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300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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July 2019

Little Explorers

July 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until July 25, 2019

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Preparing children for school and literacy through playing, singing, talking, reading and writing. We will be working on these skills as we learn about our favorite books.

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Messy Play Day

July 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Come dressed for a mess! We'll have paint, shaving cream, water beads, sand and more. Preschool

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Summer Reading End Party

July 18 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Join us for a fun evening of food, frozen custard, fun and more. We'll announce winners for the Summer Reading grand prize and the art contest. There will be activities and more. U93 will be broadcasting live.

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Elkhart Fiction Writers Group

July 22 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 9, 2019

An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until December 23, 2019

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Fiction writers are invited to share pieces, feedback and ideas with other writers looking to improve their work and possibly work towards publishing.

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Basic Microsoft Excel

July 22 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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New to spreadsheets? Learn the common features, work with columns and rows, and get started with copying, pasting and changing fonts. Make your reservation by calling 574-294-2847.

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Baby and Me

July 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until July 31, 2019

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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We will be sharing songs, rhymes and stories. We'll demonstrate age appropriate ways to have fun with books and words.

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Space Series Free Movies

July 24 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Join us for some favorite family-friendly space movies. Today it's Monsters vs. Aliens. We'll have free popcorn as well.

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Little Explorers

July 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until July 25, 2019

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Preparing children for school and literacy through playing, singing, talking, reading and writing. We will be working on these skills as we learn about our favorite books.

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Space Series Free Movies

July 29 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Join us for some favorite family-friendly space movies. Today it's Lilo and Stitch. We'll have free popcorn as well.

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Intermediate Microsoft Excel

July 29 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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If you’re ready for the next level with spreadsheets, dig into charts, references, aggregate functions, and more in this session. Make your reservation by calling 574-294-2847.

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Dash the Robot

July 30 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Train a programmable robot to complete tasks in a fun and interactive story experience. Dash the Robot programs are sponsored by Friends of Elkhart Public Library.

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Baby and Me

July 31 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until July 31, 2019

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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We will be sharing songs, rhymes and stories. We'll demonstrate age appropriate ways to have fun with books and words.

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Dash the Robot

July 31 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Free 11 spots left

Train a programmable robot to complete tasks in a fun and interactive story experience. Dash the Robot programs are sponsored by Friends of Elkhart Public Library.

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August 2019

Friends of EPL Book Sale

August 3 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 9:00 am on day First of the month, repeating until December 7, 2019

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Support the Friends of EPL with their monthly used book sale. Plenty of good deals to be had on gently used books.

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Art of Recovery

August 3 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Kelsey Farver is a recovering heroin addict, now over two years sober. During her time using (roughly 6 years between opiate based painkillers and eventually heroin), she overcame many terrible things - abusive and controlling men, her best friend being shot and ultimately dying, a stint in adult film, over two dozen seizures and 13 overdoses - the last of which left her with brain damage and almost took her life. Now sober, she's doing great and is active in…

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Computer One-on-One

August 5 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Call us to reserve your 30 minutes of basic, stress-free computer help from our experts. From saving a file to accessing library resources, we can help. Call 574-294-2847 to check availability and reserve a spot.

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Computer One-on-One

August 8 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Call us to reserve your 30 minutes of basic, stress-free computer help from our experts. From saving a file to accessing library resources, we can help. Call 574-294-2847 to check availability and reserve a spot.

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NASA @ My Library: Astronauts talk to Earth

August 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Join us for a livestream of NASA astronaut Christina Koch communicating with kids at a library in Virginia. We will watch the conversation while doing space-themed and STEM activities. We'll also give away a STEM kit.

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Elkhart Fiction Writers Group

August 12 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 9, 2019

An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until December 23, 2019

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Fiction writers are invited to share pieces, feedback and ideas with other writers looking to improve their work and possibly work towards publishing.

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Windows 10 Basics

August 12 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Get the basics of the Windows operating system in this one-time, 75-minute class. Call 574-294-2847 to register.

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Downtown Book Club

August 19 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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We'll be discussing "Big Fish: A Novel of Mythic Proportions” by Daniel Wallace

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Basic Microsoft Word

August 19 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Learn to open, close, save, print and create new documents, set margins, and use the help menu. Call 574-294-2847 for information and to reserve a spot.

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Computer One-on-One

August 20 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Call us to reserve your 30 minutes of basic, stress-free computer help from our experts. From saving a file to accessing library resources, we can help. Call 574-294-2847 to check availability and reserve a spot.

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Elkhart Fiction Writers Group

August 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 9, 2019

An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until December 23, 2019

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Fiction writers are invited to share pieces, feedback and ideas with other writers looking to improve their work and possibly work towards publishing.

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Library Play Date

August 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Bring your child to a special play date. We'll have lots of activities geared for children ages 1 to 5 but older siblings can play too. Caregivers can mingle and learn about the importance of play.

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September 2019

Baby and Me

September 4 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until October 30, 2019

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Get your child started on the path to literacy success early. We do that through rhyme, songs, reading and demonstrating age appropriate ways to have fun with words and books. Designed for infants and toddlers, from birth to 24 months.

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Eric Carle Preschool Party

September 4 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Hermit crabs and seahorses are some of the animals in Eric Carle's books. Learn about these sea creatures and make an art project.

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Lego Challenge

September 4 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:30 pm on day First of the month, repeating until October 2, 2019

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Take our challenge and build a new painting technique each session.

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Little Explorers

September 5 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until October 24, 2019

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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We'll be working on making every child ready to read through signing, talking, playing, reading and writing. Throughout the fall program, Little Explorers will be learning about zoo animals.

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Friends of EPL Book Sale

September 7 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 9:00 am on day First of the month, repeating until December 7, 2019

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Support the Friends of EPL with their monthly used book sale. Plenty of good deals to be had on gently used books.

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Room of Requirement Escape Room

September 9 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Join us for a special Harry Potter Escape Room. Solve puzzles, follow the clues and see if you can make it out of the Room of Requirement.

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Room of Requirement Escape Room

September 9 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Free 7 spots left

Join us for a special Harry Potter Escape Room. Solve puzzles, follow the clues and see if you can make it out of the Room of Requirement.

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Elkhart Fiction Writers Group

September 9 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 9, 2019

An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until December 23, 2019

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Fiction writers are invited to share pieces, feedback and ideas with other writers looking to improve their work and possibly work towards publishing.

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Room of Requirement Escape Room

September 9 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Free 8 spots left

Join us for a special Harry Potter Escape Room. Solve puzzles, follow the clues and see if you can make it out of the Room of Requirement.

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Google Docs

September 9 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Google Docs is a great way to create everything from a letter or resume that's available on any mobile device or computer. We'll show you how to access them, build them and more. A Gmail account is required for the class and must be set up ahead of time. Call 574-294-2847 to reserve a spot.

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Room of Requirement Escape Room

September 10 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Join us for a special Harry Potter Escape Room. Solve puzzles, follow the clues and see if you can make it out of the Room of Requirement.

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Baby and Me

September 11 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until October 30, 2019

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Get your child started on the path to literacy success early. We do that through rhyme, songs, reading and demonstrating age appropriate ways to have fun with words and books. Designed for infants and toddlers, from birth to 24 months.

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Cookies and Canvas

September 11 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Free 12 spots left

Join us and learn a new painting technique each session. This session is for school aged kids to teens.

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Computer One-on-One

September 12 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Call us to reserve your 30 minutes of basic, stress-free computer help from our experts. From saving a file to accessing library resources, we can help. Call 574-294-2847 to check availability and reserve a spot.

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Little Explorers

September 12 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until October 24, 2019

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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We'll be working on making every child ready to read through signing, talking, playing, reading and writing. Throughout the fall program, Little Explorers will be learning about zoo animals.

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Paws to Read

September 14 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day Second of the month, repeating until October 12, 2019

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Benny the black lab and certified therapy dog that is ready to meet new friends to read to him. Call the children's desk at 574-522-2223 to schedule a 15-minute session.

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Homeschool Hangout

September 16 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Hangout with other homeschool families. In September we'll work in the computer lab on Microsoft Word.

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Teen Game Night

September 16 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Play games like Smash Brothers on WiiU or classic board and strategy games.

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Downtown Book Club

September 16 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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We'll be discussing "A Spool of Blue Thread" by Anne Tyler

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Google Sheets

September 16 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Create a spreadsheet that's available on any mobile device or computer. We'll show you how to build and access them. A Gmail account is required for the class and must be set up prior to the class. Please call 574-294-2847 to reserve a spot.

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Computer One-on-One

September 17 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Call us to reserve your 30 minutes of basic, stress-free computer help from our experts. From saving a file to accessing library resources, we can help. Call 574-294-2847 to check availability and reserve a spot.

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Baby and Me

September 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until October 30, 2019

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Get your child started on the path to literacy success early. We do that through rhyme, songs, reading and demonstrating age appropriate ways to have fun with words and books. Designed for infants and toddlers, from birth to 24 months.

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Free Fun Family Movie

September 18 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Come watch a new release family friendly movie with free popcorn. Check our Facebook page for title announcement.

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Little Explorers

September 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until October 24, 2019

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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We'll be working on making every child ready to read through signing, talking, playing, reading and writing. Throughout the fall program, Little Explorers will be learning about zoo animals.

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Hour of Code

September 19 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Free 8 spots left

Come to the library and try out different coding experiences based on popular Disney characters such as Elsa, Anna or Star Wars.

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Chicka Chicka Boom Boom Alphabet Preschool Party

September 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Will there be enough room for the coconut tree for the alphabet? We will read the story and do fun alphabet activities.

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Schoolabration Celebration Fun

September 23 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Free 40 spots left

Celebrate a new school year with chocolate, cheese and fun. Create good food and get hands on mixing, measuring and building culinary skills.

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Elkhart Fiction Writers Group

September 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 9, 2019

An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until December 23, 2019

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Fiction writers are invited to share pieces, feedback and ideas with other writers looking to improve their work and possibly work towards publishing.

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Basic Microsoft Excel

September 23 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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New to spreadsheets? Learn the common features, work with columns and rows, and get started with copying, pasting and changing fonts. Make your reservation by calling 574-294-2847.

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Anime Club

September 24 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Discuss all things manga and anime while watching anime. Different activities each month and snacks will be served.

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Baby and Me

September 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until October 30, 2019

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Get your child started on the path to literacy success early. We do that through rhyme, songs, reading and demonstrating age appropriate ways to have fun with words and books. Designed for infants and toddlers, from birth to 24 months.

Find out more »

Intermediate Microsoft Excel

September 25 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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If you’re ready for the next level with spreadsheets, dig into charts, references, aggregate functions, and more in this session. Make your reservation by calling 574-294-2847.

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Little Explorers

September 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until October 24, 2019

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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We'll be working on making every child ready to read through signing, talking, playing, reading and writing. Throughout the fall program, Little Explorers will be learning about zoo animals.

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MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival

September 29 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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See Oscar nominated short films from around the world.

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Computer One-on-One

September 30 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Call us to reserve your 30 minutes of basic, stress-free computer help from our experts. From saving a file to accessing library resources, we can help. Call 574-294-2847 to check availability and reserve a spot.

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October 2019

Baby and Me

October 2 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until October 30, 2019

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Get your child started on the path to literacy success early. We do that through rhyme, songs, reading and demonstrating age appropriate ways to have fun with words and books. Designed for infants and toddlers, from birth to 24 months.

Find out more »

Lego Challenge

October 2 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:30 pm on day First of the month, repeating until October 2, 2019

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Take our challenge and build a new painting technique each session.

Find out more »

Little Explorers

October 3 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until October 24, 2019

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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We'll be working on making every child ready to read through signing, talking, playing, reading and writing. Throughout the fall program, Little Explorers will be learning about zoo animals.

Find out more »

Friends of EPL Book Sale

October 5 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 9:00 am on day First of the month, repeating until December 7, 2019

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Support the Friends of EPL with their monthly used book sale. Plenty of good deals to be had on gently used books.

Find out more »

Fire Safety

October 7 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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The Elkhart Fire Department will be here to walk children through what to do in case of an emergency. There will also be a fire truck for kids to get up close with.

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Computer One-on-One

October 7 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Call us to reserve your 30 minutes of basic, stress-free computer help from our experts. From saving a file to accessing library resources, we can help. Call 574-294-2847 to check availability and reserve a spot.

Find out more »

Teen Game Night

October 8 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Play games like Smash Brothers on WiiU or classic board and strategy games.

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Baby and Me

October 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until October 30, 2019

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Get your child started on the path to literacy success early. We do that through rhyme, songs, reading and demonstrating age appropriate ways to have fun with words and books. Designed for infants and toddlers, from birth to 24 months.

Find out more »

Cookies and Canvas

October 9 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Free 18 spots left

Join us and learn a new painting technique each session. This session is for school age to teens.

Find out more »

Computer One-on-One

October 10 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Call us to reserve your 30 minutes of basic, stress-free computer help from our experts. From saving a file to accessing library resources, we can help. Call 574-294-2847 to check availability and reserve a spot.

Find out more »

Little Explorers

October 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until October 24, 2019

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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We'll be working on making every child ready to read through signing, talking, playing, reading and writing. Throughout the fall program, Little Explorers will be learning about zoo animals.

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Choose your MediGap Insurance with Weiss Ratings

October 11 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Choosing Medicare Supplement (MediGap) insurance policies can be confusing. This workshop will go over the expenses Medicare doesn't cover, why you may get sold the wrong policy, what you should know to lower your premiums and save hundreds or more and how to pick the best supplemental plan.   Participants will create a personalized report based on age, gender and zip code using the MediGap Tool.

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Paws to Read

October 12 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day Second of the month, repeating until October 12, 2019

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Benny the black lab and certified therapy dog that is ready to meet new friends to read to him. Call the children's desk at 574-522-2223 to schedule a 15-minute session.

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Elkhart Fiction Writers Group

October 14 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 9, 2019

An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until December 23, 2019

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Fiction writers are invited to share pieces, feedback and ideas with other writers looking to improve their work and possibly work towards publishing.

Find out more »

Windows 10 Basics

October 14 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Get the basics of the Windows operating system in this one-time, 75-minute class. Call 574-294-2847 to register.

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Computer One-on-One

October 15 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Call us to reserve your 30 minutes of basic, stress-free computer help from our experts. From saving a file to accessing library resources, we can help. Call 574-294-2847 to check availability and reserve a spot.

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Baby and Me

October 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until October 30, 2019

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Get your child started on the path to literacy success early. We do that through rhyme, songs, reading and demonstrating age appropriate ways to have fun with words and books. Designed for infants and toddlers, from birth to 24 months.

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Fancy Nancy Preschool Party

October 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Dress fancy and come for a Fancy Nancy party. We will be doing fancy activities based on the original Fancy Nancy book and Bonjour Butterfly.

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Little Explorers

October 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until October 24, 2019

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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We'll be working on making every child ready to read through signing, talking, playing, reading and writing. Throughout the fall program, Little Explorers will be learning about zoo animals.

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Dash the Robot

October 17 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Dash the Robot needs help to complete her missions.

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SAT Practice Test

October 19 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Free 30 spots left

Sylvan Learning and EPL are partnering to offer a free SAT practice test to high school students. Come in for the test and meet with Sylvan the next week to get tips and results.

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Homeschool Hangout

October 21 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Hangout with other homeschool families. This month we'll go to Matzke Florist and see what it's like being a florist.

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Downtown Book Club

October 21 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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We'll be discussing "Lila" by Marilynne Robinson

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Basic Microsoft Excel

October 21 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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New to spreadsheets? Learn the common features, work with columns and rows, and get started with copying, pasting and changing fonts. Make your reservation by calling 574-294-2847.

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Anime Club

October 22 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Discuss all things manga and anime while watching anime. Different activities each month and snacks will be served.

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Baby and Me

October 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until October 30, 2019

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Get your child started on the path to literacy success early. We do that through rhyme, songs, reading and demonstrating age appropriate ways to have fun with words and books. Designed for infants and toddlers, from birth to 24 months.

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Free Fun Family Movie

October 23 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Come watch a new release family friendly movie with free popcorn. Check our Facebook page for title announcements.

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Google Slides

October 23 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Create a slide presentation that's available on any mobile device or computer. We'll show you how to build and access them. A Gmail account is required for the class and must be set up ahead of time. Please call 574-294-2847 to reserve a spot.

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Little Explorers

October 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until October 24, 2019

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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We'll be working on making every child ready to read through signing, talking, playing, reading and writing. Throughout the fall program, Little Explorers will be learning about zoo animals.

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Special Effects Make Up Workshop

October 24 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Learn how to use basic, off-the-shelf cosmetics to make scary, creepy and even beautiful faces. Make up artist Christina will demonstrate stage make up techniques perfect for Halloween. Participants can follow along and apply it to themselves as we go along. For teens.

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Haunted Gingerbread Houses

October 24 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Teens: Make a horrifying creation with our haunted gingerbread houses. Decorate your haunted house with candy and treats and the best one will be awarded a $20 gift card.

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Dinosaur Preschool Party

October 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Get ready for a prehistoric party of epic proportions. Eat, play and read with the dinosaurs. There will be songs, books and games.

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Astonishing Arachnids

October 28 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Tarantulas give some people the creeps but these spiders are harmless to humans. Learn more about these astonishing creatures.

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Elkhart Fiction Writers Group

October 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 9, 2019

An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until December 23, 2019

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Fiction writers are invited to share pieces, feedback and ideas with other writers looking to improve their work and possibly work towards publishing.

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Intermediate Microsoft Excel

October 28 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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If you’re ready for the next level with spreadsheets, dig into charts, references, aggregate functions, and more in this session. Make your reservation by calling 574-294-2847.

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Baby and Me

October 30 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until October 30, 2019

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Get your child started on the path to literacy success early. We do that through rhyme, songs, reading and demonstrating age appropriate ways to have fun with words and books. Designed for infants and toddlers, from birth to 24 months.

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Halloween Parade

October 31 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Play games, dress up, make a craft and parade around the building for our annual Halloween Parade.

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Halloween Party

October 31 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Come in costume and win a prize for dressing up as a book character. There will be treat bags, games and stories.

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November 2019

Friends of EPL Book Sale

November 2 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 9:00 am on day First of the month, repeating until December 7, 2019

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Support the Friends of EPL with their monthly used book sale. Plenty of good deals to be had on gently used books.

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Elkhart Fiction Writers Group

November 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 9, 2019

An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until December 23, 2019

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Fiction writers are invited to share pieces, feedback and ideas with other writers looking to improve their work and possibly work towards publishing.

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