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Antique Appraisal Fair – Saturday, November 5th, 10am – 3pm

Saturday, November 5th, 10am – 3pm Back by Popular Demand! Terri Applegate, certified appraiser from LeClaire Antiques in LeClaire Iowa, will be here to provide verbal appraisals of your family heirlooms.


Family History Interest Group – Thursday, October 20th, 12 pm

Wednesday, October 20, 2016 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM Family History Interest Group: Learn everything you’ve ever wanted to know about using cemeteries for genealogy research. Laura Street Chaplin will present. After the presentation there will be time to work on our projects, so feel free to bring your computer.


Diane Dassow, A Personal Historian Presents: Get the Scoop — Interviewing to Gather Family Stories

Wednesday, October 12th, 1:00pm  Join us as Diane Dassow, personal historian and owner of Binding Legacies presents Get the Scoop: Interviewing to Gather Family Stories. If genealogy outlines the roots and branches of our family trees, we can add foliage with personal history—the stories behind the dates and facts.


Help Us Turn The Library Pink during the month of October for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Passport Applications

Town & Country Library is a Passport Agency. Complete and print the form (OFFICIAL FORM) online, call for an appointment and bring an official passport photo and required documents. General Information & Fees Call 630-365-2244 to schedule an appointment and for more information. OFFICIAL PASSPORT WEBSITE

Now Available! Bookshots by James Patterson. Each book is shorter than 150 pages.

“You can race through these — they’re like reading movies!”

The books would be aimed at readers who might not want to invest their time in a 300 or 400 page novel.

New Books

The Angels' Share J R Ward
SEAL Team Six- Hunt the Jackal By Don Mann

SEAL Team Six: Hunt the Jackal By Don Mann

Real-life SEAL Don Mann brings all of his insight and experience to the next installment of the SEAL Team Six series.
City of Blades By Robert Jackson Bennett
Barkskins by Annie Proulx

Barkskins by Annie Proulx

From Annie Proulx—the Pulitzer Prize-­ and National Book Award-­winning author of The Shipping News and “Brokeback Mountain,” comes her masterwork: an epic, dazzling, violent, magnificently dramatic novel about the taking down of the world’s forests.

Get The Latest Books With Our New Book Alert Service!

You can elect to receive new title alerts via email. If you see a new title that you are interested in, just click “check catalog” to place a hold on the item right away. Click here to see all available categories (you will be taken to another website).

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