Fizz Boom Read

Read, Learn, Win! Starting June 2, visit any EPL location to sign up and pick up a reading log. Read at least 15 minutes a day for 4 days. Do 2 fun and simple learning activities. Bring your log back to the library for your prize! Repeat! You can earn a different prize every week. For … [Read more...]

Big Library Read: A Pedigree to Die For

We are excited to announce that OverDrive's next Big Library Read event is A PEDIGREE TO DIE FOR by Laurien Berenson, the first book in her Melanie Travis Mystery Series. This global reading event will run from June 3-18, just in time to be your first summer title. Starting June 3, EPL card holders … [Read more...]

Board Meeting Minutes 2014 04

Minutes WORK SESSION A work session for the Board of Trustees of the Elkhart Public Library was called to order by Janice E. Dean, President, at 5:00 p.m., on April 15, 2014, in Meeting Room #1 of the Main Library. Todd Samuelson of H.J. Umbaugh & Associates reviewed the legal procedural … [Read more...]

New EPL Director Named

Lisa Guedea Carreño, director of the Goshen College Harold and Wilma Good library, will become Elkhart Public Library’s director in August, succeeding Deborah Stewart, current director. Stewart’s retirement created the vacancy, and library trustees have been in the search process for the new … [Read more...]

Face it and Keep Going: Remembering D-Day, June 6, 1944

Monday, June 2, 6:30 pm at the Main Library On June 6, 1944, Allied forces stormed the beaches of Normandy, France with the intent to take control of the heavily fortified Nazi coastline and strike a crushing blow to Hitler’s military efforts.  On that fateful day, close to 160,000 Allied forces, … [Read more...]

View and Check Out Art Prints!

Great News! Art prints are again available to check out from EPL -- AND you can browse the collection on Flickr. The description for each Flickr image includes title, artist and size, as well as a link to its EPL Public Access Catalog (PAC) listing. Each PAC listing includes a link to its corresponding … [Read more...]

Britannica Online @ EPL

An online version of ENCYCLOPÆDIA BRITANNICA® is temporarily available to Elkhart Public Library cardholders through our Online Resources. Log in. Browse. Research. Explore. Let us know how you like it. To access Britannica Online®: Go to myepl.org/info247 Click +Encyclopedias Select … [Read more...]

Spring! Hobbies, Home Improvement & Car Repair Resources

What are you planning this spring? Gardening? An outdoor building project? Biking, hiking (or ambling)? Shopping for a new car--or repairing the one you have? Whatever your plans, MyEPL.org is the perfect place to start. Spring into your warm-weather activities armed with these invaluable Online Resources available … [Read more...]

Cookbook Corner: Fire Up the Grill!

BARBECUE & BURGERS Break out the grills and stoke the smokers!  That is, if they ever went into winter storage.  Check out the books below for flavorful recipes for the slow-and-low method, barbecuing. Or, grill some burgers.  Go for the classic beef with a variety of sides and trimmings, or … [Read more...]

Consumer Reports Online — With Cars!

Great news! ConsumerReports.org is now FREE through our Online Resources. More great news! The Library’s subscription includes Cars Best Deals Plus! Elkhart Public Library cardholders in good standing can access Consumer Reports Online from home or anywhere with Internet access. To Access Consumer … [Read more...]

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