Professor Steve’s Amazing World of Science (photos)

Fizz Boom Science!  Children (and grownups) were treated to Professor Steve's Amazing World of Science on June 11 at the Main Library. The professor was, indeed, amazing.  We are grateful to the Friends of the Elkhart Public Library for making this program possible. Photo Gallery … [Read more...]

Fizz Boom Read: Cleveland Branch

Cleveland Branch  53715 County Road 1 574-266-2030 Summer Reading Opening Day Monday, June 2 – All day • All ages Be one of the first to sign up! Click on any event for details and to sign up (if required). Lap Sit Monday, June 9 – 10-10:30 am • Ages 0-2 School Agers: … [Read more...]

Fizz Boom Read: Dunlap Branch

Dunlap Branch 58485 County Road 13 East 574-875-3100 Click on any event for details and to sign up (if required). Summer Reading Sign-up Thursday, June 5 – All day • All ages Sign up for Summer Reading and spend some time in Dunlap’s back yard playing games and blowing bubbles. Ice … [Read more...]

Fizz Boom Read: Main Library

Main Library Young People's Services 300 South 2nd Street 574-522-2223 Click on any event for details and to sign up (if required). Fizz Boom Art Contest Children and teens, bring your original artwork to the Main Library by Friday, June 27. Submissions must be your own work, in good … [Read more...]

Fizz Boom Read: Osolo Branch

Osolo Branch 3429 East Bristol Street 574-264-7234 Click on any event for details and to sign up (if required). Summer Reading Kickoff Drop in anytime during the day and sign up for Summer Reading! Festivities will include popcorn, face painting, sidewalk decorating, and hair … [Read more...]

Fizz Boom Read: Pierre Moran Branch

Pierre Moran Branch 2400 Benham Avenue 574-294-6418 Click on any event for details and to sign up (if required). Chain Reaction with Popsicle Sticks! Help to create a giant chain reaction using only Popsicle sticks. Thursday, June 12 – 3:30-4:30 pm • Ages 6-12 Why Trees are … [Read more...]

Fizz Boom Read!

Read, Learn, Win! Starting June 2, visit any EPL location to sign up and pick up a reading log. Read at least 15 minutes a day for 4 days. Do 2 fun and simple learning activities. Bring your log back to the library for your prize! Repeat! You can earn a different prize every … [Read more...]

Stories in the Garden

Storytimes at the Wellfield Botanic Gardens are so much fun we'll be doing it again this year! We will meet in the English Cottage Garden on the 3rd Tuesday of each month, May through October, from 6:00-6:30 p.m. (In case of rain we will meet in the tented area.) Someone from the Elkhart Public … [Read more...]

FrankenKidz: One Book, One Michiana Family Fun

For One Book, One Michiana 2014, people in our area are reading FRANKENSTEIN by Mary Shelley. There are many Frankenstein activities planned. The Elkhart Public Library has lots of FrankenFun in store for you. These activities are for families and children. For a list of events that includes teens … [Read more...]

Paint Creations

Our January Paint computer class was all about using shapes and colors to create works of art.  With Cheryl to guide them, the participants, ages 6-11, each created 3 pieces.  The first could be anything they wanted.  For the other two pieces, they used specific works for inspiration: Composition … [Read more...]