Library News

Automated Phone Calls

If you receive phone calls letting you know when on-hold items are ready to be picked up, these calls will switch to automated, prerecorded messages on June 6th. In addition, these calls will let you know if you have overdue items or bills on your account. Calls will only be made during the following times: Monday through Friday: 10:30 am - 7:30 pm and Saturdays and Sundays: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm. If you've been receiving notifications via email or text, nothing will change.

Library Closings in May

We'll be closed on May 8th for Mother's Day, May 20th for staff training, and May 29th & 30th for Memorial Day Weekend. Even though we won't be open on these days, you'll still be able to use many library resources.

Food For Fines

This April we're celebrating National Library Week by offering fine forgiveness to anyone who donates food to help the Norridge Citadel Salvation Army Food Pantry.

From April 10th - 16th, for every non-perishable, non-expired canned good you donate, we'll take $1.00 off any late fines on your account. You're welcome to donate even if you don't have late fines.

Forgiveness applies to overdue fines only and not material replacement costs.

Easter Closing

Easter is on March 27th this year and we'll be closing for the holiday. Even though we'll be closed, you'll still be able to use many library resources.

Search the catalog and place holds; download an eBook with Media on Demand; stream movies, audiobooks, and more with Hoopla; read a digital magazine with Zinio; or expand your technical and creative skills with Lynda.com.

Primary Polling

Beginning at 6:00 am on Tuesday, March 15th, Eisenhower will be serving as a polling place for Norwood Park Township Precincts 5 & 17. Polls close at 7:00 pm.

Introducing Lynda.com

We now offer access to lynda.com, an online learning site that hosts a constantly growing collection of courses and video tutorials covering everything from computer programming and web design, to public speaking, marketing, and photography. These courses are created by expert instructors and feature searchable transcripts that make it easy to find answers to questions. Lynda even offers Certificates of Completion to enhance your resume.

Start pursuing your personal and professional goals with your library card number and PIN at lynda.com today! For more information or help with lynda.com, ask at the Answers Desk or call 708-867-2299.

Winter Closings

At the end of the month, we'll be closing for all the winter holidays, Thursday, December 24th, Friday, December 25th, Thursday, December 31st, and Friday, January 1st. Even though we'll be closed, you'll still be able to use many library resources.

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