(September - May)
12:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
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EXPLORE MORE IL
Explore More Illinois is a cultural pass program that provides discounts and other offerings from museums, historical societies, performing and visual arts centers, and other attractions from across the state of Illinois. The program is free for adults 18 years and older who have a valid CTPL library card. Offerings differ by attraction and include free or reduced admission, parking, discounts, and more.
Explore More Illinois is available 24/7 from any computer, tablet, or smartphone. Click this link and log in using a valid library card number and password to review and reserve a pass.
UPDATED CIRCULATION POLICY
For the convenience of our patrons, we have new checkout lengths for our materials:
New Books - 2 weeks
Books - 3 weeks
DVDs - 1 week
DVD TV Series - 2 weeks
Kits - 2 weeks
All materials may be renewed online or in the PrairieCat app, by contacting the library, or in person with the exception of some new materials.
REGULAR YOUTH PROGRAMMING
Storytime is back!
Recommended ages are 4-6 years. Story time will be held on the second Saturday of the month starting at 10:30 A.M. Each month we will read a different themed book followed by an activity for the little ones to continue the story or make a fun memory to take home.
NEW- STEM Adventures
Recommended ages will vary and be announced each month. Every month will involve a different STEM activity using various STEM techniques and concepts such as electricity, circuits, and optics (light). There will be take home prizes, activities, or further ideas to explore.
CHECK OUT OUR DIGITAL SERVICES
PrairieCat - Our main catalog.
Click to browse and order available titles in our library as well as materials available through Inter Library Loan.
Libby, by OverDrive
Borrow ebooks, audiobooks, and magazines to read on your phone or tablet using the Libby app by OverDrive. You can even send and read your borrowed ebooks to your Kindle ereader (U.S. only)! It’s free and easy to get started for new users and a streamlined experience for current OverDrive app users. Learn more at overdrive.com/apps/libby/.
Online Media of Northern Illinois
Ebooks, Audio Books, Streaming Video available for use on your favorite device with your library card login.
The eRead Illinois/Axis360 app gives readers on the go a whole new way to experience their favorite titles. With more than a million eBooks and digital audiobooks to choose from, your library makes titles instantly deliverable to their device for on-the-go access. Users can enjoy titles across computers, laptops, tablets and smartphones.