Christmas Around the World

For Immediate Release

Christmas Around the World at the East Chicago Public Library

EAST CHICAGO ( November 14, 2018) – The public is invited to join in lighting up the holiday season on Thursday, December 6 at 5 p.m. at the East Chicago Public Library, 2401 E. Columbus Drive. A Christmas tree lighting ceremony is scheduled at the Main Library, which will showcase trees representing some of the ethnic groups that make up the city’s population.  The popular exhibit will offer visitors a view of holiday celebrations from other countries as well as the United States. This year’s theme is “Christmas around the World.” 
The program will also include a special dedication of the patriotic tree by American Legion Post 508, a free gift and photo with Santa for children and families, storytelling by local author Jim Dworkin, guest entertainment, and much more.
The public is invited to view the free exhibit during regular library hours through Jan. 6. A smaller tree display is being featured at the Pastrick Branch library located at 1008 W. Chicago Ave. For additional information, please contact the library at 219.397.2453.
The Christmas Program is funded in part by the Foundations of East Chicago. For additional information, please contact the Public Relations Department at 397.2453 Ext. 33.