Get close enough to the moon to touch it on Monday night

  Elkhart Public Library and ETHOS Science Center are bringing the moon to our hometown ... literally. Moon rocks, a spacesuit, the Science 2 Go bus and more will be here for Family Moon Night, 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 2, at the downtown library. The special event will include hands-on activities … [Read more...]

Board Meeting Minutes 2017 08

  A work session was held from 4:45 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. in meeting room #1 of the Main Library. Members in attendance at the work session were Renee’ Cocanower, Janice E. Dean, Carlos Esteves, Jennifer Nielsen and James W. Rieckhoff.  Mary E. Davis was unable to attend.  Staff in attendance … [Read more...]

Four easy ways to get into coding and let your creativity grow

Behind every app and computer program, there's code. Code delivers the directions to a computer to complete complex tasks. The good news: Coding is not hard. Anyone can learn to code. We are teaching kids to code in our fall series, Coding Music. Even if your child’s future career does not … [Read more...]

Board Meeting Agenda 2017 09

                  PUBLIC BUDGET HEARING ROLL AND INTRODUCTION OF GUESTS PUBLIC HEARING ON THE 2018 BUDGET ADJOURNMENT                       BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETING ROLL AND INTRODUCTION OF GUESTS CONSENT AGENDA  Adopt Agenda Minutes of the … [Read more...]

Get homework help from National Honor Society students

For all K-12 students, Elkhart Public Library provides a space for after-school tutoring. Starting Sept. 18, National Honor Society students from area high schools will be available to help any student with their homework, no matter the subject. Tutors are not unlimited, so it is a first come, first … [Read more...]

Enter your design in our annual ‘Trees! Trees! Trees!’

Yes, the calendar just turned to fall. But our Friends of Elkhart Public Library can't help planning to make the holiday season bright. Now through Oct. 7, decorators can reserve their free spot in the annual "Trees! Trees! Trees!" campaign. << Sounds great, sign me up to decorate >> Finished … [Read more...]

Tuesday Tales promises new adventures every week

Downtown storytimes just got more exciting for the 4- to 6-year-old set. Preschool-age children are invited to join the downtown Tuesday Tales for an hour of stories, songs, and learning activities. Each week until Oct. 24, the 10 a.m. Tuesday Tales will give kids the chance to learn from a different … [Read more...]

Crack this music code with just one instrument: a computer

Across eight weeks this fall, kids ages 8 to 11 will be making music at Elkhart Public Library. But this time, the only instrument will be a computer. Starting at 4:30 p.m.  Thursday, Sept. 7, in the downtown library, kids taking part in Coding Music will begin learning how to use a computer to … [Read more...]

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