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

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
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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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Last-Minute Tax Q&A

March 27 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Waiting until the last minute to get your taxes filed? Help is on the way, thanks to the University of Notre Dame Tax Clinic. Get your questions answered here.

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Fun Family Movie: Mary Poppins Returns

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 as we watch "Mary Poppins Returns."

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Little Explorers

March 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.

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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. The book this month is "The Great Shelby Holmes" by Elizabeth Eulberg.

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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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Busy Hands Craft

April 1 @ 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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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 28 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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Sex in the Gardens

April 1 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Sex in the gardens - it happens all the time. The birds, the bees and (gasp!) the flowers. Eric Garton of Wellfield Botanic Gardens leads this educational and lighthearted talk about what goes on outside at all hours of the day. Rated G for good-natured.

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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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Wii Challenge

April 3 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Come on out, play Wii and compete for candy.

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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 @ 3:00 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 and free popcorn. Check our Facebook page for the 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. The book this month is "The Great Shelby Holmes" by Elizabeth Eulberg.

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Minecraft

April 5 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Free 5 spots left

Come and play Minecraft in creative mode. Each person get to create at a station, so computer lab space is limited.

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Friends of EPL Book Sale

April 6 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 9:00am 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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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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Teen Leadership Club

April 9 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Teens in Grades 7-10 gain valuable leadership and volunteer experience for college applications while having fun, eating snacks and meeting new people. Pick up an application at our downtown location. TLC members take home a book after every meeting and will help plan a big end-of-school event.

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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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ArtWalk Student Showcase

April 10 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Students from Roosevelt, Feeser, Woodland and Monger elementary schools will display their art work in the library.

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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. The book this month is "The Great Shelby Holmes" by Elizabeth Eulberg.

Find out more »

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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Teen Craft: Yarn Wall Letter Art

April 16 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Yarn wrapped DIY wall letters will add character to your space.

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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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Easter Egg Party

April 17 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Come hunt for Easter eggs and have some fun with other activities. Prizes will be awarded for special eggs, and a limited number of gift bags will be distributed.

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Meet the Candidates

April 17 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Meet the candidates hoping to represent the city council, clerk and judge

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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.

Find out more »

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. The book this month is "The Great Shelby Holmes" by Elizabeth Eulberg.

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Third Thursday Trivia

April 18 @ 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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Triple P Discussion: Dealing with Teenagers’ Emotions

April 20 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Free 24 spots left

Understanding a teenager can seem daunting but we will be discussing helpful ways to understand your teenager and better work with them on dealing with them and their changing emotions.

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Build a Bird House

April 22 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Free 38 spots left

Make different types of bird houses that you can take home and be used by the birds in your yard.

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Basic Microsoft Excel

April 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

April 24 @ 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

April 24 @ 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

April 25 @ 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

April 25 @ 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. The book this month is "The Great Shelby Holmes" by Elizabeth Eulberg.

Find out more »

Homeschool Hangout

April 29 @ 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. This month, we will be exploring art museums by touring the Midwest Museum of American Art. The library will cover admission, so come and see art up close and learn more about our community’s art scene.

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Winnie the Pooh and the Honey Tree Preschool Party

April 29 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Learn about bees and how they make honey for more than just Pooh. We will do some special Hundred Acre Woods activities.

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Intermediate Microsoft Excel

April 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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May the Fourth Be with You: Star Wars Escape Room

April 30 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Celebrate Star Wars Day with an escape room experience. BB-8 has been captured by the First Order. Help us solve the codes to break him out. This event is ages 12-18. Can’t make it? We’ll have more times available on Free Comic Book Day, which is Saturday, May 4.

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May 2019

LEGO Challenge

May 1 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Free 28 spots left

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

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Friends of EPL Book Sale

May 4 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 9:00am 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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Cookies and Canvas

May 6 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Free 19 spots left

Learn a new painting technique every month as we work on a new masterpiece.

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Fun Family Movie

May 8 @ 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. Watch our Facebook page for the title announcement.

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Paws to Read

May 11 @ 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

May 20 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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This month we're discussing "The Boy in the Striped Pajamas" by John Boyne

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June 2019

Friends of EPL Book Sale

June 1 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 9:00am 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 »

Science Tellers

June 1 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Science Tellers combines storytelling with exciting experiments. In this program, follow along as something mysterious falls from the sky during a meteor shower. Two curious kids venture into the forest to find out what it is and soon find themselves with a family of visitors from another planet. Pursued by a crazy scientist, they must get the aliens back to their spaceship before it's too late.

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Baby and Me

June 5 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am 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.

Find out more »

Fun Family Movie

June 5 @ 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 new release movie and free popcorn. Check back here or our Facebook page for title announcement.

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Little Explorers

June 6 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am 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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Dash the Robot

June 7 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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.

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Space Series Free Movies

June 10 @ 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 Wall-E. We'll have free popcorn as well.

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Journey on the Moon

June 11 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Guide a rover through a simulated moon surface. Experience some of the challenges of teleoperating a robotic vehicle on another astronomical body.

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Henna for Teens

June 11 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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People like henna because it is painless to apply, temporary (lasting for up to 3 weeks) and looks really cool. Come try out this beautiful art form.

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Baby and Me

June 12 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am 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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March of the Stuffed Animals

June 12 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Bring your favorite stuffed animal friend for a parade around the library. We'll also compare our plush friends by putting them into sets. We'll also have games, stories and some special bedtime math.

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Little Explorers

June 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am 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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Fortnite IRL

June 13 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Play the popular game live and in person with Nerf toys after the library is closed. Bring your own and come in your favorite skin costume to win a contest. Teens

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Junior Space Camp

June 17 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until June 21, 2019

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Free 20 spots left

Train like an astronaut, construct a wiggle bot and launch a rocket. Fun for children ages 6 to 8.

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Downtown Book Club

June 17 @ 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 "On Her Own Ground: The Life and Times of Madam C.J. Walker” by A’Lelia Perry Bundles

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Space Series Free Movies

June 18 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 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 Big Hero 6. We'll have free popcorn as well.

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Junior Space Camp

June 18 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until June 21, 2019

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

Train like an astronaut, construct a wiggle bot and launch a rocket. Fun for children ages 6 to 8.

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Baby and Me

June 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am 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.

Find out more »

Junior Space Camp

June 19 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until June 21, 2019

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

Train like an astronaut, construct a wiggle bot and launch a rocket. Fun for children ages 6 to 8.

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Little Explorers

June 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am 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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Junior Space Camp

June 20 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until June 21, 2019

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

Train like an astronaut, construct a wiggle bot and launch a rocket. Fun for children ages 6 to 8.

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Dash the Robot

June 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Free 12 spots left

Meet Dash the programmable robot and train it to complete tasks. This is an interactive story experience.

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Junior Space Camp

June 21 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until June 21, 2019

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

Train like an astronaut, construct a wiggle bot and launch a rocket. Fun for children ages 6 to 8.

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Space Station Camp

June 24 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 3:30pm, repeating until June 28, 2019

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Free 20 spots left

Five days of fun space activities. Build your own spaceship, explore the stars, build with LEGOs and KNEX, experience technology, try foods and celebrate Star Wars with a dance party. Come in costume as a favorite space character from a movie or TV show every day.

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Space Station Camp

June 25 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 3:30pm, repeating until June 28, 2019

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

Five days of fun space activities. Build your own spaceship, explore the stars, build with LEGOs and KNEX, experience technology, try foods and celebrate Star Wars with a dance party. Come in costume as a favorite space character from a movie or TV show every day.

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Baby and Me

June 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am 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

June 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 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 Wrinkle in Time. We'll have free popcorn as well.

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Space Station Camp

June 26 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 3:30pm, repeating until June 28, 2019

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

Five days of fun space activities. Build your own spaceship, explore the stars, build with LEGOs and KNEX, experience technology, try foods and celebrate Star Wars with a dance party. Come in costume as a favorite space character from a movie or TV show every day.

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Interactive Film: Guardians of the Galaxy

June 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Watch the movie again, in a way you've never seen it. Boo the bad guys, sing along, call out favorite lines and more. It won't be quiet in this theater.

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Little Explorers

June 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am 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 Station Camp

June 27 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 3:30pm, repeating until June 28, 2019

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

Five days of fun space activities. Build your own spaceship, explore the stars, build with LEGOs and KNEX, experience technology, try foods and celebrate Star Wars with a dance party. Come in costume as a favorite space character from a movie or TV show every day.

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Teddy Bear Picnic

June 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Bring your favorite stuffed animal to our Teddy Bear Picnic. We'll have stories, a craft and a snack picnic. Bring a blanket to sit on!

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Space Station Camp

June 28 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 3:30pm, repeating until June 28, 2019

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

Five days of fun space activities. Build your own spaceship, explore the stars, build with LEGOs and KNEX, experience technology, try foods and celebrate Star Wars with a dance party. Come in costume as a favorite space character from a movie or TV show every day.

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July 2019

Family Fort Building

July 2 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Bring the family to an after-hours event where we'll read stories, have a walking s'mores snack and learn about constellations. Then find a spot to build your family's reading fort somewhere in the library to read stories.

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Baby and Me

July 3 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am 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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Little Explorers

July 4 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am 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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Stories in the Stars presented by Potato Creek State Park

July 8 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Learn the stories behind the stars with Barbara Tibits from Potato Creek State Park through hands on activities.

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Night Glow

July 9 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Experiments, games, sensory activities and glow-in-the-dark draw and tell story.

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Baby and Me

July 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am 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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Fun Family Movie

July 10 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Join us for a free new release movie and free popcorn. Check back here or our Facebook page for title announcement.

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Little Explorers

July 11 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am 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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