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Food & Mitten Drive

December 1-January 3

Please help support the library’s food and mitten drive by bringing in non-perishable foods, hygiene products, and bedding. To decorate our holiday tree you can bring in mittens, gloves, hats and scarves. Collected items will be donated to the Interfaith PADS Organization to assist needy families in our community. For a full list of sought-after items please call the Interfaith Community PADS Organization at (219) 276-7582.

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Donations of Eyeglasses, Hearing Aids, and Cell Phones Accepted

The library is collecting donations of used eyeglasses, hearing aids, and cell phones for Lions International. Please bring any donations to the Circulation Desk. Thank you!

Volunteer Tutors Needed for The Learning Center!

Volunteer Tutors Needed for The Learning Center!

Help build a brighter future for Michigan City kids! The Learning Center at Michigan City Public Library is in need of volunteer tutors, especially for grade school and middle school reading and math skills. We have many students on a waiting list for tutoring assistance. You can make a big difference in the lives of students in our community. If you are interested in becoming a volunteer tutor, please contact Jessica Hoffmaster at 219-873-3043. Find out more…

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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.

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Find Articles & Databases

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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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Featured Website - Free Help with Math and Science Homework for Grades 6 - 12 - Free Help with Math and Science Homework for Grades 6 - 12

Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology’s AskRose Homework Help is a free math and science tutoring service for Indiana students and other students in grades 6-12. Students can call 877-ASK-ROSE, email, video, or chat live with a friendly tutor to work through and better understand homework assignments. Try it now at!

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