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Top 10…Things you can find in EPL’s Digital Library

Using our Digital Library is very easy, whether you’re using your EPL card or a student ecard, the Digital Library has all of the answers, entertainment, and reading materials you […]

Library bookmobile: Elkhart invented. And now reinvented.

The library bookmobile was invented right here in Elkhart. A century later, it's now the vehicle for Free Books to Feed Minds.

Stay informed on new books with NextReads newsletters

We know that passionate readers are always searching for their next great read and now we’re here to help them find it. The best way to do that is to […]

Journey to 1,000 books: Journey complete!

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

The best newspaperman Ernie Pyle ever knew called Elkhart home

Ernie Pyle was a legendary writer, but he often told friends the best newsman he knew worked in Elkhart, Ind.

Researchers unlock forgotten and untold African American genealogy

With more than 40 years of “dabbling” in genealogy, Roberta Ridley still finds stories about her ancestors that take her breath away.  Roberta says she discovered her great-grandfather was taken […]

Jazz fest delivered fantastic high notes at ill-fated Midway Motor Lodge

The hotel never quite delivered on its promise, but it gave life to the city's biggest event.

Dunlap reopening showcases an American Idol winner in concert

We’re celebrating the grand reopening of our Dunlap Branch on Tuesday, June 14. Join us at 4 p.m. for a ribbon-cutting ceremony with the Greater Elkhart Chamber. Take a tour […]

Free books returns to feed minds

Elkhart Public Library is partnering up this summer to give away more than 4,000 books. EPL with the support of the Friends of the Elkhart Public Library is bringing back […]