History / Travel / Genealogy

Genealogy at Home

If you have extra time these days or are just interested in family history and want to learn some fascinating facts about your relatives, consider using the Library’s free online sources for genealogy while you’re at home. To get started, visit laportelibrary.org.... read more

LPCPL Local History–Veteran Stories

LPCPL’s mission is to be the center of community life with a focus on reading, lifelong learning and public involvement and a part of our vision is to have our locations, both physical and virtual, to be centers of excellence and to serve as gathering places. Since we... read more

100 Years Ago in April 1920

Look at these statements from headline articles in the La Porte Argus in April 1920. Terminology, capitalization, and what makes headline news can be different. Yet accidents, business, crime, and war still make headlines. Want to read the whole article? It’s on... read more

Incredible Females in Picture Books

Help your kids discover incredible female leaders with these fun and engaging picture book biographies! read more

Women’s History

One of the longest-serving librarians in the history of a public library in La Porte was Jennie B. Jessup. She started as a librarian with the La Porte Library and Natural History Association in 1894 and continued with them through and after the change to a free... read more

100 Years Ago in November

Look at these statements from headline articles in the La Porte Argus in November 1919. Terminology, capitalization, and what makes headline news can be different. Yet accidents, business, crime, and war still make headlines. Want to read the whole article? It’s on... read more

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