Library Services

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  • EXAM PROCTORING

    Available by appointment.

  • SHOUTBOMB TEXT ALERTS

    This service will text you about holds, renewals and almost overdues. In addition, it will allow you to renew eligible items with a simple return text message. Send a text to magic@shoutbomb.com. In the body of the message type SIGNUP and send… follow the instructions after that. If you have trouble call the Library at 630-365-2244.

  • TRAVELING LIBRARIANS

    We will bring the Library to you! Our team of traveling librarians will deliver and return your choice of Library materials for those unable to get to the Library for an extend period of time.

  • INTERNET ACCESS

    The Library provides 12 computers to the public for internet access. Microsoft Word and other Office programs are available on all the computers. Printouts are available for $0.10 for black and white pages or $0.50 for color.

  • COMPUTER CLASSES

    We offer computer classes on a first-come, first-served basis. Classes cover Microsoft products such as Word, Power Point, Outlook and Publisher, as well as basic computer topics.

  • POPULAR DATABASE ACCESS

    Databases such as Gale, Heritage Quest, and BookFlix can be accessed in the Library or from home on any computer, using your library barcode and pin number. Ancestry Plus is available only in the Library.

  • VOTER REGISTRATION

    Several of the members of our library staff are able to assist you in voter registration.

  • MICROSOFT OFFICE AND COMPUTERS

    Computers available for word processing. Office Suite products include: Access, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Movie Maker, Outlook and Publisher.

  • MAGNIFIER

    Donated by the Elburn Lions Club, the video screen magnifier can enlarge books, newspapers and other print media.  This machine is available without an appointment.

  • BUSINESS CENTER

    The Business Center is located between the copiers. It includes stapler, pencil sharpener, and three-hole punch. Plain white business envelopes can be purchased for $0.10 each.

  • FAX MACHINE

    Faxes can be sent for $1.00 a page or $2.00 a page for international destinations. Fax cover sheets are available for $0.10 each.

  • DOWNLOADABLE EBOOKS AND EAUDIOBOOKS

    This format is offered from our website through Overdrive, Axis360, and OneClick Digital.

  • FREE WIFI

    Wireless Internet access is available throughout the building thanks to the generous support of the Shodeen Family Foundation.

  • STUDY ROOMS

    Two private study rooms have power sources for laptop computers, wifi and LAN connection. They are available on a first-come basis.

  • HOMEWORK HELP

    This program provides homework assistance from a certified teacher in the Library Monday through Thursday during the school year, 5:30 – 7:00 pm. This program will provide students with an opportunity to receive homework assistance from a certified teacher and high school volunteers.