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Chess Tournament
Saturday, February 20, Noon - 4:30 pm
Students in grades 1-12 can build skills with this monthly tournament. (Non-rated, four rounds Swiss-Game/30). Limited to 28 players. Sign up in Teen Room to reserve your spot: 708-562-3573.

Picture This - Art Contest Awards Ceremony.
Sunday, February 21 at 2:00 pm.
Contact Youth Dept for details -

Facebook for Beginners - Part 2
Wednesday, February 24 at 2:00 pm.
A follow-up class for participants who attended the January session. Patrick and Chris will answer your questions and demo advanced features. Register in Adult Dept - 708-562-3573.

LInk to SWAN, the Library's online catalog
This is the address for finding materials in the Westchester Public Library and more than 75 public libraries in the west and southern suburbs. Bookmark it on your computer or mobile device for easy access. As always, we encourage you to bring your library card to check out materials.

Patrons with mobile devices may find this app easier for accessing our catalog.
Click here for instructions for both iOS and Android devices. App is available in your device's app store.

Canterbury Tales
The Library's oral history project to develop a collection of interviews with residents on living in Westhchester through the years.
Click here for information on how you can participate.

Veterans History Project
Library of Congress project to collect firsthand accounts of mlitary service. Click here to learn how to participate.

Museum Adventure Pass
Free passes to select museums and cultural institutions throughout metro Chicago. See website for a current list of participating institutions and conditions of each pass, which vary by institution.
Adult patron must present his / her valid Westchester Public Library card to obtain a pass. Only one pass is available to a family/household at a time.

Friends of the Library
For news and events, click here.

Library news and Events

Click HERE for Invitation for Bid.
Click HERE for 2/3/2016 Addendum.

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Flickr for recent photos of activities and programs at the Library.

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eRead Illinois Axis 360 - The Library's newest ebook collection for downloading to your ereader, portable device or home pc. Patrons log in with their barcode and SWAN pin. See also Axis 360 App Getting Started Guide;
Axis 360 App Getting Started Guide for Kindle Fire

MyMediaMall - eAudiobooks, eBooks and
eVideos to download to your ereader, portable device or home pc. Patrons log in with their barcode and SWAN pin.

Mango Languages - Foreign language instruction online - including English !

TumbleBookLibrary online collection of animated, talking picture books.

Job hunters: Click the "Business" tab for links & handouts to help your job search.

WiFi Access configuration information for laptop users