Staff Reads

Need more ideas for your summer reading list? Here are the books we have been reading and listening to. THE ALEX CROW by Andrew Smith (YFIC) ANOTHER MAN’S MOCCASINS by Craig Johnson (MYS) BATMAN: YEAR ONE by Frank Miller (GN) BLIZZARD: THE STORM THAT CHANGED AMERICA by Jim Murphy (974.71 … [Read more...]

Now Showing: Movies @ EPL July/August, 2015

Free Movies -- With Popcorn! Main Midweek Movies  McFARLAND USA (PG) Wednesday, July 1 • 6:00 pm THE DUFF (PG-13) Wednesday, July 15 • 6:00 pm MAGGIE (PG-13) Wednesday, July 29 • 6:00 pm INSURGENT (PG-13) Wednesday, August 12 • 6:00 pm To be announced Wednesday, August 26 • … [Read more...]

Cookbook Corner: In a Pickle

It’s time to reap the benefits of your garden. Are there too many cucumbers, green beans, and tomatoes ripening at the same time? Preserve them! The books this month focus on pickling, but many of them cover all manner of preservation: canning, bottling, smoking, and curing, too. The Library also has … [Read more...]

Computer Classes – July/August 2015

  Reserve your spot now for summer computer classes at the Main Library! COMPUTER ONE-ON-ONE What do you want to learn? Saving files? Cut and paste? Email attachments? Library resources? eBooks? Something else? Bring your questions, along with your laptop, tablet, smartphone, or eReader, for … [Read more...]

Board Meeting Minutes 2015 05

ROLL CALL & INTRODUCTION OF GUESTS The regular meeting of the Board of Trustees of Elkhart Public Library was called to order by Janice E. Dean, President, at 5:30 p.m. in meeting room #1 at the Main Library at 300 S. Second Street, Elkhart, IN. Members present: Renee’ Cocanower, Mary E. Davis, … [Read more...]

Cookbook Corner: Vegan for Life

by Marsha Eilers According to the Vegetarian Resource Group, a vegetarian eats no meat, fish or poultry. Vegans, in addition to being vegetarian, do not consume other animal products or by-products such as eggs, dairy products, honey, leather, fur, silk, wool, and cosmetics and soaps derived from animal … [Read more...]

Staff Reads: May/June 2015

Have you started making your list of summer reads? Maybe one of these will be just the thing. ALL FALL DOWN by Ally Carter (YFIC) AMERICA’S HIDDEN HISTORY by Kenneth C. Davis (973 D262am, Audiobook) BIRD BOX by Josh Malerman (MYS, Audiobook) Suspense/psychological thriller – I was up … [Read more...]

McNaughton Park Story Time

Does your family enjoy the Tuesday evening Elkhart Municipal Band concerts at McNaughton Park? Come early and hear some stories, too! You are invited to join us in the park on Tuesday evenings at 7:00, June 9, 23, July 7, 14, and August 4. Gather by the playground for a half-hour story time … [Read more...]

Every Hero has a Story: Summer Reading 2015

  Read, Learn, Win! Starting June 1, 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, … [Read more...]

Escape the Ordinary: Adult Summer Reading & Activities

Grownups, we have a Summer Reading Program for you, too! Play Superhero Bingo, and be the hero for your community or a child! Each square on your bingo card is paired with a type of book, library service, or something you can do to be a hero. Explore different books and authors, and participate in fun, … [Read more...]

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