Elkhart Public Library

Community partner spotlight: Centier Bank

Centier Bank is committed to making Elkhart, and Elkhart Public Library, better. The family-owned bank’s most recent collaboration with EPL was a book giveaway at their new Elkhart location, at 2809 Emerson Drive at C.R. 6. “We bought 400 books for children of all ages and they can come in, get a snack and pick […]

Elkhart’s Klehfoth delivers her own page turner in debut novel

Elizabeth Klehfoth is returning to her hometown library as a published author. At 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 11, Elkhart native Klehfoth will be reading from her debut novel, “All These Beautiful Strangers,” which was released in August. She’ll also be signing books. The event will be at the downtown library, 300 S. Second St. Klehfoth […]

Page finds success at EPL

Theresa Lobley has been a page at Elkhart Public Library for nearly a year, but her journey to get here wasn’t always easy. Lobley graduated from Church Community Services’s Soup of Success program last year, a 20-week program aimed at helping women overcome obstacles and achieve goals such as career help. Lobley relied on the […]

New dog, old tricks: Paws to Read returns

Meet Benny. The black Labrador retriever is Elkhart Public Library’s new guest star for Paws to Read. The popular Saturday morning program pairs young readers with a therapy dog to help kids gain confidence in reading aloud. This year, the program will take place downtown library every fourth Saturday of the month, 10 a.m. to […]

Looking for new books? NoveList has it all

A fairly decent number of library users seem to like books. Also unsurprisingly, library power users also like to know what new books are on the shelves or coming soon. The best resource offered by Elkhart Public Library for those folks looking for a dose of new book smell can turn to NoveList Plus. This online tool, […]