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New Arrivalsalways something new at the library

There's always something new at the library! Whether it's new to our shelves or new to our digital collection, you can find out about it here.

Wowbrary Newsletter: For the latest and greatest physical materials.

Overdrive: Scroll down slightly to see the newest ebooks and digital audiobooks.

Bestseller Express: For the latest bestsellers - that you don't have to place a hold on.

Freegal New Releases: For new downloadable music that you can keep forever.

New 3-Day DVDs
New to 14-Day DVDs
New at LCPL

Looking for something new? These titles have just hit our shelves!

Upcoming Events
Fri, Aug 12, 1:00pm - 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 13, 9:25am - 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 13, 10:00am - 11:00am
St. John
Create your own marbled mugs using water and nail polish. Feel free to bring your own, not chunky, nail polish or a porcelain mug. All... more
Create your own marbled mugs using water and nail polish. Feel free to bring your own, not chunky, nail polish or a porcelain mug. All supplies will be provided. Space limited. Registration required.
This event is full

Sat, Aug 13, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Dyer-Schererville - Children's Programming Room
International Film Series. Adults only. Hebrew, Arabic, French, Italian, Yiddish, German, Ladino with English subtitles. 94 Minutes.... more
International Film Series. Adults only. Hebrew, Arabic, French, Italian, Yiddish, German, Ladino with English subtitles. 94 Minutes. Registration required.

Sat, Aug 13, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Hobart - Large Meeting Room
Need help on what to do with cover letters and resumes? Come on over to the library for some tips and advice. Available for both teens... more
Need help on what to do with cover letters and resumes? Come on over to the library for some tips and advice. Available for both teens and adults. Must register first.

Mon, Aug 15, 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 15, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Griffith-Calumet Twp - Meeting Room
Keep some end of summer magic with these cute light up creations! Registration is Required. All Ability programs are geared towards... more
Keep some end of summer magic with these cute light up creations! Registration is Required. All Ability programs are geared towards adults with special needs but are open to all.

Mon, Aug 15, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Munster - Children's Program Room
Children (currently in grades K-5) may free build with the library's LEGO® blocks or build a 'challenge' project. Constructions will... more
Children (currently in 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, Aug 15, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Lake Station-New Chicago - Large Meeting Room
Come hang out and play some games! We provide the video games & board games...you bring your friends & family to join in on the fun! All... more
Come hang out and play some games! We provide the video games & board games...you bring your friends & family to join in on the fun! All ages.

Mon, Aug 15, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Highland - Meeting Room A
A selection of board and card games will be provided for you and fellow teens to play. Registration are required. Ages 12 - 18

Mon, Aug 15, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Hobart - Large Meeting Room
Your resume is the marketing piece that can help move you on to the interview stage. Learn about what you can do to create the best... more
Your resume is the marketing piece that can help move you on to the interview stage. Learn about what you can do to create the best resume for the job you want and how to make it stand out.

Tue, Aug 16, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Hobart - Children's Program Room,Hobart Zoom Room
Our August 2022 title is Djinn Patrol on the Purple Line by Deepa Anappara. Pick up a copy at the Hobart branch to chat virtually or in... more
Our August 2022 title is Djinn Patrol on the Purple Line by Deepa Anappara. Pick up a copy at the Hobart branch to chat virtually or in person! Contact at hobart@lcplin.org for event details.

Tue, Aug 16, 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, Aug 16, 4:00pm - 5:45pm
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!

Tue, Aug 16, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Hobart
Do you have a favorite book? Why not share that with others? Come to the Hobart library to discuss some of your favorite books, comic... more
Do you have a favorite book? Why not share that with others? Come to the Hobart library to discuss some of your favorite books, comic books, manga, or even all 3!

Rescheduled
Tue, Aug 16, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
New date Tuesday, August 16, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Hobart
Do you have a favorite book? Why not share that with others? Come to the Hobart library to discuss some of your favorite books, comic... more
Do you have a favorite book? Why not share that with others? Come to the Hobart library to discuss some of your favorite books, comic books, manga, or even all 3!

Tue, Aug 16, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Munster - Large Meeting Room
Welcome back to Great Decisions! During this program we'll watch a video produced by the Foreign Policy Association about foreign policy... more
Welcome back to Great Decisions! During this program we'll watch a video produced by the Foreign Policy Association about foreign policy issues and discuss what we've learned.

Wed, Aug 17, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Dyer-Schererville - Meeting Room Whole (A & B)
This free class, offered by Linda Bolan, will focus on the four parts of Medicare, enrollment requirements, deadlines, and Medicare fees... more
This free class, offered by Linda Bolan, will focus on the four parts of Medicare, enrollment requirements, deadlines, and Medicare fees and benefits.

Wed, Aug 17, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
St. John - Large Meeting Room
Bring your favorite yarn or thread project and enjoy some great company while you create! All crafters and crafts are welcome!

Wed, Aug 17, 2:00pm - 4:30pm
Lake Station-New Chicago - Large Meeting Room
An ad executive is mistaken for a spy by foreign agents. Now hunted, he goes on a cross-country journey to avoid captured. Not Rated.... more
An ad executive is mistaken for a spy by foreign agents. Now hunted, he goes on a cross-country journey to avoid captured. Not Rated. 136 min.

Wed, Aug 17, 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, Aug 17, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Cedar Lake - Meeting Room A
Lenni lives in the terminal ward at the hospital. The teenager has been told she’s dying, but still has plenty of living to do. She... more
Lenni lives in the terminal ward at the hospital. The teenager has been told she’s dying, but still has plenty of living to do. She meets an 83-year-old, pajama-wearing rebel, who helps her.

Thu, Aug 18, 10:30am - 12:15pm
St. John - Large Meeting Room
Join us for this month's Classic Film Series selection starring Humphrey Bogart and Mary Astor. Run-time: 101 minutes. Rated... more
Join us for this month's Classic Film Series selection starring Humphrey Bogart and Mary Astor. Run-time: 101 minutes. Rated TV-PG Light refreshments will be served. Please register online.

Thu, Aug 18, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Highland - Meeting Room A
Book this session to learn the basic features of your iPad and how to access the library's free online catalog. Please remember to bring... more
Book this session to learn the basic features of your iPad and how to access the library's free online catalog. Please remember to bring in your device and your email address, Apple ID and passwords.
This event is full

Thu, Aug 18, 11:15am - 1:15pm
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... more
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 18, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Merrillville Branch - Genealogy Room
Ask library staff for help with basic genealogy questions and local genealogy research. We can only provide general research guidance... more
Ask library staff for help with basic genealogy questions and local genealogy research. We can only provide general research guidance for brick wall questions.

Thu, Aug 18, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Munster
Get ready to make a mess in our next adult craft night! This time we're experimenting with pour painting. No experience is necessary -... more
Get ready to make a mess in our next adult craft night! This time we're experimenting with pour painting. No experience is necessary - just wear clothes you don't mind getting paint on!
This event is full

Sat, Aug 20, 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.... more
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.

Sat, Aug 20, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Hobart - Programming Room
A selection of board games will be provided for you and fellow teens to play. Registration is required. Ages 12 - 18