Michigan City Library Beat

Raych Jackson

Access our Online Catalog from Home — www.mclib.org. WI-FI is available in the library. Normal library hours are Monday through Thursday 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., Friday and Saturday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and closed Sundays. For more information, contact the circulation desk at 873-3042.

DVDs in the Library

New DVDs arrive regularly at the library. Some new titles now available include: The Upside, Isn't it Romantic, Cold Pursuit and Happy Death Day 2U. 

Youth Services

The all ages Summer Reading Program is a great way to earn prizes just for reading. Everyone is encouraged to read and record the number of hours spent reading. Watch as the hours build and your chances to win prizes increase. The last day to record your reading time is July 27. Prizes must be picked up by Aug. 3.

Week at a Glance at the Library

Friday, June 14

Dusk — Movies in Washington Park — The Michigan City Parks and Rec Department and the library collaborate for summer Movies in Washington Park. The first showing is Transylvania 3. The movie is shown in North Pointe Pavilion. 


Monday, June 17

10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Slam Camp — sign up now for this week-long performance, writing and poetry camp. Call 219-873-3049 for more information.

Wednesday, June 18

10 a.m. Story Time — Enjoy stories, songs, activities, crafts and more with the Story Time Crew! Please arrive a few minutes early to receive your child’s name tag. This program is for children ages birth through 5 years, accompanied by an adult.

Friday, June 21

2 p.m. Bookmarks — The Power by Naomi Alderman will be reviewed by Susan Swarner. The Power is a 2016 science fiction novel by the British writer Naomi Alderman. Its central premise is women developing the ability to release electrical jolts from their fingers, thus leading them to become the dominant gender.

3 p.m. Angels Among Us — As we celebrate the summer solstice, join Ange Benz on a journey of sharing the wonder of our angels. For more information, contact Ange at 219-874-3754.

6 p.m. Slam Camp Performance Night — The library is having a poetry camp for middle school students and this is their chance to shine. The public is invited to attend their performance event. The program will feature Chicago Poet Raych Jackson. Refreshments will be served. 

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