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Mexican Heritage Celebration – “Quinceañera– A Celebration of Latina Womanhood”

EAST CHICAGO | The community is invited to join the East Chicago Public Library on Thursday, September 19 for a free program highlighting East Chicago’s Mexican heritage. Held in conjunction with the library’s observance of Hispanic Heritage Month, the program is set for 5 p.m. at the Main L…

September 17, 2013 2:49 pm

Health, Wealth and You program March 20

EAST CHICAGO | “BINGO - Win with Wellness” will be the newest activity planned in March of the East Chicago Public Library’s monthly “Health, Wellness and You” program, which provides adults with a dose of health information and free blood pressure screening. The goal of BINGO – Win with Wel…

March 11, 2013 12:56 pm
East Chicago Public Library celebrates Black History Month - The Harlem Renaissance and Beyond

East Chicago Public Library celebrates Black History Month - The Harlem Renaissance and Beyond

EAST CHICAGO | "The Harlem Renaissance and Beyond" is the theme for the African American Heritage Program celebrating Black History Month at the East Chicago Public Library. The public is invited to attend this FREE special program featuring Spiritual Feet Dance Co., Dunimus Productions and …

January 29, 2013 10:55 am
Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony Dec. 6

Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony Dec. 6

EAST CHICAGO | The public is invited to join in lighting up the holiday season on Thursday, December 6 at 5 p.m. at the East Chicago Public Library, 2401 E. Columbus Drive. The Christmas tree lighting ceremony is scheduled at the Main Branch, which showcases trees representing some of the et…

December 04, 2012 1:38 am

Diabetes and Alzheimer’s Workshop slated for Nov. 14

EAST CHICAGO | “Diabetes and Alzheimer’s” will be the focus in November of the East Chicago Public Library’s monthly “Health, Wellness and You” program, which provides adults with a dose of health information and free blood pressure screening. The workshop and blood pressure screening is bei…

November 13, 2012 5:40 pm
Free Health Workshops offered

Free Health Workshops offered

EAST CHICAGO | Adults can receive a dose of health information and get their blood pressure checked for free by taking part in the East Chicago Public Library’s monthly “Health, Wellness and You” workshops. The workshops and blood pressure screenings are being held in collaboration with Mult…

September 28, 2012 5:20 pm
Get the smartest card at your library

Get the smartest card at your library

EAST CHICAGO | September is Library Card Sign-up Month, and the East Chicago Public Library wants to make sure that all children in East Chicago have the smartest card of all – a library card.

September 04, 2012 3:51 pm
Puerto Rican Heritage Celebration at the East Chicago Public Library

Puerto Rican Heritage Celebration at the East Chicago Public Library

EAST CHICAGO |The East Chicago Public Library cordially invites you to attend a FREE program celebrating Puerto Rican Heritage. The program, which is titled “Simbolos de Puerto Rico” (Symbols of Puerto Rico) will highlight the heritage and talents of the Puerto Rican community. The program w…

July 20, 2012 10:41 am
I Too Sing America Org, Inc. Annual Inductee Reception

I Too Sing America Org, Inc. Annual Inductee Reception

EAST CHICAGO | In celebration of Black Music Month, the East Chicago Public Library, and I Too Sing America Organization, Inc. will co-sponsor the 4th Annual Black Music Hall of Fame Inductee Reception on Saturday, June 23, from Noon– 3:00 p.m. at the Main Library located at 2401 E. Columbus Dr.

June 18, 2012 12:35 pm

Goodies for Grown-ups – Adult Summer Reading Program

EAST CHICAGO | The East Chicago Public Library will be hosting “Goodies for Grown-Ups Adult Summer Reading Program” from June 18 through July 25 at the Main Library located at 2401 E. Columbus Dr., and at the Pastrick Branch library located at 1008 W. Chicago Ave. Registration begins Monday …

June 11, 2012 1:24 pm
2012 Summer Reading Club – A Midsummer Knight’s Read

2012 Summer Reading Club – A Midsummer Knight’s Read

EAST CHICAGO | Registration is under way for the East Chicago Public Library’s Summer Reading Club, a seven-week program designed to stretch the imaginations and improve the reading skills of youngsters in preschool through high school.

June 05, 2012 4:15 pm
Library honoring Judge Arredondo with reception Thursday

Library honoring Judge Arredondo with reception Thursday

EAST CHICAGO | The East Chicago Public Library will be hosting a dedication ceremony and a reception honoring retired Lake County Judge Lorenzo Arredondo on Thursday, May 17, 2012 at the Main Library located at 2401 E. Columbus Drive. An official ribbon cutting to dedicate the Judge Lorenzo …

May 02, 2012 2:52 pm
Twenty two East Chicago students recognized in Night of Stars program

Twenty two East Chicago students recognized in Night of Stars program

EAST CHICAGO | A love of reading has earned 22 East Chicago students a place among the stars. The East Chicago Public Library recently recognized the students, along with their teachers and principal, at its Night of Stars program.

April 23, 2012 10:21 am

The East Chicago Public Library celebrates Children’s Day/Book Day

EAST CHICAGO | As the nation's population continues to become more diverse, the East Chicago Public Library will join hundreds of libraries in celebration of the 16th anniversary of El día de los niños/El día de los libros (Children's Day/Book Day).

April 23, 2012 10:16 am
National Kick Butts Day Event at ECPL

National Kick Butts Day Event at ECPL

EAST CHICAGO | March 21st is National Kick Butts Day and in recognition of this day, students from the East Chicago Voice Chapter have set up table top displays with visuals of tobacco's dangers, along with free pamphlets and brochures.

March 16, 2012 3:57 pm
Free Mac Computer Workshop

Free Mac Computer Workshop

EAST CHICAGO | The East Chicago Public Library in collaboration with the School City of East Chicago, City of East Chicago, and ECTV News are providing a FREE workshop on the basics of Mac computers.

March 05, 2012 12:53 pm

New members added to the East Chicago Library Board

EAST CHICAGO | The East Chicago Public Library Board welcomes three new members to its Board of Trustees. They are Anthony P. Serna, Damon Carpenter and Latonya Hicks. In addition, the Board of Trustees has elected a new slate of officers for 2012.

February 29, 2012 9:15 am

East Chicago Public Library hosts Black History Month Events

EAST CHICAGO | The East Chicago Public Library has an exciting line-up of programs in celebration of Black History Month. The theme for this year's program is: African Americans Struggle for Freedom. The programs will be held at the Main Library located at 2401 E. Columbus Drive. The events …

February 10, 2012 5:53 pm

Federal and state tax forms now available

EAST CHICAGO | Federal and state tax forms are now available at the East Chicago Public Library. The most commonly used tax forms are available at the Main Library, 2401 E. Columbus Drive, and the Pastrick Branch Library, 1008 W. Chicago Ave.

January 31, 2012 10:28 am

Financial Aid Night deemed for Feb. 13

EAST CHICAGO | The Youth Services Department of the East Chicago Public Library will present a Financial Aid Night hosted by Purdue Educational Talent Search Program.

January 31, 2012 10:25 am

FREE Preparing for Your Career Workshops beginning in February

EAST CHICAGO | Free preparing for your career workshops (6th - 9th graders) will be held at the East Chicago Public Library in the Youth Services Department, located in the Main Library, 2401 E. Columbus Drive.

January 31, 2012 10:18 am

Library to Celebrate & Honor Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

EAST CHICAGO | The East Chicago Public Library, in collaboration with I Too Sing America Organization, Inc. will commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day at an event on Saturday, January 14 at the Main Library, located at 2401 E. Columbus Drive. The program is free and open to the community, a…

January 10, 2012 12:19 pm
Tree Lighting Celebration held at East Chicago Public Library

Tree Lighting Celebration held at East Chicago Public Library

EAST CHICAGO | The place to be Thursday, December 15 as community residents came together to celebrate the season, was at the library's annual tree lighting ceremony.

December 20, 2011 3:46 pm Photos

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Tree lighting at East Chicago Public Library set for Dec. 15

Tree lighting at East Chicago Public Library set for Dec. 15

EAST CHICAGO | The public is invited to join in lighting up the holiday season on Thursday, December 15 at 5 p.m. at the East Chicago Public Library, 2401 E. Columbus Drive. A Christmas tree lighting ceremony is scheduled at the main branch, which showcases trees representing some of the eth…

December 07, 2011 4:48 pm
Collecting food for fines at the East Chicago Public Library

Collecting food for fines at the East Chicago Public Library

EAST CHICAGO | The Board of Trustees has declared December "Food for Fines Month" at the East Chicago Public Library.

November 22, 2011 11:05 am
Celebrities visit East Chicago Public Library

Celebrities visit East Chicago Public Library

EAST CHICAGO | More than 100 East Chicago students in grades 6 - 8 had the pleasure of hearing Reginald (Reggie) Martin and his friends, which included celebrity guests: Renowned Artist and D.J., D.J. Skee from Sirius/XM Satellite Radio and KIIS-FM, rising star Carlos Knight from Nickelodeon…

November 08, 2011 6:31 pm
Mexican Heritage Celebration held at East Chicago Public Library

Mexican Heritage Celebration held at East Chicago Public Library

EAST CHICAGO | In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, a free program entitled "Viva el Arte - A Celebration of Mexican Art," was held at the East Chicago Public Library on Sept. 27.

September 30, 2011 10:00 am Photos

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Vive el Arte: A Celebration of Mexican Art

Vive el Arte: A Celebration of Mexican Art

EAST CHICAGO | The community is invited to join the East Chicago Public Library on Thursday, September 15 for a free program highlighting East Chicago's Mexican heritage. Held in conjunction with the library's observance of Hispanic Heritage Month, the program is set for 5 p.m. at the Main L…

September 07, 2011 11:17 am
ECPL encourages students to get their library cards

ECPL encourages students to get their library cards

EAST CHICAGO | As East Chicago students head back to school this September, the East Chicago Public Library wants to make sure that all children have the most important school supply of all - a library card.

August 23, 2011 3:17 pm
Adult Summer Reading Club “Goodie Party”

Adult Summer Reading Club “Goodie Party”

EAST CHICAGO | Participants of the Goodies for Grown-up adult reading club are invited to come share book discussions, refreshments, raffle drawings and good company at the "Goodie Party." The FREE event will take place at 5 P.M., Thursday, August 25 at the Main Library, 2401 E. Columbus Drive.

August 14, 2011 9:59 am
Summer reading fun at the East Chicago Public Library

Summer reading fun at the East Chicago Public Library

EAST CHICAGO | While many youngsters put away their books for summer vacation, that wasn't the case for the nearly 200 participants in the East Chicago Public Library's Summer Reading Club.

August 05, 2011 10:29 am Photos

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Puerto Rican culture shared at East Chicago Public Library

Puerto Rican culture shared at East Chicago Public Library

EAST CHICAGO | The usual quiet atmosphere at the East Chicago Public Library came to life with the many colors and lively music of Puerto Rico on Thursday, July 28 at the Main Library.

July 29, 2011 11:52 am
ECPL celebrating its Puerto Rican Culture with July 28 program

ECPL celebrating its Puerto Rican Culture with July 28 program

EAST CHICAGO | The community is invited to "Catch the Rhythm of the Island" Thursday, July 28 when the East Chicago Public Library hosts a free program spotlighting East Chicago's Puerto Rican heritage.

July 20, 2011 1:53 pm
ECPL and East Chicago Arts Initiative hosted an Art Exhibit and Reception

ECPL and East Chicago Arts Initiative hosted an Art Exhibit and Reception

EAST CHICAGO | The East Chicago Public Library and the East Chicago Arts Initiative co-sponsored a public reception and art exhibit on Wednesday, June 15 at the East Chicago Public Library Main Branch.

June 20, 2011 3:37 pm Photos

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Have Fun with Dewey

EAST CHICAGO | Children enrolled in the East Chicago Public Library's Summer Reading Club will "Have Fun with Dewey" during a special educational program this month at all library locations. "Have Fun with Dewey!" is offered at 12:00 p.m. Thursday, June 16 at the Main Library, 2401 E. Columb…

June 14, 2011 4:33 pm
ECPL celebrating 'One World, Many Stories' making maracas

ECPL celebrating 'One World, Many Stories' making maracas

EAST CHICAGO | Summer Reading Club participants will learn how to make Maracas at all library locations of the East Chicago Public Library. "How to make Maracas" is scheduled at 1 p.m., Tuesday, June 14 at the Main Library, 2401 E. Columbus Drive and at the Pastrick Branch Library, 1008 W. C…

June 13, 2011 11:21 am
Summer Outdoor Reading Rally planned for June 10

Summer Outdoor Reading Rally planned for June 10

EAST CHICAGO | The East Chicago Public Library is celebrating the opening of the Summer Reading Program on Friday, June 10 at noon at the Main Library, 2401 E. Columbus Drive in the rear parking lot.

June 06, 2011 10:48 am
Summertime Fun for Adults – Goodies for Grown-ups, Adult Summer Reading Program

Summertime Fun for Adults – Goodies for Grown-ups, Adult Summer Reading Program

EAST CHICAGO | The East Chicago Public Library will be hosting Goodies for Grown-Ups Adult Summer Reading Program from June 20 through August 19 at the Main Library located at 2401 E. Columbus Dr., and at the Pastrick Branch library located at 1008 W. Chicago Ave.

June 02, 2011 8:01 am
2011 Summer Reading Club – One World, Many Stories

2011 Summer Reading Club – One World, Many Stories

EAST CHICAGO | Registration is under way for the East Chicago Public Library's Summer Reading Club, a six-week program designed to stretch the imaginations and improve the reading skills of youngsters in preschool through high school.

May 31, 2011 1:20 pm
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