Board Meeting Agenda 2018 08

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 – July 2018 b. Claims-to-be-paid – July/August 2018 c. Projected Summary of Cash – August/September … [Read more...]

1,000 success stories – getting kids ready to read

Reading books to children at an early age gives them a jump start on learning how to read. Studies indicate it's positive preparation for school, too. Children's author Mem Fox once said, “If every parent and every adult caring for a child read aloud a minimum of three stories a day to the children … [Read more...]

Board Meeting Agenda 2018 07

AGENDA 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 – May 2018 b. Claims-to-be-paid – May/June 2018 c. Projected Summary of Cash –June/July … [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...]

Take a walk, read a book at Wellfield

Visitors to the Wellfield Botantic Gardens can enjoy the beautiful flora and get a great story during Story Walk. The ongoing program pieces out a children's book onto stands around the gardens where visitors can walk up and read them as they make their way around the grounds. The current book … [Read more...]

Free downloads and streaming media for all your devices

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 Sept. 3 for Labor Day) Access our streaming services: RBdigital for magazines (formerly Zinio) with … [Read more...]

Board Meeting Minutes 2018 05

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

Board Meeting Agenda 2018 06

AGENDA 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 – May 2018 b. Claims-to-be-paid – May/June 2018 c. Projected Summary of Cash –June/July … [Read more...]

Barney set to retire after final Paws to Read

Barney the St. Bernard is riding off into the sunset and we're having a party to celebrate him! The trained dog, who helps kids gain confidence in their reading, is retiring and we're hosting a retirement open house for all his friends and reading partners to come back and celebrate him. From … [Read more...]

Board Meeting Minutes 2018 04

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

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