Ride the waves and catch ‘Moana’ for free

Disney's Moana  |  Free showing  |  10am Wednesday, July 26 It’s the story of a girl who loves her island and a girl who loves the sea, conflicted between the two. It’s also a story sometimes told through song. Moana has been chosen by the sea. Her father, the village chief, has forbidden … [Read more...]

Wizards of the world, unite: Elkhart celebrates Harry July 14

  Where does Harry Potter live when readers first meet him in “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone?” (* - answer below!) If you know the answer to that question, then Harry Potter Day at Elkhart Public Library is a great way to spend your Friday. On July 14, beginning at 9 a.m., … [Read more...]

Karting returns in August – rev up with this collection

By Jeanne Glanders Popular Materials Study up and get ready for the Elkhart Riverwalk Grand Prix, which will bring go-kart racing back to the streets of downtown Elkhart for the first time in 22 years. The Aug. 11-13 event features a 0.6-mile track following the Riverwalk. It crosses the Elkhart … [Read more...]

Very into Harry? Try the stories of these courageous heroes

By Carmen Ritchie Young People's Services J.K. Rowling has mesmerized millions with her magical story of Harry Potter and his lightning shaped scar. Come celebrate your love of the Wizarding World with several fun activities on Friday, July 14, including wand making! Below are recommendations for … [Read more...]

This butterfly expert connects with audiences of all ages. She’s 14.

Every time Audrey McGuire gives a presentation on butterflies, she hopes people get more interested in monarch butterflies ... and stop pulling milkweed plants. Since she was 3, Audrey has been raising and learning more about butterflies since she was 3. Now 14, she gives presentations to people … [Read more...]

Instant classic: See ‘Beauty and the Beast’ for free

"Disney's Beauty and the Beast" - Free showing 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 19 A tale that's old as time - re-envisioned as a live-action fantasy. Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Kevin Kline, Ewan McGregor and more star in this 2017 Disney release (rated PG). Sign up for the 2017 summer reading program … [Read more...]

Build a Better World through empathy

By Chuck Pieri Branch Children's Librarian “Walk a mile in someone’s shoes” - have you ever heard that expression?  One way we can build a better world is by trying to understand life from another person’s perspective. As you and your kids browse the shelves for more books to read over … [Read more...]

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