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Merrillville


Branch manager
Erika


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

Hours

Mon, Jan 13 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Jan 14 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Jan 15 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Jan 16 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Jan 17 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Jan 18 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Jan 19 12:00PM to 4:00PM

Upcoming Events
Mon, Jan 20, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Meeting Room A
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, Jan 20, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Children's Programming Room
Children in grades K-6 can join us for a fun painting activity in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

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

Tue, Jan 21, 9:30am - 11:00am
Meeting Room C
The class is designed to help adults improve their English reading, writing and speaking skills, focusing on the necessary civic information to prepare for American citizenship.

Tue, Jan 21, 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 teach early literacy skills.

Tue, Jan 21, 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, Jan 21, 6:00pm - 7:15pm
Meeting Room B
Self-portrait: We will work to create self-portraits in various styles or freestyle, using photographs or from memory. All supplies provided, but limited. Registration required. Ages 12-18.

Wed, Jan 22, 3:00pm - 6:00pm
Quiet Study Room #3
Every Wednesday, in Quiet Study Room 3, 2020 Census Recruitment Advisors will be available to help you apply for Census employment. Walk-ins are welcome!

Wed, Jan 22, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room B
English Classes are for participants who are learning English as a second language. Different levels are available. Classes are free.

Thu, Jan 23, 9:30am - 11:00am
Meeting Room C
The class is designed to help adults improve their English reading, writing and speaking skills, focusing on the necessary civic information to prepare for American citizenship.

Fri, Jan 24, 10:00am - 11:00am
Meeting Room A
Informational and interactive session that focuses on understanding the disease process of progressive dementia.

Fri, Jan 24, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Meeting Room A
A session on advanced issues and strategies. Please register by calling Alzheimer's Services of Northern Indiana toll free at 1-888-303-0180.

Sat, Jan 25, 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, Jan 25, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Meeting Room A
Join us for Movie Time with popcorn and beverages as we watch Yesterday PG-13 ; 1 hour and 57 minutes

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

Tue, Jan 28, 9:30am - 11:00am
Meeting Room C
The class is designed to help adults improve their English reading, writing and speaking skills, focusing on the necessary civic information to prepare for American citizenship.

Tue, Jan 28, 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 teach early literacy skills.

Tue, Jan 28, 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, Jan 29, 3:00pm - 6:00pm
Quiet Study Room #3
Every Wednesday, in Quiet Study Room 3, 2020 Census Recruitment Advisors will be available to help you apply for Census employment. Walk-ins are welcome!

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

Thu, Jan 30, 9:30am - 11:00am
Meeting Room C
The class is designed to help adults improve their English reading, writing and speaking skills, focusing on the necessary civic information to prepare for American citizenship.

Thu, Jan 30, 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.

Fri, Jan 31, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Meeting Room A
Topic: General Overview of Illinois Digital Resources. Ask a question about your genealogy research.

Sat, Feb 01, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Meeting Room C
Interested in any of the needle arts including knitting, crochet, cross stitch, and more? Join us for an opportunity to chat and create. Bring you own project. Small refreshments will be provided.

Sat, Feb 01, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Meeting Room C
We will discuss and work to improve creative writing skills, and understand writing strategies, focusing on fiction writing. Ages 11-18. Please register.

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

Tue, Feb 04, 9:30am - 11:00am
Meeting Room C
The class is designed to help adults improve their English reading, writing and speaking skills, focusing on the necessary civic information to prepare for American citizenship.

Tue, Feb 04, 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 teach early literacy skills.

Tue, Feb 04, 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, Feb 05, 3:00pm - 6:00pm
Quiet Study Room #3
Every Wednesday, in Quiet Study Room 3, 2020 Census Recruitment Advisors will be available to help you apply for Census employment. Walk-ins are welcome!

Wed, Feb 05, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room B
English Classes are for participants who are learning English as a second language. Different levels are available. Classes are free.

Thu, Feb 06, 9:30am - 11:00am
Meeting Room C
The class is designed to help adults improve their English reading, writing and speaking skills, focusing on the necessary civic information to prepare for American citizenship.

Thu, Feb 06, 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, Feb 06, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Meeting Room B
Teens are invited to make their own pop-up Valentines Day cards using kirigami techniques.

Fri, Feb 07, 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.

Sat, Feb 08, 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.

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

Tue, Feb 11, 9:30am - 11:00am
Meeting Room C
The class is designed to help adults improve their English reading, writing and speaking skills, focusing on the necessary civic information to prepare for American citizenship.

Tue, Feb 11, 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 teach early literacy skills.

Tue, Feb 11, 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, Feb 11, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Board Room
Join the Friends at their bimonthly meeting. If interested in attending a meeting, please contact the public relations off at 219-769-3541, ext. 317.

Tue, Feb 11, 6:00pm - 7:15pm
Meeting Room B
Vincent Van Gogh: Join us in finding out more about this famous artist, his work, and trying out his artistic style ourselves. Ages 12-18. All supplies provided, but limited. Registration required.

Wed, Feb 12, 3:00pm - 6:00pm
Quiet Study Room #3
Every Wednesday, in Quiet Study Room 3, 2020 Census Recruitment Advisors will be available to help you apply for Census employment. Walk-ins are welcome!

Wed, Feb 12, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room B
English Classes are for participants who are learning English as a second language. Different levels are available. Classes are free.

Thu, Feb 13, 9:30am - 11:00am
Meeting Room C
The class is designed to help adults improve their English reading, writing and speaking skills, focusing on the necessary civic information to prepare for American citizenship.

Thu, Feb 13, 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, Feb 13, 6:15pm - 8:15pm
Meeting Room A
Circle of Readers Book Discussion

Sat, Feb 15, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Meeting Room B
Stitch in Public with the Needle Artisans of NWI - work on your cross stitch and other needle work in the company of other needle art enthusiasts. Bring your own projects and materials.

Mon, Feb 17, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Meeting Room A
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, Feb 17, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room B
English Classes are for participants who are learning English as a second language. Different levels are available. Classes are free.

Tue, Feb 18, 9:30am - 11:00am
Meeting Room C
The class is designed to help adults improve their English reading, writing and speaking skills, focusing on the necessary civic information to prepare for American citizenship.

Tue, Feb 18, 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 teach early literacy skills.

Tue, Feb 18, 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, Feb 18, 6:00pm - 7:15pm
Meeting Room B
Vincent Van Gogh: Join us in finding out more about this famous artist, his work, and trying out his artistic style ourselves. Ages 12-18. All supplies provided, but limited. Registration required.

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