Announcement

Board of Trustees Meeting

October 20, 2021 at 7 pm in the Library Conference Room. See library events page for October 20 to view agendas for both meetings. The Strategic Planning Committee meeting will occur immediately prior to the Board meeting on October 20, 2021 at 6 pm

Blue Island Little Free Library Scavenger Hunt

Enjoy a scavenger hunt around town by following the clues at Little Free Library locations throughout Blue Island. Pick up a clue sheet at the Library and join the hunt! The scavenger hunt runs from Wednesday, September 1 to Tuesday, November 30. Get the clue sheet here. View the map on Google here.

Ancestry

Ancestry.com database now available The full Ancestry.com database is now available for free to all patrons at Blue Island Public Library. Search billions of records and discover your family’s story. Census Database: Find ancestors in the complete set of U.S. Federal Census images from 1790-1940, including name indexes. Vital Records: When did those significant life changing …

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Keep-In-Touch Tablets

During these difficult times it is more important than ever to stay connected. You can now do that with one of our web enabled tablets. Our tablets are available for checkout at the reference desk. They are fully web-enabled there is no need to have an internet connection at home.  We will have online tutorials …

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Memory Preservation Station

The new Memory Preservation Station is now ready! This station is designed specifically to help you digitize all of your analog media. It features a powerful new computer with Multi-purpose media scanner, and a new analog to digital capture card. We are capable of digitizing three types of media;  -Images, such as photographs, slides, or …

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