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. Want to learn a new language why not try Rocket Languages. 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. Finally, if you are interested in discovering your family history then click on Heritage Quest. 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.
Smoky: The War Dog
On Saturday, September 10, 2016 at 2 p.m. the Whiting Public Library will present Smoky: The War Dog. From a chance discovery at the bottom of a fox hole during WWII to becoming a famous entertainer, a decorated war hero and the world's first official therapy dog, Smoky's story is nothing short of amazing. Please register for this program by calling the Whiting Public Library at 659-0269 x110.
Chicago by Gaslight
Richard Lindberg will be at the Whiting Library on Saturday, August 20, 2016 at 2 p.m. He will be talking about Chicago's underworld during the gaslight era. The program will delve into gambling, politics, scandal, and murder. Please register for this program by calling the Whiting Public Library at 659-0269 x110.