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564 State Street

Hammond Indiana 46320



Hammond Public Library- ILS (Integrated Library System) RFP

The RFP file can be found here

HPL is an Indiana Class ‘A’ Public Library serving the city of Hammond, Indiana. HPL serves an urban city population with the primary source of library funding through city property taxes. It is governed by a seven (7) member appointed Board of Trustees. The Board of Trustees appoints one (1) Executive Director as the head administrator who shall carry out the policies set forth by the Board.

Library Information


  • Bibliographic Records - 197,304
  • Item Records - 212,693
  • Serial Records - 0
  • Active Cardholders - 46,071
  • Annual Circulation - 162,232
  • Staff Clients - 65
  • OPAC Workstations - 5
  • Self Check Out Stations - 0


The proposed timetable for this RFP is as follows, however, the owner reserves the right to modify the process and schedule as events warrant:


  • Release of RFP - August 1, 2016
  • Deadline for Questions - October 31, 2016 5:00pm CST
  • Proposals Due - January 31, 2017 5:00pm CST
  • Final Selection of Vendor - March 15, 2017
  • Contract Negotiation and Drafting Begins - April 15, 2017
  • Go Live Desired Date - August 1, 2017

For more information regarding the RFP you can view the file here

You can download and fill out the following word documents found here:

Appendix A

Schedule A

Schedule B

Hammond Public Library

Phone: (219) 931-5100


Hours: Monday-Thursday 9am-9pm

            Friday-Saturday 9am-5pm


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