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Events

  • Forest Park Owls: Hiding in Plain Sight
    Thursday, February 5, 7:00 to 8:30 P.M.
    Mark Glenshaw, an award-winning amateur naturalist, has closely observed and documented the lives of a mated pair of Great Horned Owls in Forest Park in St. Louis. With the aid of photos and videos, Mark will speak about how he found this pair of owls, their vast range of behaviors, and a general overview of their species. No registration is required.

  • Age of the Vikings
    Wednesday, February 18, 7:00 to 8:30 P.M.
    Historical researcher Andrew Cooperman returns to take us through the history of the Norsemen from their humble beginnings in Scandinavia to the legacy they left Europe and the world.  Learn about their culture, government, religion, and how Viking commerce and exploration were as important to the Norse as were raiding and conquest. No registration is required.

  • 3M Cloud now has audiobooks! We have also added new titles to our audiobook collection on the OneClick Digital service. You can find links to each service on our eLibrary page.

  • With Illinois Funds E-pay, you can now pay your library overdue fees online. You will need to log into your account through the library's online catalog. To get there, click "My Account" at the top left corner of the page. Click here for instructions.

  • Edwardsville Speaks is an oral history project co-sponsored by the Library and the Madison County Historical Museum & Archival Library. We are honored to present the stories and recollections of long-time Edwardsville residents. You can find our recorded interviews on SoundCloud.

  • Try our new Book Club in a Box! All current boxes share the theme "Books to Movies." Each box contains 6 copies of a book and a DVD of the book's film adaptation. Only Edwardsville Library Adult Cardholders are able to check out a Book Club in a Box.

  • Try 3M Cloud Library, our newest eBook service. The 3M Cloud Library automatically syncs to all your devices that have the 3M Cloud Library App downloaded to them. You can start reading on your iPad and continue later while waiting some where and reading from your phone - right where you've left off.