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300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
https://www.myepl.org/locations/downtown-library/

February 2020

Cancelled – Baby and Me

February 19 @ 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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Chocology for Kids

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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Chocology for Adults

February 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Hear from the experts at the South Bend Chocolate Company, then taste and experiment with sweets in this one-hour sensory experience for adults. (Looking for the kids event? Click here.)

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Friends of Elkhart Public Library meeting

February 19 @ 6:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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The Friends of Elkhart Public Library Inc. meet on the third Wednesday of each month to organize activities, consider grant requests from library staff, and accept information. Find more information on the group here.

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Cancelled – 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.

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Tax Talk: First Time Filers

February 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Filing federal for the first time? The Notre Dame Tax Clinic can help. A short presentation will cover the basics, along with ways to avoid common mistakes. Then, get your questions answered in a valuable one-on-one sessions with the experts.

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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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Master Your Tax Refund

February 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Set a goal to make the most of your tax refund. With help from Lacasa, Inc., you can get a boost with smart use of your refund check. Learn about accounts offering a 3:1 match and more. And if you like the presentation, you can learn more about no-cost Master Your Money and Success Coaching opportunities. First-time filer? Check out this event on Feb. 20 featuring one-on-one help from the Notre Dame Tax Clinic.

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Cancelled – 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. We're showing Frozen 2

Find out more »

Cancelled – 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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Cancelled – 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.

Find out more »

Cancelled – Baby and Me

February 26 @ 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 »

Cancelled – Little Explorers

February 27 @ 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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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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Cancelled – 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.

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Cancelled – 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.

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Cancelled – Game Hour

March 3 @ 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.

Find out more »

Cancelled – 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
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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 »

Cancelled – Little Explorers

March 5 @ 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 »

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

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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Cancelled – Dash the Robot One on One

March 7 @ 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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Cancelled – 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 »

Cancelled – 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
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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

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

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
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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 »

Cancelled – 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
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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 12 @ 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

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
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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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Cancelled – Homeschool Hangout – Downtown

March 16 @ 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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Cancelled – 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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Cancelled – Homework Help

March 16 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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 »

Cancelled – 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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Cancelled – Anime Club

March 17 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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

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 and to see the most current agenda and approved minutes, please click here.

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Cancelled – Baby and Me

March 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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 »

Cancelled – 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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Cancelled – Friends of Elkhart Public Library meeting

March 18 @ 6:00 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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The Friends of Elkhart Public Library Inc. meet on the third Wednesday of each month to organize activities, consider grant requests from library staff, and accept information. Find more information on the group here.

Find out more »

Cancelled – Little Explorers

March 19 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
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 »

Cancelled – NASA @ My Library: Little Coders

March 19 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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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 »

Cancelled – 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
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Come on out for our family movie, a free showing of a recent release and free popcorn. We're showing Frozen 2

Find out more »

Cancelled – 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
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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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Cancelled – 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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Cancelled – 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.

Find out more »

Cancelled – Baby and Me

March 25 @ 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 »

Cancelled – 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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Cancelled – Little Explorers

March 26 @ 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 »

Cancelled – 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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Cancelled – Homework Help

March 30 @ 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 »

Cancelled – 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

Cancelled – Baby and Me

April 1 @ 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 »

Cancelled – Little Explorers

April 2 @ 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 »

Cancelled – Dash the Robot One on One

April 4 @ 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 »

Cancelled – 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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Cancelled – 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.

Find out more »

Cancelled – 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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Cancelled – Game Hour

April 7 @ 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
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Hang out and play Wii or board games.

Find out more »

Cancelled – Baby and Me

April 8 @ 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 »

Cancelled – 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

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 »

Cancelled – 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.

Find out more »

Cancelled – Little Explorers

April 9 @ 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 »

Cancelled – 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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Cancelled – 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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Cancelled – Paws to Read

April 11 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
+ Google Map

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 »

Cancelled – Homework Help

April 13 @ 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 »

Computer One-on-One

April 14 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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 »

Cancelled – Baby and Me

April 15 @ 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.

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Cancelled – 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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Cancelled – Friends of Elkhart Public Library meeting

April 15 @ 6:00 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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The Friends of Elkhart Public Library Inc. meet on the third Wednesday of each month to organize activities, consider grant requests from library staff, and accept information. Find more information on the group here.

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Cancelled – 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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Cancelled – 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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Cancelled – 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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Cancelled – 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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Cancelled – 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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Cancelled – 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 and to see the most current agenda and approved minutes, please click here.

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Cancelled – Baby and Me

April 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 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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Cancelled – Family Science Workshop: Leap into Science

April 22 @ 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Try some hands on science experiments to see how things react to wind. This is fun for the whole family.

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Cancelled – Little Explorers

April 23 @ 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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Cancelled – Fun Family Movie

April 27 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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. We're showing Doolittle

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Cancelled – Homework Help

April 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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Cancelled – Library Play Date

April 28 @ 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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Cancelled – Baby and Me

April 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 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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Cancelled – Little Explorers

April 30 @ 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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May 2020

Cancelled – Homework Help

May 4 @ 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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Cancelled – Homework Help

May 11 @ 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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Cancelled – Homework Help

May 18 @ 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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Friends of Elkhart Public Library meeting

May 20 @ 6:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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The Friends of Elkhart Public Library Inc. meet on the third Wednesday of each month to organize activities, consider grant requests from library staff, and accept information. Find more information on the group here.

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June 2020

Friends of Elkhart Public Library meeting

June 17 @ 6:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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The Friends of Elkhart Public Library Inc. meet on the third Wednesday of each month to organize activities, consider grant requests from library staff, and accept information. Find more information on the group here.

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July 2020

Friends of Elkhart Public Library meeting

July 15 @ 6:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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The Friends of Elkhart Public Library Inc. meet on the third Wednesday of each month to organize activities, consider grant requests from library staff, and accept information. Find more information on the group here.

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Virtual Author Visit: Gary Sosniecki “The Potato Masher Murder”

July 15 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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Author Gary Sosniecki, author of "The Potato Masher Murder: Death at the Hands of a Jealous Husband" will virtually join us to discuss his book, which is about the murder of his great-grandmother at the hands of her second husband in Mishawaka in 1906.

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August 2020

Friends of Elkhart Public Library meeting

August 19 @ 6:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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The Friends of Elkhart Public Library Inc. meet on the third Wednesday of each month to organize activities, consider grant requests from library staff, and accept information. Find more information on the group here.

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September 2020

Friends of Elkhart Public Library meeting

September 16 @ 6:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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The Friends of Elkhart Public Library Inc. meet on the third Wednesday of each month to organize activities, consider grant requests from library staff, and accept information. Find more information on the group here.

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Curbside Concerts

September 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until September 26, 2020

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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We're hosting three free, live and in person concerts in the Downtown library parking lot. Join us in an outdoor atmosphere at 7 p.m. for a diverse group of bands. Hotdogeddy's will be parked nearby selling food and drinks. Line up: Sept. 19 - The Dean's List Sept. 24 - Darryl Buchanan's Soul and Motown AllStars  ** NEW DATE** Sept. 26 - High Gravity

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Curbside Concerts

September 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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We're hosting three free, live and in person concerts in the Downtown library parking lot. Join us in an outdoor atmosphere at 7 p.m. for a diverse group of bands. Hotdogeddy's will be parked nearby selling food and drinks. Line up: Sept. 19 - The Dean's List Sept. 24 - Darryl Buchanan's Soul and Motown AllStars  ** NEW DATE** Sept. 26 - High Gravity

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Curbside Concerts

September 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until September 26, 2020

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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We're hosting three free, live and in person concerts in the Downtown library parking lot. Join us in an outdoor atmosphere at 7 p.m. for a diverse group of bands. Hotdogeddy's will be parked nearby selling food and drinks. Line up: Sept. 19 - The Dean's List Sept. 24 - Darryl Buchanan's Soul and Motown AllStars  ** NEW DATE** Sept. 26 - High Gravity

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October 2020

Friends of Elkhart Public Library meeting

October 21 @ 6:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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The Friends of Elkhart Public Library Inc. meet on the third Wednesday of each month to organize activities, consider grant requests from library staff, and accept information. Find more information on the group here.

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November 2020

Friends of Elkhart Public Library meeting

November 18 @ 6:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

Downtown Library, 300 S. Second St.
Elkhart, IN 46516 United States
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The Friends of Elkhart Public Library Inc. meet on the third Wednesday of each month to organize activities, consider grant requests from library staff, and accept information. Find more information on the group here.

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