National Honor Society students enjoy an opportunity to give back and help younger students through Elkhart Public Library’s Homework Help program. Homework Help is available at all EPL locations and uses high school National Honors Society students as tutors to help younger students with their homework. Noah Sears, a senior at Elkhart Central, said he’s […]
A new book club is going outside the library walls for a growing community that enjoys popular titles, good food, and lively discussion. Young at Heart’s next book talk will be 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21 at the Electric Brew in Elkhart, 113 E. Lexington Ave. “While we have several successful book clubs at EPL, […]
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 […]
Finally learning that musical instrument just easier, and cheaper, with ArtistWorks, available to EPL cardholders. With instructional videos for beginners and more advanced students, ArtistWorks is a free service to patrons that gives lessons on a variety of musical instruments and art. Videos are led by professionals, including award winning artists and a range of […]
When looking for a quick and inexpensive way to get her employees computer training they needed, Michaela Oberbauer, the general manager for Kiel, turned to the Elkhart Public Library. Oberbauer frequents EPL and it was on one of those visits that she discovered the computer classes that are offered. “I asked if I could have […]
For Black History Month, Elkhart Public Library is highlighting individuals that have called Elkhart home. In this piece we look at two of the Suggs brothers, Shafer and Clinton, who were decorated athletes and went on to successful careers in the NFL and military, respectively.
This will be one killer evening at the library. On Friday, March 15, Elkhart Public Library will be the scene of a celebration. But this unique dinner event between friends old and new will be interrupted in a startling way – you may be the person to solve the crime, or you may be found […]
For Black History Month, Elkhart Public Library is highlighting great individuals who have called Elkhart, Indiana, home. In this piece, we’re remembering Kelby Love, a gifted painter renown for his realistic wildlife paintings and sculptures.
Dougherty helps schools learn book repair tips and tricks to stretch budget dollars The collaboration between Elkhart Public Library and Elkhart Community Schools has benefitted students in ways that foster a love of reading and learning. One recent, behind-the-scenes collaboration was just as important in this work as a headline grabber. It’s helping keep reading […]
To celebrate Black History Month, Elkhart Public Library is highlighting great individuals that have called Elkhart home. In this piece we look at Charles Gordone, an Elkhart High School graduate who went on to be an actor, director and playwright, his play “No Place to Be Somebody” won the 1970 Pulitzer Prize.