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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 […]

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 […]

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 Libby, a newer version of the Overdrive app, allows a more user-friendly approach to get patrons reading quicker than ever.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

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 […]

EPL has the tech help you need

EPL’s Public Computer Center is the one stop place for all the device help anyone would need. Short of device repair, our experts can help patrons set up a tablet, download an app, open a web browser and more. We offer a number of computer classes from topics such as learning Windows 10, to diving […]

Community partner spotlight: Centier Bank

Centier Bank is committed to making Elkhart, and Elkhart Public Library, better. The family-owned bank’s most recent collaboration with EPL was a book giveaway at their new Elkhart location, at 2809 Emerson Drive at C.R. 6. “We bought 400 books for children of all ages and they can come in, get a snack and pick […]

Elkhart’s Klehfoth delivers her own page turner in debut novel

Elizabeth Klehfoth is returning to her hometown library as a published author. At 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 11, Elkhart native Klehfoth will be reading from her debut novel, “All These Beautiful Strangers,” which was released in August. She’ll also be signing books. The event will be at the downtown library, 300 S. Second St. Klehfoth […]

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