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Lake Station-New Chicago


Branch manager
Kate


Address
2007 Central Ave.
Lake Station
, IN 46405
Tel: 219-962-2409

Hours

Mon, Jan 11 Closed
Tue, Jan 12 11:00AM to 7:00PM
Wed, Jan 13 11:00AM to 7:00PM
Thu, Jan 14 11:00AM to 7:00PM
Fri, Jan 15 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sat, Jan 16 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Jan 17 Closed

Upcoming Events
Fri, Jan 15, 10:30am - 10:45am
Lake County Public Library YouTube Page - bit.ly/LCPLstorytime
Children in early elementary grades are invited to join us for a picture book reading. This special program will feature a longer picture book, read in its entirety.
Registration is now closed

Fri, Jan 15, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Lake County Public Library Zoom Room
Students will learn about some of the major figures who struggled to obtain civil rights for disenfranchised groups with the National Portrait Gallery! You will need an email address to register.
Registration is now closed

Sat, Jan 16, 10:30am - 10:45am
Lake County Public Library YouTube Page - bit.ly/LCPLstorytime
Children and families are invited to tune in for a short digital storytime. This session will last 10-20 minutes and will feature books and songs to foster pre-literacy skills.

Sun, Jan 17, 10:30am - 10:45am
Lake County Public Library YouTube Page - bit.ly/LCPLstorytime
Children in early elementary grades are invited to join us for a picture book reading. This special program will feature a longer picture book, read in its entirety.

Mon, Jan 18, 9:00am - 5:00pm
Merrillville
In honor of MLK Day, get free legal advice from NWI lawyers. Reserve your spot via email, or get in a waiting room to have a brief, free chat with a volunteer lawyer.

Mon, Jan 18, 10:30am - 10:45am
Lake County Public Library YouTube Page - bit.ly/LCPLstorytime
Children in elementary grades are invited to join us for a special MLK-themed book break.

Mon, Jan 18, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Griffith-Calumet Twp - Zoom
The Legacy Foundation's newest community conversation series begins with a discussion of Colson Whiteheads's The Underground Railroad. The Griffith-Calumet Twp branch will host a discussion via Zoom.

Mon, Jan 18, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Lake County Public Library Zoom Room
English Classes are for participants who are learning English as a second language. Virtual class is for high beginners and intermediate level students. Classes are free.

Tue, Jan 19, 10:30am - 10:45am
Lake County Public Library YouTube Page - bit.ly/LCPLstorytime
Children and families are invited to tune in for a short digital storytime. This session will last 10-20 minutes and will feature books and songs to foster pre-literacy skills.

Tue, Jan 19, 10:30am - 11:30am
Hobart Branch - Zoom
Our January 2021 title is Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance. Pick up a copy at the Hobart curbside and join us for a virtual chat! Contact us at hobart@lcplin.org for event details.

Tue, Jan 19, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Merrillville
Join rangers as they explore the Hearst Castle live and talk about William Randolph Hearst's vast collection of world art. You'll need an email address to register.

Wed, Jan 20, 10:30am - 10:45am
Lake County Public Library YouTube Page - bit.ly/LCPLstorytime
Children from birth through 23 months and a caregiver are invited to tune in weekly for a 10 to 15-minute lapsit program that fosters child development and pre-literacy skills.

Rescheduled
Wed, Jan 20, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
New date Tuesday, January 12, 2:30pm - 3:00pm
Lake County Public Library Zoom Room
Journey into the secret world of carnivorous plants with Longwood Gardens! You will need an email address to sign up.

Rescheduled
Wed, Jan 20, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
New date Tuesday, January 19, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Lake County Public Library Zoom Room
Join rangers as they explore the Hearst Castle live and talk about William Randolph Hearst's vast collection of world art. You'll need an email address to register.

Wed, Jan 20, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Lake County Public Library Zoom Room
Join us for our virtual teen book club! This month we will be reading and discussing "Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda" by Becky Albertalli. Registration is required. Ages 12-18

Wed, Jan 20, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
LCPL Zoom Meeting - Zoom Room
English Classes are for participants who are learning English as a second language. Virtual class is for high beginners and intermediate level students. Classes are free.

Thu, Jan 21, 10:30am - 10:45am
Lake County Public Library YouTube Page - bit.ly/LCPLstorytime
Children in mid to upper elementary school grades are invited to tune in weekly to learn about a book and hear the first chapter. All books are available on Hoopla or Overdrive.

Fri, Jan 22, 10:30am - 10:45am
Lake County Public Library YouTube Page - bit.ly/LCPLstorytime
Children in early elementary grades are invited to join us for a picture book reading. This special program will feature a longer picture book, read in its entirety.

Sat, Jan 23, 10:30am - 10:45am
Lake County Public Library YouTube Page - bit.ly/LCPLstorytime
Children and families are invited to tune in for a short digital storytime. This session will last 10-20 minutes and will feature books and songs to foster pre-literacy skills.

Sun, Jan 24, 10:30am - 10:45am
Lake County Public Library YouTube Page - bit.ly/LCPLstorytime
Children in early elementary grades are invited to join us for a picture book reading. This special program will feature a longer picture book, read in its entirety.

Mon, Jan 25, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Griffith-Calumet twp Library - Zoom
Our January title is "The Friend" by Sigrid Nunez. Pick up a copy at the Griffith curbside and join us for a virtual chat! Email required. Contact us at griffith@lcplin.org for event details.

Mon, Jan 25, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Lake County Public Library Zoom Room
English Classes are for participants who are learning English as a second language. Virtual class is for high beginners and intermediate level students. Classes are free.

Tue, Jan 26, 10:30am - 10:45am
Lake County Public Library YouTube Page - bit.ly/LCPLstorytime
Children and families are invited to tune in for a short digital storytime. This session will last 10-20 minutes and will feature books and songs to foster pre-literacy skills.

Tue, Jan 26, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Lake County Public Library Zoom Room
How do elephant seals live in the frigid winter waters of the ocean? What lets them live in such an extreme way? Find out with a visit to their habitat! You will need an email address to attend.

Tue, Jan 26, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Dyer-Schererville - Zoom
The Between the Lines Book Club reads "Becoming Mrs. Lewis by Patti Callahan." Books for this Zoom discussion can be picked up at the Dyer-Schererville branch a month prior to the event.

Tue, Jan 26, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Lake County Public Library Zoom Room
Teens are invited to play the popular game of deception, Among Us. We will work together to find the impostor. Is it your friend? Could it be you? You appear to be a little sus. Ages 11 - 17.

Wed, Jan 27, 10:30am - 10:45am
Lake County Public Library YouTube Page - bit.ly/LCPLstorytime
Children from birth through 23 months and a caregiver are invited to tune in weekly for a 10 to 15-minute lapsit program that fosters child development and pre-literacy skills.

Wed, Jan 27, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Lake County Public Library Zoom Room
Could you survive Glacier Bay? Find out how many animals and people do that every day with this National Park program. Email address is required to register.

Wed, Jan 27, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
LCPL Zoom Meeting - Zoom Room
English Classes are for participants who are learning English as a second language. Virtual class is for high beginners and intermediate level students. Classes are free.

Thu, Jan 28, 10:30am - 10:45am
Lake County Public Library YouTube Page - bit.ly/LCPLstorytime
Children in mid to upper elementary school grades are invited to tune in weekly to learn about a book and hear the first chapter. All books are available on Hoopla or Overdrive.

Thu, Jan 28, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Lake County Public Library Zoom Room
Learn about the history of your favorite local NFL teams - the Chicago Bears and the Indianapolis Colts - with the NFL Hall of Fame! You will need an email address to register!

Thu, Jan 28, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Munster Branch - Zoom
Join us for a virtual discussion using Zoom. Copies of the book are available at the Munster Branch.

Fri, Jan 29, 10:30am - 10:45am
Lake County Public Library YouTube Page - bit.ly/LCPLstorytime
Children in early elementary grades are invited to join us for a picture book reading. This special program will feature a longer picture book, read in its entirety.

Sat, Jan 30, 10:30am - 10:45am
Lake County Public Library YouTube Page - bit.ly/LCPLstorytime
Children and families are invited to tune in for a short digital storytime. This session will last 10-20 minutes and will feature books and songs to foster pre-literacy skills.

Sun, Jan 31, 10:30am - 10:45am
Lake County Public Library YouTube Page - bit.ly/LCPLstorytime
Children in early elementary grades are invited to join us for a picture book reading. This special program will feature a longer picture book, read in its entirety.

Mon, Feb 01, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Lake County Public Library Zoom Room
We'll be visiting an elephant seal rookery at Hearst San Simeon Park as they have their babies and raise them on the beach. You will need an email to register.

Mon, Feb 01, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Lake County Public Library Zoom Room
English Classes are for participants who are learning English as a second language. Virtual class is for high beginners and intermediate level students. Classes are free.

Tue, Feb 02, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Lake County Public Library Zoom Room
Denali National Park and Preserve hosts the US government's only dog-sled team. It can be hard to get here, but they're bringing the dogs to you! You must have an email address to register.

Tue, Feb 02, 5:00pm - 5:30pm
St. John Branch - Zoom
Earn volunteer time while helping us plan teen programming and services during this TAB meeting/planning session for future programs. For grades 6-12.

Wed, Feb 03, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Lake County Public Library Zoom Room
How did a fun game become a professional job and a national obsession? We'll find out how with the Pro Football Hall of Fame. You will need an email address to register.

Wed, Feb 03, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Lake County Public Library Zoom Room
Join us for a night of virtual trivia! This game will feature general trivia questions. Test your knowledge and win a prize! Ages 11 - 17. Registration is required for this virtual event.

Wed, Feb 03, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
LCPL Zoom Meeting - Zoom Room
English Classes are for participants who are learning English as a second language. Virtual class is for high beginners and intermediate level students. Classes are free.

Thu, Feb 04, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Lake County Public Library Zoom Room
Join us for George Washington Carver’s education quest and the obstacles he faced before becoming one of the most well-known African American scientists. You'll need an email address to register!

Fri, Feb 05, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Lake County Public Library Zoom Room
Illuminate the darkness with diverse folktales, such as The Monkey and the Turtle, The Three Dolls, and Ananzi and the Big Weird Rock with the Actors Company. Email address required.

Mon, Feb 08, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Griffith-Calumet Twp Branch Library - Zoom
February features: "Truly Devious" by Maureen Johnson. Pick up a copy at the Griffith curbside and join us for a virtual chat! Contact us at griffith@lcplin.org for event details.

Mon, Feb 08, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Lake County Public Library Zoom Room
Together with PFLAGCP-NWI, we are hosting a support, education, & networking space for LGBTQ+ teens & their allies. Teens (12-18) are welcome. REGISTRATION REQUIRED FOR ZOOM LOG-IN LINK.

Mon, Feb 08, 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Hobart Branch - Zoom
Earn volunteer hours while helping us plan teen programming and services. For grades 6-12.

Mon, Feb 08, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Lake County Public Library Zoom Room
Gold! What happened to a little town in California when gold was found. As it turns out, a lot! Email address required for registration.

Wed, Feb 10, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Lake County Public Library Zoom Room
Teens are invited to play the popular game of deception, Among Us. We'll work together to find the impostor. Is it you? You seem a little sus. Ages 11 - 17.

Fri, Feb 12, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Lake County Public Library Zoom Room
Learn how snow affects the way everything survives in Grand Teton National Park - plants, animals, and people! You will need an email address to register.

Announcements: 

Walk-in hours are here! No appointment needed!

Curbside pickup is also still available.

Our events are now virtual and happening via Zoom. Check out the calendar to sign up!