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Read up on nuclear energy for Michiana Science Cafe

Elkhart Public Library offers book list for Michiana Science Cafe

EPL a donation spot for EEF Tools for School

Elkhart Public Library locations will serve as donation sites for the Elkhart Education Foundation’s Tools for School program. Teachers in the Elkhart Community Schools system report spending an average of $1,000 of their own money on supplies and hygiene products for their students each school year, according to EEF. To combat this, the foundation set […]

How to hold a library item online

Here is a short video walking you through how to place a hold on an item through our online catalog. Placing a hold is easy and fast. It allows you to pick up the item you wish to have at the library branch of your choice. Currently books, audiobooks, CDs and DVDs are available to […]

This week’s programs

Our library locations are finally open for browsing, but not programming, however with take-home programs and virtual meetings, we’re still putting on great activities for your family. Here are the programs going on Aug. 17-22. Click on a program to register for it. Bedtime Stories – Join us at 7 p.m. Monday for a snack, […]

All the details for curbside pickup at library locations

Not ready to venture indoors during the pandemic? Elkhart Public Library has curbside service available. Whether you’re after new books or classics, movies or music, we can help you with your library needs. You’re just a few clicks and a call away from enjoying great stories and more. First things first, all items will be […]

Author digs into history of local murder involving family

Gary Sosniecki, like most journalists, is naturally curious. Growing up, he knew that there was a family secret, about a death in the family years ago, the type of thing that was whispered about at holiday gatherings. “I knew that there was a death,” Gary says. “I’d overhear things at Christmas or Thanksgiving at my […]

Learn more about the history of Juneteenth

In 2019, Elkhart residents came together at Canaan Baptist Church on the city’s south side to celebrate freedom. Today, the Juneteenth celebration will be renewed – part of a growing movement across the country to recognize the immensely important event of June 19, 1865. On that date, the delivery of the official military order freeing […]

Interact with other humans and talk about books you’re reading at our virtual Roundtable

Reading Roundtable, normally a once-a-month gathering at Cleveland, goes online Monday, April 20. Keep reading to find the link to join.

Take the census and help the future

Taking the 2020 Census online is easy and can be done quickly. The data from the survey is all kept anonymous but the population data becomes important when trying to improve the roads and resources in our communities. There’s plenty of reasons for Hoosiers to take the survey, but there’s also one that can help […]

Access children’s, teens, educational and other books with TumbleBooks

The newest addition to the EPL Digital Library is TumbleBooks, a wide-ranging resource of books for children of all ages. Unlike some other resources, TumbleBooks items do not need to be checked out or held, they’re all available immediately and are available on any device, no downloads or apps necessary. TumbleBooks is multiple services including: […]

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