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Books to Make You Laugh

Sometimes, we could all use a laugh. If you are looking for something to make you crack up, we have some recommendations for funny adult-oriented books that you might like! These books are all available through our library, and almost all of them have an eBook or... read more

New Resource Offerings in Catalog

La Porte County Public Library staff have worked on two projects during the COVID pandemic to enhance resource offerings for library customers. This spring, LPCPL staff added local and county website resource records to the Library catalog for the purpose of offering... read more

Ivy Tech Rapid Recovery

The Ivy Tech Community College has started an initiative to help people receive degrees or certificates at little to no cost. They are offering free classes in various subjects to 10,000 participants who are Indiana Residents in order to help strengthen the workforce.... read more

30th Anniversary of the Americans With Disabilities Act

On July 26, 1990, President George H.W. Bush signed into law the Americans with Disabilities Act, which prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities in employment, transportation, public accommodations, commercial facilities, telecommunications, and state... read more

Elks Buy Library, Thursday, July 24, 1919

The La Porte Argus Thursday, July 24, 1919, page 1 La Porte Elks Make Purchase of Old Library for New Home Building Committee of the Fraternity Makes the Deal, Which Was Consummated This Morning Will Occupy It When the New Library Is Ready for Occupancy That the La... read more

La Porte County Commissioner’s Mask Mandate

At the La Porte County Commissioner’s meeting on July 15th, an ordinance was voted on, in a 2-1 vote, requiring face masks in all public and private areas, both indoor and outdoor where 6-feet of social distancing cannot be maintained. The county-wide order,... read more


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