Posted by admin on May 16, 2013 ·
Now through June 1st Overdrive can check out “The Four corners of the Sky” to all it’s patrons at the same time. This program is sponsored by Overdrive to create a global book club as well as demonstrate the positive exposure and sales influence library ebook catalogs provide to authors and publishers.
You can check out this title by going to www.elpasopubliclibrary.net , click [...]
Posted by admin on May 3, 2013 ·
I inadvertently left out the FRIENDS section in the May-July newsletter. If you didn’t receive yours, here is what it said:
The Friends of the El Paso Public Library would like to invite YOU to join our group! Starting in May, the Friends will meet on the third Monday of each month at 6:00. Our meetings usually last less than an hour, and sometimes include refreshments! We exist to [...]
Posted by admin on May 3, 2013 ·
The library staff is very pleased with the great turnout for our Groundbreaking Ceremony May 2nd, 2013. We were especially pleased that so many came out in spite of the wet, cool, weather.
We got the ceremony in between showers so all could join in the celebration. Many children were on hand to start the children’s section. Adults were also sporting shovels as all were anxious to get [...]
Posted by admin on May 2, 2013 ·
Well, that’s what the staff at the Library feel, anyway! Now that we have machinery and a construction office on the property, we feel just like we did when we were young and waiting for Christmas….. a bit giddy! The long awaited day has arrived at last.
Join us tonight, Thursday, May 2, at 6:30 for our Groundbreaking Ceremony. We will enjoy refreshments after the ceremony, and anyone [...]
Posted by admin on April 26, 2013 ·
The library will host “Fun With Fables From Around the World” May 13th at 4:00. The outdoor performance will be on the east side of the library building. Brian Fox Ellis will entertain all ages with animal stories from around the world.
The performance is in honor of National Children’s Book Week and is in preparation for our summer reading program; “Have Book Will Travel”.
Posted by admin on April 20, 2013 ·
Posted by admin on April 19, 2013 ·
Each year we look forward to seeing what everyone will come up with for the Edible Book Contest! Each year we are not disappointed. The judges had a very difficult job choosing those who would receive prizes again this year. Every entry was a winner!
Here is the list of prize winners, and then all of the entries:
Grand Prize– Jack Reid- I Spy
Most Creative– Aubrey Phillips- Tangled
Posted by admin on April 18, 2013 ·
The Friends of the El Paso Public Library truly made it a week to celebrate.! April 15-20 is National Library Week, and the Friends planned several activities that made our librarians feel very special.
On Monday several individuals from the group presented the staff with a cup coffee making machine with lots of K Cups, and bottled water with flavors to add. Many Friends, along with other patrons [...]
Posted by admin on April 16, 2013 ·
The lap sitters had their last story hour of the season in April. The theme was Puppies! We sang songs, did puppy finger plays, read a puppy story, and painted a puppy. Older siblings enjoyed time with Vice President (of The Friends of the El Paso Library) Betty Stine.
Posted by admin on April 11, 2013 ·
Please follow the link below to see the story about our addition that aired on WMBD in April.