Covid-19 / Coronavirus Updates

WE ARE TEMPORARILY CLOSED

As a safety precaution, Dolton Public Library District is closed to the internal facilities, although beginning Monday, July 13, 2020 the library will have Curbside Pickup available from 10:00 am to 12 noon (Monday through Friday).  The Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation is evolving daily, and due to the State-Mandated order of all public and private schools to close, public libraries are also closing, to help mitigate risks and do their part to prevent the spread of this virus. Read More

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The Library is Temporarily Closed

Due to the Coronavirus we are closed

Please keep posted to our Library Website as to when we will re-open

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Welcome Back to School!

Free back to school packets are available to the first 25 patrons at the Library via curbside pickup, from 10AM to Noon

Public Notice – Budget Ordinance For Year 2020 / 21

Public Notice is hereby given that a public hearing will be held on the proposed Annual budget and Appropriation Ordinance for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2020 and ending June 30,2021 at the following time and place August 31, 2020 at 7:00on via zoom. The ordinance in tentative form shall be available for public inspection for at least 30 days Prior to the public hearing on our website.

View the Budget Ordinance For Year 2020/21

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

Dolton Public Library TikTok Contest Rules

Contest Rules    (Please read all rules to participate)
Contest Runs from  5/18/20  TO  6/15/20

  1. Participate in the contest and stand a chance to win a Prize. Prizes are.- 1st Prize $100 gift certificate, 2nd Prize $50 gift certificate, 3rd Prize $25 gift certificate. If a group is participating, the prize will go to the group.
  2. There is no age limit for participating in the contest.
  3. Persons participating need to have a current Dolton Public Library Card OR register for a Virtual Dolton Public Library card on the library’s website.
  4. Like’ and ‘FollowThe Dolton Public Library  Facebook and Instagram Pages across all Social Media platforms with each posting of your TikTok and you should use #DPLDTikTokContest.
  5. Use #DPLDTikTokContest to enter the contest by emailing to lincoln@doltonpubliclibrary.org. Include your Name, Address and Contact Number.
  6. The more ‘Likes’ and ‘Shares’ to The Dolton Public Library posts /videos will increase your chance of winning.
  7. The winner will be solely selected by Dolton Public Library.
  8. Dolton Public Library reserves the right to substitute or revise the rules and regulations of the contest and its prizes.
  9. By participating in this contest you agree to accept all terms and conditions of the contest.
  10. All TikToks must be ‘clean’ and tasteful in music and outfits.
  11. Search for new original dances.
  12. The time limit of the TikTok should be no longer than 3 minutes.
  13. When posting your Tik Tok use the hash tag  #DPLDTikTokContest.
  14. You can’t require or allow a contestant in your TikTok contest to use music, photos, brand logos or any other copyrighted material to produce their entry.

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.