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.
On July 2nd, an explosive device was placed in the library book drop resulting in a fire in the Historic Main Library on Eckhart Public Library’s campus. There was extensive damage to the contents and building as a result. Images of the damage can be seen at KPC News.
While the Main Library is closed, Eckhart Public Library is currently offering the following services out of The Teen Library, The Willennar Genealogy Center, and a temporary Auburn Plaza location.
The Auburn Plaza location and Teen Library are observing the following revised hours while The Main Library is closed:
|Monday||10 am - 8 pm|
|Tuesday||10 am - 8 pm|
|Wednesday||10 am - 8 pm|
|Thursday||10 am - 8 pm|
|Friday||10 am - 7 pm|
|Saturday||10 am - 5 pm|
The Willennar Genealogy Center is observing the following revised hours while The Main Library is closed:
|Monday||10 am - 5 pm|
|Tuesday||10 am - 5 pm|
|Wednesday||12 pm - 8 pm|
|Thursday||10 am - 5 pm|
|Friday||10 am - 5 pm|
|Saturday||10 am - 5 pm|
We are evaluating our opening hours to make sure they are best reflecting the needs of our community. We would greatly appreciate your feedback to help us get a better understanding of how and when you use the library. Take the survey!
We are part of an amazing library community
Eckhart Public Library is part of the Evergreen Indiana system. Items can be sent to Eckhart Public Library for checkout from other Evergreen Indiana libraries. Eckhart Public Library patrons, including those with blue student or educator cards, can also visit Evergreen Indiana libraries to check out items. Evergreen libraries include Garrett Public Library, Waterloo Grant Township Public Library, Butler Public Library, Kendallville Public Library, Noble County Public Library, and Carnegie Public Library of Steuben County.
Items can still be checked out and returned at Eckhart Public Library
Items that have been checked out can be returned in the curbside drop box located on Twelfth Street between Van Buren and Jackson streets, or at the Willennar Genealogy Center and Teen Library during open hours.
How can you help?
Eckhart Public Library is continuing to offer a variety of programs as well, including storytimes, Pokemon Club, Magic: The Gathering game nights, book clubs, gardening, and more. These events are listed on our online Calendar. Attending programs and utilizing library materials is incredibly helpful.
We are so very moved by the outpouring of support in our amazing community. For those that are inquiring about how they can help, more information can be found here.
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