Elwood Public Library

1600 Main Street
Elwood, IN 46036 | MAP
Phone Number (765)552-5001
Fax Number (765)552-0955

Monday 10am-8pm
Tuesday- Thursday 10am-7pm
Friday 10am-6pm
Saturday 10am-4pm

Elwood Public Library Youth Programs


Story Time & Toddler Time- Children ages 18 months- 5 years old


This class is for ages 18 months – 5 yrs (not yet in Kindergarten). We meet most Tuesdays, from 2:00pm – 3:00pm. This class mainly focuses on early educational themes. During the course of the year we will learn about many different things in our world, such as seasons, animals, and our bodies. There will also be songs, stories, and crafts to enjoy each week.


Twilight Tales- Kids in kindergarten through 5th grade


This class is offered for kids ages Kindergarten – 5th grade; meeting most Wednesdays from 4:00 – 5:00 PM. Twilight Tales is full of hands on fun with lots crafts and activities! This class works on developing the child’s ability to follow instructions, getting along as a group, and social skills. *The first Wednesday of every month, this class will be cooking simple recipes that the kids can replicate at home.


Teen Hang Out Hour- Young adults 6 to 12th grade

This group meets most Friday’s from 4:00 – 5:00 PM. Teens will meet to socialize, do crafts, and play games! Come check it out and give input on what you’d like to do!


Elwood Adult Programs

Coloring, Crafts, & Creations

Come in every second Saturday of the month, any time between 11 AM – 3 PM, to enjoy some coloring and crafting fun!  There will also be a coloring activity for children in Youth Services at this time.


Current Events Discussion

Talk about what’s happening in the world at Current Events discussion every first and third Tuesday of the month at 4 PM, hosted by Jordan Arehart.  Come out and let’s talk about it!


Tech Help


Need tech help? Call Mike at 765-552-5001 ext 1114 to set up an appointment!

Mystery Book Club

This club meets the second Monday of each month, from 1:00 to 2:00 PM.  We invite you to check out the current month’s mystery book and crack the case with us.


Watercolor Painting Class


Artist Jan Roland gives painting classes every 2nd Thursday of the month from 1:00-3:00 PM.  There is a $15 fee to cover the cost of supplies. Call to sign up!

 Family History Uncovered


Join Jordan Arehart every 3rd Thursday of the month, from 6-8pm to uncover your family’s history. You will be introduced to genealogy resources available at the Library and online. Bring what you know about your family history, and let’s discover your past!


The Write Idea

This inspiring class is led by Mary Hofer and is full of great instruction, fresh writing ideas, and lots of encouragement. We welcome you to visit and if you enjoy it, join our group! We meet every second and fourth Tuesday of the month at 3:30pm.

Community Parkview Care Center

outreachlogoResidents at the center enjoy being read to and making simple crafts. Our Outreach clerk visits every third Thursday at 2:30pm



For dates, times, and special programs refer to the calendar page.