The Library is pleased to announce that on March 19, 2019 Moody's Investor Service upgraded the credit rating (called the general obligation unlimited tax or GOULT) of the Lemont Public Library District to Aa3 from A1. (The Moody's rating scale has 21 notches and the Lemont Public Library is now in the top 4 investment tiers).
This is absolutely wonderful news. It is great to see that the fiscal responsibility and financial stewardship of the current Library Board is confirmed by independent third parties such as Moody's when they review our financial statements. As Moody's noted, this upgrade reflects...
Great Decisions Discussion Series
Great Decisions 2019: Discovery. Discussion. Decision. Inspiring learning about the world. Registration is required. Participants must make a serious commitment to attending all sessions and to reading the printed materials provided. Open to all. Check out your copy of the Great Decisions Briefing Book at the Patron Services Desk.
Register for the series here!
March 6: Refugees and Global Migration
March 13 : The Middle East: Regional Disorder
March 20 : Nuclear Negotiations: Back to the Future?
March 27: The Rise of Populism
April 3: Decoding U.S.- China Trade
April 10: India and Its Neighbors
April 17: NO DISCUSSION
April 24: Cyber Conflicts and Geopolitics
May 1: State of the State...
My Library Rewards is Here!
Sign-up for My Library Rewards
Your library card just became an even better bargain with My Library Rewards. In addition to free access to items such as books, movies and music, starting in June, you can earn discounts on food, recreation, gym memberships and more. Here’s how it works:
Whenever you check out an item from the Lemont Public or any library within the Pinnacle Cooperative whether it be a book, video game, or movie you will get 10 points. If you check out five items, you get 50 points, and so on. You can earn up to 100 points...
All Levels Available in Rosetta Stone!
Lemont Library patrons now have access to more levels in Rosetta Stone!
Rosetta Stone Library Solution Plus offers the same access to 30 languages, but ALL correlating levels!
Remember to log in through the library link to start learning! http://lemontlibrary.org/rosetta-stone/
1 Level Only
3 Levels Only
Spanish, Latin America
Online Education Service: Gale Courses
Never stop learning. Whether you’re looking for college-level, professional development, or personal enrichment courses, the Lemont Public Library now offers hundreds of online courses that are accessible anywhere online, 24/7. Gale Courses offer well-crafted lessons, expert online instruction, and interaction with fellow students.
Gale Courses offers access to online learning courses that are available anytime, anywhere, any place. Other benefits include:
Courses are free for all patrons interested in any discipline
Gale Courses is easy to use; you use your library account to sign up and log in
With six-week courses, you can join programs year-round
To enroll, visit the Gale Courses...
Get a NEW passport at the Library!
Lemont Public Library accepts applications for NEW passports! Passport Hours:Monday – Thursday: 9:00AM – 12:00PM, 2:00PM – 4:00PM & 6:00PM – 8:00PMFriday & Saturday: 9:00AM -12:00PM & 2:00PM – 4:00PMSunday: Applications not accepted
For detailed information, please visit lemontlibrary.org/passports/
Bypass the long lines for Movies: Check out a Roku!
Check out a Roku movie streaming device and see the latest movies!
Recently added, Best Picture Winner Green Book, best picture nominees The Favourite, A Star is Born, Bohemian Rhapsody, and many more! Choose from hundreds of movies and several TV shows to watch, click this link to see a full listing!
All you need is a TV with an HDMI connection and internet at home. Follow this link to place one on hold today! Available for Lemont Library Cardholders 18 and up only.