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Remote learners welcome to study at the library

Students needing a place to do remote learning are welcome at Elkhart Public Library. Starting Monday, Sept. 14, all library locations will be open 10 a.m. to noon and 2 to 6 p.m. most weekdays, with exclusive workspaces for students engaged in e-learning. Check out the complete listing of hours and locations. Students must bring […]

Read up on nuclear energy for Michiana Science Cafe

Elkhart Public Library offers book list for Michiana Science Cafe

Rocking the roof: Curbside Concerts come to EPL

A special series of concerts is coming to Elkhart Public Library’s Downtown location. Curbside Concerts will bring a series of free rooftop shows to downtown Elkhart, allowing people to watch live music in person in a socially distant setting. The bands will play right above the Curbside pickup window that’s open six days a week […]

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, […]

COVID-19 FAQ: Library reopens for limited use

(This information will be updated as developments occur. To learn more about coronavirus, visit these local, state and federal sites. If you are having a medical emergency, call 911.) All five Elkhart Public Library buildings now have open hours six days a week for people to browse and make use of services. Remote learning students […]

Introducing Book Bundles: Selections for your child

We know many families are missing the ability to browse the library shelves, especially those who check out lots of books for young children. We’ve created a way to get some ‘surprise’ books to you based on your child’s interests.  Simply fill out the form below, select what topic you would like for your Book Bundle and how […]

MatchBook: We’ll find a book for you.

Love is Blind is all the rage on Netflix and we want to set you up on a blind book date. We are sure that our experts will use their knowledge of recent titles to find you your next great read. Use the form below to fill out your preferences and we will send you […]

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 […]

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