Welcome to the East Chicago Public Library

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The Library's Mission


The East Chicago Public Library System is committed to meeting the diverse needs of its patrons and all of East Chicago's citizens through the exemplary provision of a full range of high quality informational, educational and recreational materials, services, and resources.

Great Reads

Visit our new GALE Resources page featuring dozens of online databases.
Learn4Life free online classes.

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Declaration for Libraries
Declare Your Right to Libraries at the East Chicago Public Library (ECPL)
Along with many other libraries in the state of Indiana, the East Chicago Public Library will celebrate “National Library Week,” April 14-17 by featuring the Libraries Change Lives: Declaration for the Right to Libraries throughout the month of April.
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Free Blood Pressure Screening
Residents are invited to have their blood pressure checked for free during National Library Week Open House at the East Chicago Public Library.
1pm to p.m. on Tuesday, April 15th.
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Moms Taking Charge Workshop
The East Chicago Public Library, Youth Services Department in collaboration with East Chicago Moms Taking Charge Program, will be hosting a free workshop for parents. Read More...

Online Courses
The East Chicago Public Library now offers over a hundred Online Courses and Online Career Training Programs! Read More.
Libarary Week Events
Lives change @ your library: celebrate National Library Week April 13-19
The week of April 13-19, the East Chicago Public Library joins libraries in schools, campuses and communities nationwide in celebrating National Library Week, a time to highlight the value of libraries, librarians and library workers.
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In opposition to H.B. 1001 and S.B. 1
The East Chicago Public Library is on the chopping block because Governor Mike Pence has proposed (H.B. 1001 and S.B. 1) eliminating the Business Personal Property Tax as the top priority of his 2014 legislative agenda. Read More...

Calling all Preschoolers – Story Time
The East Chicago Public Library offers many programs to assist children in learning. Youngsters can get a head start by taking part in Story Time programs, which are offered weekly at the Main Library. Read More...

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Free Internet Access

Bring In Your WiFi Laptop or Wireless Device Today to the library and Enjoy FREE High-Speed Internet Access. Both Locations.

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The Library's Mission

The East Chicago Public Library System is committed to meeting the diverse needs of its patrons and all of East Chicago's citizens through the exemplary provision of a full range of high quality informational, educational and recreational materials, services, and resources.

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