1735 Oliver Street
Whiting, Indiana 46394
Phone: 219-659-0269
Email: wpl@whiting.lib.in.us


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Fri 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sat 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Closed on Sundays

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Roadside Illinois

Illinois is the fifth most populous state in the union. With Chicago in the northeast, small industrial cities and great agricultural productivity in central and northern Illinois, and natural resources like coal, timber, and petroleum in the south, Illinois has a diverse economic base and is a major transportation hub.  On Saturday, July 15, 2017 at 2 p.m. at the Whiting Public Library, Stan Banash will provide the audience with a unique history of this remarkable state using its systems of roads and highways to tour its historical places and attractions.  Please call the Whiting Public Library at 659-0269 x110 to register for this free program.

Thursdays are Adults Night Out @ the WPL – Posted 1/31/2017
Starting in January the Whiting Public Library will be offering several opportunities to come into the Library and just have some fun. On the first Thursday of every month the Library will be opening its Coloring Cafe featuring Adult Coloring. The third Thursday of each month will showcase a different game at our Adult Game Night. And, on the fourth Thursday of the month the Library will hosting a free Trivia Night. All programs will start at 6 p.m. and will be held in the Library’s Meeting Room.


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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.