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Child and Youth Services

Ongoing Programs

Preschool and Toddler Program Schedule
Toddler Time: 10:00 a.m. Saturdays.
Preschool Storytime: 10:00 a.m. Saturdays.

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten Program
Read books to your young children and help them get ready for success in school. Pick up a reading log at the library.  Read books to your child.  Keep track of the books you read.  After 100 books get a free book.  Repeat until you've reached 1,000.  Ongoing.  Free.  Thanks to Friends of the Library and Hardin County Community Endowment Foundation for helping sponsor this program.

Daycare Outreach Program
Daycare providers may request book deliveries and/or a brief program.

Dolly Parton's Imagination Library
Funded by generous local sources and the Dollywood Foundation, children from birth through age four in the 50627 area may be signed up to receive free books. There is no income requirement. Click here or go to the library to get a registration form.
Call the library at 939-2173 to sign up for the bridge game fundraiser to support the Eldora affiliate of the Dolly Parton Imagination Library.  It's $5.00 to play bridge at the library the 4th Monday of each month from 1 to 4 p.m.  $5.00 will pay for 2 books for an Eldora area child under 5 years of age. All levels of players are encouraged to attend this fun informal event.  If you've never played bridge and would like to learn call us.


This resource is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by State Library of Iowa.