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Collector's Breakfast

Tickets Available for the Friends of the Library Collector's Breakfast

The Friends of the Library’s fundraiser Collector’s Breakfast is Saturday, April 20, at St. John Church Fellowship Hall in Michigan City. Tickets are available at the Circulation Desk or from Friends of the Library board members. Tickets are $25 and must be purchased in advance. Each person can bring one item for appraisal by Martin Papke of Kathy’s Antiques in Chesterton. Portofino’s will cater.



Introducing Princh, a New Mobile Print Service

With Princh it is easy to securely print from a mobile phone, tablet, or laptop, both remotely and at the library. Print documents and images wirelessly from any location using almost any computer or device, and pick up your prints at the library!

Printing from your mobile phone, tablet, or laptop:

  1. Scan this QR code:

or open your browser and go to

2. Upload your document or file.

3. Adjust the settings.

4. Enter your email address.

5. Proceed to the Print Release Terminal in the Computer Lab to pay for and finalize your print job.

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