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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 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…

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…

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…

*** 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…

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…

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…

Story Time

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

Join the Story Time Crew for stories, activities, and crafts each Wednesday at 10:00 AM. This fun-filled program is back in-person! For children birth through age 5 and accompanied by…

Angels Among Us

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

Do you have an angel story? Listen to and share inspiring stories about the presence of angels in our everyday lives.  Ange Benz is the guide to connect with your…

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…

Meet the Author: Sandy Young

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

LaPorte resident Sandy Young will share highlights of her traditional publishing journey, including why she chose to set her recent debut novel in Michigan City’s Uptown Arts District. Divine Vintage wraps romance…

Duneland Stamp Club

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

The Duneland Stamp Club meets the second Thursday of each month.  New members are invited.

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…

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,…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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,…

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…

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,…

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…

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: 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…

Story Time

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

Join the Story Time Crew for stories, activities, and crafts each Wednesday at 10:00 AM. This fun-filled program is back in-person! For children birth through age 5 and accompanied by…

Library Board Meeting

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

The monthly meeting of the Board of Trustees will be held on Wednesday, June 22, at 2:00 pm.

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Story Time

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

Join the Story Time Crew for stories, activities, and crafts each Wednesday at 10:00 AM. This fun-filled program is back in-person! For children birth through age 5 and accompanied by…

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…

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: 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…

Story Time

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

Join the Story Time Crew for stories, activities, and crafts each Wednesday at 10:00 AM. This fun-filled program is back in-person! For children birth through age 5 and accompanied by…

Friends of the Library Meeting

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

Join the Friends of the Library in their mission to raise funds and help the library. 

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Story Time

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

Join the Story Time Crew for stories, activities, and crafts each Wednesday at 10:00 AM. This fun-filled program is back in-person! For children birth through age 5 and accompanied by…

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,…

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…

Angels Among Us

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

Do you have an angel story? Listen to and share inspiring stories about the presence of angels in our everyday lives.  Ange Benz is the guide to connect you with…

Duneland Stamp Club

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

The Duneland Stamp Club meets the second Thursday of each month.  New members are invited.

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…

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…

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…

Story Time

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

Join the Story Time Crew for stories, activities, and crafts each Wednesday at 10:00 AM. This fun-filled program is back in-person! For children birth through age 5 and accompanied by…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Story Time

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

Join the Story Time Crew for stories, activities, and crafts each Wednesday at 10:00 AM. This fun-filled program is back in-person! For children birth through age 5 and accompanied by…

Library Board Meeting

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

The monthly meeting of the Board of Trustees will be held on Wednesday, July 27, at 2:00 pm.

Friday Afternoon at the Movies: Cyrano

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

Join us for a summer movie.  Award-winning director Joe Wright envelops moviegoers in a symphony of emotions with music, romance, and beauty in Cyrano, re-imagining the timeless tale of a…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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: 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…

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 09 -17 and serves as an introduction to anyone that is curious about, or interested in,…

Dungeons & 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…

Duneland Stamp Club

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

The Duneland Stamp Club meets on the second Thursday of each month. New members are invited.

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…

STOMP ROCKETS!

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

Make a paper rocket and watch it soar from a launchpad 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…

Movies in Washington Park: Jungle Cruise

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. Dreaming about saving countless lives and having another adventure, the feisty English feminist and…

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: 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…

Stuffie Sleepover Aug 17 (drop off) and Aug 18 (pickup)

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

Have you ever wondered what your stuffed animals get up to when you're not there? We will share our library secrets with them at our Stuffie Sleepover! Drop off your…

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…

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…

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