Whiting's Carnegie Library Serving the Community Since 1906
The Adult Summer Reading Program wrapped up at the Whiting Public Library on July 31, 2014. There were 190 participants, of those participants there were 167 women and 23 men. Throughout the summer there were 1,636 books read for a chance for the prize drawing which was held on Monday, August 4, 2014. Thanks to our generous sponsors we were able to award prizes to 33 participants. The Library would like to especially thank the following: Earth Balance, Chicago Sky, Walgreens, Chicago White Sox, Stampin' Up, CVS, Indianapolis Colts, Old Town School of Folk Music, City of Whiting, Indiana Fever, Chicago Bears, Food 4 Less, Chicago Wolves, Shedd Aquarium, Keith's Bar & Grill, Blackstone Wood Fire Grill, Easy Clean Car Wash, Hooters, Domino Sugar, Pink Calyx, Baran & Son Funeral Home, Liberty Savings Bank, Cargill, and Center Lounge.
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.
St. Catherine's Hospital will be available to provide free blood pressure screenings on the second Tuesday of each month. The staff will begin taking blood pressures from 12 p.m. - 1 p.m. in the Whiting Public Library's Meeting Room. No appointments or pre-registration is required to participate in this free event.