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Griffith-Calumet Twp

We're closed Monday May 27

Branch manager
Jane

We're closed Monday May 27

Address
1215 E. 45th Ave.
Griffith, IN 46319
Tel: 219-838-2825

Hours

We're closed Monday May 27
Mon, May 27 Closed
Tue, May 28 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Wed, May 29 12:30PM to 8:30PM
Thu, May 30 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Fri, May 31 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sat, Jun 01 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Jun 02 Closed

Upcoming Events
Tue, May 28, 10:30am - 11:00am
Dyer-Schererville - 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, May 28, 10:30am - 11:15am
Merrillville - Children's Programming Room
In this program, children will develop pre-reading skills as they enjoy stories, music, and a craft.
Registration is now closed

Tue, May 28, 10:30am - 11:00am
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 support early literacy skills.
Registration is now closed

Tue, May 28, 10:30am - 1:30pm
Hobart - Programming Room
Join us and bring your current painting projects/materials for an opportunity to chat and create!
Registration is now closed

Tue, May 28, 10:30am - 11:15am
Munster - Large Meeting Room
This is a storytime for children 2 & 3 years of age, with a caregiver, featuring stories, fingerplays, music that teach early literacy skills. In person craft time will follow the storytime.
Registration is now closed

Tue, May 28, 11:00am - 11:30am
Dyer-Schererville - Children's Programming Room
Parents and caregivers of children, birth-23 months, are welcome to chat with one another and enjoy a refreshment while children explore with books and puzzles! Registration is required.
Registration is now closed

Tue, May 28, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Griffith-Calumet Twp - Meeting Room
Relax via this coloring for adults open session. Enjoy a warm cup of coffee & tea while getting creative with no pressure for perfection. Coloring materials provided.
Registration is now closed

Tue, May 28, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Merrillville - Meeting Room A
Teens, ages 14 - 17, who wish to volunteer during the summer will receive training. Parents are not required to attend but all volunteers must have an application signed by a parent.
Registration is now closed

Tue, May 28, 11:30am - 11:50am
Griffith-Calumet Twp - 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, May 28, 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Munster - Children's Program Room
Join us for a storytime program featuring stories, fingerplays, music, and an in person craft that teach pre-reading skills. This program is for kids 4 to 6 years of age and their caregivers.
Registration is now closed

Tue, May 28, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Highland - Meeting Room A
Join the Fact or Fiction Book Club in discussing "The River of Doubt" by Candice Millard. Copies are available at the Highland Branch.
Registration is now closed

Tue, May 28, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Dyer-Schererville - Dyer-Schererville Zoom Room
The Virtual Between the Lines Book Club reads "Switchboard Soldiers" by Jennifer Chiaverini. Books for this discussion can be picked up at the Dyer-Schererville branch a month prior to the event
Registration is now closed

Tue, May 28, 4:00pm - 5:15pm
Cedar Lake - Meeting Room A
Have you seen people playing games like Dungeons & Dragons and want to try it yourself? We will be playing the fantasy RPG "Dragonbane", a game similar to D&D. Beginners are welcome. For ages 12-18.
Registration is now closed

Tue, May 28, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Highland - 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.
Registration is now closed

Tue, May 28, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Merrillville - Small Group Room #3
Are you having laptop, smartphone, or tablet issues? Book this one-hour session to receive individualized assistance with your technology problems. Patron must bring their device with them.
Registration is now closed

Tue, May 28, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Munster - Large Meeting Room
Join the Calumet Astronomical Society to learn about various topics on the cosmos!

Wed, May 29, 10:30am - 11:30am
Merrillville - Meeting Room C
This class aims to help adults prepare to take the Citizenship test in Chicago at the USCIS office.

Wed, May 29, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
St. John - Large Meeting Room
Do you enjoy crafting? Do you wish you had friendly people to work with on those crafts? Bring your current project and enjoy the company every Wednesday! All crafts are welcome.

Wed, May 29, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Cedar Lake - Public Tables
Join us and work on your crafts at the library! 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!

Canceled
Wed, May 29, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Merrillville
Assist librarians to make the library your space. Improve activities and programs and earn volunteer hours!

Wed, May 29, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Lake Station-New Chicago - Large Meeting Room
Join us for a game night for the grown ups. We will have board games and the Nintendo Wii and Switch.

Wed, May 29, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Merrillville - Meeting Room A
Teens, ages 14 - 17, who wish to volunteer during the summer will receive training. Parents are not required to attend but all volunteers must have an application signed by a parent.

Thu, May 30, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Griffith-Calumet Twp - Meeting Room
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, May 30, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Merrillville - Small Group Room #2
Are you having laptop, smartphone, or tablet issues? Book this one-hour session to receive individualized assistance with your technology problems. Patron must bring their device with them.

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

Thu, May 30, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Merrillville - Meeting Room A,Merrillville Zoom Room
This class will cover websites that provide access to burials in cemeteries. Learn strategies and tools to uncover death and burial information to enhance your genealogy research.

Thu, May 30, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Munster - Large Meeting Room
Teens, 11 to 17 years old, can earn volunteer hours during our Summer Reading Program! Attend one of the training meetings for more details. Please register.

Thu, May 30, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Merrillville - Meeting Room B,Meeting Room C,Meeting Room D
English classes are for participants who are learning English as a second language. Different levels are available. Classes are free.

Thu, May 30, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Merrillville - Meeting Room A
Join us at the library to create a clay craft using air-dry clay.

Thu, May 30, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Munster - Large Meeting Room
Create tie dye shirts with us during our next adult craft night! Dye will be provided, but you must provide your own white 100% cotton t-shirt. This time we'll learn how to make the bulls-eye pattern.
This event is full

Fri, May 31, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Dyer-Schererville - Meeting Room A
Teens ages 14 years old & up who wish to volunteer during the summer will receive training. Parents are not required to attend but all volunteers must have an application & waiver signed by a parent.

Sat, Jun 01, 9:30am - 12:30pm
Hobart - Large Meeting Room
Adults and teens, please join us with your projects (knitting, crochet, cross-stitch, embroidery, etc.) to chat and stitch! Bring your supplies, and other attendees can instruct on crochet as needed.

Sat, Jun 01, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Merrillville - 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. Please bring your own projects.

Canceled
Sat, Jun 01, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Dyer-Schererville
Join us and 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.

Sat, Jun 01, 10:00am - 3:00pm
Griffith-Calumet Twp - Meeting Room
Join us for games, crafts, and a bubble dance party to help kick off Summer Reading!

Sat, Jun 01, 10:00am - 4:00pm
Munster Branch - Children's Department
Start your summer adventure and sign-up for our Summer Reading Program! Join in on a library scavenger hunt, make crafts and enter a drawing for a cool prize. No registration needed.

Sat, Jun 01, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Highland - Meeting Room A
Learn what it's like to be a musher - meet three-time participant in the 1000-mile Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, Karen Land, and her Alaskan husky, Noggin! Space is limited, registration is a must.

Sat, Jun 01, 11:00am - 12:30pm
St. John Branch - Patio
Teens are invited to kickoff our summer reading program with an outdoor celebration. We’ll have sidewalk chalk, games, snacks, and more! Ages 12-18. Registration required.

Sat, Jun 01, 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Merrillville Branch Library - Main Level
To kick off the summer, we're hosting our 3rd annual Creative Arts Summit, showcasing local creators-- from painters to writers to craft-makers & more. Come see what our community has to offer!!

Sat, Jun 01, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Lake Station-New Chicago - Large Meeting Room
Families are invited to join us at the Lake Station-New Chicago Library for games, activities, crafts and treats to kick off Summer Reading 2024!

Sat, Jun 01, 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Hobart - Programming Room
We will have a chocolate adventure watching this matinee film while munching on popcorn and candy and drinking coffee, lemonade, or water. Rated PG; 112 minute runtime.

Mon, Jun 03, 10:30am - 11:30am
Merrillville - Meeting Room C
This program aims to help adults prepare to pass the Citizenship test in Chicago-USCIS.

Mon, Jun 03, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Merrillville - Small Group Room #2
Are you having laptop, smartphone, or tablet issues? Book this one-hour session to receive individualized assistance with your technology problems. Patron must bring their device with them.

Mon, Jun 03, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
St. John - Large Meeting Room
Families are welcome to bring a picnic-style lunch and enjoy a movie at the library each Monday during Summer Reading. Rated PG; 96 minute runtime.

Mon, Jun 03, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Cedar Lake - Meeting Room A
Bring the whole family! The room will be lighter, the volume will be lower, and audience members can move around, talk, and sing. Snacks are welcome! Rated PG; 102 minute runtime.

Mon, Jun 03, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Griffith-Calumet Twp - Meeting Room
Join the Portokalos family as they travel to a family reunion in Greece. 92 min runtime; rated PG-13.

Mon, Jun 03, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Merillville Branch - Children's Department
Patrons of all ages are invited to register for Summer Reading and take cheesy tourist photos with our green screen. Reading Program registration is open all summer long.

Mon, Jun 03, 2:00pm - 4:30pm
Highland - Meeting Room A
Come and enjoy this afternoon movie with us! Popcorn and snacks will be served. Seating is limited. Registration is required.

Mon, Jun 03, 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, Jun 03, 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.

Mon, Jun 03, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
St. John - Large Meeting Room
Earn volunteer hours and help the St. John Branch create teen programs, displays, and more! Refreshments will be served. Grades 6-12. Please register.

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

Mon, Jun 03, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Hobart - Programming Room
Record your summer of adventures by journaling! You can submit (2) photos to hobart@lcplin.org the week prior, and we will print them in color for you to add that personal touch.

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

Mon, Jun 03, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Lake Station-New Chicago - Large Meeting Room
Are you a fan of anime or manga? If so, come to our monthly Teen Anime Club to find new anime to watch. We watch 3-4 episodes of your choosing each month. Ages 12-18.

Mon, Jun 03, 6:00pm - 7:15pm
Highland - Meeting Room A
Inviting teens, ages 12-18, to TAB, LEGO®, and Board Game Night. Play games and help plan upcoming teen programs for the Highland branch. Registration required. Snacks will be provided.

Mon, Jun 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, ages 11 - 17, can attend. Zoom available. Please register.

Tue, Jun 04, 10:00am - 3:30pm
Griffith-Calumet Twp - Meeting Room
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.  

Tue, Jun 04, 10:15am - 11:00am
St. John - Children's Program Room
Toddlers and their adult caregivers will enjoy a storytime with books, rhymes, music, and a craft.
This event is full

Tue, Jun 04, 10:15am - 10:45am
Munster - Large Meeting Room
In this program babies and toddlers, accompanied by their caregivers, will enjoy rhymes, books, music, and movement designed to help early literacy skills.

Tue, Jun 04, 10:30am - 11:30am
St. John - Large Meeting Room
Join us for this month's travel film about Vatican City. Runtime: 60 mins. Light refreshments will be served. Please register.

Tue, Jun 04, 10:30am - 11:00am
Merrillville - Children's Programming Room
This is a storytime for children 2 & 3 years of age, with a caregiver, featuring stories, music, and a craft that teaches early literacy skills. Please register all attending.

Tue, Jun 04, 10:30am - 11:00am
Highland - Children's Programming Room
This is a storytime for children ages 2 & 3, with a caregiver, featuring stories, fingerplays, music and craft, that teach early literacy skills. Please register all children and adults attending.
This event is full

Tue, Jun 04, 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, Jun 04, 11:00am - 11:50am
Griffith-Calumet Twp - Children's Programming Room
In this program, toddlers and their adult caregivers will enjoy a storytime with books, rhymes, music, and a craft. Registration Required.
This event is full

Tue, Jun 04, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Merrillville - Children's Programming Room
Join fellow baby and toddler caregivers after our storytime for a cup of coffee or tea and some conversation. Storytime attendance is not required.

Tue, Jun 04, 11:00am - 11:30am
Munster - Large Meeting Room
In this program babies and toddlers, accompanied by their caregivers, will enjoy rhymes, books, music, and movement designed to help early literacy skills.

Tue, Jun 04, 11:30am - 12:15pm
Cedar Lake - Children's Programming Room
During this storytime 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, Jun 04, 12:00pm - 12:30pm
Griffith-Calumet Twp - Children's Programming Room
Children ages 2-4 are invited to join us in the Children's Programming Room to play with unique toys and socialize.
This event is full

Tue, Jun 04, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Lake Station-New Chicago - Large Meeting Room
CATCH (Coordinated Approach to Child Health): Learn about physical activity, healthy food choices and enjoy a free snack and gift each week. Ages 8-13. Parents may attend as well. Lesson: 30 minutes.

Tue, Jun 04, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Merrillville - Meeting Room C
Join us for this series of cross-stitch events. Learn some basic stitching skills and make a fun project! Registration is required.

Tue, Jun 04, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Merrillville - Meeting Room B
Join us every other Tuesday to try out a new craft or art project, June 4 - July 30! All supplies provided. Please register.

Tue, Jun 04, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Hobart - Programming Room
Join us to watch episodes of shounen and adventure anime.

Tue, Jun 04, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Dyer-Schererville - Meeting Room Whole (A & B)
Join us for the first Teen Afternoon Karaoke at the Dyer-Schererville library! Sing to your heart's content and have fun! Must register first. Ages 11-17.

Rescheduled
Tue, Jun 04, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
New date Tuesday, June 04, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Merrillville
Join us to learn about financial literacy during these three class sessions featuring Misty De La Cruz from First Financial Bank.

Canceled
Tue, Jun 04, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Merrillville
Are you having laptop, smartphone, or tablet issues? Book this one-hour session to receive individualized assistance with your technology problems. Patron must bring their device with them.

Tue, Jun 04, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Merrillville - Meeting Room A
Join us to learn about financial literacy during these three class sessions featuring Misty De La Cruz from First Financial Bank.

Wed, Jun 05, 10:30am - 11:30am
Hobart Community Center - 111 E Old Ridge Road, Hobart, Indiana 46342
All ages are invited to join us for a wild animal show! Mark will bring an assortment of animals to teach us about his amazing critters! Event will be held at Hobart Community Center!

Wed, Jun 05, 10:30am - 11:30am
Merrillville - Meeting Room C
This class aims to help adults prepare to take the Citizenship test in Chicago at the USCIS office.

Wed, Jun 05, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
St. John - Large Meeting Room
Do you enjoy crafting? Do you wish you had friendly people to work with on those crafts? Bring your current project and enjoy the company every Wednesday! All crafts are welcome.

Wed, Jun 05, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Lake Station-New Chicago - Large Meeting Room
All ages are invited to join us for a wild animal show! Mark will bring an assortment of animals into the library and teach us about his amazing critters!

Wed, Jun 05, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Munster - Large Meeting Room
Come make a fun craft out of recycled materials with the folks from the Enviromobile! Space is limited, everyone must be registered to attend.
This event is full

Wed, Jun 05, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Cedar Lake - Meeting Room A
Students will explore creative ways to reuse items that would have otherwise been thrown away or recycled.

Wed, Jun 05, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Merrillville - Meeting Room C
Learn how to make paper fortune tellers and use them to craft an adventure story.

Wed, Jun 05, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Dyer-Schererville - Meeting Room Whole (A & B)
Join us as we kick off our Summer Reading Program with the Science Heroes Interactive S.T.E.M. Show! Please register each child and adult that will be attending!
This event is full

Wed, Jun 05, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Griffith-Calumet Twp - Meeting Room
All ages are invited to join us for a wild animal show! Mark will bring animals into the library and teach us about his amazing critters! Young children should be accompanied by an adult

Wed, Jun 05, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Munster - Large Meeting Room
Teens (11-17 years old) will learn about the important design and construction of a landfill by making their own edible version. Must register.

Wed, Jun 05, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Cedar Lake - Cedar Lake - Public Tables
Join us and work on your crafts at the library! 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, Jun 05, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Merrillville - Meeting Room B
Why should the kids get to have all the fun? Join us on the 1st Wednesday of each month for adult Dungeons & Dragons and experience the adventure! Seats are limited, so registration is required.
This event is full

Wed, Jun 05, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
St. John - Large Meeting Room
Teens will learn to make their own bubble tea in a variety of flavors! Ages 12-18. Registration required.

Wed, Jun 05, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Munster - Large Meeting Room
Dr. Eric Stumpf will present the basics of genealogy as you begin your journey tracking your family's history.

Thu, Jun 06, 10:15am - 11:00am
St. John - Large Meeting Room
This half hour lap-sit program uses songs and rhymes to foster language development.

Canceled
Thu, Jun 06, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Dyer-Schererville
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, Jun 06, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Griffith-Calumet Twp - Meeting Room
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, Jun 06, 10:30am - 11:00am
Lake Station-New Chicago - Children's Program Room
For this storytime babies and toddlers will participate in stories, nursery rhymes, finger plays, and music activities designed to enhance important pre-literacy skills.

Thu, Jun 06, 10:30am - 11:15am
Highland - Children's Programming Room
This is a storytime featuring stories, fingerplays, music and a craft that teach pre-reading skills for kids 4-6. Please register each child and adult planning to attend.
This event is full

Thu, Jun 06, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Griffith-Calumet Twp - Children's Programming Room
A hands-on look at the water cycle with the Lake County SWCD. Children will roll the dice to travel the world as a water molecule and make a bracelet to commemorate their journey.
This event is full

Thu, Jun 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 take home craft, that teach early literacy skills. Please register all attending.

Thu, Jun 06, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Merrillville - Small Group Room #2
Are you having laptop, smartphone, or tablet issues? Book this one-hour session to receive individualized assistance with your technology problems. Patron must bring their device with them.

Thu, Jun 06, 11:15am - 12:00pm
St. John - Children's Program Room
This half hour lap-sit program uses songs and rhymes to foster language development.

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

Thu, Jun 06, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Highland - Children's Programming Room
Save the Dunes presents “Animals & Ecosystems”, an educational journey of the biodiversity & beauty of the Indiana Dunes & the critters who call the dunes home. Registration is required.
This event is full

Thu, Jun 06, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Merrillville - Meeting Room A
Tamara Kruse of Elderwerks Educational Services will explain different aging options as well as the different levels and costs of care throughout the continuum of Senior Living.   

Thu, Jun 06, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Highland - Meeting Room A
Join the discussion of Going Rogue: Rise and Shine Twenty-nine, which is our Once Upon a Crime Mystery Book Club selection for June. Pick up a copy at the Highland Branch.

Thu, Jun 06, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Hobart - Programming Room
Embrace your inner sleuth and work to solve a mystery using a Hunt a Killer Moon mystery set. Each session will feature a new goal.

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

Thu, Jun 06, 6:00pm - 8:15pm
Munster - Large Meeting Room
D&D comes to the Munster Branch Library! Join our campaign for Phandelver and Below: The Shattered Obelisk and get to the bottom of what is plaguing the town of Phandalin.
This event is full

Thu, Jun 06, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Munster Branch Library - Children's Area
In this program, children will have the opportunity to read aloud to a Power Paws therapy dog and their volunteer.

Rescheduled
Thu, Jun 06, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
New date Thursday, June 06, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Dyer-Schererville
Welcome to an evening of entertainment provided by the NWI Choral group, The Noteables. This special event is sponsored by the LCPL Foundation. Please register.

Thu, Jun 06, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Dyer-Schererville - Meeting Room Whole (A & B)
Welcome to an evening of entertainment provided by the NWI Choral group, The Noteables. This special event is sponsored by the LCPL Foundation. Please register.

Fri, Jun 07, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Munster - Large Meeting Room
Teens are invited to create a summer night canvas painting. All supplies will be provided. Must register.

Fri, Jun 07, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Merrillville - Meeting Room A
Join us for Movie Fridays. Every Friday, a different family film will be shown.

Fri, Jun 07, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Lake Station-New Chicago - Large Meeting Room
Children of all ages and their families are invited to the library for some movie fun. Join us every Friday for old favorites as well as new titles.

Fri, Jun 07, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Highland - Meeting Room A
The whole family can enjoy a fun movie at the library! Children must attend with an adult. Registration is required.

Fri, Jun 07, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Griffith-Calumet Twp - Meeting Room
The Muppets set sail in search of treasure. Inspired by the novel "Treasure Island" by Robert Louis Stevenson. Runtime: 100 mins; rated G.

Fri, Jun 07, 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, Jun 08, 10:00am - 10:45am
St. John - Children's Program Room
Stories, fingerplays, music, related activities and a craft are all included in this storytime for children, ages birth through 5 years old, and their families.
This event is full

Sat, Jun 08, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Merrillville - Meeting Room A
Kids ages 6 months through 3 years old, and their caregivers, will enjoy interacting at various block play stations. Special blocks for older kids will also be available on high tables.

Sat, Jun 08, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Merrillville - Meeting Room B
Like board games? So do we! Come on in and join us for a fun-filled game session. We provide the games...you provide the energy!

Sat, Jun 08, 2:30pm - 4:45pm
Hobart - Programming Room
We will have a magical adventure watching this matinee film while munching on popcorn and candy and drinking coffee, lemonade, or water. Rated PG-13; 134 minute runtime.

Mon, Jun 10, 10:30am - 11:30am
Merrillville - Meeting Room C
This program aims to help adults prepare to pass the Citizenship test in Chicago-USCIS.

Mon, Jun 10, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Merrillville - Small Group Room #2
Are you having laptop, smartphone, or tablet issues? Book this one-hour session to receive individualized assistance with your technology problems. Patron must bring their device with them.

Mon, Jun 10, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Dyer-Schererville - Meeting Room Whole (A & B)
Based on a true story, five Latinx and Black teenagers from an under-served area in Miami fight their way into the National Chess Championship under the guidance of their unconventional teacher. 1h57m

Mon, Jun 10, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Griffith-Calumet Twp - Meeting Room
Our Mystery Loves Company book discussion group will be reading The Push by Ashley Audrain where a woman's experience of motherhood is nothing at all what she hoped for and everything she feared.

Mon, Jun 10, 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Dyer-Schererville - Children's Programming Room
This is a storytime program featuring stories, fingerplays, music and a craft that teach pre-reading skills for kids 4-5.

Mon, Jun 10, 1:00pm - 1:45pm
Griffith-Calumet Twp - Children's Programming Room
Join us for a storytime for kids 4-5 years old, featuring stories, music and craft, that help develop early literacy skills. Attendees must register.

Mon, Jun 10, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
St. John - Large Meeting Room
Families are welcome to bring a picnic-style lunch and enjoy a movie at the library each Monday during Summer Reading. Rated PG; 92 minute runtime.

Mon, Jun 10, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Cedar Lake - Meeting Room A
Bring the whole family! The room will be lighter, the volume will be lower, and audience members can move around, talk, and sing. Snacks are welcome! Rated PG; 110 minute runtime.

Mon, Jun 10, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Merrillville - Children's Programming Room
Who can build the fastest car from the library's LEGO® bricks? Come find out, and race your car down our ramp! Space is limited. Please register.

Mon, Jun 10, 2:00pm - 4:15pm
Highland - Meeting Room A
Come and enjoy this afternoon movie with us! Popcorn and snacks will be served. Seating is limited. Registration is required.

Mon, Jun 10, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Lake Station-New Chicago - Children's Program Room
Make a friendship bracelet for your friend! We will be learning how to make bracelets and using patterns to create fun looks.

Mon, Jun 10, 4:00pm - 6:30pm
Munster - Large Meeting Room
Teens (11-17 years old) test your skills at our Mario Kart Tournament. Players will compete with the library Nintendo Switch. Fun, snacks, prizes! Must register.

Mon, Jun 10, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Hobart - Programming Room
Come join us for some fun experimenting with technology and playing around with robotics!

Mon, Jun 10, 5:30pm - 6:15pm
Cedar Lake - Children's Programming Room
This is a storytime program for preschoolers and their families. Enjoy an evening storytime with books, finger plays, and music. Feel free to wear pajamas!

Mon, Jun 10, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Hobart - Large Meeting Room
Join us as participants paint rocks to look like cacti. End product: a potted rock cactus garden. Please dress to paint. Also, please register!

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

Mon, Jun 10, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
St. John - Large Meeting Room
Teens will decorate their own small travel bag using fabric paint! Ages 12-18. Registration required.

Mon, Jun 10, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Griffith-Calumet Twp - Meeting Room
A selection of board games (and snacks!) will be provided for you and fellow teens to play. A Nintendo Switch will be available with multiple games. Registration is required. Ages 12 - 18

Tue, Jun 11, 10:15am - 11:00am
St. John - Large Meeting Room
Children will develop pre-reading skills as they enjoy stories, music, and a craft.

Tue, Jun 11, 10:30am - 11:00am
Lake Station-New Chicago - Children's Program Room
Toddlers and their caregivers are invited to a storytime featuring age appropriate stories, fingerplays, and songs that teach early literacy skills.

Tue, Jun 11, 10:30am - 11:00am
Dyer-Schererville - Children's Programming Room
This is a 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.

Tue, Jun 11, 10:30am - 11:30am
Merrillville - Children's Programming Room
In this program, children will develop pre-reading skills as they enjoy stories, music, and a craft.

Tue, Jun 11, 10:30am - 11:00am
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.
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Tue, Jun 11, 10:30am - 1:30pm
Hobart - Programming Room
Join us and bring your current painting projects/materials for an opportunity to chat and create!

Tue, Jun 11, 10:30am - 11:15am
Munster - Large Meeting Room
This is a storytime for children 2 & 3 years of age, with a caregiver, featuring stories, fingerplays, & music that teach early literacy skills. In person craft time will follow the storytime.

Tue, Jun 11, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Hobart - Children's Program Room
Join us for a baby and toddler play session at the library. A caregiver must be present during the play session. Toys and fun will be provided!

Tue, Jun 11, 11:30am - 11:50am
Griffith-Calumet Twp - 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.  
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Tue, Jun 11, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Cedar Lake - Children's Programming Room
This is a storytime program for babies and toddlers birth - 23 months of age, accompanied by their caregivers, filled with rhymes, books, music, and movement designed to help early literacy skills.

Tue, Jun 11, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Merrillville - Meeting Room A
See if you can complete the challenges and activities to our Survivor Camp Challenge.

Tue, Jun 11, 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Munster - Children's Program Room
Join us for a storytime program featuring stories, fingerplays, music, and an in person craft that teach pre-reading skills. This program is for kids 4 to 6 years of age and their caregivers.

Tue, Jun 11, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Merrillville - Meeting Room B
Join us for a book discussion. Our Circle of Readers will be discussing French Braid by Anne Tyler.

Tue, Jun 11, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Merrillville - Board Room
The Friends of LCPL will host their bi-monthly meeting.

Tue, Jun 11, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Lake Station-New Chicago - Large Meeting Room
CATCH (Coordinated Approach to Child Health): Learn about physical activity, healthy food choices and enjoy a free snack and gift each week. Ages 8-13. Parents may attend as well. Lesson: 30 minutes.

Tue, Jun 11, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Merrillville - Small Group Room #3
Are you having laptop, smartphone, or tablet issues? Book this one-hour session to receive individualized assistance with your technology problems. Patron must bring their device with them.
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Tue, Jun 11, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Dyer-Schererville - Meeting Room Whole (A & B)
Decorate an ice cream bowl, make an edible cookie dish and enjoy ice cream during this All Ability program. All Ability programs are geared to adults with special needs. Registration required.

Wed, Jun 12, 10:30am - 11:30am
Munster - Large Meeting Room
Animal handler Mark will be bringing in a few critters from his animal collection. From feathered and furry friends to creepy crawlies, this program has something fun for the whole family!
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Wed, Jun 12, 10:30am - 11:00am
Merrillville - Children's Programming Room
Babies and toddlers birth to 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.

Wed, Jun 12, 10:30am - 11:30am
Merrillville - Meeting Room C
This class aims to help adults prepare to take the Citizenship test in Chicago at the USCIS office.

Wed, Jun 12, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Merrillville - Children's Programming Room
Join fellow baby and toddler caregivers after our storytime for a cup of coffee or tea and some conversation. Storytime attendance is not required.

Wed, Jun 12, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Merrillville Branch - South Parking Lot
Drop by our parking lot any time during this two-hour window to see a variety of hardworking vehicles up close! Will there be fire trucks? Police cars? Something else? Come and see!

Wed, Jun 12, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
St. John - Large Meeting Room
Do you enjoy crafting? Do you wish you had friendly people to work with on those crafts? Bring your current project and enjoy the company every Wednesday! All crafts are welcome.

Wed, Jun 12, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
St. John Branch - Adult Area
Mark's Ark is bringing live animals to St. John Library! Join us for a 60 minute animal show. Registration Required.

Wed, Jun 12, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Lake Station-New Chicago - Children's Program Room
Join us as we slay dragons and save the world together in the D&D world of fantasy. Bring your own dice or dice can be provided to you.

Wed, Jun 12, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Lake Station-New Chicago - Large Meeting Room
Come hang out at the library and play the Nintendo Switch, Nintendo Wii and board games! We provide the games...you bring your friends to join in on the fun! Ages 12-18.

Wed, Jun 12, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Cedar Lake Branch - Main Area
Animal handler Mark will be bringing in a few critters from his animal collection. From feathered and furry friends to creepy crawlies, this program has something fun for the whole family!

Wed, Jun 12, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Cedar Lake - Cedar Lake - Public Tables
Join us and work on your crafts at the library! 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, Jun 12, 5:30pm - 6:45pm
St. John - Large Meeting Room
Join the Page Turners as we discuss Clark and Division by Naomi Hirahara. Books are available at the St. John Circulation Desk.

Wed, Jun 12, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Hobart - Programming Room
Adventurers wanted! Join us for summer role-playing sessions featuring perilous quests, intrepid evil, and an unforgettable journey.

Wed, Jun 12, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Merrillville - Meeting Room B
Like to draw? Like comics and cartoons? Then this is the program for you! Join us on the second Wednesday of every month to learn new drawing techniques and make friends with your fellow cartoonists!

Wed, Jun 12, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Dyer-Schererville - Meeting Room Whole (A & B)
Join us in making scented and colorful bath bombs! Dress to get messy! Let us know if you have any skin allergies upon arrival. Registration required for the this program!
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Wed, Jun 12, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Highland - Meeting Room A
This month we will be making scratch art of famous landmarks! Space is limited. Registration is required for all attendees.

Wed, Jun 12, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Lake Station-New Chicago - Large Meeting Room
Adventure (and the Summer Reading Program) begins at the library. Play adventure themed trivia solo or with a group.

Wed, Jun 12, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Munster - Large Meeting Room
Teens lets sit around the campfire and tell scary stories. And what's a campfire without s'mores? We'll do this all indoors, so don't worry about the weather. Please register.

Thu, Jun 13, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Dyer-Schererville - Meeting Room Whole (A & B)
Paper crafter Corie Kaz will host a series of classes on how to make various paper crafts. This class costs $10.00 to attend and includes most necessary materials. Please bring your own glue.

Thu, Jun 13, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Griffith-Calumet Twp - Meeting Room
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, Jun 13, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Merrillville - Small Group Room #2
Are you having laptop, smartphone, or tablet issues? Book this one-hour session to receive individualized assistance with your technology problems. Patron must bring their device with them.

Thu, Jun 13, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Cedar Lake - 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.

Thu, Jun 13, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Highland - Children's Programming Room
Children are invited to join us for a game! Throw dice to determine which country to go to, collect a bead (treasure) and throw the dice again. Then make a bracelet to remind you of your "travels".
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Thu, Jun 13, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
St. John - Large Meeting Room
Children in grades K-6 and their families are welcome to join an Indiana Dunes Park Ranger as they teach us about the animals and habitats of Indiana Dunes. Registration Required.

Thu, Jun 13, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Merrillville - Children's Programming Room
Do you want to learn how to use a map, which plants are dangerous, or how to tie a knot for any situation? Then come to Scout Skills! You never know when what you learn will come in handy!

Thu, Jun 13, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Hobart - Programming Room
Embrace your inner sleuth and work to solve a mystery using a Hunt a Killer Moon mystery set. Each session will feature a new goal.

Thu, Jun 13, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Lake Station-New Chicago - Large Meeting Room
Children will get a hands on experience of the water cycle, following it’s journey and making a bracelet to commemorate their journey.

Thu, Jun 13, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Merrillville - Meeting Room A
Come and play in a game with one of our librarians as gm.

Thu, Jun 13, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Dyer-Schererville - Meeting Room Whole (A & B)
Teens, show us your Guitar Hero skills and compete for a chance to become a rock legend! The winner will receive a prize. Registration is required. Ages 12-18.

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

Thu, Jun 13, 6:00pm - 8:15pm
Munster - Large Meeting Room
D&D comes to the Munster Branch Library! Join our campaign for Phandelver and Below: The Shattered Obelisk and get to the bottom of what is plaguing the town of Phandalin.
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Thu, Jun 13, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Merrillville - Meeting Room A
Patrons are invited to join a livestream conversation with Freida McFadden about their novel, The Housemaid Is Watching, and writing psychological thrillers. The event will be shown on a large screen.

Thu, Jun 13, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
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Join a livestream chat with Freida McFadden about her new novel The Housemaid Is Watching.

Fri, Jun 14, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Dyer-Schererville - Meeting Room Whole (A & B)
Stop in anytime during these sessions to work on a provided puzzle, crossword, word search or coloring sheet. All supplies provides. Coffee/tea/water will be available.

Fri, Jun 14, 1:30pm - 3:15pm
Munster - Large Meeting Room
Join us for a movie projected on the big screen!

Fri, Jun 14, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Merrillville - Meeting Room A
Join us for Movie Fridays. Every Friday, a different family film will be shown.

Fri, Jun 14, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Lake Station-New Chicago - Large Meeting Room
Children of all ages and their families are invited to the library for some movie fun. Join us every Friday for old favorites as well as new titles.

Fri, Jun 14, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Griffith-Calumet Twp - Meeting Room
In 1940's Hollywood, a down on his luck detective is hired to prove the innocence of Roger Rabbit. Runtime: 104 mins; rated PG.

Fri, Jun 14, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Highland - Meeting Room A
Teens are invited to a summer afternoon movie. Popcorn and snacks will be served. Seating is limited. Registration is required.

Sat, Jun 15, 9:00am - 9:30am
Griffith-Calumet - Woodland Park
Young children and their families are invited to join us at Woodland Park for a storytime with books, songs, rhymes, and a guided tour through the on-site Story Walk.

Sat, Jun 15, 10:00am - 12:00pm
St. John - Large Meeting Room
Paint a flower pot for your spring and summer flowers! All materials will be provided. Space is limited. Registration is required.

Sat, Jun 15, 10:00am - 11:00am
Merrillville - Meeting Room B
Join us to learn about financial literacy during these three class sessions featuring Misty De La Cruz from First Financial Bank.

Sat, Jun 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 while working on your project without the interruptions of home. All are welcome.

Sat, Jun 15, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Dyer-Schererville - Meeting Room Whole (A & B)
Join the library for the first Teen Cooking Program! We will be making Rice Krispy Treats! Must register first as supplies are limited. Ages 11-17.

Sat, Jun 15, 2:30pm - 4:15pm
Hobart - Programming Room
We will have a wild adventure watching this matinee film while munching on popcorn and candy and drinking coffee, lemonade, or water. Rated PG; 105 minute runtime.

Mon, Jun 17, 10:30am - 11:30am
Merrillville - Meeting Room C
This program aims to help adults prepare to pass the Citizenship test in Chicago-USCIS.

Mon, Jun 17, 10:30am - 11:30am
Merrillville - Children's Programming Room
We will have teddy bear related songs, stories, games and treats on our picnic blanket. Feel free to bring your own teddy to enjoy the event!

Mon, Jun 17, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Merrillville - Small Group Room #2
Are you having laptop, smartphone, or tablet issues? Book this one-hour session to receive individualized assistance with your technology problems. Patron must bring their device with them.

Mon, Jun 17, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
St. John - Large Meeting Room
Families are welcome to bring a picnic-style lunch and enjoy a movie at the library each Monday during Summer Reading. Rated G; 99 minute runtime.

Mon, Jun 17, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Lake Station-New Chicago - Large Meeting Room
Archaeologist and adventurer Indiana Jones is hired by the U.S. government to find the Ark of the Covenant before the Nazis discover it. Runtime of 115 mins. Rated PG.

Mon, Jun 17, 1:30pm - 3:45pm
Cedar Lake - Meeting Room A
Bring the whole family! The room will be lighter, the volume will be lower, and audience members can move around, talk, and sing. Snacks are welcome! Rated PG; 135 minute runtime.

Mon, Jun 17, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Highland - Children's Programming Room
Build a LEGO® race car, check it's performance on the race track, tweak it to your satisfaction, then race the other cars! Registration begins May 1st. Registration ends one day before event.

Mon, Jun 17, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Hobart - Programming Room
Welcome the summer sun by making a sun catcher!

Mon, Jun 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, Jun 17, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Hobart - Large Meeting Room
Children ages 6 to 12 are invited to join us for an evening of gaming! We will be playing Mario Kart on the Nintendo Switch. All gaming supplies are included.

Mon, Jun 17, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Cedar Lake - Meeting Room A
We will be watching the first episodes of an anime show.

Mon, Jun 17, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Hobart - Children's Program Room
This is an adult program where participants will get to remember pastimes from childhood. Bring your own a plain white, pre-washed, cotton article of clothing for some colorful fun.

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

Mon, Jun 17, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Munster - Large Meeting Room,Munster Zoom Room
Teens let's spill about books! Each month we'll read and talk about a different book. In June we are reading Simon vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli. Pick up books @ Munster Branch.

Mon, Jun 17, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Merrillville - Meeting Room A
Escape the distractions of home and join us for connection, conversation, and of course, reading. Not a book club - a reading party.

Mon, Jun 17, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Highland - Meeting Room A
Design and decorate your own canvas bag using fabric paint and markers. All supplies and snacks will be provided. Space is limited. Registration required. Ages 12 – 18.

Mon, Jun 17, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Griffith-Calumet Twp - Meeting Room
In this program, we will be painting terracotta pots and planting a small plant. All ability programs are geared towards adults with special needs. Ages 16 and over only. Registration required.

Tue, Jun 18, 10:00am - 10:45am
Munster - Large Meeting Room
In this program babies and toddlers, accompanied by their caregivers, will enjoy rhymes, books, music, and movement designed to help early literacy skills.

Tue, Jun 18, 10:15am - 11:00am
St. John - Large Meeting Room
Toddlers and their adult caregivers will enjoy a storytime with books, rhymes, music, and a craft.
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Tue, Jun 18, 10:30am - 11:00am
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 and prepare children for school.

Tue, Jun 18, 10:30am - 11:00am
Highland - Children's Programming Room
This is a storytime for children ages 2 & 3, with a caregiver, featuring stories, fingerplays, music and craft, that teach early literacy skills. Please register all children and adults attending.

Tue, Jun 18, 10:30am - 11:00am
Merrillville - Children's Programming Room
This is a storytime for children 2 & 3 years of age, with a caregiver, featuring stories, music, and a craft that teaches early literacy skills. Please register all attending.

Tue, Jun 18, 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, Jun 18, 10:30am - 11:00am
Dyer-Schererville - Children's Programming Room
This is a storytime for children 2 & 3 years of age, with a caregiver, featuring stories, fingerplays, music and a craft, that teach early literacy skills. Please register all attending.

Tue, Jun 18, 11:00am - 11:50am
Griffith-Calumet Twp - Children's Programming Room
In this program, toddlers and their adult caregivers will enjoy a storytime with books, rhymes, music, and a craft. Registration Required.

Tue, Jun 18, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Merrillville - Children's Programming Room
Join fellow baby and toddler caregivers after our storytime for a cup of coffee or tea and some conversation. Storytime attendance is not required.

Tue, Jun 18, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Hobart - Hobart Zoom Room,Programming Room
Our June 2024 book chat title is "Wonderland Creek" by Lynn Austin. Pick up a copy at the Hobart Branch to chat! Contact hobart@lcplin.org or (219) 942-2243 for more details.

Tue, Jun 18, 11:00am - 11:30am
Munster - Large Meeting Room
In this program babies and toddlers, accompanied by their caregivers, will enjoy rhymes, books, music, and movement designed to help early literacy skills.

Tue, Jun 18, 11:30am - 12:15pm
Cedar Lake - Children's Programming Room
During this storytime 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, Jun 18, 12:00pm - 12:30pm
Griffith-Calumet Twp - Children's Programming Room
Children ages 2-4 are invited to join us in the Children's Programming Room to play with unique toys and socialize.
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Tue, Jun 18, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Lake Station-New Chicago - Large Meeting Room
CATCH (Coordinated Approach to Child Health): Learn about physical activity, healthy food choices and enjoy a free snack and gift each week. Ages 8-13. Parents may attend as well. Lesson: 30 minutes.

Tue, Jun 18, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Merrillville - Meeting Room B
Join us for this series of cross-stitch events. Learn some basic stitching skills and make a fun project! Registration is required.

Tue, Jun 18, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Merrillville - Meeting Room C
Join us every other Tuesday to try out a new craft or art project, June 4 - July 30! All supplies provided. Please register.

Tue, Jun 18, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Hobart - Programming Room
Join us to watch episodes of shounen and adventure anime.

Tue, Jun 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 to 18.

Tue, Jun 18, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Merrillville - Small Group Room #3
Are you having laptop, smartphone, or tablet issues? Book this one-hour session to receive individualized assistance with your technology problems. Patron must bring their device with them.
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Tue, Jun 18, 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.

Wed, Jun 19, 10:30am - 11:30am
Merrillville - Meeting Room C
This class aims to help adults prepare to take the Citizenship test in Chicago at the USCIS office.

Wed, Jun 19, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
St. John - Large Meeting Room
Do you enjoy crafting? Do you wish you had friendly people to work with on those crafts? Bring your current project and enjoy the company every Wednesday! All crafts are welcome.

Wed, Jun 19, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Merrillville - Meeting Room C
Learn how to fold strips of paper into paper stars and receive a jar to store them in!
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Wed, Jun 19, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Lake Station-New Chicago - Large Meeting Room
Join us at the library to make your own tiny art. Each participant will receive one tiny canvas and easel to create their artwork on. Supplies are limited. Registration is required. Ages 12-18.

Wed, Jun 19, 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Hobart - Children's Program Room
This is a storytime program featuring stories, fingerplays, music and a craft that teach pre-reading skills for kids 4-5.

Wed, Jun 19, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Cedar Lake - Cedar Lake - Public Tables
Join us and work on your crafts at the library! 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, Jun 19, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Griffith-Calumet Twp - Meeting Room
We'll watch episodes from an anime series. We'll also have art supplies on hand if you want to draw, sketch, or get creative or bring in your own sketchbook and projects to work on.

Wed, Jun 19, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Hobart - Programming Room
Adventurers wanted! Join us for summer role-playing sessions featuring perilous quests, intrepid evil, and an unforgettable journey.

Wed, Jun 19, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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. Finished creations will be displayed in the library for the rest of the month!

Wed, Jun 19, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Dyer-Schererville - Meeting Room Whole (A & B)
Following our SRP theme of adventure, children can come and "camp out" with us and watch Trolls 3 Band Together, and enjoy a snack! Parts of the film will be interactive for everyone!

Wed, Jun 19, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
St. John - Large Meeting Room
Teens will create a mini aquarium snack with jello, candy, cookies, and more! Ages 12-18. Registration required.

Wed, Jun 19, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Munster - Large Meeting Room
Teen Rainbow Club is a monthly social space for LGBTQIA+ teens & allies. Come for informal discussion, snacks, and crafts. Please register.

Wed, Jun 19, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Highland - Meeting Room A
In this program, children will have the opportunity to read aloud to a Power Paws therapy dog and their volunteer.

Wed, Jun 19, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Cedar Lake - Meeting Room A
Join us for a discussion of "The Old Place" by Bobby Finger.

Thu, Jun 20, 10:15am - 11:00am
St. John - Children's Program Room
This half hour lap-sit program uses songs and rhymes to foster language development.

Thu, Jun 20, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Dyer-Schererville - Meeting Room Whole (A & B)
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, Jun 20, 10:30am - 12:30pm
St. John - Large Meeting Room
Join us for this month's classic film, Singin' in the Rain. Runtime: 1 hr 43 mins. Light refreshments will be served. Please register.

Thu, Jun 20, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Griffith-Calumet Twp - Meeting Room
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, Jun 20, 10:30am - 11:00am
Lake Station-New Chicago - Children's Program Room
For this storytime babies and toddlers will participate in stories, nursery rhymes, finger plays, and music activities designed to enhance important pre-literacy skills.

Thu, Jun 20, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Merrillville - Meeting Room A
Kids, ages 6 and under, are invited to stop in and "go on a bear hunt" through our pre-k-friendly obstacle course.

Thu, Jun 20, 10:30am - 11:15am
Highland - Children's Programming Room
This is a storytime featuring stories, fingerplays, music and a craft that teach pre-reading skills for kids 4-6. Please register each child and adult planning to attend.
This event is full

Thu, Jun 20, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Highland - Meeting Room A
Register for this session to receive individualized tech help.

Thu, Jun 20, 11:00am - 11:30am
Hobart - Children's Program Room
This is a 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, Jun 20, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Merrillville - Small Group Room #2
Are you having laptop, smartphone, or tablet issues? Book this one-hour session to receive individualized assistance with your technology problems. Patron must bring their device with them.

Thu, Jun 20, 11:15am - 12:00pm
St. John - Children's Program Room
This half hour lap-sit program uses songs and rhymes to foster language development.

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

Thu, Jun 20, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Merrillville - Meeting Room B
Patrons are invited to watch a livestream conversation with Tiffany Jewell that highlights the inequities black and brown students face in education. Attendees will watch the event on a large screen.

Thu, Jun 20, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
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Join a livestream chat with Tiffany Jewell about her new book Everything I Learned About Racism I Learned in School.

Thu, Jun 20, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Munster - Children's Program Room
Using a Provisional Press we will use LEGO® blocks to design and print your own prints! There will be two sessions for this workshop since space is limited. Please only register for one session.
This event is full

Thu, Jun 20, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Merrillville - Meeting Room A
In this program, children will learn about local wildlife and the humane treatment of animals with a visit from Humane Indiana and their wildlife ambassadors.

Thu, Jun 20, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Highland - Children's Programming Room
This program includes activities for children ages 6-11, including walking s'mores and camping bingo, that will be centered around our indoor campfire.
This event is full

Thu, Jun 20, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Munster - Children's Program Room
Using a Provisional Press we will use LEGO® blocks to design and print your own prints! There will be two sessions for this workshop since space is limited. Please only register for one session.
This event is full

Thu, Jun 20, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Hobart - Programming Room
Embrace your inner sleuth and work to solve a mystery using a Hunt a Killer Moon mystery set. Each session will feature a new goal.

Thu, Jun 20, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Hobart - Programming Room
In this program, mapmakers will use different techniques to design their own world map!

Thu, Jun 20, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Merrillville - Meeting Room A
Learn about composting with a representative from the Lake County Solid Waste Management District.

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

Thu, Jun 20, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Munster - Large Meeting Room
Create a memory board of your adventures during our next adult craft night! Bring your own printed photos of times you've been on vacation or had an adventure, and we'll provide a board and pins.
Registration opens Thursday, May 30 2024 at 9:00am

Fri, Jun 21, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Merrillville - Meeting Room A
Join us for Movie Fridays. Every Friday, a different family film will be shown.

Fri, Jun 21, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Lake Station-New Chicago - Large Meeting Room
Children of all ages and their families are invited to the library for some movie fun. Join us every Friday for old favorites as well as new titles.

Fri, Jun 21, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Highland - Meeting Room A
The whole family can enjoy a fun movie at the library! Children must attend with an adult. Registration is required.

Fri, Jun 21, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Griffith-Calumet Twp - Meeting Room
After being kicked out of a rock band, a man becomes a substitute teacher of a strict elementary private school, only to try and turn it into a rock band. Runtime: 109 mins; rated PG-13.

Sat, Jun 22, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Dyer-Schererville - Meeting Room Whole (A & B)
Children are welcome to come and open play chess in our meeting room! Chess boards will be provided if you don't have one!

Sat, Jun 22, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Hobart - Programming Room
We will have a fairy tale adventure watching this matinee film while munching on popcorn and candy and drinking coffee, lemonade, or water. Rated PG; 90 minute runtime.

Sat, Jun 22, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Lake Station-New Chicago - Large Meeting Room
Join us at the library to play Bingo! All ages are welcome to play. Winners will be able to choose from a variety of small prizes.

Mon, Jun 24, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Merrillville - Small Group Room #2
Are you having laptop, smartphone, or tablet issues? Book this one-hour session to receive individualized assistance with your technology problems. Patron must bring their device with them.

Mon, Jun 24, 1:00pm - 1:45pm
Griffith-Calumet Twp - Children's Programming Room
Join us for a storytime for kids 4-5 years old, featuring stories, music and craft, that help develop early literacy skills. Attendees must register.

Mon, Jun 24, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
St. John - Large Meeting Room
Families are welcome to bring a picnic-style lunch and enjoy a movie at the library each Monday during Summer Reading. Rated PG; 92 minute runtime.

Mon, Jun 24, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Highland - Children's Programming Room
Children ages 3-5, with caregivers, will interact at various play stations. Playing helps children learn language, literacy, social, and other skills. Play also nurtures creativity. 

Mon, Jun 24, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Cedar Lake - Meeting Room A
Bring the whole family! The room will be lighter, the volume will be lower, and audience members can move around, talk, and sing. Snacks are welcome! Rated PG; 114 minute runtime.

Mon, Jun 24, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Lake Station-New Chicago - Large Meeting Room
Come learn about landfills, how they are built, and the importance of their layers.

Mon, Jun 24, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Griffith-Calumet Twp - Meeting Room
The Book Buddies book club will be discussing "The Midnight Library" by Matt Haig.

Mon, Jun 24, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Hobart - Programming Room
Come join us for some fun experimenting with technology and playing around with robotics!

Mon, Jun 24, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Merrillville - Children's Programming Room
Join us to learn some great camp songs and have a snack!

Mon, Jun 24, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Hobart - Large Meeting Room
Record your summer of adventures by journaling! You can submit (2) photos to hobart@lcplin.org the week prior, and we will print them in color for you to add that personal touch.

Mon, Jun 24, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
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.

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

Mon, Jun 24, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Munster - Children's Program Room
Children (completed grades K-5) may free build with the library's LEGO® blocks or build a 'challenge' project.

Tue, Jun 25, 10:15am - 11:00am
St. John - Large Meeting Room
Children will develop pre-reading skills as they enjoy stories, music, and a craft.

Tue, Jun 25, 10:30am - 10:50am
Dyer-Schererville - 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, Jun 25, 10:30am - 11:30am
Merrillville - Children's Programming Room
In this program, children will develop pre-reading skills as they enjoy stories, music, and a craft.

Tue, Jun 25, 10:30am - 11:00am
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.
This event is full

Tue, Jun 25, 10:30am - 1:30pm
Hobart - Programming Room
Join us and bring your current painting projects/materials for an opportunity to chat and create!

Tue, Jun 25, 10:30am - 11:15am
Munster - Large Meeting Room
This is a storytime for children 2 & 3 years of age, with a caregiver, featuring stories, fingerplays, & music that teach early literacy skills. In person craft time will follow the storytime.

Tue, Jun 25, 11:00am - 11:30am
Dyer-Schererville - Children's Programming Room
Parents and caregivers of children, birth-23 months, are welcome to chat with one another and enjoy a refreshment while children explore with books and puzzles! Registration is required.

Tue, Jun 25, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Griffith-Calumet Twp - Meeting Room
Relax via this coloring for adults open session. Enjoy a warm cup of coffee & tea while getting creative with no pressure for perfection. Coloring materials provided.

Tue, Jun 25, 11:30am - 11:50am
Griffith-Calumet Twp - 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.  
This event is full

Tue, Jun 25, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Cedar Lake - Children's Programming Room
This is a storytime program for babies and toddlers birth - 23 months of age, accompanied by their caregivers, filled with rhymes, books, music, and movement designed to help early literacy skills.

Tue, Jun 25, 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Munster - Children's Program Room
Join us for a storytime program featuring stories, fingerplays, music, and an in person craft that teach pre-reading skills. This program is for kids 4 to 6 years of age and their caregivers.

Tue, Jun 25, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Lake Station-New Chicago - Large Meeting Room
CATCH (Coordinated Approach to Child Health): Learn about physical activity, healthy food choices and enjoy a free snack and gift each week. Ages 8-13. Parents may attend as well. Lesson: 30 minutes.

Tue, Jun 25, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Highland - Meeting Room A
Join the Fact or Fiction Book Club in discussing "The Magnificent Lives of Marjorie Post" by Allison Pataki. Copies are available at the Highland Branch.

Tue, Jun 25, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Dyer-Schererville - Dyer-Schererville Zoom Room
The Virtual Between the Lines Book Club will read The Violin Conspiracy by Brendan Slocumb. Books for this discussion can be picked up at the Dyer-Schererville branch a month prior to the event.

Tue, Jun 25, 4:00pm - 5:15pm
Cedar Lake - Meeting Room A
Have you seen people playing games like Dungeons & Dragons and want to try it yourself? We will be playing the fantasy RPG "Dragonbane", a game similar to D&D. Beginners are welcome. For ages 12-18.

Tue, Jun 25, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Hobart - Children's Program Room
Kids in kindergarten through 5th grade can join us to paint your own book tote. All supplies are included. Dress for a messy time!

Tue, Jun 25, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Merrillville - Small Group Room #3
Are you having laptop, smartphone, or tablet issues? Book this one-hour session to receive individualized assistance with your technology problems. Patron must bring their device with them.

Tue, Jun 25, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Merrillville - Meeting Room C
Join us at the library to create friendship bracelets. Make one for yourself and one to share! All supplies provided. Please register.

Tue, Jun 25, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Munster - Large Meeting Room
Join the Calumet Astronomical Society to learn about various topics on the cosmos!

Wed, Jun 26, 10:30am - 11:00am
Merrillville - Children's Programming Room
Babies and toddlers birth to 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.

Wed, Jun 26, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Merrillville - Children's Programming Room
Join fellow baby and toddler caregivers after our storytime for a cup of coffee or tea and some conversation. Storytime attendance is not required.

Wed, Jun 26, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
St. John - Large Meeting Room
Do you enjoy crafting? Do you wish you had friendly people to work with on those crafts? Bring your current project and enjoy the company every Wednesday! All crafts are welcome.

Wed, Jun 26, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Cedar Lake - Meeting Room A
Students learn about the layers of the soil, how soil is made, and how bugs are essential while we enjoy eating a little soil. "Soil" will contain dairy and gluten. Please call ahead with questions.
This event is full

Wed, Jun 26, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Griffith-Calumet Twp - Meeting Room
Teens (ages 12-18) are invited to compete in the library's obstacle course. Teens will test their speed, endurance, and problem solving skills. Registration is required.

Wed, Jun 26, 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Munster - Large Meeting Room
Photographer Carol Estes will lead a workshop on making cyanotype prints - which is a 170 year old process that produces artistic prints in a greenish-blue tint.
This event is full

Wed, Jun 26, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Lake Station-New Chicago - Large Meeting Room
Come hang out at the library and play the Nintendo Switch, Nintendo Wii and board games! We provide the games...you bring your friends to join in on the fun! Ages 12-18.

Wed, Jun 26, 3:00pm - 3:45pm
Munster - Large Meeting Room
Photographer Carol Estes will lead a workshop on making cyanotype prints - which is a 170 year old process that produces artistic prints in a greenish-blue tint.
This event is full

Wed, Jun 26, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Cedar Lake - Cedar Lake - Public Tables
Join us and work on your crafts at the library! 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, Jun 26, 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Lake Station-New Chicago - Twin Oaks Park
Join us at Twin Oaks Park for a storytime in the park. This family storytime welcomes children ages 2-6 and their family members to enjoy stories, songs, and fun.

Wed, Jun 26, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Lake Station-New Chicago - Large Meeting Room
Join us for a game night for the grown ups. We will have board games and the Nintendo Wii/Switch.

Wed, Jun 26, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Highland - Meeting Room A
We're decorating coasters with stunning landscape designs using diamond painting! Space is limited. Registration is required for all attendees.
This event is full

Wed, Jun 26, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Cedar Lake - Meeting Room A
This program teaches all about backyard composting. Participants will learn about the proper ratio of brown and green material, as well as the other requirements for a successful compost.

Thu, Jun 27, 10:00am - 11:30am
St. John - Large Meeting Room
Children ages birth - 3, and their families, are invited to this program where they can explore and play with a variety of blocks. Block play helps children develop motor and problem solving skills.

Thu, Jun 27, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Griffith-Calumet Twp - Meeting Room
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, Jun 27, 10:30am - 11:15am
Highland - Meeting Room A
All Ability: Hangout is a program designed for adults with special needs. Each session we will read picture books and do an activity centered around a theme. Caretakers must stay in the room.

Thu, Jun 27, 10:30am - 11:00am
Hobart - Children's Program Room
Join us as we read a story and enjoy sensory supporting stations of play. Space is limited. Please register every child and adult attending.

Thu, Jun 27, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Merrillville - Small Group Room #2
Are you having laptop, smartphone, or tablet issues? Book this one-hour session to receive individualized assistance with your technology problems. Patron must bring their device with them.

Thu, Jun 27, 11:15am - 12:30pm
Dyer-Schererville - Meeting Room Whole (A & B)
The Between the Lines book discussion group will read The Violin Conspiracy by Brendan Slocumb. Books for this discussion can be picked up at the Dyer-Schererville branch a month prior to the event.

Thu, Jun 27, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Merrillville - Meeting Room A,Merrillville Zoom Room
Justin Clark, Digital Initiatives Director, IHB, Indiana State Library and Emily McGuire with the National Digital Newspaper Program will share how newspapers can be used for research and genealogy.

Thu, Jun 27, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Munster - Large Meeting Room
Join us for an informal and relaxed discussion of Eleanor Brown's "Any Other Family." Copies are available at the Munster branch.

Thu, Jun 27, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Highland - Children's Programming Room
Children, ages 6-11, are invited to excavate dinos and more!
This event is full

Thu, Jun 27, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Cedar Lake - Meeting Room A
Join us and play video games from across the decades during our summer game fest!

Thu, Jun 27, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Griffith-Calumet Twp - Meeting Room
A selection of board games (and snacks!) will be provided for you and fellow teens to play. A Nintendo Switch will be available with multiple games. Registration is required. Ages 12 - 18

Thu, Jun 27, 4:00pm - 5:55pm
Merrillville - Meeting Room A
Calling all Dungeons & Dragons players: learn how to be a Dungeon Master with our resident librarian DMs!

Thu, Jun 27, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Merrillville - Board Room
Meeting of the Lake County Public Library Board of Trustees

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

Thu, Jun 27, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Dyer-Schererville - Children's Programming Room
Children (completed grades K-5) may free build with the library's LEGO® blocks or build a 'challenge' project.

Thu, Jun 27, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Merrillville - Children's Programming Room
Join us for stories, songs, and dancing! Wear your pajamas if you wish.

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.