August 2018

Tuesday Tales promises new adventures every week

Downtown storytimes just got more exciting for the 4- to 6-year-old set. Preschool-age children are invited to join the downtown Tuesday Tales for an hour of stories, songs, and learning activities. Each […]

Think of Friends this giving season

There are many, many worthy charities to donate, one that is often overlooked is the Friends of Elkhart Public Library. The Friends are a network of library supporters, mostly volunteers, […]

Pick a tree and help the library

The third Trees, Trees, Trees event began Tuesday and runs through Saturday, Dec. 2. The silent auction features 11 uniquely decorated two-foot Christmas trees, all prepared by volunteers, available for […]

Friends make the library better

There are many, many worthy charities to donate, one that is often overlooked is the Friends of Elkhart Public Library. The Friends are a network of library supporters, mostly volunteers, […]

Elkhart resident learns to read, gets first library card at age 57

Sandy Caldwell wanted to read the Bible to children at her church and she wanted to stop depending on her family members to do things for her. The problem for […]

Extension services serves patrons beyond library walls

Craig Cheney knocks on the door and opens it a crack, announcing his presence. “Norma, it’s Craig,” he calls. After hearing his welcome he walks in and is greeted warmly […]

Learn how to pay your fines online

Online payment to Elkhart Public Library for fines, fees and other transactions is now available. Online payment is available outside of EPL locations by accessing the “My Account” section at […]

Wellfield program finds winter home at EPL

The Wellfield Gardens Lil’ Sprouts program, continues for the winter months inside the warm and cozy EPL. From November to March the environmentally focused education program for preschool aged children will […]

Interlibrary loan brings other libraries to you

When it just isn’t in the EPL collection, there are thousands of other collections to be tapped. Interlibrary loan, the process in which books, CDs and other items can be […]