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Highland


Branch manager
Heather


Address
2841 Jewett St
Highland, IN 46322
Tel: 219-838-2394

Hours

Mon, Jan 30 12:30PM to 8:30PM
Tue, Jan 31 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Wed, Feb 01 12:30PM to 8:30PM
Thu, Feb 02 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Fri, Feb 03 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sat, Feb 04 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Feb 05 Closed

Upcoming Events
Sat, Feb 04, 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.

Sat, Feb 04, 10:00am - 11:00am
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!

Sat, Feb 04, 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.

Mon, Feb 06, 10:30am - 11:30am
Merrillville - Meeting Room C
Classes to help prepare adults for the United States Immigration examination, to become naturalized citizens.

Mon, Feb 06, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Highland - Meeting Room A
Come and enjoy this afternoon movie with us! Seating is limited. Registration is required.

Mon, Feb 06, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Griffith-Calumet Twp - Meeting Room
Teens in 6th-12th grades are invited to join the NWI Chess Club. Please register and bring your own board.

Mon, Feb 06, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Dyer-Schererville - Meeting Room Whole (A & B)
Teens are invited to join us as we sample books by Black authors in honor of Black History Month. From romance to science fiction, mysteries to novels in verse, there's something for everyone!

Mon, Feb 06, 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, Feb 06, 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 11 - 17 can attend. Zoom available. Registration Required.  Programs subject to change.

Mon, Feb 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.

Mon, Feb 06, 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, Feb 06, 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. Snacks will be provided. Registration required. Ages 12 – 18.

Tue, Feb 07, 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!

Tue, Feb 07, 10:30am - 11:30am
St. John - Large Meeting Room
Join us for this month's travel film about Paris. Runtime: 60mins. Please register.

Tue, Feb 07, 10:30am - 10:50am
Merrillville - Children's Programming Room
Children ages 2-3 and their caregivers are invited to a 20-minute storytime session. Join us for books, music, and a take-home craft, all designed to foster pre-reading skills.

Tue, Feb 07, 10:30am - 10:50am
Munster - Large Meeting 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, Feb 07, 10:30am - 10:50am
Highland - Children's Programming Room
A storytime program 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, Feb 07, 10:30am - 11:00am
Hobart - Children's Program Room
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, Feb 07, 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, Feb 07, 11:30am - 12:15pm
Cedar Lake - Children's Programming Room
For 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, Feb 07, 11:30am - 11:50am
Griffith-Calumet Twp - Children's Programming Room
A storytime program for toddlers and their adult caregivers. Attendees will enjoy a storytime with books, rhymes, music, and a craft. Registration Required.

Tue, Feb 07, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Griffith-Calumet Twp - Meeting Room
A heartbroken pop star (Jennifer Lopez) spontaneously weds a stranger from the audience (Owen Wilson) while live on stage. PG-13 1h 52min

Tue, Feb 07, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Dyer-Schererville Branch - Tutor Table
Book this one-hour session to receive individualized instruction in basic technology skills. Registrant may be contacted before the session to discuss the type of help needed.
This event is full

Tue, Feb 07, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Griffith-Calumet Twp - Children's Programming Room
A program for children of all ages and their families to come craft homemade valentines, all supplies included!

Tue, Feb 07, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Highland - Children's Programming Room
In this program children in grades K-5 will learn how to make a heart-shaped bird feeder, and other simple feeders, to help our feathered friends during the height of winter, when they need it most.

Tue, Feb 07, 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, Feb 07, 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, Feb 08, 10:30am - 11:30am
Merrillville - Meeting Room C
Classes to help prepare adults for the United States Immigration examination, to become legal Citizens.

Wed, Feb 08, 10:30am - 10:50am
Merrillville - Children's Programming Room
Babies up to 23 months and their families are invited to a 20-minute lapsit program of rhymes, songs, knee bounces, and other activities designed to foster early child development.

Wed, Feb 08, 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, Feb 08, 1:30pm - 1:50pm
Munster - Children's Program Room
Storytime featuring stories, fingerplays, music, and a take home craft that teach pre-reading skills for kids 4-6. Please note NEW afternoon time.

Wed, Feb 08, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Cedar Lake - Meeting Room A
Homeschool children are invited to attend a program exploring a STEAM topic each session. The only requirement is imagination and registration!

Wed, Feb 08, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Lake Station-New Chicago - Large Meeting Room
Come hang out at the library and play the Nintendo Switch and board games! We provide the games...you bring your friends to join in on the fun! Ages 12-18.

Wed, Feb 08, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Cedar Lake - 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, Feb 08, 5:30pm - 6:45pm
St. John - Large Meeting Room
Join the Page Turners as we discuss "Unsettled Ground" by Claire Fuller. Books are available at the St. John Branch circulation desk.

Wed, Feb 08, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Hobart - Children's Program Room
Join us as we create a project with Crayon wax. Dress for a messy time!

Wed, Feb 08, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Munster - Large Meeting Room
Printmaker Ida Short will be visiting with her antique table top printing presses! Learn about the art of letterpress and make your own valentines.

Wed, Feb 08, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Lake Station-New Chicago - Children's Program 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, Feb 08, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Highland - Meeting Room A
This month we will be making paper quilled valentines! Quilling is an art that uses thin strips of paper to make designs. Space is limited. Registration is required for all attendees.

Wed, Feb 08, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Hobart - Programming Room
Join us and earn volunteer hours while helping us plan teen programming and services. For grades 6-12. Also, bring your art supplies and draw anything you like.

Wed, Feb 08, 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, Feb 09, 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, Feb 09, 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, Feb 09, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Merrillville - Meeting Room A
Earn volunteer hours while helping us plan teen programming and services. For grades 6-12.

Thu, Feb 09, 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, Feb 10, 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, Feb 11, 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.

Sat, Feb 11, 10:00am - 12:00pm
St. John - Large Meeting Room
Create a suncatcher using glass pebbles. All materials will be provided. Space is limited and registration is required. Please register for only one session to allow more people to attend.
This event is full

Sat, Feb 11, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Merrillville - Children's Programming Room
Kids ages 6 months through 3 years old and their caregivers will enjoy interacting at various block play stations. Registration for all children & adults attending is required.
This event is full

Mon, Feb 13, 10:30am - 11:30am
Merrillville - Meeting Room C
Classes to help prepare adults for the United States Immigration examination, to become naturalized citizens.

Mon, Feb 13, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Dyer-Schererville Branch - Tutor table
Book this one-hour session to receive individualized instruction in basic technology skills. Registrant may be contacted before the session to discuss the type of help needed.
This event is full

Mon, Feb 13, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Griffith-Calumet Twp - Meeting Room
The discovery of a girl abandoned by the side of the road threatens to unearth the long-buried secrets of a Texas town.

Mon, Feb 13, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Dyer-Schererville - Meeting Room Whole (A & B)
International Film Series. Adults only. English. 100 Minutes. Registration required.

Mon, Feb 13, 1:00pm - 1:20pm
Dyer-Schererville - Children's Programming Room
A storytime program featuring stories, fingerplays, music, and a take home craft that teach pre-reading skills for kids 4-6.

Mon, Feb 13, 1:00pm - 1:20pm
Griffith-Calumet Twp - Children's Programming Room
This is a storytime for kids 4-6 years old, featuring stories, music and take home craft, that help develop early literacy skills. Must register.

Mon, Feb 13, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Merrillville
Children (completed grades K-5) may free build with the library's LEGO® blocks or build a 'challenge' project.

Rescheduled
Mon, Feb 13, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
New date Monday, February 13, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Merrillville
Children (completed grades K-5) may free build with the library's LEGO® blocks or build a 'challenge' project.

Mon, Feb 13, 5:30pm - 6:15pm
Cedar Lake - Children's Programming Room
A storytime for preschoolers and their families where they can enjoy books, finger plays, and music. Feel free to wear pajamas!

Mon, Feb 13, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Hobart - Large Meeting Room
Join us and explore using cork to make heart decor. Please register!

Mon, Feb 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.

Mon, Feb 13, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
St. John - Large Meeting Room
Decorate some cookies for Valentine's Day with frosting, sprinkles, candies, and more! Ages 12-18. Registration required.

Mon, Feb 13, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Lake Station-New Chicago - Large Meeting Room
Join us and learn how to create your own photo album using envelopes. Registration is required. Supplies will be provided. It's recommended to bring a favorite greeting card to use as a cover.

Mon, Feb 13, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Highland - Meeting Room A
Whether you are a fan or dislike Valentine's day, there will be something for you. Teens can attend for activities, crafts, and snacks. Ages 12 - 18. Registration required.

Tue, Feb 14, 10:15am - 11:15am
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, Feb 14, 10:30am - 10:50am
Merrillville - Children's Programming Room
Preschool-age children are invited to a 20-minute storytime session designed to foster pre-reading skills. Join us for books, music, and a take-home craft!

Tue, Feb 14, 10:30am - 10:50am
Munster - 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. 
This event is full

Tue, Feb 14, 10:30am - 10:50am
Dyer-Schererville - Children's Programming Room
A storytime program 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, Feb 14, 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.
This event is full

Tue, Feb 14, 10:30am - 1:30pm
Hobart - Large Meeting Room
Bring your current painting projects/materials for an opportunity to chat and create!

Tue, Feb 14, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Cedar Lake - Children's Programming Room
In this program babies and toddlers, birth - 23 months of age, accompanied by their caregivers, can enjoy rhymes, books, music, and movement designed to help early literacy skills.

Tue, Feb 14, 11:30am - 11:50am
Griffith-Calumet Twp - Children's Programming Room
A 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, Feb 14, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Merrillville - Meeting Room B
Monthly discussion of The Forest of Vanishing Stars by Kristin Harmel

Tue, Feb 14, 4:00pm - 4:20pm
Lake Station-New Chicago - Children's Program Room
For this storytime 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, Feb 14, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Munster - Large Meeting Room
During this program we'll watch a video produced by the Foreign Policy Association about foreign policy issues and discuss what we've learned. No experience is necessary - the goal is simply to learn!

Wed, Feb 15, 10:30am - 11:30am
Merrillville - Meeting Room C
Classes to help prepare adults for the United States Immigration examination, to become legal Citizens.

Wed, Feb 15, 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, Feb 15, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Lake Station-New Chicago - Large Meeting Room
NorthShore Health Centers will be at the library to offer a class where you’ll learn how to manage diabetes with a healthy lifestyle, exercise, and proper nutrition. Please register.

Wed, Feb 15, 2:30pm - 3:00pm
Hobart - Children's Program Room
This is a storytime program featuring stories, fingerplays, music, and a take home craft that teach pre-reading skills for kids ages 4-6.

Wed, Feb 15, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
St. John - Children's Program Room
A program where children in grades K-6 can enjoy a life-sized board game. PLEASE WEAR SOCKS. Children who cannot read may want to bring an adult to help them.

Wed, Feb 15, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Cedar Lake - 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, Feb 15, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Lake Station-New Chicago - Large Meeting Room
NorthShore Health Centers will be at the library to offer a class where you’ll learn how to manage diabetes with a healthy lifestyle, exercise, and proper nutrition. Please register.

Wed, Feb 15, 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, Feb 15, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Munster - Large Meeting Room
We are proud to be hosting a a monthly social & networking time, providing support, education, & social space for LGBTQ+ teens & their allies. Discussion, resources and activities. Please Register.

Wed, Feb 15, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Lake Station-New Chicago - Children's Program 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, Feb 15, 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, Feb 15, 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, Feb 15, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Cedar Lake - Meeting Room A
Join us for a discussion of the novel Somebody's Daughter by Ashley Ford.

Thu, Feb 16, 10:15am - 10:45am
St. John - Large Meeting 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, Feb 16, 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, Feb 16, 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, Feb 16, 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, Feb 16, 10:30am - 11:00am
Highland - Children's Programming Room
A storytime program featuring stories, fingerplays, music, and a take home craft that teach pre-reading skills for kids 4-6. Please register all attending.

Thu, Feb 16, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Highland - Meeting Room A
Sign up for this session to receive individualized tech help.
This event is full

Thu, Feb 16, 11:00am - 11:30am
Hobart - Children's Program Room
This is a storytime program 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.

Thu, Feb 16, 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, Feb 16, 11:15am - 11:45am
St. John - Large Meeting 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, Feb 16, 11:30am - 12:15pm
Cedar Lake - Children's Programming Room
In this storytime toddlers (ages 2 and 3), accompanied by a caregiver, will participate in stories, finger plays, and music activities. Activities will help to develop important pre-literacy skills.
This event is full

Thu, Feb 16, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
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, Feb 16, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Highland - Children's Programming Room
Program where children (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.

Thu, Feb 16, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Munster - Large Meeting Room
Join us for a yoga program. Each session includes a series of asanas (postures) & sequences of pranayam (breathing exercises) for good health. Please bring your own mat to class.

Thu, Feb 16, 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, Feb 17, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Hobart
Teens will get to learn how to make flowers out of tissue paper. Supplies will be provided. Must register first as supplies are limited. Ages 12-17

Sat, Feb 18, 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, Feb 18, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Dyer-Schererville Children's Area
Children will have the opportunity to read aloud to a Power Paws therapy dog and their volunteer.

Sat, Feb 18, 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, Feb 20, 10:30am - 11:30am
Merrillville - Meeting Room C
Classes to help prepare adults for the United States Immigration examination, to become naturalized citizens.

Mon, Feb 20, 1:00pm - 1:20pm
Dyer-Schererville - Children's Programming Room
A storytime program featuring stories, fingerplays, music, and a take home craft that teach pre-reading skills for kids 4-6.

Mon, Feb 20, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Griffith-Calumet Twp - Children's Programming Room
Children (grades K-5) may free build with the library's LEGO® blocks or build a 'challenge' project.

Mon, Feb 20, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Griffith-Calumet Twp - Meeting Room
Get ready for the wearing o' the green by making Irish buttons and other themed crafts. All Ability programs are geared towards adults with special needs and open to all. Registration required.

Mon, Feb 20, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Munster - Large Meeting Room,Munster Zoom Room
Teens let's spill about books! Each month we'll read and and talk about a different book. Topics & genres will vary. Pick-up books @ Munster Branch. Any questions? Contact Melissa @219-836-8450.

Mon, Feb 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.

Mon, Feb 20, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
St. John - Large Meeting Room
Create a suncatcher using glass pebbles. All materials will be provided. Space is limited and registration is required. Please register for only one session to allow more people to attend.

Mon, Feb 20, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Highland - Meeting Room A
Join us for a night of games! A selection of board and card games will be provided for you and fellow teens to play. Registration are required. Ages 12 - 18

Tue, Feb 21, 10:15am - 10:45am
St. John - Large Meeting 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, Feb 21, 10:30am - 10:50am
Merrillville - Children's Programming Room
Children ages 2-3 and their caregivers are invited to a 20-minute storytime session. Join us for books, music, and a take-home craft, all designed to foster pre-reading skills.

Tue, Feb 21, 10:30am - 10:50am
Munster - Large Meeting 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, Feb 21, 10:30am - 10:50am
Dyer-Schererville - Children's Programming Room
A storytime program 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, Feb 21, 10:30am - 10:50am
Highland - Children's Programming Room
A storytime program 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, Feb 21, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Lake Station-New Chicago - Large Meeting Room
Monthly Movie at LSNC. A recently widowed man's son calls a radio talk-show in an attempt to find his father a partner. Rated PG. 105 min

Tue, Feb 21, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Hobart - Children's Program Room,Hobart Zoom Room
Our February 2023 book chat title is *The League of Wives* by Heath Hardage Lee. Pick up a copy at the Hobart branch to chat virtually or in person! Contact hobart@lcplin.org for more details.

Tue, Feb 21, 11:15am - 11:45am
St. John - Large Meeting 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, Feb 21, 11:30am - 12:15pm
Cedar Lake - Children's Programming Room
For 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, Feb 21, 11:30am - 11:50am
Griffith-Calumet Twp - Children's Programming Room
A storytime program for toddlers and their adult caregivers. Attendees will enjoy a storytime with books, rhymes, music, and a craft. Registration Required.

Tue, Feb 21, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Griffith-Calumet Twp - Meeting Room
Over 950 African American men became fighter pilots at the Tuskegee Army Airfield during World War II. 48min

Tue, Feb 21, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Dyer-Schererville - Dyer-Schererville Zoom Room
The Between the Lines Book Club reads "The Reading List" by Sara Nisha Adams. Books for this Zoom discussion can be picked up at the Dyer-Schererville branch a month prior to the event.

Tue, Feb 21, 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, Feb 21, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
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, Feb 21, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Munster - Large Meeting Room
During this program we'll watch a video produced by the Foreign Policy Association about foreign policy issues and discuss what we've learned. No experience is necessary - the goal is simply to learn!

Tue, Feb 21, 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, Feb 22, 10:30am - 11:30am
Merrillville - Meeting Room C
Classes to help prepare adults for the United States Immigration examination, to become legal Citizens.

Wed, Feb 22, 10:30am - 10:50am
Merrillville - Children's Programming Room
Babies up to 23 months and their families are invited to a 20-minute lapsit program of rhymes, songs, knee bounces, and other activities designed to foster early child development.

Wed, Feb 22, 10:30am - 11:30am
Dyer-Schererville Branch - Tutor table
Book this one-hour session to receive individualized instruction in basic technology skills. Registrant may be contacted before the session to discuss the type of help needed.

Wed, Feb 22, 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, Feb 22, 1:30pm - 1:50pm
Munster - Children's Program Room
Storytime featuring stories, fingerplays, music, and a take home craft that teach pre-reading skills for kids 4-6. Please note NEW afternoon time.

Wed, Feb 22, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Cedar Lake - Meeting Room A
Homeschool children are invited to attend a program exploring a STEAM topic each session. The only requirement is imagination and registration!

Wed, Feb 22, 2:30pm - 3:00pm
Hobart - Children's Program Room
This is a storytime program featuring stories, fingerplays, music, and a take home craft that teach pre-reading skills for kids 4-6.

Wed, Feb 22, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Lake Station-New Chicago - Large Meeting Room
Come hang out at the library and play the Nintendo Switch and board games! We provide the games...you bring your friends to join in on the fun! Ages 12-18.

Wed, Feb 22, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Cedar Lake - 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, Feb 22, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Lake Station-New Chicago - Children's Program Room
Babies and toddlers, ages 6 months to 3 years old, and their caregivers are invited to an hour of free play and fun.
This event is full

Wed, Feb 22, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Cedar Lake - Meeting Room A
Join us for this program filled with games and activities. All Ability programs are geared towards adults with special needs but are open to everyone age 10+. Caretakers must stay in the room.

Wed, Feb 22, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Munster - Large Meeting Room
Do you, or someone you know, identify as LGBTQ+? Free monthly virtual and in-person meetings provide support, education, advocacy & community for families, friends, allies & those who are LGBTQ+

Thu, Feb 23, 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, Feb 23, 10:30am - 12:00pm
St. John - Children's Program Room
Join us for this month's classic film The Awful Truth directed by Leo McCarey. Runtime: 1hr 30mins. Light refreshments will be served. Please register.

Thu, Feb 23, 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, Feb 23, 11:15am - 12:30pm
Dyer-Schererville - Meeting Room Whole (A & B)
The Between the Lines Book Club reads "The Reading List" by Sara Nisha Adams. Books for this discussion can be picked up at the Dyer-Schererville branch a month prior to the event.

Thu, Feb 23, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Munster - Large Meeting Room
Join us for an informal and relaxed discussion of S.A. Cosby's "Blacktop Wasteland." Copies are available at the Munster branch.

Thu, Feb 23, 1:30pm - 2:45pm
Merrillville - Meeting Room A,Merrillville Zoom Room
Rachel from ProQuest will join us in person to show researchers how to use Heritage Quest Online and will focus on the U.S. Freedman's Bank Record, 1861-1875 collection, Family History Books and more.

Thu, Feb 23, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Griffith-Calumet Twp - Meeting Room
Tweens, ages 10 to 13, will discuss Dog Driven by Terry Lynn Johnson. Please register.

Thu, Feb 23, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Merrillville - Staff Meeting Room
Meeting of the Lake County Public Library Board of Trustees

Thu, Feb 23, 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, Feb 23, 6:30pm - 6:50pm
Merrillville - Children's Programming Room
Join us for bedtime stories and songs. Wear your favorite pajamas and sing along to some lullabies.

Sat, Feb 25, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Griffith-Calumet Twp - Meeting Room
Get ready for March by creating a colorful wreath worthy of a pot o'gold! Registration is Required--supplies limited! 18 and over.
This event is full

Sat, Feb 25, 11:00am - 12:00pm
St. John - Large Meeting Room
A crafting program where teens will learn to build a paper circuit and create a light up bookmark! All supplies will be provided. Ages 12-18. Registration required.

Sat, Feb 25, 11:00am - 12:00pm
St. John - Children's Program Room
Children will have the opportunity to read aloud to a Power Paws therapy dog and their volunteer.

Sat, Feb 25, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Hobart - Programming Room
Join us for a showing of Scott Pilgrim vs the World! Popcorn and lemonade will be provided. Must register! Ages 12-17. Rated PG-13. Runtime: 1 hour and 52 minutes.

Mon, Feb 27, 10:30am - 11:30am
Merrillville - Meeting Room C
Classes to help prepare adults for the United States Immigration examination, to become naturalized citizens.

Mon, Feb 27, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Griffith-Calumet Twp - Meeting Room
Discuss this memoir, a tribute to Jenna Bush Hagar's family and the love and respect they share for each other.

Mon, Feb 27, 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, Feb 27, 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, Feb 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.

Mon, Feb 27, 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. Constructions will be displayed in the library until the next LEGO® Club meeting. 

Tue, Feb 28, 10:15am - 11:15am
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, Feb 28, 10:30am - 10:50am
Merrillville - Children's Programming Room
Preschool-age children are invited to a 20-minute storytime session designed to foster pre-reading skills. Join us for books, music, and a take-home craft!

Tue, Feb 28, 10:30am - 10:50am
Munster - 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. 
This event is full

Tue, Feb 28, 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.
This event is full

Tue, Feb 28, 10:30am - 11:00am
Hobart - Children's Program Room
This is a 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, Feb 28, 10:30am - 1:30pm
Hobart - Large Meeting Room
Bring your current painting projects/materials for an opportunity to chat and create!

Tue, Feb 28, 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, Feb 28, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Cedar Lake - Children's Programming Room
In this program babies and toddlers, birth - 23 months of age, accompanied by their caregivers, can enjoy rhymes, books, music, and movement designed to help early literacy skills.

Tue, Feb 28, 11:30am - 11:50am
Griffith-Calumet Twp - Children's Programming Room
A 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, Feb 28, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Highland - Meeting Room A
Join the Fact or Fiction Book Club in discussing "The Downstairs Girl" by Stacey Lee. Copies are available at the Highland Branch.

Tue, Feb 28, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
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 "Knave", a game similar to D&D. Beginners are welcome. For ages 12-18.

Wed, Mar 01, 10:30am - 11:30am
Merrillville - Meeting Room C
Classes to help prepare adults for the United States Immigration examination, to become legal Citizens.

Wed, Mar 01, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Merrillville - Meeting Room B
The Basement Bunch with Debbie Rodriguez will be hosting a series of classes on how to make greeting cards. This class costs $15.00 dollars to attend and includes all necessary materials.

Wed, Mar 01, 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, Mar 01, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Cedar Lake - 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, Mar 01, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Hobart - Children's Program Room
In this program, children (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, Mar 01, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Merrillville - Meeting Room B
The Basement Bunch with Debbie Rodriguez will be hosting a series of classes on how to make greeting cards. This class costs $15.00 dollars to attend and includes all necessary materials.

Wed, Mar 01, 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Lake Station-New Chicago - Children's Program Room
This is a pajama themed storytime for children, ages 2-6, and their caregivers. Feel free to wear your favorite pajamas!

Wed, Mar 01, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Griffith-Calumet Twp - Meeting Room
Teens, ages 12 to 18, will learn basic sewing and embroidery stitches while making an earbud holder. Registration is required.

Wed, Mar 01, 6:30pm - 6:50pm
Munster - Children's Program Room
Come in your PJs and join us for bedtime stories and lullabies!

Thu, Mar 02, 10:15am - 10:45am
St. John - Large Meeting 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, Mar 02, 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, Mar 02, 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, Mar 02, 10:30am - 11:00am
Highland - Children's Programming Room
This is a storytime program featuring stories, fingerplays, music, and a take home craft that teach pre-reading skills for kids 4-6. Please register all planning to attend.

Thu, Mar 02, 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, Mar 02, 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, Mar 02, 11:15am - 11:45am
St. John - Large Meeting 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, Mar 02, 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, Mar 02, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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!

Thu, Mar 02, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Highland - Meeting Room A
Join the discussion of The Lost Apothecary, which is our Once Upon a Crime Mystery Book Club selection for March 2023. Pick up a copy at the Highland Branch.

Thu, Mar 02, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
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, Mar 02, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Merrillville - Children's Programming Room
Join us on our journey: Heroes of Sol'an, 5th edition family friendly Dungeons and Dragons campaign for preteens. New players welcome.

Thu, Mar 02, 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, Mar 02, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Munster Branch - Children's Area
Children will have the opportunity to read aloud to a Power Paws therapy dog and their volunteer.

Sat, Mar 04, 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.

Sat, Mar 04, 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.

Sat, Mar 04, 10:00am - 11:00am
St. John - Children's Program Room
This is a 30 minute storytime program for children ages Birth - 6 and their family. We will read books, sing songs, and take home a craft!

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