outreachYouth Services staff can provide programming for preschools, scouts and other service groups, school groups, parent groups or teachers. Bring your group to the library for:

  • Story time in our Story Time Room
  • Library Tours
  • In-house bibliographic instruction and research - Lessons on how to find resources, build information literacy, use databases and more.

Or let us come to you for:

  • Booktalks - Quick chats on new titles or books on a specific theme
  • Computer and Bibliographic instruction - guiding students through the research process
  • Story Time - our storytellers visit your class to enhance your curriculum.

Contact Tyler Works, Senior Youth Services Librarian at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by calling (630)887-8760 ext. 261 for more information or to book a program. Teachers should contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call (630)887-8760 ext. 264 to schedule a school visit to the library or to have a librarian visit your school. Please note that two weeks notice is requried to schedule outreach programming for your group.


Thank you for considering the Indian Prairie Public Library. Your donation will play a role in enhancing library services to the community. For more information about making a gift to the library, call the Administration Office at 630/887-0945 or make an online donation today. There are several ways that you can support the library.


Donate to the Indian Prairie Public Library Foundation & Friends

Financial donations of all types are accepted by the library's Foundation & Friends. It is a tax-deductible, 501(c)3 organization, so your support qualifies as a charitable contribution. Find out more about the Foundation & Friends.

Honor a Person, Memory, or Event

A gift to the library is a unique way to honor a special person, occasion or a cherished memory. Donations can be made to the library or the Foundation & Friends. We offer three recognition options:

Shop Online

Help the Indian Prairie Public Library Foundation & Friends raise money to support the library by shopping online through AmazonSmile and iGive. Shopping Amazon.com through AmazonSmile earns the Foundation 5% of every dollar spent at Amazon.com by our supporters. To shop Amazon.com through AmazonSmile, click here. Similarly, supporters can generate donations by shopping at any of 1,700+ online stores through iGive. To see the list of stores, click here. To start shopping through iGive, click here.

Donate Books, DVDs and CDs

Donations of gently-used materials that are in good condition may be made to the IPPL Foundation & Friends for sale in the Inspiration Café. Materials may be dropped off at the library during business hours. While we cannot provide the value of the donated items, we will provide a receipt.

The Foundations & Friends accept:

  • Books in good condition
  • DVDs and CDs

They do not accept:

  • Encyclopedias
  • Textbooks
  • Magazines
  • Moldy, mushy, or damaged items
  • VHS or audiotapes

You can donate encyclopedias, textbooks and books in any condition to SCARCE.