Announcement

Employment Opportunity-Adult Services Assistant

Blue Island Public Library is seeking a friendly, self-motivated individual to provide excellent customer service from the library’s busy Reference Desk, assisting with all patron requests and other operational Adult Services Department tasks as they may arise. We are an equal opportunity Employer and strive to reflect our diverse community through our dedication to equity, …

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BIPL Sketchbook Project ’22

Pick up a sketchbook from the Reference Desk to participate in our Sketchbook Project. All sketchbooks will be scanned and archived to build a collection of Blue Island Public Library artists’ sketchbooks. A link to the sketchbooks will appear once we start receiving them.

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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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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