Monday 5-7 Tuesday 1-5 Wednesday 1-7 Thursday 1-5 Friday 1-5
Elgin weather
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Saturday 05/23 50%
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Cloudy skies during the morning hours followed by scattered showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. High 63F. Winds SE at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 50%.
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Sunday 05/24 60%
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Scattered thunderstorms. High 74F. Winds SE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 60%.
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Monday 05/25 40%
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Cloudy early. Scattered thunderstorms developing later in the day. Potential for severe thunderstorms. High 78F. Winds SSW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
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    Mission statement
    The mission of the Elgin Public Library is to provide materials and services for community residents of all ages for personal enrichment, enjoyment and educational needs. The library is dedicated to providing practical access to all forms of media. The Elgin Public Library is committed to supporting a lifelong enjoyment of reading and learning. Most of all, the Library's mission is to serve and be responsive to the needs of the community.

    Library program has time change!

    The program planned for June 23 will be held at 2:00 instead of the previously stated time.

    “Mimes, Masks, and Magic” at the Community Center

    June 23 2:00

    For all ages- children – adults

    Summer Reading

    “Every Hero Has a Story” is the theme for summer reading this year.  We will have story time for 3-6 year olds on Monday and Wednesday mornings in June.  On Thursday afternoons in June, at 1:00, first through fourth graders are invited to come to an activity hour.  Save the day, Tuesday, June 23 at 3:00, for a special program at the Community Center!!  The program is for all ages, babies to grandmas!!

    New books

    New books are The Time Between by Karen White, The Prayer Box by Lisa Wingate, The Job by Janet Evanovich, and The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins.

    Book Club

    Book club is now reading The Girls from Ames by Jeffrey Zaslow.  We will meet on Wednesday, April 22 to discuss it.

    Book Club

    We will read Pope Joan by Donna Woolfolk Cross in March.  Wednesday, March 25, at 4:00 we will meet to discuss it.  We have 5 books and it is on 3 kindles for large print.

    Book club

    This month we are reading A Life With Dogs by Roger Welsch.  We will discuss it on Febrary 25 at 4:00.

    Book Club

    Hannah Coulter by Wendell Berry is our book for January.  We will meet to discuss it on Wednesday, January 28 at 4:00.

    New Books

    New books are 41: A Portrait of My Father by George W. Bush, The Escape by David Baldacci, Matt and Mark by Emily March, Burn and Hope to Die by James Patterson, and Killing Patton by Bill O’Reilly.

    Birthday party

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    Christmas hours and closings

    The Elgin Public Library  will be closed on December 24 and 25.  We plan to re-open December 26 from 2:00-5:00.

    When the weather gets bad (like last night), please call to see if we are open before you venture out.