Upcoming Events

Library Closed

Blue Island Public Library will be closed for cleaning on Tuesday, August 4. The library plans to reopen on Wednesday, August 5, with limited building access with appointments. Call 708-388-1078 to schedule your visit.

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Library by Appointment

Due to new restrictions issued for Suburban Cook County Businesses, Starting Aug 5, 2020 limited public access to the Blue Island Public Library building will be available through timed appointments. Click below for more information:
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BookPage Issues Online

BookPage has lifted restrictions on the sharing and viewing of their digital issues while closures of book stores and libraries are in effect. Please feel free to access issues using the link below.

BookPage August 2020

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The Summer Lunch Bus

The Summer Lunch Bus from the Greater Chicago Food Depository will be stationed at Blue Island Library to help feed our community this summer. Beginning Monday, June 8, the lunch bus will share two day's worth of Grab and Go meals to any individual from 2:15-2:50 pm on Mon, Wed, and Fri. Stop by the library to grab a meal, some books or craft materials while you are here!
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Museums for Free!

You may already know that you can gain free entry to the Brookfield Zoo by checking out one of the passes we have, but did you know that you can get into other museums for free, too?
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Become a Friend of the Library!

Do you really want to go another year without being a Friend of the Blue Island Library? We didn't think so! For only $10 a year you can join an organization that sponsors great projects like our outdoor mosaic. Let this be the year you get involved.
Join now!

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BIPL Value Calculator

See the real dollar value of your Blue Island Public Library collections and services!
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