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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]