What happens when the library gets rid of a book?

A library book may land in some unexpected places after it leaves the browsing shelves.  Elkhart Public Library has heard from as far away as Australia, asking how did this […]

Storytimes build the foundation for a lifetime of learning

Building literacy skills and inviting interactive play. Storytimes focus on the key development areas for the youngest learners.  The results are positive, and parents keep coming back again and again.  […]

Summer freedom lets kids build critical skills

Preventing learning loss. Reducing screen time. Increasing reading skills. Students win with the Summer Reading Challenge. Teachers know the best way to prevent the “summer slide,” learning loss that occurs […]

Summer readers discover fun and prizes with challenge

Making reading fun. Building curiosity and creativity. Summer Reading Challenge keeps young readers engaged and carries that enthusiasm into the school year.   By reading what they want, kids find new […]

Find your treasures with Kovel’s

What is that old thing worth anyway? Is it a real antique or faux? A new resource on EPL’s Digital Library will answer those questions.  Kovel’s, a leader in antiques […]

Things to do in Elkhart during Spring Break

Spring Break is here and EPL has lots to do to ensure no one gets bored. If the Indiana weather doesn’t cooperate, the library provides a place to come, hang […]
A student receives help with homework from a mentor in the Elkhart Public Library

How You Can Get Schoolwork Help At Elkhart Public Library

At the Elkhart Public Library, we believe that learning is a lifelong process. Part of our vision is to help students reach their full potential by providing free resources to […]

EPL card unlocks savings

High prices seem to be everywhere, except the library.  An Elkhart Public Library card is free.   And the value it unlocks saves families money.  Elizabeth Ordoñez knows a good deal […]

Branches open for success

The anticipation is over. All branch locations are open.  Soft and cozy furniture, bright and fun children’s areas, and big windows letting in natural light make the new-look branches feel […]