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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…

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…

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…

Makerspace: Open Labs

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…

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, August 24, at 2:00 pm.

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…

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…

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 Friday, August 26 at 9:00 am. Miss Dana talks about upcoming books and interviews a librarian…

Friday at the Movies: Death on the Nile

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

Join us for a summer movie, Death on the Nile. Belgian sleuth Hercules Poirot's Egyptian vacation aboard a glamorous river steamer turns into a terrifying search for a murderer when…

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…

Pokemon Scavenger Hunt

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

Gotta catch 'em all at the library! During September, ask for a Pokedex at the Youth Services desk and look for the Pokemon! When you find them, write their names…

Free Covid-19 Vaccine Clinic

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

Franciscan Alliance will offer free Covid-19 first, second and booster Pfizer vaccines on Thursday, September 1 from noon to 2:00 pm. Anyone 5 years of age or older is eligible…

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…

Labor Day: Library Closed

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

The library is closed on Monday, September 5, for the Labor 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

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…

D&D @ MCPL

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 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…

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…

Mario Kart Tournament

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

Go head-to-head in a tournament for a GameStop gift card! Show off your Mario Kart skills in this tournament for kids ages 10-17. Registration is required! Sign up at https://bit.ly/3vMHkcN.

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…

Library Board – Public Hearing for 2023 Budget

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

The public hearing for the 2023 budget for Michigan City Public Library will be held on Wednesday, September 14, 2022, at 9:30 AM.

Story Time

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

Join Mr. Dave and Miss Dana for stories, activities, songs, and crafts each Wednesday at 10:00 a.m.! For children birth through age 5 and accompanied by an adult. And be…

Friends of the Library Book Sale

La Porte County Convention & Visitors Bureau 4073 S Franklin Street, Michigan City, IN

September 14 -16 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM La Porte County Convention & Visitors Bureau 4073 S. Franklin Street (Former Marquette Mall) Michigan City, IN 46360 The Friends’ annual 1000s…

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,…

Friends of the Library Book Sale

La Porte County Convention & Visitors Bureau 4073 S Franklin Street, Michigan City, IN

September 14 -16 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM La Porte County Convention & Visitors Bureau 4073 S. Franklin Street (Former Marquette Mall) Michigan City, IN 46360 The Friends’ annual 1000s…

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…

Friends of the Library Book Sale

La Porte County Convention & Visitors Bureau 4073 S Franklin Street, Michigan City, IN

September 14 -16 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM La Porte County Convention & Visitors Bureau 4073 S. Franklin Street (Former Marquette Mall) Michigan City, IN 46360 The Friends’ annual 1000s…

Bookmarks: The Talented Miss Farwell

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

Bookmarks returns with Jessica Hoffmaster reviewing The Talented Miss Farwell by Emily Gray Tedrowe.  Catch Me If You Can meets Patricia Highsmith in this electrifying page-turner of greed and obsession,…

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…

Story Time

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

Join Mr. Dave and Miss Dana for stories, activities, songs, and crafts each Wednesday at 10:00 a.m.! For children birth through age 5 and accompanied by an adult. And be…

D&D @ MCPL

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…

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…

Medicare 101

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

Royce Havens of LifeSmart Senior Services presents an educational presentation on Medicare. The annual enrollment period for Medicare begins on October 15. Find out more about Medicare enrollment, what Medicare…

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 Friday, September 23 at 9:00 am. Miss Dana talks about biographies and upcoming library events! Subscribe to our…

Versiti Blood Drive

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

Versiti Blood Center will have a blood drive at the library Friday, September 23 from 11:30 am-3:30 pm.  Versiti is the blood provider to your local hospitals in NW Indiana.…

Writing Out Loud: Author Anna-Lisa Cox

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

The 38th season of Writing Out Loud begins with an appearance by author Anna-Lisa Cox. Dr. Cox is an award-winning historian of nineteenth-century America, with a special focus on the…

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…

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…

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…

Story Time

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

Join Mr. Dave and Miss Dana for stories, activities, songs, and crafts each Wednesday at 10:00 a.m.! For children birth through age 5 and accompanied by an adult. And be…

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, September 28, at 2:00 pm.

Creative Coding with Microbits

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

What is a Microbit? “The BBC Micro:bit is a handheld, programmable micro-computer that can be used for all sorts of cool creations, from robots to musical instruments – the possibilities…

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…

Angels Among Us

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

For this fall season, listen to and share inspiring stories about the presence of angels in our everyday lives. Ange Benz will guide you to connect with your angel. 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, 3D pens, and more! For kids ages 6 - 17. Kids 12 and under must have a parent or guardian attend…

Story Time

Join Mr. Dave and Miss Dana for stories, activities, songs, and crafts each Wednesday at 10:00 a.m.! For children birth through age 5 and accompanied by an adult. And be…

D&D @ MCPL

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…

Free Covid-19 Vaccine Clinic

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

Beacon, St. Joseph & Franciscan Health Systems are collaborating with the library to host a free Covid-19 vaccine clinic on Thursday, October 6 from 1:00 - 3:00 PM. To register,…

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…

Meditation for Everyone

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

Anyone can meditate. Join this introductory presentation for an easy-to-learn method that will help you develop the skills to focus, relax, release stress, and generate self-healing energy. Your guide, Don…

Writing Out Loud: Author Emily Gray Tedrowe

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

Join us for Writing Out Loud with Emily Gray Tedrowe, the Chicago-based author of the novels The Talented Miss Farwell, Blue Stars, and Commuters. She earned a PhD in English Literature from…

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, 3D pens, 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 Mr. Dave and Miss Dana for stories, activities, songs, and crafts each Wednesday at 10:00 a.m.! For children birth through age 5 and accompanied by an adult. And be…

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, 3D…

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.

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…

Family Game Night!

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

Grab your family and join us for a board game night! Tons of game options will be available to play with your family or with new friends!

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