Monday 5-7 Tuesday 1-5 Wednesday 1-7 Thursday 1-5 Friday 1-5
Elgin weather
Thursday 07/30 10%
Sunshine. High 91F. Winds WSW at 10 to 15 mph.
Friday 07/31 20%
Sunny. High 89F. Winds NW at 5 to 10 mph.
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Saturday 08/01 60%
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Scattered thunderstorms. High 87F. Winds S at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 60%.
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.

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

Story time

Monday, June 23, Keyera read several Pete the Cat stories and the kids decorated glasses!glasses

Story time with a bunny!

Kayce Kallhoff brought her rabbit, Hazel, for story time.  Kayce read The Tale of Benjamin Bunny and Muncha! Muncha! Muncha! to the children attending.  They then made bunnies from paper plates!Kayce's rabbit