Cookbook Corner: Plotting & Planning

by Marsha Eilers The seed catalogs have arrived!  It is time to start planning what will go into the plots, containers, and raised beds.  Cooks know that the best food is fresh, and there is no fresher food to be found than that plucked or pulled from a personally tended garden.  Limited space need … [Read more...]

Staff Reads: February 2015

It has been a long, cold winter. What better way to wait it out than to curl up with a good book? Here are the books we warmed up with in February. ALL THINGS HIDDEN by Tracie Peterson (IF, eBook, Large Print) AS YOU WISH: INCONCEIVABLE TALES FROM THE MAKING OF THE PRINCESS BRIDE by Cary Elwes … [Read more...]

Now Showing! Movies @ EPL March/April 2015

Free Movies -- With Popcorn! Monday, March 9 • 4:30-6 pm  • Main Library Fun Family Movie The Box Trolls (2014) • PG Wednesday, March 11 • 6-8 pm • Main Library Main Midweek Movie Dumb and Dumber To (2014) • PG-13 Wednesday, March 25 • 6-8 pm • Main Library Main Midweek … [Read more...]

Cookbook Corner: Bon Appétit

The cookbook collection at the Elkhart Public Library provides any cook or chef with recipes and techniques for extending their culinary skills and range. The mystique and allure of French cuisine may intimidate the novice. But along with Julia Childs’ classic, MASTERING THE ART OF FRENCH COOKING, … [Read more...]

Bring Your Child to the Library ♥ February 14

Valentine's Day is Take Your Child to the Library Day at EPL! Bring your children to the Elkhart Public Library on Saturday, February 14, for stories, crafts, and some extra special reading activities. Saturday hours are from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. Crafts & Prizes ♥  Create a special Valentine … [Read more...]

Staff Reads: January 2015

Wow! Have we been reading! Here are some of the books EPL staff members were reading and listening to in January. There were so many, we saved quite a few for next month's post. AFTER I’M GONE by Laura Lippman (MYS, Audiobook) • A well-written mystery which occasionally bogged down in relationship … [Read more...]

Black History Month

In 1976, President Gerald R. Ford officially recognized February as Black History Month, a time for the public to “seize the opportunity to honor the too-often neglected accomplishments of black Americans in every area of endeavor throughout our history.” It is also known as National African-American … [Read more...]

Zinio: Magazines on your Phone, Tablet or Computer!

Did you know that you can use your Elkhart Public Library card to download magazines to your computer, tablet or phone? No waiting list, no returns, no expiration date! What you’ll need: A computer or mobile device (tablet or smartphone) and an Internet connection An email account An Elkhart … [Read more...]

Elkhart/Goshen Libraries: Teaming Up to Serve You Better!

video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player Media Coverage Elkhart Truth Elkhart and Goshen Libraries Extending Services Goshen News Goshen, Elkhart Libraries Merge Borrowing Services Goshen News editorial Library Agreement a Good Idea that should be Expanded Countywide South … [Read more...]

Income Tax Resources and Assistance

Preparing your income taxes may never be fun, but we hope the resources available at the Elkhart Public Library will help to make it a bit less stressful. Quick Links EPL Online Tax Information links 1040.com (IRS forms, instructions and publications) Local IRS offices and contact information Indiana … [Read more...]

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