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The data you need – curated and easy to use 

Dive deep into statistics both digestible and transparent with Statista, a global data portal.  Using over 22,000 sources, Statista conducts its own research and gathers more data from secondary sources […]

Book Bus makes connections all over the county, putting books in homes and helping kids read

Children throughout the community took home more than 6,500 books this past summer, a measure of success for Elkhart Public Library’s Book Bus.   The free books program, which ensures kids […]

Make any time learning time with new text service 

Getting every child ready to read starts at home. A new text service helps parents with fun activities they can do with children to prepare for kindergarten.  “We’ve been looking […]

Find books and laughs on library’s new podcast

Elkhart Public Library and GoProv Productions launched a new podcast that brings a funny take on books. Improvably Bad: Books, releasing each Wednesday for the next 10 weeks, has library […]

Free books for home keep kids engaged and inspired

Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library is now in our community. But parents also can use Elkhart Public Library in plenty of ways to build up the home bookshelf with free books.  […]

Everything students need this school year from the library 

School deadlines. Parents looking for answers. Elkhart Public Library has the help students need.  Whether it’s looking for homework assistance, tutoring, writing or research guidance, EPL offers a variety of […]

Thousands of comics available on any device with Comics Plus

Reading fresh and classic comics, graphic novels and anime just got easier with Comics Plus from Library Pass.  This new service offers thousands of titles on any device, anytime with […]

Scholastic Bookflix pairs fiction and nonfiction for fun read-aloud stories 

Bookflix brings together the ideas of learning-to-read and reading-to-learn. The app pairs animated storybook classics for early learners with a nonfiction book to create learning and discovery.  Related activities, too, […]

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 […]