The East Chicago Public Library is open with specific capacity guidelines and details. Online services and resources are open and FREE with a library card. The virtual card expiration date is
July 6th.

Welcome to the East Chicago Public Library

The Library's Mission


The East Chicago Public Library System is committed to meeting the diverse needs of its patrons and all of East Chicago's citizens through the exemplary provision of a full range of high quality informational, educational and recreational materials, services, and resources.

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LATEST NEWS


What is the East Chicago Public Library doing about COVID-19 ("coronavirus")?
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Get ready for a fun family night of Bingo at the Main Branch Library.
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Get ready for some Adult Bingo at the Main Branch Library.
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Online Meeting Room Reservations at the Library

Patrons may now reserve meeting rooms at the East Chicago Public Library online through the library website. If you wish to reserve a room, or read our meeting room reservation policy, go to www.ecpl.org and choose Meeting Rooms from the Services menu. Read More…

The East Chicago Public Library has announced its new punch card incentive program for patrons. The new patron rewards program will allow good standing library cardholders to receive a loyalty punch card that earns a stamp after every visit. Read more…
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Distance Learning

This entire month is Pride Month! Hop onto Hoopla with your ECPL Card to view and borrow LGBTQ authors & artists!
For Ebooks click here at:
https://www.hoopladigital.com/collection/4123?page=1
For Music clicked here at:
https://www.hoopladigital.com/collection/1599
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Library Hours

Monday-Thursday 9:00am-8:00pm
Friday & Saturday 9:00am-5:00pm

Online Resources

Document Station

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Mobile Print Service

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Hoopla's new Bonus Borrows -
Free to Libraries & Patrons!
In order to provide relief to Libraries and to provide more content to Patrons during this difficult time of sheltering at home, hoopla Digital  has curated the hoopla Bonus Borrows Collection.
This list of more than 1,000 top titles is FREE to Libraries - PLUS each Patron will be debited ZERO Borrows when they borrow any of the included titles!
In addition to these titles, patrons will also continue to have access to hoopla's full collection of over 750,000 eBooks, audiobooks, movies, TV shows, music, comics, and more.
The Collection will be free to Libraries and Patrons through 4/30/20.
Click Here to access.
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The library has a new wireless login for patrons. Find us on your smart phone, tablet, or laptop at ECPL – GUEST.

Patrons accessing the library’s wireless internet will be required to agree to the library’s Internet Use Policy before proceeding to the internet. No Password is needed to connect.
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Text READ to 57838 to Opt In
Stay in the loop on the latest happenings @ the ECPL!

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