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Amount Saved by Customers

By checking materials out of the library instead of purchasing those items, our customers have saved $1,385,387.17 so far this year including $50,259.30 saved yesterday. In January, they saved $1,288,255.01.

Events & Classes

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Baby Rhyme TimeFor ages 0-11 monthsFriday, February 3 - 9:15 AM-9:45 AMMain Library - Story Room - South Register
Canceled: Let's Play Friday! Ages 3-6 years oldFriday, February 3 - 11:00 AM-11:45 AMRakow Branch
Kids' Winter Reading Challenge 2023January 2nd - February 28thSaturday, February 4 - All DayMain Library
Free Tax PreparationSaturday, February 4 - 9:00 AM-1:00 PMMain Library - Grove Room
Citizenship and DACA Renewal Information ResourcesInformación sobre Ciudadanía y Renovación de DACASaturday, February 4 - 10:00 AM-1:00 PMMain Library - Sally Lee Fox Room
Canceled: Teddy Bear Picnic StorytimeSaturday, February 4 - 11:00 AM-11:30 AMSouth Elgin Branch Register
Library Magic - Take Your Child to the Library Day!A Library Magic ShowSaturday, February 4 - 11:00 AM-11:45 AMMain Library - Meadows Community Rooms ABC Register
Heirloom Seed SwapSaturday, February 4 - 12:00 PM-2:00 PMRakow Branch - Rakow - Living Room
Clases de Computación en la Biblioteca- Serie CreadoresComputer Classes at the Library- Creators SeriesSaturday, February 4 - 1:00 PM-3:00 PMMain Library - Computer Training Room Register
Read to Rover for K-8 (In Person)Main Library Sally Lee RoomSaturday, February 4 - 2:00 PM-2:15 PMMain Library Register
Read to Rover for K-8 (In Person)Main Library Sally Lee RoomSaturday, February 4 - 2:15 PM-2:30 PMMain Library Register
Read to Rover for K-8 (In Person)Main Library Sally Lee RoomSaturday, February 4 - 2:30 PM-2:45 PMMain Library Register
Read to Rover for K-8 (In Person)Main Library Sally Lee RoomSaturday, February 4 - 2:45 PM-3:00 PMMain Library Register
Read to Rover for K-8 (In Person)Main Library Sally Lee RoomSaturday, February 4 - 3:00 PM-3:15 PMMain Library Register
Read to Rover for K-8 (In Person)Main Library Sally Lee RoomSaturday, February 4 - 3:15 PM-3:30 PMMain Library Register
Dream Lover - Vintage songs of loveSunday, February 5 - 1:00 PM-2:00 PMRakow Branch - Rakow - Corridor West Register
Celebrate Black Joy Through PoetryWith Elgin Poet Laureate Emeritus Chasity GunnSunday, February 5 - 1:30 PM-3:00 PMMain Library - Meadows Community Rooms ABC Register
Bookmobile Stop: Highland OaksMonday, February 6 - 3:30 PM-4:30 PMBookmobile - Bookmobile
Piano PerformanceShirley RemesMonday, February 6 - 3:30 PM-4:30 PMMain Library - Lobby - Piano
Bookmobile Stop: Old Oaks EstatesMonday, February 6 - 5:00 PM-5:45 PMBookmobile - Bookmobile
Budding Bookworms Preschool Storytime Ages 3-5 years oldMonday, February 6 - 5:30 PM-6:00 PMSouth Elgin Branch Register
PhD (Projects Half Done) ClubMonday, February 6 - 6:00 PM-7:30 PMRakow Branch - Rakow - Living Room
Poetry Writers Workshop HybridMonday, February 6 - 6:30 PM-8:00 PMMain Library - Adult Programs - Zoom Register
Bookmobile Stop: Jefferson AvenueMonday, February 6 - 6:30 PM-7:15 PMBookmobile - Bookmobile
Programa Familiar del Día de San ValentínFamily Valentine ProgramMonday, February 6 - 7:00 PM-7:30 PMMain Library - Sally Lee Fox & Eagle Rooms Register
Kids' Winter Reading Challenge 2023January 2nd - February 28thTuesday, February 7 - All DayMain Library
Stuffed Animal WorkshopBears!Tuesday, February 7 - 9:15 AM-9:45 AMMain Library Register

Rakow Readers

This group discusses contemporary fiction and nonfiction.  Rakow Readers meets the fourth Monday of each month at 1:30 p.m. at the Rakow Branch or through Zoom. Please see the schedule for details. New members are always welcome! To join, please contact Angela Bouque at abouque@gailborden.info or at 847-931-2092.