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LIBRARY CLOSED for the Memorial Day Holiday

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2023-05-29 00:00:00 2023-05-29 23:59:00 America/Chicago LIBRARY CLOSED for the Memorial Day Holiday All library locations are closed for the Holiday. Main Library -

Monday, May 29
All day

Add to Calendar 2023-05-29 00:00:00 2023-05-29 23:59:00 America/Chicago LIBRARY CLOSED for the Memorial Day Holiday All library locations are closed for the Holiday. Main Library -

All library locations are closed for the Holiday.

Please remember that our website is always open giving you access to: downloadable ebooksdownloadable free musicpremium research databases; and streaming videos.  In addition, the Rakow Branch has a 24/7 Mediabank dispenser outside and users can reserve movies on DVD/Blu-ray and video games from home to get the title they want.

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Main Library

Phone: 847-742-2411

Hours

Today's hours

We're open 9:00AM to 9:00PM

Mon, May 20 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, May 21 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, May 22 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, May 23 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, May 24 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, May 25 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sun, May 26 12:00PM to 5:00PM

Upcoming Events

Wed, May 22, All day
Main Library
In honor of our library's 150th anniversary, new and soon-to-be caregivers are invited to a challenge. Read 150 books (only 5 per day!) with your baby or baby-to-be all month long and receive a prize!

Wed, May 22, 10:00am - 10:30am
Rakow Branch - Rakow - Living Room
Join us for stories, rhymes, and songs in this interactive Storytime. Ages 1-3 years old with adult caregiver.
Registration is now closed

Wed, May 22, 10:45am - 11:15am
Rakow Branch
Preschoolers will enjoy stories, songs, and activities. Ages 3-5 years old
Registration is now closed

Wed, May 22, 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Rakow Branch - Rakow - Living Room
Remember paint by numbers? This is paint by stickers! Served up with a fun magic potion to sip on while we work on our pictures! Register to join!
Registration is now closed

Canceled
Wed, May 22, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Mobile Services
TechKnow Mobile Stop: Well Child Center - 620 Wing St, Elgin, IL 60123

Wed, May 22, 3:00pm - 3:45pm
Mobile Services - Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Mulberry Grove Park – 1770 Newbridge Cr. – Elgin 60123 – 3:00-3:45

Wed, May 22, 3:00pm - 9:00pm
Main Library - Studio 270*
Come to our high school teen center to get your study on! Refreshments will be provided.

Wed, May 22, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Mobile Services - Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Westridge Blvd. & Cedarfield Dr. – Bartlett 60103 – 4:00-4:30

Wed, May 22, 4:30pm - 5:00pm
Mobile Services - Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Rushmore Drive, Bartlett 60103 – 4:30-5:00

Wed, May 22, 4:45pm - 5:30pm
Rakow Branch
Remember paint by numbers? This is paint by stickers! Served up with a fun magic potion to sip on while we work on our pictures! Register to join!
Registration is now closed

Wed, May 22, 5:15pm - 6:00pm
Mobile Services - Bookmobile
Bookmobile stop: Blue Heron Park – 350 Blue Heron Way – Bartlett 60103 – 5:15-6:00

Wed, May 22, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Main Library - Elgin Room
Aprende en la biblioteca. Participa con otras personas que hablan español o inglés como primer idioma. Learn at the Library with native English and Spanish speakers.
Registration is now closed

Wed, May 22, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Virtual
Learn how to prepare a picnic-worthy meal with a focus on seasonal ingredients. Explore recipes for fresh salads, gourmet sandwiches, and portable desserts. Cooking instructor Kristyn Slick.

Wed, May 22, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Main Library - Adult Programs - Zoom,Grove Room
Herzlich willkommen! Practice or improve your conversation skills with other German speakers. Barbara Laane will be facilitating the conversation with different relevant themes.

Wed, May 22, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Main Library - Conference Room
The Walking Book Club meets weekly on Wednesday evenings at 7:00 pm to walk, followed by the book discussion at 7:45 pm. Interested? Contact Andrea at ahouston@gailborden.info.

Wed, May 22, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Main Library - Computer Training Room
In this series, learn how to use Microsoft Excel to manipulate, format, and organize numbers and other types of data. Sponsored by Comcast Internet Essentials.
Registration is now closed

Thu, May 23, All day
Main Library
In honor of our library's 150th anniversary, new and soon-to-be caregivers are invited to a challenge. Read 150 books (only 5 per day!) with your baby or baby-to-be all month long and receive a prize!

Thu, May 23, 9:30am - 11:30am
Main Library - 2nd Floor - Behind Elevators
Get help with common tech issues like Microsoft Office, using a tablet, hotspots, syncing email with your phone, downloading content, and more. Drop in for personalized assistance at your library.

Thu, May 23, 10:00am - 11:00am
South Elgin Branch
For active seniors who would like to connect with community plus Elgin Memory Cafe' participants, this group meets to see a presenter, learn "tech bytes", and make a craft to make for nursing homes.

Thu, May 23, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Main Library - Lobby - Piano
Piano performance in the lobby by volunteer community members.

Thu, May 23, 3:00pm - 9:00pm
Main Library - Studio 270*
Come to our high school teen center to get your study on! Refreshments will be provided.

Thu, May 23, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Main Library - Studio 270
Help out the library with various projects. Meet in Studio 270. Registration Required.
This event is full

Thu, May 23, 5:30pm - 6:00pm
South Elgin Branch - South Elgin - Hoffer Room
Preschoolers will enjoy stories, songs, and activities. Ages 3-5 years old

Thu, May 23, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Mobile Services - Sprinter
Festival Park - 132 S Grove Ave, Elgin, IL 60120

Thu, May 23, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Main Library - Elgin Room
Cada mes leemos una lectura hispanoamericana corta del libro "Abriendo puertas: Ampliando perspectivas." Hay copias del libro en la biblioteca. En español.

Thu, May 23, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Main Library - Grove Room
Have a legal question? Walk-in for a free, 15-minute consultation! In partnership with Kane County Law Library & Self Help Legal Center. Registration not required. Ayuda legal disponible en español.

Thu, May 23, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Main Library - Meadows Community Rooms ABC
Test your knowledge of local history with historian Jerry Turnquist. Participants can use a smartphone or a device (limited quantity) provided by the library to answer questions. Please Register

Thu, May 23, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
South Elgin Branch - South Elgin - Hoffer Room
In this series, learn how to use Microsoft Excel to manipulate, format, and organize numbers and other types of data. Sponsored by Comcast Internet Essentials.
Registration is now closed