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Events

  • Resume Roundtable
    On the job hunt? Human Resources Professional and Career Coach Lisa Maillie will provide an overview of the best practices in job hunting, including resumes, cover letters, leveraging technology, and Internet job searches.

    The lecture will be followed by a roundtable workshop, where attendees can share their own resumes for feedback. For best feedback, e-mail your resume in advance to edereference@edwardsvillelibrary.org

    The Resume Roundtable is on Saturday, July 19th from 10:00 am to 11:30 am. Registration is required; please call 692-7556 to register.

  • Rick Pickren presents Songs of Love & Romance
    Singer-songwriter Rick Pickren has co-starred in feature films such as Major League and While You Were Sleeping. He is also a two-time winner of the Marlboro County Music Round Up and has shared the stage with George Strait, Dolly Parton, Merle Haggard, The Judds, and Alabama!

    He will be performing his newest program, “Songs of Love & Romance with the Singing Cowboy,” featuring American classics like Hey Good Lookin’, You Are My Sunshine, and The Tennessee Waltz. Don’t miss this evening of great entertainment!

    Wednesday, July 23
    7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
    Main Street Community Center
    This program is free; no registration is required.

  • Join one of our Online Book discussions on Goodreads. For July, we are reading The Spy Who Cam in From the Cold by John LeCarre, Good Omens by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman, and The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot. Head on over to our GoodReads group page to participate.

  • "Paws to Read" this summer at the Library! Beginning Monday, June 2nd, readers of all ages will enjoy a pet-themed summer reading club and reading logs, youth story hours, performances, programs and prize drawings. Click here for more details.

    Check out this summer's social media contests on our Pinterest and Facebook pages. Click for contest rules.

  • Try our new Book Club in a Box! All current boxes share the theme "Books to Movies." Each box contains 6 copies of a book and a DVD of the book's film adaptation. Only Edwardsville Library Adult Cardholders are able to check out a Book Club in a Box.

  • Try 3M Cloud Library, our newest eBook service. The 3M Cloud Library automatically syncs to all your devices that have the 3M Cloud Library App downloaded to them. You can start reading on your iPad and continue later while waiting some where and reading from your phone - right where you've left off.