Artist enjoys the chance to bring out kids’ creativity

Middlebury artist Linda Pieri is returning to EPL for two sessions at the Dunlap Branch in June. 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, watercolor painting or graphite drawing. At … [Read more...]

Board Meeting Minutes 2018 02

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

Board Meeting Agenda 2018 03

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 – February 2018 b. Claims-to-be-paid – February/March 2018 c. Projected Summary of Cash – March/April d. Cash … [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 2018 01

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

Board Meeting Agenda 2018 02

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 – January 2018 b. Claims-to-be-paid – January/February c. Projected Summary of Cash –February/March d. Cash … [Read more...]

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...]

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...]

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