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Library initiatives are projects that align with our strategic areas of focus. They are passion projects that our staff have dedicated themselves to crafting in order to advance priorities and affect change. We invite you to explore what we are working on and connect with us on projects that spark your interest.  

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Our Summer 2022
Our Summer: Growing Stories begins June 1
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VolunTeens
Teens are invited to volunteer their time at EVPL during the summer.
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Master Facilities Plan + Project
Learn about the future of EVPL's facilities
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Read, Explore, Grow - EVPL's Annual Reading Challenge Annual Reading Program
Join us in discovering how many books Evansville and Vanderburgh County can read in a year.
Seasons of Sharing
Make a positive impact on our community
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EVPL Extras EVPL Extras!
Discover resources and services available to EVPL cardholders beyond those of traditional library cards with EVPL Extras!
SPEAK 2021
SPEAK encourages our community to speak up and speak together.
Fall into Reading 2021
The Fall Reading Challenge kicks off on Friday, October 1.
EVPL eAccess Support
eAccess EVPL Cards provide access to EVPL’s public computers, online databases, and digital collections for students and others.
300 Books by 3rd Grade | Register Today 3OO Books by 3rd Grade
Get your child prepared for 3rd grade by participating in EVPL's 300 Books by 3rd Grade.
Book n' Cook - EVPL in partnership with Urban Seeds and Legacy Taste of Garden Book n’ Cook
EVPL is proud to partner with Lyles Station (Legacy Taste of the Garden) and Urban Seeds to teach children…
Our Summer 2021
Our Summer: Reading is Delicious begins Saturday, May 22.
Education @ EVPL
EVPL is here to support our community's students and educators with a variety of resources and services.
Storytime To Go
Our kits - each complete with songs and storytime tools - are perfect for storytimes with your child!
Winter Reading Challenge
Reading is Snow Much Fun kicks off on Monday, December 14.
STEAM
STEAM programming allows children to be creative as they develop theories, ask questions, and dream new ideas. 
Early Literacy
EVPL strives to ensure that all children and their caregivers have the tools to build a love of learning.
Fall Reading Challenge
The Fall Reading Challenge kicks off on Saturday, October 3.
Teens @ EVPL
EVPL strives to create fun, innovative, and engaging programming, resources, and services for all teens.
Kids @ EVPL
EVPL strives to create fun, innovative, and engaging programming, resources, and services for all children.
EVPL eAccess Cards
eAccess EVPL Cards provide access to EVPL’s public computers, online databases, and digital collections for students and others.
Our Summer 2020
Our Summer: Imagine Your Story begins May 23.
SPEAK 2020
SPEAK encourages our community to speak up and speak together.
1OOO Books
Get your child prepared for kindergarten by participating in 1000 Books Before Kindergarten.
EVPL Eliminates Fines
Beginning September 1, 2018, the Evansville Vanderburgh Public Library no longer charges or collects fines on overdue materials.
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