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Self-checkout now available at EPL

The Elkhart Public Library is proud to now offer self-checkout at all locations throughout the system. Self-checkout is an easy way to skip the line, unlock your items, if need be and get on your way. The new system will easily scan multiple items at once and allow for credit and debit card payment of […]

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: […]

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 […]

Consumer Reports launches virus page, sanitizing product reviews

Consumer Reports is doing a great job covering the Coronavirus through their typical series of product reviews, investigative journalism, and helpful pro-consumer articles. They currently have a module with articles focusing on the best sanitation products backed by medical research, effective products for improving your home office, watching out for scams, home exercise, etc. Throughout […]

Local financial resources in this time of need

In this time of uncertainty, there’s a lot on your mind. Unfortunately for many, financial strain has come along with the shutdown of, basically everything. Luckily there are several groups in Elkhart and surrounding area that are offering financial assistance services. LaCasa’s Financial Empowerment Team can help guide you on a number of topics. They’re […]

Access PressReader for free newspapers, magazines on any device

Get many of your favorite publications in one place with PressReader, available in the EPL Digital Library.  The digital reader program, available on desktop, as well as mobile devices via apps, offers thousands of English language and international newspapers and magazines. <<< Click here to get the app for your device >>> Publications include Chicago Tribune, Chicago […]

FAQ: Library closing due to coronavirus (COVID-19)

(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.) On March 17, following two days of staff planning, the Elkhart Public Library board made the difficult decision to close all five locations to the public […]

Unlock your potential at the library

Our new logo pays tribute to the past and looks ahead to helping people unlock their potential

First Source Bank offering financial classes at Dunlap

Starting the year off getting finances in order is a common goal for a lot of people. The winter can be a good time to do it too, especially with the potential of getting some money back with a tax return. First Source Bank wants to help people improve their financial literacy, through a series […]

WiFi hotspots available for check out

Take EPL WiFi with you, as hotspots are now available at the Downtown, Dunlap and Pierre Moran libraries. The hotspots are available to adult and business cardholders in good standing. The hotspots may be checked out for up to seven days but cannot be renewed. The hotspots deactivate after their borrowing period expires. They’re available […]

Coding for children coming in March

A three week program introducing children to coding using games and robots will start at the Downtown library March 5. Little Coders, part of the NASA @ My Library grant, will teach children ages 4 to 6 coding. Little Coders will be at 4:30 p.m. weekly starting Thursday, March 5 and continuing for three weeks. […]

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