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TAKING BETTER PHOTOS
Sunday, December 11, 2:00 pm

Professional photographer Bill Ruting has great tips on composition, lighting and other details for taking great picturing this holiday season! Advance registration requested - contact Adult Dept
708-562-3573.

Remodeling Project continues
Work continues on remodeling restrooms and the staff workroom. The Library remains open, although as work progresses, patrons may be directed to use restrooms on another floor. Note: The remodeling of restrooms in the Adult Dept is funded, in part, by a Live & Learn Construction Grant awarded by the Illinois State Library ($35,510).

LInk to SWAN, the Library's online catalog
catalog.swanlibraries.net/wcs

This is the address for finding materials in the Westchester Public Library and more than 75 public libraries in the west and southern suburbs. Bookmark it on your computer or mobile device for easy access. As always, we encourage you to bring your library card to check out materials.

Bookmyne
Patrons with mobile devices may find this app easier for accessing our catalog.
Click here for instructions for both iOS and Android devices. App is available in your device's app store.

Canterbury Tales
The Library's oral history project to develop a collection of interviews with residents on living in Westhchester through the years.
Click here for information on how you can participate.

Veterans History Project
Library of Congress project to collect firsthand accounts of mlitary service. Click here to learn how to participate.

Museum Adventure Pass
Free passes to select museums and cultural institutions throughout metro Chicago. See website for a current list of participating institutions and conditions of each pass, which vary by institution.
Adult patron must present his / her valid Westchester Public Library card to obtain a pass. Only one pass is available to a family/household at a time.

Friends of the Library
For news and events, click here.

 

 

 

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Flickr for recent photos of activities and programs at the Library.

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eRead Illinois Axis 360 - The Library's newest ebook collection for downloading to your ereader, portable device or home pc. Patrons log in with their barcode and SWAN pin.

MyMediaMall - eAudiobooks, eBooks and
eVideos to download to your ereader, portable device or home pc. Patrons log in with their barcode and SWAN pin.

Mango Languages - Foreign language instruction online - including English !

TumbleBookLibrary online collection of animated, talking picture books.

Job hunters: Click the "Business" tab for links & handouts to help your job search.

WiFi Access configuration information for laptop users

Note: Photographs taken at Library events may be used for promotional purposes.