Holiday Fun for Everyone

Holiday Fun at the Main Library December 6-13, 2014 Downtown Elkhart's Winterfest begins Saturday, December 6 with a parade on Main Street at 6:00 pm. Watch for the Elkhart Public Library float, and be sure to wave as we go by. The Main Library has a festive array of activities planned for Winterfest … [Read more...]

Paws to Read

Kids, ages 5 and up! Come to the Main Library on Saturday, October 25 from 11:00-12:00 and read to Amber, a trained therapy dog from Pet Partners. Kids can sign-up for 15 minutes of reading time with Amber! Parents, this is an excellent opportunity for your children to improve their reading skills … [Read more...]

Homework Help

Homework Assistance at All EPL Locations Homework Assistance is available to all students from Kindergarten through 12th grade. National Honor Society students from Elkhart Central and Memorial High Schools will be on hand to help in many different subjects, and on a first come, first served basis. Students … [Read more...]

Professor Steve’s Amazing World of Science (photos)

Fizz Boom Science!  Children (and grownups) were treated to Professor Steve's Amazing World of Science on June 11 at the Main Library. The professor was, indeed, amazing.  We are grateful to the Friends of the Elkhart Public Library for making this program possible. Photo Gallery … [Read more...]

Fizz Boom Read

Read, Learn, Win! Starting June 2, visit any EPL location to sign up and pick up a reading log. Read at least 15 minutes a day for 4 days. Do 2 fun and simple learning activities. Bring your log back to the library for your prize! Repeat! You can earn a different prize every week. For … [Read more...]

Stories in the Garden

The lovely Wellfield Botanic Gardens will, once again this year, be the setting for Stories in the Garden. Elkhart Public Library staff will share stories and songs. Gather in the English Cottage Garden on the third Tuesday of each month, May through October, from 6:00-6:30 p.m. (In case of rain we will … [Read more...]

Homework Blues? Get Help at EPL!

Homework Assistance at All EPL Locations Homework Assistance is available to all students from Kindergarten through 12th grade. National Honor Society students from Elkhart Central and Memorial High Schools will be on hand to help.  Help is available in many different subjects and on a first come, … [Read more...]

Homework Blues? Get Help at EPL

Homework Assistance at All EPL Locations Homework Assistance is available to all students from Kindergarten through 12th grade. National Honor Society students from Elkhart Central and Memorial High Schools will be on hand to help.  Help is available in many different subjects and on a first come, … [Read more...]

ReadKiddoRead: Books Kids WANT to Read

ReadKiddoRead.com  was created by James Patterson to help parents and teachers find books that kids will truly enjoy reading. Author and reviewer Judy Freeman, in a 2010 School Library Journal interview, talked about the website and how it started:  "So here’s this stupendously successful and … [Read more...]

Silly Safaris Live Animal Show

Silly Safaris Live Animal Show Coming to the Elkhart Public Library Tuesday, June 18 4:30 p.m. at the Main Library 6:30 p.m. at the Dunlap Branch Brought to you by the Friends of the Elkhart Public Library The Friends of the Library will have Children's books available for purchase at both events. Visit … [Read more...]

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