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Things to do in Elkhart for fall and Halloween

Activities, parties and more are part of the fun in October for Halloween and autumn celebrations. Elkhart Public Library is hosting events for the whole family. We’ve rounded them all […]

Manhattan SHORT film fest is for the people

Be a film critic for an evening and have a say in a festival-winning movie during the Manhattan SHORT film festival this fall at Elkhart Public Library. The worldwide contest […]

Library roots families to heritage and grows futures

This story first appeared in our Explora magazine. It is republished here in English and Spanish. Staying connected to their culture. A place for their families to go.   Elkhart Public […]

Page to Stage brings writing to life

Rotary teams with EPL for three theater camps About 90 kids in Elkhart will be taking a book from paper to performance in a unique partnership between Elkhart Rotary Club […]

Summer Reading pays off with a shopping spree

How did you spend your summer? Neviah Santiago went from reading books to picking out a new bike and more.  “I’ve never won anything before,” she says. “I can’t believe […]

Wall Street Journal available with your library card

Access unlimited free articles from the Wall Street Journal with your Elkhart Public Library card.  Available now through the Digital Library, cardholders can enjoy free access to the Wall Street […]

Start a garden with EPL’s seed library

Stretching food dollars. Building sustainable communities. Elkhart Public Library’s new seed garden makes growing fresh herbs and produce easier. Lindsey Caterina, community wellness coordinator for Purdue Extension Elkhart County, says […]

Janice Dean served Elkhart in schools and the library

Janice Dean, the longest-serving member of the Elkhart Public Library Board of Trustees and a longtime teacher at Elkhart Memorial High School, passed away Thursday, June 22, 2023. She spent […]

What happens when the library gets rid of a book?

A library book may land in some unexpected places after it leaves the browsing shelves.  Elkhart Public Library has heard from as far away as Australia, asking how did this […]