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Health Insurance Marketplace


Starting October 1st, enrollment for the Affordable Care Act beginsat the Health Insurance Marketplace. Indiana residents will be able to utilize the Marketplace to get information about plans, costs, and other general information. To enroll online, an email address is required. Paper forms can be used to sign up as well, but individuals will be responsible for the cost of their printing. While library staff canÓ´ give insurance or health care advice, we can help younavigate the technology needed to do so. If you require technology assistance to create an email address or to navigate the Heath Insurance Marketplace, make an appointment at reference@epl.lib.in.us or 260-925-2414 ext. 120.


Research & Information



Books & Literacy

Library Resources

Inspire

Indiana's Virtual Library provides access to a variety of scholarly databases and information. Some of their databases include Academic Search Premier, Biography in Context, Business Source Premier, EBSCOHost, Encyclopedias, Heath & Wellness, and more!

Gale Databases

Gale Databases include ChiltonLibrary, Price it! Antiques, Legal Forms, Nursing Resource Collection, Military and Intelligence, LitFinder, and more!


Biography in Context

Biography in Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on the world's most influential people


Chilton Library

ChiltonLibrary.com represents the most authoritative automotive repair information available to car owners.


Powerspeak Languages

Whether you want to learn a language for travel, business, or personal enrichment, Powerspeak Languages is a breakthrough in online language learning. French, Spanish, Mandarin, and ESL are available.



Science in Context

Science in Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on hundreds of today's most significant science topics.


Reference USA

The leading provider in business and consumer research. ReferenceUSA helps users create marketing plans, conduct competitive analysis, raise funds, and locate people.



New Materials

See the newest items added to the EPL collection.


Download eBooks & Audiobooks

Checkout eBooks and downloadable audiobooks from OverDrive, EPL's virtual library.



Digitial Download Help

A site dedicated to answering your OverDrive questions.


Project Gutenberg

Download free eBooks in the public domain.


Tumblebooks

Tumblebooks is an online collection of animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they'll love.


TumbleBookCloud Junior

TumbleBookCloud Junior is an online collection of ebooks and read-along chapter books, graphic novels, educational videos, and audio books! It's designed specifically for kids in grades two to six. Subscriptions include unlimited access, from any device with an internet connection.


TumbleBookCloud

An online collection of ebooks and read-along chapter books, graphic novels, educational videos, and audio books! All books are available with unlimited access, all the time, from any device with an internet connection.

Ask The Librarian

If you have a question, please email our Information Desk with your your question, and we will get back to you as soon as possible.


Email Updates

Sign up for email updates from Eckhart Public Library.


Custom Guide

Free service that teaches users how to use Microsoft Office and basic PC functions.

Teen Resources

Homework, College, and Job searching tools.


Children Resources

Homework help for grades 5 and under.




Education



Government & Medical Information

Genealogy Resources

College Board

Prepare for exams, compare colleges, find scholarships and financial aid information, and more!


FAFSA

Visit this site to submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid.


Learn More Indiana

Helps you plan, prepare, and pay for college. There are areas for K-12 Students, College Students, and Adult Students.


GCF Learnfree.org

This site allows you to take free online classes on technology, literacy, and mathematics.


Peterson's

A great resource to prepare for college and grad school. Prepare for exams, compare colleges, find scholarships and financial aid information, and more!


Podcasts for Educators, Students, and Colleges

This is a full alphabetical list of all the podcast channels listed in our directory for use with children, young people and educational professionals.


Student Aid

This site provides information and access to financial aid for college.


Testing & Education Reference Center

This site allows you to take practice tests and research exams such as: SAT, ACT, GRE, Praxis, and more.


Elected Officials

Find elected officials based on location. Can use address or map.


Health Insurance Marketplace

A new way to get health insurance through the Affordable Care Act. Launches October 1st.


Indiana Court Forms

This site includes forms for civil cases, criminal cases, divorce proceedings, child support, appeals, and more.


OnGuard Online

Avoid scams, protect your kids, and be secure on the Internet.


Pet Poison Helpline

A guide for pet safety for owners.


Tax Forms (Federal)

This site allows you to download tax forms directly from the IRS.



Tax Forms (State)

This site allows you to download tax forms directly from the state of Indiana.


Voter Information

Get registered to vote, find election dates, and polling locations.

DeKalb County IN Genealogy Society

Check DeKalb County Genealogy Society's website for meeting times and publications.


DeKalb County INGenWeb

Check here for indices and transcripts of vital records, old newspapers, and other DeKalb County resources.


DeKalb County Historian

Check the county historian's Facebook page for updates on preservation and educational projects and historic photos.


Indiana Genealogy Databases, Indexes, & Internet Resources by County

Search Indiana State Library's page for historic records.


Fold3.com

This database contains military records, historic photos and documents, and city directories helpful to all levels of genealogists. Patrons can access this database from their home computers with an Eckhart Public Library card or computer use card.


Origins

This database contains Irish, Welsh, Scottish, and English Records. It must be accessed at the Genealogy Center.


US Gen Web

Check out other states' Gen Web sites for indices and transcripts of records.


Family Search

Family Search is a free database provided by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. You do not need to register to search, but you must register in order to build and save a family tree.


Find A Grave

This is a free, easily searchable grave site database.


Heritage Quest

This database contains census records, the Freedman's Bank, and the Periodical Search Index, among other resources. Patrons can access this database from their home computers with an Eckhart Public Library card or computer use card.


Ancestry.com

To use Ancestry, with no additional cost, you can use our subscription available at the Genealogy Center.