Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday
The East Chicago Public Library system will be closed Monday, January 21 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday. The closing applies to both the Main Library, 2401 Columbus Drive, and the Pastrick Branch Library, 1008 W. Chicago Ave. The closing also applies to the library’s community centers: King, Owens, Marktown and Roxana. Regular library hours will resume Tuesday, January 22 Main and Pastrick Branch hours are from 9 A.M. to 8 P.M. Monday through Thursday, and 9 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Friday and Saturday.
Please call the library for hours of service for the reading rooms in the community centers.
Friday & Saturday 9:00am-5:00pm
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.
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…
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.