Stories in the Garden

Enjoy some family time at the Wellfield Botanic Gardens, 1011 North Main Street in Elkhart. We will meet in the English Cottage Garden on the 3rd Tuesday of each month, May through September, from 6:00-6:30 p.m. (In case of rain we will meet in the tented area.) A staff member from Elkhart Public … [Read more...]

New EPL Vans: Beautiful, Functional, and Efficient!

Perhaps you have already seen our beautiful new Library vans around town. One is for delivering Library materials (returns, holds, etc.) between EPL's five locations and the Goshen Public Library. The other is for our Outreach staff, who visit preschools, day care centers, retirement facilities, apartment … [Read more...]

Staff Reads

Happy spring! Isn't it great to be able to read outdoors again? Here are the books we have been reading and listening to. ANNE OF WINDY POPLARS by L.M. Montgomery (FIC, JFIC, YAFIC) AWKWARD by Svetlana Chmakova (YAGN) BECOMING GRANDMA: THE JOYS AND SCIENCE OF THE NEW GRANDPARENTING by Leslie Stahl … [Read more...]

Use High Street Entrance Beginning April 25

If you have visited our Main Library in the last few days, you may have checked out at our spacious new Circulation Desk or used the newly designed ADA-accessible restrooms on the first floor.   Temporary Entrance Change Meanwhile, beginning April 25, the next phase of the first floor renovation … [Read more...]

New Circulation Desk and Restrooms are Open!

In the first major unveiling of EPL's Main Library renovation process, we are pleased to announce that the new Main Library Circulation area and ADA accessible restrooms on the first floor are now open! Basement improvements are moving right along, and work will soon begin on the ADA accessible elevator. For … [Read more...]

Meet Mr. Pieri

You may know Chuck Pieri from seeing him around the branches or out in the community, usually wearing a silly hat. Or maybe you have enjoyed the Mr. Pieri Reads Aloud videos on YouTube or our Facebook page. Just who is Mr. Pieri and what does he do? As Branch Young People’s Services Librarian, … [Read more...]

NEW – EPL Online Book Club!

  The Elkhart Public Library is starting an Online Book Club!   Join the conversation from the comfort of your home: Visit goodreads.com and sign in or create an account.             Click or tap Community at the top of the page.       Select … [Read more...]

Staff Reads

As promised, the rest of our February titles, along with those we have been reading and listening to this month. AN ABUNDANCE OF KATHERINES by John Green (YA FIC, Audiobook, Ebook, Spanish Language) ARTEMIS FOWL by Eoin Colfer (JFIC, YPF, Audiobook) AUTUMN LIGHT by Dan Walsh (IF) THE BRASS … [Read more...]

Miss Humblebee’s Academy

Online preschool has never been more fun! Prepare your child for success in kindergarten and beyond with Miss Humblebee’s Academy! This interactive program concentrates on language and literacy and also provides fun activities for math, science, social studies, music, art, inventors, and more! Though … [Read more...]

Library Resources for Local Students

The Elkhart Public Library has formed an exciting new partnership with Elkhart and Concord Community Schools to make EPL’s Online Resources available to more than 3,000 students. All middle school students in Elkhart Community Schools as well as all Concord Junior High students have been issued … [Read more...]

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