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
Movies Under the Stars
On Thursday, July 18th at dusk the Whiting Public Library will be holding the second Movies Under the Stars of the Summer. We will be showing the Lego Movie 2. Popcorn will be provided, with candy and drinks available for purchase. Feel free to bring your own lawn chairs and blankets for this free event.
Beatrix Potter Tea Party
The Whiting Public Library’s Adult and Children’s departments will host a joint Beatrix Potter tea party on July 20, 2019 at 2 p.m. July 2019 marks the 125th anniversary of when the story of Peter Rabbit was first written. There are a limited number of seats available for this event so please register in advance. Please call the Whiting Public Library at 659-0269 x110 or x113 to register for this free program. Please be aware that this will be an all ages program.
The Chicago Mob: Part Three
On Saturday, August 3, 2019 at 2 p.m. Clarence Goodman returns to the Whiting Public Library to present the final installment in his Chicago Mob trilogy. The program titled The Boss of Bosses: Momo’s Chicago will feature the exploits of crime boss Sam Giancana.
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.