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...]

Big Library Read: Anatomy of a Misfit

OverDrive's latest Big Library Read  is  ANATOMY  OF A MISFIT,  a Young Adult novel by bestselling author Andrea Portes. This global reading event will run from October 13-28. Starting October 13, Elkhart Public Library card holders can download ANATOMY OF A MISFIT from our digital library, with unlimited … [Read more...]

Cookbook Corner: Apple Time

Local orchards are loaded with fresh fruit, ready to be picked and purchased. Apple festivals and county fairs celebrate this healthy, versatile fruit, delicious by itself; delicious in recipes. The titles this month include how to select fresh fruit at the grocery store and farmers’ market, how to … [Read more...]

Now Showing! October Movies @ EPL

Free movies -- with popcorn! Friday, October 3 • 2-6 pm • Main Library Double Feature Friday  • Amityville Horror (1979) • R • Amityville Horror (2005) • R Wednesday, October 8 • 6pm • Main Library Main Midweek Movie • Godzilla (2014) PG-13 Monday, October 20 • 4:00 pm• … [Read more...]

EPL Staff Reads: August/September 2014

The Books We are Reading and Listening to As late summer eased into fall, Elkhart Public Library staff members were enjoying an eclectic selection of books and audiobooks. I recently finished THE GIVER series by Lois Lowry and the UNWIND trilogy by Neal Shusterman. Both are YA dystopian series … [Read more...]

Friends of EPL Fall Book Sale

Open to Friends of EPL: Thursday, October 9, 2014 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm (membership may be purchased at the sale) Open to the public: Friday, October 10, 2014 9:00 am – 6:00 pm Saturday, October 11, 2014 9:00 am – 1:00 pm All items will be priced from $0.10 - $1.00 The sale will be held … [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...]

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