Programs & Events

Read Across America

Read Across America

We're celebrating Read Across America all through March with special events! 

  • Stop in and check out a book set in one of the 50 states
  • Complete a book scavenger hunt to receive a special prize
  • Share a picture of yourself with your favorite book for our "EGF loves reading" display
BINGO for books

Bingo for Books

Card Pickup Starts: March 8
Zoom Bingo: March 23 @ 6 pm

Pick up your free bingo card starting March 8 at the library and join us via Zoom on March 23 to play Bingo for Books!  

All winners will get a voucher for a free book from the Friends of the Library bookstore. 

Campbell Creates birdseed cookies

Campbell Creates: Take-and-Make Birdseed Cookies

Kit Pickup Starts: Mon, March 8
Zoom Class: Tues, March 16 @ 6:00 pm

Create a birdseed feeder and learn about regional birds and bird watching.

Pick up your kit at the library starting on Monday, March 8 and join us on Zoom Tuesday, March16 at 6:00 pm to put it all together! Email Andrea at alorenz@egflibrary.org with any questions.

puzzle-exchange

Puzzle Exchange


Thurs, March 11 @ 5:30-6:30 pm
Thurs, April 8 @ 5:30-6:30 pm

Have a puzzle you don't need any longer? Leave a puzzle - any size, any kind - take a puzzle! Everyone is welcome. We are taking extra care with this event (puzzle drop-off quarantine, social distancing, masks required) in order to maximize safety.

anime club meeting virtually and in-person

Anime Club 

In-Person:

Thurs, March 4 @ 5:30 PM

Virtually via Zoom:

Thurs, March 18 @ 5:30 PM
Thurs, April 15 @ 5:30 PM

Meet others to discuss old anime favorites or discover something new! Our meetings will have a variety of activities like: discussing recent Manga reads, playing games, learning more about the Japanese culture, and snacks!

Visit our Anime Club website for more information!

For a link to our Zoom meeting, email Cody at crasmussen@egflibrary.org

Virtual Storytime with Miss Andrea

Virtual Storytimes

Join Miss Andrea (virtually) for Baby Bounce and Storytime on YouTube. Browse the video archive on your family's schedule--new stories added each week!

We also have Dial-a-Stories! 

  • Dial (218) 399-3435 for a selection of children's books read staff and volunteers.
  • Watch our Facebook page ⇗ for what’s playing now!


Storytime kits bring storytime home

Storytime Kits

Get two books, materials for two crafts, and a supplemental activity! Kits are available for check out during open hours or through Front Door Pick-Up.

Kits offered change frequently, so call us or stop in to see our current selection.