Library Information

Mission

La Porte County Public Library is the center of community life with a focus on reading, lifelong learning and public involvement.

Vision

The Library exceeds our community’s needs and expectations through innovative services and partnerships. We are known for exceptional customer service. Our locations, both physical and virtual, are centers of excellence, serving as gathering places, and providing high quality materials. We recognize the diversity of our community, and create an accessible, friendly environment for all. We support initiatives and efforts that positively impact the quality of life for all people in La Porte County.

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Library Hours & Information

Main

904 Indiana Avenue
La Porte, IN 46350
219-362-6156

Monday 9:00 am – 8:00pm
Tuesday 9:00 am – 8:00pm
Wednesday 9:00 am – 8:00pm
Thursday 9:00 am – 8:00pm
Friday 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sunday CLOSED

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Coolspring

7089 West 400 North
Michigan City, IN 46360
219-879-3272

Monday 10:00 am – 7:00pm
Tuesday 10:00 am – 7:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am – 7:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am – 7:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sunday CLOSED

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Fish Lake

7981 E. St. Rd. 4
Walkerton, IN 46574
219-369-1337

Monday CLOSED
Tuesday 11:00 am – 7:00 pm
Wednesday 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Thursday 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Friday 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Sunday CLOSED

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Hanna

108 E West St.
Hanna, IN 46340
219-797-4735

Monday 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Tuesday CLOSED
Wednesday 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Thursday 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Friday 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Sunday CLOSED

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Kingsford Heights

436 Evanston Road
(P.O. Box 219)
Kingsford Heights, IN 46346
219-393-3280

Monday 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Tuesday CLOSED
Wednesday 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Thursday 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Friday 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Sunday CLOSED

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Rolling Prairie

1 East Michigan Avenue
(P.O. Box 157)
Rolling Prairie, IN 46371
219-778-2390

Monday 10:00 am – 6:00pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Wednesday CLOSED
Thursday 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Sunday CLOSED

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Union Mills

3727 West 800 South
(P.O. Box 189)
Union Mills, IN 46382
219-767-2604

Monday 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Tuesday 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Wednesday 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Thursday CLOSED
Friday 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Sunday CLOSED

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Closed Days

New Year’s Day (observed) – January 2, 2017

President’s Day – February 20, 2017

Memorial Day – May 29, 2017

Independence Day – July 4, 2017

Labor Day – September 4, 2017

Veterans Day – November 11, 2017

Thanksgiving Eve – November 22, 2017 closing at 5:00pm

Thanksgiving Day – November 23, 2017

Christmas Eve (observed) – December 23, 2017

Christmas Monday – December 25, 2017

Library Board

Meet The Library Board

The La Porte County Library’s board consists of a seven-person Board of Trustees, each appointed to a four-year term by various local government entities.

James P. Dermody

President

Term expires 12/31/2018, appointed by:
La Porte County Commissioners

Scott Seifker

Vice President

Term expires 12/31/2017, appointed by:
La Porte Community of School Board

Dava Buell

Treasurer

Term expires 12/31/2019, appointed by:
La Porte County Commissioners

 

Gregg Fuhlenbrock

Secretary/Asst. Treasurer

Term expires 12/31/2019, appointed by:
La Porte County Council

Karen Ellison

Board Member

Term expires 12/31/2020, appointed by:
Presidents of School Boards inside the library service district, other than La Porte Community Schools

Sylvia Smith

Board Member

Term expires 12/31/2018, appointed by:
La Porte County Council

Marie Gilliland

Board Member

Term expires 12/31/2020, appointed by the La Porte Community School Board.

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