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8/12 Board Meeting Rescheduled

Tonight’s board meeting has been cancelled due to power outages. We have reschedule it for next Thursday, August 19 at 6:30 PM in the Community Room. If you have any questions, contact our director or the board.

Back-to-School Books and Resources

It’s back to school time! The start of a new school year could be your chance to get into a good routine with homework, lesson planning, and academic wellness. Whether you’re a student, parent, or teacher, we’ve got something for you at the library to help you start the school year right! Find back-to-school library […]
Elkhart Truth

New Library Subscription to The Elkhart Truth Online

We have added a subscription to The Elkhart Truth via NewsBank. This means you can now access daily issues of the Elkhart Truth online for free through the library’s website! To keep up with the news in Elkhart County, just click here or find the link to The Elkhart Truth on our Online Resources page. […]

American Pioneers and Trailblazers

July means fireworks, grilling, red-white-&blue popsicles . . . and celebrating American heroes! We all learned about George Washington and Thomas Jefferson in school, but have you ever heard about Major Taylor or Deborah Sampson?  This month we are highlighting some of those lesser-known American pioneers who changed the course of American history. Some of […]

Free Annual Pass to Ox Bow County Park

The Elkhart County Parks has donated one annual park pass for admission for Ox Bow County Park to the library. This pass has a 7 day loan with no renewals. Patrons may ask the front desk if interested or put it on hold by logging into their library account on the online catalog. Search “Elkhart […]

E-Books for Kids on World Book E-Books

Looking for a picture book on animals, sports, space, or more? You can access hundreds of nonfiction kids’ books from World E-Book without even leaving your living room! All you need is a computer, smart phone, or tablet and an Internet connection. Lots of these books even have a read-aloud feature so your child can […]

Books and Websites for LGBTQ Pride Month

It’s Pride Month! This year marks 51 years since LGBTQ Pride Month was first celebrated in June 1970, on the one-year anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising. Police raids on the Stonewall Inn gay bar in New York in 1969 sparked a movement for LGBTQ rights that persists today. Read about Stonewall, or browse the resources below […]

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

If you’ve been paying attention to the increase in anti-Asian hate crimes in the past year and want to learn more about Asian-American history from Asian-American voices, then this is your chance; May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month! The month of May was chosen to commemorate the immigration of the first Japanese […]

100 Item Checkout Limit

The library now has a limit of 100 items you may have checked out on your library card at any given time. In total, you can only have 100 library items checked out on your library card of any material, only Launchpads, Playaway Views and Wonderbooks will still have a limit of 2 per family. […]

National Poetry Month

If you’ve ever wanted to try reading or writing poetry, this is your chance! For National Poetry Month this April, you can pick up a poetry packet with poems and poetry-writing prompts for every age. For the month of April, we will also have a magnetic poetry board posted in the library, where you can […]
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