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OnGuard Online: Avoid scams, protect your kids, and be secure online.

Email Updates: Sign up for technology updates from Eckhart Public Library.

Adobe Digital Editions FAQ: Get your questions answered!

Custom Guide: Learn how to use Microsoft Office and basic PC functions.

Custom Guide Help: Learn how to set up a Custom Guide Account.

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

Kindle Tutorial: How to download a library eBook to your Kindle.

My Help!: A step-by-step guide for downloading eBooks and audiobooks to various devices.

OverDrive Help: A site dedicated to answering your OverDrive questions.

OverDrive Mobile: Get started using eBooks and downloadable audiobooks on your smartphone!

Kindle Instructions: Amazon's guide to downloading eBooks from the library.

Powerspeak: Help with Spanish, French, German, Mandarin, and ESL.

W3Schools Online Web Tutorials: Learn basic computer programming skills needed to create websites.

Windows 8: Learn about the newest features and changes in Windows 8 with the help of the Geek Squad.

Click below for a step-by-step guide on computer basics, like using a mouse

Microsoft Digital Literacy: First Course, EN-US
Microsoft Digital Literacy: First Course, EN-US

Item Requests

Our item request page is currently not available. If you would like to request an interlibrary loan, please do so here

If you have made a request after Thursday, August 8th, please resubmit using the form above. We apologize for any inconvenience and hope to have this resolved as soon as possible.

If you would like to request a meeting room, please email our Information Desk at

Library Closed: Labor Day

The Eckhart Public Library campus will close at 5 p.m. on Friday, August 29, and be closed on Saturday, August 30, and Monday, September 1 in observance of Labor Day. The library campus will reopen on Tuesday, September 2. 

The Teen Library will be closed on Friday, August 29. Have a safe and happy holiday weekend!


"All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence."
-Martin Luther King Jr.


Need a book? Our downloadable eBooks and audiobooks are always available on our virtual branch.

December 20, 2013

Adobe Digital Editions

If you're having problems with your Adobe ID when using Adobe Digital Editions to check out books from our virtual branch, please contact us. We'll be happy to assist you!

August 31, 2013

Enjoy eBooks & more with the all-new OverDrive Media Console v3.0!

Reading eBooks from our virtual branch is now easier than ever. The app to enjoy digital titles on your mobile device, OverDrive Media Console (OMC), has been completely redesigned with ease of use top of mind. Some highlighted features include:

·A redesigned user interface with an all-new look, streamlined navigation, and a one-stop reorganized menu.
·Sync bookmarks and reading progress across multiple devices using a free, opt-in registration service called OverDrive One.
Variable speed playback for iOS. Audiobook users’ most requested feature.

System Requirements: OMC v3.0 for Android users requires Android OS v4.0 (or newer). OMC for Android v2.6.5 will remain available for download. OMC for iOS requires iOS 6 (or newer).

If you already have OverDrive Media Console installed on your device, you will be prompted to update, or it will happen automatically depending on your device settings. To install OverDrive Media Console, or for more information, visit Happy reading!

July 13, 2013

More eReaders Available!

Five new eReaders are ready to be checked out! These include Kindle Fire, Kindle DX, Kindle Touch, Kindle Keyboard and Google Nexus 7.  

Brochures and instructions are available at the circulation desk.