Jesse James in Nebraska

On March 13, Jeff Barnes of Humanities Nebraska, shared his knowledge of the infamous outlaw, Jesse James with students from Elgin Public School, St. Boniface, and Pope John as well as members of the community.  The audience was treated to the life of Jesse James and his connection to Nebraska.  Mr. Barnes was sponsored by Elgin Public Library.

Lego League Sign Up

Like LEGOs?  Join the Lego League at Elgin Public Library!  If interested in joining, call the Elgin Public Library at 402-843-2460, email us at elgpblib@gpcom.net, or stop by the library to sign up.  Lego League will be held the last Monday of each month starting March 27 from 4:00 to 5:00.

Children will design projects that will then be on display at the library. Please join us for lots of fun and creativity.

Registration deadline is March 20, 2017.

Jesse James in Nebraska is Topic at Elgin Schools

Western history author and lecturer Jeff Barnes brings the life and legend of the notorious Jesse James to the Elgin Public School on Monday, March 13, at 10 a.m.  The lecture is brought to Elgin Public School, Elgin Pope John, and St. Boniface by the Elgin Public Library and is sponsored by Humanities Nebraska.  The public is welcome to attend.

 

February Has Been Busy!

February has been a busy month at the library.    On Friday, February 10th,  six preschool children were treated to a Valentine scavenger hunt.  The hearts they found were then made into necklaces.  Following the scavenger hunt they enjoyed a story entitled “The Valentine Mice”.   To top off the morning the preschool children were given a Valentine treat from Mrs. Gunderson and Mrs. Bode.  Then on February 13, we visited St. Boniface first and second graders for a story and Valentine craft.

Book Club will be held on February 22, at 4:00.  They will be discussing The Pilot’s Wife.

New books in the library are Into the Firestorm by Kat Martin and Echoes in Death:  An Eve Dallas Novel by J.D. Robb.

Valentine Story Time with Pre-schoolers

On Friday, February 10th, six preschool children were treated to a Valentine scavenger hunt.  Hearts were hidden all around the children’s area for them to find.   The hearts they found were then made into necklaces.  Following the scavenger hunt they enjoyed a story entitled “The Valentine Mice”.   To top off the morning the preschool children were given a Valentine treat from Mrs. Gunderson and Mrs. Bode.

Blind Date With a Book

Are you ready for a blind date with a book?  In celebration of Valentine’s Day the library is playing matchmaker.  Between now and Valentine’s Day, select your “date” from the display of specially wrapped books, check it out and then take it home and unwrap it.  Hopefully, it is love at first sight.