What’s new at the Library?

Programs and Events


Storytime with Clifford the Big Red Dog at 11am


Selling on eBay: Thursday, March 23 at 6-8 PM

Learn how to sell your treasures of junk on eBay. You MUST have an eBay username and password prior to class.


Fantastical Fantasy Writing Workshop for Kids with Jan May: Thursday, March 23 at 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Whether you love Elves, Dragons, or Narnia, journey along with us in creating a fantasy world and adventure all your own! This is a fun and interactive 6 week workshop focusing on the elements of fiction writing: character development, setting, plot, and theme.


A Town Hall Meeting on Teen Substance Use: March 21 at 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Please join us for a town hall meeting on teen substance use. Presented by Kane County Partners for Healthy Youth Coalition. Located at the Library March 21 at 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM.


1:1 Genealogy: Tuesday, March 21 at 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

If you have a specific question, need a little extra help or set of eyes for a specific issue or just want a refresher on one of the library’s genealogy databases, feel free to sign up to work for 1 hour with a professional genealogist, Laura Street Chaplin. Appointments are required.

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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