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Elkhart Truth 1995 mayoral debate coverage

A controversial incumbent. Voters on edge. Contested election results.

The 1995 election was intense. And the campaign did not end on Election Night.

Fold3 makes finding military history easy

Most people know who in their family lineage served their country but how many have actually seen their ancestors’ draft card or other paperwork? Fold3, a digital resource available both from outside or inside EPL locations using our Digital Library allows users to search for documents, records, photos and more. There are records for wars […]

Learn a language with Pronunciator

Learning a language can help with overseas travel, getting a new job or just to get more cultured and worldly. Elkhart Public Library has your free language-learning resources through their Digital Library. Pronunciator offers 80 language lessons with multimedia tools, weekly live conversation classes. There’s up to 160 languages available to learn on Pronunciator, including […]

Trick or treat? New bundles bring holiday fun

Stop into Elkhart Public Library for a special book bundle during the week of Halloween. Starting Oct. 24, every EPL location will be giving out Treat or Treat Bundles, a fun twist on our existing Book Bundles. From Oct. 24 to 31, during open hours, all library branches will have pre-packed bundles with random books […]

Free CDL prep tests through Digital Library

Commercial driver’s license practice tests are available for free through the Elkhart Public Library’s Digital Library. EPL cardholders can access driving-tests.org through the library’s Digital Library page on their website. There they will find a number of practices tests to use, broken down into a full-on practice test that mimics the real test by pulling […]

Feeding minds with free books

Library and community partners distribute more than 900 books to kids With COVID-19 putting schools on hold and keeping big public gatherings off limits, Elkhart Public Library staff went into the community to serve those with a need for reads. Through the Free Books to Feed Minds giveaways, EPL and several community partners – Elkhart […]

Summer reading creates new opportunities online

While the virtual world wasn’t the destination in mind when Destination Imagination launched as the 2020 EPL Summer Reading Challenge, it turned out to be just right for this unique summer. Returning readers and new challenge fans alike were excited about the addition of the Beanstack app to track reading days, rewards, and prize entries. […]