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To support the health and safety of our community, the library will be closed until further notice. The book drops will be closed. Please keep all materials until the library re-opens. No overdue fees will be assessed. Please disregard any overdue notices you may receive.  Any reserves that were available for you before the library's closing will be available when we re-open.

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Library closing March 16

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Library Closure & Information about COVID-19

Library Closure & Information about COVID-19

To support the health and safety of our community, the library will be closed until further notice. The book drops will be closed. Please keep all materials until the library re-opens. No overdue fees will be assessed. Please disregard any overdue notices you may receive.  Any reserves that were available for you before the library’s closing will be available when we re-open.

With the federal government’s extension of the income tax deadline to July 15, 2020, the library will make every effort to reschedule the VITA (tax assistance) appointments once we re-open. We’re looking forward to returning to this important service. Until then, please do not call for tax assistance appointments.

E-books and e-audiobooks are available on mobile devices through our free Axis 360 app, available in the App Store and Google Play Store. They can also be streamed from our Axis 360 website at https://mclib.axis360.baker-taylor.com/. Find out more about Axis 360 at https://www.mclib.org/books-movies-more/ebooks-eaudiobooks/

Additional online resources are available at https://www.mclib.org/books-movies-more/articles-databases/

Please check back for updates!

Find out more about the Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) at the following websites:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Indiana State Department of Health Updates

VITA Tax Preparation Program Postponed

VITA Tax Preparation Program Postponed

With the federal government’s extension of the income tax deadline to July 15, 2020, the library will make every effort to reschedule the VITA appointments once we re-open. We’re looking forward to returning to this important service. Until then, though, please do not call for tax assistance appointments.

Phase 2 of Library Renovation

Phase 2 of Library Renovation

Phase 2 of the library renovation project is nearly complete! The Reference area, computer lab, small group study rooms, Indiana Room, and Learning Center are now open. Find out more…

Axis 360 License Bug

Axis 360 License Bug

Axis 360 users, have you encountered this error since the last release: “License error: Unable to retrieve a license” ? You may have better luck by accessing your title through the “Checkouts” or “My Stuff” screens.  Axis 360 is working to resolve this issue as soon as possible. We apologize for the inconvenience. Find out more…

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Find links to local employers and job search websites, get help with your resume, file for unemployment, and develop work skills.

Free Tutoring at the Learning Center

Free Tutoring at the Learning Center

The Learning Center offers free tutoring for children and adults in reading, math, basic skills, GED preparation, the English language, and college support.

Find Articles & Databases

Find Articles & Databases

Discover peer-reviewed journal articles, educational sites for kids, legal resources, study guides, and more.

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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Free File: Do Your Taxes for Free

Free File: Do Your Taxes for Free

Complete your federal taxes online and let the software do the hard work with the IRS Free File program! Use free tax preparation software (for those with incomes below $69,000) or free fillable tax forms. Free state return options are available too.  Try FreeFile now!

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