Library Information

Mission

La Porte County Public Library is the center of community life with a focus on reading, lifelong learning and public involvement.

Vision

The Library exceeds our community’s needs and expectations through innovative services and partnerships. We are known for exceptional customer service. Our locations, both physical and virtual, are centers of excellence, serving as gathering places, and providing high quality materials. We recognize the diversity of our community, and create an accessible, friendly environment for all. We support initiatives and efforts that positively impact the quality of life for all people in La Porte County.

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Library Hours & Information

Main

904 Indiana Avenue
La Porte, IN 46350
219-362-6156

Monday 9:00 am – 8:00pm
Tuesday 9:00 am – 8:00pm
Wednesday 9:00 am – 8:00pm
Thursday 9:00 am – 8:00pm
Friday 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sunday CLOSED

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Coolspring

6925 W 400 N
Michigan City, IN 46360
219-879-3272

Monday 10:00 am – 7:00pm
Tuesday 10:00 am – 7:00pm
Wednesday 10:00 am – 7:00pm
Thursday 10:00 am – 7:00pm
Friday 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sunday CLOSED

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Fish Lake

7981 E. St. Rd. 4
Walkerton, IN 46574
219-369-1337

Monday CLOSED
Tuesday 11:00 am – 7:00 pm
Wednesday 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Thursday 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Friday 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Sunday CLOSED

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Hanna

108 E West St.
Hanna, IN 46340
219-797-4735

Monday 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Tuesday CLOSED
Wednesday 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Thursday 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Friday 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Sunday CLOSED

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Kingsford Heights

436 Evanston Road
(P.O. Box 219)
Kingsford Heights, IN 46346
219-393-3280

Monday: 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Tuesday: 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Wednesday – Thursday: 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Friday: 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Saturday: 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Sunday: Closed

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Rolling Prairie

1 East Michigan Street
(P.O. Box 157)
Rolling Prairie, IN 46371
219-778-2390

Monday 10:00 am – 6:00pm
Tuesday 11:00 am – 7:00 pm
Wednesday CLOSED
Thursday 11:00 am – 7:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Sunday CLOSED

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Union Mills

3727 West 800 South
Union Mills, IN 46382
219-767-2604

Monday 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Tuesday 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Wednesday 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Thursday CLOSED
Friday 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Sunday CLOSED

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Closed Days

New Years Day – January 1, 2019

President’s Day – February 18, 2019

Memorial Day – May 27, 2019

Closed for Software updates June 22, 2019

Independence Day – July 4, 2019

Labor Day – September 2, 2019

Staff In-service Day – October 14, 2019

Veterans Day (observed) – November 11, 2019

Thanksgiving Eve – November 27, 2019 closing at 5:00pm

Thanksgiving Day – November 28, 2019

Christmas Eve – December 24, 2019

Christmas Day – December 25, 2019

New Years Eve – December 31, 2019 closing at 5:00pm

Library Board and Officers

Meet The Library Board

The La Porte County Library’s board consists of a seven-person Board of Trustees, each appointed to a four-year term by various local government entities.

Scott Siefker

President

Term expires 12/31/2021, appointed by:
La Porte Community School Board

Dava Buell

Vice President

Term expires 12/31/2019, appointed by:
La Porte County Commissioners

Sean Quinn

Board Member

Term expires 12/31/2022, appointed by:

La Porte County Commissioners

Gregg Fuhlenbrock

Board Member
Term expires 12/31/2019, appointed by:
La Porte County Council

Karen Ellison

Secretary/Assistant Treasurer

Term expires 12/31/2020, appointed by:

Presidents of School Boards inside the library service district, other than La Porte Community Schools

Dave Decker

Board Member

Term expires 12/31/2022, appointed by:

La Porte County Council

Marie Gilliland

Board Member

Term expires 12/31/2020, appointed by the La Porte Community School Board.

Cindy Lane

Treasurer

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