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Merrillville


Branch manager
Erika


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

Hours

Mon, Nov 11 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Nov 12 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Nov 13 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Nov 14 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Nov 15 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Nov 16 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Nov 17 12:00PM to 4:00PM

Upcoming Events
Rescheduled
Mon, Nov 18, 10:00am - 12:00pm
New date Monday, November 18, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Painting class for adults. Work with acrylics & canvas on an easel, following instructor's example to create an original piece of art. $20 cash fee paid at the time of class covers all materials.

Mon, Nov 18, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Meeting Room A
Painting class for adults. Work with acrylics & canvas on an easel, following instructor's example to create an original piece of art. $20 cash fee paid at the time of class covers all materials.

Mon, Nov 18, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meeting Room B
Experienced dance instructor will teach Ballroom Dancing for 6 weeks.

Mon, Nov 18, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room A
English Classes are for participants who are learning English as a second language. Different levels are available. Classes are free.

Tue, Nov 19, 10:00am - 10:45am
Children's Programming Room
Storytime for children 2 & 3 years of age, with a caregiver, featuring stories, fingerplays, music and a craft, that teaches early literacy skills.

Tue, Nov 19, 11:15am - 12:00pm
Children's Programming Room
Storytime featuring stories, fingerplays, music and a craft that teach pre-reading skills for kids 4-5.

Tue, Nov 19, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Meeting Room B
Join us for a book discussion focused the selected book. Request a copy through your local branch or from Hoopla using your library card. Ages 12-18. Please register.

Wed, Nov 20, 3:00pm - 6:00pm
Quiet Study Room #3
Every Wednesday, in Quiet Study Room 3, 2020 Census recruiters will be available to help you apply for Census employment. Walk-ins are welcome!

Wed, Nov 20, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room A
English Classes are for participants who are learning English as a second language. Different levels are available. Classes are free.

Wed, Nov 20, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Children's Programming Room
Storytime for preschoolers and their families. Enjoy an evening storytime with books, finger plays, and music. Feel free to wear pajamas!

Thu, Nov 21, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Meeting Room B
Together with PFLAGCP-NWI, we are hosting a social, support, education, & networking space for LGBTQ+ teens & their allies. Teens (12-18) are welcome. Parents/guardians can meet concurrently.

Sat, Nov 23, 10:30am - 11:00am
Children's Programming Room
Baby & Me Time is a 1/2 hour program which includes songs, stories, and sensory play for babies 0 to 23 months and their caregiver.

Sat, Nov 23, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Meeting Room A
Join us for Movie Time with popcorn and beverages as we watch The Public PG-13 ; 122 minutes

Mon, Nov 25, 10:30am - 11:00am
Children's Programming Room
Babies and toddlers, birth - 23 months of age, accompanied by their caregivers, will enjoy this program filled with rhymes, books, music, and movement designed to help early literacy skills.

Mon, Nov 25, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meeting Room A
Experienced dance instructor will teach Ballroom Dancing for 6 weeks.

Tue, Nov 26, 10:00am - 10:45am
Children's Programming Room
Storytime for children 2 & 3 years of age, with a caregiver, featuring stories, fingerplays, music and a craft, that teaches early literacy skills.

Tue, Nov 26, 11:15am - 12:00pm
Children's Programming Room
Storytime featuring stories, fingerplays, music and a craft that teach pre-reading skills for kids 4-5.

Rescheduled
Tue, Nov 26, 5:00pm - 8:30pm
New date Tuesday, November 26, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Join the Black Authors Discussion Group as we discuss A Lesson Before Dying by Ernest J. Gaines

Tue, Nov 26, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Meeting Room C
Join the Black Authors Discussion Group as we discuss A Lesson Before Dying by Ernest J. Gaines

Wed, Nov 27, 3:00pm - 4:45pm
Quiet Study Room #3
Every Wednesday, in Quiet Study Room 3, 2020 Census recruiters will be available to help you apply for Census employment. Walk-ins are welcome!

Tue, Dec 03, 10:00am - 10:45am
Children's Programming Room
Storytime for children 2 & 3 years of age, with a caregiver, featuring stories, fingerplays, music and a craft, that teaches early literacy skills.

Tue, Dec 03, 11:15am - 12:00pm
Children's Programming Room
Storytime featuring stories, fingerplays, music and a craft that teach pre-reading skills for kids 4-5.

Wed, Dec 04, 3:00pm - 6:00pm
Quiet Study Room #3
Every Wednesday, in Quiet Study Room 3, 2020 Census recruiters will be available to help you apply for Census employment. Walk-ins are welcome!

Thu, Dec 05, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Children's Programming Room
Using Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math, children in kindergarten-6th grade can enjoy experimenting, designing, building, computing, & crafting!

Thu, Dec 05, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Meeting Room B
Inviting teens, ages 12-18, to LEGO® and Board Game Night. Stop in to build your creation or pick a board game to play instead. Please register. Snacks will be provided.

Fri, Dec 06, 10:30am - 11:30am
Children's Programming Room
Homeschool families can meet to play fun games together or have fun making their own unique LEGO® creations! The library will provide board games, but families may bring games from home if desired.

Fri, Dec 06, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Meeting Room A
Ask library staff for help with your family history. You can also research with others, and share new websites, research or discoveries.

Sat, Dec 07, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Meeting Room B
Interested in any of the needle arts including knit, crochet, cross-stitch, and more? Join us for an opportunity to chat and create. Bring your own projects. Small refreshments will be provided.

Sat, Dec 07, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
An event showcasing the work of local area, independent writers. Free to attend for all ages.

Mon, Dec 09, 10:30am - 11:00am
Children's Programming Room
Babies and toddlers, birth - 23 months of age, accompanied by their caregivers, will enjoy this program filled with rhymes, books, music, and movement designed to help early literacy skills.

Tue, Dec 10, 10:00am - 10:45am
Children's Programming Room
Storytime for children 2 & 3 years of age, with a caregiver, featuring stories, fingerplays, music and a craft, that teaches early literacy skills.

Tue, Dec 10, 11:15am - 12:00pm
Children's Programming Room
Storytime featuring stories, fingerplays, music and a craft that teach pre-reading skills for kids 4-5.

Tue, Dec 10, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Board Room
Bimonthly meeting for the Friends of LCPL.

Tue, Dec 10, 6:00pm - 7:15pm
Meeting Room C
Cubism (cont'd): We will be sketching a still-life in the style of cubism and painting. All supplies provided, but limited. Registration required. Ages 12-18.

Wed, Dec 11, 3:00pm - 6:00pm
Quiet Study Room #3
Every Wednesday, in Quiet Study Room 3, 2020 Census recruiters will be available to help you apply for Census employment. Walk-ins are welcome!

Thu, Dec 12, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Children's Programming Room
Children in grades K-6 will have fun making their own unique LEGO® creations. The only requirement is imagination!

Thu, Dec 12, 6:15pm - 8:15pm
Meeting Room A
Circle of Readers Book Discussion

Sat, Dec 14, 10:30am - 11:00am
Children's Programming Room
Baby & Me Time is a 1/2 hour program which includes songs, stories, and sensory play for babies 0 to 23 months and their caregiver.

Sat, Dec 14, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Meeting Room A
Please join us for a FREE Christmas concert with local composer and musician, Keenan Baxter. This concert is sponsored by The Friends of the Lake County Public Library.

Mon, Dec 16, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Meeting Room A
Painting class for adults. Work with acrylics & canvas on an easel, following instructor's example to create an original piece of art. $20 cash fee paid at the time of class covers all materials.

Tue, Dec 17, 10:00am - 10:45am
Children's Programming Room
Storytime for children 2 & 3 years of age, with a caregiver, featuring stories, fingerplays, music and a craft, that teaches early literacy skills.

Tue, Dec 17, 11:15am - 12:00pm
Children's Programming Room
Storytime featuring stories, fingerplays, music and a craft that teach pre-reading skills for kids 4-5.

Tue, Dec 17, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Meeting Room C
Join us for a book discussion focused on the selected book. Request a copy through your local branch or from Hoopla using your library card. Ages 12-18. Please register.

Announcements: 

Looking for something to do? Check out our English as a Second Language classes, join a book club, bring the kids to story time, or find something completely new and different happening at your library soon!