Lake County Libraries collects and stores documents and multimedia records which they make available to the public. Libraries operate at the Lake County local level, or they may be part of an university, a private organization, or a government agency. Lake County libraries contain books, magazines, movies, music, and online and digital documents, including ebooks. They may also provide a searchable database to locate government documents such as Lake County vital records, government agency reports, and records on individuals and businesses. Libraries also offer events and services, including story times, book clubs, and classes, as well as reference services. Some library services may be restricted to residents of Lake County, Indiana, who may be required to apply for a library card. County libraries provide information about their records and services online.
East Chicago Public Library East Chicago IN 1008 West Chicago Avenue 46312 219-397-5505
Gary Public Library: Brunswick Branch Gary IN 4030 West 5th Avenue 46406 219-944-9402
Gary Public Library: Main Library Gary IN 220 West 5th Avenue 46402 219-886-2484
Hammond Public Library Hammond IN 564 State Street 46320 219-931-5100
Lowell Public Library Lowell IN 1505 East Commercial Avenue 46356 219-696-7704
Whiting Public Library Whiting IN 1735 Oliver Street 46394 219-473-4700