Explore Local

Indiana Room Collection

Explore the beautiful and historic Indiana Room at the Main Library. With bricks and keystones exposed from the original Carnegie Library, which opened in 1920, these walls are filled with state, regional, and local history connecting us all to our roots.

  • Use the digital microfilm machines to research regional newspapers dating back to the late 1800s.
  • Browse through the current collection of daily and weekly newspapers and journals.
  • Search through plat books, atlases, and historical maps

Research Your Family History

Genealogy and local history resources are available in our collections. Our research staff can teach you how to use these resources to their fullest potential. The largest collection of resources is located in the Indiana Room at the Main Library. For more information please call the Information Desk at 219-362-6156 ext. 302 or email help@laportelibrary.org

Staff can help you with your research and locate genealogical records or obituaries. Use our online form to complete your request.

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Phone: (219) 362-6156
Email: help@laportelibrary.org

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