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The library is replacing all the overhead lighting in the building, changing them to LED fixtures. The library will remain open during all phases of the project but reserves the right to close, if necessary. During the project, areas under the work zone will be closed. Find out more...

Weekly Take-Home Crafts for Kids & Teens

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN

Each week we will have different projects and crafts for children of all ages to complete at home. Visit the Youth Services desk to pick up your take-home craft kits! March crafts include Dr. Seuss, St. Patrick’s Day, dinosaurs, rainbow mobile, “I Spy in a Rice Jar,” butterfly magnets, paracord snake, and more! Crafts and…

Needle Arts Club

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN

The club promotes all forms of needle arts. Membership is open to anyone interested in needle arts such as crochet, needlepoint, cross-stitch, crewel, tatting, and other hand stitching. All skill levels and ages are welcome. An exchange of skills and materials is encouraged. For information, call 219-873-3049.

Weekly Crafts for Kids & Teens

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN

Each week we will have different projects and crafts for kids and teens. Take-home craft kits are still available, but now you may make some of them here in the Makerspace!  We have all the supplies you need to be "crafty." Visit the Youth Services desk to find out more. Crafts and activities change weekly. Supplies are limited.

Makerspace Re-Opening

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN

The Makerspace is reopening on April 4 to children up to 18 years of age. Children 6 years and younger must have an adult with them in the space. Chromebooks, iPads, and other "gadgets" will be available for use, plus lots of crafts and low-tech activities. Find out more...

Needle Arts Club

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN

The club promotes all forms of needle arts. Membership is open to anyone interested in needle arts such as crochet, needlepoint, cross-stitch, crewel, tatting, and other hand stitching. All skill levels and ages are welcome. An exchange of skills and materials is encouraged. For information, call 219-873-3049.

Bad Art Night

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN

Teens and tweens, come make a mess! Join us in the Makerspace on Tuesday, April 5, at 4:00 PM while we make some truly terrible art! Have fun and enter your piece to win the Best Worst Art Trophy! Advance registration is required. Register now at https://bit.ly/3Cv9iff. For ages 10-18. **In-person programs are subject to…

D&D@MCPL (on Zoom)

Join us on Zoom for a wildly fun time playing Dungeons and Dragons. Even if you've never played before, be sure to sign up. Miss Dana will teach you how to play. Don't forget to stop by Youth Services to pick up your FREE player's kit! For ages 12-18. Advance registration is required. Register now…

MCPL Podcast: Discussions with Miss Dana

The newest episode of the MCPL Podcast: Discussions with Miss Dana goes live on April 8 at 9:00 AM. Get ready for TWO episodes a month where Miss Dana will chat about upcoming books and then interview a librarian about their job at the library. Learn how the library works! Subscribe to our podcast on…

Jewish Film Festival

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN

Join us for two acclaimed films exploring the diversity of Jewish heritage and experience. They Ain't Ready for Me is a feature-length documentary about Tamar Manasseh, the African American rabbinical student who is leading the fight against senseless killings on the south side of Chicago. The Women's Balcony tells the story of an accident during…

Weekly Crafts for Kids & Teens

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN

Each week we will have different projects and crafts for kids and teens. Take-home craft kits are still available, but now you may make some of them here in the Makerspace!  We have all the supplies you need to be “crafty.” Visit the Youth Services desk to find out more. Crafts and activities change weekly. Supplies are limited.

Needle Arts Club

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN

The club promotes all forms of needle arts. Membership is open to anyone interested in needle arts such as crochet, needlepoint, cross-stitch, crewel, tatting, and other hand stitching. All skill levels and ages are welcome. An exchange of skills and materials is encouraged. For information, call 219-873-3049.

Weekly Crafts for Kids & Teens

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN

Each week we will have different projects and crafts for kids and teens. Take-home craft kits are still available, but now you may make some of them here in the Makerspace!  We have all the supplies you need to be “crafty.” Visit the Youth Services desk to find out more. Crafts and activities change weekly. Supplies are limited.

Needle Arts Club

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN

The club promotes all forms of needle arts. Membership is open to anyone interested in needle arts such as crochet, needlepoint, cross-stitch, crewel, tatting, and other hand stitching. All skill levels and ages are welcome. An exchange of skills and materials is encouraged. For information, call 219-873-3049.

D&D@MCPL (on Zoom)

Join our group of adventurers as we delve through dungeons and battle dragons for awesome rewards and get up to hilarious hijinks. Don't forget to stop by Youth Services to pick up your FREE player's kit! For ages 12-18. Advance registration is required. Register now at https://bit.ly/33naKDf. Call Miss Dana, 219-873-3045, for more information.

Paper Circuits!

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN

Get creative with paper circuits at the library! Learn to make a paper circuit wristband, a light-up greeting card, or anything you can imagine. For kids ages 9 and up. Supplies are limited. Contact Youth Services at 219-873-3045 for more information. **In-person programs are subject to change due to CDC guidelines.  

MCPL Podcast: Discussions with Miss Dana

The newest episode of the MCPL Podcast: Discussions with Miss Dana goes live on April 22 at 9:00 AM. Miss Dana will chat about upcoming books and then interview a librarian about their job at the library. Learn how the library works! Subscribe to our podcast on your favorite streaming service, listen on Buzzsprout, or…

Sustainably Earth Day

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN

Join us for an Earth Month extravaganza for all ages! There will be crafts, activities, live animals, education, and more. Environmental groups and organizations from all over the region will be present. This free event begins at noon. The live animal show is at 1:00 pm. Organized by the Michigan City Sustainability Commission.

Weekly Crafts for Kids & Teens

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN

Each week we will have different projects and crafts for kids and teens. Take-home craft kits are still available, but now you may make some of them here in the Makerspace!  We have all the supplies you need to be “crafty.” Visit the Youth Services desk to find out more. Crafts and activities change weekly. Supplies are limited.

Needle Arts Club

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN

The club promotes all forms of needle arts. Membership is open to anyone interested in needle arts such as crochet, needlepoint, cross-stitch, crewel, tatting, and other hand stitching. All skill levels and ages are welcome. An exchange of skills and materials is encouraged. For information, call 219-873-3049.

Makerspace: Open Lab Hours

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN

Create, discover, and tinker with LEGO WeDo, Micro:bits, paper circuits, Ozobots, and more! For kids ages 6 - 17. Kids 12 and under must have a parent or guardian attend the session with them.

Weekly Crafts for Kids & Teens

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN

Each week we will have different projects and crafts for kids and teens. Take-home craft kits are still available, but now you may make some of them here in the Makerspace! We have all the supplies you need to be “crafty.” Visit the Youth Services desk to find out more. Crafts and activities change weekly.…

Needle Arts Club

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN

The club promotes all forms of needle arts. Membership is open to anyone interested in needle arts such as crochet, needlepoint, cross-stitch, crewel, tatting, and other hand stitching. All skill levels and ages are welcome. An exchange of skills and materials is encouraged. For information, call 219-873-3049.

Makerspace: Open Lab Hours

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN

Create, discover, and tinker with LEGO WeDo, Micro:bits, paper circuits, Ozobots, and more! For kids ages 6 - 17. Kids 12 and under must have a parent or guardian attend the session with them.

May the Fourth – Star Wars Day for Kids & Teens

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN

Join us to celebrate May the Fourth, Star Wars Day! Get your own lightsaber, make some fun crafts, and complete Jedi Training for a certificate! For kids ages 8-18 years old. No registration required. Free!

MCPL Podcast: Discussions with Miss Dana

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN

The newest episode of the MCPL Podcast: Discussions with Miss Dana goes live on May 6 at 9:00 am. Miss Dana talks about upcoming fantasy books and interviews another librarian for a look into how our library works! Subscribe to our podcast on your favorite streaming service, listen on Buzzsprout, or listen below!

First Friday Celebrates Native American Culture

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN

The Pokagon Band of the Potawatomi will perform at the Michigan City Public Library Friday, May 6 as part of the unveiling of The Turtle sculpture in Michigan City. The Center of History and Culture is focused on preserving, protecting and promoting Potawatomi language, culture, spirituality, history and traditional ecological knowledge. In addition to the…

Monday Musicale

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN

Local music groups around the country are celebrating National Music Week with the theme of 'Music is Inspiration', May 1-7. Monday Musicale’s annual concert to celebrate will be Saturday, May 7 at 2:00 pm at the library. Join them for this lively concert and help recognize the wonderful talent in our community!

Weekly Crafts for Kids & Teens

Each week we will have different projects and crafts for kids and teens. Take-home craft kits are still available, but now you may make some of them here in the Makerspace! We have all the supplies you need to be “crafty.” Visit the Youth Services desk to find out more. Crafts and activities change weekly.…

Needle Arts Club

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN

The club promotes all forms of needle arts. Membership is open to anyone interested in needle arts such as crochet, needlepoint, cross-stitch, crewel, tatting, and other hand stitching. All skill levels and ages are welcome. An exchange of skills and materials is encouraged. For information, call 219-873-3049.

Makerspace: Open Lab Hours

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN

Create, discover, and tinker with LEGO WeDo, Micro:bits, paper circuits, Ozobots, and more! For kids ages 6 - 17. Kids 12 and under must have a parent or guardian attend the session with them.

Dungeons and Dragons at MCPL! (on Zoom)

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN

Join our group of adventurers as we delve through dungeons and battle dragons for awesome rewards and get up to hilarious hijinks. Don't forget to stop by Youth Services to pick up your FREE player's kit! For ages 12-18. Advance registration is required. Register now at https://bit.ly/33naKDf. Call Miss Dana, 219-873-3045, for more information.

Weekly Crafts for Kids & Teens

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN

Each week we will have different projects and crafts for kids and teens. Take-home craft kits are still available, but now you may make some of them here in the Makerspace! We have all the supplies you need to be “crafty.” Visit the Youth Services desk to find out more. Crafts and activities change weekly.…

Needle Arts Club

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN

The club promotes all forms of needle arts. Membership is open to anyone interested in needle arts such as crochet, needlepoint, cross-stitch, crewel, tatting, and other hand stitching. All skill levels and ages are welcome. An exchange of skills and materials is encouraged. Help us Warm Up America by knitting or crocheting afghan sections! We…

Makerspace: Open Lab Hours

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN

Create, discover, and tinker with LEGO WeDo, Micro:bits, paper circuits, Ozobots, and more! For kids ages 6 - 17. Kids 12 and under must have a parent or guardian attend the session with them.

Tinkercad 3D Modeling

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN

Design, remix, and explore your creativity with Tinkercad! This session is for children ages 9 -17 and serves as an introduction to anyone that is curious about, or interested in, 3D design, art, and printing. No prior experience necessary. All registered participants will get a free 3D print of their creations (Printing time is limited…

MCPL Podcast: Discussions with Miss Dana

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN

The newest episode of the MCPL Podcast: Discussions with Miss Dana goes live on May 20 at 9:00 am. Miss Dana talks about upcoming books and interviews a librarian for a look into how our library works! Subscribe to our podcast on your favorite streaming service, listen on Buzzsprout, or listen below!

Weekly Crafts for Kids & Teens

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN

Each week we will have different projects and crafts for kids and teens. Take-home craft kits are still available, but now you may make some of them here in the Makerspace! We have all the supplies you need to be “crafty.” Visit the Youth Services desk to find out more. Crafts and activities change weekly.…

Needle Arts Club

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN

The club promotes all forms of needle arts. Membership is open to anyone interested in needle arts such as crochet, needlepoint, cross-stitch, crewel, tatting, and other hand stitching. All skill levels and ages are welcome. An exchange of skills and materials is encouraged. Help us Warm Up America by knitting or crocheting afghan sections! We…

Makerspace: Open Lab Hours

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN

Create, discover, and tinker with LEGO WeDo, Micro:bits, paper circuits, Ozobots, and more! For kids ages 6 - 17. Kids 12 and under must have a parent or guardian attend the session with them.

Dungeons and Dragons at MCPL! (on Zoom)

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN

Join our group of adventurers as we delve through dungeons and battle dragons for awesome rewards and get up to hilarious hijinks. Don't forget to stop by Youth Services to pick up your FREE player's kit! For ages 12-18. Advance registration is required. Register now at https://bit.ly/33naKDf. Call Miss Dana, 219-873-3045, for more information.

Memorial Day: Library Closed

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN

The library is closed on Monday, May 30, in observance of Memorial Day.

Weekly Crafts for Kids & Teens

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN

Each week we will have different projects and crafts for kids and teens. Take-home craft kits are still available, but now you may make some of them here in the Makerspace! We have all the supplies you need to be “crafty.” Visit the Youth Services desk to find out more. Crafts and activities change weekly.…

Makerspace: Open Lab Hours

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN

Create, discover, and tinker with LEGO WeDo, Micro:bits, paper circuits, Ozobots, and more! For kids ages 6 - 17. Kids 12 and under must have a parent or guardian attend the session with them.

Edwin Levitin Art Exhibit

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN

Local artist Edwin Levitin will exhibit several pieces of his art on the library gallery walls throughout June. Levitin devoted his working years to design and color in the textile field. At age 77, he put his thoughts relating his everyday surroundings onto canvas. Subject matter varies widely, but interaction of colors overshadows all else.…

Weekly Crafts for Kids & Teens

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN

Each week we will have different projects and crafts for kids and teens. Take-home craft kits are still available, but now you may make some of them here in the Makerspace! We have all the supplies you need to be “crafty.” Visit the Youth Services desk to find out more. Crafts and activities change weekly.…

*** RE-SCHEDULED FOR 6/16 *** Stomp Rockets

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN

This event has been re-scheduled for June 16 due to the weather. Make a paper rocket and watch it soar from a launch pad made with PVC pipe and a two-liter plastic bottle! Everyone is encouraged to bring an empty two-liter plastic bottle for launch; however, we will have supplies available. This program is fun for the whole family!

Needle Arts Club

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN

The club promotes all forms of needle arts. Membership is open to anyone interested in needle arts such as crochet, needlepoint, cross-stitch, crewel, tatting, and other hand stitching. All skill levels and ages are welcome. An exchange of skills and materials is encouraged. Help us Warm Up America by knitting or crocheting afghan sections! We…

Makerspace: Open Lab Hours

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN

Create, discover, and tinker with LEGO WeDo, Micro:bits, paper circuits, Ozobots, and more! For kids ages 6 – 17. Kids 12 and under must have a parent or guardian attend the session with them.

Dungeons and Dragons @MCPL (on Zoom)

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN

Join our group of adventurers as we delve through dungeons and battle dragons for awesome rewards and get up to hilarious hijinks. Don’t forget to stop by Youth Services to pick up your FREE player’s kit! For ages 12-18. Advance registration is required. Register now at https://bit.ly/33naKDf. Call Miss Dana, 219-873-3045, for more information.

MCPL Podcast: Discussions with Miss Dana

The newest episode of the MCPL Podcast: Discussions with Miss Dana goes live on Friday, June 10 at 9:00 am. Miss Dana talks about upcoming books and interviews a librarian for a look into how our library works! Subscribe to our podcast on your favorite streaming service, listen on Buzzsprout, or listen below!

Summer Reading Program Begins

The Summer Reading Program starts today! Explore the "Oceans of Possibilities." The Summer Reading Program is for all ages and 100% free to participate! For every 10 hours you read, read to someone else, or listen to someone read, you’ll receive a chance in the raffle. Record your time and select a raffle prize you…

Weekly Crafts for Kids & Teens

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN

Each week we will have different projects and crafts for kids and teens. Take-home craft kits are still available, but now you may make some of them here in the Makerspace! We have all the supplies you need to be “crafty.” Visit the Youth Services desk to find out more. Crafts and activities change weekly.…

Chalk the Walk

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN

Help us decorate the sidewalk to the library with ocean animals and scenes to celebrate the Summer Reading Program theme! Be sure to dress for mess and weather. For more information, contact Miss Dana at dwolf@mclib.org or call 219-873-3045.

Needle Arts Club

The club promotes all forms of needle arts. Membership is open to anyone interested in needle arts such as crochet, needlepoint, cross-stitch, crewel, tatting, and other hand stitching. All skill levels and ages are welcome. An exchange of skills and materials is encouraged. Help us Warm Up America by knitting or crocheting afghan sections! We…

Makerspace: Open Lab Hours

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN

Create, discover, and tinker with LEGO WeDo, Micro:bits, paper circuits, Ozobots, and more! For kids ages 6 – 17. Kids 12 and under must have a parent or guardian attend the session with them.

Summer Reading Program Kick-Off: The Magic of Steve Kellogg

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN

Kick off the Summer Reading Program with magic! Join us for a hilarious and entertaining magic show by Steve Kellogg. Fun for the entire family. Free! Get started with the Summer Reading Program now at https://www.mclib.org/2022-summer-reading-program/. The Summer Reading Program is for all ages and 100% free to participate! For every 10 hours you read, read…

Tinkercad 3D Modeling

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN

Design, remix, and explore your creativity with Tinkercad! This session is for children ages 9 -17 and serves as an introduction to anyone that is curious about, or interested in, 3D design, art, and printing. No prior experience necessary. All participants will get a free 3D print of their creations (printing time is limited to…

Finding Nemo Film Showing: Family Movie and a Craft

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN

Join us for a showing of Finding Nemo and a related craft. Nemo, an adventurous young clownfish, is unexpectedly taken from his Great Barrier Reef home to a dentist's office aquarium. It's up to his worrisome father Marlin and his friendly but forgetful regal blue tang fish Dory to bring Nemo home -- meeting vegetarian…

Stomp Rockets

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN

Make a paper rocket and watch it soar from a launch pad made with PVC pipe and a two-liter plastic bottle! Everyone is encouraged to bring an empty two-liter plastic bottle for launch; however, we will have supplies available. This program is fun for the whole family!

Movies in Washington Park: Encanto

North Pointe Pavilion, Washington Park 2 on the Lake, Michigan City, IN

The Library and Michigan City Parks and Recreation Department collaborate for Summer Movies in Washington Park. Encanto tells the tale of an extraordinary family, the Madrigals, who live hidden in the mountains of Colombia, in a magical house, in a vibrant town, in a wondrous, charmed place called an Encanto. The magic of the Encanto…

Weekly Crafts for Kids & Teens

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN

Each week we will have different projects and crafts for kids and teens. Take-home craft kits are still available, but now you may make some of them here in the Makerspace! We have all the supplies you need to be “crafty.” Visit the Youth Services desk to find out more. Crafts and activities change weekly.…

Makerspace: Open Lab Hours

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN

Create, discover, and tinker with LEGO WeDo, Micro:bits, paper circuits, Ozobots, and more! For kids ages 6 – 17. Kids 12 and under must have a parent or guardian attend the session with them.

Dungeons and Dragons @MCPL (on Zoom)

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN

Join us on Zoom for a wildly fun time playing Dungeons and Dragons. Even if you’ve never played before, be sure to sign up. Miss Dana will teach you how to play. Don’t forget to stop by Youth Services to pick up your FREE player’s kit! For ages 12-18. Advance registration is required. Register now at https://bit.ly/33naKDf. Call Miss…

Finding Dory Film Showing: Family Movie and a Craft

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN

Join us for a showing of Finding Dory and a related craft. Finding Dory reunites the friendly-but-forgetful blue tang fish with her loved ones, and everyone learns a few things about the true meaning of family along the way. Rated PG. Refreshments served. Free! Kids and teens ages 17 years and under who arrive by…

MCPL Podcast: Discussions with Miss Dana

The newest episode of the MCPL Podcast: Discussions with Miss Dana goes live on Friday, June 24 at 9:00 am. Miss Dana talks about upcoming books and interviews a librarian for a look into how our library works! Subscribe to our podcast on your favorite streaming service, listen on Buzzsprout, or listen below!

Friday Afternoon at the Movies: West Side Story

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN

Join us for a summer movie.  Love at first sight strikes when young Tony spots Maria at a high school dance in 1957 New York City. Their burgeoning romance helps to fuel the fire between the warring Jets and Sharks -- two rival gangs vying for control of the streets.  Rated PG-13.  Due to some…

Weekly Crafts for Kids & Teens

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN

Each week we will have different projects and crafts for kids and teens. Take-home craft kits are still available, but now you may make some of them here in the Makerspace! We have all the supplies you need to be “crafty.” Visit the Youth Services desk to find out more. Crafts and activities change weekly.…

Needle Arts Club

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN

The club promotes all forms of needle arts. Membership is open to anyone interested in needle arts such as crochet, needlepoint, cross-stitch, crewel, tatting, and other hand stitching. All skill levels and ages are welcome. An exchange of skills and materials is encouraged. Help us Warm Up America by knitting or crocheting afghan sections! We…

Makerspace: Open Lab Hours

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN

Create, discover, and tinker with LEGO WeDo, Micro:bits, paper circuits, Ozobots, and more! For kids ages 6 – 17. Kids 12 and under must have a parent or guardian attend the session with them.

Shark Tale Film Showing: Family Movie and a Craft

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN

Join us for a showing of Shark Tale and a related craft. Oscar, a lowly tongue-scrubber at the local Whale Wash, becomes a hero when he tells a great white lie. When his lie begins to unravel, Oscar teams up with an outcast vegetarian shark, Lenny, and his loyal friend Angie (Renée Zellweger) to help…

Independence Day: Library Closed

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN

The library is closed on Monday, July 4, for the Independence Day holiday.

Weekly Crafts for Kids & Teens

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN

Each week we will have different projects and crafts for kids and teens. Take-home craft kits are still available, but now you may make some of them here in the Makerspace! We have all the supplies you need to be “crafty.” Visit the Youth Services desk to find out more. Crafts and activities change weekly.…

Makerspace: Open Lab Hours

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN

Create, discover, and tinker with LEGO WeDo, micro:bits, paper circuits, Ozobots, and more! For kids ages 6-17. Kids 12 and under must have a parent or guardian attend the session with them.

Dungeons & Dragons @MCPL (on Zoom)

Join us on Zoom for a wildly fun time playing Dungeons and Dragons. Even if you’ve never played before, be sure to sign up. Miss Dana will teach you how to play. Don’t forget to stop by Youth Services to pick up your FREE player’s kit! For ages 12-18. Advance registration is required. Register now at https://bit.ly/33naKDf. Call Miss…

MCPL Podcast: Discussions with Miss Dana

The newest episode of the MCPL Podcast: Discussions with Miss Dana goes live on Friday, July 8 at 9:00 am. Miss Dana talks about upcoming books and interviews a librarian for a look into how our library works! Subscribe to our podcast on your favorite streaming service, listen on Buzzsprout, or listen below!

The Little Mermaid Film Showing: Family Movie and a Craft

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN

Join us for a showing of The Little Mermaid and a related craft. Venture under the sea where Ariel, a free-spirited mermaid princess, longs to be part of the human world. After bravely striking a bargain with Ursula, a sneaky sea witch, Ariel embarks on the adventure of a lifetime. With Flounder and Sebastian at…

Weekly Crafts for Kids & Teens

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN

Each week we will have different projects and crafts for kids and teens. Take-home craft kits are still available, but now you may make some of them here in the Makerspace! We have all the supplies you need to be “crafty.” Visit the Youth Services desk to find out more. Crafts and activities change weekly.…

Needle Arts Club to Warm Up America

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN

The club promotes all forms of needle arts.  Membership is open to anyone interested in needle arts such as crochet, needlepoint, cross-stitch, crewel, tatting, and other hand stitching.  All skill levels and ages are welcome.  An exchange of skills and materials is encouraged. In addition, the group has organized a local chapter of the Warm…

Makerspace: Open Lab Hours

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN

Create, discover, and tinker with LEGO WeDo, micro:bits, paper circuits, Ozobots, and more! For kids ages 6-17. Kids 12 and under must have a parent or guardian attend the session with them.

Tinkercad 3D Modeling

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN

Design, remix, and explore your creativity with Tinkercad!  This session is for kids ages 9-17 and serves as an introduction to anyone that is curious about, or interested in, 3D design, art, and printing. No prior experience necessary. All participants will get a free 3D print of their creations (printing time is limited to 5 hours…

Luca Film Showing: Family Movie and a Craft

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN

Join us for a showing of Luca and a related craft. Set in a beautiful seaside town on the Italian Riviera, Disney and Pixar’s original feature film “Luca” is a coming-of-age story about one young boy experiencing an unforgettable summer filled with gelato, pasta and endless scooter rides. Luca shares these adventures with his newfound…

Under the Sea Party

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN

Families, join us for an Under the Sea party as we celebrate the Summer Reading Program! We'll have crafts, fun and a few treats. Costumes are welcome!

Weekly Crafts for Kids & Teens

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN

Each week we will have different projects and crafts for kids and teens. Take-home craft kits are still available, but now you may make some of them here in the Makerspace! We have all the supplies you need to be “crafty.” Visit the Youth Services desk to find out more. Crafts and activities change weekly.…

Needle Arts Club to Warm Up America

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN

The club promotes all forms of needle arts.  Membership is open to anyone interested in needle arts such as crochet, needlepoint, cross-stitch, crewel, tatting, and other hand stitching.  All skill levels and ages are welcome.  An exchange of skills and materials is encouraged. In addition, the group has organized a local chapter of the Warm…

Makerspace: Open Lab Hours

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN

Create, discover, and tinker with LEGO WeDo, micro:bits, paper circuits, Ozobots, and more! For kids ages 6-17. Kids 12 and under must have a parent or guardian attend the session with them.

Dungeons and Dragons @MCPL (on Zoom)

Join our group of adventurers as we delve through dungeons and battle dragons for awesome rewards and get up to hilarious hijinks. Don’t forget to stop by Youth Services to pick up your FREE player’s kit! For ages 12-18. Advance registration is required. Register now at https://bit.ly/33naKDf. Call Miss Dana, 219-873-3045, for more information.

Moana Film Showing: Family Movie and a Craft

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN

Join us for a showing of Moana and a related craft. Three thousand years ago, the greatest sailors in the world voyaged across the vast Pacific, discovering the many islands of Oceania. But then, for a millennium, their voyages stopped, and no one knows why. Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Moana is about an adventurous teenager…

MCPL Podcast: Discussions with Miss Dana

The newest episode of the MCPL Podcast: Discussions with Miss Dana goes live on Friday, July 22 at 9:00 am. Miss Dana talks about upcoming books and interviews a librarian for a look into how our library works! Subscribe to our podcast on your favorite streaming service, listen on Buzzsprout, or listen below!

Movies in Washington Park: Space Jam- A New Legacy

North Pointe Pavilion, Washington Park 2 on the Lake, Michigan City, IN

The Library and Michigan City Parks and Recreation Department collaborate for Summer Movies in Washington Park. When LeBron James and his young son Dom are trapped in a digital space by a rogue A.I., LeBron must get them home safe by leading Bugs, Lola Bunny, and the whole gang of notoriously undisciplined Looney Tunes to…

Weekly Crafts for Kids & Teens

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN

Each week we will have different projects and crafts for kids and teens. Take-home craft kits are still available, but now you may make some of them here in the Makerspace! We have all the supplies you need to be “crafty.” Visit the Youth Services desk to find out more. Crafts and activities change weekly.…

Needle Arts Club to Warm Up America

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN

The club promotes all forms of needle arts.  Membership is open to anyone interested in needle arts such as crochet, needlepoint, cross-stitch, crewel, tatting, and other hand stitching.  All skill levels and ages are welcome.  An exchange of skills and materials is encouraged. In addition, the group has organized a local chapter of the Warm…

Makerspace: Open Lab Hours

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN

Create, discover, and tinker with LEGO WeDo, micro:bits, paper circuits, Ozobots, and more! For kids ages 6-17. Kids 12 and under must have a parent or guardian attend the session with them.

Last Day of the Summer Reading Program

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN

The last day to record your reading hours and enter the prize raffle is Saturday, July 30. The raffle drawing will be held following the end of the program. Winners will be notified by a phone call. Click here to record your hours and enter the raffle or call Youth Services at 219-873-3045. After every…

City-Wide Back to School Rally at Elston Gill Field

Elston Gill Field 317 Detroit Street, Michigan City, IN

Don't miss this year's "Back-to-School" Rally! Coordinated by community organizations in Michigan City, this event provides school supplies to students in need. The library will be there with goodies and information to share! Join us for lots of fun.

Weekly Crafts for Kids & Teens

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN

Each week we will have different projects and crafts for kids and teens. Take-home craft kits are still available, but now you may make some of them here in the Makerspace! We have all the supplies you need to be “crafty.” Visit the Youth Services desk to find out more. Crafts and activities change weekly.…

Michiana Clowns

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN

It's National Clown Week! Join us on Tuesday, August 2, for two free shows by the Michiana Clowns. The clowns will perform at 10:00 AM and 2:00 PM. Fun for the whole family!

Michiana Clowns

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN

It's National Clown Week! Join us on Tuesday, August 2, for two free shows by the Michiana Clowns. The clowns will perform at 10:00 AM and 2:00 PM. Fun for the whole family!

Makerspace: Open Lab

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN

Create, discover, and tinker with LEGO WeDo, Micro:bits, paper circuits, Ozobots, and more! For kids ages 6 - 17. Kids 12 and under must have a parent or guardian attend the session with them.

Needle Arts Club to Warm Up America

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN

The club promotes all forms of needle arts. Membership is open to anyone interested in needle arts such as crochet, needlepoint, cross-stitch, crewel, tatting, and other hand stitching. All skill levels and ages are welcome. An exchange of skills and materials is encouraged. In addition, the group has organized a local chapter of the Warm…

Board Game Bonanza!

Michigan City Public Library 100 E. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN

Calling all teens and tweens! Come play a variety of board games before school starts! Make some new friends, play some new games, and enjoy some pizza! Registration is recommended but drop ins are welcome! Sign up now: https://forms.gle/giyn2vXGr3vBt32BA

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