Signing Time Academy

Join us September 27 @ 10:30 for a free presentation on signing with children.  All ages are invited!

New Find-A-Book Link Available!

Scroll down on the right side of the page to Find A Book Link!  You can put in your reading level and a subject to get suggestions for books and where you can find them.

Tumble Books !

               Scroll down the right-hand side of the page and find the Tumblebooks link.  When it turns red, click on it, and it will take you to the Tumblebooks page. Enjoy!  `

Lap Sitters

Look at how much fun we had at Lap Sitters in September! Our next story time is October 6th @ 9:30.  Let us know if you would like to join us. We also have a Preschool Story Hour on the 2nd and 4th Monday or Tuesday each month.  This class is for 2 1/2-5 year-olds. 

Welcome Back to School Party!

The El Paso Public Library will be hosting our annual party complete with caramel apples Tuesday, September 16th.  Children are invited to stop by the pavilion behind the library to partake in a bowl of caramel apple slices, get a free gift for coming, and be the first to get a look at our scavenger


Our first story hour was fun!  We sang and read about Apples! Join us!  We meet the 2nd and 4th Monday and Tuesday each month through April.  When you sign up, we will send you a schedule.  Our next story time is September 22 & 23 @ 9:30.  “Snakes” will be the theme.

Book Sale!

History Room Open During Corn Festival

The new history room will be open to visitors during the Corn Festival September 4th, 5th & 6th.  In addition to when the library is open for business, there will be volunteers available to show you around 4:00-10:00 pm on Thursday and Friday, and 1:00-8:00 on Saturday.   The library will be open 9:00-4:00 September

Mysterious Monsters of Illinois

Join us October 24th @ 6:30 for a presentation of monster sightings in Illinois.  Terry Fisk, a crypto zoologist, will bring evidence and stories of investigations into these creatures.  Terry has authored 7 books, which will be available for purchase. For more information about Terry, go to:

“Keepin’ It R.E.A.L.” Kicks Off September 11th

  Laugh It Up is the theme of the first meeting of “Keepin’ It Real”.  This monthly activity combines friends, books, snacks, and fun @ the library!   Mark your calendar and plan on joining us the 2nd Thursday each month.

Preschool Story Hour and Lap Sitters Registration

     Registration begins August 11th and will continue until the 1st Preschool Story Time September 8 & 9. Caregivers may begin signing up for Preschool Story Time and Lap Sitters.  For our purposes, ‘preschool’ is 2 1/2 -5.  Lap Sitters are 9-24 months.  Both programs are designed to help the motor and cognitive growth of your

Paws to Read Coming to Close

We have done our last program for this year’s summer reading.  We ended with some of Mrs. Griffith’s favorite books and authors.  We had a great turn out!  This is the last week to turn in your reading logs for prizes or tickets.  Friday, August 1st is the last day reading logs can be stamped