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Summer Learning Adventure

Construct the perfect summer at La Porte County Public Library. Join the Summer Learning Adventure!

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Spark Labs

Spark Labs is a 3D printing lab right here at the La Porte County Public Library. We offer classes, opportunities to print, and so much more.

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Online Resources

Our library offers far more than just books. We also have a wide variety of downloads, databases, and online resources for our customers.

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Outreach

Our library has books on wheels! Are you interested in learning more about the hours and upcoming locations of our mobile library?

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Genealogy

Looking for information on your family’s history? We can help you find the information you’re looking for.

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Great Picks

Find the most recent additions to our library and reserve your copy of the latest books, movies, eBooks, and audiobooks.

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Library News

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Connecting with Loved Ones…Virtually

For many of us who have loved ones living miles away, finding a way to connect can be important. Although nothing can replace face to face, technology offers a way for us to be right there in the room with them. Grandparents can watch grandchildren…

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Place a Hold and Other New Features

With the recent update of the card catalog, placing holds may look a little different. Check out how to place holds on your items and a few other new features. -Go to laportelibrary.org and login to your account. -Find items by entering keywords into the…

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100 Years Ago in May, 1916

Look at these statements from headline articles in the La Porte Argus in May, 1916. Terminology, capitalization, and what makes headline news can be different. Yet accidents, business, crime, and war still make headlines. May 2-7 Russian and Oliver Twist wash suits for ages 2-8…

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Hoosier Barns

Indiana will celebrate 200 years of statehood on December 11, 2016, and Hoosiers are finding creative ways to celebrate and preserve Indiana’s rural heritage. The Top 10 Indiana Bicentennial Barns have been selected, and the Smoker Barn represents La Porte County on the list! The…

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Featured Events

Birdhouse Workshop

May. 14, 10:00am - 12:00pm at Fish Lake

Welcome back the birds this spring by constructing a birdhouse with local wildlife expert, Don Lode. Children under 10 may need help from an adult. Supplies provided by the Saugany Lake Conservation Club.

Dirt to Delicious-DIY Gardening Festival

May. 21, 10:00am - 1:00pm at Offsite

Join us on the lawn at La Porte Hospital for a free hands-on event with gardening expert Sacha Gee-Burns. Learn container gardening basics, how to plot your spot, and watch live cooking demos. Bring the kids for their own interactive fun.

Apps 101

May. 24, 4:00pm - 5:00pm at Union Mills

What are apps and how do you search and get them on your phone? Learn the difference between iOS and Android apps. Find out how to save real money with local store apps on your smartphone or device.

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eMagazines

The La Porte County Public Library offers a collection of magazines that you can download and read on any device.

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eBooks

Did you know you can use your device to download books from the library? Start browsing our collection.

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eAudiobooks

Now, you can download free audiobooks from the La Porte County Public Library on your phone, tablet, or iPod.

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