Due to kindergarten class visits, there are no Storytimes, Playtimes or Babytimes for the month of February at all South Bend locations. Programs continue at Lakeville and North Liberty branches.

Due to kindergarten class visits, there are no Storytimes, Playtimes or Babytimes for the month of February at all South Bend locations. Programs continue at Lakeville and North Liberty branches.

Patron Stories

We love our patrons! Here are some of our favorite stories of how people use the library. Have a story you’d like to tell? Let us know!

Local author writes at German Branch

June 12, 2023


South Bend teen organizes climate change awareness art exhibit at Main Library

May 2, 2023


Local Musicians use Studio 304 to Produce Music

April 26, 2023


Growing up at the Library

November 17, 2022


Young writer creates Star Wars magazine on display at St. Joe County Public Library

May 4, 2022


Amanda Valerie Judd wins the Library’s Spill the Ink Poetry Contest

April 30, 2022


Ann Jacobs uses Francis Branch as quiet study space while she earns her degree

March 15, 2022


South Bend local Joe Schultz completes ‘Old Ironsides’ model ship over 64 years

March 1, 2022


Local artists use Studio 304 to record music and create digital art.

September 1, 2021

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