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.
The Whiting Public Library’s Local History Room holds a wealth of information. We have historical articles, books, essays, and photographs for you to examine. In addition, the library has Whiting newspapers on microfilm dating back to 1894.
An invaluable resource for genealogical research, Ancestry provides a comprehensive guide to U.S. sources, including the U.S. census, military records, and immigration records. The database also features extensive Canadian and international collections.
FamilySearch is a nonprofit family history organization dedicated to connecting families across generations. dedicated team of employees and volunteers who work tirelessly to preserve and share the largest collection of genealogical and historical records in the world.
Find the graves of ancestors, create virtual memorials, add ‘virtual flowers’ and a note to a loved one’s grave, etc. Also search through the graves of thousands of famous people from around the world.
A database of genealogical information includes tens of thousands of family and local history books, as well as federal census data. Features unique Revolutionary War information and vital African-American records.
Hoosier State Chronicles provides free, online access to high quality digital images of Indiana’s historic newspapers.
A collaborative effort to provide access to the wealth of primary sources in Indiana libraries, Indianas history, and culture found in digitized books, manuscripts, photographs, newspapers, maps, and other media.
You can search through a digital copy of Whiting High School yearbooks. If a yearbook is not displayed then the library does not have that issue.
STARTING APRIL 1ST - WPL WILL BE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC TUESDAYS FROM 9 AM - 8 PM AND MON, WED, THU, FRI AND SAT FROM 9 AM - 5 PM - FOR QUESTIONS OR OTHER INFORMATION CALL THE ADULT DESK AT (219) 659-0269 EXT. 110