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Merrillville


Branch manager
Erika


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

Hours

Mon, Jul 22 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Jul 23 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Jul 24 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Jul 25 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Jul 26 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Jul 27 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Jul 28 12:00PM to 4:00PM

Upcoming Events
Mon, Jul 22, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Meeting Room A
Children in grades K-6th are welcome to join our cardboard challenge as we use our imaginations to create our own rocket ships using recyclable materials!

Tue, Jul 23, 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.
This event is full

Tue, Jul 23, 11:15am - 12:00pm
Children's Programming Room
Storytime featuring stories, fingerplays, music and a craft that teach pre-reading skills for kids ages 4-5.
This event is full

Tue, Jul 23, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Meeting Room A
Play a friendly game of Chess or Go.

Tue, Jul 23, 7:00pm - 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.

Wed, Jul 24, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Meeting Room A
Enjoy a movie during summer break. Bring the whole family! Rated PG ; 88 minutes Snacks are welcome (clear drinks only)! *Children under 7 must be accompanied by an adult 18+.

Thu, Jul 25, 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!

Rescheduled
Fri, Jul 26, 10:00am - 11:00am
New date Friday, July 19, 10:00am - 11:00am
Informational and interactive session that focuses on understanding the disease process of progressive dementia.

Rescheduled
Fri, Jul 26, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
New date Friday, July 19, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
A session on advanced issues and strategies. Please register by calling Alzheimer's Services of Northern Indiana toll free at 1-888-303-0180.

Fri, Jul 26, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Meeting Room B
Guest speaker Steve Szabados will give an overview of basic Polish researching techniques. He has conducted extensive research using church and other records throughout Poland.

Sat, Jul 27, 11:00am - 4:00pm
Free fun for all ages! From trivia contests to games, crafts, artist alley, and a costume contest, show us your geek side! Costumes are highly encouraged!

Mon, Jul 29, 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, Jul 29, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Meeting Room B
Using papier-mache and paint, make ready-to-use lampshades shaped and designed to look like a moon. All materials provided. Ages 12-18 SUPPLIES LIMITED! REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.
This event is full

Tue, Jul 30, 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, Jul 30, 11:15am - 12:00pm
Children's Programming Room
Storytime featuring stories, fingerplays, music and a craft that teach pre-reading skills for kids ages 4-5.

Tue, Jul 30, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Meeting Room B
Play a friendly game of Chess or Go.

Tue, Jul 30, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Meeting Room C
Black Author Book Discussion Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward
This event is full

Wed, Jul 31, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Meeting Room A
Enjoy a movie during summer break. Bring the whole family! Rated PG ; 100 minutes Snacks are welcome (clear drinks only)! *Children under 7 must be accompanied by an adult 18+.

Sat, Aug 03, 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.

Tue, Aug 06, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Meeting Room A
Play a friendly game of Chess or Go.

Thu, Aug 08, 6:15pm - 8:15pm
Meeting Room A
Circle of Readers Book Discussion

Sat, Aug 10, 9:00am - 5:00pm
Meeting Room B
Curious about competitive chess? Drop-in for our all-day chess tournament

Tue, Aug 13, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Board Room
Bimonthly meeting for the Friends of LCPL.

Tue, Aug 13, 2:00pm - 3:15pm
Meeting Room B
Pollock It Up: We'll be imitating the drip-painting art style of famous abstract painter, Jackson Pollock. All materials provided. AGES 12-18. Please Register! Limited Supplies & Availability!

Tue, Aug 13, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Meeting Room A
Play a friendly game of Chess or Go.

Thu, Aug 15, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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, Aug 16, 9:00am - 11:00am
Board Room
Public meeting of the Lakeshore Public Media Community Advisory Board (CAB).

Fri, Aug 16, 10:00am - 11:00am
Meeting Room A
Informational and interactive session that focuses on understanding the disease process of progressive dementia.

Fri, Aug 16, 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.

Fri, Aug 16, 5:45pm - 9:00pm
Join fellow researchers during extended hours and take the next step in your genealogy research. Patrons MUST register in advance and be in the building and checked in by 5:45 pm.

Mon, Aug 19, 10:00am - 12:00pm
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, Aug 20, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room B
Join us for the screening of an anime movie or TV series. Ages 12-18. Please Register. Snacks will be served.

Tue, Aug 20, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Meeting Room A
Play a friendly game of Chess or Go.

Wed, Aug 21, 6:00pm - 6:45pm
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!

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!