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

Free Family Movie

January 23 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Bring your family and friends, get some free popcorn and enjoy "Teen Titans Go to the Movies."

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Super Readers Book Club

January 24 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30pm on Thursday, repeating until January 31, 2019

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Fulfill reading requirements and improve reading skills at a fun book club for first thru third graders. We’ll read a chapter aloud from a book chosen by the group and there will be lots of fun activities.   This session we're reading "The Wild Robot" by Peter Brown. The book is about Oz, a robot that wakes up on an island with no recollection of why she's there and must learn to survive.

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Body, Mind, Soul

January 28 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Monday, repeating until January 28, 2019

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Join us in this new year as we step into a whole new YOU! We'll bring you peace of body, mind and soul over three weeks in January. Attendance at all events isn't necessary but registration is encouraged. We'll give you techniques for self improvement. Jan. 14 - Body: Combine the expertise of Performing and Healing Arts techniques from our Facilitator, Julie Cotton from Next Level Improv, as you allow yourself to access the “character” that chooses healthy body practices. No…

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Intermediate Microsoft Excel

January 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 of spreadsheets, dig into charts, references, aggregate functions, and more in this session. Make your reservation by calling 574-294-2847.

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PJ Masks Preschool Party

January 30 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Free 36 spots left

Get youngsters using their fine motor skills and working on literacy skills. This educational program features a number of beloved characters. Preschool

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Little Explorers

January 31 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Free 40 spots left

The series begins. Every Thursday, we'll work on early literacy skills using color and counting books. Get your little ones reading and writing early. Preschool

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Super Readers Book Club

January 31 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30pm on Thursday, repeating until January 31, 2019

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Fulfill reading requirements and improve reading skills at a fun book club for first thru third graders. We’ll read a chapter aloud from a book chosen by the group and there will be lots of fun activities.   This session we're reading "The Wild Robot" by Peter Brown. The book is about Oz, a robot that wakes up on an island with no recollection of why she's there and must learn to survive.

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February 2019

LEGO Challenge

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

Join the fun and see if you have what it takes to build something amazing.

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Teen Leadership Club

February 5 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Gain volunteer hours and leadership experience for your college application. Projects include developing programs for the library and making a video to promote summer reading.

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Baby and Me

February 6 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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We’ll share songs, rhymes and stories. We’ll have age appropriate ways to have fun with books and words. Program is designed for children from birth to 24 months.

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Computer One-on-one

February 7 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 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

February 7 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Thursday, repeating until April 25, 2019

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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With our commitment to see every child ready to read and succeed, this program is about playing, singing, talking, reading and writing.

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Super Readers Book Club

February 7 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30pm on Thursday, repeating until February 28, 2019

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Read in the Snowglobe to fulfill your school reading requirement and improve your skills. This fun club for Grades 1-3 features a reading from a chapter book chosen by club members, along with other activities.

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Coding Scratch

February 7 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30pm on Thursday, repeating until March 28, 2019

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Free 8 spots left

Learn to code games and projects with Scratch. We’ll teach you the basics. Each student creates at a computer, and lab space is limited.

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Max and Ruby Preschool Party

February 8 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Celebrate these bunny siblings that love each other and their grandmother.

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Paws to Read

February 9 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Second of the month, repeating until May 11, 2019

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States

Meet Benny, a black lab who’s new Paws to Read pal. He and his handler, Jeannine, are excited to get going and read here. Schedule by calling 574-522-2223

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Cookies and Canvas

February 11 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Paint a new and different painting every month. We'll learn new painting techniques on different mediums, such as watercolor or acrylic. This month, we're painting a snowman!

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Computer One-on-one

February 11 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 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

February 12 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 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

February 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until April 24, 2019

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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We’ll share songs, rhymes and stories. We’ll have age-appropriate ways to have fun with books and words. This program is designed for children from birth to 24 months.

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Hearts Galore

February 13 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Show kindness and love with a special creation for someone special. We’ll have stories, games like a chocolate race and Aim Cupid’s Arrow, and even check our heart rate.

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Little Explorers

February 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Thursday, repeating until April 25, 2019

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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With our commitment to see every child ready to read and succeed, this program is about playing, singing, talking, reading and writing.

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Super Readers Book Club

February 14 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30pm on Thursday, repeating until February 28, 2019

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Read in the Snowglobe to fulfill your school reading requirement and improve your skills. This fun club for Grades 1-3 features a reading from a chapter book chosen by club members, along with other activities.

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Coding Scratch

February 14 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30pm on Thursday, repeating until March 28, 2019

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Free

Learn to code games and projects with Scratch. We’ll teach you the basics. Each student creates at a computer, and lab space is limited.

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Triple P Discussion: Dealing with Disobedience

February 16 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Free 25 spots left

Understand why disobedience happens and how to cope with it. Learn practical methods for dealing with and hopefully stopping it. Childcare will be available during the program.

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NASA @ My Library: Engineering Disaster

February 19 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Build a structure out of edible materials, then use an earthquake simulator to see if your design is strong enough to withstand disaster. Build another structure to see if you can weather a flood.

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Baby and Me

February 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until April 24, 2019

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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We’ll share songs, rhymes and stories. We’ll have age-appropriate ways to have fun with books and words. This program is designed for children from birth to 24 months.

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Goodnight Construction Preschool Party

February 20 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Before all the construction equipment can go to sleep, they need help finishing their work and engineering activities. We’ll also get in one last story before saying good night.

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Little Explorers

February 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Thursday, repeating until April 25, 2019

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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With our commitment to see every child ready to read and succeed, this program is about playing, singing, talking, reading and writing.

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Super Readers Book Club

February 21 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30pm on Thursday, repeating until February 28, 2019

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Read in the Snowglobe to fulfill your school reading requirement and improve your skills. This fun club for Grades 1-3 features a reading from a chapter book chosen by club members, along with other activities.

Find out more »

Coding Scratch

February 21 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30pm on Thursday, repeating until March 28, 2019

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Free

Learn to code games and projects with Scratch. We’ll teach you the basics. Each student creates at a computer, and lab space is limited.

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Third Thursday Trivia

February 21 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30pm on day Third of the month, repeating until April 18, 2019

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Win prizes and compete against others in this all-ages trivia challenge!

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Homeschool Hangout

February 25 @ 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 at the library. This month, discover birds and take part in educational activities with Elkhart County Parks Department.

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Downtown Book Club

February 25 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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We will be discussing “Eat, Pray, Love” by Elizabeth Gilbert

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Basic Windows 10

February 25 @ 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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Baby and Me

February 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until April 24, 2019

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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We’ll share songs, rhymes and stories. We’ll have age-appropriate ways to have fun with books and words. This program is designed for children from birth to 24 months.

Find out more »

Fun Family Movie

February 27 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Join us for a free movie. Check back for the title.

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Fun Family Movie

February 27 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Bring your family and enjoy an afternoon movie with free popcorn. Check our Facebook page for the title announcement.

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Little Explorers

February 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Thursday, repeating until April 25, 2019

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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With our commitment to see every child ready to read and succeed, this program is about playing, singing, talking, reading and writing.

Find out more »

Super Readers Book Club

February 28 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30pm on Thursday, repeating until February 28, 2019

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Read in the Snowglobe to fulfill your school reading requirement and improve your skills. This fun club for Grades 1-3 features a reading from a chapter book chosen by club members, along with other activities.

Find out more »

Coding Scratch

February 28 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30pm on Thursday, repeating until March 28, 2019

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Free

Learn to code games and projects with Scratch. We’ll teach you the basics. Each student creates at a computer, and lab space is limited.

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March 2019

Dr. Seuss Preschool Party

March 1 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Celebrate Read Across America Day with Dr. Seuss fun – games, science, and art projects will be shared along with stories.

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LEGO Challenge

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

Join the fun and see if you have what it takes to build something amazing.

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Computer One-on-one

March 4 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 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 »

Baby and Me

March 6 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until April 24, 2019

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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We’ll share songs, rhymes and stories. We’ll have age-appropriate ways to have fun with books and words. This program is designed for children from birth to 24 months.

Find out more »

Little Explorers

March 7 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Thursday, repeating until April 25, 2019

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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With our commitment to see every child ready to read and succeed, this program is about playing, singing, talking, reading and writing.

Find out more »

Super Readers Book Club

March 7 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30pm on Thursday, repeating until April 25, 2019

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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This series, we’ll be reading in “the Cave.” Fulfill your school reading requirement and improve your skills. This fun club for Grades 1-3 features a reading from a chapter book chosen by club members, along with other activities.

Find out more »

Coding Scratch

March 7 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30pm on Thursday, repeating until March 28, 2019

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Free

Learn to code games and projects with Scratch. We’ll teach you the basics. Each student creates at a computer, and lab space is limited.

Find out more »

Paws to Read

March 9 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Second of the month, repeating until May 11, 2019

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States

Meet Benny, a black lab who’s new Paws to Read pal. He and his handler, Jeannine, are excited to get going and read here. Schedule by calling 574-522-2223

Find out more »

Cookies and Canvas

March 11 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Come to one or all of our monthly painting classes. Each month, we’ll work with different mediums and paints.

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Basic Microsoft Word

March 11 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Learn how to use Microsoft Word to create, open, and save text-based documents like letters or resumes. Call 574-294-2847 to register.

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Computer One-on-one

March 12 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 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 »

Baby and Me

March 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until April 24, 2019

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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We’ll share songs, rhymes and stories. We’ll have age-appropriate ways to have fun with books and words. This program is designed for children from birth to 24 months.

Find out more »

Pete the Cat Preschool Party

March 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Groove along as we celebrate Pete the Cat and two of our favorite stories about his adventures.

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Tech Help

March 14 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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All of your device help in one place. This is a first-come, first-served open help session. Need help with a laptop, smartphone or tablet? Stop in for 15 minutes with a tech, no registration necessary. We can help with app setup and access. We will answer questions about social media and accessing library resources. We don’t fix broken devices, though.

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Little Explorers

March 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Thursday, repeating until April 25, 2019

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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With our commitment to see every child ready to read and succeed, this program is about playing, singing, talking, reading and writing.

Find out more »

Super Readers Book Club

March 14 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30pm on Thursday, repeating until April 25, 2019

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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This series, we’ll be reading in “the Cave.” Fulfill your school reading requirement and improve your skills. This fun club for Grades 1-3 features a reading from a chapter book chosen by club members, along with other activities.

Find out more »

Coding Scratch

March 14 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30pm on Thursday, repeating until March 28, 2019

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Free

Learn to code games and projects with Scratch. We’ll teach you the basics. Each student creates at a computer, and lab space is limited.

Find out more »

Murder at the Library

March 15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Join us for a special evening fundraiser for the library with a special murder mystery game.

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Fairies and Leprechauns Tea Party

March 18 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Come dressed in style as a fairy or leprechaun, or simply join us for a nice tea party. Prizes for the best costumes, and  hot chocolate and cookies for all. We’ll also go looking for treasure.

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Downtown Book Club

March 18 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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We will be discussing "A House for Mr. Biswas" by V.S. Naipaul

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Basic Microsoft Excel

March 18 @ 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

March 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until April 24, 2019

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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We’ll share songs, rhymes and stories. We’ll have age-appropriate ways to have fun with books and words. This program is designed for children from birth to 24 months.

Find out more »

Little Explorers

March 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Thursday, repeating until April 25, 2019

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
+ Google Map

With our commitment to see every child ready to read and succeed, this program is about playing, singing, talking, reading and writing.

Find out more »

Super Readers Book Club

March 21 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:30pm on Thursday, repeating until April 25, 2019

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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This series, we’ll be reading in “the Cave.” Fulfill your school reading requirement and improve your skills. This fun club for Grades 1-3 features a reading from a chapter book chosen by club members, along with other activities.

Find out more »

Coding Scratch

March 21 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:30pm on Thursday, repeating until March 28, 2019

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Free

Learn to code games and projects with Scratch. We’ll teach you the basics. Each student creates at a computer, and lab space is limited.

Find out more »

Third Thursday Trivia

March 21 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30pm on day Third of the month, repeating until April 18, 2019

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Win prizes and compete against others in this all-ages trivia challenge!

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Battle of the Books

March 23 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Teams of fifth and sixth graders will compete in a quiz-bowl style tournament to see who knows their books. Contact the children’s department for more information or to get a team involved next year.

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Homeschool Hangout

March 25 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Hangout at the library with other homeschool families as we explore space with NASA-inspired, hands-on activities.

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Intermediate Microsoft Excel

March 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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Baby and Me

March 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until April 24, 2019

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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We’ll share songs, rhymes and stories. We’ll have age-appropriate ways to have fun with books and words. This program is designed for children from birth to 24 months.

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Busy Hands Craft

March 27 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Help us clean out the supply closest of leftover crafting materials, odds, ends and more. Just let your imagination run wild to make something awesome.

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Fun Family Movie

March 27 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Join us for a free movie and popcorn. Check back for title announcement.

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Little Explorers

March 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Thursday, repeating until April 25, 2019

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
+ Google Map

With our commitment to see every child ready to read and succeed, this program is about playing, singing, talking, reading and writing.

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Super Readers Book Club

March 28 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30pm on Thursday, repeating until April 25, 2019

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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This series, we’ll be reading in “the Cave.” Fulfill your school reading requirement and improve your skills. This fun club for Grades 1-3 features a reading from a chapter book chosen by club members, along with other activities.

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Coding Scratch

March 28 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30pm on Thursday, repeating until March 28, 2019

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Free

Learn to code games and projects with Scratch. We’ll teach you the basics. Each student creates at a computer, and lab space is limited.

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April 2019

Library Scavenger Hunt

April 1 - April 6
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Explore the library and find out what you didn’t know in this scavenger hunt. Pick up the list at the children’s desk and get hunting.

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LEGO Challenge

April 1 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Free 30 spots left

Join the fun and see if you have what it takes to build something amazing.

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Financial Research – Weiss Financial Ratings

April 1 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Learn to use Weiss Financial Ratings online to do investment research and learn how to better manage you investments and savings.

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Giant-sized Games

April 2 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Your favorite board games have been super sized. Games such as Sorry, Candy Land, Yahtzee and Jenga will be available in large versions. Bring some friends.

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Baby and Me

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

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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We’ll share songs, rhymes and stories. We’ll have age-appropriate ways to have fun with books and words. This program is designed for children from birth to 24 months.

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Little Explorers

April 4 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Thursday, repeating until April 25, 2019

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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With our commitment to see every child ready to read and succeed, this program is about playing, singing, talking, reading and writing.

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Fun Family Movie

April 4 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Join us for a free movie and popcorn. Check back for title announcement.

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Super Readers Book Club

April 4 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30pm on Thursday, repeating until April 25, 2019

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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This series, we’ll be reading in “the Cave.” Fulfill your school reading requirement and improve your skills. This fun club for Grades 1-3 features a reading from a chapter book chosen by club members, along with other activities.

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Super Readers Book Club

April 4 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30pm on Thursday, repeating until April 25, 2019

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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The tent will be our reading spot. Fulfill your school reading requirement and improve your skills. This fun club for Grades 1-3 features a reading from a chapter book chosen by club members, along with other activities.

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Cookies and Canvas

April 8 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Come to one or all of our monthly painting classes. Each month, we’ll work with different mediums and paints.

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Computer One-on-one

April 8 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 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

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

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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We’ll share songs, rhymes and stories. We’ll have age-appropriate ways to have fun with books and words. This program is designed for children from birth to 24 months.

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Dumbo Preschool Party

April 10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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The story of an elephant, a circus, and a magic feather will be celebrated with a party of games, stories and more.

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Computer One-on-one

April 11 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 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

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

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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With our commitment to see every child ready to read and succeed, this program is about playing, singing, talking, reading and writing.

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Super Readers Book Club

April 11 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30pm on Thursday, repeating until April 25, 2019

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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This series, we’ll be reading in “the Cave.” Fulfill your school reading requirement and improve your skills. This fun club for Grades 1-3 features a reading from a chapter book chosen by club members, along with other activities.

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Super Readers Book Club

April 11 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30pm on Thursday, repeating until April 25, 2019

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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The tent will be our reading spot. Fulfill your school reading requirement and improve your skills. This fun club for Grades 1-3 features a reading from a chapter book chosen by club members, along with other activities.

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Paws to Read

April 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Second of the month, repeating until May 11, 2019

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States

Meet Benny, a black lab who’s new Paws to Read pal. He and his handler, Jeannine, are excited to get going and read here. Schedule by calling 574-522-2223

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Downtown Book Club

April 15 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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We will be discussing “The Namesake” by Jhumpa Lahiri

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Computer One-on-one

April 16 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 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

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

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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We’ll share songs, rhymes and stories. We’ll have age-appropriate ways to have fun with books and words. This program is designed for children from birth to 24 months.

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Easter Egg Hunt for Little Ones

April 17 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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The Easter bunny is coming to town and leaving eggs around for the preschoolers to find. We’ll share some stories, rhymes, and a craft. Small treats will be shared for everyone.

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Little Explorers

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

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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With our commitment to see every child ready to read and succeed, this program is about playing, singing, talking, reading and writing.

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Super Readers Book Club

April 18 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30pm on Thursday, repeating until April 25, 2019

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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This series, we’ll be reading in “the Cave.” Fulfill your school reading requirement and improve your skills. This fun club for Grades 1-3 features a reading from a chapter book chosen by club members, along with other activities.

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