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COVID-19 FAQ: Library reopens for limited use

(This information will be updated as developments occur. To learn more about coronavirus, visit these local, state and federal sites. If you are having a medical emergency, call 911.) All five Elkhart Public Library buildings now have open hours six days a week for people to browse and make use of services. Masks and physical […]

Introducing Book Bundles: Selections for your child

We know many families are missing the ability to browse the library shelves, especially those who check out lots of books for young children. We’ve created a way to get some ‘surprise’ books to you based on your child’s interests.  Simply fill out the form below, select what topic you would like for your Book Bundle and how […]

MatchBook: We’ll find a book for you.

Love is Blind is all the rage on Netflix and we want to set you up on a blind book date. We are sure that our experts will use their knowledge of recent titles to find you your next great read. Use the form below to fill out your preferences and we will send you […]

All the details for curbside pick up at library locations

Beginning Monday, Elkhart Public Library locations will be open for curbside service. Of course, by that very nature they won’t be open for people to come inside, but you will finally be able to get new books and other items in your hands. Any items you have to return to the library should be placed […]

Author digs into history of local murder involving family

Gary Sosniecki, like most journalists, is naturally curious. Growing up, he knew that there was a family secret, about a death in the family years ago, the type of thing that was whispered about at holiday gatherings. “I knew that there was a death,” Gary says. “I’d overhear things at Christmas or Thanksgiving at my […]

Computers available for essential use at all locations

Elkhart Public Library is making its computers available for essential use by appointment only. Reservations are for a 30 minutes. People may use their time to do essential things such as filing for unemployment, SNAP benefits and related documents and services. Please call your location to make an appointment – visitors will have to abide […]

Free downloads and streaming for all of your devices

Elkhart Public Library offers all sorts of streaming services for entertainment – perfect to get you through long holiday weekends. (Speaking of which, all five library locations will be closed July 4 for Independence Day) Access our streaming services: RBdigital for magazines (formerly Zinio) with no waiting and no limits, and also books and audiobooks. (Read even […]