Access our Online Catalog from Home — Wi-fi is available in the 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. 

Youth Services

New video games for Nintendo Switch, Xbox One and PS 4 are now available for checkout. Visit the Youth Services Department for more.

Week at a Glance at the Library

Friday, July 12

12:30-4:30 p.m. Red Cross Bloodmobile — The need for blood is high during the summer. You can make an appointment by calling 1-800-GiveLife. Walk-ins welcome.

Monday, July 15

3 p.m. Apollo 11 Webcast — Join STARnet for a Live Webcast event to celebrate NASA’s 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11’s Historic Moon Landing! What was the sequence of this mission? Where on the Moon did they land? And how did they return safely to Earth? The library will host the showing of a guided recreation of Apollo 11’s journey to see how this mission was executed by crew members and mission control in Houston. 

Tuesday, July 16

4 p.m. Tinkercad — Registration Required. Tinkercad is a free online collection of software tools that help people all over the world think, create and make. This session is for children ages 10-18 and is an introduction to anyone that is curious about, or interested in, 3D design, art, and printing. No prior experience necessary. Registered participants will get a 3D print of their creations. MCPL 3-D printing rules apply. Register at the Youth Services desk or call 219-873-3045 for more info. Space is limited. Printing fee waived for this program. 

Wednesday, July 17

10 a.m. Story Time — Enjoy stories, songs, activities, crafts and more with the Story Time Crew! This program is for children ages birth through 5 years, accompanied by an adult.

Thursday, July 18

10 a.m. — Summer Reading Finale Celebration, the Magic of Jim Merrills. Fun for the whole family.

Friday, July 19

2 p.m. Bookmarks — I, Eliza Hamilton by Susan Holloway Scott will be reviewed by Hilda DeMuth Lutze. In this  novel of historical fiction, bestselling author Susan Holloway Scott tells the story of Alexander Hamilton’s wife, Eliza—a strong-willed heroine and key figure in American history.  

Dusk "Ralph Breaks the Internet" — The Michigan City Parks and Rec Department and the library collaborate for summer Movies in Washington Park. Video game bad guy Ralph and fellow misfit Vanellope von Schweetz must risk it all by traveling to the World Wide Web in search of a replacement part to save Vanellope's video game, "Sugar Rush." Rated PG. The movie is shown in North Pointe Pavilion.

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