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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The force will take over the East Chicago Public Library as we set the intergalactic mood with a Star Wars themed party. 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 Christina! Christina worked in the TSD department for eight years. During this time she has displayed great enthusiasm to learn and grow as a young professional. I, as her supervisor, appreciate the high level proficiency she has gained in handling the tasks assigned to her and her craving for perfection. Christina goes above and beyond her duties as a Technical Services assistant, alongside her normal duties she covers the reference desk when needed and has participated in several events as the library’s mascot “EC READS.” She has a quiet, efficient manner that has a calming effect in the often-chaotic TSD Department. Congratulations Christina!
- Ida Rivera, Interim Supervisor Technical Services Department
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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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