Summer reading helps recover disrupted learning loss

Two years of pandemic disruptions to classroom learning have hurt students across the board.  Scores on IREAD – the standardized test given to third graders – have declined by six […]

Celebrate stories and storytellers ‘On The Heritage Tale’

Elkhart’s story is about to be told “On The Heritage Tale.” Authors, musicians and other creatives will be featured in a week-long celebration at the downtown library the week of […]

See the new Cleveland Branch during welcome week

We’re ready to celebrate the reopening of our Cleveland Branch following its renovation! Join us for Cleveland Welcome Week, May 9-14. We’ll cut the ribbon with the Greater Elkhart Chamber […]

Free books returns to feed minds

Elkhart Public Library is partnering up this summer to give away more than 1,000 books. EPL with the support of the Friends of the Elkhart Public Library are bringing back […]

Rocking the roof – free Curbside Concerts are back

Curbside Concerts are back, this time with a spring series running through Elkhart Jazz Fest weekend. The shows are free. Bands play on our roof, so bring camp chairs and […]

Hear a story in the gardens

Throughout the summer families are invited to a special story time held outside in the Wellfield Botanic Gardens. At 5:30 p.m. every Tuesday May 3 through September 27, join an […]

Journey to 1,000 books: A trip to the library

Editor’s note: This is the fifth part in a series documenting one parent’s approach to 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten. Part 1 can be found here Part 2 can be found here […]

Palm Sunday tornadoes revealed Huffman’s strong will and steady hand

The Palm Sunday tornadoes brought death and destruction to Indiana in 1965. The photographer capturing that history had a story of his own.

Get homework help from National Honor Society students

For all K-12 students, Elkhart Public Library provides a space for after-school tutoring. National Honor Society students from Concord High School will be available to help any student with their homework, […]