Explore robots from the state library

Get hands on with robots during a special program at the downtown library. At 5 p.m. on Monday, June 4, children will be able to build and play with an assortment of small robots from the Indiana State Library at the downtown EPL branch. Robots including LEGO Wedo, Cubelets, Sphero Spark and more. … [Read more...]

Rock your reading from anywhere this summer

For those wanting to participate in summer reading but are traveling or just too busy to make it to a library branch for a book, there's another way. OverDrive, the ebook and audiobook provider, has some recommended books for young readers as part of their OverDrive Summer Read program beginning June … [Read more...]

Outdoor handbell concert coming to Osolo Branch

Ring in the summer season with a special outdoor concert at Osolo. At 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 24 the Resounding Glory handbell choir from the Elkhart Seventh Day Adventist Christian School will hold a public performance at Osolo. In case of inclement weather, the concert will be moved indoors. Bring … [Read more...]

Presidents visiting Elkhart

President Donald Trump is set to visit Elkhart Thursday with a rally at North Side Gymnasium, it got us thinking; how many other sitting presidents have visited the City with a Hart? While it might be difficult to know for sure about any pre-newspaper visits that there may have been, EPL's extensive … [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. Throughout the school year, 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 … [Read more...]

Read, hear the Pulitzer Prize winners at EPL

The Pulitzer Prize is among the most prestigious awards in literature and music. The 2018 winners were announced yesterday and EPL has them for you to enjoy for free. These are the pieces of work that everyone will be talking about, so don't miss out on them. Music "Damn" by Kendrick Lamar - … [Read more...]

Interlibrary loan gives access to millions of items

When it just isn’t in the EPL collection, there are thousands of other collections to be tapped. Interlibrary loan, the process in which books, CDs and other items can be borrowed from a network of libraries nationwide, is available to any EPL cardholder. According to reference librarian Vonda … [Read more...]

Overdrive Simplified: Meet Libby

Prolific readers can find their next ebook or audiobook on Libby. Libby, a newer version of the Overdrive app, allows a more user-friendly approach to get patrons reading quicker than ever. Simply download the Libby app on your device or access it through the library website and enter your card … [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...]

Artist enjoys the chance to bring out kids’ creativity

Middlebury artist Linda Pieri is returning to EPL for two sessions at the Dunlap Branch in June. Pieri usually works with acrylics, charcoal and graphite. On top of her own art, Pieri teaches classes to people of all ages, showing them the art of acrylic, watercolor painting or graphite drawing. At … [Read more...]

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