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Both Elkhart mayor candidates endorse library as significant asset

Rod Roberson and Dave Miller may be political opponents in the November election, but they do agree on at least one thing: the value of Elkhart Public Library. Even to that point, the Elkhart mayoral candidates both use the library in different ways. Miller says he and his family have been visiting the library weekly […]

Monarch butterflies to star at Dunlap Tuesday

Stop in and see the butterflies at Dunlap Tuesday during their Butterflies Galore Open House. At 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 6, the Elkhart County Parks will be giving a presentation about the Monarch butterflies that the library has and then attendees can see them up close on the counter. Dunlap keeps some caterpillars on […]

Special Juneteenth celebration at Pierre Moran

A special double program will take place at Pierre Moran Wednesday, June 19 as a Juneteenth celebration. The concurrent programs will be going on to give children and adults an educational program that will fit with the celebration of the end of slavery in the United States. Beginning at 6:30 p.m. one side of the […]

Free legal advice returns to EPL

When legal troubles crop up, it’s nice to know a good lawyer, but good lawyers aren’t always affordable. That’s where the Volunteer Lawyer Network comes in. From 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, June 5, lawyers from the VLN will be at the downtown library to answer legal questions on a variety of topics. According to […]

Blast off into Summer Reading with astronaut Leland Melvin

From the football field to the International Space Station, Melvin’s story is sure to inspire Leland Melvin is more than an astronaut and former football player. This year’s summer reading kickoff speaker is a scientist, a photographer, an explorer, and an educator. He will tell his story on May 15 from the Lerner Theatre stage […]

Sex and money at the library Monday

No fooling here, the downtown Elkhart Public Library location is hosting two separate events Monday, April 1 focusing on many people’s favorite topics: sex and money. No April Fool’s joke. Just the taboo topics many are afraid to discuss. First, beginning at 6 p.m., learn how use Weiss Financial Ratings to research stocks and bonds […]

Spend spring break at EPL

Spring break week is nearly here and if you aren’t going out of town, there’s still plenty of fun that can be had right here at Elkhart Public Library. From games and activities to movies and reading, there’s plenty going on at all of EPL’s branches. Spring weather can be unpredictable, but these activities will […]

Get homework help from National Honor Society students

For all K-12 students, Elkhart Public Library provides a space for after-school tutoring. Throughout the school year, National Honor Society students from area high schools will be available to help any student with their homework, no matter the subject. Tutors are not unlimited, so it is a first come, first served basis. Each location will host […]

Overdrive Simplified: Meet Libby

Prolific readers can find their next ebook or audiobook on Libby. Libby, a newer version of the Overdrive app, allows a more user-friendly approach to get patrons reading quicker than ever. Simply download the Libby app on your device or access it through the library website and enter your card information and that is it. […]

Spend this holiday in Whoville

Celebrate the holiday classic “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” by coming to EPL Saturday, Dec. 22. From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. the library will transform into Whoville and a number of activities will be going on throughout the building. To start things off, the original classic will be played on a loop all day. The […]

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