Welcome to the East Chicago Public Library
Stacks Image 5479
Stacks Image 2242
We Love Our Library Campaign Starts April 7th

Join us as we embark on a statewide We Love Our Library campaign in East Chicago. This statewide initiative brings awareness to each community that libraries are important.
Read More…

Stacks Image 5677
Online Meeting Room Reservations at the Library

Patrons may now reserve meeting rooms at the East Chicago Public Library online through the library website. If you wish to reserve a room, or read our meeting room reservation policy, go to www.ecpl.org and choose Meeting Rooms from the Services menu. Read More…
Stacks Image 5385

Text READ to 57838 to Opt In
Stay in the loop on the latest happenings @ the ECPL!

EMPLOYEE OF THEMONTH

Stacks Image 5648
Congratulations to our April Employee of the Month, Tanisha Empederado! She is our Outreach Services Department Assistant. The award recognizes Tanisha for making a positive contribution to the success of the East Chicago Public Library! Thank you for all that you do for our children and for the East Chicago Public Library! We appreciate your hard work and dedication. Great job Tanisha and keep up the good work!

-Joyce Martin,
Department Head of Outreach Services

The East Chicago Public Library has announced its new punch card incentive program for patrons. The new patron rewards program will allow good standing library cardholders to receive a loyalty punch card that earns a stamp after every visit. Read more…

Stacks Image 5633
Title
Stacks Image 5634
Title
Stacks Image 5635
Title
Stacks Image 5636
Title
Stacks Image 5637
Title
Stacks Image 5638
Title
Stacks Image 5639
Title
Stacks Image 5185

Library Hours

Monday-Thursday 9:00am-8:00pm
Friday & Saturday 9:00am-5:00pm

Stacks Image 5619
Stacks Image 5621
Stacks Image 4971
The library has a new wireless login for patrons. Find us on your smart phone, tablet, or laptop at ECPL – GUEST.

Patrons accessing the library’s wireless internet will be required to agree to the library’s Internet Use Policy before proceeding to the internet. No Password is needed to connect.
Stacks Image 5417
Stacks Image 5079
Stacks Image 1193
Stacks Image 2175

Stacks Image 5262
ECPL Announces Appointment of New Director

The East Chicago Public Library board recently announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Marla K. Spann as the new library director. Read more…

Document Station

Stacks Image 4987

Mobile Print Service

Stacks Image 4968
Stacks Image 4998
Stacks Image 5042
Little Free Library
Stacks Image 5254
Be sure to stop in and take a book from our Little Free Library! It's absolutely free!! Come in today!!

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.