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Request for Qualifications for Audit Services for Dolton Public Library District

The Dolton Public Library District is accepting qualification proposals from Certified Public Accounting firms to provide audit services for our District. We invite your firm to submit a proposal to us by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, July 11, 2022, for consideration.

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We are Reopening Monday, October 4th

Library Entrance Requirements:

  • All patrons MUST wear facemasks (children included – 2 years and up).
  • Patrons must adhere to any and all Social Distancing requirements including time restraints, temperature checks and numbers of persons that may enter library at one time.
  • There will be no more than 20 patrons allowed in the Library at one given time. As one patron leaves another will gain access for entry.
  • One person at a time in the washroom.
  • For patrons’ convenience, hand-sanitizer stations are positioned between public washrooms, at the Adult Services Area Entrance, and the Youth Services Area Entrance.
  • Water fountains at this time are not available.
  • An adult must accompany all children under the age of 14 years of age.
  • Meeting/Study Rooms are not available at this time of re-opening, but will be in the future.
  • Patrons should take care of what is needed in the library, and then make room for another patron to gain entry.

You can [In- Person]

  • Access to the public computers are only for the pre-set computer times on one ticket.
  • Browse the shelves.
  • Check out library materials.
  • Print, copy, scan and fax.
  • Ask staff for in-person assistance finding materials or other resources.
  • Apply for or renew your library card.
  • Pay any library fines.
  • Can participate in any future in-house programs.

Services still available:   [Virtual Services]

  • Contactless pickup via Curbside Pickup [Mon. – Fri. 9:00 am to 2:00pm].
  • Downloadable eBooks and audiobooks.
  • Virtual Programming and Offerings.
  • Homework Help via the Library Chat or on the Telephone.
  • Asking library staff for assistance via phone, email or Chat.

Library Hours:

Monday through Saturday [9am – 6pm]

 

Specifications of what is allowed on Days Open

 

Monday through Friday [9:00am – to – 2:00 pm]

  • Curbside Pickups and Library In-Person Appointments Only.
  • To make an appointment call [708-849-2385 ext. 3, Circulation].
  • Appointments are for 30 minute, 1 hour and 2-hour time slots.
  • Only 20 patrons are allowed inside at any one given time period.
  • Patrons waiting for entry must remain outside the library.

 

Monday through Friday [2:00 pm – to – 6:00 pm]

  • No Curbside Pickups.
  • No Appointments Needed.
  • Only 20 patrons are allowed inside at any one given time period.
  • Patrons waiting for entry must remain outside the library.

 

 

Saturdays – all day [9:00 am – 6:00 pm]

  • No Curbside Pickups.
  • No Appointments Needed.
  • Only 20 patrons are allowed inside at any one given time period.
  • Patrons waiting for entry must remain outside the library.

 

[Note:  All is subject to change per the Board’s discretion. Please check with the library website for any updates]

Summer Reading

Christmas Cookie Recipes

Here are some holiday cookie recipes to get you in the holiday spirit.

Grammy W cookie recipes

COVID-19 Testing Sites in Illinois

This is not a comprehensive list of testing sites. Locations are continuously being added as information is provided. Some locations have asked not to be named.

* Note:  Mileage estimated from the Dolton, IL area

Christian Community Health Center
901 East. Sibley Ave.
South Holland, IL 60473
Hours:10:00am-3:00pm
Days of Operation: Tuesday-Thursday
Requirements: Appointment required.
COVID Hotline:773-233-4100
Languages Offered: Spanish and language line
0.3 miles away

 

TCA Health, Inc.
1029 E. 130th St.
Chicago, IL 60628
Hours:10:00am-1:00pm
Days of Operation: Monday-Friday
Requirements: Appointment required. Testing available to fq patients only. Must be referred by FQ provider.
COVID Hotline:773-995-6300
Languages Offered: English and Spanish
tcahealth.org
2.71 miles away

 

Family Christian Health Center
31 W 155th Street
Harvey, IL 60426
Hours:10:00am – 12:00pm
Days of Operation: Monday – Friday
Requirements: Appointment required. Televisit required prior to visit.
3.6 miles away

 

U Chicago Medicine Ingalls Memorial Hospital
1 Ingalls Drive
Harvey, IL 60426
Hours:8:00am-3:30pm
Days of Operation: Monday-Friday
Requirements: Testing by appointment; call for screening and to schedule
COVID Hotline:708-915-2683
3.7 miles away

 

Aunt Martha’s Health and Wellness, Inc.
15420 Dixie Highway
Harvey, IL 60426
Hours:8:30am – 4:30pm
Days of Operation: Wednesday – Thursday
Requirements: Appointment required. Must meet testing criteria established by IDPH. Capacity is limited.
COVID Hotline:877-692-8686
Languages Offered: English and Spanish and Language Line
auntmarthas.org
4.27 miles away

 

IDPH Markham Drive-through
3824 W 159th Pl
Markham, IL 60428
Hours:8:00am – 4:00pm
Days of Operation: Daily
Requirements: No appointment required. Capacity is limited. Hours of operation subject to change on a daily basis, based on available equipment and throughput.
COVID Hotline:1-800-889-3931
http://dph.illinois.gov/testing
6.47 miles away

 

Christian Community Health Center
9718 S. Halsted
Chicago, IL 60628
Hours:10:00am-3:00pm
Days of Operation: Tuesday-Thursday
Requirements: Appointment required.
COVID Hotline:773-233-4100
Languages Offered: English and Spanish
7.24 miles away

 

Aunt Martha’s Health and Wellness, Inc.
500 Dixie Highway
Chicago Heights, IL 60411
Hours:8:30am – 4:30pm
Days of Operation: Monday/Tuesday/Friday
Requirements: Appointment required. Must meet testing criteria established by IDPH. Capacity is limited.
COVID Hotline:877-692-8686
Languages Offered: English and Spanish and Language Line
auntmarthas.org
7.48 miles away

 

Chicago Family Health Center
9119 S. Exchange
Chicago, IL 60617
Hours:9:00am – 4:00pm
Days of Operation: Monday – Friday
Requirements: Appointment preferred.
COVID Hotline:773-768-5001
7.81 miles away

 

Physicians Immediate Care – Alsip
4800 W. 129th Street
Alsip, IL 60803
Hours:8:00AM – 4:30PM
Days of Operation: Monday – Friday
Requirements: Curbside exam to determine if testing is appropriate; capacity may be limited
COVID Hotline:312-767-0400
Languages Offered: English and Spanish
physiciansimmediatecare.com
8.13 miles away

 

TCA Health, Inc.
8425 S. Cottage Grove
Chicago, IL 60619
Hours:10:00am-1:00pm
Days of Operation: Monday-Friday
Requirements: Appointment required. Testing available to fq patients only. Must be referred by FQ provider.
COVID Hotline:773-995-6300
Languages Offered: English and Spanish
tcahealth.org
8.42 miles away

Early Literacy and Children’s Activity Calendars

Looking for some new activities to keep your younger ones entertained? Here are a few calendars with daily ideas.