New DVDs at EPL

New DVDs are available at the Eckhart Public Library Auburn Plaza Location.
(Please note – we have the entire series of “Murder, She Wrote” available!)

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New Large Print Books Available at EPL

New large print items are available at the Eckhart Public Library Auburn Plaza Location.

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This Week at EPL – December 4-9

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We carry on with a movie marathon! Join us for a day full of Star Wars on Friday, December 8. Showings of Episodes 4, 5, 6, and 7 will take place starting at 10 a.m. at the Temporary Location and go all day long. We will have fun treats, delicious refreshments, and a small giveaway!

“Eckhart Public Library will remain strong and carry on, regardless of space or circumstance, to serve our community’s evolving needs as we move forward to enter a new chapter of service.”

Main Library Restoration Update

Staff were allowed to enter the building on Thursday and Friday to see the progress thus far of clean up. Pictures can be found here. Wondering how you can help? Visit eckhartstrong.org for more information.

Weekly Happenings

  • Neon Flix: Students are invited to join us the first and third Monday of each month at the Teen Library. A group that writes, directs, and acts in original films, short stories, and YouTube Videos. New members are always welcome! Monday, December 4, 5-6 p.m., Teen Library.
  • Bridge-a-Rama Bridge Lessons: Learn to play Bridge for free! Space is limited, so please register with Eckhart Public Library by calling 260-925-2414 ext. 120 or emailing reference@epl.lib.in.us. This program is a partnership with the Auburn Associate Tri Kappa through their Bridge-A-Rama program. Monday, December 4, 6-8 p.m., Auburn Plaza Location.
  • Wee Reads Storytime: Storytime Enrichment Classes are designed to help your child reach his or her full potential through stories, games, crafts, and activities that encourage early literacy skills. Our Wee Reads Storytime is designed for children ages birth – 2 and their families. A library card is not needed to attend these classes. No registration required! Tuesday, December 5, 10:15-10:35 a.m. and 11-11:20 a.m, Teen Library; Wednesday, December 6, 10:15-10:35 a.m. and 11-11:20 a.m., Teen Library; and Thursday, December 7, 6:30-6:50 p.m., Auburn Plaza Location.
  • Pokémon Club: The Pokémon Clubs of both children’s and teens will be combining to participate in fun Pokémon-themed activities and to battle other enthusiasts if you have cards. All will go home with their cards, as trading is not encouraged. Pokémon Club is free and no sign up is required! Tuesday, December 5, 4-5 p.m., Teen Library.
  • Wine & Twine: Christmas wine bottle crafting at Byler Lane Winery! Must be at least 18 years old to attend. Tuesday, December 5, 5-6:30 p.m., Byler Lane Winery (5858 Co Rd 35).
  • Preschool Storytime: Storytime Enrichment Classes are designed to help your child reach his or her full potential through stories, games, crafts, and activities that encourage early literacy skills. Our Preschool Storytime is designed for children ages 2 – 6 and their families.  A library card is not needed to attend these classes. No registration required! Tuesday, December 5, 6:30-7:15 p.m.; Thursday, December 7, 10:15-11 a.m. and 1-1:45 p.m.; and Friday, December 8, 10:15-11 a.m. Teen Library.
  • Time Travelers Christmas: We will be sharing Christmas stories this month. Please be thinking about some of your favorite Christmas memories that you would like to record. During our meeting we will be sharing our stories, eating cookies, and visiting with Santa. Please invite other people in your family to come with you and share in the story telling. We will record each person’s story and we will send the recording home on a flash drive.Wednesday, December 6, 4-5 p.m., Teen Library.
  • Super Happy Fun Time—Kids in the Kitchen: During each hands on session we’ll explore the wonderful and scientific world of food and cooking. We will create and eat a variety of dishes. Thursday, December 7, 4-5 p.m., Teen Library.
  • Knifty Knitters: Beginning and experienced knitters and crocheters are welcome. Struggling with a problem pattern? Help is available from this group! Thursday, December 7, 6-7:45 p.m., Auburn Plaza Location.
  • Star Wars Movie Party: We will be hosting a Star Wars party at the Auburn Plaza location. Screening of Episodes 4, 5, 6,  and 7 will begin at 10 a.m. People can vote for their favorite “Star Wars” character, one special winner will receive an NCG Cinema Gift Card! Friday, December 8, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Auburn Plaza Location.
  • Magic: The Gathering at Teen: Eckhart Teen Library will host Magic: The Gathering card games for kids and teens to come and play. Don’t have a deck? We have extras. Beginners and experts alike are welcome to join! Friday, December 8, 5-7 p.m., Teen Library.
  • Gingerbread Decorating: Supplies will be available for patrons to build and decorate their own gingerbread houses. Saturday, December 9, 12-4 p.m., Teen Library.

 

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New Fiction at EPL

Adult fiction titles are available at the Auburn Plaza Location.

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New Nonfiction Available at EPL

New nonfiction is available at the Eckhart Public Library Auburn Plaza Location.

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New Teen Items at EPL

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This Week at EPL – November 27-December 2

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We carry on through learning at programs! This week, we offer both our Bridge-a-Rama Bridge Lessons and Essential Oils 101.

“Eckhart Public Library will remain strong and carry on, regardless of space or circumstance, to serve our community’s evolving needs as we move forward to enter a new chapter of service.”

Main Library Restoration Update

Crews are finishing up inspecting the modern side of the library for smoke damage, and have started encapsulating the interior of the structure to lock in any odors or staining. Wondering how you can help? Visit eckhartstrong.org for more information.

Weekly Happenings

  • Pizza and Paperbacks: Students are invited to enjoy a slice of pizza while listening to one of our great paperbacks. We’ll eat, read, discuss, and enjoy! Monday, November 27, 5-6 p.m., Teen Library.
  • Bridge-a-Rama Bridge Lessons: Learn to play Bridge for free! Space is limited, so please register with Eckhart Public Library by calling 260-925-2414 ext. 120 or emailing reference@epl.lib.in.us. This program is a partnership with the Auburn Associate Tri Kappa through their Bridge-A-Rama program. Monday, November 27, 6-8 p.m., Auburn Plaza Location.
  • Wee Reads Storytime: Storytime Enrichment Classes are designed to help your child reach his or her full potential through stories, games, crafts, and activities that encourage early literacy skills. Our Wee Reads Storytime is designed for children ages birth – 2 and their families. A library card is not needed to attend these classes. No registration required! Tuesday, November 28, 10:15-10:35 a.m. and 11-11:20 a.m, Teen Library; Wednesday, November 29, 10:15-10:35 a.m. and 11-11:20 a.m., Teen Library; and Thursday, November 30, 6:30-6:50 p.m., Auburn Plaza Location.
  • Pokémon Club: The Pokémon Clubs of both children’s and teens will be combining to participate in fun Pokémon-themed activities and to battle other enthusiasts if you have cards. All will go home with their cards, as trading is not encouraged. Pokémon Club is free and no sign up is required! Tuesday, November 28, 4-5 p.m., Teen Library.
  • Preschool Storytime: Storytime Enrichment Classes are designed to help your child reach his or her full potential through stories, games, crafts, and activities that encourage early literacy skills. Our Preschool Storytime is designed for children ages 2 – 6 and their families.  A library card is not needed to attend these classes. No registration required! Tuesday, November 28, 6:30-7:15 p.m.; Thursday, November 30, 10:15-11 a.m. and 1-1:45 p.m.; and Friday, December 1, 10:15-11 a.m. Teen Library.
  • Lego Club: Join us to build something amazing with Lego Club every second, third, and fourth Wednesday of each month. We supply the LEGOs, you create the masterpiece! Wednesday, November 29, 4-5 p.m., Teen Library.
  • Super Happy Fun Time Movie: During this session, we will gather to watch a movie! It will be voted on by those who come. Popcorn will be available! Thursday, November 30, 4-5 p.m., Teen Library.
  • Essential Oils 101: Learn about health and wellness benefits essential oils can offer with Marissa Wright! Join us to connect with others and share tips, tricks, and recipes for health and wellness, beauty, DIY, and much more. We will also be trying out new holiday scents. Thursday, November 30, 6:45-7:45 p.m., Auburn Plaza Location.
  • J. Rowland Muhn: Yes, Auburn, There is a Santa Claus: Cathy Vick will be presenting a slide show on the life of Rollie Muhn as Santa Claus. Friday, December 1, 3-4 p.m., Smith Farms Manor (406 Smith Dr.)
  • Magic: The Gathering at Teen: Eckhart Teen Library will host Magic: The Gathering card games for kids and teens to come and play. Don’t have a deck? We have extras. Beginners and experts alike are welcome to join! Friday, December 1, 5-7 p.m., Teen Library.
  • Dog Tales: Training service dogs will end an ear while children (or kids at heart) can practice the skill of reading aloud to our canine friends. Saturday, December 2, 10:15-11:15 a.m., Auburn Plaza Location.
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