For Adults

 Adult Book Discussion Group
  • Meets the fourth Tuesday of each month from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m.
  • Contact the library for more information 218-685-6850 library@elbowlakelibrary.org
  • Board Games for Adults:
  • Meets the first Tuesday of each month from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
  • Conversational Foreign Language the third Tuesday of each month from 6:30 to 8:00

  Special Events check with the library or our calendar dates

  • Fireside Chats a lecture series with guest speakers or author
  • Minnesota Book Award Authors
  • Art receptions
  • Classes and workshops
    • Genealogy workshops monthly
    • Online catalogs and databases workshops monthly

Book Reviews

  • Pick up a copy of Book Page America’s Book Review sponsored by the Friends of the library
  • Check out the monthly publication Book Marks
  •  Check out the bi-monthly publication The New York Review of Books

Computers

  • 13 computers all with high-speed Internet access
  • Computer lab available for meetings and trainings with 10 computers for students, 1 trainer computer, and a projector and screen
  • Computer Classes – Check with the library for upcoming classes
  • com – available free at the library

Employment Resources

  • Guides and resources in print and online
  • Links to area employment agencies

 Book Club Kits  List of available book club kits

  • A pack of 10 books ready to checkout for your book group
  • Some kits contain sample questions
  • List of available kits

Film Series – check with the library for upcoming

Hot Reads for Cold Nights – an adult reading program sponsored by the Friends of the Library

  • Read books to receive hot drink packets
  • Read 15 books from January 1 through March 1 and complete other requirements to earn a prize

Reading to Learn Backpacks – filled with school-readiness materials for parents and caregivers to share with children

Library-a-thon Fundraiser – special activities scheduled all day and evening, including Bingo for Books, a Soup Supper, and a movie

Flekkefest, our town celebration, the library sells used book, root beer floats and face