Elgin Public Library is closed to the public. The library is currently offering sidewalk delivery. Please reserve material by visiting elginpubliclibrary.org or by calling (512) 281-5678. We will notify you by phone when your items are ready for pickup. Once you have arrived, please call to let us know you are here. To ensure social distancing guidelines are being met, please remain in your vehicle until we have placed your items on the bench located in front of the library.
Children and adult programs will be offered virtually on Facebook. The library is also providing fax and printing services. If you need a document printed, please email us at email@example.com. We will notify you when it is ready for pick up. Please give us a call to arrange for fax services. Temporary hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.
Thank you for your understanding during this season we are in.
The Elgin Public Library is on Main Street next door to beautiful City Hall at the northern end of the Historic District.
The library provides books, audio-books, videos, music CD’s, CD-ROM’s, large type, and e-books for all ages. Services include computers, free wi-fi, faxing, scanning, and copies.
A variety of free programming is available for children and adults with Literary and Cultural Events put on by the Friends of the Elgin Library.
We provide U.S. Citizenship and English as a second language classes.
Read To Me for families with 3 and 4 year olds 2nd Tuesday at 5:30
Story Time: Ages 2 to 12 Tuesday at 10:30 and Friday at 10:30
Lap-sit: Ages Newborn to 2 Tuesday at 10:30 AM
Home School Gathering: every Friday 10:30 - 12:00
Arts & Crafts Day: Wednesday at 4:30 PM
Adult Crafts: 1st Friday at 1:00 PM
Afternoon Book Club: 2nd Tuesday at 2:00 PM
Travel Club: 2nd Friday at 2:00 PM
Family Movie Night: 3rd Thursday at 6:00 to 8:00 PM