Do you doodle when you are on the phone or waiting for an appointment? Why not try some directed doodling and create something amazing? Join Pam Eggers at the the Dunlap Branch Thursday, September 24 at 6:30 pm. She will show us how to make cards using the Zentangle® method of pattern drawing.
If you missed this one, we have another one!
Another Bookmobile for Sale
Looking for a mobile library for your organization? How about a unique tailgating vehicle?
The EPL Bookmobile could be just the thing! It’s up for auction.
Check it out at PublicSurplus.com.
The Elkhart Public Library is organizing the community art project for the Downtown Elkhart ArtWalk on September 16. Stop by the Civic Plaza between 5 & 8 pm to help us create an amazing work of art! We will be using permanent markers and recycled plastic bottles to create a sculpture inspired by Dale Chihuly’s glass sculptures.
Mark Lowdermilk will be at the Main Library with his paintings on glass, wood and canvas.
Celebrate Read an eBook Day September 18, 2015:
You could win an Amazon Gift Card!
The Elkhart Public Library (EPL) and Overdrive are celebrating Read an eBook Day Friday, September 18 by encouraging patrons to check out items from our digital collection and letting us know about it.
Check out an eBook on downloads.myepl.org or through the Overdrive app on September 18. Post the title, along with #eBookLove on one or more of EPL’s social media for a chance to win a $25.00 Amazon Gift card:
- Twitter: Tweet title checked out with an at reply of @myepl, including hashtag #eBookLove.
- Facebook: Go to facebook.com/myEPL; post the title along with #eBookLove.
- Instagram: Go to instagram.com/myepl. On the picture of Elkhart Public Library’s digital home page, post a comment which includes title checked out and hashtag #eBookLove.
Posting to any of these social media channels will automatically enter you into a drawing for a $25.00 Amazon gift card.
- Must be made on September 18, 2015
- Must include the hashtag #eBookLove
Participation is open to all EPL patrons. Staff members are welcome, even encouraged, to post, but neither Elkhart Public Library staff members nor their immediate families will be entered in the drawing.
COOKBOOK CORNER: QUICK & EASY DOES IT
by Marsha Eilers
Summer is evaporating with the heat of August and early September. If the months just sped by, fall will seem even busier. Time again to search out the easiest and quickest meals to share with family and friends before everyone rushes off to practice, or lessons, or club meetings. It has been over five years since Cookbook Corner highlighted quick and easy cooking, so here are some of the newer titles at the Main Library and branches.
BAKELESS SWEETS: PUDDING, PANNA COTTA, FLUFF, ICEBOX CAKE, AND MORE NO-BAKE DESSERTS by Faith Durand. Stewart, Tabori & Chang, 2013. 641.86 D948
BETTY CROCKER QUICK & EASY: 30 MINUTES OR LESS TO DINNER by Betty Crocker. Wiley, c2012. 641.555 C938qu
CHEFS’ EASY WEEKNIGHT DINNERS: 100 FAST & DELICIOUS RECIPES FROM STAR CHEFS. Food & Wine, Time Inc. Affluent Media Group, 2014. 641.555 C515
COME HOME TO SUPPER: OVER 200 SATISFYING CASSEROLES, SKILLETS, AND SIDES (DESSERTS, TOO!) TO FEED YOUR FAMILY WITH LOVE by Christy Jordan. Workman Publishing, 2013. 641.54 J82
THE DINNERTIME SURVIVAL COOKBOOK: DELICIOUS, INSPIRING MEALS FOR BUSY FAMILIES by Debra Ponzek. Running Press, c2013. 641.555 P819
EASY GOURMET: AWESOME RECIPES ANYONE CAN COOK by Stephanie Le.
Page Street Publishing Co., 2014. 641.512 L433
FINE COOKING MAKE IT TONIGHT: 150 QUICK & DELICIOUS WEEKNIGHT MEALS. Taunton Press, c2012. 641.555 F495
THE FRESH 20: 20-INGREDIENT MEAL PLANS FOR HEALTH AND HAPPINESS 5 NIGHTS A WEEK by Melissa Lanz.
William Morrow, c2013. 641.54 L297
GREAT EASY MEALS: 250 FUN & FAST RECIPES. Hyperion, c2011. 641.555 G786
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING FAST WEEKNIGHT FAVORITES!: SIMPLY DELICIOUS MEALS IN 30 MINUTES OR LESS. Hearst Books, c2011. 641.555 G646hf
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING WEEKNIGHT EASY: 185 REALLY QUICK, SIMPLY DELICIOUS RECIPES. Hearst Books, 2014. 641.555 G646hw
HOW TO COOK EVERYTHING FAST: A BETTER WAY TO COOK GREAT FOOD by Mark Bittman. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2014. 641.555 B624h
JAMIE OLIVER’S MEALS IN MINUTES by Jamie Oliver. Hyperion, c2011. 641.555 O48
MICHAEL SYMON’S 5 IN 5: 5 FRESH INGREDIENTS
+ 5 MINUTES = 120 FANTASTIC DINNERS by Symon.
Clarkson Potter/Publishers, 2013. 641.555 S988
THE NO TIME TO COOK! BOOK: 100 MODERN, SIMPLE RECIPES IN 20 MINUTES OR LESS by Elena Rosemond-Hoerr. DK Publishing, 2015. 641.555 R812
QUICK & EASY COMFORT COOKBOOK: MORE THAN 150 MOUTHWATERING RECIPES by Art Ginsburg. Cogin, Inc., c2011. 641.555 G493q
ROBIN TAKES 5: 500 RECIPES, 5 INGREDIENTS OR LESS, 500 CALORIES OR LESS, 5 NIGHTS PER WEEK, 5:00 PM
by Robin Miller. Andrews McMeel, c2011. 641.555 M649rt
SINFUL SWEETS & TASTY TREATS: MORE THAN 150 DESSERTS SURE TO SATISFY YOUR SWEET TOOTH. Cogin, Inc., 2013. 641.86 S616
SOUTHERN LIVING WHAT’S FOR SUPPER SIX O’CLOCK SOLUTIONS: 30 MINUTE MEAL PLANS FOR DELICIOUS WEEKNIGHT MEALS. Oxmoor House, c2013. 641.555 S727Lw
THE TASTE OF HOME COOKBOOK: BEST-LOVED RECIPES FROM HOME COOKS LIKE YOU. Reader’s Digest, RDA Enthusiast Brands, 2014. 641.555 T215
WEEKNIGHT WONDERS: DELICIOUS, HEALTHY DISHES IN 30 MINUTES OR LESS by Ellie Krieger. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013. 641.555 K92
WEIGHT WATCHERS COOK IT FAST: 250 RECIPES IN 15, 20, 30 MINUTES. St. Martin’s Griffin, 2014. 641.5635 W41c
WOMAN’S DAY EASY EVERYDAY DINNERS: GO-TO FAMILY RECIPES FOR EACH NIGHT OF THE WEEK. Hearst Books, 2013. 641.555 W872