January 2018 New Releases

Adult Fiction

Artemis – Andy Weir

Child Finder – Rene Denfeld

City of Endless Nights – Preston & Child (Release 1/16/18)

Dry – Jane Harper

Killers of the Flower Moon to Osag - David Grann

Little Fires Everywhere - Celeste Ng

REMINDER: We will be closed Monday, January 15, Martin Luther King Day.

Back to Regular Hours

Now that the cold cold weather is gone, we are back to regular hours.


Monday 1:00 - 5:30

Tuesday 1:00 - 5:30

Wednesda 1:00 - 5:30

Thursday 1:00 - 7:00

Friday 9:00 - 5:00

Saturday 9:00 - 1:00

New Releases

November 2017

Adult Fiction:

Claudia Johnson

After almost 13 years of service to the Elizabeth Township Public Library, Claudia Johnson, Circulation Manager, will be leaving to pursue another opportunity. Her last day in the library will be Friday, June 30th. Please stop in to wish her well.

Thank you Chris Turner and Subaru for the Grant

From the Galena Gazette Wednesday October 18, 2017:

New Books for the Library

By Hilary Dickerson  hdickerson@galgazette.com

There are some fun and educational new books for young people at the Elizabeth Township Public Library, thanks to a grant from Subaru and the work of Elizabeth resident Chris Turner.

Local Author Book Signing

"Miracles on Earth"
Erin Keyser will be signing copies of her new children's book at the Library on Thursday, April 27, 2017 between 5:00 and 7:00 p.m. Please join us in support of our local author.

Emergency Weather Closings

It is the policy of the Library to close anytime River Ridge School District cancels classes due to inclement weather.  We may open at the discretion of the staff  if weather conditions improve and it is safe for patrons and staff to be out and about.  During bad weather it is best to call us to be sure we are here before you venture out.

End of Year Holiday Schedule 2017


We will be closed Saturday, November 11th for Veteran's Day.

We will be closed Thursday, November 23rd and Friday November 24th for Thanksgiving.  We will be open on Saturday November 25th at 9.



Reading Time with Mrs. Santa Claus

Mrs. Santa Claus will be stopping in Elizabeth on November 26th for story time. She will be reading at the Bishop store from 10-10:30 and will help with Christmas crafts and snacks afterwards. There will be books for the children from the Northwestern Illinois Reading Council.

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