Ely Public Library Celebrates 50 Years!!

We are celebrating our 50th Birthday ALL YEAR LONG!                                  50 logo.png

Join us each month for fun challenges, trivia, activities and special events. 

Reading Challenges - going on all year. Choose to do one or both!

  • Read 10 books and color one cupcake - help us to fill the meeting room with cupcakes!
  • 50 Years, 50 States Adventure - color in each state where the book takes place and see if you can go across the US or visit all 50! In addition help us to see where you have been traveling by placing a pin on our interactive map of the US on the bulletin board!

Monthly candy guessing - the candy guessing jar is back!  One guess per visit please - winner(s) take the candy!

Tuesday Tidbits - trivia, fun facts, and more will be shared via our Facebook page

Golden Tickets - there are 10 golden tickets hid in library books!  Check out a book, if you find the golden ticket, turn it in at the circulation desk to claim your birthday cake!

Special Guests - we will have special guests sprinkled throughout the year - all with ties to Iowa!

Reading Photo Contest - we are accepting submissions now through September 15th for this contest! Think you have the best photo that captures the magic of reading?!? If so, email your submissions to sarah@elyiowa.com.