BIG BOOK SALE!

Come downtown to the Main Library today (Friday, September 28) until 6:00 and tomorrow (Saturday, September 29) from 1 to 5! First-time sale for all books. Something for everyone! Presented by the Friends of the Elkhart Public Library. Proceeds from the sale support Elkhart Public Library programs … [Read more...]

Stories and Songs in the Garden

Join Branch Children's Librarian Chuck Pieri,  Tuesday, October 2 at 6:00 for Early Evening Story Time at the Wellfield Botanic Gardens, 1011 N. Main Street in Elkhart. Bring a blanket and pillow and enjoy stories and songs in the beautiful English Cottage Garden. All ages are welcome. No registration … [Read more...]

Babies and the Library

It is never too early to start preparing your young child to learn how to read. Before your child even starts learning the alphabet, there is a lot you can do to make sure they are ready to read! From almost the moment they are born, babies start learning important pre-reading skills and there are many … [Read more...]

Teen Scary Story Contest

Drop off an original, scary story at the Young Adult desk during the month of October. We will read selected stories at the Zombie Prom. At the end of the month, prizes will be awarded for first, second, and third place! Rules: Contest opens Monday, October 1. Deadline is Wednesday, October … [Read more...]

Board Meeting Minutes – 2012 08

BOARD OF TRUSTEES' MEETING August 21, 2012 Elkhart Public Library MINUTES ROLL CALL & INTRODUCTION OF GUESTS The regular meeting of the Board of Trustees of Elkhart Public Library was called to order by Barbara G. Anderson, president, at 5:30 p.m., on August 21, 2012, in Meeting Room #1 of the Main … [Read more...]

Osolo Branch

Happy 25th Anniversary Osolo Branch!  Join the celebration Saturday, October 20,  9-1. … [Read more...]

Beverly Lewis: Writing is Who I Am

Nearly 100 people turned out Friday, to meet author Beverly Lewis. Ms. Lewis spoke about her writing  ("It is not what I do; it is who I am.") and  her new book, The Bridesmaid, answered questions-- many about Amish culture, and signed copies of her books for appreciative fans.                   … [Read more...]

Homework Resources

Students: Elementary, Middle School, High School, Trade School, College… We can help with your schoolwork! In person: Stop by the Main Library Children's Room, Young Adult Desk, Reference Desk or any Branch for assistance and information. On our Website: Explore our Online Resources, accessible … [Read more...]

Learn Sign Language

The Main library is offering a sign language class for children of all ages. The class will be offered at 4:00 on Thursdays, September 20, October 4 and 11, and November 1 and 8. Sign up now! Did you know that on the island of Martha’s Vineyard in 1880, almost one out of four people in the community … [Read more...]

The Smartest Card of All

What is the most important school supply of all? A library card! With your library card you can… SEARCH for Library materials in our online catalog BORROW books,  DVDs, CDs, audio books, magazines... DOWNLOAD eBooks and eAudiobooks CHECK Your  Library Account online EXPLORE … [Read more...]

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