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RENOVATION UPDATE: the adult fiction, non-fiction, and audio-visual stacks are now open! Phase 2 of the library renovation project continues in the Reference area. There will continue to be no access to the Indiana Room and Genealogy. A temporary computer lab and Reference help is available in the meeting room during construction. Coming soon: small group study rooms and conference room, an expanded public computer lab, new seating, new carpeting, and more.  Find out more…

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Phase 2 of Library Renovation

Phase 2 of Library Renovation

Phase 2 of the library renovation project is happening now! This phase includes the creation of small group study rooms, a small conference room, an expanded public computer lab with new equipment, a renovated Indiana Room, a refreshed Learning Center, new lounge seating and tables with data and electrical drops, new end panels, and new carpeting. During construction, many services for adults are limited. The reference desk and a limited number of computer stations have been relocated temporarily to the Meeting Room.

Check out what’s coming soon and find out more about temporary service limitations here…

Adrian Matejka

Writing Out Loud at the Nest

The Michigan City Public Library is excited to announce the final program in the 35th season of Writing Out Loud:

Poet Adrian Matejka
Sunday, November 24, 2:00 pm

Adrian Matejka was born in Nuremberg, Germany and grew up in California and Indiana. He earned his BA from Indiana University and an MFA from Southern Illinois University Carbondale. His first collection of poems, The Devil’s Garden (2003), won the 2002 New York / New England Award. His second collection, Mixology (2009), was a winner of the National Poetry Series and a finalist for a NAACP Image Award. The Big Smoke (2013), which focuses on the life of the boxer Jack Johnson, was awarded the 2014 Anisfield-Wolf Book Award and was a finalist for the National Book Award and Pulitzer Prize. His most recent book is Map to the Stars (2017). Matejka is the recipient of fellowships the Guggenheim Foundation and the Lannan Foundation. He teaches creative writing at Indiana University in Bloomington.

This program will be held at:

The Nest
803 Franklin Street
Michigan City, IN 46360

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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

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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Featured Resource: FamilySearch

FamilySearch is the largest collection of genealogical and historical records in the world, including records for billions of names. Michigan City Public Library is now a FamilySearch affiliate library, which allows users to access additional FamilySearch content from within the library building. To access FamilySearch within the library, please click on the FamilySearch icon on any of our Internet computers, or ask at the Reference Desk for assistance. FamilySearch is a service provided by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.  Try FamilySearch now!

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