Summer Reading Challenge
The Reading Colors Your World Summer Reading Challenge will run from May 24th-July 31st, 2021. Pre-Register today for the online challenge and log your reading this summer to win prizes! The Reading Challenge is for all ages, Babies to Adults.
Do you want to take positive steps toward making our community more inclusive and equitable? If so, check out our new I.D.E.A. (Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Awareness) Book Club and Speaker Series to increase your awareness and understanding. All three books in the series will be available for checkout at the library, and can be accessed now on Hoopla and OverDrive (Libby). Registration is required due to COVID capacity restrictions.
We are excited to announce the renovation and modernization of the interior of our historic library, “EPL – The Next Chapter”. The focus of the renovation is to provide the Edwardsville community with updated library spaces and improved access to library resources. Check here for updates on the progress of the renovation.
Presentation by Dr. Florence Maätita for the I.D.E.A. Book Club
It's not too late to watch Dr. Maätita's presentation! It was recorded and can now be viewed at your convenience. Learn more about the information presented in "The Color of Law" by Richard Rothstein.
Citizen Science Kits
Help real scientists study the world with our new Citizen Science Kits, now available for checkout! Each kit includes instructions and projects that you can do with your family from places near you (even your own backyard) and submit your research online.
A Conversation with Nguyễn Phan Quế Mai
In case you missed the Facebook Live conversation with Nguyen Phan Que Mai, author of The Mountains Sing, it is now available to watch on our Youtube channel.
This event was brought to you by SIUE Lovejoy Library and Edwardsville Public Library, and sponsored by SIUE Alumni Association.