The MPHPL app is currently down. We are actively working on possible solutions as we anticipate a lengthy disruption of service. We apologize for the inconvenience. Stay tuned for updates.
The second annual Local Author Fair will take place at the downtown Mishawaka Library from 4 to 7 p.m. and is designed to give writers and readers of adult fiction and nonfiction an opportunity to connect. The public will be able to meet and greet local authors.
MPHPL is excited to announce that regular hours of operation will resume at the Harris Branch Monday, October 2. Doors will open to the Harris Branch October 2 at 10 a.m. Light refreshments, family-friendly festivities and crafts for children will be available throughout the day.
MPHPL is excited to announce a significant upgrade to lighting at the Mishawaka Library is coming soon! New LED energy-efficient lighting will replace outdated fluorescent lighting. The project will begin Monday, September 18, and is slated to continue for several months. The upgrades will start in the lower-level meeting rooms; therefore, meeting rooms are unavailable for booking at this time.
This September, the Mishawaka-Penn-Harris Public Library joins the American Library Association (ALA) to remind everyone about the valuable resources available with a library card. A library card allows you to borrow books in person, read digital eBooks, listen to eAudiobooks, get homework help via our Brainfuse HelpNow database and so much more.
The Mishawaka-Penn-Harris Public Library is pleased to announce the promotion of Thomas Vorenkamp to the position of Information Technology Manager. Vorenkamp began his career with Mishawaka-Penn-Harris Public Library in February 2022 as a System Support Specialist. Since February 2023, he has served as the Interim IT Manager.
The River Bend Quilt Guild will be hosting their 19th annual Quilt Show at the downtown Mishawaka Library over a three-day period starting Thursday, Aug. 24. The public is invited to attend free of charge during the following days and hours: Thursday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., Friday 9 a.m.- 6 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The Mishawaka-Penn-Harris Public Library received an energy efficiency incentive rebate from Northern Indiana Public Service Company LLC (NIPSCO) for energy-efficient projects recently conducted at the library’s three locations.
The Indiana Library Passport (ILP) is a free, mobile-friendly literacy program that enters library visitors into prize drawings when they use the program’s geo-location check-in service.
The program is sponsored by the Indiana State Library and encourages people to visit Indiana libraries and learn historical facts about libraries across the state.
The Mishawaka-Penn-Harris Public Library is honored to host the exhibition for this year’s The People Next Door student art and creative writing contest. This annual contest provides Michiana high school students an opportunity to hear the stories of Michiana’s own Holocaust survivors, then creatively respond to their experiences in an original work of art or creative writing.