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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.

    Story time with Faith and Cale

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    Super ZeeBo

    Logan Mueller and Dillon Moser brought their robot  friend ZeeBo to story time.  ZeeBo read Thomas and the School Trip, Logan read The Big Fire Engine, and Dillon read Hooray for Our Heroes. The 18 children then drew a picture of a hero and were given a super hero lollipop.boys 10 Story 10

    Another story time!

    Keyera read books this morning to 15 children.  They played a game outside, Keyera 2 Keyera Hero, Hero, Superhero!

    Activity Time

    Act 18 Activity 18Nine children came to activity time on Thursday, June 4.  We set up a “white table” after reviewing the book, The White Table by Margot Theis Raven. Then the children made patriotic wind socks.

    Story time Continues!

    IMG_0503IMG_0506Baylee Busteed read for story time on Wednesday. She read Kali’s Story, America’s White Table, And Curious George Goes to the Dentist. After talking about the heroes in each, the children went outside to make some noise and have treats.

    Story time begins!

    Samantha, David, and Ruby Durre represented the Way Out West 4-H Club today at story time.  Samantha read the book Akiaka by Robert Blake.   Summer reading 2015

    Birthday party

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    Mary Avidano’s Book

    We now have a copy of Mary Avidano’s book, In the House of I Am!  Mary’s book just came from the publisher.  Copies are available to buy at Elgin Pharmacy.  There will be a book signing later this month at the Elgin Community Center.  Thanks to Mary for giving the library a copy!

    Science with Sara

    On July 7, Sara Walsh gave a science program that went very well with the Fizz, Boom, Read theme!  We had fizzing, exploding, and  lots of other interesting demonstrations.proggramAround 45 children and adults attended.

    On Wednesday, Baylee read Nubs and Every Cowgirl Needs Dancing Boots.  Then she served patriotic cupcakes, gave the kids glow bracelets and let them use pop-its outside.pop-its snaps Elizabeth