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Merrillville


Branch manager
Erika


Address
1919 W. 81st Ave.
Merrillville
, IN 46410
Tel: 219-769-3541

Hours

Mon, Feb 24 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Feb 25 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Feb 26 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Feb 27 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Feb 28 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Feb 29 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Mar 01 12:00PM to 4:00PM

Upcoming Events
Mon, Feb 24, 10:30am - 11:00am
Children's Programming Room
Babies and toddlers, birth - 23 months of age, accompanied by their caregivers, will enjoy this program filled with rhymes, books, music, and movement designed to help early literacy skills.
Registration is now closed

Mon, Feb 24, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room B
English Classes are for participants who are learning English as a second language. Different levels are available. Classes are free.

Tue, Feb 25, 9:30am - 11:00am
Meeting Room C
The class is designed to help adults improve their English reading, writing and speaking skills, focusing on the necessary civic information to prepare for American citizenship.

Tue, Feb 25, 10:00am - 10:45am
Children's Programming Room
Storytime for children 2 & 3 years of age, with a caregiver, featuring stories, fingerplays, music and a craft, that teach early literacy skills.

Tue, Feb 25, 11:15am - 12:00pm
Children's Programming Room
Storytime featuring stories, fingerplays, music and a craft that teach pre-reading skills for kids 4-5.

Tue, Feb 25, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Meeting Room C
Fiction Addiction Book Club

Wed, Feb 26, 3:00pm - 6:00pm
Quiet Study Room #3
Every Wednesday, in Quiet Study Room 3, 2020 Census Recruitment Advisors will be available to help you apply for Census employment. Walk-ins are welcome!

Wed, Feb 26, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room B
English Classes are for participants who are learning English as a second language. Different levels are available. Classes are free.

Thu, Feb 27, 9:30am - 11:00am
Meeting Room C
The class is designed to help adults improve their English reading, writing and speaking skills, focusing on the necessary civic information to prepare for American citizenship.

Thu, Feb 27, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Meeting Room B
Together with PFLAGCP-NWI, we are hosting a social, support, education, & networking space for LGBTQ+ teens & their allies. Teens (12-18) are welcome. Parents/guardians can meet concurrently.

Fri, Feb 28, 10:00am - 11:00am
Meeting Room A
Informational and interactive session that focuses on understanding the disease process of progressive dementia.

Fri, Feb 28, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Meeting Room A
A session on advanced issues and strategies. Please register by calling Alzheimer's Services of Northern Indiana toll free at 1-888-303-0180.

Sat, Feb 29, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Meeting Room A
Join us for Movie Time with popcorn and beverages as we watch Dream Girls PG-13 ; 129 minutes

Mon, Mar 02, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room B
English Classes are for participants who are learning English as a second language. Different levels are available. Classes are free.

Tue, Mar 03, 9:30am - 11:00am
Meeting Room C
The class is designed to help adults improve their English reading, writing and speaking skills, focusing on the necessary civic information to prepare for American citizenship.

Tue, Mar 03, 10:00am - 10:45am
Children's Programming Room
Storytime for children 2 & 3 years of age, with a caregiver, featuring stories, fingerplays, music and a craft, that teach early literacy skills.

Tue, Mar 03, 11:15am - 12:00pm
Children's Programming Room
Storytime featuring stories, fingerplays, music and a craft that teach pre-reading skills for kids 4-5.

Tue, Mar 03, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room B
Join us for a trivia competition! Work in teams or individually to answer general knowledge, history, and pop culture questions to become a Library Trivia CHAMPION!!! AGES 18+. Please register.

Wed, Mar 04, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Quiet Study Room #3
Every Wednesday, in Quiet Study Room 3, 2020 Census Recruitment Advisors will be available to help you apply for Census employment. Walk-ins are welcome!

Wed, Mar 04, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room B
English Classes are for participants who are learning English as a second language. Different levels are available. Classes are free.

Thu, Mar 05, 9:30am - 11:00am
Meeting Room C
The class is designed to help adults improve their English reading, writing and speaking skills, focusing on the necessary civic information to prepare for American citizenship.

Thu, Mar 05, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Children's Programming Room
Using Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math, children in kindergarten-6th grade can enjoy experimenting, designing, building, computing, & crafting!

Thu, Mar 05, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Meeting Room B
A monthly program featuring activities in the area of science, technology, engineering, arts, and math with different activity/ theme each program Ages 12-18. Snacks will be provided.

Fri, Mar 06, 10:30am - 11:30am
Children's Programming Room
Homeschool families can meet to play fun games together or have fun making their own unique LEGO® creations! The library will provide board games, but families may bring games from home if desired.

Sat, Mar 07, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Meeting Room B
Interested in any of the needle arts including knitting, crochet, cross stitch, and more? Join us for an opportunity to chat and create. Bring your own project.

Mon, Mar 09, 10:30am - 11:00am
Children's Programming Room
Babies and toddlers, birth - 23 months of age, accompanied by their caregivers, will enjoy this program filled with rhymes, books, music, and movement designed to help early literacy skills.

Mon, Mar 09, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room B
English Classes are for participants who are learning English as a second language. Different levels are available. Classes are free.

Tue, Mar 10, 9:30am - 11:00am
Meeting Room C
The class is designed to help adults improve their English reading, writing and speaking skills, focusing on the necessary civic information to prepare for American citizenship.

Tue, Mar 10, 10:00am - 10:45am
Children's Programming Room
Storytime for children 2 & 3 years of age, with a caregiver, featuring stories, fingerplays, music and a craft, that teach early literacy skills.

Tue, Mar 10, 11:15am - 12:00pm
Children's Programming Room
Storytime featuring stories, fingerplays, music and a craft that teach pre-reading skills for kids 4-5.

Tue, Mar 10, 6:00pm - 7:15pm
Meeting Room B
Impressionism: Learn about this pivotal and iconic art movement, then create an art piece in this style. Ages 12-18. All supplies provided, but limited. REGISTRATION REQUIRED.

Wed, Mar 11, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Quiet Study Room #3
Every Wednesday, in Quiet Study Room 3, 2020 Census Recruitment Advisors will be available to help you apply for Census employment. Walk-ins are welcome!

Wed, Mar 11, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room B
English Classes are for participants who are learning English as a second language. Different levels are available. Classes are free.

Thu, Mar 12, 9:30am - 11:00am
Meeting Room C
The class is designed to help adults improve their English reading, writing and speaking skills, focusing on the necessary civic information to prepare for American citizenship.

Thu, Mar 12, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Children's Programming Room
Children in grades K-6 will have fun making their own unique LEGO® creations. The only requirement is imagination!

Thu, Mar 12, 6:15pm - 8:15pm
Meeting Room A
Circle of Readers Book Discussion

Fri, Mar 13, 9:30am - 11:30am
Staff Meeting Room
The Books to Bridge the Region committee will meet. Anyone is welcome to join the conversation. For more information, contact the Public Relations Dept at 219-769-3541, ext. 315.

Sat, Mar 14, 10:30am - 11:00am
Children's Programming Room
Baby & Me Time is a 1/2 hour program which includes songs, stories, and sensory play for babies 0 to 23 months and their caregiver.

Mon, Mar 16, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Meeting Room A
Work with acrylics & canvas on an easel, following instructor's example to create an original piece of art. $20 cash fee paid at the time of class covers all materials.

Mon, Mar 16, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room B
English Classes are for participants who are learning English as a second language. Different levels are available. Classes are free.

Tue, Mar 17, 10:00am - 10:45am
Children's Programming Room
Storytime for children 2 & 3 years of age, with a caregiver, featuring stories, fingerplays, music and a craft, that teach early literacy skills.

Tue, Mar 17, 11:15am - 12:00pm
Children's Programming Room
Storytime featuring stories, fingerplays, music and a craft that teach pre-reading skills for kids 4-5.

Tue, Mar 17, 6:00pm - 7:15pm
Meeting Room B
Impressionism: Learn about this pivotal and iconic art movement, then create an art piece in this style. Ages 12-18. All supplies provided, but limited. REGISTRATION REQUIRED.

Wed, Mar 18, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Quiet Study Room #3
Every Wednesday, in Quiet Study Room 3, 2020 Census Recruitment Advisors will be available to help you apply for Census employment. Walk-ins are welcome!

Wed, Mar 18, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room B
English Classes are for participants who are learning English as a second language. Different levels are available. Classes are free.

Wed, Mar 18, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Children's Programming Room
Storytime for preschoolers and their families. Enjoy an evening storytime with books, finger plays, and music. Feel free to wear pajamas!

Thu, Mar 19, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Meeting Room B
Pose and take selfies with your #bookface in front of the library's green screen! We will have books available to use, but you are welcome to find your own.

Fri, Mar 20, 10:30am - 11:30am
Children's Programming Room
Homeschool children are invited to attend a program exploring a unique topic each month. The only requirement is imagination and registration!

Sat, Mar 21, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Meeting Room A
Join us for Movie Time with popcorn and beverages as we watch Downton Abbey. PG ; 122 minutes

Mon, Mar 23, 10:30am - 11:00am
Children's Programming Room
Babies and toddlers, birth - 23 months of age, accompanied by their caregivers, will enjoy this program filled with rhymes, books, music, and movement designed to help early literacy skills.

Tue, Mar 24, 10:00am - 10:45am
Children's Programming Room
Storytime for children 2 & 3 years of age, with a caregiver, featuring stories, fingerplays, music and a craft, that teach early literacy skills.

Tue, Mar 24, 11:15am - 12:00pm
Children's Programming Room
Storytime featuring stories, fingerplays, music and a craft that teach pre-reading skills for kids 4-5.

Wed, Mar 25, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Quiet Study Room #3
Every Wednesday, in Quiet Study Room 3, 2020 Census Recruitment Advisors will be available to help you apply for Census employment. Walk-ins are welcome!

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Looking for something to do? Check out our English as a Second Language classes, join a book club, bring the kids to story time, or find something completely new and different happening at your library soon!