Story Time with the Fair Queens

We are so excited to have a Story Time with the Mercer County Fair Queens. This will be on TUESDAY the 10th. (Then later that week on Thursday we will have our regular Story Time with Miss Angela.)

The story being read is Princess for a Day. The craft will be crowns fit for a king or queen!

Friends Meeting


New Friends are always welcome!  You can read more about becoming a Friend of the Library here:

Dance Me a Story was fun!

A Quad Cities Ballet Ballerina visited the library today. She read us a story, Giraffes Can't Dance. Then our dancers made their own choreography, that she helped them with. Finally they performed the dance with masks and streamers!

Story Time

 Story Time is coming back in July!

Magic Show 2021

 We had a great time at the Magic Show at the Edwards River Public Library today.  Rick Eugene performed amazing magic and shared with the audience how to perform their own magic tricks.  He also told the audience about some great books that are at the Edwards River Public Library.

Summer Reading Prizes


In your bag of prizes are tickets. You can use those tickets to enter for a chance to win more prizes:
1. Dinosaur book- How Do Dinosaurs Say Good Night, stuffed dinosaur, and dinosaur blanket
2. Lion book- Library Lion, stuffed Lion, and lion blanket
3. $50 Walmart Gift Card

JULY 16 is the drawing for the Walmart gift card or the blanket and stuffed animal sets. Get your prize bag now so you can enter!

Professor Bubbles was a Success

We had a great time watching Professor Bubbles create amazing bubbles.  There were so many bubbles!   He explained the science of bubbles and how bubbles were created.

Friends of the Edwards River Public Library Raffle

 The Friends of the Edwards River Public Library is having a raffle. This raffle includes 2 items:

 1. Quilted Wall Hanging 

2. A flag with a pole. 

The raffle will be drawn July 1 @ 11 a.m.

Rhubarb Festival Commercial

Did you see the Edwards River Public Library is in the Rhubarb Festival Commercial?
Some people have called the library asking what the Rhubarb Festival is. The Rhubarb Festival has been happening since 1991! It is a celebration with entertainment, family fun, food, and of course delicious rhubarb treats.

You can watch it here: