In This e-Newsletter
  • Library Hours
  • New Mobile Apps @Library
  • Upcoming Programs
  • Jigsaw Puzzles Online!
Later Hours on Friday & Saturday; Closed on Sundays
Mon - Thu 9:30 AM - 8 PM
Fri & Sat 12 - 6 PM
Sunday Closed
New Mobile "Apps" @Ella Johnson Library District
Free Mobile Library App 
Available through your App Store, search for Capira - PrairieCat to download the mobile app to your device. Get access to your library account and many of Ella Johnson’s online services in one convenient place. What can you do?
• Access a digital version of your Ella Johnson Library card
• Manage multiple accounts
• Renew materials
• Search the catalog for books, movies, and more
• Apply for a library card or renew your current library card
• Browse and register for events
• Contact us with your questions, find us on social media
ePrintIt Mobile App
Print from your phone or home computer with the Public Print Locations App available through your App Store. Then come by the library to actually print your document using our black and white or color printers. No library card required.

When Submitting Your Print Job Order, your UserName should be unique as you will need it to retrieve the print job.

All printing can be retrieved in the library's Business Center during open hours.
Unclaimed print jobs are deleted two hours after they are sent to the printer.
*Any password protected documents cannot be processed. 

When you arrive at the library, connect to Ella Johnson Public Printer HERE!
Upcoming Events
NOVEMBER
17
Tuesday
Science Fun with Miss Janelle
Virtual - YouTube
10 AM, Have some fun with Miss Janelle as she guides you through a science experiment. This month we will learn about planets. Instruction will be provided through YouTube and kits will be available for pick up from the library while supplies last.
NOVEMBER
18
Wednesday
Crafter's Circle with Pam
Virtual - Zoom
10 AM Follow along with Pam Boke-Dalrymple LIVE as she demonstrates the in's and out's of this month's craft. Supplies available at the library prior to this event for those who have registered. Registration is Full.
NOVEMBER
18
Wednesday

Move and Groove Family Storytime
Virtual - YouTube
10 AM, Music based storytime perfect for children of all ages (birth – 5 years old).
NOVEMBER
19
Thursday
Storytime Travels -
McHenry County Historical Society
Virtual - YouTube
10 AM Join Miss Heather and Miss Janelle as they take storytime on the road! We will be visiting very special locations around the area for a themed storytime. No registration required.
NOVEMBER
19
Thursday
November Block Party
Minecraft Hangout
Virtual - Zoom
6:30 PM Join us for a chill, laid-back play session on our library's new Minecraft Realms server! We'll chat with each other over Zoom audio while building, plundering caves for minerals, raiding ruins, et cetera. And just for fun, we'll play a couple of mini games during our session.

** Space is limited; Please register for this event to receive Zoom and server information. ** This event is full; see added Minecraft Hangout on November 24th.
NOVEMBER
21
Saturday
Jigsaw Puzzle Exchange
@the Library
1 PM. Join us at this annual event! Pick up some "New to You" jigsaw puzzles to enjoy throughout the winter season.
NOVEMBER
21
Saturday
Tree Climbers
Virtual - Zoom
3 PM, This month, we're going to focus on Heritage Quest an online comprehensive treasury of American genealogical resources. Heritage Quest offers more than 4.4 billion (yes, that is billion with a "B") records to research your family history. It offers census data, city directories, wills and probate records and more! 
NOVEMBER
23
Monday
Public Hearing - Levy Ordinance
Virtual - Zoom
6:45 PM, Zoom link posted on website Friday, November 20, 5 PM
NOVEMBER
23
Monday
Regular Library Board Meeting
Virtual - Zoom
7 PM, Zoom link posted on website Friday, November 20, 5 PM
NOVEMBER
24
Saturday
Little Stitches - Wet Felting
Virtual - YouTube
10 AM For ages 8-12 years old, learn about wet felting techniques and get inspired about fiber arts and crafts. Instructions will be virtual and kits will be available for pick up the morning of the program while supplies last.
NOVEMBER
24
Tuesday
November Block Party2
Minecraft Hangout
Virtual - Zoom
6:30 PM Join us for a chill, laid-back play session on our library's new Minecraft Realms server! We'll chat with each other over Zoom audio while building, plundering caves for minerals, raiding ruins, et cetera. And just for fun, we'll play a couple of mini games during our session.

** Space is limited; Please register for this event to receive Zoom and server information. **
NOVEMBER
25
Wednesday
Library Closes at 5 PM
NOVEMBER
26
Thursday
Happy Thanksgiving!
Library Closed
DECEMBER
2
Wednesday
Move and Groove Family Storytime
Virtual - YouTube
10 AM, Music based storytime perfect for children of all ages (birth – 5 years old).
DECEMBER
3
Thursday
Storytime Travels -
Fox River Valley Museum
Virtual - YouTube
10 AM Join Miss Heather and Miss Janelle as they take storytime on the road! We will be visiting very special locations around the area for a themed storytime. No registration required.
DECEMBER
3
Thursday
Book Club
Virtual - Zoom
6 PM Join us in our discussion of The Gone Dead by Chanelle Benz.
Love Jigsaw Puzzles? Try JigZone.com Online
Click on JigZone.com A new Puzzle-of-the-day every day.
Puzzle sizes from 6 to 247 pieces with different "cuts" ranging from classic to contemporary.
Upload your photos and make them into jigsaw puzzles that you can share with others. Be Advised - must be good with the mouse!!
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