Eldridge Branch

This is a picture of the Eldridge Branch


The Eldridge Branch is the headquarters for the Scott County Library System. 


Colorful art and craft supplies image
Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Take & Make Tuesdays: Stop by to pick up a DIY bag with craft supplies and instructions every Tuesday--available at every Scott County Library System branch. Screen free.  

Dec 7th--snowy owl craft

Dec. 14th--paint chip holiday cards

Dec. 21st--Holiday STEAM Kit

babies on a book
Wednesday, December 8, 2021 - 10:00am

Songs, bounces, stories, and playtime for babies (0-24 months) and their grownups! This storytime will be held in-person at the Eldridge branch library.

items to create with in a box
Thursday, December 9, 2021 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Drop in for snacks, snuggles with Elise the therapy dog, and free time to create, play, tinker with the library’s maker tools, including 3D printing pens, a sewing machine, robotics kits, and much more. Meet in the teen area. Best for grades 3-7, or younger with an adult. In December, we will focus on making holiday gifts!

boy reading book to dog clip art
Monday, December 13, 2021 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Practice and gain confidence reading to a certified therapy dog! Readers of all abilities are welcome to drop in to read with Cooper one-on-one. No registration required. Individual session times will vary based on the number of attendees.

Map with Compass
Monday, December 13, 2021

Join our 1,000 Hours Outside Challenge, in partnership with the Wapsi River EE Center. Pick up a kit with a nature inspired craft while supplies last, plus grab your 1000 Hours tracking log. For all ages.

colorful books stacked on top of each other
Friday, December 10, 2021 to Thursday, December 16, 2021

Shop for holiday gifts (books, activity kits, and more!) and stocking stuffers while supporting the library---a portion of the proceeds goes to the library to purchase Summer Reading book prizes and more. Shop during Eldridge branch library hours.


You can also shop online!

This is a picture of a holiday wreath
Friday, December 24, 2021 to Saturday, December 25, 2021

The Scott County Library System will be closed on December 24th and December 25th.

This is three trees.

We are so thankful to have such amazing library patrons! Our annual Wish List Tree is now up at the Eldridge Branch. Consider purchasing something for your library from the Wish List Tree. A library item can last for years and be enjoyed by the whole community. You can even be first on the waiting list! If you don't want to stop in, feel free to buy us something off of our Amazon Wish List. It will be shipped directly to the library.