Limited Services Due to Planned Maintenance Saturday & Sunday, Dec. 5 & 6

The catalog and your account will be unavailable.

If you visit, you must have your library card to checkout. We will not be able to look up your card. We will be unable to issue or renew cards.

Because we can’t check-in materials, returned items may remain on your account for several days beyond the quarantine period.

No additional fines will be accrued during this time.

Write-On 2020

We are open. Plan your visit.

IPPL cardholders are welcome to come in and browse our shelves, but we no longer offer seating and tables.

There is a limit to the number of people in the building, and you need to make an appointment to guarantee your visit.

Get all the details.

Be The Change, Summer Challenge 2020

Stay Up-to-Date

November 30 • Read Newspapers Online
The library subscribes to two online content providers that will get you text access to the current issue... Read More
A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving and A Charlie Brown Christmas will air commercial-free on WTTW Sunday, November 2... Read More
November 11 • New Binge Boxes
Are you looking for some indoor fun for winter break? Our new dvd binge boxes for kids are here! The... Read More
Check out what programs we have for you and your littles in November:If you are a parent or caregive... Read More
Do you have a restaurant or food service establishment in DuPage County? Recently, the County Board made addit... Read More

New Materials

Staff Faves

MORE STAFF FAVES

Imagination and reality come together in the beautifully arranged musical, Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey (2020, PG). Featuring Forest Whitaker as the once famous toy maker, Jernonicus Jangle... Read More
85-year-old Eudora Honeysett is done with life. She lives alone with no family or friends and is as grumpy and standoffish as her cat. When she sees a pamphlet on assisted death, she decides that it i... Read More
The board game collection is expanding with games designed to help beginning readers with skills like sight words, multiple meanings, spelling, and more. These games are great for parents to play with... Read More

Consumer Reports

Before you buy that iPad, air fryer, or other gift on Black Friday, Cyber Monday, or anytime this holiday season, check Consumer Reports for free with your IPPL card and device.

Try your hand at homemade gifts

Want to give a special person in your life a handmade gift but don’t know where to start? Looking for a killer cookie recipe? Check out our hobbyist resources Creativebug and Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center.

Holiday Cookies

Holidays & the Library

Grab your IPPL card and explore all the ways we can give you a hand this holiday season. Learn more.

Read a Holiday Mystery

Holiday Stories

Looking for a good read? Cozy up with a Holiday Mystery. Or, read a fiction book based in Chicago. We have so many options on our booklists to choose from

Learn more here.