Elkhart Public Library

Elkhart History – Kelby Love

For Black History Month, Elkhart Public Library is highlighting great individuals who have called Elkhart, Indiana, home. In this piece, we’re remembering Kelby Love, a gifted painter renown for his realistic wildlife paintings and sculptures.

A true page-turner! Join us for a murder-mystery dinner

This will be one killer evening at the library. On Friday, March 15, Elkhart Public Library will be the scene of a celebration. But this unique dinner event between friends old and new will be interrupted in a startling way – you may be the person to solve the crime, or you may be found […]

Save a book, save a dollar

Dougherty helps schools learn book repair tips and tricks to stretch budget dollars The collaboration between Elkhart Public Library and Elkhart Community Schools has benefitted students in ways that foster a love of reading and learning. One recent, behind-the-scenes collaboration was just as important in this work as a headline grabber. It’s helping keep reading […]

Elkhart History – Charles Gordone

To celebrate Black History Month, Elkhart Public Library is highlighting great individuals that have called Elkhart home. In this piece we look at Charles Gordone, an Elkhart High School graduate who went on to be an actor, director and playwright, his play “No Place to Be Somebody” won the 1970 Pulitzer Prize.

New book club mixes young adult reading, movies, TV

A new book club is going outside the library walls for a growing community that enjoys popular titles, good food, and lively discussion. Young at Heart’s next book talk will be 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21 at the Electric Brew in Elkhart, 113 E. Lexington Ave. “While we have several successful book clubs at EPL, […]