Staff Book Review: DEAD MAN’S CHEST

We love when an EPL staff member takes the time to review a book for us! Here is an audiobook review by custodian Henry Harris. DEAD MAN'S CHEST [THE SEQUEL TO TREASURE ISLAND] by Roger L. Johnson “DEAD MAN’S CHEST ... begins with Long John Silver's escape from the merchantman Hispaniola at … [Read more...]

Staff Reads

November is upon us! Leaves are flying and there's a chill in the air. Let's sit by the window with a good book! Here is what we have been reading and listening to. THE HANGED MAN by P. N. Elrod (FAN) • This is a delightful romp through an alternative Victorian England.  Heroine Alex (Alexandrina … [Read more...]

Cookbook Corner: Pies & Tarts

COOKBOOK CORNER: PIES & TARTS Marsha Eilers What type of pie is your favorite: apple, pecan, lemon meringue? Sweet or savory, large or small, pies and tarts come just as you like. Sure, you can look up your favorite recipe on the Internet, but it would be so cozy to sit down with a cup of coffee … [Read more...]

Computer Classes: November/December 2015

Reserve your spot by contacting the Main Library Public Computer Center at (574) 294-2847. COMPUTER ONE-ON-ONE What do you want to learn? Saving files? Cut and paste? Email attachments? Library resources? eBooks? Something else? Bring your questions, along with your laptop, tablet, smartphone, … [Read more...]

Now Showing: November 2015

Main Midweek Movie JURASSIC WORLD (PG-13) Wednesday, November 4 • 6:00 pm • Main Library TRAINWRECK (R) Wednesday, November 18 • 6:00 pm • Main Library   Teens Only Movie GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY (PG-13) Friday, November 6 • 4:00 pm • Main Library Fun Family Movie INSIDE … [Read more...]

Board Meeting Minutes 2015 09

BUDGET HEARING A public hearing of the Board of Trustees of the Elkhart Public Library was called to order by Janice E. Dean, President, at 5:00 p.m. Jane A. Garoutte, Business Manager reported that the 2016 Budget was submitted to the County Council for non-binding review, and posted on the Gateway … [Read more...]

Friends of the Library Week

Whereas, Friends of the Elkhart Public Library raise money that enables our Library to move from good to great -- providing the resources for additional programming, much needed equipment, support for children’s summer reading, and special events throughout the year; Whereas, the work of the … [Read more...]

Better World Books & the Bookmobile — a Perfect Match

 The EPL Bookmobile is about to become a book donationmobile, thanks to Better World Books. We couldn't be happier! WNDU TV played a part in the matchmaking. Here is the 16 Morning News two-part feature on Better World Books' purchase and plans for the bus.           … [Read more...]

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