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The LaPorte County Health Department has issued a public health order requiring face coverings in public areas. Governor Holcomb has also issued a state-wide mandate for face coverings in public places. Click here to find out more about the library's COVID-19 precautions and temporary service limitations.

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Tinkercad Online

Tinkercad Online

This 3D-modeling workshop for kids is 100% online. Participants will have six days to design, tinker, and submit their 3D creations in the virtual MCPL-Tinkercad classroom! To facilitate registered participants in getting started with their Tinkercad projects, Mr. Dave will host a live virtual video conference on Tuesday, August 11 from 4 p.m. – 5 p.m. Design, remix, and explore your creativity with Tinkercad! This session is for children ages 8-17 and serves as an introduction to anyone that is curious about, or interested in, 3D design, art, and printing. No prior experience necessary.

Registration required. Register online at https://forms.gle/P3eggyy4urdEg9CQ8  All registered participants will get a free 3D print of their creations (Printing time is limited to 5 hours per participant). MCPL 3-D printing rules apply.
For more info, call the Youth Services desk at 219-873-3045 and ask for Dave. Space is limited.

Face Covering Mandates

Face Covering Mandates

The LaPorte County Health Department has issued a public health order mandating face coverings in public areas:

A. Face Covering Mandate

Every individual must properly wear a face covering over their nose and mouth when they are at:
1. an indoor area open to the public, including public transportation;
2. an outdoor public area where a distance of 6 feet from individuals outside of their household cannot be maintained; or
3. a private indoor or outdoor area where a distance of 6 feet from individuals outside their household cannot be maintained.

Please click here to see the full Public Health Order. Copies are also available at every service desk in the library.

In addition, Governor Holcomb has issued an executive order requiring Hoosiers to wear a face covering in most public spaces. Read the executive order here. 

Disposable masks are for sale for $1.00 at the library Circulation desk and Reference desk.

Library Re-Opening & COVID-19 Information

Library Re-Opening & COVID-19 Information

The library has re-opened! Our temporary hours are:

Monday-Saturday: 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Sunday: Closed

Limited services are available, including borrowing of materials, limited computer lab access, charging stations, and WiFi. WiFi can also be accessed in the parking lot or front plaza.

The following services have been temporarily suspended: public seating, public programs and meetings, literacy tutoring, MakerSpace/3-D printing, study rooms, homebound service, interlibrary loan, puppets, puzzles, blocks, and children’s AWE computers in Youth Services, Ellison die cut machine, public faxing, microfilm use, magazine/book sale, and acceptance of donations.

Click here to find out more about our services, temporary policies, and COVID-19 precautions.

Low battery? Charge your device here 9 AM to 5 PM

Free Remote Resume Assistance Available

Need a resume? We can help! Fill out the form at https://www.mclib.org/resume or pick up a paper form at the Reference Desk, and a librarian will create a resume for you. Please include at least one way for us to contact you (e-mail or phone). This free service is limited to patrons in the Michigan City area. Questions? Please call us at 219-873-3044.

Low battery? Charge your device here 9 AM to 5 PM

Charging Available 9 AM - 5 PM

Need to charge your device? We have four charging tables available with a limit of 30 minutes per use. No seating is available at these stations. Charging stations are available from 9 AM to 5 PM.

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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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Test Preparation, Career Help, & More with LearningExpress Library

Test Preparation, Career Help, & More with LearningExpress Library

LearningExpress Library is designed to help students and professionals at all levels of learning achieve their educational and career-related goals. Improve core academic skills, pass the GED/TASC, prepare for college, join the military, obtain occupational certification, find a job, change careers, become a U.S. citizen and much more. Includes interactive tutorials, practice tests, e-books, flashcards and articles for academic skill-building, standardized test preparation, career development and more. Available through INSPIRE.

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