Notice 8/23/21: Per Cook County Department of Public Health, masks are required for everyone indoors, whether vaccinated or unvaccinated. 
Disposable masks are available at service desks.  If you cannot wear a mask or are not ready to visit at this time,
please use Curbside Pickup, Home Delivery, our Digital Collections, or contact us to see how we can assist you.  Thank you.


A professional librarian is available for technology training by appointment.  If you would like to set up a one-on-one appointment, please do so in advance using the form below or contact the library at 708.395.1217 or Appointments last for up to one hour and may be scheduled once per week. Topics covered include but are not limited to:

  • Help downloading eBooks, audiobooks, and magazines
  • Help finding books, movies, and more in the library catalog and using your account online
  • Tips for online research and help with the library's research databases
  • Using the mouse and keyboard
  • Setting up a free email account
  • Browsing the web and using social networks
  • Organizing files and folders on your computer
  • Formatting a Word document
  • Navigating a job search online
  • Tablet and smartphone basics

The Library cannot offer medical or legal advice (aside from how to find reliable sources of information). We also cannot proofread or offer advice on the wording of documents. We will contact you to confirm an appointment time. Please allow up to three business days for a response.

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Please give us two or three dates and times you are available during the next couple weeks. Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. appointment times are preferred.

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