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Books, Audiobooks, Movies, Music, Comics, TV & more


Critically-acclaimed movies, inspiring documentaries, & award-winning foreign films


Books & Audiobooks

Libby Magazines

3,000+ titles for adults, teens, & kids, including 100+ in Spanish, Chinese, & other languages


Consumer Reports, health & medicine, homework & research, ASVAB & SAT test prep & more

Ancestry Library Edition

Genealogical Research

(Access via public computer inside Library)

New York Times

Outside the Library, click NYTOutside, create an account, and redeem the access code for 24-hours. Use a new code every 24-hours.

Inside the Library, click NYTInside and no access code is needed, just your New York Times account.

Brainfuse HelpNow 

Free, live online tutoring is available every day from 1:00 PM to 10:00 PM CST, including homework help for all ages and subjects, writing lab, adult learning/GED, and more!

Use your library card barcode number to log in and get help today.

Novelist K-8 Plus

Expert readalike suggestions up to grade 12

Novelist Plus

Expert readalike suggestions for adults

EBSCO Databases

Art, biographies, home improvement, nutrition, crafts, trade magazines, newspapers, medicine and more


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