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...]

Board Meeting Minutes 2018 04

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

Summer Reading to kick off with original Pete the Cat author

Elkhart Public Library is excited to announce that best-selling children’s author Eric Litwin will kick off the 2018 Summer Reading program, “Reading Rocks.” Litwin, writer of the original four “Pete the Cat” books, “The Nuts” and “Groovy Joe” will bring his unique music and story … [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...]

Board Meeting Agenda 2018 05

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 – April 2018 b. Claims-to-be-paid –April/May 2018 c. Projected Summary … [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 into a galaxy far, far away with these titles

  Enjoy Stars Wars Day (May the Fourth Be With You) with these Star Wars related titles in our collection you can check out to get into the galaxy. Sci-Fi "Sacrifice" by Karen Traviss "Phasma" by Delilah Dawson "Empire's end" by Chuck Wendig "Star Wars: Thrawn" by Timothy Zahn "Bloodline" … [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 all library branches, we'll be giving away free comics. At the downtown library, we'll also be showing comic shows such as The Amazing Spider-Man … [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...]

Elkhart Education Foundation partners with EPL for student success

When author Eric Litwin comes to town in May, it will be one more chapter in the story of how the Elkhart Education Foundation has invested in the success of local students. Since August 2015, when the foundation board hired its first employee, Elkhart teachers and supporting organizations have received … [Read more...]

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