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Professor Steve Science Experiments: Get the instructions for some fun experiments.


Children's Summer Reading Club Minutes: Download your  record sheet here.

Children's Summer Reading Club Books: Download your record sheet here.

Summer Reading Club Video: Check out what's happening at the library this summer.

Kid's Catalog

INSPIRE: Check out Kids Search and the Student Research Center

Children's Department Pictures: Check out some of our pictures on Flickr

PBS Kids: Play games, learn, and grow with your favorite PBS shows!

myON Books

Access thousands of free eBooks for Indiana students and their families. Content includes chapter books, graphic novels, picture books and more. 

To log on, make sure the school name is "Hoosier Family of Readers, Indiana Department of Education". The username and password is, "read".

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July 21, 2014

Storytime Registration and Toddler Friends 1,2,3 Starts TODAY

Registration for our Toddler Friends 1,2,3,  Wee Reads and Preschool storytimes have begun. For more information about Toddler Friends click here. For more information about Infant and Preschool storytimes click here.

To register for these programs online click here. You can also give us a call at 925-2414 ext. 320 to register.

June 24, 2014

Free Lunch in the Library Park

 On Wednesdays and Thursdays at 11:00 am, DeKalb Central sends tasty, nutritious lunches to the Library Park, and children ages 1-18 can get them for free! There are no income requirements for the program. Adults can have lunch too – the meal costs $3.75 for people over 18. The last day for lunches at EPL is July 17.

June 10, 2014

PBS Kids Media Lab Launch

Join the Eckhart Public Library Children’s Department and PBS for the launch of the new and improved PBS Kids Corner, now a PBS Kids Media Lab on Thursday, June 12 from 11:15-12:00 pm.


We will be unveiling some new technology and seating that will become a permanent part of the corner. Along with a PBS representative there will be a surprise visit from the new Fort Wayne PBS Kids mascot.


These new additions were made possible with the support of Dekalb Health, the Community Foundation of Dekalb County, and Eckhart Public Library.

Thursday, July 31st
5:00 PM Library Read & Roll Summer Fun Skate
Tuesday, September 2nd
10:15 AM Wee Reads Storytime
Tuesday, September 2nd
11:00 AM Wee Reads Storytime
Wednesday, September 3rd
10:15 AM Wee Reads Storytime
Saturday, September 6th
10:15 AM Toddler Friends 1 2 3
Tuesday, September 9th
10:15 AM Wee Reads Storytime
Tuesday, September 9th
11:00 AM Wee Reads Storytime
Wednesday, September 10th
10:15 AM Wee Reads Storytime
Tuesday, September 16th
10:15 AM Wee Reads Storytime
Tuesday, September 16th
11:00 AM Wee Reads Storytime