La Porte County Public Library Construction

Rolling Prairie ConstructionUnion Mills ConstructionFish Lake ConstructionHanna ConstructionCoolspring Construction

December 5, 2016 Main Library construction photos:


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October 10, 2016 Main library construction photos:


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June 29, 2016 Construction at main progresses

20190629contructionatmainMay 13, 2016 – Main Library closes to the public for construction.


May 12, 2016 – Main Library Ribbon Ceremony


May 5, 2016 – Bidding process closes for La Porte Library branches Fish Lake, Hanna, Rolling Prairie, and Coolspring posted on the Larsen Danielson site.

March 10, 2016 – Biding process opens for La Porte Library main location and is posted on the Larsen Danielson site.

January 28, 2016 – MKM Facilities Plan

November 16, 2015Article about renovations in South Bend Tribune

November 10, 2015 – Groundbreaking ceremony at Rolling Prairie.2015rpgroundbreaking

November 10, 2015 – Groundbreaking ceremony at Fish Lake Public Library.

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November 5, 2015 – Groundbreaking ceremony at Hanna Public library site.


April 1, 2015 – La Porte County Council approves funding library upgrades. (Michigan City Dispatch Article)

July 31, 2014 – La Porte County Public Library board of directors hired the architectural firm MKM.

April 24, 2014 – Ice Miller and Associates retained as bond counsel for the library by the La Porte County Public Library board of directors.

January 30, 2014 – La Porte County Public Library board of directors created a Master Planning Committee to included staff, community, and board members.

1988 – The 1920 Carnegie building was remodeled and enlarged.

1920 – A new building was built on the corner of Indiana and Maple Avenue with funds from the Carnegie Foundation.


1892 – the La Porte Public Library merged with the La Porte County Contractual Library to form the La porte County Public Library system.

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