Emmett Public Library


The Emmett Public Library is the heart of the community! It serves as a resource for information, education and recreation, as well as a place

to meet, gather and learn

August 28, 2020

We all know that this upcoming school year is going to be different than any other, and that families have to adjust to big changes, such as how best to support learning from home. One of the Library’s areas of focus in our Strategic Plan is student success. We’re committed to helping young people have the resources and supports they need to succeed in school, prepare for the years that follow, careers, and life. As the library prepares for National Library Card Month (September) we want you to know, we support students and their families.  A library card is one of the most important school supplies!  Let us know how we can help you succeed and make this school year one for the record books!

July 29, 2020

It has been an exciting 2 months of summer reading at the library and as we finish up, “Imagine Your Story-a mid-evil theme” and start writing our “EPL-Summer Story”, I share with you our reading and learning experiences.  303 readers (ages 0-18)were registered in June, at their weekly visits they found a treasure trove of themed children’s books and a new “Take-n-Make” STEAM Kit.  240 kits were assembled for each of the 8 weeks of the program.  Prizes were handed out each week, as pictures of the completed activities, were e-mailed to the library. 4 local daycares, received an outreach visit by our Children’s Librarian Melissa McDaniel.  She shared a story, an education moment, and a kit was given to each child, for hands-on-learning. But, most importantly everyone read & read…….!  (183,9...

July 8, 2020

The Emmett Public Library would like to again let everyone know we are open to the public.

  • To be Covid safe the library does have limited browsing and library use for up to 30 minutes.

  • We are continually sanitizing to keep visitors and staff safe during these times.

  • Grab-and-go or curbside options are available, as well as some browsing.

  • Our hours are Monday thru Friday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and closed on Saturday.

  • All visitors are encouraged to maintain at least 6 feet of distance between themselves and others, as well as use sanitizer which is placed at the entrance and throughout the library.

  • Anyone who is sick, or has an ill member of their household, is asked not to come into the library, but rather use our online hold service and pickup curbside. 

  • We do c...

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Digital Services:
Tumble Books, E-Books for E-Kids
Overdrive: Audiobooks and eBooks
Day By Day ID: Storytimes Online
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