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Elgin weather

Severe Thunderstorm Warning

3:17 AM CDT on July 05, 2015
3:45 AM CDT on July 05, 2015

Special Statement

3:03 AM CDT on July 05, 2015
3:45 AM CDT on July 05, 2015
Partly Cloudy
Sunday 07/05 0%
Partly Cloudy
Wind increasing. A mix of clouds and sun. A stray severe thunderstorm is possible. High 93F. Winds S at 20 to 30 mph.
Chance of Rain
Monday 07/06 50%
Chance of Rain
Windy. Rain showers early with clearing late. High 76F. Winds NNW at 20 to 30 mph. Chance of rain 50%.
Tuesday 07/07 0%
Generally sunny despite a few afternoon clouds. High 77F. Winds NE at 5 to 10 mph.
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.

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

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.