Earth to Edwardsville: Read, Reduce, Recycle Community Read!
Earth to Edwardsville is a community-wide read, where Edwardsville Public Library will host virtual discussions and presentations of The Sixth Extinction by Elizabeth Kolbert. Funds for this program are provided in part by an Illinois Humanities grant. Free copies of The Sixth Extinction are now available for pickup from Edwardsville Public Library, Lovejoy Library, and Afterwords Books. Discussions run October 5 through November 13.
Genre Book Boxes & Readers' Grab Bags
Want something new and different to read, but don’t know where to start? We’ve got some options for you: NEW – our library staff have created genre-themed Book Boxes you can check out. We also have an online form where you can request a Library “Grab Bag” – just tell us what authors and subjects you like and we hand-select books for you to try. For Adults and Kids!
YouTube Video Series - Talking Allowed
Working at the library provides access to interesting hidden gems you may not have come across: books, movies and documentaries that deserve some air time. You can catch our latest reviews on Facebook Live and join in the conversation, or watch them at your leisure on YouTube. We think there’s something for everyone.
Online Reading Challenges
Set new goals with our online challenges that allow you to track your reading and activities, write reviews, and earn progress badges along the way. We are launching new options for all ages this Fall. See what is currently available, learn how to sign up, and register today!
You're Writing History
Chronicle the changes you observe as your community, the country, and the world respond to COVID-19. This project is in partnership with the Madison County Historical Museum and Hayner Public Library.
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