Spend spring break at EPL

Spring break week is nearly here and if you aren’t going out of town, there’s still plenty of fun that can be had right here at Elkhart Public Library.

From games and activities to movies and reading, there’s plenty going on at all of EPL’s branches.

Spring weather can be unpredictable, but these activities will guarantee something to do, even when the weather isn’t cooperating.

All week:

Make it and Take it
Dunlap, during open hours
Stop by during regular hours, Monday through Saturday and make a craft, or just take it home and make it later.

Library Scavenger Hunt
Downtown, during open hours
Explore the library and find out things you didn’t know. Pick up the map at the children’s desk and get searching.

Monday, April 1

Busy Hands Craft
Downtown, 4 p.m.
Make something, anything. Use our extra materials to make something awesome.

LEGO Challenge
Downtown, 4:30 p.m.
Take the challenge and see if you can build something amazing.
Register here

Tuesday, April 2

Giant-sized Games
Downtown, 3 p.m.
Super-sized versions of typical games such as Jenga, Candyland, Sorry and Yahtzee.

Kids Cookie and Canvas
Dunlap, 4:30 p.m.
Local artist Linda Pieri will lead a lesson on painting a clown fish.
Register here

Wednesday, April 3

Make an Easter Cookie
Osolo, 10 a.m.
Decorate a cookie with our many decorations.
Register here

Wii Party
Downtown, 3 p.m.
Come out, play Wii, compete for candy. Bring some friends to get a tournament going.

Thursday, April 4

Free Family Movie
Downtown, 3 p.m.
Join us for free popcorn and a movie. Check our Facebook page for the movie title.

Cleveland, 4 p.m.
Learn about the different types of kites before making your own and decorating it in your own style.

Super Readers Book Club
Downtown, 4:30 p.m.
First to third graders are invited to keep their reading skills sharp over break by reading a chapter book aloud.

Friday, April 5

Downtown, 3 p.m.
Play Minecraft in creative mode. Computer space is limited
Register here

Family Movie Night
Pierre Moran, 6 p.m.
Finish your spring break with free popcorn and “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse.”

Saturday, April 6

Friends of EPL Book Sale
Downtown, 9 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.
Find a deal on a used book and support the Friends of Elkhart Public Library.