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Programs and Events


Improve your chess skills.

Monday, August 15, 2016 — 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM Improve your chess skills by registering for chess camp! These camps are intended for chess players who are looking to improve their skills. Camps focus on the intricacies of chess strategy and how to turn these ideas into victories. Jim Egerton with Chess-Now is the instructor. Age Group: Family


Learn the Joys of Quilt-making

Saturday, August 13, 2016 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM Learn the joys of quilt-making from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Saturday at the Town and Country Public Library. This quilting program is free and no registration is necessary.


Elburn University – Cultural Programs for Children & Youth

Friday, August 05, 2016 — 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM The purpose of Elburn University is to provide fun, educational and culturally enhancing activities for children during the summer. Elburn University provides summer programming in an effort to introduce children to a variety of cultures at an early age.


Story Time for Infants and Toddlers

Friday, August 05, 2016 — 10:00 and 11:am Times. Songs, flannel board activities and stories with Miss Nancy. No registration necessary. Drop-ins allowed.


Read – For the Win! Summer Reading Grand Finale at the Town & Country Public Library

Friday, August 05, 2016 — All Day Town & Country Public Library will host its annual Summer Reading Grand Finale Party on Friday, August 5, from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.  This evening marks the culmination of the Library’s “Read – For the Win!” Summer Reading Program. Everyone is welcome! 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.:  Library staff and […]

New Books

The One-Eyed Man By Ron Currie
A Conjuring of Light By V. E. Schwab
Mangrove Lightning By Randy Wayne White
Exit West-A Novel By Mohsin Hamid

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.

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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