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Eckhart Public Library

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Beautiful building

Sadly a fire the previous year causing a complete inside renovation prevented me form seeing inside... read more

Reviewed September 4, 2018
Pamela K
Lakeview, Ohio
Expand your knowlage

One of Indiana’s treasures. Sadly under renovation due to arson, but sure to dazzle once reopens in... read more

Reviewed March 4, 2018
Chicago, Illinois
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Sep 4, 2018
“Beautiful building”
Mar 4, 2018
“Expand your knowlage”
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Reviewed September 4, 2018

Sadly a fire the previous year causing a complete inside renovation prevented me form seeing inside but I plan to go back

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Pamela K
Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

One of Indiana’s treasures. Sadly under renovation due to arson, but sure to dazzle once reopens in the coming year. Look for the original architectural appointments as well as the oil painting of Charles echart himself

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank jenson60606
Reviewed February 4, 2018

Unfortunately they had a arson fire, but when it is redone mid year it is a must. This campus is one of the best anywhere in US. For a community of 14,000 it will match any library community anywhere

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Michael H
Reviewed January 30, 2017

Librarians could not have been more helpful in showing off the beauty of this building. I wish I could have seen it in the summer when fountain was flowing!

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank AaronFWA
Reviewed October 10, 2016

Nice staff, beautiful grounds for sitting outside. Members can also use their library card number to join Overdrive and download e-book and audio book loans.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank larry484
Reviewed April 20, 2016

The Eckhart Library is a beautiful brick two story, craftsman style, historic building with stained glass windows, fireplaces, and stained wood on the walls. The old front entrance looks like a grand house with imposing steps leading up to the front doors. The front room,...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank rhondab659
Reviewed October 26, 2015

The library is clean. You can use the computers to use for school or work use. They have an elevator for handicap people too. They have a bathroom too.

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Cecil H
Reviewed September 10, 2014

Librarians are very enthusiastic and helpful. The genealogy center is wonderful. It's also a beautiful building with lovely stained glass windows.

Date of experience: February 2014
Thank beachcomber206
Reviewed August 27, 2014

If you are a fan of architecture well worth a walk through and don't miss the large fountain at the back of the building. Check out the summer music programs at the fountain to take out of town guests or recommend to tourists. Kitty corner...More

Date of experience: August 2014
Thank Julie E
Reviewed August 24, 2014

This craftsman style building is outstanding! Lots of stained glass windows, craftsman furnishings and tiled roof make this very special. We were lucky the week we visited that a Texas artist- Margaret Kessler- had a show of paintings and quilts in the upstairs room. (don't...More

Date of experience: August 2014
Thank sboro450
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