Monthly Archives: May 2013

Summer Cards For Students

It’s that time of year again! Summer Cards are available for students in grades K-12. They are $10 per child with a maximum of $30 per family, and $5.00 for students who receive free or reduced lunches. Payment (Cash, check, and … Continue reading

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Summer Reading Club Activities For Children And Teens – Join The Fun!

Eckhart Public Library’s Summer Reading Clubs start Wednesday, May 29th.  In addition to the chance to read for prizes, the children’s department and the teen library are planning great programs this summer. Summer Reading Club ends July 20th this year, … Continue reading

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Happy Memorial Day!

The Eckhart Public Library campus will be closed Saturday, May 25, through Monday, May 27, in observance of Memorial Day. Our doors will open again on Tuesday, May 28! Our virtual branch is available 24/7 to download eBooks and audiobooks!

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PBS Kids Go Writers Contest: Princess Emma Saves the Day

Emma McCollough won 2nd place in the Kindergarten division of the Fort Wayne PBS Kids Go Writers Contest. She wrote a story called Princess Emma Saves the Day about a princess who saves her village from a dragon. Her dad … Continue reading

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Artistic Reads

Beautiful art is on display throughout the Eckhart Public Library campus for the next week. Once you see the pieces in the 46th Annual Art Show, the 4th Annual Teen Art Show, and the Children’s Art Show, you may not … Continue reading

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What you don’t read

Reading is a gamble. Anyone who has suffered through the plodding romance novel or the muddled mystery knows not all books are a good fit to their reader. What you don’t read in your limited leisure time is as important … Continue reading

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Come To The Art Show

The artists have submitted their work for the Friends of the Library Art Show, and it will be available for viewing starting Friday, May 17, throughout the library campus during library hours. Join us this Friday as the art show … Continue reading

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Blurring the Lines: Ellen Hopkins

Does the name Ellen Hopkins sound familiar? How about book titles like Crank? Glass? Impulse? Burned? Ellen Hopkins is best known for writing novels-in-verse. Crank is one of Hopkins’ most well-known books. In this novel, Hopkins writes about a character … Continue reading

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A public space

Charlie Chat has explored the link between a library’s physical appeal and its role in patrons’ lives. CNN has a list of seven libraries that take architecture seriously. Which one is your favorite? Visiting a library in a new city, … Continue reading

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Blurring the Lines: Gayle Forman

Gayle Forman is the author of three books: If I Stay, Where She Went and Just One Day. Her books have a very poetic feel to them, even though they’re not written in verse. They wind and twist taking the … Continue reading

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