Find Books for Your Beginning Reader

Find Books for Your Beginning Reader

Learning to read is a huge milestone in your child’s life. As K-3 students transition from prereaders to beginning readers they experience so much pride in their increased skill. They really begin to self-direct their learning and pick books that reflect their unique...
Support Local Food Banks: Dial-for-Dollars

Support Local Food Banks: Dial-for-Dollars

La Porte County Public Library is home with you this holiday season. Call into our newest service — Dial-A-Story. This service bridges the digital divide since it does not require any special software or app for you to download to participate, it only requires a...
Choosing that “Just Right” Book

Choosing that “Just Right” Book

“Can you help me find books in my child’s reading level?” “My child is in first grade. Where are the first-grade books?” “My child is in second grade and his teacher says his Lexile level is 650L. What does that mean?”   Librarians hear these questions, along...
Guidelines for Curbside Pickup

Guidelines for Curbside Pickup

Beginning Monday, June 1, you can reserve your curbside pickup time slot online!   Here’s how it works:   Place holds on materials online or by calling us at 219-362-6156 option 1. Select your preferred pickup location. You will be notified when these items...
One Hundred Years Ago Today

One Hundred Years Ago Today

Look at these statements from headline articles in the La Porte Herald in November 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...
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