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Events and Services


  • Hoopla
    Stream movies, television shows, audiobooks, and music with Hoopla Digital. You can also read eBooks and digital comic books. Everything on Hoopla is available to you instantly--you don't have to wait for popular new releases! Sign up with your Edwardsville Public Library card today.

  • Mango Languages
    Mango Languages is back by popular demand. Spend the summer learning a new language. Want to learn Spanish, German, French, or all of the above? What about Icelandic? You can even learn to speak pirate with Mango Languages. Sign up to get started with your Edwardsville Public Library card. Then, learn from your computer or your smart device.

  • Lynda
    Lynda offers hundreds of video courses to help you improve your personal and professional skills. You can learn Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, or learn all about social media. Or if you're more tech-savvy, you can brush up your skills with more advanced coding languages. Learn to record music in a studio or make your own video games! There's so much to learn with Lynda--jump in and try some of these courses!

  • Consumer Reports Online
    Click here to access Consumer Reports online with your Edwardsville Public Library card!

    Consumer Reports serves consumers through unbiased product testing and ratings, research, journalism, public education, and advocacy. They operate under the principle that consumer products and services must be safe, effective, reliable, and fairly priced. Through their consumer guides and ratings, you'll be sure that your are getting the right products and services at the right prices.

  • 12th Annual EPL Photo Contest Winners
    1st Place: Roger Seals
    2nd Place: James Smith
    3rd Place: Roberta Goeckner

    1st Place: Jennifer Mishra
    2nd Place: Robert Erxleben
    3rd Place: Marvin Fitzpatrick

    1st Place: Sara Skelly
    2nd Place: Rex Pierce
    3rd Place: Larry Lawhead

    1st Place: Jack McCarty
    2nd Place: Mike Cruz
    3rd Place: Elodie Belley

    1st Place: Josh Walker
    2nd Place: Craven Mackie
    3rd Place: Larry Bloemker

    Still Life/Abstract
    1st Place: Joseph Foley
    2nd Place: Alice Langston
    3rd Place: Robin Anderson

    Patron Picks
    James Smith
    Bonnie Lee Noeninger

    Some of the winning images have been made available on our Flickr album.

  • ComicsPlus Library Edition
    ComicsPlus for Kids is a collection aimed at children only: Kids(5+) and Middle Grades(9+). This collection features nearly 4,000 issues catered to younger audiences!

    ComicsPlus Library Edition brings unlimited access to thousands of digital graphic novels and comics to library patrons on any web-connected device. Set up an account with your Edwardsville Public Library card and start reading comics today....right now, even!

  • With Illinois Funds E-pay, you can now pay your library overdue fees online. You will need to log into your account through the library's online catalog. To get there, click "My Account" at the top left corner of the page. Click here for instructions.

  • Telescope Lending
    Telescopes are now available to borrow with your Edwardsville Public Library card. See the moon and the stars in your own back yard! These telescopes are easy to transport and easy to use--and there's a guidebook included to help you find objects in the night sky. Reserve one now on our online catalog. Must be an adult (18+) Edwardsville Public Library cardholder to check one out. 

  • Wireless Printing Now Available
    At the top left of the library's website, you'll see a link for 'Wireless Printing.' Follow that link to send a print job to our black & white or color printer from your computer. If you're on a tablet or smart device, download the PrinterOn app from your device's app store. The cost is 10 cents per page for black & white prints and 25 cents for each color page. Our machine accepts coins and one-dollar bills. Your print job will remain on the print queue until the library closes on the day you send it.

  • 3M Cloud now has audiobooks! We have also added new titles to our audiobook collection on the OneClick Digital service. You can find links to each service on our eLibrary page.

  • Edwardsville Speaks is an oral history project co-sponsored by the Library and the Madison County Historical Museum & Archival Library. We are honored to present the stories and recollections of long-time Edwardsville residents. You can find our recorded interviews on SoundCloud.

  • 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.