2022 Winter Newsletter
We have a full schedule of programs and events available for all ages in our Winter Newsletter. Story Times, Book Clubs, Lego Club, Teen Game Night, and Movie Matinees are resuming.
We're excited to also be introducing some new programs including a True Crime Book Club, Crafternoons, and Virtual Author Conversations with Silvia Moreno-Garcia and Jasmine Guillory (made possible by Illinois Libraries Present).
Teen DIY Kit
Leave notes for your friends on the fridge or your locker with your own set of letter magnets! Pick up your kit at the Youth Desk anytime during our open hours between Jan. 18-22 (the library is closed Monday, January 17 for Martin Luther King Jr. Day).
An Evening With Silvia Moreno-Garcia
The bestselling and award-winning author of Mexican Gothic discusses her newest book, Velvet Was the Night, and her genre-defying mashups of cultural noir and Lovecraftian horror. Silvia Moreno-Garcia will be joined in conversation with author Gus Moreno. Join us on Zoom. Register by visiting: https://bit.ly/ILP_SilviaMoreno-Garcia
This event is made possible by Illinois Libraries Present, a statewide collaboration between public libraries offering high-quality events.
True Crime Book Club
I'll Be Gone in the Dark
by Michelle McNamara
Tuesday, January 25 | 6:30 - 7:30 PM
Join other armchair detectives in discussing the shocking details and events found in this popular non-fiction subgenre.
Winter Reading Challenge
From December 1 to January 31, read books, earn badges, and be entered into prize drawings in the Edwardsville Public Library Winter Reading Challenge on Beanstack! This challenge is for all ages, 0-109. It's the best time of year to grab a blanket, get cozy, and read! "Read for a Better World" encourages readers of all ages to explore diversity, empathy, and action through literature. Register Today!
EPL Book Club
Untamed Shore by Silvia Moreno-Garcia
Thursday, Jan 20 | 6:30 PM
Our longstanding monthly book discussion group returns. Come discuss this book by Silvia Moreno-Garcia, then join the virtual author talk the following week!