Programs

 

The Elgin Library offers a wide variety of programming. There is something for everyone!

Check out these popular programs:

Preschool Story Hour: Held each Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m. Open to kids ages 3 to 5 who are potty trained. Stories, games, music, crafts, and more!

After school program: Held each Wednesday from 2:30-4:30. Open to kids in grades K-7th grade. Something different each week including Movie Days, Craft and Game days, Makerspace, Breakout EDU, and various presenters. A free snack is always served, and donations of these are always welcome!

Summer Reading Program: We hold an annual Kick-Off Party in May and then host 4 programs in July to keep kids reading and learning all summer! We have fun and incentives each time! Don't forget to register beginning in May.

Outreach to Valley Elementary: Library Lisa visits Valley Elementary, part of the NFV school district approximately every 3 weeks to share stories and check out books to students. Ask for a library number for your child if he or she doesn't have one. This is a free service.

Adult programming: We offer a variety of adult programming throughout the year! Movie Days are one or two afternoons per month, and we also schedule speakers and have classes on a rotating basis. Click here to see what is coming up! Let us know what you would like to see at the library!

Valley Writers Group: This group meets every 3rd Tuesday morning at 10 a.m. to share their writings on a particular topic. Stop by the library for a schedule, or just drop by the group! New members are always welcome!

Valley Book Club: This lively discussion group meets every 3rd Thursday at 6:30 p.m. in the library to discuss preselected titles in varying genres. This year's list of titles is available by clicking here or by stopping by the library!