Lemonade Day

For one day in early May, lemonade stands will pop up all around Elkhart.  Saturday, May 4 is Elkhart’s second annual Lemonade Day.  In her eTruth blog post It’s almost time for Lemonade Day Elkhart, Marlys Weaver-Stoesz reports that about 500 Elkhart students participated last year and that the … [Read more...]

It’s Here! One-Step eBook Checkout!

e-Books & e-Audiobooks Now easier than ever: Redesigned catalog Quick check on item availability Faster checkout Ability to read e-Books in your browser Click here to see an overview of OverDrive's next generation. Downloads.myepl.org will take you directly to the EPL Digital … [Read more...]

Board Meeting Minutes 2013 03

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 March 19, 2013, in Meeting Room #1 of the Main Library. Members present: Barbara G. Anderson, … [Read more...]

Free Computer Classes @ Your EPL

Did you know that we offer free computer classes? All you need is a Resident Elkhart Public Library card or Reciprocal Borrower account. Registration is now open for May classes. You can sign up by contacting the Main Library Public Computer Center at 574-294-2847 or select a class on our Calendar and … [Read more...]

1-2-3 Text: From Our Catalog to Your Phone

  Did you know that you can text a title directly from our online catalog to your mobile phone? It's as easy as 1-2-3:   1. On any title screen, select the blue "Where is it?" box. 2. Click the phone icon under the location of your choice. 3. Enter your mobile phone … [Read more...]

GONE WITH THE WIND Friday at the Main Library

You are invited to the Main Library on Friday, April 12, for a FREE showing of the epic classic GONE WITH THE WIND. The movie will run from 1:00 to 5:30, with an intermission. This is the second film in our One Book, One Michiana Civil War-Era Movie Series.  GWTW Trivia: Gone With the Wind will … [Read more...]

National Library Week: Prizes and Appreciation

~Tina Meerzo, Head of Circulation, Main Library Come celebrate National Library Week with us at Elkhart Public Library April 15-19.  Every time you visit the Library this week, enter a drawing to win one of the prizes to be given away daily.  During this week, we encourage you to think about all … [Read more...]

How to Love Wine

Wine can be mysterious.   To remove the perplexity of wine and start enjoying it, open the pages of the volumes listed below.   The books will not entirely eliminate the mystery of wine, but may convert any reader into a wine enthusiast or even an oenophile.   After all, “Wine maketh glad the … [Read more...]

Special Guests Bring History to Life

  One Book, One Michiana, created by the St. Joseph County Public Library, is an annual event during which the entire Michiana community reads the same book. Themed events and activities are planned by participating libraries and community organizations. This year’s book is THE KILLER ANGELS, … [Read more...]

LINCOLN to SHENANDOAH: Civil War Era Movie Series

Among the many One Book, One Michiana events scheduled for this spring will be a Civil War era-themed movie series at the Main Library.  It begins with LINCOLN on April 3 and culminates May 1 with the James Stewart classic SHENANDOAH. Enjoy! Main Library Civil War Movie Series  April 3, 5:30-8:00 … [Read more...]

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