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
Check out the Library’s New Addition
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Renewal & Informational Clinic on DACA
If your DACA permit expires by March 5, 2018, you are eligible for renewal, but you have to act by October 5, 2017. The Whiting Public Library will be having an informational meeting to discuss this process, as well, as other immigration issues on Monday, October 2, 2017 at 6 p.m. Do not let this date go by! Come out and learn so that you won’t miss out.
Thursdays are Adults Night Out @ the WPL
The Whiting Public Library offers several opportunities to come into the Library and just have some fun. On the first Thursday of every month the Library holds its Coloring Club featuring Adult Coloring. The third Thursday of each month showcases a different game at our Adult Game Night. And, on the fourth Thursday of the month the Library hosts a free Trivia Night. All programs start at 6 p.m. and are held in the Library’s Meeting Room.
The Library is Open 24 Hours a Day
If you want to download an ebook, audiobook, or stream a movie then click on Overdrive or Hoopla. Younger patrons might enjoy animated, talking Tumble Books.A fan of comics and graphic novels try ComicsPlus. Want to learn a new language why not try Rocket Languages or Muzzy for children. Sony music’s complete catalog of mp3 files is available for you to download at Freegal. If you want to browse through popular magazines then Zinio is the link for you. If you are interested in discovering your family history then click on Heritage Quest. Finally, eSequels lists the most popular series so you can discover a new author or rediscover an enjoyable series of years past. The only thing you need to access these free entertainment venues is a Whiting Public Library resident card. If you have any questions stop by or call (219) 659-0269 x110.