Whiting's Carnegie Library 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.
If you want to download an ebook, audiobook, or stream a movie then click on Overdrive or Hoopla. A fan of comics and graphic novels try ComicsPlus. Want to learn a new language why not try Rocket Languages or Muzzy for children. Likewise, for our younger patrons we have Tumble Books. 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 card. If you have any questions stop by or call (219) 659-0269 x110.
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.
Clarence Goodman will be at the Whiting Library on Saturday, January 7, 2016 at 2 p.m. to present a program titled Murder Mayhem and the Mob. Goodman will delve into the shady underbelly of Chicago's notorious past from the roaring Twenties to the St. Valentine's Day Massacre. Please register for this program by calling the Whiting Public Library at 659-0269 x110.