RAILS Member Announcements

How to Bring World Book Night to Your Community Feb 4

Last year on World Book Night thousands of passionate volunteers across America distributed a half million books within their communities to those who don't regularly read. See how several area libraries made the most of World Book Night.

Join experienced librarians and LACONI-RASS at Fountaindale Public Library, and see what worked, what didn't and what was learned. Presenters include:

  • Jenn Hovanec, Deerfield Public Library
  • Ceil Carey & Kara Kohn, Plainfield Public Library
  • Catherine Savage & Roz Topolski, Vernon Area Public Library District
  • Colleen Vander Hye, Matteson Public Library

This event begins at 9:30 am with light refreshments and time to socialize. The presentation begins at 10:00 am. See you there!

For tickets and more information: http://bit.ly/1bRuTJn

Princeton Public Library Late Opening

The Princeton Public Library will be opening at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, January 7, 2014.

Franklin Park Library Closing Early Tuesday

The Franklin Park Public Library will close at 5 PM on Tuesday, January 7.

Homer Township Library is closed Tuesday, Jan. 7.

Homer Township Library is closed Tuesday due to severe road conditions. We will reopen

Wednesday, Jan. 8. 

Messenger Library of North Aurora REOPEN Tuesday Jan 7th

The Messenger Public Library of North Aurora will re-open tommorrow January 7th from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Mount Prospect Library Closing Early Monday

Due to the extreme cold both the Main Library and South Branch of the Mount Prospect Public Library will be closing at 5 p.m. today. We will re-open at 9 a.m. Tuesday morning.

Franklin Park Public Library Closing Early

Due to the severe weather conditions, the Franklin Park Public Library will close at 1PM today, Monday, January 6, 2014.

Closed Due to Extreme Weather Conditions

Thornton Public Library will be closed January 6, 2014 due to extreme weather conditions.

Lenhardt Library of the Chicago Botanic Garden is open today

The Lenhardt Library of the Chicago Botanic Garden is open on Monday, January 6.

Closure-Stickney-Forest View Public Library District

The Stickney-Forest View Public Library District will close today due to inclement weather and unsafe conditions.   The library plans to reopen tomorrow January 7th at 9:00am.  We apologize for the inconvenience.  Stay warm and safe!