What’s that gadget by the library sign?

We have a new weather station! On November 1st, Effingham residents Chuck Fuller and Leo Racine installed a brand new Tempest weather station at the EPL library sign. You can … Read More

Artist Showcase: Magi Leland

This exhibit will run through the end of November 2023. The Effingham Public Library is excited to present the paintings of local artist, Magi Leland! Her beautiful impressionist paintings will … Read More

How to search the EPL catalog (and Interlibrary Loan) from home!

Search the EPL Catalog Searching for library materials in our catalog system is easy! Simply go to our online catalog and type in the search bar. You can search by … Read More

Research Tips: Getting Started with Genealogy

Discover your family tree All you need to get started with genealogy is curiosity and a notebook! We’re lucky to live in a time with so many online resources, how-to … Read More

Treasure Abounds at the Town Hall-Library

Books, Programs, Art & History We lovingly call the EPL “A Community Center with Books” for the human connections we make and the programs we offer, but we’re also a … Read More

Have you heard about the Effingham History Project?

Preserving Effingham’s History In 2010, the Effingham Public Library and the Effingham Historical Society partnered to create a digital archive of historical artifacts and recordings. The collection includes oral histories, … Read More

Artist Showcase: Jennifer Van Cor

This exhibit ran through the end of March 2023. Come visit the Effingham Library to enjoy our new space and art display! The Effingham Public Library is pleased to present … Read More