Eldridge Branch

This is a picture of the Eldridge Branch

 

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

Features

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

Chalkboard with "Kindergarten Here I Come Party" and other event information
Friday, July 24, 2020 - 9:30am to 10:30am

Join us for another chance to meet your teachers, principals, & classmates--plus games, crafts, & more. Get ready for kindergarten, play, & learn at this fun party for incoming North Scott kindergartners. Please follow social distancing guidelines while attending this event. Masks are appreciated. If possible, please limit attendance to you and your kindergartner.

9:30-10:30am----Alan Shepard & John Glenn (group read aloud & teacher intros @10am)

11-12:00pm--Ed White (group read aloud & teacher intros @11:30am)

1-2:00pm---Virgil Grissom & Neil Armstrong (group read aloud & teacher [ Click Title for Full Article ]

Chalkboard with "Kindergarten Here I Come Party" and other event information
Friday, July 24, 2020 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Join us for another chance to meet your teachers, principals, & classmates--plus games, crafts, & more. Get ready for kindergarten, play, & learn at this fun party for incoming North Scott kindergartners. Please follow social distancing guidelines while attending this event. Masks are appreciated. If possible, please limit attendance to you and your kindergartner.

9:30-10:30am----Alan Shepard & John Glenn (group read aloud & teacher intros @10am)

11-12:00pm--Ed White (group read aloud & teacher intros @11:30am)

1-2:00pm---Virgil Grissom & Neil Armstrong (group read aloud & teacher [ Click Title for Full Article ]

Chalkboard with "Kindergarten Here I Come Party" and other event information
Friday, July 24, 2020 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Join us for another chance to meet your teachers, principals, & classmates--plus games, crafts, & more. Get ready for kindergarten, play, & learn at this fun party for incoming North Scott kindergartners. Please follow social distancing guidelines while attending this event. Masks are appreciated. If possible, please limit attendance to you and your kindergartner.

9:30-10:30am----Alan Shepard & John Glenn (group read aloud & teacher intros @10am)

11-12:00pm--Ed White (group read aloud & teacher intros @11:30am)

1-2:00pm---Virgil Grissom & Neil Armstrong (group read aloud & teacher [ Click Title for Full Article ]

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]

Virtual programs are on Facebook and [ Click Title for Full Article ]

This is the Eldridge Branch.

The Scott County Library System has reopened with limited grab and go services.

Scott County Library cardholders are encouraged to place items on reserve for pickup or browse quickly, check items out and go. If you need assistance placing a hold or want help finding materials, please call us at 285-4794 ext. 0 or contact us by email at [email protected].

Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian at all times.

All programs will continue to be virtual.

Limited computers are available for one hour sessions.

Seating provided only [ Click Title for Full Article ]

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 ]

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!