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
The Johnstown Flood
Jim Gibbons is back at the Whiting Public Library on Saturday, October 27, 2018 at 2 p.m. He will discuss the Johnstown Flood. It is late afternoon on May 31, 1889 you take little notice of a much larger fate. It is a sound–a faint sound at first, then a roaring sound, becoming earsplitting within seconds! Unbeknownst to you, in the hills above just 14 miles away, the great dam has suddenly given way sending waters as if coming from Niagara Falls heading in your direction! Please call the Whiting Public Library at 659-0269 x110 to register for this free program.
New Databases Added
The Whiting Public Library is happy to announce that we have added the Merck Manuals and the Merck Veterinary Manual. The Merck Manual, was first published in 1899 as a small reference book for physicians and pharmacists, the Manual grew in size and scope to become one of the most widely used comprehensive medical resources for professionals and consumers. The Merck Veterinary Manual was first published in 1955 as a service to the community.
New Service Added
SRCS, Statewide Remote Circulation Service, is Indiana’s latest and largest resource sharing tool. It links together the catalogs of over 230 Indiana libraries into a single interface containing over 30 million items all held by Indiana libraries. Authorized users can search this combined catalog and request to have selected materials delivered to the Whiting Public Library using the Info Express courier, where they can be checked out. SRCS is not a replacement for the Evergreen catalog, so be sure to check out catalog first. SRCS works with over 15 different ILS systems to provide this extended access and functionality. To browse or place a hold using the SRCS catalog click here.