Come build at EPL

Builders of all ages can come and test their skills and take the LEGO Challenge at EPL. From 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 10, stop by the downtown library to build with LEGOs. Come, bring your imagination and a friend if you'd like and create...whatever you can think of. EPL has received … [Read more...]

Staff picks for best books of 2017

It should come as no surprise that staff at EPL love to read. Reading is what the librarians and staff here are passionate about and it isn't just books. Whether it's an audiobook, a graphic novel or an ebook, the staff here loves to consume it. As it is the last week of 2017, it seemed like a … [Read more...]

Board Meeting Minutes 2017 11

REGULAR BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETING ROLL CALL & INTRODUCTION OF GUESTS Members present: Renee’ Cocanower, Mary Davis, Janice E. Dean and Clarence Thomas. Carlos Esteves, Jennifer Nielsen and James W. Rieckhoff were unable to attend. Others present: Jane A. Garoutte, Business Manager/Treasurer … [Read more...]

Free downloads and streaming media for all your devices

Save some dough after the holidays and fill up that new device with free movies, music and books. Elkhart Public Library offers all sorts of streaming services for entertainment - perfect to get you through long holiday weekends. (Speaking of which, all five library locations will be closed Dec. … [Read more...]

Board Meeting Agenda 2017 12

BOARD MEETING AGENDA 12/19/2017 A. ROLL AND INTRODUCTION OF GUESTS B. CONSENT AGENDA 1. Adopt Agenda 2. Minutes of the Last Meeting 3. Business Manager’s Report and Finances a. Financial Reports – October b. Claims-to-be-paid –October/November c. Projected … [Read more...]

Marvel super heroes now available on your devices

Spiderman, Black Panther X-Men, the Avengers and more are all available at your fingertips thanks to Hoopla's recent addition of Marvel graphic novels to their online collection. Hoopla has added nearly 70 Marvel titles, from Star Wars to Deadpool and the Guardians of the Galaxy and they are all … [Read more...]

Book and drink pairings for the cold season

We asked a few of our librarians what books they're reading and what warming beverage they are pairing them with. As lake effect snow falls around the area and the cold weather settles in, it's a great time of the year to curl up inside with a good book and a warm drink. What is our staff pairing? Classic … [Read more...]

Get into a galaxy far, far away with these titles

Tis the season for joyous celebration. That's right, not just for the holidays, but it's time for another new Star Wars movie premiere. EPL can get you all set for the debut of "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" with all kinds of "Star Wars" universe titles. Come out and get excited for "The Last Jedi" … [Read more...]

Brainfuse can save the day when you need an answer

Studying for a test or looking for homework help? Brainfuse has your answer. Brainfuse is a free service offered to Elkhart Public Library users - don't have a card? Get this card. It's available online or as an app, and will get you quick access to live help on lots of subjects - everything … [Read more...]

2018 Book club titles announced

The downtown EPL book club has unveiled their title selections for 2018. The club meets on the third Monday of the month at 6:30 p.m. According to club organizer Mary Ann Dubash, the books are chosen by the group from a list she gets from Indiana Humanities. "I give that list to the participants … [Read more...]

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