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Summer freedom lets kids build critical skills

Preventing learning loss. Reducing screen time. Increasing reading skills. Students win with the Summer Reading Challenge. Teachers know the best way to prevent the “summer slide,” learning loss that occurs […]

Summer readers discover fun and prizes with challenge

Making reading fun. Building curiosity and creativity. Summer Reading Challenge keeps young readers engaged and carries that enthusiasm into the school year.   By reading what they want, kids find new […]

Find your treasures with Kovel’s

What is that old thing worth anyway? Is it a real antique or faux? A new resource on EPL’s Digital Library will answer those questions.  Kovel’s, a leader in antiques […]

One year fine free brings back a love of the library

Less stress. Help for families. Energizing a love of reading.  In February 2022, Elkhart Public Library went fine free. The reason? Everyone should have access to books and resources, and […]

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 […]

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 […]