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Library Social Hour

2022-12-01 14:00:00 2022-12-01 16:00:00 America/Chicago Library Social Hour If you are new to the area or a life-long resident then join us for coffee, activities and conversation every 1st Thursday of the month. Catch up with old friends and meet new ones! Merrillville

Thursday, December 01
2:00pm - 4:00pm

Add to Calendar 2022-12-01 14:00:00 2022-12-01 16:00:00 America/Chicago Library Social Hour If you are new to the area or a life-long resident then join us for coffee, activities and conversation every 1st Thursday of the month. Catch up with old friends and meet new ones! Merrillville

Merrillville

Meeting Room B

If you are new to the area or a life-long resident then join us for coffee, activities and conversation every 1st Thursday of the month. Catch up with old friends and meet new ones!

TAGS: | General |

Merrillville

Phone: 219-769-3541

Branch manager
Erika

Hours
Mon, Dec 05 10:00AM to 8:30PM
Tue, Dec 06 10:00AM to 8:30PM
Wed, Dec 07 10:00AM to 8:30PM
Thu, Dec 08 10:00AM to 8:30PM
Fri, Dec 09 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sat, Dec 10 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Dec 11 12:00PM to 4:00PM

About the branch

The Merrillville branch library encompasses over 114,000 sq ft of electronic and print resources, and visual and musical collections. The library offers free WIFI, public internet computers, rooms for quiet study or small groups, and public meeting rooms. Our vast collections of Lake County history and genealogy sources make the Merrillville branch a popular destination for research by visitors from all around the country.

Merrillville branch has three fantastic floors of informational and recreational materials. The main floor contains our popular collection of new books, large-print material, magazines and newspapers, teen, anime, and an enormous selection of music and DVDs. Our Genealogy Room has numerous resources including microfilm of local newspapers, obituary indexes, and many other historical resources. Our Book Sale room, open during select hours Monday-Saturday, is full of unique finds. 

The Upper Level includes tables for quiet study, a tremendous reference collection, our “Indiana Room” for specialized Hoosier historical research, and our locally known statue “The Reader” by artist Hermann Gurfinkel.

The entire lower level houses our bright and airy Children's Department where children will find fun games, books, music and magazines to fulfill their reading pleasure as well as attend engaging kids’ programs. This is also where our public meeting rooms are located, where our library events and programs are held.

Upcoming events

Thu, Dec 08, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Small Group Room #2
This event is full

Thu, Dec 08, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Genealogy Room

Thu, Dec 08, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Meeting Room A

Sat, Dec 10, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Children's Programming Room

Sat, Dec 10, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Basement Back Lobby

Mon, Dec 12, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Children's Programming Room

Tue, Dec 13, 10:30am - 10:50am
Children's Programming Room

Rescheduled
Tue, Dec 13, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
New date Tuesday, December 13, 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Tue, Dec 13, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Staff Meeting Room

Tue, Dec 13, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Meeting Room C

Tue, Dec 13, 6:00pm - 7:45pm
Meeting Room B

Wed, Dec 14, 10:30am - 10:50am
Children's Programming Room

Wed, Dec 14, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Small Group Room #2
This event is full

Wed, Dec 14, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Meeting Room A

Thu, Dec 15, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Small Group Room #2
This event is full

Thu, Dec 15, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Meeting Room A

Thu, Dec 15, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Meeting Room A

Thu, Dec 15, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Children's Programming Room

Sat, Dec 17, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Meeting Room B

Mon, Dec 19, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Small Group Room #1
This event is full

Tue, Dec 20, 10:30am - 10:50am
Children's Programming Room

Thu, Dec 22, 6:30pm - 6:50pm
Children's Programming Room

Tue, Dec 27, 10:30am - 10:50am
Children's Programming Room

Wed, Dec 28, 10:30am - 10:50am
Children's Programming Room

Thu, Dec 29, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Small Group Room #2
This event is full

Tue, Jan 03, 10:30am - 10:50am
Children's Programming Room

Wed, Jan 04, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Meeting Room B

Wed, Jan 04, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room B

Thu, Jan 05, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Meeting Room B

Thu, Jan 05, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Children's Programming Room