Announcement

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.

Employment Opportunities

Technology Annex Assistant-Part Time Are you adept with current technology and enjoy providing exceptional customer service? Blue Island Public Library is looking for a new Technology Annex Associate. General Description: Assists the Tech Annex Manager in the daily operations of the Tech Annex, including assisting with programs, troubleshooting staff and patron machines owned by the library, …

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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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