storytime for children ages Birth - 6 and their family. We will read books, sing songs, and take home a craft!
This event is full

Sat, Oct 01, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Dyer-Schererville - Meeting Room Whole (A & B)
Create a unique painting with assistance from local artist Mary Stang-Helm. Cash fee of $25 paid at time of event covers all materials. Class begins promptly at 10:00 a.m.
This event is full

Sat, Oct 01, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Hobart - Children's Program Room
Bring your current projects (knitting, crochet, cross-stitch, embroidery, etc.) for an opportunity to chat and create! Other attendees would be happy to instruct on crochet as needed.

Canceled
Sat, Oct 01, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Merrillville
English Classes are for participants who are learning English as a second language. Different levels are available. Classes are free.

Mon, Oct 03, 10:30am - 11:30am
Merrillville - Meeting Room C
Classes to help prepare adults for the United States Immigration examination, or the Citizenship test.

Mon, Oct 03, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Dyer-Schererville - Meeting Room Whole (A & B)
International Film Series. Adults only. Hebrew with English subtitles. 80 Minutes. Registration required.

Mon, Oct 03, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Highland - Meeting Room A
Come and enjoy this afternoon movie with us! Seating is limited. Registration is required.

Mon, Oct 03, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Griffith-Calumet Twp - Children's Programming Room
Teens in 6th-12th grades are invited to join the NWI Chess Club. Please register and bring your own board.

Mon, Oct 03, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Merrillville - Small Group Room #2
Receive individualized instruction in basic computer skills.
This event is full

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

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

Mon, Oct 03, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Munster - Large Meeting Room,Munster Zoom Room
Teens get volunteer hours! Help plan programs and projects at the library. Interested teens 12 - 18 can attend. Zoom available.

Mon, Oct 03, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Griffith-Calumet Twp - Meeting Room
Interested in learning about being a paranormal investigator? The group will show pictures & evidence from some of their investigations, feature their latest equipment, and answer questions.

Mon, Oct 03, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Lake Station-New Chicago - Large Meeting Room
Are you a fan of anime or manga? Come to the Lake Station-New Chicago's Teen Anime Club to find new anime to watch and to discuss your favorite manga. Ages 12-18.

Mon, Oct 03, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Highland - Meeting Room A
Teens are invited to help the Highland branch create projects and programs that you would like to attend. Ages 12 – 18.

Tue, Oct 04, 10:15am - 10:45am
St. John - Children's Program Room
A 30 minute program for toddlers, ages 2-3 with their caregiver(s). We will read books, sing songs, and take home a craft!
This event is full

Tue, Oct 04, 10:30am - 10:50am
Highland - Children's Programming Room
Storytime for children 2 & 3 years of age, with a caregiver, featuring stories, fingerplays, music and a take home craft, that teach early literacy skills. Please register all attending.
This event is full

Tue, Oct 04, 10:30am - 10:50am
Munster - Children's Program Room
Children will develop pre-reading skills as they enjoy stories, rhymes, music, and a craft. Must register.

Tue, Oct 04, 10:30am - 10:50am
Merrillville - 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, Oct 04, 11:15am - 11:45am
St. John - Children's Program Room
A 30 minute program for toddlers, ages 2-3 with their caregiver(s). We will read books, sing songs, and take home a craft!

Tue, Oct 04, 11:30am - 12:15pm
Cedar Lake - Children's Programming Room
4 and 5 year olds will hear stories and participate in music activities, rhymes, and other activities, with an emphasis on important early pre-reading skills.

Tue, Oct 04, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Griffith-Calumet Twp - Children's Programming Room
Rhymes, books, music, and movement, designed to help with early literacy skills, for young children, birth - 23 months with an adult caregiver. Must register ahead of time.

Tue, Oct 04, 1:00pm - 3:30pm
Griffith-Calumet Twp - Meeting Room
Evan Hansen embarks on a journey of self-discovery when a letter he wrote for a writing exercise falls into the hands of a grieving couple whose son took his own life. 2h17min; PG-13

Tue, Oct 04, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
St. John - Large Meeting Room
Teens will use block coding to program our robots through a Halloween themed obstacle course! All supplies will be provided. Ages 12-18. Registration required.

Tue, Oct 04, 4:00pm - 4:20pm
Lake Station-New Chicago - Lake Station Zoom Room
Join us via zoom for a family storytime for children 2-6 and their caregivers, featuring stories, fingerplays, and songs that teach pre-reading skills. Please register with an email to take part.

Tue, Oct 04, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Hobart - Programming Room
Earn volunteer hours while helping us plan teen programming and services. For grades 6-12.

Tue, Oct 04, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Munster - Large Meeting Room
Each session includes a series of asanas (postures) & sequences of pranayam (breathing exercises) for good health. Please bring your own mat to class.

Tue, Oct 04, 6:05pm - 7:05pm
Merrillville - Meeting Room B
Homebuying in 2022: Information for first time home buyers and current or previous home owners to consider when purchasing a home in today's market.

Wed, Oct 05, 10:30am - 11:30am
Merrillville - Meeting Room C
Helps prepare adults for the USCIS immigration test for Citizenship.

Wed, Oct 05, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Griffith-Calumet Twp Branch - Public Table
Folks of all ages are invited to a fun afternoon of Scrabble. Increase your vocabulary while having a great time! Bring a friend!

Wed, Oct 05, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
St. John - Large Meeting Room
Bring your favorite yarn or thread project and enjoy some great company while you create! All crafters and crafts are welcome!

Wed, Oct 05, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Merrillville - Children's Programming Room
A space for kids that are home schooled where they can meet other kids and bond over various activities.

Wed, Oct 05, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Highland - Children's Programming Room
Children ages 6 - 11 will participate in various bouncing and rolling activities, then make a table top game to take home!

Wed, Oct 05, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Hobart - Children's Program Room
Children (completed grades K-5) may free build with the library's LEGO® blocks or build a 'challenge' project. Constructions will be displayed in the library until the next LEGO® Club meeting.

Wed, Oct 05, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Cedar Lake - Public Tables
Bring yarn and a size H crochet hook or size 7 knitting needles and cotton yarn ... or bring along a project you're already working on!

Rescheduled
Wed, Oct 05, 5:00pm - 7:30pm
New date Thursday, October 06, 5:00pm - 7:30pm
Dyer-Schererville
Preview Purdue invites prospective students and parents in the Lake County area to come hear a formal presentation on Purdue University and the admissions process.

Wed, Oct 05, 5:00pm - 5:20pm
Lake Station-New Chicago - Children's Program Room
Toddler and preschool aged children and their caregivers are invited to an early literacy storytime filled with books, songs, and rhymes.

Wed, Oct 05, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Dyer-Schererville - Meeting Room Whole (A & B)
Teens are invited to join us for a special writing workshop with author, Sharon Biggs Waller.

Wed, Oct 05, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Griffith-Calumet Twp - Children's Programming Room
Each session will highlight a different artist- we will learn about their craft and try out their unique style for ourselves. 6 week program; sign up for all or choose individual sessions to attend
This event is full

Thu, Oct 06, 10:15am - 10:45am
St. John - Children's Program Room
A 30 minute storytime for children ages Birth-24 months, with their caregiver(s). We will sing songs, read books, bounce, wiggle, and move!
This event is full

Thu, Oct 06, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Griffith-Calumet Twp
Like to cross-stitch, knit, crochet, or do any other craft? Every Thursday, bring and work on your own project while enjoying the company of others.

Thu, Oct 06, 10:30am - 10:50am
Lake Station-New Chicago - Children's Program Room
Babies and toddlers will participate in stories, nursery rhymes, finger plays, and music activities designed to enhance important pre-literacy skills.

Thu, Oct 06, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Dyer-Schererville - Meeting Room A
Bring any low-mess craft (e.g., knitting, crochet, cross-stitch, coloring, origami, jewelry-making) and enjoy meeting and sharing ideas with other crafters in this twice-monthly club.

Thu, Oct 06, 10:30am - 11:00am
Highland - Children's Programming Room
Storytime featuring stories, fingerplays, music, and a take home craft that teach pre-reading skills for kids 4-6.

Thu, Oct 06, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Lake Station-New Chicago Library - Main Lobby
Technology can be tricky...Come to the library to see if we can help you with the issues you are having with your device. Patron must bring their device with them. Please register.

Thu, Oct 06, 11:00am - 11:30am
Hobart - Children's Program Room
Storytime for children 2 & 3 years of age, with a caregiver, featuring stories, fingerplays, music and a craft, that teach early literacy skills.

Thu, Oct 06, 11:15am - 11:45am
St. John - Children's Program Room
A 30 minute storytime for children ages Birth-24 months, with their caregiver(s). We will sing songs, read books, bounce, wiggle, and move!

Thu, Oct 06, 11:30am - 12:15pm
Cedar Lake - Children's Programming Room
Toddlers, 2 and 3 years of age, accompanied by a caregiver will participate in stories, finger plays, and music activities. Activities will help to develop important pre-literacy skills.

Thu, Oct 06, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Highland - Meeting Room A
Join the discussion of The Chain, which is our Once Upon a Crime Mystery Book Club selection for October. Pick up a copy at the Highland Branch.

Thu, Oct 06, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Merrillville - Children's Programming Room
Join us as we read a spooky story and make Jack-O-Lantern beaded key chains.

Thu, Oct 06, 5:00pm - 7:30pm
Dyer-Schererville - Meeting Room Whole (A & B)
Preview Purdue invites prospective students and parents in the Lake County area to come hear a formal presentation on Purdue University and the admissions process.

Thu, Oct 06, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Merrillville - Meeting Room B
English Classes are for participants who are learning English as a second language. Different levels are available. Classes are free.

Canceled
Thu, Oct 06, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Merrillville
English Classes are for participants who are learning English as a second language. Different levels are available. Classes are free.

Thu, Oct 06, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Munster Branch - Children's Area
Children of all ages and reading levels will have the opportunity to read aloud to a Power Paws therapy dog and their volunteer. Registration of all attendees is required.

Fri, Oct 07, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Griffith-Calumet Twp - Meeting Room
Create Halloween or Autumn themed luminaries during this session. One glass jar will be provided--you may bring additional jars of your own if you'd like. Registration is required.

Sat, Oct 08, 10:00am - 11:00am
St. John - Large Meeting Room
Join us and make a scarecrow wreath from a straw hat! All materials provided. Space is limited. Registration is required
This event is full

Sat, Oct 08, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Griffith-Calumet Twp - Meeting Room
Tweens, ages 10 to 13, will learn to use the library's green screen. Please register.

Sat, Oct 08, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Dyer-Schererville - Meeting Room Whole (A & B)
International Film Series. Adults only. Hebrew with English subtitles. 80 Minutes. Registration required.

Sat, Oct 08, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Highland - Children's Programming Room
Invited you are! Enjoy you must! In celebration of Star Wars Reads month, children will have the opportunity to read to a Star Wars character and enjoy Star Wars themed activities, crafts, and snacks.

Rescheduled
Mon, Oct 10, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
New date Monday, October 03, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Dyer-Schererville
International Film Series. Adults only. Hebrew with English subtitles. 80 Minutes. Registration required.

Canceled
Mon, Oct 10, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Merrillville
English Classes are for participants who are learning English as a second language. Different levels are available. Classes are free.

Canceled
Mon, Oct 10, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Merrillville
English Classes are for participants who are learning English as a second language. Different levels are available. Classes are free.

Tue, Oct 11, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Hobart - Large Meeting Room
Bring your current painting projects/materials for an opportunity to chat and create!

Tue, Oct 11, 10:15am - 10:45am
St. John - Children's Program Room
A 30 minute program for children, ages 4-6 and their caregiver(s). We will read books, sing songs, and take home a craft!

Tue, Oct 11, 10:30am - 10:50am
Munster - Children's Program Room
Toddlers and their caregivers will enjoy storytime with books, rhymes, music, and a craft. All attendees (child & adult) must register.
This event is full

Tue, Oct 11, 10:30am - 11:00am
Hobart - Children's Program Room
Baby storytime is a half hour program which includes songs, stories, and sensory play for babies from Birth to 23 months and their caregiver.

Tue, Oct 11, 10:30am - 10:50am
Merrillville - Children's Programming Room
Children will develop pre-reading skills as they enjoy stories, music, and a take-home craft.

Tue, Oct 11, 11:30am - 12:15pm
Cedar Lake - 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, Oct 11, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Griffith-Calumet Twp - Children's Programming Room
Storytime for children 2 & 3 years of age, with a caregiver, featuring stories, fingerplays, music and a take home craft, that teach early literacy skills. Please register all attending.
This event is full

Rescheduled
Tue, Oct 11, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
New date Tuesday, October 11, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Merrillville
The Friends of the Library will hold a meeting.

Tue, Oct 11, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Merrillville - Staff Meeting Room
The Friends of the Library will hold a meeting.

Tue, Oct 11, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Merrillville - Meeting Room B
Monthly book discussion. NO TIME LIKE THE FUTURE by Michael J. Fox will be discussed.

Tue, Oct 11, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Lake Station-New Chicago - Large Meeting Room
Do you like spooky stories? Do you wonder how they came to be? Join fellow fans at Lake Station-New Chicago for some history of hauntings in Indiana. You can even share your own.

Tue, Oct 11, 4:00pm - 4:20pm
Lake Station-New Chicago - Children's Program Room
Children 2 & 3 years of age, and their caregivers, are invited to a toddler storytime featuring stories, fingerplays, and songs that teach early literacy skills.

Tue, Oct 11, 6:00pm - 7:45pm
Merrillville - Meeting Room B
We are proud to be hosting a support, education, & social space for LGBTQ+ teens & their allies. Teens (12-18) are welcome.

Wed, Oct 12, 10:30am - 10:50am
Munster - Children's Program Room
Stories, fingerplays, music, and a craft are all included in this storytime for children ages birth and up and their family members. Please register every person who plans to attend.

Wed, Oct 12, 10:30am - 10:50am
Merrillville - Children's Programming Room
This 20-minute lap-sit program uses songs and rhymes to foster language development.

Wed, Oct 12, 10:30am - 11:30am
Merrillville
Helps prepare adults for the USCIS immigration test for Citizenship.

Wed, Oct 12, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
St. John - Large Meeting Room
Bring your favorite yarn or thread project and enjoy some great company while you create! All crafters and crafts are welcome!

Wed, Oct 12, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Cedar Lake - Meeting Room A
Homeschool children are invited to attend a program exploring a unique topic each month. The only requirement is imagination and registration!

Wed, Oct 12, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Dyer-Schererville Branch - Tutor Table
Book this one-hour session to learn how to access the library's free ebooks and downloadable audiobooks with the Libby and/or Hoopla app on your smart phone, tablet, or mobile device.
This event is full

Wed, Oct 12, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Merrillville - Small Group Room #2
Receive individualized instruction in basic computer skills.
This event is full

Wed, Oct 12, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
St. John - Children's Program Room
Children in grades K-6 are welcome to join us for a bad art workshop! We'll get silly and try to make ugly creations.

Wed, Oct 12, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Hobart - Children's Program Room
Tweens and Teens, ages 8 to 15, can join this hour-long interactive program that encourages conservation and STEAM.

Wed, Oct 12, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Cedar Lake - Public Tables
Bring yarn and a size H crochet hook or size 7 knitting needles and cotton yarn ... or bring along a project you're already working on!

Wed, Oct 12, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Lake Station-New Chicago - Large Meeting Room
Children and their families are invited to create and play with lego in an hour of free play and fun.

Wed, Oct 12, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
St. John - Large Meeting Room
Join the Page Turners as we discuss "Frankenstein" by Mary Shelley. Books can be picked up at the St. John Branch Library.
This event is full

Wed, Oct 12, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Highland - Meeting Room A
Join us for a fun evening of crafting! We will be making monster eye canvas signs and have coloring pages available. Space is limited. Registration is required for all attendees.

Wed, Oct 12, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Hobart - Hobart Zoom Room
Join us for a night of virtual trivia! This game will feature comic book and comic book film trivia questions. Test your knowledge and win a prize! Ages 11 - 17. Registration is required!

Wed, Oct 12, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Griffith-Calumet Twp - Children's Programming Room
Each session will highlight a different artist- we will learn about their craft and try out their unique style for ourselves. 6 week program; sign up for all or choose individual sessions to attend
This event is full

Thu, Oct 13, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Griffith-Calumet Twp
Like to cross-stitch, knit, crochet, or do any other craft? Every Thursday, bring and work on your own project while enjoying the company of others.

Thu, Oct 13, 10:30am - 11:30am
St. John - Large Meeting Room
Visit nostalgic scenes from American life through video. Featured this month: the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum; the Butler Philharmonic; Georgetown, Kentucky; and pumpkin patches.

Rescheduled
Thu, Oct 13, 10:30am - 11:30am
New date Wednesday, October 12, 10:30am - 11:30am
Merrillville
Helps prepare adults for the USCIS immigration test for Citizenship.

Rescheduled
Thu, Oct 13, 11:15am - 1:15pm
New date Thursday, October 13, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Griffith-Calumet Twp
Like to cross-stitch, knit, crochet, or do any other craft? Every Thursday, bring and work on your own project while enjoying the company of others.

Thu, Oct 13, 2:30pm - 3:00pm
Hobart - Children's Program Room
Storytime featuring stories, fingerplays, music, and a take home craft that teach pre-reading skills for kids 4-6.

Thu, Oct 13, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Lake Station-New Chicago - Large Meeting Room
Come hang out and play some video games! We provide the video games...you bring your friends to join in on the fun! Ages 12-18.

Thu, Oct 13, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
St. John - Large Meeting Room
Decorate and enjoy some fall themed sugar cookies! All supplies will be provided. Ages 12-18. Registration required.

Thu, Oct 13, 4:00pm - 4:20pm
Lake Station-New Chicago - Children's Program Room
Babies and their caregivers are invited to a special evening program where participants will hear stories, do finger plays, sing songs, and take part in other pre-literacy activities.

Thu, Oct 13, 5:30pm - 8:00pm
Dyer-Schererville - Meeting Room Whole (A & B)
Game master Milia will start the adventurers off in their new campaign. If you are a player looking for a D&D group or have always been curious about the game come join us!
This event is full

Thu, Oct 13, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Merrillville - Meeting Room B
English Classes are for participants who are learning English as a second language. Different levels are available. Classes are free.

Thu, Oct 13, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Merrillville - Meeting Room C
English Classes are for participants who are learning English as a second language. Different levels are available. Classes are free.

Fri, Oct 14, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Hobart - Children's Program Room
Join us as we speed solve Rubik's Cube puzzles. All skill levels are welcome. Rubik's Cubes are supplied.

Sat, Oct 15, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Highland - Meeting Room A
Card making class for adults. Class size is limited to 6 participants. Registration is required. $5 cash fee paid at time of class covers all material to make two cards.

Sat, Oct 15, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Lake Station-New Chicago - Large Meeting Room
Bring your craft projects from home and join us to chat with fellow crafters and work on your project without the interruptions of home. All are welcome.

Mon, Oct 17, 10:30am - 11:30am
Merrillville - Meeting Room C
Classes to help prepare adults for the United States Immigration examination, or the Citizenship test.

Mon, Oct 17, 11:00am - 3:00pm
Dyer-Schererville - Meeting Room Whole (A & B)
Learn defensive driving techniques, safety strategies, new traffic laws and rules of the road. $20 for AARP members; $25 for non-members. To register, call Jeanette Pike of AARP at 219-949-6307.

Mon, Oct 17, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Griffith-Calumet Twp - Meeting Room
The Mystery of Mrs. Christie uncovers the untold story of her {Agatha Christie} mysterious eleven day disappearance.

Mon, Oct 17, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Griffith-Calumet Twp - Children's Programming Room
Children (completed grades K-5) may free build with the library's LEGO® blocks or build a 'challenge' project. Constructions will be displayed in the library until the next LEGO® Club meeting.

Mon, Oct 17, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Griffith-Calumet Twp - Meeting Room
Create a frightful pinata to be filled with delightful treats! Registration is Required. All Ability programs are geared towards adults with special needs but are open to all.

Mon, Oct 17, 5:30pm - 6:15pm
Cedar Lake - 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!

Mon, Oct 17, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Hobart - Large Meeting Room
Use concrete to make seasonal decor! Remember: concrete can be messy, please dress accordingly! Part 2 will be on Wednesday, 10/19 at 5:30 PM. Please register!

Mon, Oct 17, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Merrillville - Meeting Room B
English Classes are for participants who are learning English as a second language. Different levels are available. Classes are free.

Mon, Oct 17, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Merrillville - Meeting Room C
English Classes are for participants who are learning English as a second language. Different levels are available. Classes are free.

Mon, Oct 17, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Lake Station-New Chicago - Large Meeting Room
Come hang out and play some games! We provide the video games & board games...you bring your friends & family to join in on the fun! All ages.

Mon, Oct 17, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Highland - Meeting Room A
A selection of board and card games will be provided for you and fellow teens to play. Registration is required. Ages 12 - 18

Mon, Oct 17, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Munster - Children's Program Room
Children (grades K-5) may free build with the library's LEGO® blocks or build a 'challenge' project. Registration required.

Mon, Oct 17, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
St. John - Large Meeting Room
Important changes are coming to Medicare in 2023. Do you know what they are? Come to a FREE educational presentation to find out, and get the answers you need to your other Medicare questions also!

Mon, Oct 17, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Cedar Lake - Meeting Room A
Candidates for the upcoming local election will have an opportunity to address pre-submitted questions. Questions can be submitted to cedarlake@lcplin.org or on index cards before the event starts.

Tue, Oct 18, 10:15am - 10:45am
St. John - Children's Program Room
A 30 minute program for toddlers, ages 2-3 with their caregiver(s). We will read books, sing songs, and take home a craft!
This event is full

Tue, Oct 18, 10:30am - 10:50am
Munster - Children's Program Room
Children will develop pre-reading skills as they enjoy stories, rhymes, music, and a craft. Must register.

Tue, Oct 18, 10:30am - 10:50am
Merrillville - 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, Oct 18, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Hobart - Children's Program Room,Hobart Zoom Room
Our October 2022 title is *Memorial Drive* by Natasha Trethewey. Pick up a copy at the Hobart branch to chat virtually or in person! Contact at hobart@lcplin.org for event details.

Tue, Oct 18, 11:15am - 11:45am
St. John - Children's Program Room
A 30 minute program for toddlers, ages 2-3 with their caregiver(s). We will read books, sing songs, and take home a craft!

Tue, Oct 18, 11:30am - 12:15pm
Cedar Lake - Children's Programming Room
4 and 5 year olds will hear stories and participate in music activities, rhymes, and other activities, with an emphasis on important early pre-reading skills.

Tue, Oct 18, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Griffith-Calumet Twp - Children's Programming Room
Rhymes, books, music, and movement, designed to help with early literacy skills, for young children, birth - 23 months with an adult caregiver. Must register ahead of time.

Tue, Oct 18, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Griffith-Calumet Twp - Meeting Room
Follow the journey of one of the top pinball players in the world, who also happens to have autism. 1hr37min CC

Tue, Oct 18, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Cedar Lake - Meeting Room A
Come in and try Minecraft Pi. Register ahead of time as seats are limited. Recommended for ages 8 and up.

Tue, Oct 18, 4:00pm - 4:20pm
Lake Station-New Chicago - Children's Program Room
4 and 5 year old children and their caregivers are invited to an early literacy storytime, featuring books, fingerplays, and songs that teach pre-reading skills.

Tue, Oct 18, 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Merrillville - Children's Programming Room
All ages of children are welcome to drop by any time during this 3-hour open-house event to make crafts, play games, and enjoy light refreshments. Family movies will be shown as well.

Tue, Oct 18, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Munster - Large Meeting Room
Do you have a great costume for Halloween or for cosplay? Teens (11 - 17 years old) will play games, enjoy Halloween treats and judge the best and most unique costumes. Winners will get a prize!

Tue, Oct 18, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Dyer-Schererville - Meeting Room Whole (A & B)
Bridgette from Heart Your Home Decluttering and Organizing presents proven strategies for reducing clutter and getting organized, along with answers to frequently asked questions.

Wed, Oct 19, 10:30am - 11:30am
Merrillville - Meeting Room C
Helps prepare adults for the USCIS immigration test for Citizenship.

Wed, Oct 19, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
St. John - Large Meeting Room
Bring your favorite yarn or thread project and enjoy some great company while you create! All crafters and crafts are welcome!

Wed, Oct 19, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Merrillville - Small Group Room #2
Receive individualized instruction in basic computer skills.
This event is full

Wed, Oct 19, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Cedar Lake - Public Tables
Bring yarn and a size H crochet hook or size 7 knitting needles and cotton yarn ... or bring along a project you're already working on!

Wed, Oct 19, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
St. John - Large Meeting Room
Create your own spooky canvas to celebrate Halloween! Light refreshments will be served. All supplies will be provided. Ages 12-18. Registration required.

Wed, Oct 19, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Lake Station-New Chicago - Large Meeting Room
School age children are invited to explore science, technology, engineering, art, and math with fun projects at the library. Please wear clothes you do not mind getting messy in.

Wed, Oct 19, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Hobart - Large Meeting Room
Put the final touches on your concrete piece. Remember: concrete can be messy, please dress accordingly! Must attend part 1 (Monday, 8/17 at 5:30 PM) to participate.

Wed, Oct 19, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Hobart - Children's Program Room
Storytime for preschoolers and their families. Enjoy an evening storytime with books, finger plays, and music. Feel free to wear pajamas!

Wed, Oct 19, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Munster - Large Meeting Room
We are proud to be hosting a support, education, & social space for LGBTQ+ teens & their allies. Teens (12-18) are welcome. Join us for monthly social & networking time for LGBTQ+ teens and allies.

Wed, Oct 19, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Griffith-Calumet Twp - Children's Programming Room
Each session will highlight a different artist- we will learn about their craft and try out their unique style for ourselves. 6 week program; sign up for all or choose individual sessions to attend
This event is full

Wed, Oct 19, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Griffith-Calumet Twp - Meeting Room
All teens are welcome at the monthly TAB meeting to discuss upcoming programs while earning volunteer hours. Please register.

Wed, Oct 19, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Highland - Meeting Room A
Join certified arborist, Sharon Anderson, for this informative presentation. Co-sponsored by the Highland Tree Board. Space is limited. Registration is required.

Wed, Oct 19, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Cedar Lake - Meeting Room A
Nobody Owens, known to his friends as Bod, lives in a graveyard, being raised and educated by ghosts, with a solitary guardian who belongs to neither the world of the living nor the world of the dead.

Thu, Oct 20, 10:15am - 10:45am
St. John - Children's Program Room
A 30 minute storytime for children ages Birth-24 months, with their caregiver(s). We will sing songs, read books, bounce, wiggle, and move!
This event is full

Thu, Oct 20, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Griffith-Calumet Twp
Like to cross-stitch, knit, crochet, or do any other craft? Every Thursday, bring and work on your own project while enjoying the company of others.

Thu, Oct 20, 10:30am - 10:50am
Lake Station-New Chicago - Children's Program Room
Babies and toddlers will participate in stories, nursery rhymes, finger plays, and music activities designed to enhance important pre-literacy skills.

Thu, Oct 20, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Dyer-Schererville - Meeting Room A
Bring any low-mess craft (e.g., knitting, crochet, cross-stitch, coloring, origami, jewelry-making) and enjoy meeting and sharing ideas with other crafters in this twice-monthly club.

Thu, Oct 20, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Lake Station-New Chicago - Large Meeting Room
Celebrate Halloween early with the Monthly Movie at Lake Station-New Chicago Branch.

Thu, Oct 20, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Highland - Meeting Room A
Book this session to learn what you can access using your Gmail account including YouTube and Google Drive. Please make sure to bring in your Gmail password, and your device.

Thu, Oct 20, 11:00am - 11:30am
Hobart - Children's Program Room
Storytime for children 2 & 3 years of age, with a caregiver, featuring stories, fingerplays, music and a take home craft, that teach early literacy skills. Please register all attending.

Thu, Oct 20, 11:15am - 11:45am
St. John - Children's Program Room
A 30 minute storytime for children ages Birth-24 months, with their caregiver(s). We will sing songs, read books, bounce, wiggle, and move!

Thu, Oct 20, 11:30am - 12:15pm
Cedar Lake - Children's Programming Room
Toddlers, 2 and 3 years of age, accompanied by a caregiver will participate in stories, finger plays, and music activities. Activities will help to develop important pre-literacy skills.

Rescheduled
Thu, Oct 20, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
New date Thursday, October 27, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Merrillville Branch - Genealogy Room
Ask library staff for help with basic genealogy questions and local genealogy research. We can only provide general guidance for brick wall questions.

Thu, Oct 20, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Merrillville - Meeting Room B
English Classes are for participants who are learning English as a second language. Different levels are available. Classes are free.

Thu, Oct 20, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Merrillville - Meeting Room C
English Classes are for participants who are learning English as a second language. Different levels are available. Classes are free.

Rescheduled
Fri, Oct 21, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
New date Friday, October 28, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Merrillville
Join us for a frighteningly good time as we view the film Hotel Transylvania. Light refreshments will be served.

Sat, Oct 22, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Merrillville - Meeting Room B
Interested in any of the needle arts including knitting, crochet, cross-stitch, and more? Join us for an opportunity to chat and create. Bring your own projects.

Sat, Oct 22, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Griffith-Calumet Twp - Meeting Room
Teens, ages 12 to 18, will paint an easy, impressionist-style sunflower painting. Registration is required.

Sat, Oct 22, 11:00am - 12:00pm
St. John - Large Meeting Room
Children will have the opportunity to read aloud to a Power Paws therapy dog and their volunteer. Bring your favorite book to show the dog or borrow one of ours!

Sat, Oct 22, 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Hobart - Programming Room
Join us for a showing of Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark! Popcorn and lemonade will be provided. Must register! Ages 12-17. Rated PG-13. Runtime: 1 hour and 48 minutes.

Sat, Oct 22, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Twin Oaks Park
Join us at Twin Oaks Park for Storytime in the park. This family storytime welcomes children ages 2-6 and their family members to enjoy stories, songs, and fun.

Mon, Oct 24, 10:30am - 11:30am
Merrillville - Meeting Room C
Classes to help prepare adults for the United States Immigration examination, or the Citizenship test.

Mon, Oct 24, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Dyer-Schererville - Meeting Room Whole (A & B)
De-stress and relax with pencils and coloring sheets provided by the library -- or bring your own!

Mon, Oct 24, 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Griffith-Calumet Twp - Children's Programming Room
Children will develop pre-reading skills as they enjoy stories, music, and a craft.

Mon, Oct 24, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Griffith-Calumet Twp - Meeting Room
Tweens can join a discussion about Freddie vs. The Family Curse by Tracy Badua. Ages 10-13. Please register.

Mon, Oct 24, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Cedar Lake - Meeting Room A
Play Scrabble or other games with friends and meet new ones. Games will be provided but feel free to bring your own. Join the fun!

Mon, Oct 24, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Griffith-Calumet Twp - Meeting Room
The Operator is "a vivid look inside the heads and hearts of a group of housewives and pokes at the absurdities of 1950s America."
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Mon, Oct 24, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
St. John - Large Meeting Room
Families are welcome to wear their Halloween costumes and join us in watching Hocus Pocus (Rated PG). We'll eat snacks and shout, dance, and play along with the movie.

Mon, Oct 24, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Merrillville - Small Group Room #2
Receive individualized instruction in basic computer skills.
This event is full

Mon, Oct 24, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Merrillville - Meeting Room B
English Classes are for participants who are learning English as a second language. Different levels are available. Classes are free.

Mon, Oct 24, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Merrillville - Meeting Room C
English Classes are for participants who are learning English as a second language. Different levels are available. Classes are free.

Mon, Oct 24, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Munster - Large Meeting Room
Calling all teen Anime and Manga fans! Come out and join other Anime fans as we watch a couple Anime episodes, do a fun activity and have snacks.

Mon, Oct 24, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Cedar Lake - Meeting Room A
Candidates for the upcoming local election will have an opportunity to address pre-submitted questions. Questions can be submitted to cedarlake@lcplin.org or on index cards before the event starts.

Tue, Oct 25, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Hobart - Large Meeting Room
Bring your current painting projects/materials for an opportunity to chat and create!

Tue, Oct 25, 10:15am - 10:45am
St. John - Children's Program Room
A 30 minute program for children, ages 4-6 and their caregiver(s). We will read books, sing songs, and take home a craft!

Tue, Oct 25, 10:30am - 10:50am
Highland - 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 encourage early literacy skills.
This event is full

Tue, Oct 25, 10:30am - 10:50am
Munster - Children's Program Room
Toddlers and their caregivers will enjoy storytime with books, rhymes, music, and a craft. All attendees (child & adult) must register.
This event is full

Tue, Oct 25, 10:30am - 10:50am
Merrillville - Children's Programming Room
Children will develop pre-reading skills as they enjoy stories, music, and a take-home craft.

Tue, Oct 25, 10:30am - 11:00am
Hobart - Children's Program 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, Oct 25, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Griffith-Calumet Twp - Meeting Room
Relax via this coloring for adults open session. Enjoy a warm cup of coffee or tea while getting creative with no pressure for perfection. Coloring materials provided. Ages 18 and over.

Tue, Oct 25, 11:30am - 12:15pm
Cedar Lake - 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, Oct 25, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Griffith-Calumet Twp - Children's Programming Room
Toddlers and their adult caregivers will enjoy a storytime with books, rhymes, music, and a craft. Registration Required.

Tue, Oct 25, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Highland - Meeting Room A
Join the Fact or Fiction Book Club in discussing "When No One Is Watching" by Alyssa Cole. Copies are available at the Highland Branch.

Tue, Oct 25, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Dyer-Schererville - Dyer-Schererville Zoom Room
The Between the Lines Book Club reads "Mexican Gothic" by Silvia Moreno-Garcia. Books for this Zoom discussion can be picked up at the Dyer-Schererville branch a month prior to the event.

Tue, Oct 25, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Lake Station-New Chicago - Large Meeting Room
Tweens ages 8-12 are invited to an hour of casual art and some snacks! Please register ahead of time for this event.

Tue, Oct 25, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Highland - Children's Programming Room
Children in grades K - 5 may free build with the library's LEGO® blocks or build a 'challenge' project. Constructions will be displayed in the library until the next LEGO® Club meeting.

Tue, Oct 25, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Merrillville - Meeting Room B
Join us to learn about the selected art style/movement, and make your own artwork. All materials provided. Please register.

Tue, Oct 25, 7:00pm - 8:15pm
Munster - Large Meeting Room
Dr. Adam Rengstorf of Purdue University Northwest will discuss how the universe will end using the latest research findings.

Wed, Oct 26, 10:30am - 10:50am
Merrillville - Children's Programming Room
This 20-minute lap-sit program uses songs and rhymes to foster language development.

Wed, Oct 26, 10:30am - 11:30am
Merrillville - Meeting Room C
Helps prepare adults for the USCIS immigration test for Citizenship.

Wed, Oct 26, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
St. John - Large Meeting Room
Bring your favorite yarn or thread project and enjoy some great company while you create! All crafters and crafts are welcome!

Wed, Oct 26, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Cedar Lake - Meeting Room A
Homeschool children are invited to attend a program exploring a unique topic each month. The only requirement is imagination and registration!

Wed, Oct 26, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Munster - Large Meeting Room
A Halloween party for children from kindergarten to fifth grade. Feel free to come in costume, and join us for some not-so-scary fun! Please sign up in advance to guarantee your spot!

Rescheduled
Wed, Oct 26, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
New date Wednesday, October 26, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Hobart
Join us for a monster of a time as we create Frankenslime. Supplies will be included. Dress for a messy time.

Wed, Oct 26, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Cedar Lake - Public Tables
Bring yarn and a size H crochet hook or size 7 knitting needles and cotton yarn ... or bring along a project you're already working on!

Wed, Oct 26, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Lake Station-New Chicago - Large Meeting Room
Children of all ages and their families are invited for some spooky fun at the library. Come dressed up for a costume contest, gets some treats, play games, and make some spooktacular art.

Wed, Oct 26, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Dyer-Schererville - Meeting Room Whole (A & B)
The Library is YOUR library. Help your local library create programs and initiatives that help and interest you. We'll brainstorm and discuss ways to improve teen programs.

Wed, Oct 26, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Hobart
Join us for a monster of a time as we create Frankenslime. Supplies will be included. Dress for a messy time.

Wed, Oct 26, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Cedar Lake - Meeting Room A
All Ability programs are geared towards adults with special needs but are open to everyone age 10+. Caretakers must stay in the room.

Wed, Oct 26, 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Griffith-Calumet Twp - Children's Programming Room
Celebrate Halloween with silly & spooky stories, music, related activities and a craft, all included in this storytime for children and their family members. Come dressed in your costume!

Wed, Oct 26, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Highland - Children's Programming Room
Children will have the opportunity to read aloud to a Power Paws therapy dog and their volunteer.

Wed, Oct 26, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Hobart - Programming Room
Come to the library and make some Halloween Sunflowers! All supplies will be provided but are limited. Must register first. Ages 11-17

Wed, Oct 26, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Dyer-Schererville Branch - Meeting Room
Teens are invited to make the creepiest, tastiest monster treats using rice krispies, melted chocolate, and other spooky toppings. Supplies are limited, registration required!

Thu, Oct 27, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Griffith-Calumet Twp
Like to cross-stitch, knit, crochet, or do any other craft? Every Thursday, bring and work on your own project while enjoying the company of others.

Thu, Oct 27, 10:30am - 11:45am
St. John - Large Meeting Room
Join us for this month's Classic Film showing: the 1931 Frankenstein, starring Boris Karloff. Runtime: 71 minutes. Rated TV-PG. Refreshments will be served. Please register.

Thu, Oct 27, 11:15am - 12:30pm
Dyer-Schererville - Meeting Room Whole (A & B)
The Between the Lines Book Club reads "Mexican Gothic" by Silvia Moreno-Garcia. Books for this discussion can be picked up at the Dyer-Schererville branch a month prior to the event.

Thu, Oct 27, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Munster - Large Meeting Room
Join us for an informal and relaxed discussion of Emma Rous's "The Au Pair." Copies are available at the Munster branch.

Thu, Oct 27, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Merrillville Branch - Genealogy Room
Ask library staff for help with basic genealogy questions and local genealogy research. We can only provide general guidance for brick wall questions.
This event is full

Thu, Oct 27, 2:30pm - 3:00pm
Hobart - Children's Program Room
Storytime featuring stories, fingerplays, music, and a take home craft that teach pre-reading skills for kids 4-6.

Thu, Oct 27, 5:30pm - 8:00pm
Dyer-Schererville - Meeting Room Whole (A & B)
Game master Milia will start the adventurers off in their new campaign. If you are a player looking for a D&D group or have always been curious about the game come join us!
This event is full

Thu, Oct 27, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Merrillville - Meeting Room B
English Classes are for participants who are learning English as a second language. Different levels are available. Classes are free.

Thu, Oct 27, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Merrillville - Meeting Room C
English Classes are for participants who are learning English as a second language. Different levels are available. Classes are free.

Thu, Oct 27, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Dyer-Schererville - Children's Programming Room
Young builders are invited to join the club and use their creativity! Registration required. Blocks are supplied by the library.

Thu, Oct 27, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Merrillville - Children's Programming Room
Join us as we wear pjs and read bedtime stories and sing lullabies together.

Announcements: 

Walk-in hours are here! No appointment needed!

Curbside pickup is also still available.

We are hosting virtual and in-person events! Check out the calendar to sign up.