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What can I do with my Library Card?

Carrying your library card opens up a world of opportunities!

At Our Library

  • Check out and renew books, DVD, and audiobooks.
  • Use the computer.

Using Other Libraries

  • Checkout, return, and renew books.


Explore More Illinois
is a cultural pass program that allows Illinois public library cardholders access discounts at museums, park districts, historical societies, zoos, arts centers, recreational facilities, and other attractions.

Explore More Illinois is free for all Illinois public libraries.


Early World of Learning
Image-based navigation helps young readers navigate through stories, games, videos, and interactive coloring pages for educational entertainment.

A visually stunning resource with intuitive iconography, Kids provides thousands of easy-to-read articles with embedded multimedia for increased comprehension. Includes fantastic age-appropriate resources, such as Important Pople, Science Projects, Webquests, and games.

Student is packed with such research tools as Citation Builder, How to Do Research, Compare Places, Interactive Maps, and the World Book Atlas to help students get the most out of their research experience. World Book editors more fully explain current events in Behind the Headlines, which includes quizzes and lesson plans.

A powerful reference tool that includes all the same effective research tools as Student, plus provides users with access to primary sources, historical documents, and multimedia directly from each encyclopedia article.