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Westchester Public Library Mission

The Westchester Public Library mission is to provide core services that connect and engage all.

Westchester Public Library Vision

The Westchester Public Library vision is to be the community hub for resources, engagement, and better lives for all.

Westchester Public Library Values

  • Integrity: We approach everything with honesty and a sense of responsibility.

  • Adaptability: We take time to listen, understand, and respond with adaptability and flexibility.

  • Quality of Life: We see and value everyone as individuals and we welcome all.

  • Alive & Vibrant: We approach everything we do with energy, passion, responsiveness, and dedication.

  • Quality, Diverse Offerings: We build a foundation of engagement and connection through diverse services and collections.


Thomas Branch (Main)

200 W. Indiana Avenue
Chesterton, IN 46304

Mon-Thurs 9am-9pm
Friday 9am-6pm
Saturday 9am-5pm
Sunday 1pm-5pm

Hageman Branch

100 Francis Street
Porter, IN 46304

Mon-Fri 9am-6pm
Saturday 1-5pm
Sunday Closed

Westchester Township History Museum

700 W. Porter Avenue
Chesterton, IN 46304

Closed: Sun/Mon
By appointment only: Tues, Thurs, Fri
Open to public: Wednesdays and 2nd & 4th Saturdays 12-5pm