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June 2020

Elkhart County Face Covering Mandate

Elkhart County Face Covering Directive The Elkhart County Health Department issued new Public Health Orders on November 19, 2020. Face Covering – Public Health Order No. 05-2020 (en español) Mitigation Directives – Public Health Order No. 06-2020 (en español) BRIEF OVERVIEW: *Every individual must properly wear a face covering over their nose and mouth when […]

July 1, 2020 GPL Board Meeting – Staff and Finance

BOARD OF TRUSTEES – GOSHEN PUBLIC LIBRARY 601 S. 5th St., Goshen, IN  46526   574-533-9531 PUBLIC NOTICE STAFF AND FINANCE COMMITTEE 5 PM, WEDNESDAY, JULY 1, 2020, VIRTUAL Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/515444125 You can also dial in using your phone.United States: +1 (312) 757-3121 Access Code: 515-444-125 New to GoToMeeting? Get […]

Community Stories – Josefina

Community Stories: Life During COVID-19 Here is GPL staff member and Goshen College student Josefina’s story: My name is Josefina and I am a 4th year Social Work major at Goshen College.  I started working at the library in 2018 after a friend who worked at the library encouraged me to apply.  I was drawn […]

Community Stories – Daniela

Community Stories: Life During COVID-19 Here is Lacasa community building specialist Daniela Panetta’s story: I am a first generation Italian American woman. I was born and raised in Elkhart and went through the local school systems up through college. My undergrad is in Anthropology and Spanish and I am currently pursuing my Master’s in Cultural […]

Community Stories – Susan

Community Stories: Life During COVID-19 Here is GPL patron Susan Setiawan’s story : “The only thing that you absolutely have to know, is the location of the library.” Albert Einstein It is no hyperbole to say that libraries have been and continue to be an integral part of my life. I do not remember how […]

Community Stories – Julia

Community Stories: Life During COVID-19 Here is Goshen City Council At-large member Julia King’s story : My husband and I moved to Goshen 30 years ago as newlyweds. Except for the co-workers at his brand new job, we had zero community connections when we arrived. Early on, I began volunteering with the Goshen Adult Literacy […]

Community Stories – AJ

Community Stories: Life During COVID-19 Here is Post-Waste Worm Farm owner AJ Delgadillo’s story : I’m drawn to the library because it is a resource that serves many people in many different ways. I remember when I was in middle school coming in because it had AC and my house didn’t. I’ve facilitated conflict dialogue […]

June 16, 2020 Board Meeting

BOARD OF TRUSTEES – GOSHEN PUBLIC LIBRARY 601 S. 5th St., Goshen, IN  46526   574-533-9531 PUBLIC NOTICE REGULAR BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETING 5 PM TUESDAY, JUNE 16, 2020, VIRTUAL Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/412980541 You can also dial in using your phone.United States: +1 (571) 317-3122 Access Code: 412-980-541 New to GoToMeeting? […]

Community Stories – Marshall

Community Stories: Life During COVID-19 Marshall’s story Here is local freelance writer Marshall King’s story: As a boy in elementary school, we lived in the country, but paid for a card at Goshen Public Library. I would come to town with my mother on summer days when she worked at a home near the library […]

Community Stories – Greg

Community Stories: Life During COVID-19 Greg’s Story Here is GPL patron Greg Imbur’s story: I’ve enjoyed libraries my entire life. Growing up in Virginia Beach, I enjoyed multiple locations, some of which were quite large. As an undergraduate in Williamsburg, I served as an intern in the Children’s Department of the local library; I also […]