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The library is open while under construction. The front entry is closed. A temporary public entrance is available through the east-side doors, located near the drive-up book drop. Find out more about the renovation project...

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.

Virtual Discussion: So You Want to Talk About Race

Join us for a virtual Zoom discussion on race moderated by Deborah Beien. We will be discussing So You Want to Talk About Race, the New York Times bestseller by Ijeoma Oluo,…

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…

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 Closed

The library is closed on Sundays until further notice.

Eric Carle Month: “Very Hungry Caterpillar” Craft

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

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 Bear, What Do You See? Drop in…

7 Weeks 7 Continents: Antarctica

Kids and teens, join us for a virtual world tour of the seven continents! Each week we will explore a continent in depth. Week 7 focuses on Antarctica. A book…

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…

Graphic Novel Club Podcast Episode Release

Join our new Online Graphic Novel Club for teens! This month we are discussing They Called Us Enemy by George Takei. A powerful, first-person account of his own life and…

Library Closed

The library is closed on Sundays until further notice.

Eric Carle Month: “Moon” Craft

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

Week 4: "Papa, Please Get the Moon for Me" During the month of October we are celebrating the many talents of Eric Carle, author of The Very Hungry Caterpillar and illustrator of Brown…

Ghosts of Route 66 Virtual Presentation

https://youtu.be/zv0n7sMtnfI   Available through October 31! In communities all along Route 66, there are legends of ghosts, spirits, and supernatural sightings. This virtual program covers many of these stories, including…

Tinkercad Virtual Workshop

October 19 - 24 This all-online workshop allows kids to design 3D creations that the library will print for free!  Participants will have six days to design, tinker, and submit their…

Graphic Novel Club Zoom Meetup

Join our new Online Graphic Novel Club for teens! This month we are discussing They Called Us Enemy by George Takei. A powerful, first-person account of his own life and…

Virtual Storytime

Join us for a music-themed 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…

Dungeons & Dragons

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

Do you enjoy games, adventures, and great stories? Come play D&D with Michigan City Public Library in our monthly one-shot campaigns hosted on Zoom! For players ages 13-18 years. The…

Library Closed

The library is closed on Sundays until further notice.

Halloween Craft

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

“Float” by Youth Services and pick up all the supplies you’ll need to make a fun Halloween craft.

Eric Carle Month: “Mister Seahorse” Craft

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

Week 5: "Mister Seahorse" 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 Bear, What Do…

Halloween Storytime

The live video of story time will be posted at 10:00 a.m. on October 28 at https://www.mclib.org/parents/story-time/.  Stop in Youth Services to receive your children’s “trick or treat” bag of…

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, October 28, at 2:30 pm.

Library Closed

The library is closed on Sundays until further notice.

Virtual Storytime

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

Library Closed

The library is closed on Sundays until further notice.

Library Closed

The library is closed on Sundays until further notice.

Tinkercad Virtual Workshop

November 16 - 21 This all-online workshop allows kids to design 3D creations that the library will print for free! Participants will have six days to design, tinker, and submit…

Virtual Storytime

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

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, November 18, at 2:30 pm.

Graphic Novel Club Zoom Meetup

Join our Online Graphic Novel Club for teens! This month we are discussing The Dark Matter of Mona Starr by Laura Gulledge, a bold and original YA graphic novel about…

Library Closed

The library is closed on Sundays until further notice.

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 Closed

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

The library is closed on Thursday, November 26, for the Thanksgiving holiday.

Library Closed

The library is closed on Sundays until further notice.

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 Closed

The library is closed on Sundays until further notice.

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…

Graphic Novel Club Podcast Release

Join our Online Graphic Novel Club for teens! This month we are discussing Heroes in Crisis by Tom King. There is a new kind of crisis threatening the heroes of…

Family Coding Fun for Computer Science Education Week

It’s Computer Science Education Week and we are experimenting with fun, creative coding projects like painting the screen with your eyes and nose! Try out this fun Nose Pen project…

Library Closed

The library is closed on Sundays until further notice.

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

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

The monthly meeting of the Board of Trustees will be held on Wednesday, December 16, at 2:30 pm.

Dungeons & Dragons

Do you enjoy games, adventures, and great stories? Come play D&D with Michigan City Public Library in our monthly one-shot campaigns hosted on Zoom! For players ages 13-18 years. The next…

Graphic Novel Club Zoom Meetup

Join our Online Graphic Novel Club for teens! This month we are discussing Heroes in Crisis by Tom King. There is a new kind of crisis threatening the heroes of…

Library Closed

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 Thursday, December 24, and Friday, December 25.

Library Closed

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 Thursday, December 31.

Library Closed

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

The library will be closed on Friday, January 1, for the New Year's Day holiday.

Library Closed

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

The library is closed on Sundays until further notice.

Take-Home Crafts for Kids

Do you have many holiday photos and don't know what to do with them? Make your own  photo album! We have all the supplies you will need. Birds may fly…

Library Closed

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

The library is closed on Sundays until further notice.

Take-Home Crafts for Kids

Learn fun facts about arctic wildlife while making your interactive arctic puppet show. Or make cute waddling penguins with our free craft kit! Craft kits available while supplies last. Stop…

Library Closed

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

The library is closed on Sundays until further notice.

MLK Crafts for Kids

Make a Martin Luther King, Jr. crown and Freedom Bell. Plus, "make the world a better place with your own two hands." Craft kits available while supplies last.

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