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.

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East Chicago Public Library invites you to join “It’s A Mystery” Book Club
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We are excited to welcome East Chicago Native, Miguel Cisneros for a drone presentation on Tuesday, May 15 from 5:00-7:00 pm, at East Chicago Public Library, located at 2401 E. Columbus Drive.
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The East Chicago Public Library is happy to announce our second Preschool Round-Up.  Read More…
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…

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Library Hours

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

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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.
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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

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Mobile Print Service

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Congratulations to our May Employee of the Month Frances Avila! Frances is a calm and quiet person with a gentle soul. She is very helpful and dependable and always wants to make sure she is giving patrons the correct information. She knows her job well and is always willing to lend a helping hand. She has a great rapport with the staff and patrons who frequent the library. Frances also and has an eye for detail and is developing her artistic skills.
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Little Free Library
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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.

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