September 16 ArtWalk; Community Art Project

The Elkhart Public Library is organizing the community art project for the Downtown Elkhart ArtWalk on September 16. Stop by the Civic Plaza between 5 & 8 pm to help us create an amazing work of art! We will be using permanent markers and recycled plastic bottles to create a sculpture inspired … [Read more...]

Check Out an eBook Sept. 18 for a Chance to Win a Gift Card

Celebrate Read an eBook Day September 18, 2015: You could win an Amazon Gift Card! The Elkhart Public Library (EPL) and Overdrive are celebrating Read an eBook Day Friday, September 18 by encouraging patrons to check out items from our digital collection and letting us know about it. Check … [Read more...]

Cookbook Corner: Quick & Easy Does It

  COOKBOOK CORNER: QUICK & EASY DOES IT by Marsha Eilers Summer is evaporating with the heat of August and early September. If the months just sped by, fall will seem even busier. Time again to search out the easiest and quickest meals to share with family and friends before everyone rushes … [Read more...]

Live Raptor Experience @ EPL

Saturday, September 19 • 11:00 am You are invited to a presentation by the Lake Milton Raptor Education Center at the EPL Main Library. Experience an up-close learning adventure featuring live birds of prey, including a bald eagle, a golden eagle, owls, and possibly more. Our speaker will teach … [Read more...]

INSPIRE: Explore, Discover, Learn!

Students, writers, researchers, lovers of learning, armchair browsers … What do you want to know? Start your search on INSPIRE, Indiana’s Virtual Online Library. INSPIRE is a comprehensive collection of databases and information resources, free to all Indiana residents with Internet access. (All … [Read more...]

Computer Classes September/October 2015

Our fall schedule includes One-on-One and Tablet Training sessions, as well as classes on Windows 7, email, MS Word, and MS Excel. Reserve your spot by contacting the Main Library Public Computer Center at (574) 294-2847. COMPUTER ONE-ON-ONE What do you want to learn? Saving files? Cut and paste? … [Read more...]

Now Showing: Movies @ EPL September/October 2015

Take a break from your busy schedule to enjoy some fresh popcorn and a movie at the Main Library. Main Midweek Movie AGE OF ADALINE (PG-13) Wednesday, September 9 • 6:00 pm FURIOUS 7 (PG-13) Wednesday, September 23 • 6:00 pm THE AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON (PG-13) Wednesday, October 7 • … [Read more...]

Staff Reads

The books we are enjoying this summer: ALIEN DIPLOMACY by Gini Koch (PSF, eBook) ALIEN VS. ALIEN by Gini Koch (PSF, eBook) ALIEN IN THE HOUSE by Gini Koch (PSF, eBook) ALL THE LIGHT WE CANNOT SEE  by Anthony Doerr (FIC, eBook, Audiobook, Large Print) AN AMERICAN PLAGUE: THE TRUE AND TERRIFYING … [Read more...]

Fibers & Yarns: Cleveland Branch Needlework Club

Bring your needlework • Bring a friend • Make new friends Join us at our Cleveland Branch for Fibers & Yarns, an adult needlework group featuring crochet, cross stitch, knitting, or any portable needlework project. Some basic instruction will be available, if needed. Bring a current project … [Read more...]

Genealogy Resources @ Your EPL

Genealogy is history on a personal level. It fulfills our need to understand who we are; where we came from; how we came to be. A family history is an epic tale of many lives intertwined through generations, all leading up to our present and projecting into our future. Elkhart Public Library has a … [Read more...]

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