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Phone: (812) 682-4806

Search our online catalog for books and archives at the Working Men's Institute located in New Harmony, Indiana.

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Research Grant


Arlene Feiner Memorial Research Grant for Women’s Studies

The Working Men’s Institute (WMI), in cooperation with the Friends of the Working Men’s Institute (FWMI) has established an annual research grant. This grant has been made possible by the generosity of the Efroymson Family Fund.

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Library Hours

Sun: Noon - 4 p.m.
Mon: *CLOSED*
Tues - Thurs: 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Fri & Sat: 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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Welcome to the Working Men's Institute
"Public Library, Archives and Museum"



Our Mission


The mission of the Working Men’s Institute set forth by founder William Maclure in 1838 is the dissemination of useful knowledge to working men and their families.

Maclure intended the Working Men’s Institute to bridge the information gap between the wealthy and the poor by providing libraries for average people. Today, the Working Men’s Institute still bridges the information gap by providing library services including public access computers to all of the people of Posey County.


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The Working Men's Institute offers a wide variety of books, DVD rentals
and the Harmonist history museum.


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