Serving the community since 1906, The Whiting Public Library is a service institution. It seeks to inform, educate, entertain, and culturally enrich the entire community by providing books, services, and other library materials free for all to use.
Mon–Thurs 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Fri 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sat 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Closed on Sundays
News & Events
Family Movies Under the Stars
On Thursday, June 20th at 8:30 p.m. the Whiting Public Library will be hosting our first Movies Under the Stars of the Summer. We will be showing the film How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World. Feel free to bring your lawn chairs and blankets to set up on the library’s lawn. Popcorn will be provided for free. Drinks and Candy will be available for purchase.
Charisma and Character: The Life of Andy Griffith
Historian Jim Gibbons will be at the Whiting Public Library on Saturday, July 13, 2019 at 2 p.m. to present his program on the Life of Andy Griffith. Historian Jim Gibbons will discuss the life and career of Griffith. Gibbons will explain how after graduating from the University of North Carolina, Griffith began his rise to fame as a film star. He will discuss his great friendships with costars Don Knotts and Jim Nabors of The Andy Griffith Show and how Griffith was and still is known for being a role model to many today.
The Library Just Got Better
The Whiting Public Library has just purchased four databases that will help you with all of your travel needs. AtoZ World Food has thousands of international recipes to wet your appetite, AtoZ World Travel will help you plan your dream vacation, Global Road Warrior is perfect to learn about a country’s culture and traditions, and Mango Languages is a step-by-step course to help you learn over 70 foreign languages.
And the Winner Is . . .
Congratulations to Annette G. the winner of the Blast Off to Summer Raffle. Annette won a Suite to a Gary Railcats game, which included 20 tickets and two parking passes. There were 147 participants and nearly 300 entries. The Whiting Public Library would like to thank the Gary Railcats organization for their generosity, without our area sponsors we would not be able to offer these great opportunities.