Elizabeth Library's New Expanded Schedule

Beginning May 1, 2016, the Elizabeth Township Public Library will be expanding business hours to include Tuesday. Additionally, the library is no longer closed on Friday over the noon hour.

The new hours are:
Monday 1:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Tuesday 1:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday 1:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Thursday 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Sunday Closed

Seminar for Identity Theft, Fraud, and Scams

State of Illinois Comptroller Leslie Geissler Munger’s Take Charge Illinois Program will be offering financial workshops around the state on everything from identity theft protection to the basics of budgeting as a part of Money Smart Week. As a kickoff to this program, the Elizabeth Township Public Library will be hosting a seminar on identity theft protection, fraud and scams. This will be held at the library at 210 E. Myrtle Street in Elizabeth on April 21, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. Identity theft is the nation's fastest growing crime.

National Quilt Month

Stop by and see our quilt display. Presented by the Friendship Quilters' Quilt Guild of Elizabeth.

Books for Children

The Libri Foundation has awarded the Books for Children grant to the Elizabeth Township Public Library. With this grant, the library received 83 children, junior, and young adult books; fiction and non-fiction from the Libri Foundation. The books are on display at the checkout desk.

Library Closing

Today, December 28, 2015, the library will be closed due to the inclement weather.  We will reopen Wednesday, December 30th at 1:00 PM.  All fines for books due today will be waived.  Stay warm and stay safe our there. 

Happy Holidays

The Elizabeth Township Public Library will be closed on Thursday and Friday, December 24th and 25th for the Christmas Holiday. The Board of Trustees and staff members all wish you a safe and happy holiday season.

Happy Thanksgiving

The Board of Trustees and staff of the Elizabeth Township Public Library wishes you a wonderful Thanksgiving. We will be closed on Thursday and Friday.

Weather Closing

 Today, November 21st, the library will be closed due to the snow and bad travel conditions. Stay home, stay warm, stay safe and we will see you Monday.

Closing for Meeting

On October 15, 2015 the library will be closed from 5 PM until 6 PM for a meeting. We will reopen at 6 PM or shortly before and remain open until our normal closing time of 7 PM.

A Special Invitation to Louis L'amour and Zane Grey Readers:

We are now accepting bids for special collections of western books by Louis L’amour, Loren Zane Grey and Zane Grey. The Louis L’amour books are two separate selections; the Sackett Collection (4 books) and 42 of his other popular titles. We have a 3 book set by Loren Zane Grey. Zane Grey’s books have been split into four sections; a set of 1, a set of 4, a set of 2 and a set of 31. Please come into the library to see the collections and submit your sealed bid. Bids must be received at the library by November 11, 2015 by 5:00 P.M.

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