Elkhart Public Library

Getting the story straight

Notre Dame and Elkhart Public Library present four-part series on misinformation Misinformation is deception. The problem is far from new, but a researcher with the University of Notre Dame is taking a fresh look at the root causes in hopes of stopping its negative impact on society. A four-part series in February at Elkhart Public […]

Give your brain the attention it deserves

BrainHQ is doctor-approved and backed by science People work out their legs, their heart, and other muscles, but not often enough is the focus on the brain. BrainHQ is here to change that. Elkhart Public Library now offers the brain-training app to all card holders on the web in MyEPL.org’s Digital Library or directly through […]

Get Alzheimer’s and dementia care help from REAL Services

REAL Services will be offering free monthly educational classes throughout 2019 at Elkhart Public Library, aimed at helping those caring for someone with Alzheimer’s or dementia. On the second Wednesday of every month in 2019, from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., at the downtown Elkhart Public Library, experts will offer an introductory class, a complementary […]

Go into 2019 with peace of Body, Mind and Soul

Ease into a new year by getting your mind and body reset and right with Elkhart Public Library’s Body, Mind and Soul series. Aimed at bringing peace to each of those three areas, the three week series of programs is aimed at self-improvement, good health and maybe just kick starting those new year’s resolutions, or […]

Free downloads and streaming for all of your devices

Elkhart Public Library offers all sorts of streaming services for entertainment – perfect to get you through long holiday weekends. (Speaking of which, all five library locations will be closed Dec. 24 and 25 for Christmas) Access our streaming services: RBdigital for magazines (formerly Zinio) with no waiting and no limits, and also books and audiobooks. (Read […]

Read(y) for Battle: Reading Competition Returns

It’s classroom against classroom and school against school in the third annual Battle of the Books. On Saturday, March 23, teams will compete in a quiz bowl style game, working with teammates to answer questions about 10 books they read. Fifth and sixth graders may form a team of five with their teacher or school […]

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 Libby, a newer version of the Overdrive app, allows a more user-friendly approach to get patrons reading quicker than ever.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 […]

New book club mixes young adult reading, movies, TV

A new book club is going outside the library walls for a growing community that enjoys popular titles, good food, and lively discussion. Young at Heart’s next book talk will be 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 13 at Hacienda in Elkhart, 186 Easy Shopping Place, Elkhart. “While we have several successful book clubs at EPL, we […]

Exclusive Q&A with Mrs. Claus

Ahead of her appearance with her husband at Elkhart Public Library’s downtown Christmas Party Monday, Mrs. Claus answered some questions we had during a phone interview. The transcript is below, which has been lightly edited for clarity and brevity. EPL: How long have you been coming to EPL? Mrs. Claus: I’ve been coming for about […]

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Due to the weather, all library locations are closed after 4:30pm Tuesday 1/22