Services & Resources

Digital Media Lab

Studio 304 is located at the Main Library and provides access to software and equipment to create digital media projects.

Local Community Resources

Following are local resources. Thousands of national resources are available online. We do not post national resources on our website.

Aging Resources

As we age, our needs, goals, and priorities change. Here is a list of resources for older adults.

Resources for People with Disabilities

Here are some resources available in South Bend and Indiana for people with a variety of disabilities who need support.

Early Childhood Resources

We've compiled a list of resources for parents of young children and expectant parents.

Education Resources

There are many free online educational resources available to schools, teachers, students, and parents.

Food, Cash, & Transportation Assistance

If you have lost income, here are some available resources to help you get by during this challenging time.

Healthcare & Insurance

We all want to be healthy and to see our families grow and thrive. The Library can help!

Homelessness Resources

Here are some local and national resources that can help if you are experiencing homelessness.

Housing Assistance

If you are having trouble paying your rent, mortgage, or utilities, you are not alone. Here are some options available for getting assistance.

Internet Resources

The Affordable Connectivity Program helps connect families and households struggling to afford internet service.

Free Income Tax Assistance

An IRS Certified Volunteer can provide free tax preparation at the Library.

Trained Library Staff

Our trained Library staff offer resources such as notary services and business research and support.

At-Home Learning Support

Back to school looks different this year. Let the library help as you continue to navigate this unusual school year.

Legal Assistance

If you cannot afford legal assistance, here are options for free legal services available in Indiana.

Mental Health Resources

If you or someone you know is struggling with a mental health issue, reach out to one of these professional organizations to get help.

Michiana Outdoor Activities

Explore our community's wild side! Find new trails in the Michiana area for exploring wildflowers, birds, and other wildlife.

Rural Resources

If you live in southern St. Joseph County, this list can help identify timely support services and information about COVID-19 testing, crisis food distribution, help with grocery trips, etc.

Teen Resources

If you need help with school, college prep, or job searches, or if you are a teen in crisis, here is a list of resources that can help.

Unemployment Resources

Whether you recently lost your job, are filing for the first time, or have received unemployment benefits before, we can help navigate these resources.

Voting Resources

The Library cultivates civic engagement by connecting you with resources to help you register and prepare to vote.

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