Lyons Public Library
4209 Joliet Avenue
Lyons, Il 60534-1597
Phone 708-447-3577
Fax 708-447-3589

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Free Wi-Fi @ the Library
Need to send an e-mail or finish a resume or school assignment? Drop in with your laptop or other device and connect to our wireless network to get the job done!

Direct printing is now available.
Just click on the WiFi logo

 Users must have their own equipment, a compatible wireless card or device, headphones, and software. Applications requiring excessive bandwidth may not be supported. You can also print from at home and come in to pick up your print job. The library can only hold the print job for 2 hours.

Media on Demand
- eBooks for Any eReader

Use your library card to download hundreds of free eBooks, audiobooks and music to your mobile device, computer or any eReader, including the Sony Reader, Barnes & Noble’s Nook and Amazon’s Kindle. Many current and popular titles are available. Click on Media on Demand to begin browsing our collection. Call 708-447-3577 or visit the library for assistance.

Donate Yarn Here!
The Lyons Public Library needs yarn for its ever-growing Crochet Club. If you or anyone you know has yarn that they are not using, please consider donating it to the library. Contact Cassndra Ozouf, Head of Youth Services for more information.
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Don't forget... checkout our online databases like Newsbank. This database includes the Chicago Sun-Times and a selection of popular magazines.  Just login using your 14 digit Lyons Library card number.

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Local Artist Frank Spidale
March 10th- April 7th, 2014
Biblio Exhibitions in partnership with the Lyons Public Library is excited to exhibit new paintings by Frank Spidale. Spidale received his B.F.A. from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and his M.F.A. from the American University in Washington D.C. He currently lives with his family in Riverside, Illinois and teaches at Dominican University in River Forest, Illinois. Frank Spidale's paintings range in subject matter from cityscapes, suburban scenes, and junkyards. In this exhibition, Spidale shows new paintings that explore abstraction. Heavily working his paintings by applying layers of oil paint, Spidale creates a bluster of colors and a rhythm of forms that exert speed, energy, and the wild. The exhibition will run from March 10th until April 7th.
We hope you'll come take a look. Frank Spidale-

Laura Bruzas: Healthy Desserts In Under a Minute
Thursday, April 24, 2014 @ 7PM Limit to 24 people

Learn how to prepare then taste three healthy desserts - each ready in under a minute - from the editor/publisher of INSPIRED Healthy 6-Ingredient Recipes for the Time-Pressed Cook, and founder of Healthy Dining Chicago, Laura Bruzas. Recipes stress the use of seasonal, locally grown, and organic ingredients. Attendees will leave with the recipes, their nutritional information and tips on sourcing and purchasing the ingredients for less.


Check out our new database, AtoZ the World
AtoZ the World is the world’s most thorough country-by-country resource for
learning about culture and customs worldwide. AtoZ the World consists of
175 Country Guides of 100+ topics each. No other single resource covers
so many topics, so well, for so many countries.

Lyons Library Recycling Program
The Lyons Public Library is now a recycling drop-off point for items such as computers, copiers, stereos, televisions, typewriters, cameras, fans, radios, VHS tapes, and more. Either call us or come to the library in order to get the complete list of what we will accept.

That’s right – the Lyons Public Library now has a laptop computer available for patrons to check-out and use within the library. Patrons wishing to use the laptop computer within the library must be at least 18 years of age, and have a valid library card and driver’s license (or state ID). Just go to the circulation desk and ask a staff member if you can check out the laptop computer. It is just that easy!

The Lyons Public Library now has a scanner that patrons can use. The scanner may be used to convert documents and photos into PDF, Word, or JPEG files; which you can send
to a USB drive, e-mail, or the printer. There is no charge for scanning. If you scan to the printer, the usual fees of
$.10 per page for black and white copies and
$.50 per page for color copies apply.

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