What is the Census? PSA

The 2020 Census counts the population in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and five U.S. territories (Puerto Rico, American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, and the U.S. Virgin Islands). Each home will receive an invitation to respond to a short questionnaire—online, by phone, or by mail. This will mark the first time that you will be able to respond to the census online.

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We’ve undergone renovations

Aside from our new website, the library has undergone extensive remodeling and we have an entirely new look which was featured in this year’s architectural issue of The Library Journal (2019). Check out some of the photos below.

If you need accommodations for a disability…

The Dolton Public Library is subject to the requirements of The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Anyone who plans to attend a program and needs special accommodations, or has a question regarding library accessibility, may phone the Business Office at (708) 849-2385 at least 7 working days prior to the event. If you need accommodations for a disability, phone the business office (708) 849-2385 at least 7 days prior to the event.Read More News Items

Automatic Renewals are here! Your materials will be automatically renewed for 2 weeks if there are not any holds on them.

Effective, Tuesday, November 1st, 2016 for Dolton Library Patrons, Adult Library Cards will be the only cards that can check out any type of audio/video library items. Adults are considered 18 years of age and older and the adult must be the person conducting the checkout. Audio/Video library materials include DVDs, Tapes, Records, Electronic Games, etc. Also note that the limit is 4 (four) of these type of items that can be checked out in the SWAN Library Consortium at any one given time. The SWAN Library Consortium are all the South Suburban Libraries.

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