Now Showing! December Movies @ EPL

Free Movies -- With Popcorn! Wednesday, December 3 • 6-8 pm • Main Library Main Midweek Movie • 22 Jump Street (2014) • R Friday, December 5 • 2-5 pm • Main Library Christmas Comedy Double Feature • Christmas with the Kranks (2004) • R • National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation … [Read more...]

Trees! Trees! Trees! Vote and Bid

Someone else has done the decorating! Which one(s) would you like to take home? Come to the Main Library and feast your eyes on the 28 mini-trees in the atrium, each decorated by a local group or individual.  Please vote or bid in person. Look for the table between the Information and Circulation … [Read more...]

Tablet, eReader Drop-in Sessions

Thinking of getting a tablet or eReader? Already have one? If you stop by the Library during our special Tablet Table times, staff members will be on hand to answer questions about your tablet or eReader, and share helpful tips. We will also walk you through accessing audiobooks, eBooks and digital … [Read more...]

You Shop; Amazon Gives… To the Friends of EPL

Are you familiar with AmazonSmile? When you start your Amazon shopping at, a portion of the proceeds from your eligible purchases goes to support the charitable organization you select from their extensive list. The Friends of the Elkhart Public Library has been officially approved … [Read more...]

Cookbook Corner: A Toast to Roasts

by Marsha Eilers Roasting is a method of cooking that works by slowly exposing foods to a dry heat. It is typically associated with foods that already have structure, such as meats and vegetables. Baking is also accomplished by use of dry heat (no liquids to convey the heat), but is more often associated … [Read more...]

Now Showing! November Movies @ EPL

Free Movies – With Popcorn! Wednesday, November 5 • 6-8 pm • Main Library Main Midweek Movie • Deliver Us from Evil (2014) • R Friday, November 7 • 2-5 pm • Main Library Double Feature Friday • Carrie (1976) • R • Carrie (2013) • R Monday, November 17 • 4-6 pm Fun … [Read more...]

Staff Reads: October 2014

October brings a vibrant variety of colors to our area, and an eclectic array of "reads" from our staff. Here are the books we are reading and listening to this month. ANNIHILATION by Jeff VanderMeer (FAN; Audio eBook) BETTER OFF FRIENDS by Elizabeth Eulberg (YF) BLINK: THE POWER OF THINKING … [Read more...]

Art Prints!

Did you know you can check out Art Prints from the Elkhart Public Library? AND you can browse our collection on Flickr. The description for each Flickr image includes title, artist and size, as well as a link to its EPL Public Access Catalog (PAC) listing. Each PAC listing includes a link to its corresponding … [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...]

Roving Reference

We're coming out from behind the desk to better serve you! Our Reference and Computer Services staff members are wandering about the Main Library to assist you in locating and using Library resources. On weekdays, during the Library's busiest times (M-F, 11:00-1:00 and 3:00-5:00), a roving librarian … [Read more...]

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