Paranormal group to share spooky tales

A paranormal investigation team will lead a paranormal investigation inside the library, as well as share stories of chasing Sasquatch, Dogmen and other unexplained phenomenon during a special program for Halloween. From 6 to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 24, members of the BSR Paranormal group, which … [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...]

New dog, same reading tricks

Meet Benny. The black Labrador retriever is Elkhart Public Library’s new guest star for Paws to Read. The popular Saturday morning program pairs young readers with a therapy dog to help kids gain confidence in reading aloud. This school year, the program will take place downtown library every third Saturday … [Read more...]

Things to do: Halloween activities

With October underway it's the season of spooky, scary and fun and the Elkhart Public Library has a number of activities for Halloween fans of all ages. From stories of the paranormal to costume making and pumpkin launching, the library has you covered this season. Here are the activities happening … [Read more...]

Preschool party with Thomas the Tank Engine

Grab your friends and hangout with Thomas the Tank Engine at our latest Preschool Party. Beginning at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the downtown library, we're going to be gearing up engineers to help Thomas make it through the snow to his destination. < < Click here to register for Thomas the Tank … [Read more...]

College prep: Take the SAT and get tips for improvement

An opportunity for a free SAT practice test and advice on improvement is coming to Elkhart Public Library. Beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 6 at the downtown library, a limited number of practice SAT tests will be administered by Sylvan Learning Center tutors. On Tuesday, Oct. 9, those that took … [Read more...]

Read all your favorites with PressReader

Get many of your favorite publications in one place with PressReader, now available at EPL. The digital reader program, available on desktop, as well as mobile devices via apps, offers thousands of English language and international newspapers and magazines. <<< Click here to get the app … [Read more...]

Inspirational fiction author to visit Dunlap

Amish fiction author Sarah Price has traveled around the world visiting Amish communities but will return to her favorite here in Indiana during a visit next month. From 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 3, at the Dunlap Branch, Price will talk with fans and sign books. "The Indiana Amish are … [Read more...]

New book club mixes young adult reading, TV, movies

A new book club is going outside the library walls for a growing community that enjoys popular titles, good food, and lively discussion. The Young at Heart Book Club will meet every second Thursday of the month at 6:30 p.m., with the next meeting Oct. 11 at The Electric Brew Elkhart, 113 E. Lexington … [Read more...]

Elkhart Public Library teaming up with NASA to implement STEAM education programs

Celebrating the sun, moon and life here on Earth, Elkhart Public Library is ready to kick off its second year with NASA @ My Library. One of just 75 libraries nationwide chosen for the program, Elkhart was selected for its commitment to STEAM education – science, technology, engineering, arts … [Read more...]

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