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Reopening June 29 with limited services

Reopening with Limited Walk-In Services on Monday, June 29. Curbside Pickup continues. Click for the details.

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Mobile Printing: Upload a document or forward an email to our print release station.

Curbside Pickup

Curbside Pick-Up. Learn how to request items and arrange for curbside pick-up.

Summer Reading 2020

Dig Deeper Into Your Community. Summer Reading Program. Ages Birth-18, and Ages 18+. Click for details.



Online Events

Join events from your Laptop, Tablet, Desktop Computer, or Smartphone. Learn and participate!

Census: Be counted!

Be Counted! Complete Your 2020 Census.


Learn more about Career Online High School

Digital Magazines
Movies & TV: Now featuring Sesame Street on Kanopy!

Teen Summer Reading Promo



How to File for Unemployment: Illinois Makes Sweeping Changes Amid Surge in Claims

Read the full article from NBC here https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/how-to-file-for-unemployment-illin...

The Illinois Department of Employment Security announced a sweeping set of initiatives designed to accommodate the record-breaking number of unemployment claims filed during the coronavirus pandemic.

In the most significant of the changes, officials announced Thursday that those individuals filing unemployment benefit claims will need to adhere to an alphabetized schedule in order to help deal with the massive increase in filed claims.

For Online Filing:

Those individuals seeking to file online can use the IDES website.

-Those Illinois residents whose last names begin with the letters A-M will be asked to file claims on Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays.

-Those residents whose last names begin with the letters N-Z will be asked to file claims on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

-Saturdays will be available to anyone, according to the state.

For those using the call center:

Residents can access the call center at either 800-244-5631 or 866-488-4016 (TTY)

-Those residents with last names beginning with letters A-M will be asked to call Tuesdays and Thursdays between 7:30 a.m. and 6 p.m.

-Those with last names beginning with letters N-Z will be asked to call Mondays and Wednesdays between 7:30 a.m. and 6 p.m.

-Fridays between 7:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. will be available to anyone to accommodate those unable to call earlier in the week.


Upcoming Events

Adult Summer Reading BingoTue, July 7th - 12:00 AM
GeocachingTue, July 7th - 12:00 AM
Youth & Teen Summer Reading Program Tue, July 7th - 12:00 AM
Curbside PickupTue, July 7th - 11:00 AM

Elementary Summer Reading Promo


Preschool Summer Reading Promo


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As part of the REALM Project’s Phase 1 research, Battelle has conducted a natural attenuation study to provide information on how long some commonly circulated library materials would need to be quarantined prior to being returned to public circ...

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While the library is not accepting donations due to COVID-19, we have located a donation site for you.

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Mon, May 11thA Message from your Library Board

A message from your library board:

Greetings from your library.  We hope that this note finds you and your family well.  Our staff has worked hard over the last months to provide you with information and opportunities as to how you can spend so...

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Mon, April 27thAuthor Cassandra Wiese Shared a Book With Us

PDF iconWash Your Hands Red and Little Story.pdf

What can a Little do to fight the not nice, very bad Germy? Why do we need to wash our hands?

Go on an adventure with Little and Red, the family’s Cardigan Welsh Corgi to answer these questions. Littles...

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Mon, April 13thLockdown by Brother Richard

"Priest in Ireland pens touching poem about coronavirus lockdown"

Here's what one library staff member had to say about it:
Thanks for sharing this poem.
I found it to be q...
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