On Dec 3-4, there will be NO access to online services using your library card: ebook/download services, databases, online SWAN account, renewals, and online fee payment. Maintenance is being performed on our SWAN server to improve our online catalog. For additional information, contact 708.371.5666: Adult Services is x 139, Youth Services is x140, and Patron Services is x100. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience.

December 27th - 30th @ 2 pm & 6 pm.  During the holiday break, we will show a different children's classic each afternoon and evening.  Check back for specific titles.

Thursday, January 19 from 6-8 pm.  Drop in anytime between 6 and 8 pm and check out our new BB8 android!  Make your own mini light saber while enjoying Yoda soda and other "out of this world" delights.  Dress as your favorite Star Wars character and "May the force be with you!"

Hoopla is a downloading service that offers access to movies, television shows, music, audiobooks - and comic books, too! Located under the Downloads/eBooks tab on the library's website (alsiplibrary.info), it's available to residents of Alsip, Merrionette Park and Garden Homes. You can also access the site through hoopladigital.com. Simply select Log In. and Sign Up Now!  Contact the Adult Services Department at 708.926.7024 for additional information.

Sign up for our Online Book Club and get a chapter each weekday! Dear Reader also offers a monthly SelectReads eNewsletter with listings of the latest books in your area of interest.