Saturday, April 22, 2017

Spring Book Sale & Silent Auction

Saturday, 6 May 2017 @11AM-4:30PM

On Saturday, 6 May 2017 our Friends of the Library will be having another one of their infamous book sales and will be hosting a silent auction! Our bookstore is located inside of the facility.

Please feel free to peruse their varied selection ranging from children's books to adult fiction to music CD's and DVD's. They have such a huge selection at great prices that you won't be able to help yourself!

Saturday, April 8, 2017

Easter Egg Hunt Eggstravaganza: Saturday, 15 April 2017

Saturday, 15 April 2017 @12PM to 2PM

Come join us as we host our annual Easter Egg Hunt Eggstravaganza! We have a day of fun planned which includes: a special themed storytime; an egg hunt; and a movie, crafts, and refreshments for those waiting their time for their egg hunt.
*please reference the times for each age group's egg hunt*

Friday, April 7, 2017

How Many Jelly Beans???

Think you know how many jelly beans are in the jar?
If so, come and take your best guess!

In order to participate, you must be between the ages 5-14 and for every 5 children's and/or young adult items checked out, you get a chance to guess... 
How Many Jelly Beans?

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Holiday Party ft. Santa: Saturday, 17 December 2016

Saturday, 17 December 2016 @12PM to 3PM

Come join us as we host our annual holiday celebration. We'll also be joined by special guest, SANTA! Not only will Santa be joining us, but there will be crafts, games, prizes, facepainting, a photobooth, refreshments, storytime, books and live entertainment ft. Millennium Waves!

Saturday, November 12, 2016

Essential Oils 101: A beginner's guide

Saturday, 19 November 2016 @1PM-2PM

Join us to learn the ins and outs of essential oils! Now is a great time to learn and be prepared for winter wellness.

For more info, please contact:
Amy Sunseri

Essential oils can be used for a wide range of emotional and physical wellness applications. They can be used as single essential oils or in complex essential oil blends depending on user experience and desired benefit.These naturally occurring, volatile aromatic compounds are found in the seeds, bark, stems, roots, flowers, and other parts of plants. They can be both beautifully and powerfully fragrant. Essential oils give plants their distinctive smells, essential oils protect plants and play a role in plant pollination. In addition to their intrinsic benefits to plants and their beautiful fragrance, essential oils have long been used for food preparation, beauty treatment, and health-care practices.

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

No Shave November: A Unique Way to Grow Cancer Awareness...

No-Shave November is a web-based, non-profit organization devoted to growing cancer awareness and raising funds to support cancer prevention, research, and education. While the library is not accepting or seeking donations, we would like to provide our community with information and awareness.
No-Shave November is a month-long journey during which participants forgo shaving and grooming in order to evoke conversation and raise cancer awareness.

J. Leighton Green, Jr. Cancer Resource Center

The El Paso Public Library and Rio Grande Cancer Foundation have partnered to make the J. Leighton Green, Jr. Cancer Resource Center more readily available to El Pasoans and their families fighting cancer .  The Green House, as it is called, is a collection of books and resources on the subject of cancer that will now be housed at EPPL facilities making them more accessible to the public.  The materials can be checked out with a valid EPPL card.  To view a complete listing of Green House materials, simply search our online catalog or click -> The Green House Collection
J. Leighton Green, Jr. was a prominent El Paso Attorney who passed away due to cancer. To honor his memory, the Rio Grande Cancer Foundation opened the original Green House Library in 1999.  Books and information were purchased by the Foundation to allow individuals to research and find articles and books to help them through their Cancer Journey.