Board Meeting Minutes 2017 07

The regular meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Elkhart Public Library was held July 18, 2017, at the Main Library and called to order at 5:30 p.m. by Janice E. Dean, President. ROLL CALL & INTRODUCTION OF GUESTS Members present: Renee’ Cocanower, Mary E. Davis, Janice E. Dean, Carlos … [Read more...]

Artist enjoys the chance to bring out kids’ creativity

Middlebury artist Linda Pieri is returning to EPL for a class in February. Pieri usually works with acrylics, charcoal and graphite. On top of her own art, Pieri teaches classes to people of all ages, showing them the art of acrylic painting or graphite drawing. At 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 7 at … [Read more...]

Wellfield program finds winter home at EPL

The Wellfield Gardens Lil’ Sprouts program, continues for the winter months inside the warm and cozy EPL. From November to March the environmentally focused education program for preschool aged children will be held at the downtown branch, according to Jodie Papandrea, manager of volunteer and … [Read more...]

Board Meeting Minutes 2017 12

REGULAR BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETING ROLL CALL & INTRODUCTION OF GUESTS Members present: Mary E. Davis, Janice E. Dean, Carlos Esteves, Jennifer Nielsen, James Rieckhoff and Clarence Thomas. Renee’ Cocanower was unable to attend. Others present: Jane A. Garoutte, Business Manager/Treasurer … [Read more...]

Board Meeting Agenda 2018 01

BOARD OF FINANCE MEETING A. ELECT PRESIDENT AND SECRETARY B. REVIEW INVESTMENT REPORT AND POLICY C. ADJOURN BOARD MEETING A. ROLL AND INTRODUCTION OF GUESTS B. CONSENT AGENDA 1. Adopt Agenda 2. Minutes of the Last Meeting 3. Business Manager’s Report and Finances a. Financial Reports … [Read more...]

8 Things you didn’t know your library card gave you

An EPL card gives patrons access to the vast collection of materials inside the library, but it also does so much more. New library cardholders often don't realize all of the benefits and perks available to them through EPL. Here are our top things you might not realize can do with your library card: … [Read more...]

Barney returns to be a reading partner for kids

Barney the St. Bernard is coming back to be a reading partner for kids this week. The trained dog, who helps kids gain confidence in their reading, returns for the February Paws to Read session from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Feb. 17 at Elkhart Public Library's downtown location. Parents can … [Read more...]

How to research genealogy (and the best places to look)

When doing family genealogy research, it is easy to think that all of the information is online but backing that up with hard copy proof can be just as important. EPL has hundreds of resources and the expert help to find the information that family history researchers need to verify or prove the pieces … [Read more...]

Board Meeting Minutes 2017 11

REGULAR BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETING ROLL CALL & INTRODUCTION OF GUESTS Members present: Renee’ Cocanower, Mary Davis, Janice E. Dean and Clarence Thomas. Carlos Esteves, Jennifer Nielsen and James W. Rieckhoff were unable to attend. Others present: Jane A. Garoutte, Business Manager/Treasurer … [Read more...]

Free downloads and streaming media for all your devices

Save some dough after the holidays and fill up that new device with free movies, music and books. Elkhart Public Library offers all sorts of streaming services for entertainment - perfect to get you through long holiday weekends. (Speaking of which, all five library locations will be closed Dec. … [Read more...]

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