Overdrive is releasing an update in early 2020 that impacts the way we manage holds in the Libby app and on the Overdrive app/website. We’re here to guide you through this update, and we hope you’ll be excited about the changes. First, you can check out this hold... read more
Exciting news! Over the next 8 weeks, the La Porte County Public Library is transitioning to a new integrated library system. (new computer software system) The new system will provide greater ease of use and operability for the customer, creating a similar user... read more
Final OverDrive Big Library Read Event for 2019 Big Library Read (BLR) is back, and we’re thrilled to announce the final winning title is: I’m Not Dying with You Tonight by Gilly Segal and Kimberly Jones. This novel is an incendiary experience, one that does not shy... read more
At the Information Desk, we sometimes get questions about the books that are featured on TV or radio shows. The author was talking up their book on Ellen, and you don’t always have time to write down the title, or even worse, you’re in the car and someone mentions it on the radio!
This used to be a complex question to answer, but with NovelistPlus, you can now search for these titles from home using ‘media mentions.’
We’re so honored! Our peers in the library community have chosen your La Porte County Public Library to receive the Indiana Library Federation 2019 Outstanding Library Award! This award honors and recognizes either outstanding library service that consistently exceeds the expectations of the users and serves as an exemplary model for other libraries, or notable expansion or improvement of service based on cooperation with other libraries or community organizations. Thank you La Porte County for using YOUR library, loving YOUR library, and recognizing the innovative services and partnerships we provide. We look forward to celebrating this exciting award with you all in the near future. Stay tuned!
Look at these statements from headline articles in the La Porte Argus in October 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 microfilm in the Indiana Room at the Main Library. Staff will be glad to help you access it.