What Floats Your Boat? EPL!

Friday's What Floats Your (Cardboard) Boat Race was a boatload of fun!  The EPL FRIEND-SHIP--named for the Friends of the Elkhart Public Library, who provided our entry fee--came in third. Not bad for our first time out! This was the fourth year for the race, which is organized by the United Way of … [Read more...]

Board Meeting Minutes 2013 07

MINUTES   ROLL CALL & INTRODUCTION OF GUESTS The regular meeting of the Board of Trustees of Elkhart Public Library was called to order by Janice E. Dean, president, at 5:30 p.m., on July 16, 2013, in Meeting Room #1 of the Main Library. Members present: Krystal Anderson, Brian … [Read more...]

ARRRR…Talk Like a Pirate September 19!

Ahoy Mateys! September 19 is International Talk Like a Pirate Day. This be th' perfect time t' talk about Mango Languages, one of th' many Online Resources on th' EPL website.  Pirate be one o' Mango's most popular courses. If ye set a course to any Elkhart Public Library location on the 19th, … [Read more...]

Mobile eReading Easier with Overdrive Media Console v3.0!

Borrowing eBooks from downloads.myepl.org was simplified last spring. (Read about it here.) Now reading eBooks from our digital library is easier than ever, too!  The OverDrive Media Console (OMC) app for reading digital titles on your mobile device has been completely redesigned with ease of use as … [Read more...]

Summer Reading Winners

Everyone who participated in the Summer Reading Program is a winner. Well done! Congratulations to the prize winners in our "End-of-Summer-Reading" drawings: Teens                 Children                                               Adults                   … [Read more...]

Early Elkhart Disasters: Floods, Fires & Explosions

by Jeanine Rhodes Elkhart has certainly had its share of disasters – natural and otherwise – over the years. The early years of the city were especially dangerous, since safety and fire regulations and systems were not well developed. Floods Because the city is located on two rivers, the Elkhart … [Read more...]

Just for Starters

Breakfast provides a way to start each day with a healthy and nutritious meal and lays the foundation for lifelong health benefits.  Adults who eat a healthy breakfast are more likely to consume more vitamins and minerals, eat less fat and cholesterol, enjoy better concentration and productivity throughout … [Read more...]

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