Think spring and dig into these guides for projects, hobbies and car repairs

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What are you planning this spring? Gardening? An outdoor building project? Biking, hiking or ambling? Car repair? Whatever your plans, MyEPL.org/info247 is the place to start. Spring into your warm-weather activities with these online resources for Elkhart Public Library cardholders.

 

Home Improvement Reference Center

Logo Home imprA comprehensive collection of videos, images and full-text articles, Home Improvement Reference Center provides detailed, user-friendly, how-to information for almost anything you want to take on. A few of the many projects covered are decks, docks, gardens, garages, pools, patios and porches. These are just in the Outdoor category. Other categories include Plumbing, Electrical, Maintenance, Decorating, Remodeling, and Woodworking.

To access Home Improvement Reference Center:

  1. Go to myepl.org/info247
  2. Select Home Improvement
  3. Select [Access Anywhere]
  4. Enter your library card number at the prompt (if you are on-site at the Library, no card number is required)

Home Improvement Reference Center is also available to Indiana residents through INSPIRE.

 

Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center

Logo Hobbies CraftsInterested in biking, hiking, camping, caving, climbing, canoeing, sailing, skateboarding, gardening, bug collecting, photography, yard sales?  These are just a few of the hobbies and activities covered in the Outdoor Recreation and Home & Garden categories of this robust resource. In all, Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center covers just about any hobby, craft and outdoor activity you can think of. Geocaching, anyone?

To access Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center:

  1. Go to myepl.org/info247
  2. Select Hobbies & Crafts
  3. Select [Access Anywhere]
  4. Enter your library card number at the prompt (if you are on-site at the Library, no card number is required)

Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center is also available to Indiana residents through INSPIRE.

 

Chilton Library Car Repair

Logo ChiltonIf you work on your own car, chances are you have borrowed or purchased a Chilton repair manual. EPL has an extensive print collection of them, but you can also access Chilton in our online resourcesChilton Library includes the detailed information you need to tackle your vehicle maintenance and repairs. Among the more popular features are:

  • Vehicle-specific information
  • Step-by-step guides with close-up graphics
  • Troubleshooting and wiring diagrams
  • Close-up photos and illustrations
  • Ability to print the information you need

To access Chilton Library:

  1. Go to myepl.org/info247
  2. Click Car Repair
  3. Click [Access Anywhere]
  4. Enter your library card number at the prompt (if you are on-site at the Library, no card number is required)

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