samh, Author at Elkhart Public Library

Holiday activities and things to do in Elkhart

The holiday season is here. Elkhart Public Library has lots of great programs for the holiday season that are sure to entertain and enlighten the entire family. We’ve also included […]

Take a walk, read a book at Wellfield

Visitors to the Wellfield Botantic Gardens can enjoy the beautiful flora and get a great story with Story Walk. The ongoing program pieces out a children’s book onto stands around the […]

Renovated Osolo Branch gets rave reviews

Visitors admire the bright, vaulted ceiling of the Osolo Branch as they walk through the door. Familiar staff greet them and hear variations of the same phrases.  “It’s beautiful,” and […]

Book giveaways surpass 5,000 with addition of Book Bus

This year, Elkhart Public Library has put 5,300 books into the hands of children throughout the Elkhart community.  Free Books to Feed Minds returned for its third year, with support […]

Growing Readers to be confident and successful

Leo Garcia’s mom could see him struggling to read. His teacher called with concerns.   Gabriella turned to the library for help.  “His teacher reached out to me to say that […]

Things to do for Halloween in Elkhart

Halloween is a fun time for everyone and, whether you’re looking for wholesome family fun or something a little scarier, we have you covered. Elkhart Public Library is hosting events […]

Lalo Cura saxophonist returns to his roots for Friday concert

Growing up as the son of pastors in Elkhart, Sam Que didn’t hear a wide variety of music.  “I listened to church music,” he says with a laugh.  And while […]

Summer reading creates enthusiastic readers

Amber Johnson says before the Summer Reading Challenge, getting her kids to read was a struggle.  Winning has a way of changing mindsets, though.  On July 21, the family became […]

Ecards connect students to…everything

New backpacks, fresh pencils, and notebooks aren’t the only things students need to thrive in the new school year.  Students also need the know-how and the tools to kick their […]