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Holiday Closings

The library will be closed Wednesday and Thursday, Dec. 24 and 25, and Wednesday and Thursday, Dec. 31 and Jan. 1. Our book drops will be open, and our website, www.ippl.info, is available 24/7. You can also renew and reserve materials online. 

Books, Movies & TV Just for You! 

Looking for something new to read or watch over the holidays? Let us help! Get personalized recommendations by completing the Books Just for You or Movies & TV Just for You forms on our website.

Holiday Cookbooks

Looking for new holiday recipes? Check out our collection of Christmas cookbooks

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Dec. 16, 2014
Food for Fines

Food for Fines donations Thank you to those who helped us help the community this holiday season! Our 9-day Food for Fines drive brought in 2,867 nonperishable food and personal care items, which were donated to the food pantries at Our Lady of Peace and Our Lady of Mt. Carmel. More than one-fourth of the donations - a total of 779 items - were taken in on Sunday, Dec. 14 alone! 

eMedia Drop In

Not sure what to do with that new tablet or ereader? Stop by our lobby this Thursday, Dec. 18, from 2 to 4 p.m., and we'll help you get books, magazines, movies, and music on your iPad, Samsung Galaxy, Kindle Fire, and more. Visit our eLibrary to get started 

Gaming Lock-In 

The library will host its first-ever Gaming Lock-In for teens this Saturday, Dec. 20, from 5:30 to 11:30 p.m. Participants in grades 7-12 will play console games, PC games, and card games all night. Gamers can bring their laptops or PCs for League of Legends play and $5 to chip in for pizza. Click here to register

Frozen Sing-Along 

Get ready to sing "Let it Go" as a family! Join us for a Frozen Sing-Along on Tuesday, Dec. 30. Craft at 1 p.m., movie at 2 p.m. For children of all ages with an adult. No registration required. 

New Roku Titles 

IPPL offers Roku devices for checkout, and new titles are added to our devices weekly. Our newest titles include: 


Movies Rokus 

  • Dolphin Tale 2
  • Mad Men: Final Season Part 1
  • Magic in the Moonlight
  • Maleficent
  • Piano
  • Step Up All In

Movies, TV, & More Rokus

Family Rokus

Rokus allow users to stream popular movies to their television. The devices require wireless Internet and a television with an HDMI connection. To learn more about borrowing our Roku devices, visit our eLibrary page
Programs through Dec. 30

At the time this list is published, there are still openings in these programs. Each program is linked to its description and registration form (when required). Drop-in programs have an asterisk (*).  





Thursday Afternoon Movie: Jersey Boys


2 PM

eMedia Drop-In * 


2 PM

Crime Readers: The Deep Blue Good-by by John D. MacDonald * 


6 PM

ESL Conversation Group * 


10 AM

Gaming Lock-In


5:30 PM

Adult Chess Group * 


6 PM

Current Events Group * 


7 PM

Frozen: Sing-Along! * 


2 PM

Blue: Kids & Families

Purple: Teens

Red: Adults