Hammond Public Library
HAMMOND | The Hammond City Council on Monday is expected to discuss funding for the Hammond Public Library.
HAMMOND | City officials appear prepared to consider a request from the Hammond Public Library to access funds its administrators argue are at their disposal but can't be used without Hammond City Council support.
HAMMOND | Supporters of the Hammond Public Library petitioned the Hammond City Council on Monday to reconsider a budget increase the library originally requested in September.
Tackling what’s tough is difficult. Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. knows that. And that’s why he deserves credit for his latest undertaking.
In 1923, in Hammond, more than 5,000 regalia-clad Klansmen marched downtown, with an additional 300 to 400 in regular clothing. “Spectators lined the streets in support.” Four crosses were burned in the area, and Rabbi Max Bretton spoke of a burning on the grounds of Temple Beth-El.
Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. has been pushing for a merger between the Hammond Public Library and the Lake County Public Library system. While we're not saying no, it's a complicated issue that merits a thorough examination.
INDIANAPOLIS | A forced absorption of the Hammond Public Library by the Lake County library system was removed Wednesday from legislation advancing toward a final vote in the Indiana House.
HAMMOND | Hammond Public Library events and activities represent a wide range of interests and educational topics. Here is a sampling of upcoming programs at the library, 564 State St.:
HAMMOND | The Hammond Public Library is inviting you to join as they honor community activist Willie Mae Durr on Feb. 21 at 6 p.m. as part of the library's African American History Month.
HAMMOND | The Hammond Public Library would merge with the Lake County library system by next year under legislation now moving forward in the Indiana House.
HAMMOND | The Hammond Public Library is featuring the photography of Wesley Bushby through Feb. 27.
HAMMOND | The Hammond Public Library will host a production of “Five Famous African-American Women” at 6 p.m. Feb. 21 at 564 State St.
HAMMOND | A new exhibit at the Hammond Public Library highlights memorabilia and history from the Negro baseball leagues.
HAMMOND | Legislation addressing the Hammond Public Library is still a work in progress weeks into the Indiana General Assembly session.
HAMMOND | The Hammond Public Library will conduct its first Preschool Roundup on Jan. 31.
HAMMOND | The City Council on Monday approved plans for two former branches of the Hammond Public Library.
HAMMOND | If the weather is too cold to go outdoors, stay inside this winter with the Hammond Public Library. Upcoming programs, all taking place at the Hammond Public Library, 564 State St., include:
HAMMOND | A former Hammond Public Library branch may become the U.S. headquarters for an oil analysis laboratory.
HAMMOND | A Hammond city councilman contends the architect who is helping United Steelworkers Local 1010 with the union's move to a new hall in the city has a conflict of interest in the project.
Marti Ross and Elaine "Skip" Gehring participate in a ceremony Tuesday for the opening of a 25-year-old time capsule at the Hammond Public Library. Ross and Gehring were among the Girl Scouts who took part in the original ceremony in 1987 and returned Tuesday to open the capsule.
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