Featured Collections

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 […]

Since its humble beginnings in 1850, an important part of DeKalb County’s fair has always been its exhibits, which include everything from baked goods to farm animals to artwork. Entries are judged throughout the week of the fair, and winners are awarded both a ribbon and a premium, or prize. Premiums today are usually cash, […]