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.
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. firstname.lastname@example.org
you like your child to receive a gift for Christmas from the
On December 14th , 2013 @ 1:00 the Lyons
Public Library will be having its annual tree trimming party.
We will also be passing out gifts for kids ages birth – 8th grade.
In order for your children to receive a gift you must register them
for this event no later than November 8th, 2013.
There is a 200 child limit so please register as soon as possible.
If you have any questions regarding this please see a staff member at the
circulation desk. Thank you
Warming the community,
one coat at a time!
We are partnering with District 103 to collect coats and winter
items to be donated to people in our community who are in need. Accepting
coats, scarves, gloves, hats, and mittens for all ages. Drop off until
The Lyons Library is a
designated drop off location for this year Toys for Tots. Please donate new,
unwrapped toys until December 7, 2013. If you have any questions, please
contact the library at (708) 447-3577.
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
The library will now be offering a crochet club for both children
(4th grade and up) as well as adults, starting Monday, August 26th at
7PM. All levels welcome! Yarn and hooks will be provided.
LAPTOP COMPUTER NOW AVAILABLE FOR
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.
New library cards
will soon be in place at the Lyons Public Library. The new design has
the library’s new logo on the front, along with library contact
information. The hours of the library will be printed on the backs of
the cards. The new cards will also have the bar codes imbedded into
the cards, rather than on stickers. The new cards will only be for new
card holders and to replace lost cards. The new cards will not replace
cards for those who already have cards in good standing.
More Tid-bits —
Starting December 1, 2012,
non-residents may check out any DVD that they want;
however, the cost will be one dollar for old DVDS and two Dollars for new
The Lyons Public Library will no longer charge for the service of letting
a patron make a quick telephone call.
Juveniles may now check out television shows with a maximum of one DVD per
Patrons may read Chicago Sun-Times articles as far back as 1986 through
an online database called NewsBank.
...to checkout our online
Newsbank. This database includes the
Chicago Sun-Times and a selection of popular magazines.
Just login using your
14 digit Lyons Library card number.