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  • Library Closings

    Friday, August 26, 2016

    Gary, IN - The Brunswick Branch of the Gary Public Library, 4030 W. 5th Avenue will be permanently closed on Saturday, October 1, 2016 at 4pm. The Library Board of Trustees approved the permanent closure of the Brunswick Branch and the Du Bois Library at their June 28 Board meeting due to budget constraints. The Du Bois Library is expected to close more »

  • Volunteers Needed!

    Monday, July 13, 2015

    Gary Public Library’s newest program, Art Girls – Smart Girls! is an ongoing program designed to help girls who are creative in the arts but need extra help in math and science. We are looking for enthusiastic educators that are willing to tutor our young people (grades 3rd – 12th ) in math and science.

    Participants will have an opportunity to receive tutoring in math and science as well as learn about and create works of art. For more information or to volunteer as a tutor, contact 886-2484 ext. 311.

    more »

  • Gary Library to offer eBooks

    Wednesday, October 3, 2012

    Gary, IN - Gary Public Library will soon expand its services with eBooks and audiobooks available October 15. Powered by OverDrive, this new free service will be available through the library’s website, www.garypubliclibrary.org. There, patrons will be able to check out and download best selling and classic titles onto their PC, Mac®, or onto more »

  • Du Bois Library to Open at 9am Four Days a Week

    Wednesday, September 26, 2012

    Gary, IN - Effective Monday, October 1, the Du Bois Library of the Gary Public Library will open an hour earlier Monday through Thursday. Hours of service for Du Bois will be Monday through Thursday 9am to 8pm; and Friday and Saturday, noon to 4pm. Service hours remain unchanged at the branches: Brunswick Branch, 4030 W. 5th Avenue, Monday - Thursday more »

  • Main Library & Tolleston Branch Closing

    Friday, April 1, 2011

    Gary, IN - At their March 28 Board Meeting, the Gary Public Library Board of Trustees approved the permanent closing of the Main Library, 220 W. 5th Avenue and the Tolleston Branch, 1113 Taft Street, effective January 1, 2012. Library programs, activities and services will continue at all branches including the Main Library with the exception of more »

  • Increase in Fines & Fees

    Wednesday, December 8, 2010

    The Gary Public Library Board of Trustees has approved an increase in fines and fees, to take effect January 1, 2011, for most of the Library’s services at all library units. Among the increases will be the fees for meeting rooms, library card replacement, computer print outs, and fax service. Fines for overdue, lost or damaged materials including books, more »

  • Woodson Renaming and Open House

    Tuesday, November 16, 2010

    Gary, IN - The public is invited to attend the renaming ceremony and open house for the Gary Public Library’s Carter G. Woodson Branch Library, 501 S. Lake Street, Tuesday, November 23 at 11am. Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Gary Public Library. The library is open for service at noon. Woodson (1875-1950), known as the "Father of Black more »

News Articles

  • Library Closings

    Friday, August 26, 2016

    Gary, IN - The Brunswick Branch of the Gary Public Library, 4030 W. 5th Avenue will be permanently closed on Saturday, October 1, 2016 at 4pm. The Library Board of Trustees approved the permanent closure of the Brunswick Branch and the Du Bois Library at their June 28 Board meeting due to budget constraints. The Du Bois Library is expected to close more »

  • Volunteers Needed!

    Monday, July 13, 2015

    Gary Public Library’s newest program, Art Girls – Smart Girls! is an ongoing program designed to help girls who are creative in the arts but need extra help in math and science. We are looking for enthusiastic educators that are willing to tutor our young people (grades 3rd – 12th ) in math and science.

    Participants will have an opportunity to receive tutoring in math and science as well as learn about and create works of art. For more information or to volunteer as a tutor, contact 886-2484 ext. 311.

    more »

  • Gary Library to offer eBooks

    Wednesday, October 3, 2012

    Gary, IN - Gary Public Library will soon expand its services with eBooks and audiobooks available October 15. Powered by OverDrive, this new free service will be available through the library’s website, www.garypubliclibrary.org. There, patrons will be able to check out and download best selling and classic titles onto their PC, Mac®, or onto more »

  • Du Bois Library to Open at 9am Four Days a Week

    Wednesday, September 26, 2012

    Gary, IN - Effective Monday, October 1, the Du Bois Library of the Gary Public Library will open an hour earlier Monday through Thursday. Hours of service for Du Bois will be Monday through Thursday 9am to 8pm; and Friday and Saturday, noon to 4pm. Service hours remain unchanged at the branches: Brunswick Branch, 4030 W. 5th Avenue, Monday - Thursday more »

  • Main Library & Tolleston Branch Closing

    Friday, April 1, 2011

    Gary, IN - At their March 28 Board Meeting, the Gary Public Library Board of Trustees approved the permanent closing of the Main Library, 220 W. 5th Avenue and the Tolleston Branch, 1113 Taft Street, effective January 1, 2012. Library programs, activities and services will continue at all branches including the Main Library with the exception of more »

  • Increase in Fines & Fees

    Wednesday, December 8, 2010

    The Gary Public Library Board of Trustees has approved an increase in fines and fees, to take effect January 1, 2011, for most of the Library’s services at all library units. Among the increases will be the fees for meeting rooms, library card replacement, computer print outs, and fax service. Fines for overdue, lost or damaged materials including books, more »

  • Woodson Renaming and Open House

    Tuesday, November 16, 2010

    Gary, IN - The public is invited to attend the renaming ceremony and open house for the Gary Public Library’s Carter G. Woodson Branch Library, 501 S. Lake Street, Tuesday, November 23 at 11am. Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Gary Public Library. The library is open for service at noon. Woodson (1875-1950), known as the "Father of Black more »