Eldridge Branch

This is a picture of the Eldridge Branch


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


Logo for Girls Who Code
Tuesday, July 7, 2020 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

Create. Design. Have Fun. Teach a girl to code and she'll change the world! This 3 day camp is for girls entering grades 6-8. Each day will focus on a different lesson in coding. Registration is required and you will need to checkout a kit from the Eldridge library--camp will be held via Zoom. Go here to register: https://forms.gle/Jf9y3L8GnwRVoWvFA

Tuesday, July 14, 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Splash your way to the library to pick up a Grab & Go kit with activity supplies for a mermaid party! Attend the live, virtual event fora  chance to win hot prizes. Watch on Facebook, with or without an account: https://www.facebook.com/scottcountylibrary/live_videos/

Tree with colorful leaves and roots extending
Sunday, July 5, 2020

Create a keepsake together! Pick up a kit at the library containing a special memory book for grandparents to fill out with their grandchild. The kit also includes a genealogy guide for kids and family tree. If you would like to share with the library, please return a copy by August 31.

This is a mobile hospot

We now have mobile hotspots! These can be checked out for one week and will give you unlimited data for your wireless devices. Place a hold in the catalog with your Scott County Library card and have it sent to any one of our branches- https://bit.ly/37yiWNP

Thank you to the Public Library Association's Digital Lead Initiative for funding these additions to our collection!

Monday, July 13, 2020 - 2:00pm

Pick up a kit to make a fun dragon or mermaid sign. View the sign options on our Facebook or registration page. Register here: https://forms.gle/pGgJEFa3YnA3UfzcA. Cost is $15 per sign. 

Cartoon BOING! on a white background
Friday, July 17, 2020 - 2:00pm

Check out a bag of graphic novels and join us for an online discussion via Zoom. Email [email protected] to register. Best for ages 9+

Book cover of Lemons by Melissa Savage
Thursday, July 16, 2020 - 2:00pm

Discuss Lemons by Melissa Savage, play games, make crafts, & more. Registration required. Pick up a copy of the book at the Eldridge branch or ask a librarian to place a hold for you. Meeting will be via Zoom; Grab & Go Kits with craft and activity supplies will be available for registered participants. Register here: https://forms.gle/ZqYEwVjGYH3q9yNPA

A boy reads on a beanstalk and a mermaid reads on a rock.

The Scott County Library System is doing a mostly virtual Summer Reading! Children, teens, and adults can participate. The program runs from June 8th - July 31st.

This year readers can choose their own summer adventure. The library will provide virtual programs, grab & go kits, e-gift card prizes, and more!

To register, visit: https://scottcountylibrary.beanstack.org/

If you need help with registration, email [email protected]

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This is an image of a woman shopping for vegetables wearing a medical face mask.

Information about the COVID-19 crisis changes rapidly and it can be confusing. The library is here to help!
Smithsonian Magazine put out this great article on how to identify trustworthy information -- and how to avoid sharing misinformation.  [ Click Title for Full Article ]