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VACANCY ON THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE WESTCHESTER PUBLIC LIBRARY
THE BOARD OF THE WESTCHESTER PUBLIC LIBRARY HAS A VACANCY. BOARD MEMBER REQUIREMENTS INCLUDE BEING A REGISTERED VOTER AND A WESTCHESTER RESIDENT. THE BOARD REQUESTS THAT INTERESTED PARTIES COMPLETE A QUESTIONNAIRE (PRINT COPY AVAILABLE FROM THE CIRCULATION DESK OR AN ELECTRONIC VERSION CAN BE EMAILED). LETTERS OF INTEREST WILL ALSO BE ACCEPTED.

PLEASE SEE LIBRARY DIRECTOR FIDENCIO MARBELLA FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION AND FOR ANY QUESTIONS REGARDING A TRUSTEE’S RESPONSIBILITIES. ALTERNATIVELY, HE MAY BE REACHED VIA EMAIL AT fidenciom@westchesterpl.org OR BY PHONE AT 708-562-3573.

DEADLINE FOR CANDIDATES TO APPLY IS FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2016 AT 5:00 PM

Remodeling Project Began September 6!
On Tuesday, September 6, construction work began on remodeling restrooms and the staff workroom. The Library will remain 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
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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