Phase Five Updates

Now that we have entered Phase Five of the Restore Illinois Coronavirus Recovery Plan, we have increased access to library services and made updates to our safety requirements. Please see our Phase Five Update for complete information.…

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New Printers & Copiers

We’re getting new printers and photocopiers this month! Printing and copying may be unavailable on Tuesday, July 13th as we upgrade to the new equipment.…

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Closed for Independence Day

The library will be closed on July 4th and 5th for Independence Day. Please have a safe and happy holiday and we’ll see you Tuesday morning.…

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Safety Update 06/01

Starting on June 1st we are returning to our regular full hours. We’ve also reintroduced some tables and chairs for studying and personal device use. At this time we are still requiring masks and asking visitors to stay for under …

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Safety Precaution Updates

As vaccinations are being more widely administered and Covid-19 cases have begun to drop, we have started to reinstate and increase access to in-person library services.

  • Suggested library visit time increased to two hours.
  • Computer reservations increased from 60 to

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Reopening March 01

As vaccinations are being more widely administered and Covid-19 cases have begun to drop, the library building will reopen on March 1st with safety procedures in place on March 1st for browsing and computer use.

Find out more.…

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Catalog Downtime

Late night library users should be aware. Our catalog will undergo planned maintenance on Wednesday, January 27th starting at 11:00 PM. This maintenance will require downtime that is expected to take no longer than an hour. We apologize for the …

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Hoopla Errors

After a recent update to our digital media service Hoopla, we have been hearing reports of errors when borrowing on mobile devices and at

We have worked with the team at Hoopla to find a solution and believe …

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Lowered Flag

While, our flag has been lowered in honor of all who have died during the pandemic, it is currently also lowered in remembrance of Chicago Fire Department Paramedic Robert Truevillian, a husband and father of four. After 20 years as …

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Winter Closings

We won’t be offering Curbside Pickup or Home Delivery from 12/24 through 12/26 because of Christmas and 12/31 and 01/01 because of the New Year holiday. We hope you have a happy and healthy holiday season.…

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Suspension of Services

Because of potential Covid exposure among our staff, we are not offering curbside pickup or home delivery from Thursday, December 3rd through Sunday, December 6th while the library building undergoes deep, disinfecting cleaning. Find out more.…

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Catalog Updates

New libraries are joining the SWAN consortium of cooperating libraries! This Saturday and Sunday, December 5th and 6th, there may be some intermittent outages of the library catalog as their collections are added.

The interruption should be minor and when …

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