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Favorite Author Tournament

Favorite Author Tournament

Favorite Author Tournament final four
We’ve arrived at the Final Four in our Favorite Author tournament!
C.S. Lewis VS Edgar Allan Poe

J.K. Rowling VS Mark Twain

Stop by the Circulation Desk to vote for your favorite author from each pairing. Your vote will determine our final round. Check back next week to see which authors advance!
Antiques

Collector's Corner Breakfast

Saturday, April 27, 9:00 AM

Tickets are on sale now for the annual Collector’s Corner Breakfast fundraiser for the Friends of the Library! The breakfast will be held on Saturday, April 27 at Full Gospel Church. Tickets are $25, and each ticket holder can bring one item for appraisal by Martin Papke of Kathy’s Antiques. Appraisals are intended for entertainment purposes only. No weapons will be appraised.
 
Breakfast will be catered by Portofino’s. Tickets are available for purchase at the library Circulation Desk or from Friends of the Library board members. No tickets will be sold at the door. Ticket sales are limited to just 75. For more information, please call 219-873-3049.
Great Decisions

"Spelling in the City" Spelling Bee

Thursday, April 25, 3:30 PM
 
Registration required. Calling all 4th, 5th, and 6th graders! Enter the MCPL “Spelling in the City” spelling bee contest! Prizes will be awarded to the top three places. Check-in begins at 3:30 p.m. Visit the Youth Services desk to register and pick up the rules. Download the word list here. For more info, call Dave at 219-873-3045 or Jessica at 219-873-3043.

 

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Free Services for Teachers

Free Services for Teachers

Michigan City Public Library is here to help teachers! We coordinate with you to bring library services and materials to your students. Get access to eBooks and eAudiobooks, library tours, STEAM programs, databases, and more.

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Obituary Index

Obituary Index

Index of obituaries that appeared in the Michigan City News Dispatch and earlier Michigan City newspapers. Covers 1887-present.

Michigan City History

Michigan City History

Learn about the history of Michigan City and find local history resources, including images, books, audio recordings, and more.

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