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300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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January 2020

Baby and Me

January 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until January 29, 2020

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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It is never too early to start sharing the joy of reading with your infant. We'll share songs, rhymes, stories and demonstrate age appropriate ways to have fun with words and books. Designed for infants and toddlers from birth to 24 months.

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Tape Town

January 22 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Drop in and 'drive' around Tape Town. We'll have a bunch of taped roads connecting our interactive town. Use our toy cars and trucks or bring your own.

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Little Explorers

January 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until January 30, 2020

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Weekly storytime with an emphasis on literacy, science and math skills. We'll share our favorite authors for toddlers.

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Talk 1040: Taking Your Tax Questions

January 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Notre Dame Tax Clinic representatives will tell you what you need to know before filing your federal taxes. One-on-one sessions will be available after the presentation, no appointment necessary.

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Homework Help

January 27 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Monday, repeating until May 18, 2020

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Free help from National Honors Society students. Bring your homework and all related materials to get the help you need. Homework Help does not occur on days when school is not in session.

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Baby and Me

January 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until January 29, 2020

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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It is never too early to start sharing the joy of reading with your infant. We'll share songs, rhymes, stories and demonstrate age appropriate ways to have fun with words and books. Designed for infants and toddlers from birth to 24 months.

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Peppa Pig Winter Preschool Party

January 29 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Come play with snow and jump in muddy puddles. Celebrate with Peppa Pig books and play winter games.

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Fun Family Movie

January 29 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Free movie and popcorn. We're showing The Addams Family (2019).

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Little Explorers

January 30 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until January 30, 2020

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Weekly storytime with an emphasis on literacy, science and math skills. We'll share our favorite authors for toddlers.

Find out more »

February 2020

Dash the Robot One on One

February 1 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 9:30 am on day First of the month, repeating until April 4, 2020

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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One on one time with your own robot. Call the library at 574-522-2223 to reserve a time and a robot. There are several robots available for each time period.

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Lego Challenge

February 3 @ 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 April 6, 2020

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Come join the challenge and see if you can win with your Lego creation. Bring your friends too.

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Homework Help

February 3 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Monday, repeating until May 18, 2020

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Free help from National Honors Society students. Bring your homework and all related materials to get the help you need. Homework Help does not occur on days when school is not in session.

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Game Hour

February 4 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until April 7, 2020

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Hang out and play Wii or board games.

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Baby and Me

February 5 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until April 29, 2020

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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At this interactive weekly program designed for children from birth to age 2, we'll prepare your child for a lifetime of literacy and learning through songs, rhymes and stories.

Find out more »

Little Explorers

February 6 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until April 30, 2020

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Every child ready to read is about playing, singing, talking, reading and writing. We will be working on these skills to prepare for a lifetime of learning and literacy. This session we will be focusing on books about nature.

Find out more »

Paws to Read

February 8 @ 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 April 11, 2020

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Come and read to a therapy dogs. Trustee and Trouper are two sweet golden retrievers who are excited to hear your stories. Practice reading out loud in a non-judgmental environment to improve your reading skills and enjoy some time with a dog. Sign up in the Children's Room for a 15 minute time slot or call 574-522-2223 to register.

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Hearts Galore

February 10 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Hear your heartbeat, take your pulse, learn heart health through activities. Then enjoy some sweet treats as we make a chocolate heart and play minute it to win it style games.

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Homework Help

February 10 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Monday, repeating until May 18, 2020

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Free help from National Honors Society students. Bring your homework and all related materials to get the help you need. Homework Help does not occur on days when school is not in session.

Find out more »

Computer One-on-One

February 11 @ 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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Super Smash Bros Tournament

February 11 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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There can be only one winner. Join us for a Wii U tournament that will be epic. Best bring your A-game.

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Baby and Me

February 12 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until April 29, 2020

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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At this interactive weekly program designed for children from birth to age 2, we'll prepare your child for a lifetime of literacy and learning through songs, rhymes and stories.

Find out more »

Kids Cookies and Canvas

February 12 @ 4:30 pm - 5:45 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Free 11 spots left

Each month there will be a different painting technique. The class is accessible for new learners as well as those that love to paint. All materials provided and old clothes are a must.

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Computer One-on-One

February 13 @ 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

February 13 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until April 30, 2020

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Every child ready to read is about playing, singing, talking, reading and writing. We will be working on these skills to prepare for a lifetime of learning and literacy. This session we will be focusing on books about nature.

Find out more »

Baby Shark Party

February 15 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Fun related to that song you can't get out of your head.

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Homeschool Hangout – Downtown

February 18 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:30 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until April 20, 2020

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Feb. 18, March 16, April 20 Homeschool Hangout gives families a chance to connect and learn at the library. Downtown events will be: February – Birdhouse building; March – Crime Scene Investigation with the Elkhart Police Department; and April – Science fair.

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Anime Club

February 18 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until April 21, 2020

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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If you love Japanese manga and anime, this club is where to be. We'll discuss and watch anime, manga and enjoy some Japanese treats as well.animr

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Elkhart Public Library Board of Trustees Meeting

February 18 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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The seven-member Elkhart Public Library Board of Trustees meets monthly, and sessions are open to the public unless posted in accordance with Indiana’s Open Door Law. For more information on EPL’s leadership, please click here.

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Baby and Me

February 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until April 29, 2020

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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At this interactive weekly program designed for children from birth to age 2, we'll prepare your child for a lifetime of literacy and learning through songs, rhymes and stories.

Find out more »

Chocology

February 19 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Learn all about chocolate from the experts at South Bend Chocolate Company. Then we will taste, experiment and play with chocolate in this one hour sensory experience.

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Little Explorers

February 20 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until April 30, 2020

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Every child ready to read is about playing, singing, talking, reading and writing. We will be working on these skills to prepare for a lifetime of learning and literacy. This session we will be focusing on books about nature.

Find out more »

Block Party

February 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Come play with different blocks at five stations. Blocks can be one of the most diverse play and learning devices, helping enforce math, science, social, physical and literacy skills.

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Fun Family Movie

February 24 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:30 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until April 27, 2020

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Come on out for our family movie, a free showing of a recent release and free popcorn. Watch our Facebook Page for title announcement.

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Homework Help

February 24 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Monday, repeating until May 18, 2020

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Free help from National Honors Society students. Bring your homework and all related materials to get the help you need. Homework Help does not occur on days when school is not in session.

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Basic Microsoft Word

February 24 @ 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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Library Play Date

February 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day Fourth of the month, repeating until April 28, 2020

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Join us for a fun play date full of activities that promote growth and exploration. Meet other caregivers and make new friends. Activities are geared for children ages 1-5 but older siblings are free to join in as well.

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Baby and Me

February 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until April 29, 2020

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

At this interactive weekly program designed for children from birth to age 2, we'll prepare your child for a lifetime of literacy and learning through songs, rhymes and stories.

Find out more »

Little Explorers

February 27 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until April 30, 2020

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Every child ready to read is about playing, singing, talking, reading and writing. We will be working on these skills to prepare for a lifetime of learning and literacy. This session we will be focusing on books about nature.

Find out more »

Preschool Party: Leap into Science: Wind

February 28 @ 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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For Leap into Science Week, we're leaping into the wind. Come find out what happens when the wind blows. Books and hands on activities will help us figure it out.

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March 2020

Dr. Seuss Preschool Party

March 2 @ 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 with some Dr. Seuss fun - games, science and art projects will be shared along with some stories.

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Lego Challenge

March 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 April 6, 2020

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Come join the challenge and see if you can win with your Lego creation. Bring your friends too.

Find out more »

Homework Help

March 2 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Monday, repeating until May 18, 2020

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Free help from National Honors Society students. Bring your homework and all related materials to get the help you need. Homework Help does not occur on days when school is not in session.

Find out more »

Game Hour

March 3 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 4:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until April 7, 2020

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

Hang out and play Wii or board games.

Find out more »

Baby and Me

March 4 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until April 29, 2020

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

At this interactive weekly program designed for children from birth to age 2, we'll prepare your child for a lifetime of literacy and learning through songs, rhymes and stories.

Find out more »

Little Explorers

March 5 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until April 30, 2020

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Every child ready to read is about playing, singing, talking, reading and writing. We will be working on these skills to prepare for a lifetime of learning and literacy. This session we will be focusing on books about nature.

Find out more »

NASA @ My Library: Little Coders

March 5 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until March 19, 2020

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Free 12 spots left

In this three week series with materials provided by NASA @ My Library children ages 4 to 6 will receive an introduction to coding using fun games and robots. By the end of the program, children will be able to use our Mars Map to program robots in a rover race on Mars.

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Dash the Robot One on One

March 7 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 9:30 am on day First of the month, repeating until April 4, 2020

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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One on one time with your own robot. Call the library at 574-522-2223 to reserve a time and a robot. There are several robots available for each time period.

Find out more »

Homework Help

March 9 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Monday, repeating until May 18, 2020

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Free help from National Honors Society students. Bring your homework and all related materials to get the help you need. Homework Help does not occur on days when school is not in session.

Find out more »

Computer One-on-One

March 9 @ 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 »

Baby and Me

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

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until April 29, 2020

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

At this interactive weekly program designed for children from birth to age 2, we'll prepare your child for a lifetime of literacy and learning through songs, rhymes and stories.

Find out more »

Kids 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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Free 15 spots left

Each month there will be a different painting technique. The class is accessible for new learners as well as those that love to paint. All materials provided and old clothes are a must.

Find out more »

Computer One-on-One

March 12 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
+ Google Map

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

March 12 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until April 30, 2020

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

Every child ready to read is about playing, singing, talking, reading and writing. We will be working on these skills to prepare for a lifetime of learning and literacy. This session we will be focusing on books about nature.

Find out more »

NASA @ My Library: Little Coders

March 12 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until March 19, 2020

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

In this three week series with materials provided by NASA @ My Library children ages 4 to 6 will receive an introduction to coding using fun games and robots. By the end of the program, children will be able to use our Mars Map to program robots in a rover race on Mars.

Find out more »

Paws to Read

March 14 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day Second of the month, repeating until April 11, 2020

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Come and read to a therapy dogs. Trustee and Trouper are two sweet golden retrievers who are excited to hear your stories. Practice reading out loud in a non-judgmental environment to improve your reading skills and enjoy some time with a dog. Sign up in the Children's Room for a 15 minute time slot or call 574-522-2223 to register.

Find out more »

Homeschool Hangout – Downtown

March 16 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 1:30 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until April 20, 2020

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Feb. 18, March 16, April 20 Homeschool Hangout gives families a chance to connect and learn at the library. Downtown events will be: February – Birdhouse building; March – Crime Scene Investigation with the Elkhart Police Department; and April – Science fair.

Find out more »

Fairies and Leprechauns Tea Party

March 16 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Join us, in costume if you choose, for a tea party in a fairy garden. There will also be a treasure hunt and stories.

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Homework Help

March 16 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Monday, repeating until May 18, 2020

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Free help from National Honors Society students. Bring your homework and all related materials to get the help you need. Homework Help does not occur on days when school is not in session.

Find out more »

Basic Microsoft Excel

March 16 @ 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

March 17 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until April 21, 2020

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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If you love Japanese manga and anime, this club is where to be. We'll discuss and watch anime, manga and enjoy some Japanese treats as well.animr

Find out more »

Elkhart Public Library Board of Trustees Meeting

March 17 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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The seven-member Elkhart Public Library Board of Trustees meets monthly, and sessions are open to the public unless posted in accordance with Indiana’s Open Door Law. For more information on EPL’s leadership, please click here.

Find out more »

Baby and Me

March 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until April 29, 2020

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

At this interactive weekly program designed for children from birth to age 2, we'll prepare your child for a lifetime of literacy and learning through songs, rhymes and stories.

Find out more »

Sesame Street Preschool Party

March 18 @ 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Come and play with some friends from Sesame Street. Songs, stories and a craft from a show that has been around for over 50 years.

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Little Explorers

March 19 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until April 30, 2020

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

Every child ready to read is about playing, singing, talking, reading and writing. We will be working on these skills to prepare for a lifetime of learning and literacy. This session we will be focusing on books about nature.

Find out more »

NASA @ My Library: Little Coders

March 19 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until March 19, 2020

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

In this three week series with materials provided by NASA @ My Library children ages 4 to 6 will receive an introduction to coding using fun games and robots. By the end of the program, children will be able to use our Mars Map to program robots in a rover race on Mars.

Find out more »

Fun Family Movie

March 23 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 4:30 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until April 27, 2020

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

Come on out for our family movie, a free showing of a recent release and free popcorn. Watch our Facebook Page for title announcement.

Find out more »

Homework Help

March 23 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Monday, repeating until May 18, 2020

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

Free help from National Honors Society students. Bring your homework and all related materials to get the help you need. Homework Help does not occur on days when school is not in session.

Find out more »

Intermediate Microsoft Excel

March 23 @ 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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Library Play Date

March 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day Fourth of the month, repeating until April 28, 2020

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Join us for a fun play date full of activities that promote growth and exploration. Meet other caregivers and make new friends. Activities are geared for children ages 1-5 but older siblings are free to join in as well.

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Baby and Me

March 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 April 29, 2020

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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At this interactive weekly program designed for children from birth to age 2, we'll prepare your child for a lifetime of literacy and learning through songs, rhymes and stories.

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Marble Run Mazes

March 25 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Build your own track and make it part of our marble run using recycled materials. Add it to ours and we'll make it the biggest, coolest marble run anywhere.

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Little Explorers

March 26 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until April 30, 2020

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Every child ready to read is about playing, singing, talking, reading and writing. We will be working on these skills to prepare for a lifetime of learning and literacy. This session we will be focusing on books about nature.

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Battle of the Books

March 28 @ 9:30 am - 2:00 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 the books best. Teams registered by January 17 will receive a set of the books on loan.

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Homework Help

March 30 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Free help from National Honors Society students. Bring your homework and all related materials to get the help you need. Homework Help does not occur on days when school is not in session.

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Learn Google Slides

March 30 @ 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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April 2020

Baby and Me

April 1 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until April 29, 2020

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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At this interactive weekly program designed for children from birth to age 2, we'll prepare your child for a lifetime of literacy and learning through songs, rhymes and stories.

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Little Explorers

April 2 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until April 30, 2020

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Every child ready to read is about playing, singing, talking, reading and writing. We will be working on these skills to prepare for a lifetime of learning and literacy. This session we will be focusing on books about nature.

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Dash the Robot One on One

April 4 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 9:30 am on day First of the month, repeating until April 4, 2020

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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One on one time with your own robot. Call the library at 574-522-2223 to reserve a time and a robot. There are several robots available for each time period.

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Smart Money with Weiss Financial

April 6 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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To kick off Smart Money Week, we're having experts from Weiss Financial come in and show off their great, free resource that we have available here. Get investment tips, insurance ratings and more. Get smarter with your money and get it working for you.

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Lego Challenge

April 6 @ 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 April 6, 2020

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Come join the challenge and see if you can win with your Lego creation. Bring your friends too.

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Easter Egg Hunt for Little Ones

April 7 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Easter is coming, join us for a special Easter egg hunt as well as stories, craft and more. Small treats will be shared for all.

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Game Hour

April 7 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Hang out and play Wii or board games.

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Baby and Me

April 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until April 29, 2020

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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At this interactive weekly program designed for children from birth to age 2, we'll prepare your child for a lifetime of literacy and learning through songs, rhymes and stories.

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Kids 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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Free 17 spots left

Each month there will be a different painting technique. The class is accessible for new learners as well as those that love to paint. All materials provided and old clothes are a must.

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Computer One-on-One

April 9 @ 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

April 9 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until April 30, 2020

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Every child ready to read is about playing, singing, talking, reading and writing. We will be working on these skills to prepare for a lifetime of learning and literacy. This session we will be focusing on books about nature.

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Easter Egg Hunt

April 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 our annual egg hunt. We'll have stories and special prizes will be given. Everyone leaves with a treat bag.

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Tee Time at the Library

April 10 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Check out the themed golf holes and test your putting skills.

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Paws to Read

April 11 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Come and read to a therapy dogs. Trustee and Trouper are two sweet golden retrievers who are excited to hear your stories. Practice reading out loud in a non-judgmental environment to improve your reading skills and enjoy some time with a dog. Sign up in the Children's Room for a 15 minute time slot or call 574-522-2223 to register.

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Homework Help

April 13 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Monday, repeating until May 18, 2020

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Free help from National Honors Society students. Bring your homework and all related materials to get the help you need. Homework Help does not occur on days when school is not in session.

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Computer One-on-One

April 14 @ 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

April 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until April 29, 2020

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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At this interactive weekly program designed for children from birth to age 2, we'll prepare your child for a lifetime of literacy and learning through songs, rhymes and stories.

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NASA @ My Library: Gardening on Mars

April 15 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Humans might be landing on Mars in the coming decades. Will they find life there? Will they be able to grow life? Find out what it would take to grow a garden in space and more.

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Little Explorers

April 16 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until April 30, 2020

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Every child ready to read is about playing, singing, talking, reading and writing. We will be working on these skills to prepare for a lifetime of learning and literacy. This session we will be focusing on books about nature.

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National Library Week

April 20 - April 25
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Celebrate the valuable role your library plays in transforming lives and strengthening your community. Help us create a wall mural by designing a feather to put on it.

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Homeschool Hangout – Downtown

April 20 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:30 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until April 20, 2020

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Feb. 18, March 16, April 20 Homeschool Hangout gives families a chance to connect and learn at the library. Downtown events will be: February – Birdhouse building; March – Crime Scene Investigation with the Elkhart Police Department; and April – Science fair.

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Homework Help

April 20 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Monday, repeating until May 18, 2020

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Free help from National Honors Society students. Bring your homework and all related materials to get the help you need. Homework Help does not occur on days when school is not in session.

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Windows 10 Basics

April 20 @ 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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Anime Club

April 21 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until April 21, 2020

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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If you love Japanese manga and anime, this club is where to be. We'll discuss and watch anime, manga and enjoy some Japanese treats as well.animr

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Elkhart Public Library Board of Trustees Meeting

April 21 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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The seven-member Elkhart Public Library Board of Trustees meets monthly, and sessions are open to the public unless posted in accordance with Indiana’s Open Door Law. For more information on EPL’s leadership, please click here.

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