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Merrillville


Branch manager
Erika


Address
1919 W. 81st Ave.
Merrillville
IN 46410
Tel: 219-769-3541

Hours

Mon, Sep 16 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Sep 17 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Sep 18 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Sep 19 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Sep 20 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Sep 21 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Sep 22 12:00PM to 4:00PM

Upcoming Events
Mon, Sep 23, 10:30am - 11:00am
Children's Programming Room
Babies and toddlers, birth - 23 months of age, accompanied by their caregivers, will enjoy this program filled with rhymes, books, music, and movement designed to help early literacy skills.

Mon, Sep 23, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room A
English Classes are for participants who are learning English as a second language. Different levels are available. Classes are free.

Tue, Sep 24, 9:30am - 11:00am
Meeting Room C
The class is designed to help adults improve their English reading, writing and speaking skills, focusing on the necessary civic information to prepare for American citizenship.

Tue, Sep 24, 10:00am - 10:45am
Children's Programming Room
Storytime for children 2 & 3 years of age, with a caregiver, featuring stories, fingerplays, music and a craft, that teaches early literacy skills.

Tue, Sep 24, 11:15am - 12:00pm
Children's Programming Room
Storytime featuring stories, fingerplays, music and a craft that teach pre-reading skills for kids 4-5.

Tue, Sep 24, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Meeting Room B
Play a friendly game of Chess or Go.

Tue, Sep 24, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Meeting Room C
Black Author Discussion Group

Wed, Sep 25, 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Quiet Study Room #3
Every Wednesday, in Quiet Study Room 3, 2020 Census recruiters will be available to help you apply for Census employment. Walk-ins are welcome!

Wed, Sep 25, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room A
English Classes are for participants who are learning English as a second language. Different levels are available. Classes are free.

Thu, Sep 26, 9:30am - 11:00am
Meeting Room C
The class is designed to help adults improve their English reading, writing and speaking skills, focusing on the necessary civic information to prepare for American citizenship.

Thu, Sep 26, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Meeting Room A
Kids ages 6 months through 3 years old and their caregivers will enjoy interacting at various play stations. Playing helps children learn language, literacy, social, and other skills.

Thu, Sep 26, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Meeting Room B
Together with PFLAGCP-NWI, we are hosting a social, support, education, & networking space for LGBTQ+ teens & their allies. Teens (12-18) are welcome. Parents/guardians can meet concurrently.

Fri, Sep 27, 10:00am - 11:00am
Meeting Room A
Informational and interactive session that focuses on understanding the disease process of progressive dementia.

Fri, Sep 27, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Meeting Room A
A session on advanced issues and strategies. Please register by calling Alzheimer's Services of Northern Indiana toll free at 1-888-303-0180.

Fri, Sep 27, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Meeting Room B
The Y chromosome is passed from father to son. Jeff Bassett will give a brief overview of the Bassett DNA project and will show examples of what can be done using DNA testing along with genealogy.

Sat, Sep 28, 10:30am - 11:00am
Children's Programming Room
Baby & Me Time is a 1/2 hour program which includes songs, stories, and sensory play for babies 0 to 23 months and their caregiver.

Sat, Sep 28, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Meeting Room A
Join us for Movie Time with popcorn and beverages as we watch Dumbo! PG-13 ; 130 minutes

Mon, Sep 30, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room A
English Classes are for participants who are learning English as a second language. Different levels are available. Classes are free.

Tue, Oct 01, 9:30am - 11:00am
Meeting Room C
The class is designed to help adults improve their English reading, writing and speaking skills, focusing on the necessary civic information to prepare for American citizenship.

Tue, Oct 01, 10:00am - 10:45am
Children's Programming Room
Storytime for children 2 & 3 years of age, with a caregiver, featuring stories, fingerplays, music and a craft, that teaches early literacy skills.

Tue, Oct 01, 11:15am - 12:00pm
Children's Programming Room
Storytime featuring stories, fingerplays, music and a craft that teach pre-reading skills for kids 4-5.

Tue, Oct 01, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Meeting Room B
Play a friendly game of Chess or Go.

Wed, Oct 02, 3:00pm - 6:00pm
Quiet Study Room #3
Every Wednesday, in Quiet Study Room 3, 2020 Census recruiters will be available to help you apply for Census employment. Walk-ins are welcome!

Wed, Oct 02, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Quiet Study Room #3
English Classes are for participants who are learning English as a second language. Different levels are available. Classes are free.

Thu, Oct 03, 9:30am - 11:00am
Meeting Room C
The class is designed to help adults improve their English reading, writing and speaking skills, focusing on the necessary civic information to prepare for American citizenship.

Thu, Oct 03, 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Meeting Room A
The Friends Pre-Sale is from 4-7pm. You can pay to become a Friends Member at the door. Thousands of books, dvds, and cds are available at fantastic prices!

Thu, Oct 03, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Children's Programming Room
Using Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math, children in kindergarten-6th grade can enjoy experimenting, designing, building, computing, & crafting!

Fri, Oct 04, 10:30am - 11:30am
Children's Programming Room
Homeschool families can meet to play fun games together or have fun making their own unique LEGO® creations! The library will provide board games, but families may bring games from home if desired.

Fri, Oct 04, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Meeting Room A
The Friends Fall Book Sale is open to anyone interested in browsing through thousands of books, dvds, and cds-- all at fantastic prices!

Sat, Oct 05, 9:30am - 4:00pm
Meeting Room A
The Friends Fall Book Sale is open to anyone interested in browsing through thousands of books, dvds, and cds-- all at fantastic prices!

Sat, Oct 05, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Meeting Room B
Interested in any of the needle arts including knit, crochet, cross-stitch, and more? Join us for an opportunity to chat and create. Bring your own projects. Small refreshments will be provided.

Mon, Oct 07, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Quiet Study Room #3
English Classes are for participants who are learning English as a second language. Different levels are available. Classes are free.

Tue, Oct 08, 9:30am - 11:00am
Meeting Room C
The class is designed to help adults improve their English reading, writing and speaking skills, focusing on the necessary civic information to prepare for American citizenship.

Tue, Oct 08, 10:00am - 10:45am
Children's Programming Room
Storytime for children 2 & 3 years of age, with a caregiver, featuring stories, fingerplays, music and a craft, that teaches early literacy skills.

Tue, Oct 08, 11:15am - 12:00pm
Children's Programming Room
Storytime featuring stories, fingerplays, music and a craft that teach pre-reading skills for kids 4-5.

Tue, Oct 08, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Board Room
Bimonthly meeting for the Friends of LCPL.

Tue, Oct 08, 6:00pm - 7:15pm
Meeting Room C
Halloween Mask Papier-Mache: Across two days, we will use art supplies to make DIY masks. All supplies provided, but limited. Registration required. Ages 12-18.

Tue, Oct 08, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Meeting Room A
Play a friendly game of Chess or Go.

Wed, Oct 09, 3:00pm - 6:00pm
Quiet Study Room #3
Every Wednesday, in Quiet Study Room 3, 2020 Census recruiters will be available to help you apply for Census employment. Walk-ins are welcome!

Wed, Oct 09, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Children's Programming Room
This interactive workshop weaves together oral histories and places them alongside historical contexts to document the changing racial and economic demographics. Provided through Indiana Humanities.

Wed, Oct 09, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room A
English Classes are for participants who are learning English as a second language. Different levels are available. Classes are free.

Thu, Oct 10, 9:30am - 11:00am
Meeting Room C
The class is designed to help adults improve their English reading, writing and speaking skills, focusing on the necessary civic information to prepare for American citizenship.

Thu, Oct 10, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Children's Programming Room
Children in grades K-6 will have fun making their own unique LEGO® creations. The only requirement is imagination!

Thu, Oct 10, 6:15pm - 8:15pm
Meeting Room A
Circle of Readers Book Discussion

Sat, Oct 12, All day
Meeting Room B
Curious about competitive chess? Drop-in for our all-day chess tournament.

Sat, Oct 12, 10:30am - 11:00am
Children's Programming Room
Baby & Me Time is a 1/2 hour program which includes songs, stories, and sensory play for babies 0 to 23 months and their caregiver.

Tue, Oct 15, 9:30am - 11:00am
Meeting Room C
The class is designed to help adults improve their English reading, writing and speaking skills, focusing on the necessary civic information to prepare for American citizenship.

Tue, Oct 15, 10:00am - 10:45am
Children's Programming Room
Storytime for children 2 & 3 years of age, with a caregiver, featuring stories, fingerplays, music and a craft, that teaches early literacy skills.

Tue, Oct 15, 11:15am - 12:00pm
Children's Programming Room
Storytime featuring stories, fingerplays, music and a craft that teach pre-reading skills for kids 4-5.

Tue, Oct 15, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Meeting Room A
Explore the history of Chicago serial killer H.H. Holmes, as presented in "The Devil in the White City," and learn the history of this Chicagoland nightmare.

Tue, Oct 15, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Meeting Room C
Join us for a book discussion focused the selected book. Copies can checked-out from the Upper Level reference desk. Copies limited. Ages 12-18. Please register.

Tue, Oct 15, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Meeting Room B
Play a friendly game of Chess or Go.

Wed, Oct 16, 3:00pm - 6:00pm
Quiet Study Room #3
Every Wednesday, in Quiet Study Room 3, 2020 Census recruiters will be available to help you apply for Census employment. Walk-ins are welcome!

Wed, Oct 16, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room A
English Classes are for participants who are learning English as a second language. Different levels are available. Classes are free.

Wed, Oct 16, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Children's Programming Room
Storytime for preschoolers and their families. Enjoy an evening storytime with books, finger plays, and music. Feel free to wear pajamas!

Thu, Oct 17, 9:30am - 11:00am
Meeting Room C
The class is designed to help adults improve their English reading, writing and speaking skills, focusing on the necessary civic information to prepare for American citizenship.

Fri, Oct 18, 10:30am - 11:30am
Children's Programming Room
Homeschool children are invited to attend a program exploring a unique topic each month. The only requirement is imagination and registration!

Mon, Oct 21, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Meeting Room A
Painting class for adults. Work with acrylics & canvas on an easel, following instructor's example to create an original piece of art. $20 cash fee paid at the time of class covers all materials.

Mon, Oct 21, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meeting Room B
Experienced dance instructor will teach Ballroom Dancing for 6 weeks.

Mon, Oct 21, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room A
English Classes are for participants who are learning English as a second language. Different levels are available. Classes are free.

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Looking for something to do? Check out our English as a Second Language classes, join a book club, bring the kids to story time, or find something completely new and different happening at your library soon!