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Staff Reads

Administrator : August 15, 2016 11:14 am : Elkhart Public Library

Staff Reads-02Here’s what we have been reading. How about you?

THE AFTER-ROOM by Maile Meloy (JFIC)

ALIEN IN CHIEF by Gini Koch (PSF)

ALIEN SEPARATION by Gini Koch (PSF)

ANNE OF WINDY POPLARS by L.M. Montgomery
(YA Classics, YAFIC, JFIC, FIC, Ebook)

THE APPRENTICES by Malie Meloy (JFIC, Audio ebook) • Great sequel to
THE APOTHECARY! ~Carmen, Young People’s Services

BIG MAGIC: CREATIVE LIVING BEYOND FEARz big m by Elizabeth Gilbert (153.35 G464, Ebook, Audiobook, Audio ebook)

BITTER SWEETS by G. A. McKevett (MYS, Large Print)

BROTHERHOOD IN DEATH by J. D. Robb (MYS, Audiobook, Ebook,
Large Print)

THE CROSSING by Michael Connelly (MYS, Audiobook, Ebook, Audio ebook, Large Print)

DIARIO DE UN VAMPIRO EN PIJAMA by Mathias Malzieu (Spanish Language FIC)

DUKE OF MY HEART by Kelly Bowen (PROM)

A DUKE TO REMEMBER by Kelly Bowen (PROM)

ECHO: A NOVELz Echo 2 by Pamela Muñoz Ryan (JFIC, Audiobook, Audio ebook)

FOOL ME ONCE by Harlan Coben (FIC, Audiobook, Ebook, Large Print)

THE GIRL IN THE SPIDER’S WEB by David Lagercrantz (MYS, Audiobook, Ebook,  Audio ebook, Large Print)

GODS OF GUILT by Michael Connelly (FIC, Audiobook, Large Print)

GOTHAM CITY SIRENS: BOOK TWO by Tony Bedard (GN)

GRUNT: THE CURIOUS SCIENCE OF HUMANS AT WAR by Mary Roach (355.07 R628, Ebook, Audiobook)

HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD by J. K. Rowling, John Tiffany, Jack Thorne (822.92 T511, Ebook)

I AM MALALA: HOW ONE GIRL STOOD UP FOR EDUCATION AND CHANGED THE WORLDz i am by Malala Yousafzai (371.822 Y82, Audiobook, Ebook)

LANDLINE by Rainbow Rowell (FIC, Audiobook) • Tears and feels as only Rainbow Rowell can do. Great book! ~Carmen, Young People’s Services

THE LAST MILE by David Baldacci (FIC, Audiobook, Ebook, Audio ebook, Large Print)

LILY AND THE OCTOPUS by Steven Rowley (FIC, Audiobook, Large Print)

LIVING LARGE IN OUR LITTLE HOUSE: THRIVING IN 480 SQUARE FEET WITH SIX DOGS A HUSBAND, AND ONE REMOTE … by Kerri Fivecoat-Campbell (728.37 F565)

THE MAGICIAN’S LAND by Lev Grossman (FIC, Audiobook)

ME BEFORE YOUz me by JoJo Moyes (ROM, Audiobook, Ebook, Large Print, Spanish Language) • You know going in this is going to be a heart breaking, thought provoking, roller coaster of an experience but JoJo Moyes writes so well, it’s worth all the tears and feels. ~Carmen, Young People’s Services

MS. MARVEL, vol. 1-3 by G. Willow Wilson (YGN)

MY BEST FRIEND’S EXORCISM: A NOVEL by Grady Hendrix (HOR)
• If you’re a Gen X-er looking for some nostalgia with a bit of Pretty Little Liars type drama, you’ll love this one. –Marianne, Circulation

POINT OF IMPACT by Stephen Hunter (FIC, Ebook)

PRIDE AND PREJUDICE by Jane Austen (FIC, Audiobook, Ebook, Audio ebook, Large Print, Spanish Language)

THE REVERSALz reversal by Michael Connelly (MYS, Audiobook, Large Print)

7: AN EXPERIMENTAL MUTINY AGAINST EXCESS by Jen Hatmaker
(248.84 H364, Audio ebook)

SIX YEARS by Harlan Coben (FIC, Audiobook, Ebook, Large Print

SPRING WILL COME (Bregdan Chronicles, book 3) by Ginny Dye (ROM)

SWEET LITTLE LIES by Jill Shalvis (PROM)

THE SWORD OF SHANNARA by Terry Brooks (FAN, Ebook)

TINY HOUSES BUILT WITH RECYCLED MATERIALS by Ryan Mitchell (690.8370)

THE WILD ROBOT by Peter Brown (JFIC)

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¡Prepárese en la Sucursal de Pierre Moran!

Administrator : August 8, 2016 7:15 pm : Elkhart Public Library

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¡Prepárese para casi todos los aspectos de la vida y
obtenga la información necesaria en la biblioteca local!

Hay un mundo de libros, videos, música, películas, programas y clases – todo GRATIS! Venga con toda la familia y aprenda más durante nuestros tres eventos especiales en la Sucursal de Pierre Moran (2400 Benham Avenue):

Sábado, 8/13, 10 am Listo para Leer

  • Escucha a Zulma Prieto, fundadora y editora del periódico El Puente
  • Los niños pueden disfrutar de unos cuentos con Abel García, un DJ del WKAM

Sábado, 8/27, 10 am Listo para Aprender

  • “Preparen a Sus Hijos Para Asistir a la Universidad” con Felipe Merino, abogado
  • Actividad para los niños con Luis Corona

Sábado, 9/17, 3–6 pm Listo para Celebrar

¡Esta será una tarde de celebración con música, comida, premios y más!

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Hoopla is Here!

Administrator : August 2, 2016 5:01 pm : Elkhart Public Library, Home Feature

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What’s All the Hoopla About?

Hoopla digital is here! Borrow thousands of movies, TV shows, music albums, audiobooks, ebooks, and comics for mobile and online access – all you need is an Elkhart Public Library card in good standing.

Hoopla’s simple sign-up and user-friendly interface make it easy to access. Content is instantly available – no waiting! The automatic return feature means no late fees!

Get the free hoopla digital app for Android or iOS, or visit hoopladigital.com to borrow titles from major Hollywood studios, record companies and publishers – all available for instant streaming or temporary download.
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Once you have downloaded the app to your device or clicked on the hoopla digital link on our website, you will be prompted to enter your email address, a password, your library card number, and your Library PIN. Once the system validates that your Library account is in good standing, you can instantly browse, borrow, and enjoy!

Here’s how it works:

  • When you borrow a title on one device it is automatically available on all of your devices with the hoopla digital app and via your PC web browser.
  • You can begin streaming the content immediately or download to view at a later date (just in case you won’t have Wi-Fi on that camping trip).
  • Hoopla Logo blueBorrow up to 6 titles each month.
  • Loan periods:
    • Videos – 72 hours
    • Music – 7 days
    • Audiobooks – 21 days
    • Ebooks and comics – 21 days
  • Access what you borrow as often as you like during the loan period and return a title anytime you want.

We hope you enjoy this new service and invite you to share your experience on our Facebook and Twitter pages!

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Computer Classes August/September, 2016

Administrator : July 26, 2016 5:38 pm : Elkhart Public Library

Classes fill up fast! Reserve your spot by contacting the Main Library Public Computer Center at (574) 294-2847.

COMPUTER ONE-ON-ONE

What do you want to learn? How to save files? Cut and paste? Email attachments? Library resources? Ebooks? Something else? Bring your questions, along with your laptop, tablet, smartphone, or ereader, for 30 minutes of individual training just for you! No mobile device? No problem! We will use a Library computer. Start your list of questions now!Computer, Laptop and Phone.

Computer One-on-One
Thursday, August 11 • 2:30-4:30 pm
Monday, August 15 • 5:30-7:30 pm
Thursday, September 8 • 9:30-11:30 am
Thursday, September 15 • 2:30-5:30 pm
Monday, September 19 • 5:30-7:30 pm

 

WINDOWS 10 BASICS

Explore the Windows 10 desktop. Learn how to open, close, minimize, and resize windows; start and close programs; and save, rename, copy, and move files. You must know how to use a mouse to attend this class.

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Monday, August 8 • 6:30-7:45 pm
Monday, September 26 • 6:30-7:45 pm

 

BASIC MICROSOFT EXCEL 2010

Learn to work with spreadsheets and worksheets; rows, columns, and cells; change the style, size, and color of fonts; justify text; cut, copy, and paste; format numbers as percentages, currency, etc.; and sort data. You must know how to use a mouse to attend this class.

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Monday, August 22 • 6:30-7:45 pm
Wednesday, September 21 • 6:30-7:45 pm

 

INTERMEDIATE MICROSOFT EXCEL 2010

When you have completed Basic Microsoft Excel 2010, sign up for this class to learn about charts and worksheet references; COUNT(), MIN(), MAX() and AVERAGE() aggregate functions; importing/exporting delimited files, etc.

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Monday, August 29 • 6:30-7:45 pm
Wednesday, September 28 • 6:30-7:45 pm

 

BASIC PHOTOSHOP ELEMENTS 13
PHOTO EDITING

Use Photoshop Elements 13 software to learn about cropping, “redeye” reduction, spot healing, color correction, light balancing, and sharpening, as well as how to quick select specific areas of a photo. You must know how to use a mouse to register for this class.

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Basic Photoshop Elements 13

Monday, September 12 • 6:30-7:45 pm

 

Registration is required for all computer classes.
Sign up by contacting the Main Library Public Computer Center at (574) 294-2847.

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Now Showing! Movies @ EPL August/September 2016

Administrator : July 26, 2016 5:37 pm : Elkhart Public Library

Main Midweek Movie

With the basement meeting rooms finished, Midweek Movies are back on the calendar. Enjoy!

BATMAN V SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICEMovie Popcorn (PG-13)
Wednesday, August 10 • 6:00 pm • Main Library

KEANU (PG-13)
Wednesday, August 24 • 6:00 pm • Main Library

THE HUNTSMAN: WINTER’S WAR (PG-13)
Wednesday, September 7 • 6:00 pm • Main Library

CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR (PG-13)
Wednesday,September 21 • 6:00 pm • Main Library

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