Career Link is a federally funded program that provides financial assistance to eligible persons interested in enrolling in training classes. A representative will be at the Library on Wednesday June 10th from 12 to 3 pm. If you are considering getting training in Welding, Radiography, Nursing, Truck Driving and Industrial Electrical Technology, to name a few, drop by and find out if you quality for financial assistance.
The last of the University of Illinois Four Season Gardening Webinars Spring Series is this upcoming Tuesday in the Drake Family-Heartland Bank Community Room of the library. This is presented by the Master Gardener's. If you are interested in gardening trends, you will find this very informative.
We ask that you register in advance for the webinars by going online at web.extension.illinois.edu/lmw/register/.
The library staff and board were very sad to hear the news of the passing of Dr. Stephen J. Schaefer, DVM. He was the El Paso Public Library Board President and an enthusiastic supporter of the library and the expansion. Our condolences to his family and friends.
My name is Courtney Reid. I would like to take this opportunity to introduce myself and to let you know how excited I am about joining the staff of the El Paso Public Library.
My bachelor's degree is in Special Education from Illinois State University. I have taught for three years in various special education classrooms, including one year at Jefferson Park Elementary. I have also been teaching preschool for four years at Building Blocks Preschool at the United Methodist Church in El Paso.
My husband, Scott, and I live in Kappa with our three children, Julia, Jack, and Joey. My children and I have attended many of the story hours and summer reading programs coordinated by Mrs. Griffith. I am looking forward to leading story hour and the many children's activities the library has to offer. My hope is to encourage a love of reading in the children who utilize the library.
Are you ready for summer reading? There are lots of fun plans organized around the this year's theme, 'Read to the Rhythm.' The summer reading overview is on the website for you to read. After that, you can sign up for summer reading in person at the library or you can fill out an online registration - there is one for kids and one for adults. Please note that you have to fill a separate registration online for each child.
Pictures and details of some of our recent programs