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Storytimes build the foundation for a lifetime of learning

Building literacy skills and inviting interactive play. Storytimes focus on the key development areas for the youngest learners.  The results are positive, and parents keep coming back again and again.  […]

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 […]

Things to do in Elkhart during Spring Break

Spring Break is here and EPL has lots to do to ensure no one gets bored. If the Indiana weather doesn’t cooperate, the library provides a place to come, hang […]
A student receives help with homework from a mentor in the Elkhart Public Library

How You Can Get Schoolwork Help At Elkhart Public Library

At the Elkhart Public Library, we believe that learning is a lifelong process. Part of our vision is to help students reach their full potential by providing free resources to […]

EPL card unlocks savings

High prices seem to be everywhere, except the library.  An Elkhart Public Library card is free.   And the value it unlocks saves families money.  Elizabeth Ordoñez knows a good deal […]

Branches open for success

The anticipation is over. All branch locations are open.  Soft and cozy furniture, bright and fun children’s areas, and big windows letting in natural light make the new-look branches feel […]

How To Find Your Next Book To Read

Sometimes, finding your next book to read is simple. Other times, well, it can get complicated.  You may want to shift to a new genre but don’t know where to […]

Our people: Herbert and Ruth Tolson “inspired a neighborhood”  

The Booker T. Washington Community Center closed its doors in February 1956. It took just over 34 years for ground to break on something to replace it. But the couple […]

How To Get Started Researching Your Family Tree

If you want to branch out your family tree, look no further than your local library branch. Your search to build out your family tree from twigs to trunk can […]