COVID-19 Updates

Masks

 

Per Cook County Department of Public Health mandate, masks will be required at the library starting Monday, August 23.

Available services

The Library is open regular hours as of September 7, 2021: Monday – Thursday 10am – 9pm, Friday – Saturday 10am – 5pm, Sunday 1 – 5pm

 

Available services include:

  • in person hold pick up as well as browsing materials on all three floors 
  • library computer use for up to 90 minutes per day
  • photocopying, scanning, printing, and faxing
  • reference and reader’s advisory service with library staff
  • use of library rooms (for up to ten people) for two hours per day

 

Holds may be placed on items from other libraries, but please note that the coronavirus has made staffing levels unpredictable in all libraries and holds may take longer to process.

 

No fines will be assessed for overdue materials. 

 

To place holds on library items, visit the catalog HERE.

 

Get a library card online

Need a card to access our online resources? Fill out this form and you’ll be downloading and streaming in no time! Learn more about what your card can do for you beyond books.

Keep kids and teens busy

Visit our pages for kids and teens for tons of fun things to do!

Digital resources available

Download and stream from Hoopla’s huge collection of audio, video, and more. More downloadable resources are available here

For the first time ever, Ancestry Library Edition is available from home. Use your library card for access.

Check out these new digital collections and let us know what you think!

For authoritative information on COVID-19

Visit the Illinois Department of Public Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Try Hoopla!

Download the Hoopla app (AndroidiOS) or visit www.hoopladigital.com.

Download eBooks and audiobooks

Download Libby (AndroidiOS) and Axis360 (Android / iOS) or visit www.mediaondemand.org and lppld.axis360.baker-taylor.com

Stream movies

Download Kanopy (Android / iOS) or visit www.kanopy.com