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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 to 7-Day DVDs

Movies you've been waiting for!

Movies that have shifted from 3-day to 7-day checkouts can:

  • Be placed on hold

  • Be renewed

  • Be kept for longer

See the most recent movies to make the shift!

A - M N - Z
  • AFTER DARKNESS
  • ALRIGHT NOW
  • ANOTHER TIME
  • AT FIRST LIGHT
  • BAD TIMES AT THE EL ROYALE
  • THE BOOKSHOP
  • BREAKING BROOKLYN
  • CLASS RANK
  • DESTINATION WEDDING
  • FIRST MAN
  • GOOSEBUMPS 2
  • HALLOWEEN
  • THE HATE U GIVE
  • JONATHAN
  • THE LAST SHARKNADO: IT'S ABOUT TIME
  • THE LITTLE MERMAID
  • LOVING PABLO
  • MID90S
  • THE MISEDUCATION OF CAMERON POST
  • MONSTERS AND MEN
  • MY LITTLE PONY FRIENDSHIP IS MAGIC: HEARTS AND HOOVES
  • NIGHT SCHOOL
  • THE OATH
  • THE OLD MAN AND THE GUN
  • REPRISAL
  • SIBERIA
  • SMALLFOOT
  • THE TALE
  • WHAT THEY HAD
  • WHO WE ARE NOW

List is updated monthly.

To place a hold or see even more movies, visit our catalog.

Missed Something?

Click here for DVDs that graduated in previous months.

New at LCPL

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

Upcoming Events
Mon, Aug 26, 10:30am - 11:00am
Merrillville - Children's Programming Room
Babies and toddlers, birth - 23 months of age, accompanied by their caregivers, will enjoy this program filled with rhymes, books,... more
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, Aug 26, 10:30am - 11:15am
Highland - 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... more
Storytime for children 2 & 3 years of age, with a caregiver, featuring stories, fingerplays, music and a craft, that teach early literacy skills.

Mon, Aug 26, 10:30am - 12:30pm
St. John - Large Meeting Room
Take yourself back to school with this month's Musical Monday presention: Grease! Rated PG. Runtime 110 minutes. Refreshments will be... more
Take yourself back to school with this month's Musical Monday presention: Grease! Rated PG. Runtime 110 minutes. Refreshments will be provided. Registration is required.

Mon, Aug 26, 11:00am - 11:30am
Lake Station-New Chicago - Children's Program Room
This special storytime is designed for children ages 0-23 months and a caregiver. We will sing songs, read short stories, do lap... more
This special storytime is designed for children ages 0-23 months and a caregiver. We will sing songs, read short stories, do lap bounces, and play!

Mon, Aug 26, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Dyer-Schererville - Meeting Room A
Adults are invited to de-stress and relax with pencils and coloring sheets provided by the library. Or bring your own!

Mon, Aug 26, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Cedar Lake - Meeting Room A
Play Scrabble or other word games with friends and meet new ones. All games--as well as coffee and tea--will be provided. Join the fun!

Mon, Aug 26, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Highland - Meeting Room A
An act of civil disobedience turns into a standoff with police when homeless people in Cincinnati take over the public library to seek... more
An act of civil disobedience turns into a standoff with police when homeless people in Cincinnati take over the public library to seek shelter from the bitter cold.

Mon, Aug 26, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Griffith-Calumet Twp - Meeting Room
Li-yan and her family align their lives around the seasons and the farming of tea.

Canceled
Mon, Aug 26, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Dyer-Schererville
Teens will learn how to make "walking tacos" (meat and vegan option) then enjoy eating them afterward.

Mon, Aug 26, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Highland - Meeting Room A
An act of civil disobedience turns into a standoff with police when homeless people in Cincinnati take over the public library to seek... more
An act of civil disobedience turns into a standoff with police when homeless people in Cincinnati take over the public library to seek shelter from the bitter cold.

Mon, Aug 26, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Munster - Large Meeting Room
Join the Calumet Astronomical Society, Inc. at the Library for an evening of space, science, & astronomical excitement! All welcome! A... more
Join the Calumet Astronomical Society, Inc. at the Library for an evening of space, science, & astronomical excitement! All welcome! A short business meeting precedes our speaker.

Mon, Aug 26, 7:00pm - 8:15pm
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 27, 10:00am - 10:45am
Merrillville - 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... more
Storytime for children 2 & 3 years of age, with a caregiver, featuring stories, fingerplays, music and a craft, that teach early literacy skills.

Tue, Aug 27, 11:00am - 11:45am
Lake Station-New Chicago - Children's Program Room
Families are invited to join us for a 45-minute story time. We will read books, sing songs, and have fun activities!

Tue, Aug 27, 11:15am - 12:15pm
Merrillville - Children's Programming Room
Storytime featuring stories, fingerplays, music and a craft that teach pre-reading skills for kids 4-6.

Tue, Aug 27, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
St. John - Small Study Room A
Receive individualized instruction in basic computer skills.
This event is full

Tue, Aug 27, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Highland - Children's Programming Room
Stories, fingerplays, music, related activities and a craft are all included this this storytime for children and their family members.

Tue, Aug 27, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Munster - Large Meeting Room
Discuss world affairs with the Foreign Policy Association. See monthly topics: Note: Colleen Hickman will facilitate Aug. 13 Note:... more
Discuss world affairs with the Foreign Policy Association. See monthly topics: Note: Colleen Hickman will facilitate Aug. 13 Note: Richard Rupp will be here September 10 & Nov. 12.

Tue, Aug 27, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Merrillville - Meeting Room A
Play a friendly game of Chess or Go.

Tue, Aug 27, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Merrillville - Meeting Room B
Together with PFLAGCP-NWI, we are hosting a social, support, education, & networking space for LGBTQ+ teens & their allies. Teens... more
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, Aug 28, 10:30am - 11:00am
Griffith-Calumet Twp - Children's Programming Room
Children birth - 23 mos. old, accompanied by an adult caregiver, will enjoy this 30 min. lap-sit program. Songs, stories, finger plays... more
Children birth - 23 mos. old, accompanied by an adult caregiver, will enjoy this 30 min. lap-sit program. Songs, stories, finger plays and rhymes will encourage interaction and language development.

Wed, Aug 28, 10:30am - 11:30am
Highland - Children's Programming Room
Storytime featuring stories, fingerplays, music and a craft that teach pre-reading skills for kids 4-6.

Wed, Aug 28, 12:30pm - 2:00pm
St. John - Large Meeting Room
Bring your favorite yarn or thread project and enjoy some great company while you create! All crafters are welcome, no matter what craft... more
Bring your favorite yarn or thread project and enjoy some great company while you create! All crafters are welcome, no matter what craft you enjoy!

Wed, Aug 28, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Griffith-Calumet Twp - Meeting Room
Costa Rica receives up to 300 inches of rain annually, creating lush jungles and raging rivers. At the Rainmaker Nature Refuge, explore... more
Costa Rica receives up to 300 inches of rain annually, creating lush jungles and raging rivers. At the Rainmaker Nature Refuge, explore the jungle canopy from 350 feet in the air.

Wed, Aug 28, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Cedar Lake - Meeting Room A
Play Wii games, jam out on Guitar Hero or many other games!

Wed, Aug 28, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Highland - Meeting Room A
Eat snacks while playing video and board games.

Wed, Aug 28, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Merrillville - Meeting Room A
Registration begins at 6:00 pm. Presentation is at 6:30 pm.

Wed, Aug 28, 6:30pm - 7:15pm
Lake Station-New Chicago - Children's Program Room
Families are invited to join us for a 45-minute story time. We will read books, sing songs, and have fun activities! Kids can wear their... more
Families are invited to join us for a 45-minute story time. We will read books, sing songs, and have fun activities! Kids can wear their pajamas at this relaxed evening story time.

Wed, Aug 28, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Dyer-Schererville - Meeting Room Whole (A & B)
The Between the Lines Book Club reads "The Hamilton Affair " by Elizabeth Cobbs. Books for this discussion can be picked up at the... more
The Between the Lines Book Club reads "The Hamilton Affair " by Elizabeth Cobbs. Books for this discussion can be picked up at the circulation desk a month prior to the event.