The parking lot at the Ottawa Street Branch is temporarily closed on Friday, May 24 due to construction. The Library will be closed on Monday, May 27 for Memorial Day and Sundays from May 26-September 1.

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  • Join us for the 10th Annual Star Wars Day at the Ottawa Street Branch!

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  • Instantly read current issues of popular magazines on your computer, tablet or phone by installing the RBdigital and Flipster apps. Choose from more than 75 magazines covering a range of topics — news, business, science, fashion and more! View new and back issues without borrowing limits and due dates.
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    For more information contact Adult Services at 815-740-2660.
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