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Munster


Branch manager
Michael


Address
8701 Calumet Ave.
Munster, IN 46321
Tel: 219-836-8450

Hours

Mon, Jul 15 10:00AM to 8:30PM
Tue, Jul 16 10:00AM to 8:30PM
Wed, Jul 17 10:00AM to 8:30PM
Thu, Jul 18 10:00AM to 8:30PM
Fri, Jul 19 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sat, Jul 20 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Jul 21 Closed

Upcoming Events
Fri, Jul 19, 9:00am - 12:30pm
Hobart Library - Lobby Table
The Indiana Civil Rights Commission from Indianapolis will provide information regarding civil rights. They will also offer resources and contact information to community members.

Fri, Jul 19, 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.
Registration is now closed

Fri, Jul 19, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Merrillville - Meeting Room A
Join us for Movie Fridays. Every Friday, a different family film will be shown.

Fri, Jul 19, 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, Jul 19, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Griffith-Calumet Twp - Meeting Room
A scientist father accidentally shrinks 4 teens to the size of insects. Now the teens must fight dangers as the father searches for them. Runtime: 101 mins; rated PG.

Fri, Jul 19, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
St. John - Large Meeting Room
Students will learn about the important design and construction of a landfill by making their own edible version. They will also discover how to reduce their waste production.
Registration is now closed

Fri, Jul 19, 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.
Registration is now closed

Fri, Jul 19, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Hobart - Children's Program Room
Join us to learn the basics of solving the Rubik's Cube. Rubik's Cubes will be provided. Ages 8 through 15 years old.

Sat, Jul 20, 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, Jul 20, 10:00am - 11:00am
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.

Sat, Jul 20, 11:00am - 12:00pm
St. John Branch - Patio
Teens will learn to create a tie dye shirt using ice! You must bring your own 100% white cotton t-shirt. Event will be outside, weather permitting. Ages 12-18. Registration required.

Canceled
Sat, Jul 20, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Lake Station-New Chicago
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, Jul 20, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Merrillville - Meeting Room A
Celebrate adventure at your Library with two hours of fun playing Wii Sports.

Sat, Jul 20, 2:00pm - 4:20pm
Hobart - Programming Room
We will have a reality-bending adventure watching this matinee film while munching on popcorn and candy and drinking coffee, lemonade, or water. Rated PG-13; 140 minute runtime.

Sat, Jul 20, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Highland - Meeting Room A
Come in and design a map of your own fantasy world! All materials will be provided, registration is required. This program is available for ages 10 and up.

Mon, Jul 22, 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.
This event is full

Mon, Jul 22, 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.
This event is full

Mon, Jul 22, 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; 101 minute runtime.

Mon, Jul 22, 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; 112 minute runtime.

Mon, Jul 22, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Merrillville - Children's Programming Room
Come hear some spooky stories in July!

Mon, Jul 22, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Lake Station-New Chicago - Large Meeting Room
Children will learn how to use and re-use items to make fun games!

Mon, Jul 22, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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, Jul 22, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Hobart - Programming Room
Come join us for some fun experimenting with technology and playing around with robotics!

Mon, Jul 22, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Munster - Large Meeting Room
Kids and their families will have an adventure going through our camp-out escape room, presented by the Teen Advisory Board. Please register.
This event is full

Mon, Jul 22, 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, Jul 22, 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

Mon, Jul 22, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Highland - Meeting Room A
Teens, ages 12 – 18, are invited to create a landscape themed diamond painted coaster. All material and snacks will be provided. Space is limited. Registration required.

Mon, Jul 22, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Merrillville - Meeting Room C
Join us to make your own buttons featuring designs of your choice! All supplies will be provided but feel free to bring any images you'd like to use to make a button.

Mon, Jul 22, 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.
This event is full

Tue, Jul 23, 10:15am - 11:00am
St. John - Large Meeting Room
Children will develop pre-reading skills as they enjoy stories, music, and a craft.

Tue, Jul 23, 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.
This event is full

Tue, Jul 23, 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, Jul 23, 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, Jul 23, 10:30am - 1:30pm
Hobart - Large Meeting Room
Join us and bring your current painting projects/materials for an opportunity to chat and create!

Tue, Jul 23, 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, Jul 23, 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, Jul 23, 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, Jul 23, 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, Jul 23, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Griffith-Calumet Twp - Meeting Room
Join us for a series of informative sessions about Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia with the Purdue Extension.

Tue, Jul 23, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Lake Station-New Chicago - Large Meeting Room
Adventure Begins at the Library! Come watch an adventure film for the Summer Reading Program's Movie Matinee. Rated PG-13. Runtime of 112 mins.

Tue, Jul 23, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Merrillville - Meeting Room A
Patrons are invited to engage in a livestream conversation with Elizabeth Acevedo about The Poet X, and the power of poetry. Attendees will watch the event on a large screen.

Tue, Jul 23, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Online
Join a livestream chat with author Elizabeth Acevedo about The Poet X, and the power of poetry.

Tue, Jul 23, 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.
This event is full

Tue, Jul 23, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Highland - Meeting Room A
Join the Fact or Fiction Book Club in discussing "The Art Thief" by Michael Finkel. Copies are available at the Highland Branch.

Tue, Jul 23, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Hobart - Programming Room
Join us to watch episodes of shounen and adventure anime.

Tue, Jul 23, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Dyer-Schererville - Dyer-Schererville Zoom Room
The Virtual Between the Lines book discussion group will read "The Lioness" by Chris Bohjalian. Books for this discussion can be picked up at the Dyer-Schererville branch a month prior to the event.

Tue, Jul 23, 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, Jul 23, 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.
This event is full

Tue, Jul 23, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Munster - Large Meeting Room
Join the Calumet Astronomical Society to learn about various topics on the cosmos!

Wed, Jul 24, 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, Jul 24, 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, Jul 24, 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, Jul 24, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Munster - Large Meeting Room
Join us for an afternoon of making crafts! We will have a wide variety of craft supplies for you to create something special.
This event is full

Wed, Jul 24, 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, Jul 24, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Dyer-Schererville - Meeting Room Whole (A & B)
Children will learn about the important design and construction of a landfill by making their own edible version.

Wed, Jul 24, 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, Jul 24, 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, Jul 24, 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, Jul 24, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Highland - Meeting Room A
Join us for an hour of family fun with karaoke and refreshments! We have lots of Disney tunes to choose from!

Wed, Jul 24, 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, Jul 24, 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Merrillville - Children's Programming Room
Stuffed animals are invited to a campout with Cecily the Giraffe and Ray the Elephant.

Wed, Jul 24, 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 Switch.

Thu, Jul 25, 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, Jul 25, 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, Jul 25, 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 ages 4-6. Please register each child and adult planning to attend.

Thu, Jul 25, 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, Jul 25, 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.
This event is full

Thu, Jul 25, 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, Jul 25, 11:15am - 12:30pm
Dyer-Schererville - Meeting Room Whole (A & B)
The Between the Lines book discussion group will read "The Lioness" by Chris Bohjalian. Books for this discussion can be picked up at the Dyer-Schererville branch a month prior to the event.

Thu, Jul 25, 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.
This event is full

Thu, Jul 25, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Merrillville - Meeting Room A,Merrillville Zoom Room
Ever wondered how to take care of those old photographs, scrapbooks, and stories passed down from generation to generation? This session has got you covered.

Thu, Jul 25, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Munster - Large Meeting Room
Join us for an informal and relaxed discussion of Sara Novic's "True Biz". Copies are available at the Munster branch.

Thu, Jul 25, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Highland - Children's Programming Room
Lake County Soil and Water Conservation District presents Pollinator Heroes! Children, ages 6-11, will explore the importance of pollinators in the food chain and environment with a hands-on activity.
This event is full

Thu, Jul 25, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Griffith-Calumet Twp - Meeting Room
Children, ages 5 and up, are invited to meet some local pond critters and do fun water experiments
This event is full

Thu, Jul 25, 2:30pm - 3:00pm
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, Jul 25, 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, Jul 25, 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, Jul 25, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Merrillville - Board Room
Meeting of the Lake County Public Library Board of Trustees

Thu, Jul 25, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Merrillville - Children's Programming Room
Join us for stories, songs, and dancing! Wear your pajamas if you wish!

Thu, Jul 25, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Munster - Large Meeting Room
During our next adult craft night, we'll create a field of lavender using acrylic paints on a square canvas. No painting experience necessary!
This event is full

Fri, Jul 26, 10:00am - 10:30am
Dyer-Schererville - Meeting Room Whole (A & B)
A representative from Patti's All American Gymnastics will be visiting and doing an interactive program with an obstacle course, a craft, and a story for children ages 3-5!
This event is full

Fri, Jul 26, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
St. John - Large Meeting Room
Families of kids ages 11 and under are invited to dress up as your favorite book character and join us for a costume party. We'll have bookish games and activities. Registration Required.

Fri, Jul 26, 1:30pm - 4:00pm
Munster - Large Meeting Room
Join us for a movie projected on the big screen!

Fri, Jul 26, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Merrillville - Meeting Room A
Join us for Movie Fridays. Every Friday, a different family film will be shown.

Fri, Jul 26, 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, Jul 26, 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, Jul 26, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Griffith-Calumet Twp - Meeting Room
An ordinary LEGO construction worker is recruited to join a quest to stop an evil tyrant from gluing the LEGO universe into eternal stasis. Runtime: 101 mins; rated PG.

Fri, Jul 26, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Hobart Branch - Children's Area
Meet and read to a local LCC K-9 comfort dog and its handler. LCC K-9 comfort dogs show kindness and calm to people throughout the community and beyond, making them excellent listeners.

Sat, Jul 27, 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, Jul 27, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Highland - Children's Programming Room
In this program participants will get the opportunity to read to a therapy dog. Ages 6-11. Registration is required.

Sat, Jul 27, 2:00pm - 4:50pm
Hobart - Programming Room
We will have an epic adventure watching this matinee film while munching on popcorn and candy and drinking coffee, lemonade, or water. Rated PG-13; 170 minute runtime.

Mon, Jul 29, 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; 105 minute runtime.

Mon, Jul 29, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
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; 87 minute runtime.

Mon, Jul 29, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Munster - Large Meeting Room
Teens & Tweens (9-17 years old) try to build the tallest, fastest, coolest roller coaster with miscellaneous recycled materials and building supplies. Please register.

Mon, Jul 29, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Griffith-Calumet Twp - Meeting Room
Book Buddies will be discussing "The Reading List" by Sara Nisha Adams.

Mon, Jul 29, 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, Jul 29, 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.

Tue, Jul 30, 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.
This event is full

Tue, Jul 30, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Griffith-Calumet Twp - Meeting Room
Join us for a series of informative sessions about Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia with the Purdue Extension.

Tue, Jul 30, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Merrillville - Meeting Room B
Patrons are invited to engage in a livestream conversation with Dan Santat as he inspires tweens and teens to tell their own stories through graphic novels. The event will be shown on a large screen.

Tue, Jul 30, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Online
Join a livestream chat with Dan Santat as he inspires tweens and teens to tell their own stories through graphic novels.

Tue, Jul 30, 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, Jul 30, 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.

Wed, Jul 31, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Dyer-Schererville Branch - East Parking Lot
Come out and join us for our end of summer event!

Wed, Jul 31, 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.

Rescheduled
Wed, Jul 31, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
New date Tuesday, July 30, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Merrillville
Patrons are invited to engage in a livestream conversation with Dan Santat as he inspires tweens and teens to tell their own stories through graphic novels. The event will be shown on a large screen.

Wed, Jul 31, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Cedar Lake - Meeting Room A
This program will focus on the Indiana Dunes National park's plants, animals and general ecology. Children will learn about the natural world not so far from us and what park rangers do.

Wed, Jul 31, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Highland - Children's Programming Room,Meeting Room A
Join us as we say goodbye to Summer Reading 2024 with games, crafts and refreshments (including ice cream!) Registration is required.

Wed, Jul 31, 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!

Thu, Aug 01, 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, Aug 01, 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, Aug 01, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Highland - Meeting Room A
Join the discussion of Simply Lies, which is our Once Upon a Crime Mystery Book Club selection for August. Pick up a copy at the Highland Branch.

Thu, Aug 01, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
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.

Thu, Aug 01, 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.

Sat, Aug 03, 9:30am - 12:30pm
Hobart - Programming 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, Aug 03, 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, Aug 03, 10:00am - 11:00am
Munster - Children's Program Room
Join us for Yoga at the library! Each session includes a series of asanas (postures) & sequences of pranayam (breathing exercises) for good health. Please bring your own mat to class.

Sat, Aug 03, 10:00am - 10:45am
Highland - Meeting Room A
US Secret Service presents: NCMEC's NetSmartz. This program is designed to educate parents and children in grades 3-5 about online safety and responsible use of the internet.

Sat, Aug 03, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Highland - Meeting Room A
Operation Safe Kids presents the “Live scan Child ID”, a document containing a photograph, digitized inkless fingerprints, and vital identification information. Parents will leave with this card.

Sat, Aug 03, 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, Aug 03, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Lake Station-New Chicago - Large Meeting Room
Join us in welcoming Joe Rauen at the library! Joe will give a short presentation and then you can enjoy a musical performance. All ages are welcome! Check out his website: joerauen.com

Sat, Aug 03, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Griffith-Calumet Twp - Meeting Room
Children of all ages and their families are invited to come play a variety of board games, card games and Switch video games will be available. Snacks provided.

Mon, Aug 05, 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.
This event is full

Mon, Aug 05, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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, Aug 05, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Griffith-Calumet Twp - Meeting Room
An unbreakable bond is forged between a pro adventure racer and a street dog. Runtime: 107 mins Rating: PG-13

Mon, Aug 05, 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, Aug 05, 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, Aug 05, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Highland - Meeting Room A
Choose from several crafts to help decorate your locker and get ready for the return to school. Ages 12 – 18. Space is limited. Registration required.

Tue, Aug 06, 10:30am - 11:30am
St. John - Large Meeting Room
Join us for this month's travel film about Portugal. Runtime: 52 mins. Light refreshments will be served. Please register.

Tue, Aug 06, 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, Aug 06, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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, Aug 07, 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, Aug 07, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
LCPL Virtual Branch - Online
Join a livestream chat for a behind-the-scenes guide to space exploration with the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum curator Dr. Jennifer Levasseur.

Wed, Aug 07, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Hobart - Children's Program Room
Join us to see live caterpillars turn into butterflies throughout August! Each week we'll make new crafts and do new activities as we watch the changes!

Wed, Aug 07, 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!

Wed, Aug 07, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Merrillville - Meeting Room B
Why should the kids get to have all the fun? Join us 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

Thu, Aug 08, 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, Aug 08, 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, Aug 08, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Lake Station-New Chicago - Large Meeting Room
Join us at the library to learn about the basics of banking, how to save money & develop good spending habits. This presentation will be provided by a representative from Credit Union 1. Ages: 6-11.

Thu, Aug 08, 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Merrillville - Meeting Room A
The Friends Pre-Sale is from 4-7pm. You can pay to become a Friends Member at the door. Thousands of books, dvds, and cds are available at fantastic prices!

Thu, Aug 08, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
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.

Thu, Aug 08, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
New venue Merrillville - Children's Programming Room
Come and play in a game with one of our librarians as gm.

Thu, Aug 08, 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.

Fri, Aug 09, 9:00am - 1:00pm
Merrillville - Staff Meeting Room
Northern Indiana Library Directors Meeting

Fri, Aug 09, 9:00am - 3:30pm
Hobart - Large Meeting Room
Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is a comprehensive course using a blended model with about 2 hours of online coursework to be finished BEFORE the class. Registration is required and ends on August 2nd.

Fri, Aug 09, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Hobart - Hobart Historical Society
Please join us on this adventure as Paula of the Hobart Historical Society leads us on a walking tour of Hobart. Our walk will remain on paved areas for accessibility, and a signed waiver is required.

Fri, Aug 09, 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, Aug 09, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Merrillville
The Friends Book Sale is open to anyone interested in browsing through thousands of books, dvds, and cds-- all at fantastic prices!

Sat, Aug 10, 9:30am - 4:00pm
Merrillville - Meeting Room A
The Friends Book Sale is open to anyone interested in browsing through thousands of books, dvds, and cds-- all at fantastic prices!

Sat, Aug 10, 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.

Mon, Aug 12, 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.
This event is full

Mon, Aug 12, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Dyer-Schererville - Meeting Room Whole (A & B)
Free-spirited widow, Florence Green (Emily Mortimer), risks everything to open a bookshop in a conservative East Anglian coastal town. Rated PG; runtime of 1h 52mins.

Mon, Aug 12, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Griffith-Calumet Twp - Meeting Room
Join us for a book discussion! A detective is called to the crime scene of an elaborate murder. Shortly after, another body is found. Can he find the murderer before a third body is discovered?

Mon, Aug 12, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
St. John - Large Meeting Room
Want to borrow free eBooks/audiobooks through the library? Join this small group class to learn all about using the Libby app! You must bring your own device and library card. Registration required.

Mon, Aug 12, 3:30pm - 6:00pm
Merrillville - Meeting Room A
The leftover books from the Friends Fall Book Sale will be available for nonprofit organizations to pick up from 3:30 - 6pm.

Mon, Aug 12, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Hobart - Programming Room
Get ready to bring your creative vision into making a DIY beaded pen. Try beads in a variety of colors, textures, and sizes as you create a pen to suit your style. Please register!

Mon, Aug 12, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Griffith-Calumet Twp - Meeting Room
Tween to teens (ages 10 to 17) are invited to attend a fun-filled hour to play board or Switch games, crafting, and enjoy some snacks.

Tue, Aug 13, 10:30am - 1:30pm
Hobart - Large Meeting Room
Join us and bring your current painting projects/materials for an opportunity to chat and create!

Tue, Aug 13, 1:00pm - 3:30pm
Lake Station-New Chicago - Large Meeting Room
A man must steal the Declaration of Independence or let it, and another clue to the mystery of a great treasure, fall into dangerous hands. Rated PG. 131 min.

Tue, Aug 13, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Merrillville - Meeting Room B
Join us for a book discussion. Our Circle of Readers will discuss The Good Left Undone by Adriana Trigiani.

Tue, Aug 13, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Merrillville - Board Room
The Friends of LCPL will host their bi-monthly meeting.

Tue, Aug 13, 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, Aug 13, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Dyer-Schererville - Meeting Room Whole (A & B)
Let's get together & make some cute and unique lighthouses! Registration required! All Ability programs are geared for adults with special needs and are inclusive to those over the age of 18.

Rescheduled
Tue, Aug 13, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
New date Tuesday, August 06, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Merrillville
We are proud to be hosting a support, education, & social space for LGBTQ+ teens & their allies. Teens (12-18) are welcome.

Wed, Aug 14, 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, Aug 14, 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! Games and snacks provided. Ages 12-18.

Wed, Aug 14, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Hobart - Children's Program Room
Join us to see live caterpillars turn into butterflies throughout August! Each week we'll make new crafts and do new activities as we watch the changes!

Wed, Aug 14, 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!

Wed, Aug 14, 5:30pm - 6:45pm
St. John - Large Meeting Room
Join the Page Turners as we discuss The Braid by Laetitia Colombani. Books are available at the St. John Circulation Desk.

Wed, Aug 14, 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!
This event is full

Wed, Aug 14, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Highland - Meeting Room A
This month we will be making DIY tote bags. Space is limited. Registration is required for all attendees.

Thu, Aug 15, 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, Aug 15, 10:30am - 12:30pm
St. John - Large Meeting Room
Join us for this month's classic film, You Can't Take It With You. Runtime: 2 hrs. Light refreshments will be served. Please register.

Thu, Aug 15, 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, Aug 15, 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, Aug 15, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Highland - Meeting Room A
Need help using your laptop, smartphone, or tablet? Sign up for individualized tech help! Please bring your device and any login information with you.

Thu, Aug 15, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
LCPL Virtual Branch - Online
Join a livestream chat with Irena Smith where you will hear about constructive and healthy ways to approach the college application process.

Thu, Aug 15, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
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.

Sat, Aug 17, 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, Aug 17, 10:00am - 11:00am
Munster - Large Meeting Room
Join us for Yoga at the library! Each session includes a series of asanas (postures) & sequences of pranayam (breathing exercises) for good health. Please bring your own mat to class.

Sat, Aug 17, 10:00am - 12:00pm
St. John - Large Meeting Room
Join us as we clean out our extra craft projects. Create with our surplus supplies. Space is limited. Registration is required.

Sat, Aug 17, 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.

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.