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Makerspace Open Lab Hours

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

Create, discover, and tinker with LEGO WeDo, Micro Bits, paper circuits, Ozobots, and more! For kids ages 6 - 18. Kids 12 and under must have a parent or guardian…

Gentle Flow Yoga

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

Certified yoga instructor Lauralee Sikorski, who has taught over 5,000 hours of classes, returns to lead a free gentle flow yoga with emphasis on deep breathing and releasing stress. Bring…

Makerspace Open Lab Hours

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

Create, discover, and tinker with LEGO WeDo, Micro Bits, paper circuits, Ozobots, and more! For kids ages 6 – 18. Kids 12 and under must have a parent or guardian…

History of Sheridan Beach

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

Geologist Harvey Pokorny, PG, will present a program on the history of Sheridan Beach. Through a series of LaPorte County plat maps, artist renditions and photographs, the geographic and developmental…

Great Decisions

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

The foreign policy discussion program Great Decisions returns to the library for a 22nd season. The discussion this session is Climate Change and the Global Order. For more information, call…

Story Time

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

Enjoy stories, songs, activities, crafts and more with the Story Time Crew! This program is for children ages birth – 5 years, accompanied by an adult. Please arrive a few…

We Heart Angels Among Us

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

For this special Valentine’s Day edition, listen to and share inspiring stories about the presence of angels in our everyday lives. Ange Benz will guide you to connect with your…

Story Time

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

Enjoy stories, songs, activities, crafts and more with the Story Time Crew! This program is for children ages birth – 5 years, accompanied by an adult. Please arrive a few…

Valentine Craft for Kids

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

Come in and make a fun craft for Valentine’s Day! Ages 4 and up, accompanied by an adult. All materials provided. Child must be present to receive craft supplies.

Makerspace Open Lab Hours

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

Create, discover, and tinker with LEGO WeDo, Micro Bits, paper circuits, Ozobots, and more! For kids ages 6 – 18. Kids 12 and under must have a parent or guardian…

Duneland Stamp Club

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

The group meets on the 2nd Thursday of each month. New members are welcome.

Story Time

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

Enjoy stories, songs, activities, crafts and more with the Story Time Crew! This program is for children ages birth – 5 years, accompanied by an adult. Please arrive a few…

Tinkercad

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

Advance registration required. Design, remix, and explore your creativity with Tinkercad! This session is for children ages 10-18 and serves as an introduction to anyone that is curious about, or…

Story Time

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

Enjoy stories, songs, activities, crafts and more with the Story Time Crew! This program is for children ages birth – 5 years, accompanied by an adult. Please arrive a few…

Makerspace Open Lab Hours

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

Create, discover, and tinker with LEGO WeDo, Micro Bits, paper circuits, Ozobots, and more! For kids ages 6 – 18. Kids 12 and under must have a parent or guardian…

Bookmarks: Olive Kitteridge and Olive, Again

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

Jessica Hoffmaster will review Pulitzer Prize-winning author Elizabeth Strout’s books, Olive Kitteridge and Olive, Again, which explore the town of Crosby and feisty heroine Olive Kitteridge, finding meaning in the…

Pokemon Go Community Day

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

Celebrate Pokemon Go Community Day every month at the library Pokemon gym! Call Jonathan at 219-873-3045 for more information.

Creative Coding Club

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

Creative coding emphasizes creativity in computing over technical details. This program supports the development of personal connections to computing by drawing upon creativity, imagination, and interests. Children and families will…

Story Time at the Lubeznik Center for the Arts

Lubeznik Center for the Arts 101 W. 2nd Street, Michigan City

Enjoy stories, songs, activities, crafts and more with the Story Time Crew at the Lubeznik Center! Please arrive a few minutes early to receive your child’s nametag. This program is…

Great Decisions

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

The foreign policy discussion program Great Decisions returns to the library for a 22nd season. The discussion this session is India and Pakistan. For more information, call 219-873-3049. Reading material…

Story Time

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

Enjoy stories, songs, activities, crafts and more with the Story Time Crew! This program is for children ages birth – 5 years, accompanied by an adult. Please arrive a few…

Story Time

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

Enjoy stories, songs, activities, crafts and more with the Story Time Crew! This program is for children ages birth – 5 years, accompanied by an adult. Please arrive a few…

Library Board Meeting

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

The monthly meeting of the Board of Trustees will be held on Wednesday, February 26, at 2:30 pm.

Makerspace Open Lab Hours

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

Create, discover, and tinker with LEGO WeDo, Micro Bits, paper circuits, Ozobots, and more! For kids ages 6 – 18. Kids 12 and under must have a parent or guardian…

Graphic Novel Club: The Picture of Dorian Gray

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

Join our Graphic Novel Club, suggested for 13-18 year-olds. The Picture of Dorian Gray is the Gothic morality tale about a man who, taken by his own beauty, pledges his…

Films on DVD Series: The Peanut Butter Falcon

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

This film showing has been rescheduled for Sunday, March 1, at 2:00 PM. We apologize for the technical difficulties. The Films on DVD Series returns with the showing of The…

Story Time

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

Enjoy stories, songs, activities, crafts and more with the Story Time Crew! This program is for children ages birth - 5 years, accompanied by an adult. Please arrive a few…

Story Time

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

Enjoy stories, songs, activities, crafts and more with the Story Time Crew! This program is for children ages birth - 5 years, accompanied by an adult. Please arrive a few…

Makerspace Open Lab Hours

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

Create, discover, and tinker with LEGO WeDo, Micro Bits, paper circuits, Ozobots, and more! For kids ages 6 - 18. Kids 12 and under must have a parent or guardian…

Needle Arts Group

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

The Needle Arts library group 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…

Bobby Talamine: The Art of Music Photography

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

Bobby Talamine is one of the most prolific rock n' roll photographers in the world. Over the past 40 years, Bobby has created iconic images of such artists as Bob…

Gentle Flow Yoga

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

Certified yoga instructor Lauralee Sikorski, who has taught over 5,000 hours of classes, returns to lead a free gentle flow yoga with emphasis on deep breathing and releasing stress. Bring…

The Magic of Kalita

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

Matt Kalita returns for his annual magic show following the Michigan City St. Patrick’s Day parade. This is amazing magical fun for all ages!

Great Decisions

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

The foreign policy discussion program Great Decisions meets twice monthly through May. The discussion this session is Red Sea Security. For more information, call 873-3049. Reading material is available at…

Story Time

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

Enjoy stories, songs, activities, crafts and more with the Story Time Crew! This program is for children ages birth - 5 years, accompanied by an adult. Please arrive a few…

Story Time

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

Enjoy stories, songs, activities, crafts and more with the Story Time Crew! This program is for children ages birth - 5 years, accompanied by an adult. Please arrive a few…

Friends of the Library Meeting

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

The next regular meeting of the Friends of the Library will be Wednesday, March 11 at 2:00 pm at the library. For information, call 219-873-3049. Join the Friends and make…

St. Patrick’s Day Craft for Kids

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

Come in and make a fun craft for St Patrick’s Day! Ages: 4 & up, accompanied by an adult. All materials provided. Child must be present to receive craft supplies.

Makerspace Open Lab Hours

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

Create, discover, and tinker with LEGO WeDo, Micro Bits, paper circuits, Ozobots, and more! For kids ages 6 - 18. Kids 12 and under must have a parent or guardian…

Duneland Stamp Club

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

The group meets on the 2nd Thursday of each month. New members are welcome.

Needle Arts Group

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

The Needle Arts library group 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…

Identity Theft Protection

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

Join the staff from First Source Bank for donuts and coffee and learn about identity theft, the most common scams, and how it happens. Learn how you can protect yourself…

Ah Tu Goes Irish

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

The musical ensemble Ah Tu returns to the Michigan City Library on Saturday, March 14 at 2pm bringing an upbeat program of Irish song and dance music. They will sing…

Films on DVD Series: Harriet

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

The Films on DVD Series will feature Harriet. The incredible true story of Harriet Tubman, and her quest to lead hundreds of slaves to freedom on the Underground Railroad. Rated…

Library Board Meeting

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

The Library Board of Trustees March meeting will be held at 2:30 PM on Wednesday, March 25, 2020 in the meeting room, unless situations change. The library will only be…

Library Closed

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

The library is closed on Sunday, April 12.

Library Board Meeting

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

The monthly meeting of the Board of Trustees will be held on Wednesday, April 22, at 2:30 pm.

Library Closed

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

The library is closed on Sundays beginning May 24 through September 6. Sunday hours will resume on September 13.

Library Closed

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

The library is closed on Monday, May 25, in observance of Memorial Day.

Library Board Meeting

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

The monthly meeting of the Board of Trustees will be held on Wednesday, May 27, at 2:30 pm.

Library Closed

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

The library is closed on Sundays beginning May 24 through September 6. Sunday hours will resume on September 13.

Library Closed

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

The library is closed on Sundays beginning May 24 through September 6. Sunday hours will resume on September 13.

Library Closed

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

The library is closed on Sundays beginning May 24 through September 6. Sunday hours will resume on September 13.

Summer Reading Program: Week 1

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

Imagine Your Story during the 2020 Summer Reading Program! Everyone who reads at least 10 hours receives their choice of a book and an entry into a raffle for fantastic…

Library Closed

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

The library is closed on Sundays beginning May 24 through September 6. Sunday hours will resume on September 13.

Summer Reading Program Week 2

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

Imagine Your Story during the 2020 Summer Reading Program! Everyone who reads at least 10 hours receives their choice of a book and an entry into a raffle for fantastic…

Library Board Meeting

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

The monthly meeting of the Board of Trustees will be held on Wednesday, June 24, at 2:30 pm.

Library Closed

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

The library is closed on Sundays beginning May 24 through September 6. Sunday hours will resume on September 13.

Summer Reading Program Week 3

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

Imagine Your Story during the 2020 Summer Reading Program! Everyone who reads at least 10 hours receives their choice of a book and an entry into a raffle for fantastic…

Library Closed

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

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

Library Closed

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

The library is closed on Sundays beginning May 24 through September 6. Sunday hours will resume on September 13.

Summer Reading Program Week 4

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

Imagine Your Story during the 2020 Summer Reading Program! Everyone who reads at least 10 hours receives their choice of a book and an entry into a raffle for fantastic…

Library Closed

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

The library is closed on Sundays beginning May 24 through September 6. Sunday hours will resume on September 13.

Summer Reading Program Week 5

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

Imagine Your Story during the 2020 Summer Reading Program! Everyone who reads at least 10 hours receives their choice of a book and an entry into a raffle for fantastic…

Library Closed

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

The library is closed on Sundays beginning May 24 through September 6. Sunday hours will resume on September 13.

Summer Reading Program Week 6

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

Imagine Your Story during the 2020 Summer Reading Program! Everyone who reads at least 10 hours receives their choice of a book and an entry into a raffle for fantastic…

Library Board Meeting

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

The monthly meeting of the Board of Trustees will be held on Wednesday, July 22, at 2:30 pm.

Library Closed

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

The library is closed on Sundays beginning May 24 through September 6. Sunday hours will resume on September 13.

Library Closed

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

The library is closed on Sundays until further notice.

Library Closed

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

The library is closed on Sundays until further notice.

Shark Week Craft

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

It's Shark Week! Stop by the Youth Services desk for a grab-and-go shark puppet craft while supplies last. We also have lots of books for your lil' shark lover in…

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…

Library Closed

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

The library is closed on Sundays until further notice.

Library Closed

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

The library is closed on Sundays until further notice.

Library Board Meeting

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

The monthly meeting of the Board of Trustees will be held on Wednesday, August 26, at 2:30 pm.

Library Closed

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

The library is closed on Sundays until further notice.

7 Weeks 7 Continents: Asia

Kids and teens, join us for a virtual world tour of the seven continents! Each week we will explore a continent in depth. Week 1 focuses on Asia. Learn about…

Library Closed

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

The library is closed on Sundays until further notice.

Library Closed

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

The library is closed on Monday, September 7, for the Labor Day holiday.

7 Weeks 7 Continents: Africa

Kids and teens, join us for a virtual world tour of the seven continents! Each week we will explore a continent in depth. Week 2 focuses on Africa. Learn about…

Board of Trustees – Public Hearing for 2021 Budget

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

The public hearing for the 2021 budget will be held on Wednesday, September 9, 2020, at 2:30 PM. The meeting is open to the public.

Library Closed

The library is closed on Sundays until further notice.

7 Weeks 7 Continents: North America

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

Kids and teens, join us for a virtual world tour of the seven continents! Each week we will explore a continent in depth. Week 3 focuses on North America. Learn…

Virtual Storytime

Virtual storytimes with take-home crafts will begin Wednesday, September 16! A new storytime video will be posted to our website every Wednesday at 10:00 AM. Each video will be available…

Library Closed

The library is closed on Sundays until further notice.

CMYK@MCPL Graphic Novel Club

Check out our CMYK Graphic Novel Club podcast! In our first episode, we discuss the book March: Volume 1 by John Lewis. The episode is available at https://www.buzzsprout.com/1354294/5458321 Next month,…

Tinkercad Virtual Workshop

Registration required. Register online at https://forms.gle/P3eggyy4urdEg9CQ8 Monday, September 21 at 9 AM - Saturday, September 26 at 6 PM This 3D-modeling workshop for kids is 100% online. Participants will have…

7 Weeks 7 Continents: South America

Kids and teens, join us for a virtual world tour of the seven continents! Each week we will explore a continent in depth. Week 4 focuses on South America. Learn…

Virtual Storytime

Join us for virtual storytime with take-home crafts! A new storytime video will be posted to our website every Wednesday at 10:00 AM. Each video will be available to watch…

Library Board Meeting & 2021 Budget Adoption

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

The monthly meeting of the Board of Trustees and 2021 budget adoption will be held on Wednesday, September 23, at 2:30 pm. Click here for the meeting agenda.

Library Closed

The library is closed on Sundays until further notice.

7 Weeks 7 Continents: Europe

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

Kids and teens, join us for a virtual world tour of the seven continents! Each week we will explore a continent in depth. Week 5 focuses on Europe. Learn about…

Virtual Storytime

Join us for virtual storytime with take-home crafts! A new storytime video will be posted to our website every Wednesday at 10:00 AM. Each video will be available to watch…

Eric Carle Month: “Brown Bear” Craft

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

During the month of October we're celebrating the talents of author/illustrator Eric Carle. Drop by Youth Services this week to pick up this activity kit inspired by "Brown Bear, Brown…

Library Closed

The library is closed on Sundays until further notice.

Eric Carle Month: “From Head to Toe” Craft

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

Week 2: "From Head to Toe" During the month of October we are celebrating the many talents of Eric Carle, author of The Very Hungry Caterpillar and illustrator of Brown Bear, Brown…

7 Week 7 Continents: Australia/Oceania

Kids and teens, join us for a virtual world tour of the seven continents! Each week we will explore a continent in depth. Week 6 focuses on Australia/Oceania. Learn about…

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