Friday, December 21, 2018

Winter Reading Programs at EGVPL

Tic - Tac - Snow!

Thursday, December 27, 2018 - Sunday, February 24, 2019
Youth Services

Reading is SNOW much fun! Register at the Youth Reference Desk at any time starting Thursday, December 27 at 9am.

Read for a Chance to Win

Read on own your own (60 minutes) or with a parent (5 books) each week and earn a ticket to enter into our final prize drawing. Prizes will include gift cards to Target, Classic Cinemas Theatres, and Baskin Robins. The drawing will take place on Monday, February 25 at 11am in Youth Services. 

Weekly Raffle
Once per week, you can also take a turn on our PLINKO board to try to complete a Tic-Tac-Snow and win a free book!

Opening Day Activity
RC Juggle Entertainment
Thursday, December 27 at 11am - 3pm
RC Juggle Entertainment will be here to help kick off our Winter Reading Program. When you sign up for Tic-Tac-Snow you will receive a ticket to have a special balloon sculpture
See our website for more details:

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Catch 'em @ the Library

Gumshoes Gals Gangsters
Sunday, January 13 - Sunday, March 10, 2019
Adult Services

Of all the libraries in all the towns in all the world, you've walked into ours ... just in time for the Adult Winter Reading Program!

Starting Sunday, January 13, sign up to read 3 books - featuring a detective, a heroine, or a bad guy - to earn your chance to win a prize. Choose titles we've selected or pick your own, sweetheart. Here's readin' with you, kid.

See our website for more details:

Library Hours for Christmas and New Years

Christmas Hours

The Library will be closed ALL DAY on Monday and Tuesday, December 24 and 25, 2018 in observance of the Christmas holiday.

We will reopen to regular hours on Wednesday, December 26 at 9am - 10pm.

New Years Hours

The Library will be closed early on Monday, December 31, 2018 at 1pm and closed ALL DAY on Tuesday, January 1, 2019 in observance of the New Years holiday.

We will reopen to regular hours on Wednesday, January 2 at 9am - 10pm.

Still Need Your Library?

While our physical building will be closed for the winter holidays, the Elk Grove Village Public Library is always open at All you need is your EGVPL card!

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Main Entrance Repair Work on October 20

Starting at 9am on Saturday, October 20, the Library's front entrance (A) will be closed off for repair work.

The work will be completed in a few hours, but the main entrance will remain inaccessible until we reopen on Sunday, October 21.

Visitors coming to the Library on Saturday must use the side door (G) located on the north side of the building / front parking lot. Then, follow signs through the Administration wing to get to the lobby. Staff will be on hand to help. See map below.

We apologize in advance for any inconvenience this may cause.

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Sunday, August 19, 2018

Library Happenings: August 20 - 26

Adult Programs

Hollywood's Bark Busters: Dogs in the Movies
Monday, August 20 at 7pm, Large Meeting Room

Drop-in Make-and-Take Craft
Tuesday, August 21 at 6:30pm, Adult Services

Bus Trip: Four Winds Casino in New Buffalo
Wednesday, August 22 at 9am - 5pm

Farmers Market
Saturday, August 25 at 7:30am - 1pm, Clock Tower

Youth Programs

Fun Factory Craft
Saturday, August 25 at 9:30am - 4:30pm, Youth Services

Senior Programs

AARP Driver Training
Saturday, August 25 at 12 - 4pm, Small Conference Room