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Saturday, August 26, marks the 46th annual Women’s Equality Day. At the request of Representative Bella Abzug (D-NY), in 1971 the U.S. Congress designated August 26 as “Women’s Equality Day.” The date was selected to commemorate the 1920 certification of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution, granting women the right to vote. This was the culmination […]

Great new things are coming to Eckhart Public Library, and our new “Library of Things” is one of them! These “things” will be available for our patrons to check out and use! These include items such as: Kitchen-Aid Mixer Metal Detector GPS Cookie Gun Microscope Tablets Cameras Projectors Telescopes WiFi Hotspots Museum Passes Park Passes […]

September 21-26 is an exciting week at Eckhart Public Library. It’s Banned Books Week! (The national celebration is September 28-October 3, but since Eckhart Public Library will be closed for maintenance that week, we are celebrating a week early.) Banned Books Week is an annual celebration of the freedom to read, a right that is […]

As you browse the new fiction shelf at the library, you might notice that you aren’t seeing any fantasy and science fiction stickers. Recently, the library stopped using stickers to identify these books. Why would we do this? Increasingly, more and more authors are writing books that cross genres, blurring the lines between many popular […]