Banned Books Week

September 27-October 3 is Banned Books Week. Visit the website below to learn more about the effort to curb censorship in schools and public libraries.

Drop by the library and check out the Banned Books Week display and borrow one today!

Banned Books Week


EMS Fall Book Fair October 5-9

The Fall Book Fair is almost here! October 5-12 is the Eastwood Fall Book Fair in the library. October 5-9, we are open until 3:15 p.m. and until 11:00 a.m. October 13.

Drop in and check out the great selection of books, posters, and school supplies. This is a wonderful opportunity to stock up on great new books and grant the wishes of your classroom teachers with books for their classrooms!

If you’re unable to attend the book fair in person, don’t forget that you can now shop the book fair online. Visit the book fair website, linked below, and shop September 28-October 16. Your order will be shipped to Eastwood for free!

Support your library by coming to the book fair October 5-12!

EMS Library Fall Book Fair

Battle of the Books 2016

The Battle of the Books is a quiz-show style competition covering a selection of books.  This is our third year to participate in this competition with area schools.  We will have two teams, with up to five people per team.  Tryouts are in January 2016, so get to reading!

To try out for the Battle of the Books team, you must:

  • read as many of the Battle books as you can
  • return the Battle books in a timely manner so all participants have an opportunity to borrow the books from the library
  • demonstrate good sportsmanship and behavior at all meetings and competitions

2016 Battle of the Books Reading List

Alexander, Kwame.  The Crossover
Auxier, Jonathan.  The Night Gardener
Carriger, Gail.  Etiquette & Espionage
Feinstein, John.  Last Shot:  a Final Four Mystery
Flanagan, John.  The Ruins of Gorlan
Hunt, Lynda Mullaly.  Fish in a Tree
Salisbury, Graham.  Hunt for the Bamboo Rat
Yousafzai, Malala.  I Am Malala:  How One Girl Stood Up for Education and Changed the World