In recognition of Library Card Sign-up Month, from September 15 to 29, East Chicago Public Library patrons who have lost their library cards can replace it FREE of charge. Normally, replacement cards cost $5 for adults and $1 for children. In order to receive a free replacement library card, you must bring in proof of East Chicago residency or your East Chicago school identification. In addition, your record must be fine free with no overdue materials.
MESSAGE FROM THE DIRECTOR
WELCOME TO THE EAST CHICAGO PUBLIC LIBRARY- YOUR SOURCE OF KNOWLEDGE
Knowledge is Power!
The only wealth that no one can take away from you is your knowledge!
The library provides free access to information, opportunities for lifelong learning and accumulation of knowledge which lead to improved quality of life. The library protects your right to read and right to know, it is a community commons for discourse and exchange of ideas. It passes the torch of civilization from one generation to the next and enriches the lives of those who come in contact with it.
Ophelia Georgiev Roop