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  • Gary Public Library Ribbon Cutting and Open House

    Monday, January 8, 2018

    The Gary Public Library and Cultural Center, 220 W. 5th Avenue is scheduled to open to the public on Saturday, January 27, 2018. A ribbon cutting and open house will be held from 9am – 2pm. The public is invited to attend. The renovated former Main Library building includes a 100-seat theatre and a spacious community room with kitchen. Both more »

  • Gary Public Library Mural

    Wednesday, December 20, 2017

    The Gary Public Library is asking for the public’s input on images to be included on a mural to be created for the Gary Public Library and Cultural Center, 220 W. 5th Ave. Submission forms are available at all library units or the library’s website, www.garypubliclibrary.org and may include famous Garyites, Garyites who have made great more »

  • Employment Opportunity

    Monday, December 11, 2017

    TECHNOLOGY SERVICES ASSISTANT - Please submit resume and letter of interest to: Dionne Knox, Executive Asst./HR Coordinator 220 W. 5th Avenue, Gary, IN 46410 or electronically to: knoxdc@garypubliclibrary.org. Resumes and letters of interest will be accepted until Friday, December 22, 2017. To view a copy of the complete position description, please more »

  • 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 »

News Articles

  • Gary Public Library Ribbon Cutting and Open House

    Monday, January 8, 2018

    The Gary Public Library and Cultural Center, 220 W. 5th Avenue is scheduled to open to the public on Saturday, January 27, 2018. A ribbon cutting and open house will be held from 9am – 2pm. The public is invited to attend. The renovated former Main Library building includes a 100-seat theatre and a spacious community room with kitchen. Both more »

  • Gary Public Library Mural

    Wednesday, December 20, 2017

    The Gary Public Library is asking for the public’s input on images to be included on a mural to be created for the Gary Public Library and Cultural Center, 220 W. 5th Ave. Submission forms are available at all library units or the library’s website, www.garypubliclibrary.org and may include famous Garyites, Garyites who have made great more »

  • Employment Opportunity

    Monday, December 11, 2017

    TECHNOLOGY SERVICES ASSISTANT - Please submit resume and letter of interest to: Dionne Knox, Executive Asst./HR Coordinator 220 W. 5th Avenue, Gary, IN 46410 or electronically to: knoxdc@garypubliclibrary.org. Resumes and letters of interest will be accepted until Friday, December 22, 2017. To view a copy of the complete position description, please more »

  • 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 »