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Library Director retiring after 28 years with LCPL

Library Director retiring after 28 years with LCPL

Ana Grandfield, director of the Lake County Public Library, is shelving her last book Friday, retiring with 28 years of service to the LCPL.

August 25, 2014 12:00 am
The Reader statue in the main branch of the Lake County Library

The Reader statue in the main branch of the Lake County Library

The Reader statue in the main branch of the Lake County Library has graced the facility for years. The statue depicts a reclined woman reading books, and was commissioned by the Friends of the Lake County Public Library in 1984. It and created by Hermann Gurfinkel, a former Valparaiso reside…

August 21, 2014 5:45 pm
The Reader statue in the main branch of the Lake County Library

The Reader statue in the main branch of the Lake County Library

The Reader statue in the main branch of the Lake County Library has graced the facility for years. The statue depicts a reclined woman reading books, and was commissioned by the Friends of the Lake County Public Library in 1984. It and created by Hermann Gurfinkel, a former Valparaiso reside…

August 21, 2014 5:45 pm

A library card is the smartest card you can own

As the new school year arrives, the Lake County Public Library would like families to be aware how important a library card can be. That is why the American Library Association observes September as National Library Card Sign-up Month.

August 18, 2014 12:00 am

Don't let summer go by without a visit to the library for books and movies

What's on your “To-Do” list this month? Are you saving your vacation for the closing days of summer, or are you already gearing up for back-to-school? Whatever you are up to, don't forget to put the library on your list of places to visit.

July 21, 2014 12:00 am

Lake County Public Library conducting online survey

MERRILLVILLE | The Lake County Public Library is conducting an online survey through July 21 to find out how patrons use the library’s computers and Internet connection and how this service has made a positive impact on their lives.

July 09, 2014 12:00 am

Hot water heater malfunction temporarily closes St. John library

ST. JOHN | A burst valve on a hot water heater Sunday flooded a back room at the St. John branch of the Lake County Public Library, forcing its closure on Monday.

June 30, 2014 11:10 am
Lake County Public Library salutes Read-a-Thon winners

Lake County Public Library salutes Read-a-Thon winners

HOBART | The Lake County Public Library Foundation recognized first-place winners of its annual Read-a-Thon at the awards ceremony at Avalon Manor last month.

June 30, 2014 12:00 am

A lifetime of education awaits you. . . at the library

Question: Where can you get an education without first having to pass an entrance exam or pay tuition?

June 16, 2014 12:00 am
Lake County Fair and Lake County Public Library promote literacy

Lake County Fair and Lake County Public Library promote literacy

“Bea,” the Lake County Fair mascot and a symbol of the summer season in Northwest Indiana, will be flying into five local Lake County Public Library branches in the coming weeks to remind region families that the 162nd Lake County Fair is coming up Aug. 1 to 10 while helping promote summer r…

June 09, 2014 12:00 am

Library seeking authors for Summer Book Fair

MERRILLVILLE | The Lake County Public Library is seeking local authors of teen and children's books for a Summer Book Fair scheduled for June 7 at the Merrillville branch, 1919 W. U.S. 30. Registration is $20 for a table and authors are able to sell their books from 1 to 4 p.m. Interested au…

May 30, 2014 12:00 am

Gardening program available June 17 at library in Merrillville

MERRILLVILLE | A free program explaining container gardening fundamentals is offered at 7 p.m. June 17 at the Lake County Public Library's Merrillville branch, 1919 W. 81st Ave.

May 28, 2014 12:05 am

Children can play games at Hobart library

HOBART | Children in fourth grade and older can play Nintendo Wii, PlayStation and board games at 4 p.m. Tuesday at the Lake County Public Library's Hobart branch, 100 N. Main St.

May 25, 2014 12:00 am
MARC CHASE: Don't yawn, library film is window to region

MARC CHASE: Don't yawn, library film is window to region

Hundreds of reels of microfilm are the storage vaults of our region's story — from casualty reports in the Civil War to local reactions to the first man stepping foot on the moon.

May 22, 2014 12:00 am
Join the fun and sign up for Summer Reading programs

Join the fun and sign up for Summer Reading programs

Exploding Art, Splish-Splash Science, H2O-Ology. . .this summer is all about science and other fun activities at the Lake County Public Library.

May 19, 2014 12:00 am

Genealogy research advice provided Saturday in M'ville

MERRILLVILLE | The Northwest Indiana Genealogical Society offers a presentation explaining how people can find information about their family history.

May 15, 2014 12:05 am

Hobart teen advisory group meets Thursday at library

HOBART | Students in fifth grade and up can participate in the teen advisory board at the Lake County Public Library's Hobart branch, 100 N. Main St.

May 14, 2014 12:05 am
TradeWinds recycles computers from library, casino

TradeWinds recycles computers from library, casino

HOBART | TradeWinds Inc. offers a computer recycling program at its new Hobart facility, sand recently received two sizable donations.

May 12, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Volunteers needed for library reading program

MERRILLVILLE | The Lake County Public Library is seeking volunteers for its summer reading program.

May 12, 2014 12:00 am

Craft table open to children at branch library in Merrillville

MERRILLVILLE | A free craft table is available to children visiting the Lake County Public Library's Merrillville branch, 1919 W. 81st Ave.

May 05, 2014 12:05 am
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