Board Meeting Minutes 2018 03

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

Lawyers to cover parenting rights in English and Spanish

The Indiana Latino Bar Association will be at the Pierre Moran library next week to discuss parental and guardianship rights to both Spanish and English patrons. At 6 p.m. on Tuesday, April 24, at the Pierre Moran branch, attorneys will be discussing visitation rights for custodial and non-custodial … [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...]

Barney returns to be a reading partner for kids

Barney the St. Bernard is returning for a final Paws to Read session before a send off next month. The trained dog, who helps kids gain confidence in their reading, returns for the April Paws to Read session from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 21 at Elkhart Public Library's downtown location. Parents … [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...]

Board Meeting Agenda 2018 04

AGENDA 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 – March 2018 b. Claims-to-be-paid – March/April 2018 c. Projected Summary of Cash – April/May d. Cash Flow & … [Read more...]

Free Comic Book Day has something for everyone

All comic fans are sure to find something to enjoy on Free Comic Book Day at the Elkhart Public Library. From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 5, at the Main library we'll have plenty of activities to go along with the free comics. We'll be showing comic shows such as The Amazing Spider-Man and Batman: … [Read more...]

Author Lewis talks new book, inspiration ahead of EPL visit

Author Beverly Lewis will share her love of books and give a glimpse into her writing process during a visit to Elkhart Public Library next week. At 10 a.m. on Friday, April 13, Lewis will talk about her newest release, “The Road Home” and sign copies of it as well. The author said in an email … [Read more...]

Turn late fees into help during amnesty week

The Elkhart Public Library will be accepting food items in exchange for a reduction of late fees. During regular hours between Monday, April 9 and Saturday, April 14, the EPL will accept non-perishable food items or toiletries, to be donated to the Church Community Services food pantry. For every … [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...]

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